Sermons

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  • Reference
      GB 133 UCC/2/15/1
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 A4
  • Dates of Creation
      1876-1917
      n.d.
  • Physical Description
      127 Items

Scope and Content

In pencil on original box cover, 'Sermons Brooke Herford'. Collection of 127 sermons in envelopes. On the cover of each is the title of the sermon, a list of 'Lessons' with Biblical references, and a list of dates on which the sermons were preached. The list of sermons follows:

  • UCC/2/15/1/1: 'The Christ of the Creeds, and the Christ of the Gospels'. Number 107. Preached Feb 8 1885 in Boston, and twice in 1893 Jun 4 and Sep 17.
  • UCC/2/15/1/2: 'Forefather's Day: The work that remains for us'. Number 227. Preached Dec 23 1888 in Boston.
  • UCC/2/15/1/3: 'Chapters from the Gospel of Liberty IV, William the Silent'. Number 23. Delivered 1882 in Chicago, 1886 (Dec 5), 1887 (May 2) and 1889 (Apr 12) in Boston. [The contents of this envelope are missing].
  • UCC/2/15/1/4: 'Chapters from the Gospel of Liberty III, Montenegro'. Number 23. Delivered 1882 in Chicago and 1886 in Boston (Nov 28).
  • UCC/2/15/1/5: Simply reads, 'The Times of the Judges', (2).
  • UCC/2/15/1/6: 'Christ our Brother, not our God'. Number 40. Lecture from Chicago, Nov 12 1876.
  • UCC/2/15/1/7: 'Palm Sunday Sermon: Two ways of Receiving Christ'. Number 114. 1880 Mar 21, Chicago- almost rewritten in 1885, and again Mar 17 1894. Preached 1885 Mar 29 in Boston, 1894 Mar 28 in Hampstead, 1896 Mar 29 in Stowbridge and in 1900 Apr 8 again in Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/8: 'The Lawfulness of War- but not in the Transvaal!' Number 456. Notes state that it was 'Rewritten for now- from 349- replacing it'. Preached 1899 Sep 10 in Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/9: 'Half a Century of Work for Ever-growing London'. Number 454. Notes read, 'Cancelling NS. 181 (on same text but different subject). Apr 15 1899. Preached Apr 16 1899 in Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/10: 'Do not change sin, upon God. Number 351. Notes read, 'Rewritten entirely from O.S 381'. Preached Dec 10 1895 in Hampstead and in 1899 Dec 17.
  • UCC/2/15/1/11: 'Christ the Truth'. Number 316. Notes read, 'Rewritten entirely from O.S 233'. Preached Dec 17 1893, in Hampstead and Dec 5 1897 also in Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/12: 'The Temptations in the Wilderness IV, To cast himself from The Temple Pinnacle'. Number 274. Preached Oct 26 1890 Arlington St. Church, Boston, Nov 4 1894 Hampstead, and Apr 3 1898 also in Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/13: 'VI The Mind of Christ, The mind of Christ concerning The Undying Life'. Number 399. Preached Mar 30 1890 in Boston and 21 Feb 1897 in Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/14: 'The Beatitudes: III "Blessed are the meek". Preached Nov 24 1889 in Boston and May 26 1896 in Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/15: 'Heaven and Hell: here and hereafter, "Forward Movement" Lecture: No5. Number 341. Preached Mar 10 1895 in Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/16: 'Stand, therefore'. Number 303. Notes read, 'printed' and '1893 Apr 21, Rewritten from O.S 644 (the 3rd time). Preached 1893 Apr 23 in Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/17: 'From Rathnell to Oxford, The Story of Manchester College'. Number 312. Preached 1893 Oct 29 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/18: 'Christ in the Tempest'. Number 320. Notes read, 1894 Feb 17 Rewritten for 3rd time from O.S 11. Preached 1894 Feb 18 in Hampstead and 1899 May 15 in Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/19: 'If the Land Will'. Number 184. Notes read, 1887 Mar 19 Rewritten from 626 of Mar 1878. Preached several times, some dates crossed out, including 1887 Mar 20 and 30 in Boston, 1889 Sep 8 in Boston, 1894 Oct 28 Hampstead, and 1898 Jan 30 also in Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/20: 'A Sermon about Giving'. Number 277. Preached 1890 Nov 23 Boston.
