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said, O my father, my father! the his feet were as the feet of a bear, weight, twenty shekels & day: chriot of Israel, and the horse- and his mouth as tho mouth of a from time to time shalt thou ea: men thereon. And Elisha said lion: and the dragon gave him his it. Thou shalt drink also witer unto him, Take bow and arrows: power, and his seat, and great by measure, the sixth part of so and he took unto him bow and authority. And I saw one of his hin: from time to time shalt thua arrows. And he said to the king heads as it were wounded to drink. And thou shalt eat it as of Israel, Put thine hand upon the death; and his deadly wound was barley cakes, and thou shalt bake bow: and he put his hand upon it: healed: and all the world won- it with dung that cometh out of and Elisha put his hands upon the dered after the beast.

man, in their sight. And the king's hands. And he said, Open

LORD said, Even thus shall the the window eastward; and he

CANDLESTICK.

children of Israel eat their deflei opened it. Then Elisha said,

Zech. iv. 1-5. 11-14. And the bread among the Gentile, Shoot: and he shot. And he said, angel that talked with me came

whither I will drive them. TLThe arrow of the Lord's deliver again, and waked me, as a man

he said unto me, Lo, I have gitec ance, and the arrow of deliverance that is wakened out of his sleep. thee cow's dung for man's darz. froin Syria: for thou shalt smite | And said unto me, What seest

and thou shalt prepare thy bread the Syrians in Aphek, till thou thou? And I said, I have looked, therewith. have consumed them. And he and behold a candlestick all of said, Take the arrows: and he took gold, with a bowl upon the top of

REGAL CROWX3. them. And he said unto the king it, and his seven lamps thereon, Zech. vi, 10, 11. Take of them ar of Israel, Smite upon the ground: and seven pipes to the seven the captivity, eren of Heluai, of and he smote thrice, and stayed. lamps which are upon the top Tobijah, and of Jedaiah, which And the man of God was wroth thereof; And two olive-trees by are come from Babylon, and come with him, and said, Thou should-it, one upon the right side of the thou the same day, and go in est lave smitten five or six times; bowl, and the other upon the left the house of Josiah the suis then hadst thou smitten Syria till side thereof. So I answered and Zephaniah; Then take silver and thou badst consumed it: whereas spake to the angel that talked gold, and make crowns, and get now thou shalt smite Syria but with me, saying, What are these, them upon the head of Joslina ile thrice.

my lord? Then the angel that son of Josedech, the high priest. BOTTLES.

talked with me answered and
said unto me, Knowest thou not

EPHAI.
Jer. xiii, 12. Therefore thou shalt what these be? And I said, No,
speak unto them this word, Thus my lord. Then answered I, and

Zech. v,5--10. Then the angel saith the LORD God of Israel, said unto him, What are these that talked with me went forth, Every bottle shall be filled with

two olive-trees upon the right side and said unto me, Lift op uw wine: and they shall say unto of the candlestick, and upon the thine eyes, and see what is this thee, Do we not certainly know left side thereof? And I answered

that goeth forth. And I said, that every bottle shall be filled again, and said unto him, What

What is it? And he said, This 12 with wine?

an ephah that goeth forth. He be these two olive-branches, which Jer. xix, 1, 10. Thug saith the through the golden pipes' empty said, moreover, This is their reLond, Go and get & potter's the golden oil out of themselves semblance through all the earth earthen bottle, and take of the And he answered me and said, And, behold, there was lifted the ancients of the people, and of the Knowest thou not what these bei | a talent of lead: and this is a w ancients of the priests.

man that sitteth in the midst of Then And I said, No, my lord. Then the ephal. And he said, This is shalt thou break the bottle in the said he, These are the two anoinsight of the men that go with ted ones, that stand by the Lord Wickedness. And he cus: it into

the midst of the ephah; and be thee. of the whole earth.

cast the weight of lead upon the RAZOR.

mouth thereof. Then lifted I up

CHARIOTS AND HORSES. Ezek. v, 1, 3--5. And thou, son of

mine eyes, and looked, and, be

Zech, vi, 4-8. Then I answered hold, there came out two women, man, take thev a sharp knife, take and said unto the angel that and the wind was in their ringe thee a barber's razor, and cause it talked with me, What are these, (for they had wings like the vida to pass upon thine head and upon my lord? And the angel answered of a stork;) and they lifted up tbe thy beard; then take thee balances and said unto me, These are the ephah between the earth and the to weigh, and divide the hair. four spirits of the heavens, which heaven. Then said I to the it. Thou shalt also take thereof a few go forth from standing before the gel that talked with me, Whither in number, and bind them in thy Lord of all the earth. The black do these bear the epbah? skirts. Then take of them again, horses which are therein go forth and cast them into the midst of the into the north country, and the fire, and burn them in the fire; for white go forth after them; and

