ECCLESIASTICAL POLITY AND INFLUENCE,
Necessity of Government, 301. After what pattern should governments be
formed? 302. Church organization and polity of the New Testament, 303-306.
Independent form of government of the primitive church, 307-308. Despotic
forms of church government since the third century, 309-315. What are the
objects to be secured by ecclesiastical organization and polity? 316--318. Evils
which ecclesiastical organizations have inflicted upon society, 318-321.
SCRIPTURAL DOCTRINE AND DUTY OF FAITA.
Importance of the subject, 322--323. Two distinct kinds of faith designa-
ted, 324. Conditions of exercising these kinds of faith, 325_-326. Voluntary
faith enjoined in the Bible as the condition of justification &c., 326–329. The
main grounds constituting the warrant and obligation to exercise this true faith,
329-339. Important considerations pondered, 339—343. Credulity~Author
of the “ Vestiges of Creation,” 343347. Difference between real and anti-
nomian faith, 347-348.
THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CHRISTIAN CITIZEN.
Objections against "preaching politics" of modern date, 349. Apostolic ex-
ample for "preaching politics,'' 349–351. What is Civil Government, 351-
353. Conclusions, 353-354. When is Civil Government right, and when
wrong, 354–355. When are we bound to obey human governments, 355-
359. Important inferences, 359-363.
Propriety of Church Creed—What is the great end to be aimed at in the use
of them, Mission to "Le Verrier."-Three plans for a creed-Expense of di-
vision-In division, sects will provoke to emulation-Frittering away the truth
-excluding Christians from fellowship-misapplication of ministerial labor,
364-374. Recommendations for Christian union, 375–376.