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the soul, and is the earnest of the Saint's inheri. tance ; and inspires the mind with the assurance of Hope beyond this life.
The destruction of Babylon is inevitable; for the wicked must be overthrown, which they are conscious of upon serious reflection, and in the hour of danger, being alarned like poor Volney upon the Lake.
But the Righteous have IOPE in their death, arising from the assurance of FAITH in Christ Jesus,
From more than twenty years experience of the truth of the Revelation of Christ in the hear as the foundation and essence of all Religion, fcel a satisfaction in resting my eternal all upon him ; and by persevering in obedience to God to my life's enil
, depending on His Son as my Saviour, I believe he will receive me when I die, together with all the Israel of God, who persevere to the end, into that blissful state, where we shall unanimously join to sing the following lines:
his feeble body fat
And let it faint or die;
Aød soar to worlds on high ;
And find its long sought rest :
In the Redeemer's breast;
I now the Cross sustain ;
And smile at toil and pain ;
Till my deliverer come,
And take his Exile home.
Before my ravish'd eyes,
And trees of Paradise ;
I see a world of Spirits bright,
Who taste the pleasures there ;
And conquring palms they bear.
If Lord thou count me meet,
And worshipiat thy feet ?
Take e or friends away ;
In that eternar day! Oye professing people of God, Zion bleedsier walls are broken down; therefore bestir yourselves, and let not an lrypocrite be found in tre gate. But if you love Christ, put on Christ, and prove your love, by walking in the light, as He is in the light, and kceping His cominandments. Adorn your profession by your life and conversation, re. membering how many it is to be feared have stum. bled into ruin, over the misconduct of the professors, who have wounded the cause of Religion, more than the writings of the Deists. Get all the good you can, ata wall the good to the souls and bodies of men within your power, for the Redeemer's sake, who will acknowledge the whole in the Day of Judgment.
But, ye Rebels in heart, take warning-for time grows old, and the Judgments of God are abroad in the Earth ;„fly, escape for your life; attends to the LIGHT GRACE ; seeksus, and take the high road to JERUSALEM, and tarry not in all the plain, that you may escape the final overthrow of Babylon-and have«Peace and Happiness' forever at JERUSANA