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HUGH BLAIR, D.D. F.R. S. ED.
THE MINISTERS OF THE HIGH CHURCH,
PROFESSOR OF RHETORIC AND BELLES LETTRES IN THE
TO WHICH IS PREFIXED,
A SHORT ACCOUNT
THE LIFE AND CHARACTER
BY JAMES FINLAYSON, D. D.
IN FIVE VOLUMES.
PRINTED FOR T. CADELL AND W. DAVIES; F. C. AND J. RIVINGTON ;
On our present Ignorance of the Ways of God.
JOHN, xiii. 7. Jesus answered, and said unto him, What I do,
While they promise them liberty, they them-
selves are the servants of corruption; for of whom a man is
overcome, of the same is he brought in bondage.
On the Importance of Public Worship.
PSALM XXVI. 8. Lord, I have loved the habitation of thy
house, and the place where thine honour dwelleth.
On the Misfortunes of Men being chargeable on themselves.
The foolishness of man perverteth his way,
and his heart fretteth against the Lord.
On Integrity as the Guide of Life.
PROVERBS, xi. 3. The integrity of the upright shall guide
On Submission to the Divine Will.
JOB, ii. 10. Shall we receive good at the hand of God, and
On the Conduct to be held with regard to Future Events.
PROVERBS, Xxvii. 1. Boast not thyself of to-morrow; for thou
knowest not what a day may bring forth.
Now unto the King eternal, immortal, in-
visible, the only wise God, be honour, and glory, for ever and
On the Compassion and Beneficence of the Deity.
[Preached before the Society for the Benefit of the Sons of the Clergy of
the Established Church of Scotland, 20th May, 1796.]
Jeremiah, xlix. 11. Leave thy fatherless children; I will pre-
PROVERBS, X. 28. The hope of the Righteous shall be glad-
On the proper Disposition of the Heart towards God.
ACTS, xvii. 28. In Him we live, and move, and have our
PROVERBS, Xviii. 14. The spirit of a man will sustain his in-
firmity: but a wounded spirit who can bear?
On all Things working together for Good to the Righteous.
ROMANS, viii. 28. We know that all Things work together for
Good to them that love God, to them who are the Called
Originally the first Sermon of the Fifth Volume.