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The Life of the REV. Thomas Coke (Paperback) Loot Price: R309 Discovery Miles 3 090
The Life of the REV. Thomas Coke (Paperback): Samuel Drew
The Life of the REV. Thomas Coke (Paperback): Samuel Drew

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER II. Obtains a curacy at South Peiherton?Builds a gallery?Becomes acquainted with Mr. Maxfield?Seriously affected by Alleine's Alarm?Reads his sermons?Becomes evangelical in his preaching?Church frequented by Dissenters?Interview with Mr. Hull?Becomes acquainted with an old Methodist?Preaches in some dwelling-houses in his parish?Finds the pardoning love of God?Begins to preach extempore? Effects of this preaching?Persecution?Excluded from the pulpit?Chimed out of the church?Encouraged by Mr. Max- Jield?Preaches twice near the church door?Finds an asylum in the family of Edmonds. DR. COKE, having now exhausted his patience, in waiting on those proficients in artificial friendship? who squeeze my hand, and beg me come to-morrow, began seriously to look around him for some respectable curacy, that would promise to be permanent. It was not long before one of this description offered itself, at South Petherton, in Somersetshire. This he readily embraced, as it afforded him an ample field for the exercise of his talents, of his zeal, and above all, of his earnest desire to be useful, which, from his earliest recollection, had always been predominant in his heart. On his arrival at Petherton, though a stranger to vital godliness, he selected for the subjects of his discourses, some of the most momentous truths of the Gospel; and delivering these with a degree of animation, to which his auditors had not been accustomed, he soon attracted more than ordinary congregations. To enforce the doctrines which he taught, in a manner best calculated to recommend them to his hearers, he endeavoured to form his sermons upon the best models ofthe age, that, by the blessing of God, they might enlighten the understandings, affect the hearts, and reform the lives of those who were c...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Samuel Drew
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 132
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-56010-8
Barcode: 9780217560108
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 0-217-56010-5

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