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equally firm persuasion, that the doctrines and sentiments which it maintains, are in perfect accordance with the sound, reasonable, and scriptural principles of THE ESTABLISHED CHURCH OF ENGLAND.
That general approbation should be awarded to these volumes, in an age remarkable for differences of opinion on theological subjects, is, perhaps, more than I have a right to expect; but, be this as it may, I never can regret their appearance in print, as it has afforded me so favourable an opportunity of expressing, formally and publicly, that high respect, esteem, and regard, which I entertain, officially and personally, for your Lordship and with which, I beg leave to subscribe myself,
Your Lordship's obliged, faithful,
and obedient Servant,
CONTENTS OF VOL. I.
IGNORANCE of the NATURAL MAN. The HOLY BIBLE
the only Fountain of LIGHT, TRUTH, or KNOW-
The MARRIAGE STATE ordained by GoD, and suitable
to the NATURE of MAN. The FORMATION of Wo-
MAN. RECIPROCAL DUTIES of HUSBAND and WIFE.
MORAL and PHYSICAL EVIL: their Cause. The FREE-
WILL of MAN. TEMPTATION, its Nature. The
CHRIST promised, predicted, and prefigured, through
the Whole of the OLD TESTAMENT. The Power
and partial Success of our SPIRITUAL FOE: effec-
tually resisted by the SINCERE CHRISTIAN. MORAL
Subject. THE ORIGIN OF SACRIFICES.
The DIFFICULTIES of SCRIPTURE, and their SOLUTION.
APPLICATION of this Reasoning to the CASE of
CAIN and ABEL. SACRIFICES under the Law of
MOSES. The Nature of the CHRISTIAN SACRIFICE,
Subject. THE UNIVERSAL DELUGE.
The CORRUPTION of MANKIND previously to the
FLOOD. The JUSTICE of that Dispensation. Its
OCCURRENCE, and ACCOMPANIMENTS. Its solemn
The TEMPORAL and the EVERLASTING COVENANTS;
their different Characters. The FORMER exem
plified in the HISTORY of the JEWS, the LATTER in
the SALVATION through JESUS Christ. MORAL
Subject. THE FAITH OF ABRAHAM.
The IMPORTANCE of FAITH. NOMINAL FAITH, and
SAVING FAITH; their different Characters. The
LATTER exemplified in the Case of ABRAHAM.
Disputes among Christians respecting FAITH and the
CEREMONIAL and MORAL LAW. The DIFFERENCE
between the two Laws; and CHARACTER, END,
The TYPES of the OLD TESTAMENT. The OCCASION
of the ELEVATION of the BRAZEN SERPENT.
Nature and Character of HUMAN LIFE. The DIS-
EASE of SIN UNIVERSAL among Mankind: healed by