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law; you need not suffer, for there is a
Cease from Man.
“I will guide thee.” Saviour. If you have not, let me beseech I read a word in the Holy Book,
"I KNOW a pious minister, now with you to go to Him, to plead with Him, to Mark'd there with a Father's hand, Which bade me from earth-born hopes to look,
God, who, falling in his study upon a cast yourself on His mercy, nor leave off
Which bade me to cease from man.
rousing subject intended for his own crying to Him until assured that you are I read the same in the busy crowd,
congregation, was strongly moved, when saved by Him. Then, as a believer, you I read it as I roam'd;
he had finished it, to go to a rude, vile, will enjoy the pardon of all your sins,- It spoke to my heart, and it spoke aloud,
And its voice was---cease from man. the full justification of your person,-and
profane people, about five miles off, I sought a friend, and thought I had found will perceive that by His infinite grace
and first preach it to them. After many
Rest in this weary land; your services are purchased, your faults But the word came fraught with affliction's sound, wrestlings with himself, not being willing
And it murmur'd-cease from man. are aggravated, your love is required to
to quench any motion that might be supburn, your zeal should glow with fervent And now I will come, O my Saviour, to thee, posed to come from the Spirit of God, heat, your property should be consecrated to the bosom of Jesus my Lord I would flee, he obeyed and went to this people, who to your Lord's service, your influence And cease altogether from man.
had then no minister of their own, and should be exerted for your Lord's honour,
few durst come among them; and then “Other foundation can no man lay than did the Lord, beyond all expectation, and your piety should be shewn to your
that is laid, which is Jesus Christ." fellow-sinners in every direction. As a
open a door, and several profane ones sinner, your state is sad; as a believer, My heart has been filled with gladness received Christ in that place."-- John your state is glorions. As a sinner, your and praise lately in witnessing the Lord's Flarel. danger is imminent; as a believer, your goodness to a very old man, and I should
Little Children. safety is perfect. As a sinner, you can say one whom every body would term “a
Matt. xxi. 15, 16. only look forward to shame, pain, and decent and respectable person.” Asking It was the little children, you see, who everlasting contempt; but as a believer, him what the foundation of his hopes believed the Scriptures, which said Israel's you may anticipate glory, happiness, and for eternity was, he replied, “I hope, Sir, King should come lowly, and sitting on eternal honour. As a sinner, you may I have a good foundation.” “What may an ass. (Zech. ix. 9.) And when he thus look upon God as your foe; but as a be- it be?” I asked. “Why, Sir, I pray came, they, the true Israel (v. 9), shouted liever, you may look upon Him as your heartily to God and to Christ to forgive for joy and gladness, “Hosanna,” &c. Father. As a sinner, you may look upon me my sins."
me my sins.” “That is very good as far Jesus as your judge; but as a believer, as it goes; we cannot call too ofte
Now you are called upon to do likeas it goes; we cannot call too often or too wise, believe what God says about Jesus you may rejoice in Him as your Saviour. earnestly on the Lord, but praying won't as a “little child;" if you do, you too There is but one step between the terrible do for a foundation. Now," said I, “if will shont for joy. “Wise and prudent” consequences of being a sinner, and all
you had asked me on what I built my people, who trust in ordinances, &c., the glorious results of being a believer, hopes, I should have answered—In my. I never shout for joy, for Jesus is not reand that is, stepping into Christ, the ark, self I am a lost, ruined sinner, but vealed to such. the refuge, the hiding place set before through God's grace, Christ Himself is “God so loved the world that He gave you in the gospel. There is but one my foundation. God has made Him unto His only begotten Son, that whosoever exercise of the mind, one act of the heart, us wisdom, righteousness, sanctification, believeth in Him might not perish, but between condemnation and all its dread.
and redemption.” The serpent-bitten have everlasting life.” ful consequences, and justification and all Israelites' case was then set before this
J. B. I. its eternal benefits, and that is believing, aged one, as an illustration of the truth or faith in our Lord Jesus Christ. Bethat in self, i. e. Adam and all his race is
Sayings of Luther. lieve in Jesus, only believe, and you pass death. In Jesus is life eternal, and that He who undertakes anything without a from death to life; from condemnation to life is freely given to all who believe on Divine call seeks his own glory. justification; yea, from hell to heaven. Him. And now the Holy Ghost set His
The desire of self-justification is the seal to this precious truth of God, tears source of all the pangs that are felt by Young Friend, pray read this. An aged woman as she laid her down up-cheeks; he believed, he rejoiced, and that of joy ran down the old man's furrowed man's heart.
