A sermon [on Isa. i.26] preach'd at Christ-church in Dublin ... on ... the 29th of May, 1711

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Page 6 - Your new moons and your appointed feasts my soul hateth: They are a trouble unto me; I am weary to bear them. And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide mine eyes from you: Yea, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear: Your hands are full of blood.
Page 5 - Why should ye be stricken any more? ye will revolt more and more: the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint. From the sole of the foot even unto the head there is no soundness in it ; but wounds, and bruises, and putrifying sores : they have not been closed, neither bound up, neither mollified with ointment.
Page 6 - To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices unto me ? saith the Lord: I am full of the burnt offerings of rams, and the fat of fed beasts ; and I delight not in the blood of bullocks, or of lambs, or of he goats.
Page 22 - And they, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear, (for they are a rebellious house,) yet shall know that there hath been a prophet among them.
Page 19 - The virgin the daughter of Zion hath despised thee, and laughed thee to scorn ; the daughter of Jerusalem hath shaken her head at thee. Whom hast thou reproached and blasphemed ? and against whom hast thou exalted thy voice, and lifted up thine eyes on high ? even against the Holy One of Israel.
Page 6 - Mine enemies : and I will turn My hand upon thee, and purely purge away thy dross, and take away all thy tin...
Page 22 - And thou, son of man, be not afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns be with thee, and thou dost dwell among scorpions; be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house. And thou shalt speak my words unto them, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear : for they are most rebellious.
Page 6 - Bring no more vain oblations ; incense is an abomination unto me ; the new moons and the sabbaths, the calling of assemblies, I cannot away with ; it is iniquity, even the solemn meeting.
Page 14 - Behold, O My people, I will open your graves, and caufe you to come up out of your graves, and bring you into the land of IfraeL...
Page 14 - Thus faith the LORD GOD; Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon thefe flain, that they may live. So I prophefied as He commanded me, and the breath came into them, and they lived, and ftood up upon their feet, an exceeding great army. Then He faid unto me, Son of man, thefe bones are the whole houfe of Ifrael : behold, they fay, Our bones are dried, and our hope is loft : we are cut off for our parts.

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