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perish: for I work a work in your days, a work which
shall in no wise believe, though a man declare it unto you.
GOD'S FAVOUR TO THOSE WHO TRUST IN HIM.
NAHUM, i, 7. The Lord is good, a strong-hold in
in the day of trouble, and He knoweth them that trust in Him.
THE EXCELLENCY OF THE KNOWLEDGE OF
CHRIST. PHILIPPIANS, iii. Yea doubtless, and I count ali
things, but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord.
SERMON VI. THE PRIVILEGES, CHARACTÈR, AND EXPERI
ENCE OF THE LORD'S PEOPLE. Psalm lxxiii. 24. Thou shalt guide me with thy
counsel, and afterwards receive me to glory. 81
CHRIST A SHELTER AND REFRESHMENT TO
ISAIAH xxxii. 2. And a man shall be as a hiding
place from the wind, and a covert from the tempest, as rivers of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a weary land.
SERMON XI. COMING SINNERS IN NO WISE CAST OUT. John, vi. 37. And him that cometh to me, I will in no wise cast out.
Page 166 SERMON XII. LIFE THROUGH FAITH IN THE NAME OF CHRIST. John, xx. 31. But these are written that ye might be
lieve that Jesus is the Christ the Son of God, and that believing ye might have life through his name.
182 SERMON XIII. THE ANGEL'S ADMONITION TO LOT. GENESIS, xix. 17. Escape for thy life; look not be
hind thee, neither stay thou in all the plain : escape to the mountain lest thou be consumed.
EXHORTATION TO DECISION AND EARNEST
NESS IN RELIGION,
HEBREWS, xiii. 13, 14. Let us go forth therefore
unto Him without the camp, bearing his reproach : for here have we no continuing city, but we seek one to come.
THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF THE SCRIBES AND
MATTHEW, v. 20. For I say unto you, that except
your righteousness exceed the righteousness of the Scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven.
THE FOUNDATION OF THE CHRISTIAN'S HOPE. 2 TIMOTHY, i. 12. For I know whom I have believed,
and I am persuaded that He is able to keep that which I have committed unto Him, against that day.
THE DUTY OF EDUCATING THE POOR
EXPLAINED AND ENFORCED, PROVERBS, xxii. 6. Train up a child in the way he
should go; and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
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DANGER OF RELIGIOUS DECLENSION. LUKE, ix. 62. And Jesus said unto him, no man
having put his hand to the plough, and looking back is fit for the kingdom of God.
LOVE TO CHRIST THE DISTINGUISHING
MARK OF TRUE CHRISTIANS.
1 PETER, i. 8.
Whom having not seen, ye love. 328
PRAYER FOR THE LORD'S FAVOUR TO HIS
Psalm cvi. 4. Remember me, O Lord, with the favour that Thou bearest unto thy people.
BALM IN GILEAD. JEREMIAH, viii. 22. Is there no Balm in Gilead ? Is
there no Physician there? Why then is not the health of the daughter of my people recovered ? 361
SERMON XXIV. THE CHRISTIAN REJOICING IN HIS REGENE
RATION AND HOPE. 1 PETER, i. 3. Blessed be the God and Father of our
Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope, by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. 379