Plymouth Pulpit; Sermons Preached in Plymouth Church, Brooklyn, Volume 3

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General Books LLC, 2009 - 366 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...that thou wilt bless all who are working in thy vineyard. May they do it with more alacrity, with nobler motives, with more earnestness. We pray that thou wilt grant, everywhere, that thy kingdom may come, that thy will may be done among men, that thy Gospel may be preached more purely and faithfully, and that out of it may come knowledge, and obedience to laws, and wisdom in the establishment of institutions, and equity and temperance. May whatever is beneficent spring up in our times, and may this nation be known as a Christian nation, and show forth the glory of God in its midst. We pray that thou wilt hasten the day when knowledge and righteousness shall visit all nations, and when there shall be no more oppression, no more ignorance and superstition, no more war, no more sighing or (Tying, but when the whole earth shall be filled with thy glory, and when the new heaven and the new earth shall come in which dwelleth righteousness. And to thy name shall be the praise, Father, Son and Spirit, ever. more. Amen. PRAYER AFTER THE SERMON. Octr Father, we pray that thou wilt give comfort and encouragement to those who are despondent. Send light into the dark places of the earth. Thou that didst come to open prison doors, open them and illuminate the souls of such as are in despair. Thou that didst come to break shackles, bring men out of thrall to their own passions. Thou that didst oome to lift men up out of their low condition, raise those who are sunk in want and Ignominy. Fulfill thy purposes in respect to those who are in any trouble. We pray for the poor. We pray for the overworked. We pray for those who have no work. We pray for all the suffering families who are deprived of the means of support to-day. We pray that thou wilt overrule the...

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