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Remarkable Prophecies

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Among the propheciesof Holy Scripture none are more reniarkable than those whicb speak of the future condición of the Jews theuiselves. If evur there was a patrimin people, wbo loved their oountiy wltli an intense affoo'ion, ït was the Jews ; and this intense love burnt in none so brightly as in the prophete. And yet whateverniightbe the state of their own times, in prospcrity nnd peace as well as when the shadow of impending calamity was growing dark abave I lu'iii, they all described their nation as doocned tobe scattered anddispersed over the whole woild, yet as ever looking back wich love to their land, and returning to it ooly to be exposed to fresh disasters. But no enetny was ever able to destroy tbein. Aniid-t all the chance of war they were to bear a charmed existeoce. Other nations come and go. They have their rise and lall : do their appointcd work in the grand schecue of Gud's governtnent of mankind, arid then pass away. Not t-o the Jews. With one consent the prophets affirm that God will never make thora a full end. There is always to be a remnant ; and that rotnnant is to strike its root downwards, and grow upward, ever oppressed yet ever vigorous, until the tiuies of wailing are etidcd, and the prophecie.s still untilled of blauwdotm at laat awaiting both Jew and (ieutile in fuller tide than it has ever yet been bestowed, buve their acconiplishiaeul - Hom. xi,.22 26. Nevar has any race had so hard a measure dealt it as the Jewish, and so thriving in Hpice of all that couid be djtie for itsextinction. They have bien haced of all mankind, and all mankind have, as it were, combined to extírpate them; and yet they are to be met with everywhere. No climate is too severo for them ; they bear che extreuiiiies as well of heat as of cold. No f irm of goverument can prevent their existence within its realuis. They return again and again, if' ouly to be burnt ; bat the tire never di'stroys the roots. It remains to be seen what the juster treatmentof' modern days will effect. At last the Jew is meeting with tairer laws and milder ment. How will it affect his invetérate nationality? Will he merge hiuisell now acnong the nations who tint hicn as one with their own people ? I think not. Til! he has fulfilled thal high purpose for which God preserved liim as a separate people so long under disaster which would have utterly crushed any other race, tbe Jew must reuma distipot and hnm, apart from all other inlabitants of the world. Hidden anuing them, he is at this dny a stock buried bi'iieath the grounj, with roots branching far and wide, pushing forth its fibres over all the earth ; but sending up as yet nosucker. It has no central trunk. Ithas no prince, no government of' its own, no capital, no army or navy, no uooney coined lor itsi'lt' no national laws of its own making, no legiflature to make such laws. It il preparing for hm great work, but bas no work in hand. It is ready for sonie noble uiidertaing, but undertakes nothing. At present it is singularly deficiënt in that eutliiisiasm which rouses nations or idividuals to t lio.-c enterpristis that shape the destín; of the world. But how soon the time may come when God wiH cali it to its work we know not. For with Him a thous and years are a? one day, ho slowly do his pnrpoaea moveonward. And then one day wiili him is as a thousand years, so rapidly do they grow and prosper when the time for them are fully ripe.- Dean of (!anterbury. The young gentleman who sports a cañe, but no overcoat, probably remembers his vmitli, when a cañe on occasions proved