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RECTOR OF ST. PETER'S, AND

EVENING LECTURER AT ST. MARY'S, CHESTER.

"We have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the
power may be of God, and not of us."-2 Cor. iv. 7.

UNTIL HE COMES.

LONDON:

J. HATCHARD & SON, PICCADILLY
HAMILTON, ADAMS & CO. PATERNOSTER ROW:
AND J. SEACOME, CHESTER.

MDCCCXXXIX.

1010.

DEDICATION.

TO THE RIGHT REVEREND

JOHN BIRD SUMNER, D. D.

LORD BISHOP OF CHESTER.

MY LORD,

You have kindly permitted me to offer this volume of Sermons to you, and while I hope that I look far higher than to any child of man for approval, I do sincerely wish that they may please you.

It is not from any mere compliment that I would address a dedication to you. When I was an ignorant and unsettled youth, I became indebted, under God, to your writings for many of those clear views and deep impressions, which have since gladdened my whole existence. I now rejoice that owing

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