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from the discourse on Rom. v. 1. sur la croix, par le grand Mediateur, " Therefore, being justified by par son propre Fils: cette condition, faith, we have peace with God,

c'est le recours à ce Redempteur géné. through our Lord Jesus Christ,” for

reux; c'est la foi. Ouvrez l'Evangile, vous

y verrez à chaque page que l'homme the purpose of bringing more dis.

est justifié, non par le mérite de ses tinctly before our readers the sen

æuvres, mais par la foi; justifié, non timents of M. Cellerier upon the

comme les tribunaux humains justifient, important subject of justifying mais comme il appartient à la bonté infaith.

finie de justifier. Il n'est pas reconnu “ Avoir la paix avec Dieu, M. C. F.,

innocent, mais il est rétabli dans les

privileges de l'innocence. Il faut que que ces paroles sont belles ! que l'idée qu'elles nous offrent est grande et lui-même, il lève les yeux avec espé.

sentant qu'il n'a point de ressource en ravissante! Quoi ! pouvoir regarder

rance sur celui qui meurt pour les en. comme nu père le plus auguste et le plus

fans d'Adam. Il faut qu'il le regarde, parfait des êtres; pouvoir s'approcher

comme les Juifs monrans contemploient de lui, se reposer dans son sein avec une donce confiance; ponvoir compter sur

jadis le serpent d'airain élevé pour

guérir leurs blessures. Voila le seul sa protectiôn; pouvoir s'appliquer ces paroles si tendres qu'il addresse aux fi

moyen de salut. Ainsi, M. F., dès que

l'homme vient à Jésus avec sincérité, et dèles dans nos saints livres, et ces espé.

de toutes les puissances de son âme, ð rances magnifiques qu'il leur présente, où est l'homme qui ne soit ému par ces

divin pouvoir de la foi! les mérites de

Jésus couvrent ses transgressions, la pensées, et ne désire un bien si pré- justice de Jésus devient sa justice, les cieux !" “ Chrétiens ! la religion de droits de Jésus ses propres droits; et Jésus pent seule nous assurer cette

comme il s'identifie avec ce Sauveur a. heureuse paix.” “ Qu'il est donc im. portant d'examiner ce que nous avons

dorable, par ses désirs et ses espérances, à faire pour l'obtenir!” “ Les disposi- il peut avoir be paix avec Dieu ; il peut

il ne forme plus qu'un avec lui. Alors tions nécessaires pour avoir la paix avec

avoir communion avec Dieu.” Dieu peuvent se réduire à une seule, la foi. Etant justifiés par la foi,

After pointedly enforcing upon la paix arec Dieu.

the mere moralist and the self“ Voilà pour des Chrétiens une véri. righteous, the necessity of this té première et fondamentale. Dès l'en- faith for justification in the sight fance on nons la répète; dès l'enfance, of God, M. Cellerier adverts to le mot sacré de foi frappe nos oreilles ; the opposite error upon this submais qu'il est rare de se former sur son jeci, to which he had referred-to importance et sa natnre des idées justes

the fatal error of those who are et précises. La plupart des membres de l'eglise se partagent entre deux er.

contented with an inefficacious and Les uns méconnoissent la pé.

unproductive faith. cessité de la foi, les autres son efficace. « Comme si la foi Chretienne," as he Prouvons aux premiers que la foi seule justly observes,“ la foi qni justifie, n'epeut pous justifier. Montrons aux se- toit pas inséparable des cuvres. conds, quels sont les vrais caractères “ Rien n'est plus certain, M. F. le de cette foi qui justifie. C'est tout le mot de foi dans nos saints livres complan de ce discours.”

prend toutes les vertus, par ce que toutes M. Cellerier accordingly, pro. mission de l'esprit, mais elle est plus

en decoulent. Elle est sans doute sou. ceeds to point out, that of ihe two

encore amour, devouement du cậur. only methods by which man can

C'est le sentiment profond d'une âme be accepted in the sight of God

pénétrée de sa misere naturelle, et des by his own perfect righteousness, or bienfaits de Jésus, qui aime beaucoup, by forgiveness through the merits par ce que ses péchés qui sont en grand nomof another, the latter is that which bre, lui ont étés pardonnés, d'une âme alone is suited to us as fallen and qui, s'attachant à son Divin Sauvenr, guilty creatures, and that which is comme à sa seule espérance, à son seul revealed by the Gospel.

