Parochial sermons preached in a village church by Charles Abel HeurtleyParochial sermons preached in a village church by Charles Abel Heurtley

Parochial sermons preached in a village church

byCharles Abel Heurtley

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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.1850 Excerpt: ... SERMON XIV. Our Lord's Conversation With The Woman Of Samaria . Preached on the first Sunday in the year. John iv. 13, 14. Jesus answered and said unto her, Whosoever drinketh of this water shall thirst again: but whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water, springing up into everlasting life. Wearied with his journey, and probably oppressed with the heat, for it was about noon, our Lord had sat down on a well to rest, while his disciples had gone into the neighbouring town to buy food. How touchingly does this little circumstance bring home to us the fact, that the blessed Jesus was in very deed bone of our bone and flesh of our flesh; that the nature which He took upon Him, when He came into the world, was such as ours in all respects in which it could be such without sin! While He sat, a woman came to draw water. Jesus asks her to let Him drink from her pitcher. She holds back, expressing her surprise that a Jew should think of asking a favour from a Samaritan. Jesus answers, "If thou knewest the gift of God, and Who it is that saith to thee, Give Me to drink, thou wouldest have asked of Him, and He would have given thee living water." The woman does not perceive that there is a spiritual meaning in our Lord's words. She has no thought of any other water than such as is in the well before her. "Sir," she replies, "Thou 'hast nothing to draw with, and the well is deep: from whence then hast Thou this living water?" Our Lord answers, explaining his meaning in some sort, yet still using the same term as before, precisely as He had done in his conversation with Nicodemus about the new birth, and as He afterwards did in his conversation with the Jews about the ma...
Title:Parochial sermons preached in a village churchFormat:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021773989X

ISBN - 13:9780217739894