Excerpt from Rev. Thomas Bacon, 1745-1768, Incumbent of St. Peter's, Talbot Co., And All Saints, Frederick Co., Maryland The text which forms the ground-work of these four Ser mons, is Col. Iv 1. Masters, give unto your servants that which is just and equal, knowing that ye also have a Master in heaven. After an exceedingly appropriate introduction, in which is considered the great principle of the text, Mr. Bacon lays down the particular obligation drawn from it, announced in the title page, and then goes on to consider, first, the nature of this obligation; secondly, the advantages attending a due compliance therewith thirdly, the common excuses and objec tions which are made concerning it and lastly, in what manner this duty may best be performed, to the discharging of our con sciences, and with the greatest probability of success. The consideration of these four points, occupies his four Sermons. To say that his language, in discussing them, is classical, yet plain his thoughts fresh, yet clear his positions sustained ably and conclusively, and sometimes eloquently; and that the Gospel is distinctly and faithfully presented and all with the most intrepid, yet affectionate and Christian spirit, - is saying only what is true, simply true. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.