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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.
Warnings of Spiritual Declensions. His Glorying in
the Cross of Christ. His Tenderness of Spirit. His
View of the Law and the Gospel. Page 108.
Paul's Disinterestedness. His Parental Solicitude for his
Spiritual Children. His Self-renunciation. His Chris-
tian Forbearance with weak brethren. Page 129.
On the Character of St. Paul, as a Man of Prayer. His
unbending Integrity. Page 150.
On the Spiritual Conflict-Continued. Page 256.
St. Paul's Sources of Consolation: viz.—The Covenant
Titles of Jehovah. The Immutability of the Divine
St. Paul's Description of Christian Charity. On Self
examination. Page 296.
On Gospel Sanctification as stated by St. Paul in his
Epistles. Page 313.
On the special Gifts of God. The Importance of Humi
lity 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