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Sermon TitleSermon on Matthew 18:1-3 (descriptive title)
Extentf. 119r-v
Composition Dateca. 1595 - 1625
Primary LanguageEnglish
Text TypeSermon
Sermon Type(s)
Associated Peoplepreacher? - Calf hill (Calfield), Johnpreacher? - Matthew, Tobie (Tobias)
Associated Sermons
Preachings (old) - Durham - Baptism;
Additional Material
Print Editions / Witnesses
DescriptionThe text commences: ‘It is the ordinary course of nature & custome amongest men, that men should teach children. but it fall out somtymes, that children may be fit to teach men .... So I may take the example of this child now to be received into the church of Christ & congregation of the faythfull’. Very brief, but written out in full. Not numbered with other sermons. The sermon was preached at a child's christening, perhaps the child of "H. W." or "H. N.", which is noted in the margin.
Source of DataJeanne Shami and Lucy Busfield
Other NotePrecise date unknown.
GEMMS record createdAugust 15, 2016
GEMMS record last editedDecember 18, 2020