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The gift of my Eastment.

THE

CHRISTIAN

REMEMBRANCER:

OR,

SHORT REFLECTIONS

UPON THE

FAITH, LIFE, AND CONDUCT,

OF

A Beal Christian.

or these things pat them in Remembrance.

Tim. ii. 14.

THE SEVENTH EDITION.

ALBION PRESS PRINTED,
BY AND FOR JAMES CUNDEE, IVY.L. ANB;
AND M. JONES, NO. 1, PATERNOSTER-ROW.

1807.

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JOHN THORNTON, Esquire,

Who,
Adorning the doctrine of God his SAVIOUR,'

In an almost unexampled degree,
By deeds of piety and benevolence,
Various, liberal, and extensive,
But without ostentation;

And, who,
Imparting the means of spiritual instruction,

As well as temporal relief,
To multitudes of the ignorant and the poor,

In every quarter of the world,

By a fortune, though affluent, Yet unequal to the vast desire of spreading good

Which possessed his mind;

Owned anidst all,
That himself was a sinner,

Indigent and helpless;
And resting no hope on what appeared,

To every eye but his own,
A long and astonishing course of excellent usefulness,
Chearfully acknowledged, to his latest hour,
That, by the grace of God he was,

Whatever he was,
Of faith, or holiness, or stability;
Thus ascribing his whole title to salvation,

With all the things that accompany it,
In practice, prospect, and experience,
To the favour and mercy of

JEHOVAH,
FATHER, SON, AND SPIRIT,

In and through
THE GREAT REDEEMER:

This Treatise,
For a real though mean memorial
Of mutual and disinterested friendship,

Never to perish,
Is very affectionately inscribed by
THE AUTHOR.

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