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ness and peace bave kissed each them: And they were all filled | unto you speaking with tongnes, other. Truth shall spring out of with the Holy Ghost, and began what shall 1 profit you, except í the eartlı; and righteousness shall to speak with other tongues, as shall speak to you either by revelook down from heaven, Yea, the the Spirit gave them utterance. lation, or by knowledge, or by LORD shall give that which is good; and our land shall yield her

1 Cor. xiv, 4, 22--25. Ile that prophesying, or by doctrine? So speaketh in an unknown tongue the tongue words easy to be un

likewise ye, except ye utter by increase. Righteousness shall go before him, and shall set us in the lifleth himself, but he that pro- derstood, how shall it be known way of his steps. Wherefore tongues are for a sign, into the air. Wherefore let hiin

what is spokep? for ye shall speak Ps. xciv, 15. But judgment shall not to them that believe, but to that speaketh in an return unto righteousness; and all them that believe not: but pro

unkown the upright in heart shall follow phesying serreth not for them that tongue pray that ho may interpret. it. believe not, but for them which

For if I pray in an unknown Isa. xlv, 8. Drop down, ye her believe. If therefore the whole tongue, my spirit prayeth, but my

understanding is unfruitful. Else, vens, from above, and let the church be come together into one

when thou shalt bless with the skies pour down righteousness; place, and all speak with tongues, spirit

, how shall he that occupieth let the earth open, and let them and there come in those that are the room of the unlearned say bring forth salvation, and let unlearned, or unbelievers, with Amen at thy giving of thanks, righteousness spring up together: they not say that yo are mad? I the LORD have created it. Bat if all propliesy, and there seeing he understandeth not what

sayest For thou Isa. lix, 14. And judgment is come in one that believeth not, or givest thanks well, but the other

one unlearned, he is convinced of is not edified. I thank my God, I turned away backward, and justice standeth afar off: for truth is all, he is judged of all: And thus fallen in the street, and equity are the secrets of his leart made speak with tongues more than yo

all: Yet in the church I bad rather manifest: and so falling down on cannot enter. Luke vii , 35. But Wisdom is report that God is in you of a teach others also, than ten thouhis face he will worship God, and speak five

words with my under

standing, that by my roice I might justified of all her children, truth,

sand words in an unknown tongue. VICE. Toe APOSTLE'S DIRECTIONS ABOUT

How is it then, brethren? when yo Ezek, vil, 10, 11. Behold the day,

come together, every one of you behold it is come; the morning is

hath a psalm, hath a doctrine, gone forth; the rod bath blos- 26-28, 39. Førhe that speaketh in hath an interpretation. Let all

1 Cor. xiv, 2, 5, 6, 9, 13. 14, 16-19, hath a tongue, hath a revelation, somed; pride hath budded. Violence is risen up into a rod of an unknown tongue speaketh not things be done unto edifying. Ifany wickedness: none of them shall

unto men, but unto God; for no man speak in an unknown tongue, remain, nor of their multitude in the spirit he speaketh mys- three, and that by course; and let

man understandeth him; howbelt let it be by two, or at the most by nor of any of theirs; neither shall teries. I would that ye all spake one interpret. But if there be no there be walling for them.

with tongues, but rather thai ye interpreter, let him keep silence GIFTS OF TONGUES.

prophesied: for greater is he that to the churclı; and let him speak

prophesieth than he thai speakeih to himself, and to God. Where Acts 11.3.4. And there appeared with tongues, except he tuterpret, fore, brethren, covet to propliesy, anto them cloven tongues, like as that the church may receive edland' torbld not to speak with of Gre, and it sat upon each oiligios. Now, brethren, if I come tongues.

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SPIRITS. ANGELS-DEVILS.

