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ON THE

Sacred Predictions:

PROPER FOR THE

Confideration of all Sorts of People at all Times;
more especially, whenever in danger of PUBLIC
CALAMITIES: Collected out of the Holy Scrip-
tures; fhewing the EVENTS, which fome Perfons
have Reason to fear; and thofe for which others
have Ground to hope.

Whereunto is added a LETTER, proving, that the pub-
lic Reading the Holy Scriptures on the Lord's-Days is an
Ordinance of divine Appointment, for the fpiritual Be-
nefit of all Sorts of Hearers, and is Part of that public
Worship which God requires from his People.

All intended for promoting Piety and the Confolation of ferious
Chriftians of every Denomination, when under Affliction, ei-
ther of a temporal or spiritual Kind, frequent in the common
Course of Life; and likewife for their Comfort in Times of
public Calamities.

By THEOPHILUS LOB B, M. D.
And C. R. M. L. C. and R. S. L. S.
Search the Scriptures. John v. 39.

LONDON:

Printed the J. BUCKLAND, at the Buck in Pater-
nofter-Row. MDCCLXI.

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F (as alledged in the tenth Letter of this Book) the Public Reading the Holy Scriptures on the Lord's-Days in the Affemblies of Chriftians, is an Ordinance of God's Appointment, for the fpiritual Benefit of all Sorts of Hearers, and is a Part of the Public Worship He requires from his People; then it ought to be performed in every worshipping Affembly of Chriftians, on thofe Holy Days: And thofe Congregations, and their Minifters, who have not used this Ordinance ought no longer to neglect it.

The following Queries are propofed to confideration.

1. As to thofe Minifters of Chrift, who have not performed this Part of the Public Worship of God on the Lord's-Days, it is queried, Whether they are not guilty of diminishing from the Things, which the Lord hath commanded, and guilty of withholding from Him Part of the Public Worship which he requires; and guilty of withholding from ferious Chriftians an Ordinance appointed for their further Inftruction, Edification, and Comfort; and guilty of withholding from the ignorant and ungodly Perfons, who may come to the Public Worfhip of God, what he ordained, as a Means of Knowledge, Converfion, and Salvation to their Souls?

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