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The faith of the law preparatory for the cove-

nant

The faith of the gospel, infrating in the cove.

nant, carries in it four things

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I. The faith of Christ's sufficiency

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II. The faith of the gospel offer -

Object. 1. But Christ is now in heaven, and I

hear no voice from thence : how then can I

believe that he offereth himself to me in par-
ticular? Answer.

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Object. 2. But Christ in the word of the gospel

doth not name me: how then can I believe

that he offereth himself to me in particular ?

Answer

309

Obječt. 3. I fear I want the qualifications deter-

minative of those to whom the gospel offer is

directed, &c.; how then can I believe that

Christ offers himself to me in particular? Ans: 310

III. The faith of our right to Christ 313

Quest. How can I, a poor sinner, by nature un.

der the curse, believe that Christ is my Savi-

our, that his righteousness, and eternal life

are mine? Answer'

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Object. 1. If it be true, that Christ is my Savi-

our, that his righteousness, and eternal life

in him, are mine; then I may be easy, I will

certainly be saved without any more ado?

Answer

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Object. 2. But Christ a Saviour, his righteous

ness, and eternal life, are things so exceeding

precious and I am so very sinful and unwor-

ihy, that it is mighty hard for me to believe

they are mine. Answer

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IV. The faith of particular trust for salvation 321

Object. 1. Since it is not true of all who hear the

gospel, that they shall be saved; there cannot

be, in the case of every one of them, a ground

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