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SERMON IV.

Death the just and natural consequence of sin.

ROMANS V, 12—And death by sin.

SERMON V.

Reconciliation with God unattainable by human per-

formances.

Romans iii, 20-Therefore by the deeds of the law thero

shall no flesh be justified in his sight.

SERMON VI.

The righteousness of Jesus infinitely sufficient for the

justification of all who embrace it.

Romans x, 4-For Christ is the end of the law fer

righteousness to every one that believeth.

SERMON VII.

The agency of God the Father ia the appointment of

Christ to his Mediatorial undertaking. A sacra-

mental sermon.

Romans ii, 25Whom God hath set forth to be a pro-

pitiation through faith in his blood.

SERMON VIII.

The sovereign agency of God in determining the

heirs of salvation.

I. Peter i, 2-Elect according to the foreknowledge of

God the Father

SERMON IX. The descension of the eternal Son in becoming

our surety. 2. Cor. viji, 9—For ye know the grace of our Lord Je

sus Christ, that though he was rich, yct for your sakes lie became poor.

SERMON X. The blessings which result to us from his mediation. 2. C viii, 9—That ye through his poverty might be

rich.

SERMON XI and XII. The Holy Ghost the great agent in our regeneration,

and his mercy illustriously manisested in that work. Ephes. ii, 4, 5.--But God, who is rich in mercy, for his

great love wherewith he loved us : Even when we jutra dead in sins hath quickened us together in Christ.

SERMON XIII. The christian's certain progress to perfection. JOB xvii, 9-The righteous also shall hold on his way,

SERMON XIV.

His future felicity and glory. Col. iii, 4-hen Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory.

SERMON XV. The superior privileges of the heavenly world. PHIL. I, 23---Haring a desire to depart, and to be with

Christ, which is far better.

SERMON XVI. Our ruin in the first Adam more than repaired by our

recovery in the second. ROMANS V, 20-Where sin abounded, grace did much.

more abound.

PREFACE.

THE following discourses were prepared for the pulpit during the summer of eighteen hundred and four, with little expectation of being afterwards offered from the press. The author, since that time, has been frequently called to itinerate through the frontier settlements, and, in these visits, has sincerely deplored the desolate condition of the inhabitants. Many of them are destitute of gospel ordinances regularly dispensed on the sabbath, neither are they surnished with practical books for their instruction and edification through the week. From this acquaintance with their situation he has been led frequently and anxiously to enquire what means might be adopted for ministering to their relief. Willingly he would impart some spiritual gist, to the end they might be established, and finally saved. Such were the circumstances by which the author was induced to publish these discourses. The subjects, however imperfectly discussed, are without doubt infinitely interesting, and the plan, he humbly hopes, is in some measure adapted to the situation

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