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To the spiritual reader, no apology will be requisite, for the numerous extracts which are inserted from the Writings of St. Paul. These form the intrinsic value of the Work. They are precious Jewels, however humble may be the casket in which they are conveyed.

What language can so well describe the inward joys and griefs of the Apostle, as his own pathetic addresses to the churches of the saints. By them, he being dead yet speaketh.

May He, whose Power is manifested in the weakest instruments, be pleased to render this humble tribute of affection to His cause subservient to the purposes of His glory.

Warnings of Spiritual Declensions. His Glorying in

the Cross of Christ. His Tenderness of Spirit. His

View of the Law and the Gospel. Page 108.

CHAPTER IX.

Paul's Disinterestedness. His Parental Solicitude for his

Spiritual Children. His Self-renunciation. His Chris-

tian Forbearance with weak brethren. Page 129.

CHAPTER X.

On the Character of St. Paul, as a Man of Prayer. His

unbending Integrity. Page 150.

CHAPTER XVII.

On the Spiritual Conflict-Continued. Page 256.

CHAPTER XVIII.

St. Paul's Sources of Consolation: viz.—The Covenant

Titles of Jehovah. The Immutability of the Divine
Counsel. The Sufficiency of the Saviour's Grace.
The Efficacy of his Power. The Assurance of future
Glory. Page 274.

CHAPTER XIX.

St. Paul's Description of Christian Charity. On Self

examination. Page 296.

CHAPTER XX.

On Gospel Sanctification as stated by St. Paul in his

Epistles. Page 313.

CHAPTER XXI.

On the special Gifts of God. The Importance of Humi

lity in contemplating the Purposes of Jehovah. The Stability of the New Covenant. Page 327.

CHAPTER XXII.

On the Eternal Love of God the source of the believer's

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