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C Ο Ν Τ Ε Ν Τ S.
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S E R M O N VIII.
On the advantages of an academical education.
Preached before the University of Cambridge, on
Commencement-Sunday, July 5, 1767.
Titus ii. 6. Young men likewise exhort to be
S E R M ON IX. A serious and devout obfervation of the
Lord's Day enforced.
Preached at St. James's Chapel, March 18, 1785.
12. Keep the Sabbath-day, to fančtify it, as the Lord thy God hath commanded thee.
S E R M O N X.
The doctrine of Christ crucified no just cause
of offence to unbelievers.
Preached at St. James's Chapel, March 24, 1782.
i Cor. i. 22, 23, 24. The Jews require a hgn, and the Greeks seek after wisdom; but we preach Christ crucified, unto the Yezus e
stumbling-block, and unto the Greeks foolishness; but unto them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God.
Preached before the Lords spiritual and temporal, on
the general fast, Feb. 10, 1779.
JEREMIAH xviii. part of uth verse. Thus
faith the Lord, Behold I frame evil against you. Return ye now every one from his evil way, and make your ways and your doings good.
S E R M ON XII.
Christianity vindicated from the charge
Matth. X. 34. Think not that I am come
to send peace on earth; I came not to send peace, but a sword.
The pacific and benevolent temper of the
Christian religion, proved from scripture and from facts.
Preached at Lambeth Chapel, Dec. 23, 1764. LUKE ii, 14.
On earth peace, good-will towards men.
SE R M O N XIV. An immoderate love of diversions inconsist
ent with the duties of a Christian. Preached at St. James's Chapel, Feb. 10, 1771. 2 Tim. iii. 4. Lovers of pleasures more than
lovers of God.
SER MON XV. XVI.
Universal obedience to the laws of Christ ne
cessary to falvation.
Enlarged from one sermon, preached at St. James's
Chapel, Feb. 15, 1775. James ii. 10. Whosoever shall keep the whole
law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty
S E R M O N XVII.
The civilization, improvement, and conver
sion of the Negroe-Naves in the British islands recommended.
Preached before the Incorporated Society for the
propagation of the Gospel in foreign parts,
Luke iv. 17, 18, 19, 20.
And there was delivered unto him the book of the prophet Esaias ; and when he had opened the book,
be found the place wherein it was written, The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he
hath appointed me to preach the Gospel to the poor ; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of fight to the blind; to set at
liberty them that are bruised ; To preach the acceptable year of the Lord. And he closed the book, and he gave it again to
the minister, and sat down, and the eyes of all them that were in the synagogue were fastened on bim.