bien, lui soumet tout sou étre, se donne

à lui sans reserve, n'aspire qu'à etre ani“ Ce moyen, c'est le sacrifice offert me de son Esprit, n'existe plus que par

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lui et pour lui; ses affections se ré- that which was lost.” In this exforment et se reglent sur celles de son cellent sermon the lost and corMaitre; elle participe en quelque sorte rupt condition of mankind and reà sa sainteté, et vit de sa vie. Ainsi, quand le cultivateur ente une branche demption through Jesus Christ are fragile sur un tronc vigoureux, si cette plainly stated and powerfully provanion s'opere, elle ne peut demenrer ed. The corruption of human nastérile ; le rameaa se nourrit de la même ture is argued by an appeal to oursève qui circale dans l'arbre dout il fait selves, to the state of the world, partie; il se couvre de leurs, et se cou- and to the testimonies of Scripture. ronne de fruits.

After referring to our natural “ Maintenant, M.F., concevez-vous and intellectual weakvess iu proof le prix et l'etendue de la véritable foi. of the fallen condition of mankind, Vous avez vu quels 'sont ses effets mer.

M. Cellerier thus proceeds :veilleux. Par rapport à Dieu, elle le désarme, elle l'appaise. Par rapport à « Mais c'est dans notre âme surtout, l'homme, ce n'est pas assez de dire qu'- que je trouve les preuves de notre deelle le calme, le console, l'enchante par gradation. C'est là qu'est le siege da les plus ravissantes espérances : elle mal, le foyer de la blessure que l'homme l'anime d'une âme nouvelle. C'est de s'est faite à lui-meme. Il n'est aucun de celui qui la possède, que l'Ecriture a dit nous dont le cœur à côté des plus nobles ces belles paroles: Quiconque est de principes du bien, u'a les semences de Dieu ne pèche plus. Est-il rien de plụs l'orgueil, de la sensualité, de ces passions noble, de plus grand, de plas heureux fatales qui ont perda nos premiers paque cette foi?

rens, et qui désolent encore aujourd'hui « Desirons-la, Chretiens; faisons tout la societé. L'enfant lui meme témoigne ce qui est en notre pouvoir pont en être du vice de son origine : nous appelons revêtus." “ Sont-ce là vos sentimens, son âge, age de l'innocence; helas! s'il M.C. F.? Prions Dieu de les produire merite ce nom, c'est plus par l'igooou de les fortifier, de les fixer à jamais rance du mal que par l'amour du bien. dans nos âmes par son Esprit. Cette Avant même que l'enfant commence à foi, qni justifie et qui régénère en même bégayer, on démélé dans ses cris, dans temps, est un de ses dons, (Ephes. ii.

ses gestes, l'obstination, la violence, le 8.) elle en est le plus precieux."

desir de la domination. “ O Dieu, Dieu des misericordes !

“Dans l'âme du plus juste des hommes, Achève ton ouvrage: donne-pous d'être combien de pensées mauvaises, de puissamment fortifiés par ton Espril dans

mouvemens coupables, de foiblesses Phomme interieur, ensorte que Christ habite honteuses !

Il éprouve avec etonnedans nos cæurs par la foi Seigneur Je. ment, avec douleur, ce combat interieur, sus ! fais nous entendre aujourd'hui cette dont parle l’Apôtre (Rom. vii. 23.) voix de grâce que tu addressois jadis à “ On sent, si je l'ose dire, que l'equiceux qui recouroient à toi. Votre foi vous libre de cette belle machine est rompu. a sauvé; «llez en paix. Fais-nous ainsi J'en appelle ici à tout homme droit et jouir du repos de l'âme au milieu des sincère. orages et des souffrances de cette vie,

“ Est-ce donc là l'ouvrage d'un être jusqu'à l'heureux periode du tu nous in- souverainement bon et heureux, qui ne troduiras dans le séjour de l'éternelle doit rien produire qui ne lui ressemble? paix, et où nous ne serons plus qu'un Non, non, une creature si miserable ne avec toi !"

