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THE

BRITISH PULPIT:

A. COLLECTION OF

SERMONS

BY

THE MOST EMINENT DIVINES

OF THE PRESENT DAY.

IN SIX VOLUMES.

VOL. IV.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR THOMAS TEGG, 73, CHEAPSIDE.

1844.

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SUBJECT.

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God in Covenant with his People ........ Psalm xlviii. 14. .. Rev. J. HAMBLETON A.M. .. 1

The Unalterable Nature of the Decisions of

the Judgment....

Luke, xvi. 26. ....

G. SPRING, D.D........

11

The Gospel Harvest...

John, iv. 35.

B. GODWIN.

21

Christ our Advocate ..

1 John, ii. 1, 2.... J. WILLIAMS, A.B.... 39

The Glory to God from the Confession of

Sin....

Jeremiah, xiii. 16.. H. MELVILL, A.M...... 45

The Omnipresence of God.

Jeremiah, xxiii. 24 S. SUMMERS....

57

The Holy Spirit as an Instructor.

John, xiv. 16,17,26;

xv. 26; xvi. 7-15 J. COOKE, D.D......... 67

The Blessing of those who hear and keep

the Word of God...

Luke, xi. 28...... J. RUDGE, D.D......... 77

The Law of Christian Charity..... .... Luke, xiv. 14..... LORD BISHOP OF BATH AND

WELLS.........

94

The Dependence of the Minister's Reward

on the Spiritual Progress of his Hearers 2 John, 8 ........ Rev. H. MelviLL, A.M. 101

The Character of God as a Father-Extract

E. IRVING, A.M.

115

Christ's Application of his work to Be

li evers

Matt. i. 21........ J. SANDFORD, A.M. 117

Motives for the Cultivation of a Christian

Deportment..

Philip. ii. 14–16.. J. PARSONS.

124

The Names of God under the Old and

New Testament Dispensations–Extract

E. IRVING, A.M........

135

The Knowledge of God ...

Hebrews, viii. 11.. J. H. EVANS, A.M...... 137

The Death of the Righteous and of the

Wicked....

Proverbs, xiv. 32.. J. LEIFCHILD..

146

'The Character of David-Extract

E. IRVING, A.M. 155

The Son of Man the Saviour of the Lost .. Matt. xviii. 11-14 W. H. COOPER.

157
The Requirements of the Gospel......... Micah, vi. 8...... V. WARD.

167

The Concurrence of the Dispensations of

Providence in the Eternal Welfare of the

Believer.

Romans, viii. 28 .. J. A. JAMES.......... 173

Entering into the Sanctuaries of God. .... Psalm, lxxiii. 16, 17 W. DODSWORTH, A.M. . 182

The Triune Jehovah

Deuteronomy, vi. 4;

Isaiah, xlii. 8... J. R. BARBER, A.M. ... 189

The Nature of Salvation and the Means of

its Attainment .....

1 Cor. xv. 1, 2

S. ROBINS, A.M........ 196

The Prayers and the Alms of Cornelius. .. Acts, x. 4

H. MELVILL, A.M. 205

The Providence of God-Extract.

H. MELVILL, A.M...... 219

The Accepted Time ..

2 Cor. vi. 2.

G. SPRING, D.D........

The Valley of Vision....

Ezekiel, xxxvii. 9. H. BLUNT, A.M.. 231

The Christian Conflict

Rev. ii. 11..

T. DUNN

j'imes of Refreshing from the Presence of

the Lord

Acts, iii. 19

W. B. LEACH

249

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The Joy of Angels in the Conversion of

Sinners.....

Luke, xv. 10...... Rev. R. Newton...... 257

Declaring the Counsel of God...

Acts, xx. 27.

W.JAY...

273

John Wickliffe-Extract.

MANN'S LECTURES.

283

The Right of Private Judgment in Matters

of Religion

1. Thiess. v. 21. .... Rev. J. BURNET

285

The Bible the Word of God and the Sword

of the Spirit....

Ephesians, vi. 17.. T. MORTIMER, B.D. .... 294

Defence of the Separation of the Church of

England from the Church of Rome. .... Romans, xii. 18. H. MELVILL, A.M. ..... 301

The Written Word of God the only Stand-

ard of Truth. ...

