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Above One Hundred and Fifty SERMONS,

besides his POETICAL PIECES.


To which is prefixed,
An Account of the Author's Life and WRITINGS,

with an ELEGIAC Poem, and large CONTENTS.

Christ is all, and in all, Col. iii. II.

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For Hugh MITCHELL, Bookfeller, Peter MUIRHEAD,
Merchant, and the Revd. John STEWART, the Publishers.


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SERMON XXXIV,-XLVI. Gospel-Principle the Foundation of Gospel-Practice ;

or, the great Duty of receiving Christ, and walking in him, opened,

7 Col. ii. 6. As we have received Christ Jefus, the Lord,

so walk ye in bim. After a copious introduction and succinet division of the words, shewing

the scope of the apostle, and sense of the versc, the following general

topics are liandied at great length, viz. 1. The believer's character and dignity, as a receiver of Christ Jesus the Lord, delineated,

14 1. The act of faith, as it is a receiving Chrift, opened, ibid. What is supposed in it,

ibid, That Christ is offered in the gospel,

14, 15 To whom he is offereds

15 Upon wliat groundsy

18 For what ends,

In wiat capacitiesą
What the act of faith consists in,
Its nature and qualities opened,

28 2. The object of this act, viz. Christ, confidered,

35 Both doctrinally and personally,

35, 37 3. The capacities Clirist is received in

40 As a Jesus and as a Lord,

41, 42 II. The believer's duty, viz. to walk in Christa opened, 1. The denomination of the duty,

47 It denotes practice,

ibid. It imports progress,

51 It implies permanency,

52 2. The qualifications of the duty,

53 What this walk fuppofes,

55 What it excludes,

57 What it includes

59 What it infers,

64 III. The rule of the believer's duty, and the proportion it should bear to the reception of Christ, evinced,

66 1. The proportion of this walk considered, both as to the act and manner of the reception,

ibid. 2. The proportion of it as to the object received, in the text, 70 As the Christ, doctrinally and personally,

71 As a Jesus, to walk in him before God and the world, As a Lord, the Lord of your life, time, graces, comforts, ordinances, duties, &*c.

74 The proportion of the believer's walk is to be suitable to all the particulars deduceable from these three generals,




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