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SABBATH EVENINGS AT HOME.

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EDWARD HENRY BICKERSTETH, M.A.,

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“with many such parables spake he the word unto them as
they were able to hear it.”—Markiv. 33.

seel EY, JACKSON, AND HALLIDAY, FLEET STREET ;
AND B. SEELEY, HANOVER STREET :
LONDON. MDCCCLV.

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PREFACE,

THE difficulty of finding interesting and profitable instruction for our children and servants on Sabbath Evenings, is so constant and urgent, that, although a valuable weekly periodical is now issuing from the press, I venture to hope this humble contribution will not be unacceptable to Christian parents and teachers. Sketches of these papers were first used by me in various schools and Bible classes; and having found the keen interest which they awakened in some young persons, I filled up the outline, and they were published in “the Churchman’s Penny Magazine.” I am now encouraged by many friends to offer them in a more permanent form. Indeed, I am persuaded that the tracing of one spiritual figure through all the places in Scripture," where it is used, must bring out

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