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Sermon TitleSermon on Proverbs 24:21-22 (descriptive title)
Composition Date -
Primary LanguageEnglish
Text TypeSermon Draft
Sermon Type(s)Political occasionThanksgiving
Associated Peoplepreacher - Studdart (Studdert), Georgesubject of sermon - Stuart, Charles IIsubject of sermon - Stuart, James II
Associated Sermons
Preachings1683-09-09 (old) - Awney - Thanksgiving; 1685-03-29 (old) - Kilpeacon - Occasion not identified; Preached at "Kilbeacan".1685-08-23 (old) - Awney - Occasion not identified; 1714-03-01 (old) - Rathkeale - Occasion not identified; Preached at "R." (presumably Rathkeale).
Additional MaterialThe versos for this sermon contain introductory paragraphs suitable for different occasions or for a series of sermons on this text. One introductory paragraph refers to the preacher’s “duty” to preach to the people “of their duty to our king”. Another speaks of the behaviour of all good Christians “towards their ciuill superior” and the blessings promised to the obedient. The paragraph refers to a sermon “formerly” preached on this topic and text.
Print Editions / Witnesses
DescriptionA sermon against religious disorder. On one occasion (9 September 1683) it was preached as a thanksgiving sermon "for ye dyscovery of ye plott against ye king & Duke" (the Rye House Plot). There is evidence of major revision to the sermon.
Source of DataJeanne Shami
Other Note
GEMMS record createdFebruary 09, 2019
GEMMS record last editedFebruary 25, 2019