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CONTENTS.

STUDY I.

"IN THE BEGINNING."

Various Beginnings. — The Earth Was. — A Creative Week For Its Ordering. — The Length Of The Epoch-Days. — Prof. Dana's Admission Of Unwarranted Speculations By Scientists. — Persistency Of Species Refutes Evolution Theory. — Mr. Darwin's Pigeons. — A Theory Of Cosmogony. — Loyal Testimonies Of Profs. Silliman And Dana. — The First Creative Epoch-Day. — The Second Ditto. — The Third Ditto. — The Fourth Ditto. — The Fifth Ditto. — The Sixth Ditto. — Man, The Lord Of Earth, Created In The Dawning Of The Seventh Epoch. — Summary Of "Meeting Place Of Geology And History," By Sir J. W. Dawson, LL.D., F. R. S. — The Seventh Epoch-Day Of The Creative Week. — Its Length. — Its Rest. — Its Object And Result. — The Grand Jubilee, Celestial And Terrestrial, Due At Its Close.

STUDY II.

THE NEW CREATION.

The New Creation Separate And Distinct From All Others. — Why Chosen From Amongst The Human Creation Rather Than From Others. — The Object Of Its Election. — Present And Future Missions. — How Begotten And Born To The New Nature. — The Close Relationship Of All Its Members With Each Other And With Their Captain, Head And Bridegroom. — Development And Tests Of Membership. — The Sixth, Or Spiritual, Sense Of The New Creation For The Discernment Of Spiritual Things. — By What Name Should The New Creation Be Known, In Order To Be Loyal To The Head And To Separate From None Of The Brethren?

STUDY III.

THE CALL OF THE NEW CREATION.

None But The "Called" Eligible. — When This "Great Salvation" Call Began. — A Call To Repentance Not A Call To The Divine Nature. — The Jewish Call. — The Gospel Call. — Why Not Many "Great," "Wise" Or "Mighty" Are Called. — Exaltation The Premium Upon True Humility. — Character A Condition Of The Call.  — World During Millennium Not To Be Called, But Commanded. — Time Of Gospel Call Limited. — The New Creation Called Or Drawn By The Father. — Christ Our Wisdom. — Christ Our Justification. — Actual And Reckoned Justification Differentiated. — Does The "New Creation" Need Justification? — The Ground Of Justification. — Justification Of The Ancient Worthies Different From Ours. — Millennial Age Justification. — Christ Made Unto Us Sanctification. — Sanctification During Millennial Age. — Two Distinct Consecrations In Levitical Types. — Neither Had Inheritance In The Land. — The Great Company. — Sanctification Of Two Parts. — Man's Part. — God's Part. — Experiences Vary With Temperaments. — Sanctification Not Perfection Nor Emotion. — "Who Healeth All Thy Diseases." — Necessity Of The Throne Of Grace. How Justification Merges Into Sanctification. — Consecration Since Close Of The "High Calling." — The Church's Salvation Or Deliverance.

STUDY IV.

THE NEW CREATION PREDESTINATED.

General View Of Election, — The Correct Thought. — No Injury To The Non-Elect. — Distinction Between "Elect" And "Very Elect." — "There Is A Sin Unto Death." — "A Fearful Thing To Fall Into The Hands Of The Living God." — The Great Company. — Their Robes Washed White In The Blood Of The Lamb. — The Elect Vine And Its Branches. — Various Elections In The Past. — None Of These Were Eternal. — Jacob And Esau Types. — "Jacob Have I Loved." — "Esau Have I Hated." — Pharaoh. — "Even For This Very Purpose Have I Raised Thee Up." — God Never Coerces The Will. — Pharaoh No Exception To This Rule. — "God Hardened Pharaoh's Heart." — The Nation Of Israel Elected. — "What Advantage, Then, Hath The Jew? Much Every Way." — The Elect "New Creation."  — Significance Of "Grace." — Illustration Of "The King's Own." — Predestinated "To Be Conformed To The Image Of His Son." — "Called Ones According To His Purpose." — Qualifications And Characteristics Of Called Ones. — "If God Be For Us." — Paraphrase Of The Apostle's Argument. — Making Our Calling And Election Sure. — The Race-Course. — "I Press Down Upon The Mark." — "Knowing Your Election Of God."

STUDY V.

THE ORGANIZATION OF THE NEW CREATION.

