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Genesis i. 26, 27, explained in reference to a Divine Duality, note 154.

Gospel of Christ, The Great Principle of the, explained and illustrated,
190-192, 195-199, 256, 257, 359, 460-463.
Glorious consequences of the, to the believer, 352.
In harmony with the law of God, 401, 402.

HELL, Orthodox neglect of the rivers of, etc., 111, 397.

Christ's allusion to, and use of the original term, etc., 115, 367.
Where only found, 314 note.

The Jews', not a matter of interest to the Gentiles, 366, 395.
The fire of, considered, 392-395.

General consent, of definition of terms rendered, 396.
Ferryman to, Charon, his tolls, etc., 111, 397.

Ancient opinions of, 398.

Of Paganism, the location of the Rich Man in the parable! 409.
Heaven and earth, Destruction of the, a prophetic metonymy, 158, 430.
Heaven, Paul's house from, considered and illustrated, 348-354.
Hebraists, their testimony of the Old Testament, 300 note.
Hebrew terms rendered soul, etc., 107 note, 113 note.
Householder, Parable of the, considered, (Matt. xx. 1-16,) 461.
Hopkinsian preaching, A specimen of, 482.
Israel, The nation of, how saved, 75, 76.

IMMORTALITY Contrasted with mortality, etc., 92, 93, 99, 102, 314 note.
That Christ brought to light, contrasted with pagan, 105-107.
The Scripture account of, 112.

Impenitent sinners, Fate of, considered, 457-464, 467-469.
Nakedness of, at death, 349, 355.
Itching ears, Preachers of the class of, considered, 465.
Identity, Man's future, not compatible with the dogma, Materialism,

140-150.

The question, What constitutes mans', answered, 144-148, 316
note.

Mans' present, sometimes very troublesome, 148, 149.
A way to assure to man his future, 150.

Interest, Man's, in Christ, illustrated, etc., 448, 494-496.
Infidel philosophers of both sexes, A plaything for, 263, 264.

Infants, The condition of, idiots, and all those who have not rejected the
Gospel of Christ, etc., 180 note, 415-417, 459, 460.

JUSTICE, Retributive, illustrated, 37, 38.
Job's faith in another world considered, etc., 108-110.
Justification of sinners considered, 164, 165.
John v. 20-47, explained and illustrated, 274-295.
John ix. 41, explained and illustrated, 190-192.
Jews, The blindness of the, considered, 190-199, 436.
Inheritance of the, considered, 334.

Idolatry of the, considered, 383, 394, 397, 398, 401.
Jesus, Testimony of, considered, 274-295.
Judas, The case of, considered, 331.
Kosmos the world, when reconciled, etc., 58.

Key of Knowledge, Parabolic sense of the, 175, 176 note, 184, 186.
Knowledge considered in contrast with human folly, 470.
Kingdom of God and Heaven, The phrase explained, 412, 416.
Koípa, Judgment, 233, See Note, 238, 240, 243, 245, 249, 251, 257-
262, 275, 277, 278, 284-286, 298, 302, 305, 329, 334, 339,
366, 373, 377, 464.

God's, the imagery, considered, 480-487.
Prophetic truth of God's, considered, 487.
Doctrinal import of God's, considered, 488.
LOGOS, The, or Fiat, efficacy of, illustrated, 81-87.
God's Son Jesus the, 137, 138.
Levitical priesthood, Destruction of, 225-228, 403.
Metonymically a "generation of vipers," 409.

Laws, God's, considered, 133.

Two, explained and illustrated, 338-343, 353, 358, 458.

Life everlasting, zoe aionios, explained, etc., 187-196, 199, 245-250, 268,
270,276, 296, 314, 324, 330, 344.
Life and Death, Scriptural definition of the terms, 271-274, 338, 340.
Luke xx. 34, 35, explained, etc., 296.
LOST, The term explained, 330, 337, 345 note.
Law of Moses, Offerings under the 258 note.
Institutions under the 319.

not opposed to the Gospel in its spirituality, 402.
Morality, How John the Baptist preached 21.
Moral accountability explained and illustrated, 459-463.

Man-the Genus humanum, A difference in the moral feelings, and mental
endowments of, how caused, 28.

in the aggregate alike, dead in síns, etc., 42, 60.
Nature of, as a sentient being, 92, 93.

Men, Three classes of, exhibited, etc., 180, 186.
Mother, the relation of, only inferred in the Scriptures 35.

An execrable! 36.

of God, Origin of the phrase, 112 note.

METONYMY of the Scriptures illustrated, 115-118, 151, 152, 156, 209,
221-233, 235, 279, 309-312, 320, 328, 394, 400, 403,
424-426, 431, 486.

