SERMON


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SERMONSouth East Regional Meeting on Numbers (mathematics conference)
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Curtis Hartman forgot his sermon on that Sunday morning.
When you get to be a real minister you'll have to preach that sermon over again, Peter," grinned Dan.
Near him on the desk lay a few loose sheets of paper--his sermon notes.
There was the Bible, in its rich old Hebrew, with Moses and the Prophets speaking to him, and God's voice through all there on the table, with the inky pen beside it, was an unfinished sermon, with a sentence broken in the midst, where his thoughts had ceased to gush out upon the page two days before.
Other people uninterested in the sermon found relief in the beetle, and they eyed it too.
But now and then he gave us a sermon of a different order--what some would call a very good one; but sunless and severe: representing the Deity as a terrible taskmaster rather than a benevolent father.
It formed part of his farewell sermon, preserved in the memory of Lady Doris--and it shows (once more in the language of his admirers) that the truest humility may be found in the character of the most gifted man.
No, the prayers were prayed, the lessons were read, and best of all the sermon was talked; and I found myself repeating, as we left the church, the words of Jacob, when he 'awaked out of his sleep.
And I think you didn't think much of that sermon, either.
There happened to be a sermon, which made the church very full of people.
Doubtless the good man has spent many a studious hour in this old chair, either penning a sermon or reading some abstruse book of theology, till midnight came upon him unawares.
You might have put into his mouth the most beautiful things--quite as good as reading a sermon.