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SUBJECTS and OCCASIONS,
By the most Reverend
Dr. JOHN TILLOTSON,
L A TE
Lord Archbishop of Canterbury.
VOLUME the SEVENTH
Printed for C. Hitch and L. Hawes, J. Hodges, A. MILLAR,
J. and R. TONSON, G. WOODFALL, J. RIVINGTON, J,
SER MON CXI.
The danger of all known sin, both from
the light of nature and revelation.
ROM. i. 18, 19
all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold
N the beginning of this chapter, the apostle de- SER M, clares that he was particularly designed and ap- i
pointed by God to preach the gospel to the The first world, and that he was not ashamed of his ministry, this text. notwithstanding all the reproach and persecution it was attended withal, and notwithstanding the night and undervaluing opinion which the world had of the doctrine which he preached, it being “ to the Jews a
ftumbling-block, and to the Greeks foolishness;" for tho' this might reflect some disparagement upon it in the efteem of sensual and carnal men, yet to those who weighed things impartially, and consider'd the excellent end and design of the christian doctrine, and the force and efficacy of it to that end, it will appear to be an instrument admirably fitted by the wisdom of God, for the reformation and salvation of mankind. Az