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ous had no glory in this refpect, by reason of the glory that excelleth. For if that which is done away was glorious, much more that which remaineth is glorious."
We are affembled this night, my brethren, the fubjects of the law; the students of the gofpel; the expectants of Chrift's fecond appearance. "See then that ye refift not him that fpeaketh from heaven." Ye are happily fet free from the law of ceremonies; happily fubjected to the law of morality; and "not without law unto Chrift." "Stand faft therefore in that liberty wherewith Christ hath made you free." Enjoy and improve what you have; affect not more than a wife Providence permits. Look forward to that day when you fhall join an innumerable company of angels, yourfelves like the angels of God in heaven; when you fhall affociate with the fpirits of juft men made perfect, yourselves perfect as they are; when you fhall add your voices to the celestial choir, in finging "the fong of Mofes and the Lamb;" when you fhall fee the face of God without dying, and hear his voice without quaking for fear. "Now unto Him that loved us, and washed us from our fins in his own blood, and hath made us kings and priests unto God and his Father; to him be glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen."
Fefus faid unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.- -JOHN viii. 58.
I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, faith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty. REVELATION i. 8.
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