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extend that liberality to the performance which it has so eminently shewn to the family of a man, who, in all his labors, whether from the pulpit or the press, conscientiously endeavoured to improve his fellow-creatures, rather than to display his own abilities.

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The Editor has only to add, that the gratitude of the Author's Family is as sincere as the benevolence of the Public has been great.

Edmonton,
Feb. 16, 1797

H. B. O.

1

SERMON I.

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SE R M ON I.

ROMANS ii.-Ver. 28, 29.

FOR HE IS NOT A JEW, WHO IS ONE OUT

WARDLY; NEITHER IS THAT CIRCUMCI*

SION, WHICH IS OUTWARD IN THE FLESH :

BUT HE IS A JÉW, WHO IS ONE INWARDLY}

AND CIRCUMCISION

IS

THAT

OF THE

HEART, IN THE SPIRIT, AND NOT IN THE

LETTER, WHOSE PRAISE IS NOT OF MEN,

BUT OF GOD.

ST.

T. Paul, in the beginning of this Epistle, defcribes the wretched and deplorable state, into which Mankind were universally fallen ;- and thence infers the great

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