Sacred Rhetoric: Or, Composition and Delivery of Sermons

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Gould and Lincoln, 1869 - Preaching - 259 pages
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Page 30 - And the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich men, and the chief captains, and the mighty men, and every bond-man, and every free-man, hid themselves in the dens and in the rocks of the mountains ; and said to the mountains and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of Him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb : for the great day of His wrath is come ; and who shall be able to stand...
Page 136 - Yet in the church I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that by my voice I might teach others also, than ten thousand words in an unknown tongue.
Page 59 - Every opportunity, therefore, should be taken to discountenance that false and vulgar opinion, that Rules are the fetters of genius ; they are fetters only to men of no genius...
Page 113 - Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it.
Page 115 - Of His own will begat He us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of His creatures.
Page 111 - Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye look for such things, be diligent that ye may be found of him in peace, without spot, and blameless.
Page 228 - And yet he will fancy that the grandest, the most various, the most expresgive of all instruments, which the infinite Creator has fashioned by the union of an intellectual soul with the powers of speech, may be played upon without study or practice...
Page 116 - But if a man live many years, and rejoice in them all; yet let him remember the days of darkness; for they shall be many.
Page 115 - The days of our years are threescore years and ten ; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labour and sorrow ; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.
Page 114 - He that being often reproved hardeneth his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.

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