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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.
in the Redeniption and Salvation of Sinners,
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.
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.
SE R M O N
The Saving Sight; or, a View of God in Christ, 420
John xiv, 6. -He that harb seen me, bath seen 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, 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, 6. The application of the whole, in an use of information, examination, - çonviction, consolation, and exhortation,