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OF THE LATE *

REV. THOMAS SCOTT,

RECTOR OF ASTON SANDFORD, BUCKS:

EDITED

BY JOHN SCOTT, A.M.

VICAR OF NORTH FERRIBY, AND MINISTER OF ST. MARY'S

HULL.

VOL. VIII.

CONTAINING

THE LATTER PART OF THE ANSWER TO BISHOP TOMLINE'S “REFUTATION OF CALVINISM :

AND THE SYNOD OF DORT.

LONDON :

PRINTED FOR L. B. SEELEY AND SON, 169 FLEET STREET,

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Exhortations to diligence consistent with Calvinistic
sentiments .......

............

Election of the Apostle's, including Judas........

1 Thessalonians i. 2–4 considered ............

2 Thessalonians ii. 13, 14, — .............

“ A remnant according to the election of grace"

distinguishes a personal from a national election

“ Enduring all things for the elect ”........

“ Days shortened for the elect's sake”..........

“ If possible deceive the elect”...........

“ Gather the elect”...............

Election of Jacob, not of Esau, Rom. ix. 10–13..

Use of the terms reprobate and reprobation......

Election of Grace, rejection of justice............

The electare individuals, and distinguished by

character...............................

Whether covenant implies conditions............

The wicked “ made for the day of evil,” Prov. xvi. 4.

“ Vessels of wrath fitted for destruction”........ 100

Language and feelings of humble Christians...... 101

Prescience and decrees do not affect free agency.. 104

Quotations from Abp. Bramhall.......

How the Jews “could not believe".

108

Judicial blinding and hardening......

111

Isaiah vi. 9, 10...................

.. 113

“ Ordained to eternal life,” Acts xiii. 48.

Romans viï. 29–31 considered..

.. 118

Romans ix.considered..

Case of Pharaoh..................

........ 130

God's decree positive with respect to the elect,

negative with respect to others............ 137

Rejection of the Jews, and calling of the Gentiles.. 139

1 Peter ii. 7, 8. “Whereunto they were appointed” 141

Obedience respects a command not a decree...... 143

Crucifixion of Christ decreed, yet a criminal act.... 145

Disobedience not made inevitable'.............. 146

Irreverent language.......................... 147

Jude 4. “ ordained to this condemnation"........ 148

Use of scripture language draws down the imputa-

tion of Calvinism...

......... 151

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End for which Christ was sent into the world.... 152

Fall of Adam whether decreed.. ........ 156

All decrees respecting those“ appointed unto wrath”
formed in foresight of sin.....

159

• Effusions of piety and gratitude &c.'

160

Contingency....... ....................... 162

Unfounded charges against Calvinists..........

An argument against the decree of condemnation

equally valid against the sentence of condem-

nation.....

...................... 167

Concession from Grotius......

169

* Irreconcilable with the justice and goodness of

God' ..........

....... 171

Whether those who hold election must hold repro-
bation......

............172, 177

Dr. John Edwards and Milton................ 174

Fallen Angels.........

.............. 181

To argue that aught is due to fallen man subverts

the gospel...

......... 182

Calvinists think their sentiments honourable to God 183

Power and Right distinguished even in God....185, 187

God made not man as he now is................ 188

Apparent inconsistency with the divine perfeetions

po sufficient ground for rejecting a doctrine.. 190

God's Testimony, rather than his Attributes our

guide. ..........

Redemption complete : yet much to be done in us

and by us.............................. 195

Scriptural use of predestinate........... 198

Sect. 3. The Doctrine of our Church....... 201

The seventeenth Article......

201

His Lordship makes it a new Article. ....... 208, 216

Confident Assertion............

209

Calvinists deprecate any change..

217

The Liturgy........

218

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The Catechism ............................. 225

The Homilies. ........................

Sect. 4. Concluding Remarks................... 231

Statements concerning human depravity........ 231

Statements concerning the work of the Holy Spirit 235

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