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Christianity over Infidelity displayed,

OR THE COMING OF

THE MESSIAH,

THE TRUE KEY

TO THE RIGHT UNDERSTANDING OF THE MOST
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THAT OUR LORD AND HIS APOSTLES PREDICTED THE NEAR APPROACH OF THE
END OF THE WORLD IN THEIR OWN TIME.

The Whole being intended as an Illustration of the Necessity and Importance of

Considering the Gospels as Histories,

AND PARTICULARLY

As Histories of the great Controversy between our LORD and the JEWS,

CONCERNING THE

TRUE NATURE OF THE MESSIAH's CHARACTER.

By N. NISBETT, A.M.

Other Foundation can no Man lay than that which is laid, JESUS THE CHRIST-
or THE MESSIAH. We have not followed cunningly devised Fables when we
made known to you the Power and Coming of OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST.

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and the Jews, concerning the true nature of the Messiah's Character. Viewing it in this light, discoveries have gradually been made by him, of which he had no conception, particularly with respect to St. Paul's Man of Sin, and the Antichrist of St. John. And he is firmly persuaded, that if the same plan is faithfully pursued; it will be followed by discoveries, still more important and satisfactory!

ASH, 7th August, 1802.

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THE

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

Pages

FREE enquiry encouraged by Christianity 1, 2.

The opposition of Infidels favorable to Christianity 2, 3. Christianity, notwithstanding, on the decline 3, 4. Artifices of the French Philosophers to destroy it, well stated by Bishop Horsley The charge of the decline of Christianity charged, by Dr. Edwards, to the weakness of its Advo

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Mr. Gibbon charges Christ and his Apostles with having predicted the end of the world, in their own time

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Grotius says, it was for wise purposes the pious deception was permitted to take place Christians called upon, by Dr. Edwards, to concede the Objection to the Adversary - ibid. The Bishop of Landaff charged by Dr. Edwards with not having been extremely solicitous to relieve the Apostles from the accusation of Error. The Bishop takes no notice of the Objection, as it relates to Christ 7, to 9. Passages of Scripture, on which Mr. Gibbon's objection is founded, as it relates to Christ, stated

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