The Duty of relieving the Poor and their Children.
Ye have the poor with you always, and, whensoever ye
will, ye may do them good. Mark xiv. ?. -> - 128
([Preached in the parish church of St. Peter's, Colches-
ter, April 47, 1788.]
The Blessedness of consider'mg 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
benefit of the charity school.]
The History of Collections for the Poor; with
Advice to the Members of friendly Societies.
Now concerning the collection for the saints, as 1 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.
Matth. xxii. 31,32. - - - -. -17*