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Of the Most REVEREND

Dr. JOHN TILLOTSON,

L A T E

Lord Archbishop of CANTERBURY.

IN TEN VOLUMES.

VOL. X.

EDINBURGH and GLASGOW:

Printed for G. HAMILTON & J. BALFOUR, W. SANDS,

J. TRAIL, W. MILLER, and J. Brown, Edinburgh;
A. STALKER, Glasgow; and T. GLAS, Dundea,

MDCCXLVIII.

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The C O N T E N T S.

SERM. CCXXXVII, CCXXXVIII, CCXXXIX, CCXL,

CCXLI, CCXLII. The evidences of the truth of the Christian religion, 2 Cor. iv. 3, 4. But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are loft: In whom the God of this world bath blinded the minds of them which believe not, left the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, Joould fine unto them. Page 1, 12, 24, 37, 49, 62. BERM. CCXLIII, CCXLIV, CCXLV. The excellency and

universality of the Christian revelation, with the fin and danger of rejecting it. John iii. 19. And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. 80, 95,

108. SERM. CCXLVI. The ground of bad mens enmity to the

truth. -.John iii. 20. For every one that doetb evil, hatetb. the light, neither cometh to the light, lejt his deeds spauld.be reproved.

127. SERM. CCXLVII. True liberty, the result of Christianity.

-John viii. 36. If the Son therefore mall make you free, fall be free indeed.

140.. Germ. CCXLVIII. The duty of improving the present op

portunity, and advantages of the gospel.- John xii. 35. Then said Jesus unto them, ret a little while is the lightwith you; walk while you have the light, left darkness come upon you.

155. SERM. CCXLIX. The folly of hazarding eternal life for

temporal enjoyments. Matth. xvi. 26. For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own foul ? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?

170. SERM. CCL, CCLI. The reafonableness of fearing God more than man.

-Luke xii. 4, 5. And I say unto you my friends, Be not afraid of them that kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do. But I will forewarn you whom ye Mall fear : Fear him, which after he hath killed, hath power to cast into hell; yea, I say unto you, Fear him.

185, 197. SZRM. CCLII, CCLIH. The efficacy of prayer, for ob

taining the Holy Spirit.- -Luke xi. 13. How much more pall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask bim,

207, 222. Serm. CCLIV. The bad and good use of God's signal judge

ments upon others.- -Luke xiii. 5. I tell you, Nay : but except ye repent, ye fall all likewise peris.

235. Serm. CCLV. Wherein lies that exact righteousness, which is required between man and man. Preached at the morn

ing exercise.at Cripple-gate.. Matth. viii 12: Therto fore all things whatsoever you would that men mould do unto you, do ye even-so to them ;- for this is the Law and the Prophets.

257

PRAYERS composed by Archbishop TILLOTSON:

To which is added, A short discourse to his ser.

vants before the sacrament. A prayer before the sermon,

288. A prayer, which (as the publisher conje&ures) he used before his composing his fermons,

291. Prayers used by him the day before his consecration. 292. A discourse to his servants, concerning receiving the facra

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ment.

A form of PRAYERS, used by his late Majesty

K. WILLIAM III. when he received the holy fa

crament, and on other occasions. A prayer to God, that he would be pleased to affift and accept

my preparation to receive the blessed sacrament: 302. A penitent confession of sins, with an humble supplication for mercy and forgiveness.

303. A prayer for the grace and assistance of God's Holy Spirit,

to enable me to resolve and to do better for the future. 304. An humble intercession with God for all mankind; for the

whole Christian Church, and more particularly for that part of it which is planted in these kingdoms ; for the Queen, and for all under our government: for my relations and

friends; for my native country, and for my allies, &c. 305. A thankful acknowledgment of the mercies of God, both

temporal and spiritual; and above all for the redemption of mankind by the humiliation and sufferings of his Son in our nature. prayer to God, to prepare my heart for the worthy recei. ving of the holy sacrament, and to make me partaker of the blessings and benefits of it.

309. Short meditations and ejaculations at the communion. 310. A prayer to be used in private afterwards.

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