FLYING Book. thereof shall a fire come forth into the grisled go forth toward the Zech. v, 1, 2. Then I turned, and all the house of Israel. Thus soutli country. And the bay went lifted up mine eyes, and looket, saith the Lord God, This is Jeru-forth, and sought to go that they and, bel:old, a flying roll. And be salem: I have set it in the midst might walk to and fro through the said unto me, What seest thout of the nations and countries that earth: and he said, Get you henco, And I answered, I ses a flyin: are round about her.

walk to and fro through the earth, roll; the length thereof is twenty

So they walked to and fro through cubits, and the breadth thereu COMPOUND ANIMAL.

the earth. Then cried he upon ten cubits. Rev. xlil, 1-3. And I stood upon me, and spake unto me, saying, the sand of the sea, and saw a Behold, these that go toward the

RIPE FRUIT. beast rise up out of the sea, having north country have quicted my Jer. xxiv, 1-3. The LORD sher. seven heads and ten horns, and spirit in the north country.

ed me, and, behold, two baskets upon his horns ten crowns, and

of flgs were set before the temps upon his heads the name of blas

COOKERY.

of the LORD, after that Nebucha phemy. And the beast which I

Ezek. iv, 10--13, 15. Thy meat rezzar king of Babylon had Eike unto a leopard, and I which thou shalt eat shali be by I carried away captive Jeconish

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the son of Jehoiakim king of it; and, behold, the girdle was' years for a sign and wonder opon Judah, and the princes of Julah, marred, it was profitable for Egypt and upon Ethiopia; So with the carpenters and smiths, nothing.

i sball the king of Assyria lead from Jerusalem, and had brought

away the Egyptians prisoners, and them to Babylon. One basket HORNS AND CARPENTERS. the Ethiopians captives, young had very good figg, even like the

Zech, I, 18-20. Then listed I up

and old, naked and barefoot, even fins that are first ripe; and the mine eyes, and saw, and behold with their buttocks uncovered, to other basket had very naughty four horns. And I said unto the the shame of Egypt. figs, which could not be eaten, angel that talked with me, What they were so bad. Then said the be these? And he answered me,

PLUMB-LINE LORD unto me, What seest thou, These are the horns which have Amos vii, 7, 8. Thus he showed Jeremiah? And I said, Figs; the scattered Judah, Israel, and me; and, behold, the LORD stood guod figs, very good; and the evil, Jerusalem. Au the LORD shew- upon a wall made by a plumb-line, very evil, that cannot be eaten, ed me four carpenters.

with a plumb-line in his hand. they are so evil.

And the LORD said unto me, Amos viii, 1, 2. Thus hath the EQUESTRIAN SCENE. Amos, what seest thou? And í Lord God showed unto me; and behold a basket of summer-fruit. and behold a man riding upon a

Zech. i, 8--11. I saw by night, said, A plumb-line. Then said

the LORD, Behold, I will set a And hesaid, Amos,what seest thou? red borse, and he stood among plumb-line in the midst of my And I said, A basket of summer- the inyrtle-trees that were in the people Israel, I will not again pass fruit. Then said the Lord unto me, bottom; and behind him were by them any more. The end is come upon my people there red horses, speckled, and of Israel; I will not again pass by white. Then said 1, o my lord,

REMOVING FURNITURE. them any more.

what are these? And the angel Ezek. xii, 3-5. Therefore, thou

that talked with me said unto me, son of man, prepare thee stuff for CONFINED POSTURE. I will shew thee what these be removing, and remove by day in Ezek, iv, 4-8. Lie thou also And the man that stood among their sight; an thou shalt remove upon thy left side, and lay the the myrtle - trees answered and from thy place to another place in iniquity of the house of Israel said, These are they whom the their sight: it may be they will upon it: according to the number Lord hath sent to walk to and fro consider, though they be a rebelof the days that thou shalt lie through the earth. And they livus honse. Then shalt thou upon it thou shalt bear their answered the angel of the LORD bring forth thy stuff by day in iniquity. For I have laid upon that stood among the myrtle- their sight, as stuff for removing: thee the years of their iniquity, trees, and said, We have walked and thou shall go forth at even in according to the number oi the to and fro through the earth, and, their sight, as they that go forth days, threo hundred and ninety behold, all the earth sitteth still, into captivity: Dig thou through days: so shalt theu bear the ini. and is at rest.

