The Beauty and Strength of Zion I. What is to be understood by the preservation and protection of the church? so as we may look neither for less nor more than what we are like to meet with.
II. What is meant by searching into, and considering of, these causes and means of the church's preservation? “Walk about Zion, tell her towers, set your heart to her bulwarks, consider her palaces,” etc.
III. What are those causes and means of the church's preservation, those towers and bulwarks which will not fail, whenever Zerah or Sennacherib comes, or whatever attempts are made upon Zion?
IV. What reason is there why we should thus search into and consider these causes of the church's preservation and protection?
V. What is the testimony which we have to give concerning this matter to the ensuing generation? “That ye may declare it to the generation to come.”
Great Sermon! John Owen was a scholar and theologian of the first rank, a mighty man of God. He was responsible in part for getting Bunyan's "The Pilgrim's Progress" published. He also served as chaplain to The Lord Protector, Oliver Cromwell. This sermon of his is easily understood. Even though he wrote it about 375 years ago, it is still relevant today. The reader did an excellent job. I found it encouraging.