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To the spiritual reader, no apology will be requisite, for the numerous extracts which are inserted from the Writings of St. Paul. These form the intrinsic value of the Work. They are precious Jewels, however humble may be the casket in which they are conveyed.
What language can so well describe the inward joys and griefs of the Apostle, as his own pathetic addresses to the churches of the saints. By them, he being dead yet speaketh.
May He, whose Power is manifested in the weakest instruments, be pleased to render this humble tribute of affection to His cause subservient to the purposes of His glory.
Paul's humiliating Confession. The Opposition he met
with from the Jews. His Reception at Jerusalem by
the Apostles. The Natural Energy of his Character.
On Conversion. St. Paul's delight in preaching the Gos-
pel. The Character of the persons to whom he wrote
his Epistles. His Thankfulness for success in his
The Prayers of St. Paul for the Christian Converts. His
Labour to promote the stability of Believers. The
Love of Christ his governing principle. His benevo-
The Effects of the Apostle's Preaching. His Prophetic
Warnings of Spiritual Declensions. His Glorying in
the Cross of Christ. His Tenderness of Spirit. His
Paul's Disinterestedness. His Parental Solicitude for his
Spiritual Children. His Self-renunciation. His Chris-
The Outline of the Apostle's Preaching. His description
of the Heathen, and of the nominally Christian
St. Paul's prophetic view of the Second Advent of Christ.
His Cautions against Unbelief and Spiritual Pride.
On the Spiritual Conflict-Continued. Page 256.
St. Paul's Sources of Consolation: viz.-The Covenant Titles of Jehovah. The Immutability of the Divine Counsel. The Sufficiency of the Saviour's Grace. The Efficacy of his Power. The Assurance of future Glory. Page 274.
St. Paul's Description of Christian Charity. On Selfexamination. Page 296.
On Gospel Sanctification as stated by St. Paul in his Epistles. Page 313.
On the special Gifts of God. The Importance of Humility in contemplating the Purposes of Jehovah. The Stability of the New Covenant. Page 327.
On the Eternal Love of God the source of the believer's