So with Lot's wife; she was told by God's angels
not to look back, but she did look back, and was
made a monument of God's wrath—an example for
the whole world to behold and all nations to abhor.
Well may the Psalmist say, '' When the wicked are
cut off thou shalt see it,'' for in all cases, wherever
God smites, the print of his hand is seen forever.
Historians say that she stands to-day as fresh as she
was the day she turned to a pillar of salt, to the gaze
of every passer-by ---- Riel committed treason
last year (1885) against the government of Great
Britain, and his life was sought by the citizens with
unprecedented zeal—in death upon .the gallows he
was branded by his countrymen.
A few days ago---- Joyner and----Joyner, of
Southampton county in this State, approached their
father's room, armed with axes, in the still hour of
night, while he was asleep, and chopped his body to
pieces. In the presence of themselves and God did
they commit this shameful deed; but it has become
known throughout this entire country. However
bright might have been the prospects of these girls,
this violent act of murder will ever remain a lion of
destruction in their path.
III. Man may escape one judgment and be taken
by another.—Thanks be to our God that he is slow
This woman escaped the burning plains of Sodom