The Qualifications and encouragement of a Faithful Minister il-
lustrated by the Character and success of Barnabas.
He was a good man, and full of the Holy Spirit, and of faith; and
much people was added unto the Lord-Acts xi. 24. - - - 39
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The instances, the evil Nature, and the dangerous Tendency of De-
lay, in the Concerns of Religion.
Thus speaketh the Lord of Hosts, saying, This people say the time is
not come, the time that the Lord's house shall be built.—HAG. i. 2. 57
The Blessedness of the Dead who die in the Lord.
And I heard a voice from heaven, saying unto me, Write, Blessed are
the dead which die in the Lord, from henceforth : yea, saith the spirit,
that they may rest from their labours; and their works do follow them.—
REv. xiv. 13. - - - - - - - - - - 69
The Nature and Importance of a Deep and Intimate knowledge
of Divine Truth.
For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need that one
teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God; and
are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat. For every
one that useth milk is unskilful in the word of righteousness: for he is
a babe. But strong meat belongeth to them that are of full age, even
those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both
good and evil.—HEB. v. 12–14. - - - - - - - 85
The Christian Doctrine of Rewards.
Be not deceived, God is not mocked : for whatsoever a man soweth
that shall he also reap. For he that soweth to his flesh, shall of the flesh