Materialism, The dogma of, inconsistent with Scripture and reason, and
inefficient to prove man's future identity, 140-151, 164, 313.
A death-blow to the doctrine of, 348-352.
Mind of man, Queries relative to Supernatural influence on the 177.
Méλaw, (Grk. v.) Sense of the, perverted, 305-309, note, 307.
Matthew xxiv. and xxv. explained and illustrated, 155, 166, 207-233.
Mission of God's Son Jesus, Intention of the, 134, 186, 190.
MEDIATOR, Christ's office of, illustrated, 222-228, 486.
MEDIATORIAL Kingdom of Christ considered, 456.
Motives for rational beings, considered, 464, 468, 477.
Nations, the locality and bounds of, considered 27.

Negro, inferior in certain particulars to the white 28.
Orthodox revival meeting, Picture of an, 53.

quibbling exposed, 56, 57, 114.

phrase, pagan origin of 112.

Host, A challenge to-409.

arrogance and impudence exposed, 346 note..

Orthodoxy, Modern, from whence derived, etc., 96-98, 101, 104, 106,

111! 168, 333.

Monstrous errors in, 184 note, 281 note, 303, 339, 495, 496.
A dose for, 393 note. See 409 note.

Motives and inducements of, examined 450, 478, 484 note.
ONE blood, one faith, one sect, one Christ, one God and Father of all, 333.
ORCUS, (Hell,) See 409 note.

Punishment, Important queries relative to 222, 345 note.

Illustrations of, 236, 242, 243, 272 note, 323, 457, 468.
Passover, The Jewish, explained, etc., 440.
Parable, A New York 29.

Parables, in Matt. xxiv. xxv., explained 207-233.

Luke xvi. explained and illustrated, 383-411.

Law, or relation, of parabolic metaphors, 390, 399, 400.
Prayer, Duty and manner of, considered 32.
The real Christian's motive to 40.

Psalm ii., The imagery of, considered, or God's judgment, etc., 480 481.
Paul vs. Presbyterianism, or Calvinism 41, 42.

Paul's Testimony examined, etc., 299, 310, 348-355, 452.
Reasons for giving a preference to, 364 note.
Pre-existence of souls, believed by Christ's disciples, 64, 65
of Jesus Christ proved, 64.
Phrenology, Science of, in harmony with the Scriptures, 67.
Propositions, Two, that cover the whole ground, 77.

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PARABOLA of the prophets, prove the restitution of all men, 80-82, 156,
221-233, 328.

illustrated, see Sermon p. 418, 318 note, 319, 322, 424, 486.
Prospect before us, The, considered in reference to ancient, and modern or-
thodox pagan dogmas, and the Gospel of Christ, 96-99, 101-104,
Pride ridiculous in man, etc., 476.
PYTHAGORAS' opinions, 550 years anterior to the birth of Christ, 96.
PLATO, The divine, one of the fathers of modern orthodoxy, 97, 102.
Paganism, Origin of, 96-104, 106.

[111-113.

[369, 468.

PERISH, The term, considered, 158, 243-248, 322, 330 note, 337, 345,
Parousia of Christ considered, 171, 201-205, 324.
Peace, The term, considered with righteousness and joy, 413.
Queries, Important, to orthodoxy, 101-103, 106, 111, 487, 495.
Rich Man and Lazarus, Parable of the, considered, 387.
ROBINSON, Professor, Opinions of considered, etc., 345 note.
Restitution a moral or Spiritual, not a physical act, note 18.
of all things, exhibited, etc., 81-86.
Redemption explained, etc., 165, 166.

Retribution, The Scriptural definition of the term, etc., 37—39.
Reward and punishment illustrated, 29-32, 38, 39.

RELATION, The, of things considered, 33, 37, 38, 189–196, 319, 456.
Righteousness considered, 340-345, 359, 370, 413, 449.

RESURRECTION of the dead, The doctrine of the, opposed to the Pagan
hypothesis of the immortality of the soul, 96-107, 201-205.
The relation of things in the, seen 120, 316 note, 319.
The imagery illustrative of the, examined, 121-123, 125,
130-132.

viz: The soul, and not the body, 124, 309-312.
Paul's simile of the, shown to be reasonable, 127-132, 145.
An orthodox objection relative to the, answered, 130.
Necessity of the, body of the man Christ Jesus, consid-
ered, 133-140.

soul, and man's identity considered 144-148,
Order of the, considered, 153, 171, 180, 182 note, 183, 186,
203, 249, 323.
considered in reference to GOD'S Will, 157, 248-251.
the work of the last day, 158, 270.

both of the just and the unjust, 165, 199, 296.

Order of the, considered, in reference to God's will, pur-
pose, or design, 186, 199, 201, 203.
God's will the origin of the order in the, 186, 319.
Parabolic types of the order of the, 321, 328.
Metonymical use of the term, 151, 152.

A moral, considered, in contradistinction to a literal resur-
rection of the dead, ibid, 184, 268, 296, 431.
of the order, or class of believers, 201, 323.
Definition of the original term, 288.

The first, considered, 153, 184, 202, 245, 249, 268 note,
271, 276-288, 296, 314, 316.
of Christ, irresistibly conclusive against the Jews, 407.
of Lazarus, Peculiarity of the 152.

