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THE DOCTRINE OF ELECTION.

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LONDON:
PRINTED FOR JAMES DUNCAN, PATERNOSTER ROW :

W. INNES, 31, HANOVER ST., EDINBURGH:
AND J. A. BEGG, ARGYLL ARCADE, GLASGOW.

M DCCC XXXVII.

Printed by AIRD & Russell, 75, Argyll Street, Glasgow.

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CONTENT S.

PREFACE,..

.pp.ix.--xxiii.

Pp. 1-12.

pp. 26–43.

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Common view of the doctrine of Election inconsistent with the

representations given in Scripture of the equality of God's

ways, and of man's responsibility ,....... The parable of the Potter and the clay, Rom. ix. 21, and Jer.

xviii., opposed to the view of Unconditional Election, pp. 13–25. The purpose of God in Christ, (as set forth in 2 Tim. i. ii.,) shown

to be, that through death, lovingly received, we should enter into eternal life and glory,

..... The sovereignty of God exercised in appointing mau's opportuni

ties and trials; not in determining his reception of them,—ex

planation of the history of the two thieves, Besides the inherent principle of evil in man, every one has also

the good seed of the word sown in his heart, and has received the power of uniting himself to it;—this illustrated by the para

ble of the corn of wheat, John xii. 24............. Conscience, the link between flesh and spirit,-the point of con

nection between God and man;-the Bible given to teach us that it is God who speaks in the conscience, and that Man's Reprover is his Saviour..........

.....pp. 62--69. Christ spoke in parables, not that He might keep the people in

darkness, but because this was the mode of instruction most suited to the condition of their minds as God still speaks to us in outward events.....5....

pp. 69--74.

•pp. 52-62.

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