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DREVENTING Love; or, God's Love to us, the Cause of our Love to hin,
John iv. 19. We love bim, because be first loved us.
After an introduction to an analization and explication of the words,
and their sense given in a doctrinal observation, the following topics
are discoursed, viz. 1. God's love to his people evinced, - - .. 4 2. The saints love to God opened, - .
18 3. The influence his love hath upon ours, as the cause of it, illustrated, 30 4. The application of the whole in sundry uses,
S E R M O N XIX. The Militant's Song; or, the Believer's Exercise while here below,
59 Psalm ci, 1. I will fing of mercy and judgment; unto thee, O Lord,
will I sing. Here, after an introduction unto the subject, and an analization of
the text, four general topics are handled, viz. 1. What mercies the people of God meet with, and what it is in these that afford matter of a song, - .
- 61 2. Wiat judgments the people of God meet with, and what it is in them
that inay be matter of a song of praise, .. - 74 3. What this singing imports; and how we are to sing of mercy and judgment,
wind that his people should
- 92 4. The reasons why it is so ordered by the Lord, that his people should
have ground to sing both of mercy and judgment, - 100 5. The application of the whole, in a variety of inferences, . 104
S E R M O N XX.
Psalm lxxxv. 10. Mercy and truth are met together, righteousness
and peace bave kissed each other. :
After the introduction and explanation of the words, four general heads
of method are prosecuted, viz.
GAL. i. 16. Immediately I conferred not with flesh and blood.
Law-Death, Gospel-Life; or, the Death of Legal
Righteousness, the Life of Gospel Holiness, 245
Gal. ii. 19. I through the law, am dead to the law, that I might live
The scope of the apostle being observed, the words analized and
explained, and a compendious proposition laid down, the following
topics of discourse are illustrated, viz. 1. The doctrine cleared and confirmed, 2. The believer's mortification, or death to the law, opened up, 256 3. The believer's vivification, or living to God, enquired into, 275 4. The necessity of this death, in order to this life; or, the influence
that our being dead to the law, hath upon our living to God, 289 5. The application of the subject, in four distinct uses,
The Best Bond; or, the surest Engagement,
JE R. XXX. 21. For, who is this that engaged bis beart to approach
unto me, faith the Lord.
The scope of the prophet being noticed, and the words viewed in their
connexion, analized, and explained, the doctrine laid down and
confirmed, the following general heads are discoursed, viz. 1. Who this wonderful Person is, that engaged his heart to approach
unto God, 2. The nature of the work he engaged himself in, considered, 368 3. The singularity of the fact pointed out, 4. The reasons of the doctrine assigned, viz. why Christ came under
this engagement, &c. 5. Some inferences deduced for the application of the doctrine, 394
SE R MON XXIX,_XXXIII.
The Saving Sight; or, a View of God in Christ, 420
John xiv, 6. —He that barb seen me, bath feen the Father.
The words being viewed in their connexion, analized, explained,
and summed up in a doctrinal proposition, the following general • heads of method are handled, viz. 1. The oneness betwixt the Father and the Son, opened up, 2. Some remarks offered concerning a saving sight of Christ, 431 3. In what respects they who see Christ see the Father,
443 4. In what manner the Father is seen in Christ,
455 5. The reasons why these who see Christ, see the Father, 469 6. The application of the whole, in an use of information, examination, a conviction, consolation, and exhortation,