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To the €hrifiian

Reader.

ChurcheJ.

Thus

it

was

in the

fowr~ general

Coun,cils,

namely,_

tha~ ofNice,~ken Arrius/~ .

·

Presbyter of

Alexandria

denying that the So•

1

.Abr.ut

of God

was confobflantial

with

the Ftt.ther,

A.D.

~JO.

d .({;

.

-L

1....

h h

under

an

·

"JJ

erttng

trJat

tuere

'Will

tJ

ttme

JP

en e

t:onftantin

wai not;

was··confoted,

·and

truth

obtaineda

the great

.

r.t

,

G

dji

·

.

· ·

l

d

tix.J1.

V1uory ttJere,

o

t1rr:zng up

1111l1l)

earne

men to

nppoje

him.·

·

·And

1n

t~e

fecond,

tpa~

ofConfrantino–

. ·:. ADour

plt-,

when -therewas a

Macedoniuswhocal-,

~~rl~~ ;,;~:~

led the

Holy G

hofl a

creature,

many were

ab/~

od?fius.

by

the power of

truth to

conftJund

hi"!·

.

Andthethird,.

wheua

Nefroriuswhode-

,. b

nied

that

the

Vir~in

Mary

cou.ld .be

called.

~-A

out

h

h

.I

,

d~

'd

..1

d

. .

r;.

A.o.

49

t,.

t

e

mol

er

o.J,

Go , provt

en_ce oruere

zt

1

o,

und~rl'he- th~tt

then

tt

Counci~

of learned

Bifhopt

aud.

·

~do/il<f

the

Elder

t

at

Ephefus

(hsuld

bld.ft

that opinion.

·

~:~nd~~o-

And

whe1t

an

Eutiches

(wh(J

in a differeRt

ToJt:§J-,

WtlJ

from

Neftorjus,

denied the perfo-

c

;::~~r•·

nal

1Jnio~

of two Natures

in.

C~rifl )wou~d

Ab'JUt A.

have

the tmmenftty

·of

the

DtvJne

nat11.re

tn

D. 4S6· .

chrift,

and

that therewa1 only the

Divint

~ta~

·

under

.

.

h'

h

c

·z

t

c

1 d

i;f4rtittmu

ture

111

zm,

anot er

·

ounct

a

a ce ·.on

Caludon.

overthrew him.

· ·

·

, .

Thut God had

variety

ofc~ampiom

to

co11teft .

Cent.3.

·with the

moft_

fobtile and

p~evailiag

adver-.

. · .

faries,

from

hand

to

hand;

particular!J ,when__

~

. .

there was

Manes

&

~anich~i,

who

rej~lled

,._ ..: .

.

the olrJ Tiftament, .and

affir•ed

that man

fell

i~Qt

'by

v:J!Hntarj

def~fJi~n)

b11t

of

ncceffity,

·

~

.

,

~

berall[e·