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May the very aged and pious VVidow, with the remaining virtuous Offspring of the Deceased Man of GOD, receive che full Answer of his fervent and believing Prayers, in Showers of Blessings upon them !-May his Son in the Ministry, and may his present Succellir, and every otber Minister, as ELỊSHA, take up this precious Mantle of ELIJAH, and, with a double Portion of that excellent Golpel-Spirit, which rested on him so conspicuously and abundantly, go on and prosper in their heavenly and divine Employment ! May bis Flock, and others through the Land, attentively bear what ibe Spirit of CHRIST faith now to them, and to each Church among us, (Rev. iii. 8, 11.) Tbou bast a little Ştrength, and baft kepi my Word, and bajt not denied my Name. --Bebold, I. come quickly! Hold fast that which ibou baf, that no Man take tby Crown.
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HO, every one that thirfeth, come ye to the Waters, and be that bath
without Money and without Price.. ., Merve ri.
Doct. III, There's a sufficient Fulness in CHRIST, to supply and ...
your Soul delight itself in Fatness.
Doct. IV. Hearing the Word of GOD is the way or Means for Men's Souls to live.
P. 130. Disc. V. on Ver. 3. latter Part. P. 147.
And I will make an everlasting Covenant with you, even the Jure Mercies of David. Doct. I.. The Covenant of Grace, which GOD makes with Meä, ' is an everlasting Covenant.
P. 149. What GOD engages in this Covenant. :: 2 P. 150. The Graciousness of this divine Engagement.
P. 152. The Perfon, tbro whom it is fulfilled, i. e. Jesus Christ. P. 155. " Wby GOD treats with Men in the Way of a Covenant. P. 157. The Covenant of Grace everlasting, both on GOD's Part, and
on Man's. ** ' Doct. II. GOD bestows fure Mercies, on all that are intereled in the Covenant of Grace. .. .ini, iPa 176.
These are Spiritual and eternal Blessings. :). , ibid. ! Why they are call'd Mercies.' , , .; ; :: P. 179. In what Respects they are fure Mercies. : : ! h . : P.: 1&1.
Disc. VỊ. on Ver. 4. P. 18. Bebold, I bave given bime for a Witness to the People; a Leader, and
Commander to the People. · Doct. I. CHRISTI was given by GOD the Father to be a Witness
to the People. P i i rii. Inc. P. 186. Doct. II. He was given, to be a Leader to them. , P. 205. Doct. III. to be a Commander. ;
P.: 214. Doct. IV. It ought to be attentively considered, that CHRIST, in all his Saving Offices, was given of GOD the Father. , P. 222.
Disc. VII. on Ver. 5. P. 233. ; Bebold, thou foalt call a Nation that thou knowell not, and Nations that
knew not ibee, Jhall run unto thee, because of the Lord by GOD, and
for the holy One of Israel, for be hath glorified thee. n Dact. I. Sach as know not Christ, are in a very miserable Condition, . ,
P. 235 Morives, to get the Knowledge of CHRIST.' ..: P, 243. Directions, to that End.
P. 262. Doct, II. When the Call of Christ to Sinners is made effe&tual, they will run unto him.'
P. 265. Doct. III. Since Christ's Exaltation, the Namber of the effe&tually called is much increased.'
P. 274. Doct. IV. It is GOD, even the Father, that makes Christ's Calls to Sinners effe&tual.
Dact. V. GOD the Father is the GOD of Jesus CHRIST. P. zoo. Doct. VI. GOD is the Holy One of Israel.
P. 308. Doct. VII. GOD the Father has glorified CHRIST. P. 325.
Disc. VIII. on Ver. 6, P. 343. Sok ye the Lord, while he may be found ; call ye upon him, while
be is near Doct. Sinners, under the Gospel, should be concerned to seek the LORD, in the Time wherein he may be found.
B. 344. What is implied in their seeking GOD. .
. ibid. - How GOD is to be fought. - When it is a Time, wherein GOD may be found. P. 352,
Reasons why Sinners should be concerned to seek GOD in the · Time wherein he may be found.
Disc. IX. on Ver. 2. P. 369. . Let the Wicked forsake his Way, and the unrighteous Man his Thoughts ::
and let him return unto the LORD, and he will have Mercy upon him,
and to our GOD, for be. will abundantly pardon. Doct. I. Every wicked Man must forsaké his Way of Sin, as he would hope to find GOD..
P. 370. Doct. II. Sinners must forsake also their finful Thoughts, in order 10 finding Mercy with GOD.
P. 378. Doct. II. Not-only- 1o, but they must likewise return unto the LORD.
P. 392. Doct, IV. GOD will have Mercy on all repenting and returning
Sinners. Doct. V. It's a great' Encouragement to Sinners, to repent and re-. turn to GOD, in that he will abundantly pardon. P. 414.
Dis.c. X. on Ver. 8, 9. P. 432. For my Thoughts are not your Thoughts, neither are jour Ways, my Ways,
Jaith the Lord. For as the Heavens are higher than the Earth, so are my Ways higher ihan jour Ways, and my Thoughts than your
Thoughts. . . . . . Doct. GOD's Thoughts and Ways of pardoning, are not like unto
Men's, but do exceedingly transcend and furpass them. P. 433. Disc. XI. on Ver. 10, 11. P. 444. For as the Rain cometh douin, and the Snow from Heaven, and returneth
not thither, but watereth the Earth, and maketh it bring forth and bud, shar it may give Seed to the Sower, and Bread to the Eater : So Ihall my Word be, that gocth forth out of my Mouth ; It mall not relurn unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it foall prosper in the Thing whereto 1 fent it... Doct.
Doct. I. The Word of GOD is liken'd unto Snow and Rain. P. 445. Doct. II. GOD's Word Mall certainly accomplifh bis Pleasure, and attain the End he sends it for. :
. P. 452. Disc. XII. on Ver. 12. P. 462.. For ye fall go out with Joy, and be led forth with Peace : the Moun
tains' and the Hills fall break forth before you into Singing, and all
the Trees of the Field mall clap, their Hands. Doct. Repenting Sinners shall be brought out of their spiritual Cap. tivity, with joy and Peace.
P. 463. Disc. XIII. on Ver. 13. P. 479. Instead of the Thorn Mall come up the Fir Tree, and instead of the Brier
Mall come up the Myrtle-Tree: And it pall be to the LORD for a * Name, for an everlasting Sign, that hall not be cut off. Doct. I. Repeating Sinners have a great Change wrought in them. A
P. 480. Doct. II. The great Change wrought in Sinners at their Conver. fion, brings eternal Glory to GOD.
P. 487. Disc. XIV. on John IX. 4. P. 496. I mus work the works of him that sent me, while it is Dav: The Night cometh when no Man can work. · [Being the last the Author preached. ]
N. B. The most of these Discourses, confis, each, of
feveral Sermons. But the Rev. Author wrote bis Manuscript continuedly, without numbring the Sermons, or distinguishing them by any Note or Mark, whereby we enigbt know when one ends, and another begins, in ibi general Discourse on any Verse or Clause. So that no fucb Division (which wou'd bave been convenient, especially in Some of the longer Discourses) cou'd be made with any Certainly.--However, it's suppos’d, the Reader may gé." nerally come to a Pause, at every 20th Page, or under.
And, in Justice to the Rev. Author, it seems requisite is observe, that some “ separate Papers," refer'd to in : Jundry Parts of bis Manuscript, and probably used in the Preaching, did not accompany the Copy to the Press : which may partly account for the great Brevity of one or Iwo of the Discourses, an jome rish and copious Texts. ;