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not say fo in words merely, but in ad tions ; teaching equally by example and by precept, that they consider all knowl edge whatever, without the knowledge of God, as of no value, and that the in. duftry, which has not for its object the melioration of life, is laborious trifling.
he had great podelions....... Mark X. 21, 22.
When I call to remembrance the unféigned faith that
is in thee, which dwelt first in thy grandmother
Lois, and thy mother Eunice, and I am persuad-
ed that is in thee also......2. Tim. i. 5.
SERMON V. Observation of early virtue a source
84 I rejoiced greatly, that I found of thy children walk
ing in the truth, as we have received a commandment from the father........2 John, v. 4.
SERMON VI. Importance of an early knowledge of
the scriptures. And that from a child, thou hast known the holy
Scriptures, which are able to make thee wife unto
2 Tim. iii. 156 SERMON VII. Reverence of the scriptures a corrective of youthful follies.
118 Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking beed thereto according to thy word.
133 Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth,
while the evil days come not, zor the years draw nigh, when thou falt fay, I have no pleasure in them........ Ecclef. xii. 1.
SERMON IX. Obligations to piety arising from a religious education.
160 Know thou the God of thy father; and serve bim with a perfect heart, and with a willing mind.
1 Chron. xxviii. 9. tages of evil, company. 243 He that walketh with wife men fall be wife ; but a companion of fools fball be destroyed.
of securing the favour of men. 176 And Jefus increased in wisdom, and Nature, and in favour with God and man.......Luke ii. 52.
SERMON XI. Youthful fobriety.
193 Young men likewise excbort to be fober-minded.
Titus ii. 6. SERMON XII. Character of Daniel recommended to the imitation of youth.
212 Daniel, a man greatly beloved......Dan. X. II.
SERMON XIII. Means by which the young may avoid contempt.
229 Let no man defpife thy youth......I Tim. iv. 12.
SERMON XIV. Advantages of good, and disadvan
Prov. xiii. 20. SERMON XV. The corrupting influence of evil difcourse.
257 Evil communications corrupt good manners.
I Cor. xv. 33.