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10. The renovation of all things. 11. Floods remind us of our mutable and Reflections on the story of the Ethiop. mortal condition. Under a general ian eunuch. 12. God to be worshipped sentence of mortality on the nation of in the beauty of holiness. 13. The im- Israel, Moses said, “Thou carriestportunate friend, or the efficacy of them away as with a flood.', prayer. 14. Avarice and dishonesty Time, like a stream, is rolling on, covered with the pretexts of prudence nor stops its course by day nor by night, and charity. 15. The wisdom and im Yea, it rushes forward with rapidity portance of religion. 16. The turning like a river swelled to a flood. sinner's supplication to God. 17. The Streams bend their course in varit good man lying down in peace, and ous directions ; but all, whatever direcsleeping in safety. 18. The saint ein tion they take, tend to the ocean, where ployed in his morning devotions. 19, their waters are swallowed up and lost. 20. The shortness of time illustrated. Men have their different objects and 21. The pernicious effects of an inflam- pursuits ; but all are alike hastening to ed tongue. 22. Noah's thankful egress the grave ; all are pressing forward to from the ark. 23, 24. Impiety of offer the world of eternal retribution. ing to God that woich costs nothing. All the rivers run into the sea, and 25. Joseph discovering himself to his would soon cease, were they not con-, brethren. 26. Abstaining from evil. tinued by a succession of waters. The 27. Doing good.

buman race is preserved by a succes Second separate Vol.

sion of mortals. One generation passes Ser. 1. The fear of God. 2. The away, and another comes. Thus the duty of speaking to the young.

3. inhabitants of the earth abide from age Youth invited to the Lord's supper. 4. to age. The race is called the same, Early piety the comfort of old age. 5. but the mortals, which compose it, like The infirmities and comforts of old age. the waters which constitute a river, are 6. Dry bones restored. 7. Birds and changing every day and every hour. beasts preaching to men. 8. Joab laving It would be wise for us often to rehold on the horns of the altar. 9. No. flect on our transient condition. We thing to bc refused, when the Lord are passing away like the floods ; we hath need. 10. The gate of heaven have no abiding place on earth. Let us strait, and many shut out of it. 11 not set our affection on things below, The causes why many, who seek, can but look forward to that world, to not enter at the strait gate. 12. The which we are going. Would a man awful condition of those, who shall be hurried down a rapid stream, exult in excluded from the kingdom of heaven. his riches, because he passed along in 13. Pilate's inscription ou the cross of sight of meadows, fields, groves and Christ. 14. The disciples gazing after houses? Would he call these his own, their ascending Lord. 15. The rain because he beheld them, and only just bow around the throne. 16. No tem- beheld them with his eyes? Why ple in heaven. 17. Universal praise for should we, who are hurried through redemption. 18. The wheels of prov. life, and carried away as with a flood, idence. 19. The temper of a christian glory in the worldly objects, which ps with regard to moral good and evil. see, as we pass along, but scarcely lat! 20. Moral reflections on foods. 21. The time to possess ? impiety of alleging God's promise, as a We are changing our condition, and reason for the neglect of duty. 22. our relation to things around us. We The anointing of the spirit a sure evi are passing from place to place, from dence of our title to eternal life. 23. object to object, from scene to scene, The death of the young lamented and like men floating down a stream. This improved. 24. Ezekiel's affliction in moment flies, the next succeeds, and the death of his wife, and his behaviour goes off like the former, giving place under it.' 25. The universal obligation to a successor. One enjoyment, or a. of religion. 26. True religion pure musement departs, and another 'comesa and simple. 27. Polly conspicuous in One design, or employment, is defeated a virtuous character.

or laid aside, and another taken up. We marked many extracts, for Here we hope for better success.

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