1829. Contents: Inadequate Conceptions of the Importance of Christianity; Corruption of Human Nature; Chief Defects of the Religious System of the Bulk of professed Christians, in what regards our Lord Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit-with a Dissertation concerning the Use of the Passions in Religion; On the prevailing inadequate Conceptions concerning the Nature and the Strictness of Practical Christianity; On the excellence of Christianity in certain important Particulars. Argument which results thence in proof of its Divine Origin. Brief Inquiry into the present State of Christianity in this Country, with some of the Causes which have led to its critical Circumstances. Its Importance to us as a political Community, and practical Hints for which the foregoing Considerations give occasion; and Practical Hints to various Descriptions of Persons.