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Author: Strong, William, d. 1654.
Title: A discourse of the two covenants wherein the nature, differences, and effects of the covenant of works and of grace are distinctly, rationally, spiritually and practically discussed : together with a considerable quantity of practical cases dependent thereon / by William Strong.
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2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: A discourse of the two covenants wherein the nature, differences, and effects of the covenant of works and of grace are distinctly, rationally, spiritually and practically discussed : together with a considerable quantity of practical cases dependent thereon / by William Strong.
Strong, William, d. 1654., Gale, Theophilus, 1628-1678.

London: Printed by J.M. for Francis Tyton ... and for Thomas Parkhurst ..., 1678.
Notes:
Edited by T. Gale. Cf. BM.
Errata: p. [28].
Reproduction of original in Harvard University Libraries.
Subject terms:
Covenants (Theology)
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A61847.0001.001

Contents
title page
TO THE HONOURABLE, THE LADY ELIZABETH RICH.
A Summary of the Two Covenants.
TABLE of CONTENTS. A Discourse of the two Covenants.
BOOK I. Of the Covenant of Works,
CHAP. I. The Curse of the first Covenant. Gen. 2.17.
CHAP. II. Gal. 4.21.
CHAP. III. Rom. 7.8.
CHAP. IV. Gal. 5.18.
CHAP. V. Col. 1.13.
CHAP. VI. A Mans Translation out of the first Covenant is by Union. Gal. 3.29.
CHAP. VII. How the Law as a Covenant comes to be abolished. Gal. 2.14. Blotting out the Hand-writing, &c.
CHAP. VIII. Gal. 3.17.
BOOK II. Of the Covenant of Grace.
CHAP. I. The Author and Fountain of this Covenant. Gen. 17.2.
CHAP II. This Covenant as made primarily with Christ the second Adam. Gal. 3.16. By the Promises in the Text made to Abraham and his seed is meant the whole Covenant of Grace. p. 125
CHAP. III. The Covenant of Grace made with Believers opened and applied. Gen. 17.7.
CHAP. IV. The Covenant of Grace is referring to the Seed of the Faithful. Gen. 17.7.
SECT. III.
BOOK III. The Covenant of Grace, its Nature and Benefits.
CHAP. I.
CHAP. II. The Covenant of Grace makes God to be our God.
CHAP. III. The Beatifick Vision of Gods Essence explicated and applyed.
CHAP. IV. In the Covenant of Grace God makes over all the Persons in the Trinity.
CHAP. V. God in the Covenant of Grace makes over himself in his Alsufficiency.
CHAP. VI. The Soveraignty of God made over to the Saints in the new Covenant.
TABLE Of SCRIPTURES more distinctly explicated.
Genesis.
Exodus.
Numbers.
Deuteronomy.
Joshua.
Judges.
2 Samuel.
2 Chronicles.
Job.
Psalms.
Proverbs.
Ecclesiastes.
Canticles.
Esaias.
Jeremy.
Ezekiel.
Daniel.
Hosea.
Joel.
Micah.
Habakkuk.
Zephany.
Zachary.
Malachy.
Matthew.
Mark.
Luke.
John.
Acts.
Romans.
1 Corinthians.
2 Corinthians.
Galatians.
Ephesians.
Philippians.
Colossians.
1 Timothy.
2 Timothy.
Hebrews.
James.
1 Peter.
2 Peter.
1 John.
Revelations.
ERRATA.
A DISCOURSE OF THE Two Covenants, &c. BOOK I. Of the Covenant of Works.
CHAP. I. The Curse of the first Covenant.
SECT. I. The Explication of the Text.
SECT. II. The Temporal Curse.
SECT. III. Spiritual Death.
CHAP. II. How and why men naturally desire to be under the Law?
SECT. I. How men naturally desire to be under the Law.
SECT. II. The Causes why men desire to be under the Law.
SECT. III. The APPLICATION.
CHAP. III. How and whence it is that sin is irritated by the Law.
SECT. I. How sin takes occasion and is irritated by the Law.
SECT. II. Whence it is that the Law exasperates and encreases Sin.
CHAP. IV. The Rigor and Coactive power of the Law.
