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Back to the Classic Unitarian Writings  page These sermons were preached at a lecture in the West Meeting House in Boston from the first Thursday in June to the last Thursday in August, 1748, and were first published in 1749.

Seven Sermons (1749)

Jonathan Mayhew

 

Dedication: To the Christian Society usually worshipping in the West Meeting House in Boston. These sermons, at first preached, and now published, at their request are humbly inscribed in acknowledgment of their kindness and generosity to the author.

 

C O N T E N T S

The four first sermons on Luke 12:54-57.

Sermon I: Concerning the Difference Between Truth and Falsehood, Right and Wrong.

Sermon II: Concerning the Natural Abilities of Men for Discerning These Differences.

Sermon III: Concerning the Right and Duty of Private Judgment in Religious Matters.

Sermon IV: Objections Against the Right and Duty of Private Judgment Considered.

The three last sermons on Matthew 22:37-41.

Sermon V: Concerning the Love of God.

Sermon VI: Concerning the Love of Our Neighbour.

Sermon VII: Upon What Account the Love of God is Termed the First and Greatest Commandment, How On These Two Commandments Hang All the Law and the Prophets, and How On These Two Commandments Hang All the Gospel of Jesus Christ. 

 


2004 American Unitarian Conference