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GEORGE SMALRIDGE, D.D.
SOMETIME BISHOP OF BRISTOL,
CHIEF HEADS OF THE SERMONS.
SEEM ON XXXI.
THE NECESSARY CONNEXION BETWEEN THE LOVE OF GOD AND OF OUR BROTHER.
i John iv. 21. And this commandment have we from him, that he who loveth
God love his brother also. The whole compass of religion comprised by our Saviour under the two great duties of loving God and loving our neighbour, 2. The necessary dependance these two commandments have the one upon the other, so necessary, that we, who profess to love God, must love our brother also, if we would be esteemed,
I. Sincere Christians, 3.
II. Worthy communicants, 7.
PREACHED BEPORE THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE LORD
MAYOR; A 8PITAL SERMON ON EASTER TUESDAY,
APRIL 7, 17 13.
Luke xiv. 14. And thou shall be blessed ; for they cannot recompense thee: for
thou shalt be recompensed at the resurrection of the just. The particular occasion upon which these words were spoken,
and the general sense of them explained, 17. The hopes of a recompense from men, for the acts of beneficence we show towards thcin, ought not to be our chief aim in doing good; and that for these three reasons: