Library of Anglo-Catholic Theology
Lancelot Andrewes Works, Sermons, Volume Five CERTAIN SERMONS PREACHED AT SUNDRY TIMES,
UPON SEVERAL OCCASIONS.
Transcribed by Dr Marianne Dorman
Preached at St. Mary's Hospital, on the Tenth of April, being Wednesday in Easter week, A.D. MDLXXXVIII.
1 Timothy vi. 17-19.
Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not high-minded, That they trust not in the uncertainty of riches, but in the living God, Which giveth us all things to enjoy plenteously; That they do good, be rich in good works, ready to distribute and to communicate; Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold of eternal life.
Preached in the Parish Church of St. Giles, Cripplegate, on the Ninth of January, A.D. MDXCII.
And they continued in the Apostles' doctrine, and fellowship, and breaking of the bread and prayers.
Preached in the Parish Church of St. Giles, Cripplegate, on the Eleventh of June, A.D. MDXCII
And thou shalt swear, The Lord liveth, in truth, in judgment, and righteousness.
Preached at Whitehall, upon the Sunday after Easter, being the Thirtieth of March, A.D. MDC.
Whosoever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them; and whosoever ye retain, they are retained. The conclusion of the Gospel for the Sunday.
Preached at Whitehall, upon the Twenty-third of November, A.D. MDC.
This is the Name whereby they shall call Him, The Lord our righteousness.
Preached at Whitehall, upon the Fifteenth of November, A.D. MDCI.
Give therefore to Cæsar the things which are Cæsar's; and to God those things which are God's.
Preached before the King's Majesty at Hampton Court, on Sunday the Twenty-eighth of September, A.D. MDCVI.
Then God spake to Moses, saying, Make thee two trumpets of sliver, of one whole piece shalt thou make them. And thou shalt have them (or they shall be for thee) to assemble (or call together) the congregation, and to remove the camp.
Preached before the King's Majesty at Whitehall, on the Twenty-fourth of March, A.D. MDCVI.
In those days, there was no King in Israel, but every man did that which was good in his own eyes.
Preached before the King's Majesty at Greenwich, A.D. MDCVII.
And be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.
Preached at the opening of the Parliament, A.D. MDCXXI.
God standeth in the congregation of Princes. Or, in the assembly of gods. Or, of the mighty. In the midst will He judge the gods.
Preached at Chiswick in the time of Pestilence, on the Twenty-first of August, A.D. MDCIII
Thus they provoked Him to anger with their own inventions, and the Plague was great (or, brake in) among them.
Then stood up Phinehas and prayed, (or, executed judgment and so the Plague was ceased, (or, stayed.)
Preached before Two Kings, on the Fifth of August, A.D. MDCVI.
Psalm cxliv. 10.
It is He That giveth salvation unto Kings, Who delivereth David His servant from the perilous, or malignant, sword.
A Funeral Sermon
Preached at the funeral of the Right Reverend Father in God, Lancelot, late Lord Bishop of Winchester.
To do good and to distribute forget not; for which such sacrifices God is well pleased.
2 Corinthians iii.5.
Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves; but our sufficiency is of God.
James i. 16-17.
Err not, my dear brethren.
Every good giving and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with Whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.
Matthew vii. 7.
Ask, and it shall be given to you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall b eopened unto you.
Romans viii. 26.
Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what to pray for as we ought: but the Spirit Itself maketh request for us with sighs which cannot be uttered.
Luke xi. 1.
And so it was, that as He was praying in a certain place, when He ceased, one of His disciples said unto him, Master, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.
Luke xi. 2.
And He said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father Which art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come. Let Thy will be done, even in earth as it is in heaven, &c.
THE LORD'S PRAYER
Luke xi. 2.
Which art in Heaven.
Hallowed be Thy Name.
Thy Kingdom come.
Thy will be done.
In Earth as it is in Heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our debts.
As we forgive them that trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation.
But deliver us from evil.
For Thine is the Kingdom, Power and Glory, for ever and ever.
UPON THE TEMPTATION OF CHRIST IN THE WILDERNESS
Then was Jesus led aside of the Spirit into the wilderness, to be tempted of the devil.
Matthew iv. 2.
And when He fasted forty days, and forty nights, He was afterwards hungry.
Matthew iv. 4.
But He answering said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.
Matthew iv. 5-6.
Then the devil took Him up into the holy city, and set Him on a pinnacle of the Temple, And said unto Him, If Thou be the Son of God, cast Thyself down; for it is written, that He will give His Angels charge over Thee, and with their hands they shall lift Thee up. Lest at any time Thou shouldst dash Thy foot against a stone.
Matthew iv. 7.
Jesus saith unto him, It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.
Matthew iv. 8-9.
Again, the devil taketh Him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth Him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them; and saith unto Him, All these things will I give Thee, if Thou wilt fall down and worship me.
Matthew iv. 10-11.
Then Jesus saith unto him, Get thee hence behind Me, Satan; for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord Thy God, and Him only shalt thou serve. Then the devil leaveth Him, and behold Angels came, and ministered unto Him.