The Practical Works; With a Life of the Author, and a Critical Examination of His Writings

The Practical Works; With a Life of the Author, and a Critical Examination of His Writings : In Twenty-Three Volumes Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1830 edition. Excerpt: ... over the breach, and do not by excuses palliate the sore, but speedily rise whatever it cost_: for it will certainly cost you more to go on or to remain impenitent. And for your ordinary infirmities, make not too light of them, but confess them, and daily strive against them; and examine what strength you get against them, and do not aggravate them by impenitence and con tempt. Direct. xvr. ' Every day look to the special duties of your several relations: ' whether you are husbands, wives, parents, children, 'masters, servants, pastors, people, magistrates, subjects, remember that every relation hath its special duty, and its advantage for the doing of some good; and that God requireth your faithfulness in these, aswell as in any other duty. And that in these a man's sincerity or hypocrisy is usually more tried, than in any other parts of our lives. Direct. xvn. ' In the evening return to the worshipping of God, in the family and in secret as was directed for the morning.' And do all with seriousness as in the sight of God, and in the sense of your necessities; and make it your f Ezek. xvi. 49. 8 Luke xvi. 19. 25. Y' Phil. iii. 11, 19. See Dr. Hammond' Annotat. l Rom. viii. 13. Gal. vi. 8' v. 21. 23, 24. delight to receive instructions from the holy Scripture, and-praise God, and call upon his name through Christ. Direct. xvnl. ' If you have any extraordinary impedi-ments one day to hinder you in your duty to God and man, make it up by diligence the next; and if you have any extraordinary helps, make use of them, and let them not overslip you.' As, if it be a lecture-day, or a funeral sermon, or you have opportunity of converse with men of extraordinary worth; or if it be a day of...show more

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  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 331g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236764900
  • 9781236764904