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were admitted into the Congregation of Chrift's Flock,were restored to the Favour of God, and had the Holy Spirit communicated to you, for a Principle of a new and fpiritual Life; in order to awaken you, and to direct and affift that natural Reason, with which God has endued all Mankind.

dry ghoaill stiagh ayns Shefhaght Shioltane Chreeft,--troggit reefht gys Foayr Yee,—-as Bree yn Spyrryd Noo er ny choyrt dhyt fon Undin as Tofhiaght dy Vea noa as spyrrydoil; dy ghreinnaghey oo, as dy leeideil as dy niartaghey yn Refoon dooghyffagh then, lesh ta Jee er choamrey ooilley Sheel


Agh fon wheesh as dy vel oo er n'yannoo ymmodee Reddyn noi yn Ghialdyn va jeant ayns dty Ennym ec dty Vashtey,as dy bee oo feme towse smoo dy Ghrayfe as dy Chooney, dy niartaghey oo dy haffoo magh noi Miolaghyn y Theihll, yn Eill, as y Drogh-fpyrryd, as dy yannoo dty Churrym ayns y Stayd fhen dy Vea, huggey nee Ard-chiarail Yee geamagh ort:

But forafmuch as you have done many Things contrary to the Promise made in your Name, when you were baptized,—and will stand in need of greater Degrees of Grace and Affiftance, to enable you to refilt the Temptations of the World, the Flesh, and the Devil, and to do your Duty in that State of Life, unto which the Providence of God fhall call' you: -You are therefore now called upon to be Partaker of the other Sacrament, That of the LORD'S SUPPER; by which, upon your fincere Repentance, you may obtain the Pardon of all your paft Sins, and fuch other Graces as you stand in need of, to bring you to eternal Life and Hap-elley ta feme ayd orroo, dy piness.

Take care therefore, that you understand what you are called to as well as you are able, and God expects no


T'ou nifh er-y-fa fhen er dty chuirrey dy ghoaill Ayrn jeh'n Sacrament elley,SACRAMENT SHIBBER Y CHIARN; liorifh fhen my nee oo Arrys firrinagh y ghoaill, foddee oo Leih y gheddyn fon ooilley ny Peccaghyn t'ou rieau er n'yannoo, as lheid ny Grayseyn

leeideil oo gys y Vea veayn as Maynrys dy bragh farraghtyn.

Shen-y fa gow Kiarail, dy hoiggal chammah as oddys oo [yn Oardaghey Cafherickjfhen huggey t'ou er dty eam, as ny fmoo cha vel Jee dy hirrey.--


For if you go to the Lord's Supper without confidering the Reafon of that Ordinance, and the very great Concern you have in it,- without feeing the Neceffity and Bleffing of a Redeemer, you will go with Indifference, and return without fuch Benefit as you might otherwise hope for.

Son my t'ou goll gys Shibber y Chiarn fegooifh Toiggal cooie ayd jeh'n Oardaghey then, as y Cofney feer vooar ta ayd liorish,-gyn tastey ayd jeh Ymmyrch as Bannaght Ferkionnee, hed oo gys y Chreeftiaght lefh beggan Scanfh, as chyndaa-ee oo veih fegooifh lheid y Vondeifh as oddagh oo er aght elley treifhteil er y hon. Dy haghney fhoh lhifagh oo

Coontey ta Goo Cafherick Yee er chur dooin jeh'n Stayd ta fhin ayn, chammah 'fy Vea fhoh, as jeh fhen tạ ry-heet,

To prevent this you should feriously confider what Ac-fmooinaghtyn dy do win er y count the Holy Scriptures have given us of the Condition we are in, both with refpect to this Life, and the Life which is to come. That is,- That we are by Nature Sinners: and that, as fuch, God cannot take Pleafure in us-And that if we die, before we are restored to his Favour, we fhall be feparated from him, and miferable for ever.

Ta fhen dy ghra,-Liorish Dooghys dy vel fhin Peccee: as myr ta fhin Peccee, nagh vod Jee Taitnys y ghoaill aynin:As my yiow mayd Baase roish my jig mayd ayns Foayr rish, dy bee mayd er nyn scarrey veih, as ayns Treihys er fon dy bragh.

