sermon


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To preach, standing in the pulpit before the people, was always a hardship for him and from Wednesday morning until Saturday evening he thought of nothing but the two sermons that must be preached on Sunday.
Irwine didn't go into those things--he preached short moral sermons, and that was all.
No, the prayers were prayed, the lessons were read, and best of all the sermon was talked; and I found myself repeating, as we left the church, the words of Jacob, when he 'awaked out of his sleep.
Donald finished his sermon; and an excellent sermon it was, too, in spite of the weather.
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.
When you get to be a real minister you'll have to preach that sermon over again, Peter," grinned Dan.
I used to dread the sermon at the other church--do you know, I quite look forward to it now.
And yet, upon his return, he talked to my aunt about the sermon with a degree of modest, serious discrimination that tempted me to believe he had really attended to and profited by the discourse.
After this little sermon to himself, which came from the very depths of his heart, Pinocchio went into the doghouse and fell asleep.
Slowly the minister took from his pocket the notes he had made for his next Sunday's sermon.
We will resume yesterday's discourse, young ladies," said he, "and you shall each read a page by turns; so that Miss a--Miss Short may have an opportunity of hearing you"; and the poor girls began to spell a long dismal sermon delivered at Bethesda Chapel, Liverpool, on behalf of the mission for the Chickasaw Indians.