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párallel with eternity, through means of a ministry, exhibiting “the Father's Everlasting Love; the Atonement, Righteousness, and complete Salvation of the Son; the regenerating influence of the ETERNAL SPIRIT ; with the operations and enjoyments of a purifying FAITH ;a ministry which has a character, so peculiarly its own, in encouraging and assisting a diligent search into the exhaustless mine of the sacred SCRIPTURES, by the reader being habitually led to consider, that as every word is of divine inspiration, so every word of the blessed Bible is worthy of notice and regard.

The great HEAD of the CHURCH oftentimes accomplishes His gracious designs, by means of the most feeble instruments; and should he vouchsafe his blessing on this humble attempt to illustrate the glories of redemption, and the mysteries of Divine Providence, by directing the attention of any individual believer more to the comforting truths of the Gospel ; or to guide one unawakened mind to the only way of salvation, through a crucified and ascended SAVIOUR ; to him, from whom cometh all the power, be ascribed all the praise, and all the glory, now and for ever.

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