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Above One Hundred and Fifty SERMONS,
besides his POETICAL PIECES.
IN TEN LARGE VOLUMES OCTAVO.
To which is prefixed,
with an ELEGIAC POEM, and large CONTENTS.
Cbrist is all, and in all, Col. iii. II.
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or, the great Duty of receiving Christ, and walking . in him, opened, .
- t Col. ii. 6. As ye bave received Christ Jesus, tbe Lord,
i ro walk "ye in him. After a copious introduction and succin&t division of the words, shewing
the scope of the apostle, and sense of the versc, the following general
topics are handled at great length, viz. 1. The believer's character and dignity, as a receiver of Christ Jesus the Lord, delineated,
14 1. The act of faith, as it is a receiving Chrift, opened, ibid. What is supposed in it,
ibid. That Christ is offered in the gospel,
14, 15 To whom he is offered,
46, 80 What the act of faith consists in,
Its nature and qualities opened,
35 Buth doctrinally and personally,
35, 37 3. The capacities Glirist is received ina As a Jesus and as a Lord,
41, 42 II. The believer's duty, viz. to walk in Chrift, opened, 1. The denomination of the duty, It denotes practice,
ibid. It imports progress,
It implies permanency,
What this walk supposes,
What it ingers,
to the reception of Christ, evinced,
ibid. 2. The proportion of it as to the object received, in the text, 70 As the Christ, doctrinally and personally,
71 · As a Jesus, to walk in him before God and the world,
73 As a Lord, the Lord of your life, time, graces, comforts, ordi
nances, duties, &c. The proportion of the believer's walk is to be suitable to all the
particulars deduceable from these three generals, 79