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THE

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OF

THOMAS CHALMERS, D. D.

MINISTER OF THE TRON CHURCH, GLASGOW.

COMPLETE IN ONE VOLUME.

Philadelphia :
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SOLD ALSO BY D. M. HOGAN, Pittsburg ; P. HAVEN, New York;

PIERCE & PARKER, Boston ; D. WOODRUFF, Tuscaloosa, (Ala.)

STEREOTYPED BY L. JOHNSON.

1833.

PUBLIC LIBRARY 151008

ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDER FOUNDATIONS.

1899

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CONTENTS.

EVIDENCES OF CHRISTIANITY.
CHAPTER I.-On the Principles of Historical Evi- CHAP. VI.-Remarks on the Argument from Pro-
dence, and their Application to the Question of phecy.

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the Truth of Christianity.

Page 9 CHAP. VII.- Remarks on the Scepticism of Geo-
CHAP. II.-On the Authenticity of the different logists.

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Books of the New Testament

16 CHAP. VIII.—On the Internal Evidence, and the
CAAP. III.-On the internal Marks of Truth and Objections of Deistical Infidels.

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Honesty to be found in the New Testament. 21 CHAP. IX.-On the Way of Proposing the Argu-
Chap. IV.-On the Testimony of the Original Wit- men to Atheistical Infidels.

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Desses to the Truth of the Gospel Narrative. 27 CHAP. X.-On the Supreme Authority of Reve-
CHAP. V.-On the Testimony of Subsequent Wit- lation.

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Desses.

DISCOURSES ON THE CHRISTIAN REVELATION, VIEWED IN

CONNEXION WITH THE MODERN ASTRONOMY.

DISCOURSE I.-A Sketch of the Modern Astro- Disc. V.-On the Sympathy that is felt for Man in
nomy.
68 the Distant Places of Creation.

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" When I consider thy heavens, the work of “I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in
thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than
hast ordained; What is man, that thou art mind- over ninety and nine just persons which need no
ful of him

? and the son of man, that thou visitest repentance."- Luke xv. 7.
him?”-Psalm viii. 3, 4.

Disc. VI.-On the Contest for an Ascendency
Disc. II.-The Modesty of True Science. 75

over Man, among the Higher Orders of Intelli-
* And if any man think that he knoweth any

gence.

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thing, he knoweth nothing yet as he ought to “And having spoiled principalities and powers,
know."- 1 Cor. viii. 2.

he made a show of them openly, triumphing over
Disc. III.-On the Extent of the Divine Conde- them in it."-Col. ii. 15.
scension.

83 Disc. VII.On the slender Influence of mere
"Who is like unto the Lord our God, who Taste and Sensibility in Matters of Religion. 107
dwelleth on high; Who humbleth himself to be- "And lo! thou art unto them as a very lovely
hold the things that are in heaven, and in the song of one that hath a pleasant voice, and can
earth!"-Psalm cxii. 5, 6.

play well on an instrument; for they hear thy
Disc. IV.-On the Knowledge of Man's Moral words, but they do them not.”—Ezekiel xxxiii.
History in the Distant Places of Creation. 89 32.
“Which things the angels desire to look Appendix.

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into.—1 Peter i. 12.

SERMONS ON THE DEPRAVITY OF HUMAN NATURE.
SERMOX I. - The Necessity of the Spirit to give in judgment. Neither is there any day's-man be-
Effect to the Preaching of the Gospel.

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twixt us, that might lay his hand upon us both."
“And my speech, and my preaching, was not -Job ix. 30–33.
with enticing words of man's wisdom, but in de- SERM. V.-The Judgment of Men, compared with
monstration of the Spirit and of power; that your the Judgment of God.

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faith should not stand in the wisdom of mer, but "With me it is a very small thing that I should
in the power of God.”—1 Cor. i. 4,5.

be judged of you, or of man's judgment ;-- he that
SERM. II. The mysterious Aspect of the Gospel judgeth me is the Lord."-1 Cor. iv. 3, 4.
to the Men of the World.

130 SERM. VI.-The Necessity of a Mediator between
"Then said I, Ah, Lord God! they say of me, God and Man.

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Doth he not speak parables ?”Ezek. xx. 49. “Neither is there any day's-man betwixt us,
SERM. III.-The Preparation necessary for Under- that might lay his hand upon us both.”Job ix. 33.
standing the Mysteries of the Gospel. 136 SERM. VII.—The Folly of Men measuring them-
"He answered and said unto them, Because it selves by themselves.

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is given unto you to know the mysteries of the “For we dare not make ourselves of the num-
kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given. ber, or compare ourselves with some that com-
For whosoever hath, to him shall be given, and mend themselves : but they, measuring them-
be shall have more abundance; but whosoever selves by themselves, and comparing themselves
hath not, from him shall be taken away even that among themselves, are not wise."--2 Cor. x. 12.
be hath" Mutth. xiii, 11, 12.

SERM. VIII.-Christ the Wisdom of God. 165
Serm. 1V-An Estimate of the Morality that is " Christ the Wisdom of God.”—1 Cor. i. 24.
without Godliness.

142 SERM. IX.-The Principles of Love to God. 171
"If I wash myself with snow water, and make Keep yourselves in the love of God."-
my hands never so clean; yet shalt thou plunge Jude 21.
me in the ditch, and mine own clothes shall ab- SERM. X.-Gratitude, not a Sordid Affection. 176
bor me. For he is not a man, as I am, that I “We love him, because he first loved us.”-
should answer him, and we should come together 1 John iv 19.

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