|Author:||Burroughs, Jeremiah, 1599-1646.|
|Title:||Gospel reconciliation, or, Christ's trumpet of peace to the world wherein is shewed (besides many other gospel truth) ... that there was a breach made between God and man ... to which is added two sermons / by Jeremiah Burroughs.|
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Gospel reconciliation, or, Christ's trumpet of peace to the world wherein is shewed (besides many other gospel truth) ... that there was a breach made between God and man ... to which is added two sermons / by Jeremiah Burroughs.
Burroughs, Jeremiah, 1599-1646.
London: Printed by Peter Cole ..., 1657.
Reconciliation -- Religious aspects.
Sermons, English -- 17th century.
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A Testimony to the World concerning several Books of Mr. Jeremiah Bur∣roughs, that are Printing, and wil shortly be Published.
The Names of Books printed by Peter Cole, Printer and Book∣seller of London: and are to be sold at his Shop, at the sign of the Printing-press in Cornhil, neer the Royal Exchange.
GOSPEL-RECONCILIATION, OR Christs Trumpet of Peace TO THE WORLD.
CHAP. 2. That there was a breach made between God and man after a blessed Ʋnion
CHAP. 3. That there is a way to make up a Peace between God and Sinful Man.
CHAP. 4. Reconciliation Opened, 1 By it Gods enmity is taken away. 2 The enmity on the souls part is taken a∣way. 3 God taketh into intire Love. 4 By it thou comest to be in League and Covenant with God. 5. The soul is perfectly Reconciled. 6. This Recon∣ciliation its everlasting. 7 It continues notwith∣standing all thy sins. 8. The Devills Accusati∣ons shall never make God thy Enemy again.
CHAP. 5. Twelve Blessed Consequencs of our Reconciliation.
The first Consequence.
The Second Consequence
The fourth Consequence.
The fift Consequence.
The sixt Consequence.
The seventh Consequence.
The eight Consequence.
The ninth Consequence.
The tenth Consequence.
The eleventh Consequence.
The twelfth Consequence.
CHAP. 8. How to know whether a mans Peace be made with God, opened in seven Particulars. 1. Every weapon of war against God is laid down. 2. There hath been treaties of Peace between God and that soul. 3. Peace with God wil make thee abhor thy self for thy former cursed waies. 4. It wil make thee on Gods side. 5. It wil preserve from evil. 6. It wil enable thee to suffer much. 7. It wil make thee high∣ly prise it.
Use. 3. To seek to make our Peace with God: five helps thereunto. 1. Keep from the outward Acts of sin. 2. Labor to set God continully before you. 3. Resolve not to be at Peace with your selves till you be at Peace with God. 4. Seek Peace with God on his own Conditions. 5. Prize Peace with God now, as you wil value it at the day of Judgment.
CHAP. 10. God begins the work of Reconciliation with man.
CHAP. 11 Ʋses of Gods beginning with man to be Reconciled. Use. 1. Admire his goodness in beginning, seeing he had no need of us; and had so great advantage a∣gainst us. Use. 2. Begin to seek peace even with our inferiors. Use. 3. The cetrainty of our salvati∣on being reconciled. Use. 4. Not to be backward and hang off when God calls to duty.
CHAP. 12. Doct. Our Reconciliation with God is made in Christ. Seven things propounded for opening the Doctrin.
CHAP. 13. The necessity of Christs coming in, for our Recon∣ciliation.
CHAP. 14. How Christ comes to be a fit Reconciler. Opened in seven Particulars; 1. Because he is the second person in the Trinity. 2. He hath taken our Nature on him. 3. He knows fully the mind of the Father. 4. He fully knows what wil satis∣fie the Father. 5. God the Father doth infinitly Love him. 6. He never offended the Father. 7. What he doth hath infinite efficacy and worth.
CHAp. 15. What Christ hath under taken and performed in Our Reconciliation 1 to fatisfy Gods Justice 2 To bring our hearts and subdue them to God.
CHAP. 16. How what Christ hath done for Our Reoncilition, come to be made Ours. 1. Christ the head of the second Covenant.
