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By JAMES GARDINER, M. A.
Subdean and Canon Residentiary of the Church of Lincoln.
The FOURTH EDITION.
LONDON: Printed for BERNARD LINTOT, at the
Cross-Keys, between the two Temple Gates in Fleetstreet. M.DCC.XX.
C H A P.
CH A P. III.
Of M E EK N E S S.
MATT. V. S. Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
Of hungering and thirsting after Right E
O U S N E S S.
MATT. v. 6. Bleffed are they which do hunger and thirst after
righteousness, for they shall be filled.
CHA P. V.
MATT.V. 7. Blessed are the merciful, for they fall obtain mercy.
C H A P. VI.
Of PURITY of HEART.
MATT. V. 8. Blesed are the pure in heart, for tbey Mall see God.
MATT. v. 9. Blessed are the peace-makers, for they shall be called the children of God.
CH'A P. VIII. Of PERSECUTION for Righteoufnefs sake.
MATT. V. 10, 11, 12, Blessed are they which are perfecuted for righteous
ness fake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are ye when men Mall revile you and per sea
cute you, and soall say all manner of evil against
you falsly for my fake. Rejoice and be exceeding glad, for great is your re
ward in heaven; for so perfecuted they the Prophets which were before you.
CH A P. IX.
Matt. v. 13, 14, 15, 16, Ye are the salt of the earth; but if the salt have
loft his favour, wherewith fall it be salted ? It is thenceforth good for nothing but to be caft out,
and to be trodden under foot of men. Ye are the light of the world, A city that is set on
an hill cannot be bid. Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a . busbel: but on a candlestick, and it giveth Light ụnto all that are in the house...