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of Works, either before or after Justifica. tion, but the whole of the Salvation of Sinners is ascribed to the Atonement and Merit of the Blood and Righteousness of JeHOVAH in our Nature, imputed and applied, thro' Faith, to the Sinner's Heart and Conscience, justifying his Person, and renewing and fanctifying his Nature, thro' the Operation of the Holy Spirit, of which "he is thereby made a Partaker.

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Hence the Antinomian muft expebut little. Contentment in perusing the following Hymns, for they maintain, that without Holinefs (personal Holiness, wrought in the Soul of a Believer, by the SPIRIT OF GOD, delivering him from the Dominion, and from the Love of all Sin, whether inward or outward) no Man pall see the Lord.

Nor will the mere Formalist, whatever, outward Profession he makes, whether Churchman or Dilsenter, have much Taste for these Songs of Sion ; for they maintain

No outward Forms can make us clean,
The Leprosy lies deep within.

3dly, As due Care is taken to make the Matter of these Hymns as Scriptural as por

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Therefore the Deist, must not be furprized to find, the Dignity of fallen Man, together with the moral Reftitude of His Nature, the Sufficiency of Reason, and of the Light of Nature, and every other Article and Circumstance of the Infidel Creed, utterly expunged.

The Arian will be much disappointed, if he expects to find any thing herein, that in the least countenances the Nonsense as well as the Blasphemy of a created God, or one Sentiment that tends to eclipse the glorious Beams of the SELF-EXISTENT SUN OF RIGHTEOUSNESS.

The Socinian and Mabomeian must renounce their * Koran, before they will be able to look upon the Great Prophet, JESUS of NAZARETH, as IMMANUEL, GOD WITH US, a Truth that lies at the Root of Cbriftianity, consequently taught through

out this Book.

As for Papists, either professed or do&trinel, they will find nothing about the Merit

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Koran, from the Arabic Kuraa to read, fignifies Book: The Koran is that Book which the followers of Mahomet look upon as their Bible : which corresponds with the Socinian Writers in allowing JESUS to be a Prophet, and no more,

of Works, either before or after Justifica. tion, but the whole of the Salvation of Sinners is ascribed to the Atonement and Merit of the Blood and Righteousness of JeHOVAH in our Nature, imputed and applied, thro' Faith, to the Sinner's Heart and Confcience, justifying his Person, and renewing and fanctifying his Nature, thro' the Operation of the Holy SPIRIT, of which he is thereby made a Partaker.

Hence the Antinomian must expect but little. Contentment in perusing the following Hymns, for they maintain, that without How linefs (personal Holinefs, wrought in the Soul of a Believer, by the Spirit of God, delivering him from the Dominion, and from the Love of all Sin, whether inward or outward) no Manfall see the Lord.

Nor will the mere Formalit, whatever, outward Profession he makes, whether Churchman or Dilsenter, have much Taste for these Songs of Sion ; for they maintain

No outward Forms can make us clean,
The Leprosy lies deep within.

3dly, As due Care is taken to make the Matter of these Hymns as Scriptural as poi

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fible, so thou wilt find, gentle Reader, (and mayst thou find its Power and Sweetness in thy Soul) that Jesus the Great High Priest and blessed Apostle of our Profesion, is the grand Subject (either mediately or immediately) of every Song, as He doubtless is of the whole Revelation of God the Testimony of Jesus is the Spirit of Prophecy, Rev. xix. 10. He is the way, the Truth, and the Life ; none can come to the Father, but by Him, John xiv. 6. -CHRIST is .all and in all, Col. iii. 11. He is the ALPHA and OMEGA, the First and LAST ;

the BEGINNING and END, Rev. i. 8. xxi. 6. He therefore, in the Unity of the Eternal GOD HEAD, together with the Father and the Holy Spirit, three divine Persons in one Self-exilkent JEHOVAH, is the God of the Christians.. To this glorious Lord God of Heaven and Earth, may we be enabled to fing Praises with Understanding! and to the Harmony of our Voices, add that of our Hearts: and Lives !. May these maintain a happy Concord with the Word and Will of Christ Jesus! until we meet before the Throne of God and the LAMB, and with an innumerable Company of blessed Angels and the Spirits of just Men made perfect, shout forth the never ending Praises of Him that was dead, and is alive again, and bath re-. deemed us unto GOD by his Blood. So be it, LORD Jesus! Amen, and Amen.

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