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The original and present state of the world contrasted.
Genesis i. 31. And God saw every thing that he had made, and behold it
Acts xvii. 26. And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell
Envy one of the basest passions of the human breast.
Esther v. 13. Yet all this availeth me nothing, so long as 1 see Mordecai
Reflections on the devotion of the higher order of intelligences.
Isaiah vi. 2. With twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered
Little things blight the fairest prospects of man.
Solomon's Song ii. 15. Take us the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the
Man admonished of his duty by inferiour creatures.
Desirable effects of a preached gospel.
Mark xvi. 15. Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every
Joseph's affection, seasonably manifested, worthy of imitation.
Psalm xlviii. 12. Walk about Zion, and go round about her; tell the towers
Origin of the Christian name, and success of Christianity.
Acts xi. 26. The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch.
Isaiah xxviii. 20. For the bed is shorter than that a man can stretch himself
on it, and the covering narrower than that he can wrap himself in it.
Neglect of presént duty the ruin of man.
1 Kings xx. 40. And as thy servant was busy here and there, he was gone.
Psalm iv. 6. There be many that say, Who will show us any good?
Romans iii. 24. Being justified freely by his grace, through the redemption
Little things make up the character of a man.
Luke xvi. 10. He that is faithful in that which is least, is faithful also in
much and he that is unjust in the least, is unjust also in much.
Ecclesiastes xii. 7. Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was; and
The resurrection of the human body, and wonderfully glorious change.
1 Corinthians xv. 53. This corruptible must put on incorruption; and this
Ministers of the gospel, encouraged to hold forth variety as a prominent
trait in their publick discourses.
Matthew xiii. 52. Every scribe which is instructed unto the kingdom of
heaven, is like unto a man that is a householder, which bringeth forth out