Faith and practice, a selection of sermons

Paperback | February 2, 2012

byFrancis Pigou

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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. 1865. Excerpt: ... SEKMON XII. PREPARATION FOR DEATH. Deut. xxxii. 29. "0 that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end!" My brethren, God, in His mysterious dealings, has been pleased to visit our country with what, without exaggeration, may be regarded as a national calamity. The universal manifestation of sorrow which the melancholy event has called forth, not only on the part of this great nation, but abroad, and wheresoever the sad tidings has reached, evidences how great, how wide-felt, how irreparable is the loss which we have sustained in the death of the lamented Prince Consort. So great has been the shock, so sudden, so unexpected, that we scarce can realize the melancholy fact. Sadness possesses every mind capable of feeling. Every heart is touched with tenderest sympathy for our bereaved and widowed Queen. Her loss is ours. "We shared her joy, and will not be denied to share her grief." If tears and pity could recall the dead, if the sad tribute of a nation's sorrow could restore to life him whose sun has so early set, this tribute of sympathy had not been withheld, but every where paid with loyal, genuine, heartfelt sincerity. The calamity which has befallen us is one of no ordinary kind. Death, at any time an occasion of mourning, is, however, not rarely attended with circumstances which mitigate our grief or reconcile us to our loss. Sometimes it is the natural, expected termination to a life full of years--the last day in the autumn of man's short-lived existence here. Often a long and lingering illness gradually and mercifully prepares the mind for the fatal issue, and by long anticipation we become familiarized with the prospect of a separation from those we love. There are even circumstances under which Death is...

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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. 1865. Excerpt: ... SEKMON XII. PREPARATION FOR DEATH. Deut. xxxii. 29. "0 that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would conside...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217718159

ISBN - 13:9780217718158

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