Twenty two sermons on various subjects. 2nd selection

Paperback | February 4, 2012

byIsaac Barrow

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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. 1801. Excerpt: ... SERMON XXIP. The Duty and Reward of Bounty to the Poori Psal. cxii. 9. He bath dispersed, he hath given to the poor; his righteousness endureth for ever, his horn Jfmll be exalted with honour. AS this whole Psalm appears to have a double in-s E R M. tent; one to describe the proper actions and as-xxn. sections of a truly religious or pious man; (of a man ivho feareth the Lord, and delighteth greatly in his com-v- mandments;) the other to declare the happiness of such a man's state, consequent upon those his affec-tions and actions, whether in way of natural result, or of gracious recompence from God: so doth this verse particularly contain both a good part of a pious man's character, and some considerable instances of Jiis felicity. The first words He hath dispersed, he hath given to the poor) express part of his character; the latter (His righteousness endureth for ever, his horn shall be exalted with honour) assign instances of his fe-licity. So that our text hath two parts, one afford-ing us good information concerning our duty, the other yielding great encouragement to the perform-ance thereof; for we are obliged to follow the pious man's practice, and so doing we shall assuredly par- This Sermon was preached at the Spittal upon Wednesday in Easter Week, A. D. 1671. L 1 4 take s E R M. take of his condition. These parts we (hall in order Xxii. prosecute, endeavouring (by God's assistance) some what to illustrate the words themselves, to confirm the truths couched in them, and to inculcate the duties which they imply. For the first part, He hath dispersed, he hath given to the poor; these words in general do import the liberal bounty and mercy which a pious man is wont to exercise; doing which doth in good part constitute him pious, and signally decla...

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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. 1801. Excerpt: ... SERMON XXIP. The Duty and Reward of Bounty to the Poori Psal. cxii. 9. He bath dispersed, he hath given to the poor; his right...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:180 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.38 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217944760

ISBN - 13:9780217944762

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