Brockton's Perils; With Criticisms and Replics, Together with a Sketch and Picture of the Author, Justin Kent Richardson, Pastor of the First Baptist Church, Brockton, Mass

Brockton's Perils; With Criticisms and Replics, Together with a Sketch and Picture of the Author, Justin Kent Richardson, Pastor of the First Baptist Church, Brockton, Mass

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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. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ... When a man dares to attack Brockton or Brockton's morality there is a oneness of feeling among her:30,000 people that causes them to rise up and deny the statements, and when any one casts a doubt on the statement that " the pure outnumber the wicked 100 to one, ' he is not making friends in Brockton. XIII. SECOND REPLY. BIGOTRY, AMUSEMENTS. CARD-PLAYING! IS THE l'OSITION OF THIS CHURCH ONE OK PREJUDICE Oil OK SOUND JUDGMENT? "They have healed also the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, saying, peace, peace; when there Is no peace. Thus saith the Lord, stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall And rest for your souls." Jeremiaht 6:14-16. (Sunday evening, March 2, 1890, was ushered in with a terrible snow-storm. Hardly any one thought that the sermon announced would be delivered but many came, fearing they might miss it otherwise. So many were present it was thought best to go on, only the preacher stopped with his treatment of card-playing, when otherwise he might have condensed into one, this and the following sermon. The following is the sermon as delivered: ) The setting of the text is a sad one. It is similar to another drawn by the prophet Ezekiel in the thirteenth chapter of his prophecy, where some of the prophets are represented as leading astray the people of God, " saying peace, peace, when there was no peace;" where one built a wall and others daubed it with untempered morter and (iod's anger was kindled against such, even those that saw visions of peace when there was no peace. So here, in this prophecy of Jeremiah, the Lord warns against certain prophets who set themselves against the message from (od, "crying peace, peace, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
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  • English
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  • 1236609670
  • 9781236609670