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tray him--and which.--foretels the fall of Peter. A short exhortation to the receiving of the Lord's supper.
MATT. xxii. 1. And Jesus spake unto them again by parables.
Matt. xxvi. 1, 2. And it came to pass, when Jesus had finished all
these sayings, he said unto his disciples, Ye know that after two days is the feast of the
passover, and the Son of man is betrayed to be crucified.
LECTURE VI. Delivered on Thursday Evening, April 7, 1803. Institution of the Lord's supper---the ordinance
concluded with an hymn..--Jesus comforts, and prays for his disciples---goes with them to the mount of Olives---tells him they shall be offended and leave him.---Peter's confidence. -Jesus enters the garden of Gethsemane---his agony---he is strengthened by an angel-..-is betrayed by Judas---his disciples forsake him he is brought to the house of Caiaphas ---Peter's denial and repentance.---False witnesses appear against JESUS---Who owns himself to be the Christ before the Sanhedrim---is pronounced guilty of death.
ISAIAH liii. 3, 7. He is despised and rejected of men ; a man of sor
rows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, und we esteemed him not.
He was oppressed and he was afflicted, yet he opened
not his mouth : he is brought as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is dumb, so he opened not his mouth.
Delivered, in two parts, on Good Friday Morning
and Evening, April 8, 1803. Jesus is taken before Pilate.-Judas repents and
hangs himself.—The Jews demand judgment against Jesus. -- Pilate sends him to Herod-He. rod sends him back to Pilate. The dream of Pilate's wife.--Pilate endeavours in vain to release Jesus-delivers him to be crucified. --JESUS is led away to Golgotha—is crucified between two thieves-- prays for his murderers—his garments are divided. - The title upon the cross.-Jesus is derided by the chief priests and others.-One of the malefactors repents.-Darkness of three hours.--Jesus expires.---Prodigies attend his death.— The centurion's exclamation, and terror of the spectators.--. The day of the preparation.-Prophecies fulfilled.-Joseph begs the body of Jesus---takes it from the cross, and dea. posits it in his own new tomb.
Isaiau liii. 8, 9. He was taken from prison and from judgment :
and who shall declare his generation for he was cut off out of the land of the living: for the
transgression of my people was he stricken. And he made his grave with the wicked, and with the
rich in his death; because he had done no violence, neither was any deceit in his mouth. p. 143.
Delivered on Easter Sunday Evening, April 10,
1803. The sabhath-day.---The chief priests and Pharisees
wait on Pilute---desire that the sepulchre may be made sure.---Pilate grants them a watch ---they seal the stone and set the guard upon it.-- EasterSunday.--St. Matthew's relation of the resurree. tion. --A practical observation or two upon the whole.-Conclusion of the Lectures.
Matt. xxvii. 66. They went and made the sepulchre sure, (until the
third day, v. 64,) sealing the stone, and setting a watch.
ERRATA. Page. line. 30, 21, dele the word thus. 53, 25, dele the word and. 54, 13, for progagated read propagated. 60, 29, for these read those. 103, 26, for paossver read passover. 168, 15, for broke read brake. 174, 20, after evening put a comma.
1 Cor. 4. 7, 8.
OURIST OUR PASSOVER IS SACRIFICED FOR US: THEREFORE LET US KEEP THE FEAST. ·
I SHALL make no other use of these
words at present, than to place them, as custom requires, at the head of a discourse, or I may rather call it an address, which I am now about to make to you, I trust, not unsuitable to the solemnity of the present season.
An attempt* which was made at this season last yeart, to open, for one night, a place of publick amusement, could not but raise in the minds of many persons an honest indignation against an idea,
* At the latter end of the week before tho Passion-Week in the year 1802, a handbill was circulated, that on the following monday evening the public tooms would be open for a particular exhibition, as specified therein : the impropriety of which was immediately represented, in a letter signed by the clergy of the town, and addressed to the mayor,
orders that there should be no such exhibition in the Passion Week.
+ The reader will observe, that this discourse is printed as it was delivered in the year 1803.