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ON

THE CHARACTERS OF

THE OLD TESTAMENT.

BY THE

REV. EDWARD MONRO, M.A.,

PERPETUAL CURATE OF HARROW WEALD.

VOL. III.

LONDON :

JOSEPH MASTERS, ALDERSGATE STREET,

AND NEW BOND STREET.

MDCCOLVIII.

1060

LONDON: JOSEPH MASTERS AND CO., PRINTERS,

ALDERSGATE STREET.

LVI.

DAVID-PART IV.

COURAGE, AN ATTRIBUTE OF HOLY YOUTH.

1 SAM. XVII. 54.

“ AND DAVID TOOK THE HEAD OF THE PHILISTINE,

AND BROUGHT IT TO JERUSALEM; BUT HE PUT HIS
ARMOUR IN HIS TENT.”

are

1. MANY religious people, it is to be feared,
in the habit of thinking that courage and good
personal bearing are not necessarily parts of
religion; while very many, on the other hand,
have so praised these attributes, as to impress
us with the idea that they consider that the
whole of a boy's religion consists in being bold
and free. Both of these are mistakes, and
nearly equally so. They are shown to be so
in one and the selfsame story in Holy Scrip-
ture,--that of Samuel's choice of David when
he anointed him for the kingdom. The whole

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