the wall in their sight, and carry quity of the house of Israel. And

out thereby. when thou hast accomplished

SUBMERSION. them, lie again on thy right side, Jer. xliii, 9. Take great stones

PLAN OF A SIEGE. and thou shalt bear the iniquity in thine hand, and hide them in Ezek. iv, 1,2. Thou also, son of of the house of Judah forty days: the clay in the brick-kiln, which man, take thee a tilo and lay it I have appointed thee each day is at the entry of Pharaoh's house before thee, and portray upon it for a year. Therefore thou shalt in Tahpanhes, in the sight of the the city, eren Jerusalem: And set thy face toward the sicge of men of Judah.

lay siege against it, and build a Jerusalem, and thine arm shall

Jer. 11, 61-64. And Jeremiah fort against it, and cast a mound be uncovered, and thou shalt said to Seraiah, When thou comest against it; set the camp also prophesy against it. And, be- to Babylon, and shalt see, and against it, and get battering-rams hold, I will lay bands upon thee, shalt read all these words, Then against it round about. and thou sbalt not turn thee from shalt thou say, O Lord, thou hast one side to another, till thou hast spoken against this place, to cut it STICKS AND STAVES. ended the days of thy siege. oil, that none shall remain in it, neither man nor beast, but that it

Jer. 1, 11, 12. Moreover, the GIRDLE.

word of the LORD came unto me, shall be desolate for ever. And Jer. xiii, 1-7. Thus saith the it shall be, when thou hast made saying, Jeremiah, what seest thou? LORD unto me, Go, and get thee a an end of reading this book, that And I said, I see a rod of an Tinen girdle, and put it upon thy thou shalt bind å stone to it, and almond-tree. Then said the Lord loins, aud put it not in water. So cast it into the midst of Euphrates: unto me, Thon hast well seen: for I got a girdle, according to the And thou shalt say, Thus shall I will basten my word to perform

it. word of the LORD, and put it on Babylon siuk, and shall not rise my loins. And the word of the from the evil that I will bring Ezek. xxxvii, 16, 17. Moreover, LORD came unto me the second upon her; and they shall be weary. thou son of man, take thee oné time, saying, Take the girdle that | Thus far are the words of Jere- stick, and write upon it, For

Judah, and for the children of thou hast got, which is upon thy mialı. loing, and arise, go to Euphrates, Rev. xviii, 21. And a mighty Israel his companions: And join and hide it there in a hole of the angel took up a stone like a great them one to another into one rock. So I went, and bid it by millstone, and cast it into the sea, stick; and they shall become one Euphrates, as the LORD command saying, Thus with violence shall in thine band. ed me.

And it caine to pass after that great city Babylon be thrown Zech. xi, 7, 10, 11, 14. And I will many days, that the LORD said down, and shall be found no more feed the flock of slaughter, eren unto me, Arise, go to Euphrates, at all.

you, O poor of the fock. And I and take the girdle from thence,

took unto me two staves; the one

NAKED PROPHET. which I commanded thee to hide

I called Beauty, and the other I there. Then I went to Euphrates, Isa. xx, 3, 4. And the LORD said, called Bands; and I fed the Nock. and digged, and took the girille Like as my servant Isaiah hath And I took my staff, eren Beally, 1rom the place where I had hidl walked naked and baretoot three l and cut it asunder, that I migus

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break my covenant which I had, upon the mountains, and all the me against him, to destroy bin made with all the people. Aniit valleys with thy height. I will without cause. And Salan 12 was broken in that day: and so the also water with thy blood the land swered the Lord, and said, Ski: poor of the flock that waited upon wherein thou swimmest, eren to for sklo; yea, all that a man bath me knew that it was the word of the mountains; and the rivers shall will he give for bis lise: But the Lord. Then I cut asuuder be fall of thee.

forth thine hand, now and touch bis mine other stafl, eren Bands, that

bone and his fesh, and be I might break the brotherhood

CUP OF Wing.

