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^, The existence of God demonstrated.
Bom. i. 22. For the invisible things of him, from the crea-
Jesus Christ proved to he very God, co-equal and of the same
SERMON VI. ■Same of the natural perfections of God considered. Psalms cxlv. 3. Great is the Lord, and greatly to be feared, and his greatness is unsearchable. • . 6S
SERMON VII. Contemplations on some of the moral perfections of God. Exodus xxxiii. 19. And he said, I will make all my goodness pass before thee. . . . 80
SERMON VIII. The primitive rectitude of man. Gen. i. 26,27. And God said let us make man in our image, after our likeness ; and let him have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth. So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he hiin. . 95
• of works.
Gen. ii. 16, 17. And the Lord God commanded the man,
saying, of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat;
but of the tree «f the knowledge of good and evil, thou
mayest not eat of it; for in the day that thou eatest
thereof, thou shalt surely die. . . • 106
The image of Adam impressed on all his posterity. Gen. v. 3. And Adam lived one hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness and after his image. 117
^The first intimation of hope to fallen man considered. Gen. iii. 15. And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between tby seed and her seed; it shall bruise tW head, and thou shalt bruise his heel. . . 129 SERMON XII.
The impossibility of man's salvation by the first constitti. tion, yet a strange disposition to seek eternal life by it.
Gen. iii. 24. So he drove out the man ; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden, cherubims and a flaming sword, which turned every way to keep the tree of life. 140
SERMON XIII. Original Sin established* Rom. xv. 12. Wherefore as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned. . . • 149
SERMON XIV. . The exceeding greatness of man's depravity. Jer. xvii. 9. The heart is deceitful above all things^ and desperately wicked. . . . . 158
SERMON XV. The first advent of Christ, a great event. Psalms xl. 7, 8. Then said I, lo I come, in the volume of the book it is written of me ; I delight to do tby will, O my God. .... 170
Looking to Jesus for Salvation.. Isa. xlv. 22. Look unto me and be ye saved all the ends of the earth; for I am God and there is none else. . 181
SERMON XVII. Safety in repairing to Jesus. Isa. xxxii. 2. And a man shall be as an hiding place from the wind, and a covert from the tempest, asrivers of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a weary land. . . . . 190
SERMON XVIII. t
The blood of Christ the ground of Salvation. 1 John i. 7. The blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth from all sin. . . . • , 20(1
I. Pet. ii. 7. Unto you therefore who believe he is precioas. 211
Security in a state of sin described. Rom. vii. 9. For I was alive without the law once. . 221
The nature and use of convictions. Acts xvi. 29. 30. Then he called for a light and sprang in, and came trembling and fell down before St. Paul and Silas, and brought them out and said, sirs, what might I do
to be saved. . . . 232
The doctrine of regeneration considered.
John. iii. 3. Jesus answered and said unto him, verily,
verily, I say Unto thee, except a man be born again, he
cannot see the kingdom of God. . . . 243
II. Cor. v. 17. Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a
SERMON XXIV. Conversion considered. Psalm's, xix. 7. The law of the Lord is perfect converting tbe soul. . ... 263
The putting off the Old-Man. Ephe. iv. 22. That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old. Man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts. .... 273
at, but now commandeth all men every where to repeat. 284