The Works Of That Learned And Judicious Divine, Mr. Richard Hooker (volume 2); With An Account Of…

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byRichard Hooker

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1890. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 792 God's especial Care of young Children. A SERMON, FOUND AMONG THE PAPERS OK BISHOP ANDEEWS. Matth. vii. 7,8. Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and you shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you. For whosoever asketh, &c. . As all the creatures of God, which attain their highest perfection by process of time, are in their first beginning raw; so man, in the end of his race the perfectest, is at his entrance thereunto the weakest, and thereby longer enforced to continue a subject for other men's compassion to work upon voluntarily, without any other persuader, besides their own secret inclination, moving them to repay to the common stock of humanity such help, as they know that themselves before must needs have borrowed; the state and condition of all flesh being herein alike. It cometh hereby to pass, that although there be in us, when we enter into this present world, no conceit or apprehension of our own misery, and for a long time after no ability, as much as to crave help or succour at other men's hands; yet through his most good and gracious providence, which feedeth the young, even of feathered fowls and ravens, (whose natural significations of their necessities are therefore termed in Scripture "prayers "and invocations*" which God doth hear,) we amongst them whom he values at a far higher rate than millions of brute creatures, do find by perpetual experience daily occasions given unto every of us, religiously to acknowledge with the * [Psalm cxlvii. 9.] Qualities of prevailing Prayer: Sincerity. 793 Prophet David*, "Thou, O Lord, from our birth hast been Skbm. Vh. "merciful unto us, we have tasted thy goodness, hanging . "even at our mothers' breasts." That God, which during infancy preserveth us without our knowledge, teache...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1890. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 792 God's especial Care of young Children. A SERMON, FOUND AMONG THE PAPERS OK BISHOP ANDEEWS. Matth. vii. 7,8. Ask, and it ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:356 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.74 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217896723

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