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“SERMONS, on various important subjects of Christian Doctrine and Practice. By NATHANAEL EMMONS, D D."
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The true God is to be worshipped, as existing in three Persons.
Eph. ii, 18. For through him we both have access by one
Human and divine agency inseparably connected.
Gen. xlv, 5. Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with
yourselves, that ye sold me hither: for God did send me
Acts xxvii, 31. Paul said to the centurion and to the sol-
The Scripture account of the Devil ought to be believed.
i Pet. v, 8. Be sober, be vigilant: because your adversary
the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about seeking whom
Lure ii, 34, 35. And Simeon blessed them, aud said unto
Mary his mother, Behold, this child is set for the fall and
rising again of many in Israel, and for a sign that shall
be spoken against; (yea, a sword shall pierce through thy
own soul also,) that the thoughts of many hearts may be
Christ will reject mercenary followers.
John vi, 26. Jesus answered them, and said, Ye seek me,
not because ye saw the miracles, but because ye did eat
Men have no right to mistake the nature of their moral
Luke ix, 55. But he turned, and rebuked them, and said,
Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of.
It is the duty of sinners to make them a new heart.
EZEKIEL xviii, 31. And make you a new heart and a new
The treasures of a good and evil heart.
Malt. xii, 35, A good man out of the good treasure of the
heart bringeth forth good things: and an evil man out of
the evil treasure bringeth forth evil things.
The forgiveness of sins only for Christ's sake.
Acts xiii, 38. Be it known unto you therefore, men and
brethren, that through this man is preached unto you the
The necessity of zeal in maintaining divine institutions.
John ii, 17. And his disciples remembered that it was
Selfishness the essence of depravity.
LUKE vi, 32. For if ye love them which love you, what
thank have ye? for sinners also love those that love them. 258
2 PETER, iii, 18. But grow in grace, and in the knowledge
of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
On the nature and necessity of humility.
LUKE xviii, 14. And he that humbleth himself shall be ex-
Great men the servants of God.
Preached on the occasion of the death of General Washington, Jan, So, 1800.
Isaiah xlv, 4, For Jacob my servant's sake, and Israel
mine elect, I have even called thee by thy name: I have
surnamed thee, !hough thou hast not known me.
I am the Lord, and there is none else, there is no god