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The NATURE of the FORGIVENESS of SIN is declared, the TRUTH and REALITY of it afferted;
The CASE of a SOUL diftreffed with the GUILT of SIN, and relieved by a Discovery of FORGIVENESS with GOD, is at large difcourfed.
BY JOHN O W e n, d. d.
JOHN V. 39. Search the Scriptures.
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HE enfuing expofition and difcourfes are intended for the benefit of thofe, whose spiritual state and condition is represented in the Pfalm here explained. That these are not a few, that they are many; yea, that to fome part or parts of it, they are all who believe both the fcriptures and their own experience will bear teftimony to. Some of them, it may be, will enquire into, and after their own concernments, as they are here declared. To be ferviceable to their faith, peace, and fpiritual confolation, hath been the whole of my defign. If they meet with any discovery of truth, any due application of it to their confciences, any declaration of the fenfe and mind of the Holy Ghoft, in the fcriptures fuitable unto their condition and useful to their edification, much of my end and purpofe is obtained. Iknow fome there are that dislike all discourses of this nature and look upon them with contempt and fcorn. But why they should do fo, I know not unless the gofpel itself, and all the myfteries of it, be folly unto them. Sin and Grace in their original causes, various refpects,