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Of the LEARNED
BENJAMIN WHICHCOTE, D D.
Rector of St. LAWRENCE JEWR ¥,
V 0 LUME II.
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DISCOURSE XXV. That those who are truly Religious will be delivered
from all dangerous errors abou: Religion - Poil. iii. 15, 16. Let as niany of us therefore as bė perfect, be thus minded and if in any thing ye be otherwise minded, God sball reveal even this into yout.
Nevertheless, whereto we have already attained, let us walk by the same rule, let us mind the same thinrs.
DISCOURSE XXVI. The Unity of the church maintained by christians.From the same tèxt.
DISCOURSE XXVII. The frail:y of human nature.
Gen. iii. 19. Duft thou art, and to duft thou shalt return.
P 40. DISCOURSE XXVIII. The instruction from the Judgments of God. Ira.
xxvi. 9. When thy Fudgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness. p. 51
DISCO U RS E XXIX. The justice of one man towards another. Micah
vi. 8. What doth the Lord require of thee but to do juft
ly; to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God? DISCOURSE XXX. XXXI. XXXII. XXXIII. The nacure of Salvarion by Christ.
2 Tiu. . 9, Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling ; not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began; But is now made manifest by the appearing of our Saviour Jesus Christ ; qvho hath aholisbed death, and brought life and immortality to light through the gospel. p. 73. 84. 98. 112,
DISCOURSE XXXIV. XXXV. The worth of religion and suffering for it. - Phil.
iii. 7,8 But what things were gain to me, those ?
counted loss for Christ. Yea doubtless and I count all things but loss, for the ex
p. 204 228.
cellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ p. 127. 139.
DisCOURSE XXXVI. XXXVII. XXXVIII. Our conversarion is in heaven.
Phil. iii. 20.
For our conversation is in heaven, from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Chrift.
p. 154. 171. 186. DISCOURSE XXXIX. XL. The Moral Part of Religion reinforced by christia
nity. Tit. ii. 11, 12. For the grace of God, that bringeth salvation, hath appeared to all men ; teaching us, that denying ungodliness, and worldly lasts we should live foberly, righteously, and godly in this present world.
DISCOURSE XLI. XLII. The Reconciliation of sinners, by the death of Christ
Heb. ii 17. Wherefore in all things it behoved him to be made like unto his brethren, that he might be a merciful and faithful high-priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the fins of the people.
p. 243. 257. DISCOURSE XLIII. XLIV. XLV. The mediation of Christ the grand institution of God.
Col. iii. 17. Sind whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him. p. 285. 304. 323.
DISCOURSE XLVI. XLVII. The arguments by which men should be persuaded
to reconcile unto God.- 2 Cor. v. 20, 21. Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, astho' God did beseech you by us, we pray you in Chrif's stead, be ye reconciled to God. For he hath made him sin for us, who knew no fin that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.
P. 339, 365. DISCOURSE XLVIII. The Effence of Religion a Difpofition for God.
Eph. ii. 22. In whom you also are builded together for an habitation of God through the spirit. P. 383
DISCOURSE XLIX. The Decency of Life recommended by Religion. Rom. xiii. 13. Let us walk with a grace. p. 395.
That those who are truly Religious will
be delivered from all dangerous errors about Religion.
PHIL. jj. 15, 16.
ed: and if in any thing ye ' be otherwise mindedo
God fall reveal even this unto you.
walk by the fame rule, let us mind the same things.
He substance of these words may be gather-
in these four propositions.
II. There is also in religion that which is not so necessary, and immutable, clear and plain, in which good men may happen to be otherwise minded one than another; or otherwise than ought to be. If any be otherwise minded.
III. There is reason to think that God will bring out of particular mistake him that is right in the main. God shall reveal even this unto you. VOL. II,