Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus;
Jesus answer'd him, the first of all the commandments is thus deliver'd, "hear, o Israel, the lord our God is the only lord.
and this is life eternal, to acknowledge thee to be the only true God, and Jesus to be the Messiah whom thou hast sent.
is God the God of the Jews only, and not of the Gentiles? surely he is of the Gentiles too;
In reality there is no difference between the Jew and the Gentile: they have all the same Lord, who is bountiful to all that call upon him.
1 Corinthians 8:6
yet to us there is but one God, the father, from whom are all things, and we in him; and one Lord Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we by him.
now a mediator supposes two parties, of which God is but one.
one God and father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in all.
so that he has an uninterrupted power to save those, that come to God by him, because he ever lives to make intercession for them.
Our high priest then has obtained a priesthood so much the more excellent, as he is the mediator of a better alliance, established upon better promises.
and for this cause he is the mediator of the new testament, that, the transgressions that were unexpiated by the first testament, being expiated by his death, they who are called might receive the eternal inheritance, which was promised.
to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the aspersion of that blood which cries for pardon, and not for vengeance as that of Abel.
a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel," that is to say, God our Saviour.
but the angel said to them, be not afraid, I am only come to bring you great news, which will be matter of joy to you and to the whole world.
The Logos became incarnate, and had his tabernacle among us, being full of grace and truth; and we contemplated his glory, such glory as the Monogenes derived from the father.
1 Corinthians 15:45
and so it is written, the first man Adam was made an animating soul, the last Adam was made a vivifying spirit.
who tho' he was the image of God, did not affect to appear with divine majesty, but divested himself thereof,
and this is attested by a certain writer, who says, "what is man that thou art mindful of him, or the son of man that thou visitest him?
and in the midst of the seven candlesticks, one who resembled the son of man, cloathed with a garment down to the foot, and girt below the breast with a girdle of gold.
you believe there is but one God, very well: the demons believe as much, and tremble."