Doctrinal Preaching: An Address Delivered Before the Porter Rhetorical Society in the Theological Seminary, Andover, September 11, 1832

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Peirce & Parker, 1832 - 28 páginas
 

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Página 6 - I am the better pleased with the method of reasoning here delivered, as I think it may serve to confound those dangerous friends or disguised enemies to the Christian Religion, who have undertaken to defend it by the principles of human reason. Our most holy religion...
Página 14 - Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device.
Página 11 - Give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine. Neglect not the gift that is in thee. Meditate upon these things ; give thyself wholly to them. Take heed unto thyself, and to the doctrine ; continue in them ; for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that hear thee.
Página 7 - No ill consequence should be apprehended. If the spirit of sect, or some cunning deceiver hath associated with the gospel dogmas which are not true, these dogmas would be detected and condemned, but every word of the Gospel would be found to be pure, as silver tried in a furnace of earth purified seven times.
Página 14 - Divinity has also exercised the office of preaching, should we not as preachers aim at as close a correspondence as possible to that unerring specimen ? But ministers are taught to be doctrinal in their strain of preaching, not only by the example, but by several positive precepts of inspiration — " A bishop, says Paul, must be apt to teach...
Página 6 - ... and reason, then may it safely challenge rational investigation, and not fear the penetration and strength of the mightiest understanding. " God created understanding proportional to truth as the eye to the thing visible.
Página 21 - I had no distinct views of what the apostle meant, by exhorting us to " leave the principles of the doctrine of Christ, and go on to perfection...
Página 27 - Heb. 11 : 35. Even for himself he declared that he made it the object of his most strenuous effort, " to know Christ and .the power of his resurrection" and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable to his death, if by any means he might attain unto the resurrection of the dead
Página 19 - Oh, then, for prayers to the Lord of the harvest, that He would send forth laborers into His harvest!
Página 13 - But ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine into which ye were delivered.

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