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And God called the dry land earth; and the gathering toge-
ther of the waters called he seas; and God saw that it
On the Natural Evidences of Christianity.
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 power and godhead. Rom. i. 20. 57
[A fourth sermon, on the same occasion, preached
Tuesday in Whitsun Week, 1787.]
Parochial Reformation recommended.
To the one we are the savour of death unto death; and to
the other the savour of life unto life: and who is sufficient
The Blessedness of considering the Poor.
Blessed is he that considereth the poor and needy: the Lord
shall deliver him in the time of trouble. Psalm xli. 1 142
[Preached at Chelmsford, September 10, 1786, for the
The History of Collections for the Poor; with
Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have given
order to the churches of Galatia, even so do ye.
Upon the first day of the week, let every one of you lay by
him in store as God hath prospered him. 1 Cor. i. 2. 157
[Preached to a friendly society (who, by mutual con-
tribution, relieve one another) on Easter Tuesday,
Eternal Life, the great Promise of the Law.
As touching the resurrection of the dead, have ye not read
that which was spoken to you by God, saying, I am the
God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of
Jacob? God is not the God of the dead, but of the living.
Prodigality displayed, and Oeconomy recommended.
And when he had spent all, he began to be in want. Luke
How is it that ye do not discern this time? Luke xii. 56. 217
[Preached at Spring Garden Chapel, on Sunday, Jan.
When the Son of Man cometh, shall he find faith on the
God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth,
and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart
A friendly Admonition to the Churchman, on the
Sense and Sufficiency of his Religion.
The Use and Abuse of this World.
And they that use this world as not abusing it. 1 Cor.
Brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election
The Necessity and Advantages of Prayer: with
The Danger of despising lawful Authority.
These filthy dreamers defile the flesh, despise dominion, and
speak evil of dignities. St. Jude, Verse 8.
And when they had gone through the Isle unto Paphos, they
found a certain sorcerer, a false Prophet, a Jew, whose
Repentance necessary to our Salvation.
Except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish. Luke xiii. 8. 359
And when Ahithophel saw that his counsel was not followed,
he saddled his ass, and arose, and gat him home to his
house, to his city, and put his household in order, and
hanged himself, and died. 2 Sam. xvii. 23.
And as Jesus passed by, he saw a man which was blind from
Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye
your pearls before swine; lest they trample them under
Christ the Way, the Truth, and the Life.
Jesus saith unto him, I am the Way, and the Truth, and
For if they which are of the law be heirs, faith is made void,
By faith the walls of Jericho fell down, after they were com-
By faith the harlot Rahab perished not with them that be-
lieved not, when she had received the spies with peace.