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SERMONS ON VARIOUS SUBJECTS.
I.-The Duty of Consideration.
Psalm cxix. 59. I thought on my ways, and turned my
feet unto thy testimonies
II. The Unreasonableness of Delays in Things of
Psalm cxix. 60. I made haste, and delayed not to keep
III. IV. V. The Several Branches, and the Nature,
Excellence, and Importance of Moral
Micah vi. 8. He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good.
And what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do
justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with
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VI.-Wisdom attainable by those who seek it.
Prov. viii. 17. I love them that love me; and those that
seek me early shall find me
VII.-Little Children brought to Christ.
Matth. xix. 13, 14, 15. Then were there brought unto him
little children, that he should put his hands on them,
and pray; and the disciples rebuked them. But
Jesus said, Suffer the little children, and forbid
them not to come unto me: for of such is the king-
dom of heaven. And he laid his hands on them
VIII.-The Happiness of having Religious Parents,
and other Pious Relatives.
2 Tim. i. 5. When I call to remembrance the unfeigned
faith that is in thee, which dwelt first in thy grand-
mother Lois, and thy mother Eunice: and I am
persuaded that in thee also
IX. The Virtue and Benefit of Early Piety.
1 Kings xviii. 12. But I thy servant fear the Lord from
X.-A Future State proveable by Reason.
Psalm lxxxiv. 11. For the Lord God is a sun and shield:
The Lord will give grace and glory: no good thing
will he withhold from them that walk uprightly
XI. XII.-The Gospel the True Way of Salvation.
Acts xvi. 31. And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus
Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house
XIII.-The Good Exercise of Faith.
1 Tim. iv. 12. Fight the good fight of faith
XIV.-The Power and Efficacy of Christ's Doctrine.
John xv. 5. For without me ye can do nothing
XV.-A Recommendation of Things Virtuous, Lovely,
and of Good Report.
Philip. iv. 8. Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are
true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things
are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things
are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report: if
there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think
on these things
XVI.-The Importance of Our Words.
Matt. xii. 36, 37. But I say unto you, that every idle
word that men shall speak, they
thereof in the day of judgment.
shall give account
For by thy words
thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt
XVII.-The Difficulty of Governing the Tongue.
James iii. 2. If any man offend not in word, the same
is a perfect man, and able to bridle the whole body
XVIII.-The Benefit of Fearing always.
Prov. xxviii. 14. Happy is the man that feareth always:
but he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into mischief
XIX. Our Saviour's Thirst upon the Cross
considered and improved.
John xix. 28, 29. After this, Jesus knowing that all
things were now accomplished, that the scripture
might be fulfilled, saith, I thirst. Now there was
set a vessel full of vinegar: and they filled a sponge
with vinegar, and put it upon hyssop, and put it to
XX.-The Greatness of Jesus in his last Sufferings.
John xix. 30. When Jesus therefore had received the
vinegar, he said, It is finished: and he bowed his
head, and gave up the ghost
XXI.-Divine Testimonials given to Jesus during
his last Sufferings.
Matt. xxvii. 52, 53. And the graves were opened, and
many bodies of saints, which slept, arose, and came
out of the graves after his resurrection, and went
into the holy city, and appeared to many -
XXII. The Roman Soldiers and the Jewish Rulers.
Matt. xxviii. 12, 13. And when they were assembled,
with the Elders, and had taken counsel, they gave
large money to the soldiers, saying, Say ye, His
disciples came by night and stole him away while
XXIII.-The Apostle Thomas.
John xx. 29. Jesus saith unto him, Thomas, because
thou hast seen me, thou hast believed: blessed are
they that have not seen, and yet have believed
XXIV.-Jesus the Son of Man.
Luke xvii. 22. And he said unto the disciples, The days
will come when ye shall desire to see one of the days
of the Son of man, and ye shall not see it
XXV.-Jesus the Son of God.
John xx. 17. Go to my brethren, and say unto them, I
ascend unto my Father, and your Father, and to my
God, and your God
XXVI.-Christ's Poverty our Riches.
2 Cor. viii. 9. For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus
Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sakes
he became poor, that ye through his poverty might
XXVII.-Christ's Farewell Wish of Peace to his
John xiv. 27. Peace I leave with you. My peace I give
Not as the world giveth, give I unto you
XXVIII.-The Apostolical Benediction."
2 Cor. xiii. 14. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ,
and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy
Ghost, be with you all. Amen
XXIX.-Of Praying in the Name of Christ.
John xvi. 24. Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my
name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may
XXX.-The Woman that anointed Jesus with
Matt. xxvi. 13. Verily I say unto you, Wheresoever this
gospel shall be preached in the whole world, there
shall also this, that this woman hath done, be told for
a memorial of her
XXXI.-The Kingdom of Heaven taken by
Matt. xi. 12. From the days of John the Baptist until
now, the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and
the violent take it by force
XXXII.-Virtue Recommended under the Similitude
of White Raiment.
Rev. iii. 18. I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the
fire, that thou mayest be rich: and white raiment,
that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of
thy nakedness do not appear
XXIII.-The Great Mystery of Godliness.
1 Tim. iii. 16. And without controversy, great is the
mystery of godliness; God was manifest in the flesh,
justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto
the Gentiles, believed on in the World, and received
up into glory