. English: Fleuron from book: A system of divinity, in a course of sermons, on the first institutions of religion; on the being and attributes of God; on some of the most important articles of the Christian religion, in connection; and on the several virtues and vices of mankind: with Occasional Discourses.. Being a compilation from the best sentiments of the polite writers , and eminent, sound Divines, both ancient and modern, on the same Subjects, properly connected, with Improvements, particularly adapted for the Use of chief Families and Students in Divinity; and for Churches, for the Bene
RMP0DK2C. English: Fleuron from book: A system of divinity, in a course of sermons, on the first institutions of religion; on the being and attributes of God; on some of the most important articles of the Christian religion, in connection; and on the several virtues and vices of mankind: with Occasional Discourses.. Being a compilation from the best sentiments of the polite writers , and eminent, sound Divines, both ancient and modern, on the same Subjects, properly connected, with Improvements, particularly adapted for the Use of chief Families and Students in Divinity; and for Churches, for the Bene
Sermons on several important subjects of religion and morality : to which are added two tracts ... . SERMON.
RM2AKAJJPSermons on several important subjects of religion and morality : to which are added two tracts ... . SERMON.
. English: Fleuron from book: A system of divinity, in a course of sermons, on the first institutions of religion; on the being and attributes of God; on some of the most important articles of the Christian religion, in connection; and on the several virtues and vices of mankind: with Occasional Discourses.. Being a compilation from the best sentiments of the polite writers , and eminent, sound Divines, both ancient and modern, on the same Subjects, properly connected, with Improvements, particularly adapted for the Use of chief Families and Students in Divinity; and for Churches, for the Bene
RMP0DK29. English: Fleuron from book: A system of divinity, in a course of sermons, on the first institutions of religion; on the being and attributes of God; on some of the most important articles of the Christian religion, in connection; and on the several virtues and vices of mankind: with Occasional Discourses.. Being a compilation from the best sentiments of the polite writers , and eminent, sound Divines, both ancient and modern, on the same Subjects, properly connected, with Improvements, particularly adapted for the Use of chief Families and Students in Divinity; and for Churches, for the Bene
Sermons on several important subjects of religion and morality : to which are added two tracts ... . the animal Diffolution, and neverdies , and laftly, that All Men fhall oneDay rife again with their Bodies^ and ihall giveAccount for their own Works. The praBicalTJfe of thefe Principles is obvious; that lincea future Judgment is certain and inevitable, andthat diibelieving it (with the Sadducees of old,or with Others fince) can do a Man no Ser-vice, except it be to fwell the fad Account;and fince .there is no poffible Way of fencingagainft it, but by taking all due Care to beprovided for it;
RM2AKAEPBSermons on several important subjects of religion and morality : to which are added two tracts ... . the animal Diffolution, and neverdies , and laftly, that All Men fhall oneDay rife again with their Bodies^ and ihall giveAccount for their own Works. The praBicalTJfe of thefe Principles is obvious; that lincea future Judgment is certain and inevitable, andthat diibelieving it (with the Sadducees of old,or with Others fince) can do a Man no Ser-vice, except it be to fwell the fad Account;and fince .there is no poffible Way of fencingagainft it, but by taking all due Care to beprovided for it;
Sermons on several important subjects of religion and morality : to which are added two tracts ... . enough, almofl to chill his Blood,or to make it run backward in his Veins ? It would be affronting a Chrijiiajz Audience^to exhort Them not to be carried about withany fuch Wind of Dodlrines as have beentaught by thefe Blafphemers,. The cimningSerpent J in thefe Inftances, feems to have gonebeyond Himfelf, and to have forgot hisrwo?2tedSubtilty. The Impofition is too grofs^ and theLanguage too coarfe to fetch in Converts. Allit can do, is, to make Thofe ^worje who werealways bad, to render Them
RM2AKABBYSermons on several important subjects of religion and morality : to which are added two tracts ... . enough, almofl to chill his Blood,or to make it run backward in his Veins ? It would be affronting a Chrijiiajz Audience^to exhort Them not to be carried about withany fuch Wind of Dodlrines as have beentaught by thefe Blafphemers,. The cimningSerpent J in thefe Inftances, feems to have gonebeyond Himfelf, and to have forgot hisrwo?2tedSubtilty. The Impofition is too grofs^ and theLanguage too coarfe to fetch in Converts. Allit can do, is, to make Thofe ^worje who werealways bad, to render Them
