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THE

POSTHUMOUS WORKS

OF THE

LATE RIGHT REVEREND

JOHN HENRY HOBART, D.D.

BISHOP OF THE PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL CHURCH

IN THE STATE OF NEW-YORK.

WITH

A MEMOIR OF HIS LIFE,

BY THE

REV. WILLIAM BERRIAN, D.D.

RECTOR OF TRINITY CHURCH, NEW-YORK.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

NEW-YORK:

PUBLISHED BY SWORDS, STANFORD, AND CO.

No. 152 Broadway.

1832

687

Entered according to the Act of Congress, in the year 1832, by Mary G. HOBART, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York.

EDWARD J. SWORDS, PRINTER,

No 8 Thames-street.

SERMON IV.

CONSECRATION OF A CHURCH.

Psalm xxiv.

The earth is the Lord's, and all that therein is ; the compass

of the world, and they that dwell therein. For he hath

founded it upon the seas, and prepared it upon the floods.

Who shall ascend into the bill of the Lord ? or who shall

rise up in his holy place ? Even he that hath clean hands,

and a pure heart; and that bath not lift up his mind unto

vanity, nor sworn to deceive his neighbour. He shall re-

ceive the blessing from the Lord, and righteousness from

the God of his salvation. This is the generation of them

that seek him; even of them that seek thy face, O Jacob.

Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lift up, ye

everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in.

Who is the King of glory? it is the Lord strong and mighty,

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