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THE

CONTENTS

OF THE SECOND VOLUME,

SERMON I.

Cheerfulness a distinguishing feature of the

Christian religion, p. 1.

PHILIPPIANS iv. 4. Rejoice in the Lord

alway: and again I say, Rejoice.

S E R M O N II.

Onthe Christian doctrine of Redemption, p. 25.

1 Cor. i. 20. Where is the wise? Where is

the scribe? where is the disputer of this world ? hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world?

S E R M O N III.

The same subject continued, and the same

text, p. 51.

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S E R M ON

IV.

Self-communion recommended, p. 75.

Psalm iv. 4. Commune with your own heart,

and in your chamber, and be still.

S E R M O N V.

The character of David, King of Israel, im

partially stated, p. 99.

1 Sam. xiii. 14. The Lord hath sought him a

man after his own heart, and the Lord hath commanded him to be captain over his people.

SERMON VI.

Purity of manners no less necessary to a Chris

tian character than benevolence, p. 133.

JAMES i. 27. Pure religion, and undefiled be

. , fore God and the Father, is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their offliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.

SE R M ON VII.

Page 151.

Preached at the anniversary meeting of the Sons of the

Clergy, May 9, 1776.

2 Kings iv. 1. Thy servant my husband is

dead, and thou knowest that thy servant did fear the Lord: and the creditor is come to tuke unto him my two sons to be bond-men.

SERMON VIII.

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Early piety enforced, p. 177. ECCLESIASTES xii. 1. Remember now thy

Creator in the days of thy youih.

S E R M O N IX.

Partial faith and partial obedience not permit

ted by the Christian religion, p. 195.

1 Kings xviii. 21. And Elijah came unto all the people, and said, How long halt ye

between two opinions? if the Lord be God, follow him; but if Baal, then follow lim.

SERMON X.

Page 215.

Preached before the House of Lords, January 30, 1778.

Psalm xxii. 28. The kingdom is the Lord's,

and he is the governor among the nations.

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SERMON XI.

The superior excellence of Christ's preaching,

and the causes of it explained, p. 235. LUKE iv. 32. And they were astonished at his

doctrine ; for his word was with power.

S E R M () N XII.

Page 255.

Preached at the yearly meeting of the Charity Schools

in the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, May 2, 1782.

LUKE vii. 22. Then Jesus answering, said

unto them, Go your way, and tell John what things ye have seen and heard, how that the blind see, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, to the poor the gospel is preached.

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