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.
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
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
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 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.
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.
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
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 Wisdom of God, Displayed in the Way of Salvation The Wisdom Of God, Displayed In The Way Of Salvation
Dated March 1733. Six sermons.
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.
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)
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.'
... 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.