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Serm.which are known by the Name of Moral XIII. Virtues, are also in Scripture stiled Graces
or Gifts of the Spirit: Moral Virtues, as they are seated in the Mind of Man, directing his Intentions, and appearing in his Practise : And, at the same time, Gifts or Fruits of the Spirit ; as they are promoted by the Arguments of revealed Religion, by the Asistance of the Spirit of God, and by being practised in express Obedience to the Divine Commands. The Fruit of the Spirit, (faith St Paul, Eph. v. 9.) is in all Goodness and Righteoufnefs and Truth. And Gal. v. 22. The Fruit of the Spirit, is Love, Joy, Peace, Long-suffering, Gentleness, Goodness, Faith, Meekness, Temperance ; against Such, there is No Law,
AND Now, having premised a large explication of the general Doctrine, upon which the exhortation in the Text is founded; I should in the next place have proceeded to consider diflinctly, the several particular expressions made use of in the Text: What is meant, by working out our Salvation ; what it is, to work it out with Fear and Trembling ; and why,
in That manner : What is meant by God's SER 8.
Phil. ii. latter part of the 12th,
and the 13th verse.
Fear and Trembling ; For it is
N a foregoing Discourse upon Šermi
the Exhortation in the Text is founded. I shall now .proceed to conVol. II. X
Ser m.sider distinctly, the several particular Ex-
is meant by working out cur Salvation ;
I. In the first place I am to consider