MEN REAP AS THEY SOW.
BY JOEL HAWES, D. D.Galatians vi : 7. Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. There is a beautiful and most instructive correspondence or analogy running through all the works of God. None of his laws, either in the natural or moral world, interfere with each other, but all are harmonious, and all combine to form a sys-tem perfectly adapted to show forth the wisdom, power and goodness of the Creator, and to secure the best good of men. Hence, the books of creation, providence and revelation do in fact, compose but one great volume, every part of which is con-sistent with every other part, and the lessons taught us in one portion are adapted and designed to give us a better understand-ing of the lessons taught us in any other portion. And this harmony is not confined to the things of time, but extends to another world, and is to receive its most perfect illustration in the retributions of eternity. This truth lies on the whole face 362 MEN REAP AS THEY SOW. of the Scriptures, but is nowhere expressed in a more condensed form than in our text — Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he