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to judge both the quick and the dead [visibly Acts i. il. Rev. i. 7. Mat. xxiv. 3 30, 31% 42. i l'her, iv. 16. and invisibly or spiritually in every true christian soul, 1 Cor. ii. 210-13–15: iij. 1-8-13-16]: whose Kinge dom shall have no end [his visible church continuing to the last judgment, and surviving it for ever' in the inyisible kingdom of God ; i Ther. iv. 16, 17. Rev. xxi. 22–27. xxii. i-13-16] [Dan. vii. 13, 14, 26, 27].
And I believe in the Holy-ghost (Mat, 7 xxvii. 18, 19, 20. manifested visibly to the
visible church by visible powers conferr'd on · its governors in promoting an outwardly holy
life, I. Cor. xii. 1-4- -11.–28. Eph. iv. Ii, 12. also manifested to the invisible church or state of the Faithful in the inward king. dom of God by invisible powers, gifts and graces (1 Cor. xii. John xiv. 15, 16, 17. iii, 5, 6, 8)], the Lord and giver of life [Rom. viii. II. 2 Cor. iii. 6. Rev. xi. 11, both to the visible (Gen. i, 2.) and invisible church), who proceedeth from the Father and the Son [to the visible church visibly (Mat. iii. 16, 17. John xiv. 26. XX. 22. Luk. xxiv. 49. Acts i. 4, 5, 8. ii. 2, 3, 4), and continued bý a succession of visible powers (i John v. 7, 8ý: to the invisible church or state of the Faithful invisibly (John xv. 26. xvi. 9-13 14, 15, iii. 8)], who with the Father and the Son together is worshipped and glorified [both in the visible (Mat. xxviii. 18, 19, 20.), and inviGble church (Rev. i. 4, 5, 6. iv. 2-5 8-11, v. 6-13, 14)], who spake by che Prophets [2 Pet. i. 21. Heb. i. 1. both in the visible and inviGble churoh, i.e. typically or literally, and spiritually (Heb. xi; 1-3, 86
8. I Cor. x. 1)]. And I believe one Catholick
and Apoftolick church [I Cor. xii. 4-12 27, 28. Eph. iv. 3, 4, 5, 6-13-16. ii.
19, 20, 21, 22. visible and inviGble ; Heb. 10. xii. I--18-22, 23, 24). I acknowledge one
baptism for the remillion of fins [ourward evil habits by cleansing water-dissolvent (i. e. accompanied with purific laws) in the visible church, inward evil-habits by the Holyghost and by fire in the invisible-church or
1tate of the Faithful ; Mat. iii. il, 12. Heb. uvi. 2), and I look for the resurrection of the
dead (the first resurrection, being that in the visible church: the ad resurrection, being that in the invisible, Rev, xx, 4, 5; 6. Thes.
iv. 13--16, 17. Mat. xxvii. 52, 531, and 12. the life of the world [Am] to come [be
tween the two resurrections in the visible
2 Comparison between the A POSTLES and
Eph. ii. 20.' And are built [unto an holy temple in the Lord, for the habitation of God throʻ the spirit. 21, 22] upon the foundation of the Apostles [in the Catechumen-itare in. ftructed by the Apostles-creed] and prophets
interpreting the inward spiritual meaning of the elemental typic instruction convey'd in the Apostles-creed for regulation of the outward christian-life. This prophetic-interpretation is summ’d up in the. Nicene-creed for the use of the Faithful7 Jesus-Christ himself being the chief corner-stone [as explain'd in the Athanasian-creed, for the use of the perfect].
THE Apostles were ambassadors from Chrift; directed to the outward polity or form of life, the Catechumen-state [Luk, ix. 2---6. x. Imens89-16. Mat. x. 17-14-23--40-42]. The prophets, directed to the inward policy or form of life or state of the faithful [Mat. X. 41. I Cor. xiv, 1-3-5-22-24-26-2931-37-39]. Christ, in his own person, directed to the perfečt [Mat. v. 48].
The distinction between the uses of the Apostles and Nicene-creeds will be better understood from the following observacions. The Nicene-creed leads us more openly or explicitely into the 2d. or paradisiacal heaven (the state of the Abrahamic faithful), by adding to the 2d, article of the Apostles-creed (and of all things visible and invisible] ; thereby directing us to carry, every article of the Apostles-creed (liteE 2
saily belonging to the visible church on earth or the
instead of (God the Father almighty) ; in the · Och, article (with glory) and (whose kingdom
shall have no end); in the 7th. article, (che Lord and giver of life, who proceedeth from the Father and the Son; who with the Father and the Son together is worshipped and glorified who spake by the prophets); in the 8th. article, (one apostolic), instead of (holy); the 9th, article of the Apostles-creed, is omitted in the Nicenes creed, for there is no property in the invisiblechurch; in the soth, article, (one baptisnu), in
with glory) he
the lith. article, (dead), instead of (body); in the 12th, and laf article (world to come) in fiead of (everlasting).
It is humbly hoped, that the publication of this will cxcite some able pens to correct what is amiss and supply what is wanting in this well intended Effay to promote the publick-good; and that the candid Reader will there fore forgive its imperfections.
ERRAT A. uft. N EDICATION-page, read [Deliverances.] ibid. 1.'
12, after [Hopes) insert (deriv'd} p. 7. 1. 12. put k for g in thangsgiving). p. 9. last 1. read [triumphal]. p. 10. 1. 5, read (victorious). p. 12, 1. 10. dele[,] p. 16, 1. 14. read [worlds). P. 21. I. 34. read (experimentally]. p. 23. 1. 19, read [Nacions.) p. 24. line 11, put a punctum after [God.] 1. 29, begin the
Parenthesis atver flife). Po 20. do 22. read (northern). p. 24: 1. 8. dele (Ignat.). p. 32. I. 2. read [John xx, xxi.]. P. 33. I. 33. for  ; read Šviii). Po 34. 1. 17. for ]; put [. p. 36. do 231 for [21, 22.11 tead [xxi. xxii.).