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sent Publishers, for the purpose of accomplishing the present publication, the title Ultima is added; intimating, that it is almost certain, that they are the Last Remains that will meet the public eye, as a genuine production from the pen of this able Divine. After the ample recommendation by the Author's near relation, and two other re-, spectable clergymen, contained in the preceding pages, it will be necessary only farther to add, that these Discourses have been faithfully transcribed from the originals in the Author's hand-writing, and correctly printed from them. It is not doubted but that these volumes will be highly acceptable to the religious of all denominations, who, we trust, will unite with the Editor and Publishers, in sincere and fervent prayers, that, through the divine blessing, they may be extensively useful.

Edikburgh, > January 13. 1800. 5


IV. The nature and effects of a weaned dis-position of soul, - 65

Psal. cxxxi. 1.—" My soul is even as a weaned child."

V. The danger of not waiting on God aster

the due order, - - - 7^

1 Chron. xv. 13.—" For because ye did it not at the sirst, the Lord our God made a breach upon us, for that we sought him not after the due order."

VI. The persection of providential dispensations, - - - 91

Psal. xviii. 30.—" As for God, his way isperfect."

VII. Fear and hope, objects of the divine

complacency, - - 99

HKcxnrn^-—^w*_a ^,k nieafure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy."

VIII. The fame subject continued, - 114

IX. Jesus victorious over death, - 146

Isa. xxv. 8.—" He will swallow up death in victory."

X. The same subject continued, - Ij6

IX. The suitable improvement of saints former experiences, - - 168

a Kings, ii. J4.—" And he took the mantle of Elijah, that fell from him, and smote the waters, and said, Where is the Lord God of Elijah >"

XII. The fame subject continued, . 186

XIII. Christ, the Father's gift to his chosen people, - 200

Pas. 4.—" Behold, I have given him for a Witness to the people, a Leader and Commander to the people."

XIV. The Christian weak, yet strong, 216

2 Cor. xii. 10.—" For when I am weak, then am I strong."

XV. The fame subject continued, - 229

XVI. The interesting inquiry, - 240

Matth. xx. 6.—" Why stand ye here all the day idle?"

XVII. Christ's presence with gospel-ministers, 252 Matth.xxviii.20.—" And lo, I am with you always."

XVIII. Christ's invitation to the labouring

and heavy-laden, - - 268

Matth. xi. 18.—" Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy-laden, and I will give you rest."

XIX. The fame subject continued, - 294

XX. The same subject continued, - 317

XXI. The same subject continued, - 317

XXII. Christ, a refreshsul shadovv in a weary land, .... 349

Isa. xxxii. 2.—" And a man shall be as the shadow of a great rock. in a weary land."

XXIII. The fame subject continued, - 366

XXIV. The evil and danger of halting betwixt two opinions, - "3^9

1 Kings, xvi. ii.—" And Elijah said, How long halt ye betwixt two opinions r"

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