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Supper of the Lord. 12. The doctrine of the Sacra-
« The liberal spirit of the times has encouraged coalition
THE MANNERS OF THE AGE COMPARED WITH THE
2 Tim. iii. 4, 5..
form of godliness, but denying the power thereof.
Triumphs of Christianity.--Its failures foretold, espe-
Alleged excuses and palliations inadequate.- Promises
Prove all things ; hold fast that which is good.
Recapitulation.- Present exigencies of the Church of
12. Salvation only in Christ. 13. Faith and Works.
THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT
OF THE LATE
REV. JOHN BAMPTON,
CANON OF SALISBURY.
-“I give and bequeath my Lands and “ Estates to the Chancellor, Masters, and Scho“ lars of the University of Oxford for ever, to “ have and to hold all and singular the said “ Lands or Estates upon trust, and to the in“ tents and purposes hereinafter mentioned ; “ that is to say, I will and appoint that the “ Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford “ for the time being shall take and receive all “ the rents, issues, and profits thereof, and (after “all taxes, reparations, and necessary deduc“tions made) that he pay all the remainder to “the endowment of eight Divinity Lecture “ Sermons, to be established for ever in the said “ University, and to be performed in the man“ ner following:
“I direct and appoint, that, upon the first “ Tuesday in Easter Term, a Lecturer be yearly “ chosen by the Heads of Colleges only, and by “ no others, in the room adjoining to the Print“ing-House, between the hours of ten in the " morning and two in the afternoon, to preach “ eight Divinity Lecture Sermons, the year fol“ lowing, at St. Mary's in Oxford, between the “ commencement of the last month in Lent 66 Term, and the end of the third week in Act - Term.
“ Also I direct and appoint, that the eight “ Divinity Lecture Sermons shall be preached “ upon either of the following Subjects—to con“ firm and establish the Christian Faith, and to “ confute all heretics and schismatics—upon the “ divine authority of the holy Scriptures—upon * the authority of the writings of the primitive • Fathers, as to the faith and practice of the pri“ mitive Church-upon the Divinity of our Lord “ and Saviour Jesus Christ-upon the Divinity “ of the Holy Ghost-upon the Articles of the “ Christian Faith, as comprehended in the “ Apostles' and Nicene Creeds.
“ Also I direct, that thirty copies of the eight “ Divinity Lecture Sermons shall be always