Fifty-two Lectures on the Church Catechism: Including the Creed, the Ten Commandments, and Other Important Subjects of Practical Religion

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Hamilton, Adams, & Company, 1836 - Apostles' Creed - 551 pages

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Contents

What meant by inward lusts
52
The nature of faith in general
58
SERMON VIII
64
As the only Son his sufficiency in the work of salvation is incontesta
66
What meant by believing in God the Father
76
The great happiness of having God for our Father
83
Gods dominion includes his general and particular Providence
89
SERMON XI
95
Those that abuse their souls in the love of sin and their bodies in
101
The signification of that great name Jesus
107
The pride of Reason must bow else the salvation of the Gospel cannot
111
SERMON XIII
117
To look to Jesus for perfection of holiness in the soul and also for
124
Those that have not found the want of a Saviour have not received
132
And being the only Son of God he has power to save
139
That he submitted to the state of the dead in the discharge of his office
144
SERMON XVI
145
And as our Lord he acts with sovereign authority
146
They are to make a dutiful use of all their spiritual gifts
152
He is a suitable Mediator for the glory of God and the wants of fallen
158
SERMON XVIII
164
What exalted lessons of Christianity may be furnished from Christs
169
Christ suffered and suffered for us
175
And the value of reconciliation with God
181
And the richest blessings purchased for him
187
That he overcame upon the cross him who had the power of death
195
The believer is steadfastly persuaded that Christ was perfectly dead
200
SERMON XXII
201
And that they have cause to triumph over the fears of death in
207
By his ascension he received gifts for men
213
It includes his being at the right hand of God in the administration
220
The believer desires to submit to his divine government and direction
226
We ought to examine ourselves whether we have experienced the power
228
What may be supposed to be a believers humble declaration at the
234
SERMONS ON THE LAST PART OF THE CREED
241
Exhortation to examine ourselves whether we do indeed believe in
246
The saints that are in the earth being thus united to the Lord Jesus
252
SERMON III
259
SERMON IV
267
SERMON XXX
316
Hare we used Gods word with reverence?
322
The third Commandment considered
329
Have we so conducted ourselves as might most tend to glorify God?
335
What works may be called works of necessity and mercy and allowable
341
How great ground for selfcondemnation and humiliation for not sanc
347
The duty of parents towards their children
353
They are to instruct their children in all good ways
356
There must be an acknowledgment of that dignity and authority
362
And to their directions in all lawful things
368
They are to have an inward reverence to their masters
375
SERMON XXXVI
382
Have masters encouraged them in the ways of Christian godliness ?
385
It is the duty of masters to watch over their servants souls
389
They should regard each other as one and endeavour to promote
395
Husbands are to provide and wives must prudently manage that pro
401
The duties of ministers and people considered
407
They are to be examples of what they teach and people must follow
415
Government is an ordinance of God
421
Subjects are to obey magistrates in all lawful commands
428
The duty of superiors and inferiors in that respect
434
The wisdom of God appears in the various distinctions of mankind
440
SERMON XLI
446
We are to be of a kind and courteous temper
451
The seventh Commandment Thou shalt not commit adultery considered
457
The spirituality of this seventh Commandment to be seriously consi
463
If we have defrauded any restitution is to be made
469
Gamesters no better than thieves whether they lose or win
471
A willingness to hear the faults of others the effect of a censorious dis
477
What is to be understood by covetousness in the tenth Commandment
483
Nor should we envy our neighbours good name
489
It likewise implies that the consequences of sin are not regarded
492
An exhortation to beg grace to make a proper use of the law in three
498
The second motive the greatness and certainty of our ruin if we slight
505
This is not produced by the knowledge of God absolutely considered
510
We may learn to receive with great gratitude the message of mercy
516
What is that knowledge of God which will produce such an obedience
520
The reason why true believers are not more steadfast in their love
522
When we live agreeably to the Gospel
528

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Page 210 - Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession. For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities ; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin. Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.
Page 434 - And it came to pass on the third day in the morning, that there were thunders and lightnings, and a thick cloud upon the mount, and the voice of the trumpet exceeding loud ; so that all the people that was in the camp trembled.
Page 197 - And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight. And while they looked steadfastly toward heaven as he went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel...
Page 278 - Fear ye not me? Saith the LORD: will ye not tremble at my presence, which have placed the sand for the bound of the sea by a perpetual decree, that it cannot pass it: and though the waves thereof toss themselves, yet can they not prevail; though they roar, yet can they not pass over it?
Page 155 - Behold, the Lord God will come with strong hand, and his arm shall rule for him: behold, his reward is with him, and his work before him. He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom, and shall gently lead those that are with young.
Page 478 - God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the truth ; but if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.
Page 7 - Yes verily; and by God's help so I will. And I heartily thank our heavenly Father, that he hath called me to this state of salvation, through Jesus Christ our Saviour. And I pray unto God to give me his grace, that I may continue in the same unto my life's end.
Page 434 - And mount Sinai was altogether on a smoke, because the Lord descended upon it in fire ; and the smoke thereof ascended as the smoke of a furnace, and the whole mount quaked greatly...
Page 360 - Behold, the hire of the labourers who have reaped down your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, crieth : and the cries of them which have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth.
Page xx - Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow-citizens with the saints, and of the household of God ; and are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone...

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