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discourses, which I am persuaded will raise such an opinion of Mr. Abernethy in the discerning and judicious, as will convince them, that this esay, intended as a piece of just reSpect to his memory, is far from flattering it; a thing to which indeed there could be no temptation, wben it is real perplexity how to give the reader a just notion of his true worth ; which the author can honestly declare is the case; and is fully perfuaded that such as were intimately acquainted with him, have a far higher Idea of his charakter, than this representation of it can possibly raise in others,

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SER MON I.
Of Self-DENIAL.

Matth. xvi. 24.
Then said Jesus unto his disciples, if any man
will come after me, let him deny himself.

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S é R MON II.
The Gospel a Law of Liberty..

James ii. 12.
So speak ye, and so do, as they that shall be
judged by the law of liberty. p. 24

SERMON III, IV.
OF REPENTANCE.

Matth. iv, 17.
Repent, for the kindom of beaven is af
band.

. 50, 74

SERE

SeRMON v. Peter's denial of his Master, prac

tically improved.

Matth. xxvi. 74. Then began he to curse and to swear, saying,

I know not the man, and immediately the cock crew.

p. 101

SERMON VI. Of JUSTIFICATION by FAITH.

Rom. iv. 16. Therefore it is of Faith, that it might be by

grace, to the end the promise might be sure to all the feed ; not to that only which is of

the law, but to that also which is of the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us

all,

-P. 128

SERMON VII. Of a Conscience void of Offence.

Acts xxiv. 16. And herein do I exercise myself to have al

ways a conscience void of offence towards · God and towards men.

p. 152 SER

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