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Above One Hundred and Fifty SERMONS,

besides his POETICAL PIECES.

IN TEN LARGE VOLUMES OCTAVO.

To which is prefixed,
An Account of the AUTHOR's LIFE and WRITINGS,

with an ELEGIAC POEM, and large CONTENTS.

We preach Cbrist Jefus the Lord, 2 Cor. iv. 5.

VOL. VIII.

F A L KIRK:

PRINTED BY PATRICK MAIR, For Hugh Mitchell, Bookseller, Peter MUIRHEAD), Merchant, and the Revi. JOHN STEWART, the Publishers.

M.DCC.XCVI.

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Rev. ii. 10. - Be there faithful unto death, and I will give thee

a crown of life.

The words being viewed both in themselves, and their connection,

accurately analized, and copiously explained, and a doctrinal proposition deduced as expressing their meaning, the following general

topics of discourse are proposed, viz. 1. To explain and illustrate the proposition,

15 2. To confirm the truth of the doctrine, 3. To make application of the subject,

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SERMON CXXVIII.

The Builder's Armour ; or, the Work and Warfare

of Spiritual Builders,

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Nen. iv. 18. For the builders, every one bad his sword girded by

bis fide, and so builded.

The scope and connection of the words being confidered, their spiritual

fignification ascertained, and a doctrinal observation propounded,

the following general heads of method are proposed, viz. 1. To speak a little of the builders,

51 2. To discourse somewhat concerning the spiritual soldiers,

55 3. To afsign some reasons why spiritual builders need also to be fpiri

tual soldiers, still ready for war, 4. To deduce some inferences for the application,

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