Abernathy - Houston-Packer Collection BX9178.A33 S4 1748 v.2

[ 55 1 SERMON III. The Caufes and Danger of Self - Deceit. Mat. vi. 22, 23. The light of the body is the eye ; if therefore thine eye be Jingle, thy whole body (hall be full of light : But, if thine eye be evil, t whole body (hall be full of darknefs. If therefore the light that is in thee be dark- nets', how great is that darknefs ? AS the bodily eye is of great ufe and im- SERM. portance to the animal life, to the III. direftion of its powers, and to the enjoyment J of it; (* if a man walk in the day he flumbleth not, becau /é he fieth the light of this world ; if he walks in the night he flumbleth, becaz fig there is no light in him ; and this is an article of great moment to the comfort of our pre - fent condition ; t for truly the light is tweet, and a pleafànt thing it is for the eyes to behold * John xi. 9, io. t Eeclef. xi. 7. E 4 the