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Arthur Tremain, Esq;

John Trevanion, Esq; of Curhays.

Mrs. Trever of Bath.

Mr. John Trewitick of Exon.

John Trewman of Exon.
Mrs. Elizabeth Trinick of Exon,
Mr. Tripe of Exon.

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Mr. Charles Veale of Plymouth.
Mrs. Elizabeth Vicary of Colyton,

Elizabeth Vivien.
Mr, Vowler of Exon.

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Rev. Mr. Webber, Fellow of Exeter College.

Mr. Weftcot.

Mr. Westlake of Exon. j Mr. Martin White.

| Mr. Thomas White,

1 Mr. Wigmore of Farnham,

Mr. John Wilcocks.

Mr. Charles Williams.

Mr. Williams.

Mr. William Williams.

Mr. Robert Wills of Totnese,

Mr. Wilsliman.

Mr. Lewis Wolcomb.

Mr. Wrey, Rector of Taustock,
Stephen Weston, Esq; of Exon.
Mr. Waldron.

Charles Webber of Exon.

Richard West of Chichester,

Westlake.

Mark Western, Ufculm.
Mrs. Whiting of Exon.
Mr. Benjamin Wills.
Mrs. Mary Wood.
Mr. Woolcott of Sidbury, 2 Books,

Simon Worth.

Reginald Worth,

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SERMON I.

Psalm civ. 24.
O Lord, haiv manifold are thy
Works! in Wisdom hajl thou
made them all.

HAT there is a God, is aProposi- Serm. tion that carries with it luch a I. self-evident demonstrative Truth, x~/mfSJthat to endeavour to prove it would be as needless an Undertaking, as that of a certain Philosopher, who sought out Arguments to prove his own Existence. It is the Foundation of all Truth; the great Hinge on which Religion turns; and upon the Certainty of it all moral Obligations depend, as likewise the univerfal Law of Nature, and the eternal and necessary Differences arid Relations of Things. For God is the Original of all Things, without a Supposition of whose Being there is not any - A * Thing

Serm. Thing whatsoever that can possibly be ac!. counted sor; for if we could suppose God not to be, we could never suppose the Possibility of any thing else. And yet, notwithstanding this, there are many obdurate Men, who .have abandon'd Virtue, and are become Slaves to Vice; who are Christians in Profession, and Atheists in Practice; whose Interest and Advantage it is, that there should be no God, nor Judge of hu4 man Actions; that would willingly cheat themselves into a Denial of this Truth, if they could do it with any tolerable Decency. Tho' 'sis very strange, how any one, who is endued with Reason, and has Eyes to look abroad into the World, to see the Hand of God in all his Works, and trace the Footsteps of Providence, can doubt of the Existence of that Being, whom Nature proclaims in all her Works -, for the invisible things of him from the Creation of the World are clearly seen, being understood by the Things that are made, even his eternal Toiv er and Godhead; so that they, if any such there are, who actually doubt of it, are without Excuse. These things transeend the Bounds of any finite Capacity, and must of necessity be swallow'd up in Wonder and Admiration j for tho' the holy Pfal

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