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COMMITTING SCRIPTURE TO MEMORY.
441 daily and hourly toward fellow-beings on earth. How You may almost as well have no Bible at all, if, on simple the requirement! How rich God's grace in every occasion when you have shut it, you allow its demnanding no more! And how inexcusable and suicidal the neglect to cherish this tilial faith!- Inde
truths to “slip." But if you have retained its saypendent.
ings in your memory, the effect on yourselves will be
of continued and incalculable good. You may come DEFINITE AIMS.
into scenes of temptation; and then, if you do not Mucu strenuous effort in this world is lost for want
“ remember the words of the Lord Jesus," you are of a definite aim. Much eloquent preaching is prac
utterly helpless. The Bible may not be within your tically powerless, because not designed to achieve a
reach. To consult its pages may be impossible. But definite and well-understood purpose. The animat
O! if your memory be well stored with divine truth, ing influence of a clearly defined and absorbing ob- |
its directions will guide you, its promises will cheer ject, would give point and power to many a pulpit | you, and faith in it will give you the victory. exhortation which now falls unheeded upon listless
We propose to you as an example of an active and ears. The very fact that the preacher knows not
sanctified memory the Redeemer himself. You which of his efforts is to accomplish the great object
know how Satan tempted him in the wilderness. for which he preaches, is the highest reason for aim
Jesus did not pause to argue or remonstrate. He ing at success in every effort. As the husbandman
only quoted Scripture, and he quoted from memory. is not to withhold his hand morning or evening, be
Once and again, and a third time, was he assaulted, cause he cannot tell whether this or that seed will and as often was the tempter defeated by Christ's prosper, the preacher's ignorance of the future his recollection and use of powerful passages from the tory of each pulpit effort should give each the direct- | Bible. His memory supplied him with those weaness and adaptation needful for etfect. With such a pons which baffled and put to flight his dark antagodistinctly perceived aim, success would often come.
| nist. Now, it is a remarkable fact, that all our Lord's The Christian's is a high calling. The glory of citations at this period of trial are taken from one book his Redeemer, the good of man, the culture in his of the Old Testament- the book of Deuteronomy. own heart of the principles, hopes, and joys of holi
| That treatise is an abridgement of the preceding nesy, are his great mission who accepts the conditions
books, and contains a brief rehearsal of early Jewish of the gospel. How unspeakably it would subserve
history. On this account it must have been a favour. this great end of the Christian's life, to keep that ite book with the Hebrew youths, one in which they end vividly before the mind- to make it the direct
took a deep and constant interest, and which they aim of every day's history. Every day should have
must have read so eagerly as to remember its leading lits vurpose and its plan. the execution or the failure incidents, its most prominent truths, its most strikof which should enter into our estimate of the day's ing lessons. The "child Jesus "may have been early results. And if that purpose be the Christian's ex- | directed to the reading and recollection of this book !| alted and impressive one, with what dignity and by his mother. It fed his opening mind and stored power would life become invested! How much | his youthful memory; and from such juvenile lessous more rapid would be the advance in the divine life.
was he furnished with those quotations, at the recital An ever-present consciousness of duty gives direct- of which the devil fled abashed. Never lay aside ness and energy to the mind, and shields the soul "the sword of the Spirit, which is the Word of God." from the force of temptations. He who is charged | Be ye followers of Christ. with a responsible trust, or is flying upon a mighty And if, in future years, you should be afflicted and errand, finds no time and feels no desire to dally
bowed down by disease-your eyes dim-your arm with the flowers which strew his way. He whose
feeble, and your power of attention weak and fickleeveryday life is penetrated and overawed with the
of what value to you will not the memory of Scripture consciousness of a lofty and commanding pursuit,
be? Its promises will then come up to your heart whose heart and mind are ever singing
in refreshing number and variety. You will be satis“A charge to keep I have,
fied from yourselves, and your memory, so happily A God to glorify,"
occupied in pouring out its consolations, will be withwill hardly feel the assault which will overthrow an
in you“ a well of water springing up into everlasting
| life." Happy is he who possesses such a treasure. idler. His pre-occupation not only imparts the vigour that can resist the attack, but destroys its force.
Youth is the season to acquire it, age is the period It multiplies the forces within the garrison, and at
to enjoy its sweets. the same time weakens the power by which it is
But, in short, at all times the remembrance of
Scripture will be your best companion. The comthreatened.
mand given by Solomon, exhorting you to early and
inımediate piety, refers itself chiefly to your memory : COMMITTING SCRIPTURE TO MEMORY.
“Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy BY THE REV. DR EADIE, GLASGOW.
youth.” The sacred injunction to keep the Sabbath REFLECT on the advantages of remembering the throws itself on your memory in similar termsBible. No one of you will be disposed to question “ Remember the Sabbath-day." When the Psalmist the profit of recollecting such words of truth, mercy, was perplexed by some mysterious events of Proviand power, as are to be found in Scripture. If you dence, he found comfort in the exercise of memory : forget them, what rule will be your guide, and where I call to remembrance my song in the night." will you find a foundation for hope and comfort ? “I will remember the years of the right hand of the
Most High; I will remember the works of the Lord." | those children a trace or shadow of coming disease : Such years are described and such works recorded in all may be life and uncontrollable activity-but you che Bible. The celebration of the Lord's Supper ap.
know (for such things are but too well known), that
to-morrow may find the brightest and liveliest of them peals also to the memory of the friends of Christ,
all, a silent, lifeless corpse; nay, even to-night the - Do this in remembrance of me,"--of me, whose
spirit may return to God that gave it. Were a still ife, actions, sufferings, and death are narrated in the more fearful visitation to take place, and the work of New Testament. And so the remembrance of ap- | teaching were suddenly arrested by the hand of death propriate portions of Scripture will cherish and if yonder healthful, spirited boy, were suddenly
struck down before your eyes, passing through the trengthen your Christian graces. If any doubts
last struggle of departing life amidst his very classcreep over your mind, they will be banished by a recol
| mates, a thrill of startled dread would run through ection of the promises of the covenant. “This,” says the whole assembly: but none could say such a fear. che prophet, “I recall to mind; therefore I have ful stroke had never yet been known. Men, women, jope.” Should you “be overtaken in a fault," and
and children are thus cut down at a moment's warn
| ing. not confess your sin and mourn over it, memory will
Think of this, Teachers! and let the solemn' ummon you to repentance: “And Peter remem
thought have its full weight with you. Think of this! ered the words of Jesus-and he went out and wept
and you will not seize every trifling excuse to be abvitterly." Let me intreat you, then, to consider sent from a place where souls may be lost or won. hese statements. Implore God so to strengthen and Think of this! and you will not waste your precious anctify your memory, as to enable you to bear upon
time in the Sabbath-school with lessons on natural it the truths, precepts, hopes, promises, and examples
history or geography, nor look with eager impatience
at the clock as it moves towards the hour of closing, of his blessed book.-From “ Lectures on the Bible,"
and wish for some unseen hand to hurry it in its proiddressed to the Young.
gress, and set you free. Think of this and you will
not leave a healthy scholar unappealed to, nor a sick GOD IS HERE
one un visited. Think of this! and go to your work A MINISTER of the gospel was once preaching upon as though you could see yourself and your scholars the character of God, showing his holiness and pu standing on the very brink of eternity !-Sabbath rity. Before bim sat a man who long had resisted School Teacher's Magazine. all the appeals of God's love, and the threatenings of his wrath, and to human view had become hard ON HAVING SOMETHING TO DO. ened in sin. But God sent an arrow to his heart.
Having in times past been so situated as to be at As the minister proceeded, an expression of thought
I a loss what to do, tired of reading and study, and of ulness stole over his face, then he turned pale, and
my regular and somewhat monotonous work, from at last, unable longer to control his emotions, he ex
which I had for a season been released, I have conclaimed, “ Carry me out, for God is here."
cluded that there are few conditions in which we sufAnd did you never think, dear reader, that the
fer more than when we feel or say, “ I have nothing :ye of God was always upon you ? Have you ever
to do." been able to contrive a way by which you can escape
Finding myself at a railway station obliged to wait from God? Is He not in all the earth? Is not
an hour or two for the cars, no books, papers, nor leaven his presence-chamber? And will not his
acquaintances to beguile the time, it has seemed to rengeance pursue the wicked down to hell?
me that the punishment of “nothing to do " would What then will you do? The only thing you can
be greater than I could bear. At such times I have lo that will save you from his wrath, is to fly to
almost envied the horse on the tread-mill turning Christ. This you may do. You may do it now, just the circular saw. and the man that fed the SAW where you sit. You may repent and forsake your
seemed to me positively happy. ains, and believe on the Son of God to your everlast
One of the great secrets of happiness, and certainly ing salvation. This you must do, or your soul will
one great means of freedom from numerous mental surely perish. Come then as a poor, guilty, lost, help.
