Sermons Addressed to the Congregation of St. Mary-le-Tower, Ipswich by James Robert TurnockSermons Addressed to the Congregation of St. Mary-le-Tower, Ipswich by James Robert Turnock

Sermons Addressed to the Congregation of St. Mary-le-Tower, Ipswich

byJames Robert Turnock

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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: ... ST. MATTHEW xx. 20--23. "Then came to Him the mother of Zebedee's children, worshipping Him, and desiring a certain thing of Him. And He said unto her, What wilt thou? She saith unto Him, Grant that these my two sons may sit, the one on Thy right hand, and the other on the left, in Thy kingdom. But Jesus answered and said, Te know not what ye ask. Are ye able to drink of the cup that I shall drink of, and to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with? They say unto Him, We are able. And He saith unto them, Te shall drink indeed of My cup, and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with: but to sit on My right hand, and on My left, is not mine to give, but it shall be given to them for whom it is prepared of My Father." XT AD they understood that in those well-known words, "Thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build My Church," our Lord meant to confer any supremacy on that Apostle, the two sons of Zebedee would scarcely on the occasion before us have ventured to ask the highest places in His kingdom for themselves. They desired to sit on His right hand and His left. And the request is a remarkable instance of that slowness and dulness of heart with which our Blessed Lord had to deal, even among them who were nearest to Him and understood Him most. For you observe that it was made immediately after a very clear prediction of His Cross and Passion. "Jesus took the twelve disciples apart, and said, Behold we go up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man shall be betrayed unto the Chief Priests, and they shall condemn Him to death, and deliver Him to the Gentiles to mock, and to scourge, and to crucify." And then, we read, came the mother of Zebedee's children, and her sons, with this petition for the first places in His kingdom. So little ha...

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Title:Sermons Addressed to the Congregation of St. Mary-le-Tower, IpswichFormat:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217993494

ISBN - 13:9780217993494

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