Sermons on several important subjects of religion and morality : to which are added two tracts ... . againjl Spiritual Pride. ^7 What then is the Way to take into, andpurfue, fo as not to mifcarryhere, or there?The Way is to afpire to Righteoufnefs and trueHolinefSj with all Your Might, and not to beproud of it, when You have done. Think itworthkfs in the Sight of God, and infinitelybelow his Acceptance^ were it not for the Me-ritsofC-RRisT : But flill remember, that it isas much worth to Tou as Heaven is worth, be-caufe without fuch Holinefs, no Man fiall feethe Lord ^ To conclude : Be as amb
RM2AKAGGYSermons on several important subjects of religion and morality : to which are added two tracts ... . againjl Spiritual Pride. ^7 What then is the Way to take into, andpurfue, fo as not to mifcarryhere, or there?The Way is to afpire to Righteoufnefs and trueHolinefSj with all Your Might, and not to beproud of it, when You have done. Think itworthkfs in the Sight of God, and infinitelybelow his Acceptance^ were it not for the Me-ritsofC-RRisT : But flill remember, that it isas much worth to Tou as Heaven is worth, be-caufe without fuch Holinefs, no Man fiall feethe Lord ^ To conclude : Be as amb
Sermons on several important subjects of religion and morality : to which are added two tracts ... . SERMON IV. The Care required in chujing our Reli-gious Principles, and the Steddinefs inretaining them when fb duottn^ Jlatedand clear d. I Thess. v. 21. Frove all Things : Holdfaji That whichis good, H E Text contains two very-weighty and important Precepts,which have a near Relation toeach other; and which maywell deferve both to be rightlyimderftood, and carefully retaind by All. The firft is, to prove, try, or examine allThings (propofed as of any Confequence to ourBelief and Pradice) that
RM2AKAG62Sermons on several important subjects of religion and morality : to which are added two tracts ... . SERMON IV. The Care required in chujing our Reli-gious Principles, and the Steddinefs inretaining them when fb duottn^ Jlatedand clear d. I Thess. v. 21. Frove all Things : Holdfaji That whichis good, H E Text contains two very-weighty and important Precepts,which have a near Relation toeach other; and which maywell deferve both to be rightlyimderftood, and carefully retaind by All. The firft is, to prove, try, or examine allThings (propofed as of any Confequence to ourBelief and Pradice) that
Sermons on several important subjects of religion and morality : to which are added two tracts ... . iQ furer tofind it there, for their fpeaking and thinkingfo humbly and modeflly of Themfelves here.Comfortable Hopes, along with a Life fuita-ble, are fufficient Encouragernent for a goodChriftian to proceed with: More than Thatmight be hurtful to Us, as rather obftruding^than furthering the great Work of Salvation:Not but that God may fometimes, in Cafesextraordinary, fill pious Minds, efpecially ifvery near their Departure, and when fuch In-dulgence can do no Harm, with joyous Rap-tures, and
RM2AKAHKFSermons on several important subjects of religion and morality : to which are added two tracts ... . iQ furer tofind it there, for their fpeaking and thinkingfo humbly and modeflly of Themfelves here.Comfortable Hopes, along with a Life fuita-ble, are fufficient Encouragernent for a goodChriftian to proceed with: More than Thatmight be hurtful to Us, as rather obftruding^than furthering the great Work of Salvation:Not but that God may fometimes, in Cafesextraordinary, fill pious Minds, efpecially ifvery near their Departure, and when fuch In-dulgence can do no Harm, with joyous Rap-tures, and
Sermons on several important subjects of religion and morality : to which are added two tracts ... . will either fuddenly overtake Them inthis World, or Vv^ill fall the heavier upon Themin a Vvorld to come. The Chriflian Religionlias been fo abundantly proved and fettled bygreat Variety of Evidences^ beyond reafonahkException^ that all Gain-fayers are now left%nthout Excufe. It has had the concurrent Tejii-mony of Christ and his Apoflles^ and Botheflabliffid by many and great Miracles^ un-paralleid, and iincontroWd: And were thereNothing elfe, its prejaili?2g and triumphing fo muchj agatnjl th
RM2AKAC8GSermons on several important subjects of religion and morality : to which are added two tracts ... . will either fuddenly overtake Them inthis World, or Vv^ill fall the heavier upon Themin a Vvorld to come. The Chriflian Religionlias been fo abundantly proved and fettled bygreat Variety of Evidences^ beyond reafonahkException^ that all Gain-fayers are now left%nthout Excufe. It has had the concurrent Tejii-mony of Christ and his Apoflles^ and Botheflabliffid by many and great Miracles^ un-paralleid, and iincontroWd: And were thereNothing elfe, its prejaili?2g and triumphing fo muchj agatnjl th
