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Twenty Sermons (Volume 4) (Paperback): Phillips Brooks
Twenty Sermons (Volume 4) (Paperback): Phillips Brooks

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Twenty Sermons (Volume 4) (Paperback)

Phillips Brooks

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1894. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... SERMON II. m potwss mutt. "Son, why hast thou thus dealt with us T"--Luke ii. 48. THE mother of Jesus is the speaker, and it is of Jesus that she asks her question. On the way home from the temple at Jerusalem, where they had gone to worship, you remember, they missed the child Jesus from their company. On going back they found him in the temple, "sitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing them and asking them questions." Then it was that His mother said unto him; 'Son, why hast thou thus dealt with us? Behold thy father and I have sought thee sorrowing. And he said unto them, How is it that ye sought me? wist ye not that I must be about my father's business?" "Why hast thou dealt thus with us?" It is a puzzled question. The boy, who had been an obedient child in her household, whom she had cared for in her own way and found always docile to her guidance, had suddenly past beyond her and done a thing which she could not understand. It seemed as if she had lost him. Her tone is full of love, but there is something almost like jealousy about it. lie has taken himself into his own keeping, and this one act seems to foretell the time when ho will take his whole life into his own hands, and leave her outside altogether. The time has past when she could hold him as a babe upon her bosom as she carried him down into Egypt. The time is prophesied already when he should go in his solitude up to the cross, and only leave his mother weeping at the foot. She is bidden to stand by and see her Son do his work and live his life, which thus far has been all of her shaping, in ways she cannot understand. No wonder that it is a clear, critical moment in her life. No wonder that her question still rings with the pain that she put into it. No wonder that when she w...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Phillips Brooks
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 90
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-33368-8
Barcode: 9781154333688
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-33368-X

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