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SACRED HISTORICAL PAINTER, AUTHOR OF "THE MESSIAH,” A POEM,
THE SOUL'S AID," &c.
“ Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith prove your ownselves.-
[2d. Cor 13th chap., 5th verse.
To the numerous descendants of Adam, who fell from his high and holy estate, even from the Image of God his Father, and thus brought the curse upon all posterity ; as in him, all are subject to death, so in Christ, whom we preach, all may live. Therefore, to all who have immortal souls to save these pages are respectfully submitted,
BY THE AUTHOR.
Examine yourselves whether ye be in the faith; prove your
ownselves; Know ye not your ownselves, how that Jesus
Christ is in you, except ye he reprobates?
[ad Cor., 13th chap., 5th verse.
Faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
[Romans, 10th chap., 17th verse.
Father, glorify thy name. Then came there a voice from
Heaven, saying: I have boti glorified it, and will glorify
[John, 12th chap., 28th verse.
And we are his witnesses of these things, and so is also the
Holy Ghost, whom God hath given to them that they obey
When they heard that, they were cut to the heart, and took
[Acts, 5th chap., 320 & 33d verses.
Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to-day, and forever.
Be not carried about with divers and strange doctrines; for
it is a good thing that the heart be established with grace ;
not with meats, which have not profited them that have
If ye love me, keep my commandments; .
And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another
Comforter, that he may abide with you forever;
Eren the spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive,
because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him : but ye
know him ; for he dwelleth with you and shall be in you..