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SERM. II. Of the Omniprefence of God. 35
SERM. III. Of the Being, Greatness, and in-
SERM. VIII. Of the Question, Whether Jefus
Chrift were the true and only Meffiah. p. 207
SERM. IX. Of the Methods of Reconciliation
committed to the Apoftles: Or, an Inquiry
into the Nature of Church-Ordinances, and
the Power and Qualifications of Church-
SERM. X. The bloody Methods of propagating
the Popish Religion a plain Proof, that it is
not of Divine Original: Together with a
Vindication of our Natural, Evangelical,
and Civil Rights of oppofing any Prince, who
Shall attempt to introduce it.
SERM. XI. Of Self-Love; that it is the Foun-
dation of our Love to God, and Love to Man,
and even the Caufe of our Generofity. 325
SERM. XII. Of the great Importance of a good
ORATIO de Tranfubftantiatione.
The Being and Providence of GOD, and the Certainty of a REWARD for the highteous, demonftrated upon the Principles of natural Reason.
Preached before the
ST. MARY'S in OXFORD,
ACT-SUNDAY, JULY 8, 1739.
Διαφέρει δ ̓ ὦ σμικρὸν, ἀμως γέ πως πιθανότητα τινὰ τες λόγες ἡμῶν ἔχειν, ὡς θεόιτ ̓ ἐισὶ καὶ ἀγαθὸν, δίκην τιμῶντες διαφερόντως ἀνθρώπων. PLATO de legibus, 1. 10.
PSA L. lviii. II.
So that a Man fhall fay, Derilp there is a Keward for the Righteous; verily he is a G D, that judgeth, the Earth *
HE vifible Disorder and Irregularity, that appear in the Diftribution of the good and evil Things belonging to this Life, led fome of the + Philofophers of the Heathen World to doubt whether there were a Gop; and if there was, whether he had the Care and Direction of human Affairs. They thought, that the Cries
* The Original is otherwise rendered in the CommonPrayer Tranflation: So that a Man fhall fay, Verily there is a Reward for the Righteous; doubtless there is a GOD that judgeth the Earth.
+ Sunt enim Philofophi, & fuerunt, qui omnino nullam habere conferent Rerum humanarum Procurationem Deos. TUL. de nat. Deor.
Κακῶν δὲ ἀνθρώπων καὶ ἀδίκων τύχαι ἰδίᾳ καὶ δημοσίᾳ, ἀληθείᾳ μὲν ἐκ ἐυδαίμονες, δόξαι δὲ εὐδαιμονιζόμεναι σφόδρα ἀλλ ̓ ἐκ ἐμμελῶς, ἀγωσί σε πρὸς ἀσέβειαν, &ς, PLATO de legibus, 1. 10. of