Sermons preached upon several occasions by Robert SouthSermons preached upon several occasions by Robert South

Sermons preached upon several occasions

byRobert South

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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. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ... 2. The second thing considerable in the description I gave you of this judgment, are the parties to be judged; and those briefly (to speak nothing of the evil angels who are then also to receive their full and final doom) are all persons of all sorts, qualities, conditions, and professions, young and old, rich and poor, high and low, one with another. For at this bar princes have no prerogatives, the nobles have no privileges, nor the clergy exemptions and immunities, nor the lawyer any more favour than his client; the rich shall neither be regarded for their bags, or the poor pitied for his poverty: but all indifferently shall have the same judge and the same trial, the same evidence and the same witness; and if their cases be alike (how different soever their persons or estates may be here), their fate shall there be the same. ' And thus much for the parties to be judged. 3. The next thing is, the matters that shall be questioned at that trial; and those are not our actions only, but our words also, and not only our words, but our thoughts too, and not only our thoughts, but our very inclinations or dispositions themselves likewise; together with the place, time, occasion, intention, and end, for which every thing was done, thought, or spoken, and that from the first birth or instant of time, to the very last periodical minute of it. 4. And then for the manner of proceeding, there will be no occasion for examination of witnesses, or reading depositions; there will be no allegata or probata; for every man shall be indicted and arraigned, cast or acquitted, condemned or absolved, by the testimony of his own conscience, which shall readily, though never so unwillingly, assent to whatever the judge shall charge it with, whether it be good...
Title:Sermons preached upon several occasionsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:274 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.58 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217051502

ISBN - 13:9780217051507