Neutrality in time of danger to the Church : an abandonment of the faith, and very short-sighted worldly policy: an admonition to the members of the Church of England, delivered in a sermon at South-Hackney Church on Sunday, April 5, 1835

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J.G. & F. Rivington, 1835 - Bible - 30 pages
 

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Page 3 - Think not with thyself that thou shalt escape in the king's house, more than all the Jews. For if thou altogether holdest thy peace at this time, then shall there enlargement * and deliverance arise to the Jews from another place; but thou and thy father's house shall be destroyed: and who knoweth whether thou art not come to the kingdom for such a time as this...
Page 17 - But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a peculiar people...
Page 17 - Even as I please all men in all things, not seeking mine own profit, but the profit of many, that they may be saved.
Page 9 - And the letters were sent by posts into all the king's provinces, to destroy, to kill, and to cause to perish, all Jews, both young and old, little children and women, in one day, even upon the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, which is the month Adar, and to take the spoil of them for a prey.
Page 8 - Mordecai bowed not, nor did him reverence, then was Haman full of wrath. And he thought scorn to lay hands on Mordecai alone; for they had shewed him the people of Mordecai...
Page 3 - NEUTRALITY IN TIME OF DANGER TO THE CHURCH, AN ABANDONMENT OF THE FAITH, &c.
Page 24 - ... He shall reign for ever and ever." The twenty-four elders fall on their faces and thank God that He has taken to Him His great power, and that the time is come for judging the dead and recompensing His saints. The temple of God in heaven is laid open to view. Ch. xii. 1. Another scene now opens. A woman, clothed with the sun, having the moon at her feet and twelve stars on her head, seems to represent Religion, or the Gospel, or the Church. A huge dragon is her antagonist. She brings forth a...
Page 30 - Acts, a document which well deserves to be placed in a less fugitive repository. 29 that Esther's narrative has recorded shall ultimately defeat, in every instance, all the evil which the craft and subtilty of the devil or man works against it — their wicked devices shall " return upon their own heads3" and its "sorrow shall be turned into joy b ;" and " light and gladness and rest" for ever shall be its portion c.

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