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S.H. 1823

THE

SOCIAL CONDUCT OF A CHRISTIAN

CONSIDERED

IN

SEVEN SERMONS

ADDRESSED TO AN INDIVIDUAL.

by
C.Girdlestone, M.A. Filla 13./li! tell.

OXFORD,
PRINTED BY W. BAXTER,

FOR J. PARKER;
AND C. AND J. RIVINGTON, ST. PAUL'S CHURCH YARD, AND

WATERLOO PLACE, LONDON.

1825.

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PREFACE.

THAT the design of these Sermons may be the better understood it seems desirable lo state briefly the occasion on which they were written. The author was applied to by a much-valued friend to assist in giving advice to a third person, altogether unknown to him. The case was that of a young lady of good understanding, who was described having fallen into a melancholy state of mind, owing to erroneous impressions on the subject of religion. The nature of those erroneous impressions may be collected from the tenour of the following discourses, designed to remove them. No advice was requested on matters of doctrine.

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