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plation, and forever new springs of living impulse. They are that deep well of waters springing up into everlasting life.
A serious disadvantage in the reading of the Bible in the family, school, and church arises from the difficulty of making, upon the occasion, a continuous selection of passages setting forth the same general truth or lesson. The effort has here been made to provide such a selection. The method used was. to gather from the entire Bible, irrespective of historical sequence, all utterances appealing to the universal religious sentiment or the Christian consciousness, and then to classify them by a natural system, suggested by the obvious meaning of the passages themselves, rather than by any sectarian theory of interpretation.
It is believed that such a book is a demand of the times, and will be eminently useful. Only as it shall prove itself so will it vindicate its claim to existence.
J. C. P.
WALTHAM, May, 1872.
The SPIRIT OF JESUS.
His overcoming Temptation
His Faithfulness to his Mission
His following God's Will
His Patience and Forgiveness