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- EDITED
BY THOMAS RUSSELL, M.A.
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MEMOIRS OF HIS LIFE AND WRITINGS,
BY WILLIAM ORME.

WOL. XIV.

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- A PRACTICAL ExPOSITION ON
THE HUNDRED AND THIRTIETH PSALM: A TREATISE OF THE DOMINION OF
sIN AND GRACE: AND A HUMBLE TESTIMONY UNTo THE GooDNEss
AND SEVERITY OF GOD IN HIS
DEALING WITH SINFUL CHURCHES AND NATIONS.

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THE FOURTEENTH VOLUME.

A PRACTICAL exposition ON-The Cxxxth PSALM.

To the reader . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . iii A paraphrase .................................................... 7 General scope of the whole psalm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

The state and condition of the soul represented in the psalm. The two first verses opened - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 11

Gracious souls may be brought into depths on the account of sin. What those depths are - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 13

Whence it is that believers may be brought into depths on account of sin. Nature of the supplies of grace given in the covenant. How far they extend. Principles of the power of sin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

What sins usually bring believers into great spiritual distresses. Aggravations of these sins - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 27

The duty and actings of a believer under distresses from a sense of sin. His application unto God. To God alone. Earnestness and intention of mind therein - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 33

verse 3–The words of the verse explained; and their meaning opened . . . . 46

What first presents itself to a soul in distress on the account of sin. This opened in four propositions. Thoughts of God's making sin, according to the tenor of the law, full of dread and terror - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 48

The first particular actings of a soul towards a recovery out of the depths of sin. Sense of sin, wherein it consists. How it is wrought. Acknowledgment of sin; its nature and properties. Self-condemnation . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57

Grounds of miscarriages when persons are convinced of sin and humbled. Resting in that state. Resting on it - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 66

Verse 4.—The words explained, and the design or scope of the psalmist in them discovered • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71

Propositions or observations from the former exposition of the words. The first proposed to confirmation. No encouragement for any sinner to approach unto God, without a discovery of forgiveness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76

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