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Sermon TitleThe necess: of Repentance
In ManuscriptSermons: MS 38.G.15.01
Extentpp. 373-188 (really pp. 365-380)
Composition Dateca. 1665 - 1666
Primary LanguageEnglish
Text TypeSermon
Sermon Type(s)FastPlague
Bible TextsLuke 13:5 - 13: 5
Associated People
Associated Sermons
Preachings (old) - Canfield - Plague; The sermon was preached at ‘Canf.’ which presumably stands for ‘Canfield’ in Essex. The occasion was a 'fast Day for plague', referring almost certainly to the Great Plague of London, 1665-1666.
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Print Editions / Witnesses
DescriptionThe sermon opens as follows: 'Amo[n]g all Creat[ure]s i[n] ye world, none more fraile then ma[n], whose life is but as ye grass, ye flower of ye field […] so weak, so uncertain.'
Source of DataHannah Yip
Other NoteWritten in a small italic hand. There is some use of Greek. There are marginal notes. The pages of this sermon are mispaginated.
GEMMS record createdOctober 20, 2018
GEMMS record last editedOctober 21, 2018