Imágenes de páginas
PDF
EPUB
[blocks in formation]

excuse

he would be sure to satisfy himself; for, let what will be pretended, people are grown so very apt to fancy they are always in the right, that, unless it hit their humour, it is immediately condemned for a sham and hypocrisy.

In short, that which wants an for being in print, ought not to have been printed at all.”* But whether the ensuing little work deserves to stand in that class the world must have leave to determine. And what faults the true judgment of the Gentleman may find out, it is to be hoped his candour and good humour will easily pardon.

But to please every one would be a new thing; and to write so as to please nobody would be as new ; for even the most irreligious and abominable writers have their admirers.

Rev. John Pomfret.

[blocks in formation]

The Author is not so fond of fame to desire it from the injudicious many; nor of so mortified a temper not to wish it from the discerning few, for it is not the multitude of applauses, but the good sense of the applauders, which establishes a valuable reputation; and if a Christian or a sinner say it is well he will not be at all solicitous how great the majority may be to the contrary.

T. H. H.

Lime Tree Cottage,

Matlock,
ANNO, 1847.

THE

Sacred Manre Jesus.

Jehovah : God: Almighty: Jah :

I am: Emanuel: Shiloh : Lord of Hosts : the Lamb: Secret Desire of Nations : Bridegroom: Lord: Unchangeable: Eternal : King: the Word : Saviour: the Branch: the Lord: our Rigteousness: Counsellor: Root of Jesse : Prince of Peace : Holy: True: Faithful: Brother: Father: Friend: Redeemer: High Priest: Life: Beginning : End : Immortal : Shepherd : Husband: Shield and Son: Seed of the Woman: precious Corner Stone : The Way: the Truth: Messiah: God alone.

Introductory Chapter.

PROPHECY.

And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head ; and thou shalt bruise his heel, Gen. iii. 15.

And in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed. Gen. xii. 3.

Kiss the Son, lest he be angry and ye perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all they that put their trust in him. Ps. i. ii. 18.

The Lord hath sworn, and will not repent, Thou art a priest for ever, after the order of Melchizedek. Ps. cx. 4.

The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined. Isa. ix. 2.

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given : and the government shall be upon his shoulder : and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The Everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. Ibib. ix. 6. And in that day there shall be a root of Jesse, which shall stand for an ensign of the people; to it shall the Gentiles seek; and his rest shall be glorious. Ibib. xi. 10.

The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad for them: and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose. Ibib. xxxv. 1.

Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped. Then shall the lame man leap as an hart, and the tongue of the dumb sing. Ibib. xxxv. 5, 6.

He shall feed his flock like a shepherd, he shall gather the lambs with his arms, and carry them in his bosom, and shall gently lead those that are with young. Ibib. xl. ll.

« AnteriorContinuar »