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from your work, and you would have sung many a song to while away the hours of toil, and finally sung the · harvest home in accents sweet as angels use, and the

hundred and forty and four thousand would have gladly · joined you in shouting a loud and long amen.

6. And there is no need that I say, the labour to which you are called by the Master of the vineyard is not a service that would tire you as in the natural harvest. I do not mean to say that the body may not tire and need rest. The spirit may be willing while the flesh is weak. But the work is not of that servile character that wears out the soul. And there is a timely rest provided. And in the very field there are put the needed and the timely refreshments. “He shall drink of the brook in the way, so shall he lift up his head." Those who have laboured long in the vineyard, and have. encountered many a tedious storm, many ascorching sun, and many a withering blast, will come home at the last all fresh for the rest of heaven, and will sit down and drink the wine new with their Lord at his

upper table in the skies.

There all the labourers will meet and bask in everlasting sunshine by the ranges of the trees of life; and their song will be, “ Blessed be the Lord God, the God of Israel, and blessed be his glorious name forever, and let the whole earth be filled with his glory. Amen and amen."

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