Thou, Lord Jesus, thou art my righton a bed from which she was never to joy none can take from him.
eousness, and I, I am thy sin. arise in this life, said, “What is this life?”
This individual knew the letter of the Beware of pretending to such a degree Think of this, you who are full of
Word well, but up to this time that Word of purity as to cease regarding thyself a health and strength, and expecting much
had come in word only, now it came in sinner. from this life. Think of her words who,
power. Some time after this, reading to They are my best friends who think after eighty-six years of it, with an un
him Rev. viii., the dear old man cried the worst of me. usual share of vigour and intelligence, out, “Oh what glorious news !" And
Not that I do not dread death, even at that advanced age, thus reviews
lately going into his cottage, I asked for I am not the apostle Paul, but his the past; the “vapour” (Jas. iv. 14) was him what was his greatest comfort, “Sir, commentator only, but I trust that the about to waft itself away, no more to be
I believe I shall be saved.” (Acts xv. 11.), Lord will deliver me from fear. seen for ever.
“And what is the sweetest of all names to I would rather obey than work miraBut, said a friend, "Is not the Comforter with you now?” With much energy she you?” “Jesus Christ, and," said he, “I cles, even if they were in my power.
Our conscience is bound down by the replied, “What should I do without Him?" was in dreadful pain, and I asked the A few hours after, her happy spirit was Lord to take it away, and it is gone." Word of God; we can suffer all things, with the Lord. My reader, have you the This old man now waits cheerfully and but we dare not overstep the Word of Comforter? or is your poor, poor position peacefully the summons home.
The Word of God must reign “the pleasures of sin for a season,” a sea- reader, I do not comment on this simple above all things, and remain the Judge son how short!
"Be not deceived, God is not mocked: narrative of God's power, through the of all men. for whatsoever a man soweth that shali name of Jesus, but I pray you try your I would run into Christ's arms, if He J. B. I. foundation.
J. B. I. had a drawn sword in His hand.
he also reap."
Christ is not only a Sacrifice, but who have been redeemed from among bereaved, and promote in us the spirit of High Priest also.
men by virtue of the atoning blood, these holiness, causing us to desire a growing J. You do not seem to be happy to having discovered beauty in Jesus, and conformity to Jesus' likeness.
Poor sinners, you have no hope while day, NI. desire a closer and brighter manifestation
out of Jesus. You have nothing in prosM. I am not, J., for I have sometimes of His person. great doubts as to my being a Christian. J. If you can trifle with sin whilst you precious; these never think of His ap. hold fast, for your possessions are all
Some there are, to whom Jesus is not pect but a fearful looking for of judgment
and fiery indignation. I cannot bid you profess to trust in Jesus, you have cause pearing, or if they do, it is with a feelindeed for these fears. ing of dread, conscience telling them fading. Oh! be persuaded to loose your
hold of earth ere it crumbles, lay hold M. My dear friend, I can, I trust, truly that He will appear as their Judge, besay, I hate sin; and it is the frequent cause they have neglected and despised
on eternal life. The things now seen sense of having felt, or thought, and the Gospel of His grace, whereby they
are fleeting. The fashion of this world alas ! sometimes done that which is evil, might have received salvation.
passeth away. A few more rising suns,
and then death snatches the sinner that makes me so wretched.
