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THE SECOND VOLUME.
FOR THE WINTER HALF-YEAR-CONTINUED.
VIII.-Apples of Sodom; or, the Fruits of Sin.
Romans vi. 21.-What fruit had ye then in those things
whereof ye are now ashamed ? For the end of those things
IX.—The good and evil Tongue.-Of Slander and Flattery.-
The Duties of the Tongue.
Ephesians IV. 29.-Let no corrupt communication pro-
ceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use
of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers. . 60
BEING FOR THE SUMMER HALF-YEAR.
1.-Whitsunday.–Of the Spirit of Grace.
ROMANS VIII. 9, 10.–But ye are not in the flesh, but in
the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you.
Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none
of his. And if Christ be in you, the body is dead, because
of sin ; but the Spirit is life, because of righteousness. 141
II.-The descending and entailed Curse cut off.
Exodus xx. 5, 6.—I the Lord thy God am a jealous
God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children
unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate
me; and showing mercy unto thousands of them that love
me, and keep my commandments.
III.-The Invalidity of a late or death-bed Repentance.
JEREMIAH XUI. 16.—Give glory to the Lord your God,
before he cause darkness, and before your feet stumble on
the dark mountains, and, while ye look for light (or, lest
while ye look for light), he shall turn it into the shadow
of death, and make it gross darkness.
IV.-The Deceitfulness of the Heart.
JEREMIAH XVII. 9.-The heart is deceitful above all
things, and desperately wicked; who can know it? .
V.-The Faith and Patience of the Saints; or, the righteous
1 Peter Iv. 17, 18.-For the time is come that judg-
ment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin
at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the
gospel of God? And if the righteous scarcely be saved,
where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear?
VI.—The Mercy of the Divine Judgments; or, God's Method
in curing Sinners.
ROMANS 11. 4.–Despisest thou the riches of his good-
ness, and forbearance, and long-suffering, not knowing
that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance ? 357
VII.-Of Growth in Grace, with its proper Instruments and
2 Peter Ill. 18.—But grow in grace, and in the know-
lege of the Lord Jesus Christ, to whom be glory, both now
and for ever. Amen.