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The stability of the Church, with the grounds thereof

253

Whether the Church may fail .

254

Whether the Church be always visible

255

Christ's kingdom is a hated kingdom

. 258

Christ hath enemies there, where his kingdom is set up

. 259

Christ's kingdom stronger than all adverse opposition

. 260

Christ's kingdom quiet in the midst of enemies

. 262

The faithful are Christ's own people

By a right of Donation

. 268

Purchase

Conquest

. 469

Covenant

ib.

Communion

. 270

We may belong unto Christ by External profession .

. 271

Real implantation

974

Christ bringeth self-evidencing properties unto the soul.

Christ's propriety to us the ground of his Caring for us

· 275

Purging of us

ib.

Sparing of us

. 276

Praying for us .

ib.

Teaching of us

ib.

Chastising us in mercy .277

Christ's people military men

· 277

Satan's ways and method of assaulting the Church

. 278

Christ's people are willing and subject unto him

. 280

By nature, men are utterly unwilling .

ib.

Apt to charge the ways of God as Grievous

281

Unprofitable.

282

Unequal

ib.

The spirit of bondage compelleth many to unwilling services ib.

The power of the word in natural men worketh a velleity, or incom-

. 284

Willingness in Christ's people wrought by the

Evidence and sense of their natural estate

· 287

Spiritual illumination of mind

• 289

Communion and aspiration of the Spirit

291

Apprehension of God's dear love

ib.

Beauty and preciousness of heavenly promises

292

Experiences of peace, comfort, and security in God's ways 293

Beauty of holiness .

• 294

Such as the will is, such is the service

• 295

Because the will is the first mover

ib.

Because God esteemeth himself most honoured thereby 296

Whether those who are truly Christ's people, may not have their

fears and unwillingness in his service .

297

1. They may have a fear of Suffering God's wrath .

ib.

Meddling with his service . . 298

2. They may have deadness, weariness, and a mixture of unwil-

lingness in his service .

, 299

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Mercy

Power

Propriety

Sympathy

Consanguinity

How God is said to repent

Whether God hath repented him of the law

Why the covenant of grace is immutable

What a Priest is

Grounds tending to discover the necessity of a Priest for man

A discovery of that necessity

With the application thereof

.

. 349

350

ib.

.

• 351

ib.

352

. 352

. 353

. 356

. 359

. 360

ib.

. 367

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Qualifications of the person which was to be our priest.

He was to be a Mediator

. 372

a Surety

. 373

a Sacrifice

. ib.

an Altar

. 374

All in the unity of one person.

Wherein the acts of Christ's Priesthood consisted,

Namely, Oblation

. 378

Intercession

. 381

Christ's will made his death a sacrifice

. 379

Christ's Intercession appearing in heaven for us

. 381

Christ's death did merit, and his life confer, redemption . 383

Wherein Christ's Intercession consisteth.

. 384

No mediators of Intercession

. 386

The great benefits which come to us by Christ's Intercession 387

What is the fruit and virtue of Christ's priesthood,

Namely, Satisfaction for our debt

391

Acquisition of our inheritance

. ib.

An explication of the doctrine of justification by righteousness im-

puted'

393

How Christ, being innocent, might justly suffer the punishment of

our sins.

1. God inay cast pains upon an innocent person

. 397

2. It is not against general equity, for one to suffer another's sin . ib.

3. This equity in the present case is, that all parties are both

willing and glorified

398

4. In the innocent person, thus suffering as a sacrifice for the

innocent, is required

. 398

1. An intimate conjunction with him that is innocent . 399

2. A full dominion over that, from which in suffering he

parteth

400

3. A strength to break through the sufferings

ib.

How sin, thus punished, may be said to be pardoned.

A double use of the doctrine of righteousness

401

Imputed Self-denial .

402

Confidence

403

Redundancy of Christ's merit

. 405

Purchasing for us Immunity from evils

Privilege of union with him

406

Whence our Unction .

ib.

Adoption

ib.

Exaltation

. 407

Duties, growing out of the consideration of Christ's priesthood ib.

Of Melchizedek, his Person

411

Order.

412

Bread and Wine .

. ib.

Benediction

. 413

Tithes .

ib.

Genealogy

. 414
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AN

EXPLICATION

OF THE

HUNDRED AND TENTH PSALM,

WHEREIN

THE SEVERAL HEADS OF CHRISTIAN RELIGION THEREIN CONTAINED,
TOUCHING THE EXALTATION OF CHRIST, THE SCEPTRE OF HIS
KINGDOM, THE CHARACTER OP HIS SOBJECTS, HIS PRIEST-
HOOD, VICTORIES, SUFFERINGS, AND RESURRECTION,

ARE LARGELY EXPLAINED AND APPLIED.

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