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Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, before Abraham was,
I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which
PUBLISHED BY FDWARD EARLE,
W O L U M E S E CON D.
vered our houses. And the people bowed the head and worshipped. Psalm xci. 5, 8.-Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flioth by day; nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noon-day. A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee. Only with thine eyes shalt thou behold, and see the reward of the wicked.
LECTURE IX. HISTORY OF MOSES. 1 13 Exod. xiii. 17, 22.-And it came to pass when Pharaoh had let the people go, that God led them not through the way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near; for God said, Lest peradventure the people repent when they see war, and they return to Egypt. But God led the people about, through the way of the wilderness of the Red Sea. And the children of Israel went up harnessed out of the land of Egypt. And Moses took the bones of Joseph with him: for he had straitly sworn the children of Israel, saying, God will surely visit you; and ye shall carry up my bones away hence with you. And they took their journey from Succoth, and encamped in Etham, in the edge of the wilderness. And the Lord went before them, by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light to go by day and night. He took not away the pillar of the cloud by day, nor the pillar of fire by night, from before the people. LECTURE X. HISTORY OF MOSES. 128 Exod. xiv. 21, 22.-And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the Lord caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night, and made the sea dry land, and the waters were divided. And the children of Israel went into the midst of the sea upon the dry ground; and the waters were a wall unto them on their right hand, and on their left. LECTURE XI. HISTORY OF MOSES. 141 Exod. xv. 1, 2.—Then sang Moses and the children of Israel this song unto the Lord, and spake, saying, I will sing unto the Lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously; the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea. The Lord is my strength and song, and he has become my