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I will give you rest.. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me, for I am meek and lowly of heart, and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burthen is light

How beautiful upon the mountains, are the teet of him that bringeth good tidings, that pub lisheth peace, that bringeth good tidings, of good, that publisheth salvation, that saith unto Zion, Thy God reigneth!? And the angel said unto them, (the shepherds). Fear not, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David, a Saviour, who is Christ the Lord, m

And Jesus came, and spoke unto them, (his apostles), saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth ; go ye therefore and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: n Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. Os And this gos. pel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations, and then shall the end come. p.

It is expedient for you that I go away : for if I go

the comforter will not come unto you ; but if I depart, I will send him unto you: And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment. And ye

shall be witnesses untó me, both in Jerusalem and in

not away,

n Mat.

* Mat. xi. 28, 29, 30. 1 Isa. lii. 7. m Luke, ij. 10. 11.
xxviii. 18,19. o Mark. xvi. 16. Mont. xxiv. 14.

Mark, xiii 10. 5€t. John, Syi, 7.

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11 Judea, and in Samaria, and unto the utter. nost part of the earth. s

Doth not wisdom cry, and understanding put forth her voice? She standleth in the top of high places, by the way in the places of the paths. She crieth at the gates at the entry of the city, at the coming in of the doors.

Unto you, O men, I call, and my voice is to the sons of men. O ye simple, understand wisdom ; and ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart. t Jehovah possessed me in the beginning of his way, be. fore his works of old. I was set up from ever-lasting, from the beginning, or ever the earth was. Then was I by him, as one brought up with him ; and I was daily his delight, rejoicing always before him, rejoicing in the hab, itable part of his carth ; and my delights were with the sons of men. Now therefore, hearken unto me, O ye children, for blessed are they that keep my ways. o

Come eat of my bread, and drink of the wine: which I have mingled. Forsake the foolish and live,and go in the way, of understanding. w Be. hold, I have prepared my dinner ; my oxen and my fatlings are killed, and all things are ready, come unto the marriage : but they made light of it, and went their ways, one to his farm, another to his merchandise.. Then the master of the house being angry, said to his servant, Go out quickly into the streets and lanes of the city, and bring in hither, the poor and the maimed, aud the halt and the blind. And the

v Prov,

& Acts, i. 8. Prov. viii. 1-4. u Prov. vii. 22. 23. piji. 30, 31, 32, "w. Prøy. ix. 59.6. - * Mat. xxi. 4, 5.

servant said, Lord, it is done as thou hast commanded, and yet there is room. And the Lord said unto the servant, Go out unto the high. ways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that

my house may be filled. * Then saith he to his servants, The wedding is ready, but they who were bidden were not worthy, Go ye therefore into the highways, and as many as ye shall find bid to the marriage. So those servants went out into the high ways, and gather, ed together all as many as they found, both bad and good; and the wedding was furnished with guests. Y

And I (John,) saw another angel fly in the midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach unto them that dwell on the earth, and to every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people ; saying with a loud voice, Fear God,and give glory to him, for the hour of his judgment is come, and worship him that made heaven and earth, and the sea and the fountains of wa. ters. Z And the spirit and the bride say, Come ; and let him that heareth say, Come; and let him that is athirst, come ; and whosoever will; let him take the water of life freely, a

x Luke, xiv 21, 22, 23. Mat. xxii. 8,9, 10. % Rev.xiv. 6,7.

a Rev. xxiii 17.

CHAP. X.

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Exhortations to Praise God, &C.

SING unto Jehovah a new song, and his praise from the end of the earth; ye that go down to the sea, and all that is thertin ; the isles, and the inhabitants thereof. Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift up their voice, the villages that Kedar doth inhabit : let the inhabitants of the rock sing : Let them shout from the top of the mountains. Let them give glory unto Jehovah, and declare his praise in the islands. a

They shall lift up their voice, they shall sing for the majesty of Jehovah, they shall cry aloud from the sea. Wherefore glorify ye Jehovah in the fires, the name of Jehovah, God of Israel, in the isles of the sea. b And let all flesh bless his holy name forever and ever. C thanks unto the God of heaven: for his mercy endureth forever: d O sing unto Jehovah a new song ; for he hath done marvellous things ; his right hand and his holy arm hath gotten him the victory. Jehovah hath made known his salvation ; his righteousness hath he openly shewed in the sight of the heathen. e Give unto Jeho. vah, O ye kindreds of the people, give unto Jehovah glory and strength; Give unto Jehovah the glory due unto his name : bring an offering, and come unto his courts. O worship Jehovah

O give

c Psalm, cxly. 21.

a Isa. xlii. 10, 11, 12. b xxiv. 14, 15. d Psalm, cxxyi. 26. e Psalm, xcyiii. 1, 2.

in the beauty of holiness : fear before him, ali the earth. f

O come, let us sing unto Jehovah : let us make a joyful noise unto the rock of our salvation. Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him with psalms. For Jehovah is a great God, and a great King above all gods. In his hand are the deep places of the earth; the strength of the hills is his also. The sea is his, and he made it: and his hands formed the dry land. O come, let us worship and bow duwn : let us kneel before Jehovah our maker ; for he is our God, and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand. g For his mercy endureth forever. b Rejoice, O ye nations, with his people. i

Jehovah hath made bare his arm in the eyes of all the nations; and all the ends of the earth shall see the salvation of our God. j And all meri shall fear, and shall declare the work of God; for they wisely consider of his doing. k The princes of the people are gathered together, even the people of the God of Abraham ; for the shields of the people belong unto God; he is greatly exalted. 7 Kings of the earth, and all people ; princes, and all judges of the earth : both young men and maidens ; old men and children : Let them praise the name of Jehovah:

f Psalm, xcvi. 7, 8, 9. & Psalm, xcv. 1-7. bi Chro. xvi. 34, 41.

2 Chro. vii. 3 and 6. 2 Chro. xx. 21. Ezra, üi. 11. Jer. xxxiji 11. Psalın cvi 1, cvii. 1. cviii. 1, 2, 3, 4, 29. cxxxvi. 126. i Deut. xxxii, 43. ; Isai. lii. 10. k Psalm Ixiy. 9. (Psalm xlvii. 9,

2 Chro, v. 13.

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