If thou dost not speak to warn the wicked from his way, that wicked man shall die in his iniquity;
but his blood will I require at thine hand.
—Ezekiel 33.8.

SACRED MEDITATIONS

BY

JOHANN GERHARD


TRANSLATED FROM THE LATIN

BY

C.W. HEISLER, A.M.


The Lutheran Publication Society.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1896.

Excerpted Meditations:

Meditation 12: True Faith - Its Nature and Properties

Meditation 23: The Dignity of the Church

Meditation 27: The Wiles of the Devil

Meditation 44: Consolation in the Death of Friends