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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 take unto him my two sons to be bond-men.
Early piety enforced, p. 177.
ECCLESIASTES xii. 1. Remember now thy
Creator in the days of thy youth.
S E R M ON 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 him.
Preached before the House of Lords, January 30, 1778.
Psalm xxij. 28. The kingdom is the Lord's,
and he is the governor among the nations.
SE R M O N 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 O N XII.
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.
SER MON XIII.
The government of our passions an indispen
sable duty, p. 277. 1 Cor. ix. 25. Every man that striveth for
the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown, but we an incorruptible.
S E R M O N XIV.
The character of our Lord, as delineated in
the Gospel, one convincing proof that he
was the Son of God, p. 293. MATTHEW xxvii. 54. Truly this was the
Son of God.
Page 317. Preached at St. Paul's, on the Thanksgiving-day for His
Majesty's Recovery, April 23, 1789.
PSALM xxvii. 16. O tarry thou the Lord's
leisure; be strong, and he shall comfort thine heart; and put thou thy trust in the Lord,