Sermons Preached In Lincoln's Inn Chapel (volume 1)

Paperback | February 5, 2012

byFrederick Denison Maurice

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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. 1891. Excerpt: ... before faster Apeil 5, 1857 "Forasmuch then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves lilcewise with the same mind."--1 Peter iv. 1. I Believe there are many people of religious minds who approach the week on which we enter to-day with a feeling of pain and dread. I do not mean that they are awe-stricken; it is one of the complaints which they make to others or to themselves, that they have almost no impressions, such as they would wish to have, of this kind. Their pain proceeds from the recollection of many like seasons in former years, in which they have made efforts to realize in some measure the nature and the greatness of our Lord's sufferings, and to be affected by them--efforts which failed, and seemed to leave their hearts drearier than they were before. Their dread is an expectation that they shall find the case the same with them in these next six days. They speak of it as a still week, a holy week, words which would seem to express feelings of rest and quietness, such as worn and restless spirits might well long for. But they do not think that it will bring them any such quietness; far rather they believe it will be a time of struggle and disappointment. If they dealt quite honestly with themselves, they would own that they should be glad to forget it altogether. But they cannot forget it; old associations, the language of the Church, their own consciences, force it upon them; it comes charged with a weight of thoughts which they feel they have not strength to lift, which they are almost sure will oppress and confound them. Perhaps some one will think within himself, " It is not safe to speak of such perplexities as these. What will infidels or indifferent men say, if they hear that all the reports of the blessing, and relief,...

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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. 1891. Excerpt: ... before faster Apeil 5, 1857 "Forasmuch then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves lilcewise with the sam...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:82 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217552927

ISBN - 13:9780217552929

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