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Published more particularly at their Desire, and dedicated to them,
By JONATHAN MATHEW, D.D.
PASTOR OF THE SAID CHURCH.
MAKE no tarrying to turn to the Lord, and put not off from
day to day; for suddenly Thall the wrath of the LORD come
Jesus the Son of SIRACH.
Edes and Gill, in Queen-Streer; and Thomas and
To the YOUNG Men who usually attend his
Ministry ; and, more particularly,
lowing Discourses are published.
My dear young Brethren,
ber of you; in which you express both a full perswasion, and a graceful sense of my friendly design in preaching the followlowing sermons : At the same time desiring a copy for the press, in terms at once too respectful to me to be here repeated, and too plainly indicating a serious curn of mind, to permit me to deny your request.
I should, indeed, do an injury to myself, if I denied that my aim in them was, as you suppose," the bettering your minds and morals.” And the manner in which you actended to them, when preached, together with your being so well fatisfied with them as to desire to read them in print, affords ground to hope that, by the blessing of God, che fountain of truth, light and wisdom, A 2
+ The paper here referred to, was signed by about fifty persons
of the younger fort.