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THE SECOND VOLUME.
ON RECEIVING THE GRACE OF GOD IN VAIN.
2 CORINTHIANS, vi. 1. We then, as workers together
with Him, beseech you also, that ye receive not the
Acts, xvi. 31. Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved.
THE MERCY AND JUSTICE OF GOD. EZEKIEL, Xxxiii. 17. As I live, saith the Lord God,
I have no pleasure in the death of the Wicked: but that the Wicked turn from his way and live. Turn ye, Turn ye, from your evil ways : for why will ye die?
THE PRESENT TIME THE MOST CONVENIENT FOR
Acts, xxiv. 25. Go thy way for this time ; when I have a convenient season I will call for thee.
DESCRIPTION AND DANGER OF CONVICTION
WHEN NOT FOLLOWED BY CONVERSION.
LUKE, xi. 24, 25, 26. When the Unclean Spirit is
gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places, seeking rest : and finding none, he saith, I will return unto my house whence I came out : and when he cometh, he findeth it swept and garnished. Then
goeth he, and taketh to him seven other spirits more wicked than himself; and they enter in and dwell there and the last state of that man is worse than the first.
THE BROKEN HEART, AN ACCEPTABLE SACRIFICE. PSALM li. 17. The Sacrifices of God are a broken
spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.
DANGER OF INTEMPERANCE AND WORLDLY.
LUKE, xxi. 24. Take heed to yourselves, lest at any
time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting and drunkenness, and cares of this life ; and so that day come upon you unawares.
ST.PAUL, A PATTERN OF THE LONG-SUFFERING
OF GOD. 1 TIMOTHY, i. 16. Howbeit for this cause I ob