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. Preached Feb. 3, 1793, at the Scots Church, London Wall,

ON OCCASION OF THE

TRIAL, CONDEMNATION, AND EXECUTION

OF

LOUIS XVI. LATE KING OF FRANCE.

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SOLD BY JOHN MURRAY, NO. 32, FLEET-STREET.

1793
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PUBLIC LIBRARY

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ACTOR, LENOX AND TILDI FONDATIONS R

1922

TO

THE CHRISTIAN SOCIETY

WHICH ASSEMBLES FOR PUBLIC WORSHIP

AT

THE SCOTS CHURCH, LONDON WALL.

MY VERY DEAR FRIENDS,

PERMIT me to embrace the opportunity which the present publication affords, of thus expressing the affection and gratitude with which my heart overflows toward you. Let this short address remain as a monument of the sacred union which has subfifted between us these twenty-two years past, after I am mingled with the dust of my predeces

fors, and let it admonish us to aim constantsly at an union eternal in the heavens.

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It gives me pleasure to draw from obscurity and to rescue from oblivion a valuable and interesting tract, by one who, a century ago, occupied the honourable station which I now so unworthily fill. The Scots Church was then a numerous and respectable society; it has all along maintained respectability and reputation; and my highest earthly ambition is to transmit my Charge as I found it, united, improving, and prosperous, to my successor. Deeply sensible that the only means of securing this is the joint cultivation of a spirit of concord, and persevering efforts to keep alive and promote the interests of pure and undefiled religion, I call upon you to keep the unity of the spirit in the bond of peace; to work out your own salvation with fear and trembling ; to live by the faith of the Son of God: and I earnestly pray to God to send the

Spirit

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