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CHAPTER V.

Of the knowledge of God’s eternity, and its due effects. A
believer referring all things to eternity, honoureth his
very horse, or dog, or smallest mercy, more than unbe-
lievers honour their king, their lives, their souls, regard-
ing them but for transitory ends. Unbelievers denying
the end, destroy morally all souls, all mercies, all Divine
revelations, all God's ordinances, all graces, and duties,
and the whole creation.............. - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

CHAPTER VIII.

Of the knowledge of God as the first cause, creator and pre-

server of all things. All things are for God, as the ulti- -

mate end; manifested. How his will is still fulfilled.
Whether he will de eventu that all obey him God wil-
leth not sin. Differences ended about. Whether he
decree not or will not ut evenit peccatum 2 Whether he
will de eventu that sin shall not come to pass, when it
doth 2 All God's works good : none to be dishonoured :
no not ourselves, our reason and freewill, as natural and
of God; though as vitiated by us and ill-disposed, we
must accuse it . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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CHAPTER XI.
Of the knowledge of God as our redeemer. Infants not in a
state of innocency, but of original sin: fully proved :
the great ends of redemption enumerated: the effects it
must have upon the soul. . . . . . - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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CHAPTER XX. PAGE
Of the knowledge of God’s mercifulness (including his pa-
tience and long-suffering), and the necessary uses and

effects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . •e - e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. * * * * * * * * * * * 148

Practical atheism further detected. An answer to them that
think it unfit for ignorant men, or poor men to think so
much of God, and that it will make men melancholy and
mad. Ten propositions shewing how far it is our duty
to think of God; by way of explication . . . . . . . . . . . . 214

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CHAPTER VII.

Five special obligations on true believers to walk with God,
and to avoid inordinate creature-converse. . . . . . . . . . . .

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formed unto Christ. Reasons for your expectation . . . .

The aggravations of their forsaking you

Some quieting considerations ........................

The order of forms in the school of Christ . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

The disciples scattered every man to his own

Selfishness contrary to friendly fidelity. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Considerations to quiet us in the death of faithful friends • .

Whether we shall know them in heaven . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Whether creatures be any matter of our comfort in heaven..

Quest. Shall I have any more comfort in present friends than

in others?... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • * * * * *

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