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OR AN

EXPLANATION

OF THE

Original Promise;

BEING

A full and satisfactory A NSWER to all Ob-
jections that ever have, shall, or may be,

raised against CHRISTIANITY.

By PAUL LEWIS, Surgeon.

Is there no balm in Gilead? is there no physician there?

why then is not the health of my people recovered ?
Jer. viii. 22.

And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the

inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of
supplication, and they shall look upon me whom they have
pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth
for his only Son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as
one that is in bitterness for his first-born. Zech. xii. 10.

LONDON:
Printed for the AUTHOR ; and Sold by M. COOPER,

at the Globe in Paternoster-Row.

1744

[ Price Bound Five Shillings. ]

John Clarka.

1749.

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PREFACE.

HIS Small Treatise which is now

come forth, was (I must confess) in a T

a great measure extorted from me. The daily papers scarce ever fail to inform us of sometbing which is just printed

and speedily will be publised against Christianity. And it must be confeft, that there are as many Advertisements of books printed and published in the defence of it; and this perhaps you will say leaves no room for me to make one of the number ; and in answer to it, I can as readily reply, that no one can be assured of this, at least, till he has some knowledge of what I have to say upon this subje£t. But were I to speak my own opinion, there are too many reasons which engages me. to it, and more than I care to mention at present ; however the following will, I presume, be fully suffia cient.

'Tis.

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