It is said that he always laid this Bible
unon his pillow while he slept, that he
might not only meditate upon it in the
night watches, but find it as the light of
his eyes at the dawn of day.
Continuing the conversation, Mr. Dwight
" Now, Jacob, about that Bible which I
have asked you so often to give me !"
" Well, master, that Bible is as dear to
me as my own soul almost, because it
always shows me my duty to God; and
shows to me the Lamb of God that
takes away the sin of the world."
" Well, but that Bible in particular,
that old Bible?"
" Well, I do not know about any other
Bible; I never read any other. It always
reminds me of my friends, and shows me
what I am by nature and what I must be
by grace, before I am fitted for the king
dom of God."
" But any other Bible shows you the
"' Yes, sir, it does; but because it was