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SERMON I..

FALSE IDEAS OF PROPHECY.

2 PETER, i. 21.

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Prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake, as they were moved by the Spirit of God..

I.

THE argument from prophecy, in support SERMON of the Christian revelation, would be thought more conclusive, at least would be more distinctly apprehended, if men could be kept from mixing their own prejudices and preconceptions with it.

The general question may be expressed thus

" Whether the predictions in the Old and “New Testament do not appear to have been “So far, and in such sense, fulfilled, as to

VOL, V.

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