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ON

VARIOUS OCCASIONS,

AND

MOST OF THEM

ON THE

PRINCIPAL SUBJECTS

GENUINE CHRISTIANITY.

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BY JOSEPH BENSON.

“I am not ashamed of the Gospel of CHrist, for it is

the Power of God unto Salvation to every one that
believeth."

Rom. i. 16.
“I have believed, and therefore have I spoken.”

2 Cor. iv. 13.

LONDON:
Printed at the Conference-Office, North-Green, Finshury-Square,
G. STORY, Agent. Sold by G. WHITFIELD, New-Chapel,
City-Road : and at the Methodist Preaching-Houses

in Town and Country. 1802.

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[iv] PREFACE.

THE following Discourses, delivered on dif

1 ferent occasions, and written after their delivery, with such alterations and enlargements as were requisite, and published at the request of many who heard them, have all been for some years before the public. Some of them, as those on the Second Coming of Christ and the Future Misery of the Wicked, and on Sanctification, have gone thro’ sundry Editions, and many thousands of them have been circulated in different parts of this Kingdom, especially among the Members of the Methodist Societies and Congregations. And if I may give credit to the information I have received, the divine Blessing has attended the reading of them to marty' individuals, and most of those into whose hands they have fallen, have sige nified their approbation of them. They are therefore here collected into one Volume, at the request of our last Conference, with a view to their preservation when their Author is no more. Thus, not only my Friends, and those that have been profited by my Ministry, may hive a memorial of me when I am removed out of their fight; but, what may be of much more moment, when dead I may thus speak to those of them that shall survive me; and perhaps also to many others that never knew my face in the Aesh, but into whose hands this Book may fall.

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