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SERMON XVI.

MAN'S DISOBEDIENCE TO GOD REBUKED BY

THE CONDUCT OF THE RECHABITES.

JEREMIAH, xxxv. 13, 14.

Thus saith the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel; Go and tell

the men of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, Will

ye not receive instruction to hearken to my words ? saith

the Lord. The words of Jonadab the son of Rechab, that

he commanded his sons not to drink wine, are performed ;

for unto this day they drink none, but obey their father's

commandment: notwithstanding I have spoken unto you,

rising early and speaking ; but ye hearkened not unto me. 203

SERMON XVII.

NATURE AND HAPPINESS OF ANGELS.

GENESIS, xxxii. 1, 2.

And Jacob went on his way, and the angels of God met him.

And when Jacob saw them, he said, This is God's host. . 218

SERMON XVIII.

MATERIAL OBJECTS, TEMPORAL; SPIRITUAL

OBJECTS, ETERNAL.

ISAIAH, li. 6.

Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth

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