The time of Jesus' appearing shall be that He who died to redeem you, ever the twinkling of an eye ; the world ap- receive his sentence, and be for ever J. Is it thus with you? Then know sudden, it will take place in a moment, in hurrying him to the bar of God; not in
the presence of Jesus to dwell, but to lives to make intercession for you also. parently the same as ever, the same sins There are many who, like you, appear practised as were practised when Noah
banished to the pit, which is bottomto know Christ as a sacrifice, but not as entered the ark, and the flood came,
less! Sinner, I urge thee to grasp the High Priest, and therefore are often truly drowning a world of unbelievers and
unseen, lay hold on Jesus by the hand wretched. Allow me to point you to a few scoffers ; the same iniquity abounding as
of faith, fear no repulse ; Jesus Himself
bids texts: Heb. ii. 16, 17, 18, and iv. 14, 15, abounded when Lot fled from Sodom, ere
He promises to receive 16; 1 John ii. 1; also Romans, chapters the cities of the plain were consumed for you, -- to give you pardon through His vi. vii. viii. J. B. I.
death, peace through His blood, salva. their multiplied transgressions.
tion by His grace, with life for evermore. such an hour as ye think not, the Son of Peace through the Blood of
The gospel now cries,
“Love's redeeming work is done,
Come and welcome, sinner, come.” SOME young persons who were anxious
urge you, as you value your own eternal enquirers after the way of salvation, were welfare, to hold fast till He cometh. Hola Come to Jesus now, so shall you be addressed by an aged Christian, to the fast the seamless robe, trust not in your
enabled to look forward, anticipate, and following effect :--It was my privilege to own fancied morality, but seek the HOLD FAST TILL Jesus comes.
. have a mother who loved Jesus Christ, and Saviour's spotless righteousness. See to would delight to relate the Lord's dealings it that you have this best robe on when
The Irish Boy and the Priest. with her. When about your age, she was He cometh, then shall you be able to say, The fruit of Protestant and Catholic seed,
A PRETTY Irish boy of mongrel breed, under deep convictions of her state as a "Come, Lord Jesus, come qnickly." To mother's church an inclination had, sinner before God, and severely felt the
The manner of Jesus' coming shall be want of a spiritual instructor, as the glorious. The Apostle calls it “the
Yet still the boy to church on Sunday stole, parson of the parish where she resided glorious appearing of the great God and
The Rector eyed the youth, his zeal approved, was a sporting gentleman, and knew not our Saviour Jesus Christ.” When Jesus the way of salvation; but remembering came first, He came as a man of sorrows,
And gave a Bible, which he dearly loved.
This made the father storm and curse, that she had heard a shoe-maker, who and acquainted with grief. He came to Lock up the book, and use his son the worse ; attended the market at Launceston, speak live a life of sinless suffering, to endure With holy water, bless'd by men of God, of the things concerning the kingdom of reproach, and at last to die, that He He bathed him oft—but oftener used the rod: Heaven, she went thither, and according might free us from sin. At His second
Yet still the boy to church on Sunday stole, to her wishes, he asked her the state of coming, Jesus shall appear to be glorified At length, one Sunday morn, it came to pass, her soul. On her expressing her fears in His saints; they shall welcome Him The father dragged the struggling boy to mass, that her sins were too great to be forgiven, as their Saviour, the same Jesus who once The zealous Papists help'd to force him in, he laid his hand on her arm, and said with suffered on their account. Then the And begg'd the Priest to pardon all his sin. great earnestness, “ But, my dear, you Jews shall hail Him as their crowned “No, by the mass," he said, “I cannot bless, forget that the blood of Jesus Christ His Messiah, while the Church shall with joy "Well," said the boy, “supposing I were willing,
Except the culprit first confess.” Son cleanseth from all sin.” It pleased behold their King, clad in his royal ap- What is your charge?”—“I charge you but a God so to accompany it by His blessed parel. Let us therefore hold fast, that shilling." Spirit's influence, that she said she ran
no man take our crown: while we relin- "Must all men pay and all men make confession ?" home so lightly, that her legs seemed quish our hold of the world, let us hola "Yes, every man of Catholic profession!” hardly to touch the ground.
“And whom do you confess to ?” “Why the fast the true riches; while we are tossed
Dean." up and down on life's tempestuous sea, “And does he charge you?” —“Yes, a white 'Hold fast till I come."
let us hold fast our confidence, knowing thirteen.”