SECT. I. Wherein the Coactive power of the Law consists.
SECT. II. Whence the Law hath this Coactive power.
SECT. III. The APPLICATION.
CHAP. V. All those that are in Christ are translated from under the first Covenant.
SECT. I. A Scriptural account of this Translation.
SECT. II. The necessity of a Translation from the first Covenant.
SECT. III. The APPLICATION.
CHAP. VI. A Mans Translation out of the first Covenant, is by Ʋnion.
SECT. I. How our Translation is by Ʋnion, with the nature of this Ʋnion.
SECT. II. Why God hath appointed Ʋnion to be the way of our Translation.
SECT. III. What the difference in a mans state before and after his Translation is?
SECT. IV. The APPLICATION.
CHAP. VII. How the Law as a Covenant comes to be abolished.
CHAP. VIII. To all that are in Christ, the first Covenant is made subservient to the second.
SECT. I. The subservience of the first Covenant to the second in general.
SECT. II. The Subservience of the Law as it discovers Sin.
SECT. III. The Subservience of the Law to the Gospel as it restrains Sin.
SECT. IV. The Subservience of the Law to the Gospel as it is a Rule.
BOOK II. THE Covenant of Grace, Its AUTHOR, FOUNTAIN, and the Per∣sons with whom it is made.
CHAP. I. The Author and Fountain of this Covenant.
SECT. I. The Person who makes this Covenant, Jehovah, and why he will deal with all in a Covenant way.
SECT. II. Free-Grace the Fountain of this Covenant.
CHAP. II. The Covenant of Grace as made primarily with Christ the second Adam.
SECT. I. The Covenant made with Christ Personal, in regard of his Office.
SECT. II. The Covenant of Grace made with Christ, as the Churches Head.
SECT. III. Christs Headship in the Covenant applied.
CHAP. III. The Covenant of Grace made with Believers opened and applied.
SECT. I. The Covenant as made with Believers, explicated and demonstrated.
SECT. II. The Covenant as made with Believers applied.
CHAP. IV. The Covenant of Grace as referring to the Seed of the Faithfull.
SECT. I. That Children are taken into their Parents Covenant.
SECT. II. Twelve Questions for the stating Childrens Covenant-right resolved.
SECT. III. the Covenant-right of Children applied.
BOOK III. The Covenant of Grace, its Nature and Benefits.
CHAP. I. Gods part of the Covenant doth consist in Promises.
SECT. I. What Promises are: why and how the Covenant of Grace doth consist of Promises, and of what.
SECT. II. The personal Promises of the Covenant, and of the three Persons in the Trinity.
CHAP. II. The Covenant of Grace makes God to be our God.
SECT. I. The Covenant of Grace makes God ours, and the Benefits hereof.
SECT. II. God in the Covenant has made over all his Attributes.
CHAP. III. The Beatific Vision of Gods Essence explicated and applied.
SECT. I. What the Saints Happiness in the Vision of God is.
SECT. II. Questions touching the Beatifick Vision resolved.
SECT. III. Application.
CHAP. IV. In the Covenant of Grace God makes over all the Persons in the Trinity.
SECT. I. The distinct Offices and Acts of each Person in the Trinity in this Covenant.
SECT. II. The Actions undertaken by God the Father in this Covenant.
SECT. III. The Relations undertaken by the Father and Christ in this Covenant.
SECT. IV. Our Covenant-Interest in Offices, Acts, and Relations of the Trinity applied.
CHAP. V. God in the Covenant of Grace makes over himself in his Alsufficience
SECT. I. The Alsufficience of God as made over to the Saints explicated and demonstrated.
SECT. II. The Application of Gods Alsufficience made over to the Saints.
CHAP. VI. The Soveraignty of God made over to the Saints in the new Covenant.
SECT. I. How and why Gods Soveraignty is made over to the Saints.
SECT. II. How the spiritual Kingdom of Christ is made over to the Saints.
SECT. III. What Interest the Saints have in Christs Providential Kingdom as to the greatest and least things.
SECT. IV. The Saints Interest in Gods Providential Kingdom, both mediate and immediate, necessary and contingent.
SECT. V. The Saints Interest in Gods Providential Kingdom, as it regards goods and evils.