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ST. JOHN'S SQUARE.
[Preached before the University of Oxford on Act Sunday,
July 8, 1733.]
DEUTERONOMY XXXII. 46, 47.
And he said unto them, Set your hearts unto all the words which I
testify amoxg you this day; which ye shall command your
children to observe to do, all the words of this law.–For it is not
a vain thing for you : because it is your life; and through this
thing ye shall prolong your days in the land whither ye go over
Jordan to possess it.
[Preached on the 30th of January, 1753-4.]
ISAIAH XXVI. 9.
When thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the
world will learn righteousness
[Preached November 27, 1737, on the Death of Queen Caroline.]
ECCLES. VII. 4.
The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning...
[Preached before the Lord Mayor, &c. on Easter Monday, 1738.]
1 PETER IV. 10.
As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one
to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God
[Preached before the House of Lords, on the 29th of May, 1739.]
PSALM CVI. 12, 13.
Then believed they his words, they sang his praise : they soon
forgat his works, they waited not for his counsel
[Preached before the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel
in Foreign Parts, February 20, 1740-1.]
MARK VI. 34.
And Jesus, when he came out, san much people ; and was moved
with compassion towards them, because they were as sheep not
having a shepherd : and he began to teach them many things.. 88
[Preached at the Anniversary Meeting of the Charity Schools,
May 5, 1743.)
ROMANS XIV. 16.
Let not then your good be evil spoken of ....
[Preached on Occasion of the Earthquake, March 8, 1749-50.]
PSALM 11. 11.
Serve the Lord with fear : and rejoice unto him with reverence 154
[Preached December 30, 1750, on resigning the Rectory of
St. James, Westminster.]
2 COR. XII. 11.
Finally, brethren, farewell
[Preached before the Governors of the London Hospital,
February 20, 1754.]
ROMANS XII. 8.
- He that giveth, let him do it with simplicity: he that ruleth, with
diligence: he that sheweth mercy, with checrfulness........ 198
[Preached at the Yearly Meeting of the Religious Societies,
December 4, 1754.]
MALACHI III. 16.
Then they, that feared the Lord, spake often one to another : and
the Lord hearkened, and heard it; and a book of Remembrance
was written before him, for them that feared the Lord, and that
thought upon his name.
[Preached before the Society for Promoting English Protestant
Working-Schools in Ireland, April 27, 1757.
PROVERBS IX. 6,
Forsake the foolish, and live : and go in the way of understanding 245
[Preached on the 5th of November, 1758.]
JOHN XVI. 2, 3.
They shall put you out of the synagogues; yea, the time cometh,
that whosoever killeth you, will think that he doth God service.
And these things will they do unto you, because they have not
known the Father, nor me.
[Preached October 25, 1761, being the Anniversary of his
TITUS III. 1, 2.
Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey
magistrates; to be ready to every good work: To speak evil of
no man; to be no brawlers, but gentle ; shewing all meekness
unto all men
Eight Charges delivered to the Clergy of the Dioceses of
Oxford and Canterbury, viz.
The Bishop of Oxford's Charge to his Clergy in the
The Archbishop of Canterbury's Charge to his Clergy in the
Instructions given to Candidates for Orders after their
subscribing the Articles
Oratio quam coram Synodo Provinciæ Cantuariensis anno 1761
convocatá habendam scripserat, sed morbo præpeditus non
habuit, Archiepiscopus ..