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MESSIAH FORESHOWN IN VISIONS AND TYPES DURING THE CAPTIVITY.
The mother of Messiah—The descent of Jesus in accordance with the registers
Bestows sight and hearing—Shows the happiness given by the Word of God-
Crosses the brook Cedron—In Gethsemane—His seizure—Looks upon Peter-
THE MESSIAH. .
THE TYrES AND PEOrHECIES OF MESSIAH BEFORE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE MOSAIC ECONOMY.
The glorious heavens and the beautiful
perfect earth were completed; the former containing
countless worlds and luminaries of immense and various magnitudes, all revolving with the utmost precision; supported in illimitable space alone by the will of him who placed them there, held by the laws he appointed to govern them;—the resplendent orbs shedding forth those rays innumerable that swiftly travel to this lower sphere, to enlighten, cheer, and fructify, and which are everywhere " sweet and pleasant."
The earth, composed of materials wondrously adapted to the uses for which they were designed; intersected with waters, vast in extent, or continuous in their streams; adorned with every variety of beauteous plant and flower; from the stately tree to the cryptogamic leaves, almost