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* Exhort one another daily while it is called to day,
lest any of you be hardened by the deceitfulness - of sin.
Heb. III. 13.
I HIS advice of the author of this epistle is not less seasonable at the present day than when it was given. It is even more deserving ofattention now than it was then. At that time the christian church was in a state of persecution At least the open profession of christianity was attended with more danger than it is at present. It was not then patrcnized by the great, the learned, or the fashionable ; but was a sect every where spoken against, and the teachers of it were generally considered as men who turned the world upside down, the enemies of peace, and the authors of innovation and revolution.