CONTENTS.

 

SERMON I.

ON the first revelation of Jesus Christ, with the solemn exhibition of him as the propitiation ; and the record of the acts and transactions of the Eternal Three in the cherubic emblems placed at the east of the garden of Eden. Genesis iii. 24,

 

SERMON II.

The destruction of the old world by the flood; with an account of its renovation. The distinguishing favor the Lord God shewed Noah; with the blessing renewed to him and his descendants; also an account of his sacrifice, which was a testification of his faith in Christ, and offered as a memorial of the sacrifice of Jesus, which was to perfect for ever. Genesis viii. 20, 21, 22

 

 

SERMON III.

On the Lord's calling of Abram, with the revelation and promise of Christ to him.--Genesis xii. 1, 2, 3

 

SERMON IV.

On the appearance and manifestation of Christ to Jacob, in the representation of a visionary ladder, at Luz; which, from it, he named Bethel; i. e. the house of God. Genesis xxviii. 11, 12, 13, 14,

 

SERMON V.

On the appearance and manifestation of the Lord Jesus Christ to Moses, at the burning bush at Horeb. Exodus iii. 15.  

SERMON VI.

On the institution of the Passover; shewing how the paschal lamb, in various particulars, bore a resemblance, and was a solemn memorial, figure, and type of Christ, his sufferings, and death ; with an account of the departure of the children of Israel out of Egypt. Exodus xii. 42.

 

SERMON VII.

On the cloudy pillar, in which Jehovah the Saviour dwelt, and by which he guided, protected, and defended his chosen people, and went before them as their leader, and was also their reward.-Exodus xiii. 21, 22

 

SERMON VIII.

On the Sinai transaction and covenant between the Lord and the people of Israel, with the glory, majesty, and regalia of sovereignty, displayed by the Lord God on that most important and solemn revelation of his will to the Israelites.-Exodus xix. 16. 17, 18

 

SERMON IX.

A solemn ratification of the covenant of grace, exhibited to view at Sinai, by Moses building an altar, erecting twelve pillars, reading the book of the covenant, which being assented to by the people, he sprinkled the book and all the people, saying, behold the blood of the covenant, &c. After which, Moses and Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel, were admitted to a sight of God.-Exodus xxiv. 8, 0, 10, 11

 

 

SERMON X.

On the tabernacle, with its court, and the sacred utensils in it, with the rearing it up when the cloud of glory filled it;_ all of which was full of Christ, and very expressive symbols of him.-Exodus xl. 33, .34.

 

SERMON XI.

On the office of the high priest, and priests, as commanded by the Lord, and instituted by his authority in the Jewish church; with an account of the pontifical dress of the high priest; and also of him, as a figure and representative of our great High Priest Christ Jesus. Exodus xxviii. I 

SERMON XII.

On the consecration of Aaron and his sons, with an account of their investiture into their offices : which was a sacred shadow and figure of the anointing our Jesus to the open execution of his priestly office. Exodus xxix. 35 38

 

SERMON XIII.

On the sacrifices, as memorials of Christ's oblation, and the burnt-offering particularly treated of.-Leviticus i. 7, 8, 9

 

SERMON XIV.

On the dedication of the altar by the princes of Israel. Numbers vii. 7, 11, 36

 

SERMON XV.

On Samson, as a type of Christ, in his Nazarite-ship, work, and office,-Judges xiii. 5

SERMON XVI.

On the finishing the temple built by Solomon, setting the furniture of it in its proper form and place, opening it with solemn, costly, and magnificent sacrifices, with God's testimony of approbation, by the cloud of glory which came down on the house and filled it ; a prefiguration of Christ's incarnation, and filling the temple of his body with all the fullness of the Godhead. -2 Chronicles v.

 

SERMON XVII.

On the birth, gift, names, throne, kingdom, increase, and peace of Messiah, and his principality of grace. -Isaiah ix. 6, 7.

 

SERMON XVIII.

The essential Word incarnate; or God manifest in the flesh: or Immanuel, God with us. John i. 14.

SERMON XIX.

Christ, the antitype of the temple. John ii. 21.

 

SERMON XX.

The saints and children of the Most High God will bear the image of the second Adam, the Lord from heaven, by having, at their resurrection from the grave of death, spiritual bodies fashioned like to his glorious body.-1 Corinthians v. 47, 48, 49..

 

SERMON XXI.

The unsearchable riches of Christ, the subject of Paul's preaching to the gentiles. Ephesians iii. 8

 

SERMON XXII.

On the state of glory and blessedness which the souls of God's elect, believers in the Lord Jesus Christ, enter immediately upon, at their departure from the body, at death.--2 Corinthians v. 1