The Purpose and Use of Comfort
One of the most popular American preachers of the 19th century, Episcopalian bishop Phillips Brooks was famous-and beloved-for his collections of sermons. The Purpose and Use of Comfort, first published in 1878, includes the title sermon as well as: . "The Withheld Completions of Life." "The Conqueror from Edom." "Keeping the Faith." "The Soul's Refuge in God." "The Man with One Talent." "Is It I?." "The Food of Man." "The Symbol and the Reality." and more.American clergyman PHILLIPS BROOKS (1835-1893) is also the author of Bohlen Lectures on The Influence of Jesus (1879) and Sermons Preached in English Churches (1883), but he is best remembered for writing the Christmas carol "O Little Town of Bethlehem."
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Page vii - And he answered and said, He that dippeth his hand with me in the dish, the same shall betray me.
Page 2 - Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort ; Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.
Page 19 - Peter said unto him, Lord, whither goest thou? Jesus answered him, Whither I go, thou canst not follow me now ; but thou shalt follow me afterwards.