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"— upon the divine authority of* the Holy "Scriptures — upon the authority of the "writings of the primitive' Fathers, as to "the faith and practice of the primitive "Church—upon the Divinity of our Lord "and Saviour Jesus Christ—upon the Divi"nity of the Holy Ghost—upon the Arti"cles of the Christian Faith, as compre"hended in the Apostles' and Nicene Creeds.
"Also I direct, that thirty copies of the "eight Divinity Lecture Sermons shall be *' always printed, within two months after "they are preached, and one copy shall be "given to the Chancellor of the University, "and one copy to the Head of every Col"lege, and one copy to the Mayor "of the "city, of Oxford, and one copy to be put "into the Bodleian Library; and the ex"pence of printing them shall be paid out "of the revenue of the Land or Estates given "for establishing the Divinity Lecture Ser'' mons; and the Preacher mail not be paid, "nor be entitled to the revenue, before they "are printed.
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"Also I direct and appoint, that no per'son shall be qualified to preach the Divi
* nity Lecture Sermons, unless he hath taken 'the Degree of Master of Arts at least, in 'one of the two Universities of Oxford or 'Cambridge; and that the same person
* shall never preach the Divinity Lecture 'Sermons twice."
The Inability of the human Nature to dis-
IN TWO PARTS.
Predictions of the Messiah during the regal Government of the Jews.
Acts iii. 24.
Tea, and all the prophets from Samuel, and those that follow after, as many as have spoken, have likewise foretold of these days.
The Time of the Messiah's coming, as noted by the later Prophets.
Malachi iii. 1.
Behold, I will send my Messenger, and he Jhall prepare the way before me; and the Lord, whom ye seek, jhallsuddenly come to his temple; even the Messenger of the covenant, whom ye delight in; behold he Jhall come, faith the Lord of hofis. . p. 109.
. S E R M O N V.
The' Insufficiency of former Revelations, and the Delay of the Christian considered.
^ r,\' Romans viii. 3.
For'what the Law could not do, in that it
was weak through the fiejlo, Cr'od sending his
own Son in the likeness of sinfulfiejh, and for
fin, condemned fin in the sejh. p. 143.
The Death of Christ an expiatory Sacrifice.
Hebrews ix. 26.
—He appeared, to put away sn by the sacrifice of himself. p. 175.
The Influence of the Gospel on the Christian Life.
John Xv. 3.
Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you, p. 211.