EVIDENCES OF CHRISTIANITY.
CHAPTER I.-- On the Principles of Historical Evi. Chap. VI.- Remarks on the Argument from Pro-
dence, and their Application to the Question of phecy.
the Truth of Christianity.
Page 9 CHAP. VII.-Remarks on the Scepticism of Geo-.
Chap. II.- On the Authenticity of the different logists.
Books of the New Testament
16 CHAP. VIII.-On the Internal Evidence, and the
Chap. III.- On the internal Marks of Truth and Objections of Deistical Infidels.
Honesty to be found in the New Testament. 21 CHAP. IX.-On the Way of Proposing the Argu-
Chap. IV.-02 the Testimony of the Original Wit- men to Atheistical Infidels.
nesses to the Truth of the Gospel Narrative. 27 CHAP. X. - On the Supreme Authority of Reve-
Chap. V.-On the Testimony of Subsequent Wit- lation.
DISCOURSES ON THE CHRISTIAN REVELATION, VIEWED IN
CONNEXION WITH THE MODERN ASTRONOMY.
DiscouRSE I.-A Sketch of the Modern Astro Disc. V.-On the Sympathy that is felt for Man in
68 the Distant Places of Creation.
"When I consider thy heavens, the work of I " I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in
thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than
bast ordained; What is man, that thou art mind over ninety and nine just persons which need no
ful of him ? and the son of man, that thou visitest repentance."-Luke xv. 7.
him?"-Psalm viii. 3, 4.
Disc. VI.-On the Contest for an Ascendency
Disc. IL-The Modesty of True Science. 75 over Man, among the Higher Orders of Intelli-
"And if any man think that he knoweth any
thing, he knoweth nothing yet as he ought to “And having spoiled principalities and powers,
know."-1 Cor. viii. 2.
he made a show of them openly, triumphing over
Disc. III.-On the Extent of the Divine Conde them in it.”_Col. i. 15.
83 | Disc. VII.-On the slender Influence of mere
* Who is like unto the Lord our God, who Taste and Sensibility in Matters of Religion. 107
dwelleth on high ; Who humbleth himself to be “And lo! thou art unto them as a very lovely
hold the things that are in heaven, and in the song of one that hath a pleasant voice, and can
earth!"-Psalm cxiii. 5, 6.
play well on an instrument; for they hear thy
Disc. IV.-On the Knowledge of Man's Moral words, but they do them not."-Ezekiel xxxiii.
History in the Distant Places of Creation. 89 32.
"Which things the angels desire to look | Appendix.
into-1 Peter i. 12.
SERMON I.-The Necessity of the Spirit to give in judgment. Neither is there any day's-man be-
Effect to the Preaching of the Gospel. 122 twixt us, that might lay his hand upon us both."
"And my speech, and my preaching, was not -Job ix. 30–33.
with enticing words of man's wisdom, but in de SERM. V.-The Judgment of Men, compared with
monstration of the Spirit and of power; that your the Judgment of God.
faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but "With me it is a very small thing that I should
in the power of God."-1 Cor. ii. 4, 5.
be judged of you, or of man's judgment;-- he that
Serv. II.-The mysterious Aspect of the Gospel judgeth me is the Lord."-1 Cor. iv. 3, 4.
to the Men of the World.
130 SERM. VI.-The Necessity of a Mediator between
" Then said I, Ah, Lord God! they say of me, God and Man.
Doth he not speak parables ?"--Ezek. xx. 49.
"Neither is there any day’s-man betwixt us,
Serx. IL-The Preparation necessary for Under that might lay his hand upon us both."- Job ix. 33.
standing the Mysteries of the Gospel. 136 SERU. VII.-The Folly of Men measuring them-
“He answered and said unto them, Because it selves by themselves.
is given unto you to know the mysteries of the “For we dare not make ourselves of the num-
kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given. ber, or compare ourselves with some that com-
For whosoever bath, to him shall be given, and mend themselves : but they, measuring them-
he shall have more abundance; but whosoever selves by themselves, and comparing themselveg
hath not, from him shall be taken away even that among themselves, are not wise.”—2 Cor. x. 12.
he hath."- Matth. xii. 11, 12
SERM. VIII.-Christ the Wisdom of God. 165
SERM. IV.-An Estimate of the Morality that is "Christ the Wisdom of God."-1 Cor. i. 24.
142 SERM. IX.-The Principles of Love to God. 171
"If I wash myself with snow water, and make “Keep yourselves in the love of God."-
my hands never so clean; yet shalt thou plunge Jude 21.
me in the ditch, and mine own clothes shall ab- SERM. X.-Gratitude, not a Sordid Affection. . 176
hor me. For he is not a man, as I am, that I “We love him, because he first loved us." —
abould answer him, and we should come together 1 John iv. 19.