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1 Cor. iii. 16. Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit
of God dwelleth in you? If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy: for the temple
of God is holy, which temple ye are.
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cession of days and nights which make up the natural
which the series of events is carried on with an un
certain principles may be discovered, giving to the distinct trains of events certain aspects, from which
GENERAL ASPECTS OF LIFE:
In addressing ourselves to the consideration of this subject,—we revert to our original idea,—which represents to us life as capable of being arranged according to the divisions of a day. But we now leave out of consideration that suc
course of our lives,--and we regard the whole of life forming one great day,—during the progress of
interrupted flow,—both “ while we wake and while We sleep, "—and throughout the course of which
the character of our existence derives a peculiar complexion during certain of its portions. We suppose,
hen, a man look back with serious thought on the whole course of the events that have made up his life ;—and we imagine, that on such a review he cannot fail to be struck with certain gerietal appearances which the events of his life have assunged, and which we here designate by the terms general aspects of life.
These aspects are varied, in their individual effects, according to the infinite cases of the individuals that pass over the scene of life ;-insomuch, that no two individuals will ever be found, whose experience of the course of events has been in all respects the same. But still, there is no individual who will not find, that the general aspects to which we now allude have marked his destiny,-or who will refuse to admit, that these aspects of life are accordant with the actual appearances of events.
Now it must be kept in mind, that the grand principle which pervades this work, -is that which inculcates that the object proposed to man, as a subject of the kingdom of God, is that of doing well the duty pointed out to him by the peculiar combinations of circumstances amidst which the course of