SIGN, God's, of His covenant, the Iris, considered, 88-90, 153, 155.
SAVAGE, Richard, the poet, Biographical notice of, 36.
SOUL of man, Pagan opinions of the, 96, 102.

Hebrew and Greek terms for, 107, 113, 114, 116, 123.
scripturally considered, 112-118, 123, 130-132, 265-274, 313.
Simile, A troublesome, for modern orthodoxy, 100.

of the soul of man, 145.

A forcible 178, 263, 316 note.

Sarcophagus, A, from Thebes, portraying modern orthodoxy, 104.
Spirit, Scriptural understanding of the term, 112-118, 123.
Spirits in prison, The phrase, considered, 429–432.

SALVATION, The term explained and illustrated, 314, note, 334, 344, 364, 368.

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Sin, Man of, The phrase explained, 251-255.

A measure, or test of, to the Gentiles, considered, 360.
"Sleep in Jesus," The phrase, considered, 161, 170, 204, 322, 323.
SWIFT, Dean, Loss of identity of 144.

Syllogism, Paul's, The consequences resulting from, 161, 322.
explained, and illustrated, 181, 182 note.
Sheol, (Hell,) Hebrew term, considered, 396, 409, note.
Sermons, Absurd views contained in certain, 375, 376.
SYMBOLS of salvation explained, 245-248.

Stumblingblock, A great, removed, 207-233.

SIRIUS, The star, compared with the Sun,-distance of, etc., 472, 474.
Trees a metonymy for mankind, 17.

Tartarus, (Hell,) Ancient opinions of, 398, See 409 note.
Testaments, The New and Old, silent on the subject of the immortality of
the soul, 92, 97, 105, 107

Trust in God's Son Jesus Christ, considered, 493.
Truth, The testimony of the Spirit of, 105.

Where shall man search for the, 112, 266.
The Great, considered, 180-183, 338.
independent of man's faith, or unbelief, 457.
Trinity, Doctrine of the, how lucid, 126, 441, 442, 483.
Trinitarianism and Socinianism, the two extremes of error, note 154.
Tribes, The ten lost, considered, etc., 406 note, 407 note, 408 note, 426.
Thinking, Importance of, etc., 206 note.

Translators of the Scriptures, Errors of the, exposed, 299-309, 395.
Remarkable correctness of the, 366.
TRUMP The last, explained and illustrated 318-322, 324, 328, 335.
Union of the Truth, viz: God's purpose in Christ, 183-192.
Unjust, The condition of the, explained, 189, 199.
Steward, Parable of the, explained, ect., 384.
Unitarianism not Socinianism, 64 note, 154 note.
Unpardonable sin, (Mark iii. 28-30,) considered 463.
WATCH, Simile of a, to expose a pagan hypothesis, 100, 103.
Wonderful prediction accomplished to the very letter! 404.
Wickedness, Scriptural account of the term, etc., 394.
Wicked, God's purpose relative to the, 70-72, 79, 85.
Inheritance of the, considered, 434-436.

Wisdom's word to the young, 376, 377, 382.

Water, A remarkable exception in natural laws relative to, 133.

WILL of God the Father, as affirmed and explained by His Son Jesus Christ,
examined and illustrated, 157, 186-192, 199, 248-251, 290, 302, 492, 495.

War in the Orthodox camp-Horns of the Beast broken, 484 note!
World, The policy of the, explained and illustrated, 358–363.
Youth the season to rejoice, 371–373.

Zwn (zoe) Life, The term, how used in N. T. 118 note.
Zoroaster one of the fathers of modern orthodoxy, 111.
ZION, The foundation laid by God in, considered, 446-449.

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LAYMAN'S LEGACY.

SERMON I.

A HINT TO PREACHERS.

"And what shall we do?" LUKE iii. 14.

READER, I am about to preach a moral sermon to you. That is, I am about giving a hint to preachers, how they should preach, when they preach morality. It is ten to one that I shall found my moral discourse on good, sound, and substantial Doctrine. I hope you will not undervalue my preaching, for the reason that it has a novelty about inasmuch as it has truth for its foundation.

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"How shall they hear without a preacher ?" says Paul. Reader, it is one thing to preach; and quite another thing to be a preacher. And Paul, I have no doubt, was of my opinion; for he adds-" And how shall they preach, except they be sent ?" (Rom. x. 14, 15.) Paul has been referred to as a very accommodating Apostle-very desirous of pleasing the people-willing to do any thing, or to abstain from the doing of any thing, rather than to displease the people. As much as to say, and finish the subject, that Paul was a dear lover of popularity; particu larly, when it would lead the way to a large salary. So Paul says, "Let every one of us please his neighbour." Only observing one plain proviso, viz:-"for his good to edification." It seems, then, Paul was so desirous of pleasing his neighbour, that he restricted himself to one condition only, viz :—that his neighbour's good to edification should be his sole inducement to please him at all; therefore, when Paul could not benefit his neighbour by pleasing him, he left him to please himself. Now I intend to copy Paul's example; so, reader, we start fair-I

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