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RELIGIOUS COVENANTING :
IN WHICH THE
NATURE WARRANTABLENESS, SEASONS, MANNER,
STATED AND ILLUSTRATED.
A COURSE OF SERMONS,
BY ALEXANDER ALLAN,
MINISTER OF THE GOSPEL, CUPAR ANGUS.
WE need not make any apology for this Edition of the following Treatise ; nor give any recommendation unto it, as it is hoped, that, to the candid reader, the work will answer for itself. It is offered unto the public as it came originally from the press, retaining both the author's own preface, and the marginal notes for explanation of some things advanced in the text. As the affair was local, to which he refers so frequently in these notes, it is of no consequence to a religious public in this country to be made acquainted with it: so far, however, as they tend to give light upon the subject treated on in the body of the work, or tend to elucidate any other topic of religion they may be consulted with advantage; and it is for this reason they are continued in this Edition. We only add, that, if it is the mean, through God's blessing, for giving light to any concerning the nature of the duty, and encouraging them to be ready, when called unto it in Providence, to come forward, and, in a dependance upon the aids of Divine Grace, vow themselves away to the Lord of Hosts, and swear