CHAP. 17. How we come to have intrest in what Christ hath done is further opened:
CHAP. 18. Eight Consequences of Our Reconciliation being made in Christ. 1. It is a deep Mystery. 2. It is very free. 3. It is sure and certain. 4. It is full. 5. It is an honorable way. 6. Yet in such a way as doth debase man. 7. It is firm and ever∣lasting. 8. This Reconciliation was a very diffi∣cult work.
CHAP. 19 Three Reasons why God would be Reconciled to the world in Christ and no otherway. 1. Be∣cause God the Son is most glorified this way. 2. Because God the Father is most glorified this way. 3. Because there was no such way as this to melt the hearts of sinners. Or to encourage them to come to God.
APPLICATION. Ʋse. 1. See the woful misery sin hath brought us unto; humiliation for sin us ful.
Use, 2. Discovering of Mistakes about Recon∣ciliation.
Use. 3. To encourage sinners to come to God for Re∣conciliation: And discouragements removed.
Use, 4. Dispaire not of Gods making peace in this Nation.
Use, 5. Those that have assurance of their peace with God; highly to prise it.
CHAP. 25. Christians may loose the assurance of their Peace with God through the weakness of their Faith. 1. Weakness, When they think the sin they fall into, doth presently cause an enmity between God and them. Object. What need Beleevers then be careful to avoid sin? Answered. 2. Weakness, Judging Gods works as enmity against them.
CHAP. 26. We may loose the asserance of our Peace with God by our sinful walking.
Use. 6. Give God the glory of our Reconciliation.
Use. 7. To love Christ, And do or suffer for him.
Use, 8. In Seeking Reconciliation by Christ.
CHAP. 30 God [was] reconciling the world to himself from all eternity, opened.
CHAP. 31 The work of our Reconciliation with God in Christ hath been a doing from al eternity.
CHAP. 32. Five Ʋses of the former Doctrine.
CHAP. 33. Of Gods Reconciling the world to himselfe.
CHAP. 34. Gods reconciling [the World] to himself, cannot be meant of every individual man; proved by Scripture: And Three Reasons.
CHAP. 35. Why Gods Reconciling to himselfe is expressed in so large a terme as the [World.] Six Reasons there∣of.
Use. 1 Seeing God hath excepted none from Mer∣cy, let none except themselves.
CAHP. 38. Not imputing their trespasses; Opened And 3. Notes on the text.
CHAP. 39 The Ministers Commission to Preach Reconciliation to the World.
CHAP. 40. Why God chose Men rather than Angels to dispence the Mystery of Reconciliation. The Reasons thereof.
CAP. 41. Why God wil not himself immediatly dispute this Gospel Reconciliation.
Use, 1. The sending of the Ministers of the Gospel is to be accounted a glorious blessing.
Use, 2. The Great honor of Ministers that are Faithful.
Use. 1. See what a wicked wretched world this is, that cannot bear the Ministers of the Gospel.
CHAP. 45. Verse 20. Opened, and Five Doctrines pro∣pounded
CHAP. 46. The Ministers of the Gospel Are Embassadors of Christ, Opened in six particulars.
CHAP. 48. The second Doctrine, (Propounded in the 45. Chapter) prosecuted.
CHAP. 49. The Second Doctrin (propounded in the 45, chapter) further prosecuted.
Use 1. Answering the Objections of the Armini∣ans. And the Wantons of our Age.
Use. 2. Ministers ought to speak as the Oracles of God. The maner of their preaching Opened.
CAHP. 52. How to know what kind of Ministry God speaks most in.
USE 3. We should delight in the Word.
ƲES. 4. If God and Christ speak in the word how, dreadful ought it to be to the Neglectors, Disobayers, and Contemners of the word?
CHAP. 43. How we ought to have the word.
CHAP. 56. The third Doctrine (propounded in the 45. Chap∣ter) prosecuted, Viz. The excellency of the Go∣spel make the Ministers earnest in their Ministra∣tion.
