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SER MON XVI.
SER MON XVII.
On the Government of Human Affairs by
Providence. PROVERBS, xvi. 9. A man's heart deviset) his way; but the Lord directeth his steps.
On Prayer. PSALM lxv. 2. O Thou that bearest prayer,
unto Thee shall all flesh come!
On the Last Judgment. 2 CORINTH. V. Io.
For we must all appear before the judgment-seat of Christ, that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be
good or bad.
The hope of the Righteous shall be gladness ;
but the expectation of the Wicked shall. perish,
***TTACHMENT to futurity has SERMON
a remarkable influence on the
* operations of the human mind, The present, whatever it be, seldom engages our attention so much as what is to come.
Remembrance of the past may sometimes
occupy our thoughts; but what for the most part fills them, is the anticipation of the future. The present is apt to be considered as an evanescent scene, just VOL. V.