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EDINBURGH: JOHN JOHNSTONE.
LONDON: GROOMBRIDGE, AND J. NISBET & CO.
DUBLIN: W. CURRY JUN. & Co. ; JOHN ROBERTSON.

AND ALL BOOKSELLERS IN THE KINGDOM.

681,

PROSPECTUS

OP

AN ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN FRIENDS,

UNITED FOR THE PURPOSE OY

PROMOTING THE STUDY AND ELUCIDATION OF

THE PROPHETIC SCRIPTURES,

AND OF

DRAWING THE ATTENTION OF CHRISTIANS GENERALLY TO THE IMPORTANT SUBJECTS CONTAINED THEREIN.

As a blessing is pronounced in the Word of God on the study of Prophecy, which is as a light shining in a dark place until the day dawn and the day-star arise, a few individuals, desirous of forwarding the great cause of Truth, have concurred in the idea of forming an Association of those friendly to this important object; and accordingly have considered it advisable to circulate the following Prospectus amongst those who are likely to assist in so desirable a purpose. As the great day of the Lord approaches, and the distress and perplexity of the nations increase, it behoves all those who are looking for the appearing of our Great God and Saviour Jesus Christ, to have their lamps trimmed, and themselves prepared for the great events of that day; and it is difficult to conceive how these objects can be better forwarded than by the serious, diligent, and prayerful investigation of the Word of Prophecy, that we and others may come under the condemnation of the Jews, who, neglecting the Scriptures of Truth, became blind to the signs of the times, and rejected

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