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family where you are excluded from hearing God word.

You have souls as precious as those of the highest monarch. You must be happy or miseral. and that for ever. Neglect not the grand ordinance God for your eternal salvation. The truths which y hear, received in a believing heart, will sweeten te bitterest service, will smooth the most rugged path, as infini:ely heighten the comfort of the happiest condits: How blessed is the portion of one, whom no outwer circumstances can separate from the Father's love, tSaviour's redemption, the Holy Spirit's guidance, 23. the sure prospect of an eternal glory yet to be reveale and fully enjoyed.

To every human being we say-Neglect to hear, az you fall under the sentence of destruction ; (Acts iii, 23 hear, and your souls shall live. Isa. lv. We set befort you life and death: choose yon this day. Be wise fo eteruity. As far as you are concerned, let it no longe be the reproach of Christians that three-fourths of thos called by the name of Christ, despise his word. Sligh not your greatest interest. Believe in God. As He cannot deceive, so he will not be mocked. He invites now; but despised, he will arise to judge and condena O neglect not so great salvation.

We conclude all with the words of our Lord,

HE THAT HATH EARS TO HEAR, LET HIM HEAR:

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BLESSED ARE THEY THAT HEAR THE WORD OF

GOD AND KEEP IT.

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307 those in extensive business

308 parents and children

309 those in inferior situations

310 Stórvants

312 time to Inswers to objections against practical obedience

206 worldly interests may suffer

206 the expediency of delay

210 the fear of an orious name

211 the dislike of hypocrisy

213 the opposite opinions of men in general

214 podest Antichrist, Bacon's view of

250 Antinomian, really rejects the doctrine of the cross

58 Augustine's writings, quoted

23, 32, 113, 134 Bacon, his application of Antichrist to the Pope

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114 Tl come Barnard, Sir John, his practice Barter's Catholic Theology referred to

82 Beveridge, quoted

76, 133, 145 , despieši Bingham's Christian Antiquities, quoted

33, 34, 112 Blessedness of fuithful hearing,

287 faculties are employed aright

288 our advantages are improved

289 our knowledge is increased,

289 our calling is ascertained

298 conviction of sin is given

291 faith is bestowed

293 justification is confirmed

296 adoption is certified

296 election is secured

297 sanctification is promoted

298 spiritual comfort is advanced

299 souls are ripened for glory

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perfect knowledge will be attained hereafter 301 Books, list of, for poor men

179 for private christians

179 Bradford, quoted, 35, and his works recommended 137 Bucer, quoted,

38 Bullinger, view of, true prosperity,

24 Burnct's History of his own time, quoted

32 Campbell, Professor, quoted

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family where you are excluded from hearing God word. You have souls as precious as those of highest monarch. You must be happy or miserali and that for ever. Neglect not the grand ordinate God for your eternal salvation. The truths which hear, received in a believing heart, will sweeten i bitterest service, will smooth the most rugged path, 1 icfini:ely heighten the comfort of the happiest condi How blessed is the portion of one, whom no out circumstances can separate from the Father's low Saviour's redemption, the Holy Spirit's guidance the sure prospect of an eternal glory yet to be and fully enjoyed.

To every human being we say-Neglect to l. you fall under the sentence of destruction; (ACT hear, and your souls shall live. Isa. ly.

We you life and death : choose you this day. I eternity. As far as you are concerned, let it be the reproach of Christians that three-four.' called by the name of Christ, despise his wo: not your greatest interest. Believe in Go cannot deceive, so he will not be mocked. now; but despised, he will arise to judge alu O neglect not so great salvation.

We conclude all with the words of our

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BLESSED ARE THEY THAT HEAR THE

GOD AND KEEP IT.

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to promote this, you spend the sabbath in idle parties of pleasure and vain amusements.. What are your feeling at the close of such a sabbath ? After a day so spent, are you got wearied, disappointed, burdened, and dissatisfied ? So far from being refreshed for the duties of another week, you are unfitted for them. There is infinitely more vexation in mis-spending the sabbath, than in any apparent mortification of our carpal pleasures by following its due and holy employment. Give the day to its sacred duties; bring your children to bear his ministers ;* and especially let the word of Chris this day reign in your heart and family, and it wil spread a heavenly influence around you; you will be invigorated and quickered for all your daily toil and labours. The word of God, wherever it is received and obeyed, spreads life and fertility, joy and happiness.

Are you CHILDREN ?' begin early to love and reverence the word of God. Be attentive to wbat is said by his ministers. Try at least to remember the text of the sermon which you hear. Ask your parents w explain what you do not understand. Think of young Samuel ; while he was a little child, he ministered unto the Lord, when the word of the Lord was precious. He watched in the temple of the Lord, and God called his

be a prophet, and used him as an instrument of extensive good. My little children, love to hear like Samuel, who said, when God called him, Speak Lord,

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