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cent, but it is alway dangerous. It robs Virtue of it's firmest Supports, and divests Vice of it's greatest Terrors. Hence it naturally and frequently happens, that Men fall into Captivity to the hmo of Sin; and thereby utterly forfeit the glorious Liberty of the Children of God.

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HpHE Works of Samuel Clarke, D. D. late Rector of St.

Sermons on Several Subjects. Published from the Author's Manuscript by John Clarke, D. D Dean of Sar urn. With a Preface, giving lbme Account of the Lise, Writings, and Character'of the Author: By Btnjamin now Lord Bishop of Winchester. Jn ten Volumes. The Sixth Edition Sk/o.

A Paraphrase on the four Evangelists: Wherein, for the clearer Undemanding the Sacred History, the whole Text and Paraphrase are printed in separate Columns, over-against each other. Together with critical Notes on the more difficult Passages: Very useful for Families. In 2 Vols. The eighth Edition. Svo.

An Exposition of the Church Catechism. By Samuel Clarity D. D. Published frorri the Author's MS. by John Clarke, D. D. Dean of Sarum. The Third Edition.

Eighteen Discourses concerning the Terms of Acceptance with God: In which, I. The Terms themselves are distinctly laid down as they are proposed to Christians in the New Testament. And, II. Several false Notions of the Conditions of Salvation are considered; particularly, Os being saved by Faith j Of trusting to external Performances; Of the Power bf Charity to cover Sin; Of relying upon the Merits of Christ 1 Of Man's Weakness, and God*s Grace; Of Repentance; Of the Example of the Thief on the Cross; Of trusting to a Death-bed Sorrow; Of the Parable of the Labourers in the Vineyard; Of depending upon Amendment in time to come. By Benjamin Lord Bishop of Winchester. The Third Edition, 8i>o.

The Analogy of Religion Natural and Revealed, to the Constitution and Course of Nature. To which are added. Two brief D ssertations. I. Of Personal Identity. II Of the Nature of Virtue. By Joseph Lord Bishop of Bristol. Th« Second Edition. 8w

Fifteen Sermons preached at the Rolli Chapel upon the sol lowing Subjects. Upon Human Nature. Upon the Government of the Tongue. Upon Compassion. Upon the Character os Balaam. Upon Resentment. Upon Forgiveness of Injuries. Upon Self-Deceit. Upon the Love of our Neighbour. Upon the Love of God. Upon the Ignorance of Man. B/ Joseph Lord Bishop of Bristol The Third Edition.

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In four Volumes Folio.

On the Several

ANSWERS

To the Pamphlet, intitled

Christianity not founded on Argument.

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PREFACE

TR ft TH is what alt men should desire ter know, and with meekness endeavour ter defend, and promote more especially the christian trutfsj which is of the' utmost impoftance so the foufe of men, as if. rtearfy concerns" their present and future happiness. The favourable opportunity therefore, which the several answers so Christianity notfounded on Argumentpresented, I have endeavoured to improve by writing the remarks here published, from the same motives, and with the feme views, by which- I was excited to print my supplement to the sermons' preached* against Popery, at Walters-Hall. Nor shall I make? any other apology for the matter of them; and) as to the! manner of my writing them, I chose' It* because I thought, tfre kying such a number 6f quotations together, was the most frlcely way of carrying conviction mto the consciences of the respective authors •, and might perhaps have better effect upon their admirers and foffowers, than' ff f had written a tfeatise upon the subject in any other form.

The very few alterations, or the fmalT additions' 6y rue in some places made to their wotds, Itave in* fid respect weakened the force os their arguments; h that if tfkey were thought fulficienriy conch*-five frt defence Of Christianity in general F think they must also be allowed of equal weight in that particular part of it, to which I have applied them-. And, therefore, as those writers value rhe welfare, dnd' ffutf interest of christian societies, or would put a stop to the cavils and objections of unbelievers, against the christian religion, from- the practice of infam-sprinkling! and thereby prevent "-> the

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