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THE PROCESS OF SALVATION BY THE LORD
JESUS CRUCIFIED, BURIED, RISING FROM
[ON THE FIRST SUNDAY AFTER EASTER.]
PSALM CXxvi. 3.
The Lord hath done great things for us; whereof we are glad.
THE world witnessed, in three successive days, events of infinitely greater moment than any that occurred, or than can possibly occur, through the periods of its duration Jesus Christ was crucified-Jesus Christ was under the dominion of the grave-Jesus Christ rose from the tomb.
These are the events which the Church, at this sacred season, has been commemorating.
Events, with which we are familiar, lose in a degree their power to affect us. It is serious and continued reflection alone that can present them to us with all the force and liveliness which are due to their intrinsic importance, and to the interest which we may have in them. But, unless there be some powerful impulse arising from