The Works of Vicesimus Knox, vol. 6
This volume contains Knox’s sermons on various passages of the Bible as well as Sermon 25 on the possibilities of perpetual peace.
The Works of Vicesimus Knox, D.D. with a Biographical Preface. In Seven Volumes (London: J. Mawman, 1824). Vol. 6.
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Table of Contents
- SERMON I. the rising generation exhorted to adopt the religion of their christian forefathers.
- SERMON II. hope in god.
- SERMON III. on the means and the importance of grace.
- SERMON IV. corruption of heart the source of irreligion and immorality.
- SERMON V. against despair and suicide.
- SERMON VI. on the folly and danger of thoughtlessness.
- SERMON VII. perseverance in the religious principles taught in youth, and particularly in faith and hope, recommended.
- SERMON VIII. good intentions the least fallible security for good conduct.
- SERMON IX. religion the chief concern of life.
- SERMON X. on conformity to fashion and the customs of the world
- SERMON XI. on seeking a remedy for sorrow, in vice and dissipation.
- SERMON XII. christian politeness
- SERMON XIII. on the duty of preventing evil, by actual coercion, as well as by advice and remonstrance.
- SERMON XIV. on pursuing visionary schemes of happiness, without attending to scripture, and revealed religion
- SERMON XV. the pride of human learning and false philosophy, a great obstacle to the reception of christianity.
- SERMON XVI. on the duty of servants.
- SERMON XVII. on the wickedness and misery of envy and contention.
- SERMON XVIII. the cunning oe the wicked inconsistent with wisdom.
- SERMON XIX. on the snares of the devil, and means of escaping them.
- SERMON XX. moderation necessary to all solid and durable enjoyment.
- SERMON XXI. happiness to be found rather in the enjoyment of health and innocence, than in the successful pursuits of avarice and ambition.
- SERMON XXII. on the duties of the preacher and the hearer.
- SERMON XXIII.* on the benefits to be derived from the sight of a funeral.
- SERMON XXIV. a preparatory persuasive to the sacrament of the lord's supper.
- [Preached at the Close of the Year.]
- SERMON XXV. the prospect of perpetual and universal peace to be established on the principles of christian philanthropy.
- [Preached at Brighton, Aug. 18, 1793.]
- SERMON XXVI. on the necessity of increasing the places of public worship on the establishment; and on the duty of supporting the objects of the philanthropic society.
- [Preached at the opening of the Chapel of the Philanthropic Society, on the 9th of November, 1806.]
- SERMON XXVII. the support of the magdalen hospital recommended.
- [Preached at the Chapel of the Magdalen Hospital on the Anniversary, 1812.]
- SERMON XXVIII. the education of the poor recommended.
- [Preached at Bedford Chapel, Bloomsbury, 1814, for the benefit of the National Schools.]