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Title: Gehazi, or, The sinner detected
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THE SINNER DETECTED.

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petrm-~m and~ the ee whos~ we
grown Vp-wvif do -=my Iin Awf
*Oyr. "k *WY we not 'mn, UN&
they would not do if ahyekmww dW
they INeOe obwve&d. Nve you ~*
hnowa .Mdzt wh6 hawe bbm VWt
oIdeily amd wefi y"S avd fr ti a
when Owe masbr vw pvuMMA VIA
hbv b eesR meN# dsmhiy,- -VA
the mliest is,., if mr.
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to do w


You looked around,
,. and thought. I ma


do it, for nobody sees me." Perhaps,
just at the moment, your quick eye
caught sight of some one. "My fa-
ther is coming;" or, "I see my mo-
ther." You were going to yield to the
temptation, but you were checked;
for you said to youmul "If I de it,
I shalU be seen, and punished."
t ..pw I want you to remember, that
yep are .rom alom: ths is an eye
tta i, ahwpftzed upn you. If you
turn to the thirty-seceAd chapter of
the Book of Numbers, you will $ad
that whoi the Israelites, after loeg
wanderi inthe wildomes, had oome
t the border of Canaan, and were
ab ot to enter on the possession of
t*i Lead of Promise, the tribes of
Aekben alGd Odrequasted to har





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crowing 0 "Q o M u
iuaght tbh they-and
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Lw request irn wroIqgj veq% a
told them so. But they soiepai ned
the matter that he waa satisfied aA
thi he ikewise toi thawi. Autife
doing, he a4danopihd th b te bei
ful to their proisi ; rpmisdisd tQ)p
that if they we Poa, they 4~fl **
escape punislemt His adm ~ itik
is given in vmsy U4,npt, b*. L
new request you to noloBow Y!j
will fd th A in St twa*ty4i#
vae. He tells thbpe posiMwI( B
before his, tha* if they did pMtfuI
their eagagP rWt, the wpaplA ie
only do .,n i t~jPc~ .
but commit a sin against God. He
tells them, too, tai He i. ia
tepy wdou i4.ttiap pw A% L"*pal







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Lw; ad e we rer y in wAi fMld
ym out* Yee; whoeevr we do
w"og, we Ai against Wed; and,
I em or later, in me way or am-
aer, wariM wTw l r our. There
b pWrdoa wiIwn rpetgnbae; and
SO rmiensw of peitOeMS are pro.
dibed by the semabone of pasl
ILe Ati w wif ant abwr it ta
ft"t ewtin h s morme", it wianj d
- -r ifr puaishubat verr lrkget
-- maBt 0erais tU&dk Whert
rft6 -a 4mtai top *6e b6mie *t
y ter a veTO uayfri to you,-
= a, Toro 83 WUm wJ nue Towg OUT."


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fi it in your immo* oul,-l a glm g
to dined year Irmab to a viry W-
BMrkab mtirt, fleo d i (A* Alflt
oaptno dfthe Se oad Book fKEi..
It ls to GOehi, the evrnt of sI
proph" Elbho. You "an MYd thi
whole dhapter. rI the frmer vpt
of it yeo will d dhe wel-known ad
vy inteorting a6oounet of "liMT
iId," l captive om the land of I.
rel, who wre ed on the wife of it
mma, sa ge Im M rad ha~btaMh, W
hig Mawr, fte kin of l ylia. g YTt
know, ik what folows afm t
historyof Neamdi, d how, by oibey
ir de deetitnseDr o do psphot, he
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of the chapter, that I wish you now
to look.
It seems when Naaman came out
of the water, oured, be desired to ex-
prem his gratitude to the prophet by
Making him (as we sometime saly)
a handsome.present. But Elisha re-
fused to accept any recompense what-
ever. He knew that the work' had
been done, not by him, but by G(I;
and he deusied to show this man
(hitherto a heathen, mad only ao-
quaited with earthen priest who
were seldom other them wicked im-
poster) how differntwas -the ohe-
racter of the onlytr.o raiion from
that which prevailed in the countries
ronnd about the land of IsraeL He
desired to show him that he ought
not bi own honor, ij e a #vance-
meant; d th*fes,d r9d






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hioh was now made known to Wh,
he homage of hin feeling, and.jdp
aent, "ad practice.
But now we come to the melton
holy, but very adamoitory, prt of
urratfie. Naaman had left the
ne e of the prophet, ad wasu -
orning, happy im bi resto d o 9e
md double thonghtfhly miitatmi
a the rsbjeoto w"e wert mebish
*fore him by Ahee recet tmm
ions; an his wrdeaful ean; on OIW
pet dotriae, with its vat eobae
laences, of the extence of the enr
mo liing and trne God; adon-thlu
lew wa#st of relimioaa bushme
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, the approach of Ge-


hazi to hb chariet
GOhai had head the ofer of gits,
and had very likely see~ that some
ofthe attendants of the Syrian gene-
ral had with them och artitele as it
woud have been proper to give, had
he cfer been a s epted. IL looked,
ad coveted. Whether he desired
the posesion for himself, pemnoaly
awd excluively, for the sake of the
p-s-o, ( many do deire to
-lip what they regard as wealth,
i nme or other of i1 foarm, money,
eia, or horses, articles of trade, just
for the ske of knowia that they
hare them, and that arving them
thy are rich,) or whether he desired
the possesion for his fasn that he
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her and our Frind. While w
1, he wiB gudle us with his eouor,
and when we die, he will receive
to his glory. Second. Never
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the present be gainful; but is it
nri Depend upon it, ai is always
a loing oeoern, sad sooner or later
you wi find it so. Have nothing to
do with it, therefore. Repel the
temptation as soon as it i presented.
Admit nt the desire of anything that
can only be had by ianing against
God. Let it be a settled principle with
you, "Whether I gain or lose, I must
never in. Whatever I seek' for, I
mant seek for it in the path of right-
eouness. I must not go out of the
wy to hearen, that is, into the way
to ll, to fd it. Talets of silver
a~i changes of garments ay be
wlf, in reference to mere worldly
oomfbt; bet the faror of God is
akwluily snecary, both for my pre-
sent hapinew, and my eternal well-
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gin jfe by looking at the't ents of
ver and change of garments, aad
eig for them by plan whiah
atieally set ides the sathority ad
ims of God. Let those who are
us tempted think of what ray be
b oonsequenoes. Let them iook I
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A16 .EaASI.
it, that the only true wisdom coaists
k obedience to the direction of our
Lord, "Seek fitthe kingdom of God
and his righteousness, and al other
things shall be added unto you." At
all events, come what will come, never
allow yourself even to wish for what
you cannot have consistently with the
will of God. As soon as the tempta-
ion comes, say with the martyr, who
was offered life if he would recant,
"None but Christ! none but Christ!"
The tempter may point to the talents
ilver, and the changes of garments;
but Jook beyond them to the leprosy
whih they occasioned. Yes; if ever
y are tempted to Ar like Gehazi,
let the recollection of Gehazi's pwsi
nr~admonish you. Never forget the


nrum your O&vWu
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man, if he shall gain the whole
world and lose his own soul?"
To sum up the whole matter in a
)w words:--Gehazi began by ad-
itting the desire of what he could
ot possess in accordance with the
ill of God: this desire, admitted
od cherished, led to the direct and
3peated commission of sin. For a
short time this appeared to have been
accssful, but it was only for a short
me: his sin was detected, and pun-
ihmint -immediately followed. If
tempted to sin, therefore, think on
ekhsi and his leprosy.


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