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pense his reveald Will; in fuch a Manner, that any ordinary Capacity may be enabled to apprehend the Drift and Design of the Holy Scrips gutes) upon all Occasions ; either when they peruse them at home, or heat others read them by small Portions at a time, in the Psalms and Lessons appointed for the daily Service of the Temple
...! For whatever Dangers and Difficulties may have been furmis'd, as attending the Study of them, the whole Scope of the facred Writings, from the Beginning to the End, ap+! pears evidently to be but this one, The Salvation of Mankind throughi
Jesus Christ. Which being at tainable only by a proper Faith, and alsgood-'-moral Lífe, the Bible contains nothing but what ire lates to one or the other of thefe ; nothing but Genealogies, Types, Predictions, and Demonstrations, concerning the MESSIAH; and Institutions, Precepts, Exhortations, and Examples, for living righteously.
Therefore, that I might not burden, either the Reader or my felf, with more than was necessary, and perhaps fafe upon this Occasion, 'I have omitted consulting any of those very learned Authors who have written professedly upon the fame Sub
ject, except Sigonius; and him," nore
o 111. The Tabernacle: TO-I-MedT
OOXIV. Synagogues. I face IV ibid,
C HA P. VON HIVY
SVIII. The Sabbaths.
CH A P. VI,