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Above One Hundred and Fifty SERMONS,

besides his POETICAL PIECES.

IN TEN LARGE VOLUMES OCTAVO.

To which is prefixed,
An Account of the Author's Life and WRITINGS,

with an ELEGIAC POEM, and large CONTENTS.

Cbrist is all, and in all, Col. iii. II.

VOL. III.

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AIR,

- FA L K I R K :

PRINTED BY PATRICK MAIR,
For HUGH MITCHELL, Bookfeller, PETER MUIRHEAT),
Merchant, and the Revd. John STEWART, the Publishers.

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CO N. T E N T S.

SERMON XXXIV,-XLVI.
Gospel-Principle the Foundation of Gospel-Practice

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,

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Upon what grounds,
For what ends,
In wiat capacities,

46, 80 What the act of faith consists in,

Its nature and qualities opened,
2. The object of this act, viz. Christ, confidered,

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,
2. The qualifications of the duty,

What this walk supposes,
What it excludes,
What it includes,

What it ingers,
III. The rule of the believer's duty, and the proportion it should bear

to the reception of Christ, evinced,
1. The proportion of this walk considered, both as to the act and
manner of the reception,

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

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