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MEDIT. 43. Of the resurrection of the body.

Page 195

- 44. Of the day of judgment.

45. Of eternity.

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46. Of hell.

47. Of heaven.

217

48. Of the paucity of such as shall be saved.

228

49. Of the difficulty to get to heaven.

233

5o. Of the feasiblenefs and easiness of christianity.

51. Of carnal pleasure.

243

52. Of the deceitfulness of the heart.

249

53. Of the hardness of the heart.

253

54. Of the mischief and danger of ignorance.

256

55. Of ill men’s good opinion of themselves,

260

56. Of the great danger to be insensible of our danger. 265

57. Of jefting at wickedness.

269

58. Of scoffing at religion.

274

59. Of the fad prevalence of drunken excesses.

277

60. Of the great wickedness of lewdness.

61. Of original corruption.

290

62. Of reigning fin.

296

63. Of the shameíulness of fin.

300

64. Of the folly of wickedness.

305

65. Of the damnable fin of worldliness.

311

66. Of self-examination.

319

67. Of self-denial.

323

68. Of the confession of fin.

328

69. Of fafting.

70. Of resisting the devil.

335

71. Of the necessity of regeneration.

339

72. Of choosing our religion.

343

73. Of making a good profession before the world.

74. Of having a good name.

352

75. Of sincere obedience..

355

76. Of the poverty of spirit, and carrying ourselves humbly. 360

77. Of a relenting heart.

367

78. Of the meek temper and carriage.

370

79. Of hungering and thirsting after righteousness.

374

80. Of growing in grace.

378

81. Of the publick spirit.

383

82. Of being in charity with all men.

83. Of living peaceably with all men.

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84. Of the giving charity

85. Of some great mens severity to the poor.

408

86. Of the forgiving charity.

411

87. Of fraternal correction.

415

88. Of prosecuting scandalous offenders.

419

89. Of pious conference.

425

go. Of mutual exhortation,

430

91. Of zeal for the Lord our God.

435

92. Of observing the Lord's day.

439

93. Of profitable preaching.

444

94. Self-reflection on the author as a minifter.

449

95. Before the Lord's supper.

453

96. After the Lord's supper.

358

97. Of the forgiveness of fin.

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98. Of the peace of conscience.

99. Of the use of temptation.

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100. Of perseverance.

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31. Of God's warnings given to the world.

32. Of fearing the deferved evils.

33. Of preparing for the evil time.

-34. Of preparing to meet our God.

35. Of the departing foul.

36. Of the great day.

37. Of God's judging men's secrets.

38. Of Chrift's enemies to be made his footstool.

39. Of boldnefs in the day of judgment.

40. Of conversation in heaven.

DE CAD V.

41. Of the world's temptations.

42. Of the world's wickedness.

43. Of the world's misery.

44. Of the mischiefs of company.

45. Of the wicked man.

46. Of ill language discovering an ill man.

47. Of the carnal mind.

48. Of the heart of stone, and the heart of desh..

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MEDIT.49. Of strangeness to God.

Page 179 50. Of presumptuous fins.

182 DE CÁD VI. 51. Of wicked men's spight at holiness.

186 52. Of the bitter zeal for rites and ceremonies.

190 53. What incompetent judges of soul-saving things are some (otherwise) acute and judicious men.

194 54. Of the loose finner's sport and merriment.

200. 55. Of envying such as are high exalted.

203 56. When reduced to a low indigent condition.

208 57. Of our natural impotence. 58. Of mourning for the publick abominations:

215 59. Of loving that which is good.

219 60. Of rejoicing to see the grace of God.

D E CA D VII.
61. Of God's holy concern in wicked men's fins.

226 62. of the finner's justification.

229 63. Of the penitent finner's good hope.

233 64. Of good works. 65. Of the wisdom of well-doing.

240 66. Of the shame that attends a wicked. man.

243 67. Of abhorring evil.

246 68. Of the temptations arising from solitude.

251 69. Of the necessary fingularity. 70. Of the justifiable variance.

257 DE CAD VIII. 71. Of the day of grace.

262 22. Of barrenness under the means of grace.

266 73. Of kruiwing the tree by its fruits.

269 74. Of men ashamed to own serious holiness.

273 75. Of keeping good company, 76. Of the good man doing a bad thing.

280 77. Of fins prevailing over God's servant.

285 28. Upon the remembrance of former miscarriages.

288 79. For suppressing of presumption.

291 86. Of the Publican's justification.

294 DE CAD IX. 81. Of Partiality in God's service.

299 82. Of care to please men more than God.

303 83. Of the worldly carefulness.

307 84. Of the fair shew made by false professors.

312 85. Of serving the Lord with fervency of fpirit.

315 86. Of serving the Lord with gladness.

318 87. Of God's power and glory seen in the sanctuary.

323 88. Of cleaving to the Lord.

327 89. Of eternal life, as God's gift.

329. 90. Of looking to the joy set before us.

332 DE CAD X. 91. Of the outward fignification of devotion.

337 92. Of serving God with the best.

340 93. Of the fear of God arising from his love.

344 94. Of the love that cats out fear.

347 95. Of love made perfect.

350 96. Of the unpleasing part of the minister's work,

353 97. The minister's reflection on his own failings.

356 98. On the sight of my coffin.

359 99. For the morning.

362 - 100. For the evening. Meditation on the dreadful tempest.

369 Treatife on submission to the righteousness of God.

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TO THE

R E A D E R

HEN I consider the practice of recommend

ing books, as implying fome respectable regard to a man's own judgment, I undertake it with reluctance; but, when I consider it, as exercising an act of friendship to my fellow-students in the school of Christ, I execute it with pleasure.

There are those, I am informed, who blame me for commending the Works of others; or, which is much the same thing, for commending them with any degree of zeal and affection. Since cold commendation, or faint applause, is justly reputed an artful flight, to these persons I shall only reply, That, if their own actions, or their own compositions were concerned, I verily believe, they, even they, would forgive me this wrong *

Far ses *

2 Cor. xii. 13

zens.

Far from obtruding myself into the chair of Mo

; far from presuming to dictate, to prescribe, or so much as to direct; I would only imitate the four leprous men, at the entering in of the gate of Sa. mariat; having found filver, and gold, and raiment, they could not forbear proclaiming the news, and communicating the spoil, to their fellow-citi.

When I find a treasure, incomparably more precious; when I find a teacher of wisdom, and a guide to glory, why should I hold my peace? why should I enjoy these benefits myself alone? wh should I not, like those honest, though calamitous exiles, tell the glad tidings in the city, and invite my neighbours to partake of the blesings?

These blessings, through the divine goodness, I have found in Jenks's Meditations ;

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* The Liberty of Prayer afferted, and guarded from Licentiousness, octavo, 3d edition, price 25.

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