Mediaeval Preachers and Mediaeval Preaching: A Series of Extracts

J. & C. Mozley, 1856 - 340 pages

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Page 124 - But in that she saith, We have both straw and provender enough, she teaches that holy Church, hearing the Word of life, repays the preachers with earthly revenue. Which Paul, esteeming as it were of no account, saith, If we have sown unto you spiritual things, is it a great matter if we shall reap your worldly things?
Page 86 - It follows : And Peter answered Him, and said, Lord, if it be Thou, bid me come unto Thee on the water; and He said, Come. Peter signifies the order of preachers : and waters typify not only tribulations, but also peoples. If, saith he, it be Thou,—if Thou
Page xxxii - Two things, however, must be borne in mind with respect to this mystical system. In the first place, Scripture itself authorizes it to a certain (and that a very considerable) extent. "For this Agar is Mount Sinai in Arabia, and answereth to Jerusalem which now is, and is in bondage with her children.
Page 213 - JOHN xiii. 1. Now before the feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that His hour was come that He should depart out of this world unto the Father, having loved His own which were in the world, He loved them unto the end. The
Page 60 - the Evangelist relates, saying, When Jesus drew nigh to Jerusalem, and was come to Bethphage and the Mount of Olives, then sent He two of His disciples, saying: Go in to the village over against you, and ye shall straightway find an ass tied, and a colt with her; loose them, and bring them unto Me. This
Page 314 - John; and it is a proof of that which I assert. The words of the holy Apostle, called above all others the Divine, are these: If any man see his brother sin a sin which is not unto death, he shall ask, and he shall give him life for them that sin not
Page 50 - the children of the bride-chamber fast as long as the Bridegroom is with them ? But the days will come when the Bridegroom shall be taken away from them, and then shall they fast in those days. In the
Page 55 - beseech you therefore, brethren, that ye offer your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service. Let us also offer those three things of which the wise men made their oblations, yet after a different fashion from them. Let us offer the myrrh of
Page 98 - saith the Apostle, The creature was made subject to vanity, not willingly, but by reason of Him Who hath subjected the same in hope, because the creature itself also shall be delivered from the bondage of corruption into the glorious liberty of the sons
Page xxxviii - The woman then left her water-pot, and went her way into the city." Rev. xxii. 17:" And let him that heareth say, Come." These selections are highly valuable, as showing the character of the subjects which the popular preacher of the thirteenth century was in the habit of choosing. The following

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