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SERMON I.

BY LÖFFLER.

ON REDEMPTION.

LUKE xxiv. 21.

But we trusted that it had been be which should have redeemed Israel.

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SERMON II.

BY AMMON.

CHRISTIAN CONTEMPLATION OF DIVINE JUSTICE.

ROMANS ii. 6-12.

Who will render to every man according to his deeds: to them who by patient continuance in well-doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life: but unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath, tribulation and anguish, upon every soul of man that doeth evil, of the Jew first, and also of the Gentile; but glory, viiihonour, and peace, to every man that worketh good, to the Jew first, and also to the Gentile: for there is no respect of persons with God

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SERMON III.

BY SCHMIDT.

ON THE ABUSE AND NEGLECT OF PRAYER.

MATT. vi. 5, 6.

And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, they have their reward. But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou past shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward ties openly

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SERMON IV.

BY TYSCHIRNER.

(Preached in 1816.)

THE WORLD PURIFIED BY THE JUDGMENTS OF GOD.

MALACHI iii. 2, 3, 4.

But who may abide the day of his coming? and who shall stand when he appeareth? for he is like a refiner’s ixfire, and like fuller’s sope: and he shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver: and he shall purify the sons of Levi, and purge them as gold and silver, that they may offer unto the Lord an offering in righteousness. Then shall the offering of Judah and Jerusalem be pleasant unto the Lord, as in the days of old, and as in former years

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SERMON V.

BY REINHARD.

ON NEW YEAR'S DAY.

PSALM ciii. 15-22.

As for man, his days are as grass: as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth. For the wind passeth over it, and it is gone: and the place thereof shall know it no more, &c.

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SERMON VI.

BY BRETSCHNEIDER.

THE SOULS OF THE DEAD NOT PERMITTED TO REVISIT THE EARTH.

LUKE xvi. 31.

And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the Prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead

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SERMON VII.

BY VEILLODTER.

ON BELIEF IN IMMORTALITY.

1 COR. xv. 19, 20.

If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable. But now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the first fruits of them that slept

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SERMON VIII.

BY SCHOTT.

THE INTIMATE CONNEXION BETWEEN THE FERVENT LOVE OF GOD, AND LOVE AND REVERENCE TOWARDS JESUS CHRIST.

JOHN vii. 42-44.

Jesus said unto them, If God were your Father, ye would love me, for I proceeded forth and came from God, neither came! of myself, but he sent me. Why do ye not understand my speech I even because ye cannot hear my word. Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do

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SERMON IX.

BY LÖFFLER.

ON THE FORGIVENESS OF SINS.

MATT. ix. 2d and 5 following verses.

And, behold, they brought to him a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed: and Jesus seeing their faith, said unto the sick of the palsy; Son, be of good cheer; thy sins be forgiven thee, &c.

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SERMON X.

BY HANSTEIN

JESUS ALREADY GLORIFIED IN DEATH.

(For Good Friday.)

LUKE xxiii. 39-49.

And one of the malefactors which were hanged railed on him, saying, If thou be Christ, save thyself and us. But the other answering rebuked him, saying, Dost not thou fear God, seeing thou art in the same condemnation? And we indeed justly, &c.

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SERMON XI.

BY VEILLODTER.

ON THE SANCTITY OF AN OATH, AND THE CRIME OF PERJURY.

PHILIP. i. 3—8.

I thank my God upon every remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making request with joy, for your fellowship in the Gospel from the first day until now; being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ: even as it is meet for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart; inasmuch as both in my bonds, and in the defence and confirmation of the Gospel, ye all are partakers of my grace. For God is my record, how greatly I long after you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ

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SERMON XII.

BY TYSCHIRNER.

ON THE END OF THE WORLD.

MATT. xxiv. 37, and following verses.

But as the days of Noe were, so shall also the coming of the Son of Man be. For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, and knew not until the flood came and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of Man be. Then shall two be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left. Two women shall be grinding at the mill; the one shall be taken, and the other left. Watch, therefore, for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come

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SERMON XIII.

BY AMMON.

ON THE DIVINE MISSION OF CHRIST.

JOHN xvii. 3.

And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent

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SERMON XIV.

BY MAREZOLL.

ON THE HARVEST.

JOHN iv. 35-38.

Say not ye, There are yet four months and then cometh harvest? behold I say unto you,; Lift up your eyes and xiiilook on the fields; for they are white already to harvest. And he that reapeth received wages, and gathereth fruit unto life eternal: that both he that soweth and he that reapeth may rejoice together. And herein is that saying true, One soweth, and another reapeth. I sent you to reap that whereon ye bestowed no labour; other men laboured, and ye are entered into their labours

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SERMON XV.

BY SCHOTT.

AUTUMN—A PICTURE OF HUMAN LIFE.

1 PETER 1. 24, 25.

For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth and the flower thereof falleth away: But the word of the Lord endureth for ever: And this is the word which by the Gospel is preached unto you

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SERMON XVI.

BY ROHR.

FOR CHRISTMAS.

LUKE ii. 8th and 6 following verses.

And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid. And the angel said unto them, Fear not, for, xivbehold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. And this shall be a sign unto you; ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger. And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, goodwill toward men

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SERMON XVII.

BY SACK.

THE SPIRITUAL KINGDOM OF CHRIST.

(Preached on Ascension-Day.)

JOHN xviii. 36.

Jesus answered, My kingdom is not of this world

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SERMON XVIII.

BY SCHMALTZ.

THE MEMORY OF THE EARTHLY SUFFERINGS OF OUR DEPARTED FRIENDS.

JOHN xvii. 4, 5.

I have glorified thee on the earth, I have finished the work which thou gayest me to do. And now, O Father, glorify thou me with thine own self, with the glory which I had with thee, before the world was

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SERMON XIX.

BY BRETSCHNEIDER.

THE ENDOWMENTS, INFIRMITIES, AND DUTIES OF MAN

MATTHEW viii. 5-13.

And when Jesus was entered into Capernaum, there came unto him a Centurion beseeching him, and saying, Lord, my servant lieth at home sick of the palsy, grievously tormented. And Jesus saith unto him, I will come and heal him. The Centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not worthy that thou shouldest come under my roof; but speak the word only, and my servant shall be healed: for I am a man under authority, having soldiers under me, &c.

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SERMON XX.

BY NIEMEYER.

THE PROFIT DERIVED FROM MEDITATION ON DEATH.

PSALM xc. 12.

So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom

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SERMON XXI

BY DINTER.

RESPECT DUE TO OLD AGE.

PROVERBS xvi. 31.

The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness

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