3. God. Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all
the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you
overseers, to feed the Church of God, which he hath
purchased with his own blood. For I know this, that
after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among
you, not sparing the flock. Also of your own selves
shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away
disciples after them...
Expedience of a right interpretation of the Scrip-
tures, and the offence of perverting them.-Calvinistic
doctrines, as explained by Williams, Scott, Vaughan,
and Simeon, compared with the Scriptures. I. Origi-
nal Sin. II. Free Will. III. Grace. 1, What Cal-
vinists do not hold concerning grace. , 2, Grace a living
principle, of indispensable necessity, conferred by an
act of sovereignty. 3. Special grace. 4. Conversion.
5. Regeneration. 6. Indefectible grace and final per-
severance. 7. Grace, in what sense irresistible. 8. Grace
how sensible. Experiences. IV. Justification by grace.
1. Justification a sovereign act of God. 2. Justification
by faith' without works. 3. The faith which justifies.
4. Primary and final justification. V. General and par-
ticular redemption. 1. Dr. Williams's view of Predes-
tination without Reprobation. 2. Mr. Vaughan's De-
fence and Maintenance of the Doctrine of Reprobation.
- Texts opposed to Calvinistic doctrines.--Important
concessions of Calvinists. - Note on their practical
“We require nothing of our opponents beyond a fair
“ discrimination. Let them state the censurable tenets, bring
*clear evidence against the accused; and, having proved
“ them guilty, proceed to pass sentence upon them: but
“ surely it is not candid to conclude under one general sen-
.:" tence so. large and multifarious a body of men as are now