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A SERIES OF SPECIAL LECTURES
REVELATION OF JESUS CHRIST.
BY J. AS SEISS, D.D.,
BABYLON," " A MIRACLE IN STONE," ETC., ETC.
CHARLES C. COOK,
PREFACE TO VOL. II.
THE publication of the second volume of these Lectures has been delayed quite beyond what was contemplated. From the commencement of the undertaking, it was meant and stated that the Lectures would be written and delivered at different intervals of time, as might be found convenient; but it was not supposed that the work would linger as it has. The slowness in the matter has been owing in part to the numerous other engagements of the author preoccupying his attention, and in part to avoid dwelling too constantly upon one theme, which, though intensely important, is not much relished by some modern Christians.
At length, however, the second volume is complete. The concluding volume is also already so far prepared, that the expectation is to finish the entire work by the early spring of 1880.
Thus far these studies have given the author much satisfaction. His estimate of the worth and necessity of this Book to complete the Canon of the Holy Scripture, has increased as he has proceeded. And his conviction of the certainty of the intention of God to have it understood as a veritable Revelation and Chart of the