Sermons on several important subjects of religion and morality : to which are added two tracts ... . s T^hemjehes by the Hands of the Chittim,that is, of the Macedonians -, which was exe-cuted under the Condud: of Alexander theGreat. Thefe were great and vaUiable Pro-phecies, and moft of them, befides their moreimmediate Referejice^ had a further View to thecoming o/Christ : And hence it is that thisHiftory of Balaam deferved the more efpe-cial Notice, and is made to fill up fo manyChapters in Moses. But when We find fuchconfiderable Prophecies delivered by the Mouthof an ungodly Man j give Go
RM2AKA8HYSermons on several important subjects of religion and morality : to which are added two tracts ... . s T^hemjehes by the Hands of the Chittim,that is, of the Macedonians -, which was exe-cuted under the Condud: of Alexander theGreat. Thefe were great and vaUiable Pro-phecies, and moft of them, befides their moreimmediate Referejice^ had a further View to thecoming o/Christ : And hence it is that thisHiftory of Balaam deferved the more efpe-cial Notice, and is made to fill up fo manyChapters in Moses. But when We find fuchconfiderable Prophecies delivered by the Mouthof an ungodly Man j give Go
Sermons on several important subjects of religion and morality : to which are added two tracts ... . .M4 SERMON 1 SERMON X. The Cafe of Deceivers^ and Deceived^Confidered. Ephes. iv. 14. V^at We henceforth he no more Children^tojfedto andfro^ and carried about withevery Wind of DoEirine^ by the Slight ofMen^ and cunning Craftinefsj wherebyThey lie in wait to deceive. ERE are tiioo Sorts of Perfonsmarkd out by thtApoJik in theText, the Deceivers and the De-ceived-j the Onc^fubtle and craf-ty^ and full of intrigue ; the O-ther, eafy and credulous^ and unfufpeBing; theOne, fuppofedto have all the
RM2AKABW8Sermons on several important subjects of religion and morality : to which are added two tracts ... . .M4 SERMON 1 SERMON X. The Cafe of Deceivers^ and Deceived^Confidered. Ephes. iv. 14. V^at We henceforth he no more Children^tojfedto andfro^ and carried about withevery Wind of DoEirine^ by the Slight ofMen^ and cunning Craftinefsj wherebyThey lie in wait to deceive. ERE are tiioo Sorts of Perfonsmarkd out by thtApoJik in theText, the Deceivers and the De-ceived-j the Onc^fubtle and craf-ty^ and full of intrigue ; the O-ther, eafy and credulous^ and unfufpeBing; theOne, fuppofedto have all the
Sermons on several important subjects of religion and morality : to which are added two tracts ... . ry briefly What hath beenhere faid, to our own particular Cafe and Cir-cumflances. As many of us as are here prefentmay be prefumed to hiivc fixed cur Choice^ Firji^of the Chrijiian Religion^ in Oppofition to Pa^gan^ yewijl. or Mahometan : And, Secondly^of a Reformed Religion, in Oppofition to Po-pifi Novelty and Superflition : And, Thirdly^ ofthe Religion of the Church of England, in Op-pofition to all other SeSls, Parties, or De?io-jninations of reformed Chriflians. They whohave examined int
RM2AKAFP0Sermons on several important subjects of religion and morality : to which are added two tracts ... . ry briefly What hath beenhere faid, to our own particular Cafe and Cir-cumflances. As many of us as are here prefentmay be prefumed to hiivc fixed cur Choice^ Firji^of the Chrijiian Religion^ in Oppofition to Pa^gan^ yewijl. or Mahometan : And, Secondly^of a Reformed Religion, in Oppofition to Po-pifi Novelty and Superflition : And, Thirdly^ ofthe Religion of the Church of England, in Op-pofition to all other SeSls, Parties, or De?io-jninations of reformed Chriflians. They whohave examined int
Sermons on several important subjects of religion and morality : to which are added two tracts ... . ing the World, and to proceed no far-ther than He has given Leave ^ to make ufeol found fudgment and Difcretion in an Affairof that high Concernment 5 and to fubmit toftop where God requires it, as well as to runon where He has fent : Othervvife, Religionwill not be promoted, but greatly obftrudedVol. II. L and * Rop. iil. 8. 162 The Trial of Spirits. and expofed : And the World will not bemade wifer or better but ten times wilderthan before. Thefe Things I have here laid before Youin as plain
RM2AKACGASermons on several important subjects of religion and morality : to which are added two tracts ... . ing the World, and to proceed no far-ther than He has given Leave ^ to make ufeol found fudgment and Difcretion in an Affairof that high Concernment 5 and to fubmit toftop where God requires it, as well as to runon where He has fent : Othervvife, Religionwill not be promoted, but greatly obftrudedVol. II. L and * Rop. iil. 8. 162 The Trial of Spirits. and expofed : And the World will not bemade wifer or better but ten times wilderthan before. Thefe Things I have here laid before Youin as plain