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TE HOA MAORI,

WITH

" I haere mai hoki te Tama a te tangata ki te rapu ki te whakaora i te mea i ngaro. " Ruka 19, 10

" For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost. " Luke 19. 10.

NAMA 20. AKARANA, APERIRA, 1891. Registered as

No. 20. AUCKLAND, APRIL, 1891. a Magazine.

"Ka hari te hunga kua oti a ratou mahi tutu te muru,

o ratou hara te hipoki. "—Roma 4. 7.

"Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, and whose

sins are covered. "—Romans 4. 7.

TA TE ATUA KUPU.

HE maha nga wahi he maha nga

huarahi i korero ai te Atua i

mua, ara, nga poropiti ki nga matua, i enei

ra whakamutunga na tana Tama ana korero

ki a tatou. "—Nga Hiperu 1, 1, 2.

E te whanau! whakarongo ki taku korero;

korero pai, korero nui, ara he korero i

runga i nga tikanga o te oranga tonutanga.

Nonamata na te Atua i hanga te tangata

raua ko te wahine, kahore o raua he, koha,

aha ranei. A ka noho raua ki roto i te

kianga i homai na te Atua ki a raua. Na ka

manaakiti a raua e te Atua, a ka mea te Atua

ki a raua, kia tini, kia kapi hoki te whenua i a

korua. (Titiro ki a Kenehi 1, 28. ) Engari

kihai raua i ata noho, i whai hara raua,

katahi ka pana raua e te Atua i waho i to

raua kainga. Otira kihai te Atua i pupuri

i tona aroha i a raua, kao, nana i kakahuria

raua i tetahi kakahu hiako: ka tohutohu

hoki ki tetahi patunga tapu murunga hara

GOD'S WORD.

GOD, who at sundry times and in

divers manners spake in time

past unto the fathers by the prophets, hath

in these last days spoken unto us by his

Son. "—Hebrews 1. 1, 2.

Friends, listen to me. I have somewhat to

say about a most important and interesting

matter—it is about everlasting life.

In the beginning God made a man and a

woman. They were perfect; without sin or

blemish. They dwelt in a place provided

them by God. God blessed them and said,

" Be fruitful and multiply, and replenish the

earth. " (See Genesis 1. 28. ) But they did

not obey God—they sinned. Therefore God

drove them out of the garden. Neverthe-

less, God did not withhold His love from them.

No, He clothed them with skins and pointed

them to one who should come.

After this man multiplied on the earth,

and wickedness increased also. Every