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Š 1, 02.
Š. Joh. vi. 38.
, but the Will of Him that
1. How does it appear, that Christ was in
i. It is plain, that Christ had a real Exi-
and viii. 58.
10. Colol. i. 14, 15, 16. S. fobii. 1, 2.
ly Divine; Phil. ii, 6,7. AĞt. XX. 28.
communicated to Him from the Fa:
Hebr. i. 3.
by Reason of this His Divine Effence,
the Father, S. Fob. vi. 62.
. came from Heaven, fo' He came
1. Christ's Will, as He is GOD, is no way different from the Father's
2. As Man, His Will was distinct from the Father's, but still fubordinate to it, S. Luk. xxii. 42. and therefore, though He had a Will of His Own, as Man, yet He came not to fulfil that.
3. But our Saviour speaks not bere of Himself, either as GOD, or Man, but as God-Man, as Mediator, as One sent from the Father, and therefore was oblig'd to do His Will, where
he faith, not the Will of my Father, but the Will of Him that fent me.
From hence it follows,
of Man's Happiness and Salvation.
1.GOD made Man upright and happy, li
Eccles. vii. 29. 2. Man made himself sinful and miserable,
. xiii. 9. 3. But he cannot make himself happy a
gain, fer. X. 23 4 4. And as Man cannot, fo none but GOD
can. i. None else could find out a Way to
fave Man. 2. None else effect it, when found out,
S. Joh. vi. 38. 5.' GOD had no other Motive, but His
Own Will and Pleasure, to save Man,
Ephef.i. 5. 1. Man himself could be no Motive,
Deut. vii. 7,8 2. Neither could the Hope of Glory
be so, GOD receiving notbing thereby,fob. xxi. 2, 3. Psal. xvi. 2.
2. That Chrift came to accomplish this Will of GOD; which He did, 1. By acquainting us with what is necessary
to be known or done, in order to our
being saved, S. Joh. xiv. 2. 2. By giving as, in His Own Person, a per:
fect Example of Piety and Vertue,
1 S. Pet. ii. 21. S. Matt. xi. 30. Ist Ž. By enabling us fincerely to perform what
foever is enjoin'd us, s: Foh. xy. š. Phil.
4. By dying for us, S. Matt. xx. 28. 1 Tim.
ii. 6. 5. By continuing still to make Intercession
for us, Hebr. vii. 25. 1 S. Joh. ii. 1.
1. For sending Christ to die for as, S. Luki
2. His Spirit to live within us.
for the accomplishing of your Salva
tion. 1. By the Pardon of your Sins. 2. The Strengthening of your Graces
Phil. ii. 13. 105 3. And Power to persevere in your
Duty to your Lives End, S. Matt. 4. Hence learn also of your Saviour,
1. To fubmit your Wills to GOD's, 1 Sam.
iii. 18. 2. To do the Will of Him that sent you
1. That you repent, A&t. xvii. 30.
xviii. 30. and xxxiii. 11. 3. That
you love the Lord, with all
your Hearts, S. Matt. xxii. 37.
work out your Salvation, Phil. ij.
S. Jo H. vi. 39. And this is the Father's Wil which hätb fent me, that of all which he hath given men
I should lose nothing, but Jhould raise it up again at the last Day.
C given to Him,
1. DOCTRIN E.
given to Him, S. Joh. xvii. 12.
sery, Jer. viii. 6. S. Joh. xvi. 7, 8. 2. Humble and lowly in our own Eyes, Ifa.
Ixiv. 6. S. Matt. v. 3. and xi. 28. 3. Inclining our Hearts to the ways of true
Piety and Vertue, by His preventing
Grace, S. fam. iv. 6. 4. Convincing as, that Christ Jesus was sent
by Him to be the Saviour of the World. 1. By the Miracles which He wrought,
S. Job. v. 20, 36. x. 37, 38. and 2. By the Purity and Innocency of His
Life, A&t. X. 38. 3. By the Excellency and Holiness of .
His Doctrine, S. Joh. vi. 36. and
vii. 46. Hebr. iv, 12. S.Luk.xi. 27. 2. How shall those not be loft ?
They shall all have,