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SINCE the period of the publication of the Author's former volume, entitled “ A practical View of the Redeemer's Advent,” that subject has, from various causes, excited a peculiar degree of attention.

Although different sentiments are entertained as to the manner of our Lord's Coming, most persons, who have studied the prophetic Scriptures, consider the day is fast approaching in which He will “ take vengeance upon his enemies,” and fulfil the promises made to his servants. A writer, remarkable for his extensive information thus expresses himself: ;“ The movements of Providence in reference” to various events particularized by him, “ lead the most cautious and sober Christian

may well

* The Editor of the Missionary Register. See Introductory Remarks to the Annual Survey of Missionary Stations for 1828.

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