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SERMON IX. Prov. iii. 27. Withhold not Good from them to whom it is due, when it is ift the Power of thine Hand to do it. Page ioo

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Eccles. vii. so. Say not thou, What is the Catse thqf. the former Days were better than these? For thou dost not enquire wifely concerning this. 209


€?æ ft. iv. 10. And he said, What hast thou done1? The Voice vf thy Brother's Shod crieth unit me from the Grfund. 242


Act* KX1V. 25. As he reasoned of Righteousness, and %eHfptranct, and Judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go thy Way for this Time, when I have a convenient Season I will call for thee. 259

V /.).. ' .". SERMON XIII.

Acts xxiv. 16. And herein do I exercise myself, to have always a Conscience void os Offence towards God and towards Man. 275


2 Titw. iv. 7, 8. / have fought a good Fight, I have stniJFd my Course, I have kept the Faith: Henceforth there is bid up for me a Crown of Righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, stall give me ■at that Day. 294


lAc'-ts viii. Part of the 31st Verse, And he sard, How .. tax I, txeeptfame Man stould guide mi? 309

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Psalm civ. 24. 0 Lvrd, hmi/ manifold are thy Works! in Wisdom haft thou made them all.

HAT there is a God, is a Proposition that carries with it fiich a self-evident demonstrative Truth, that to endeavour to prove it would be as needless an Undertaking, as that of a certain Philosopher, who sought out Arguments to prove his own Existence. It is the Foundation of all Truth 5; the great Hinge on which Religion turns; and upon the Certainty of it all moral Obligations depend, as likewise the univerfal Law of Nature, and the eternal and necessary Differences arid Relations of Things. For God is the Original of all Things, without a Supposition of whose Being there is not any A * Thing


Serm. Thing whatsoever that can possibly be ac.'• counted sor; for if we could suppose God not to be, we could never suppose the Possibility of any thing else. And yet, notwithstanding this, there are many obdurate Men, whahave abandon'd Virtue, and are become Slaves to Vice; who are Christians in Profession, and Atheists in Practice; whose Interest and Advantage it is, that there mould be no God, nor Judge of ha-i man Actions; that would willingly cheat themselves into a Denial of this Truth, if they could do it with any tolerable Decency. Tho' sis very strange, how any one, who is endued with Reason, and has Eyes to look abroad into the World, to see the Hand of God in all his Works, and trace the Footsteps of Providence, can doubt o£ the Existence of that Being, whom Nature proclaims in all her Works • for the invisible things of him from the Creation of the World are clearly seen, being understood by the Things that are made, even his eternal Tower and Godhead, so that they, if any such there are, who actually doubt of it, are without Excuse. These things transcend the Bounds of any finite Capacity, and must of necessity be swallow'd up in Wonder and Admiration j sor tho' the holy Pfalmist


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