Sermons Preached In English Churches Volume 3 by Phillips BrooksSermons Preached In English Churches Volume 3 by Phillips Brooks

Sermons Preached In English Churches Volume 3

byPhillips Brooks

Paperback | October 12, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ... Him; that every least activity of life should feel His presence, and men should not only lead their armies and muke their laws, but rise up and go to sleept walk in the Btreet, play with their children, work in their shops, talk with their neighbors, all in the fear and love of the Lord. Make, then, this Incarnation the one pervading povvei of a man's life. Let his first feeling about this world always be, " God has been here, and so God is here still," and have you not made him strong to walk unpolluted and unscorched through the furnace of the world's most fiery corruptions? It is the low system, the constitution that is broken down and depressed iu tone, that takes the contagion. The strong, really well man, walks by the house where disease is rioting, and his healthy vitality flings the distemper back. And a deep, living sense of God is the true vitality of a human soul which quenches the poisonous fires of corruption, as powerless to be hurt by it as the cold, calm sea is to be set on fire by the coals that you may cast burning into its bosom. Think of the day after Jesus had called John and Peter and Nathanael to be his servants. They had begun to hear his words of eternal life. They had become dimly conscious of so much above and beyond. Do you think it was as hard for them to pass unspotted by the places of temptation in Chorazin and Capernaum? They had tasted the powers of the world to come. And the true way, the only true way, to make any man who is a slave to this world, catching its corruption, free and pure, is to make him see another world, the supernatural world, the world of spiritual life above him and below him and stretching out before him into eternity, made visible by Christ's Incarnation. 2. But this is not enough....
Title:Sermons Preached In English Churches Volume 3Format:PaperbackDimensions:102 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.21 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217871674

ISBN - 13:9780217871679