Imatges de pÓgina

1. If you were desirous of arguing with a Jew in defence of Christianity, what points would you choose to bring forward for that purpose ?

2. How would you prove that there is only one Messiah alluded to in the holy Scriptures ?

3. State the argument from prophecy as applied to a Jew.

4. What presumption to the truth of Christianity is derived from his present wandering and yet unmingling condition?

5. What is meant by the primary and secondary sense of prophecy ?

6. Shew. that many remarkable prophecies of the Old Testament cannot refer primarily to any person, or persons, but Jesus Christ.

7. How does a Jew rebut the argument derived from the fulfilment of prophecy ?

8. State the principal reasons upon which the more intelligent among them cling to their ritual, and refuse to believe in Christianity.

9. Was this disbelief ever the subject of prophecy ?

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10. Give some reasons why Christianity has for so many ages been rejected by the Jews.

11. Do the English Jews in translating the fifty-second and fifty-third chapters of Isaiah make any considerable alterations in sense from our authorized version ?

1. State the value of the general argument from prophecy.

2. Apply these principles to the prophecies of Christ concerning Jerusalem, and shew how remarkably these were fulfilled.

1. What presumption is there for supposing that the Pentateuch was written by Moses?

2. Does profane history bear testimony to the fulfilment of prophecy ? Prove this, by adducing instances.

3. What is meant by natural religion ?

4. Who were the Rabbies, and of what use are their writings in the evidence of Christianity ?

5. Prove the authenticity and genuineness of the Acts of the Apostles.

6. Shew that the Jewish objections to the resurrection have not even the semblance of probability.

7. Shew that excessive credulity and excessive scepticisin are nearly allied, by a reference to the stories here alluded to.

8. What is the nature of the argument suggested by the analogy of nature in reference to the evidence derived from prophecy?

9. What is the nature of probable evidence ?

10. Why is probability only adapted to finite intelligences ?

11. Is there any analogy between the moral and material world?

12. What argument may be drawn from the similarity between the course of nature and the dispensations of Providence ?

13. Can revelation be compared with our experience of natural events ?

:14. Is there any thing in the constitution and course of nature analogous to the Christian doctrine of rewards and punishments ?

15. Does external nature furnish any presumption of the immortality of the soul?

16. State the prophecies which refer to the sufferings of Christ, and shew in what manner they were fulfilled.


1. Is baptism by a layman authorized in the Church ?

2. Translate the following passage. "Όσοι αν πεισθώσι και πιστεύωσιν αληθή ταύτα τα υφ' ημών διδασκόμενα και λεγόμενα είναι, και βιούν ούτως δύνασθαι υπισχνώνται, εύχεσθαί τε και αιτεϊν νηστεύοντες παρά του Θεού των προημαρτημένων άφεσιν διδάσκονται έπειτα άγονται υφ' ημών, ένθα ύδωρ έστι, και τρόπον αναγεννήσεως, δν και ημείς αυτοί ανεγεννήθημεν, αναγεννώνται. Just. Apol. What questions is it quoted to decide?

? 3. What arguments for infant baptism are to be drawn from the New Testament?

4. State distinctly the difference between the Church of England and the Papists on the subject of infant baptism.

4. Examine the statements contained in these passages.

Τα σύμβολα του δεσποτικού σώματός τε και αίματος άλλα μέν εισι προ της ιερατικής επικλήσεως,

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