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SERM. VI. How to judge of
St LUKE vi. 44For every
Tree is known by his own Fruit : for of Thorns men do not gather Figs, nor of a Bramble-bush gather they Grapes.
SERM. VII. The Nature of Reli
2 TIM. Ü. 25. In Meekness instructing those that oppose
themselves, if God peradventure will give them Repentance to the acknowledging of the Truth.
Of Christ's calling Sinners to Repentance.
St MAR. ii. 17. When Jesus beard it, be said unto them,
They that are whole have no need of the Physcian, but they that are fick;
I came not to call the Righteous, but : Sinners to Repentance. .
Serm. IX. The Excellency of Moral Qualifications.
ACTs xi. 24. For. he was a good man, and fidl of the Holy Ghost.
189 Serm. X. XI. - Of Humility.
St LUKE xiv. 1. For whofoever exalteth himself, Mall be
abased; and be that humbletb bimself, fall be exalted.
207, 233 SERM. XIL Of Poverty of Spirit.
St MATT. V. 3. Blessed are the Poor in Spirit; for Theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.
259 SERM. XIII. XIV. . Of the Virtue
I Cor. xüi.
3. And though I bestow all my Goods to feed
the Poor , and though I give my Body to be burned, and bare not Charity, it
profiteth me nothing. Serm. XV. The Nature of Rela
Col. iii. 20, 21, 22. Children, obey your Parents in all things; for This is well-pleasing unto the Lord." Fathers, provoke not your Children to Anger, left they be discouraged. Servants, obey in all things your Masters according to the Flesh.
329 SERM. XVI. The Inconsistency of
the Love of God, with the Love of the World.
1 Joh. ï. 75. Love not the World, neither the things that
are in the World : If any man love the World, the Love of the Father is not in bim,
St Joh. viii. 32.
the Truth mall make you Free.
HE Evangelist, in the fore-Sermo
going part of this Chapter, I.
having recorded a large Dif-
cerning his being the Light of the World, or, the Teacher of true Religion, ver. 12; concerning the Testimony he. bore of himself by the Nature Vol. III.