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BY

John ConYbEARE, D.D.

LATE

LORD BISHOP of BRISTOL,

AND

Dean of Christ-Church, Oxon.

y o L. II.

LONDON:

Printed by SAMUEL RICHARDSON.

M. DCC.LVII.

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SERMON I.

The Aggravations of Sin under the

Gospel.

Hebrews X. 29. Of how much forer Punishment, suppose ye,

fvall be be thought worthy, who hath trodden under Foot the Son of God; and bath counted the Blood of the Covenant wherewith he was Janctified, an unholy Thing; and bath done Despite unto the Spirit of Grace? T he Words now read refer to the

Case of Apostacy from the Profession

of the Christian Faith: A Crime to which Christians, in the more early Ages, were particularly exposed from the unhappy Circumstances of the Times.

Vol. II.

It is not to be wondered that Períons just converted to the Christian Faith, however aitected by its general Evidence, thould yet be imperfectly acquainted either with the Doctrines which it taught, or the Privik;", which it bxituued, or the Duties which it imprid; and therefore able to be feduced by the curring Crationis af olyfe ulo kit in J!!!! dicice.

A little is it to be wondered that Perfons, net vet citabuled in the Fath, by the full Pusletion of the Principios which that Taith prepolis Poull berpen to the liscores of Terror,---and driven, ly the heavy Perle utions which wase ruled against thein, from the Profefe they had formerly co

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A: 4, al cordingly, this proua t'le Calen 15.1, whit fome were seduced by the Crus

sofie Tea, he: -, ---(thers were territ ly the pich" of those irries they re: koned themselve ble to har.

In this inting weeks of the(nh Our Apeito come in to their dance; a id in the litt for whomh my Tell is a larti !. :cic tilen wich Two kinds of Ar

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