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LETTERS

TO A FRIEND,

ON THE

EVIDENCES, DOCTRINES, AND DUTIES,

OF

THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION:

By

OLINTHUS GREGORY, LL.D.

ASSOC. ACAD, DIJON, HONORARY MEMBER of THE LITERARY AND PHILOSOPHICAL
SOCIETY OF NEw York, of THE NEw York HISTORICAL SOCIETY, OF THE
LITERARY AND PHILosophical, AND of THE ANT10UARIAN SOCIETIES OF
NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, of THE CAMBRIDGE PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY, OF THE
INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS, VICE PRESIDENT of THE ASTRONOMICAL
SOCIETY OF LONDON, AND PROFESSOR OF MATHE MATICS IN THF. ROYAL
MILITARY AcADEMY AT woolwich.

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witH MANY ADDITIONs AND CORRECTIONS.

LONDON:
PRINTED FOR BALDWIN AND CRADOCK.

1829.

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LETTERS

on THE

EVIDENCES, DOCTRINES, AND DUTIES,

OF THE

CHRISTIAN RELIGION.

LETTER XII.

Introductory Letter on the Leading Doctrines of the Christian Religion.

MY DEAR FRIEND,

It is much more easy for you to conjecture, than for me to describe, the pleasure I received from learning that you are now fully persuaded of the truth and Divine authority of the Christian Religion; and I cheerfully accede to your renewed request that this series of letters shall be extended until I have fur- . nished you with a view of the principal doctrines proposed in Scripture for your belief, and of the grand. duties which we are called upon as Christians to discharge. Had I not, however, a decided conviction of your supreme love of truth, and of your stedfast determination to follow it whithersoever it may lead you, I

vol. II. B

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