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CONTENTS.

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I. THE BEING OF GOD

II. THEOLOGY AND ITS SOURCES

III. THE EVIDENCES OF CHRISTIANITY

IV. INSPIRATION

V. THE SCRIPTURES OF THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS, THE ONLY

RULE OF FAITH, AND JUDGE OF CONTROVERSIES

VI. THE CANON OF SCRIPTURE

VII. THE ATTRIBUTES OF GOD

VIIL. THE DOCTRINE OF THE TRINITY, INCLUDING THE DIVINITY OF

CHRIST, THE ETERNAL GENERATION OF THE SON, THE PER-

SONALITY, DIVINITY, AND ETERNAL PROCESSION OF THE HOLY

GHOST, AND THE SEVERAL PROPERTIES AND MUTUAL RELA-

TIONS OF THE PERSONS OF THE GODHEAD

IX. THE DOCTRINE OF THE DIVINE DECREES IN GENERAL

X. PREDESTINATION

X.

THE CREATION OF THE WORLD

XII. THE DOCTRINE OF ANGELS

PROVIDENCE

xiv. THE ORIGINAL STATE OF MAN

XV. THE COVENANT OF WORKS

XVI. SIN: ITS NATURE; ADAM'S SIN, AND THE CONSEQUENCES

THEREOF TO HIS POSTERITY

XVII. ORIGINAL SIN

XVIII. THE DOCTRINE OF FREE AGENCY AND OF HUMAN INABILITY

XIX. THE COVENANT OF GRACE

XX. THE PERSON OF CHRIST

XXI. THE MEDIATORIAL OFFICE OF CHRIST

XXII. THE ATONEMENT: ITS NATURE, NECESSITY, PERFECTION, AND

EXTENT

XXIII. THE INTERCESSION OF CHRIST

XXIV. THE MEDIATORIAL KINGSHIP OF CHRIST

XXV. EFFECTUAL CALLING

XXVI. REGENERATION

XXVII. FAITH

XXVIII. THE UNION OF BELIEVERS WITH CHRIST

XXIX. REPENTANCE

XXX. JUSTIFICATION

XXXI. ADOPTION

XXXII. SANCTIFICATION

XXXIII. THE PERSEVERANCE OF THE SAINTS

XXXIV. DEATH, AND THE STATE OF THE SOUL AFTER DEATH

XXXV. THE RESURRECTION

XXXVI. THE SECOND ADVENT AND GENERAL JUDGMENT

XXXVII. HEAVEN, AND THE DOCTRINE OF ETERNAL PUNISHMENTS

XXXVIII. THE SACRAMENTS

XXXIX. BAPTISM: ITS NATURE, DESIGN, MODE, SUBJECTS, EFFICACY,

AND NECESSITY

XL. THE LORD'S SUPPER

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authority : Christ, 52, Apostles, 53.

CHAPTER V.

THE RULE OF FAITH AND PRACTICE.

All-sufficient, Romish traditions, invalidity of all but the Scriptures,

Romanists rebuked, 55, Scriptures furnish proofs, Christ never ap-

pealed to other, Bereans commended for searching them, 56, Israel

commanded so to do, Christ rebukes the same class, 57, elsewhere

taught, 58, completeness, clearness, 59, other arguments : (a) direct

address, 60, command, Scriptures judge and rule, how to be read,

Romish statement that their church is, 63, arguments (a) of promise,

64, (6) commission, (c) declaration, (d) resistance, (e) power, (f) dis-

cernment, 65, arguments refuted: (a) to all believers, not to officers,

66, meaning of “church,” 67, spiritual people of God, Epistles how

addressed, 69, Romish claims never established, 72, direct proofs

that the Scriptures are: (a) commanded to search, 72, (6) the Holy

Spirit's aid, 73, personal responsibility, 74.

CHAPTER VI.

THE CANON OF SCRIPTURE.

Meaning, Old Testament when completed, Pentateuch, 75, genuine-

ness established, 76, Apocrypha, how rejected, Talmud, how re-

garded, 77.

CHAPTER VII.

THE ATTRIBUTES OF GOD.

OBJECT—names, Jehovah, God, Lord, Almighty, 79, Most High,

Hosts, King, Lawgiver, Judge, 80, Rock, Fortress, Tower, Deliverer,

Shepherd, Husbandman, Father; Divine attributes, 81, principle of

comprehending God, descriptions how understood : (a) face, 82,

(6) eyes, (c) nostrils, (d) arms and feet, (e) repenting and grieving,

(f) jealous, 83, UNITY, one God proved, 84, God a Spirit, RELA-

TION TO SPACE, different modes of the Divine presence, 85, TO

TIME, immutability, 86, knowledge, 87, power, absolute, 89, will,

secretive and revealed, JUSTICE, love of holiness, and hatred of

sin, 90, proved by death of Christ, 91, GOODNESS, how known, gra-

cious in forgiving, 92, TRUTH, conditional promises and threatenings,

SOVEREIGNTY asserted, 93, without limit, HOLINESS defined, 95.

CHAPTER VIII.

THE DOCTRINE OF THE TRINITY.

Meaning of the word Trinity, meaning of 'TócTaois, pre-existence
of Jesus, 97, all Divine appearances of the ancient economy referred

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