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PREFACE.

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S the following fheets contain reflections whichare the produce of many years enquiry: fo, I hope, my reader will not be furprized, or make it a matter of complaint, if he fhould find me in one part to differ from myself in another; but would rather think it strange, if I fhould not, seeing it is what men of free enquiry are always liable to; because those evidences, which are the ground of their perfuafions, are, by such enquiry, liable to be differently perceived by them. A proper and well-grounded affent to the truth of any propofition, is founded on a perception of the evidence, upon which the truth of that propofition is fupposed to depend: and, therefore, as our perception of fuch evidence is, in many cafes, liable to alter and change; that is; what we perceive to

be conclufive to day may appear otherwife to morrow; fo our opinions are liable to alter and change likewife. And as I have, in the courfe of my enquiries, had a strict regard to truth, and this has led me fometimes to differ from myfelf, by a change of my opinions: fo I am ready to retract and give up my opinion I have embraced or maintained, when fuch farther evidence shall appear, as renders it just and proper fo to do.

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TRACT. IX. An Enquiry concerning the Justice of

God.

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242

TRACT. X. An Enquiry concerning Infinite Justice,

and Infinite Satisfaction.

TRACT. XI. An Enquiry concerning Faith and My-

fteries: Or, a four-fold Enquiry; first, what Faith

is; fecondly, what the object of Faith is; thirdly,

what a Mystery is; fourthly, whether a Mystery

is the Object of Faith.
249

TRACT. XII. An Enquiry concerning the Ufe of Rea-

fon in matters of Revelation.
261

TRACT. XIII. An Enquiry concerning Prayer 265

TRACT. XIV. An Enquiry concerning the Unity, or

Oneness of the Church, or Body of Christ. 296

TRACT. XV. An Enquiry into that important Quefti-

on. Whether Chrift is fole King in his own Kingdom?

or, Whether the Civil Magiftrate, or the Paftors in

Chrift's Church, are invested with Authority to rule

Chrift's Subjects, by making Laws to direct their

Behaviour and Conduct in Chrift's Service? which

Laws they (viz. Chrift's Subjects) are obliged in

Confcience to pay active Obedience to. In a Letter

to a Gentleman.

TRACT. XVI. Part of a Letter to another Gentleman,

relating to the foregoing Enquiry.
335

325

TRACT. XVII. The Previous Question, with Re-

gard to Religion. Humbly offered to be confidered,

in Order to the Settling and Determining all other

Questions on this Subject.
339

TRACT. XVIII. A Supplement to the Previous

Question, with Regard to Religion, Wherein fe-

veral Objections made to the Previous Question are

examined, and in which God's Moral Character,

is more fully vindicated. In a Letter to a Friend.

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