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ANGELS.

of God; and am sent to speak | hath he not put in subjection the THEIR NATURE,

unto thee, and to shew thee these world to come, whereof we speak.

glad tidings. Ps. civ, 4. Who maketh bls an

But one in a certain place testified, gels spirits; his ministers a flam- Eph. i, 21. Far above all princi- saying, What is man, that thou ing fire.

pality, and power, and might, and art mindful of him? or the son of

dominion, and every name that is man, that thou visitest him? Thou Mark xit, 25. For when they shall named, not only in this world, but madest him a little lower than

the rise from the dead, they neither also in that which is to come. angels; thon crownedst bim with marry, nor are given in marriage; but are as the angels which are in

Jude 9. Yet Michael the arch- glory and bonour, and didst set beaven. angel, when contending with the

him over the works of thy bands. Heb. 1,7. And of the angels te of Móses, durst not bring

against which are greater in power and

devil, he disputed about the body 2 Peter ii, 11. Whereas angels, saith, who maketh his angels him a railing accusation, but said, might, bring not railing accusa spirits, and his ministebs a flame The Lord rebuke thee. of fire.

tion against them before the Lord. THEIB EXALTED STATION AND

Rev. xviii, 1. And after these THEIR NUMBER.

things I saw another angel come

CHARACTER. Gen. xxxii, 1, 2. And Jacob went

down from heaven, having great on his way, and the angels of God

2 Sam. xix, 27. And he hath power; and the earth was lightenmet him. And when Jacob saw

slanderred thy servant unto my ed with his glory. them, be said, 'This is God's bost: lord the king; but my lord the and he called the name of that king is as an angel of God: do

THEIR STATION. place Mahanaim. therefore what is good in thine

2 Chron. xvill, 18. Again he said, eyes. Deut. xxxiii, 2. And he said, The

Therefore bear the word of the LORD came from Sinai, and rose up him a litjle lower than the angels, his throne, and all the lost of

Ps. viii, 6. For thou hast made LORD; I saw the LORD sitting upon forth from mount Paran, and he and hast crowned bim with glory heaven standing ou his right hand came with ten thousands of saints: and honour.

and on his left. from his right hand went a flery Ps. cili, 20. Bless the LORD, ye Dan. vii, 10.

A fiery stream law for them.

his angels, that excel in strength, issued and came forth from before 1 Chron. xii, 22. For at that time

that

his commandments, him; thousand thousands minis day by day there came to David hearkening unto the voice of his tered unto him, and ten thousand to help him, until it was a great word.

times ten thousand stood before host, like the host of God.

Zech. I, 12, 13. Then the angel him: the judgment was set, and Job xxv, 3. Is there any number

of the LORD answered and said, the books were opened. of his armies and upon whom doth

O LORD of hosts, how long wilt not his light arise? thou not have mercy on Jerusa

THEIR OFFICE. Ps. Ixviii, 17. The chariots of against wbich thou hast had inlem, and on the cities of Judah,

1st.-INSTRUCTORS. God are twenty thousand, even dignation these threescore and

Num, xxli, 35. And the angel of thousands of angels: the Lord is ten years? And the LORD ans

the LORD said upto Balaam, Go among them, as in Sinai, in the wered the angel that talked with with the men; but only the word holy place.

me with good words, and comfort that I shall speak unto thee, that Matt. xxvi, 63. Thinkest thon able words.

thou shalt speak.

So Balaam that I cannot now pray to my Fa- Zech. xii, 8. In that day shall

went with the princes of Balak. ther, and he shall presently give the LORD defend the inhabitants me more than twelve legions of of Jerusalem; and he that is the Lord came up from Gilgal to

Judges il, 1-4. And an angel of angels?

feeble among them at that day Bochim, and said, I made you to Rev. v, 11. And I beheld, and I shall be as David; and the house go up out of Egypt, and have heard the voice of many angels of David shall be as God, as the brought you unto the land which round about the throne, and the angel of the LORD before them. I sware unto your fathers; and I beasts, and the elders and the Matth. xviii, 10. Take heed that said, I will never break my cove. number of them was ten thousand ye despise not one of these little nant with you. tines ten thousand, and thou- ones, for I say unto you, Tbat in make no league with the inhabisands of thousands.

