Sermons on the Ten commandments

Paperback | February 6, 2012

byGeorge Nicholson

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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.1815 Excerpt: ... SERMON VIII. On the Seventh Commandment. Exodus XX. 14. THOU SHALT NOT COMMIT ADULTERY. THIS, like the preceding commandment, is another fundamental description of the violation of divine order, or the perversion of the whole life of man, by one peculiar false determination of his ruling passion, or love, which, like Aaron's rod, swallows all the rest. For all the principles of his life are either in or out of order, according to such habitual determination. And for this, no benevolence, honesty, or other virtuous disposition in that self same guilty person can possibly compensate. Therefore, so far from the christian believer being exempted, by his divine redeemer's perfect obedience, righteousness, merit, and work, from the obligation of every one of the ten commandments, not a single commandment can be omitted. And yet, it is a truth most certain and lamentable, that every living soul hath broken every one of the ten commandments in thought, word, or deed, times without number. For such is the spirituality of God's law, and such the total depravity of all men by nature and practice. Thus also, we1 are all continually subject and liable, in this world, to repeat our sinful obliquities and derelictions. Therefore we must flee to Christ alone for refuge and assistance, as the only hope set before us. For without him we can do nothing. But by him, we can do all things. He is made unto us wisdom, righteousness, sanctification, and redemption. Abide in me (says Christ himself) and I in you, and ye shall bring forth much fruit. For as the branch cannot bear fruit, except it abide in the vine, so, no more can ye, except ye abide in me. And this is the way, my brethren, to be born of God, (as the apostle John expresses it) and no more commit actual, wilful, habit...

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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.1815 Excerpt: ... SERMON VIII. On the Seventh Commandment. Exodus XX. 14. THOU SHALT NOT COMMIT ADULTERY. THIS, like the preceding commandment, is...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:34 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217050999

ISBN - 13:9780217050999

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