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A GENERAL VIEW OF THE GEOLOGY OF SCRIPTURE.
CAP. IV.-Constant Changes in Nature. Origin of Productions in Cold Climates. Unchanged condi-
Secondary Formations. Primitive Soils, for the Nour- tion of the Climates of the Earth. Italian Deposits.
Monte Bolca. Fossils on the Coast of Norfolk. For-
extended to the Continent.
Chap. V.-General Nature of the Formations on the Hymalaya Glaciers, and from the Heights of South
Earth. Origin and Progress of Secondary Forma- America. Natural mode for accounting for them.
tions now in Progress in the bed of the Ocean. 64 Evidence of Astronomy. Evidence from Fossil 'Trees.
rived from Peat Moss. Foot-marks of Antediluvian
tion. Formation of Valleys. Scripture alone capable
Chap. VII.-Mosaic Account of the Deluge. The Tropics. Probable Identity between the Mammoth
Mountains of Ararat. Origin of that remarkable Name. and the Asiatic Elephant. Cuvier's Theory on this
The Mastodon not confined to the Continents of Amer-
not be so numerous as those of other Animals. Lime,
A MEMOIR OF MISS MARY JANE GRAHAM.
THE PERSONALITY AND OFFICE OF THE CHRISTIAN COMFORTER.
Lect. I.— Interesting nature of the proposed Inquiry.
The promise of the Comforter when given.—Great-
Threefold Division of the su!ject of these Lectures.
Benefits which they were to receive from him.
1. Inquiry into the Nature of the Comforter.
Impostors who have assumed his name—Manes-
Montanus-Mohammed. The Comforter the same
ual. The Holy Ghost not a Material Substance. 257
The expressions of our Saviour concerning the Comforter not
allegorical or figurative.
The expressions in question further shown not to be atlegorical,
ference which is paid to the opinions of the primitive
Those Writers not cited for their merit as writers or
the Second Century after Christ.
imperfect. Yet, from this resemblance an argument
The Ancient Fathers appeal to Apostolic Tradition
unobserved. It, therefore, never took place at all. 266
Resumption of the Argument from the general consent of Chris-
plied to the Holy Ghost, no presumption against
If the Holy Ghost be an attribute or operation, he
11. Inquiry into the Persons to whom and for whose advantage
the Comforter was promised. The Comforter not promised to
The Comforter was to abide for ever with those to
the Patriarchs and Prophets. That opinion not in-
the Rabbinical Schekinah. Application of these cir-
Holy Ghost in his capacity of Comforter conferred on Chris-
The Spirit of God our peculiar Comforter. The pro-
not in previous possession.
at the time when the Law of Moses was given, and those which
The Schekinah. The day of Pentecost. Moses.
which the Holy Ghost was to dispense as Paraclete.
grace which he dispenses through the Sacraments, and the per-
Because the promise in question is something more
as ruling Providence of the World.
tifying influence of God's Spirit.
The inclination of man to do evil. Our human reso-
peculiar blessing which the Comforter, as such, was to bestow
Nature and extent of God's sanctifying Grace, ex-
All the good actions of men referred to God's Grace.
Doctrine of Assurance.
character of Paraclete by the Revelations which he made to
The Son of God the object, yet more than the teacher