The "Living Stones" For The Spiritual Temple. — The Nominal Vs. The Real New Creation. — The "Mystery Of God" And The "Mystery Of Iniquity." — Great Antichrist's Organization. — The Scriptures Trustworthy. — Freedom Permitted To The World And To Churchianity. — Order Out Of Confusion. — "In Due Time." — "The Ends Of The Ages." — The Vine Of The Father's Planting. — "The Twelve Apostles Of The Lamb." — Paul The Successor Of Judas. — Number Of Apostles Limited To Twelve. — The Apostolic Commission. — The Apostles' Strong Characters. — The Apostle Paul "Nw One Whit Behind" The Other Apostles.—The Inspiration Of The Twelve.—Divine Supervision Of The Apostles' Writings. — "Upon This Rock Will I Build My Church." — Harmony Of The Gospels. — Keys Of Authority. — Apostolic Infallibility. — Objections Considered. — "One Is Your Master." — The True Church Is "The Flock Of God." — Apostles, Prophets, Evangelists, Teachers. — The Lord's Organization Of The New Creation Absolutely Complete. — He Is Also Its Superintendent. — Gifts Of The Spirit Ceased With Their Necessity. — Unity Of The "Faith Once Delivered To The Saints."  — Unity Of Force, Antichristian. — Bishops, Elders, Deacons. — True Significance Of "Prophet." — Humility Essential To Eldership. — Other Necessary Qualifications. — Deacons, Ministers, Servants. — Teachers In The Church. — Many Should Be Able To Teach. — "Be Not Many Of You Teachers, Brethren." — "Ye Need Not That Any Man Teach You." — "Him That Is Taught" And "Him That Teacheth." — Woman's Province In The Church. — Women As Fellow-Workers. — "Let Her Be Covered."

STUDY VI.

ORDER AND DISCIPLINE IN THE NEW CREATION.

Meaning Of Ordination. — Only The Twelve Ministers Plenipotentiary. — "Clergy" And "Laity." — Choosing Elders And Deacons. — Ordaining Elders In Every Ecclesia. — Who May Elect Elders And How. — Majorities Not Sufficient. — Various Ministries. — A Paid Ministry? — Discipline In The Ecclesia. — Mistaken Calls To Preach. — "Warn Them That Are Unruly." — To Admonish Not A General Order. — Public Rebukes Rare. — "See That None Render Evil For Evil." — Provoking To Love. — "The Assembling Of Ourselves." — Variety And Character Of Our Meetings. — Doctrine Still Necessary. — Opportunities For Questions. — Profitable Meetings Illustrated. — "Let Every Man Be Fully Persuaded In His Own Mind." — Funeral Services. — Tithes, Collections, Charities.

STUDY VII.

THE LAW OF THE NEW CREATION.

The Giving Of A Law Implies Ability To Keep That Law. — The Divine Law As Originally Written. — A Law Of Life Could Not Be Given To The Fallen Race. — Redemption Not Of Law, But Of Grace. — Law Covenant Fulfilled And New Covenant Sealed By The One Sacrifice Of Christ. — Sinaitic Law To Fleshly Israel Only. — The Law Of The New Covenant. — The Commandment Under Which The Saints Are Developed. — New Creation Separate And Distinct In Divine Relation And In Covenant. — Growth In Appreciation Of The Perfect Law. — Running Tor The Mark And Standing Fast Thereat. — The Golden Rule. — The Perfect Law Of Liberty.

STUDY VIII.

THE REST, OR SABBATH OF THE NEW CREATION.

Change Of Divine Dealing Dates From The Cross. — The Apostles Preaching In Synagogues On Sabbath Day No Indorsement Of Jewish Sabbath Or System As Binding On The New Creation. — The Building In Which One Preaches The Gospel Does Not Affect His Message. — Neither Does The Day. — Origin Of First Day Of The Week As Christian Sabbath. — Its Observance Began Long Before The Time Of Constantine. — Nearly All The Manifestations Of The Risen Lord Were Made On The First Day. — The General Observance Of The First Day As A Sabbath A Matter For Gratitude. — It Is Not, However, Of Divine Appointment. — France And The Number Seven. — Israel's Sabbath Typical. — When The Sabbath Of The New Creation Began, And How It Continues.

STUDY IX.

THE JUDGMENT OF THE NEW CREATION.

Jehovah The Great Judge Of The Universe. — All Blessings, Favors, Etc., Are From Jehovah, Through The Son. — The New Creation To Be Associates And Joint-Heirs With Christ. — "All. Power In Heaven And In Earth Is Given Unto Me." — The Father's Judgment To Condemnation Of Mankind Already Expressed. — The Judgment During The Millennium One Of Mercy And Assistance. — The Final Executive Judgment Will Be Justice Without Mercy. — Judgment Of New Creation During The Gospel Age. — New Creation Judged By The Perfect Law Of Love. — The Supervision Of The Glorious Head Over The Body. — "With What Judgment Ye Judge, Ye Shall Be Judged." — We Should Judge Ourselves Properly. — "He That Judgeth Me Is The Lord." — The Church Should Judge Some Matters. — "Is Thy Brother Trespass Against Thee." — Forgive Seventy Times Seven Times. — Offences Against The Church. — We Must All Appear Before The Tribunal Of Christ.

STUDY X.

THE BAPTISM OF THE NEW CREATION.

