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THE PUBLISHER

TO THE

READ E R. T

HE volumes, I am now presenting the World with, are, truly Speaking, no otber than loose Papers; and the Author, that great and

venerable Prelate, whose Name they bear, does not seem to have design'd them for the Press: And upon this Account it is I have debated for some Time with my self, whether a Publication of them would апу ways lessen the Esteem of that Good and Excellent Man; whose Labours, in the Learned Languages as well as our own, have justlygained high Applause, and done fo much good in the World already. Upon consulting then with several Eminent Divines, 'and other Pious and Learned Gentlemen, my very good Friends, they did, after' Ferusal, conceive of them as just and choice Fragments, containing a Summary of the Christian Dočtrine ; the several Topicks being digested in a most excellent Method, confirm'd from several Parallel Places of Scripture ; and very often illustrated, in the like concise manner, from the Testimonies of Fathers, Councils, &c. And upon these Confiderations, I perswade muy self, what I offer will be in some measure serviceable to all in general that apply themselves to the Study of the Holy Scriptures, especially the Clergy, who will

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bere meet with so sure a Guide, and have so true a Foundation'laid for the Superstructure they all think fit to raise upon it. And I have been still more inclined to think they may serve these good Enis, after those many Letters I have received from several Parts of this Kingdom, as well as from abroad, full of earneft sollicitations to oblige the World with the Remains of that Person, whole profound Learning, exemplary Piety, and fingular Humility has so much endear'd bis Memory to the whole Christian World; and more especially to i hose that have a just sense of Religion on their Minds,

A CATALOGUE of the Greek, Latin, and English

Works of the Right Reverend Father in God William
Beveridge, D. D. late Lord Bishop of St. Alaph.

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E Linguarum Orientalium præsertim Hebraicæ, Chaldaicæ, Syriacæ,
Arabicæ & Samaritanæ, cum Grammatica Syriaca tribus libris tra-

dita, per G. Beveridgium. 8vo. Londini 1658. N. B. This was writ when the Author was about Eighteen years of Age: and Published when he was Twenty.

Institutionum Chronologicarum Libri duo: una cum totidem Arithmeçiçes Chronologica Libellis. Per. G. Beveridgium, M. A. Londini 1699.

ETNOAIKON Sive Pandectæ canonum, S. S. Apoftolorum & conciliorum ab Ecclesiæ Græca receptorum, &c. 2 Tomes, Fol. per Guil. Beveridgium. Oxon, 1672.

Codex canonum Ecclefiæ Primitiæ Vindicatus ac Illustratus, authore G. Beveridgio, Londini 1678.

Private Thoughts upon Religion, digefted into twelve Articles, with Pradical Resolutions form'd thereupon. Written in his younger Years for the settling of his Principles and Conduct of his Life. The fifth Edition 12mo. Price i s. 2 d. in Sheep, and 1 s. 6 d. Calf. The 8vo. Price 35. 6s.

N. B: This Book was writ when the Author was about Three or Four and Twenty Years old.

The Great Necessity and Advantage of publick Prayer, and frequent communion, designed to revive Primitive Piety; with Meditations, Ejaculations and Prayers, before, at, and after the Sacrament, the third Edit. Price 3 si svo. and is. 6 d. in 12me.

Sermons on several Occasions in Ten Volumes. Price s so each Volume.

The Church-Catechism explained, for the Use of the Diocese of St Asapks. Price I s, bound in Sheep, and 1 s. 4 d. in Calf.

All the English Works Printed for Ri Smith, as his Warehonse in Exeter Change in the Strand.

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THESAURUS THEOLOGICUS.

VOL. I.

Gen, i. 26. And God said, Let us make Man

in our own Image, after our Like.

ness.
OBSER V. I.
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HE Trinity or Plurality of
Persons in the Godhead is

here implied.
1. There is but one God: And God said.

2. A Plurality of Persons were imployed in the Creation of Man, WYJ. 3. He was made in the Image of that Plurality,

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How many are these Persons ? Three.

How doth that appear? 1. In the Old Testament, 2 Sam. xxiii. 2. Pfal. xxxiii. 6. Ifai xlii. 1.

2. In the New, Matt. ii. 16. 17. Luk. i. 35. 2 Cor. xiii. 14.

Wherein is delivered, : 1. Their Names.

1. God the Father. This none deny. vol. I,

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2. God

Job. xx. 28. Phil. ii. 6, 7. Otherwise he

2. God the Son, Job. i. 1. 1 Job. V. 20.

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could not be our Saviour.
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The Holy Ghost, i Cor.iii. 16. Matt. xii.

31; 32:
2. Their Order, Matt. xxviii. 19.
3. That they are but One God, Foh. v.7.

OBSERV. II. All Three Persons concurred

in the Creation of Man.

1. Because he was the Head of the Creation.

2. Made in the Image of God.

USE. Therefore Man is bound to Worship

every One.

I-With Faith, Job. xiv. 12

2. Fear, Fer. V. 22.

3: Love, Deut. vi.' s.

4. Trust, Prov. iii. s.

5. Prayer, A&t. vii. 59. Luk. xvii.

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6. Joy, Phil. iv. 4.
7. Thankfulness, Matt. xi. 25.

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