Human Life Represented

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This eBook is a modernized version of a sermon written by the Rev Josiah Hill in 1810 and used at the funeral of Richard Fisher that same year. It was described as “A pertinent and animated sketch of the character of a man now resigned to the divine sovereignty”, and became a popular sermon being published for several years afterward. The sermon tries to portray human life using nature to make a comparison. It highlights man’s vulnerability, the difficulties we face in life and how short life is, but also explores the good things about life, our relationships, our successes, our pleasures. It gives an insight into Richards’s life, what he was like and how he faced death. I have taken the original sermon which was hard to read and re-written it using modern phrasing and language keeping to the original theme as much as possible. Richard Fisher who died from Tuberculosis aged 29 trained as a minister and preacher in the Wesleyan Methodist church from the age... More > of 17 under the guidance of the Rev Josiah Hill.< Less
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  • By Edwin W Fisher
    Aug 24, 2013
    This is a short but interesting sermon that gives an insight into how many people viewed their religious life in the early 1800,s. It also has some wonderful comparisons between life and nature, and birth and death. It's a reminder of how short life is, and how we should our best to enjoy it.
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E W Fisher at
August 16, 2013
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