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circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but a new creature.

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SERMON VII.

ON THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SOWING TO

THE FLESH, AND TO THE SPIRIT.

GALATIANS, vi. 7, 8. Be not deceived; God is

not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. For he that soweth to his flesh, shall of the flesh reap corruption : but he that soweth to the spirit, shall of the spirit reap life everlasting

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SERMON VIII.

THE FAITHFUL SAYING.

1 Tim. i. 15. This is a faithful saying, and

worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners,

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SERMON IX.

THE BRAZEN SERPENT.

John, iii. 14, 15. And as Moses lifted up the

serpent in the Wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up; that whosoever believeth in Hin, should not perish, but have eternal life. 126

SERMON X.

JESUS CHRIST THE AUTHOR OF ETERNAL

SALVATION.

HEBREWS, v. 9. And being made perfect, He

became the Author of Eternal Salvation unto all them that obey Him.

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SERMON XI.

THE OFFICES AND GIFTS OF JESUS CHRIST.

Acts, v. 31. Him hath God exalted with His

right Hand, to be a Prince and a Saviour, for to give Repentance to Israel, and Forgiveness of Sins.

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SERMON XII.

THE POWER OF THE GOSPEL, IN CHANGING

THE HEARTS AND LIVES OF MEN:

I CORINTHIANS, vi. 11. And such were some of

you : but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the Name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.

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SERMON XIII.

SANCTIFICATION THROUGH THE WORD.

JOHN, xvii. 17., Sanctify them through thy Truth: Thy Word is Truth.

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SERMON XIV.

FALSE AND TRUE MARKS OF GROWTH IN

GRACE.

2 PETER, iii. 18. Grow in Grace.

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SERMON XV.

THE DUTY OF LETTING OUR LIGHT SHINE

BEFORE MEN.

MATTHEW, v. 16. Let your Light so shine before

Men, that they may see your good Works and glorify your Father which is in Heaven. 226

SERMON XVI.

THE WORLD OVERCOME BY FAITH.

1 John, v. 4. This is the victory that overcometh the World, even our Faith.

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SERMON XVII.

BLESSEDNESS OF THOSE WHO HUNGER AND

THIRST AFTER RIGHTEOUSNESS.

MATTHEW, v. 6. Blessed are they which do hunger

and thirst after Righteousness ; for they shall be filled.

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John, x. 14. I know my Sheep, and am known of mine.

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SERMON XIX.

PROMISE OF STRENGTH AND PEACE.

Psalm, xxix. 11. The Lord will give Strength

unto his People : the Lord will bless his People with Peace.

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SERMON XX.

GHRIST'S SECOND COMING.

MALACHI, iii. 2. But who may abide the Day of

his Coming? And who shall stand when He appeareth.

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SERMON I.

THE FOOLISH BARGAIN.

MATTHEW, xvi. 26. What is a man profited, if he shall gain

the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for

his soul? No

person can hear these questions without understanding them. Their meaning is plain. They speak for themselves, and carry with them their own answer. Our blessed LORD, in asking them, clearly intended to lay down this awful and interesting truth: ! That the man, who for the sake of worldly happiness, however great, shall lose his soul, will make a most foolish bargain, and in the end will bitterly repent what he has done.'

This truth I shall endeavour to explain

and prove.

In judging of a bargain, whether it be good or bad, two particulars must be taken into account, the thing bought, and the price given for it. These must be compared 10gether, for it is the proportion which they bear in value to each other, that shews what

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