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doers of the word, and not hearers only,
deceiving your own selves.
THE GLORY WHICH SHALL BE REVEALED.
ROM. viii. 18.
I reckon that the sufferings of this present time
THE FRUITS OF THE SPIRIT EXEMPLIFIED IN THE CHARACTER OF JOSEPH.
GEN. xli. 38, 39.
And Pharaoh said unto his servants, Can we find such an one as this is, a man in whom is the Spirit of God?
And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Forasmuch as God hath shewed thee all this, there is none so discreet and wise as thou art.
AMONG the various excellencies which recommend the books of the Old Testament to our attention, it is not one of the least that they abound in admirable examples of the most exalted virtue. It is true indeed, that several of those examples are occasionally represented as polluted with moral defilement, the consequence of their