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CON T E N T S.
Ś E RM O N I. Chearfulness a distinguishing feature of the
Christian religion, p. I. PHILIPPIANS iv. 4. Rejoice in the Lord al
way: and again I say, Rejoice.
Ś É Ř M O N II. Ôn the Christian doctrine of redemption, p. 25. i Cor. i. 20. Where is the wise? where is
the scribe? where is the disputér of this world? hath not God made foolish the wifi dom of this world?
text, p. 51.
Self-communion recommended, p. 75.
Psalm iv. 4. Commune with your own heart,
and in your chamber, and be still.
SERMON v. The character of David, King of Israel, impar
tially stated, p. 99.
I SAM. xiii. 14. The Lord hath fought him a
man after his own heart, and the Lord hath commanded him to be captain over his people.
SERMON VI. Purity of manners no less necessary to a Chrif
tian character than benevolence, p. 133.
James i. 27. Pure religion, and undefiled be
fore God and the Father, is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.
3 SERMON VII.
Preached at the anniversary meeting of the Sons of the
Clergy, May 9; 1776, p. 151.
2 Kings iv. I. Thy fervant, my husband, is
dead, and thou knowejt that thy servant did fear the Lord: and the creditor is come to take unto him my two fons to be bond-men.
Early piety enforced, p. 177Ecclesiastes xii. 1. Remember 1197 thy
Creator in the days of thy youth.
Partial faith and partial obedience not permit
ted by the Christian religion, p. 195. 1 Kings xviii. 21. . And Elijah came unto all
the people, and said, How long halt ye between two opinions ? if the Lord be God, follow him: but if Baal, then follow him.
Page 215. Preached before the House of Lords, January 30, 1778. PSALM xxii. 28. The kingdom is the Lord's,
' and he is the governor among the nations.
| S E R M ON XỈ. The superior excellence of Christ's preaching,
and the causes of it explained, p. 235. LUKE iv. 32. And they were astonished at his
doctrine: for his word was with power.
Page 255 Preached at the yearly meeting of the Charity Schools in the
Cathedral Church of St. Paul, May 2, 1782... Luke vii. 22. Then Jesus answering, said unto
them, Go your way, and tell John what things ye have seen and heard; how that the blind fee, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, to the poor the gospel is preached.