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XIII. XIV.

XV, XVI.

XVII. XIX.

SECT. And hence divine justice must be declared, even in the

remission of sin
Christ sustained the wrath of God from the beginning to

the end of his life
And that in order to reconcile sinners to God
For there is a propitiation in his blood
Not for all mankind and every individual ; but, according

to the counsel of God and Christ, for the elect only XXI. XXII.
Reasons for Pilate's being mentioned in the Creed XXIII.
His temper and disposition
His supreme power in Judea
Which, being a foreign and a heathen power, suggests

several things of great moment Improvement From the sufferings of Christ, we learn our misery XXVIII. XXIX. Our deliverance And the gratitude we owe

XXIV.

XXV.

XXVI.

XXVU.

XXX.

XXXI.

DISSERTATION XVI.

1.

II.

III.V.

VI.

VII.IX.

X.XVI.

On the Crucifixion and Death of Christ.

Pages 62—116.
The Cross of Christ is the foundation of all Religion
Explication of the Latin terms Patibulum, Furca, Crux
The form, the parts, and the size of the cross
The cross of Christ had probably nothing very different

from those in common use
The history of the discovery of the cross by Helena
Which, by many arguments, is shown to be fabulous
Crucifixion was preceded, 1. By beating
Which was done cruelly to Christ
2. By the bearing of the cross
To which he, in like manner, submitted
3. By stripping of clothes
From which also Christ was not exempted
The mode of crucifixion various
Our Lord was crucified, probably, in the most usual form XXVIII.
The circumstances that commonly followed crucifixion
These were not wanting to the cross of Christ

XVII, XVIII.

XIX. XX.

XXI.

XXII.

XXIII.

XXIV.

XXV. XXVII.

XXIX.

XXX.

Sect. The punishment of the cross was justly deemed the highest XXXI. It was accursed by God himself

XXXII. XXXIII. The death of Christ on the cross, was indeed holy and tranquil

XXXIV. Yet cursed

XXXV. The crucifixion of Christ ought to be devoutly contem

plated, as full of mysteries, in which we have the deepest concern

XXXVI. His being scourged, bearing the cross, and being stripped

of his clothes, were predicted and prefigured of old XXXVII. David and Zechariah prophesied of the crucifixion XXXVIII. The reading of 1982 in Psalm xxii. 17. defended XXXIX. XL. Types of the crucifixion

XLI.-XLIII. The guarding, revilings, and death, were also foretold and prefigured

XLIV. XLV. All things, in short, happened to Christ, according to the determinate counsel of God

XLVI. Scourging was exceedingly grievous to Christ XLVII. XLVIII. And his expulsion from the city, bearing the cross And his being stripped of his garments But above all, the punishment of the cross itself

LIV. And what immediately succeeded it,-Guarding LV. LVI. Revilings

LVII. Death

LVIII. LIX. It is not without a spiritual sympathy, that we should meditate on these sufferings

LA-LAI. We should turn all our grief and anger against sin The crucifixion of Christ, in its several parts, is a spring of consolation

LXV.-LXXIII. From the death of Christ, we learn to live and to die holily

LXXIV. LXXV.

XLIX.LI.

LII. LIII.

LXIII. LXIV.

DISSERTATION XVII.
On the Burial of Christ.

Pages 117-136.
It is profitable for our instruction, to consider that the

burial of Christ was conducted by wealthy and honour-
able men, and chiefly by Joseph of Arimathea 1.VI.

VII.

VIII. IX.

XI. XII.

XIII.

XIV.

XV.

XVI.

XVII.

SECT. The dead body of Jesus was wrapped in clean linen, as

an expression of respect The mixture of myrrh and aloes was added by Nicode

mus, either for embalming, or for burning This attention to corpses was probably referred by the

pious to the hope of the resurrection
The form of the Jewish sepulchres
Why the sepulchre allotted to Christ was the property of

another
Hewn out of a rock
New
In a garden
Very near the place of crucifixion
The burial of Christ was foretold, Psalm xxi. 15.
Psalm xvi. 9, 10.
Isaiah lič. 9.
Christ's suspension on the tree, is not his burial with the

wicked
The type of Jonah
Jonah's great fish is not a Whale, but rather a Sea-dog
The fable of Hercules Tri-esperos borrowed from it
« The heart of the earth” is the grave
With regard to the analogy as to time, the simple explan-

ation commonly received seems preferable to the learned refinements of eminent men

XXVI.-XXIX. There is no proof that Jonah continued three complete

days in the great fish Improvement of this article

XVIII.

XIX.

XX.

XXI.

XXII.

XXIII.

XXIV.

XXV.

XXX.

XXXI.-XXXIII.

DISSERTATION XVIII.

On Christ's Descent into Hell.

Pages 137-165.

I.-IV.

That Christ descended into Hell, is nowhere expressly. af

firmed in Scripture Nor in the most ancient Creeds The Creeds which mentioned the descent, were generally

silent with respect to the burial; nor was it without some mistake that both were afterwards joined together VI. VII.

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