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words of which correspond in number with the hours, as that hour is made known by the clock."

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We cannot have too many remembrancers. Every moment bears testimony to the goodness and long-suffering of our God-every moment brings some fresh token of his love, and it will be profitable to our souls to make time, as he flies, in every part of his progress, remind us of the bountifulness of the Lord. Nor should we only remember his gracious dealings with ourselves. It is our privilege to plead his “precious promises," and as his “ remembrancers” not to keep silence-not to give him rest, until he establish and until he make Jerusalem a praise

in the earth. With the exercise of this privilege on our part, he has joined the cheering declaration, “ They shall prosper that love thee.” Then let each hour remind us of his promises to Jerusalem and her captive children, and let us turnthem into prayers in their behalf. Let each hour remind us of the

passage marked under it in the print which is given on the opposite page, and thus we shall have present to our minds every hour at least some portion of the sacred Scriptures, which tell of the will or the purposes of God,

I. “ Ichabod.” This too truly tells of the present state of Judah. The glory has departed, yet not for ever; for Christ is the “ light to lighten the Gentiles, and will be the glory of his people Israel."

Il. “ Awake, awake.”
III. “ Consider your ways."
IV. « Return unto the Lord.”
V. “All Israel shall be saved."
VI. “ For salvation is of the Jews.".
VII. " I will-be to them a God."

VIII, “ I will surely gather the remnant of Israel."

IX. “ I will rejoice over them to do them good.”

X. “ Moreover, I will nake a covenant of peace with them."

XI. “ Israel shall be saved in the Lord with an everlasting salvation."

XII. “ And the Lord shall yet comfort Zion, and shall yet choose Jerusalem.”

Here we have a series of sentences from the Bible, setting forth the state of the people, their duty, and God's promises. Let their connexion here with the hours of the day remind us of the rapid approach of the period when all the Lord's promises shall be fulfilled.

Times of trial will doubtless come—the fiery furnace of persecution may be made hot, yea, seven times hotter than of old, ere the day of full deliverance dawn, and creation be freed from its bondage, and the sons of God be manis fested, and every sorrow cease,

May we be found watching, lest that day overtake us suddenly, or come like a thief in the night! Whatever terror it may strike into the hearts of the rebellious, we know it will be for the triumph of our Lord, that then his enemies will be destroyed, his own people be delivered, and even the kingdoms of this world become the kingdoms of our God and of his Christ. Oh, happy period !

When o'er our ransomed nature,

The Lamb for sinners slain,
Redeemer, King, Creator,

Returns in peace again.

THE JEWS IN ROME. We gave some remarks in a former Number on the state of the Jews in Rome, and of their wretched habitations in the Ghetto there. We are glad to perceive that the new Pope seems disposed to ameliorate their condition. We bear that the inhabitants of the Ghetto having memorialized the Pope for the enjoyment of equal rights with the other inhabitants of the city, where a father has twelve children from one marriage (in which case he is entitled, by an ancient law, to special privileges), the liberal

minded Pontiff not only granted the prayer of the petition, but, in a truly humane sense, ordered that relief should be afforded to needy Jews, as to their Christian brethren, from the funds of the beneficenza.*


WARSAW. The Rev. F. W. Becker gives us the following interesting facts in his last accounts from Warsaw :

“ Before beginning this letter I glanced over my Journal of the last month, and find a good many opportunities for conversing with Jews noticed. But as I hope shortly to send you my Journal of this quarter, I shall not extract any particulars, but beg leave to refer you to it. Besides the conversations held with strangers, some of which were not wanting in interest, I have continued regularly to instruct the five catechumens who are to be baptized by me (D.v.) on Sunday next, whose attention and conduct afford good hopes. The one ill at the hospital, of typhus, is still there; but as he exa pressed a desire to be baptized, and had been instructed by me for four weeks before he was taken to the hospital, he was baptized last Monday, 20th inst., being well acquainted with the chief points of the Christian religion, as contained in our creed, which, as well as the Lord's Prayer, he had committed to memory His former name was Hirsch Liebermann; his present is Adam Rogoszynski. He is a lad of about sixteen, and came from Widawa, a town about thirty German miles from Warsaw.

* Jewish Chronicle.

I would give you an account of the four young men who were baptized by me last Sunday, the 21st inst. 1. Naftali Kaplan, the oldest of them, now called Alexander Dombrowski, a native of Cichanow, near the Russian frontier, aged twenty-three. Having had his attention turned to Christianity, he came to Warsaw after Midsummer this year, being recommended to me by a Protestant schoolmaster; but being without a regular passport, he was obliged to go back to fetch one, after which he came again. Having learned the tailor's trade, we found a Protestant master willing to take him. Oct. 12, I began to instruct him regularly in Christianity, and have continued to do so until the 23d of this month. Having besides been diligent in reading the New Testament for himself, he has obtained a good knowledge of the truth; and being a serious, steady, well-disposed young man, he has embraced Christianity with all his heart, and affords a very good hope for the future.

“ 2. Tobel (Theophilus) P, a native of Alexandria, whose present name is F-, came to Warsaw with a letter of introduction from the Rev. Mr. Rausch, the Protestant minister of that place, wishing to embrace Christianity, assigning as his reason that he had read some of our books. Being received by Mr. West into our Institution, I began to instruct him in Christianity on the 12th of November, and have continued to do so until the 23d inst. I read with him the Gospel of St. Matthew, the prophecies referring to the first coming of the Messiah, explaining these subjects to him, also the Commandments,

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