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The sixth day, insects, reptiles too,

With beasts, both wild and tame,
And man, in God's own image view

Alas! not now the same.
God then his six days' work review'd,

Pronounced them all the best,
And said, the seventh ever should.

Remain a hallow'd rest.

The first day at Jehovah's word,
Did heav'n, and earth, and light afford;
The next, a firmament so wide,
As might the waters course divide.
The third, to sever land from seas,
Made earth produce herbs, grass, and trees ;
The fourth, sun, moon, and stars of light,
Set up to rule the day and night.
The fifth made fish in waters move,
And fowls to fly in air above;
The sixth all earthly beasts did bring,
And man to be the creature's king.
The seventh, of all these days the best,
Was made for God and man to rest :
Redemption-work doth bring again
The first of these to be the main ;
Bringing new heav'ns and earth in sight,
And immortality to light.
Since then the first is now the best,
Keep well this pledge of endless rest.
SING.

[Tune.- Truro.
And now each work, while nature stands,
Loud for its mighty Lord demands
A shout of praise, and lofty song,
From ev'ry living creature's tongue.

Tune

ATTRIBUTES OF DEITY. All-seeing.-The eyes of the Lord are in every place, beholding the evil and the good. (Prov. xv. 3.)

Omniscient.-- For the Lord is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed. (1 Sam. ii. 3.)

Omnipresent. If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there; if I make my bed in hell, behold thou art there; if I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea, even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me. (Psalm cxxxix. 8, 9.)

Omnipotent.-Great is our Lord, and of great power; his understanding is infinite. (Psalm cxlvii. 5.).

Just. - All his ways are judgment; a God of truth, and without iniquity; just and right is he. (Deut. xxxii. 4.)

Merciful.The mercy of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting (Psalm ciii. 17.)

Wise. In him are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. (Coloss. ii. 3.)

Infinite.-Canst thou by searching find out God? Canst thou tind out the Almighty to perfection ? (Job. xi. 7.)

Eternal.-From everlasting to everlasting thou art God. (Psalm xc. 2.)

Unchangeable.-I am the Lord; I change not; therefore ye sons of Jacob are ye not consumed. (Mal. iii, 6.)

Holy.-Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, which was, and is, and is to come. (Rev. iv. 8.)

Long-suffering.-The Lord, the Lord God, merciful and gracious, long-suffering, and abundant in goodness and truth. (Exodus xxxiv. 6.)

True.. -The truth of the Lord endureth for ever. (Psalm cxvii. 2.)

The general method of using this Lesson is, by calling out two children, one to give out the attribute, the other the text in proof; or three children may be employed, one the attribute, another the text, and the third, where the text may be found. A wide range for conversation is here opened for the intelligent Teacher.

Sing the following. [Tune.- Berwick.
There is a God, who dwells on high,
Who form’d the earth, the air, the shy;

Who made the sun to give us light,

The moon and stars to rule the night.
Girls.

What is this God who dwells on high,
3 Who form'd the earth, the air, and sky?
God is a Spirit; therefore we
Cannot this great Jehovah see:
He's seen in heav'n, where angels dwell;
To us he is invisible.

S Whence came this great and mighty Lord,
Girls.

Who form’d creation by bis word?
From everlasting he has been,
And will through endless years remain ;
There never was a time, when he
Was not Almighty Deity.

S And can this God, who dwells so high,
Girls.

1 Our secret thonghts and actions spy?
His piercing eye at once can scan
The thoughts and heart of every man;
His eye, with keenest glance, can trace
Throughout immensity of space.

Where dwells this universal King,
Girls. 3

• Whose eyes behold each secret thing?

If to the heavens I ascend,
Or in the lowly valley bend; .
Or take my flight on liquid air,-
This truth continues-God is there !

Chorus.
Our God is holy, just, and true,
Omnipotent, omniscient too :
For ever he is still the same;
Great be the glory of his name.