Isaiah, viii. 20.... W. CURLING, A. M. 317

The Errors of the Romish Church.. John, v. 39.

J. RUDGE, D.D. ........ 327

The Bible the Treasury of Knowledge.... John, v. 39.

A. MAYOR, LL.D. 349

The Duty of Prayer-Extract.......

J. CLAYTON, A.M....... 356

The Character and Conversion of Saul of

Tarsus

1 Tim. i. 16

J. SHERMAN.

357

The Temptation of Christ-Extract

C. BENSON, A.M. ...... 367

The Brazen Serpent.

Numbers, xxi. 8.. E. TOTTENHAM, A.M... 369

The Visit of Barnabas to the Church of

Antioch....

Acts, xi. 23 ...... F. A. Cox, LL.D. ...... 376

The Nature and Source of the Redeemer's

Sorrow...

Isaiah, liii. 3...... C. B. WOODMAN. 385

The finding of the Ransom.

Job, xxxii. 24.... T. J. JUDKIN, A.M. 394

God's Willingness to Save-Extract......

J. CLAYTON, A.M...... 400

Christians Dead unto Sin and Alive unto

Romans, vi. 11.... W. JAY.

401

The Axe laid at the Root.......

Matt. iii. 10 ......

J. LEIPCHILD.

408

Remarks on the Reformation-Extract...

W.JAY....

419

Prisoners of Hope......

Zechariah, ix. 12.. D. WILSON, A.M.

421

The Pulness of the Gospel..

Romans, xv. 29. J. HAMBLETON, A.M. 427

Peace in Christ...

John, xvi. 33. Hon. & Rev.B. W.NOEL, A.M. 437

The Commission of Ezekiel......

Ezekiel, ii. 4, 5. .. Rev. T. MORTIMER, B.D. .... 446

The Vicarious Sacrifice of Christ-Extract

J. CLAYTON, A.M...... 452

The Period, Purpose, and Signs of Christ's

Future Advent. ........

Luke, xxi. 27. ....

S. ROBINS, A.M.........453

Christ the Healer of Diseases...... Matt. iv, 24.

M. O'SULLIVAN, A.M. .. 462

The Gradual Corruption of Christianity-

Extract...

W. JAY...

467

The Advent of Christ.

Luke, xix. 12, 13.. F. ELLABY, A.M. 469

The Importunate Widow a Type of God's

Elect People...

Luke, xviii. 7,8.. J. STRATTEN.

477

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REV. 3. HAMBLETON, A.M.
CHAPEL OF EASE, HOLLOWAY, TRINITY SUNDAY, 183

“ For this God is our God for ever and ever : he will be our guide even unto death."

Psalm, xlviii. 14.

We thank God to-day for “giving us grace to make confession of a true faith.” In that faith we acknowledge the glory of the Eternal Trinity, the Triune Jehovah, three persons and one God. In the same faith we pray to be kept “ steadfast,” looking to this Triune God to “defend us evermore from all the adversities" to which the profession of our faith may expose us.

Now, Is this a Scriptural faith? is a most important question. Are we worshipping the true God, or, like the Athenians of old, have we raised an altar “to the unknown God ?” These questions I propose that we consider in a very practical way.

Our text shall lead our thoughts. “ This God is our God for ever and ever.” Who is this God? How is he our portion? Then, secondly, what may we consistently expect from him? "6 This is our God: he will be our guide even unto death.” These are our two points : in considering which, may our God aid us with his effectual blessing.

We will consider: first, who is this GOD WHOM WE CALL OUR GOD.

There is great emphasis in the expression: “For this God is our God;" as if pointing to the true God in distinction from all false gods. We may partly gather from the Psalm itself, who is this God. This God is he, who (in the first verse of the Psalm) is called Jehovah, “the Lord, great and greatly to be praised in the city of our God.” This is “the great King,” (as the second verse calls him,) who chose Zion of old as the site of his favoured city. This God is he who was once “ known in her palaces” as a sure refuge. This Goa

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