Historical Sermons

The Pilgrims and Their Faith – Charles E. Jefferson (1860-1937)

"Being destitute, afflicted, tormented"  Heb. 11:37 A distinctive feature of the system of Hebrew education was the tremendous emphasis which was laid upon the illustrious deeds of the immortal dead. The religious teachers of Israel made the past live in the mind of Hebrew youth. It was made to live…
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Historical Sermons

The Narrowness of Christ – Charles E. Jefferson (1860-1937)

"Narrow is the way."   Matt. 7:14 Let us think about the narrowness of Jesus. I know it is a disparaging word in our modern speech and damaging to a person's reputation. We often hear it used in a sinister and condemning sense, we sometimes use it so ourselves. We say,…
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Historical Sermons

Liberty: Its Dangers and Duties – Charles E. Jefferson (1860-1937)

"Brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another."  Gal. 3:15 The Epistle to the Galatians is of all Paul's letters preeminently the letter of freedom. It is one of the mightiest cries ever uttered on…
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The Puritan Vision of God – Charles E. Jefferson (1860-1937)

The following Charles E. Jefferson sermon was delivered  before the National Council in Portland, Maine on October 17, 1901. "And I saw a great white throne."  Rev. 22:2 The apostle is on Patmos, an island in the Aegean Sea. He is an exile, driven from his country and his work.…
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