GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons
TitleThe Principles of the Oracles of God. The First Part
ShelfmarkMS 24.16
Creation Date1690 - 1691
Contents NoteThis volume contains fair copies of sermons, divided into six parts. Each part is a sermon series on a specific text on one of six subjects 1. The Necessity of the Scriptures being taught; 2. The existence of God; 3. The Divine Authority of the Scriptures; 4. The unity of the Godhead; 5. The Trinity of Persons in the Divine Essence; 6. The Attributes and Perfections of the Divine Being. The volume is said to be preached by Mr. John Howe, Pastor of a Congregation in London at his weekly lecture, 1690-1691.
Material FeaturesThe volume comprises fair copies of the sermons illustrating the subjects of the volume, in the same hand, with red ruled margins. The binding has come away from the manuscript, but the leaves are in excellent condition and the hand is neat and legible. pp. [i], 389.
Associated People
Source of DataJeanne Shami
Other NotePart 1 of Howe's Principles of the Oracles of God was printed in The Whole Works of the Rev. John Howe, M.A. with a Memoir of the Author, vols. 6-7 (London, 1822).
Sermon Reports Contained
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GEMMS record last editedFebruary 21, 2021