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THE

BETTER COVENANT

PRACTICALLY CONSIDERED

FROM

HEBREWS VIII. 6, 10–12;

WITH

A SUPPLEMENT ON PHILIPPIANS II. 12, 13.

TO WHICH ARE ADDED

NOTES

ON THE SINAI COVENANT, GENERAL REDEMPTION,

THE SYMPATHY OF CHRIST, &c. &c.

BY

THE REV. FRANCIS GOODE, M.A.

LECTURER OF CLAPHAM,

AND LATE FELLOW OF TRINITY COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE.

SECOND EDITION.

LONDON:
J. HATCHARD AND SON, 187, PICCADILLY.

1835.

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LONDON I BOTSON AND PALMER, PRINTERS, SAVOY STREET, STRAND,

PREFACE.

It is with much diffidence that the following pages are presented to the public eye. The subject of which they treat is one of deep interest and importance. In its full extent it embraces the whole compass of revealed truth, and has, accordingly, been made the basis of several wellknown systematic treatises on divinity. The present work, however, has not the slightest pretensions to be added to their number. It professes only to be a somewhat copious examination as the several promises of the COVENANT OF GRACE, of contained in the 31st chapter of the Prophecy of Jeremiah, and quoted from thence by St. Paul, in the 8th chapter of his epistle to the Hebrews.

This covenant of grace, in other words, the GOSPEL COVENANT, is that dispensation of God under which we live, and by which alone God will deal with men in a way of favour, or bestow

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