Sermons designed for the sick room, family reading and village worship

Sermons designed for the sick room, family reading and village worship

by Jabez Burns
     
 
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We remark, finally, that our text need not be confined to young men, young women are equally interested. Divine wisdom is as needful for them as for young men. Folly is as

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We remark, finally, that our text need not be confined to young men, young women are equally interested. Divine wisdom is as needful for them as for young men. Folly is as ruinous in them as in young men. Indeed, vice of any kind appears more odious in them, than in the other sex. Religion is everything to the young woman, for both worlds. Oh, think of the godly women of Scripture, and emulate their spirit, and follow their example. Remember Mary's wise and holy choice, and secure the one thing needful, the good part, that shall not be taken from you. So shall you enjoy the love of the Saviour—adorn the gospel of God—and eventually be crowned with glory, immortality, and eternal life. SERMON III. BIGOTRY'S PASSWORD. " Then said they unto him, say now Shibboleth: and he said Sibboleth: for he could not frame to pronounce it right.1'—Judges xii. 6. The ancient history of the Jews is little better than one fearful exhibition of malevolence and slaughter. It is painful to read of their incessant wars with other nations. But it is still more melancholy to observe their civil contentions, and intestine revolutions, and cruelties. The text is found in connection with one of the most diabolical of these. At this time, the renowned Jephthah was ruler in Israel. He had gone to war against the Amorites, and had not invited the Ephraimites to unite with him. They were incensed against Jephthah on this account, and threatened to burn his house. "And the men ofEphraim gathered themselves together, and went northward, and said unto Jephthah, " Wherefore passedst thou over to fight against the children of Ammon, and didst not call us to go with thee? we will burn thine house upon thee with fire:" ver. 1. He assigns his reason for this: " And Jephthah said unto them, I and my people w...

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We remark, finally, that our text need not be confined to young men, young women are equally interested. Divine wisdom is as needful for them as for young men. Folly is as ruinous in them as in young men. Indeed, vice of any kind appears more odious in them, than in the other sex. Religion is everything to the young woman, for both worlds. Oh, think of the godly women of Scripture, and emulate their spirit, and follow their example. Remember Mary's wise and holy choice, and secure the one thing needful, the good part, that shall not be taken from you. So shall you enjoy the love of the Saviouradorn the gospel of Godand eventually be crowned with glory, immortality, and eternal life. SERMON III. BIGOTRY'S PASSWORD. " Then said they unto him, say now Shibboleth: and he said Sibboleth: for he could not frame to pronounce it right.1'Judges xii. 6. The ancient history of the Jews is little better than one fearful exhibition of malevolence and slaughter. It is painful to read of their incessant wars with other nations. But it is still more melancholy to observe their civil contentions, and intestine revolutions, and cruelties. The text is found in connection with one of the most diabolical of these. At this time, the renowned Jephthah was ruler in Israel. He had gone to war against the Amorites, and had not invited the Ephraimites to unite with him. They were incensed against Jephthah on this account, and threatened to burn his house. "And the men ofEphraim gathered themselves together, and went northward, and said unto Jephthah, " Wherefore passedst thou over to fight against the children of Ammon, and didst not call us to go with thee? we will burn thine house upon thee withfire:" ver. 1. He assigns his reason for this: " And Jephthah said unto them, I and my people w...

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