heaven their angels do always tauts of this land; ye shall throw

behold the face of my father down their altars: but ye have Various ORDERS. which is in heaven,

not obeyed my voice: why havo Isa. vi, 2. Above it stood the

Matth. xxiv, 36. But of that day said, I will not drive them out

ye done this? Wherefore I also seraphims: each one

had six and hour knoweth no man, no, from before you; but they shall wings; with twain be covered his not the angels of heaven, but my be as thorns in your sides

, and face, and with twain be covered Father only. his feet, and with twain he did Luke xv, 10. Likewise, I say you. And it came to pass, when

their gods shall be a spare unto fly.

unto you, there is joy in the press the angel of the Lord spake these Luke i, 19. And the angel an

ence of the angels of God over words unto all the children of sweringsaid unto him, I am

one sinner that repenteth. Israel, that the people lifted up Gabriel, that stand in the presence Heb. il, 6-7. For unto tbe angels their voice, and wepta

And ye shall

Judges xlil, 3, 18, 19. And the Gal. ili, 19. Wherefore then Dan. xi, 1. Also I, in the Orst angel of the Lord appeared unto serveth the law? It was added year of Darios the Mede, even I, the woman, and said unto her, because of transgressions, till the stood to confirm and to strengthen Behold now, thou art barren, and seed should come to whom the him. bearest not: but thou shalt con- promise was inade; and it was Dan. xli, 1. And at that time ceive, and bear a son. And the ordained by angels in the hand of shall Michael stand up, the great angel of the LORD said unto him, a mediator.

prince which standeth for the Why askest thou thus after my

Heb. ii, 2. For if the word children of thy people; and there name, seeing it, is secret? So spoken by angels was stedfast, shall be a time of trouble, such as Manoah took a kid with a meat and every transgression and dis

never was since there was a naoffering, and offered it upon a obedience received a just recom- tion even to that same time: and rock unto the LORD: and the angel pence of reward.

at that time thy people shall bo did wondrously; and Manoah and

delivered, every one that shall be his wife looked on.

2nd.—GUARDIANS. found written in the book. 2 Kings 1, 15. And the angel of

Gen. XVI, 7. And the angel of Matth. iv, 6. And saith unto the LORD said unto Elijah, Gothe LORD found her by a fountain him, 1f thou be the Son of God, down with bim; be not afraid of of water in the wilderness, by the cast thyself down: for it is writhim. And he arose, and went tountain in the way to Shur. ten, He shall give his angels down with him unto the king.

Gen. xxiv, 39, 40. And I said charge concerning thee; ani in Dan. viii, 19. And he said, Be- unto my master,

Peradventure their hands they shall bear theo hold, I will make thee kuow what the woman will not follow me.

up, lest at any time thvu dasla thy shall be in the last end of the in-| And he said unto me, The LORD,

foot against a stone. dignation: for at the time ap- before whom I walk, will send his

Matth. xxiv, 31. And he shall pointed the end shall be.

angel with thee, and prosper thy send bis angels with a great sound Dan. ix, 21-23. Yea, while I way; and thou shalt take a wife of a trumpet, and they shall was speaking in prayer, even the for my son of my kindred, and of gather together his elect from the man Gabriel, whom I had seen in my father's house.

four winds, from one end of beathe vision at the beginning, being Ecod xxill, 23. For mine Angel

ven to the other. caused to fly swiftly, touched me shall go before thee, and bring Acts xil, 11, 15. And when about the ilme of the evening thee in unto the Amorites, and Peter was come to himself, he oblation. And he informed me, the Hittites, and the Perizzites, sald, Now I know of a surety, that and talked with me, and said, and the Canaanites, the Hivites, the Lord hath sent his angel, and Daniel, I am now come forth to and the Jebusites; and I will cut bath delivered me out of the hand give thee skill and understand them off.

of Herod, and from all the expecing. At the beginning of thy

Exod. xxxiil, 2. And I will send tation of the people of the Jews. supplications the commandment came forth, and I am come to

an angel before thee; and I will And they said unto her, Thou art

drive out shew thee; for thou art greatly Amorite, and the Hittite, and the ed that it was even so. the Canaanite, the mad. But she constantly afirm

Then beloved: therefore inderstand the malter, and consider the vision.

