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THE
WORKS

OF THE REVEREND

RICHARD SIBBS, D.D.

LATE MASTER OF CATHARINE-HALL,

IN THE

UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD ;

AND

PREACHER OF GRAY'S INN, LONDON.

TO WHICH IS PREFIXED,
A SHORT MEMOIR OF THE AUTHOR'S LIFE.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. III.

ABERDEEN :
! " Printed by J. Chalmers & Co.
FOR R. OGLE, HOLBORN; AND T. HAMILTON, PATERNOSTER-ROW,

LONDON.

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME III.

PAGE

1. Page

1.-BOWELS OPENED; or, A DISCOVERY of the NEAR and

DEAR Love, Union and COMMUNION, betwixt Christ and his

CHURCH; and consequently, betwixt him and every believing

Soul; in several Sermons, on the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Chap-

ters of Canticles. - - - . -

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II.-A FOUNTAIN SEALED; or, The Duty of the Sealed to

the SPIRIT, and the Work of the Spirit in Sealing, being the

· substance of several Sermons from Eph. iv. 30.-“ And grieve not

the Holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemp-

tion." - - - - - - -

281

III.-The CHURCH'S COMPLAINT and CONFIDENCE, in

Three Sermons, from Isaiah lxiv. 6, 7, 8.-" But we are all as an

unclean thing, and all our righteousness are as filthy rags, and we all

do fade as a leaf, and our iniquities like the wind have taken us away.344

* IV. ST. PAUL'S CHALLENGE; a Sermon, from Rom. viii. 30.-

What then shall we say to these things ? If God he for us, who can

be against us ?” - - - - - - - 371

V.~The CHURCH's ECHO; a Sermon, from Rev. xxii. 17.-

" And the Spirit, and the Bride, suy, Come.” - - - 389

VI.---The SPIRITUAL MAN's AIM ; guiding a Christian in his

* Affections and Actions, through sundry passages of this life ; from

Cor. vii. 29, 30, 31.-" It remaineth, brethren, the time is short,

let those that have wives, be as if they had none,&c. - - 404

VII.-The CHRISTIAN's PORTION; wherein is unfolded the

unsearchable Riches he hath by his interest in Christ; from 1 Cor.

jii. 21, 22, 23.- Let no man glory in man, for all things are yours,

whether Paul, or Apollo, or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death,

or things present, or things to come, all are yours; and you are Christ's,

and Christ is God's.- - - - - - 430

VIII.-DAVID's CONCLUSION; or, The SAINT's RESOLUTION;

. a Serinon, froin Psalm lxxiii. 28.-" But it is good for me to draw

near to God." - --

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