that He who has promised, is also faith- "And do your Deans confess ?"_“Yes, boy, they Our characters may in a measure be de- ful to perform. Though we are surround
Confess to bishops, and pay smartly too." termined by the way we regard Jesus' ed with error on the right hand and on “Do bishops, Sir, confess -pay—and to whom?". second appearing. If, as Christians, we the left, yet let us, without wavering, hold “Why, they confess, and pay the church at Rome.” never entertain a thought of the second fast the profession of our faith, still using "Well,” quoth the boy, “all this is mighty odd: advent, it is evident, we have not searched the form of sound words. Let us do this, But does the Pope confess?"-"O yes, to God.” the Scriptures with a desire after the then shall we be able to look forward to "And does God charge him?" "No," quoth the
priest, Spirit's guiding, to lead us into all truth. our Lord's return as our blessed hope, a “He charges nothing.”_"O then, God's the best! They who anticipate this as the glorious hope which will cheer us under trials, God's able to forgive, and always willing; consummation of their hopes, are those support us in sickness, encourage us when To him I shall confess, and save my shilling!"
But father unto mass would force the lad:
And evidenced a wish to save his soul.
And evidenced a wish to save his soul.
BY T. W. MEDHURST, KINGSTON-ON-THAMES.
Remember that God does not account sin a
"If 'twas n't a Sin."
Look at Christ the beloved Son of God upon in whom his soul delighteth, the Father's be
the cross, and see there the punishment of all loved Son, in whom He is well pleased, and “ Ir 'twas n't a sin, I'd thrash you," said a
whom He hath given as his salvation to the person one day to another from whom he had
God, who could not pardon the sinner with ends of the earth. suffered an injury. He had been struck by
All the salvation of God is contained in him whom he addressed, without having given out punishing his sin, can now be just and the slightest provocation: and although he the justifier of him that believeth on Jesus," the person and work of the Lord Jesus Christ.
for He has sent His Son to be the propitiation There is salvation in no other. He has made had taken away the stick with which the blow
for our sins, and not for ours only, but for the a perfect atonement for sin in offering up was inflicted, yet he did not return the blow.
sins of the whole world. 'He has laid upon Himself, the Just for the unjust; of which And why? Because he felt it would be a sin Him, the iniquity of us all."
costly sacrifice the Father was pleased to shew to do so.
The great sin of this day, does not consist his acceptance by raising Him again from the No doubt that Satan was busy telling him
in Sabbath-breaking, or drunkenness, or any dead, and setting Him at his right hand in that “the man had no right to strike him,"
outward sins, although these things do but glory. He was delivered for our offences, and "that if he didn't strike him again, he would be a coward,” and such like deceits, but above prove the enmity of the natural man against through his blood eternal life is imparted to
God, and his laws, but it consists in the wilful our souls. It is in his righteousness alone all these insinuations rose the voice of the Spirit of Christ, saying, “Love your enemies, contempt of the price that the Son of God that any poor sinner can appear righteous bebless them that curse you, do good to them paid for our ransom: it is the slight that men fore God. His blood cleanseth from all sin
cast upon the blood of Christ, by not believ- and his word is a sufficient warrant for all that hate you, and pray for them that despitefully use you and persecute you," and he ing in Him for salvation. A free pardon is guilty, lost sinners to believe in Him, and his
offered to men, but instead of thankfully re- precious promises are suited to every case knew that to render evil for evil would be a
His love sin. Would that all those who profess to love ceiving the pardon which God offers, they treat of trial, sorrow, or temptation. it with contempt.
passeth knowledge, and every poor, believing the Lord Jesus Christ feared more to sin
My reader, have you yet trusted in Christ sinner clothed in His righteousness, and against God, either by thought, word, or
for salvation; or are you continuing in sin, washed in his precious blood, stands in the My reader, what are your thoughts about as if it were a little thing to sin against Father's sight perfectly righteous and acGod?
cepted in the Beloved. sin? Do you think of it as that which God
It is the Holy Spirit alone who can give a hates: as that which has introduced into our
little thing; and that if your sin is not re- guilty sinner to feel what sin is, and help the world distress, sickness, pain, death? as that which has caused the loss of God's favouri pented of, and washed away by faith in the soul to apprehend the exceeding sinfulness of
blood of Christ, you must for ever be tor- sin. It is the blessed work of the Spirit to and which condemns the soul that has not
mented in hell. God grant that you may take prove to us what we are in ourselves, lost to taken refuge in Christ to eternal punishment?
