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Derived from CHRIST,
Being the Substance of several
Preach'd by the Authcr upon his Recovery of
By the late Rev^ Mr. John Gammon.
The Fifth Edition,
Col. iii. 4. When Christ, who is our Lifer$ahJti<ar,
The Epistle Dedicatory.
To the little Flock of Christ, ever whom the Holy Ghost hath made me Overseer.
The Father of Merc'es, and God of all Grace, who hath called you to his Eternal Glory by Christ Jesus, make you perfeil, Jlablish, strengthen, settle you, and make known to you that Myjlery, which from the beginning of the World hath been hid in God, ivho created all by Jesus Christ,
Beloved in the Lord,
I Have in some Measure been acquainted with the longing Desire of most of you to have these Sermons published, by whofe Importunity I have been prevailed with to Print them, against many Struglings, and much Unwillingness in mvsclf to go sorwards with the Work; for some of you well know how much I was set against the Printing of them, and that for several Reasons. - .
First, Knowing that there are plenty of good Books, the Works of worthy learned Men, extant: That there was no need of roy unworthy Labours. Secondly, Knowing how little the best of Books are valued by most. Thirdly, Knowing the Scorn and Contempt not only of prophaneand wicked Persons, but many that profess a great Zeal for God, who contemn those principal GofpelTruths, Justification by Christ alone • But is Persons were truly wakened, they would be of the A a" Mind