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ASSOCIATION, 3, WALBROOK BUILDINGS, WALBROOK ;
SOLD ALSO BY R. HUNTER, 72, ST. PAUL'S CHURCH-

YARD.

1830.

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SERMON I.

OF THE

SECURITY OF A VIRTUOUS COURSE.

PROVERBS X. 9.

HE THAT WALKETH UPRIGHTLY, WALKETH SURELY.

THESE words express one of the most important of all maxims. They tell us, that in the .practice of virtue there is SAFETY. Much higher praise may be bestowed upon it. We may say that with it are connected peace, honour, dignity, the favour of God, happiness now, and ETERNAL happiness hereafter : and we have reason enough to think this true. But whether true or not, it is at least true, that there is safety in it.

Christianity informs us, that good men will be raised from death, to enjoy a glorious immortality, through that Saviour of the world, who tasted death for every man. But let the evidence for this be supposed precarious and unsatisfactory. Let it be reckoned uncertain, whether a virtuous course will terminate in such infinite blessings under the Divine government as Christians are taught to expect: still there will remain sufficient

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