  • UCC/2/15/1/21: 'Memories and Thoughts from Ancient Rome', V. Marcus Aurelius and Polycarp [?]. Number 17. Delivered 1885 Feb 22 in Boston.
  • UCC/2/15/1/22: 'In season and out of season'. Number 194. Notes read 1887 Jun, Rewritten from O.S 399 of Nov 66. Preached 1887 Jun 12 Boston, 1894 Apr 15 Hampstead and 1898 Oct 23 again in Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/23: 'Newness of Life' Number 195. Preached 1887 Oct 25 Boston. 1898 Jul 10 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/24: 'The Human Heart of God'. Number 406. Notes read, 'printed'. Preached 1897 May 30 and Oct 30 in Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/25: 'Thankfulness' [for Sunday afternoon before 'Thanksgiving']. Labelled 'C'. Preached 1887 Nov 20 in Boston and 1892 Jun 20 in London.
  • UCC/2/15/1/26: 'In Memoriam- Alfred Tennyson'. Number 301. Preached 1892 Oct 9 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/27: 'Christianity as a practical ideal of modern life'. Number 278. Preached 1890 Nov 30 Boston, 1892 Apr 3 in Hampstead, 1892 May 25 London, 1895 Jun 30 Hampstead, 1895 Oct 13 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/28: 'On the Mind of Christ' III The mind of Christ about man [last underlined]. Number 395. Preached 1890 Mar 9 in Boston and 1897 May 31 in Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/29: 'On The Mind of Christ' IV Christ's emphasis on practical goodness. Number 397. Preached 1890 Mar 16 Boston. 1897 Feb 7 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/30: 'Faith which the Just can live by'. Number 314. Preached 1893 Nov 12 in Hampstead and in 1899 Feb 26 also in Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/31: 'The National Outlook: America and Armenia'. Number 355. Preached 1896 Jan 5 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/32: 'The Breadth of True Religion' Number 458. Preached 1899 Nov 26 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/33: 'The Unjust Steward: The Lesson of the World to the Church'. Number 190. Preached 1887 May 8 in Boston, 1891 Mar 22 Cambridge, 1897 Jan 27 in Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/34: 'Spirit and Letter: a word for the Letter'. Number 196. Preached 1887 Apr 30 Boston, 1894 Apr 1 Hampstead, 1897 Nov 21 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/35: 'Self Culture and Selfish Culture'. Number 58. Preached 1883 Dec 16 in Boston and 1883 Dec 20 Boston.
  • UCC/2/15/1/36: 'Loyalty to the Laws of God'. Number 238. Preached 1889 Jun 9 Boston.
  • UCC/2/15/1/37: 'Prohibition rejected, instead, what?'. Number 236. Preached 1889 Apr 28 in Boston.
  • UCC/2/15/1/38.:'How the Gospels were probably written'. Number 234b. Preached 1889 Mar 10 Boston, 1890 Jun 3 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/39: 'Christ on Righteous'. Number 209. Preached 1888 Feb 5 Boston, 1888 Apr 5 Boston, 1894 Apr 22 in Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/40: 'The Use and Abuse of Words'. Number 208. Preached 1888 Jun 22 Boston, 1896 Nov 22 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/41: 'Nature's suggestions of Immortality'. Number 319. Preached 1894 Feb 4 Hampstead, 1897 Mar 21 in three locations.
  • UCC/2/15/1/42: 'Christ- The Life'. number 317. Preached 1893 Dec 24 in Hampstead, 1897 Dec 12 also in Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/43: 'Hard to do, harder not to do, whosoever shall fall on this stone- broken'. Number 381. Preached 1896 Nov 1 in Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/44: 'The Advent, The World's Debt to Christ'. Number 389. Preached 1896 Dec 20 in Hampstead and 1897 Jan 10 [location illegible].
  • UCC/2/15/1/45: 'A Bicentenary Sermon (in Halifax). Number 383. Notes read, 'all except the local halls used again in 428' [?]. Preached Halifax Nov 11 1896.
  • UCC/2/15/1/46: 'Not as a thief in the night'. Number 390. Preached 1896 Dec 27, Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/47: 'The worth of a simple religious faith'. Number 382. Preached 1896 Nov 8 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/48: 'The Unitarian Work- that is doing, and wants doing, over the country'. Number N.S. 27a. Preached 1883 Feb 11 and Mar 14 Boston.
