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II. He is united with God in the closest manner, § 76,
posed in his exaltation, § 78
III. His state of exaltation.-Resurrection, Ascension
to heaven, and Dominion over all things, § 83
PART II. Of the works of Christ (his offices).
A. His works during his earthly life-his office as In-
) Remission of sins on the ground of reforma-
*) The doctrine of the remission of sins on ac-
7. The influences of grace-(the consequence of the
a) God does, according to the testimony of Scripture,
II. Faith is a condition of our salvation which is per-
II. Reformation is a necessary condition, though not
Transition from Doctrinal to Practical Theology,
OF CREATED RATIONAL BEINGS.
OF THE ANGELS.
$47. Connexion between the subject of this chapter and the doctrine of Creation and Providence.
As the doctrine of the creation and providence of God in general, has been discussed in the preceding chapter; the consideration of the origin and divine government of the human family would now naturally succeed, as a specific part of that doctrine. But, as among the rational creatures of the universe, for whose sake God created and governs the world, there are some of a rank superior to that of man (§ 48), creatures who sustain certain relations to the human family, of whose instrumentality God avails himself in his providential guidance of the destinies of men, and with whom we expect in a future world to be brought into closer connexion; it is proper that the consid eration of these should previously engage our attention.