Christ a precious Saviour.
I. Pet. ii. 7. Unto you therefore who believe he is precious. 211.
Security in a state of sin described.
Rom. vü. 9. For I was alive without the law once.
The nature and use of convictions.
Acts xvi. 29. 30. Then he called for a light and sprang in,
and came trembling and fell down before St. Paul and Si-
las, and brought them out and said, sirs, what might I do
to be saved.
The doctrine of regeneration considered.
Jobn. iii. 3. Jesus answered and said unto him, verily,
verily, I say unto thee, except a man be born again, he
cannot see the kingdom of God.
Some of the first effects of Regeneration.
II. Cor. v. 17. Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a
new creature, old things are passed away; behold all
things are become new,
Psalms. xix. 7. The law of the Lord is perfect convert-
ing the soul.
The putting off the Old Man.
Ephe. iv. 22. That ye put off concerning the former con-
versation the old-Man, which is corrupt according to the
Acts xvii. 30. And the times of this ignorance, God winked
at, but now commandeth all men every where to repent. 284