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and he moreover thought, that the christian world was already provided with more than a sufficiency of such publications. However, whether these opinions be well founded or not, he has been at length prevailed upon to defer to the wishes and judgment of others.

It is almost needless to observe, that the Sermons were written without any, the most distant, view to publication ; they pretend to nothing, but the simple and earnest inculcation of christian principle and practice; and as this is the author's sole object, so does he pour forth his humble prayer, that what, by God's help, he has planted and watered, may, by God's blessing, be increased to the glory of His own great name,

and the edification of His Church.

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SERMON X.

THOU ART THE MAN.

2 Samuel xii. 7.-And Nathan said to David,

Thou art the man.

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[Preached July 14th, 1822, 6h Trin., and at
Chester Cathedral July 6th 1823.]

SERMON XI.

THE WAY OF THE LORD EQUAL.

EZEKIEL xviii. 25.-Ye

say,

the

way

of the Lord

is not equal. Hear now, O house of Israel; is

not My ways equal ? are not your ways un-

equal ?

189

[Preached October 10th, 1824, 17th Trin.]

SERMON XII.

THE NEW MAN.

EPHESIANS iv. 24.—That ye put on the new man,

which after God is created in righteousness and

true holiness.

209

[Preached October 13th, 1822, 19th Trin.]

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