A Practical Discourse Concerning a Future Judgment by William Sherlock

A Practical Discourse Concerning a Future Judgment by William Sherlock

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1692 edition. Excerpt: ...this fhould be done with great patience and long-fuffering, and after the difappointment of all the wife Methods of his Grace, in re-forming the World: and then no Man can fay that God has hitherto too long delayed-the final Judgment; Torne thouiand years ' is no long tryal to fitve the World, and Man-kind, whom he hath made, from final de-firuetion. ' _(1.) And therefore let no Man laugh ata '.future Judgment, and-final defiruetion of this World, as if it'wo_uld never be, becaufe it is not yet; God is in no' hafie to deliroy the World, butwhen he fees it ripe for De-fi'ruStion, ' that is the da hehas appointed for Judgment: Such Scofigrs as thefe are cer-...t'ain'fore-runners of that day, and unlefs there be flill a new Refurreelion of true Faith and 31eQ', which we hope for) it cannot be l;Y_!';.. ', '----'L. _, L ii" oil" how long foever fuch Men may think God delays, yet their judgment lingreth not', l and their Damnation _/lumhereth not, 2 Peter 2.. Let "us all remember what our Saviour tells us, If that evil fervant hall flay in his heart, my Lord delayeth his coming, and jhall hegin to finite his fellow-fereqants, and to eat and drink with the drunken, the Lord in" that fer want fliall come in a day when he looketh not for him, and in an hour that he is not aware I of, and flsall. cut him afuader, and all appoint ' ' him his portion with the Hypocrites: t ere jhall he weeping and gnajhing of teeth, 24. M&tth.4.3. It is no Argument that Judgment is a great way off, becaufe Men are iecure, and can laugh at the thoughts of it'; for the more iecure the World is, the nearer it is to Judg ment: the very day that Judgment hall overtake...show more

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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236973690
  • 9781236973696