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NEW COURT MEETING, CAREY STREET,
March 5, 1829,
MONTHLY ASSOCIATION OF CONGREGATIONAL MINISTERS;
AND PUBLISHED AT THEIR REQUEST.
JOSEPH FLETCHER, A. M.
HOLDSWORTH AND BALL,
18, st. PAUL'S CHURCH-YARD;
AND BY WESTLEY AND DAVIS, STATIONERS' Court.
1 PET. i. 10, 11.
“ Of which salvation the prophets have enquired and
searched diligently, who prophesied of the grace that should come unto you: searching what, or what manner of time the Spirit of Christ which was in them did signify, when it testified beforehand the sufferings of Christ, and the glory that should follow.”
Ir devolves upon me, by the appointment of my brethren in the ministry, to illustrate a topic, which to some may appear simple and obvious, but in reference to which I frankly confess that no small difficulty has been felt from its being both restricted and yet indefinite in its character. It is possible, that on this account more may be advanced on several points than may be thought strictly relevant to the subject; and much less may be stated on others than what might accord with previous anticipations. As the more important parts of unfulfilled prophecy will form the topics of future