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A BRIEF AND PLAIN DISCOVERY
THE RICHES OF GOD'S COVENANT OF GRACE.
BY REV. RICHARD ALLEINE, 1611-168/
A. D. 1665.
REVISED AND SOMEWHAT ABRIDGED.
DON JUN 1876
PUBLISHED BY THE
150 NASSAU-STREET, NEW YORK.
The Rev. Richard Alleine, the able author of this treatise, having published an excellent work entitled “Vindiciæ Pietatis," was requested to embody into it a precious gem exhibiting “the Riches of the Covenant of Grace, and the Believer's Triumph," from the pen of his brother the Rev. Joseph Alleine, author of the “ Alarm to the Unconverted." The result was that his meditations on the high theme produced this glowing, spiritual, and practical treatise, of which the gem from his brother constitutes chapters 14 and 15.
In the present edition, various antiquated or doubtful phrases or sentences have been dropped, and a few paragraphs on a single point which might give offence to some evangelical Christians, have been omitted. The headings and subdivisions of the chapters have been made more distinct, and four very short chapters on related topics are now united in chapter 5. The treatise, says the author, is “followed with my prayers that the good land, whereof some clusters are here presented to thee, may be thine inheritance. See and take."