  • UCC/2/15/1/49: 'Brotherhood v. Socialism. Number 137. Preached 1885 Nov 22 Boston, 1887 Oct 30 Boston, 1893 Jul 2 Hampstead, 1898 Oct 9 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/50: 'What our laymen might do'. Number 183. Preached 1887 Mar 13 Boston.
  • UCC/2/15/1/51: 'Chapters from the Gospel of Liberty VI, Ireland'. Number 25. Delivered 1882 Chicago, 1885 Boston, 1886 Boston Dec 19.
  • UCC/2/15/1/52: 'The Day of Judgement'. N.S 20. Rewritten several times. Preached 1882 Dec 31 Boston, 1885 Lowell, 1895 Dec 29 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/53: 'Thoughts from American Experience III The Gain to Religion, of there being no established church'. Number 43. Preached 1893 Mar 5 Hampstead, 1893 Sep 26 Darlington, 1893 Sep 29 Stockton on tees, 1894 Jun 4 'at the Argosy club'.
  • UCC/2/15/1/54: 'The Genuineness of the Gospels'. Number 234a. Preached 1894 May 27 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/55: 'The Recognition of Friends in The Heavenly World'. Number 233. Preached 1889 Mar 3 Boston, 1896 Apr 5 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/56: 'Memories and thoughts from Ancient Rome IV The Catacombs'. Number 16. Date preached unknown.
  • UCC/2/15/1/57: 'On Visitations of God'. Number 211. Preached 1888 Mar 18 Boston, 1888 Jul 29 Boston, 1888 Aug 1879 Boston, 1893 Sep 10 Hampstead, 1893 Sep 21 Brighton, 1896 Jul 4 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/58: 'The Kingdom of God in the Heart, The Leaven'. Number 386. Preached Advent 1896 Nov Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/59: 'Right living the way to True Religion'. Number 437. Preached 1898 May 8 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/60: 'Cleansing one's way', to young men. Number 436. Preached 1889 May 26 and 1898 May 1 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/61: 'The Fear of the Lord, The Beginning of Wisdom'. Number 343. Preached 1895 Jun 30 Hampstead, 1895 Oct 20 Boston, 1899 Jun 18 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/62: 'How Christ bore men's infirmities, Christ, the sin bearer and the sickness bearer'. Number 342. Preached 1895 Jun 16 Hampstead, 1895 Jun 23 Leeds, 1895 Apr 22 Manchester mass, 1899 Jun 11 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/63: Small bundle of notes, a sermon, without a title or any further details. The number 3 is written at the top. Contained within a plastic document holder.
  • UCC/2/15/1/64: 'The Wheat and the Chaff', for a unit called a conference [?]. Number 346. Preached 1895 Nov 10 Hampstead, 1899 Nov 19 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/65: 'God's mercies in advance'. Number 371. Preached 1896 Apr 12 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/66: 'Rest in the Lord' (while working). N.S. 28. Preached 1883 Jan 28 Boston, 1894 Jan 14 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/67: 'The Spirit of the Bible: 2. In the Story of Abraham'. Labelled 'C.T.' Preached 1891 Feb 22 Boston, 1892 Oct 9 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/68: 'What it means to be a Christian'. Number 275. Preached 1890 Nov 2 Boston, 1895 Jul 7 Hampstead, 1898 Dec 4 Hampstead, 1951 Jan 14 Urmston (Queen's Road).
  • UCC/2/15/1/69: 'The Common Light of Humanity' VV, Preached 1888 Apr 15 Boston, 1890 May 11 Boston, 1892 Jul 3 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/70: 'Religion in Action'. Number 304. Preached 1893 Apr 30 Hampstead, 1896 Nov 8 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/71: 'In Memoriam: James Martineau'. Number 460. Preached 1900 Jan 21 Hampstead, also printed in 'Christian World Pacific' Jan 25 1900.
