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he 'stretched it forth, and it was restored whole, like as the other."..-Matt. xviii. xii.

MONDAY.

“ Stand up, and bless the Lord your God for ever and ever: and blessed be thy glorious name, wbich is exalted above all blessing and praise.” “ Thou, even thou, art Lord alone ; thou hast made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth, and all things that are therein, the seas, and all that is therein, and thou preservest them all: and the host of heaven worshippeth thee.”. Nehemiah ix.

Moses rose up early in the morning, and went up into Mount Sinai, as the Lord had commanded him, and took in his hand the two tables of stone. And the Lord descended in the cloud, and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the Lord. And the Lord passed by before him, and proclaimed the Lord, the Lord God, merciful and gracious, long suffering, and abundant in goodness and truth."---Exodus xxxiv.

Jesus said, Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest." “ Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me, for I am meek and lowly in heart; and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”---Matt. xi.

TUESDAY.

“ Give thanks unto the Lord, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the people. Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him, talk ye of all his wondrous works. Glory ye in his holy name, let the hearts of them rejoice that seek the Lord. Glory and honour are in bis presence, strength and gladness are in his place. Give unto the Lord the glory due unto his name; bring an offering and come before him, worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.".--1 Chron. xvi.

“ Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God is one Lord. And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thine beart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might, And those words which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart, and thou sbalt teach them diligently to thy children, and shall talk of them, when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou risest up. Thou shalt fear the Lord thy God, and serve him, and shall swear by his name. Ye shall diligently keep the commandments of the Lord your God, and bis testimonies and his statutes, which he hath commanded thee. And thou shalt do that which is right and good in the sight of the Lord, that it may be well with thee."---Deut. vi.

“ Jesus called a little child unto him, and set him in the midst of them,” “ And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven." “ Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face ' of my Father, which is in Heaven.”

- Even so it is not the will of your Father which is in heaven, that one of these little ones should perisb." ---Matt. xviii.

WEDNESDAY.

“ Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation.” “ He that is our God, is the God of salvation; and unto God the Lord belong the issues from death."

“ O God, thou art terrible out of thy holy places: the God of Israel is he that giveth strength and power unto his people. Blessed be God.”—Ps. Ixviii.

“ The Lord our God be with us, as he was with our fathers : let bim not leave us nor forsake us : that he may incline our hearts unto him, to walk in all his ways, and to keep his commandments, and his statutes, and his judgments, which he commanded our fathers. That all the people of the earth may know that the Lord is God, and that there

is none else. Let your heart therefore be perfect with the Lord our God, to walk in his statutes, and to keep his commandments.”---1 Kings viii.

“ Jesus said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.” “ This is the first and great commandment.” “ And the second is like unto it. Thou shall love thy neighbour as thyself.” these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.”-Matt. xxii.

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THURSDAY.

“ Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation. Sing onto God, sing praises to his name: extol him that rideth upon the heavens by his name Jah, and rejoice before bim: let the righteous be glad ; let them rejoice before God, yea, let them exceedingly rejoice. Sing unto God, ye kingdom of the earth ; O sing praises unto the Lord.”---Ps. Ixviii.

“ Thus saith the Lord, The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light. They thật dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined. For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given, and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, the Mighty God,

the Everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace.” “ of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom to order it, and to establish it with judgment and with justice, from henceforth even for ever, the zeal of the Lord of Hosts will perform this." ---Isaiah ix.

“And they brought young children to Jesus, that he should touch them: and his disciples rebuked those that brought them.” “ But when Jesus saw it, he was much displeased, and said unto them, Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.” “ Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God, as a little child, he shall not enter therein." “ And he took them up in his arms, put his hands upon them, and blessed them.” ---Mark x.

FRIDAY.

“Oh that men would praise the Lord for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!” “Let them exalt him also in the congregation of the people, and praise him in the assembly of the elders.” “ Whoso is wise, and will observe these things, even they shall understand the loving-kindness of the Lord.”---Ps. cvii.

“ Comfort ye, comfort ye, my people, saith your

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