seroit point digne d'un tel Créateur. Il We pass by, with regret, an ad- ne l'a pas formée dans l'état où nous la mirable and most useful discourse voyons. Elle est tombée. Elle s'est for a fast-day, on lukewarmness,

perdue." from the complaint of our Lord to The redemption of a race thus the Church of Laodicea, Rev. iii. fallen and lost, by the mediation, 14–16. in order to notice, more sufferings, and death of the Son particularly than we should other- of God, is then declared in terms wise be able, the last but one in wbich, after the preceding view of this volume, for Christmas-day, M. Cellerier's sentiments upon this on Luke xix. 10. “ The Son of great subject, it would be unnecesMan is come to seek and to save sary to repeat. We have dwelt upon

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tbis discourse rather than upon some stances of it among ourselves ;others equally valuable and impor- but, for the honour of our Protestant, from the circumstance of its tant sister of Geneva, we should being composed upon the very truly rejoice in its removal. On same passage of Scripture which the orber band, it becomes M. Maforms the text of one of M. Ma- lan to call himself to a strict aclan's, which was the occasion of so count, and to consider whether the much offence at Geneva; a coin- inconveniences he has incurred, and cidence which allows iis, in closing the dissensions wbich have unbapfor tbe present our review of these pily arisen between him and the volumes, to recur to the subject Company of Pastors, might not with which we commenced it.-It have been obviated, by closely imimust, we think, have appeared suf. tating that meekness of Christian ficiently clear, after the extracts wisdom which shines so conspicuwhich we have given from M. Cel ously in M. Cellerier. lerier's sermons, that the doctrines In concluding this portion of which he preaches, without being our review, we beg to express our formed upon the peculiar system heart-felt satisfaction in the deliof Calvin, are substantially those very and publication of such disof every reformed and Protestant courses as those of M. Cellerier. church; tbat is, scripturalaud evan- Were it not for the general sentigelical: we would add, that, with ment which prevails concerning the exception of some harsh and the absence of sound doctrine arevolting addresses to bis hearers, mong the Genevese clergy, and for they are virtually the same as those the painful facts to which we have wbich M. Malan has asserted. referred, we should have supposed Now, upon this fact, we beg leave that a church in which stateto make one or two brief observa- ments and exhortations so pure and tions. In tbe first place, is there scriptural as those which we have not some inconsistency in the pro- exhibited in the preceding passaceedings of the dominant party in ges, have been produced, could not the Church of Geneva ? We are be defective in its avowed standard aware of the advantage which M. of faith and practice. We cannot Cellerier enjoys from being himself but entertain a sanguine hope, that a member of the Company of Pas. the labours of M. Cellerier will be tors--a privilege which be possesses crowned with an abundant blessing in common with several others of to the body of which he is so dishis pious and orthodox brethren ; tinguished an ornament, and to but, is it not surprising, that a which he is evidently so affection. church, which, from the very cir- ately attached ; and that its leadcumstance of its having unbappily ing members will, ere long, per. discarded every confession of faith, ceive the necessity of recurring 10 is bound to allow ay uulimited free- those grand and unchangeable dom of opinion to all its members, tpuths of the Gospel which M. should exhibit the singular anomaly Cellerier has so ably developed, of tolerating, in one or more of its and so persuasively recommended, beneficed clergy, sentiments which and which form the only solid it proscribes in another of inferior foundation both of public and of rank and station; or, if the manner private happiness. and not the matter be the ground of In the sequel of this article we objection, that it should visit with shall have an opportunity of makso heavy a punishment a defect in ing a few general remarks upon the former ? We do not mean lo the style and manner which cha. say that this inconsistency is al all racterize the sermons before us, contrary to the principles of human as well as of pointing out any im. sature ; -we have too many in- perfections which may occur to us. In the mean time, we cordially re- rier's discourses are appropriate commend them to the attention of prayers, agreeably to the practice such of our readers as can obtain of the Church of Geneva, which access to them, assuring them, that breathe the genuine spirit of their tbey cannot fail to derive both e- devout author, and of the Gospel dification and pleasure from such of Christ. pious and interesting instructions. Prefixed to most of M. Celle

(To be continued.)

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