| TE HOA MAORI,
'' 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 16. AKARANA, APERIRA, 1890. Registered as
No. 16. AUCKLAND, APRIL, 1890. a Magazine.
" He pono te korero, a e pai ana kia tangohia
rawatia, i haere mai a karaiti, Ihu ki te ai ki te
whakaora i te hunga hara. "1 Timiti i. 15.
"This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all
acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world
to save sinners. "! Timothy i. 18.
"Na, Ma tatanga ano hoki koutou: no te mea
ka puta mai te Tama a te tangata i te haora e
lore ai koutou e mahara. "MATIU 24, 44.
TE HU KI ROTO I TE TAKIWA
WAIHOTIA taua mea he tata tonu ki a
tatou whare hei tohu whakatupato
tonu mo tatou. I taua wa e korero kau ana
nga tangata katoa i runga i nga mea miharo
o taua hu; e mea tika ra kia tupato tatou
engari koa e hoa e korero ana i tenei korero
kua whakatupatoria ranei koe i te aha
kahore ranei ?
I te 9 o nga ra o Hune, 1886, i haere nga
mea katoa o te ao nei i runga i o ratou
tikanga. Na, i mohio noa, i whakaaro noa
iho ranei nga tangata o taua takiwa i a
ratou e haere ana ki o ratou moenga i taua
po tera ka tino raruraru to ratou moe i te
aitua nui whakahahara, i te nganga kino, i
nga tohu me nga miharo i runga i raro i nga
taha katoa hoki e kawe mai ana ki te
, tokoma te whakahau o te Atua.
"* Be ye also ready: for in such an hour as
ye think not the Son of Man cometh. MATT.
THE ERUPTIONS IN THE LAKES
BY this circumstance at our very doors,
which at the time was the topic of
conversation wherever one turned, we might
well have been again warned; but were
you, my reader, and with what result ?
With things going on as usual on the 9th
' of June, 1886, was it expected I ask by the
inhabitants of the Lakes District on going
to bed that night, that they would be dis-
turbed from their slumbers by hitherto
unheard of noises and signs and wonders
from above, beneath and around, bringing
to so many a summons from God.
Scripture clearly defines man's position.
If he has faith which appropriates the
words of the Lord for himself he will
be saved, if he rejects he will be lost,
"I came not to call the righteous but