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Value of the Doctrine of Immortality. By ADDI-
Rules for Reading the Scriptures. By JAMES
Influence of the Christian Ministry. By J. ERS-
The First Sabbath. By GRAHAME
A SEASON OF RELIGIOUS THOUGHT.
THERE are emotions which every where characterize the different seasons of the year. In its progress, the savage is led, as well as the sage, to see the varying attributes of the Divine Mind; and, in its magnificent circle, it is fitted to awaken in succession, the loftiest sentiments of piety which the heart can feel. When spring appears, when the earth is covered with its tender green, and the song of happiness is heard in every shade, it is a call to us to religious hope and joy. Over the infant year, the breath of heaven seems to blow with paternal softness, and the heart of man willingly partakes in the joyfulness of awakened nature. When summer reigns, and every