curse thee to thy face. between Judah and Israel

Jer. XXV, 15–17. For thus saith Lord sald unto Satan, Behold, be the Lor1 GOD of Israel unto me;

is in thine hand; but save his ie. VIXE TREE

Take the wine-cup of this fury at So went Satan forth from the first Ezkiel xv, 2-5. Son of man, my hand, and cause all the nations, sence of the LORD, and smete dib What is the vine-tree more tlian to whom I send thee, to drink it with sore boils from the sole o is any tree, or than a branch wich And they shall drink, and be foot unto his crown. is among the trees of the forest? moved, and be mad, because of Shall wood be taken thereof to do the sword that I will send among HEAVES IN COUNCIL any work? or will men take a pin them. Then took I the cup at the of it to hang any vessel thereon ? | LORD's hand, and made all the to the king.

1 Kings uxil, 15-21. So he came

And the king Behold, it is cast into the fire for nations to drink, unto whom the unto him, Micaiah, stail we go fuel; the fire devoureth both the LORD had sent me.

against Ratuoth-gilead to hatte ends of it, and the midst of it is

or shall we forbear? burnt. Is it meet for any work?

YOKES.

answered him, Go, and prosper Behold, when it was whole, it was

Jer. xxvil, 2, 3. Thus sayeth the for the LORD shall deliver it is meet for no work: how much less LORD to me, Make thee bonds and the hand of the king. And the shall it be meet yet for any work yokes, and put them upon thy king said unto him, How DIT when the fire hath devoured it, neck, And send them to the king times shall I adjure thee that the and it is burned:

of Edom, and to the king of Moab, tell me nothing but that thich is Ezek. xix, 10-14. Thy mother is and to the king of the Ammonites, true in the name of the Lord like a vine in thy blood, planted and to the king of Tsrus, and to And he said, I saw all Israel som by the waters: she was fruitful, the king of Zidon, by the hand oftered upon the hills, as sheep tis and full of branches, by reason of the messengers which come to have not a shepherd; and the many waters. And she had strong Jerusalem unto Zedekiah king of LORD said, These have no meter rods for the sceptres of them that Judah.

let them return every man to bare rule, ani her stature was exalted among the thick branches,

5. PICTURED SPIRITUAL

house in peace. And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshapbat

, Ds and she appeared in her height

SCENES.

I not tell thee that he would prowith the multitude of her bran

PRESENCE OF SATAN. phesy no good concernicg ches. But she was plucked up in

Job i, 6-12. Now there was a

but evil? And he said, Heartbea fury, she was cast down to the day when the sons of God came to therefore the word of the Lord ground, and the east wind dried present themselves before the 1 saw the LORD sitting, on bir up her fruit; her strong rods were Lord, and Satan came also among throne, and all the host of heater broken and withered, the fire consumed them. And now she 18 Satan, Whence comest thou? Then

And the LORD said unto standing by him on his right tai

and on his left.

And the Less planted in the wilderness, in a dry Satan answered the Lord, and said, Wbo shall persuade Aler and thirsty ground. And fre is said, From going to and fro in the

that he may go up and fall a gone out of a rod of her branches, earth, and from walking up and Ramoth-gilead? And one saldes which hath devoured her fruit, 80 down' in it.

And the LORD said this manner, and another saldo that she hath no strong rod to be unto Satan, Hast thou considered that manner:

And there 03230 a sceptre to rule. This is a lamen- my servant Job, that there is none

forth a spirit, and stood before lation, and shall be for a lameuta- like him in the earth, a perfect the Lord, and said, I will pela tion.

and an

upright man, one that suade him. THE WHALE.

feareth God, and escheweth evil? Ezek. xxxii, 1-6. And it came to Then Satan answered the LORD, JOSHUA AND SATAS. pass in the twelfth year, in the and said, Doth Job fear God for Zech. iii, 1, 3-5. And he sberad twelfth month, in the first day of nought? Hast not thou made an me Joshua the high priest stand the month, that the word of the hedge about him, and about his ing before the angel of the Loss Loed came unto me, saying, son house, and about all that he hath and Satan standing at his rizko of man, take up a lamentation for on every side? thou hast blessed band to resist him. Now Josd03 Pharaoh king of Egypt, and say the work of his hands, and his sub- was clothed with filthy garmers unto him, Thou art like a young stance is increased in the land: and stood before the angel. And lion of the nations, and thou art as

