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Self-communion recommended, p. 75.
PSALM iv. 4. Commune with your own heart,
and in your chamber, and be still.
The character of David, King of Israel, impar
tially stated, p. 99. 1 SAM. xiii. 14. The Lord hath fought him a man after his own heart, and the Lord hath commanded bin to be captain over bis people.
Purity of manners no less necessary to a Chrif
tian character than benevolence, p. 133. James i. 27. Pure religion, and undefiled be
fore God and the Father, is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and ta keep himself unspotted from the world.
Preached at the anniversary meeting of the Sons of the
Clergy, May 9, 1776, p. 15h.
2 Kings, iv. 1. Thy fervant, my husband, is
dead, and thou knowejt that tby fervant did
fear the Lordi and the creditor is come to take - unto him my two sons to be bond-men.
Early piety enforced, p. 177. ECCLESIASTES, xii. 1. Remember now thy
Creator in the days of thy youth.
SERMON IX. Partial faith and partial obedience not permit
ted by the Christian religion, p. 195. 1 Kings xviii. 21. And Elijah came unto all
the people, and said, How long kalt ye between two opinions ? if the Lord be God, folloin bim : but if Baal, then follow him.
. SERMON X.
Page 215. Preached before the House of Lords, January 30, 1778. Psalm xxii. 28. The kingdom is the Lord's,
and he is the governor among the nations.
The superior excellence of Christ's preaching,
and the causes of it explained, p. 235. Luke iv. 320' And they were astonished at his
doctrine: for his word was with power.
Page 255 Preached at the yearly meeting of the Charity Schools in the
Cathedral Church of St. Paul, May 2, 1982. Luke vii. 22. Then Jesus answering, said unto
them, Go your way, and tell John what things ye have seen and heard; how that the blind see, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf bear, the dead are raised, to the poor the gospel is preached. .
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needful. And Mary bath chosen that good
them to whom it is due, when it is in the power
of thine hand to do it.