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GOD'S FAVOUR TO THOSE WHO TRUST IN HIM. NAHUM, i. 7. The Lord is good, a strong-hold in in the day of trouble, and He knoweth them that trust in Him.
THE EXCELLENCY OF THE KNOWLEDGE OF
PHILIPPIANS, iii. Yea doubtless, and I count all things, but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord.
THE PRIVILEGES, CHARACTER, AND EXPERIENCE OF THE LORD'S PEOPLE.
PSALM lxxiii. 24. Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterwards receive me to glory.
CHRIST A SHELTER AND REFRESHMENT TO HIS PEOPLE.
ISAIAH Xxxii. 2. And a man shall be as a hidingplace from the wind, and a covert from the tempest, as rivers of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a weary land.
COMING SINNERS IN NO WISE CAST OUT.
JOHN, vi. 37. And him that cometh to me, I will in no wise cast out. Page 166
LIFE THROUGH FAITH IN THE NAME OF CHRIST.
JOHN, XX. 31. But these are written that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ the Son of God, and that believing ye might have life through his name.
THE ANGEL'S ADMONITION TO LOT.
GENESIS, xix. 17. Escape for thy life; look not behind thee, neither stay thou in all the plain: escape to the mountain lest thou be consumed.
THE LORD'S FAITHFULNESS IN PROVIDING FOOD FOR HIS PEOPLE.
PSALM CXi. 5. He hath given meat unto them that fear Him: He will ever be mindful of His cove
THE CHRISTIAN'S REST THROUGH FAITH. HEBREWS, iv. 1. Let us therefore fear, lest a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it.
EXHORTATION TO DECISION AND EARNESTNESS IN RELIGION.
HEBREWS, xiii. 13, 14. Let us go forth therefore unto Him without the camp, bearing his reproach: for here have we no continuing city, but we seek one
THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF THE SCRIBES AND PHARISEES.
MATTHEW, V. 20. For I say unto you, that except your righteousness exceed the righteousness of the Scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven.
THE FOUNDATION OF THE CHRISTIAN'S HOPE. 2 TIMOTHY, i. 12. For I know whom I have believed, and I am persuaded that He is able to keep that which I have committed unto Him, against that day.
THE DUTY OF EDUCATING THE POOR
PROVERBS, Xxii. 6. Train up a child in the way he should go; and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
DANGER OF RELIGIOUS DECLENSION.
LUKE, ix. 62. And Jesus said unto him, no man having put his hand to the plough, and looking back is fit for the kingdom of God. Page 312
LOVE TO CHRIST THE DISTINGUISHING
1 PETER, i. 8. Whom having not seen, ye love. 328
PRAYER FOR THE LORD'S FAVOUR TO HIS
PSALM CVI. 4.
Remember me, O Lord, with the fa
vour that Thou bearest unto thy people.
BALM IN GILEAD.
JEREMIAH, viii. 22. Is there no Balm in Gilead? Is
there no Physician there? Why then is not the
health of the daughter of my people recovered?
THE CHRISTIAN REJOICING IN HIS REGENERATION AND HOPE.
1 PETER, i. 3. Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope, by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. 379