Historical Sermons

The Six Sorrows of St. Paul – David James Burrell (historic sermon 1844-1926)

"If I must needs glory, I will glory of the things which concern my infirmities."  -I Cor. 11-30 The Sanhedrin was the governing body of Israel. It embraced within itself legislative, executive and judicial functions. It made the laws and enforced them and it was the court of last appeal.…
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Historical Sermons

King Saul At the Witch’s Cave – David James Burrell (historic sermon 1844-1926)

"Then said Saul unto his servants, Seek me a woman that hath a familiar spirit, that I may go to her, and inquire of her. And his servants said to him, Behold, there is a woman that hath a familiar spirit at En-dor." -I Samuel 28:7 It is said, "There…
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Historical Sermons

The Treasures of the Snow – David James Burrell (historic sermon 1844-1926)

"Hast thou entered into the treasures of the snow?" -Job 38:22 I am sorry for city people who never have known the delights of rural life. "God made the country, man made the town." What do they know about the singing birds and flowing brooks, the blooming fields and golden…
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The Christ Child and the Emperor – David James Burrell (historic sermon 1844-1926)

"Then go and search diligently for the young child: and when ye have found him, bring me word again, that I may come and worship him."  -Matthew 2:7-8 The Incarnation was an invasion. God crossed the border into the territory of Earthly Power. No trumpets were heard, no roar of…
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Historical Sermons

How To Become a Christian – David James Burrell (historic sermon 1844-1926)

“And there arose no small stir about that way." —Acts 19:23 The name by which the early Christians were familiarly known was "The people of that way." In the year 36 the Sanhedrin issued a commission to Saul of Tarsus authorizing him to arrest any whom he might find "of…
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