THE WORK OF THE HOLY SPIRIT.
The heart is dead, in sin it lies,

Eph. ii. 1.
The Spirit quickens it to rise.
The heart is dark, and dark as night,

1 Pet. ii. 9.
The Spirit comes and gives it light.
The heart is hard, as stone or steel,

Ezek. xxxvi. 26. The Spirit softens it to feel.

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The heart is shut, and barr'd by sin,
The Spirit knocks and enters in.'
The heart's insensible and cold,
The Spirit rouses it, we're told.
The heart's indifferent, we find,
The Spirit impresses heart and mind.
The heart's averse to all that's good,
The Spirit inclines to think of God.
The heart's neglected, poor, and sad,
The spirit notices it, tho' bad.
The heart's impure, the thoughts not good,
The Spirit purifies with blood.
The heart is naked, poor, and bad,
The Spirit clothes and makes it glad.
The heart is weak, and cannot move,
The Spirit strengthens it in love.
The heart's expos’d to many foes,
The Spirit guards where'er it goes.
The heart is wounded deep within,
The Spirit heals and pardons sin.
The heart is bound in misery,
The Spirit comes and sets it free.
The heart mourns under Satan's yoke,
The Spirit comforts it with hope.
The heart is poor, lost all that's good,
The Spirit enriches it with God.
The heart is starv'd, on husks it fed,
The Spirit gives it living bread.
The heart is thirsty, faint and dry,
The Spirit water doth supply.
The heart's perplex'd by day and night,
The Spirit leads and guides aright.
The heart in trouble tries to pray,
The Spirit teaches what to say.

Col. i. 11.
Psa. xci. 15.
Isa. Ixi. 1.
Isa. Ixi. 1.
}Isa. Ixi. 3.
Matt. v. 3.
Mat. v. 6.
John vii. 37.
Psa. xxv. 9.
Rom. viii, 26.

PARALLELS BETWEEN MOSES AND JESUS.

*** The Lord thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet, from the midst of thee, of thy brethren, like unto me, and unto him ye shall bearken.” Deut, xviji. 15. Acts iii. 22.

References. Moses was saved when Pharaoh ordered the male children to be put to death .... Exod. i. 16.

"Jesus was saved when Herod ordered the children in Bethlehem to be put to death. Matt. ii. 16.

Moses refused the treasures of Egypt .. Heb. xi. 26. Jesus refused the kingdoms of this world. Matt. iv. 8. Moses went up to God on Mount Sinai. Exod. xix. 3.

Jesus went in the mount, and was transfigured. .......................... Matt. xvii. 1.

Moses abode in the mount forty days and forty nights ..... ...... ...... Exod. xxiv. 18. ** Jesus was tempted in the wilderness forty days and forty nights

...... Matt. iv, 2. Moses's face shone when he was on the mount ............................. Exod.xxxiv.35.

Jesus's face shone on the Mount of Transfiguration ....................... Matt. xyii. 2.

Moses was the Mediator between God and the people .................. Exod. xxiv. 8.

Jesus is the Mediator of the new covenant Heb. xii. 24.

Moses sent twelve spies to search the land of Canaan

............... Numb. xiii. Jesus sent twelve Apostles to preach the Gospel ............................ Matt. X,

Moses was rejected by the children of Israel Numb. xiv. 4. Jesus was rejected by the Jews ...... Luke xxiii. 18. Moses prayed for his enemies ......., Numb. xiv. 13. Jesus prayed for his murderers ...... Luke xxüi. 34. Moses chose seventy elders

Numb. si. 23. Jesus chose seventy disciples ....... Luke x. 1. Moses was a very meek man ..... Numb. xii. 3. Jesus was meek and lowly of heart ., Matt. xi. 29. Moses died on Mount Nebo ......... Deut. xxxiv. 1. Jesus died on Mount Calyary .... Luke xxiii. 33.

Moses blessed the children of Israel before he died

...... Deut. xxxiii. 1.

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