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Containing 1. Of Self-Denial.
VIII. Perfect Love gives BoldII. The Gospel a Law of Li ness in the Day of Judgment. berty.
IX. Loving Christ above all, the III. Of Repentance.
Character of his true Disciples. IV. Of Repentance.
X. Of the proper Improveinent of
XI. The Happiness of the Righ-
XII. The Path of the Just, like
the fining Light.
By JOHN ABERNETHY, M. A.
With, a LARGE PREFACE,
In TWO , VOLUM ES.
in Holborn ; and A. MILLAR, opposite kaiherine.
M. DCC, XLVIII.
F publishing the following memoirs
should appear to need any apology, no apology
could be sufficient : But it is boped, that upon a perusal of them, they will be found not unacceptable. Indeed life, in such a sta. tion as that in which Mr. Abernethy was placed, cannot furnish those incidents which are most amusing to the imagination, or which bave great influence upon the state of mankind and public affairs : It is the biftory of a few only, the great and powerful, that gives entertainment of this kind; but the ingenuous and thinking must be sensible, that in other stations the most illustrious patterns of virtue are often found; and the man who wants to make his beart better, by surveying buman nature in all the finishings of virtuous improvement, and the various methods of difcipline, by which the perfeffion of it is to