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Above One Hundred and Fifty SERMONS,
befides his POETICAL PIECES.

IN TEN LARGE VOLUMES OCTAVO.

To which is prefixed,

An ACCOUNT of the AUTHOR'S LIFE and WRITINGS,
with an ELEGIAC POEM, and large CONTENTS.

Chrift is all, and in all, CoL. iii. II.

VOL. III.

FALKIRK:

PRINTED BY PATRICK MAIR,

For HUGH MITCHELL, Bookfeller, PETER MUIRHEAD,
Merchant, and the Revd. JOHN STEWART, the Publishers.

M.DCC.XCV.


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CONTENT S.

XXXIV,—XLVI.

SERMON Gofpel-Principle the Foundation of Gofpel-Practice; or, the great Duty of receiving Chrift, and walking in him, opened,

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COL. ii. 6. As ye have received Chrift Jefus, the Lord, fo walk ye in him.

After a copious introduction and fuccinct divifion of the words, fhewing the fcope of the apoftle, and fenfe of the verfe, the following general topics are handled at great length, viz.

I. The believer's character and dignity, as a receiver of Chrift Jefus the Lord, delineated,

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ibid.

I. The act of faith, as it is a receiving Chrift, opened,

What is fuppofed in it,

That Chrift is offered in the gospel,

To whom he is offered,

Upon what grounds,
For what ends,

In what capacities,

What the act of faith confifts in,

Its nature and qualities opened,

2. The object of this act, viz. CHRIST, confidered, Both doctrinally and perfonally,

3. The capacities Chrift is received in,

As a Jefus and as a Lord,

II. The believer's duty, viz. to walk in Chrift, opened,

1. The denomination of the duty,

It denotes practice,

It imports progrefs,

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ibid.

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It implies permanency,

2. The qualifications of the duty, What this walk fuppofes,

What it excludes,

What it includes,

What it infers,

III. The rule of the believer's duty, and the proportion it should bear to the reception of Chrift, evinced,

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1. The proportion of this walk confidered, both as to the act and manner of the reception,

ibid.

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2. The proportion of it as to the object received, in the text,

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As the Chrift, doctrinally, and perfonally,

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As a Jefus, to walk in him before God and the world,
As a Lord, the Lord of your life, time, graces, comforts, ordi-
nances, duties, &c.

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The proportion of the believer's walk is to be fuitable to all the particulars deduceable from these three generals,

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