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CHAP. I. Exposition of the Argument
III. The First Epistle to the Corinthians
IV. Second Epistle to the Corinthians
V. The Epistle to the Galatians
VI. The Epistle to the Ephesians
VII. The Epistle to the Philippians
THE MANNER OF VISITING THE SICK.
SECT. I. The Assistance that is to be given to Sick
and Dying Persons by the Ministry of the Clergy 234
SECT. II. Rules for the Manner of visiting the Sick ib.
SECT. III. Of instructing the Sick Man in the Na-
ture of Repentance, and Confession of his Sins
Arguments and Exhortations to move the Sick
Man to Repentance and Confession of his Sins ib.
Arguments and general Heads of Discourse, by
way of Consideration, to awaken a stupid
Conscience, and the careless Sinner
SECT. IV. Of applying spiritual Remedies to the
unreasonable Fears and Dejections of the Sick 238
Considerations to be offered to Persons under
SECT. V. Considerations against Presumption
The Order for the Visitation of the Sick.
Proper Collects that may be used with any of
166 CHAP. IX. The First Epistle to the Thessalonians 211
X. Second Epistle to the Thessalonians
XI. The First Epistle to Timothy
XII. The Second Epistle to Timothy.
XV. The Subscriptions of the Epistles
XI. Of Population and Provision; and of
Agriculture and Commerce, as subser-
XII. Of War, and of Military Establish
Particular Prayers for the Sick
A larger Form of Prayer for the Sick
For a blessing on the Means used for a Sick Per-
For a Sick Person, when there appears some Hope
In behalf of the Sick Person, when he finds any
For one who is dangerously ill
For the Grace of Patience, and a suitable Behaviour
in a Sick Person to Friends and Attendants
For Spiritual Improvement by Sickness
For a Sick Person who is about to make his Will
For a Person that is afflicted with grievous Pains
For one who is troubled with acute Pains of the
Gout, Stone, Cholic, or any other bodily Dis-
For a Person in the Small-Pox, or any such-like
For a Person in a Consumption, or any lingering
For a Person who is lame in his Sickness
For a Person troubled in Mind, or in Conscience
Another for the same, or for one under deep Melan.
For one under fears and Doubts concerning his spi-
ritual Condition, or under perplexing Thoughts
For one who is disturbed with wicked and blas
For one who is afflicted with a profane Mistrust of
Divine Truths and blasphemous Thoughts.
For one under the dread of God's Wrath and ever-
A Prayer to be used by a Person afflicted with a
A Prayer to be used on the Death of a Friend'
A Prayer to be used by a Person troubled in Mind
A Prayer to be used by an Old Person
The Ministration of Private Baptism of Children
A Prayer of Preparation for Death
The Ministration of Public Baptism of Infants, to
CHAP. V. Observations upon the preceding evi-
CHAP. VI. That the story, for which the first
pagators of Christianity suffered, was miraculous 286
CHAP. VII. That it was, in the main, the story
which we have now proved by indirect considera-
CHAP. VIII. The same proved, from the authority
CHAP. IX. Of the authenticity of the historical
Scriptures, in eleren Sections
SECT. I. Quotations of the historical Scriptures
SECT. II. Of the peculiar respect with which they
SECT. III. The Scriptures were in very early times
collected into a distinct volume
SECT. IV. And distinguished by appropriate
SECT. V. Were publicly read and expounded in
the religious assemblies of the early Christians ib.
SECT. VI. Commentaries, &c. were anciently
SECT. VII. They were received by ancient Chris-
tians of different sects and persuasions
SECT. VIII. The four Gospels, the Acts of the
Apostles, thirteen Epistles of St. Paul, the First
Epistle of John, and the first of Peter, were re-
ceived without doubt by those who doubted
concerning the other books of our present canon 312
SECT. IX. Our present Gospels were considered
REASONS FOR CONTENTMENT, ADDRESSED TO THE LABOURING PART OF THE
XXIII. Of the Personality of the Deity 462
A DEFENCE OF THE CONSIDERATIONS ON THE PROPRIETY OF REQUIRING A
SUBSCRIPTION TO ARTICLES OF FAITH
SERMON I Caution recommended in the Use and
Application of Scriptural Language:-A Ser-
mon, preached, July 17, 1777, in the Cathedral
Church of Carlisle, at the Visitation of the Right
Reverend Lord Bishop of Carlisle
ERMON II. Advice, addressed to the Young
Clergy of the Diocese of Carlisle, in a Sermon,
preached at a General Ordination, holden at Rose
Castle, on Sunday, July 29, 1781
SERMON III. A Distinction of Orders in the
Charch defended upon Principles of Public Uti-
lity, in a Sermon, preached in the Castle Chapel,
Dublin, at the Consecration of John Law, D. D.
