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SOUTHERN PREACHER:

A COLLECTION

OF

SERMONS,

FROM THE

MANUSCRIPTS OF SEVERAL EMINENT MINISTERS OF THE GOSPEL,

RESIDING IN THE SOUTHERN STATES.

CAREFULLY SELECTED FROM THE ORIGINÁL MANUSCRIPTS, WITH THE CONSENT AND

APPROBATION OF THEIR RESPECTIVE AUTHORS,

TOGETHER WITH

A FEW POSTHUMOUS SERMONS,

FROM THE

MANUSCRIPTS OF EMINENT DECEASED MINISTERS,

Who, when Ibing “had resided in the Southern States.

CAREFULLY SELECTED FROM THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPTS,

WITH THE CONSENT AND APPROBATION OF THOSE IN WHOSE POSSESSION THEY WERE

FOUND.

BY THE REV. COLIN M'IVER.

PHILADELPHIA:
PUBLISHED BY THE EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR.

William Fry, Printer.

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DISTRICT OF CAPE-FEAR,
NORTH CAROLINA DISTRICT.

To wit : BE IT REMEMBERED, that, on the 7th day of March, in the forty-eighth year of the Independence of the United States of America, A. D. 1823, the Rev. Colin M'Iver, of the said District, has deposited in this office, the title of a Book, the right whereof he claims as Proprietor, in the words following, “The Southern Preacher: a collection of Sermons, from the Manuscripts of

“several eminent Ministers of the Gospel, residing in the Southern States. “ Carefully selected from the Original Manuscripts, with the consent and "approbation of their respective authors. Together with a few Posthu“mous Sermons, from the Manuscripts of eminent deceased Ministers, “who, when living, had resided in the Southern States. Carefully selected from the Original Manuseripts, with the consent and approbation of “those in whose possession.they :were knünd. • By: the Reverend Colin

“M’lver." In conformity to the

Act of the Congress of the United States, entitled, “ An "act for the encouragement of learang:by: securing the copies of maps, "charts, and books, to the authors and proprietdrs of such copies during the s times therein mentioned;" and also to an act entitled “ An act, sur plement“ary to an act, entitled an act, for‘the encouragement of learning, by securing “the copies of maps, charts, and bookš, to the authors and proprietors of such "copies, during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits theres of to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching, Historical and other “ prints." Witness Carleton Walker, Clerk of the District of Cape Fear.

CARLETON WALKER.

SERMON V.
On the deceitfulness and wickedness of the Heart. By the Reve-

rend William Hooper, A. M. Minister of the Episcopal Church
in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Jeremiah, xvii. 9.-" The Heart
“is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked.” 81

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SERMON VI.
On the way of Acceptance, as announced in the Gospel. By the

Romans, viii. 3, 4.-"For what the law could not do, in “ that it was weak, through the flesh, God, sending his own Son “ in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin in the “flesh, that the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in “us, who walk, not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.”. 93

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SERMON VII.
On the Doctrine of a Particular Providence. By the Reverend

Arthur Buist, Minister of the First Presbyterian Church in
Charleston, South Carolina. Psalm, xcvii. 1.-" The Lord
“reigneth, let the Earth rejoice.”

107

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SERMON. VIII.:
On the Character and Doom of the Wicked. By the Reverend

Adam Empie, Minister of the.. Episcopal: Church in Wilming-
ton, North Carolina. Ezekiel sxiil.:8:- wicked Man, thou
“shalt surely die.”

125
SERMON IX.
On the vanity of Life, and the folly of the Worldling. By the same.
Job, vii. 16."I would not live alway." .

142

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SERMON X.
On the necessity of Preparation for Death. By the Reverend John

S. Capers, Minister of a Methodist Church near Georgetown,
South Carolina. Matthew, xxiv. 44.-" Therefore, be ye also
“ ready; for in such an hour as je think not, the Son of Man
cometh."

154

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SERMON XI.
On the Blessedness of not being offended in Christ. By the Reve-

rend Eleazar Harris, A. M. Minister of the Associate Reformed
Presbyterian Church in York District, S. Carolina. Matthew, xi.
6. And blessed is he, whosoever is not offended in me." 173

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