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The times of restitution of all things, which God
ACTS iii. 21,
District of New-York, ss.
BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the seventeenth day of September, in the twenty-ninth year of the Independence of the United States of America, SAMUEL CAMPBELL, of the said district, hath deposited in this Office the title of a Book, the right whereof he claims as Proprietor, in the words and figures following, to wit: "The UNIVERASL RESTORATION OF ALL MEN. Proved, by scripture, reason, and common sense. By JOSEPH YOUNG, M.D. The times of restitution of all things, which God hath spoken by the mouth of all his holy prophets since the world began. Acts iii. 21.”
In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, entitled "An Act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times there-. in mentioned."
Clerk of the District of New-York.
AN ATTEMPT TO INVESTIGATE AND DISCLOSE
THE FIRST PRINCIPLES OF THEOLOGY, UPON WHICH ALL TRUE RELIGION IS FOUNDED.
Say first of God above, or man below,
THE first principles of Theology consist in believing that there is one eternal, immutable, omnipresent God, the creator, preserver, and governor of the Universe, who is an uncreated, self-existent, independent spirit; whose glorious attributes are infinite goodness, wisdom, power, holiness, justice, mercy, and truth.
As all these attributes are infinite, they cannot possibly admit any thing in the nature, or disposition of the Deity, contrary to them; on which account, they become an infallible standard, to which all controverted opinions in The- / ology should be brought and tested. For every opinion that is contrary to any of these glorious attributes must be false, and should be discarded, as being derogatory to the moral character of God, and greatly injurious to man