Sermons on Sickness, Sorrow, and Death
W. Baxter, 1828 - Sermons, English - 167 pages
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able affections affliction attendants become blessed body bring called cause certainly chastens Christian comfort consequence consider continue death desire dispose divine duty earth earthly endeavour endure evil express faith fall Father fear feel flower friends give given glory God's grace grass grave habit hand hast heart holy hope human humble induce instance Jesus Christ judgment lesson live look Lord Lord's mercy mind mortal nature neglect ness object old age ourselves pain pass past patience peace perhaps person pleasure possessions practical Prayer prevent providence ready reason receive religion render repentance rest riches Scripture sense serious SERMON short sickness sight sins sorrow soul speaking spirit strength sufferings surely taken teach thankfulness thee things thou thought tion trouble trust uncertain unto visited wisdom wish youth
Page 123 - And the woman conceived, and bare a son at that season that Elisha had said unto her, according to the time of life. *^And when the child was grown, it fell on a day, that he went out to his father to the reapers. ^And he said unto his father, My head, my head. And he said to a lad, Carry Mm to his mother. 20 And when he had taken him, and brought him to his mother, he sat on her knees till noon, and then died.
Page 102 - But this I say, brethren, the time is short: it remaineth, that both they that have wives be as though they had none; And they that weep, as though they wept not; and they that rejoice, as though they rejoiced not; and they that buy, as though they possessed not; And they that use this world, as not abusing it: for the fashion of this world passeth away.
Page 58 - ... also when they shall be afraid of that which is high, and fears shall be in the way, and the almond tree shall flourish, and the grasshopper shall be a burden, and desire shall fail: because man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets...
Page 66 - Praise the Lord, O my soul : and all that is within me praise his holy Name. Praise the Lord, O my soul : and forget not all his benefits...
Page 121 - So she went and came unto the man of God to mount Carmel. And it came to pass, when the man of God saw her afar off, that he said to Gehazi his servant, Behold, yonder is...
Page 13 - Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy.
Page 17 - My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of Him : for whom the Lord loveth He chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom He receiveth.
Page 58 - In the day when the keepers of the house shall tremble, and the strong men shall bow themselves, and the grinders cease because they are few, and those that look out of the windows be darkened.
Page 51 - For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a door-keeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.
Page 51 - My soul hath a desire and longing to enter into the courts of the Lord : my heart and my flesh rejoice in the living God.