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A treatise on the General Plan of REV E-

LATION,

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The CHRISTIAN LIFE; or, Disserta-

tions on Galatians ii, 20.

EDINBURGH:

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For the AUTHOR's Son.

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MDCCLX XII.

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C Ο Ν Τ Ε Ν Τ S. 11-27-1923 A Treatise on the General Plan of

REVELATION,

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Chap.
1. Revelation founded on fact,
2. Ignorance of abstract Nature. Igno-

rance of Divine Nature, Power, or
Works. Knowledge conveyed by I-
mages. The true state of creature-
dependence,

24 3. Man's Original state and circumstances, 44 5. The nature of the curse, and the con

dition of man by the fall, stated, 5. Sketch of dispensations from the fall to i.

the coming of Chrift; with a gene

ral view of the character of Christ, 88 6. Christ's life and character further confidered, as an example,

113 7. View of Christ as a prophet,

135 8. Administration and discharge of Christ's office towards finners,

156 9. Conclusions,

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LIFE

; or, Differtations on Galatians ii, 20.

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Introduction,

197 Dis. 1. I am crucified with Chrift,

225 Dil. 2. Nevertheless I live: yet not I;

but Christ liveth in me,
Dis: 3. And the life which I now live

in the flesh, I live by the faith

of the Son of God,
Dif. 4. Who loved me, and gave him-
self for me,

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ERRATUM. Pag. 105. lin. 5. for exerting, read exciting,

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T RE AT IS E

on the GENERAL PLAN of

R E V Ε L Α Τ Ι Ο Ν.

CH A P T E R 1:

Revelation founded on Fact.

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HE wisdom of the first ages, for more than two thousand

years, consisted in a manner entirely in

the knowledge, or rather the belief, of certain facts handed down from one generation to another. Upon these their sentiments, and consequently their affectioris and passions, were formed: and thence the whole of their religion, and what is now called morality, the whole of their conduct, both in relation to God and their neighbour, was regulated and directed.

It can hardly be imagined, that traditions, (however authentic in their oriVol.II,

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ginal,

that any

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