The Traveller: Or, Meditations on Various Subjects. Written on Board a Man of War. To which is Added, Converse with the World Unseen

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C. Dodge, E. & E. Hosford, printers, 1812 - 372 pages
 

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Contents

On taking farewelly
91
The temper of him that goes abroad
93
On finding many passengers on shore
94
On arriving at a strange city
95
Good and bad men mixed together in the world
96
On being enabled to resist a temptation
98
The promises a divine treasure
99
The sacred assurance 112
112
On pumping the ship
114
Qn the anchor of the ship l is 12 The sails 117
117
On the compass and helm
119
Provisions and stores
121
Ballast
124
The more we see of sin the more we should hate sin
125
Knowing a sin to be committed
126
A man of war 128
128
The difference between the righteous and the guilty
132
The judgmentoj swearers according to equity
135
Thinking on g dead friend
137
The union between Christ and believer
139
Imperfect attainments
140
On kings allowance
142
On the blowing uft of a shift
143
Some slain by mercies as well as by judgments
146
On a fine fleet
148
Setting sail
150
Time to be redeemed
151
In view of an engagement
152
On our Lord disilaying his divinity on the sea
153
A memorandum for him thai goes abroad
156
Mow the Sabbath or Lords day is to be sanc tified
159
Anchoring off an enemys coast
161
35 Coasting on a country of another religion
163
The masts
166
Upon one being put under confinement abroad
167
The firofihets description of the wicked
169
On the patience 0God with sinners
170
On the Excellency of the Christian religion above the Jewishwith respect to a traveller
172
On hearing from friends
175
On the well of the ship
178
44 The company of the wicked
180
On awaking at midnight
182
On one cursing and swearing at an affront
184
Gods equity in the eternity oj torment
186
Instructions from the communications of the wicked
188
Sorrow for sin a sign of grace
190
On hearing a rumor of peace 191
191
The noble principle
193
Comparisons 195
195
Our sorrow for sin too contracted
200
Prisoners
201
ship falling foul of another
202
War 204
204
Unfortunate retreat
206
The natural man insensible of mercy
208
The word of God irresistible
211
61 On going into harbor
212
Ontaking in large provisions
214
Comfort and terror in one consideration
216
On being in hot climates in a few days
218
An high wind preferable to a calm
219
What we ought to remember
229
The patience of God very great
230
Delusion
231
On some who were burnt by a quantity of gunpowder catching fire in time of an engagement 83 On a seaengagement fought August
252
On prisoners
254
A reflection on the royal Psalmists expressio Psalm xlii 7 All thy waves and thy bi lows are gone over
256
On a short indisposition
258
On putting out a light
259
On dividing the spoil
260
A daily catechism for seamen
262
A proper inspection
263
rain
266
On being interrupted in secret prayer
267
On the armor of soldiers
268
All things made up in Christ
270
The birthday
272
Time past never returns 575
275
On ships steering different courses with the same wind 277
277
On being driven back to the harbor
279
The spirits of just men made perfect
280
Going to engage
281
Arguments to resignation
283
Saints have no cause to complain
284
Approaching fruition
286
Infinite and eternal properties of the bliss above
287
Bad company
289
On going beyond the line
291
On a popish procession to prevent the return of an earthquake
293
Sailing in the Torrid Zone
294
Under the direct Meridian
297
Under the Meridian the sun and moon high
299
A squall of rain lightning and thunder
301
Emulation 303
303
113 Birthday
306
Though we walk on earth our conversation should be in heaven
307
Great love in God that we may love Gtd
309
Providence to be approved of
315
Bright views and bold language above
317
Declining years
319
The expected change
322
Arguments for faith in God
324
The traveller at home
326
CONVERSE WITH THE WORLD UNSEEN Page
327
Future glory
329
On want of divine love
331
We grope in the dark while here below
332
All things work for good to the saints 334
335
Earth not our home
336
We should live above the world
337
Joy awaits the saints
338
The joy of saints unseen
339
Heaven the best inheritance
340
Enemies overthrown
341
Exercise of the blessed
343
Complaints of spiritual languor
344
Preparation for heaven
346
The eternal Sabbath
347
Indifference to the world
349
7he disembodied saint
350
A check for not meditating on divine things
359
Approbation of trying providences
360
Faiths triumph over affliction
361
A sweet prospect of future bliss 362
362
The ravishing employment of saints in glory
363
A reprehension for decay in grace
364
The noble indifference
365
JVo happiness belovj
366

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Page 128 - No man that warreth entangleth himself with the affairs of this life ; that he may please him who hath chosen him to be a soldier.
Page 269 - Put on the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
Page 18 - Evening, and morning, and at noon, will I pray, and cry aloud; and he shall hear my voice.
Page 155 - The Lord is slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit the wicked: the Lord hath his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.
Page 105 - The hour is coming when all that are in their graves shall hear (he voice of the Son of Man, and shall come forth ; they that have done good, to the resurrection of life ; and they that have done evil, to the resurrection of damnation.
Page 140 - Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus.
Page 108 - For thus saith the Lord unto the eunuchs that keep my Sabbaths, and choose the things that please me, and take hold of my covenant ; even unto them will I give in mine house and within my walls a place and a name better than of sons and of daughters : I will give them an everlasting name, that shall not be cut off.
Page 269 - Wherefore take unto you the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.
Page 109 - But the Lord said unto me, Say not, I am a child : for thou shalt go to all that I shall send thee, and whatsoever I command thee thou shalt speak. Be not afraid of their faces : for I am with thee to deliver thee, saith the Lord.
Page 229 - If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning. If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth...

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