But put forth thine hand now, and he answered and spake a whale in the seas; and thou touch all that he hath, and he will those that stood before him, kila camest forth with thy rivers, and curse thee to thy face. And the ing, take awuy the filthy garments troubledst the waters with thy feet, LORD said unto Satan, Behold, all from him. And unto him be suit. and fouledst their rivers. Thus that he hath is in thy power; only Behold, I have caused this saith the Lord God, I will there upon himself put not forth thine iniquitý to pass from ther, and fore spread out my net over thee hand. So Satan went forth from will clothe thee with change al with a company of many people; the presence of the LORD.

raiment. And I said, Let thea and they shall bring thee up in Job 11, 3--7. And the Lord said set a fair mitre upon his best iny net." Then will I leave thee unto Satan, Hast thou considered So they set a fair mitre upon b upon the land, I will cast thee my servant Job, that there is none head, and clothed hiin sila para forth upon the open feld, and will like him in the earth, a perfect ments. Add the angel of the cause all the fowls of the heaven and an upright man, one that LORD stood by. to remain upon thee, and I will all feareth God, and escheweth evil? the beasts of tbe whole earth with and still be holdeth fast his in

6. RIDDLES. thee. And I will lay iby flesh | tegrity, although thou movedst

Judges xiv, 14--18. And he will

them.

a

anto them, Out of the eater came fowl of every wing; in the shadow dwelleth in me, and I in him. As forth meat, and out of the strong of the branches thereof shall they the living Father hath sent me, camo forth sweetness. And they dwell. And all the trees of the and I live by the Father, so ho could not in three days expound field shall know that I the LORD that eateth me, even he shall live the riddle. And it came to pass have brought down the high tree, by me. This is that bread which on the seventh day, that they have exalted the low tree; havé came down from heaven; not as said unto Samson's wile, Entice dried up the green tree, and have your fathers did eat manna, and thy husband, that he may declare made the dry free to flourish: I the are dead. He that eateth of this unto us the riddle, lest we burn LORD have spoken, and have done bread shall live for ever. thee and thy father's house with it.

1 Cor. x, 3. And did all eat the fire: have yo called us to take that

Ezek. xxxiv, 29. And I will raise we have? is it not sof And Samson's up for them a plant of renown,

same spiritual meat. wife wept before him, and said, and they shall be no more con

WATER. Thou dost but hate me, and lovest sumed with hunger in the land, me not: thou hast put forth a nelther bear the shame of the and said 'unto her, If thou knew

John iv, 10--12. Jesus answered riddle unto the children of my heathen any more. people, and hast pot told it me.

Zech. iii, 8. Hear now, O Joshua that saith to thee, Give me to

est the gift of God, and who it is And he said unto her, Behold, I have not told it my father nor my fellows that sit before thee; for of him, and he would liave given

the high priest, thou, and thy drink; thou wouldest have asked mother, and shall' I tell it thee? they are men wondered at: for, thee living water. And she wept before him the behold, I will bring forth my ser- saith unto him, Sir, thou hast no

The woman seven days, while their feast

vant The BRANCH. lasted; and it came to pass on the

thing to draw with, and the well seventh day, that he told her, be

Zech. vi, 12, 13. And speak unto is deep: from whence then hast cause she lay sore upon him; 'and him, saying, Thus speaketh the thou that living water? Art thou she told the riddle to the children Lord of hosts, saying, Behold the greater than our father Jacob, of her people. And the men of man whose name is The BRANCH; which gave us the well, and drank the city sald unto him on the and he shall grow up out of his thereof himself, and his children, seventh day before the sun went place, and he shall build the tem- and his cattle? down, What is sweeter than ple of the LORD: Even he shall

John vil, 37-39. In the last day; honey? and what is stronger than build the temple of the LORD; and a lion? And he said unto them, he shall bear the glory, and 'shall that great day of the feast, Jesus If ye had not ploughed with my he shall be a priest upon bis man thirst, let him come unto me,

sit and rule upon his throne; and stood and cried, saying, If any heifer, ye had not found out my riddle.

tlirone: and the counsel of peace and drink. He that believeth on shall be between them both.

me, as the scriptures hath said, Ezek. xvII, 2. Son of man, pot

out of his belly shall flow rivers of forth a riddle, and speak a parable

BREAD.

living water. (But this spake ho unto the house of Israel,

John VI, 32--35, 48, 50–58. Then lieve on bim should receive: for

of the Spirit, which they that beJesus said unto them, Verily, the Holy Ghost was not yet giren; 7. EMBLEMS AND TITLES OF verily, I say unto you, Moses

because that Jesus was not yet CHRIST. gave you not that bread from

glorified.) heaven; but my Father giveth Isa. IV, 2. In that day shall the you the true bread from heaven.

