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SERMON XV.

The Nature and Malignity of Spiritual Wickedness.

Lest being lifted up with pride, he fall into the con-

demnation of the Devil. 1 Tim. iii. 6.

454

[Preached at Stamford, in Lincolnshire, at the Vi-

sitation of John, Lord Bishop of Peterborough,

July 20, 1780.]

SERMON XVI.

Popular Commotions to precede the End of the World.

And upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity;

the sea and the waves roaring : men's hearts failing

them for fear, and for looking after those things which

are coming upon the earth; for the powers of heaven

shall be shaken. Luke xxi. 25, 26.

467

(Preached in the Metropolitical Church, at Canterbury,

September 20, 1789.]

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SERMON XVII.

The Duty of supporting poor Clergymen and their

Families.

Ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the

words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more

blessed to give than to receive. Acts xx. 35.

484

[Preached at the Anniversary Meeting of the Sons

of the Clergy, in the Cathedral Church of St.

Paul, May 16, 1782.]

COURSE OF LECTURES

ON THE

FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE

OF THE

HOLY SCRIPTURE,

AND THE

Interpretation of it from the Scripture itself.

DELIVERED IN THE

PARISH CHURCH OF NAYLAND, IN SUFFOLK,

IN THE YEAR 1786.

TO WHICH ARE ADDED

FOUR LECTURES

ON THE RELATION BETWEEN THE

OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS,

AS IT IS SET FORTH IN

THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWS.

TO THL

MOST REVEREND HIS GRACE

JOHN MOORE, D.D.

LORD ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY,

PRIMATE AND METROPOLITAN OF ALL ENGLAND;

THIS VOLUME OF

LECTURES

INTENDED TO PROMOTE A MORE ACCURATE AND

INTERESTING KNOWLEDGE OF THE DIVINE

LANGUAGE AND DOCTRINE OF THE

OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS,

IS MOST HUMBLY RECOMMENDED

AND INSCRIBED, BY

HIS GRACE'S

MOST OBLIGED,

MOST FAITHFUL AND OBEDIENT

HUMBLE SERVANT,

WILLIAM JONES.

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