ailments, is occupation. I used to look on the laless sinner, and make an unreserved surrender of
bourers in the streets and in the trenches with comyourself to the Lord Jesus Christ. Come now, and
miseration, but now I regard every one who is regujust as you are. You can never come with any
larly occupied as in many respects a happy man. worthiness or merit of your own. Jesus came to
We sometimes see a company of labourers, say fifteen save sinners. Come and trust in Him, and your
or twenty labourers, sweeping the streets with their soul shall live for ever. And the presence of God
long birch brooms. There is many a gentleman, so reconciled through Christ will be the source of all
called, and lady too, on the side-walks or in the your joys. God is here, and God will be on the
carriage, who, by reason of idleness and" nothing to judgment-seat. Every eye shall see him then. Oh!
do,'' is more to be commiserated than those menial! see him now. The only way of peace is to come
labourers. We see in children who complain that to Him while he invites us to return and live. Come
they have “nothing to do," a good picture of the to-day; wait no longer. God is here, waiting to be
misery resulting from want of occupation. They gracious.
fret and murmur at every thing; they get into mis
chief; they give vent to their passions; and many a WORK WHILE IT IS DAY.
chastisement has come upon them for misdemeanours A FRIENDLY HINT TO SABBATH-SCHOOL TEACHERS. committed under the direful influence of “nothing Look round your class; you may not see in one of to do.” Parents are fortunate who are able to derise
regular and useful employment for their children. Thus was it that wise Agur requested of God, “ Give But parents themselves, and others besides children, me neither poverty nor riches, but feed me with food need to watch against these moments when they feel convenient for me; lest I be full, and deny thee, and
say, Who is the Lord ? or, lest I be poor, and steal, listless and are indifferent to every form of occupa
and take the name of my God in vain."-(Prov. xxx. 6, tion. Severe as regular toil may be, on the whole 9.) Against both he pravs equally, not absolutelythere may be less disquietude of mind in it than in that had been his sin: he prays comparatively, and it state of independence. If they who have some submissively to the will of God. He had rather, if measure of mental discipline and intelligence suf
God see it fit, avoid both of these extremes. But what ter so much from ennui, what a mercy it is that
would he have then? Food convenient, or, ac
cording to the Hebrew, his prey or statute-bread, they who could not bear it so well are those who
which is a metaphor from birds which fly up and are obliged to labour for their duily bread. It is down to prey for their young; and what they get interesting to see how a kind providence provides they distribute among them: they bring them labour for all sorts of people.
enough to preserve their lives, but not more than enough, to lie mouldering in the nest. Such a proportion Agur desired; and the reason why he
desired it is drawn from the danger of both extremes. HEALTH.
He measured, like a wise Christian, the convenience TAKE care of your health! If you are better than a
or inconvenience of his estate in the world by its
suitableness or unsuitableness to the end of his beingblack in the world, the world will need you long.
which is the service of his God. He accounted the Perhaps you are a Christian, and say, "I am not
true excellence of his life to consist in its reference afraid to die." But you should be afraid to die prematurely, as a consequence of your neglect of the laws
and tendency to the glory of God; and he could not of health and longevity. You have no more right
see how a redundancy, or too great a penury, of
earthly comforts, could fit him for that; but a middle to neglect the body than you have to nexlect the Loui. You have the charge of both, and for both you
estate, equally removed from both extremes, best
fitted that end. And this was all that good Jacob, tre to give account. If you say, “ The cause in
who was led by the same Spirit, looked at. “ And Yhich I am engaged is good;' very well, then do not
Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If God will be with me, i; odlute its altar by a human sacrifice. It repudiates
and keep me in the way that I go, and give me bread il such offerings. If death come in unforeseen, aud
to eat, and raiment to put on, so that I come again uccidental to devotion to a good work, it is to be re
to my father's house in peace, then shall the Lord be ceived, welcomed! But when it comes in at the inviticion of a constant, known violation of the laws
| my God."-(Gen. xxviii, 20.)-Cooper. of life, then, to welcome it, is to welcome the ghastly form of suicide.
