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DIVINE JUSTICE

ESSENTIAL TO THE

DIVINE CHARACTER.

А

SERMON

PREACEED IN

MR. TIMOTHY THOMAS'S MEETING HOUSE,

NEAR DEVONSHIRE SQUARE,

AT THE

BAPTIST MONTHLY MEETING,

September 22, 1803.

MAN DISOBEYING,

HE WITH HIS WHOLE POSTERITY MUST DIE:
DIE HE OR JUSTICE MUST; UNLESS FOR HIM
SOME OTHER ABLE, AND AS WILLING, PAY
THE RIGID SATISFACTION, DEATH FOR DEATH.

MILTON

1

DIVINE JUSTICE

ESSENTIAL TO TRE

DIVINE CHARACTER.

The profound, the awful, the interesting subject appointed for our consideration at this time, is, The JUSTICE Of God; and the inspired saying to which I would now direct your serious attention is contained in

PSALM Lxxxix. 14.

Justice and Judgment are the habitation of thy

throne.

A declaration this, which is truly poetical, sublime, and important. The mode of expression is concise the imagery is grand; and the sentiment conveyed is vastly momentous. For it enters deeply into the Divine Character, as revealed in Scripture; and into the great Plan of Redemption by Jesus Christ; as perhaps may appear in the prosecution of our subject

Justice and Judgment are the habitation of thy Throne. Jehovah is here exhibited, by the sacred poet, under the character of a Sovereign, and of

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