An Essay on the Composition of a Sermon, Volume 1

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T. Scollick ... and T. Wilson and R. Spence, York, 1788 - Preaching

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Page 433 - The eyes of the LORD are, in every place, beholding the evil and the good.
Page 337 - Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God. He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.
Page 118 - Tis but an hour ago since it was nine ; And after one hour more 'twill be eleven ; And so, from hour to hour, we ripe and ripe, And then, from hour to hour, we rot and rot ; And thereby hangs a tale.
Page 80 - For rhetoric, he could not ope His mouth, but out there flew a trope; And when he happened to break off I...
Page 215 - Enow of such, as for their bellies' sake Creep and intrude and climb into the fold! Of other care they little reckoning make Than how to scramble at the shearers' feast, And shove away the worthy bidden guest; Blind mouths! that scarce themselves know how to hold A sheep-hook, or have learn'd aught else the least That to the faithful herdman's art belongs ! What recks it them?
Page 73 - The rich and the poor meet together: The Lord is the maker of them all.
Page 371 - O my people, what have I done unto thee? and wherein have I wearied thee? testify against me.
Page 114 - Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth...
Page 211 - Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned...
Page 331 - Her own for man so strongly, not disdain What smooth emollients in theology, Recumbent virtue's downy doctors preach, That prose of piety, a lukewarm praise ? Rise odours sweet from incense uninflamed ? Devotion, when lukewarm, is undevout ; But when it glows, its heat is struck to heaven ; To human hearts her golden harps are strung ; High heaven's orchestra chants amen to man.

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