Pulpit and Grave; A Volume of Funeral Sermons and Addresses from Leading Pulpits of America, England, Germany, and France. Containing 90 Sermons, Sketches of Sermons, and Obituary Addresses; Also 450 Classified Texts, Scripture Volume 25

Pulpit and Grave; A Volume of Funeral Sermons and Addresses from Leading Pulpits of America, England, Germany, and France. Containing 90 Sermons, Sketches of Sermons, and Obituary Addresses; Also 450 Classified Texts, Scripture Volume 25

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...to grow and ripen under your eyes and example, and secure the end of the evils which overwhelm us, and of the crimes which seem to multiply with our disasters. And Thou, great God, from the height of heaven, cast down thine eyes of pity upon this desolate monarchy, where the glory of thy name is better known than among other nations, where faith is as old as the crown, and where it has ever been upon the throne as pure as the very blood of our kings that occupied. it. Defend us from the troubles and dissensions unto which Thou dost nearly always deliver the infancy of kings. Leave to us the consolation of at least peaceably bewailing our misfortunes and losses. Extend the wings of thy protecting care over the precious child that Thou hast put at the head of thy people--that august offspring of so many kings, that innocent victim, the only one saved from the blows of Thy wrath and from the extinction of the royal race. Give unto him a docile heart to receive the instructions which must be sustained by good example; that piety, compassion, humanity, and many other virtues, which influenced his education, may be felt throughout the whole course of his reign. Be Thou his God and his Father, to teach him to be the father of his subjects; and lead us altogether unto a blessed immortality. (v. 13. ST. PAUL does not condemn all sorts of sorrow occasioned by the loss of those we love. He requires only that Christians should not be inconsolable in these circumstances as those which have no hope. I. Tm: sonnow wrrrcrr rs REPREHENSIBLE. 1. That whieh proceeds from distrust Such is sometimes our situation on earth, that all our good devolves on a single point. A house rises to affluence. All its elevation proceeds from a single head. This head, the...show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123693363X
  • 9781236933638