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W O R K S

Of Theheverend Mr. JOHN FLAVEL,

Late Minister of the Gospel at Dartmouth in Devon.

In Eight VOLUMES.

To Which Is Added,

An Alphabetical Table of the principal Matters contained in the Whole.

The EIGHT EDITION. V O L. L

PAISLEY: Printed by A. Weir and A. McLean. And sold at the Shop of A. Weir, near the Cross, MDCCLXX,

CONTENTS.

The LIFE of Mr. John Flavel, Page i

The Fountain of Lies opened up.
The Epistle Dedicatory, 17

to the Reader, 21

SERMON I.
Opens the Excellency of the Subject.
I Cor, ii. 1. "For I determined not to know any thing among
"you, sare Jesus Christ, and him crucified," 33

SERMON II.
Sets forth Christ in his essential and primeval Glory.
Prov. viii. 30. "Then was I by him, as one brought up with
"him: and I was daily his delight, rejoicing always before
"him," 44
SERMON III.
Opens the Covenant of Redemption betwixt the Father and
the Redeemer.

Isa. liii 12. "Therefore will I divide him a portion with the
"great, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong, be-
"cause he hath poured out his foul unto death: and he
"was numbered with the transgressors, and he bare the sin
"of many, and made intercession for the transgressors," 54
S E R M O N IV.

Opens the admirable Love of God in giving his own Son
for us.

John iii. 16. "For God so loved the world, that he gave his
"only begotten Son," eSr*. 65
SERMON V.
Treats of Christ's wonderful Person.
John i. 14. "And the Word was made Flesh, and dwelt a-
"motg us," &c. 76
SERMON VI.
Shews the Authority by which Christ, as Mediator, acted.
John vi, M. "Fof him hath God the Father sealed," 90

SERMON VII. w '

Treats of the Solemn Consecration of the Mediator.
John xvii. to. " And for their sakes I sanctify myself," 102
P'i-

SERMON VIII.
Gives an Account of the Nature of Christ's Mediation.
I Tim. ii. 5. "And one Mediator betwixt God and Man, the
"man Christ Jesus," 113

SERMON IX.
Opens the first Branch of the Prophetical Office, consisting

in the Revelation of the Will of God.
Acts iii. 22. "A Prophet shall the Lord your God raise up un-
"to you, of your Brethren, like unto me; him hall ye
"hear in all things, whatsoever he shall say unto you," 126
SERMON X.
Opens the second Branch of the Prophetical Office, con-
sisting in the Illumination of the Understanding.
Luke xxivi 4J. "Then opened he their understandings,'' £sc. 140

S E R M O N XI.
Discovers the Nature and Necessity of the Priesthood of
Christ.

Heb. ix. 23. "It was therefore necessary that the patterns of
"things in the heavens should be purified with these; but
"the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than
« these," 153
SERMON XII.
Opens the Excellency of our High-Priest's Oblation, being

the first Act or Part of his Priestly Office.
Heb. x. 14. " For by one offering he hath perfected for ever

them that are sanctified," I6l
SERMON XIII.
Opens the Intercession of Christ our High-Priest, being the

second Act or Part of his Priestly Office.
Heb. vii. 2$- " Wherefore he is able also to save them to the ut-
"uttermost, that come unto God by him, seeing he ever liv-
"eth to make intercession for them," 177
SERMON XIV.
Asserts and vindicates the Satissaction of Christ, being the

the first principal Efsect or Fruit of his Priesthood.
Cal. iii. 13. "Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the
"law, being made a curse for us," 189
SERMON XV.
Surveys the blessed Inheritance purchased by the Oblation
of Christ, being the second Efsect or Fruit of his Priest-'
hood.

Gal. iv. 4; l. "But when the fulness of time was come, God
"sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law,
• " to redeem them that were under the law, that we might
. receive the adoption of sous," 20a
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SERMON XVI.
Opens the Kingly Office of Christ, as executed spiritually

upon the Souls of the Redeemed.
2 Cor. x. 5. "Casting down imaginations, and every high
•' thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God,
"and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience
'' of Christ," • 213

SERMON XVII.
Opens the Kingly Office of Christ, as it is providentially

executed in the World, for the Redeemed.
Eph. i. 22. "And hath put all things under his feet, and gave
"him to be the head over all things to the church," 227
SERMON XVIII.
Opens the Necessity of Christ's Humiliation, in order to the
Execution of all these his blessed Offices for us; and
particularly of his Humiliation by Incarnation.
Phil. ii. 8. "And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled
"himself, and became obedient to death, even the death
"of the cross," 240
SERMON XIX.
Treats of Christ's Humiliation in his Lise.
Phil. ii, 8. "And being found in fashion as a man," isc. 253
SERMON XX.
Opens Christ's Humiliation unto Death, in his first prepa-
rative Act for it.
John xvii. 11. "And now I am no more in the world, but
"these are in the world; and I come to thee: Holy Fa-
"ther, keep through thine own name, those whom thou
"hast given me; that they may be one as we are," 265
SERMON XXI.
Opens the second preparative Act of Christ for his own
Death.

1 Cor. xi. 23, 24, 2J. "The Lord Jesus, the same night

"in which he was betrayed, took bread," iic. 279
SERMON XXII.

Opens the third preparative Act of Christ for his own Death.

Luke xxii. 41, 42, 43, 44. "And he was withdrawn from them
"about a .stones cast, and kneeled down, and prayed," isc. 29a
SERMON XXIII.

Discovers the first Preparation for Christ's Death, on his
Enemies Part, by the Treason of Judas.

Matth. xxvi. 47, 48, 49. "And while he yet spake, lo, Judas
"one of the twelve came, and with him a great multitude,
"with swords and staves, from the chief priests and elUers
"of the people," &c. 305

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