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PREFACE.

THOUGH the following work, as a Syftem of Divinity, has the appearance of being new, yet certainly it proposes no new foundation: for other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jefus Chrift:-If we fpeak not according to this word (Chrift) it is because there is no light in us; but if we are led by this light, Jefus Chrift, the fame yesterday, to-day and for ever, much darkness is difcovered in our most approved modern systems; and it will appear that our mast. er-builders, if any may be called fuch befides the Prophets and Apoftles, have, in a great measure, builded afide from the foundation, and muft there fore fuffer lofs.

It is certain that the work not framed according to the true and only foundation, though the ftudy and labour of ages will not profit men; and the torch of divine revelation cannot be too foon applied to the vast pile which fhall fet it all on flame; and though the hand or inftrument to do this must expect to be treated by many as a vile incendiary, yet he will deferve well of the world of mankind; for let the hay, wood and ftubble be confumed, and the light of the divine foundation, and the gold, filver and precious

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Section 2. The Form of God,
Section 3. The Archetype of the Crea-

tion,

CHAPTER II. Of the Unfolding of the
Truth of Chrift in the fift Creation.
Section 1. The Work of Creation,

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Section 2. The original Perfection of the

Creation,

Section 3. The Nature and State of the

Angels,

Section 4. Man created in the Image of

God,

Section 5. The Sabbath,

Section 6. Man crowned with Glory and

Honor,

Section 7. The Covenant with Adam,
Section 8. The Tree of Life,
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9. The Tree of Knowledge of of Good and Evil,

Section 10. Conclufion of the Chapter on

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Creation,
CHAPTER III. Of the Apoftacy.
Section 1. The Fall of Angels,
Section 2. The Fall of Man,
Section 3. Depravity,
Part II-THE ARCHANGEL, Illuftrat
ing the Truth of Chrift as being the
Head of the Redemption-World.
CHAPTER I. Of the elect Eftablishment.
Section 1. The Union of the elect World

with the Beginning,

Section 2. The Divinity of the Archan

Tel,

Section 3 Election,

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