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A Sermon, Delivered to a Congregation of Protestant Dissenters, at Hackney ...
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Page 3 - And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that it was well watered every where, before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, as thou comest unto Zoar.
Page 6 - Peradventure there be fifty righteous within the city, wilt Thou also destroy and .not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are therein ? That be far from Thee to do after this manner, to slay the righteous with the wicked. Shall not the judge of all the earth do right...
Page 14 - You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, Nor of the arrow that flies by day, Nor of the pestilence that walks in darkness, Nor of the destruction that lays waste at noonday. A thousand may fall at your side, And ten thousand at your right hand; But it shall not come near you.
Page 14 - fide, and ten thoufand at thy right hand ; but it fhall
Page 15 - FOR, behold, the day cometh, that shall burn as an oven; And all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: And the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith the Lord of hosts, That it shall leave them neither root nor branch.
Page 7 - It must be allowed then, that the people of this nation do enjoy, as fully as in the nature of things they are capable of enjoying, and as far as they have the will and the virtue to enjoy it, the great advantage of being governed by laws of their own framing, or to which they give their free assent.
Page 15 - And the Lord faid unto Noah, Come thou and all thy houfe into the ark ; for thee have I ieen righter ous before main this generation.
Page 6 - Behold now I have taken upon me to fpeak unto the Lord, whifh am but duft and afhes.