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SAMUEL PELTON, Pastor of the United Presbyterian Congregations of Hempstead and Haverstraw, Rockland County, New-York.
Public Debate BETWEEN HIM AND THE REV. LAURENCE KEAN, A Methodist Preacher, lately from Dublin,
Held on the 2d of March, 1821.
IN WHICH THE
CONTRADICTIONS, ABSURDITIES, AND DIFFICULTIES,
METHODIST SCHEME ARE EXHIBITED,
AS FOUND IN THE
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DE IT REMEMBERED, That on the seventeenth day of A
gust, in the forty-seventh year of the Inpependence of the United States of America, SAMUEL PELTON, of the said District. hath deposited in this office the title of a hook, the right wbereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit:
• The Absurdities of Methodism. Written by Samuel Pelton, Pastor of the United Presbyterian Congregations of Hempstead and Haverstraw, Rockland County, New-York. Containing a PubJic Debate between him and the Rev. Laurence Kean, a Methodist Preacher, lately from Dublin, held on the 2d of March, 1821. Containing also Nine Sections, in which the Contradictions, Absurdities, and Difficulties, of the Methodist Scheme are exhibited, as found in the Discipline, Standard Writings, &c."
Southern District of New-York, ss. In conformity to the Act of Congress of the United States, entitled “ An Act for the encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the time therein mentioned." And also to an act, entitled “an Act, supplementary to an Act, eytitled an Act for the encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etch is historical and other prints."
Debate.- Questions put by Mr. K. to the author, 17 Questions put by the author to Mr. K. - 28
SECTION I. Freewill and free-grace explained, Election proved by Scripture, Boasting excluded, - - - - - 49 Reprobation, • - Decrees explained, Decrees proved by Scripture, Man guilty, though God decrees,
SECTION II. God determines the will-proved by Scripture, Helpless man is bound to obey God, • . All men have not saving light and grace, .. Rules for understanding Scripture, Scripture quoted for this light, explained, - 87
- Section III. Decrees proved by reason, - - - - 97 The denial of them tends to Atheism, - 101 God determines the will-proved by reason, 105 Election proved by reason and facts, - . 109 Objection,-God no respecter of persons,
answered, - - - - - .. 111
Whitfield's letter to Wesley, .