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Things New and old,

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MONTHLY MAGAZINE

FOR THE LAMBS AND SHEEP OF THE FLOCK OF

CHRIST.

“ Feed the flock of God.”—1 Peter v. 2.

VOL. XII.

LONDON:

G. MORRISH, 24, WARWICK LANE,

PATERNOSTER ROW, E.C.
W. H. BROOM, PATERNOSTER ROW.

1869.

Correspondence...

The Salvation of God

A Fifth Letter on Evangelization

Glories

Short Papers on Church History

Correspondence...

The Salvation of God (Part 11.)

A Sixth Letter on Evangelization

Short Papers on Church History

A Solemn Warning to Mothers

POETRY.

God's Taking

" That Dear Love of Thine"

The Shepherd and the Fold

One Thing I do”

Be not satisfied with Gleaning

Watching for the Morning

Rise, He calleth

Seed Time in Harvest

The Useful Life..

6 Be Filled with the Spirit”

Above it all

Salvation

The Divine Warning

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Things New and ON.

THE MANNA DESPISED.

(Numbers xi.)

“AND when the people complained, it displeased the Lord : and the Lord heard it; and his anger was kindled ; and the fire of the Lord burnt among them, and consumed them that were in the uttermost parts of the camp. And the people cried unto Moses; and when Moses prayed unto the Lord, the fire was quenched. And he called the name of the place Taberah; because the fire of the Lord burnt among them. And the mixed multitude that was among them fell a lusting; and the children of Israel also wept again, and said, Who shall give us flesh to eat? We remember the fish which we did eat in Egypt freely; the cucumbers and the melons, the leeks and the onions and the garlic. But now our soul is dried away; there is nothing at all, beside this manna, before our eyes.”

Here the poor human heart lets itself thoroughly out. Its tastes and its tendencies are made manifest. The people sigh after the land of Egypt, and cast back wistful looks after its fruits and its fleshpots. They do not say aught about the lash of the taskmaster and the toil of the brickkilns. There is total silence as to these things. Nothing is remembered now, save those resources by which Egypt had ministered to the lusts of nature. How often is this the case with us! When once the

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