This will lead you to in- Leeidee fhoh oo dy vriaght, quire, how the Nature of Mankys haink Dooghys Dooinney came to be thus difordered, gys y Stayd varvaanagh fhoh, and prone to Evil; for you as aggindagh er Olk; fon cha muft not imagine, that God, who is infinitely good, created Man in fuch a State of Corruption, as you now fee and feel bim to be in; but that he muft have fallen into this wretched Condition, fince he came out of the Hands of his Creator.

nhegin dhyt fmooinaghtyn, dy ren Jee, ta erfkyn-earroo mie, Dooinney y chroo ayns lheid y Stayd pheccoil, as t'ou nifh fakin as gennaghtyn eb nifh dy ayn; agh dy nhegin da ve er huittym ayns y Stayd hreih fhoh, lurg da v'er jeet afs Laue yn e Er-croo. В 2


And fo the Scripture in

As myr fhen ta Goo Yee forms us. In the third Chap-ginfh dooin.Ayns y trafs ter of Genefis, we have this fol-Chabdil jeh Lioar Genefis, ta'n lowing Account of the State of Man, Before, and After the Fall:

That Adam and Eve, from whom fprang all Mankind, were created in the Image of God; that is, holy and innocent, having a perfect Knowledge of their Duty, a Command of their Will and Affections, and a Power, through the Grace of God, to do what they faw fit to be done.

Coontey fhoh ain jeh Stayd Dooinney, Roifh, as Lurg da tuittym ayns Peccah:

Dy row Adam as Aue, jeu rug ooilley Sheelnaue, er nyn groo ayns Caflys Yee; ta fhen, cafherick as gyn- loght, lefh Tufbtey firrinagh jeh nyn Gurrym, lefh Smaght harrish nyn Aigney as nyn Yeearreeyn, as Pooar trooid Grayfe Yee, dy yannoo fhen heeagh ad cooie dy ve jeant.

Ayns y Stayd fhoh v'ad foit ayns Pargeiys,er-chee dy phrowal ad,lefh Gialdyn jeh Bea veayn as Maynrys, my yinnagh ad tannaghtyn dy ghoaill Aggle roifh, dy chur Graib, Ooafhley as Biallys da nyn Ver-croo; lefh

In this Condition they were placed in Paradife, in a State of Trial, with a Promife of im mortal Life and Happiness, if they should continue to Fear, to Love, to Honour and Obey their Creator; as alfo, with an exprefs Warning of the dread-Raaue geyre myrgeddin jeh'n ful Confequence of their Difobedience.

Jerrey atchimagh harragh er nyn Mee-viallys.

Notwithstanding which Warn- Agh fon ooilley yn Raaue ing, they, through the Temp- fhoh, ren ad, trooid Miolaghtation of the Devil, tranfgreff-ey yn Drogh-fpyrryd, Saraghed the Commands of God; yn Yee y vrifhey; as liorish and by doing fo, they did not then y yannoo, cha ren ad ny only forfeit all Right to the lomarcan coayll dy chooilley Promife of eternal Life and Chairys gys y Gialdyn jeh Bea Happiness, but also contracted as Maynrys dy bragh farraghfuch a Blindness in the Under-tyn, agh ren ad myrgeddin tuitStanding, fuch a Disorder in tym fo lheid y Deillid ayns nyn their Will and Affections, as all Duhtey, fo lheid y Vee-reiltys their Pofterity feel to their ayns nyn Aigney as nyn YeearSorrow; and became fubject reeyn, as ta ooilley nyn Sluight to Sin, and the Punishment of gennaghtyn gys nyn Drimfhey;


Sin, which is Mifery and Death.

Concerning the Nature and Greatness of this Sin, we are to judge of it by the Greatnefs of the Punishment inflicted upon them and their Pofterity:

For God, being infinitely Juft and Holy, could not inflict a Punishment greater than their Sin deferved.

Now this was the Occafion

of that universal Corruption and Wickedness, which you fee and hear of in the World, and which you cannot but, in fome Measure, feel in your own Nature:-For, as the Scripture informs us, Gen. v. 3. Adam begat his Children in his own Likeness; that is, with fuch a depraved Nature as his was then become.

as haink ad dy ve fo Reill as Kerraghey Peccah, quoid ta Treihys as Baafe.

