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CO N T E N T S

OF THE

FOURTH VOLUME.'

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SERMON LXXVI.
The Lord's Supper practically explained.
LUKE xxii. 19. This do in remembrance of me.

SERMON LXXVII.
A frequent receiving of the Lord's SUPPER recom-

mended and enforced. i Cor. xi. 26. For as often as ye eat this Bread, and drink this Cup, ye do fhew the Lord's death till he come.

33 SERMON LXXVIII. God's Goodness to Men the Foundation of the Love

they ought to have for him, and for their Neighbour. LUKE vii. 41, 47. Wherefore I say unto thee, Her fins, which are

many, are forgiven; for the loved much: but to whom little is for. given, the same loveth little. And he said unto her, Thy fins are forgiven.

57 SERMON LXXIX. The Advantages arising from the Christian Education

of Poor Children, and especially of Poor Girls. 2 Tim. i. 4, s. That I may be filled with joy, when I call to re

membrance the unfeigned faith that is in thee, which dwelt first in thy Grandmother Lois, and thy Mother Eunice; and I am perfuaded that in thee also.

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SERMON LXXX. Continuance in Well-Doing recommended. GAL. vi. 9. Let us not be weary in Well-doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.

95 SERMON LXXXI. The Ordinances of God attended with certain,

though invisible effects. John iii. 7,8. Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born

again. The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the found thereof, but canft not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: So is every one that is born of the Spirit.

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SERMON LXXXII.
The Danger of living, like Children, without

Thought or Reason, or Fear, or Steadiness.

1 Cor. xiü. 11. When I was a Child, I spake as a Child, I under-

stood as a Child, I thought as a Child: But when I became a Man,

I put away childish things.

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SERMON LXXXIII.

The Knowledge necessary for every one who takes

upon himself the Profession of a Christian.

LUKE xiv. 28, 29, 30. For which of you intending to build a tower,

sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have suffi-

cient to finish it? Left haply, after he hath laid the foundation, and

is not able to finish it, all that behold it begin to mock him, saying,

This man began to build, and was not able to finish.

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SERMON LXXXIV.

The Instruction of Children in the Knowledge and

Fear of God, one great part of the Duty of Parents.

Deut. vi. 6, 7. These Words which I command thee this day,

shall be in thine heart; and thou shalt teach them diligently unto

thy Children.

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SERMON LXXXV.

The Folly and Danger of expeeting the Blessings of

Christianity, without leading a Christian Life.

Ephes.iv. 17. This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye

henceforth walk not as other Gentiles walls in the vanity of their

mind; (that is, following their own wicked inclinations.]

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SERMON LXXXVI.

The Sin and Danger of grieving the Holy Spirit

of God.

Ephes. iv. 30. And grieve not the Holy Spirit of God, whereby ye

are sealed unto the day of Redemption.

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SERMON LXXXVII.

Our Saviour's Concern for the Common People a

Pattern for his Followers, especiaily for his Ministers.

Matth. ix. 36, 37, 38. But when he saw the multitudes, he was

moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were

scattered abroad as fheep having no fhepherd. Then faith he unto

his disciples, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are

few. Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send

forth labourers into his harvest.

SERMON XCIX.

St. Paul's Comfort in the Prospect of Death appli-

cable to every faithful Minister of Christ.

Phil. i. 25. To me to live is Christ, and to die is Gain.

SERMON C.

At the Funeral of Bishop Wilson.

PSALM cxii. 6. The righteous shall be had in everlasting remem-

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