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7 > Page 7 of Another voice from the tomb : being a funeral sermon, occasionedby the death of Joseph Cabell Breckinridge, Esq. Secretary of State. Delivered in M'Chord's Church, Lexington, Ky., sabbath afternoon, February 8th, 1824 / by the Rev. Robert H. Bishop.

[ 7 ] aus impulse from the knowledge of the fact-that his destitute and bereaved widow-that his helpless and orphan family, are taken anew under the special protection of the arm of the Almighty. That from the single fact that she is a widow, and that they are fatherless, they have a new claim to the protec- tion of the God of the whole earth. 2. "Like as a father pitieth his children, so the Lord pitieth them that fear him. For lie knoweth our frame; he remembereth that we are dust." Ps. ciii. 13, 14. And again.-A father of the fatherless, as well as a judge of the widow, is our God in his holy hab- itation. Here again.-Instead of an earthly, and weak and mortal father, a father who, however strong his affec- tion might have been, had only limited means, we have a heavenly Father, an Eternal Almighty Father -and a Father who, while he knows our frame and the frame of our helpless and exposed and destitute infants, has compassion and care and attention, and power to relieve, as extensive as the universe, as extensive, and as durable as eternity. Man of vio- lence and deceit, beware of oppressing the widow and the fatherless! Their judge is just and terri. ble! And while the Father of mercies is watching over the bereaved children on earth, and while those chil- dren with all their infirmities shall know that their heavenly father cares for them, and enters into all their delicate feelings-while these things are known and felt on earth, will not the glorified father in,