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Memoirs of Augustus Hermann Francke (Paperback) Loot Price: R270
Discovery Miles 2 700
Memoirs of Augustus Hermann Francke (Paperback): Abraham Rezeau Brown

Memoirs of Augustus Hermann Francke (Paperback)

Abraham Rezeau Brown

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1831 Excerpt: ...restrained, to some extent, their disposition to censure and abuse the Pietists, but had not failed, when an opportunity offered of doing it secretly, to throw out insinuations with regard to them. Early in this year Francke preached a sermon upon Matt. vii. 15--23.--" Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles? Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire. Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them. Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works? And then I will profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity"--in which, without any personal references, he pointed out clearly, and emphatically, the distinction between true and false prophets. The ministers of the city, could not suppose him to have had any other object in view, than that of attacking them, and accordingly took all that he had said, to themselves. They replied immediately to his sermon, and in a tone of great bitterness, and accused him before the " consistory of injuries,"--a court which took cognizance of such cases. He was called upon to answer to their charges, and to prove what he had alleged against them. He st...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: December 2009
Authors: Abraham Rezeau Brown
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 34
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-65281-2
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-65281-4
Barcode: 9781151652812

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