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27 Shame enjoined as a mark of]


28 Avoiding sin, is avoiding


29 Reproofs for not being asham-

ed of sin.

30 Abhorring and loathing one's

self for sin.

31 & 32 Confession and acknow-

ledgment of sin, promises to it.

33 Exhortations to confession.

34 Instances of confessing peni-

tents obtaining mercy.

35 Confessions made in scripture

expressions. Page 47 1

36 Amendment. P"ge 472

37 Fruitfulness in religion.

Page 473



1 Of death and the shortness of
human life.

3 The term and boundary of hu-
man life. Page 474

3 The term of life is in God':


4 Death prevailing over all man

kind of every character, rank,
and station. Page 475

5 Preparative duties for death.

6 No preparative duties are to be

performed after death.

7 The death of the righteous

happy. fag' 476

8 The death of the wicked.

Page 477

9 The dead leave all their pos-

sessions behind them.

10 Of the resurrection ©f the dead.

Page 478



1 Of a future judgment, and

its consequences.

2 God is judge. Page 480

3 The persons and things that

shall be judged.

4 Of the time when the day of

judgment shull be. Page 481

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Uses to be made of the dec-

trine of a future judgment,

and its consequences lor en-

couraging stcdfastmc-s ar.d

perseverance. Page 482

The dissolution of the heavens
and the earth. Page 483

The happiness of the righte-

ous in heaven is ir.conceiv*-

ably great.

Christians are heirs, they

have an inheritance, a king-

dom, &c. P"ge 4 84

The righteous have rest.

1 he righteousenjoy mansions.-

a new heaven, an heavenly

temple, light, &c.

They are present with Christ.

Pcge 485

Christians are in a stale of


They are free from pain and

Eternal life is from Cod.

Life is promised. Page 486

To righteousness.

To the spiritually-minded.
To seeking God.
To godliness.
To fearmg God.
To loving God.
To mortification, dying unto

sin. lyage 487

To suffering for Christ's sake.

To perseverance.
To those that overcome.
To repentance.

To the wise—Future punish-

ments.—Sinners that shall

not enter into the kingdom of

heaven. JJoge 488

The greatest punishments and
sufferings in this life, set
forth in the language expres-

sive of future punishments.

Page 489

The punishment of the wick-

ed in a future state. Page 490



CHAP. j.


«• r I 1HAT there is a God, asserted, and firovcd by his ,works. Exod. I iii. 14. The Lord said to Moses, I Am that I Am.

Ps. ix. 16. The Lord is known by the judgments he exe


xix. I. The heavens declare the glory of God, and the earth sheweth his handy-work.

Ver. 2. Day unto day iittercth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge. Job xii. 7, 8, 9. lviii. 11. Verily he is a God that judgeth in the earth, c. 3. The Lord he is God, he made us. 2 Cor. i. 21. He that anointed us is God. Heb. iii. 4. He that built all things is God. Rom. i. 20,

II. God is perfect' Matt. v. 48. Your Father in heaven is perfect. I John i. 5. God is light and in him is no darkness at all.

III. God is one. Deut. vi. 4. Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God Ls one Lord.

1 Cor. viii. 4. There is none other God, but one. Mark xii. 29. Ver. 6. To us there is but one God. Gal. iii. 20. God is one. Eph. iv. 6. One God and Father of all. Matt. xxiii. 9. John viii. 41. 1 Tim. ii. 5. There is one God and one Mediator. Jam. ii. 19. Thou believest there is one God, thou doest well.

IV. He is God and Lord, alone. 2 Kings xix. 15. Thou art God iilonc. Ps. lxxxvi. 10. Isa. xxxvii. 16, 20.

Neh. ix. 6. Thou art Lord alone. Ps. xxxiii. 18. Whose name alone is Jehovah.

V. JVone else. Deut. iv. 35. The Lord he is God, there is none else. Isa. xlv. 5, 6, 14, 18, 22—xlvi. 9.

VI. None besides him. 2 Sam. vii. 22. Neither is there any God besides thee.

xxii- 32. Who is God save the Lord? 2 Kings v. 15. Isa. xliv. 6, 8. Beside me there is no God, I know not any. Ch. xlv. 5, 14, 21.

Hos. xiii. 4. Thou shalt know no God but me. Exod. xx. 3.

VII. None with him. Deut. xxxii. 39. I am God, there is no God with me.

VIII. None before him. Isaxliii. 10. Before me there was no God. formed.


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