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nument of the grace of God; and to that grace alone should we ascribe, as she most unfeignedly did, all the praise.
Mrs. Cardale's station in life was private, and her duties retired and unostentatious; but in that domestic circle she let her light shine before men, and her heavenly Father was glorified. May those Christians, whose situations and duties are similar to her's, follow her example, as she followed Christ's. May they exhibit, as she did, the efficacy of vital Christianity in forming the virtues and graces of the private character, in producing the loveliness of a meek and quiet spirit, which in the sight of God is of great price. May their religion be of the tender, lowly, resigned, affectionate character which appeared in her. Thus will they have the mind which was also in Christ Jesus.
Finally, may the young, and others, whose characters are not as yet decided, be led by this brief sketch to choose the good part with a fixed determination of heart. May they no longer halt between two opinions. May they not rest satisfied with knowledge or occasional emotion; but unreservedly give themselves up to God in the covenant of grace. May they enter on the race which this excellent Christian has run; may they enlist under the banners where she has gained the victory; may they learn in
that school where she has been made wise unto salvation; may they build on that foundation on which her hopes were fixed, and which supported her in infirmity, sickness, temptation, and death!
THE FUTURE GLORY OF THE CHRISTIAN CON
TRASTED WITH HIS PRESENT FRAILTY.
Delivered on Sunday, September 29, 1816,
ST. JOHN'S CHAPEL,
ON OCCASION OF THE
Death of William Cardale, Esq.
LATE OF BEDford row.