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perusal of this part of the Scriptures, which it may be possible to alleviate, if not entirely to remove; and, certainly, the controversy raised upon it may be brought within a much narrower compass.
In dealing with these or other subjects, the author has at least endeavoured, with whatever success, to fix the attention exclusively on the questions at issue, divested of associations unfriendly to the investigation of truth; and while he has strenuously maintained his own views, he is not conscious of having failed in a just appreciation of the opinions of any from whom he may have occasionally differed, or in a scrupulous accuracy in stating them. He would at all times bear in mind that there is, there ought to be, but one object in inquiries of this nature—to assist, in however small a measure, in promoting correct and comprehensive views of the Christian religion-in extending, by the Divine blessing, the guidance and comfort of the Gospel
THE ADVOCACY OF CHRIST.
1 John ii. 1, 2.-And if any man sin, we have an Advocate
with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous: and he is the
propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also
for the sins of the whole world . . . . . . . . . 55
THE HOPE OF THE FIRST CHRISTIANS.
not found that returned to give glory to God, save this
stranger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157
THE COMPREHENSIVENESS OF THE TERM FAITH.