132 THE FORBEARANCE, &C. [SER. VI.
of Divine Justice may be long delayed,
yet it will fall at last upon your guilty
head with accumulated vengeance. And
who can endure the idea of falling into
the prunitive. hands of Him who is omni¬
potent in power! May you avert this,
by a timely repentance, by an unreserved
dedication of yourselves to His service.
Then, his power, justice and mercy will
combine to ensure your present and ever¬