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THE GOODNESS OF GOD.
Psalm cxix. 68.-Thou art good and doest good.
Matthew vi. 30.-Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to-day is, and to-morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith?
THE REVEALED WILL OF GOD THE ONLY RULE OF DUTY.
THE HUMANITY OF JESUS CHRIST.
Luke ii. 52.-And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man.
THE SUPREME BEING THE ONLY PROPER OBJECT OF RELIGIOUS
Revelation xix. 10. And I fell at his feet to worship him, and he
THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS CHRIST.
Acts iii. 15.-And killed the prince of life, whom God hath raised from the dead, whereof we are witnesses.
NEUTRALITY RESPECTING JESUS CHRIST IMPOSSIBLE. Matthew xii. 30.-He that is not with me, is against me; and he that gathereth not with me, scattereth abroad.
SINNERS DESTROY THEMSELVES BY THEIR OWN BLINDNESS. Proverbs iv. 19.-The way of the wicked is as darkness; they know not at what they stumble.
THE PLEA OF SINNERS AGAINST ENDLESS PUNISHMENT. Isaiah xli. 21.-Produce your cause, saith the Lord; bring forth your strong reasons, saith the king of Jacob.
THE EXCUSE OF SINNERS THEIR CONDEMNATION. Matthew xxv. 24.-Then he that had received the one talent, came and said, Lord, I knew thee, that thou art an hard man, reaping where thou hast not sown, and gathering where thou hast not strewed.
THE HAPPINESS OF SELF DENIAL.
Luke xviii. 28, 29, 30.-Then Peter said, lo, we have left all and followed thee. And he said unto them, verily I say unto you, there is no man that hath left house, or parents, or brethren, or wife, or children, for the kingdom of God's sake, who shall not receive manifold more in this present time and in the world to come, life everlasting.
THE NATURE AND EFFECT OF DIVINE TEACHING. John vi. 45.—It is written in the prophets, and they shall be all taught of God. Every man, therefore, that hath heard and hath learned of the Father, cometh unto me.
THE PECULIAR SPIRIT OF CHRISTIANS. 1 Corinthians ii. 12.-Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.
HOLY OBEDIENCE THE ONLY TITLE TO ETERNAL LIFE. Luke x. 27, 28.-And he answering, said, thou shalt love the Lord thy God, with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself. And he said unto him, thou hast answered right; this do and thou shalt live.
THE DOCTRINE OF JUSTIFICATION THROUGH THE ATONEMENT.
Colossians i. 14.-In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins.
THE JOY OF A CLEAR CONSCIENCE.
2 Corinthians i. 12.-For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world.
THE FAITH OF MIRACLES,
Matthew xxi. 22.-And all things whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.
Matthew xii. 20.-A bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench, till he send forth judgment unto victory.
1 Timothy vi. 6.-But godliness with contentment is great gain.
PERFECT HOLINESS IN THIS LIFE THE DUTY OF CHRISTIANS. 2 Corinthians xiii. 9.-And this also we wish, even your perfection.
THE FINAL HARVEST.
Matthew xiii. 39.-The harvest is the end of the world.
THE MORAL IMPERFECTION OF CHRISTIANS THEIR GREATEST BURDEN.
Romans vii. 24.-O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the body of this death?
THE LIVING GO TO THE DEAD.
2 Samuel xii. 23.-I shall go to him, but he shall not return to
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