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THE

END OF THE WORLD;

OR,

The Second Coming

OF

OUR LORD AND SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST.

BY THE

VERY REV. JOHN BAPTIST PAGANI.

“The day of the Lord shall come as a thief, in which the heavens shall pass
away with great violence, and the elements shall be melted with heat, and the
earth and the wor

it shall be burnt up.”—2 Pet. ii. 10.

are

LONDON:

CHARLES DOLMAN, 61, NEW BOND STREET ;

AND 22, PATERNOSTER ROW.

1855.

iol. d. 45%.

Dedication.

TO THE

One Mediator of God and men, the man Christ Jesus : who gave himself a redemption for all” (1 Tim. ii. 5, 6):

To the " Faithful witness, the first-begotten of the dead, and the prince of the throne of David His father, and Who shall reign in the house of Jacob for ever” (Luke i. 32) :

the kings of the earth, who hath loved us, and washed us from our sins, in his own blood” (Apoc. i. 5):

To the “ Lamb that was slain, and is worthy to receive power, and divinity,

and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and benediction” (Apoc. v. 12) :

To the “High Priest, holy, innocent, separated from sinners, and made higher than the heavens” (Heb. v.

26):

To the Lord of glory, “who sitteth on God's right hand in the heavenly

places, above all principality and power, and virtue and domination” (Ephes. i. 20):

To the Son of the most High, “who is called Wonderful, Counsellor, God

the mighty, the Father of the world to come, the Prince of Peace” (Is, x. 6) :

To the "Judge of the living and the dead” (Acts x. 42), who will come

“in the clouds of Heaven with much power and majesty” (Matt. xxiv. 30), and “render to every one according to his works (Rom. ii. 16):

To the Captain and Ruler of Israel, to whom “the Lord God hath given

To the “Expected of nations” (Genes. xlix. 10), “in whom all the tribes

of the earth shall be blessed, and whom all nations shall magnify” (Psal. lxxi. 17):

To the Lion of the tribe of Juda, the Strong, the Almighty, who “shall

rule all nations with an iron rod” (Apoc. xii. 5), and “break kings in the day of His wrath” (Psal. cix. 5) :

To the King of Kings and Lord of Lords (Apoc. xix. 16), who “shall

rule from sea to sea, and from the river unto the end of the earth; whom all the kings of the earth shall adore and all nations shall serve ; and with whose majesty all the earth shall be filled ” (Psal. lxxi) :

To the Great Messias, the Lord Jesus, "the first and the last, the be

ginning and the end” (Apoc. xxii, 13), “ the author and finisher of faith” (Heb. xii. 2); “who is, who was, and who is to come,” (Apoc. i, 4):

ARE THESE PAGES OFFERED,

MOST HUMBLY AND DEVOUTLY,

IN HOMAGE OF PROFOUND ADORATION,

BY A MOST UNWORTHY ADORER.

St. Mary's College, Rugby,

Easter Sunday, 1855.

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