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Being an EXTRACT from the Sixth EDITION
of A Demonstration of the Being and Attributes of GOD, &c.
To which is added, A LETTER concerning the ARGUMENT a prioris
By S AMUEL CLARKE, D. D.
The SECOND EDITION.
the former Editions of the Demonstration &c.
LONDON, Printed for JAMES KNAPTON, at the Crown in
St Paul's Church-Yard. MDCCXXV. (Price One Shilling.)
The Conncxion of the PROPHECIES
in the Old Testament, and the Application of them to CHRIST.
TT may not be improper in this
place, to take notice of Some Objec
tions, which have of late been revived and urged against this whole notion both of the Prophecies themselves, and of the Application of them to Christ. The Sum and Strength of which Objections, is briefly This :
That all the Promises supposed to be made to the Jews before Christ's time, of a Mesias or Deliverer; were understood and meant of some « Temporal De“ liverer ” only, who should restore to the Ifraelites a mere worldly kingdom; “ without the leaft Ima
gination of a Spiritual Deliverance, Such Saviour as is preacht in the New Testament.
That, consequently, “ All the Prophecies in the Old Testament, applied to Christ by the Apo
or of any