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2 The Teftimonies of thofe Anthors are undoubtedly saffia cient for that end for which I alledge them, which is to fiera she falseness of those dočtrines, and the weakness of those ara 34 guments which are disbelieved and disproved by their own Learnedést and stouteft Champions, by which it may appear to allimpartial persons that it is not the ignorance nor prejudica of Protestants, (as some of their Writers have the Effrontea by so affert) which makes them reject the Popish Toners, but meerly she want of Truth and evidence therein, confefed (as you will see all along in the following Treatise) by their own Brethren, and that it is a desperate madmess in any Papist to hazard his everlasting concernments upon such principles y las so many of their acutest Scholars do publickly disavow: And that this is really the case of the unhappy Romanist I refer thee to the subsequent Discourse.
The Introduction, Pag. 1. 1. By the same arguments by
which the Papists derogare
from the Authority of Scrip
is no sufficient foundation of Churches prerogative. Seet 4.
Exc. But Fathers where they
agrec arc Infallibic
4. The Papists themselves diso
own the Infallibility of the
c H A P. 4.
for the Popes infallible Aue of the Authoritity and Infallibi-
Afferted by Papifts.
Se&. 7,8,9. s. There is no foundation for is
$.11. such a Tradition they are
Ixc. Fathers confencing arc
Antw. We cannor ar this dia
the Infallibility of Coun
cels, they might do it upon Of Papists in this, that the
Pope and Councell cogether
S. 6. are infallible
Fathers believed the Infalli- Councels destroyed by the
consideration of those things.
1. That they be generall. $.23.
and approbation of the
3. That they be rightly con
this Infallibility in Scripture. guided by honesty, piety,
and love to Truth,
nation of the Texts urged Sctipture conjoyned make
the Church Infallible.
CH A P. :)
the words of its Authors and
. and overthrow their own. $.293.
inco all truth, 9.16. mure certain then writing, ao
· gainst the judgment of God
and all men. 9.4.pag.140
own the Infallibility of Goun- conie in fo the Church under
pretence of Tradition. 5.5.
of the Popes.
Exemplified in the renth
And few Writers Sect.19.
2. Christians might knowing-
5.7. ly recede from che Do&rines
Seft.8. 1. From Gods juft judg.
for confirmation of Do&trines their predeceffors erred.
3. Eminent persons mighe
ceived from their Ance-
ftors and did so. Sect.23,
Exemplified in a forgery
ibid. P. This way of Tradition disproo
Church of Rome which incron
Sečt.13. The inimaculate conception 'of
the mind of their predeces. And the Canon of the Scripture.'
С НА Р. ...
ib. Of Miracles and the motives of
Other Churches have a jus
fter claime to these marks then
2. Diverse of them are not marks
of the Church. Sect.8,9,10.
cially considered and their at-
c H A P .
Foundation of Faith,
universally to be believed. dation of Faith in the Scripa
14,15,16,17,18 ing judges.
ry of the Dodrine nor the in- s. That the Scripture is, and
be known to be the word
of God without the Churches
are not corrupted in effentiall
and necessary points. Sect.3.
Sé&t.23. 3. That the sence of Scripture in
tion answered. S.5,6,7,8.
Sect.za Protestants freed from the pre-
tended circle of proving Scrip-
the rit by the Scripture. Sect.9.
vidence, and the supposed offered at by some Romanists.
fufficient foundation for faith