Good old Roger Ascham, the instructor of the unHERE A LITTLE, AND THERE A LITTLE. fortunate Lady Jane Grey, says :-“ It is a pity, that
cominonly more care is had, yea, and that among IMPRESSIONS are made on children, as on rocks, by
very wise men, to find out rather a cunning man for a constant dropping of little influences. What can
their horse than a cunning man for their children, one drop do? You scarcely see it fall ; and pre
They say nay in one word, but they do so in deed; sently it rolls away, or is evaporated; you cannot,
for to one they give two hundred pounds, and to the even with a microscope, measure the little indenta
other but two hundred shillings. God, that sitteth tion it has made. Yet it is the constant repetition
in heaven, laugheth their choice to scorn, and reof this trifling agency which furrows, and at length
wardeth their liberality as it should be. For he hollows out the very granite ?
suffereth them to have tame and well-ordered horses, Nothing is little in regard to children. Seize
but wild and unfortunate children; and therefore in every available opening to instruct and impress them.
the end they find more pleasure in their horse than if you have but a moment, employ it. A sentence is
comfort in their child." sometimes better than a sermon. One word of Scripture may prove a seed of life. When your child awakes in the morning, when he
A WORD TO BOYS. is going to school, when he comes to your knee in the | Sove one has said:-“ Bovg, did you ever think that evening, when he kisses you on retiring, when he lies this great world, with all its wealth and woe, with down in bed, when he is aroused at midnight--these all its mines and mountains, its oceans, seas, and are moments to be seized for the inculcation of some rivers, with all its shipping, its steamboats, railroads, sacred truth, the formation of some Christian habit.
and magnetic telegraphs, with all its millions of men, And in this work a short saying is better than a long
and all the science and progress of ages, will svon bé
given over to the hands of the boys of the present one. -Am. Messenger.
age- boys like you, assembled in school-rooms, or playing without them, on both sides of the Atlantic?
Believe it, and look abroad upon your inheritance, AGUR'S PRAYER.
and get ready to enter upon its possession. The
kings, presidents, governors, statesmen, philosophers, DOES not spiritual experience teach Christiansministers, teachers, men of the future, all are boys, that a mediocrity and competency of the things of whose feet like yours cannot reach the floor, when this life best fit thein for the fruits of obedience, seated on the benches upon which they are learning which are the end and excellency of their bing to master the monosyllables of their respective lanA man may be over-mercied as well as over-aflicted. guages."
THE EVILS OF PRESUMPTUOUS FAITH. / to greatest faith on Christ, even then it finds little
savour, tastes little sweetness in Christ. No, he First, A presumptuous faith is an easy faith; it hath his old tooth in his head, which makes him rehath no enemy of Satan, or our own corrupt hearts, / lish still the cross food of sensual enioyments above to oppose it, and so, like a weed, shoots up and Christ and his spiritual dainties; would be but freely grows rank on a sudden. The devil never hath
speak what he thinks, he must confess that if he a sinner surer, than when dreaming in this fool's
were put to his choice, whether he would sit with paradise, and walking in his sleep, amidst his vain
Christ and his children, to be entertained with the fantastical hopes of Christ and salvation. And
pleasures that they enjoy from spiritual commutherefore he is so far from waking him, that he nion with him in his promises, ordinances, and draws the curtains close about him, that no light holi
holy ways; or had rather eit with the servants and nor noise in his conscience may break his rest. Did
have the scraps, while God allows the men of the you ever know the thief call him up in the night
world their full bags and bellies of carnal treasure; whom he meant to rob and kill? No, sleep is his ad
that he would prefer the latter before the former. vantage. But true faith he is a sworn enemy against; He brays of his interest in God, but he cares not he persecutes it in the very cradle, as Herod did
how little he is in the presence of God in any duty Christ in the manger; he pours a tlood of wrath after
or ordinance; certainly, if he were such a favourite it as soon as it betrays its own birth, by crying and
as he speaks, he would be more at court than he lamenting after the Lord. If thy faith be legitimate,
is. He hopes to be saved, he saith, but he draws Naphtali may be its name, and thou mayest say, with
not his wine of joy at his tap; it is not the thoughts great “wrestlings have I wrestled " with Satan and
of heaven that comfort him, but what he hath in my own base heart, and at last have prevailed. If
the world, and of the world, these maintain his joy; thou canst find the like strife in thy scul, thou mayest when the world's vessel is out, and creature-joy spent, comfort thyself, that it is from two contrary princi
alas! the poor wretch can find little relief from, or ples, fnith and unbelief, which are lusting one against
| rulish in, his pretended hopes of heaven and interest another; and thy unbelief, which is the elder (how
in Christ, but he is still whining after the other. ever now it strives for the mastery), shall serve faith
Whereas true faith alters the very creature's palate; the younger.
