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change of thought and feeling, and countenance, which took place on that occasion! What movements! What operations! It is a resurrection day, or the changing of the shadows of death for morning light. Bright - signs of life are seen through all the camp. See how the maidens un, some with cups, and some with pitchers, which they quickly fill and drink, and haste away to their respective tents to quench the thirst of the sick, the aged, and the little ones,-joyfully exclaiming, O children! Plenty of water! Drink abundantly-there are rivers still behind.
In a short time we see thousands of oxen, and assos, and sheep, and goats, approaching in haste, to take the drink of life. Neither were the feathered tribes inactive-the turtle doves, the pidgeons, the swallows, the sparrows, the robin-redbreast, and the little wren, scent the water, and with their little bills drink to satiety.
Look back to the day of Pentecost, and sce the wators of eternal life flowing through the twelve channels of the twelve apostles. What mighty and marvellous revolutions of thought, feeling, and conscience! and what change of countenances took place with thousands on that day. They had the faces and hearts of profane and wicked men in the morning; but they felt the power of the resurrection before ri ht. They became thirsty, and found the vessels of faith and repentance to rain waters fiem the fountain of pardon.
They experienced life for the dead! O, what a glorious sight will be presented to the church, when the fulness of Jews and Gentiles, in the Millenial age, shall come in, and shall drink of the well of salvation, according to the measure of their faith!
The water followed the camp of Israel. It rose up with them every morning, and kept pace with them through the day: opening its way into the ground, it
abode by them through the night. The little children,
In a word, the spiritual blessing of the death of
I. The Enmity of God, and Mediatorial Office of
II. The Gospel the best Mirror to Exhibit the
III. The Resurrection of Jesus Proves Him to be
IV. The Victory of Christ over the World, a
Source of Peace and Comfort to the Saints.
V. Christ the Author of our Salvation. Heb. 5; 9.
VI. The Faith of Job in a Living Redeemer. Job.
VII. The Kingdom of Christ. Dan. 2; 44, 45.
IX. Christ the Foundation of Zion's Salvation.
X. The Christian Armour. Eph. 6; 15, 16.
XII. Man's Corruption and Condemnation, and
XV. The Reciprocal Glory of the Father, Son, and
XVI. The Finished work of Christ. John 19, 30.
Heb. 9; 14.
XIX. On Regeneration. John 3; 8.
XXIV. The Salvation of Sinners Founded on Christ.
XXV. The Promises of God. Ezek. 17; 22-24.
XXVI. Te Communion of the Evangelical Church