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The Beauty of Holiness in the Common Prayer; As Set Forth in Four Sermons Preached at the Rolls Chapel, in 1716 (Paperback) Loot Price: R284
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The Beauty of Holiness in the Common Prayer; As Set Forth in Four Sermons Preached at the Rolls Chapel, in 1716 (Paperback)

Thomas Bisse

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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: THE BEAUTY OF HOLINESS IN THE COMMON PRAYER. SERMON I. Chronicles, xvi. 29.- Worshift the Lord in the Beauty of Holiness. Since the worship of God is the greatest and most honourable employment of the children of men, from which the meanest are not excluded, neither are the greatest exempted; since the highest among men, even they who sit on thrones, must bow down before the altars of the Most High, and do never appear in so true glory in the eyes of God and of men, as when, like those above, they fall down before the throne, and cast their crowns before the throne; surely this universal work or duty of man ought to be set off with the greatest order and magnificence, with the beauty of holiness. When king David left instruction to Solomon for building the temple, he gave in charge, that it should be ceeding magnificat: and the reason afterwards given is itself exceeding awful as well as just: for, saith he, the place is not for man, but for the Lord God. As the house of God, so the worship performed in it should in like manner be exceeding mugnifical. For it is a work of a superior nature: it is not a respect paid to our superiors; it is not an offering made to our governors; it is not a homage done to our princes: No; worship is not for man, but for the Lord God. Upon this account, when God chose Israel for his peculiar people, we find that both in the first framing of their worship by the hand of Moses, and afterwards in the enlarging of ii by the hand of David, he left nothing to the invention of man. For as the tabernacle, with all the vessels of the ministry, was made according to the pattern God shewed to Moses in the mount; so when David gave to Solomon the pattern of the temple, to wit, of the porch, of the plact ol the mercy seat, of t...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Thomas Bisse
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 58
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-37895-6
Barcode: 9780217378956
Categories: Books
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LSN: 0-217-37895-1

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