The works of William Paley: with illustrative notes and a life of the author (Google eBook)

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William Smith, 1838 - Religion - 934 pages
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Contents

Evidence of the Sufferings of the first Propagators of Christianity
204
Indirect Evidence of the Sufferings of the first Propagators
212
That the Story for which the first Propagators of Christianity
224
The same proved from the Authority of our historical Scriptures
231
Of the Authenticity of the historical Scriptures in eleven Sections
237
Of the peculiar Respect with which they were quoted
252
Commentaries c were anciently written upon
259
Recapitulation
272
OF THE AUXILIARY EVIDENCES OF CHRISTIANITY
287
The Candour of the Writers of the New Testament
305
Scripture with the State of Things in those Times as represented
315
Undesigned Coincidences
328
Of the Propagation of Christianity
331
A BRIEF CONSIDERATION OF SOME POPULAR OBJECTIONS
348
Christian Writers themselves so fully or frequently as might have
359
Dedication
376
MM
425
The Epistle to the Philippians
433
Dedication
475
Definition and Use of the Science
483
MORAL OBLIGATIONS
500
The Question Why am I obliged to keep my word? resumed
501
The Will of God
502
The Divine Benevolence
503
Utility
505
The Necessity of General Rules
506
The Consideration of General Consequences pursued
507
Of Right
509
The Division of Rights
510
The General Rights of Mankind
512
RELATIVE DUTIES PART I OF RELATIVE DUTIES WHICH ARE DETERMINATE Chap I Of Property
515
The History of Property
517
In what the Right of Property is founded ib V Promises
520
Contracts
525
Contracts of Sale
526
Contracts of Hazard
528
Contracts of Lending of inconsumable Property
529
Contracts concerning the Lending of Money
530
Contracts of LabourService
532
Contracts of LabourCommissions
534
Contracts of LabourPartnership
535
Contracts of LabourOffices
536
Lies
537
Oath in Evidence
542
Oath of Allegiance
543
Oath against Bribery in the Election of Members of Parliament
544
Oaths to observe Local Statutes
546
Wills
547
OF RELATIVE DUTIES WHICH ARE INDETERMINATE AND OF THE CRIMES OPPOSED TO THESE Chap I Charity
551
Slavery
552
CharityProfessional Assistance
553
CharityPecuniary Bounty
555
Resentment
559
Revenge
561
Duelling
562
Scriptures
629
Of different Forms of Government
635
Of Population and Provision and of Agriculture and Commerce
681
Observations upon the Character and Example of Christ and
705
Seriousness in Eeligion indispensable above all other Dispositions
713
Taste for Devotion
719
The Love of God
724
Meditating upon Religion
728
Of the State after Death
731
On Purity of the Heart and Affections
734
Of the Doctrine of Conversion
737
Prayer in Imitation of Christ
742
On Filial Piety
744
To think less of our Virtues and more of our Sins Part 1
747
To think less of our Virtues and more of our Sins Part 2
751
Salvation for Penitent Sinners
755
Sins of the Fathers upon the Children
758
How Virtue produces Belief and Vice Unbelief
761
Johns Message to Jesus
764
On Insensibility to Offences
767
Seriousness of Disposition necessary
769
The Efficacy of the Death of Christ
772
All stand in Need of a Redeemer
775
The Efficacy of the Death of Christ consistent with the necessity of a good Life the one being the Cause the other the Condition of Salvation
778
Pure Religion
781
The Agency of Jesus Christ since his Ascension
784
Of Spiritual Influence in general Part 2
792
Of Spiritual Influence in general Part 3
795
Sin encountered by Spiritual Aid Part 1
799
Evil Propensities encountered by the Aid of the Spirit Part 2
802
The Aid of the Spirit to be sought and preserved by Prayer Part 3
804
The Destruction of the Canaanites
807
Neglect of Warnings
810
The Terrors of the Lord
813
Preservation and Recovery from Sin
817
This Life a State of Probation
821
Tho Knowledge of one another in a Future State
824
The General Resurrection
827
SERMONS ON PUBLIC OCCASIONS Sermon I Caution recommended in the Use and Application of Scriptural Language
830
Advice addressed to the Young Clergy of the Diocese of Carlisle
833
A Distinction of Orders in the Church defended upon Principles of Public Utility
837
The Use and Propriety of local and occasional Preaching f41
841
Dangers incidental to the Clerical Character stated
849
Preached at the Assizes of Durham
854
Assistance that is to be given to sick and dying Persons by
860
The Order for the Visitation of the Sick
872
Proper Collects that may be used wrrn any of the Prayers
881
A Prayer for a Person in the Beginning of his Sickness 88i
886
A Prayer to be said when the sick Person grows lightheaded
892
A general Prayer for Preparation and Readiness to die
898
For a Person in the Small Pox or any suchlike raging infectious Disease
904
For natural Fools or Madmen
908
The Ministration of Public Baptism of Infants to bf used in Churches
917
Reasons for Contentment addressed to the Labouring Part of the British
929

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