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John, xiv. 16, 17.
P. DE Joux.
SERMON VIII. .
207 The Cross of Christ the Glory of the Christian. Galat. vi. 14.
AL. A. E. DIODATI. A
243 On the Conditions of Justification, Easter Sermon. Rom. viii. 1.
J: EL. CELLERIER, JUN.
A Theological Review highly esteemed on the Continent—the “ Archives du Christianisme,” commences an article in its number for May, 1824, on a work of one of the Genevese divines, with the following observations:“ It is a happy circumstance,” says the writer," for a Church to observe among her junior members, the spread of that spirit of charity and of zeal, which entitles her to entertain the highest hopes of the rising generation. But, perhaps, it is an advantage by no means less deserving of her regard, to be able to boast among her older leaders, men who may be justly
called the patriarchs of the faith. This remark applies, with peculiar force, to the important period in which we live. Those grey-headed men who have been found faithful amidst the general corruption, exhibit a brilliant attestation to the faith which, in their infancy, they received from their fathers. They stand forth as witnesses, that those divine principles of our religion, which, though new champions proclaim them with new zeal, so far from being, as the world would term them, novelties, are, on the contrary, no other than the old Gospel ground which our ancestors have trodden before us. Such veterans in the service of
Christianity, a remnant of whom is found in the bosom of every Church, serve as links to connect the epoch, which, beginning at the Reformation, expired amidst the disorders that darkened the closing years of the last century, with the new era which, taking its birth from that disastrous crisis, and fertilized and secured by the diffu