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For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation, not to be repented of
Giving thanks unto the Father, who hath made us meet to be partakers
of the inheritance of the saints in light; who hath delivered us from
the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his
dear Son; in whom we have redemption through his blood, even the
But God commendeth his love towards us, in that whilst we were yet
I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that
Christ died for our sins, according to the scriptures ; and that he was
buried, and that he rose again the third day, according to the scrip-
tures; and that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve; after that
he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once, of whom the greater
part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. After that he
was seen of James; then of all the apostles; and last of all, he was
seen of me also, as of one born out of due time; for I am the least of
the apostles, that am not meet to be called an apostle, because I per-
And when they had fulfilled all that was written of him, they took him
down from the tree, and laid him in a sepulchre; but God raised him
from the dead; and he was seen many days of them which came up
with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are witnesses unto this peo-
And when he was gone forth into the way, there came one running, and
kneeled to him, and asked him, Good Master, what shall I do that I
For if we would judge ourselves, we should not be judged
As often as ye eat this bread and drink this cup, ye do show the Lord's
Forsake not the assembling yourselves together, as the manner of some is 241
Outward Acts of Devotion no Excuse for Neglect of Morality.
Except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the Scribes
and Pharisees, ye shall in no wise enter into the kingdom of heaven 247
The kingdom is the Lord's, and he is the governor among the nations 252
And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way, and God
repented him of the evil that he said he would do unto them, and he
PROVERBS xiv. 34.
Righteousness exalteth a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people 262
On the New Year.
ROMANS XIII. 11.
And that knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of
sleep, for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed 267
And all Judah stood before the Lord, with their little ones, their wives,
Which now of these three, thinkest thou, was neighbour unto him that
fell among thieves? And he said, He that showed mercy on him.
Then said Jesus unto him, Go, and do thou likewise
After a long time, the lord of those servants cometh, and reckoneth with
Parable of the Pharisee and the Publican.
And he spake this parable unto certain which trusted in themselves that
they were righteous, and despised others. Two men went up into
the Temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a Publican.
The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself; God, I thank thee,
that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or
even as this Publican. I fast twice in the week, I give tithes of all
that I possess. And the Publican, standing afar off, would not lift up
so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying,
God be merciful to me, a sinner! I tell you this man went down to
his house justified rather than the other; for every one that exalteth
himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be ex-
Analogy between our Natural and Religious Progress.
When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought
as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things.
For now we see through a glass darkly; but then face to face. Now
I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known
I said, days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom
Different Degrees of Future Rewards and Punishments.
They that have done good unto the resurrection of life, and they that
have done evil unto the resurrection of damnation
The Being of God demonstrated in the Works of Creation.
Through faith we understand that the worlds were formed by the word
of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which
The Ills of Life do not contradict the Goodness of God.
And we know that all things work together for good to them that love
PART I, II, III.
ACTS XXVIII. 23.
And when they had appointed him a day, there came many to him into
his lodging; to whom he expounded and testified the kingdom of
God; persuading them concerning Jesus, both out of the law of Moses,
LXV, LXVI, LXVII.
But these are written that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the
Son of God, and that, believing, ye might have life through his
But I say, Have they not heard? Yes, verily, their sound went into
For we have not followed cunningly devised fables when we made
If this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nought; but if
Delivered to the Clergy of the Diocese of Carlisle, in the
year 1785, on the Distribution of Religious Tracts