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Sermon TitleSermon 1 on Hebrews 11:4 (descriptive title)
Extent30 pages (unfoliated and unpaginated)
Composition Date -
Primary LanguageEnglish
Text TypeSermon
Sermon Type(s)Funeral
Associated Peoplenotetaker - Savage (née Henry), Sarahpreacher - Henry, Matthew subject of sermon? - Henry, Philip
Associated Sermons
Preachings1696-06-28 (old) - Broad Oak - Funeral; Preaching information is not given in the manuscript. This place and location come from the printed text identified below which likely corresponds to this manuscript sermon.
Additional Material
Print Editions / WitnessesA sermon by Matthew Henry on Hebrews 11:4 has been published, namely the funeral sermon he preached for his father, Philip Henry: "A Sermon Preached at Broad Oak, June 28, 1696, On Occasion of the Death of the Rev. Philip Henry, M. A. [...]" in The Miscellaneous Works of the Rev. Matthew Henry (London, 1833), pp. 151-163. Since, in this manuscript volume, this sermon follows other sermons preached at Philip Henry's funeral, the printed text is most likely based on this manuscript sermon.
DescriptionNeatly written out copy of the full sermon. Based on the printed text, this sermon was likely preached on the occasion of Philip Henry's death.
Source of DataAnne James
Other Note
GEMMS record createdMay 12, 2016
GEMMS record last editedApril 26, 2021