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PRINTED BY J. RITCIIIE,
FOR J. OGLE; M. OGLE, GLASGOW ; OGLES, DUNCAN & COCHRAN,
LONDON ; AND T. HNSTONE, DUBLIN,

1814.

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OF THE

PRACTICAL OBSERVATIONS, Drawn from the Exposition of the Texts, which are handled and

improved in this Volume.

CHAPTER VIII.

Page

VERSE 1. Doctrine 1. When the nature and weight of the matter treated of, or the

variety of arguments wherein it is concerned, do require that our discourse of it should be drawn forth to a length more than ordinary, it is useful to refresh the minds, and relieve the memories of our hearers, by a brief recapitulation of the things insisted on,

19 2. When doctrines are important, and such as the eternal welfare

of the souls of men are immediately concerned in, we are by all means to endeavour an impression of them on the minds of our

hearers, 3. The principal glory of the priestly office of Christ, depends on the glorious exaltation of his person,

VERSE 2. 1. The Lord Christ, in the height of his glory, condescends to

discharge the office of a public minister in the behalf of the church,

28 2. All spiritually sacred and holy things are laid up in Christ, 34 3. He hath the ministration of all these holy things committed to him,

ib. 4. The human nature of Christ is the only true tabernacle, wherein God would dwell personally and substantially,

ib. 5. The church hath lost nothing by the removal of the old taber

nacle and temple, all being supplied by this sanctuary, true tabernacle, and minister thereof,

35 6. We are to look for the gracious presence of God in Christ only, 36 7. It is by Christ alone that we can make our approach unto God ' in his worship,

ib. 8. It was an institution of God, that the people in all their dis.

tresses should look unto, and make their fupplications towards the tabernacle, or holy temple,

ib. 9. If any one else can offer the body of Christ, he also is the minister of the true tabernacle,

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