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fering of a World, in his glorious satisfa. &ion. We see what that is, which juftifies sinners, and makes them stand before the Holy God. In his excellent example, we see how justified ones, which are mystical parts and pieces of him, ought to walk and tread in his steps. These things are the subje& matter of the ensuing Difcourse'; may all, who are called Christians, study Jesus Christ. The little age, the Reason of Man, is much cried up in this Age ; may we much more adore the Infinite Word and Wisdom of God. The temper of St. Bernard may be recommended to all, Si scribas, non sapit mibi, nisi legero ibi fefum; si disputes ant conferas, non sapit mihi, nisi sonuerit ibi Jefus : The devout Father could not relish any thing but Jesus Christ; may our hearts ever burn and be inflamed with love to him, in whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledg; may, we desire none but Chrift : Non aliud præter illum, non aliud tanquam illum, non aliud poft illum ; Nothing besides him, nothing like him, nothing after him. This




is the scope of my Book ; if it profit or do good to any, it is enough, and as much as is defired by him, who is

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Holiness the glory of the Deity, p. 26. By it God acts

like himself, and doth all for his own glory, p. 27. It
imports an hatred of fin, and love of holiness in man,
p. 27, 28. In all these respects it was manifest in

, p. 28, 29, &c. It was not indecent for God
to come in the flesh and dye, p. 29, 30. The glory of
God breaks forth therein, p. 31, 32. His hatred of
sin, and design to extirpate it, p.33, 34, 35. His love

to holiness, in doing so much to recover it, and link

ing it with salvation, p. 35, 36, 37, 38. We should

be followers of God therein, p. 38, 39,



Gods Punitive Justice asserted from Scripture and Na-

ture, p. 42, 43, 44. It was necessary that there should

be a Satisfaction for sin, p: 45: Rectoral Justice re-

quired it, p. 46, to 48. Unless Christs Júfferings

were fatisfactory, no good account can be given of

them, p. 49, 50. It's not enough to say, That he

was an Example of Patience, p. 50. That he confirm-

ed the Covenant, p.51. That Gods immenfe love

mas manifested therein, or that his Refurrection assu-

red ours, ibid. 52, 53. Gods Justice appears, in that

He, though of infinite Mercy, infli&ted those sufferings

on Christ

, p. 54, 55. In that Christ, the Patient,

2045 Man, the Son of God, an holy innocent One,

p. 55, to 58. In that the sufferings of Christ were
proportionable to

the Finning-powers in man,
p. 59. To the Law, p. 60, 61. To the fin and suffer-
ings of a World, p.61, 62, 63. The fruits of his

Sufferings as to Himself

, and as to us, p. 64,65. The

dreadfulness of fina in respect of the sufferings of

Christ, and the miserable end of impenitent sinners, p.

65, 66, &c.


Gods Love and Mercy manifested, in that he stood not

upon the old terms as le might, and in giving his

Son for us, p. 70, to 75. The Socinian obječtion,

(That if God loved us, he was not angry ) answered,

p. 76,77,78. The earliness and freeness of Gods
love in giving his Son, p. 79, 80, 81. The greatness

of the gift, p. 82. The manner how he was given,p.

83, 84, 85. The persons for whom, p. 85, 86, 87.

The evits removed, and the good procured by it, p.

87, to gi. The excellent Evangelical terms built

upon it, p. 91. These are easie and sure, p. 92,93,94.

The Love and Mercy of Gód an excellent Motive to

stir up our love towards God and man, p. 95, 96,


C H A P. VI.

The Power of God manifest in Chrift, p. 99, 100. In

his incarnation and conception, p. 100, 101, 102. In

his Miracles, p. 103, 104. These were true in the

History, p. 104, 105, 106. True in the nature of Mi.

racles, p. 107. They were numerous and great, 108,

109, 110. They were suited to the Evangelical Des

sign, p.111, 112. Divine Power manifest in con-

verting the World, notwithstanding its deep corrup-

tion, and the opposition of Potentates and Philoso-

phers to the Gospel; p. 113, to 124. The instruments

mean, that the power might be of God, p. 124, 125.

The Gospel proposes super-rational Mysteries, super-

moral Virtues, super-mundane rewards; things so

much above us, that without a Divine power the pro-

pofal would have been fruitless, p. 126, 127.


The Truth of God manifested in Christ, p. 133,134. The


97, &c.

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