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such a Work was much wanted, he ventured upon its publication, trusting, both for supply and demand, to the wants and good feeling of the Church.
The Publisher has been anxious to give as much variety to the contents of the volume as circumstances would allow,—only one re-printed sermon having been introduced, which is the production of one of the Ministers of the New Church in America, and can be but little known here and this must be his excuse with those friends who have favoured him with several sermons, for the appearance of comparatively but few of them.
The Publisher has pleasure in acknowledging that the demand has exceeded his anticipation; and he now returns his sincere thanks to those Ministers, and others, who have furnished him with Sermons for the purpose. If it be still acceptable to the Church, and an adequate supply of matter can be procured, he will with pleasure proceed with another, or other volumes.
“Except a man born again, be cannot see the kingdom of God."-John iii. 3.
down and looked into the sepulchre, and seeth two argels in white, sitting, the one at
By the Rey. S. NOBLE.
“ It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth."-Lament. iii. 27.
The Breast-plate of Aaron and its Precious Stones
By the Rev. D. G, GOYDER.
“ And the stones were according to the names of the children of Israel, twelve, ac-
cording to their names, like the engravings of a signet, every one with his name, ac-
Religion, an Internal Active Principle
By Mr. D. T. Dyke.
Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if any man hear my voice and open the
door, I will come into him, and will sup with him, and he with me.". Rev. iii. 20.
Darkness over all the land of Egypt, and at the same time light in the
dwellings of the Israelites ..
By the Rev. T. GOYDER.
" And the Lord said unto Moses, Stretch out thine hand towards heaven, that there
may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even darkness which may be felt. And Moses
stretched forth his hand towards heaven; and there was a thick darkness in all the
land of Egypt three days. They saw not one another, neither rose any from his place
for three days; but all the children of Israel had light in their dwellings.”—Exod. x.
21, 22, 23.