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The Peace Which Christ Gives His True Followers
      Dated August 1750. Preached at Canaan. Peace I leave with you, my peace give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. --John 14:27 Subject: That peace which Christ when he died left as a legacy to all his true saints, is very diverse from all those things which the men of this world bequeath to their children. THESE words ar ...read

The Perpetuity And Change Of The Sabbath
       The Perpetuity And Change Of The Sabbath Not dated. Two sermons 1 Corinthians 16:1, 2 Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have given order to the churches of Galatia, even so do ye. Upon the first day of the week, let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come. ...read

The Portion of the Righteous
       The Portion Of The Righteous Dated December, 1740. Romans 2:10 But glory, honour, and peace, to every man that worketh good. Subject: Glory, honor, and peace is the portion that God has given to all the godly. THE apostle in the preceding verses declared what is the portion of wicked men; viz. indignation and wrath, tribulation ...read

The Portion of the Wicked
       (Dated November, 1735. Romans 2:8, 9 But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath, tribulation and anguish, upon every soul of man that doeth evil, of the Jew first, and also of the Gentile. Subject: Indignation, wrath, and misery and anguish of soul is the portion that ...read

The Preciousness Of Time And The Importance Of Redeeming It
       The Preciousness Of Time And The Importance Of Redeeming It Dated December, 1734 Ephesians 5:16 Redeeming the time. Subject: Time is a thing that is exceedingly precious. Christians should not only study to improve the opportunities they enjoy, for their own advantage, as those who would make a good bargain; but also labor to rec ...read

The Pure In Heart Blessed
       The Pure In Heart Blessed Dated 1753. Preached to the Stockbridge Indians Matthew 5:8 Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God. Subject: I. Prop. That it is a thing truly happifying to the soul of man to see God. II. Prop. That the having a pure heart is the certain and only way to come to the blessedness of seeing ...read

The Scripture Is The Word Of God
       The Scripture Is The Word Of God Dated November, 1753. In the left-hand corner [of the manuscript] is written, 'St;, Ind. Novem. '53.' 2 Timothy 3:16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God. I. There must be some Word of God. 'Tis unreasonable to think that God would always keep silence and never say anything to mankind. ...read

The Sole Consideration, That God Is God, Sufficient To Still All Objections To His Sovereignty
       The Sole Consideration, That God Is God, Sufficient To Still All Objections To His Sovereignty Psalm 46:10 Be still, and know that I am God. Dated June, 1735. THIS psalm seems to be a song of the church in a time of great revolutions and desolations in the world. Therefore the church glories in God as her refuge, and strength, and ...read

The Sorrows of the Bereaved Spread Before Jesus
       The Sorrows Of The Bereaved Spread Before Jesus Preached at Hatfield, MA. September 2, 1741, being the day of interment of the Rev. William Williams. Matthew 14:12 And his disciples came and took up the body and buried it, and went and told Jesus. Subject: When anyone is taken away by death that has been eminent in the work of t ...read

The True Excellency Of A Gospel Minister
       The True Excellency Of A Gospel Minister Preached at Pelham, August 30, 1744, at the ordination of the Rev. Mr. Robert Abercrombie, to the work of the gospel ministry in that place. John 5:35 He was a burning and a shining light. THAT discourse of our blessed Savior we have an account of in this chapter from the 17th verse to the e ...read

The Unreasonableness Of Indetermination In Religion
       The Unreasonableness Of Indetermination In Religion Dated June, 1734. Lecture 1734; preached to Stockbridge Indians, 1752. 1 Kings 18:21 And Elijah came unto all the people, and said, How long halt ye between two opinions? If the Lord be God, follow him; but if Baal, then follow him. And the people answered him not a word. Subject: T ...read

The Vain Self Flatteries of the Sinner
       Psalm 36:2 For he flattereth himself in his own eyes, until his iniquity be found to be hateful. In the foregoing verse, David says, that the transgression of the wicked said within his heart, "that there is no fear of God before his eyes;" that is, when he saw that the wicked went on in sin, in an allowed way of wickedness, it convinced ...read

The Warnings of Scripture Are in the Best Manner Adapted to the Awakening and Conversion Of Sinners
       The Warnings Of Scripture Are In The Best Manner Adapted To The Awakening And Conversion Of Sinners Luke 16:31 And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead. WE here have an account how the rich man in hell - after he had in vain begged of Abraham to send L ...read

The Wisdom of God, Displayed in the Way of Salvation
       The Wisdom Of God, Displayed In The Way Of Salvation Dated March 1733. Six sermons. Ephesians 3:10 To the intent that now unto the principalities and powers in heavenly places, might be known by the church the manifold wisdom of God. Subject: The wisdom appearing in the way of salvation by Jesus Christ is far above the wisdom of the ...read

True Grace Distinguished From the Experience of Devils
       True Grace Distinguished From The Experience Of Devils Dated September 28, 1752. Preached before the Synod of New York, convened at Newark, in New Jersey. Also preached in 1746. James 2:19 Thou believest that there is one God; thou dost well: the devils also believe, and tremble. Subject: No such experiences as the devils in hell ...read

True Saints, When Absent From the Body, Are Present With the Lord
      True Saints, When Absent From The Body, Are Present With The Lord Preached on the day of the funeral of the Rev. Mr. David Brainerd, Missionary to the Indians, from the Honorable Society in Scotland for the propagation of Christian Knowledge, and Pastor of a Church of Christian Indians in New Jersey; who died at Northampton in New England, Oc ...read

Unbelievers Contemn The Glory And Excellency Of Christ
       Unbelievers Contemn The Glory And Excellency Of Christ Dated May, 1736 (and 1753) Acts 4:11 This is the stone which was set at nought of you builders. Subject: Unbelievers set nothing by all the glory and excellency that is in Christ. IN the foregoing chapters we have an account of the out-pouring of the Holy Ghost on the apostle ...read

Undiscerned Spiritual Pride
      The first and worst cause of error that prevails in our day is spiritual pride. This is the main door by which the devil comes into the hearts of those who are zealous for the advancement of Christ. It is the chief inlet of smoke from the bottomless pit to darken the mind and mislead the judgment, and the main handle by which Satan takes hold of Ch ...read

We Have Peace With God
       We Have Peace With God Dated June, 1742 or 3. From Grosart's 'Unpublished Writings.' Romans 5:1 ... we have peace with God. Subject: Peace with God 1. The nature of it. 2. How it is brought to pass. 3. The distinguishing marks of it. 4. The benefits of it. 5. The course that should be taken in order to it. ...read

When the Wicked Shall Have Filled Up the Measure of Their Sin, Wrath Will Come Upon Them to the Uttermost
      When the Wicked Shall Have Filled Up the Measure of Their Sin, Wrath Will Come Upon Them to the Uttermost (Dated May, 1735) 1 Thessalonians 2:16 To fill up their sins alway; for the wrath is come upon them to the uttermost. Subject: When those that continue in sin have filled up the measure of their sins, then wrath will come upon t ...read

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