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therefore, but a small thing to be judged of man's judgment*. But conscious of the vast importance of the subject which he thus puts into the reader's hands, he cannot take leave of him without earnestly entreating his serious attention.
The one principle which he assumes for granted, and which he is cer. tain cannot be disproved, is, that the Bible is a revelation from God. By this standard he is willing that whatever he has advanced may be tried. If the Bible be true, we must all give an account, each one of himself, to the great and final Judge. That when we shall appear before his awful tribunal, we may be found at his right hand, accepted in the Beloved, is the author's fervent prayer, both for his readers and for himself.
The Lord coming to his Temple.
Malachi ii. 13.
The Lord whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his temple; even the mega
senger of the covenant whom ye delight in : Behold, he shall come, saith the
The Sun rising upon a dark World.
Isaiah ix. 2.
The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light : they that dwell
in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined, · · 91
Characters and Names of Messiah.
Isaiah ix. 6.
For unto 118 a child is born, unto us ä son is given ; and the government