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THE SEEN AND UNSEEN.
REV. E. CASWALL, M.A.
LATE PERPETUAL CURATE OF STRATFORD-SUB-CASTLE, WILTS.
“ We look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen :
2 Cor. iv. 18.
The following Sermons will be found to bear for the most part upon one subject,—the influence of The Unseen upon the Christian.
As we walk along in the midst of this visible world, there is a depth of mystery surrounding us on all sides, of which we are too often forgetful. Christianity is that religion which teaches man his true position in the Universe both Visible and Invisible; and our highest interest lies in realising to ourselves what that position is. It is obvious that only so far as we succeed in doing so shall we be able to act on the true principles of the Unseen.
They tell us on all sides of a great conflict approaching between the Church and the World. Let us, then, prepare to meet it uninfluenced by ephemeral principles. Let us be ready to act by faith, and not by sight; bearing in mind our condition as beings of another system besides this which we see. Let us pray for ourselves and for one another in these difficult times, that we may “both perceive and know what things we ought to do, and also may have grace and power faithfully to fulfil the same; through Jesus Christ our Lord." Amen.
Mudeford, May 14, 1846.