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In an age like this, it is no wonder that infidelity has its champions. The genuine gospel of Christ is a system too pure and divine to meet the cordial
approbation of men of vicious hearts and corrupt principles; and such have hitherto composed the majority of mankind. Nor are the friends of Christianity alarmed for its safety " GREAT IS THE TRUTH, AND WILL PREVAIL.” Although deistical principles may be expected to spread among the young, the
gay, and the voluptuous; yet hath truth ever gained more than it hath lost by such attacks; to them we owe the masterly defences of a Locke, an Addison, a West, and many more, in ancient as well as modern times.
“ Sir Isaac NEWTON had a very sagacious conjecture, which he told Dr. Clarke, from whom (says Mr.