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OF THE REVEREND
JOHN FLAVE L,
Late MINISTER of the GOSPEL at Dartmouth in Devon.
IN EIGHT VOLUMES.
TO WHICH IS ADDED,
An Alphabetical TABLE of the principal Matters con-
THE EIGHT EDITION.
PA A I S
Printed by A. WEIR and A. M'LEAN.
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The FOUNTAIN of LIFE opened up.
S ER MON
Wherein four weighty Ends of Chrift's Humiliation are
opened, and particularly applied.
Ifa. liii. 2. "He fhall fee the travail of his foul, and be fatif"fied,"
Wherein the Resurrection of Chrift, with its Influences upon the Saints Refurrection, is clearly opened, and comfortably applied, being the first Step of his Exalta
Matth. xxviii. 6. "He is not here; for he is rifen, as he said:
Wherein the Afcenfion of Chrift is opened, and variously improved, being the fecond Step of his Exaltation.
John xx. 17. "Jefus faith unto her, Touch me not: for I am not yet afcended to my Father: but go to my brethren, "and fay unto them, I afcend unto my Father, and your Fa"ther; and to my God, and your God,"
SER M O N Wherein Chrift's fitting at God's right-hand is explained and applied, being the third Step of his glorious Exaltation.
Heb. i. 3. "c
Wherein Christ coming to Judgment, being the fourth and
The METHOD of GRACE in the Gospel-Redemp
Opening the general Nature of effectual Application.
I Cor. i. 30. "But of him are ye in Christ Jefus, who of God
"is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and fanctifica-
Opening the Nature and Ufe of the Gofpel-miniftry, as an
Wherein the Believer's union with Chrift is stated and o-
John xvii. 23. "I in them, and thou in me, that they may be
2 Cor. v. 20. "Now then, we are ambaffadors for Chrift, as
though God did befeech you by us we pray you in
"Chrift's ftead, be ye reconciled to God,"
Explaining the Work of the Spirit, as the internal, and
moft effectual Means of the Application of Christ.
John vi. 44. "No mau can come to me, except the Father
Opening the Work of the Spirit more particularly, by
which the Soul is enabled to apply Christ.
Eph. ii. 1. "And you hath he quickened who were dead in
Defcribing that Act on our Part, by which we do actually
and effectually apply Christ to our own Souls.
John i. 12. "But as many as received him, to them gave he
power to become the fons of God; even to them that
Setting forth the Believer's fellowship with Christ, the
next End of his Application to them.
Pfalm xlv. 7.
-Therefore God thy God, hath anointed
Containing the first general Use of Exhortation, inviting
Matth. xi. 28. "Come unto me, all ye that labour, and are
heavy laden, and I will give you rest,”
Wherein the general Exhortation is enforced, by one Mo-
Matth. ix. 12. "But when Jefus heard that, he said unto them,
They that be whole need not a phyfician, but they that
SE R MON XI.
Containing the fecond Motive to enforce the general Ex-
Luke i. 72. "To perform the mercy promised to our fathers,
" and remember his holy covenant,"
Containing the fifth Motive to apply Chrift, drawn from a-
Containing a third Motive to enliven the general Exhorta-
tion, from a third Title of Chrift.
Cant. v. Part of Verse 16. "Yea, He is altogether lovely," 320
Alluring the Hearts of men to come to Chrift, by a fourth
Motive contained in another Title of Chrift.
Haggai ii. 7. “ →→→And the defire of all nations fhall come,"
1 Cor. ii. 8. "Which none of the princes of this world have
"known, for had they known him, they would not have
" crucified the Lord of glory,"
Luke ii, 25. "Waiting for the [Confolation] of Ifrael,"
Enforcing the general Exhortation, by a feventh Motive
drawn from the firft Benefit purchased by Christ,
Eph. i. 7. "In whom we have redemption through his blood,
"the forgiveness of fins, according to the riches of his
Opening the eighth Motive to come to Chrift, drawn from
Eph. i. 6. "To the praife of the glory of his grace, wherein
he hath made us accepted in the Beloved,”