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THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE,
IN NOVEMBER, 1811.
I. THE CHURCHMAN'S CONFESSION, OR AN APPEAL
TO THE LITURGY.
REV. CHARLES SIMEON, M. A.
DEUT. V. 28, 29.
They have well said all that they have
spoken: 0 that there were such an heart in them
THE historical parts of the Old Testament are more worthy of our attention than men generally imagine. A multitude of facts recorded in them are replete with spiritual instruction, being intended by God to serve as emblems of those deep mysteries which were afterwards to be revealed. For instance: What is related of our first parent, his creation, his marriage, his sabbatic rest, was emblematic of that new creation which God will produce in us, and of that union