advice in season, and begin the new year with eternity, and also to shew that “by the deeds Perhaps you have never thought much
the determination that you will no longer be of the law shall no flesh be justified in his about sin, and have never felt what an awful
the slave of sin, but that you will, by the grace sight,” and to reveal that “Christ is the end of thing it is to be a sinner, indeed, have never of God, exercise faith in the Lord Jesus, and the law for righteousness to every one that seen yourself to be a sinner,--one upon whom then yield him service of love for His great believeth.” Whatever may be our profession, the "wrath of God abideth," with whom kindness toward you.
without a true sense of our own sinfulness "God is angry every day,” and upon whom
“ The wages of sin is death; but the gift of God and guilt, we shall never have gospel apprethe sentence of death is already passed.
is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.” hensions of God's love in the gift of Jesus, “ The soul that sinneth, it shall
W. A. S. or right and saving thoughts of Christ. die;" not only is the body given over to de
Dear reader, the question is now before struction, but the soul is condemned to de
The Saviour's Question.
you, “What think ye of Christ?" Just acstruction also; not merely to a death by which What think ye of Christ? It is very probable cording as you think in your heart concernit would cease to exist, but to that which is that when Jesus proposed this question to the ing Christ, so are you, and so is your state in far worse; a state of perpetual torment. Pharisees, they considered that their thoughts God's sight and estimation, a believer, or an
This is what God says of him who commits concerning the Messias were sound and right. unbeliever, a Christian, or Christless. sin. Does it not behove us to see and know We find that these people knew some things you general, mean thoughts of Christ, or does what sin is, and how we may escape the pu- respecting the promised Saviour; for, to the the Holy Ghost give to your mind humble nishment due to us as sinners?
enquiry, "Whose son is he?" they gave an thoughts of yourself and exalted, believing “Sin is the transgression of the law," and answer according to the Scripiures, from which thoughts of Christ? Have you such a real, who is there that has not transgressed God's testimony they had learnt that the Messias was saving knowledge of the blood of the Lord law. Has any one kept that first and great to be “the Seed of David, the rod out of the Jesus, that you believe it cleanseth from all commandment, “Thou shalt love the Lord stem of Jesse," but these Pharisees were sin” in the sight of God? If so, then your thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy without a saving knowledge of Christ. They conscience has peace, and your soul is filled strength, and with all thy mind;" or the second needed instruction in the truth, which must with heavenly joy. Like the apostle, you shich is "like unto it, Thou shalt love thy be believed in order to receive salvation ; they -- through grace" are able to say, “ for to me neighbour as thyself.”
lacked a spiritual apprehension of Christ as to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” (Phil. i. The word of God is true, and that bears God as well as man, David's Lord as well as 21.) Christ is very precious to you, his love testimony that “all have sinned, and come David's son; “the root and offspring of David, will be your theme at all times, and his cross short of the glory of God.”
and the bright and morning Star.” (Rev. your glory. We may deceive ourselves by thinking that xxii. 16.)
If, dear reader, it be otherwise, and you have We are not quite so bad as many others, but How many persons like the Pharisees of old not so thought of Christ as to receive Him as we cannot say that we are not sinners. “If think that they understand all that is necessary your Saviour, I earnestly and affectionately we say that we have no sin, we deceive our- to salvation. They have a religion, and with ask you to read over these words. (John iii. selves, and the truth is not in us,” but blessed such knowledge their hearts are proud, and 36.) be God, He has not merely told us that we their minds puffed up; whilst at the same ** He that believeth on the Son hath everlastare sinners, but He has told us also of the time they have reason to be ashamed, being ing life: and he that believeth not the Son shall " blood of Jesus Christ, His Son, which ignorant of the truth. Right thoughts of not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on cleanseth from all sin" the soul that believes Christ consist in the true knowledge of Him, him."
E. P. and trusts in Him. “This is a faithful saying, not having our own mistaken thoughts of Him, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ but to think of Him as the Father docs. In In the name of Jesus, the whole of the GosJesus came into the world to save sinners." the everlasting gospel, we find Jesus Christ pel is hid; for it is the light, the food, the
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John x. 1, they stopped me doing so, and Are your Sins Pardoned ? We have again dispatched parcels of “The Evan: I was very angry with them, as they Dear Sir,— While I was waiting for a gelist," for gratuitous circulation. Many servants of the Lord Jesus gladly help us in thus scattering the called me a “thief and a robber.”
