Sermons Preacht In Herstmonceux Church (volume 2)

Paperback | February 6, 2012

byJulius Charles Hare

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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. 1849. Excerpt: ... SERMON XVI. HEAVENLY AND EARTHLY LOVE. Matthew X. 37. He that loveth father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me: and he that loveth son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me. In speaking to you of our Saviour's declaration, that He was come to set the son at variance against the father, and the daughter against her mother, I tried to explain how it was, that the Onlybegotten Son of the Eternal Father, He whose meat and drink it was to do His Fathers will,--He who was the Fulness of all Love in Himself, and the Giver of all Love to others,--He who came to set up the perfect Law of Love, as that in which alone every other law is fulfilled, in which alone every other law lives and moves and has its being,--could yet say of Himself, that He was come to sow division in families, to sow enmity in that which ought to be the home and temple of Love. This declaration, we saw, was intended to bear in a more especial manner on the first age of the Church; and it was occasioned by the state of the world at the time when the foundations of the Church were to be laid. In laying the foundations of a building, we dig into the earth, and tear up its bosom: and the loftier and massier the building is designed to be, the deeper do we dig, the more we tear up the earth. Whereas, when the foundations have once been laid solidly, the earth closes around them, and supports them; and the stones are set on, tier above tier, without any further disturbance to it. In like manner, when the foundations of that Church, which was to overarch the world, and to last as long as the world, were to be laid, it was necessary that they should be laid deep in the heart and soul of man; it was necessary that the hearts of men should be torn and broken up, so that the foundations m...

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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. 1849. Excerpt: ... SERMON XVI. HEAVENLY AND EARTHLY LOVE. Matthew X. 37. He that loveth father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me: and he...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:136 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.29 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217870287

ISBN - 13:9780217870283

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