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SERMON IV.

THE GRAND DIRECTION AND PROMISE OF THE

GOSPEL,

Acts, xvi. 31. Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved.

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1 SERMON V.

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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

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ye die?

SERMON VI.

THE PRESENT TIME THE MOST CONVENIENT FOR

REPENTANCE.

Acts, xxiv. 25. Go thy way for this time ; when I

have a convenient season I will call for thee. 80

SERMON VII.
DESCRIPTION AND DANGER OF CONVICTION
WHEN NOT FOLLOWED BY CONVERSION.

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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.

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SERMON VIII.

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 will not despise.

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SERMON IX.

DANGER OF INTEMPERANCE AND WORLDLY.

MINDEDNESS.

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.

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SERMON X.

REBECCA'S IMPOSITION ON ISAAC, CONSIDERED. GENESIS, xxvii. 13. And his Mother said unto

him, Upon me be thy curse, my Son ; only obey my voice.

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SERMON XI.

ST. PAUL, A PATTERN OF THE LONG-SUFFERING

OF GOD.

1 TIMOTHY, i. 16. Howbeit for this cause I ob

show forth all long-suffering, for a pattern to them, which should hereafter behieve on him to life everlasting

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SERMON XII.

THE CHILDREN OF THIS WORLD WISER THAN

THE CHILDREN OF LIGHT.

LUKE xvi. 8. For the Children of this world are

in their generation wiser than the Children of light.

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SERMON XIII.

TENDENCY OF CHRISTIAN PRINCIPLES TO PRO.

DUCE TRUE CONTENTMENT.

PHILIPPIANS, iv. 11, 12. I have learned in whatso

ever state I am therewith to be content. I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound : every where and in all things, I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.

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SERMON XIV.

JESUS ENDURING THE CROSS AND DESPISING

THE SHAME.

HEBREWS, xii. 2. Who, for the Joy that was set

before Him, endured the Cross, despising the Shame.

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SERMON XV.

THE OBJECT AND EFFECT OF CHRISTIAN HOPE.

Į John, iii. 3. And every man that hath this hope in

him, purifieth himself, even as he is pure. Page 224

SERMON XVI.

ON THE OFFICE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT, AND THE

DANGER OF GRIEVING HIM.

EPHESIANS, iy. 30. Grieve not the Holy Spirit of

God, whereby ye .are sealed unto the day of Redemption.

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SERMON XVII.

ON THE RECIPROCAL DUTIES OF MINISTERS AND

PEOPLE.

HEBREWS, xiii. 17. Obey them that have the rule

over you, and submit yourselves : for they watch for
your souls, as they that must give account; that they
may do it with joy and not with grief; for that is
unprofitable
for you.

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SERMON XVIII.

CONVERSION TO GOD A REAL CHANGE OF HEART.

ISAIAH, Ixv. 1. I am sought of them that asked not for me: I am found of them that sought me not : I said, Behold me, Behold me, unto a nation that

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