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SERMON XXXII.
Success of all our Labours depends on God's Blessing.
LUKE V. 4, 5, 6. Now when he had left fpeaking, he said unto

Simon, Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a
draught. And Simon answering, said unto him, &ca

99
SERMON XXXIII.
The Perplexity and Danger of the Double-minded.
JAMES i. 8. A double-minded man is unstable in all his ways. 117

SERMON XXXIV.

The Creed put into Practice.
Tit. i. 16. They profess that they know God, but in works they

deny him; being abominable and disobedient, and unto every good
work reprobate: (that is, void of judgment.]

133
SERMON XXXV.

The Creed put into Practice.
JOHN xvii. 3. This is Life Eternal, that they might know Thee the
only true God, and Jesus Christ whom Thou hast sent.

157
SERMON XXXVI.

The Creed put into Practice.
Acts ï. 32, 33. This Jesus hath God raised up, whereof we all are

witnesles. Therefore being by the right hand of God exalted, and
having received of the Father the Promise of the Holy Ghost, he
hath Thed forth this which ye now fee and hear.

181

SERMON XXXVII..

The First and Great Command; or, the Love

of God.
MARK xii. 32, 33, 34. And the Scribe faid unto Jesus, Well, Master,

thou hast said the truth: for there is one God; and there is none
other but he: and to love him with all the heart, and with all the
understanding, and with all the foul, and with all the strength,

and to
love his neighbour as himself, is more than all whole burnt-offerings
and sacrifices. And when Jesus saw that he answered discreetly, he
said unto him, Thou art not far from the Kingdom of God. 205

SERMON XXXVIII.
The Second Great Command; or, Thou shalt love

thy Neighbour as Thyself.
MARK xii. 32, 33, 34. And the Scribe said unto Jefus, &c.

223

SERMON XLV.

The Danger of Living in any Known Sin.

ROMANS I. 28. And even as they did not like to retain God in their

knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those

things which are not convenient.

361

SERMON XLVI.

The Example of the Jews a Warning to Christians.

I Cor. x. II. Now all these things happened unto them for ensam-

ples: and they are written for our admonition.

383

SERMON XLVII.

The Repentance of Sinners matter of Joy in Heaven.

LUKE XV. 7, 10. I say unto you, That likewise joy shall be in Hea-

ven over one finner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine

just persons which need no repentance. Likewise I say unto you,

There is joy in the presence of the Angels of God over one finner

that repenteth.

389

SERMON XLVIII.

The Design of God's Judgments.

MATTHEW vi. 2. Give us this Day our daily Bread.

397

SERMON XLIX.

The Folly of undertaking any Business of Moment

without Regard to the Will and Honour of God.

Proverbs xxi. 30. There is no Wisdom, nor Understanding, nor

Counsel, against the Lord.

405

SERMON L.

The Suppression of Vice and Impiety, the Duty of

all Persons in Authority.

GEN. vi. 1, 2, 3,7. And it came to pass, when men began to mul-

tiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them,

that the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair:

and they took them wives of all which they chose. And the Lord

said, My Spirit shall not always strive with man.--And the Lord

said, I will destroy man, whom I have created, from the face of

the earth.

419

SERMON LI.

The Duty of Magistratesa

Deut. i. 17. Ye shall not be afraid of the face of Man; for the Judg-

ment is God's.

439

SERMON XXVI.

THE NECESSITY OF COMING TO SOME CER-
TAINTY WHETHER WE ARE IN THE WAY OF
SALVATION OR NOT.

O Holy Spirit of Grace! I implore thy affistance, that I may speak

upon this important subject, so as to be understood, so as to touch the heart, so as to edify those that shall hear me.

And grant th I may never forget to try and examine my own faith by those marks which I propose to others; and that I may be an example in faith and life; for Jesus Chrift's fake. Amen.

2 Cor. xiii. 5.

EXAMINE YOURSELVES, WHETHER YE BE IN THE FAITH;*
(THAT IS, WHETHER YE BE TRUE CHRISTIANS, AND IN
THE WAY OF SALVATION?-WHETHER YOUR LIVES BE
ACCORDING TO YOUR PROFESSION?]

Y Christian brethren! I am going to

lay before you the absolute necessity, as we hope for heaven, of coming to some certainty whether we are in the way of salvation or not.

Every body must own, that it is a matter of great concern for a man to know whether his faith be such as it should be, such as will

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3 See Matth. vii. 20, 21. John xiv. 1, 6. Acts xxiii. 1. Rom. vui. 6. 2 Cor. V. 7. Gal. vi. 3, 4. Phil. i. 27.

2. Tim. ii. 19. John iii. 21. VOL. II.

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