Short sermons on important subjects

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byJonathan Edmondson

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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.1808 Excerpt: ... SERMON VIII.. Proy. vi. 16--19. These « things doth the Lord hate: qeax seven are an abomination to him: a proud look, a lying tongye, and hands that shed innocent blood; an heart that deviseth wicked imaginations,feet that be swift in running to mischief, and he that soweth strife among brethren. J. HE Lord hates nothing but what is hateful; and he loves nothing, with complacency, but what is lovely. This necessarily arises from his adorable peifections: fbr he is infinitely wise, and transcendently good. Men should endeavour tp imitate these perfections, by loving what thVLpr$ loves, and.by hat&g what he hates.--Our tex£ inpritions six things which the Lord hates, yea, seven which are ah abomination t£ him. Let us examine them one by One. I. THE LORD HATiS A PROUD LOOK. A proud look proceeds from a proud heart. Some men endeavour to conceal their pride; but they who indulge a proud look, expose themselves to every beholder. David prpbably was charged with this H crime; but he appealed to the Lord for his innocency: "Lord my heart is not haughty, nor mine eyes lofty." The general causes of a proud look, are some supposed excellencies, either of birth, fortune, talents, or education; but none of these form a sufficient excuse for pride, which, in every point of view, is hateful both to God and men. A little reflection will discover the abominable nature of pride. It puffs men up with self-sufficiency, and self-satisfaction; so that they despise others, and idolize themselves. Pride robs God of his glory, and places the creature upon his throne. Devils fell through pride, and those who copy their example must fall into the same condemnation. It is generally the first sin which appears in human nature, and the last which is destroyed. As/pride ...

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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.1808 Excerpt: ... SERMON VIII.. Proy. vi. 16--19. These « things doth the Lord hate: qeax seven are an abomination to him: a proud look, a lying t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217992927

ISBN - 13:9780217992923

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