Imágenes de páginas
PDF
EPUB
[merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small]

A COURSE OF LECTURES, DELIVERED IN THE PARISH CHURCH

OF ST. MARY, ISLINGTON.

IN THE YEARS 1827, 8, 9, AND 30.

BY

DANIEL WILSON, D.D., VICAR,
NOW DISHOROFACALCUTTA.

OF THE
IN TWO VOLUMES

CA VOL. U.

CONTAINING THE LECTURES

ON THE AUTHENTICITY, CREDIBILITY, DIVINE
AUTHORITY, AND INSPIRATION OF THE

HOLY SCRIPTURES.

SECOND EDITION.

LONDON:
STEVENS AND SONS, BELL YARD, TEMPLE BAR.

MDCCCXXXII.

[ocr errors]

V z 7

274

[ocr errors]

40

42
42
43
44
45

.

[ocr errors]

57

60

[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]

62

63

63

67

.

68
70

.

.

Page

Christian morality regards outward forms of devotion and

piety, as means to a higher end

64

All Christian precepts aid each other

64

And go to form a particular sort of character

65

The WAY THE GOSPEL PROCEEDS to make these precepts

practicable

66

Christianity begins with the heart

66

Aims at achieving its object by the formation of habits 66

Directs men to aim at the highest attainments, whilst she

encourages the weakest efforts

Keeps aloof from secular policy

68

Delivers her code in the form of maxims and prohibitions,

clear and decisive

Works by setting forth strong and affecting examples

Refers men to the ALL-SEEING EYE OF GOD

71

The connexiON OF THE MORALS of Christianity with EVERY

OTHER PART OF Revelation, and especially with its

71

The facts on which the doctrines rest, prepare for the

operation of motives

72

The doctrines are expressly designed, and admirably

adapted, to produce Christian obedience

72

They go to form that sort of character which the morals

require

73

The love of Christ constrains

The promises and privileges of the gospel are attached to

certain dispositions and states of mind

74

Christianity holds out to men further advances in holiness 75

The doctrine of the beavenly state

The manner in which the precepts are involved in all the

other parts of Revelation

76

The Sanctions by which the Christian morals ARE ULTI-

77

The will of God is the authority of moral obedience

The MORALITY of the gospel makes it. IMPOSSIBLE, in the

nature of things, that Christianity should be an IMPOS-

81

The above is strengthened by the wrETCHED SYSTEM

which modern infidels propose for the direction of man-

kind

Men ought, therefore, to hold Fast by the CHRISTIAN

83

[ocr errors]

MATELY ENFORCED

[ocr errors]

78

[ocr errors]
« AnteriorContinuar »