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The Lord” of the British forces, and in cases of submission, they wished to see “The Lord;" whoever, therefore, had occupied Sir Colin Campbell's position, would have been “The Lord,” the title not being one of person, but of Office. Let this be kept in mind by the reader, and many hard to be understood statements in scripture will have sunlight on them.

The habits and customs of Indian nations are the stereotypes of antiquity-travellers are struck with the sameness of the customs they see around them, to those narrated in scripture, and classic history. Abraham and Lot were originally East Indians, and therefore expressed themselves in Indian phraseology, which phraseology has fibred itself throughout the whole body of Jewish life; and to clearly understand Scripture, the reader ought to identify himself with eastern habits and speech.

Lot.-And there came two Angels to Sodom, and Lot seeing them, rose up to meet them; they entered his house, ate un. leavened bread; they afterwards pulled Lot into the house, smote the men at the door with blindness, spoke to him, laid hold of Lot, his wife, and two daughters, and brought them out of the city. Here we have the physical manifestations of seeing, hearing, feeling, eating, and displaying power to produce blindness.

JACOB was left alone, and there wrestled a man with him, who touched the hollow of his thigh; and the hollow of Jacob's thigh was put out of joint as he wrestled with him. Here was touch and dislocation of joint.

Moses encamped with the Israelites in Etham, and the Lord went before them by a pillar of cloud by day, and a pillar of fire by night, and this was in the sight of all the people. Spirit fire seen by all.

Balaam saw the angel of the Lord standing in the way, and his sword drawn in his hand. Here a spirit was seen, and a sword also.

GIDEON.—Then the angel of the Lord put forth the end of his staff that was in his hand, and touched the flesh, and the unleavened cakes; and there rose up fire out of the rock, and

consumed the flesh and the unleavened cakes; then the angel of the Lord departed out of his sight. Here WM fire produced, an angel seen, and also the staff, or rod, he held in his hand.

Manoah said, art thou the man that spakest unto the woman? and he said, I am; and Manoah offered a kid upon a rock unto the Lord; and as the flame ascended towards heaven, the angel of the Lord ascended in the flame of the altar. Here the angel is called " The Lord," and a Man, and then, the Angel of the Lord. He was seen.

Samuel appeared and spake to Saul. Here was a so-called dead man, speaking to a living one.

Elijah.—As he lay and slept under a juniper-tree, behold then an Angel touched him and said, Arise and eat; and he looked, and behold there was a cake baked on the coals, and a cruse of water at his head. Here was a visible manifestation —angel seen, Elijah's body touched, and cake and water brought.

Elisha, when Elijah was taken up into heaven, saw; and behold there appeared a chariot. of fire and horses of fire. When the King of Syria sent an army to take Elisha, and surrounded the city for the purpose, Elisha said to his servant, "Fear not, for they that be with us are more than they that be with them; and his servant's eyes were opened (made clairvoyant), and behold the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha. Here was the gift of discerning spirits possessed by Elisha and his servant.

"David and Oran turned back and saw the angel put up his sword again into the sheath." Here was seen an angel, a sword, and a sheath.

Nebuchadnezzar cast Shadrach, Meshech, and Abednego into a fiery furnace, and there appeared a fourth, who in his astonishment he stated had the form of the Son of God. That fourth had, and exercised, the power of neutralizing the action of fire; and he preserved the three men from death by burning.

Belshazzar, while the] courtiers were feasting, the same hour came forth fingers of a man's hand, and wrote over against the candlestick upon the plaster of the wall of the King's palace, and the King saw the part of the hand that wrote." Here was a hand incarnated, and that hand wrote words, and the hand and words were seen by the King.

Daniel was touched by Gabriel, and made to stand up. The appearance of spirits or angels is so frequent in the Old Testament, that I stay my hand and come to the spirit narratives of the New Testament.

The Pool Of Bethesda was famous among the Jews as a place for healing, as at a certain period of the year, an angel troubled the water; and the first sick person who stepped in was cured of whatsoever disease he had.

At the birth of Jesus Christ shepherds heard music in the air, and heard words spoken by an angel, and with that angel there was a heavenly host.

Mart.—The angel Gabriel was sent to Mary from God to inform her of her being the chosen.

