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A Text Book of the Origin and History of the Colored People

Hartford: L. Skinner, 1841


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giving this law, nor did he do any of them injustice. But this was avoided because he gave a law perfectly consistent with human ability. But there is no ability with-out intellect.

Second. It is the design of God's works of providence in part to administer and en-force the law in question. But this law is thus enforced on all to whom it is given. God declares himself to be " a great King." Christ declares him to be " Lord of heaven and earth." David in the 103d Psalm, 19th verse, declares that God hath " pre-pared his throne in the heavens, and that his kingdom ruleth over all the earth."

But now for what has God prepared his throne in the heavens, and wherein consists his greatness as a king or moral governor? Why doubtless his greatness consists in this, that He is the Creator, Lawgiver, and the executive of all moral beings. "Hear O Israel, the Lord our God is one Lord." Then it is one Lord, one law and one race of moral beings over whom this one Lord



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