Five Sermons Preached Before the University of Cambridge

Five Sermons Preached Before the University of Cambridge
Five Sermons Preached Before the University of Cambridge
Excerpt from Five Sermons Preached Before the University of Cambridge: The First Four in November 1845, the Fifth on the General Fast Day, Wednesday, March 24, 1847<br><br>I take the sense of this verse to be that which our own translation gives to it - Fools make a mock at sin: but amongst the righteous there is favour - i. E. Fools make a mock at sin, which is an abomination to the Lord; but amongst the righteous is that which is his delight - viz. No such levity. The sentiment, congenial with that which is contained in other passages of the Proverbs (iii. I. X. The antithesis, so cha racteristic of the Proverbs, adequately preserved; and some of the early versions concurring in it: I shall pre sume therefore upon this being the meaning of the text, and argue from it accordingly. Now there is a singular expression in St. Paul's Epistle to the Romans, which speaks of the exceeding sinfulness of sin: God having given a law against which the natural man rose in rebellion, that law, says the Apostle, served to show how exceeding sinful was sin; for though good in itself, and meant for good, it was made by man the occasion of evil; his refractory Spirit only longing the more for that which the law interdicted. S. Paul puts the case thus pointedly, uses this remarkable phraseology, the exceeding sinfulness of sin, as though to apprise us, that mankind wanted their attention drawn to its intensity - that so corrupt are they by nature, and so accustomed to the contemplation of sin from their birth, that they are not fully alive to its character; have no.<br><br>About the Publisher<br><br>Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at<br><br>This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.Эта книга будет изготовлена в соответствии с Вашим заказом по технологии Print-on-Demand компанией ООО «Книга по Требованию». Print-on-Demand - это технология печати книг по Вашему заказу на цифровом типографском оборудовании. Книга, произведенная по технологии Print-on-Demand (POD) представляет собой классическую печатную книгу с соблюдением всех стандартов качества, от офсетной бумаги и плотного картона до качественного клея, используемого при изготовлении. Черно-белая текстовая или полноцветная иллюстрированная книга (в зависимости от исходного файла, подготовленного к печати) может быть изготовлена в разных вариантах: - в мягкой обложке (Клеевое Бесшвейное Скрепление); - скрепление скобой (для книг с небольшим количеством страниц); - в твердом переплете с клееным текстовым блоком; Материалы, используемые при производстве книги: - бумага текстового блока - офсетная (белая или кремовая) 80 г/м2 - мягкая обложка - бумага мелованная 250 г/м2; - ламинация обложки - матовая или глянцевая; - твердый переплет - картон 2 мм, каптал, белые форзацы, прямой корешок - сверхпрочный полимерный клей; - каждая книга упакована в термопленку. Каждый заказ обрабатывается в индивидуальном порядке: каждой книге, напечатанной по технологии Print-on-Demand, присваивается уникальный номер.