UNBELIEF IN CHRISTIAN PEOPLE. D. W. C. Huntington, D. D., LL. D.''Take heed, brethren, lest there he in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, in departing from the liv-ing God.'' — Heb. iii, 12. The chapter in which this text stands makes reference to an important event recorded in Old Testament history/ In their journey from Egypt to Canaan, the Hebrews had reached a point near the southern border of the Promised Land. Here they sent forward twelve men with orders to make observations concerning the country and the peo-ple, and report the result to headquarters. At the expiration of forty days these scouts returned, bring-ing with them specimens of the fruits of the land. At first all agreed that the country was charm-ing and bountiful in its products. But ten of the number presented a most discouraging picture of the difficulties in the way of possessing it. They 1 Num. xii, 14.