A Critical Dissertation Upon 1 Jn 5:7

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THE PREFACE. The design of this treatise is to vindicate one of the most excellent passages throughout the Scripture, against the Attacks some late Criticks have form'd to prove it supposititious. I fear the most candid of its opposers, who respect the doctrine this Text enforces as of divine revelation, have not enough consider'd the dangerous consequences that naturally flow from the sentiments they maintain. For it so fundamental a Text of Religion could possibly insinuate it self into the Holy Scriptures, either through prejudice of party, or the negligence and inattention of the principal persons, in whose hands the Sacred Books were deposited ; is it not rational to suppose the same thing may have happen'd to some other Texts, where on the Faith has been established, and which yet serve for its foundation?

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