Flavel, The Fountain of Life Opened Up
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The Fountain of Life Opened Up, by John Flavel
A display of Christ in His essential and mediatorial glory
Containing forty-two sermons on various texts
Scanned from The Works of John Flavel , Vol.1., Carlisle, Pennsylvania, The Banner of Truth Trust. First Published by W. Banes and Son, 1820. Reprinted by Banner of Truth Trust, 1968. Second Printing, 1982. Part 1:
Table of Contents, To the Christian Reader
Opens the Excellency of the Subject.
Sets forth Christ in his essential en primeval Glory.
Opens the Covenant of Redemption betwixt the Father and the Redeemer.
Opens the admirable love of God in giving his own Son for us.
Of Christ's wonderful Person.
Of the Authority by which Christ, as Mediator, acted.
Of the Solemn Consecration of the Mediator.
Of the Nature of Christ's Mediation.
The first Branch of Christ's Prophetical Office, consisting in the Revelation of the Will of God.
The second Branch of Christ's Prophetical Office, consisting in the Illumination of the Understanding.
The Nature and necessity of the Priesthood of Christ.
Of the Excellency of our High-Priest's Oblation, being the first Act or Part of His Priestly Office.
Of the Intercession of Christ our High-priest, being the second Act or Part of his Priestly Office.
A Vindication of the Satisfaction of Christ, as the first Effect or Fruit of his Priesthood.
Of the blessed Inheritance purchased by the Oblation of Christ, being the second Effect or Fruit of his Priesthood.
Of the Kingly Office of Christ, as it is executed spiritually upon the Souls of the Redeemed.
Of the Kingly Office of Christ, as it is providentially executed in the World, for the Redeemed.
Of the Necessity of Christ's Humiliation, in order to the Execution of all these his blessed Offices for us; and particularly of his Humiliation by Incarnation.
Of Christ's Humiliation in his Life.
Of Christ's Humiliation unto Death, in his first preparative Act for it.
The second preparative Act of Christ for his own Death.
The third preparative Act of Christ for his own Death.
The first Preparation for Christ's Death, on his Enemies Part, by the treason at Judas.
The second and third Preparatives for the Death of Christ, by his illegal Trial and Condemnation.
Christ's memorable Address to the Daughters of Jerusalem, in his Way to the Place of his Execution.
Of the Nature and Quality of Christ's Death.
Of the signal Providence, which directed and ordered the Title affixed to the cross of Christ.
Of the manner of Christ's Death, in respect to the Solitariness thereof.
Of the manner of Christ's Death, in respect of the Patience thereof.
Of the Instructiveness of the Death of Christ, in his seven last Words; the first of which is here illustrated.
The second excellent Word of Christ upon the Cross, illustrated.
The third of Christ's last Words upon the Cross, illustrated.
The fourth excellent Saying of Christ upon the Cross, illustrated.
The fifth excellent Saying of Christ upon the Cross, illustrated.
The sixth excellent Saying of Christ upon the Cross, illustrated.
The seventh and last Word with which Christ breathed out his Soul, illustrated.
Christ's Funeral illustrated, in its Manner, Reasons, and excellent Ends.
Wherein four weighty Ends of Christ's Humiliation are opened, and particularly applied.
Wherein the Resurrection of CHRIST, with its influences upon the Saints Resurrection, is clearly opened, and comfortably applied, being the first Step of his Exaltation.
The Ascension of Christ illustrated, and variously improved, being the Second Step of his Exaltation.
The Session of Christ at God's right-hand explained and applied, being the third Step of his glorious Exaltation.
Christ's Advent to Judgement, being the fourth and last Degree of his Exaltation, illustrated and improved.
(Conclusion Flavel, The Fountain of Life)
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