Sleeping Through the Sermon

Sleeping Through the Sermon : And Other Discourses (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Sleeping Through the Sermon: And Other Discourses Another thought in passing, is that Paul was long in preaching. Twice in the brief record it is pointed out that he continued his speech far beyond what might have been expected. Once the words are, He continued his speech until mid night, and again, As Paul was long in preaching. So much is said concerning the length of sermons that we commend these phrases to those who be lieve, as a certain famous University is said to believe, that no one is converted after the first twenty minutes. It was no twenty-minute, essence oi-rose-water, poetic essay, you may be sure, which Paul, the battle-scarred veteran Of the Lord, was giving to the people in this upper chamber in Troas. It was, undoubtedly, strong meat, and not milk for babes. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 268g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243236859
  • 9780243236855