Perizzite, the Hívíte, and the said they, It is his angel.
Jebusite.

Heb. I, 13, 14. But to which of Dan. x, 11, 12, 14. And he said

F3. xxxiv, 7. The angel of the the angels sall he at any time, unto me, o Dinlel, a man greatly LORD encampeth round about Sit on my right hand, until I make beloved, understand the words them that fear him, and deliver thine enemies thy footstool? Are that I speak unto thee, and stand eth them.

they not all ministering spirits, upright: for unto thee am I now sent. And when he had spoken

P3. xci, 11, 12. For he shall give who shall be heirs of salvation?

sent forth to minister for them this word urto me, I stood trem- his angels charge over thee, to bling. Then said he unto me, keep thee in all thy ways. They Fear not, Dantel; for from the shall bear thee up in their hands, 3rd.-MINISTERS OF VENGEANCE. first day that thou didst set thine lest thou dash thy foot against á Num. xxii, 22. 31. And God's heart to understand, and to chas. stone.

anger was kindled because he ten thyself before thy God, thy Isa. Ixili, 9. In all their affic- went: and the angel of the LORD words were heard, and I am come tion he was afflicted, and the stood in the way for an adversary for thy worus. Now I am come angel of his presvuce saved them: against him. (Now he was riding to make thee understand what in his love and in bis pity he re-upon his ass, and his two servants shall befill thy people in the dee ned them; and he bare them, were with him.) Then the LORD latter days: for yet the vision is and carried them all the days of opened the eyes of Balaam, and for many days.

he saw the angel of the LORD Acts vii, 53. Who have received Dan. x, 13, 20, 21. But the prince sword drawn in his hand; and he

standing in the way, and his the law by the disposition of an- of the kingdom of Persia with bowed down his head, and fell gels, and have not kept it. stood me one and twenty days: flat on his face. Acts vill, 26. And the angel of but, lo, Michael, one of the chief

2 Sam. xxiv, 16. And when the the Lord spake uuto Philip, say remained there with the kings of angel stretched out his hand upon Inz, Arise, and go toward the Persia. Then said he, Knowest Jerusalein to destroy it, the LORD down from Jerusalem unto Gaze, and now will I return to figlit south unto the way that goeth thou wherefore I come onto thet? repented him of the evil, and said

to the angel that destroyed the which is desert.

with the prince of Persia: and people, it is enough; stay now Acts xxiii, 9. And there arose when I am goue forth, lo, the thine hand. And the angel of the

LORD was by the thrashing-place great cry: and the scribes that prince of Grecia sball come. But were of the Pharisees' part aruses, I will show thee that which is

of Araunab the Jebusite. and strove, saying. We find no noted in the scripture of truth: 1 Chron. xxi, 14--16, 27. So the evil in this man; but it a spirit or and there is none that holdeth LORD sent pesilleuce upon Israel; an angel hatua spoken to him, let with me in these things, but and there fell of Israel seventy us not fight against God. Michael your prince.

thousand men. And God sent an

old.

angel unto Jerusalem to destroy, countenance of an angel of God, further, and stood in a narrow it, and as he ws destroying, the very terrible: but I asked him not place, where was no way to turn LORD beheld, and he repented him whence he was, neither told he either to the right hand or to the of the evil, and said to the angel me his name,

left. And when the ass saw the that destroyed, it is enough, stay Dan. viil, 15. And it came to angel of the LORD, she fell down now thin hand. And the angel pass, when I, even I Daniel, had under Balaam; an Balaau's anger of the Lord stood by the thrash- 8een the vision, and sought for the was kindled, and lie sme te the ing-floor of Ornan the Jebusite. meaning, then, behold, there ass with a staff. And the angel of And David lifted up hiis eyes, and stood before me as the appear- the LORD said unto him, Wheresaw the angel of he LORD stand ance of a man.

