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The Sum of Saving Knowledge - Evidences of True Faith

THE EVIDENCES OF TRUE FAITH. So much for the laying the grounds of faith, and warrants to believe. Now, for evidencing of true faith by fruits, these four things are requisite: 1. That the believer be soundly convinced, in his judgment, of his obligation to keep the whole moral law, all the days of ... Read More

The Sum of Saving Knowledge - Heads

The Sum of Saving Knowledge may be taken up in these four heads: 1. The woeful condition wherein all men are by nature, through breaking of the covenant of works. 2. The remedy provided for the elect in Jesus Christ by the covenant of grace. 3. The means appointed to make them partakers of this cove... Read More

The Sum of Saving Knowledge - The Use of Saving Knowledge

The Practical Use of Saving Knowledge Contained in Scripture, and holden forth briefly in the foresaid Confession of Faithand Catechisms The chief general use of Christian doctrine is, to convince a man of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment, John xvi. 8. partly by the law or covenant of work... Read More

The Sum of Saving Knowledge - Warrants and Motives to Believe.

Warrants to believe For building our confidence upon this solid ground, these four Warrants and special Motives to believe in Christ may serve. The first whereof is God's hearty invitation, holden forth, Isa. lv. 1, 2, 3,4,5. Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no m... Read More

Scots Worthies by John Howie

David Dickson was born about the year 1583. He was the only son of Mr John Dick or Dickson, merchant in Glasgow, whose father was an old feuar and possessor of some lands in the barony of Fintry, and parish of St Ninian's, called the Kirk of the Muir. His parents were religious, of considerable subs... Read More

Short Account of the Life of the Rev. David Dickson

Biography by the Rev. Robert Wodrow The following account is the production of Wodrow the historian, and was originally prefixed to an edition of a work entitled Truth's victory Over Error first published in 1684. This edition is editied by Rev. W.K.Tweedie, in 'Select Biographies' printed for the W... Read More

Behold, My Servant

A Communion Sermon "Behold, my servant shall deal prudently, he shall be exalted and extolled, and be very high. As many as were astonished at thee; his visage was so marred more than any man, and his form more than the sons of men: So shall he sprinkle many nations; the kings shall shut their mouth... Read More

Regeneration & the Regenerate Man

I. REGENERATION We speak not here of the regeneration of elect infants dying in their infancy; God hath his own way of dealing with them; but of the regeneration of those who are capable of being outwardly called by the ministry of the word, which we may thus describe. Regeneration (being one in eff... Read More

Sight through a Glass, and Face to Face

I love the windows of thy grace thro' which my Lord is seen, I long to meet my Saviour's face, without a glass between. Oh! that the happy hours were come, to change my faith to sight : I shall behold my Lord at home in a diviner light. Haste, my beloved, and remove these interposing days ; Then sha... Read More

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