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dark mysteries in one place, but the self-same thing, in another place, is spoken more familiarly and plainly to the capacity, both of the learned and unlearned."
This work illustrates the truth of the above passage from Augustin, and if it lead some readers to the more careful study of Scripture, in order to find passages that more fully harmonize, and also lead to the study and love of God's Word, and placing it in its rightful position-above the words of man -the labours of the collator will not have been in vain in the Lord, to whom be all the praise.
EDWARD WILKINSON, Fune, 1878.
Rector of Snargate, Kent.
THE HARMONY OF SCRIPTURE;
ONENESS OF THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT.
“ Whatsoever things were written afuretime were writter for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope.”—ROM, xv. 4.
GENESIS I. 0. I. In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
NEW TESTAMENT. John. i. 1. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God.
Heb. i. 2. Whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds.
V. 2. And the earth was without form, John vi. 63. It is the Spirit that quickand void ; and darkness was upon the face
eneth. of the deep. And the Spirit of God 2 Cor. üi. 6. The Spirit giveth life. moved upon the face of the waters.
7. 3. And God said, Let there be light; 2 Cor. iv. 6. For God, who commanded and there was light.
the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the
face of Jesus Christ. v. 9. And God said, Let the waters 2 Pet. iii. 5. For this they willingly are under the heaven be gathered together ignorant of, that by the word of God the unto one place, and let the dry land ap- heavens were of old, and the earth standpear : and it was so.
ing out of the water and in the water. V. 11. And God said, Let the earth Heb. vi. 7. For the earth which drinkbring forth grass, the herb yielding eth in the rain that cometh oft upon it, seed, the fruit tree yielding fruit after his and bringeth forth herbs meet for them by kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the whom it is dressed, receiveth blessing from earth : and it was so.
GENESIS I. V. 14. And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years.
NEW TESTAMENT. Matt. xxiv. 29. Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken.
V. 25. And God made the beast of the John i. 3. All things were made by him; earth after his kind, and cattle after their and without him was not anything made their kind : and everything that creepeth that was made. upon the earth after his kind : and God saw that it was good.
v 26. And God said, Let us make Col. i. 15. Who is the image of the man in our image, after our likeness : invisible God, the first-born of every creaand let them have dominion over the ture. fish of the sea, and over the fowl of Rom. viii. 29. Whom he did foreknow the air, and over the cattle, and over all he also did predestinate to be conformed the earth, and over every creeping thing to the image of his Son, that he might be that creepeth upon the earth.
the first-born among many brethren. V. 27. So God created man in his own Heb. i. 3. Who being the brightness image, in the image of God created he of his glory, and the express image of his him ; male and female created he them. person, and upholding all things by the
word of his power. v. 28. And God blessed them, and God Heb. ii. 7. Thou madest him a little said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, lower than the angels; thou crownest him and replenish the earth, and subdue it : and with glory and honour, and didst set him have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the works of thy hands : thou hast and over the fowl of the air, and over put all things in subjection under his feet. every living thing that moveth upon the earth.
V. 29. And God said, Behold, I have Acts xiv. 17. Nevertheless he left not given you every herb bearing seed, which himself without witness, in that he did is upon the face of all the earth, and every good, and gave us rain from heaven, and tree in which is the fruit of a tree yield- fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with ing seed; to you it shall be for meat. food and gladness.
7. 31. And God saw every thing that Jas. i. 17. Every good gift and every he had made, and, behold, it was very perfect gift is from above, and cometh good, and the evening and the morning down from the Father of lights. were the sixth day.
Chap. ii. 1. Thus the heavens and the Heb. xi. 3. Through faith we understand earth were finished, and all the host of that the worlds were framed by the word them.
of God, so that things which are
Col. i. 16. For by him were all things created that are in heaven, and that are