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BY THE
REV. DAVID A. DOUDNEY,

Incumbent of St. Luke's, Bedminster, Bristol ;
AUTHOR OF “HEART-BREATHINGS,” “MUSINGS," "SYMPATHY,"

ETC.

“ WHO TEACHETH LIKE HIM?"-Job xxxvi. 22.
“WHATSOEVER THINGS WERE WRITTEN AFORETIME WERE WRITTEN FOR OUR LEARNING,
THAT WE THROUGH PATIENCE AND COMFORT OF THE SCRIPTURES MIGHT HAVE HOPE."-
Rom. xv. 4.

“*** NOT IN THE WORDS WHICH MAN'S WISDOM TEACHETH, BUT WHICH THE HOLY GHOST
TEACHETH; COMPARING SPIRITUAL THINGS WITH SPIRITUAL."-1 Cor, ii. 13.

LONDON:
W. H. COLLINGRIDGE, ALDERSGATE STREET, E.C.

1864.

100. V. bg

LONDON: W. H. COLLINGRIDGE, PRINTER,

ALDERSGATE STREET, E.C.

OBO

NOONMINAL
NUST.10
ILLUMEA

TO HIS

BELOVED FRIEND AND BROTHER IN THE LORD,

JOSEPH BOOBBYER, ESQ.,

This Volume

IS AFFECTIONATELY DEDICATED,

AS A SMALL TOKEN OF GRATEFUL REGARD

FOR HIS REPEATED PROOFS OF

PRACTICAL INTEREST: IN THE WORK WHEREUNTO

THE AUTHOR HAS BEEN

CALLED.

PREFACE.

The title of this little volume expresses, as far as a title can express, its character. The object of the author has been to seek, under God, to fix the truths inseparably connected with Old Testament saints upon the attention of the reader, by analyzing the heart and appealing to the conscience. If God condescends to bless, such means are calculated to arrest the mind, and so to impress the truths of God upon the heart, as to defy all the sophistries of men, and the subterfuges of Satan, to uproot the same. “As in water face answereth to face, so doth the heart of man to man.” Hence home-and-heart-truths, as exhibited in the word of God, in connexion with His Divine

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