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to unite their strength in its de- present gratification can compenfence, and be watchful, lest they sate in any degree for the loss of weaken their own, and each oth- the soul. Let that gratification, er's hands by unnecessary con- therefore, be resolutely denied. troversy, and uncandid severity. Valuable as an eye or hand may But let not Christian candour be, it has no value, when comdegenerate into indifference, nor pared with our peace and salvaabandon the distinguishing doc- tion. Less ground is there for trines of the gospel for the sake comparing the pleasure of senof peace. The wisdom, which sual gratifications of any kind is from above, is peaceable, but with the consequent damage susit is first pure. THEOPHILUS. tained both in this and in the fu
ture world. THE DECALOGUE.
This command has its foundaSEVENTH COMMANDMENT. tion in the present state of things. “Thou shalt not commit adultery." What it requires is necessary for
MARRIAGE was originally the our own happiness, and also institution of the Creator, and guards one of the best interests was designed to promote the of society. The irregular, break purity, domestic comfort, and through all bounds, and incapacisocial order of mankind. To tate themselves for the purity guard men from violating its sa- and order for which celestials cred duties is the object of this are distinguished. precept.
The crime here forbidden was The comment, which our punished by the law of Moses Lord has given us on this com- with death, inflicted by strangmand, is evidently the dictate of ling, or stoning, according to the true wisdom. “ Ye have heard degree of aggravation attending that it was said by them of old the crime. It was peculiar to time, Thou shalt not commit adul- the Mosaic dispensation to retery : but I say unto you, I'hat move the jealousy of a husband, whosoever looketh on a woman to when excited, by bitter waters lust after her, hath committed udulo administered in a solemn manner tery with her already in his heart. by a priest to the suspected perAnd if thy right eye offend thee, son. When the suspicions had pluck it out, and cast it from thee: no foundation, the waters were for it is profitable for thee that one of a salutary and invigorating naof thy members should perish, and ture ; but otherwise, nothing can not that thy whole body should be be conceived more instantaneouscast into hell. And if thy rightly pernicious and fatal. hand offend thee, cut it off, and The deviations of those desticast it from thee : for it is prof. tute of revelation were very itable for thee that one of thy great with respect to this commembers should perish, and not mandment. The Lacedemonian that thy whole body should be virgins were taught to consider cast into hell." Let the ave- it as an act of religion to sacrinues to sin be shut. Chasten fice their honour once in their your thoughts, your words, and Mfe, out of respect to their god. your actions. In gaining this dess Astarte. The same pracpoint use every exertion. No tice prevailed at Carthage. The Vol. II. No.8.
but before its anniversary return, the care of the future ; saying, your power and patronage shall with the disciples of Epicurus, have passed to other hands : “Let us eat and drink to-day, The vemal crowd shall have for- / for to-morrow we die." Should saken your threshold ; death the awful summons meet you shall have laid you low, and in such circumstances as these, brought you to that house where with what consternation will the small and the great, the ser your souls . be overwhelmed ? vant and the master, lie down un. Like the king of Babylon, when distinguished together! Prepare at his impious feast he beheld to appear before the tribunal of the hand-writing on the wall, that supreme Judge,“ with whom « Then the king's countenance there is no respect of persons, was changed, and his thoughts and who shall render' to every troubled him, so that the joints of man according to his works." . his loins were loosed, and his
Ye high-minded possessors of. knees : smote one, against the The wealth of this world, who other.”
trust in your wealth and boast Many poor afflicted ones, who yourselves of the multitude of have spent their days in obscuria your riches.!” How many such ty, under the pressure of accumuare this day saying by their lated hardships, shall, indeed, conduct, with the rich man in this year, obtain a release from the parable, each to himself, the troubles of a present life, and "Soul, thou hast much goods, pass, according to their respeclaid up for many years ; take tive characters, to regions of perthine ease, eat, drink, and be fect bliss, or of severer endless merry !" but the day is coming we forward, within this year, when this year too, as in all those God shall say to this or the oth- that have gone before, Death. er secure worldling,“ Thou fool, shall approach his destined viclima this night thy soul shall be re- in various ways and forms. quired of thee.” “ Turn away Growing infirmities, slow wastthine eyes, then, from beholding ing disease, or the multitude of vanity." Seek the true riches, years, shall prove to many the the unfading inheritance ; seek sure harbingers of mortality. A them in the right order, and cute disease frequently makes they are assuredly thine forever. the transition short, from the vig
Ye who are devoted to sensual qur of health to an untimely enjoyments: “ whose god is grave. Should war.continue its your belly;" who are led caps, ravages, how many lives, drag. tive by “ the lust of the flesh, ged forth by mad ambition, or, the lust of the eyes, and the engaged in the honourable depride of life”--this year, Death, fence of their country, may be unwelcome messenger! may expected to fall in deadly consnatch some of you away from fict! Of those who go down to the haunts of dissipation, from the sea in ships," it may be fearthe assemblies of gaiety, or from ed, that not a few shall, in the the convivial board, where you raging deep, find a watery grave. labour, in noisy mirth, to drown Nor shall even the merciless el the recollectiou of the past, and ement of fire, probably, want its