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- There are certain grand principles in religion, which must be introduced upon every subject; and repetitions in respect of them are so necessary and becoming, that no learning, ingenuity, or eloquence can compensate for the omission. Such as repentance of sin, faith in Jesus Christ, whatever relates to his person, love, atonement, and grace; regeneration, love to God and man, and the future state of righteorts and eternal retributions.

“ The more full the heart of the writer, or of the speaker is of the good treasure,' the more will he enlarge on these subjects, to the disgust of such as, under the influence of pride and worldly affections, savour not heavenly things.”..-SCOTT.

Foster, Printer, Kirkby Lonsdale.

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Spiritual Exercises of the Heart.

BY A LAYMAN.

“Commune with your own heart.”... Psalm iv. 4. “Jesus went up into a mountain apart to pray.”..-Matthew xiv. 23.

“My meditation of him shall be sweet.".--Psalm civ. 34.

SECOND EDITION.

KIRKBY LONSDALE:
PUBLISHED BY ARTHUR FOSTER.

SOLD IN LONDON BY
L. B. SEELEY AND SONS, FLEET STREET;
JOHN HATCHARD AND SON, PICCADILLY;
JOHN RICHARDSON, ROYAL EXCHANGE;
J. NISBET, BERNER'S STREET.

MDCCCXXVII.

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The Rev. William Carus Wilson, M.A.

Rector of Whittington, and Vicar of Tunstall.

Influenced by the purest motives of Christian friendship-a friendship cherished by many years of endeared recollection, and cemented by an union of sentiment and feeling on the sublimest of all subjects the redemption of the World by our Lord Jesus Christ: the Author feels encouraged to dedicate to you these his humble labours, as a small token of his affection and esteem.

That you may long be spared to bless the Church and the World by your exertions ; and become increasingly useful to the souls of your fellow-creatures, till, like a shock of corn fully ripe, you are gathered into the heavenly garner; is the fervent and sincere prayer of Your ever affectionate friend,

The Author.

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