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comfort of bringing them into this? Ye divided families! who are at present in this assembly, when will you be united Ye children of the reformation whom the misfortunes of the times have torn from us; ye dear parts of ourselves when will you come to us When will ye be re-gathered to the flock of the great shepherd and bishop of our souls 2 When will ye shed in our assemblies tears of repentance, for having lived so long without a church, without sacraments, without public worship When will ye shed tears of joy for having recovered these advantages 2 Great God! Thou great God who hidest thyself f is it to extinguish, or to enflame our zeal, that thou delayest the happy period? Are our hopes suspended or confounded ? God grant, my dear brethren, that the praise, which we render to the Lord for all his benefits, may obtain their continuance and increase ! And God grant, while he giveth us our lives for a prey, Jer. xxi. 9. that those of our brethren may be given us also to him be honor and glory for ever l Amen.
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The Perfection of Christian Knowledge.
The Omnipotence of God.
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God the only Olject of Fear—Part I.