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TITUS II. 6.
PREACHED WITH A SPECIAL VIEW
BENEFIT OF THE YOUNG MEN
ATTENDING THE PUBLIC WORSHIP
WEST CHURCH in BOSTON.
Published more particularly at their Defire, and dedicated to them.
By JONATHAN MAYHEW, D.D.
PASTOR OF THE SAID CHURCH.
diss July 9th 766-46 year of his age 20thin
MAKE no tarrying to turn to the LORD, and put not off from
JESUS the Son of SIRACH.
Printed by RICHARD and SAMUEL DRAPER, in Newbury-Street :
To the YOUNG MEN who ufually attend his Ministry; and, more particularly,
To thofe of them, at whofe REQUEST the following Difcourfes are published.
My dear young Brethren,
HAVE now before me a paper directed to me, figned by a confiderable number of you; in which you exprefs both a full perswasion, and a grateful fense of my friendly design in preaching the followlowing fermons : At the fame time defiring a copy for the prefs, in terms at once too respectful to me to be here repeated, and too plainly indicating a ferious turn of mind, to permit me to deny your requeft.†
I SHOULD, indeed, do an injury to myself, if I denied that my aim in them was, as you fuppofe," the bettering your minds and morals." And the manner in which you attended to them, when preached, together with your being fo well fatisfied with them as to defire to read them in print, affords ground to hope that, by the blessing of GOD, the fountain of truth, light and wisdom, A 2
The paper here referred to, was figned by about fifty perfons of the younger fort.