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THIRD SERIES, NO. XIII.—WHOLE NUMBER, XLIX:
ECCLESIASTICAL DISCOVERIES OF THE PURITANS.
By Rev. Geo. B. Cheever, D. D., New York.
1. A History of the Work of Redemption, including a Church History in a method entirely new. By Jonathan Edwards, Pastor of a Church in Northampton.
2. Cromwell's Letters and Speeches, with elucidations. By THOMas Carlyle, New York. Wiley & Putnam.
3. The Protector: A Vindication. By J. H. MERLE D'AUBIGNE. New York. Robert Carter.
4. Neal's History of the A. M. New York.
Puritans. Edited by John O. CHOULES,
Men seeking God earnestly for themselves, always find him for others. This is the case both with individuals and nations. This is one reason why our blessed Lord, when his disciples returned from their novel and difficult mission with joy, saying, Lord, even the devils are subject to us through thy name, simply and solemnly answered, after assuring them that Satan's power was indeed broken, Notwithstanding, in this rejoice not, that the devils are subject to you, but rather rejoice, because your names are written in heaven. Take heed to your own holiness and salvation, for thus only can you conquer Satan, by conquering yourselves. One of our elder poets has said that
It may be added, that only he who saves himself, saves more. God never saves one alone, but others; and the fountain of power is through individual experience, individual baptism of the soul in fire. A man like Henry Martyn, Brainard, Edwards, Payson, THIRD SERIES, VOL. IV. NO. 1.