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28. Should the young praise God and rejoice in his

goodness? Both young men and maidens, old men and children, let them praise the name of the Lord, (148 P. 12, 13.)

Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things; so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle's. (103 P. 5.) 29. How did the Psalmist express his prayers and

wishes for the young ? That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth; that our daughters may be as corner stones, polished after the

similitude of a palace. (144 P. 12.) 30. Will God bring the young into judgment?

Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth, and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thy heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.

(11 Ec. 9.) 31. Was Samuel an instance of early piety?

And the child Samuel ministered unto the Lord before Eli -And Eli perceived that the Lord had called the childAnd Samuel grew, and the Lord was with him (1 Sam. 3. 1, 8, and 19.)

32. What was Josiah's conduct in youth?

Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign-And he did that which was right in the sight of the Lord—In the eighth year of his reign, while he was yet young, he began to

seek after the God of David his father. (II Ch. 34, 1, 2, & 3.) 33. What did Obadiah say of his early days?

I thy servant fear the Lord from my youth. (I K. 18. 12.) 34. What does the Historian say of Obadiah's ex.

cellent character?
Now Obadiah feared the Lord greatly. (I K. 18. 3.)

35. How does the Apostle Paul describe the youthful

character of Timothy ? From a child thou hast known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation, through faith which

is in Christ Jesus. (II Tim. 3. 15.) 36. Will the knowledge of God be continued from

age to age ? One generation shall praise thy works to another, and shall declare thy mighty acts. (145 P. 4.) 37. Are the wisdom and piety of the young intimately

connected with the extension of the cause of

Christ? The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion, and the fatling together, and a little child shall lead them. And the cow and the bear shall feed, their young ones shall lie down together: and the lion shall eat straw like the ox. And the sucking child shall play ou the hole of the asp, and the weaned child shall put his hand on the cockatrice-den. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain: for the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the Lord, as the waters

cover the sea. (11 Is. 6 to 10.) 38. What will be the state of the young in those

blessed days? All thy children shall be taught of the Lord, and great shall be the peace of thy children. (54 Is. 13.)

Thy sons shall come from far, and thy daughters shall be nursed at thy side. (60 Is. 4.) 39. Will the young be then blessed in a most

extraordinary manner? There shall be no more thence an infant of days ;--for the child shall die an hundred years old. For they are the seed of the blessed of the Lord, and their offspring with them.The wolf and the lamb shall feed together, and the lion shall eat straw like the bullock—they shall not hurt, nor destroy in all my holy mountain, saith the Lord. (65 1s.20,23,24,25.)

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The world by wisdom knew not God. (1. Cor. 1. 21)

Canst thou hy searching find out God, canst thou find out the Almighty unto perfection? (11 Job 7) 2. Do the works of nature bear witness to a God ?

The invisible things of Him, from the creation of the world, are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are

made, even his eternal power and Godhead. (1. Ro. 20.) 3. When men acknowledged the existence of a God,

was their conduct consistent with this belief? When they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful, but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened; professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, and changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like unto corruptible man, and to birds, and four-footed beasts, and creeping things. Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who

is blessed for ever. Amen. (1 Ro. 21, 22, 23, and 25.) 4. Was the knowledge of God esteemed by men ?

They did not like to retain God in their knowledge. (1 Ro, 28.)

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The world by wisdom knew not God. (I. Cor. I. 21)

Canst thou by searching find out God, canst thou find out the Almighty unto perfection? (11 Job 7) 2. Do the works of nature bear witness to a God?

The invisible things of Him, from the creation of the world, are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are

made, even his eternal power and Godhead. (1. Ro. 20.) 3. When men acknowledged the existence of a God,

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is blessed for ever. Amen. (1 Ro. 21, 22, 23, and 25.) 4. Was the knowledge of God esteemed by men ?

They did not like to retain God in their knowledge. (1 Ro. 28.)

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