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Hear now this, O foolish people.

Hear now this, O foolish people, and without understanding; which have eyes, and see not; which have ears, and hear not: Jeremiah 5 Ver. 21.

Hear now this, O foolish people. They were strangely stupefied, and were therefore thus rippled up. Those that are in a lethargy must have a double quantity of physic to what others have. Continue reading “Hear now this, O foolish people.”

Into such a dead lethargy hath sin cast most people


Can a maid forget her ornaments, or a bride her attire? yet my people have forgotten me days without number.(Jer. 2:32)

From him we have ζωην και πνοην, “life and breath“, as the apostle saith elegantly. {1}

But into such a dead lethargy hath sin cast most people, that God is forgotten by them, and his service neglected.



  1. Neither is worshipped with men’s hands, as though he needed any thing, seeing he giveth to all life, and breath, and all things. Ac 17:25


Drawing: Job, by Gustave Dore

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