"The testimony of Jesus within the spirit of prophecy." Few, probably, of these who learn the Scriptures are absolutely conscious of the level to which the language of them abounds in metaphor; but is that this wisdom imperative to the fitting figuring out of either the outdated and the recent testomony, and particularly the prophetic elements of those books. If Christ be the Messiah, his state is a non secular one, and what pertains to it has to be spiritually understood. We wonder on the blindness which prevents the Jews from perceiving in prophecy the various intimations of a religious Messiah, all of which seem to us to were highly fulfilled within the individual of Christ; and but that very blindness to their spirituality is what prevents ourselves from knowing different prophecies in relation to an analogous topic. The chuffed nation which the realm could reach to, less than the common occurrence of real faith, it really is less difficult to visualize, than to explain; for a quantity could infrequently suffice to enumerate the entire advantages it's calculated to manage to pay for. The cessation of international warfare, with the entire miseries attending it; the tip of all tyranny and oppression at domestic; of injustice and misrule, are the main particularly introduced, and their profit maybe the obvious. yet their effect on society is proscribed compared to the extensive diffusion of happiness that might happen from the development in inner most existence, and the amelioration of person character.

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