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A Coal From The Altar, To Kindle The Holy Fire of Zeale

In a Sermon Preached at a Generall Visitation at Ipswich

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Author: Samuel Ward
Language: English
Wordcount: 15,334 / 52 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.3
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 532
Added to site: 2005.08.04
mnybks.net#: 11235
Genre: Religion
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lothfull in the waighty things of the Law: these have at command good words, countenance, yea teares from their eyes, sooner then a farthing from their purse, having this worlds goods, and see their brother want; these sticke up feathers for the carcasse, beguiling the simple, couzening the world, but cheefly themselves.

[Sidenote: 4 Pragmaticall.]

[Sidenote: 5 Censorious.]

[Sidenote: 6 Cruell.]

Fourthly, these fires cannot keepe themselves within their owne hearths, these spirits cannot keepe themselves within their owne circles. True zeale loves to keepe home, studieth to bee quiet in other mens Dioces: false zeale loves to be gadding, is eagle-ey'd abroad and mole-ey'd at home: Insteed of burning bright and shining cleere; like brinish lights, they sparkle & spet at others, or like ill couched fire-workes let fly on all sides: onely out of their wisdome they know how to spare Agag and the great ones, and bee sure they anger not their great Masters, and meddle with their matches: wh

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