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CONTENTS

OF THE

SECOND VOLUME.

SERMON XXVI.

The Neceffity of coming to fome Certainty whether we are in the Way of Salvation or not.

2 COR. xiii. 5.

EXAMINE

XAMINE yourselves, whether ye be in the faith.

SERMON XXVII.

The great Duty of Worshipping God.

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REV. iv. 10, II. The four and twenty elders fall down before Him that fat on the throne, and worship him that liveth for ever and ever, and caft their crowns before the throne, faying, Thou art worthy, O LORD, to receive glory, and honour and power: for Thou haft created all things, and for thy pleasure they are, and were created, 21

SERMON XXVIII.

The great Duty of acknowledging and glorifying God put in Practice.

Ps. xxix. 2. Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his Name. 35 SERMON XXIX.

The

great Danger of delaying our Repentance. JOHN ix. 4. The night cometh when no man can work SERMON XXX.

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The Conditions of obtaining that Peace of God which paffeth all Understanding.

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PSALM XXIX. 10. The Lord fhall give his People the Bleffing of 69

Peace.

SERMON XXXI.

Works, not Words only, neceffary to falvation.

MATTH. vii. 21. Not every one that faith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the Kingdom of Heaven: but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in Heaven.

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SERMON XXXII.

Succefs of all our Labours depends on God's Bleffing.

LUKE v. 4, 5, 6. Now when he had left fpeaking, he said unto Simon, Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught. And Simon answering, faid unto him, &c.

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SERMON XXXIII.

The Perplexity and Danger of the Double-minded. JAMES i. 8. A double-minded man is unstable in all his ways.

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SERMON XXXIV.

The Creed put into Practice.

TIT. i. 16. They profefs that they know God, but in works they deny him; being abominable and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate: [that is, void of judgment.]

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SERMON XXXV.

The Creed put into Practice.

JOHN xvii. 3. This is Life Eternal, that they might know Thee the only true God, and Jefus Chrift whom Thou haft fent.

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SERMON XXXVI.

The Creed put into Practice.

ACTS ii. 32, 33. This Jefus hath God raised up, whereof we all are witneffes. Therefore being by the right hand of God exalted, and having received of the Father the Promife of the Holy Ghoft, he hath shed forth this which ye now fee and hear.

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SERMON XXXVII.

The First and Great Command; or, the Love of God.

MARK Xii. 32, 33, 34. And the Scribe faid unto Jefus, Well, Mafter, thou haft faid the truth: for there is one God; and there is none other but he and to love him with all the heart, and with all the understanding, and with all the foul, and with all the ftrength, and to love his neighbour as himself, is more than all whole burnt-offerings and facrifices. And when Jefus faw that he anfwered difcreetly, he faid unto him, Thou art not far from the Kingdom of God. 205

SERMON XXXVIII.

The Second Great Command; or, Thou shalt love thy Neighbour as Thyself.

MARK Xii. 32, 33, 34. And the Scribe faid unto Jefus, &c.

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SERMON XXXIX.

Of Holiness, without which no Man muft fee the Lord. HEB. xii. 14. Without Holinefs no man shall fee the Lord.

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SERMON XL.

The Refurrection; or, the Reward of Holiness. Luke xx. 34, 35, 36. Jefus anfwering, faid unto them, The children of this world marry, and are given in marriage: but they which shall be accounted worthy to obtain that world, and the refurrection from the dead, neither marry, nor are given in marriage: neither can they die any more: for they are equal unto the Angels, and are the children of God, being the children of the Resurrection.

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SERMON XLI.

The Duty of improving the Talents committed to our Trust.

LUKE xii. 48. For unto whomfoever much is given, of him fhall be much required. 283

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SERMON XLII.

The Duty and Advantages of rightly confidering the Shortnefs of Human Life.

PSALM XC. 12. So teach us to number our days, that we may apply

our hearts unto wisdom.

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SERMON XLIII.

The Great Danger of not knowing the Day of Vifitation.

LUKE xix. 41, 42, 43, 44. And when he was come near, he beheld the city, and wept over it; faying, If thou hadst known, even thou, at leaft in this thy day, the things which belong unto thy peace! but now they are hid from thine eyes. For the days fhall come upon thee, that thine enemies fhall caft a trench about thee, and compass thee round, and keep thee in on every fide; and fhall lay thee even with the ground, and thy children within thee: and they shall not leave in thee one ftone upon another; because thou knewest not the time of thy Vifitation.

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SERMON XLIV.

The Great Duty of inftructing the Ignorant.

MARK iv.28. The Earth bringeth forth Fruit of herself, firft the Blade, then the Ear, after that the full Corn in the Ear.

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