Manual of Sacred Rhetoric: Or, How to Prepare a Sermon

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B. Herder, 1901 - Preaching - 332 pages

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Page 237 - IF ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth: For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God. When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory.
Page 238 - And Simon, answering, said to him: Master, we have laboured all the night, and have taken nothing : but at thy word I will let down the net.
Page 200 - Charity is patient, is kind : charity envieth not, dealeth not perversely : is not puffed up. Is not ambitious, seeketh not her own, is not provoked to anger, thinketh no evil. Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth with the truth : Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.
Page 147 - But she, the lily of Eden, who had always dwelt out of the sight of man, fittingly did she die in the garden's shade, and amid the sweet flowers in which she had lived. Her departure made no noise in the world.
Page 148 - Apostles were suddenly gathered together in the place, even in the Holy City, to bear part in the joyful ceremonial; how that they buried her with fitting rites; how that the third day, when they came to the tomb, they found it empty, and angelic choirs with their glad voices were heard singing day and night the glories of their risen Queen.
Page 67 - I am the Alpha and the Omega, "says the Lord God, who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.
Page 221 - Thus : the parable, or other analogy to spiritual truth, appropriated from the world of nature or man, Is not merely illustrative, but also in some sort proof. It is not merely that these analogies assist to make the truth intelligible, or if intelligible before, present it more vividly to the mind, which is all that some will allow them. Their power lies deeper than this...
Page 216 - BLESSED is the man that hath not walked in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stood in the way of sinners, and hath not sat in the seat of the scornful...
Page 276 - And, oh ! still more terrible, still more distracting, when the Judge speaks, and consigns it to the jailors, till it shall pay the endless debt which lies against it ! " Impossible, I a lost soul ! I separated from hope and from peace for ever ! It is not I of whom the Judge so spake ! There is a mistake some where ; Christ, Saviour, hold Thy hand, — one minute to explain it ! My name is Demas : I am but Demas, not Judas, or Nicolas, or Alexander, or Philetus, or Diotrephes. What ? eternal pain...
Page 126 - He was a true shepherd, knowing that the sheep committed to him had been redeemed not with corruptible things as gold and silver, but with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb unspotted and undefiled.

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