Sermons and Sketches of Sermons Volume 1 Richard Watson

ISBN: 9781230291154

Published: September 12th 2013

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258 pages


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Sermons and Sketches of Sermons Volume 1  by  Richard Watson

Sermons and Sketches of Sermons Volume 1 by Richard Watson
September 12th 2013 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 258 pages | ISBN: 9781230291154 | 9.40 Mb

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ...

They are the oraclesMoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ... They are the oracles of God- and it is a sin of no ordinary magnitude to pervert their meaning. Take heed how you read and hear. The Bible contains that truth which is according to godliness.

This is an important rule of interpretation. To pervert these holy oracles, so as to give encouragement to impiety, is to incur a responsibility at which the stoutest heart may justly tremble. 3. To make them known to others. It is a great sin to restrain the Scriptures- and in this respect the Church of Rome is the most guilty community on earth.

Take care that you do not imitate that people. Teach these oracles to your children and servants, and assist in circulating them to the ends of the earth. 4. To apply to practical purposes. Salvation is revealed to us in those oracles- and that salvation we must work out with fear and trembling, or be lost for ever. If we have the word of salvation in our hands, and are at last found in our sins, our account will be terrible- and our punishment, remorse, and confusion, will admit of no remedy.

Sebmon lxxxvi.--The Infliction of Evil upon Mankind. For he doth not afflict willingly nor griove the children of men. To crush under his feet all the prisoners of the earth, to turn aside the right of a man before the face of the Most High, Lamentations iii, 33-35. There is much of the evil of affliction in the world- and reflecting men, not having the light of revelation, have always felt themselves perplexed by the fact.

To solve the difficulty, some, among the ori entals, conceived of the existence of two opposite and conflicting principles, that of good, and that of evil. Others referred all to fate- while some, again, removed the Supreme Mind from all concern in worldly affairs. And, indeed, separate...



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