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THE

RELIGION

OF

MOSES AND THE PROPHETS

AND OF

JESUS CHRIST,

Jn the Words of the Bible;

ARRANGED

IN SHORT SECTIONS, FOR THE USE OF YOUNG PEOPLE,

AND OF ALL

IN HEATHEN AND FALSE WORSHIPPING COUNTRIES,
WHO HAVE HEARD OF, AND ARE ANXIOUS TO BE ACQUAINTED WITH THOSE

LAWS OF RIGHTEOUSNESS,

WHICH GOD HAS GIVEN HIS RATIONAL CREATURES FOR THE

GOVERNMENT OF THEIR ACTIONS HERE;
AND FOR THE CAREFUL OBSERVANCE OF WHICH, HE HAS GRACIOUSLY

PROMISED A GREAT REWARD HEREAFTER.

BY I. NICHOLSO

VICAR OF GREAT PAXTON

“ As new born babes, desire the sincere milk of the way

thereby.”—1 Peter, ch. ii. ver. 2.

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LONDON:

PUBLISHED BY

B. FELLOWES, LUDGATE STREET.

1832.

164.

LONDON: R. (LAY, PRINIER, BREAD-STREET-IIILL.

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RESPECTER OF PERSONS ; BUT IN EVERY NATION, HE THAT FEARETH HIM, AND WORKETII RIGHTEOUSNESS, IS ACCEPTED OF HIM, REFUSE, THEREFORE, PROFANE AND OLD WIVES' FABLES, AND EXERCISE YOURSELVES UNTO GODLINESS.

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I. NICHOLSON.

PREFACE.

ACCORDING to recent reports made by Bible societies, a sum, considerably exceeding a million of money, has been expended in the great work of disseminating the Sacred Writings. The experience, however, of more than twenty years, very clearly proves, that this expense, and the active labours of those employed in this praiseworthy undertaking, have not produced beneficial effects, equal to the expectations of the

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