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every one to his own Way: and the Lord bath laid on him the Iniquity of us all. 25.
S E R M O N III. The Covenant of Grace opened and ex
plained. Heb. viii. 6. But now hath be obtained a more excellent Ministry, by how much also be is the Mediator of a better Covenant, which was established upon better Promises. 54.
S E R M O N. IV. Christ the Mediator of the new Covenant.
Heb. viii. 6. – He is the Mediator of a better Covenant.
S E R M O N V. The Terms of the Gospel Covenant con
sidered and improved, Heb. viii. 6. —He is the Mediator of a better Covenant.
105. S E R M ON VI. The Promises of the Gospel Covenant better
than those of the Legal. Heb. viii. 6. He is the Mediator of a better Covenant, which was established upon better Promises.
SE R M ON VII. The Humiliation and Exaltation of Christ. Ifai. lii. 13, 14, 15,
Servant Mall deal prudently, he shall be exalted and extolled, and be very high. As many were astonished at thee This Visage was so marred more than any man, and bis Form more than the Sons of men ;) so fhall be sprinkle, &c.
SERMON VIII. The peculiar Doctrines of Christianity the
Subject of antient Prophecy. Ifai. lii. 15. So shall be sprinkle many Nations, the Kings fhall put their Mouths at bim: for that which had not been told them fhall they fee'; and that which they had not beard shall they confider.
165. S E R M ON IX. The Resurrection of Christ considered as
Beginning of his Exaltation. Ifai. liii. 8. He was taken from Prison and from Judgment ; and who fhall declare bis Generation? for be was cut off out of the land of the living, for the Transgression of my people was be stricken,
SER M O N X. The happy Influence of the Christian's
Hope. 1 John iii. 3. And every man that hath this Hope in him, purifieth himself even as
234. SERMON XI. Wherein true Wisdom consists, and how it
is to be attained. Prov. iv. 7. Wisdom is the principal thing , therefore get Wisdom.
259. SERMON XII. The Symptoms and Cure of a weak Faith.
Matt. viii. 26. And be faith unto them, why are ye fearful, o ye of little Faith?
281. S E R M ON XIII. The proper Improvement of Prosperity and
Adversity. Pfalm xxx. 6, 7. And in my Prosperity I said, “I shall never be moved; Lord, by
thy Favour thou hast made my mountain " to stand strong.” Thou didst hide thy face and I was troubled.
And he said unto them, See that ye fall not out by the way.
HIS is the Advice which yoseph gave to his. Brethren, when he sent them away from Egypt with
Pharaoh's Orders to bring back their Father Jacob and all his Family. Yoseph had long ago observed his Brethren to be of a peevish, quarrelsome Disposition ; and the late very moving Transaction of his VOL. IV.
making Serm. making himself known unto them, he justly I.
imagined, would call to their Minds what they had formerly done against him, and very probably be the Occasion of reviving their mutual Contentions; whilst every one would be for excusing himself, and laying the Blame upon another. And that which confirmed him in this Suspicion was, his over-hearing his eldest Brother upbraiding the rest on this Head, saying, Spoke I not unto you, saying, Do not sin against the Child? And ye would not bear, therefore bebold also, bis Blood is required (a). Though at that Time they knew not that he understood them, because he conferred with them by an Interpreter.
Upon fo well.grounded a Suspicion then, no Advice appeared to him more seasonable or necessary to be given them at parting, than this Caution, See that ye fall not out by the Way. Jofeph still loved his Brethren, and had forgiven them all; and therefore lays them all under the fame Obligation to love and forgive one another. The fame Charge our Lord Jesus Christ hath given to all his Disciples; that they love one another, that
they (a) Gen. xlii. 22.