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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

sober-minded.

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.

Deut. v.

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

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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.

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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

of cruelty.

Matth. X. 34. Think not that I am come

to send peace on earth; I came not to send peace, but a sword.

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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

of all,

SERMON

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,
February 23, 1783

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.

SERMON

SE R M ON XVIII.

On the nature and the characteristic marks

of a Christian friendship.

Preached at St. James's Chapel, March 16, 1777.

John xiii. 23.

Now there was leaning on Jesus' bofom one of his disciples, whom Jesus loved.

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