SHEPHERD branch of the LORD be beautiful For the bread of God is he which and glorious, and the fruit of the

cometh down from heaven, and Ezek. xxxiv, 23. And I will set earth shall be excellent and comely giveth life unto the world. Then up one shepherd over them, and for them that are escaped of said they unto him, Lord, ever- he shall feed them, even my serIsrael.

more give us this bread. And vant David; he shall feed them,

Jesus said unto them, I am the and he shall be their shepJer. xxxii, 14-16. Behold, the bread of life: he that cometh to berd. days come, saith the LORD, that I

me shall never hunger; and he Micah v, 4, 5. And he shall will perform that good thing which that believeth on me shall never stand and feed in the strength of I have promised unto the house thirst. I am that bread of life. the LORD, in the majesty of the of Israel, and to the house of This is the bread which cometh name of the LORD his God; and Jadah. In those days, and at down from heaven, that a man that time, will I cause the Branch may eat thereof, and not die. I be great unto the ends of the

they shall abide: for now shall be of righteousness to grow up unto am the living bread whiclı came earth. And this man shall be the David; and he shall execute judg- down from heaven: if any man peace, when the Assyrian shall ment and righteousness in the eat of this bread, he shall live for come into our land: and when he land. In those days shall Judah

ever; and the bread that I will shall tread in our palaces, then be saved, and Jerusalem shall give is my flesh, which I will give shall we raise against him seven dwell safely: and this is the name for the life of the world. The wherewith she shall be called, The Jews therefore

shepherds, and eight principal

strovo among men. LORD our Righteousness.

themselves, saying, How can this Frek. xvil, 22--24. Thus saith the man give us his flesh to eat? Then

LIFE. Lord God; I will also take of the Jesus said unto them, Verily, highest branch of the high cedar, verily, I say unto you, Except ye

John XI, 25. .... I am the reand will set it; I will crop off eat the flesh of the Son of man,

surrection, and the life.

John xiv, 19. . . . . . Because I from the top of his young twigs and drink his blood, ye have no a tender one, and will plant it life in you. Whoso eateth my live, ye shall live also. upon an high mountain and flesh, and drinketh my blood, 2 Tim. 1, 10. But is now mado eminent: In the mountain of the bath eternal life; and I will raise manifest by the appearing of our lieight of Israel will I plant it; him up at the last day. For my Saviour Jesus Christ, who hath and it shall bring forth boughs, flesh is meat indeed, and my blood abolished death, and hath brought and bear fruit, and be a goodly Is drink indeed. He that eateth life and immortality to light cedar: and under it shall dwell all my flesh, and drinketh my blood, through the gospel.

THE BRANCH.

1 John I, 2. (For the life was, builders rejected, the same is prisoners from the prison, ap! manifested, and we have seen it, become the head of the corner: them that sit in darkness, out a and bear witness, and shew unto this is the Lord's doing, and it is the prison house. you that eternal life which was marvellous in our eyes?

Mal. iv, 2. But unto you tt with the Father, and was mani. Mark xii, 10, 11. And have ye fear my name shall tho Sup of fested unto us.)

not read this scripture, The stone righteousness arise with healing 1 John v, 11, 12. And this is the which the builders rejected is be- in his wings: and ye shall go recurd, that God hath given to us come the head of the corner: This forth and grow up as calves of the eternal life; and this life is in his was the Lord's doing, and it is stall. Son. He that hath the Son hath marvellous in our eyes?

LIGHT OF THE WORLD. lite; and be that hath not the Son

Luke xx, 17. And he beheld

Luke i. 78, 79. Through the of God hath not lifo.

them, and said, What is this then tender mercy of our God; where

that is written, The stone which by the day-spring from on List L A N B.

the builders rejected, the same is hath visited us, To give ligb: ; John i, 29, 35, 36. The next day become the head of the corner ?

them that sit in darkness and John seeth Jesus coming unto

Acts iv, 11. This is the stone the shadow of death, to guide oor him, and saith, Behold the Lamb which was set at nought of you feet into the way of peace. of God, which taketh away the builders, which is become the sin of the world! Again the next head of the corner.

