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THE BISHOP PADDOCK LECTURES.

edly religious, and also to its defence and confirmation in respect of such central truths as the Trinity, the Atonement, Justification, and the Inspiration of the Word of God; and of such central facts as the Church's Divine Order and Sacraments, her historical Reformation, and her rights and powers as a pure and national Church. And other subjects may be chosen if unanimously approved by the Board of Appointment as being both timely and also within the true intent of this Lectureship.”

Under the appointment of the Board created by the trust, the Rev. Morgan Dix, S.T.D., D.C.L., delivered the Lectures for the year 1892, contained in this volume.

ANALYSIS.

LECTURE I.

The Basis of the Sacramental System.

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I.-INTRODUCTORY:
1. How THE SUBJECT OF THESE LECTURES WAS
SUGGESTED,

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2. Two MYSTERIES : IN THE ORDER OF NATURE
AND IN THE ORDER OF GRACE,

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3. THEIR CLOSE RELATION TO EACH OTHER,

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II.-ORIGIN OF THE PHRASE, “EXTENSION OF

THE INCARNATION,” .

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III.-SACRAMENTAL DOCTRINE COEXTENSIVE

WITH HISTORIC CHRISTIANITY,
1. WITNESSES TO THIS POINT :

(a) The Fathers, .
(6) Luther, and the Augsburg and Westminster

Confessions,
2. ITS BASIS MUST BE SOUGHT IN THE CONSTITU-

TION OF THINGS,
3. ITS PRACTICAL AND IDEAL SIDES,
4. ITS RELATIONS TO MAN AND NATURE,

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VIII.--EXTENT OF THE BENEFITS OF THE IN-

CARNATION,
(a) As wide as the universe itself,
(6) Brotherhood of man, and of Christ as man,

with the lower creation,
(c) Consequent explanation of the influence ex-

erted on men by natural phenomena,

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IX.-TWO FINAL CONSIDERATIONS.
1. THE PERMANENCE OF THE BODY OF MAN, AND
OF MAN IN THE BODY, .

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(a) Pagan and Christian ideas on this point con-

trasted, .
2. THE FINAL RESTORATION OF THE HEAVENS AND
THE EARTH,

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(a) Scriptural predictions,
(6) Views of fathers and theologians,

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LECTURE II.

The Sacramental System Coextensive with the Life and

Experience of Mankind.

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1.-DESIGN OF THE PRECEDING LECTURE TO

SHOW THE REAL BASIS OF THE SACRA-

MENTAL SYSTEM,
(a) No valid objection that it is hard to see and

describe,
(6) Every edifice must stand on a basis,
(C) But the footings are not made to be seen,
(d) The way now open to view the superstruct-

ure,

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