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A MORE EXCELLENT WAY OF CHARITY.

of it, may not commend itself to our neighbours. Do not let this disappoint us; let us with single-minded zeal try to get those neighbours to be and to do what they see to be right, and then will be revealed to them, gradually, whatever form of truth they can comprehend and apply. They will help to form God's Church, which is of many members; and if

Our little systems have their day,
They have their day and cease to be,


we must remember that the words go on:


They are but broken lights of Thee,
And Thou, O Lord, art more than they.