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On the various Duties of a Parish Priest ; with some obser-
vations on the manner in which some of those duties may
be most judiciously performed, ........1
On the Origin of Religion among men, whether in Nature
or from Revelation. Is there any religion, which, what-
ever may have been its origin, may be properly called Na-
tural? What preliminary studies are necessary to pro-
secute this inquiry with success, and to ascertain in what
sense any religion can be considered as natural, ...
Remarks on some celebrated Systems of Natural Theology,
especially those of Dr Clarke, Mr Wollaston, and Dr
Paley ; with some observations on Bishop Law's edition
of Archbishop King's Essay on the Origin of Evil,
Remarks on the Duties of Natural Religion, and on the
different Theories of Moral Obligation, . . . . . 44
On the Defects of Natural Religion, and the necessity
of a Divine Revelation, both to instruct man in his duty,
and to give him assurance of a future state of Rewards
and Punishments, '. . . . . . . . . . . 62
General Observations on the proper method of studying the
Holy Scriptures, ············ 79
Critical Observations on the Three First Chapters of the
book of Genesis, . . . . . . . . . . . .
Observations on the State of Man before and immediately
after the Fall; with some brief remarks on the peculiar
Doctrines of Pelagius and of Calvin, ::.:.104 ·
Observations on the Religion of Mankind from the fall of
Adam to the call of Abraham, ........ 120
Observations on the Purpose for which Abraham was called
from his father's house ; and on the state of Religion from
his call till the giving of the Law by Moses, ...
The ultimate object of the Mosaic Dispensation ; of the
· Theocratic Government of the Israelites ; and of the
Dispersion of that People among the nations of the
East, was to prepare the world for the Advent of the
Messiah, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148
On the Advent of Christ, and the great Object of it; to-
gether with some Observations on the Apostles' Creed
considered as an Index to the Doctrines taught in
Holy Scripture, as necessary to be believed by every
Christian, . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
LETTER XIII. .
Observations on the Doctrines of the Trinity and the
Eternal Generation of the Son of God, as they are stated
in the First and Second of the Thirty-Nine Articles of
the Church of England, . . . . . . . . . . 183
Observations on the Conclusion of the Second Article of
Religion, tending to show how the Death of Christ hath
been a Sacrifice or Atonement, not only for Original
Guilt, but also for the Actual Sins of Men, ... 205
Observations on the Scripture Doctrine of Justification,
On Regeneration, ............
On Sanctification and Predestination, ......
Observations on the 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st Articles of
Religion, and on the Constitution and Authority of the
Church as a Spiritual Society founded by Christ, and
completed by his Apostles, · ·
On the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper, as understood
in the Church of Rome; the Greek Church ; the Lu-
theran Churches ; the earliest Calvinists ; and the
Church of England. There is not in the New Testa-
ment a single expression, which, if interpreted literally, gives the smallest countenance to the Romish Doctrine, or to the Doctrine of either the early Lutherans or the
Holy Scriptures, . . . . . . . . . . . . 79
book of Genesis, ..ii........ 93
Doctrines of Pelagius and of Calvin, i . . i . . 104 ·
his call till the giving of the Law by Moses, ... 135
Theocratic Government of the Israelites ; and of the.
Christian, . . . . . . . . . . . ,
been à Sacrifice or Atonement, not only for Original
Guilt, but also for the Actual Sins of Men, .. . 205
'. . . LETTER XVI.
On Sanctification and Predestination, ....
completed by his Apostles, ......... 282
in the Church of Rome ; the Greek Church ; the Lu-
theran Churches; the earliest Calvinists; and the
ment a single expression, which, if interpreted literally,
gives the smallest countenance to the Romish Doctrine,
or to the Doctrine of either the early Lutherans or the