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By the Most Reverend Father in GOD,
Dr. JOHN SHARP, late Lord

Archbishop of YORK.

Never before Printed, and now. Publish'd

from his own PAPER S.


Printed for W. PAR KER, at the King's Head in

St. Paul's Church-yard. M.DCC.XXXIV.

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ACTS X. 4. T by Prayers and thy Alms are come up for a

Memorial before God.

SER M. III. p. 52.

Preach'd before Queen Mary, 1692. The Prodigal Son. The true and miserable

State of Sinners. Consideration usually the first step to Repentance.

LUKE xv. 17, 18. And when he came to himself, he said, How many hired Servants of my Father have Bread enough, and to spare, and I peris with Hunger! I will arise and go to my Father..

SERM. IV. p. 85.

Preach'd before King William, 1701.Of the true Notion of Scandals and Offences.

Popular Misapprehensions about them rečtify'd. Use to be made of the Confideration of their ill Consequences and Frequency, &c.

MATT. xviii. 7. Woe unto the World, because of Offences ; for

it must needs be, that Offences come. But Wue unto that Man by whom the Offence cometh.


SERM. V. p. 105.
Preach'd before Queen ANNE, on the Fast for the

great Storm, 1703-4. The Duty and Advantages of publick Faft

ing in general.

• JONAH iii. 5. The People of Nineveh believed God, and

proclaimed a Faf.

SER M. VI. p. 136.
Preach'd before King William at Welbeck; and

afterwards before Queen ANNE. The several Causes of Mens Mistakes about

the Terms of their Salvation, and the Reasons why they deceive themselves into vain Opinions of their own Security.

i John iii. 7. Little Children, let no Man deceive you. He

that doth Righteousnefs is righteous, even as he is righteous.

SERM. VII. p. 165.

Preach'd before Queen Anne, 1707. The Gospel Proofs of a future State ; and the Nature of the Happiness of Heaven.

. 2 Tim. i. 10. Who hath abolished Death, and hath brought

Life and Immortality to light, through the


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