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CHAPLAIN TO HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF PRUSSIA ; AUTHOR OF “ELISHA THE TISUBITL,"

“LAST DAYS OF ELISHA," "THE MARTYR LAMB," ETC.

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FROM

THE AUTHOR'S PREFACE.

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In the following meditations I trust I have succeeded in displaying to my readers at least a portion of those riches which are contained in the inexhaustible treasury of our Saviour's sufferings. Unmutilated scriptural truth, such as I believe I promulgate, still finds a favorable reception in the world, which I have been permitted to experience in the most gratifying

I mention it, solely to the praise of God, and for the satisfaction of those who are like-minded, that my writings, or at least a part of them, are, as I hear, already translated into English, French, Dutch, Swedish, and as I am assured, though I can not vouch for the fact, into the Danish language also. My “Elijah the Tishbite” has even appeared in a Chinese attire. But that which is of greater importance, is the intelligence I am constantly receiving of the manifold blessing which the Lord, of his great and unmerited favor, has bestowed upon my labors. That in his condescension and loving-kindness, He would also deign to bless this my most recent work is so much the more my heartfelt wish and ardent prayer, since it has for its subject the chief supporting pillar of the whole church-the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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