hast thou smitten tuine ass these between the earth and the heaven,

three times? behold, I went out having a drawn sword in bis

Dan. X, 4, 5. And in the four to withstand thee, because thy hand stretched out over Jerusa- and twentieth day of the first way is perverse before me: And lem: then David and the elders month, as I was by the side of the ass saw me, and turved from of Isrcel, who were clothed in the great river, which is Hidde- me these three times: unless she sackclot, fell upon their faces. kel; Then I lifted up mine eyes, bad turned from me, surely now And the Lond commanded the and looked, and behold a certain also I had slain thee, and saved angel, and he put up his sword man clothed in linen, whose luins ber alive. again, into the sheath thereof. were girded with fiue gold of 2 Chron. xxxii. 21. And the LORD Uplaz.

Jud. xiii, 10, 11. And the woman sent an angel, which cut off all the Acts vi, 15. And all that cat in made haste, und ran, and shewed

her husband, and suid unto him, miglity men of valour, and the the council, looking stedfastly on leaders and captains in the camp him, saw his face as it had been behold, the man hath appeared

unto me that came unto nie the of the king of Assyria. So he re- the face of an angel.

other day. And Manuah arose, turned with shame of face to bis Acts xii, 7. And, behold, the and went after his wife, and canno own land. And when he was angel of the Lord came upon him, to the man, and said unto him, coine into the house of his god, and a liglit shined in the prison: Art thou the man that spa kest they that came forth of bis own and he smote Peter on the side, unto the woman? And he said, I bowels slew him there with the and raised him up, saying, Arise am. sword.

up quickly. And his chains fell 1 Kings xix, 5. And as he lay Ps. xxxv, 5. .... And let the off from his hands.

and slept under a juniper-trte, angel of the Lord chase them.

Rev. x, 1, 2. And I saw another behold, then an angel touched

mighty angel come down from him, and said unto bin, Arise and Rev. vil, 1, 2. And after these beaven, clothed with a cloud: and eat. things I saw four angels standing a rainbow was upon his bead, and Isa. vi, 6, 7. Then new one of on the four corners of the earth, his face was as it were the sun, the seraphims unto me, having a holding the four winds of the and his feet as pillars of fire: And I live coai in his hand, which he earth, that the wind should not he had in his hand a little book had taken with the longs frum off blow on the earthi, nor on the sea, opeu: and lie sct his right fout the altar: And be laid it upon my nor on any tree. And I saw upon the sea, and his left foot onmouth, and said, Lo, this liath another angel ascending from the the earth.

touched thy lips; and thige inle east, having the seal of the living

quity is taken away, and thy sin God: and he cried with a loud

APPAREL.

purged. voice to the four angels, to whoin Matth. xxviii, 3. His countenance Dan. viii, 18. Now, as he was it was given to hurt the earth and was like lightning, and his rai-speaking with me, I was in a deep the sea. ment white as snow.

sleep on my face toward the Rev. ix, 15. Ani the four angels 'Acts x, 30. And Cornelius said, ground: but he touched me, and were loosed, which were prepared four days ago I was fasting until set me upriglit. for an hour, and a day, and a this hour; and at the ninth hour 1 Dan. a, 10, 18. And, behold, an month, and a year, for to slay the prayed in my house, and, behold, hand touched me, which set me third part of men.

a man stood before me in bright upon my knees and upon the Rev. xv, 1. And I saw another clothing.

