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BOOKS written by Mr. Tho. CHUBB, and prin
ted for Tho. Cox, since the Publication of bis
Collection of Tracts in Quarto, viz. I. Discourse concerning reason, with regard to re
ligion and divine revelation. Wherein is shewn,
That reason either is, or that it ought to be, a fufficient guide in matters of religion. Occasioned by the Lord Bishop of London's second pastoral letter. To which are added, some" reflections upon the comparative excellency and usefulness of moral and positive duties. Occasioned by the controversy that has arifen (with respect to this subject) upon the publication of Dr. Clarke's exposition of the church catechism. The second edition. Price Is.
II. An enquiry concerning the grounds and reasons, or what those principles are, upon which two of our anniversary solemnities are founded, viz. that on the 30th of January, being the day of the martyrdom of King Charles the First, appointed to be kept as a day of fafting ; and that on the 5th of November, being the day of our deliverance from popery and savery, by the happy arrival of his late Majesty, King William the Third, appointed to be kept as a day of thanksgiving. To which is added, The fufficiency of reason in matters of religion, farther confidered. Wherein is shewn, that reason, when carefully used and followed, is to every man, who is answerable to God for his actions, under any or all the moft disadvantageous circumstances he can poffibly fall into, whether he resides in China, or at the Cape of Good Hope, a fufficient guide in matters of religion; that is, it is fufficient to guide him to God's favour, and the happiness of another world. Price is.
III. Four Tracts, viz. First, An enquiry concerning the books of the New Testament, whether they were written by divine inspiration, &c. Second, Remarks on Britannicus's letter, published in the London Journals of the 4th and 11th of April, 1724; and republished in the Journals of the 5th and 12th of April, 1729; containing an argument drawn from the single fact of Christ's resurrection, to prove the divinity of his mission. Wherein is shewn, that Britannicus's argument does not answer the purpose
for which it was intended. And in which is likewise shewn, what was the great and main end that the refurrection of Christ was intended to be subservient to, viz. not to prove the divinity of his mission, but to gather together his disciples, to commisfion, and qualify, and send them forth to preach his gospel to all nations, Third, The case of Abraham, with respect to his being commanded by God to offer his fon Ifaac in facrifice, farther confidered : In answer to Mr. Stone's remarks. In a letter to the Rev. Mr. Stone. Fourth, The equity and reasonableness of a future judgment and retribution exemplified; or, a discourse on the parable of the unmerciful servant ; as it is related in Matth. xviii. from verse 23, to the end of the chapter. Price 2 s.
IV. Some observations offered to publick consideration. Occasioned by the opposition made to Dr. Rundle's election to the fee of Gloucester. In which the credit of history of the Old Testament is particularly considered. To which are added, three Tracts, viz. I. An answer to Mr. Stone's second remarks on the case of Abraham, with regard to his being commanded by God to offer up his fon Ifaac in facrifice. In a second letter to the Rev. Mr. Stone, M. A. and fellow of the learned society of Wadham-College in Oxford. II. A discourse on fincerity. Wherein is Ihewn, That fincerity affords just ground for peace and satisfaction in a man's own mind, and renders his conduct justly approvable to every other intelligent Being. Occafioned by what Dr. Waterland has lately written on the subject. In a letter to a gentleman, III. A Supplement to the Tract, intitled, The equity and reasonableness of a future judgment and retribution exemplified. In which the doctrine of the eternal and endless duration of punishment to the wicked, is more particularly and fully confidered. Price is. 6 d.
V. The equity and reasonableness of the divine conduct, in pardoning finners upon their repentance, exemplified: Or, a discourse on the parable of the prodigal son. In which those doctrines, viz. That men are rendered acceptable to God, and that finners are recommended to his mercy, either by the perfect obedience, or the meri
torious sufferings, or the prevailing intercession of Christ, or by one or other, or all of these, are particularly confidered, and refuted. Occafioned by Dr. Butler's late book, intitled, The analogy of religion, natural and revealed, to the constitution and course of nature. Offered to the confideration of the clergy, among all denominations of Christians. To which are added, two Dissertations, viz. I. Concerning the sense and meaning of St. Paul's words, Titus iii. 10, 11. A man that is an heretick, after the first and fecond admonition, reject : Knowing, that he that is such, is subverted, and sinneth, being condemned of himself. II. Concerning the time for keeping a fabbath. Offered to the consideration of the Sabbatarians. In a letter to Mr. Elwall. To which is likewise added, The case of pecuniary mulets, with regard to Disfenters, particularly considered. In a second letter to the Rev. Dr. Stebbing. Price I s. 6 d.
: VI. The true Gospel of Jesus Christ asserted. Wherein is shewn, what is, and what is not that Gospel; what was the great and good end it was intended to serve ; how it is excellently suited to answer that purpose; and how, or by what means, that end has in a great measure been frustrated. Humbly offered to publick confideration, and in particular to all those who esteem themselves, or are esteemed by others, to be Ministers of Jesus Christ, and Preachers of his Gospel ; and more especially, to all those who have obtained the reputation of being the great Defenders of Christianity. Acts xvii. 6. They drew Jafon, and certain brethren, unto the rulers of the city, crying, These that bave turned the world upside down, are come hither also. To which is added, A short Differtation on Providence.