Mychione Dooghys as Mooadys y Pheccah fhoh, fhegin dooin briwnys, liorish Mooadys y Cherraghey hie er cur orroo hene as nyn Sheeloghe:---Son cha voddagh Jee, ta erskyn earroo Cairal as Cafherick, Kerraghey s'trimmey y chur orroo na va nyn Beccah er boil


Nifh fhoh va Oyr as Bun ooilley yn Olk as y Vee-chraueeaght fhen fey-ny-cruinney, t'ou fakin as clashtyn jeh ayns y Theihll, as fhoh cha vod oo agh gennaghtyn, ayns Ayrn, ayns dty Ghooghys hene:-----Son myr ta Goo Yee ginfh dooin ayns Lioar Genefis v. 3. Hooar Adam e Chloan ayns e Chalys bene; ta fhen, lefh lheid y Dooghys peccoil as v'eh hene nish ayn.

And now confider into what As nifh fmooinee ufs dy a fad Condition these unhappy dowin er, cre'n Stayd hrimOffenders had brought them-fhagh va ny Peccee mee-vaynfelves, and remember that this is your own Condition, and the Condition of all their Pofterity.

The Law of Nature and Reason was still in Force, and could not poffibly be difpenfed with. At the fame Time they found by fad Experience, That, as St. Paul defcribes the fallen State of Man, there was

rey fhoh er hayrn ad hene ayn, as cooinee dy nee fhoh dtv Stayd hene, as Stayd ooilley nyn Sheelogbe.

Va Leigh Dooghys as Refoon foaft ayns flane Bree, as cha voddagh eh er aght erbee ve currit dy lhiattee.Ec y Traa cheddin dennee ad liorish Prowal hrimfhagh, myr ta'n Noo Paul cur Coontey jeh


a Law in their Members warring against the Law of their Mind; fo that the Good which they would, they did not; but the Evil that they would not, that they did, Rom. vii.

Stayd Dooinney ayns Peccah, Dy row Leigh ayns ny Oltyn ac caggey noi Leigh nyn Aigney; myr shen yn Vie bailliu, fhen cha ren ad; agh yn Olk nagh baitliu, fhen ren ad, Rom. vii.

Son fhickyrys cha voddagh Stayd s'trimfhee na fhoh y ve:

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There could not fure be a Condition more deplorable than this-To live only to 'Sy Vea fhoh ynrycan dy contract evil Habits; and by gheddyn drogh Qashyn; as doing fo,-To increase their lioroo fhen,--Dy vifhaghey Guilt, To difplease their Cre- nyn Beccah,----Dy chur Jymator,—and, To leave an Off-moose er nyn Ver-croo,----as, fpring as miferable as themfelves.

This therefore gave Occafion to God to manifeft ano

Dy aagail fluight nyn yei cha treih roo hene.

Shoh er-y-fa fhen hug Oyr da Jee dy hoilhaghey [da'n ther of his most glorious Per-Theihll] Ayrn elley jeh e fections, that is, his infinite Ghooghys fmoo gloyroil, ta Goodness and Mercy. then, e Vieys as e Vygbin erfkyn

For God foreseeing this lamentable Condition into which they had fallen by departing from their Obedience, his Goodness had provided fuch a Remedy, as that neither they, nor any of their Pofterity, fhould, on account of their Fall, be eternally miferable, except through their own Fault.

He, therefore, in Confideration of a Redeemer, one of the Seed of the Woman, who fhould make full Satisfaction to the Divine Juftice for their Tranfgreffion, and who should bruife the Head, or break the Power, of that Serpent, (the


Son myr honnick Jee ro-laue yn Stayd hreih fhoh, ayn v'ad er huittym liorish nyn Mee-viallys, va'n Vieys echey er chiarail lheid y Saafe fhen dy Haualtys, nagh blhiafs edyr daue hene, ny da veg jeh nyn Sheeloghe ve ayns Treihys dy bragh farraghtyn, kyndagh rish yn Peccah ocfyn, agh trooid yn Foill oc hene.

Shen-y-fa er coontey Ferkionnee, Dooinney jeh fluight y Ven, yinnagh Lhiaffaghey flane da Cairys Yee fon nyn Beccah, as vrooagh Kione, ny vrifhagh Pooar, yn Ard-nieu then (yn Jouyl) ren ad y violaghey gys Peccah ;-Er coontey'n Sluight


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