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A FEW DEVOTIONAL HELPS

FOR

advent, Christmas, and other Seasons,

until Lent.

LONDON: JOSEPH MASTERS, ALDERSGATE STREET,

AND NEW BOND STREET.

1858.

13f.d.204.

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A FEW DEVOTIONAL HELPS

FOR Advent, Christmas, and other Seasons,

until Lent.

ADVENT SUNDAY. “ Now it is high time to awake out of sleep.” ---Rom. xiii. 11.

MANY things call us to enter upon the season of Advent, with the earnest, desire that it may be sanctified to us. One call is that of our soul's necessity; another is that of gratitude to God our SAVIOUR; a third is that of obedience to the practice of the Church.

But that which especially stirs us up, is the Incarnation of our LORD JESUS CHRIST, “ God manifest in the flesh,” the source of all those blessings which we have already received, as well as of those we yet hope for.

Each Christmas, we trust, that our dear SAVIOUR will be more fully born anew in

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