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COMPARED WITH THE
Religion of the New Testament.
“ A wonderful and borrible thing is committed in
CHARLES GILPIN, 5, BISHOPSGATE-STREET WITHOUT.
When I speak of the Papal and Hierarchical system, I do not mean to confine either my own view or that of my readers, to the Church of Rome. I speak rather of the system which places man under the rule of man, in matters of religion—the laity, more particularly, under the rule of the clergy ; so that human wisdom and authority are found, in various degrees, to usurp the place of pure, divine truth.
divine truth. So also by the religion of the New Testament, I mean the religion of Him of whom the book testifies -even Jesus Christ, the only Mediator between God and man; who has bought us with his blood, who is the sole High Priest of our profession, who rules the universal church by his