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CONTENTS OF VOLUME II.

1. SCRIPTURE SCALES, TO WEIGH THE GOLD OF GOSPEL TRUTH,

-PART FIRST,-BEING THE SECOND PART OF AN EQUAL CHECK

TO PHARISAISM AND ANTINOMIANISM.

ADSERTISEMENT,

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PREFATORY Eristie.- Description of a true Protestani— The author's three

protests,

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Section 1. The cause of the misunderstanding of pious Protestants-- View

of the Gospel axioms or weights of the sanctuary,

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II. General observations on God's free grace, and man's free will-Salvation
originally of the former, and damnation of the latter,

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III. The golden beam of the Scripture scales—The chains by which they are

suspended, and a rational account of the origin of evil,

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IV. Remarks on the terms of the two covenants-Salvation and damnation

have two causes--The glory of Christ, and original merit, balanced

with the importance of obedience and derived worthiness,

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-". The importance of faith balanced by that of works,

VI. The moral law of Christ, and that of Moses, one and the same; and the

Sinaj covenant an edition of the covenant of grace,

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VIL. The doctrine of the preceding section weighed in the Scripture Scales, 53

VIII. What is God's work, and what our own-The two are balanced, 57

IX. The most wonderful work of free grace, the redemption of the world

balanced with the most wonderful work of free will, the obstinate

neglect of that redemption,

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X. The doctrine of free grace, and that of free will, farther maintained, 76

XI. A rational and Scriptural view of the ninth chapter to the Romans, 88

XII. Of an unconditional election of sovereign grace, and a conditional

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xul. A view of St. Paul's doctrine in the first chapter to the Ephesians, : 119

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It is the author's desire that the following pages should be considered as written for all those whom they exactly suit. And in order to this, be informs the reader that, in general,

Zelotes represents any zealous Solifidian, who, through prejudice, looks upon the doctrine of free will as heretical.

HONESTUS—any zealous moralist, who, through prejudice also, looks upon the doctrine of free grace as enthusiastical.

LORENZO——any man of sense, yet unsettled in his religious principles.

CANDIDUS—any unprejudiced inquirer after truth, who hates bigotry, and would be glad to see the differences among Protestants settled upon rational and Scriptural terms.

A SOLIFIDIAN is one who maintains that we are completely and eternally saved [sola fide] by sole faith-by faith alone; and who does i in so unscriptural a manner as to make good works unnecessary to eternal salvation; representing the law of Christ as a mere rule of life; and calling all those who consider that law as a rule of judgment, legalists, Pharisees, or heretics.

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