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TO THE READER.

HAVING published, several years ago, four

Volumes of Sermons, and other minor works, in Defence of the true, and unerring, Doctrines of our Holy Church; now the increasing infirmities of more than half a Century of human Life cause me to pass most of my hours in retirement, I am not unmindful of the signs of the Times, in our beloved native Country: the nursing Mother of pure Religion, and Protector of the best interests of Mankind.

As a last offering to my Church, and Country, I send forth these Discourses; preached on various occasions, during many years of active Ministry, in nearly

two hundred Churches of the Establishment; defending her Scriptural Articles, and Doctrines, against all Seceders, and Opponents: especially Roman Catholics, Calvinists, Unitarians, and Infidels.

May Heaven prosper a good intent; and make them useful to my own Sons, and our other younger Brethren, in the Ministry of the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ; who are preparing to fight the good fight of Faith, in the service of perfect freedom, the service of our most gracious, and Almighty Redeemer!

1 See note at the end of the 8th Sermon.

ARUNDEL, SUSSEX,

Christmas, 1830.

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O come, let us worship, and fall down and kneel before the Lord our Maker. For He is the Lord our God: and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand

SERMON II.

GOD PERSONALLY SEEN.

EXODUS XXIV. 9, 10.

Then went up Moses, and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu; and seventy of the Elders of Israel: and they saw the God of Israel

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