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FoR J. oGLE: M. oGLE, GLASGow; R. OGLE, AND T. HAMILTON,
LoNDoN; AND T. Johnston E, DUBLIN.

1813.

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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNoN
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IN the Title-page of the original Edition, the Author states, that in the following Exposition ‘The original Text is opened * and cleared—ancient and modern Translations are compared and * examined—the design of the Apostle, with his reasonings, argu“ments and testimonies, are unfolded—the faith, customs, sacri“fices, and other usages of the Judaical Church, are opened and “declared—the true sense of the Text is vindicated from the ‘wrestings of it by Socinians and others—and lastly, Practical ‘Observations are deduced and improved.’

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Drawn from the Exposition of the Texts, which are handled improved in this Volume.

CHAPTER I.

IJoctrine VERSEs 1, 2.

1. The revelation of the will of God, as to all things which concern his worship, and our faith and obedience, is peculiarly, and

in a way of eminence, from the Father, - - Pag

2. The authority of God speaking in and by the penmen of the
Scriptures, is the sole bottom and foundation of our assenting to
them, and to what is contained in them, with faith divine and
supernatural, - - , - - - -
3. God's gradual revelation of himself, and of his mind and will
unto the church, was a fruit of infinite wisdom and care towards
his elect, - - - - - -
4. We may see hence the absolute perfection of the revelation of
the will of God by Christ and his apostles, as to every end and
purpose whatever, for which God ever did, or ever will in this
world reveal himself, or his mind and will, - -
5. That the Lord Jesus Christ, who is the great prophet of his
church under the New Testament, the only revealer of the will
of the Father, as the Son and Wisdom of God, made the worlds,
and all things contained in them, - - -
VERSE 3.
1. Our Lord Jesus Christ, as the Son of God, hath the weight of
the whole creation upon his hand, and disposeth of it by his
power and wisdom, - - - - -
2. Such is the nature and condition of the universe, that it could
not subsist a moment, nor could any thing in it act regularly
unto its appointed end, without the continual support, guidance,
influence, and disposal of the Son of God, - -
3. So great was the work of freeing us from sin, that it could no
otherways be effected but by the sacrifice of the Son of God
himself, - - - ... • - -
4. That there is nothing more vain, foolish and fruitless, than the
opposition which Satan and his agents yet make unto the Lord
Christ, and his kingdom, - - - -

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