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SERMON XXXV.

(Page 176.) ADMISSION INTO THE CHURCH OF CHRIST, BY BAPTISM,

NECESSARY TO SALVATION.

John iii. 5. Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man

be born of water, and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the Kingdom of God.

SERMON XXXVI.

(Page 191.)
COMING TO CHRIST, THE ONLY MEANS OF SALVATION.

John v. 40.
And ye will not come to Me, that ye might have life.

ABIDING IN CHRI

THE ONLY MEANS OF

SERMON XXXVII.

(Page 205.)
ABIDING IN CHRIST THE ONLY MEANS OF UNIVERSAL

HAPPINESS.

John xv. 7. If ye abide in Me, and My words abide in you, ye shall ask

what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.

SERMON XXXVIII.

(Page 220.) BEARING MUCH FRUIT, THE CHARACTERISTIC OF CHRIST'S

DISCIPLES.

John xv. 8. Herein is My Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit;

so shall ye be My Disciples.

SERMON XXXIX.

(Page 235.)
THE USEFULNESS OF FASTING.

1 Corinthians ix. 27. But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection ; lest

that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a cast-away.

THE DUTIES AND ADVANTAGES OF CHRISTIANS, IN THIRTEEN

SERMONS.

SERMON XL.

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THE SUFFICIENCY OF GRACE.

2 Corinthians xii. 9. And He said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee ; for

My strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

SERMON XLI.

(Page 271.) FAITH THE GOVERNING PRINCIPLE OF A CHRISTIAN LIFE.

2 Corinthians v. 7.
For we walk by faith, not by sight.

SERMON XLII.

(Page 292.) FAITH IN GOD AND CHRIST A SOVEREIGN REMEDY AGAINST

ALL TROUBLES.

John xiv. 1. Let not your heart be troubled : ye believe in God, believe

also in Me.

SERMON XLIII.

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FAITH THE PRINCIPLE OF LOVE AND JOY.

1 Peter i. 8. Whom having not seen, ye love ; in whom, though now ye see

Him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory.

SERMON XLIV.

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CHRIST THE FOUNDATION OF ALL THE PROMISES.

2 Corinthians i. 20. For all the promises of God in Him are Yea, and in Him

Amen, unto the glory of God by us.

SERMON XLV.

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CHRIST THE FOUNDATION OF ALL THE PROMISES.

2 Corinthians i. 20. In Him are Yea, and in Him Amen, unto the Glory of God

by us.

SERMON XLVI.

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GOD OUR SOVEREIGN GOOD.

Psalm lxxii. 25.
Whom have I in Heaven but Thee? And there is none upon

earth that I desire besides Thee.

SERMON XLVII.

(Page 368.) THE PRESENT SECURITY AND FUTURE HAPPINESS OF THE

SAINTS.

Luke xii. 32. Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure

to give you the Kingdom.

SERMON XLVIII.

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THE COMMUNION OF SAINTS.

Ephesians ii. 19.
Now therefore ye are no more Strangers and Foreigners, but

Fellow-citizens with the Saints, and of the household of God.

SERMON XLIX.

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THE CHRISTIAN PRIZE.

Philippians iii. 14.
I press towards the mark for the Prize of the high calling of

God in Christ Jesus.

SERMON L.

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THE NEW CREATION.

Ephesians ii. 10.
For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto

good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.

SERMON LI.

(Page 431.)

STEADFASTNESS TO THE ESTABLISHED CHURCH

RECOMMENDED.

1 Corinthians xv. 58. Therefore, my beloved Brethren, be ye steadfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the Work of the Lord, for as much as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.

SERMON XXV.

THE UNITY OF CHRIST WITH GOD THE FATHER.

John x. 30.

I and the Father are one.

ALTHOUGH God was pleased at first to imprint upon our minds as deep and clear a sense of Himself as earthly creatures are capable of; yet now, by our fall, it is so defaced, that there is little of it to be seen, so little, that few take any notice at all of it, but most men live as without God in the world; and all would have done so, but that He hath been graciously pleased to reveal and make known Himself to us in His Holy Word, by using such names, titles, and expressions of Himself, whereby we are not only put in mind of Him, but directed how to think, and what to believe concerning Him: and whatsoever He hath thus said of Himself, as we have all the reason that can be to believe it; so unless we do so, we can never recover a right and true sense of God, because not such a one as is agreeable to the revelations which He hath made of Himself to us.

Among which we find, that to make Himself known as plain as words could do it to our capacities, all along in the Old Testament He calls Himself by two names especially, using sometimes the one, sometimes the other by itself, and sometimes both together, and they are 77107 and Dribg The first, “Jehovah, signifies Essence or Being in general, or as the Greeks call it ad öv, which can be but one, and therefore that name is always of the singular number: the other name, · Elohim, is of the plural number, and yet nevertheless it is all along joined with verbs and adjectives of the singular, as if itself were so; which plainly shews,

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