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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
was good. Gen. i.9, 10. - - - - - 39
[A third sermon on the same occasion, preached
June 6, 1786.]
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, 1797.]
The Nature and Excellence of Music.
Sing to the harp with a psalm of thanksgiving. Psalmi
.xcviii. 6. - - - • - - - - 4
[Preached at the opening of a new organ, at Nayland,
Suffolk, July 29, 1787.]
The Reasonableness and Necessity of fearing God.
Fear God. 1 Pet. ii. 17. - .
SER MON VII.
The Benefits of Civil Obedience.
Honour the king. 1 Pet. ii. 17. - - - - 103
[Preached at Harwich, on Sunday, June 21, 1778.]
: 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
for these things ? 2 Cor. ü. 16.
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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. 17. - - 128
[Preached in the parish church of St. Peter's, Colches-
ter, April 27, 1783.]
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 - 149
[Preached at Chelmsford, September 10, 1786, for the
benefit of the charity school.]
SERMON XT. The History of Collections for the Poor ; with
Advice to the Members of friendly Societies.
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. i 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. - - - - - - 172
SERMON XIII and XIV:
Prodigality displayed, and Oeconomy recommended.
And when he had spent all, he began to be in want. Luke
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The Man of Sin.
How is it that ye do not discern this time? Luke xii. 56. 217
[Preached at Spring Garden Chapel, on Sunday, Jan.
26, and at Oxford Chapel, on Sunday, Feb. 2, 1794.]
The Age of Unbelief.
When the Son of Man cometh, shall he find faith on the
earth ? Luke xviii. 8.
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[Preached in Spring Garden Chapel, on Sunday,
Feb. 8, 1795.]
The Nature, Uses, Dangers, Sufferings, and Pre-
sertatives of the Human Imagination.
God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth,. .
and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart
was only evil continually. Gen. vi. 5. - - - 249
SERMON XVIII and XIX. : .
A friendly Admonition to the Churchman, on the
Sense and Sufficiency of his Religion.
Hear the Church. Matt. xviii. 17. - - 265 and 281
[Addressed to the inhabitants of the parish of Paston, in
. SERMON XX.
The Use and Abuse of this World.
And they that use this world as not abusing it. i Cori in
vii. si.. - - - - - - - - 295
[Preached at St. Bene’t, Gracechurch, in the city of
London, on Sunday, October 9, 1796.]
Calling and Election.
Brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election
sure. 2 Peter i. 10. - • - - - - $14
The Necessity and Advantages of Prayer : with
a Method of praying always.
Men ought always to pray. Luke xviii. 1. - - 330
The Danger of despising lawful Authority.
These filthy dreamers defile the flesh, despise dominion, and
speak evil of dignities, St. Jude, Verse 8.
Repentance necessary to our Salvation. -
Except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish. Luke xiii. 8. 359
Paul and Elymas.
And when they had gone through the Isle unto Paphos, they
found a certain sorcerer, a false Prophet, a Jew, whose
name was Bar-Jesus. Acts xiii. 6. • - - 371
Ahithophel the Suicide.
And when Ahithaphel 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. - - 983
The Delay of God's Judgments.
Because sentence against an evil work is not executed
speedily, therefore tlie heart of the sons of men is fully set
in them to do evil. Eccles. viii. 11.
- - 399
The Man Born Blind.
And as Jesus passed by, he saw a man which was blind from "
his birth. John ix. 1, . . . - 409
Dog's and Swinę.
Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye
your pearls before swine ; lest they trample them under
their feet, and turn again and rend you, Matth. vii. 6. 422
Christ the Way, the Truth, and the Life.
Jesus saith unto him, I am the Way, and the Truth, and
the Life. Johạ xiv. 6,
- • - 432
The Case of the Law Stated.
For if they which are of the law be heirs, faith is made void,
and the promise made of none effect. Rom. iv, 14. - 444
Rahab and Jericho.
By faith the walls of Jericho fell down, after they were com-
passed about seven days.
By faith the harlot Rahab perished not with them that be-
lieved not, when she had received the spies with peace.
Heb. Xl. 30, 31.
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The Good Samaritan.
Then said Jesus unto him, go and do thou likewise. Luke
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