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The volume is committed to the care of the Christian public, with the prayer, that the humble services of its deceased author, may redound to the glory of God, and become, under his blessing, profitable to the souls of men.
The pecuniary profit, if any, arising from the sale of the work, will be applied to the support of the Charitable Institutions of the united parishes of Tormoham and Cockington.
The Editor ventures to add, in conclusion, that the texts of scripture in the Title Page, have been inserted in compliance with the Author's directions, as contained in the following note discovered in his diary. "Memorandum. Should I ever publish a volume of Sermons, dedicated to my own flock, to prefix the following words, 2 Peter i. 12, &c."
January 31, 1831.
CHRIST PREACHING AT NAZARETH...
ST. LUKE iv. 16-22.
And he came to Nazareth where he had been brought
And there was delivered unto him the book of the
found the place where it was written,
The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath
To preach the acceptable year of the Lord.
And he closed the book, and gave it again to the
And he began to say unto them, this day is this
And all bare him witness, and wondered at the gra-