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The National Preacher, Vol. 2. No. 6., Nov. 1827 Or Original Monthly Sermons from Living Ministers   By: (1798-1879)

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SERMON XXV.

FROM REV. MR. PATTON.

Vol. 2. No. 6. Nov. 1827.

THE

NATIONAL PREACHER:

OR

ORIGINAL MONTHLY SERMONS

FROM

LIVING MINISTERS.

EDITED BY REV. AUSTIN DICKINSON, No. 144 Nassau street, NEW YORK.

SPECIAL NOTICE. Subscribers in cities, as well as in the country, are expected to send in their payments, agreeably to terms stated on the next page, either to the Editor, or to some Agent named on the last page. To candid men this notice need not be repeated.

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NEW YORK:

PRINTED BY J. & J. HARPER, 82 CLIFF STREET.

1827.

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TERMS

OF THE

NATIONAL PREACHER.

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THE

NATIONAL PREACHER.

Go ... Teach all Nations.... Matt. xxviii. 19.

VOL: II. NEW YORK, NOVEMBER, 1827. NO. 6.

SERMON XXV.

BY WILLIAM PATTON, A.M.

NEW YORK.

THE DUTY AND IMPORTANCE OF SPECIAL EFFORTS FOR THE CONVERSION OF CITIES.

LUKE xxiv. 47. And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations , BEGINNING AT JERUSALEM.

Here the apostles receive from Christ a commission to commence in one of the chief cities of the world the great business of preaching the gospel to mankind. The fulfilment of prophecy required them to begin at Jerusalem. "Out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem." "And it shall be in that day, that living waters shall go out from Jerusalem." But there were other and more special reasons. It was at Jerusalem that the death and resurrection of the Son of God took place: facts, on which Christianity rested all its claims: and it was fit that the enemies of truth should have every possible advantage for controverting those facts. In commencing at Jerusalem, an immediate and striking illustration was also afforded of the forgiving spirit of Christianity 'Go at once, and preach unto these mine enemies repentance and remission of sins... Continue reading book >>




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