Gilbert Tennent sermons 153, "De Securitate" (On security), 1756

Metadata

Title

Gilbert Tennent sermons 153, "De Securitate" (On security), 1756

Date

1756/1761

Digital Identifier

PHS.TennentSermons153

Description

Gilbert Tennent (1703-1764) was an Irish-American Presbyterian clergyman, and one of the leaders of the Great Awakening.

Tennent begins this sermon, on the subject of security, by citing several Bible verses:

Zephaniah 1:12, "And it shall come to pass at that time, that I will search Jerusalem with candles, and punish the men that are settled on their lees: that say in their heart, The LORD will not do good, neither will he do evil."

Proverbs 23:34, "Yea thou shalt be as he that lyeth downe in the midst of the sea, or as he that lyeth upon the top of a mast."

Amos 6:1, "Woe to them that are at ease in Zion, and trust in the mountain of Samaria, which are named chief of the nations, to whom the house of Israel came!"

From dates noted in the manuscript, it looks like Tennent wrote this sermon in 1756, then delivered it again in 1761. Note: The first page in the manuscript is numbered as page 12, with page 1 coming after that. Also, the last pages of the manuscript are torn at the corners, obscuring some text.

Place

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Holding Institution

Second Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, PA

Extent

14 pages

Format (Original)

Format (Digital)

tiff

Rights

http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/

Language

eng

Type

Text

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Rights Holder

Presbyterian Historical Society