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HAGGAI i. 5.

Now therefore thus saith the Lord of Hosts, co

your ways.

THE faculty of reviewing our past lives and th sent state of our hearts, in order to approve w right, or condemn what is wrong in either, o with it an evident obligation upon all men, to cise it constantly and uprightly. It is a prin that implies in its very nature an authority ov whole of our conduct: and we every one feel selves most intimately bound to obey its dic Even when we doubt in particular how we are t we must know in general, that we are to act as and conscience direct. And not to examine, they direct, or whether we are following it, is gressing the first fundamental law of moral a So that indeed God our Maker saith to each continually, by the inward voice of our own br Consider your ways. A precept universally ack ledged, and highly honoured even by heathens peculiarly enforced on Christians, as it is no often and solemnly enjoined in Scripture, but, eure all possible regard to it, self-examination corporated into the most sacred rite of our ho ligion (participation of the blessed sacrament), vast importance well deserved.



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