palms of my hands: Then there sigu in heaven, great and marvel- Rev. xv, 6. And the seven angels came again and touched me one lous, seven ungels having the came out of the temple, having like the appearance of a man, and seven last playii s; for in them is the seven plagues, clothed in pure le strengthened me. filled up the wrath of God. and white linen, and having their Rev. xvi, 17. And the seventh breasts girded with golden girdlus. ed, and, behold, there stood other

Dan, xil, 5. Then I Daniel lookargel poured out Iris vial into the

APPEARANCE. air; and thero cime a great voice

two, the one on this side of the out of the temple of heaven, from

Num. xxii, 23--27, 32, 33. And on that side of the bank of the

bank of the river, and the other the throne, saying, It is done. the ass saw the angel of the LORD river.

standing in the way, and his sword VISITATIONS OF ANGELS. drawn in his hands and the ass

Zech. il, 1--3. I lifted up mine TIIEIR FORM.

turned aside out of the way, and eyes again, and looked, and beGen. xix, 1. And there came went into the field; and Balaam hold a inau with a measuring-line two angels to Sodom at even; and smote the ass, to turn her into the in his hand. Then said 1, WIILoint in the gate of Sodom: and way. But the angel o. the LORD ther goest thou? And he said unto

me, To measure Jerusalem, to see Lot seeing them rose up to meet stood in a path of the vineyards, what is the breadth thereuf, aud them; ani he bowed himself with wall being on this side, and a wall what is the length thereo!. And, his face ioward the ground.

saw ile angel of the Lord, she behold, the angel that talked with Judges xili, 6. Then the woman brust lierself unto the wall, and me went fort!ı, and another argel came und told her husband, say- ciushed Balaam's foot against the

went out to meet him. ing. A inan of God came unto me, wall; and be smote her again. Iake i, 11. And there appeared and his countenance was like the | And the angel of the LORD went unto him an angel of the Lord

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standing on the right side of the feet was like the sole of a call's bodies. And when they went, 1 altar of incense.

foot; and they sparkled like the heard the noise of their wings, Acts v, 19. But the angel of the colour of burnislied brass: Aud like the noise of great waters, as Lord by'night opened the prison- they had the hands of a man under the voice of the Almighty, the doors, and brought them forth, their wings on their four stilex; voice of speech, as the noise of an aud said,

and they four hud their faces and host: when they stood, they let

their wings. Their wings were down their wings. And there was DEPARTURE.

joined one to another, they turned a voice from the firinment that

not when they went; they went was over their heads, wlien thoy Jud. vi, 17, 18, 20, 21. And ho

every one straight forward. As stood, and bad let down their said unto him (Gideon). If now I for the likeness of their faces, they wings. As the appearance of the have found grace in thy sight, four had the face of a man and bow that is in the cloud in the then slew me a sign that thou the face of a lion on the right side; day of rain, so was tie appear. talkest with me. Depart not and they four had the face of an of the brightness round hence, I pray thee, until I come

ox on the left side; they four also about. This was the appearanco unto thoe, and bring forth my had the face of an engle. Thus of the likeness of the glory of the present, and set it before thee.

were their facus: and their wings LORD. And when I saw it, I fell And lie said, I will tarry until were stretched upward; two wings upon my face, and I heard a voice thou come again. And the angel of every one were joined one to of one that spake. of God said unto hiin, Take the another, and two covered their flush and the unleavened cakes, bodies. And they went every one noise of the wings of the living

Erek. ill, 13. I heard also tho and lay them upon this rock, and straight forward: whither the creatures that touched one anpour out the bruth. And lie did spirit was to go, they went; and other, and the noise of the wheels 80. Then the angel of the LORD they turned not when they went. over against them, and a noise put forth the end of the staff that As for the likeness of the living of a great rushing. was in his land, and touched the creatures, their appearance was flesh and the unleavened cakes, like burning coals of tire, and like

