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1. PRAYER AN INSTINCT, A MYSTERY, AND A REVE.

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INTRODUCTION.

UNDERSTANDEST THOU WHAT THOU READEST

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picture is more familiar to us than that of the Ethiopian Nobleman re

turning from his worship at Jerusalem, and reading aloud, on his chariot, the Book of the Prophet Isaiah. It is a history full of instruction. It speaks of an earnestness in seek. ing God-a diligence in the use of light given -an exertion and self-devotion in acting upon the knowledge of duty—which is an example for all time. And it speaks too of the reward of these things : how the eye of God marks such diligence and such exertion ; how He takes care that, to him that hath, more shall be given ; how He sends instruction to the teachable, guidance to the seeker, light to the watcher; and enables one

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