Meditations Upon Various and Important Subjects: And Short Prayers Annexed, Volume 1

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J. Matthews [and others], 1793 - Meditations
 

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Contents

Of God as the preserver of all
22
Of God as omniscient
25
Of God as our chies good
30
ai Of Christ the Lord 33 Of Christ the Lord of glory
33
Of the Trinity
34
35 Of the departing soul
35
Of the great day
37
Of the Godhead of Christ
38
39 Of boldness in the day of judgment
39
Of the worlds temptations
41
Of the incarnation of our blessed Savionr
42
4 Of the worlds wickedness
43
44 Of the mischiess of company
44
45 Of the wicked man g
45
Of Redemption by our Lord Jesus Christ
46
47 Of the carnal mind
47
Of th heart of stone and the heart of fleih 71 175
48
Of Christ crucisied
50
Of wicked mens ipight at holiness jgft
51
Of the bitter zeal for rites and ceremonies
52
What incompetent judges of foulsaving things ate some
53
Of the blessed Spirits inhabitation
54
Of Geds Spirit striving with man
58
Of grieving the Spirit of God
61
Of joy in the Holy Ghost
65
Of loving the Lord our God
69
x6 Of communion with God
73
Of delighting in Gods word
80
Of boldness in our God
84
Of Gods savour to his people
87
ao Of praising the Lord yr ai Of enmity against God
96
Of reconciliation to God
102
otherwise acute and judicious men
104
Of revolting from
106
Of turning to the Lord
113
Of trusting in the Lord
121
Of the Providence of God
130
Of the usefulness of afflictions
134
Of submitting to Gods afflicting hand 139
139
Of the danger of worldly prosperity
143
Of the unsatisfactoriness of the creatures
147
Of the vanities of the world I5
152
Of the brevity of this life
162
the uncertain time of our death isij 37 Of the warnings of our death
169
Of death as the object ef fear
176
Of not delaying the work of salvation
182
Of the soul of man
186
Of the resurrection os the body Page
195
Of the day os judgment
200
Of the future state tax
202
Of envying such as are high exalted
203
Of eternity 307
207
When reduced to a low indigent condition
208
Of hell
211
Of heaven
217
Of Gods holy concern in wicked mens sins
226
Os the paucity of such as shall be saved
228
Os the difficulty to get to heaven
233
Of the feasibleness and easiness of Christianity
238
Of good works j 65 Of the wisdom of welldoing
240
Of carnal pleasure
243
Of the shame that attends a wicked man 343
246
Of scofsing at religion
274
Of keeping good company
275
Of the sad prevalence of drunken excesses
277
Of the good man doing a bad thing
280
Of sins prevailing over Gods servant
285
Upon the remembrance of former miscarriages
288
Of the great wickedness os lewdness 487
290
Of reigning sin
296
Of the lhamcsulness of sin
300
Of Partiality in Gods service 209
303
Of the folly of wickedness
305
Of the worldly carefulness
307
6s Os the damnable sin os worldliness
311
Of the fair shew made by false professors 313
313
Of serving the Lord with fervency of spirit
315
Of serving the Lord with gladness
318
Of selfexamination
319
Of Gods power and glory seen in the sanctuary
323
Of selfdenial
326
Of cleaving to the Lord
327
Of the confession of sin
328
Of eteYnal life as Gods gift
329
Of fasting
331
Of the outward signisication of devotion
337
Of resilling the devil
339
Of serving God with the best
340
Of choosing our religion
343
Of the fear os God arising from his love
344
Of the love thai casts out fear
347
Of making a good profession besore the world
348
Of love made perfect
350
Of having a good name
352
Of the unpleasing part of the ministers workt
353
Os sincere obedience
355
The ministers reflection on his own failings
356
On the sight of my cofsin
359
Of the poverty of spirit and carrying ourselves humbly
360
Ioo For the evening
365
Ot a relenting heart
367
Meditation on the dreadful tempest
369
Of the meek temper and carriage
370
Of hungering and thirsting after righteousness
374
Of growing in grace
378
Of the publick spirit
383
Of being in charity with all men
387
Of living peaceably with all men
392
Of the giving charity
396
Of some great mens severity to the poor
408
the sorgiving charity
411
Os fraternal correction
415
Of prosecuting scandalous offenders 41 j 89 Of pious conference
425
Of mutual exhortation
430
Of zeal for the Lord our God
435
Of observing the Lords day
439
Of prositable preaching
444
Selfreflection on the author as a minister
449
9J Besore the Lords supper
453
After the Lords supper 358
458
Of the forgiveness of sin
465
Of the use of temptation
470
Of perseverance
475

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Page 313 - Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God.
Page 430 - Lord; and thy saints shall bless thee. They shall speak of the glory of thy kingdom, and talk of thy power; To make known to the sons of men his mighty acts, and the glorious majesty of his kingdom.
Page 231 - I beheld, and lo ! a great multitude, which no man can number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues...
Page 196 - And the sea gave up the dead that were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works.
Page 162 - Lord, what is man, that thou takest knowledge of him! or the son of man, that thou makest account of him! Man is like to vanity: his days are as a shadow that passeth away.
Page 64 - Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, And drink thy wine with a merry heart ; For God now accepteth thy works.
Page 261 - They say to themselves, that they are rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing ; and know not that they are wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked.
Page 50 - Who is this that cometh from Edom, with dyed garments from Bozrah? Wherefore art thou red in thine apparel, and thy garments like him that treadeth in the winefat?
Page 477 - They went out from us, but they were not of us ; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us : but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they were not all of us.
Page 340 - Name : which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flefh, nor of the will of man, but of God.

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