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the Lamb; being all procured for miserable sinners, by the same penal sufferings, and at the same time.
As, therefore, the only atonement for sin, the only redemption of sinners, and the only satisfaction made for our crimes; have the same Jesus for their author-suffering under the same character-effecting the whole by shedding the same blood-and precisely at the same time; we may safely conclude, that, in the design of our divinely merciful Substitute, they are commensurate, with regard to their application; that the application of them all is made at the same instant; and that their efficacy and consequences must be commensurate.
A M EN
SOCIAL PRA Y ER
ILLUSTRATED AND IMPROVED.
MR. BUTTON'S MEETING-HOUSE, DEAN STREET,
BAPTIST MONTHLY MEETING,
November 20, 1800.
JEREMIAH SAID, AMEN: THE LORD DO SO. Jer. xxviii, 6.
1 Cor. xiv. 16.
SOCIAL PRA Y ER,
MATTHEW VI. 9-13.
Our Father which art in heaven, hallowed be thy · name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done
on earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.
The graciously condescending character of God, which constitutes the introduction to this divine pattern of prayer; the various petitions contained in it; and the doxology subjoined; having all been discussed by my brethren, in the course of this Monthly Exercise; the concluding and emphatical term AMen, and that only, now remains for our consideration. But, so concise and so singular is my text, that, it is highly probable, I should