Ezck. ix, 1--3. He cried also in and there rose up fire out of the the appearance of lamps: it went mine ears with a loul voice, say, rock, and consumed the flesh and up and down among the living ing, Cause them that lave charge the unleaveneil cakes. Then the creatures; and the fire was bright, over the city to draw pear, even angel of the LORD departed out of and out of the fire went torth every man with his destroying bis sight.

lightning. And the living crea- weapon in bis bapıl. And, bem Jud. xill, 19, 20. So Manoah lures ran and returned as the ap- boli, six men came from the way took a kid with a meat offering, pearance of a flash of lightning of the higher gate, whicn lieth and offered it upon a rock unto Now, as I beheld the living crea- toward the north, and every inan the LRD: and the angel did won- tures, behold one wheel upon the a slaughter-weapon in his land; drously; and Manaoh and his wife earth by the living creatures, with and one man among them was looked on. For it came to pass, his four faces. The appearance of clothed with linen, with a writer's when the flame went up toward the wheels and their work roas ink-horn by his side: and tiey heaven from off the altar, that the like unto the colour of a beryl; went in, and stood beside the angel of the LORD ascended in the and they four had one likeness brasen altar. And the glory of fluine of the altar; and Manoah and their appearance and their the God of Israel was gone up and his wife lovked on it, and fell work was as it were a wheel in from the clierub, whereupon ho on their faces to the ground. the middle of a wheel. When was, to the threshold of the house:

Acts xii, 10. And they went out, they went, they went npon their and lie called to the man clothed and passed on through one street four sids; and they turned not with linin, which had the writer's and forth with the angel departed rings, they were so high that they

As for their inkhorn by his side. from him (Peter.]

Ezek. x, 1-22. Then I looked, were dreadful; and their rings and, behold, iu the firmament that SYMBOLIC APPEARANCES.

were full of eyes round about was above the head of the che

them four. And when the living rubims there appeared over them 2 Kings vi, 16, 17. And he an- creatures went, the wheels went as it were a sapphire-stone, as the swered, Foar not: for they that be by them; and when the living appearance of the likeness of a with us are more than they that creatures were listed up from the throne. And he spake unto the de with them. And Elisha prayed, eartlı, the wheels ere lifted up. man clotlied with linen, and said, and said, LORD, I pray thee, opon Whithersoever the wpirit was to Go in between the wheels, cren bis eyes, that he may see. And go, they went, thither was their under the cherub, and 1111 tl.uo the Liat opened the eyes of the spirit to g; and the wheels were band with coals of fire from beyoung inan; and he saw; and, berlined up over against them: tur tween the cherubims, and scatter holu, the mountain W8 full of the spirit of the living creature them over the city. Aud lie went horses and chariuts of fire round was in the wheels. When those in in my sight. Now the che abunt Elisha.

went, these went; and when those rubims stood on the right side of Ezek. 1, 4--25 28. And I looked, stood, these stovd; and when tirose the house when the man went in; and, behold, a whirlwind came were lifted up from the earth, the and the cloud filled the inner out of the north. a great chud, wlieels Werelfed up over against court. Then the glory of the and a fire infolding itself, and a theni: for the spirit of the living LORD went up from the cherub, brightness was about it, and out criature was in the wheels. And and stood over the threshold of of the midst thereot as the colour telikeness of the filmament upon the house; and the houso was of ambir, out of the midst of the tre heads of the living creature filled with the cloud, and the fire: Also out of the midst thereof rcas as the colour of the terrible court was full of the brightness of came the likeness of four living crystal, stretched forth ove their the LORD's glory. And the suund creatures. And this was their heads above, And under the fir- of the cherubims' ulugs was leard appearance; they had the likeness mameni were their wingi straight, eren to the outer court, as the ot am 0. And every one hid the one toward the other: every voice of the Almighty God when tour tuces, and every one had tour one but two, white covered on he spuaketli. And it cime to p:158, wing. And their teet were 1. is sidu, aud every one had two, that when he had cuininande i tho straight tect; and the sole of their wnich coverud on inul side, their man clothed with Hnen, saying,

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