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EVIL PROPENSITIES ENCOUNTERED BY THE AID OF THE SPIRIT. (PART 11.)
Romans vii. 24.–0 wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me
from the body of this death ?
THE AID OF THE SPIRIT TO BE SOUGHT AND PRESERVED BY PRAYER. (PART II.)
Romans vii. 24.-0 wretched man that I am ! who shall deliver me
PRESERVATION AND RECOVERY FROM SIN.
Titus ii. 11, 12.–For the grace of God, that bringeth salvation, hath
appeared unto all men, teaching us, that denying ungodliness and
worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this
CHRISTIANITY NOT A MERE FEELING BUT AN ACTIVE PRINCIPLE.
Matt. vii. 21.— Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall
enter into the kingdom of heaven ; but he that doeth the will of my
Father which is in heaven
HOW VIRTUE PRODUCES BELIEF, AND VICE UNBELIEF.
John vii. 17.-If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine,
whether it be of God
James i. 27.-Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is
this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep
himself unspotted from the world
THE FORGIVENESS OF INJURIES.
Matt. vi. 15.- If ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your
Father forgive your trespasses
RECONCILEMENT OF DISPUTES.
Proverbs xvii. 14.- The beginning of strife is, as when one letteth out
water. Therefore leave off contention before it be meddled with
Hebrews vi. 16–For men verily swear by the greater; and an oath for
confirmation is to them an end of all strife
Exodus xx. 7.—Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in
vain, for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in
Romans xiii. 13.- Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting
ON PURITY OF THE HEART AND AFFECTIONS.
I John iii. 2, 3.-Beloved, now are we the sons of God: and it doth not
yet appear what we shall be; but we know that when he shall appear
we shall be like him ; for we shall see him as he is. And every man
that hath this hope in him purifieth himself, even as he is pure
LICENTIOUSNESS AND DEBAUCHERY.
Ephesians v. 6.- Let no man deceive you with vain words ; for be-
cause of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of
FORNICATION. (PART 1.)
Hebrews xiii. 4.- Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled ;
but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge
FORNICATION. (PART 11.)
Hebrews xiii. 4.—Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled;
1 Tim. vi. 6, 7, 8.-Godliness with contentment is great gain-for we
brought nothing into the world, and it is certain we can carry nothing
out-and having food and raiment, let us be therewith content
2 Sam. xvii. 23.- And when Ahithophel saw that his counsel was not
followed, he saddled his ass, and arose, and got him home to his house,
to his city, and put his house in order, and hanged himself, and died,
and was buried in the sepulchre of his father
THE LAW OF HONOUR,
Luke xvi. 15.- For that which is highly esteemed amongst men is abo-
mination in the sight of God .
Proverbs xx. 7.—The just man walketh in his integrity
PRUDENCE IN THE CONDUCT OF OUR TEMPORAL CONCERNS.
Proverbs xxx. 8, 9.-Give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with
food convenient for me, lest I should be full and deny thee, and say,
who is the Lord ? or lest I be poor and steal
THE MIS APPLICATION OF EXAMPLE.
1 Cor. xv. 33.- Evil communications corrupt good manners
THE DUTY OF PARENTS TOWARDS THEIR CHILDREN.
Ephesians vi. 4.— Ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath, but
bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord . . . 148
THE DUTY OF PARENTS TOWARDS THEIR CHILDREN. (PART 11.)
Proverbs xxii. 6.- Train up a child in the way he should go, and when
he is old he will not depart from it
THE DUTY OF CHILDREN TOWARDS THEIR PARENTS.
Exodus xx. 12.-Honour thy father and thy mother, that thy days may
be long in the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee .
THE DUTIES OF SERVANTS.
Ephesians vi. 5–8.-Servants, be obedient unto them that are your
masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness
of your heart as unto Christ; not with eye-service as men-pleasers,
but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart,
with good-will, doing service as to the Lord and not to men: know-
ing that whatsoever good thing any man doeth, the same shall he re-
ceive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free
I. Delivered to the Clergy of the Diocese of Carlisle, in the year
1785, on the distribution of religious tracts
II. On the Oaths of Churchwardens
III. On Parish Clerks .
IV. On Afternoon Lectures
V. On the Studies suitable to the Clergy
VI. Amusements suitable to the Clergy
VII. Use and Propriety of Local and occasional Preaching
VIII. Sunday Schools
SERMONS ON PUBLIC OCCASIONS.
CAUTION RECOMMENDED IN THE USE AND APPLICATION OF SCRIPTURE
2 Pet. iii. 15, 16.—Even as our beloved brother Paul also, according to
the wisdom given unto him, hath written unto you; as also in all his
epistles, speaking in them of these things; in which are some things
hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable
wrest, as they do also the other Scriptures, unto their own destruction 221
ADVICE ADDRESSED TO THE YOUNG CLERGY OF THE DIOCESE OF CARLISLE.
1 Timothy iv. 12.—Let no man despise thy youth
A DISTINCTION OF ORDERS IN THE CHURCH DEFENDED UPON PRINCIPLES OF
Ephesians iv. 11, 12.–And he gave some, apostles; and some, pro-
phets ; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; for
the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edi-
fying of the body of Christ
DANGERS INCIDENTAL TO THE CLERICAL CHARACTER STATED.
1 Corinthians ix. part of the 27th verse.-
:-Lest that, by any means,
when I have preached to others, I myself should be a cast-away
1 Timothy iv. 13.— Till I come, give attention to reading, to exhortation,
SERMONS ON PARTICULAR SUBJECTS.
Matthew xi. 3.-Art thou he that should come, or do we look for an-
2 Cor. vii. 10.-For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation, not
to be repented of