CHAP. 57. Reasons of Faithful Ministers earnestness, 1, their love to God. 2, their love to Jesus Christ. 3, their love to their souls to whom they Preach. 4, a kind of love to themselves.
Use, 1. The horrible wickednss of those that are idle in the Ministery.
CHAP. 60. The fourth Doctrine (propounded in the 45. Chap∣ter) viz. That God and Christ are exceeding wil∣ing and desirous to be reconciled to sinners.
CHAP. 61. The First Argument: Manifesting the exceeding willingness of God to be reconciled to sinners.
CHAP. 62. The Second Argument: Manifesting the exceeding willingness of God and Christ to be reconciled to sinners.
CHAP. 63. The third Argument: Manifesting the exceeding willingness of God and Christ to be Reconciled to sinners.
CHAP. 64. The fourth Argument: Manifesting the exceeding willingness of God and Christ to be reconcilled to sinners.
CHAP. 65. The Fift Argument: Manifesting the exceeding willingness of God and Christ to be reconciled to sinners.
CHAP. 66. The Sixt Argument: Manifesting the exceeding willingness of God and Christ to be reconciled to sinners.
CHAP. 67. The Seventh Argument: Manifesting the exceeding willingness of God and Christ to be reconciled to Sinners.
CHAP. 68. The Eight Argument: Manifesting the exceeding willingness of God to be reconciled to sinners.
CHAP. 69. The Ninth Argument. Manifesting the exceeding willingness of God to be reconciled to sinners.
CHAP. 70. The tenth argument: Manifesting the exceeding wilingness of God and Christ to be reconciled to sinners.
CHAP. 71. The eleventh argument: Manifesting the exceeding wilingness of God and Christ to be reconciled to sinners.
CHAP. 72. The Twelfth Argument: Manifesting the exceding willingness of God and Christ to be reconciled to sinners.
CHAP. 73. The thirtenth argument: Manifesting the exceeding willingness of God to be reconciled to sinners.
CHAP. 74. The Fourteenth Argument: manifesting the exceeding willingness of God to be reconciled to sinners.
CHAP. 75. The Fifteenth Argument: Manifesting the excee∣ding willingness of God to be reconciled to sinners.
CHAP. 76. The sixteenth Argument: Manifesting the exceed∣ing willingness of God to be reconciled to sin∣ners.
CHAP. 55. Christs willingness to be Reconciled to sinners, further Opened.
CHAP. 78. Objections Answered concerning the willingness of God and Christ to be reconciled to sinners.
Use, 1. Admire Gods infinite Grace in enterating to be reconciled to sinners. Considering. 1. What it is God intreats for. 2. Who are intreated. 3. By whom you are intreated. 4. What need hath God of you?
ƲSE, 2. And 3.
CHAP. 81. Use. 4. To strengthen our Faith; if God were re∣conciled when we were enemies, he wil not cast us off for every infirmity. Objections Answered.
GODS PRESENT MERCIES TO HIS PEOPLE, Are Arguments of FUTURE MERCIES. Preashed at Saviors Southwark; May, 2. 1641.
The first discovery whether Gods present Mercies be in-lets to future.
The Second discovery whether Gods present Mercies be in-lets to future Mercies.
The Third discovery whether Gods present Mercies be in-lets to future Mercies.
The Fourth Discovery whether Gods present Mer∣cies be in-lets to future Mercies.
The fift Discovery whether Gods present Mercies be in-lets of future Mercies.
The Sixt discovery whether Gods present mercyes be in-lets to future mercies.
The seventh discovery Whether Gods present mercies be in-lets to future mercies.
OLD AGE IS A Crown of Glory, Especially When found in waies OF RIGHTEOVSNESS. Preached before the Company of Mercers at their Chappel. May, 20. 1641
Doct. 1. That Old Age is an honorable thing, it is a Crown of Glory. Doct. 2. But then especially honorable, when it is found in the way of righteous∣ness.
Doct. 2. That it is the way of righteous∣ness that puts the Crown of Glory indeed upon the hoary head.