no feast so sweet to the believes as Christ is; let Secondly, Presumptuous faith is lame of one hand; 1
God take all other dishes off the board, and leave it hath a hand to receive paruon and heaven froni , but Christ, he counts his feast is not gone, he hath God, but no hand to give up itself to God: true
what he likes; but let all else stand, health, estate, faith hath the use of both her hands. “My beloved
friends, and what else the world sets a high value is mine," there the soul takes Christ; "and I am his,"
on, if Christ be withdrawn, he soon misseth his there she surrenders berself to the use and service of
dish, and makes his moan, and saith, Alas! who Christ. Now, didst thou ever pass over thyself freely
hath taken away my Lord ? It is Christ that seasons to Christ? I know none but will profess they do
these and all his enjoyments, and makes them this. But the presumptuous soul, like Ananias, lies
savoury meat to his palate; but without him, they to the lioly Ghost, by keeping back part, yea, the
have no more taste than the white of an egg with, chiet part of that he promised to lay at Christ s feet.
out salt.-Gurnall. This lust he sends out of the way, when he should deliver it up to justice; and that creature-enjoyment he twines about, and cannot persuade his heart to trust God with the disposure of it, but cries out
THE ROD OF LOVE. when the Lord calls for it, Benjamin shall not yo; | The child which is sick and bruised is most looked bis life is bound up in it, and if God will bavo it after. When a saint lies under the bruising of tempfrom him he must take it by force, for there is no
tations, Christ prays, and God the Father pities. hope of gaining his consent. If this is the true pic
When Satan puts the soul into a fever, God comes ture of thy faith, and temper of thy soul, then verily thou blessest thyself in an idol, and mistakest a bold
with a cordial; which made Luther say that tempface for a believing heart; but if thou art as willing to tations are Christ's embraces, because he doth then be faithful to Christ as to pitch thy faith on Christ; most sweetly manifest himself to the soul. if thou countest it as great a privilege that Christ should have a throne in thy heart and love, as that thou shouldst have a place and room in his mercy;
JFragments. in a word, if thou art plain-hearted, and wouldst not
wouldst not | One of the best sermons I ever heard violated hide a sin, nor lock up a creature-enjoyment from
many rules of grammar, rhetoric, and elocution; but liim, but desirest freely to give up thy dearest lust to
| it was not its violation of rules that made it excel
it is the gibbet, and thy sweetest enjoyments to stay with,
| lent. Half its blunders would have wholly destroyed or go from thee, as thy God thinks fit to allow thee, the usefulness of a common discourse. though all this be with much regret and discontent, from a malignant party of the flesh within thee, thou It suits not well to preach the words of life with provest thyself a sound believer. And the devil may the grave-clothes of an unregenerate state upon us. as well say that himself believeth as thou presumest;
est; | Where it is so, it is sad. It is a dreadful work to be if this be to presume, be thou the more presump ferrying over others with our own backs to Imtuous. Let the devil nickname thee and thy faith manuel's land.- Boston. as he pleaseth; the rose-water is not the less sweet, “ Perpetual complaints," to use the simile of an because one writes wormwood-water on the glass.
old writer, “ are like unto a new cart, which creaks The Lord knows who are his, and will own them for
and cries even while it has no burden but its own his true children, and their graces for the sweet fruits
wieels; whereas that which is long used, and well of his Spirit, though a false title be set on them by
oiled, goes silently away with a heavy load," Satan and the world, yea, sometimes by believers on themselves. The father will not deny his child be.
If he shall have judgment without mercy who cause he is in a violent fit of fever, talks idle, and
hath showed no mercy, what shall become of him! denies him to be bis father.
who delights in malice ? Thirdly, The presumptuous faith is a sapless and They are too wise who are not content sometimes ! unsavoury faith. When an unsound heart pretends to wonder.
TIE CHRISTIAN TREASURY.
JOHN JAENIKE, PASTOR AT BERLIN.
BY PROFESSOR G. DE FELICE.
