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Che Work of the Christian.
“ Man goeth forth unto his work and to his labour until the
evening.”—PSALM civ. 23
Saintliness not forfeited by the Penitent
" In nothing am I behind the very chiefest Apostles, though I be
nothing.”—2 Cor. xii. 11
Our Lord's Last Supper and his first.
“ And He said unto them, With desire I have desired to eat this
passover with you before I suffer.”—LUKE xxii. 15.
Dangers to the Penitent.
“O tarry thou the Lord's leisure; be strong and He shall comfort
thine heart; and put thou thy trust in the Lord.”—PSALM
The three Ofices of Christ.
“ Full of grace are Thy lips, because God hath blessed Thee for ever.
Gird Thee with Thy sword upon Thy thigh, 0 Thou most
mighty, according to Thy worship and renown.”-PSALM
xlv. 3, 4
Faith and Experience.
"The Lord seeth not as man seeth ; for man looketh on the out.
ward appearance, but the Lord looketh on the heart." '-SAM
UEL Xvi. 7.
Faith and the World.
Though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished:
but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.”-PROVERBS
The Church and the Norld.
“ After thar ye have known God, or rather are known of God, how
turn ye again to the weak and beggarly elements, whereunto ye
desire again to be in bondage ?"-GALATIANS iv. 9:
Indulgence in Religious Privileges
" These are spots in your feasts of charity, when they feast with
you, feeding themselves without fear."-JUDE 12
Connection between Personal and Public Improvement.
“ The earth shall be full of the knowledge of the Lord, as the waters
cover the sca.”—ISAIAH xi. 9 .
I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.
Yet a little
while, and the world seeth Me no more; but ye see Me."-JOHN
xiv. 18, 19
Joshua a Type of Christ and his followers
(First Sunday after Trinity.)
“ And it came to pass a long time after that the Lord had given rest
unto Israel from all their enemies round about, that Joshua waxed
old and stricken in age.”—JOSHUA xxiii. I
Elisha a Type of Christ and His Followers.
(Eleventh Sunday after Trinity.)
" And Elisha said, I pray thee, let a double portion of thy spirit be
upon me."--2 Kings ii. 9
The Christian Church a Continuation of the Jewish.
“ The rennant that is escaped of the house of Judah shall again take
root downward, and bear fruit upward.”-ISAIAH xxxvii. 31
The Principle of Continuity between the Jewish and
“If ye be dead with Christ from the rudiments of the world, why,
as though living in the world, are ye subject to ordinances,
(Touch not, taste not, handle not, which all are to perish with
the using ;) after the commandments and doctrines of men ?”.
COLOSSIANS ii. 20—22