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Pre Ac H'd in the
Parish-Church oiÆ-Saints inNortbampton,
PRESIDENT and GOVERNORS
For Sick and Lame POOR,
A T T H E
MONDAY, September 24, 1750.
At the AnniversaryMeetir^ of the Governors ind Subscribers to the County Infirmary at Northampton, on Monday, Sept. 24, 1750.
AGREED, 'That their Thanks hi given to the . Rev. Mr. Hartley, for his SERMON preached this Day before Them -, and that He be desired to deliver a Copy of the fame to the SOCIETY, to be printed immediately.
The Most Noble
Charles, Duke of Grafton,
G RAND VISITOR;
The Right Honourable
JAMES, Earl os Northampton^
The Right Reverend
JOHN, Lord Bishop os Peterborough y
The Rest of the G O V ER NO R S of the
County-infirmary at Northampton;
This SE R M O N
Is most humbly dedicated by
i Co K. xii. 31.
.— And yet Jlieia lunto you a more excellent Way.
THESE Words are a kind of connect- Sermo* ing Clause, bringing into one View (/.vrvj of Comparison the Subjects of this and the following Chapter: In the former the Apostle enumerates some of those extraordinary Gifts which were bestowed on the Church in its primitive State, as the Working of Miracles, Prophesy, Discerning of Spirits, Diversities of Tongues, with some others, which, tho' different in kind and Operation, yet, he tells the Corinthians^ were Vouchsafements of one and the fame Spirit, various Administrations under the fame Lord and Head of the Church, and therefore to be employed with a single Eye