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THE

PRACTICAL EXPOSITOR:

OR

SCRIPTURE

Xllustrated by Facts,

AND

ARRANGED FOR EVERY DAY IN THE YEAR.

BY

CHARLES BUCK.

* My tongue shall speak of thy word; for all thy command-
ments are righteousness.”

DAVID

SECOND EDITION,

London :
PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR,

By J. HADDON, Finsbury.
AND SOLD BY WILLIAMS AND SON, STATIONERS' COURT; BAYNES ;

TAMILTON ; GALE, CURTIS, AND FENNER; OGLE AND CO. PATER-
NOSTER-ROW; CONDER, BUCKLERSBURY ; BURTON, LEADENHALL
STREET ; AND OLIPHANT, WAUGH, AND INNES, EDINBURGH.

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PREFACE.

AMIDST the various blessings with which we are so highly favoured, that of divine revelation must be considered as one of the greatest. It is the true light which irradiates the dark path of sinful men; the faithful guide which directs them in the way they should go; and the delightful medium through which they can behold the prospect of glory and immortality. Every thing, therefore, which has a tendency to recommend this inestimable volume,--to illustrate its excellencies, and impress its contents on the mind, certainly deserves our notice.

In the following pages the reader will find such a collection of facts as will form a practical exposition of a variety of passages of scripture; and confirm him in the belief of what the apostle has declared ; that it is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousuess. The biographical sketches, the numerous anecdotes, the allusions fo antients cus

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