  • UCC/2/15/1/72: 'What Christianity is to a man: Power, Love, and a sound mind'. Number 219. Preached 1888 Sep 23 Boston and 1896 Jun 7 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/73: 'Except these Bonds!' Number 214. Preached 1888 Apr 22 Boston, 1894 Jun 16 Hampstead, 1898 Apr 17 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/74: 'The Outside Clean, also'. Number 251. Preached 1890 Jan 12 Boston, 1893 Apr 9 Hampstead, 1896 Jun 14 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/75: 'Overcome evil with good'. Number 247. Preached 1889 Nov 24 Boston, 1889 Jan 15 Hampstead, 1896 Jan 12 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/76: 'The Story of the Church of Scotland'. Number 141. Preached 1885 Dec 20 Boston Arlington St. Church, 1893 May 21 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/77: 'The Bugbear of the Unknown'. Number 378. Preached 1896 Sep 27 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/78: 'Strengthening one's hand in God'. Number 377. Preached 1891 Jan 18 Boston, 1892 Nov 20 Hampstead, 1896 Aug 12 Hampstead, 1900 Nov 4 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/79: 'The Story of the Day of Pentecost'. Number 121. Preached 1885 May 24 [location illegible], 1886 Jun 13 Boston, 1892 Jun 5 Hampstead, 1896 May 24 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/80: 'Chapters from the Gospel of Liberty V, Poland. Number 24. Delivered 1882 Chicago, 1886 Boston Dec 12.
  • UCC/2/15/1/81: 'Christmas Sermon: Christ's Coming Again, Amen, even so come, Lord Jesus'. Number 142. Preached 1885 Dec 25 Xmas day Boston, 1896 Dec 25 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/82: 'Memories and thoughts from Ancient Rome III. The Coliseum, The conflict between the world and the gospel'. Number 15. Delivered 1885 Feb 8 Boston.
  • UCC/2/15/1/83: 'Memories and thoughts from Ancient Rome' I. The magnificence of the old Roman World'. Number 13. Delivered 1885 Jan 25 Boston, 1885 Gilman's school [?], 1887 Apr 12 [location unknown].
  • UCC/2/15/1/84: 'Chapters from the Gospel of Liberty II Judas Maccabaus. Number 21. Delivered 1882 Chicago, 1885 Boston Nov 21, 1889 Boston March 25.
  • UCC/2/15/1/85: 'Memories and thoughts from Ancient Rome' 2. Rome as Paul saw it and the effect upon his mind'. Number 14. Delivered 1885 Feb 1 Boston, 1885 Apr 12 King's Chapel Boston, 1896 Jan 28 Highgate.
  • UCC/2/15/1/86: 'Revealing Sonship'. Number 215. Preached 1888 May 6 Boston, 1894 Feb 11 Hampstead, 1897 Jun 13 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/87: 'The Steadfastly set his face'. Number 212. Preached 1888 Mar 25 Boston, 1893 Mar 25 Rosslyn Hill, 1899 Mar 26 Rosslyn Hill, 1917 [location illegible].
  • UCC/2/15/1/88: 'Salvation not by belief but by believing'. Number 352. Preached 1895 Dec 15 Hampstead, 1900 Feb 18 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/89: 'The Moralities of National Life'. Number 221. Preached 1888 Nov 4 Boston.
  • UCC/2/15/1/90: Small bundle of notes, a sermon, titled 'The need for the A.U.A work'. Notes at top read, 'Talk at Lexington Sunday Jan 15 1888'. In plastic document holder.
  • UCC/2/15/1/91: Fragment of envelope from one of the sermons, readable only is the date preached, 1892 Feb 28 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/92: 'Effectual fervent prayer and effectual fervent work'. Number 229. Preached 1889 Jan 20 Boston, 1894 May 27 Hampstead, 1897 Mar 21 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/93: 'On original goodness'. Number 50. Preached 1883 Oct 14 Boston.
  • UCC/2/15/1/94: 'The Deceitfulness of Riches' Number 231. Preached 1889 Feb 10 Boston, 1893 Apr 23 Rosslyn Hill, 1898 Feb 6 Rosslyn Hill.
  • UCC/2/15/1/95: 'Present foolishness: Ultimate Wisdom'. Number 222. Preached 1888 Nov 18 Boston, 1893 Nov 26 Hampstead, 1896 Dec 20 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/96: 'Beliefs and how men believe them, a contrast. Number 103. Preached 1885 Jan 11 Boston, 1890 Apr 13 Boston, 1894 Jun 3 Hampstead, 1897 May 23 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/97: 'The help of the world's great thinkers to religious faith'. labelled D.i. Preached 1892 Jul 17 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/98: 'The Christian and the World'. Number 240. Preached 1889 Sep 22 Boston, 1899 Sep 17 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/99: 'Enduring hardness'. Number 206. Preached 1894 Jul 8 Hampstead, 1897 Oct 3 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/100: 'The magnificence of Ancient Rome and its decline'. A Lyceum Lecture. Dr. Fairwell's [?] Boston. Numbered 13 and 18. Date preached not given.
