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connected with the particular services of the Church, are more immediately adapted to certain Seasons, or Sundays. He takes this opportunity of acknowledging, with humble and devout thankfulness, that measure of the Divine Blessing, which seems to have attended the Volumes already published; and earnestly prays for a continuance of the same blessing on the present Publication.
May 1st, 1819.
THE FIFTH VOLUME.
perish ; for I work a work in your days, a work which you shall in no wise believe, though a man de
clare it unto you.
SERMON IV. GOD'S FAVOUR TO THOSE WHO TRUST IN HIM. Nahum, i. 7. The Lord is good, a strong-hold in
the day of trouble, and He knoweth them that trust in Him.
SERMON V. THE EXCELLENCY OF THE KNOWLEDGE OF
CHRIST. PHILIPPIANS, iii. Yea, doubtless, and I count all
things but loss for the excellency of the knoroledge of Christ Jesus my Lord.
THE PRIVILEGES, CHARACTER, AND EXPERIENCE
OF THE LORD'S PEOPLE. PSALM lxxiii. 24. Thou shalt guide me with thy
counsel, and afterwards receive me to glory. 81
CHRIST A SHELTER AND REFRESHMENT TO HIS
PEOPLE. ISAIAH, xxxii. 2. And a man shall be as a hiding.
place from the wind, and a covert from the tempest, as rivers of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a weary land.
OBEDIENCE BETTER THAN SACRIFICE. 1 SAMUEL, xv. 22. And Samuel said, Hath the Lord
as great delight in burnt-offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the Lord ? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.
THE BLESSEDNESS OF THOSE WHO ARE WASHED
IN THE BLOOD OF THE LAMB.
REVELATION, vii. 14, 15, 16, 17. And he said to me,
These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the Blood of the Lamb. Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve Him day and night in his temple : and He that sitteth on the throne shall dwell among them. They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more, neither shall the sun light on them, nor any heat. For the Lamb, which is in the midst of the throne, shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of water ; and God shall wipe away all tears from
GOOD WORKS THE FRUITS OF FAITH AND
MARK, xiv. 8. She hath done what she could.
SERMON XI. COMING SINNERS IN NO WISE CAST OUT. John, vi. 37. And him that cometh to me, I will in no wise cast out.
SERMON XII. LIFE THROUGH FAITH IN THE NAME OF CHRIST. Joun, xx. 31. But these are written, that ye might be
lieve that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name.
SERMON XIII. THE ANGEL'S ADMONITION TO LOT. GENESIS, xix. 17. Escape for thy life ; look not be
hind thee, neither stay thou in all the plain : escape to the mountain lest thou be consumed.
SERMON XIV. THE LORD'S FAITHFULNESS IN PROVIDING FOOD
FOR HIS PEOPLE. PSALM cxi. 5. He hath given meat unto them that fear Him : He will ever be mindful of His covenant.
Let us therefore fear, lest a pro"mise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it.