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An Oration on the Dangers and Duties of Men of Letters
The fitness of the time of the introduction of the
gospel; and the necessity of a miraculous inter-
position to account for its success.
GAL. iv. 4. But when the fulness of time was come, God
The argument for christianity from the character
The advantages of sickness.
PSALM CXix. 71. It is good for me, that I have been afflicted
The excuses of the irreligious.
LUKE xiv. 18. And they all with one consent began to make
JOHN xii. 43. For they loved the praise of men more than
HEBREWS XI. 1. Now faith is the substance of things hoped
The history and character of Paul; and the causes
2 PETER iii. 15, 16. Even as our beloved brother Paul,
also, according to the wisdom given unto him, hath written
unto you, as also in all his epistles, speaking in them of
these things, in which are some things hard to be under-
stood, which they that are unlearned and unstable wrest,
as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own de-
JEREMIAH Xiii. 23. Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or
the leopard his spots? Then may ye also do good, that are
The introduction of the affections into religion.
PHILIPPIANS i. 9. And this I pray, that your love may
PROVERBS XXV. 28. He that hath no rule over his own spirit
is like a city, that is broken down, and without walls 213-227
The Pharisee and the Publican.
LUKE Xviii. 10. Two men went up into the temple to pray;
Peter said unto him, Though I should
62. And the Lord turned, and looked upon Peter. And
Peter remembered the word of the Lord, how he had said
unto him, Before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice.
The religious education of children.
EPHESIANS VI. 4. Fathers, provoke not your children to
wrath; but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of
The circumstances, in the situation of our country,
favourable to moral and religious eminence.
DEUTERONOMY xxxiii. 29. Happy art thou, O Israel, who
(Preached on occasion of the State Thanksgiving, Nov. 1807.)
PHILIPPIANS iv. 3. I entreat thee,-help those women, which
laboured with me in the gospel,—whose names are in the
The connexion and mutual influence of knowledge,
2 PETER i. 5-7. Add to your faith, virtue; and to virtue,
knowledge; and to knowledge, temperance; and to tempe-
rance, patience; and to patience, godliness; and to godli-
ness, brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness, cha-