Lord Bishop of Clonfert and Kilmacdaugh, Sep-
SERMON L Seriousness in Religion indispensable
abere all other Dispositions.-Be ye therefore so-
ber, and watch unto prayer. 1 Pet. iv. 7.
SERMON IL Taste for Devotion.-But the hour
cometh and now is, when the true worshippers
shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth;
for the Father seeketh such to worship him. God
is a spirit; and they that worship him, must wor-
ship him in spirit and in truth. John iv. 23, 24.
SERMON III. The Love of God.-We love him, be-
cause he first loved us. John iv. 19.
SERMON IV. Meditating upon Religion.-Have I
not remembered thee in my bed; and thought
upon thee when I was waking? Psalm 1xiii. 7. 536
SERMON V. Of the State after Death.-Beloved,
now are we the sons of God; and it doth not yet
appear what we shall be; but we know that,
when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for
We shall see him as he is. 1 John iii. 2.
SERMON VI. On Purity of the Heart and Affec.
tions-Beloved, now are we the sons of God; and
it doth not yet appear what we shall be; but we
know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like
him; for we shall see him as he is. And every
man that hath this hope in him purifieth himself,
even as he is pure. 1 John iii. 2, 3.
SERMON VIL Of the Doctrine of Conversion.-I
am not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to
SERMON VIII. Prayer in Imitation of Christ.-
And he withdrew himself into the wilderness,
SERMON IX. On Filial Piety.-And Joseph nou-
rished his father, and his brethren, and all his
father's household, with bread, according to their
SERMON X. (Part I)-To think less of our Vir-
tues, and more of our Sins.-My sin is ever before
SERMON XII. Salvation for Penitent Sinners.--
Wherefore I say unto thee, Her sins, which are
many, are forgiven; for she loved much. Luke
SERMON XIII. Sins of the Fathers upon the Chil-
dren.-Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them,
Bor serve them; for I the Lord thy God am a jea-
lous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon
the children unto the third and fourth generation
of them that hate me. Exodus xx. 5.
SERMON IV. The Use and Propriety of local and
SERMON V. Dangers incidental to the Clerical
SERMON XIV. How Virtue produces Belief, and
Vice Unbelief-If any man will do His will, he
shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God.
SERMON XV. John's Message to Jesus.-Now
when John had heard in prison the works of
Christ, he sent two of his disciples, and said unto
him, Art thou he that should come, or do we look
SERMON XVI. On Insensibility to Offences.-Who
can tell how oft he offendeth? O cleanse thou me
from my secret faults. Keep thy servant also
from presumptuous sins, lest they get the do-
minion over me. Psalm xix. 12, 13.
SERMON XVII. Seriousness of Heart as to Reli-
gion. But that on the good ground are they, who
in an honest and good heart, having heard the
word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.
SERMON XVIII. (Part I.)—The Eficacy of the
death of Christ.-Now once in the end of the
world hath he appeared to put away sin by the
sacrifice of himself. Hebrews ix. 26.
SERMON XIX. (Part II)-All stand in need of a
SERMON XX. The Efficacy of the Death of Christ
consistent with the necessity of a Good Life: the
one being the cause, the other the condition, of
Salvation.-What shall we say then? shall we
continue in sin, that grace may abound? God
forbid. Romans vi. 1.
SERMON XXI. Pure Religion.-Pure religion and
undefiled before God and the Father is this, To
visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction,
and to keep himself unspotted from the world.
SERMON XXII. The Agency of Jesus Christ since
his Ascension.-Jesus Christ, the same yesterday,
to-day, and for ever. Hebrews xiii. 8.
SERMON XXIII. Of Spiritual Influence in gene-
ral.-(Part I.)-Know ye not that ye are the tem-
ple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in
SERMON XXIV. On the Influence of the Spirit.—
SERMON XXVI. Sin encountered by Spiritual Aid.
Part I.)-O, wretched man that I am! who
shall deliver me from the body of this death? Ro-