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A COLLECTION OP
THE MOST EMINENT DIVINES
OF THE PRESENT DAY.
IN SIX VOLUMES.
PRINTED FOR THOMAS TEGG, 73, CHEAPSIDE.
The Epistle to the Church in Pergamos.... Rev. ii. 17
H. BLUNT, A.M.
The Cure of Naaman......
The Success of Peter and John in preaching
the Gospel the Effect of Prayer.. Acts, iv. 31, 32
The Israelites' Deliverance by the Hand of
Heb. xi. 32
J. E. TYLER, B.D....... 28:
Diligence in seeking Salvation.
xii. 14, 15 H, W. MADDOCK, A.M. 289
The repeated Invitations of the Gospel Luke, xiv. 21—23 Rev. A. Reed, D.D.
THE BRITISH PULPIT.
THE REVELATION OF THE WRATH OF GOD.
REV. W. JAY.
ARGYLE CHAPEL, BATH, SEPTEMBER 28, 1834.
* For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrigateousness
of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness."-ROMANS, i. 18.
SOMB parts of the office and the work of ministers are much more pleasing than others. It is delightful to delineate the character of the righteous, and to show the path of the just, which is “as the shining light, which shineth in sre and more until the perfect day' It is delightful to dwell on the glories and blessedness of the heavenly world, and to hear of our “meetness for the inherit. ance of the saints in light.” It is delightful to hold forth God's goodness, shewing him in his abundant mercy, and the exceeding riches of his grace; not sparing his own Son, but delivering him up for us all; raising him up from he dead, and giving him glory, that our faith and hope might be in God; exalting him at his own right hand to be a Prince and a Saviour, to give repentance unto Israel, and remission of sins; and sending forth his messengers to compel men to come in, that his house might be filled with inhabitants, and his table furnished with guests.
But our feelings are not to regulate our duties. The truth is, we have no choice; as preachers we are bound-if we would be faithful to our commission, and be free from the murder of souls we are bound not to shun to “declare all the counsel of God.” What says God to Ezekiel ? “When I say unto the wicked, O wicked man, thou shalt surely die; if thou dost not speak to warn the wicked from his way, that wicked man shall die in his iniquity, but his blood will I require at thine hand." This demands, therefore, that, “knowing the terrors of the Lord, we persuade men," and that some we should endeavour
save with fear, pulling them out of the fire.” Even Paul—who is called