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and companions' sake, I will now say,
Peace be within thee. Because of the
bouse of the Lord our God, I will seek
2 KINGS, iv. 13. Say now unto her, “Be-
"bold thou hast been careful for us with
"all this care; what is to be done for
"thee? Wouldst thou be spoken for to the
King, or to the captain of the host?"
And she answered, "I dwell among mine
On Wisdom in Religious Conduct.
PSALM ci. 2. I will behave myself wisely in
2 CORINTHIANS, V. I. For we know, that
if our earthly house of this tabernacle were
dissolved, we have a building of God, an
house not made with hands, eternal in the
PROVERBS, XIV. 13.
heart is sorrowful; and the end of that
[Preached in the Evening after the Celebration of the
LUKE, xxiv. 50, 51. And he led them out
as far as to Bethany; and he lift up his
bands and blessed them: And it came to pass
while he blessed them, he was parted from
ROMANS, xii. 18. If it be possible, as much
as lieth in you, live peaceably with all
On the Folly of the Wisdom of the World.
I CORINTH. iii. 19. The wisdom of this
world is foolishness with God.
PSALM 1xv. 2. O Thou that hearest prayer,
unto Thee shall all flesh come!
2 CORINTH. V. 10. For we must all appear
before the judgment-seat of Christ, that every
one may receive the things done in his body,
according to that he hath done, whether it be
On HOPES and DISAPPOINTMENTS.
PROVERBS, X. 28.
The hope of the Righteous shall be gladness; but the expectation of the Wicked shall perish.
TTACHMENT to futurity has SERMON A a remarkable influence on the operations of the human mind. The present, whatever it be, seldom engages our attention so much as what is to come. Remembrance of the past may sometimes occupy our thoughts; but what for the most part fills them, is the anticipation of the future. The present is apt to be considered as an evanescent scene, just VOL. V. B