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CONTENT S.

SERMON I.

JOHN XIV. 6.

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Jesus saith unto him, I am the way and the truth and the

life, no man cometh unto the Father but by me

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God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake

in time past unto the fathers by the prophets, hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds; who being the brightness of his glory and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power ; when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high

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SERMON III.

JOHN XVII. 3.

This is life eternal, to know thee the only true God, and

Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent

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SERMON I.

JOHN XIV. 6.

Jesus saith unto him, I am the way and the truth and the life,

no man cometh unto the Father but by me.

The time was now fully come, when the Messiah having fulfilled all righteousness by his perfect obedience of the law; by finishing the work which his Father had given him to do; by bruising the head of the serpent and destroying the works of the devil ; by having in the likeness of sinful flesh overcome and withstood all the temptations and suggestions of the wicked one ; when the mighty conqueror was to triumph over all principalities and powers, and lead captivity captive the race of fallen Adam from the powers of darkness into his own glorious kingdom.

The drama once exhibited in Paradise was again brought out on the stage of this world, in which the principal character was sustained by a different personage, and the plot under his auspices underwent an entire revision ; for it was reversed, and

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