Jesus Christ.—An angel appeared to strengthen Jesus : thus inculcating the principle of angelic help to Christians.

An Angel appeared in the form of a young man sitting on the right side of the sepulchre, clothed in a long white garment, and spoke to Mary Magdalen and Mary, the mother of James. St. Matthew states that an angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it: a physical manifestation, and by an angel, showing such manifestations are not contrary to divine order and procedure.

Peter was released from prison by an angel, who had energy and power sufficient to unlock the prison doors and guide him out. Here was another physical manifestation, showing that physical manifestations were as lawful, and as much to be expected, as the Spirit of the Lord acting on the mind. I close with reminding the reader of the astounding physical manifestation when Christ's promise was fulfilled of sending the Holy Spirit.

The Disciples " were all, with one accord, in one place, and suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a mighty

consumed the flesh and the unleavened cakes; then the angel of the Lord departed out of his sight. Here was fire produced, an angel seen, and also the stoff, or rod, he held in his hand.

Maxosh said, art thou the min that spakest unto the woman? and he said, I am; and Manoah offered a kid upon a rock unto the Lord; and as the flame ascended towards heaven, the angel of the Lord ascended in the flame of the altar. Here the angel is called “ The Lord,” and a Man, and then, the Angel of the Lord. He was seen.

Samuel appeared and spake to Saul. Here was a so-called dead man, speaking to a living one.

ELIJAH.-As he lay and slept under a juniper-tree, behold then an Angel touched him and said, Arise and eat; and he looked, and behold there was a cake baked on the coals, and a cruse of water at his head. Here was a visible manifestation ---angel seen, Elijah's body touched, and cake and water brought.

Elisha, when Elijah was taken up into heaven, saw; and behold there appeared a chariot of fire and horses of fire. When the King of Syria sent an army to take Elisha, and surrounded the city for the purpose, Elisha said to his servant, “ Fear not, for they that be with us are more than they that be with them; and his servant's eyes were opened (made clairvoyant), and behold the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha. Here was the gift of discerning spirits possessed by Elisha and his servant.

“ David and Oran turned back and saw the angel put up his sword again into the sheath.” Here was seen an angel, a sword, and a sheath.

NEBUCHADNEZZAR cast Shadrach, Meshech, and Abednego into a fiery furnace, and there appeared a fourth, who in his astonishment he stated had the form of the Son of God. That fourth had, and exercised, the power of neutralizing the action of fire; and he preserved the three men from death by burning.

BELSHAZZAR, while the courtiers were feasting, the same hour came forth fingers of a man's hand, and wrote over against

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the candlestick upon the plaster of the wall of the King's palace, and the King saw the part of the han d that wrote.Here was a hand incarnated, and that hand wrote words, and the hand and words were seen by the King.

DANIEL was touched by Gabriel, and made to stand up. The appearance of spirits or angels is so frequent in the Old Testament, that I stay my hand and come to the spirit narratives of the New Testament.

THE POOL OF BETHESDA was famous among the Jews as a place for healing, as at a certain period of the year, an angel troubled the water; and the first sick person who stepped in was cured of whatsoever disease he had.

At the birth of Jesus Christ shepherds heard music in the air, and heard words spoken by an angel, and with that angel there was a heavenly host.

Mary.—The angel Gabriel was sent to Mary from God to inform her of her being the chosen.

JESUS CHRIST.-An angel appeared to strengthen Jesus : thus inculcating the principle of angelic help to Christians.

AN ANGEL appeared in the form of a young man sitting on the right side of the sepulchre, clothed in a long white garment, and spoke to Mary Magdalen and Mary, the mother of James. St. Matthew states that an angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it: a physical manifestation, and by an angel, showing such manifestations are not contrary to divine order and procedure. PETER was released from prison by an angel, who had energy

sufficient to unlock the prison doors and guide him out. Here was another physical manifestation, showing that physical manifestations were as lawful, and as much to be expected, as the Spirit of the Lord acting on the mind. I close with reminding the reader of the astounding physical manifestation when Christ's promise was fulfilled of sending the Holy Spirit.

TAE DISCIPLES were all, with one accord, in one place, and suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a mighty

and power

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