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83. Christian reader-You who profess to know and believe that Jesus is "the Christ, the Son of the living God," permit me to close this letter with a word of exhortation. Let me recommend to you to read carefully and prayerfully the 11th chapter of Romans. Rejoice in the prospect of the Jews being grafted again into the good olive-tree, if they continue not in unbelief. “But how then shall they call on him whom they have not believed ? and how shall they believe on him of whom they have not heard ? and how shall they hear without a preacher ? and how shall they preach except they be sent ?" Rom. 10:14, 15. But who shall send missionaries and the means of grace to the Jews, if Christians do not? Consider therefore the design of the rejection of my beloved people, and your adoption in their stead. “For as ye in times past have not believed God, yet have now obtained mercy through their unbelief; even so have these also now not believed, that through your mercy they also may obtain mercy.” Rom. 11:30, 31. Remember also, that “salvation is of the Jews ;" "who are Israel. ites ; to whom pertaineth the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the giving of the law, and the service of God, and the promises, whose are the fathers, and of whom, as concerning the flesh, Christ came, who is over all, God blessed for ever. Amen." Rom. 9 : 4, 5. Should it be askod in what way can we show mercy unto them? What can we do to convince them that Jesus is the true Messiah? I answer for the present, you may aid the committee appointed by the board of the Jewish Society to carry into effect their resolutions prefixed to this work; namely, to circulate it amongst the Jews in this country, and in England, and to get it translated into the German language, for the use of the Jews in Europe. For this purpose, a distinct fund has been opened, and donations are thankfully received by the treasurer of this society, Mr. E. Burrill, No. 5 Broad-street. To promote this good cause, I have offered to the Society

as many copies as they may want at cost, and should be happy once more to travel over the United States to solicit aid for this object, as I have heretofore for other objects. But I am now old and grey-headed; and with the loss of my hair I am losing my strength also, and shall have to spend the remainder of my days at home, in the publication of the Jewish Intelligencer. But I hope many will send their mite to the treasurer of the Society, which will save traveling expenses. “And now unto him who loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood, and hath made us kings and priests unto God and his Father, to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen."

NOTE.-A Prospectus of which will be fonnd prefixed to this work, the first No. of which has just been published.

END OF VOL. II.

Sir,-Having had the gratification of perusing in manuscript the second volume of Joseph and Benjamin, I am constrained to express my sentiments of its merits. To those who have read the first volume, it may suffice to say, not only that it treats of similar topics in a like manner, that the plan there laid down has been completed, and the promises there made have been fulfilled; but, as these are deeper and more interesting subjects, they have been more labored, and deserve more the attention of the public; that they will find the relish they gained in the first volume, satisfied by a full feast in this.

I would say to those who have not seen the first volume, that if they wish to see the subject of difference between Jews, the sons of Abraham, and Christians, treated fully, clearly, and convincingly-if they wish to see the fundamental truths of the Gospel exhibited in the best manner, they will consult these volumes, equally beneficial to the Jew and Christian

J. B. K.

Extract of a letter from James Millar, Esq., who acted as secretary for the London Society for promoting Christianity among the Jews, during the time that I preached che substance of these letters as lectures to my Jewish brethren in London.

“I have received your first volume of letters from Joseph to Benjamin, for which I sincerely thank you. They appear to me well calculated to excite the attention of the Jews; indeed, I always considered you as better qualified to deal with your brethren than most of our Christian ministers, in consequence of your general acquaintance with their opinions and the traditions of the Jewish fathers. Could we persuade them to apply to the 'Ruach Hakkodesh' for divine illumination in reading the prophets, with your observations, I should hope the veil that is yet on their hearts would be removed; it will be taken away in due time: your letters at the same time appear to me to be well calculated for the bulk of Christian readers, who appear to be too little acquainted with the prophecies relating to the future prospects of God's apcient people."

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11.

