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Christ go first; exactly answered. (And conse-
desires of grace be grace
The admirable goodness of God's laws. Whether
CHAP. VI. How to exereise Faith on God's threatenings
and judgments." How far belief of the threaten-
XI. Of the order and harmony of graces and duties,
which must be taken altogether. Of the parts
grace, and of our returning duties. Rules
LIFE OF FAITH.
IN THREE PARTS.
THE FIRST IS A SERMON ON HEB. XI. 1. FORMERLY PREACHED
BEFORE HIS MAJESTY, AND PUBLISHED BY HIS COMMAND; WITH ANOTHER, ADDED FOR THE FULLER APPLICATION.
THE SECOND IS INSTRUCTIONS FOR CONFIRMING BELIEVERS
IN THE CHRISTIAN FAITH.
THE THIRD IS DIRECTIONS HOW TO LIVE BY FAITH; OR HOW
TO EXERCISE IT ON ALL OCCASIONS.
“ For we walk by faith, not by sight.” 2 Cor. v.7. “ For which cause we faint not: but though our outward man perish, yet the inward
man is renewed day by day : For our light affliction which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory: While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: For the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.” 2 Cor. iv. 16–18.
“ By faith he forsook Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the King: for he endured, as
seeing him that is invisible.” Heb. xii. 27.