Lemuel Haynes: The Character and Work of the Spiritual Watchman Described (1791), Part 1


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The Character and Work of a Spiritual
Watchman Described

A SERMON
Delivered at
Hinesburgh
February 13, 1791

At the ORDINATION of the
Rev. Reuben Parmerlee

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By Lemuel Haynes
Pastor of a Church in Rutland

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Litchfield (Connecticut)
Printed by Collier and Beul
1791

Hebrews XIII.17
For they watch over your souls as they that must give account

Nothing is more evidence, than that men are prejudiced against the gospel. It is from this source that those who are for the defense of it meet with so much contempt. It is true, they are frail, sinful dust and ashes in common with other men; yet on account of the important embassy with which they are entrusted, it is agreeable to the unerring dictates of inspiration to esteem them very highly in love for their work’s sake. 1 Thess. v. 13.

To illustrate this sentiment was the design of…

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