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EPISTLE OF PAUL THE APOSTLE
THOMAS CHALMERS, D.D. & LL.D.,
PROFESSOR OF THEOLOGY IN THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH,
AND CORRESPONDING MEMBER OF THE ROYAL INSTITUTE OF FRANCE.
WILLIAM COLLINS, 155, INGRAM STREET.
W. CURRY, JUN., & CO., DUBLIN; WHITTAKER & Co.,
A SERIES of pulpit discourses on the obvious subject-matter of Scripture, is of a different character, from those critical and expository works, the object of which is to fix and ascertain the meaning—even of the more obscure and controverted, as well as of the clearest passages. The following is a record of the Sabbath preparations of many years backnow given without change or improvement to the world; and the appearance of which in their present state is very much owing to the frequently expressed desire of my old hearers, to have the Lectures which I delivered on the Epistle to the Romans, set before them in a more permanent form.
It may account for the long delay of their publication, that I had hoped to bestow upon them, the usual elaboration which such compositions undergo, in their passage from the pulpit to the press. But the growing multiplicity of my engagements obliges me to relinquish this hope; and despairing, as I now
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