Baptism, A Divine Command to be Observed
Being A Sermon Preached At Barbican,
October 9, 1765 At The Baptism Of The Reverend
Mr. Robert Carmichael,
Minister Of The Gospel In Edinburgh.
The following discourse was not designed for the press; had it, the subject of it would have been a little more enlarged upon; and, perhaps, might have appeared in a little better dr ...read
Baptism, A Public Ordinance of Divine Worship
As the first covenant, or testament, had ordinances of divine service, which are shaken, removed, and abolished; so the New Testament, or gospel dispensation, has ordinances of divine worship, which cannot be shaken, but will remain until the second coming of Christ: these, as Austin says, are few; and easy to be observed, and of a very expressi ...read
Christ a Priest After the Order of Melchizedek
The Lord hath sworn, and will not repent, Thou art a priest forever, after the order of Melchizedek.
I have in a late discourse shown you that Levi's Urim and Thummim are to be found with Christ, and I shall now endeavour to make it appear, that notwithstanding that, he is not a priest of Levi's order, but of the order of Melchiz ...read
Christ the Ransom Found
Occasioned by the Death of Mr. John Davenport.
Preached Oct. 13, 1754.
Then he is gracious unto him, and saith, Deliver him from going to the pit, I have found a ransom.-- Job 33:24.
The occasion of my reading these words to you at this time, is the decease of Mr. John Davenport, late member and deacon of this church, which by some circums ...read
Christ the Savior From the Tempest
In commemoration of the Great Storm, in the Year MDCCIII:
Preached in Little Wild-street, near Lincoln's-Inn Fields, Nov. 27, 1736.
Lord save us; We perish.
These words are a very importunate petition of the disciples of Christ unto him, when in great danger by a storm at sea. The case of such persons, their great ...read
Covenant Interest in God
AND A VIEW OF WHAT IS IN HIM,
AS A COVENANT-GOD,
ENCOURAGEMENT TO HIS PEOPLE,
IN THE WORST OF TIMES.
1 SAMUEL 30:6. LAST CLAUSE.
But David encouraged himself in the Lord his God.
David was at this time in as great distress, if not greater, than ever he was in all his life. He had been persecuted from place to place by Saul ...read
David a Type of Christ
2 SAMUEL 23:1
Now these be the last words of David; David the Son of Jesse said, and the Man who was raised up on high, the Anointed of the God of Jacob, and the sweet Psalmist of Israel, said.
THESE be tile last words of David. This refers not to what goes before, in the preceding chapter, which contains a psalm or song of David, and which i ...read
Dying Thoughts: Consisting of A Few Unfinished Hints
WRITTEN BY Dr. GILL,
A Little Before His Decease.
The use our Lord makes of the doctrine of death, is Matthew 24:44. Therefore be ye also ready, for in such hour as ye think not, the Son of man cometh: Either to judgment, or by death: and happy they, who, with the wise virgins, are ready to go into the marriage-chamber, and partake of the marri ...read
Faith in God and His Word, the Establishment and Prosperity of His People
Preached at a Wednesday's Evening Lecture,
GREAT EAST-CHEAP, Dec. 27, 1753.
2 Chronicles 20:20
Believe in the Lord your God, so shall ye be established blessed; believe his prophets, so shall ye prosper.
In the beginning of this chapter, we have an account of an invasion of the land of Judea in the time of Jehoshaphat, by t ...read
Infant Baptism: A Part and Pillar of Popery
Being called upon, in a public manner, to give proof of what I have said concerning infant-baptism, in a preface to my reply to Mr. Clarke's Defense, etc. or to expunge it, I readily agree to the former, and shall endeavor to explain myself, and defend what I have written; but it will be proper first to recite the whole paragraph, which stands thus ...read
Jehovah's Declaration, Behold the Man is Become as One of Us, Considered
And the Lord God said, Be/told the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil. And now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever.
In the three first chapters of Genesis, we have an account of the rise and ruin of the world, and of all human nature. The first chapter gives us ...read
Jehovah's Prerogative, and His Alone, to Put Away the Sins of His People
2 SAMUEL 12:13
--And Nathan said unto David, the Lord also hath put away thy Sin; thou shall not die.
In the preceding chapter we have an account of the sin of David, which is here recited. I need not name it, it is too well known; and from which we may learn, what men, the best of men are, when left to themselves the Lord's people, not only ...read
Job's Creed or Confession of Faith
Occasioned by the Death of the Reverend Mr. Edward Wallin,
Preached June 18, 1733.
For I know that my Redeemer liveth, and that He shall stand at the latter day upon the earth. And though after my skin, worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God: Whom I shall see for myself, and mine eyes shall behold, and not anoth ...read
Levi's Urim and Thummim Found with Christ
And of Levi he said, Let thy Thummim, and thy Urim be with thy holy One, whom thou didst prove at Massah, and with whom thou didst strive at the waters of Meribah.
These words are part of the blessing wherewith Moses blessed the tribe of Levi, when he blessed that and the other tribes a little before his death. He was a man e ...read
Neglect of Fervent Prayer Complained Of
Preached November, 21, 1754, at a Monthly Exercise of
Prayer, in the Reverend Mr. Steven's Meeting-
House near Devonshire-Square.
And there is none that calleth upon thy name, that stirreth up himself to take hold of thee.
These words are an address of the church and people of God unto the Lord in a prayer, which b ...read
Paul's Farewell Discourse at Ephesus
And now, brethren, I commend you to God and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them which are sanctified.
This passage is part of the last words of the apostle Paul, to the elders of the church at Ephesus, whom he had called together to deliver his mind unto. He was an ...read
Solomon's Temple a Figure of the Church
AND THE TWO PILLARS, JACHIN AND BOAZ,
TYPICAL OF CHRIST.
1 KINGS 7:21
And he set up the pillars in the porch of the temple: and set up the right pillar, and called the name thereof Jachin: and he set up the left pillar, and called the name thereof Boaz.
THESE two pillars were set in the porch of the temple that was built by Solomon; and h ...read
Some Strictures on a late Treatise
STRICTURES ON MR. BOSTWICK'S
FAIR AND RATIONAL VINDICATION
of the right of infants
to the ordinance of baptism
Along with Mr. Clark's Defense of the divine Right of Infant-baptism, to which what is written above is a Reply, there has been imported from America a treatise called, A fair and rational Vindication of the Right of Infants to ...read
The Agreement of the Old and New Testament
Preached at a Wednesday's Evening Lecture,
GREAT EAST-CHEAP, Mar. 24, 1756.
Acts 26: 22, 23.
Having therefore obtained help of God, I continue unto this day, witnessing both to small and great; saying none other things than those which the prophets and Moses did say should come: that Christ should suffer, and that he should be ...read
The Ancient Mode of Baptizing by Immersion, Plunging, or Dipping into Water
Maintained And Vindicated;
Against the Cavils and Exceptions of the Author of a late Pamphlet,
The manner of Baptizing with Water cleared up from the Word of God and right Reason, etc.
Together with some remarks upon the Author's
for the Practice of a FREE or mix Communion in Churches.
Some Remarks ...read