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OR THE COMING OF
THE TRUE KEY
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| OF THE SURE WORD OF PROPHECY OF
1 ST. PETER ;
MR. GIBBON, .
END OF THE WORLD IN THEIR OWN TIME.
The Whole being intended as an Illustration of the Necessity and Importance of
By N. NISBETT, A.M.
Other Foundation can no Man lay than that which is laid, JESUS THE CHRIST
PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR,
[Entered at Stationers Hall.]
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FROM a perusal of the Title Page, and of : the Table of Contents of the Work which is here offered to the public Attention, it will appear that the Subjects treated of in it, are of no mean or trifling importance, but that they relate to the most essential Interests of Christianity, and to the Manner in which the New Testament is to be understood.
As they are many of them viewed in a light very different from that in which they have hitherto been viewed by the generality of Christians--the Author most earnestly wishes they may be scrutinized with the utmost severity of genuine Criticism; for as the ascertaining the true Meaning of the Sacred Writers and the rescueing them from the suspicion of their having predicted a Falsehood, is his first Object'; he shall feel equal pleasure in receiving information from others, and in retracting his own Opinion when it shall be made to appear that he is mistaken.