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that employment, in a supreme degree, in the world to come.

For, as certainly as we have beheld a tem. poral Jubilee on this earth, celebrated in joy and triumph by thousands of those who love their king, so surely shall we behold the HeaVENLY JUBILEE, celebrated by 66 thousands of " thousands, and ten times ten thousand” of those who have loved HIM, who is “ King of “ Kings, and Lord of Lords ;" who have loved HIM in this world, and maintained his cause, and proclaimed his glory; and who, when “ the marriage of the Lamb is come,” shall join with angels and archangels, and all the company of heaven, evermore praising HIM, and saying, “ Worthy is the Lamb that “ was slain, to receive power, and riches, and “ wisdom, and strength, and honour, and

glory, and blessing." And let us, who are yet upon earth, follow the example “ of the “ glorious company of the Apostles, of the

goodly fellowship of the prophets, and of the “ noble army of martyrs ;” and unite “ with “ the holy church throughout all the world," in ascribing “ blessing, and honour, and glory, “ and power, unto HIM that sitteth upon “ the throne, and unto the LAMB, for ever

and ever."

THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD,

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SE R M ON,

PREACHED AT

The Parish Church of St. Andrew by the Wardrobe and

St. Anne, Blackfriars,

ON TUESDAY IN WHITSUN WEEK, JUNE 12, 1810.

BEFORE THE

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Society for Missions to Africa and the East,"

INSTITUTED BY

MEMBERS OF THE ESTABLISHED CHURCH;

BEING THEIR

TENTH ANNIVERSARY.

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SERMON VII.

THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD.

MAT. v. 14.

“ Ye are the light of the world."

“ IN THE BEGINNING was the WORD, and the “ Word was with God, and the Word was < God.” John i. 1. " And the Word was " made FLESH, and dwelt among us; and we . “ beheld his Glory, the glory as of the only

begotten of the Father, full of grace and “ truth.” John i. 14. And the Word, being " manifest in the flesh, was justified in the

Spirit, seen of angels” in this humble state, “ preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in “ the world, received up into glory.” i Tim. iii. 16.

This, my Brethren, is the sum of that Di.. vine Record, which is to give light to the world.

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