Edward Hitchcock sermon no. 158, "Christ Crucified," 1823 March
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Edward Hitchcock's sermon on redemption by the cross, based on 1 Corinthians 2:2 ("For I determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ and him crucified."). Hitchcock noted on the first page the dates and places where he had delivered this sermon between 1823 and 1840 as well as Bible chapters and hymns related to the sermon. Hitchcock spoke of the primacy of the doctrine of Christ crucified and that no man may come to God and salvation except through the crucified Christ. Included in the sermon are stanzas from two hymns; material from and a portion of a poem which may be identified as "The Age of Benevolence" (Book 1) by Carlos Wilcox; and a multi-page quotation from Thomas Chalmers, which may be identified as coming from "The Duty of Giving an Immediate Diligence to the Business of the Christian Life.
|Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864|
|Amherst College Archives & Special Collections|
|Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864--Sermons|
Theology of the cross--Christianity--Sermons
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