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If any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous... "If any man sin, we have an advocate." Sabda, or verbal testimony, includes Vedic revelation. Surely it must conduce not a little, to vindicate and implant in the breasts of any whatever, the precepts and lessons of our Lord, as perfectly agreeable to equity and e. reason; that, a man, who was a stranger, and unfavourable to the Christian name, (for he neither knew our mysteries, nor understood the reasons of our faith), shou’d yet recommend and establish them with such vehemence and ardour, Edition: 1741; Page: [307] and by so very forcible arguments. “Who is not sensible,” says f. an author of high character, “that those have had a good cause who gain’d it before judges who were indifferent?” What shall one say then of that cause which is gained even before the averse and prejudiced against it; nay, g. when its very enemies sit judges.

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Publisher: New World Library; 2 edition (July 1992)

ISBN: 1880032104

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