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Sincere Word of GOD.
Plain and Impartial ACCOUNT
Of the WHOLE
Collected out of the WRITINGS of the
OLD and New TESTAMENT.
A N D
By the Right Reverend Father in GOD,
Half-moon in St. Paul's Church-yard. 1717.
To the WORSHIPFUL the
Masters of the Bench,
And the rest of the
Take this opportunity of expressing the grateful Senfe I.
have of the Honour that was done me, when I was first appointed Tour Preacher, and of the many Proofs Tou have since given me of a sincere Friendship and Regard.
The Present I here make You, is not probably such as You might expect, after so many Tears Preaching
among You ; but Your favourable Acceptance of my Endeavours to Serve You in that Way, being, as I prefume, chiefly owing to the Care I have always taken - not to depart from the Scripture-Principles now laid before Tou: I did not think I could offer Tou any thing so juftly Valuable as this plain Draught of the Christian Religion, in all its nătive Purity and Simplicity:
It hath been no little Satisfaction to me to observe, that there are many Perfons of Piety and Virtue in this Place: I pray God increase the Number of them, that so there. may be nothing wanting to render this Ancient Society, in all respects, truly. Great and Honourable,