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SERMON ON ENTICEMENT
tongues, in our common intercourse
with our friends, and our wore exTO SIN.
tensive intercourse with our fellow PROVERBS i. 10.
creatures, all these will be vain if
we attempt to obey them one by . My son, if sinners entice thee, consent
one without systematic endeavours, thou not,
or general plans of conduct. But The concentrated lessons of wis. at the same time they will be emidom, virtue, and piety, which are nently useful, if we attend to the delivered to us in the book of Pro. opening admonitions of the wise verbs, are introduced in the first man, and by a persevering complichapter by some general directions, ance with his first commands, enter which facilitate the practice of par- upon the straight road which leadeth ticular duties. The admirable judg- to eternal life. ment of king Solomon is manifested After a brief explanation of the by the adoption of this plan. For nature and advantages of a proverb, an unconnected, and uncombined the first sentence uttered by king Somass of special instructions, how- lomon is this, The fear of the Lord ever useful to those who are ac is the beginning of knowledge, but quainted with the outline of their fools despise wisdom and instrucduty, may produce in the first tion. And the second is like unto it, instance little or no effect, if they in weight and truth; My son, hear are addressed without preface to the instruction of thy father, and the clouded understandings, and forsake not the law of thy mother, frail inclinations of men. But So- for they shall be an ornament of lomon's opening chapters, and more grace unto thy head, and chains especially his first, contain a valu- about thy neck. The fear of the able summary
of all that is to fol. Lord, and obedience to parents are low: the foundations of duty are followed in the next verse by the laid solidly and deeply, and it is in words of my text, My son, if the power of every one by whom sinners entice thee, consent thou noč. those foundations are not neglected, Here therefore we have the three to erect a corresponding superstruc- first, and most general precepts of ture. All the pithy maxims which Solomon; and they prove that we We gather from the middle of this are not left in this book to the guidgood book, all the directions which ance of particular lessons, but that are to assist us in the regulation of solid foundations for universal upour hearts, in the due employment rightness and holiness are laid in of our time, in the correction of our the very outset of the work. Let tempers, in the government of our modern teachers instruct after the REMEMBRANCER, No. 45.
pattern of the king of Judah, let mitted, the case with which detecmodern hearers listen obediently to tion may be rendered difficult, if his inspired requisitions, let the fear not impossible, suggests itself to all of the Lord, and obedience to pa- our hearts when we are inclined to rents, and a constant refusal to fol. sin. But what does that half of low the sinners that entice us, be the suggestion which is true, (for duly pressed on the one hand, and the latter half, viz. that we shall duly observed on the other, and the easily contrive to escape detection, effects will soon be visible in the is among the greatest of the impogeneral improvement of our morals, sitions which are practised upou as in the fervour, in the universality, by Satan) what does the true balf and in the sobriety of our faith. really teach? Will any wise man
Our particular attention shall be venture to affirm, that the facility turned for the present to the last of with which an action may be perSolomon's three great principles; formed is a guarantee of its honesty we will consider the nature of temp- or its worth? What valuable thing tation in general; the means of do we enjoy that can be procured · avoiding, or of overcoming it, which or retained with ease?-The first are described in the verses that circumstance therefore which atfollow niy text; and the necessity tends a wicked action is one against and certainty of still greater assist. which the prudent should be ever ance than any that Solomon has on their guard. When you feel, in pointed out.
the outset at least of your career, The passage contained between that one course of behaviour is much the 10th and 20th verses of the easier than another, suspect that it chapter, describes a temptation or will lead you to an unhallowed goal. incitement to one particular species You are not born to uninterrupted of crime, viz. to robbery and mur- gratification; there is much appa. der. They say, come with us, let rently innocent pleasure from which 'us lurk privily for the innocent with we must abstain; there are many out a cause, let us swallow them up trying vexations which we must voclive as the grave, and whole as those luntarily undergo; they may be that go down into the pit. We shall avoided, as the tempter tells us, find all precious substance, we shall easily, by sin; our faults may be fill our houses with spoil. Cast in concealed by deceit' and lies, our thy lot among us, let us all have one appetites may be indulged by nepurse. These words are supposed glecting the claims of benevolence, to be spoken by such as entice you or in a more envenómed course of to sin. A particular evil action is guilt we may lay wait for blood, selected for an example, and the and destroy those who would 'lead motives by which men are induced to our exposure and punishment, as to commit it, are briefly and plainly completely and as rapidly as the set forth. In the first place, the grave. But there is nought in these action is represented as very easy; enticing words to which if you are no resistance is dreaded from those prudent, you will consent. It is whom the robbers are about to in- only the first step in sin which is jure; they pretend that they can easy; those that enter far within its swallow ine prey alive as the grave; courts will find that the road is set and whole as those that go down with thorns. into the pit. And this circum The next argument by which the stance occurs on most occasions, tempter assails our innocence and when we are tempted either by scruples, and it is one which he uses Satan, by our fellow creatures, with far greater effect, is the pleaor by ourselves. The facility with sure and enjoyment which sin will which a wicked act may be come procure. We shall find all pre