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PRINTED BY B. FLOWER:
FOR M. JONES, NEWGATE STREET ; D. EATON, HOLBORN ; OSIA!

CONDER, BUCKLERSBURY; AND J. DBIGHTON, CAMBRIDGE,

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PRE FACE.

SINCE the publication of the late Mr. RoBINSON'S MISCELLANEOUS WORKS, several other pieces of the same writer have been put into my hands; and I doubt not but those which I have selected for the present volume, will prove acceptable to all those who know the value of the author's writings in general.

Five of the DISCOURSES out of the seven now first published, appear to have been preached at different places; three of them I had the pleasure of hearing in London. They were all preached during the years 1779, 80, and 81, and were taken down in short hand, and transcribed by the different writers.

The DISSERTATIONS appear to have been the first part only of a work projected by the author : the original title of the manuscript is-An Essay ON MODERATE CALVINISM CONSIDERED AS A NARROW PATH BETWEEN TWO EXTREMES,

Two of the chapters were introductory, and the author's plan comprised the discussion of certain doctrines which have occasioned much controversy in the church, commonly called — THE FIVE POINTS, viz. Predestination, Original Sin, Particular Redemption, Irresistible Grace, and the Final Perseverance of the Saints: but he proceeded no farther than the first POINT; & circumstance

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