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That the principal and ultimate Design of them

was, to exhibit the Sufferings of CHRIST, and
the Glory that should follow ;min both which

his Disciples are Sharers with him. -
WITH A DigreSSION ON BAPTISM;

IN WHICH IS CONSIDERED,
The Subjects of it;the Mode of it ;-and the

Meaning of that Expreslion,
Buried with him in Baptism.".

TO WHICH ARE ANNEXE D, .
Some Observations on the work of the Holy Spi-

rit ;-and the Difference between the Faith of

GOD's ELECT, and the Faith of DEVILS. FROM THE HOLY SCRIPTURES.

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John xvii. 38. Pilate faith unto him, what is Truth?
..... xiv. 5. Thomas faith unto him, Lord, ho:v can we know the Way ?
...... ... 6, Jefus füith unto him, I am the Way, and the Truth, and the Life.'
Ifaiah viii, 20. To the Law, and to the 1 citiinony; if they speak not according to this Word, is
: is because there is no light in them.
Genclis ii. 15. I will put Enmity between thy Sced and her Seed.

-------- xxiii. 17. And thy Seed ihall possets the Gate of his Enemies.
Jude 22. 23. And of fome have compassion, making a Difference; and others fave with Fear,

pulling them out of the Fire.
ift of Cor. ii. 13. Not in Words which Man's Wisdom teachoth; but which the Holy Ghost

teacheth; comparing fpiritual Things with spiritual.

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AN ATTEMPT TO ILLUSTRATE 1. The great Subject of the PSA L M $.

In a LETTER to a FRIEND,

SIR,
A S the design of the spirit of prophecy in the

Psalms appears to be generally very little

understood, and is at the fame time very - interesting ; and as I know of nothing that has been published among us in America that has a plain and easy tendency thereto, I thought it might be of use to take this method to communicate to the public what appears evident by comparing the Psalms one with another, and with the other feriptures; in which I can at the same time comply with your request, that I would communicate my thoughts to you upon them. And here I must acknowledge, that I have been somewhat assisted in my enquiry into the meaning of the Psalms, by a book entitled, The Psalter in its original forin, &c. written by Mr. GEORGE FENWICK, B. D, Rector of Hallaton in Leicestershire, printed at London, in the year 1759. And if I fhould have occasion, in the following treatise, to make use of any thing from him, or from any others who are acquainted with the original languages in which the bible was at first wrote, I shall introduce it with, or ánnex to it, these words, it is said, without any further reference thereto..

Whatever occurrences might take place with respect to David, or the kingdom of Israel, as the occasion

of

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