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J. OSWALD JACKSON.
From the London Edition.
WITH AN INTRODUCTION
RECTOR OF ST. PHILIP'S CHURCH, PHILA,
“ And when they lifted up their eyes, they saw no man, saves
“God forbid that I should glory save in the Cross of our Lord
* None but Christ! None but Christ ! _WORDS OF A DYING
PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL BOOK SOCIETY.
THE PROMISED SPIRIT. “He (the SPIRIT OF TRUTH) shall glorify me; for he shall receive of mine, and shall show it unto you."-John xvi. 14.
A PRAYER. O, Almighty God, whom truly to know is everlasting life; grant us perfectly to know thy Son Jesus Christ to be the way, the truth, and the life : for He is the very Paschal Lamb which was offered for us, and hath taken away the sin of the world; who, by his death, hath destroyed death, and by his rising to life again, hath restored us to everlasting life.
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170 Prefare by the Editor.
The following pages are designed by the Reverend author to lead awakened and enquiring souls to "Jesus only.” To show those who are anxious about their salvation, how perfectly simple is the Gospel, and how admirably it is adapted to the situation and wants of those who, in the character of penitents, approach God to obtain pardon, and forgiveness of their sins.
In the beginning of the religious interest, when the sinner is first awakened from the sleep of sin and made to realize his need of a Saviour, there is always a disposition to lay hold of something tangible. Ordinances on the one hand, and experiences on the other, are equally looked to in order to afford evidence of having gone to the Saviour, and being accepted of Him. But both are equally fallacious, for neither the ordinances of the Church, nor any amount of feeling, are, in themselves, the means of reconciling the soul to God, or of affording a soul