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Glance at the history and character of the Jews, with their
Destitution of Christian instructers great.-The number
Scenes in seafaring life--Seamen need religion as well as other
Condition of prisoners a prominent object of Christian re-
Christ the great peace-Maker, yet war has hitherto prevailed.
Kingdom of Christ sustained and carried forward by means.
REVIVALS OF RELIGION. What a revival is attention of saints and sinners awakened. to religious subjects-impenitent convicted of their sins--are converted—a reformation takes place.—When it may be expected—when Christians are excited to frequency and ferven. cy in prayer-when church discipline is duly observed—when religious instruction awakens interest and leads to reflectionwhen brotherly love and union prevail—when ministers manifest increased fidelity and zeal.-Why it may be hoped revivals will be more multiplied and extended than they ever have been—the truth will be preached more faithfully
-means of grace will be multiplied-also evident from the Bible.-Remarks :-opposition to revivals, opposition to the temporal and eternal good of men and the glory.of God–The duty of Christians in relation to revivals. They should let their light shine,
MILLENNIUM. The present a wonderful day-attitude of infidelity-state of Christendom-declaration of the prophet Isaiah respecting the latter-day glory of Zion. There will be a time when the church will be in a state of far greater prosperity and happiness than she has ever yet enjoyed-prophecy confirming this, Scott and Faber.-Some characteristics of that time.-Remarks:
-the comfort and encouragement afforded by the prophecies of the Bible-church safe and may rejoice in her safetyopposition to Zion wicked and foolish-those who labor for the extension of Christ's kingdorn co-workers with God Signs of the times indicate the latter-day glory as near-far greater things in religion yet to be attempted and accomplished,
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