A national fast a national mockery of God
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A national fast a national mockery of God without real amendment both in principle and practice: ... being the substance of a sermon preached in the parish church of St. Ann, Westminster, on Friday, February 13, 1761. ... By M.M. Merrick, ... by Marshall Montague Merrick

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Published by printed for, and sold by J. Haberkorn and E. Dilley, and W. Withers in London .
Written in English

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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 6971, no. 04.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages21
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Open LibraryOL16829132M

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The Bible on Human Mockery. What does God think about when you mock -- make another appear ridiculous? Whether done one-on-one or in front of others, this is what God says of mocking someone else: The Lord mocks the mockers, but is gracious to the humble (Proverbs ). The Bible has many examples of men wrongly using mockery. The best books on God recommended by Anthony Gottlieb. The Dream of Enlightenment: But these are purely social rituals, thought of in purely cultural, historical, national terms. What is plain, what makes them so different, is that otherwise religion plays no part in their lives. They don’t think about an afterlife.   It is easy for us as believers to point the finger at those outside the church who mock God. But the most subtle mockery of God, and the most dangerous, comes from those of us sitting in church. We are guilty of mockery when we behave with an outward show of spirituality or godliness without an inward engagement or change of heart. Galatians - Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. Psalms - Blessed [is] the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. (Read More) Acts - Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men.