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Page. Funeral Sermon on the Death of Mr. Davies, 7-29 Appendix,

31-36 A Sermon, preached at Haberdasher's-Hall,

occasioned by Mr. Davies's Death, 37–64 Character of the Author,

65–70 SERMON I. The Divine Authority and Sufficiency of the Christian

Religion. Luke xvi. 27–31. Then he said, I pray thee therefore, father, that

thou wouldes fend him to my father's house : for I have five brethren: that he may teftify unto them, left they also come into this place of torment. Abraham said unto him, they have Moses and the prophets ; let them hear them. And he said, Nay, father Abraham; but if one went unto them from the dead, they will repent. And be said unto him, If they hear not Mofes and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded though one rose from the dead. 71-105

SE R M O N II. The Nature of Salvation through Jesus Christ ex

plained and recommended. John iii. 16. For God so loved the world, that he gave his only

begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

105-131 SERMON III. Sinners intreated to be reconciled to God. 2 Cor. v. 20. Now then, we are ambasadors for Chrif, as though

God did beseech you by us : we pray you, in Christ's stead, Be ye reconciled to God.


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SERMON IV. The Nature and Universality of Spiritual Death. Ephef. ii. 1 and 5. Who were dead in trespasses and fans.--Even when we were dead in fins.

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SE R M O N V. The Nature and Process of Spiritual Life. Ephef. ii. 4, 5. But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love

wherewith he loved us, even when we were dead in fins, hath quickened us together with Christ.


SE R M O N VI. Poor and Contrite Spirits the Objects of the Divine

Favour. Isaiah Ixvi. 2. To this man will I look; even to him that is poor, and of a contrite fpirit, and trembleth at my word.


SERMON VII. The Nature and Danger of making light of Christ

and Salvation. Mart. xxii. 5. But they made light of it.


SERMON VIII. The Compassion of Christ to weak Believers. Matt. xii. 20. A bruised reed shall be not break, and smoking flax pall be not quench.

233-251 SERMON IX. The Connection between Present Holiness and Future

Felicity. Heb. xii. 14. Follow-Holiness, without which no man pall see the



SERMON X. The Mediatorial Kingdom and Glories of Jefus

Chrift, John xviii. 37. Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then?

Jesus answered, thou sayest that I am a king. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth.



SERMON XI. . Things unseen to be preferred to Things seen. 2 Cor. iv. 18. While we look nst at the things which are seen, but

at the things which are not feen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.

Page 297-312 SERMON XII. The facred Import of the Christian Name. Acts xi. 26. The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch.


SERMON XIII. The Divine Mercy to Mourning Penitents. Jer. xxxi. 18, 19, 20. I have surely heard Ephraim bemoaning him.

self thus, Thou haft chastised me, and I was chastised as a bul. lock unaccustomed to the yoke: turn thou me, and I shall be turned; for thou art the Lord my God. Surely after that I was turned, I repented; and after that I was inftru&ied 1 (mote upon my thigh: 1 was ashamed, yea, even confounded, because I did bear the reproach of my youth. Is Ephraim my dear son is be a pleasant child? for fince I spake against him, I do carnefily remember him fill: therefore my bowels are troubled for him; I will surely have mercy upon him, faith the Lord.

329-352 SERMON XIV.

Christ precious to all true Believers. 1 Peter ii. 7. Unto you therefore which believe, he is precious.

352-374 SERMON XV. The Danger of Lukewarmness in Religion. Rev. iii. 15, 16. I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor

hot: I would thou wert cold or hot. So then, because thou art luke. warm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.


SERMON XVI. The Divine Government the Joy of our World. Psalm xcvii. 1. The Lord reigneth, let the earth rejoice : let the mulritude of the isles be glad thereof.


SERMON XVII. The Name of God proclaimed by himself. Exodus xxxiii. 18, 19. And he said, I beseech thes fhew me thy

glory. And he said, I will make all my goodness pass before thee, and I will proclaim the name of the Lord before thee

With chap. xxxiv. 6, 7. And the Lord passed by before him, and proclaimed, The Lord, the

Lord God, merciful and gracious, long-suffering, and abundant in goodness and truth; keeping mercy for thousands ; forgiving iniquity, and transgresion, and fin, and that will by no means clear the guilty.

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God is Love. 1 John iv. 8. God is Love.



'The General Resurrection. John v. 28, 29. The hour is coming in the which all that are in the

graves shall hear his voice, and shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation.



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