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A CONNECTED VIEW OF THE TESTI.

MONY OF THE PROPHETS

CONCERNING

THE KINGDOM OF GOD

AND

THE TIME OF ITS ESTABLISHMENT.

BY JOSIAH LITCH.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. 1.

BOSTON:

PUBLISHED BY JOSHUA V. HIMES,

14 Devonshiro Street,

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INTRODUCTION.

The great design of this work is to embody and present more compactly and distinctly, a great variety of facts and arguments which bear on the subject of prophecy, and are now scattered and dispersed through many works. We are out upon a wide field; an inexhaustible mine of truth presents itself; new thoughts and arguments are continually coming up and strengthening our positions. For the purpose of condensing, combining, and more strongly, if possible, presenting this light as it now shines upon us, it has been thonght important to issue the work now presented to the public.

There has been for some time past a demand for a more full reference to historical and chronological data, to be put into the hands of those who were desirous of thoroughly investigating the Second Advent doctrine. Such a work is especially a desideratum with those, who, at this late day, awake to the subject, and feel an anxious wish to do something to awaken their fellow-men to a sense of the coming events. They feel themselves uninformed, in many instances, on the subject of history, and with the haste with which they must go out, if they go at all, they can hardly spend time to wade through many volumes of history, to select what they need for illustrating the prophecies. The work now offered to the public, is designed in some

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