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ASTOR, LENOX AND
TILDEN FOUNDATIONS.

1897.

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LONDON : PRINTED BY S. AND R. BENTLEY, DORSET-STREET:

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Enmity against Christ in all his offices

Grounds of mispersuasion touching our love to Christ.

1. The countenance of princes and public laws

2. The rules of tradition and education

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3. Self-love and furtherance of private ends

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4. An historical assurance of his being now in glory

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5. A false and erroneous love to his ordinances

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True love unto Christ is grounded on the

Proportion that is in him to our souls

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Propriety that our souls have unto him

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This true love will manifest itself,

1. In a universal extent to any thing of Christ, his Spirit . 67

Ordinances. ib.

Members 68

2. In a right manner it is love Incorrupt

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Superlative

Uncommunicated .

70

3. In the genuine effects thereof, Universal obedience.

70

Cheerful sufferings

71

Zeal of his glory

ib.

Longing after his appearance 72

The continuance and limitation of Christ's kingdom .

ib.

Stability of the Church grounded upon An unalterable decree . 74

A free gift of God to Christ 75

A growing nature of its own 76

Papal monarchy raised upon inevident presumptions

77

The stability of the Church a ground of comfort against the violence

of the enemy

83

The present inconsummateness of Christ's over his enemies,

with the reasons of it

84

God's patience hath fixed bounds

86

The wicked shall be punished by God's immediate power . 92

The easiness of Christ's victory over his enemies

99

The folly of nature to judge of God, or ourselves, by things in the

: present

101

The punishinent of the wicked bringeth order and beauty on the

face of the world.

104

What it is to be uåder Christ's feet

• 105

Christ suffereth in the sufferings of his Church

. 108

Christ's triampk oyes his enemies, and the comforts thereof to us.

Foot-stool noteth Shame

112

Burden

113

Reconipense

114

Usefulness

115

The Gospel with the Spirit is full of power and strength,

1. Towards those that are saved, in their Conversion

126

Justification

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Sanctification

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1. Towards those that are saved, in their Perseverance

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Comforts

. 131

Temporal blessings

• 132

2. Towards those that perish, in Convincing them

· 133

Affrighting them

. 137

Judging thein

. 138

Ripening their sins

· 140

Enraging them

. ib.

Altering them

. 142

The Gospel to be preached with authority

. 143

The Gospel to be received in the power thereof.

144

The Gospel only able to hold up in extremities .

145

No acquaintance with God but in the Gospel ,

ib.

The Gospel is not set in vain

147

The Gospel with the Spirit is full of glory.

1. In regard of the Author of it

150

The Gospel a mystery unsearchable by human reason

153

Contempt of the Gospel preached, is contempt of Christ in his

glory.

156

Expect to hear Christ speaking from heaven in his word · 158

%. In the promulgation thereof

. 160

Evangelical knowledge the measure of grace

. 163

3. In the matters therein contained

. 164

His wisdom, goodness, power, grace, kingdom

166

God's glory can no where be looked on with comfort but in

Christ

. 168

4. In ends and purposes for which it serveth

• 170

To illighten the conscience

. ib.

To be a ministration of righteousness

· 172

To be a ministration of life

· 173

To be a spiritual judge in the heart

· 174

To be an abiding ministration

. 175

To ennoble the heart.

With Magnanimity

178

Fortitude.

.980

Lustre and majesty

180

Liberty and joy

183

The dispensers of the Gospel are therein to use

Liberty

186.

Sincerity

187.

The Gospel to be received with all honour and acceptation . · 189

And to be adorned in a suitable conversation

· 195

We adorn the Gospel of Christ,

1. When we set it up in our hearts as our only rule

· 196

2. When we walk in fitting obedience thereunto

· 199

3. When we continue therein

ib,

4. When we hold it in the unity of the Spirit

• 200

5. When we seriously seek the knowledge of Christ and heaven

in it

201

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Ability

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Ecclesiastical ordination by imposition of hands

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The Church of the Jews was the chief Metropolitan Church

245

The calling of the Gentiles to be daughters of that Mother-Church 246

The Church is the seat of saving truth

247

The office of the Church concerning Holy Scriptures

. 249

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