ADMONITION TO REDEEM THE TIME.
" Redeeming the time because the days are evil."
Eph. v. 16.
The benevolent Author of our exis¬
tence, has allotted us a portion of time, in
order that we may attend to the various
duties that devolve upon us in our several
stations in life, and to prepare by sober,
righteous and godly living, for the solemn
concerns of death and eternity. And
when we are brought seriously to reflect
upon the very short space that is granted
to us individually, and the great and im¬
portant work that must be done to secure
our everlasting happiness, and escape the
wrath to come, together with the many
difficulties and dangers to which we are