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he sprinkled the blood upon the book of the covenant, and gave it thee, and said, “This is the new testament in my blood!"! Oh! live henceforth a life of joy and faith, as a man that is elevated above the world. Do not live at the old dull and slothful rate; carry it as a believer; and, in a word, walk as one that doth indeed take all for truth that the Lord Jesus hath spoken to thee this day. Let that of the

Apostle be a close to all, (2. Cor. vii. 1.) 'ilaving therefore, the promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness, both of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God!"

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his essential perfections and person-

al relations

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IV. He giveth all things with himself both

present and to come

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CHAP. III.

The Voice of the Redeemed, after the Pro.

clamation

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CHAP. IV.

A Soliloquy, representing the Believer's

Triumph in God's Covenant, and the va-

rious Conflicts and glorious Conquests of

Faith over Unbelief

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I. The soul taketh hold of God's covenant 86

II. The assaults of unbelief

90

III. It confounds the soul with the amazing

greatness and difficulty of the thing's 93

IV. It upbraids the trembling soul with its

unworthiness

97

V. It questions the believer's title to God's

grace and interest in the promise 98

VI. Faith makes its claim to all the benefits

of the covenant, and stirs up

the soul

to joy and thankfulness

103

CHAP. V.

A Treasure of Gospel Promises, left in Le-

gacy by Jesus Christ; for the Strength

and Encouragement of Believers in their

Journey to the Heavenly Canaan

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Rules to be observed in reading of Promises 121

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CHAP. VÌ.
PROMISES CONCERNING SPIRITUAL THINGS.

OF SIN.
If thou findest nothing in thyself that may
move the Lord to have mercy

123
If you fear God will remember your sins

before-committed, to punish youforthem.
If often-sinning cause thee to doubt of
pardon

124
If thou despair

125
If thou findest sin a heavy burden, and Sa-
tan pursuing

127
If thou turn from sin & yet doubt of pardon 128
If thou wouldest have thy rebellions subdued 129
If thy heart be hard, & full of corruption 130
If thou fearest the breaking out of some sin &c. 131
I thou fearest God will destroy thee for thy sins 132
If thou canst not find out the sin for which
God corrects thee

133
CHAP. VII. OF GRACE:
If thy heart be as a wilderness, barren of good 134
If thou wantest holiness

137
When all thy graces are weak

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When thy heart is dried for the want of grace 140
If thou wantest the Spirit of God

141
If thou canst not bring thy heart to delight
in the Lord

142
If thine heart will not praise the Lord 143
If thou canst not understand God's voice 144
If thou seest a good way and hast no power
to walk in it

145
If thou wantest to remember the word of God 146
When thou seest thine own ignorance 147
If thy desires after grace are not satisfied 149
If thou fearest falling away,

150
If thou art fallen, and fearest the Lord will
leave thee so

152
When thou fearest the Lord has forsaken thee, 153
When thou feelest thy vileness, &c. • 154

156

THE MEANS OF GRACE.

When thou feelest thy spiritual poverty

155 If thou fearest Satan will cause thee to fall, If thou findest thyself unlike God's people, 157 If thou separatest from the wicked in their corrupt worship and manners

158 CHAP. VIII.A promise to be applied in every ordinance. When thou prayest

159 When thou meditatest

160 In reading the word, if thou understandest not 161 If thou canst not confer

162 When thou art to go to the assemblies, to participate in the ordinances

163 Wouldest thou enjoy the ordinances of God, and a blessing upon them

166 If thou enjoyest grace, or means of grace, and fearest the losing of them

168 When thou art banished from God's ordinances, and desirest to return

169 When thou art banished from God's house

171 When wicked shepherds are over us When, through wicked shepherds, thou art come to great misery

172 When thou settest thyself to fast

173 CHAP. IX.

OP PERSECUTIOX.
If thou art railed upon for well-doing:

174 When thou art called forth to defend the truth 175 If thou wouldest bring forth seasonable fruit for every estate and for every duty

176 CHAP. X. PROMISES CONCERNING EARTHLY THINGS. If thou hast children,

177 If thou wantest children

178 If the Lord deny thee children

179 When thou wouldest have thy going out, &c. 179 When thou takest rest at night, &c.

181 If thou art diligent in thy calling. &c. &c. 183

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If thou fearest the loss of thy good name, &c. 184 When thou art in any want for soul or body 185 In liberal giving

186 If sickness be among us

187 If thou fearest death, &c.

188 If thou fearest hurt by any of the creatures, &c. 189 If thou wouldest have thy purpose to prosper 190 In times of danger

191 When thou art in great trouble, &c.

192 When thou seemest to be forgotten in affliction 193 When thy sorrows grow great

194 If thou wouldest have deliverance, &c.

194 If thine enemies prevail

195 If thou wouldest have thine enemies destroyed 196 For the fall of Antichrist For the calling of the Jews

199 CHAP. XI. PROMISES FOR THE SAINT'S SUPPORT IN TIMES OF

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TROUBLE AND PERSECUTION.

That God hath freely loved his elect, &c.

201 That we are freely justified, &c.

202 That God will call his children, &c.

203 That God will give his children humble hearts 204 That the children of God shall live holy 205 That God's children will fear and serve him 206 That God will hear the prayers of his children 207 That we may persevere in grace, &c.

'208 That God will bless those who are diligent,&c. 209 That God will reward those who do good,&c. 210 We shall receive good by the society of the faithful, &c.

211 God will preserve his children in afflictions 213 God will subdue all the enemies of his church 214 The just shall be raised unto eternal life 215 God will perform all that he hath promised 216 The Author's Postcript

219 CHAP. XII. An affectionate address to communicants

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