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With a rush of new deter- mination he worked on his sermons all through the week and forgot, in his zeal to reach the ears and the soul of this new listener, both his embarrassment in the pulpit and the necessity of prayer in the study on Sunday mornings.
Grant, cannot be in the habit of teaching others their duty every week, cannot go to church twice every Sunday, and preach such very good sermons in so good a manner as he does, without being the better for it himself.
Seeing this did more for Jo than the wisest sermons, the saintliest hymns, the most fervent prayers that any voice could utter.
Couldn't you get more out of his sermons than out of Mr.
When you get to be a real minister you'll have to preach that sermon over again, Peter," grinned Dan.
Near him on the desk lay a few loose sheets of paper--his sermon notes.
There was the Bible, in its rich old Hebrew, with Moses and the Prophets speaking to him, and God's voice through all there on the table, with the inky pen beside it, was an unfinished sermon, with a sentence broken in the midst, where his thoughts had ceased to gush out upon the page two days before.
Other people uninterested in the sermon found relief in the beetle, and they eyed it too.
But now and then he gave us a sermon of a different order--what some would call a very good one; but sunless and severe: representing the Deity as a terrible taskmaster rather than a benevolent father.
It formed part of his farewell sermon, preserved in the memory of Lady Doris--and it shows (once more in the language of his admirers) that the truest humility may be found in the character of the most gifted man.
I used to dread the sermon at the other church--do you know, I quite look forward to it now.
But I'm not known here: so I think I'll excuse myself sitting out a sermon.