What must be understood of the person of Christ
The ends of redemption to be understood ...,
The demonstrations of the glory of God in Christ, and to whom 108
What are the works of redemption that Christ hath done .... 113
The benefits by Christ procured :
The general benefits .
The benefits proper to believers
The several terms on which the several benefits are conveyed 128
The certainty of all this ...
How Christ must be received heartily and with the will
Christ must be entirely received, and how
Direct. 6. See that the flesh be thoroughly mortified, and your
hearts taken off the pleasures, profits, and honours of the
world, and think not of reconciling God and the world, as
if you might secure your interest in both ..
Direct. 7. Be sure that you inake an absolute resignation of
yourselves, and all that you have to God
Direct. 8. See that you mistake not a mere change of your
opinions, and profession, and behaviour for a saving change 155
The marks by which a sound conversion may be known from
a mere opinionative change.
Directions to get beyond an opinionative change.
Direct. 9. Acquaint yourselves by faith with the glory of the
everlasting kingdom, and see that you take it for your por-
tion and your end, and from thence let the rest of your ac-
tions be animated ..
Wherein this blessedness doth consist
Direct. 10. Rest not, and count not yourselves converted, till
God and holiness have your very love, desire, and delight :
and take it not for a saving change, when you had rather
live a worldly and ungodly life, if it were not for the fears of
Direct. 11. If you would not have the work miscarry, turn
then this present day and hour without any more delays :
where fifty considerations are given to shame men out of
Direct. 12. Stop not in weak and wavering purposes, and
faint attempts ; but see that you be groundedly, unreser-
vedly, and firmly or habitually resolved
What resolution is, and by what deliberations it is caused.
The preparatory common acts, and the special acts : illu-
mination, and the will's determinations, how wrought ibid.
The unresolved are unconverted
What resolution it is that is necessary
Twenty Motives to resolution
Hindrances to resolution
Two Directions for prosecuting resolution, that it may hold 243