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By the Rev. JOHN BAILLIE.

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-έπα/νωνζεσθαι τη απαξ παραδοθείση τοις αγίοις αιστει.
To contend earnestly for the faith once delivered to the saints. Jude ver. 3

Τι γαρ κενοδοξε πολεμεις τον ακαταπολέμητος και σκληρον σ
προς κέντρα λακτίζειν. σεαυτόν σκανδαλίζεις, και και τον λόγον. σεαυτ
αλίσκεις, και και το πνεύμα. σεαυτόν απαλλοτριοϊς από της το Θ
χαριτος, και ου τον υον από πατρός, ουδε το πνεύμα το αγι
από πατρός και υ.

Why then, vain glorious man, do you wage war against Him who is in
vincible ? It is hard for thee to kick against the pricks. You injure yourse
but not the eternal word. You insnare yourself, not the Holy Spirit. "Y
alienate yourself from the love of God, but never the Son from that of
Father, nor the Holy Ghost from the love of both the Father and of the se
Epiphan. Ancor. p. 20.

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N E WC A S T L E.
Printed by HALL and ELLIOT, 1789,

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the Rev. the Ministers, the Elders, Trustees,

and Managers of the Dissenting Meetings in Newcastle, and the numerous Assembly of Christians, of every denomination, who bonoured the delivery of the following Discourse with their presence, and expressed their approbation and kind partiality, by requesting it might be printed; the Sermon is respeetfully dedicated by

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On the Divinity of JESUS CHRIST, &c.

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ROMANS ix. 5.
Whose are the Fathers, and of whom, as concerning the
Flesh, Christ came, who is over all, God blessed for

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AID an Author of great fame in the learned

world, in addressing his work to a person, high in office, when I sit down to write on subjects which interest the stability and splendor of the throne, and the felicity and security of mankind, I. summon myself in imagination, into your presence, and think how you would express yourself on these important topics, and how I should express myself, so as to secure your approbation and esteem a: With some variation I may observe, that when I stand up here in the chair of truth, and consider that the subjects I intend to treat of, respect the infinite glories of the Son of God, in whose presence we all now are, and before whose tribunal we must all shortly appear; that the present and eternal welfare of this numerous audience depends upon the belief of the truth contained in the text.-With a sacred awe, I enter upon the talk, humbly soliciting aid of the Spirit from on high, that he would take of the things of Christ, and shew them unto, us, and so guide us into all truth.

Thc a Lord Kaimes's Dedication of Law Tracts to Lord Mansfield.

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