Sixty sermons preach'd on several occasions [ed. by M. Smalridge].

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byGeorge Smalridge

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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. 1852. Excerpt: ... Thus have I endeavoured, by several marks and characters, to distinguish the duty of ray text from that sin to which it might seem to have some resemblance; and it were easy to show, in the like manner, how all other Christian virtues, when thoroughly examined, do widely differ from those faults to which at first sight they may seem to have some likeness: so that if we take due care to distinguish them in our practice as clearly as they are distinct in their notions, we may by this means be better able to avoid the appearance of evil. And now, having shown the extent of this duty, how far we ought to abstain from all appearance of evil, and given some directions for the better performance of it, in order to the more effectual recommending it to our practice, I should proceed, in the third place, to show the reason why we ought so carefully to abstain from all appearance of evil. But not having time to despatch this now, I shall not enter upon it, but leave it to be supplied by your own better thoughts, or at least defer it to another opportunity. SERMON XLI. EvIL-APPEARANCE. 1 Thessaxonians V. 22. Abstain from all appearance of evil. The second-.-, sermon on r ROM these words I proposed, this . I. To show the extent of the duty here commanded, how far we ought to abstain from all appearance of evil. II. To lay down some rules, how we might best abstain from such appearance. III. To offer some reasons, why we ought so to abstain. The two former parts I have already spoke to. I proceed now, in the last place, to give some reasons, why we are obliged thus carefully to abstain from all appearance of evil. Now the best reason that can be assigned for our strict care in this matter, and the only one that needs to be alleged, is this, that we are expressly comma...

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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. 1852. Excerpt: ... Thus have I endeavoured, by several marks and characters, to distinguish the duty of ray text from that sin to which it might ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:130 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.28 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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