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FAMILY PRAYERS.

FIRST MORNING PRAYER.

O most glorious and gracious God, whose kind providence has protected us through the night, and brought us in peace to meet together this morning; assist us, we earnestly beseech thee, to present our unfeigned praises and thanksgivings, and to unite in fervent prayer and supplication before thy mercy-seat.

But who are we, O thou high and lofty One, that inhabitest eternity, whose name is Holy, that we should venture into thy awful presence ? Even the Seraphim veil their faces in deep humility, when they present their adorations before thy throne: and we are not only immensely beneath them in our nature, but, alas! we have been guilty of base ingratitude for thy bounties, and of multiplied acts of rebellion against thee, our Creator and Sovereign. “We have forsaken thee, the “ Fountain of living waters,” to seek happiness from the “ broken cisterns” of earthly enjoyments and possessions. We have proudly rejected thy easy yoke, and become slaves to divers lusts and pleasures. We have refused thce that reasonable

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2. On “ doing all in the name of Christ : 1810.. 184

3. On discussing the faults of Ministers : 1810.... 191

4. On what the Poor may do for their Saviour: 1810 199

5. Predestination not inconsistent with free Agency;

founded on a passage of Sophocles : 1810...... 202

6. On Popery: from Dr. John Edwards : 1811.... 207

7. On the reasons why a more abundant effusion of

the Holy Spirit does not accompany the labours of

Ministers : 1811....

211

8. On the punishment of Crucifixion : from a passage

of Cicero: 1812.....

230

9. On Bible Associations : 1812...

237

10. On a communication signed Juvenis: 1812.... 240

11. On Duty and Privilege: 1812......

243

12. On the Hebrew Points : 1813.....

246

13. That Repentance precedes Pardon : 1815...... 248

14. On the same subject: 1816.....

264

15. On the. Baptist Irish Society: 1817.... 268

ix. FROM THE CHRISTIAN OBSERVER.

271

1. On certain queries relative to Justification : 1802 271

2. On Imputed Righteousness: 1803.....

279

.3. Filial Piety rewarded : (Elizabeth Moulder :) 1803 283

4. On Isaiah lxiv. 6: “Filthy rags:" 1805...... 285

5. On the public administration of Baptism : 1805.. 288

6. On the lawfulness of Anger: 1807..

291

7. On the prophetical period of 1260 years : 1810.. 297

8. Clemency of the reign of George III: 1810.... 298

9. On the Authority of the Septuagint : 1810...... 300

10. On the same, in reply to Dr. A. Clarke : 1810.. 304

11. New Testament quotations from the Old, collated

with the Septuagint: 1810, 1811....... ... 310

12. Defence of Lexicographers and Concordists : 1811 357

13. On preaching the Gospel :' 1813.......... 360

14. On a Hymn in the Communion Service: 1813 ... 364

15. On attending Public Amusements : 1813...... 366

-16. On the authority of Solomon in Education: 1813 373

17. On an omission in the Arabic Testament: 1814 381

18. On Emulation: 1814......

384

19. On the number of the saved : 1814

PAGE. 20. On Dr. Whitaker's misstatements concerning Calvin : 1815........

409 21. Extracts from Calvin: 1815.......

414 22. On a supposed' new Cross :' 1816..

419 23. On Baptismal Regeneration: 1816...

424 24. Ministers “ Fishermen :” 1816....

427 25. Eclectic Review: 1816..

434 26. Baptism: 1817....

438 27. On “ the world” which Christians renounce: 1817 439 28. On the Institution and Obligation of the Sabbath : 1817.....

443 29. On Luther's translation of the Bible: 1818.... 468

30. On the Faith of ancient Believers: 1819...... 471 x. FROM THE Jewish REPOSITORY, 1814.......... 475 1. Reply to the Paper of a Jew, on the cxth Psalm,

and St. Matthew's Genealogy of Christ..... 475 2. Defence of the preceding Paper....

481 xi. From The Sailor's MAGAZINE: A Letter on the exertions made for the good of Seamen : 1820....

491 III. POSTHUMOUS PIECES.....

495 i. Notes of a Sermon on Rom. xv. 29; as taken and published by the Rev. D. Wilson, A. M...

497 ii. Notes of a Sermon on 2 Cor. xii. 16: ditto...... 511

iii. The Vanity of Youth : a Funeral Sermon : 1818.... 531 INDEX.

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FAMILY PRAYERS.

1796.

VOL. X.

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