John viii, 12. Then spake Jeses

again unto them, saying, I am the day after John stood and two of

1 Peter ií, 7. Unto you therefore light of the world; he that folle. his disciples; And looking upon which believe he is precious: but eth me shall not walk in darkness, Jesus as he walked, he saith, Be

unto them which be disobedient, but shall have the light of life. hold the Lamb of God! the stone which the builders dis

John xii, 35, 36, 46. Then Jesus Rev. v, 6. And I beheld, and, lo, allowed, the same is made the said unto them, Yet a little wbie in the midst of the throne and of head of the corner.

is the light with you: walk wbl. the four beasts, and in the midst

ye have the light, lest darkness of the elders, stood a Lamb as it

PREDICTED AS A STUMBLING

come upon you: tor he that wait had been slain, having seven

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eth in darkness knoweth De horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent Isa. vill, 14, 15. And he shall be whither he goeth. While ye beri forth into all the earth.

for a sanctuary; but for a stone of light, believe in the light, that ve

stumbling and for a rock of of may be the children of ligt? FOUNDATION.

fence to both the houses of Israel. These things spake Jesus, 191 1 Cor. ili, 11. For other founda- for a gin and for a snare to the departed, and did bide hims

inhabitants of Jerusalem. And from them. I am come a ligh. tion can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ. .

many among them shall stumble, into the world, that whosuerer

and fall, and be broken, and be believeth on me should not abuse Eph. ii, 20--22. And are built snared, and be taken.

in darkness. apon the foundation of the apostles

STARS. and prophets, Jesus Christ him- Matth. xxi, 44. And whosoever self being the chief corner stone; shall fall on this stone shall be Num. xxiv, 17. I shall see hir in whom all the building, fitly broken: but on whomsoever it but not now; I shall behold bia, framed together, groweth unto an shall fall, it will grind him to but not nigh: there shall come i holy temple in the Lord: In whom powder.

Star out of Jacob, and a Sceptre ye also are builded together for

Luke xx, 18. Whosoever shall shall rise out of Israel, and sba an habitation of God through the fall upon that stone shall

be smite the corners of Moab, aà Spirit.

broken; but on whomsoever it destroy all the children of Sheib

shall tall, it will grind him to FORETOLD AS THE CORNER STONE. powder.

Rev. 1, 20. The mystery of the Ps. cxviii, 22-24. The stone which the builders refused is be

Rom. ix, 33. As it is written, seven stars which thou sawest ) come the head stone of the corner. Behold, I lay in Sion a stumbling my right hand, and the seves This is the Louv's doing; it is stone and rock of offence: and golden candlesticks. The setea whosoever believeth on bim shall

stars are the angels of the seria marvellous in our eyes. This is not be ashamed.

churches; and the seven cande the day which the LORD hath

sticks which thou sawest are the made; we will rejoice and be glad

LIVING STONE.

seven churches. in it.

1 Peter ii, 3-5. If so be ye have

Rev. ii, 1. Unto the angel of the Isa. xxviii, 16. Therefore thus tasted that the Lord is gracious: church of Ephesus write Tbi** saith the Lord God, Behold, I lay To whom coming, as unto a liv- things saith he that holdeth the in Zion for a foundation a stone, a ing stone, disallowed indeed of seven stars in his right band, ubo tried stone, a precious corner stone, a sure foundation; he that precious, Ye also, as lively stones, golden candlesticks.

men, but chosen of God, and walketh in the midst of the even believeth shall not make haste.

are built up a spiritual house, Rev. iii, 1. And unto the area Zech, ili, 9. For behold the stone an loly priesthood, to offer up of the church in Sardis pri that I have laid before Joshua; spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to these things saith he that hit upon one stone shall be seven God by Jesus Christ.

the seven Spirits of God, and she eyes: behold, I will engrave the

seven stars; I know thy werke graving thereof, raith the LORD of

As LIGHT AND SUN.

that thou hast a name that it hosts, and I will remove the ini.

18a. xlll, 6, 7. I the LORD have livest, and art dead. quity of that land in one day.

called thee in righteousness, and Rev. xxii, 16. I Jesus have set

will hold thine hand, and will mine angel to testify unto you APPLICATION.

keep thee, and give thee for a these things in the churches. I Matth. XXI, 42. Jesus saith unto covenant of the people, for a am the root and the offspring í them, Did ye never read in the light of Gentiles: To open the David, and the bright and more scriptures, The stoue which the blind eyes, to bring out the ing star,

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