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Sermon TitleSermon on Ephesians 5:15-16 (descriptive title)
Extent20 leaves, unfoliated and unpaginated
Composition Date -
Primary LanguageEnglish
Text TypeSermon
Sermon Type(s)
Associated Peoplepreacher - Matthews, John
Associated Sermons
Preachings1710-11-03 (old) - Tewkesbury - Occasion not identified; 1710-11-10 (old) - Tewkesbury - Occasion not identified; 1714-07-04 (old) - England - Occasion not identified; 1714-07-11 (old) - England - Occasion not identified; ca. 1718-11-01 - 1718-11-30 (old) - England - Occasion not identified; The exact date in November is not 1718-12-01 - 1718-12-31 (old) - England - Occasion not identified; The exact date in December is not specified.1722-07-01 (old) - England - Occasion not identified;
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DescriptionMatthews preaches upon the importance of circumspection and prudence. ‘In these divided times we have need of due Circumspection’ (verso of fifth leaf). He cites Bishop Hall on the subject of recovering lost time (recto of leaf 11).
Source of DataHannah Yip
Other NoteAlthough it is likely that the sermon was preached at Tewkesbury on the later dates, this is not certain.
GEMMS record createdMarch 30, 2018
GEMMS record last editedJune 24, 2022