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Rev. xxii. 12.
And behold, I come quickly; and My reward is with Me; to
give to every man according as his work shall be.
The duty of self-denial.
1 Cor. xv. 32, 33.
Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die. Be not deceived :
evil communications corrupt good manners.
The mistakes of Christians concerning repentance.
Acts iii. 19.
Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be
The causes of impenitency; and what it is which hinders our conversion,
Heb. xii. 1, 2.
Let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which does so easily
beset us; and let us run with patience the race that is set
before us, looking unto Jesus, the author (or beginner) and
finisher of our faith ; who, for the joy that was set before
Him, endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set
down at the right hand of the throne of God.
The sufferings and death of Christ practically explained and applied.
1 Cor. ii. 2.
I determined not to know anything among you, save Jesus
Christ, and Him crucified.
The sufferings and death of Christ necessary for the salvation of the world.
Luke xxiv. 46.
Thus it is written, and thus it behoved Christ to suffer, and to
rise from the dead the third day.
The sin of Judas practically explained and applied.
Luke xxii. 21.
Behold, the hand of him that betrayeth Me is with Me on the
A distinct part of the history of our Saviour's resurrection practically
considered and applied.
Matt. xxviii. 11-15.
Now when they were going, behold, some of the watch came
into the city, and shewed unto the chief priests all the things
that were done. And when they were assembled with the
elders, and had taken counsel, they gave large money unto
the soldiers, &c.
The deliverance of the children of Israel from their bondage in Egypt, a type
of the redemption of the world by Jesus Christ.
Exod. xii. 26, 27.
And it shall come to pass, when your children shall say unto
you, What mean you by this service ? that
the sacrifice of the Lord's Passover, who passed over the
houses of the children of Israel in Egypt, when He smote the
Egyptians, and delivered our houses.
The resurrection of Jesus Christ of the greatest importance to mankind.
Acts i. 21, 22.
Wherefore of these men which have companied with us all the
time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us, (that is,
during the time of His ministry,] beginning from the baptism
of John, unto that same day when He was taken up from us,
must one be ordained to be a witness with us of His resur- reclion.
The knowledge and belief of the resurrection of Jesus Christ a necessary
encouragement to forsake sin.
Ephes. ii. 4, 5.
But God, who is rich in mercy, for His great love wherewith
He loved us, even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened
us together with Christ, &c.
The faith of Abraham illustrated, and practically applied.
Heb. xi. 8.
By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place
which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and
he went out, not knowing whither he went.
The influence which Christ's ascension ought to have on the lives of Christians.
Matt. vi. 21.
Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
The mercy of God in sending the Holy Ghost to convert the world, and to
remain with His Church for ever.
John xvi. 7.
I tell you the truth; it is expedient for you that I go away :
for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you ;
but if I depart, I will send Him unto you.
The Lord's Supper the medicine of the soul.
Mark vi. 56.
As many as touched Him were made whole.
The Lord's Supper practically explained.
Luke xxii. 19.
This do in remembrance of Me.
A frequent receiving of the Lord's Supper recommended and enforced.
1 Cor. xi. 26.
For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink this cup, ye do
shew the Lord's death till He come.
God's goodness to men the foundation of the love they ought to have for Him,
and for His sake, for their neighbour.
Luke vii. 41-48.
.Wherefore I say unto thee, Her sins, which are many, are for-
given; for she loved much: but to whom little is forgiven,
the same loveth little. And He said unto her, Thy sins are
The advantages arising from the Christian education of poor children,
especially of poor girls.
2 Tim. i. 4, 5.
. . That I may be filled with joy, when I call to remembrance the
unfeigned faith that is in thee, which dwelt first in thy
grandmother Lois, and thy mother Eunice; and I am per-
suaded that in thee also.
Continuance in well-doing recommended and enforced.
Gal. vi. 9.
Let us not be weary in well-doing : for in due season we shall
reap, if we faint not.