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CONTENTS;

STUDY I.

EARTH'S NIGHT OF SIN TO TERMINATE IN A MORNING OF JOY.

A. NIGHT OP WEEPING AND A MOHNING OP JOY, Two METHODS OP SEEKING TRUTH. THE McrHoo HEREIN PURSUED. SCOPE OP THE WORK. -A DIF- FERENC3 BETWEEN THE REVERENT STUDY OF THS SCRIPTURES AND THB D&T- GEROUS HABIT OF SPECULATION.- THE OBJECT OP PROPHECY. THE PRESENT RELIGIOUS CONDITION- OP THE WORLD VIEWED FROM Two STANDPOINTS * EGYPTIAN DARKNESS A Bow OP PROMISE. THE PATH OP THE JUST PRO- GRESSIVK. CAUSE or THIS GREAT APOSTASY. THE REFORMATION. THB SAMS CAUSE AGAIN HINDERS REAL PROGRESS. PERFECTION OP KNOWLEDGE NOT A THING OF THE PAST, BUT OF THE FUTURE. .... g

STUDY IL

THE EXISTENCE OF A SUPREME INTELLIGENT CREATOR ESTABLISHED.

EVIDENCE ASIDE FROM THB BIBLE, EXAMINED xsi THE LIGHT OP REASON. An

UNlBNAdLII TlLEtUY. A RtASONAELjJ TlIHOUY THE CHARACTER OF GOD

��STUDY IE.

THE BIBLE AS A DIVINE REVELATION VIEWED IN THE LIGHT OF REASON.

THE CLAIIWS OP TITK BIBLB AND ITS SURFACE EVIDENCE OP CRHDiBrLrrr. ITS ANTIQUITY AND PRESERVATION. ITS MORAL INFLUENCE. MOTIVES OP THB WRITERS. GENHKAL CHARACTER OF THE WRITINGS THE BOOKS OF MOSES. THR LAW OF Mo'jns. PECULIARITIES OF THE GOVERNMENT iKSTiiurED BY MOSES. IT WAS NOT A SYSTLM OF PKICSTCIIAFT, INSTRUCTIONS TO CIVIL RULERS RICH AND POOR ON A COMMON LITTOL BEFORE THE LAW. SAFE- GUARDS AGAINST TAMWRING WITH THE RIGHTS OF THB PEOPLE. THB PRIESTHOOD NOT A FAVORED CLASS, How SUP*OKTHD, ETC. OPPRESSION OF

PORRXGMBRS, WlOOWS, Ofcl'HANS AND SERVANTS GUARDED AGAINST. TlIB

PROPIIKTS OP THE BIBLE Is THFHB A. COMMON BOND OF UNION BETWEEN THK TAW, THE PROPHETS AND THE NEW TESTAMENT WRITERS? MIRACLES

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