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THE LAW AND THE GOSPEL

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THE FOUNDATIONS OF UNSECTAEIAN AND CHRISTIAN EDUCATION



A SEEMON

PEEACHED AT ST PETER'S, EATON SQUARE
On the First Sunday after Trinity

AND AT

THE PARISH CHURCH OF BEDDINGTON
On the Second Sunday after Trinity



BY

EGBERT GEEGORY, M.A,

CANON OF ST PAUL'S



LONDON

PARKINS & SONS, CHURCH STREET, WESTMINSTER

AND MAY BE HAD AT

NATIONAL SOCIETY'S DEPCt, SANCTUARY, WESTMINSTER

1877



This Sermon was prepared for preaching in St Peter s, Eaton
Square, and at Beddington. A friend at the latter place asked
me to print it, which at his request I do.

B. G.



2 Amen Couet

29th June 1877.



SEEMON.



Revelation xxii, 12-14,



' And, behold, I come quickly ; and My reward is with Me, to give
every man according as his work shall be. I am Alpha and Omega, the
begimiing and the end, the first and the last. Blessed are they that do
His commandments, that they may have right to the Tree of Life,
and may enter in through the gates into the City.'



We are all anxious for men to be virtuous and wise, patriotic
and public-spirited. We wish them to be good citizens,
good parents, exemplary in the discharge of their public
and private duties, honest, just, and true, diligent and
earnest in doing their own work, thoughtful and considerate
for other people.

But whilst there is great unanimity of opinion about
the end desired, there is much diversity of view as to the
means by which that desired end may be secured. It would
be unprofitable from this place to describe, or even to
enumerate, these differing views. There are, however, two
modes of working out this great problem, from the considera-
tion of which I hope we may derive some advantage : those
two modes have been placed before us by Divine revelation in
the Old and in the New Testament. For we know that one
object of both dispensations was to lead men ' to do justly,
and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with their Grod'
(Micah vi. 8); 'to redeem them fr


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Online LibraryRobert GregoryThe law and the Gospel, or, The foundations of unsectarian and Christian education : a sermon preached at St Peter's, Eaton Square, on the first Sunday after Trinity, and at the parish church of Beddi → online text (page 1 of 2)