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STEPHEN H. TYNG, D.D.
Rector of the Church of the Epiphany,

PHILADELPHIA...

P H IL A D E L P H I A:

PUBLISHED BY STAVELY AND M'CALLA,

No. 12 Pear street.

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Extered according to the Act of Congress, by STEPHEN H. TYNG, D. in the year 1813, in the Clerk's Offire of the District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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TO

THE MEMBERS

OF THE

CHURCH OF THE EPIPHANY,

IN THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA.

A PELOVED AND UNITED FLOCK, WHO, IN AIS TEN YEARS' MINIS

TRY AMONG THEM, HAVE GIVEN TO THEIR PASTOR, NO SINGLE

CAUSE OF GRIEF OR TROUBLE, AND AMONG WHOM, GOD HAS

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HOPE AND PRAYER, THAT BY THE HOLY SPIRIT, THEY
MAY BE STILL MADE TO SPEAK• 70 TALIREDPICA-
TION IN THE KNOWLSIGE AND LOVE QF ODR
GLORIOUS LORD JESUS CRIST,,19 THE

EVERLASTING GLORY DE

GOD THE FATHER.

Philadelphia, November 1, 1843.

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INTRODUCTION.

ume.

In the autumn of the year 1831, the author delivered a course of lectures upon the Law and the Gospel, to the congregation of St. Paul's Church, Philadelphia, of which he was at that time the Rector. The Editor of a collection of works called the Christian Library, requested them for publication in the series of volumes which he was preparing for the press. Thus they were first printed in the year 1833. In the same year a second edition of them was printed, in a separate vol

These were circulated and sold with a rapidity which was wholly unexpected. God was pleased to make them useful to the awakening and instruction of his children, to an extent, which has both astonished and humbled the writer. Many precious instances of conversion by their instructions through the divine power of God the Holy Ghost, have been brought to the knowledge of the author; for which he desires from his inmost soul to give the praise and glory to the God of all grace. Some of these have been of persons who are now preaching the blessed truths, which God has been pleased thus to reveal to them from his holy word. But these two editions have been for some years wholly dispensed abroad,

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