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“ Even the very hairs of your head are all numbered.”—LUKE xii. 7.
JAMES NISBET, BEPNERS STREET ;
UNSPEAKABLY precious are the Holy Scriptures to all who truly estimate their sacred contents ! “ The law of the Lord is perfect, converting the soul; the testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple; the statutes of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart : more to be desired are they than gold, yea than much fine gold ; sweeter also than honey and the honey-comb.” They are a mine of exhaustless treasure, as yet but partially explored. In them shine forth the glories of Redemption and the mysteries of Divine Providence, in all their attractive loveliness, embracing each other, and presenting a matchless display of power, benignity, and exquisite design. But it may be
proper to state here, before entering upon the subject of the “ Interpositions of Divine Providence,” that, while prosecuting the