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After failing in my endeavours, I went short time ago, my companion said to the evntinue this service, if funds are forwarded to us for down and touched the door, and to my gate keeper, “Are your sins pardoned ?” the purpose.
d: PERFECT ASTONISHMENT I found the door For a few moments he made no reply to From Haslingden
0 2 open; one had opened it for me, and this very unexpected question, but when
Paul long ago said it was open, but some- we had passed on a short distance we
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deed lying there, and one sentence at visit him, and he seemed glad to hear All Communications, Subscriptions, Books. for Rom. iv. 25 struck me as extraordinary, from their lips the tidings of the gospel. the Editor of the Evangelist,” 70, Welbeck Street, but I was almost afraid to BELIEVE it. He was soon after seen to enter a chapel Cavendish Square, London, W.
not far from the gate, where he had never The deed recorded at Jer. xvii. 9, that been before, and on this first occasion, What I was, and what I am.
the writer KNEW I was “desperately it pleased the Lord to convince him of DEAR READER-I once resided in Gal.
wicked, and deceitful above all things,” his state as a sinner, not indeed by the 1. 19, and walked in Eph. ii. 2, and my and had debts and liabilities which I sermon, of which he appeared to rememcontinual conversation at that time, is
NEVER could discharge, (Job. ix. 3,) but ber but little, but by the prayer which still recorded in Eph. ii. 3.
the deed recorded also at Galatians iii. preceded it. It was known that he was I heard one day that an inheritance had been purchased for me, and a de-13, that the writer, who was my elder to quit the gate on the last day of the scription of it reached me; you will find / brother, had paid all my penalties. The year, and many prayers were offered on
deed repeatedly declares this in Eph. i. his behalf, that he might have peace beit at 1 Peter i. 4. One who resides in Heb. iv. 14. had 7; Coloss. i. 13, 14, and elsewhere ; but fore that time.
The prayer was heard, it went much further - it told me to be and on the 22nd of December, he was purchased it, and paid an extraordinary
blessed with a full sense of the Lord's price for it; but, to say truth, I did not joyful. (1 John i. 4.) believe this report, as I was entirely un- and I thanked God, took possession of
I thought all these promises sufficient, pardoning love. acquainted with the MAN, and long ex. this deed as my title deed, and I have ing the gate an “ Evangelist” had been
On some former occasions when passperience had convinced me that strangers
left, and was always received with expresNever gave favours through love alone, enjoyed its riches ever since.
My permanent address will now be sions of thankfulness. and friends seldom gave any favours that
2 Cor. v. 1, but if you call any day at cost much.
This dear, and new born child of grace Heb. iv. 16, you will meet me and many is now in a place where he can scarcely However, I called at Heb. ix. 16, as my
others - are daily in the habit of orn prospects at Eph. ii. 12, were as bad
ever have an opportunity of hearing the as they could be. meeting there.
gospel, and no doubt very many of the I found the house I sought for, at 2
If you call, attend to what the servant
same class are, by the character of their Cor. v. 1, and the invitations to it, which says at Luke xiv. 22, and you may DEPEND
employment, or their very isolated situayou will see put up at Isa. lv. 1, 2, and upon what that servant says.
tions, similarly circumstanced. For such by John at vii. 37, are wonderfully invit
CARRY ALL YOUR DEBTS, and go JUST
persons your valuable paper seems espeing to the poor and needy.
Do not waste time, trying cially adapted, and some of your readers The house has only one door, and it to pay your own debts : you will find
will, I trust, be led to think of them, and was sometime before I saw the door at plenty of riches in the House to pay
sow among them the valuable seed of them all.
divine truth which it contains. Such a I tried before that to force myself into Remember the NAME of the door, at the house, over the walls and by the roof: Acts xiv. 27. Ask for the Master, His paper is generally more valued and taken I climbed up upon some of the house name is Christ; go straight through the more care of than a small tract. ladders: one was called the ladder of “door of faith,” it is open; the moment
I remain, prayer, another the ladder of ordinances, you enter the door you are in His pre
Truly yours in the Lord, and another the ladder of works; but at sence.
AS YOU ARE.
John X. 9.