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1:206 A ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDEN FOUNDATIONS

1921

LONDON : I BOTSON AND PALMER, PRINTERS, SAVOY STREET, STRAND.

TO THE

CONGREGATION

ASSEMBLED EVERY SABBATH MORNING

IN THE

PARISH CHURCH OF RICHMOND,

THE FOLLOWING SERMONS,

RECENTLY ADDRESSED TO THEM FROM THE PULPIT,

ARE NOW,

WITH THE DEEPEST INTEREST IN THEIR PRESENT AND

ETERNAL WELFARE,

AFFECTIONATELY DEDICATED,

BY THEIR SINCERE AND GRATEFUL

SERVANT IN CHRIST,

THE AUTHOR.

SERMON IV.

SPIRITUAL ALACRITY.

PÅrl:iii. 13, 14.

“ This one thing I do, forgetting those things which are

behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.”

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SERMON V.

* THE VALUE OF RELIGIOUS KNOWLEDGE.

PROVERBS vi. 20-23.

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“My son, keep thy father's commandment, and 'forsake

not the law of thy mother: bind them continually upon thine heart, and tie them about thy neck; when thou goest, it shall lead thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; and when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee. For the commandment is a lamp, and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life.”

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SERMON VI.

THE LOVE OF HUMAN APPLAUSE.

John xii. 42, 43.

“ Nevertheless, among the chief rulers also, many believed

on him; but because of the Pharisees they did not confess* him, lest they should be put out of the synagogue. For they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God."

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SERMON VII.

THE NEARNESS OF ETERNITY.

1 Peter iv, 7. “ But the end of all things is at hand; be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer.”

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SERMON VIII.

THE SECURITY OF A CHRISTIAN. X

PROV i. 33.

“ Whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell safely, and shall be quiet from fear of evil.”

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SERMON IX.

THE INVITATION OF CHRIST.

Matt. xi. 28–30. “ Come unto to me all ye that labour and are heavy laden

and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn of me, for I am meek and lowly in heart, and ye shall find rest unto your souls, for my yoke is easy and my burden is light."

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SERMON X.

THE EMPLOYMENT OF RICHES.

LUKE xvi. 9. “ And I say unto you, make to yourselves friends of the

Mammon of unrighteousness, that when ye fail they may receive you into everlasting habitations."

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