Sermons for the Times and the People by Isaac Dowd WilliamsonSermons for the Times and the People by Isaac Dowd Williamson

Sermons for the Times and the People

byIsaac Dowd Williamson

Paperback | January 31, 2012

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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. 1855. Excerpt: ... SERMON IX. THE DOMINION OF MAX. "And God blessed them; and God said unto them; hefruitful, and multiply and replenish the earth, and subdue it; and have dominion over the fish of the sea. nnd over the fowls of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth." Genesis i: 28. This passage of holy writ contains the first communication of God to man. It was made on that auspicious morning, when the stupendous work of creation was completed, and man, fresh from the forming hand of the Almighty, stood, as the image and representative of God upon the earth, which was henceforward to be the field of his labors. It gives the assurance of the blessing of him in whom dwells all the fullness of wisdom, and power; and it is, in itself, the " Magna Charta" of human rights, the title, or deed of gift, by which man holds the earth, and claims to exercise dominion over it. The kings of the old world, claiming authority in the westerm hemisphere, gave letters patent to certain of their subjects, conveying to them the ownership of large sections of country in America, and made them rulers over the country thus granted. These grants were sought, and prized, as things of great value. But, the text is the original deed, in which, God gave the whole earth to man. These are the letters patent, under the seal and sign of the " King of Kings, and Lord of Lords," giving the wide earth, in fee simple, to the human race, and conveying the right of dominion over all the beings, that swarm in its wilds and waters, or cut the ambient air. The subjugation of the globe, and dominion over it, is, therefore, the destiny and business of man, in this life; and, in that work, God's blessing attends him. To bear some humble part, in the achievement of this destiny, and the exerc...
Title:Sermons for the Times and the PeopleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:50 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021787097X

ISBN - 13:9780217870979