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eminent for his clear and accurate discrimination, his sound and solid and comprehensive judgment-whose life exemplified the sanctifying influence of the truths which he enforced, while his death sealed the sufficiency of those promises which he delighted to proclaim. Though his bodily weakness was great to the utmost limit of endurance, his mind remained in full vigour to the last, and his faith and hope continued bright and unclouded even to the end. In the few last days he frequently repeated, in the full perception of their preciousness, those blessed words, "This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief." And during the last day and night of suffering, this was his testimony, that the
dependance which he had realized in life, did not fail him in the hour of death: "Much bodily suffering, but no doubt, and perfect peace; and I know I shall enjoy it throughout eternity for the alone merits of my Saviour."
Jan. 13, 1844.
TRINITY CHURCH, CHELTENHAM.
Zechariah i. 5, 6. Your fathers, where are they? And
the prophets, do they live for ever? But my words
and my statutes which I commanded my servants the
Prophets, did they not take hold of your fathers?
And they returned and said, Like as the Lord of
Hosts thought to do unto us, according to our ways,
and according to our doings, so hath he dealt with
Ephesians i. 22, 23. The Head over all things to the
Church, which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth
THE BELIEVER'S ASSURED INHERITANCE.
1 Peter i. 4, 5. An inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled,
and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you,
who are kept by the power of God through faith unto