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“Sion door recht verlost.” Tijdrede.
Amsterdam, J.A. Wormser 1887. 31 pp., 25cm.—ƒ0.50.
Run: 2,000.
Published: August, 1887.
The title (604 copies) was put up for auction and acquired by J.H. Kok, Kampen, on December 12, 1907.
RKB 100.
ET: “Zion delivered by justice.” Occasional sermon.

An occasional sermon held while dolerende churches were being constituted in many cities and towns across the country. The biblical text for the sermon is Isaiah 1:27a, “Zion shall be redeemed by justice.” The divine justice is the justice of the Creator and Sustainer who grants to us the law and the rule of life so that we may reach our destination. God’s justice will not be hindered, no matter who resists it. After putting forward this thesis, the preacher makes three points—showing, first, that Zion has been saved by justice, second, that Zion is saved by justice, and third, that Zion will be once and for all saved by justice. The closing sentences assert that whoever stakes his claim on the justice of God will come through his trials, whatever befall him, for to the justice of God belongs the glory of victory.

According to an advertisement in the Utrechtsche Kerkbode no. 22, July 30, 1887, this occasional sermon was delivered on Sunday, June 19, 1887 in Tivoli, one of the lokalen [meeting places] (see 1886.14) of the Dutch Reformed Church (doleerende) in Utrecht.