Sermons Upon the Whole Booke of the Revelation (Classic Reprint)

Sermons Upon the Whole Booke of the Revelation (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Sermons Upon the Whole Booke of the Revelation Chrili, and to bring him before them.they fate and expeéted their comming and the oflicers returned without himwhy haue you not(f aid they)brought him?ne tier man(fayd the officers) fpakelike this mau.then the Pharifies anfweredzare ye alfo deceiued? Do any of the Princes or of the Pharifies'beleeue in him but this multitude that knoweth not the law is accurfedjs nor this vnto mans wifedome in all likelihood a very fltong argument? Compare both (ides together and lee. Here are the high Priells, the Pharifies, the Doéiors, the Princes, and the flu died men in the Scriptures all thefe cry out With one voice and condenine Chrifi to be a fea ducer, a deflroyer ofgods holy worfhi p, a falf'e Prophet. On the other fide, who follow Chrifi, who imbrace his doéirine,8c beleeue in bimphis chiefe difciples are a few filliermen. Then certaine women, and form of them that had bene great fin ners, as Mary Magda/engand [he that wafhed his feete With t'eares, and Wiped thé' with the haires of her head.then next the Publicanes, and many borh'men 85. 70: men of the common (oral-{ere is great oddes, if we looke Vpon menzhow'com nieth it to paite that thefelatter haue their eies opened to fee the light,& the other haue not? Mafi'r and the Prophets foretold ofchril't, defcribed him, fer foorth his death and pallion, and refurreéhon, the place where he lhould be borne and the time when he {hould fuffer, alfo that the chiefe rulers in the Church called the buill dersrfhould refufe him being the head corner (lone. A'll'tbefe learned prielis, p_ha'-l rifies, and Princes, did read and Lindy the'scrip'tures, and yet as Saint x theyliilfilled the voyces of the Prophets, by.putting' him reafon?: l'hey did {wellin pride and ambi 'on and werepuffed vp' in opinion of theirowne knowledge.they had corrupted the truth with their own deuiies.thcy had in their blind imagination framed to the mfelues fuch a Chrili that when the true Chril'r was come they could not know him but Fulfilled allthiiigs that were writtenpfihimothesg'riptures of the new Tefiament in like manner forefhew the trimming of the great antichrillzthey paint him out in his colou rs what manner of one he fliould be, what he llnould do, and where he fliould taighe. The Pope, his Cardinals, his great Pielates, and Doéiors of all f oits, llllolc and reade chef e Scrip: tures they fpeake much of the tomming of this monlier they play all the partis in this tragedie, and fulfil all that is'etten olhim,8t yet do not know himzae why fopthey be as proud as the Pharifies, they haue corrupted the holy Scriptures With the leanen of their owhe doéirinennorc then they did farm and by many degrees. They haue their fabulous inuenrions touching Antichril't (0 that they cannot know hmiwhv then flaould any thiiilre it firange, that they cannot fee that which poore men and women do fee touching Antichril'r, when poore Publicans knew Chrili, and the Pharifi'es could netpth us hauing anfwered thefe obieé'tions, wher by they would driue vs from this booke let vs now come to words of the text: Wl'llclll did reade. The Rem/aria?) oefia cbri/ifiwbefore Saint lab doth come to declare the vifions that were fliewed him, he vfeth a preface, which is contained in eight verfes. 'this preface confilleth of two partszthe oners the iiifcription or generall title of the begkgiu thg three verfct that we read vnto yon: thc Other his falutatia or greeting'r H Q are EV E L A tfl'en.' About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com
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  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 25mm | 635g
  • English
  • 413 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243260253
  • 9780243260256