318

Abel, his sacrifice,
Acceptance of Christ's sacrifice,
Adam how created,

a federal head,
his fall,
believed in the Messiah, 156

a type of Christ,
Advent of the Messiah, first

second
Advantages of the Seminary at

Gosport,
Altar of Christ's sacrifice,
Angel-Jehovah,

his appearances,
Anointed, ineans Christ,
Antiquity of sacrifices,
Apostles, their character,

witnesses to Christ's
resurrection,
Arguments to read the Scrip-
tures,

32
Ascension of Christ,
Atonement,

325
Attributes of God, incommuni-

cable,

Condition of the covenant of

works,
Consecration of Christ,
Consequences if Christ be not
God,

be God,
Contract in the covenant of

redemption,
Controversy between Jews and
Christians,

how to decide it,
Covenant of works,

501
nature of a

ibi.
how made,
Covenant of redemption,

with Abraham not yet
fulfilled,
Creation, an incommunicable
work,

of man,
Credentials of the Messiah,
Criteria of Divinity,
Crucifixion of Christ,

D.

1861
Daniel's weeks fulfilled,

225
Death of Christ,

temporal, spiritual, and
eternal,
Depravity, nature, proved,
Desire of all nations means
Christ,

189
Destruction of Jerusalems 199|

foretold,
Deut. 18: 15-18 explained, 292)
Divine revelation, possible, ne-

cessary,
Divisions of the Bible,

211
Divinity of Christ proved from
his resurrection,

its importance,

the Holy Ghost,
Doubts about the Bible,

148

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Burial of Christ,

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Cain, his sacrifice,
Canaan, not yet fully possessed,
Ceremonial law could not atone, 114
Change of human nature,

called a fall,
Character of the Messiah,
Christ, why so called,

God by nature,

possesses all tho divine
criteria,
Cock, sacrificed,
Concluding letter,

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Vol. Vol. 11

Vol. Vol.
I. | II.

I. II.
Error, duty of renouncing it, 11 Jesus, why called 80,

2181
Evasions refuted,

his human existence proved, 212
Eve believed in the Messiah,

he is the promised Messiah 212
Events connected with the mil-

why rejected by the Jews, 4
lennium,

still expected by them,
Evidences of divine revelation,

Image of God, what,

481
Exaltation of Christ, necessity,

Immutability, prerogative of
nature,

God,
Examination of Scripture,

||Importance of examining reli-
Expectation of a literal return,

gion,
Extent of Christ's sacrifice,

of the divinity of Christ,

his resurrection,
Imputation of Adam's sin, 83

what it means,
Faber's sentiment of the mil-

proved,
lenniui,
267|Inability,

1051
Faith the channel of salvation, 175 Inspiration, the work of the 1
Messiah the object of

231 Holy Spirit,
Fall of Adam,

Intercession of Christ,
Introduction to the Series of

Letters,
John the Baptist,

271
Genealogy of Judah preserved, 239 Isaiah 11: 2-5 considered, 263
Matth. and Luke

14:7,

243
reconciled,

52 and 53

341
General resurrection,

332|| Judah, his genealogy preserved, 239]
Genesis 3 : 15 considered,

Judaism to be re-established,
49: 10 considered,

Judge of the world is Christ,

Judgment, general
Gentiles to be blessed in the

Justification by faith only, 177
Messiah,
German Neologists,

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Hag. 2: 1-9 considered,

med S 187
Harbinger of the Messiah,

272

Law, positive, moral,
Happiness, future, of the righ-

Lawgiver,
teous,

373|| Letter from “Benjamin to Jo-
Heb. 2:2,3

182

seph,"
14, a

375)

circular, to omit things
11:4,

319

contained in the Talmud,
Heresy charged on those who

&c. about Christ,
believe a literal restoration

Levi, David, quotation,
of Israel,
Lying to the Holy Ghost,

249
Holiness enforced by Christ's
resurrection,

M.
Holy Spirit, his divinity proved,
Human nature changed by sin,

Man, his creation,
its cause unknown with-

the noblest creature on earth, ibi.
out divine revelation,
62

S 1900
Malachi 3:1 considered,

224)
Mediator necessary,

appointed,
Jacob's prediction, Gen. 49: 10,

revealed in Scripture, 120
fulfilled,

179

Messenger means Christ,
Jehovah, an incommunicable

Messiah promised, proved,
name,
145

145)
Jerusalem to be rebuilt,

expected,
revealed in paradiso, 1501

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191

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144

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