Re: Guarding the ancient landmarks
sure: it is Warfields "The Westminster Assembly and its works." But I can't give you the page number cos I wasn't reading Warfield's book at the time. I got it from a different book. Namely, THIS one.
--- In email@example.com, "ghowm" <garnetmilne@...> wrote:
> Deejay can you give me the bibliographic reference for that Warfield
> quote please?
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org,
> "Deejay" crazy_calvinist@ wrote:
> > Jerry said: Any provocations to godliness to share with us?
> > DJ says, my provocation all the time, is to go back to following
> the old
> > paths, so thought to share this quote by B.B. Warfield on the
> > Westminster Standards
> > "If it be compared in details with the teachings of Scripture, it
> > be found to be but the careful and well-guarded statment of what is
> > delivered by Scripture concerning itself. If it be tested in the
> > light of scientific theology, it will commend itself as a reasoned
> > statment, remarkable for the exactness of its definitions and the
> > [connections] of its parts.. Numerous divergences from it have been
> > propounded of late years, even among those who profess the
> > doctrine as their doctrine. But it has not yet been made apparent
> > any of these divergences can commend themselves to one who would
> > hold a doctrine of Scripture which is at once Scriptural and
> > and a foundation upon which faith can safely build her house. In
> > case, the old still seems the better." B.B. Warfield