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His garment was dip. His humanity with ped in blood. · which he was cloth
ed, suffers a bloody
death. He is condemned by He is condemned, Potiphar, and no and nobody speaks one pleads in his be- in his defence. half. He suffers in silence. He suffers all kinds
of injuries without
complaint. Placed between two Placed between two criminals, he fore, thieves, he foretells tells the advance to the one the hapment of one, and the piness of Paradise, approaching death and lets the other of the other.
die impenitent. He lies three years in He lies three days in prison.
the grave. lie arrives at glory It behoved Christ to by sufferings and suffer and so to en. humiliations.
ter into his glory. He is set over the He is made head of house of Pharaoh, the church, and all und all Egypt. creatures are subject
to him, He is called the Sa. He is called Jesus, viour of the world. and is indeed the
only one by whom
we can be saved. All bend the knee be. Every creature must fore him.
bow at the name of
Jesus. : : The famine extends Poverty and error are through all coun. universally preva. tries : there is no lent: truth and grace bread but in Egypt, are found only in where Joseph go- the church, where verns.
Jesus Christ reigns.
All who apply to Pha. There is no salvation, raoh are sent back no grace, but by Jeto Josepl..
sus Christ. All the neighbouring All nations enter inpeople come into E. to tbe church to obgypt to buy corn. tain salvation. Joseph's brethren The Jews will one come to him, own day return to Jesus him, fall down be Christ, own him, fore him, and are worship him, and be settled in Egypt. established in his
Bow'd beneath a weight of cares,
Joyful to his house we go;
Thus. I'll spend the sabbath day,
TRUST IN GOD.
1ΟΤΑ. * A. Foster, Printer, Kirkby Lonsdale.
ON CONFIRMATION. There is no event of greater moment to young people, than that of confirmation. Perhaps this paper may fall into the hands of some, who are about to appear before the Bishop. Allow me to · speak a word to you on the subject. I would do what in ine lies, to prevent your receiving this rite of our church without knowing its meaning, or profiting by its advantages.
In baptism, you know, your godfathers and godmothers promised on your behalf, and in your stead, all that is needful for the true children of Goi in Christ Jesus to attend to. They dhil
this for you, because you were too young to do it for yourselves. You could not then know what it is to believe, or to obey: but a Christian parcrt is supposed to wish, that his children should as early as possible enter within the bonds of the Christian covenant; and therefore your parents appointed sponsors for you, who solemnly vowed and promised before God those things, which would have been required of you on your entrance into the Christian church, if you had been of age when baptized, to understand them. But as you leave the period of childhood, your sponsors cease to answer for you ; and now you are expected to take upon yourselves the vow and promise which they made for you. In the rite of “confirmation" you do with your own knowledge and consent, as your own act and deed, 'confirm” and ratify the vow and promise which they made on your behalf.
What a solemn period then is this! What an awful work in which you are engaged! Would that all my young readers might be led to a serious thought about their undertaking; that while they reap its blessings, they may be kept from the guilt of treating it in a light and wanton manner.
But what did your godfathers and godmothers then for you? They did