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Of the universal sense of good || Agur's prayer; or the middle
and evil.

condition of life, generally,
The characters of the righteous | the most eligible.

and good man compared ; or The mischiefs of slavish complai-
benevolence the noblest branch Isance, and cowardice.
of social virtue.

Rules for the profitable reading
The perfection of the Christian the Holy Scriptures.
scheme of benevolence ; in an-| |Of Heresy,
swer to the objection from its Of Schism.
not having particularly recom of the pleasures of a religious
mended private friendship, and life.

the love of our country. Religion founded on reason, and
Of the image of God in man ; 1 the right of private judgment.

or the excellency of human || The evidence of a future state, on

the principles of reason and re-
God not an arbitrary being. velation, distinctly consider'd.
Of the abuses of free-thinking. // The nature, folly, and danger of
Of Mysteries.

scoffing at religion.


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C O N T E N T S.
BACELE ERMON I. Of the uni-

v ersal sense of good and evil.

'Acts xxiv. 25. C OSS And as he reasoned of righte

ousness, temperance, and judgment to

come, Felix trembled.. Page 1 Serm. II. The characters of the righte

ous and good man compared; or bene-
volence the noblest improvement of
social virtue.

Rom. v. 7.
For scarcely for a righteous man will one

die, yet peradventure, for a good man

Some would even dare to die. 23 SERM. III. The perfection of the Chri

stian scheme of benevolence ; in answer
to the objection from its not having par-
ticularly recommended private friend-
ship, and the love of our country.

Rom. v. 7.
For scarcely for a righteous man will one

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Prov. xxx. Part of the 8th, and the

whole gth verse. -Give me neither poverty, nor riches, feed me with food convenient for me : left I be full and deny thee, and say who is the LORD?' or leji I be poor and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.

185 Serm. IX. The mischiefs of flavish com

plaisance and cowardice.

Prov. xxix. 25. The fear of man bringeth a snare. 215 Serm. X. Rules for the profitable reading

the Holy Scriptures."

JOHN v. 39. · Search the Scriptures

241 SERM. XI. Of Herefy.

Titus iii. 10, 11. A man that is an heretic, after the first

and second admonition, reject ; knowing that he that is such is subverted, and

finneth, being condemned of himself. 269 Serm. XII. Of Schism.

1 Cor. xii. 25. That there should be no Schism in the body,

but that the members should have the

same care one for another. 295 Serm. XIII. Of the pleasures of a religious life.

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