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THE SECOND VOLUME.
THE GRAND DIRECTION AND PROMISE OF THE
Acts, xvi. 31. Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved.
1 SERMON V.
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
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. 80
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 will 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.
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.
ST. PAUL, A PATTERN OF THE LONG-SUFFERING
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
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.
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.
JESUS ENDURING THE CROSS AND DESPISING
HEBREWS, xii. 2. Who, for the Joy that was set
before Him, endured the Cross, despising the Shame.
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
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.
ON THE RECIPROCAL DUTIES OF MINISTERS AND
HEBREWS, xiii. 17. Obey them that have the rule
over you, and submit yourselves : for they watch for
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