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DOMESTIC CHAPLAIN TO THE RIGHT HON, LORD NORTHWICK ; AND

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TO THE

INHABITANTS OF HARROW ON THE HILL

The Following Sermons,

ORIGINALLY PREACHED IN THEIR PRESENCE,

ARE,

WITH A DEEP SENSE OF THE KINDNESS WITH WHICH THEY HAVE

BEEN RECEIVED,

HUMBLY AND AFFECTIONATELY DEDICATED,

BY THEIR GRATEFUL

AND SINCERE FRIEND,

THE AUTHOR.

PREFACE.

The Author of the following Discourses has not the presumption to imagine, that by publishing them he is likely to shed any new light over the difficulties of Theology. or to orge with greater force those arguments which have enployed the mind of many wise and devout individuals. But he has been led to this undertaking partly by perceiving the general thirst for this species of publication-partly by an ardent desire, before he is called to his great account, to bequeath to his family, his parisb, and his friends, some slight memorial of his interest in their temporal and spiritual welfare; and some less fugitive record, than a mere address from the pulpit, of the principles in which he has found, through the great mercy of God, his own consolation and joy.

Perhaps, however, the wish he had for some time entertained, of endeavouring to prepare a volume of Sermons for the press, might not have been realized, if he had not felt the importance,

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