This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 Excerpt: ...are familiar. Oh, yes, friends; we owe the Jew a great deal. If he is often proud, and avaricious, and artful, remember that he can also be a power for good, as Disraeli, Gambctta, Rothschild, and Castellar, have shown in their lives as public men. God in mercy has borne with these wayward children for millenniums: let us, in love, pray for them in this day of grace. While we rejoice in the prospect of blessings which we hope to receive through a crucified Jew, let us thank Him also for the knowledge, that the veil shall yet be taken away from the hearts of a people, who, for ages, have been a byword and reproach on earth. "Emmanuel shall come to thee, 0 Israel," and in that day Jew and Gentile shall own one Saviour and God. May God hasten that longed-for time. XII GETHSEMANE AND CALVARY. "Then cometh Jesus with them unto a place called Gethscmanc."--St. Matt, xxvi. 36. "When they were come to the place which is called Calvary, there they crucified him."--St. Luke xxiii. 33. We approach in thought, at this time, two of the most solemn and sacred places associated with our Redeemer's life on earth--viz., Gethsemane and Calvary. Bethlehem and Bethany, Nazareth and Capernaum are names that awaken emotions in the heart, more or less gladsome, as we think of Christ's sojourn in them; but when we follow the Saviour to the agony of Gethsemane, or witness the sufferings of Calvary, we see Him in the darkest and most distressing phases of His earthly experience. Some of the incidents of His blessed life, as we have read or known them, may not present themselves to our minds with clearness at all times; but the scenes which we are to contemplate to-night can never be forgotten by the true Christian. Nay, in rapt imagery, we sing of the h...