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Of the Most Reverend



Lord Archbiihop of Canterbury.



Printed for G. Hamilton & J. Balfour, W. Sands,
J. Trail, W. Miller,and J. Brown, Edinburgh;
A. Stalker, Glasgow; and T. Glas, Dunder.

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The C O N T E N T S.

SiXM. CCXXXVII, CCXXXVIII, CCXXXIX, CCXL, CCXLI, CCXL1I. 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 lost: In whom the God of this .world hath blinded the minis of them -which believe not, list the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, -who is the image of Cod, should Jhine unto them. Page I, 12, 24, 37, 49, 6z.

Serm. CCXLIII, CCXLIV, CCXLV. The excellency and universality os the Christian revelation, with the sin and

danger of rejecting it John iii. 19. And this is the

condemnation, that light is come into the -world, end men loved darkness rather than light, because tlxir deeds -were evil. 80, 95-,


Serm. CCXLVI. The ground of bad mens enmity to the

truth. John iii. 20. For every one that doeth evil, hatetb

the light, neither cometb to the light, lest his deeds Jlmuldbe. reproved. 127.

Serm. CCXLVII. True liberty, the result of Christianity.

John viii. 3«- If the Son theresore pall make you free,,

ye shall be free indeed. 140..

€erm. CCXLVIII. The duty of improving the present opportunity, and advantages of the gospel. John xri.

3 $. Then said Jesus unto them, Yet a little -while is the light.with you; -walk while you have the light, lest darkness tome upon you. 1;;.

Serm. CCXLIX. The folly of hazarding eternal lise for

temporal enjoyments. Matth. xvi. 16. Tor -what

is a man profited, if he shall gain the -whole -world, and lose his own foul? or what Jhall a man- give in exchange for his sous-?


Serm. CCL, CGLI. The reasonableness of searing Godmore than man.——Luke xii. 4, $• And I say unto you my friends, B( 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 Jhall fear: Fear him, which after he hath killed, hath power lo cast into hell; yea, 1 fay unto you, Fear him. 18J, 197.

Serm. CCL1I, CCLUL The efficacy of prayer, for obtaining the Holy Spirit. Luke xi. 13. How much more

shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him. 207, 222.

Serm. CCLIV. The bad and good uscof God's signal judgments upon others. Lukexiii. y. I tell you, Nay: but

except ye repent, ye Jhall all likewise perijh. 23 f.

Serm. CCLV. Wherein lies that exact righteousness, which.

if required between man and man. Preached at the morn

4.4. in*; ing Cripple gate.. ',' .Matth. vii; ll.'TJiereZ
fore -ell things whatsoever you '.would that men should do unto you,
do ye even-so to them ;. for this is the Lew tad the Prophets.


PRAYERS compofed by Archbishop Tillotson:

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

vants before the sacrament.

A prayer besore the sermon, 288.

A prayer, which (as the publilher conjectures) he used besore

his composing his sermons, 291.

Prayers used by him the day besore his consecration. 292.

A discourse to his servants, concerning receiving the sacra-

ment. 3°°»

A form of PRAYERS, used by his late Majesty

K. William III. when he received the holy sa-

crament, and on other occasions.

A prayer to God, that he would be pleased to assist and accept

my preparation to receive the blefl'ed sacrament. 302.

A penitent consession 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, ire. 30s.

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 bis Son

in our nature. 308.

A 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. 311.


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