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.. UPON THE MOST
IN TWO VOLUMES,
BY ALEXANDER MACWHORTER, D. D.
CHURCH IN NEWARK, NEW JERSEY.
Christ the Power of God and the Wisdom of God. Pauli
The fanctification of the Lord's day.
Rev i. 10. I was in the Spirit on the Lord's day.
The duty of secret prayer.
closet, and when thou haft shut the door, pray to thy Fa-
The duty of family prayer. Joshua xxiv. 15. As for me and my house we will serve the Lord.
The great importance of family government.
i Sam. ji. 1 3. For I have told him, that I will judge his house forever for the iniquity which he knoweth, because his sons made themselves vile, and he reltrained them not.
Some duties of parents to their children.
Ephe. vi. 4. And ye fathers provoke not your children
to wrath, but bring them up in the nurlure and ad-
The duty of children to parents.
Col. iii. 20. Children obey your parents in all things, for
this is well pleasing to the Lord.
Some duties incumbent upon youth.
Eclesi. xii. 1. 2. Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the ' years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them; while the fun, or the light, or the moon, or the stars be not darkened, nor the clouds return after the rain.
How youth may become holy and happy.
Psalms cxix. 9. Wherewith fall a young man cleanse
his way? By taking heed thereto according to thy word. 106
Sobermindedness recommended to those who are young.
Titus ii. 6. Young men likewise exhort to be sober mind
The glory of God the chief end of mat.
1 Cor. 2. 31. Whether therefore ye cat or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.
Self examination a necesa y preparative to the holy cominunion.
i Cor. xi. 20. But let a man examine himself, and so let
him eat of that bread and drink of that cup.
Remembering Clrisi at his table.
Luke xxi. 19. This do in remembrance of me.
The evil of profan: swearing. James v. i 2. But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath, but let your yea be yea, and your nay, nay, left you fall into condeinnation.
The nature and evil of lying.
every man rruth with his neighbour, for we are miem.