The Grace of Christ, or,
Sinners Saved by Unmerited Kindness

William S. Plumer, 1853

"We believe it is through the grace of our
 Lord Jesus that we are saved." Acts 15:11

CHOICE QUOTES from the book

1. Introduction

2. All men are sinners

3. Sin is a great evil

4. How the pious regard sin in themselves and in others

5. The heart of man is all wrong

6. Wicked men are like devils

7. Man is utterly helpless

8. Without divine grace, men can do nothing but sin

9. The corruption of man is hereditary

10. Men are guilty. Imputation of Adam's sin. Actual sins

11. Self-righteousness is worthless. Man needs a Savior

12. The true notion of grace

13. The properties of grace—it is free, sufficient, unselfish, rich in blessings

14. God's grace is also of great antiquity, sovereign and distinguishing

15. God's purpose of grace

16. God's Word teaches the Doctrines of Grace; the Fathers

17. What the martyrs taught; the reformers; other godly men

18. The grace of Christ--like that of the Father and the Spirit

19. No salvation but by a Redeemer, and no Redeemer but Christ

20. The constitution of Christ's Person; His Grace therein

21. The Work and Sufferings of Christ; His active and passive obedience

22. The Death of Christ; the Atonement

23. Justification before God

24. Justification—the pardon of sin by Christ's blood

25. Justification—Acceptance in Christ

26. Justification—Christ's Righteousness is imputed to believers

27. Justification—Imputed Righteousness; Additional Testimonies

28. The office of faith in justification

29. Why good works are necessary

30. Regeneration

31. Sanctification

32. Sanctification, continued

33. Relative duties

34. Temptation

35. The power of divine grace to console

36. Afflictions of the righteous; Sayings; Promises

37. The righteous shall hold on his way

38. The brevity of human life

39. The believer's victory over death—the Martyrs

40. The believer's victory over death—other Examples

41. The believer's victory over death, continued

42. The immortality of the soul

43. The happy state of God's people immediately after death

44. The resurrection of life

45. The final judgment

46. Eternal glory

47. All honor is due to Christ

48. Christians long to see Jesus

49. The danger of rejecting salvation

50. The wonders of grace will never cease

51. The offers of free grace are to all indiscriminately

52. The doctrine of free grace is safe and reforms sinners

53. The Conclusion—An offer of life made to the perishing