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Excerpt from The Day of Judgement: A Sermon Preached on the Twentieth Sunday After Trinity in S. Peters Church, BrightonThe following Sermon is published, partly at the wish of some who heard it, partly to obviate some mis-statements (one made veryMoreExcerpt from The Day of Judgement: A Sermon Preached on the Twentieth Sunday After Trinity in S. Peters Church, BrightonThe following Sermon is published, partly at the wish of some who heard it, partly to obviate some mis-statements (one made very publicly, and involving others and the Church) on the part of individuals, not members of the Church, who had not heard it. In these distracted days, it is well to go even beyond what the occasion seems to call for, if in any way it may contribute to the peace of the Church. It is hoped too, that the discovery of the strangeness of the mis-statements afloat, may, in each case, tend to undeceive some of the right-minded members of our Church, who suspect certain of her ancient doctrines, because represented to them as novelties, or as approximating in some way to the errors of the Church of Rome. The Sermon, whose character was thus mis-represented, was simply employed in impressing one fundamental doctrine of our Creeds.It is hoped also, that the consideration of the aweful subject here dwelt upon, may tend, in some minds at least, to restore that feeling of responsibility, under which we should live and act, but the manifest absence of which, is one of the most distressing features of our day- of which the hard, rough, lawless way in which people allow themselves to speak of other men, and of divine things, is but one instance. It is not surprising that our responsibility is not adequately realized- this belongs to the matured Christian character. To live in the Divine Presence, do all things in reference to Him- nothing as even a better sort of heathen might do- bear about one always the consciousness that one is a member of Christ- endeavour in all things to approve ones self to Him- in a word, to eat and drink not like an ordinary person, but as the Apostle says, to the glory of God - to do this uniformly, consistently, unremittingly, would be an angel-life on earth- such as that of the first Christians was. On the other hand, it is nothing surprising that the world should know and feel nothing of all this.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.