About this book
ON STRIVING TO ENTER INTO THE KING-
DOM OF HEAVEN.
ST. LUKE xiii. 24.
Strive to enter in at the strait gate: for many,
I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and
shall not be able.
THE DANGERS OF RICHES AND POVERTY,
PROVERBS Xxx. 8. 9.
Give me neither poverty nor riches ; feed me
with food convenient for me, lest I be full,
and deny thee, and say, who is the Lord ?
or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the
name of my God in vain!
ON THE OMNIPRESENCE OF GOD.
Psalm cxxxix. 2.
Thou art about my path and about my bed,
and spiest out all my ways.
ON SINS OF OMISSION.
St. MAT. XXV. 30.
Cast ye the unprofitable servant into outer
darkness; there shall be weeping and
: gnashing of teeth.
ON THE IMPROPRIETY OF DESERTING
St. MATTHEW xxiii. 23.
These ought ye to bave done, and not to leave
tbe otber undone.
ON THE NECESSITY OF TEMPORARY RETIRE-
MENT AND ABSTRACTION.
Psalm iv. 4.
Commune with your own beart, and in your
chamber, and be still.
THE EFFICACY OF REPENTANCE.
ST. LUKE XV. 7.
that likewise joy shall be in
beaven over one sinner that repentetb, more
than over ninety and nine just persons,
wbich need no repentance.
PHIL. iv. II.
I bave learned in whatsoever state I am,
therewith to be content.
ON CALUMNY AND DETRACTION.
EXODUS XX. 16.
Thou shalt not bear false witness against
EPHESIANS V, 18.
Be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess, 165
EXODUS XX. 7,
Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy
God in vain; for the Lord will not hold him
guiltless, that taketh his name in vain. 193
ON THE CRUCIFIXION.
ST. LUKE xxiii. 33.
And when they were come to the place
which is called Calvary, there they cruci-
THE DYING THIEF,
St. LUKE xxiii. 43.
And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto
tbee, to-day shalt thou be with me in
ON THE DESCENT OF THE HOLY GHOST.
Acts ii. 1, 2, 3, 4.
And when the day of Pentecost was fully
come, they were all with one accord in
St. Matthew xvi. 24.
Then Jesus said unto his disciples, If any
man will come after me, let him deny
bimself, and take up bis cross and fol-