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Prov. xiv. 34.—" Righteousness exalteth a nation : ́
but sin is a reproach to any people."
THE ALL-SEEING EYE OF GOD.
Prov. xv. 3.-" The eyes of the Lord are in every
place, beholding the evil and the good."
Ezekiel ii. 3, 4.-" Son of man, I send thee to the
children of Israel, to a rebellious nation that hath
rebelled against me: they and their fathers
have transgressed against me, even unto this
very day. For they are impudent children and
stiff-hearted. I do send thee unto them; and
thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith the Lord
Psalm xcv. 6.—" O come, let us worship."
THE CHRISTIAN PASSOVER.
Matt. xxvi. 18.-"The Master saith, My time is
at hand; I will keep the Passover at thy house
with my disciples."
CORNELIUS THE ROMAN SOLDIER.
Acts x. 22.-" Cornelius, the centurion, a just
man, and one that feareth God." -
DAVID AND GOLIATH.
1 Sam. xvii. 45.-" Then said David to the Philis-
tine, Thou comest to me with a sword, and with
a spear, and with a shield: but I come to thee
in the name of the Lord of Hosts, the God of
the armies of Israel, whom thou hast defied." 95
NOT TO CONSENT WITH SINNERS.
Prov. i. 10.—" My son, if sinners entice thee, con-
THE YOUNG MAN VOID OF UNDERSTANDING.
Prov. vii. 7.—“I discerned among the youths a
young man void of understanding."
THE GUILT OF SWEARING.
Matt. v. 34. "But I say unto you, Swear not at
OUR SAVIOUR'S FIRST MIRACLE IN CANA OF
John ii. 11.—“ This beginning of miracles did Jesus
in Cana of Galilee, and manifested forth his glory;
and his disciples believed on him."
THE EVILS OF DRUNKENNESS.
Prov. xxiii. 29–32.—“ Who hath woe? who hath
sorrow? who hath contentions? who hath bab-
bling? who hath wounds without cause? who
hath redness of eyes? They that tarry long at
the wine; they that go to seek mixed wine. Look
not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it
giveth his colours in the cup, when it moveth itself
aright. At the last it biteth like a serpent, and
stingeth like an adder.”
THE GUILT OF LYING.
Acts v. 5." And Ananias hearing these words fell
down, and gave up the ghost: and great fear
came upon all them that heard these things." 193
Exodus xx. 15.-" Thou shalt not steal."
THE GUILT OF COVETOUSNESS.
Rom. xiii. 9.-" Thou shalt not covet."
Josh. xxiv. 15.-" And if it seem evil unto you to
serve the Lord, choose you this day whom ye
will serve whether the gods which your fathers
served that were on the other side of the flood,
or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye
dwell: but as for me and my house, we will
serve the Lord."
DAVID'S ADVICE TO SOLOMON.
1 Chron. xxviii. 9.__"And thou, Solomon my son, know
thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a
perfect heart and with a willing mind for the