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THE

WORKS,

PRESIDENT EDWARDS:

IN TEN VOLUMES.

VOL. IV.

CONTAINING,

1. NARRATIVE OF SURPRISING CONVERSIONS.
II. THOUGHTS ON THE REVIVAL IN 1740.
III. QUALIFICATIONS FOR COMMUNION.
IV. REPLY TO WILLIAMS.

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME IV.

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PART I. Misrepresentations of Mr. Williams

*. Williams . . . . . . . . .

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Sect. 1. What is the question ? . .

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2. Degree of evidence ..

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· 464

PART II. Mr. Williams's scheme .......

. . . . . . 476

Sect. 1. His concessions ..........

. 476

2. Consequences. ............

..479

3. Of ungodly men's communing ......

4. Of an indeterminate profession ........

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5. Mr. W. inconsistent with Mr. Stoddard. .

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6. Visibility without probability ......

504

7. A converting ordinance ........

507

8. Of Sincerity ............

510

9. Public covenanting .. .......

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PART III. Exceptionable mode of reasoning :::

532

Sect. 1. Method of disputing.

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2. Misrepresentations.

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537

3. Irrelevant arguments ........

4. Extraordinary notions. ........

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5. Assertions instead of arguments .......

..547

6. Sacramental actiojis,

.. 548

7. Begging the question.

550

8. Mr. W. begs the question.......

554

9. Mr. W. is inconsistent with bimself ...

558

10. Other inconsistencies ......

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. 563

11. Arguments hostile to both sides . ..

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12. The passover and circumcision ..., ........ 570

13. Of Judas's communicating . ... . . . . . . . . . 573

14. Of beirg born in covenant . .....

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15. Of coming without a known right .

581

16. Tendency to perplexity .....

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17. Of companding to partako. ................ 589

Appendix. A letter to the people of Northampton. .......... 597

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