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SAMUEL STENNETT, D. D.
I WILL WALK WITHIN MY HOUSE WITH A PERFECT HEART,
PRINTED BY J. RITCHIE,
FOR J. OGLE, PARLIAMENT-SQUARE ; M. OGLE, GLASGOW;
AND R. OGLE, LONDON.
nour thy father and mother, (which is the first commandment
with promise) that it may be well with thee, and thou mayest
live long on the earth.
Duties of Servants to Masters.
Eph. vi. 15,--- 8.
Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to
the flesh, with fear and trembling, in fingleness of your heart,
as unto Chris : not with eye-tervice, as men pleasers, but as
THE DUTIES OF BENEVOLENCE CON
SIDERED AND ENFORCED.
Phil. ii. 4. Look not every man on his own things, but every
man also on the things of others.
S man was made for society, it is the duty and
interest of every one to contribute what lies in his power to the general good. This is a plain dictate of nature, and is abundantly confirmed and enforced by scripture. Whoever considers the divine benevolence which breathes through the gospel, and which shone so illuftriously in the countenance of its great author, the Lord Jesus Christ, must clearly fee that it is impossible for a man to be a genuine Christian, without feeling, in a degree at least, that generous warmth which a public spirit inspires. When the Son of righteousness first arose upon this miserably cold and benighted world, the balmy influence of his grace diffused itself through the breasts of thousands. B