Joux JAENIKE was in some measure the Oberlin or the end of his sermon, “Is there any one among the Felir Neff of Prussia. He did great things, ac- my hearers who fancies he is not a sinner? I ask complished vast good, and contributed much to re- him to consider whether it is a great sin if, from his vive religion in a country which seemed sunk in in- youth, he has not loved the Saviour above all things." fidelity. If this excellent man has little fame abroad, These words struck the conscience of the young it is because he sought obscurity as carefully as others weaver. He left the church with serious thoughts run after notoriety. He avoided noise, ostentation, all and an anxious heart. He went into a wood near that could Hatter pride. But, despite of his humility, the town, saying to himself, “ No, I have not loved he at last drew general attention in the city of Berlin. | my Saviour above all things, and I am a great sinHis piety was so deep, his charity so ardent, his de- ner. I am the more so, because God loaded me in Fotedness to the cause of the Lord so entire, that his my father's house with the greatest favours." He adversaries were constrained to do him justice, and fell upon his knees; and for the first time in his life to bow before this venerable pastor. The king of he cried to God with a conscience oppressed by the Prussia, being informed of all that he did, testified weight of his transgressions. His prayer made in for him particular esteem; and at his death thou- | faith was heard. He tasted a peace before unknown, sands of respectable citizens followed his remains to : and returned to his lodgings with the delightful the churchyard. What is the learning of the scho. i feeling of reconciliation with God. From that day lar, the wisdom of the wise, and the renown of illus-, he faithfully cherished the love of God till his death, trious men, compared with a life full of faith and showing thus that it was the work of the Holy Spirit. good works ?
| Jaenike went to tell the pastor what had passed The following brief notice gives only a fair: iaea , In nis mind. The pastor questioned the young man of this pastor; but it will serve to introduce Jaenike with fatherly affection, discovered in him good quato the knowledge of many. They will be edified I am lities, remarked his taste for study, and, as he united sure by reading the facts which I shall relate. to his pastoral duties the office of school teacher, he
John Jaenike (pronounced Ja-ne-ka) was born in resolved to take him for his associate. Young JaeBerlin in 1748, in a humble and poor family. His | nike accordingly spent his leisure hours in learning father was a simple weaver. He belonged to the the duties of schoolmaster, passed the necessary exaBohemian Brethren's communion, who resemble ! minations in Berlin, and took charge of the chilmuch the Moravians, without being wholly blended dren's class of the congregation with the pastor of with them. They are descendants of the ancient
Munsterberg Hussites, or disciples of John Huss, who, forced by This office satistied his ambition. He would never the persecutions of Jesuits and priests to abandon have aspired to occupy a higher station, if circumtheir native soil, sought an asylum in other countries stances had not called him another way. Some dif. of Germany. Peaceful and industrious men, they ficulties occurring at Munsterberg, Jaenike was conhave generally been well received in Saxony and strained to quit his school, and return to his parents Prussia. They have formed in Berlin a small con- in Berlin. He was very sad. In what way could gregation, which has always shown its faith by its he continue his studies ? His parents could not good works. Young Jaenike received a pious and support him at the university. At last, the pastors careful education. His mother taught him, from of the Bohemian brethren, knowing his desire to his tenderest years, the sweet name of a crucified cultivate his mind, consented to teach him the anSaviour. His father performed regularly family cient languages. He made rapid progress, and was worship. Every thing breathed around him the love appointed some time after teacher in a school at of God. It would seem, however, that the young Dresden, man had not then received saving religious impres- There, a pious physician remarked his Christian sions. The seed of faith was deposited in his soul, deportment; and being persuaded that he would bebut it did not yet bear fruit. God reserved the ger- come a useful minister of the gospel, this generous minating of this seed to a suitable time.
friend, seconded by another Christian, procured for At the age of eighteen years John Jaenike left his him the means of studying theology at the Univer| father's house. He must provide by his own labour for sity of Leipsic. John Jaenike was then twenty-six his subsistence, and he went into the province of years old. He was happy in having pious and deSilesia to exercise the weaver's trade. He stopt in voted teachers, who, far from imparting to him the small town of Munsterberg, where there was a science falsely called, strengthened him in the way of congregation of Bohemian brethren; and there the the Lord. Several universities in Germany were Lord converted him to the truth of the gospel. already infected with rationalistic opinions, but that One day John Jaenike heard the pastor say, at of Leipsic formed an honourable exception.