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CONTENTS.

LECTURE 1.

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Introduction. Define the Study; Requisite Personal Qual

ifications; Advantages derived from the study of System-
atic Theology; Things to be avoided.

LECTURE 2.
Some things implied in the study of Theology ; Some things

that we know of man, independently of any revelation or
knowledge of God.

LECTURE 3.
Importance of a correct knowledge of the laws of evidence;

Evidence and Proof, and their difference; Sources of ev-
idence; Kinds and degrees of evidence; When objections
are not, and when they are fatal ; How objections are to
be disposed of; On whom lies the burden of proof; Where
proof or argument must begin.

LECTURE 4.
Existence of God. Methods of proof; Their amount.

LECTURE 5.
Atheism. Definition; Different forms; Principal objec-
tions to Theism answered; Difficulties of Atheism.

LECTURE 6.
Divine authority of the Bible. A farther revelation from

God than that which is made in the works of nature and
providence needed ; Such a revelation possible; Such a
revelation probable; The scriptures of the Old and New
Testaments, a direct revelation from God.

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Inspiration of the Bible. What is not implied in the inspi-

ration of the Bible; What is implied; How a question of
this kind cannot be proved; How it can be proved; The
Bible an inspired Book; Objections answered.

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LECTURE 8.
Deism. Deism defined; Different classes of Deists; Their
objections to Christianity ; Difficulties of Deism.

LECTURE 9.
Natural Attributes of God. A Natural Attribute defined;

What are some of the Natural Attributes of God; Prove
that God possesses them.

LECTURE 10.
Moral Attributes of God. A Moral Attribute defined ; Some

of the Moral Attributes of God; Prove that God pos-
sesses them; Benevolence.

LECTURE 11.
Justice of God. The term Justice defined; The several

senses in which it is used; God is just; An objection an-
swered,

LECTURE 12.
Mercy of God. What Mercy is not; What it is; In what

cases it can be exercised; To what extent; On what con-
ditions ; Mercy an attribute of God.

LECTURE 13.
Truth of God, Truth defined; Truth an attribute of God.

LECTURE 14.
Wisdom of God. Wisdom defined; Wisdom an attribute
of God.

LECTURE 15.
Holiness of God. Remarks; Holiness defined; Holiness
an attribute of God.

LECTURE 16.
Unity of God. Meaning of the term Unity when applied

to God; Remarks in respect to the manner in which this
subject has been treated in different ages and nations ;
Unity of God proved.

LECTURE 17.
Trinity or Tri-unity of God. Doctrine stated; The point

now under consideration ; Sources of evidence; Amount
of evidence to be expected, if the doctrine be true; Proof
adduced; Objections answered.

LECTURE 18.
Divinity of Christ. What is intended by the Divinity of

Christ; Christ truly divine, or the true God; Objections
answered.

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LECTURE 19.
Humanity of Christ. Various opinions noticed; What is
intended by the Humanity of Christ; Doctrine proved.

LECTURE 20.
Personality and Divinity of the Holy Spirit. What is not

intended by the Divinity of the Holy Spirit; He is truly
God; What is intended by the Personality of the Holy
Spirit; His Divinity proved.

LECTURE 21.
Providence of God. What is intended by the Providence

of God; God administers over the universe a providen-
tial government; Different theories and arguments no-
ticed ; Show what seems to be the truth.

LECTURE 22.
Moral Government. Moral Government defined ; What it
implies.

LECTURE 23.
Foundation of Moral Obligation. Moral Obligation defined;

Conditions of Moral Obligation; Foundation of Moral 01 Obligation.

LECTURE 24.
Whose right it is to govern. God a moral being; God a
Moral Governor.

LECTURE 25.
What is implied in the right to Govern. Reciprocal duties
of rulers and ruled.

LECTURE 26.
Moral Law. What Law is; Moral Law defined; Moral

Law a unit; No being can make law; The will of the
ruler can be obligatory only as it is declaratory of what
the Law is.

LECTURE 27.
Law of God. What is intended by the Law of God; The

Commandments declaratory; The Ten Commandments
illustrations of this; Sanctions of the Law; First Com-
mandment. Its true meaning. Second Commandment.
Reasons for it; what it prohibits. Third Commandment.
Its true spirit; Reasons for this Commandment.

LECTURE 28.
Fourth Commandment. When the Sabbath was instituted;

Its design ; Its necessity; Its perpetual and universal ob-
ligation; The manner of its observance; Its change from
the seventh to the first day of the week.

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LECTURE 29.
Fifth Commandment. Reasons for this Commandment;

What it implies; What it prohibits. Sixth Command-
ment. What its letter prohibits ; Its true spirit; What
is, and what is not prohibited by its spirit; What its
spirit requires; Reasons for it'; Violations of it.

LECTURE 30. i
Seventh Commandment. What it implies; What it prohib-

its ; Reasons for it. Eighth Commandment. What it
implies; What it prohibits; Reasons for it; When it is
violated.

LECTURE 31.
Ninth Commandment. What it implies; What is not a vio-

lation of it; What it prohibits ; Reasons for it. Tenth
Commandment. What it implies; What is not a breach
of it; What it prohibits and enjoins; Reasons for it.

LECTURE 32.
Sanctions of Law. What constitutes sanctions ; There can be

no Law without them ; In what light they are to be re-
garded ; The end to be secured by law and the execution
of penal Sanctions; Rule for graduating them.

LECTURE 33.
Sanctions of God's Law. God's Law has Sanctions; What

constitutes the remuneratory Sanctions of God's Law;
Their perfection and duration; What constitutes its vin-
dicatory Sanctions ; Their duration.

LECTURE 34.
Governmental principles.

LECTURE 35.
The Atonement. Its Intention; The Atonement necessary.

LECTURE 36.
Reasons why an Atonement was preferable to punishment,
or to the execution of the Divine Law.

LECTURE 37.
What constitutes the Atonement. Not Christ's obedience

to law as a covenant of works; His sufferings and death
constitute the Atonement; His taking human nature and
obeying unto death a reason for our being treated as righ-
teous: Nature and kind of his sufferings; Amount of his
sufferings; The Atonement not a commercial transaction;
The Atonement a satisfaction of public justice.

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