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SERM. CXVII. Proving Jefus to be the Meffias.-
Matth. xi. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. Now when John had heard in pri-
fon the works of Christ, he fent two of his Difciples, and faid
unto him, Art thou be that should come, or do we look for ano-
ther? Jefus answered and said unto them, Go and fhew John
again thofe things which you do hear, and fee: The blind re-
ceive their fight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and
the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel
preached unto them. And blessed is he whosoever shall not be of-
SERM. CXVIII. The prejudices against Christianity confi-
SERM. CXIX. The prejudices against Jefus and his religion
SERM. CXX. Jesus the Son of God, proved by his refurrection.
-Rom. i. 4. And declared to be Son of God, with power, ac-
cording to the Spirit of holiness, by the refurrection from the
SERM. CXXI. The danger of apoftacy from Chriftianity.
Heb. vi. 4, 5, 6. For it is impoffible for those who were once
enlightened, and have tafted of the heavenly gift, and were made
partakers of the Holy Ghoft, and have tafted the good word of
God, and the powers of the world to come, if they shall fall
away, to renew them again unto repentance; feeing they crucify
to themselves the Son of God afrefa, and put him to an open
SERM. CXXII. Chrift the author, and obedience the condi
tion of falvation. Heb. v. 9. And being made perfect,
he became the author of eternal falvation unto all them that obey
SERM. CXXIII. The poffibility and neceffity of gospel-o-
bedience, and its confiftence with free grace.-
SERM. CXXIV. The authority of Jefus Chrift, with the
commiffion and promife which he gave to his Apoftles.
Matth. xxviii. 18, 19, 20. And Jefus came and spake unto
them, faying, All power is given unto me in heaven, and in
earth. Go ye therefore and teach all nations, baptizing them in
the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy
Ghoft teaching them to obferve all things whatsoever I have
commanded you And lo, I am with you"alway, "even unto the
SERM. CXXV. The difficulties of a Chriftian life confider-
ed. Luke xiii. 24. Strive to enter in at the ftrait gute;
for many, I fay unto you, will feek to enter in, and fall not be
SERM. CXXVI. CXXVII. The parable of the rich man and
Luke xvi. 19, 20. There was a certain rich
man, which was cloathed in purple and fine linen, and fared fum-
ptuously every day: And there was a certain beggar named La-
SERM. CXXVIII. The parable of the rich man, and Laza-
rus.-- Luke xvi. 31. If they hear not Mofes and the
prophets, neither will they be perfuaded though one rose from the
SERM. CXXIX. The children of this world wifer than the
children of light.-- Luke xvi. 8. For the children of
this world are in their generation wiser than the children of
SERM. CXXX. Concerning the perfection of God.
Matth. v. 48. Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father
which is in heaven is perfect.
SERM CXXXI. Concerning our imitation of the divine per-
SERM. CXXXII. The happiness of God.-
The bleffed God. The whole verfe runs thus: According to
the glorious gospel of the blessed God, which was committed to my
SERM. CXXXIII. The unchangeableness of God.
James i. 17. With whom is no variableness, nor shadow of turning. The whole period runs thus: Do not err, my beloved brethren: Every good gift, and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, nor fhadow of turning. 304
SERM. CXXXIV. CXXXV. The knowledge of God.1 Sam. ii. 3. The Lord is a God of knowledge. 317.335
SERM. CXXXVI. The wisdom, glory, and fovereignty of
SERM. CXXXVII. The wifdom of God in the creation of the world.Pfal. civ. 24. O Lord, how manifold are thy works! in wisdom haft thou made them all.
SERM. CXXXVIII. The wildom of God in his providence. 1 Pet. v. 7. Cafting all your care upon him, for he careth for you. 382
SERM. CXXXIX. The wisdom of God in the redemption of mankind.1 Cor. i. 24.Cbrift, the power of God, and the wisdom of God.
SERM. CXL. The juftice of God, in the diftribution of rewards and punishments.Gen. xviii. 25. Shall not the Fudge of all the earth do right? SERM. CXLI. The truth of God.A God of truth.
413 Deut. xxxii. 4.
1 Pet. i. 16. 446