  • UCC/2/15/1/101: 'The part of ambition which is always attainable'. Number 400. Preached 1897 Feb 28 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/102: 'Christ Crucified- for Good Friday'. Number 404. Preached 1897 Apr 16 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/103: 'Caesar's claim and God's'. Number 401. preached, 1897 Mar 14 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/104: 'The Threefold Requirement'. Number 411. Preached 1897 Jul 11 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/105: 'Virtue going forth unawares'. Number 413. Preached 1897 Aug 1 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/106: 'On Believing our belief more earnestly'. Number 412. Preached 1897 Jul 8 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/107: 'On Theism and Christianity'. Number 415. Preached 1897 Oct 17 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/108: 'Three stages in a great thought'. Number 418. Preached 1897 Nov 7 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/109: 'Two kinds of sorrow'. Number 372. Preached 1896 Apr 19 Hampstead, 1900 May 13 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/110: 'True and false Sectarianism' Labelled A.r. Preached 1889 Jan 26 Boston.
  • UCC/2/15/1/111: 'The Help of a Multitude'. Labelled D.i. [?]. Preached 1891 Oct 18 Boston.
  • UCC/2/15/1/112: 'When my Children were about me'. Number 430. Preached 1898 Mar 27 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/113: 'Our Unitarian Congregationalism: How we may strengthen it'. No other details provided on the envelope.
  • UCC/2/15/1/114: 5 typed booklets, a series titled History and Citizenship, suggestions for teachers. Printed in York by The Ebor Press, no date. Individual booklets titled; No.1 Saint Francis of Assisi, No.2 The Story of the Poor and the Poor Law, No.3 The Pilgrim Fathers, No.4 Merchant and Craft Gilds, No.5 Monks.
  • UCC/2/15/1/115: 'Search the Scriptures'. Labelled 'B'. Preached 1887 Nov 13 Boston, 1891 Jan 25 Boston, 1892 May 8 Roslyn Hill.
  • UCC/2/15/1/116: 'Thanksgiving in Kind'. Labelled 'D'. Preached 1887 Nov 23 King's Chapel Boston. Rewritten Apr 17 1891 Boston.
  • UCC/2/15/1/117: 'God's Goodness on the whole view'. Labelled 'F'. Preached 1887 Dec 4 Boston.
  • UCC/2/15/1/118: 'Glorification which does not Glorify' Labelled 'G'. Preached 1887 Dec 11 Boston, 1891 Jan 11 Boston, 1892 Dec 4 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/119: 'The Oldness of the Bible'. Labelled 'L'. Preached 1880 Jan 15 Boston, 1892 May 15 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/120: 'A Lost Soul'. Labelled 'P'. Preached 1888 Feb 12 Boston, 1891 Dec 6 Boston. Entirely rewritten Jan 27 1893. 1893 Jan 29 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/121: 'Be still and know that I am God I'. Labelled 'Q'. Preached 1888 Feb 26 Boston.
  • UCC/2/15/1/122: 'Be still and know that I am God II'. Labelled 'R'. Preached 1888 Mar 4 Boston.
  • UCC/2/15/1/123: 'Heaven and Hell'. Number 38. Preached 1889 Mar 3 Boston.
  • UCC/2/15/1/124: 'On the Commandments'. Number 145. Preached 1886 Jan 10 Boston.
  • UCC/2/15/1/125: 'The Advent- among the outlying peoples'. Number 388. Preached 1896 Dec 13 Hampstead.
  • UCC/2/15/1/126: 'A letter from India written by Akbar Masih'. Number 210. Preached 1888 Feb 26 Boston, 1889 Aug 8 [location illegible], 1889 Sep 12 Wayland.
  • UCC/2/15/1/127: 'Another letter from India written by Akbar Masih'. Number 232. Preached 1889 Feb 17 Boston.

Arrangement

Original order has been maintained, this is presumably how the sermons were stored in the college library.