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Day of Judgment shall arrive, he shall be counted worthy to escape all those things which are coming on the earth, and to stand before the Son of Man: for he has not been a mere hearer of the word, but a doer of it. His faith in CHRIST has not been that faith which is without works, and which is dead, being alone; but it has been proved to have been true faith, by its fruits. His confession of sin has not been confession of the lip; but the real language of an humble, broken, and contrite heart: his love to his SAVIOUR has not consisted in saying "LORD, LORD;" but in doing the things which He hath commanded.
Being, therefore, thus safe, for life, for death, and for eternity, he may be likened unto a wise man who built his house upon a rock: and the rains descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house: and it fell not; for it was founded on a rock.
"But whosoever heareth these sayings of mine," says CHRIST," and doeth them not, I will liken him unto a foolish man, that built his house on the sand." It matters not what profession such a man has made; what doctrine he has heard; or what preacher he has followed. Only to hear even the best doctrine is not to build on the right foundation. His house is upon the sand: the religion of such an one is a slight and unsubstantial thing. It will not abide the test, when the storm comes, which is to try it; and there is a time approaching, when every one's building shall be tried. That fair edifice, with which he had for a while pleased himself, shall fail. All his high hopes and confidences shall be thrown down. The house, which he had reared to himself for eternity, shall fall; for he had built it on the sand and great shall be the fall thereof.
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GOOD MAN'S LIFE. Records of a Good Man's Life, by Rev. C. B. Taylor. 12mo. 75 cents. A golden book.
THE NEW MANUAL OF DEVOTIONS. - Edited by the Rt. Rev. Bishop Ives, of North Carolina. 1 vol. 12mo. Price $1.
THE CHRISTIAN'S MANUAL of Faith and Devotion.-Edited by the late Rt. Rev. Bishop HOBART. 1 vol. 62 cents.
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THE COMMUNICANT'S MANUAL. By the same. A neat pocket Morocco gilt, 37 cents.
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THE LIFE AND POSTHUMOUS WORKS of the late Right Rev. Bishop HOBART. Edited by the Rev. WM. BERRIAN, D. D. 3 vols. 8vo. $4.50.
THE LIFE AND SERMONS of the late Right Rev. NATHANIEL BOW EN, D. D. of South Carolina, and formerly of Grace Church, NewYork. 2 vols. 8vo. $4.
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SERMONS-By the late Right Rev. BENJAMIN MOORE, D. D., Bishop of New-York. 2 vols. 8vo. Price $2 50.
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SERMONS-By the late Rev. C. R. DUFFIE, first Rector of St. Thomas's Church, New-York. 2 vols. 8vo. $250.
PALMER'S HISTORY of the Church of Christ. Edited by the Right Rev. Bishop WHITTINGHAM, with questions annexed; adapting the work for Schools and Parishes. In cloth, 62 cents; in boards, 50 cts.
THE LASTS DAYS OF BISHOP HEBER, By the Rev. Archdeacon ROBINSON. A most interesting work to all who venerate the memory of this departed prelate. In 1 vol. 12mo. 50 cents.
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HOLY LIVING AND DYING.-By the Right Rev. JEREMY TAYLOR. D. D. $1.
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WILSON ON CONFIRMATION, by Rev. Benjamin Dorr, D. D. 1 vol. 32mo., cloth. 25 cents.
THE ORIGIN AND COMPILATION OF THE PRAYER BOOK, by the Rev. Wm. H. Odenheimer, 1 vol. 32mo. 37 cents.
THE HEART. - The Heart delineated in its State of Nature and as Renewed by Grace, by the Rev. Hugh Smith, D. D. 50 cents.
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