Baptism In The Second Century. — Sponsors In Baptism. — Baptismal, Ceremonies Of The Church Of Rome. — Infant Baptism, Why Introduced. — Scripture Testimony On Baptism. — "Disciple" View. — "Baptist" View. — The True View. — Baptism Into Christ's Death.  — "By One Spirit We Are All Baptized Into One Body." — The Baptism Of Fire. — Symbolical Baptism In Water. — Is Symbolic Baptism Necessary? — The Proper Symbol. — Who May Administer It. — The Form Of Words. — Repetition Of The Symbol. — "Baptized For The Dead."

STUDY XI.

THE PASSOVER OF THE NEW CREATION.

The Yoke Of Egypt And Deliverance Therefrom, In Type And Antitype. — "The Church Of The First-Born." — "We, Being Many, Are One Loaf." — The Memorial Still Appropriate. — Who May Celebrate. — Who May Officiate. — An Order Of Service. — Easter Passover. — Extracts From Mcclintock And Strong'S Encyclopedia.

STUDY XII.

MARITAL AND OTHER PRIVILEGES AND OBLIGATIONS
OF THE NEW CREATION.

Various Obligations Of The New Creature. — "All One In Christ Jesus." — Promiscuous Association Not Implied. — Man And Woman In The Divine Order. — Man's Headship Not Tyranny. — Marriage Of New Creation. — Advice To The New Creatures In The Varied Conditions Of Marital Union. — In The Event Of Desertion. — Conscience The Final Test. — Eunuchs, Virgins, Celibacy. — "Only In The Lord." — Parental Responsibilities.

STUDY XIII.

PARENTAL OBLIGATIONS OF THE NEW CREATION.

Great Obligations Attach To The Exercise Of Pro-Creative Powers. — Prenatal Influences. — "Train Up A Child In The Way He Should Go!" — The Influence Of Sunday Schools. — The Confidence Of Children. — The Power Of Suggestion In Child Training. — Our Children In The Time Of Trouble. — Proper And Improper Amusements. — Marriage Of Children Of New Creatures.

STUDY XIV.

SUNDRY EARTHLY OBLIGATIONS OF THE NEW CREATION.

"Provide Things Honest In The Sight Of All Men." — "Owe No Man Anything." — "Lend, Hoping For Nothing Again." — Christian Courtesy. — "Take No Thought For The Morrow." — "My Goal Is Christ, And Christ Alone." — "It Is Easier For A Camel To Go Through The Eye Of A Needle, Than For A Rich Man To Enter Into The Kingdom Of God." — Insurance — Organizations For Mutual Benefit, Etc. —  — Conscientious Meddling. — "Blessing God And Cursing Men." — Social Obligations. — "Honor All Men." — Shall The New Creation Take Part In Public Elections? — The New Creature And Moral Reforms. — Wearing Of Costly Apparel. — let Us Wait For The Adornment Of "Glory, Honor And Immortality."

STUDY XV.

THE FOES AND BESETMENTS OF THE NEW CREATION.

"The Old Man." — The World As An Enemy Of The New Creation. — The Great Adversary. — He Was A Liar And A Murderer From The Beginning. — Satan's Associates In Evil. — Legions Of Demons. — How Satan's First Lie Is Perpetuated. — Christian Science And Theosophy. — "We Wrestle Not [Merely] With Flesh And Blood." — The Ministry Of Evil. — Besetments Of The Adversary. — "The Prayer Of Faith Shall Save The Sick." — "If Satan Cast Out Satan" His Kingdom Wanes. — Love Righteousness, — Hate Iniquity. — Mark 16:9-20. — The Nominal Church As An Adversary To The New Creation. — The Armor Of God.

STUDY XVI.

THE PRESENT INHERITANCE OF THE NEW CREATION.

A First-Fruits Of The Spirit. — True Versus False Hopes. — Our Hope. — The Thief In Paradise. — St. Paul's Earnest Desire. — "Our Earthly House" And "Our House From Heaven." — The Transfiguration Scene. — "The First That Should Rise From The Dead." — Present Joys Of The New Creation. — "Ask, And Ye Shall Receive That Your Joy May Be Full." — Faith, A Fruit Of The Spirit And A Part Of The Inheritance Of The New Creation.

STUDY XVII.

THE RESURRECTION INHERITANCE OF THE NEW CREATION.

Eye And Ear Of Faith Must Be Trained In Order To Appreciate Spiritual Things With Distinctness. — "As All In Adam Die, Even So All In Christ Shall Be Made Alive." — The After Resurrection To Life. — Anastasis, Re-Standing Or Resurrection. — Not A Judgment, Or Trial, For Past Sins; But Another Trial For Life. — "Accounted Worthy To Attain Resurrection." — Punishment For Sins Of This Life." — "Some Men's Sins Go Before To Judgment." — "Thus Is The [Chief] Resurrection Of The [Special] Dead." — "It Doth Not Yet Appear What We Shall. Be." — "We Shall Be Like Him."
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