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SERMON

  SERMON. PREFACE. The following Sormon is part of a long course of Sermons on the Spiritual Development of the Human Race. One Chapter in that series treated of Woman, and con…

Brewer's: Action Sermon

A sacramental sermon (in the Scots Presbyterian Church). “I returned home about seven, and addressed myself towards my Action Sermon, Mrs. Olivant.” —E. Irving. Source…

Brewer's: Bosom Sermons

Written sermons, not extemporary ones or from notes. Does it not mean committed to memory or learnt by heart? “The preaching from `bosom sermons,' or from writing, being considered a …

Brewer's: Flower Sermon

A sermon preached on Whit Monday in St. Catherine Cree, when all the congregation wear flowers. Flower sermons are now (1894) preached very generally once a year, especially in country chur…

Brewer's: Pope's Sermon

(A). Only once has a pope been known to preach a sermon in three hundred years. In 1847 a great crowd had assembled to hear the famous Padre Ventura preach in Santa Andrea della Valle, of R…

Brewer's: Spittle Sermons

Sermons preached formerly at the Spittle in a pulpit erected expressly for the purpose. Subsequently they were preached at Christchurch, City, on Easter Monday and Tuesday. Ben Jonson allud…

Brewer's: Lion Sermon

(The). Preached in St. Katharine Cree church Leadenhall-street, London, in October, to commemorate “the wonderful escape” of Sir John Gayer, about 250 years ago, from a lion whi…

PREFACE SERMON

PREFACE.   SERMON. Psalm CXLIV: 12.- “That our daughters may be as corner-stones.“ Last Sunday, I spoke of the Domestic Function of Woman-what she may do for the higher deve…

The Fire Sermon

The Fire SermonThe river's tent is broken: the last fingers of leaf Clutch and sink into the wet bank. The wind Crosses the brown land, unheard. The nymphs are departed. Sweet Thames, run soft…

Brewer's: Sermon Lane

(Doctors Commons, London). A corruption of Shere-moniers Lane (the lane of the money-shearers or clippers, whose office it was to cut and round the metal to be stamped into money). The Min…