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the original circumstances of mankind, are urged against
TESTIMONY TO THE MESSIAH FROM THE SUCCESS OF THE GOSPEL.
The time of the appearance of Christianity-Polytheism long
established — Opposition by heathens-Opposition by Jews
Causes of this assigned by Gibbon–Reflections on the
TESTIMONY TO THE TRUTH OF THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION FROM
THE OPPOSITION IT HAS ENCOUNTERED.
TESTIMONY TO THE MESSIAH FROM THE PROPHECIES THAT ARE
AT PRESENT FULFILLING IN THE WORLD.
FROM CHRONOLOGICAL HARMONIES, AND
The perfections of God-Ruined condition of man
0_Perfect obedience required by the law- The justice and mercy of God-Righteousness provided by God—Coming of the Redeemer- The Holy Spirit, Renewal of the image of God— Covenants established by God— The Person of the Messiah—Election of the people of God; Jacob and Esau
-Union with Jesus Christ- Appointment of the Redeemer -Jesus Christ made to his people Wisdom—Righteousness -Sanctification-Redemption-Nature and duration of heavenly glory—Jesus Christ a Prophet, a Priest, and a King-Suitableness of the Gospel to the ruined state of
-Necessity and source of Holiness—All good works proceed from faith-No discrepancy in the doctrines of the apostles Paul and James-- Justification and sanctification inseparable—Judgment of the last day—Salvation altogether of grace— Power of divine grace exemplified in the conversion of a French pastor,.....
THE VARIOUS EFFECTS PRODUCED BY THE GOSPEL.
Some persons pervert—some abuse—some neglect—some oppose-others receive the Gospel,......
THE STATE OF THE HEATHEN WORLD DESTITUTE OF THE GOSPEL.
Perverted view of faith given in some commentaries on the
Epistle to the Romans— The Scriptures declare the condemnation of the unenlightened heathens— The case of Cornelius the centurion considered. The question determined in the first and second chapters of the Epistle to the Romans—The condemnation of the heathens implied in many other parts of Scripture in the empire ascribed to Satan-in the character given to heathens—and in the passages that declare the final doom of idolaters-Reflections on the whole............
INTERNAL EVIDENCE OF THE SCRIPTURES.
The self-evident authority of the Scriptures—The view the
of his character as manifested in
-Their estimate of the things of this world-Account
The History of the Old Testament concentres in one point.
Rise and progress of the Christian religion- A nation sepa-