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The Lord's supper . . . . . . .

The Lord's day . . . . . . . .

5. By the wonderful establishment and propagation of Christianity,

its triumph over the bigotry of the Jews, and the lawlessness

and luxuriousness of the heathen . . . . .

As exemplified in

The conversion of St. Paul . . . . . .

And the success of Christianity at Corinth . . .

6. By the principal facts revealed in the Scriptures being con-

firmed by the accounts of ancient heathen writers .

(1.) The creation of the world out of chaos . . .

(2.) The completion of creation in six days. . . .

(3.) The state of innocence . . . . . . .

(4.) The fall, and introduction of sin . . . . .

(5.) The longevity of the Antediluvians . . . .

(6.) The deluge . . . . . . . .

(7.) The circumstance of the ark and dove .

(8.) The tower of Babel . . . . . . .

(9.) The destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah . . .

(10.) Many particulars respecting Abraham, Isaac, Joseph, and

Moses . . . . . . . . .

(11.) The Exodus of the Israelites from Egypt, and their

miraculous passage of the Red sea . . .

(12.) The giving of the law, and divine appearances . .

(13.) The history of Job . . . . . . .

(14.) The history of Jonah . . . . . . .

(15.) The fertility of Palestine . . . . . .

(16.) The destruction of the Canaanites by Joshua . . .

(17.) Jephthah's devoting his daughter . . . .

(18.) The history of Samson . . . . . .

(19.) The history of Samuel and Saul . . . . .

(20.) The slaying of Goliath . . . . . . .

(21.) Many remarkable circumstances respecting David and

Solomon . . . . . . . .

(22.) The invasion of Israel by Shalmaneser, and the deporta-

tion of the twelve tribes . . . . .

(23.) The destruction of Sennacherib's army . . .

(24.) The defeat of Josiah by Pharaoh Necho, &c. . .

(25.) Herod's murder of the infants at Bethlehem . .

(26.) Particulars respecting John the Baptist and Herod.

(27.) The life and character of our Lord . . . .

(28.) His crucifixion under Pontius Pilate . . .

(29.) The earthquake and miraculous darkness which attended it

(30.) The miserable death of Herod Agrippa . . .

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(31.) The miracles of our Lord . . . . . .

7. By allusions and references to things, persons, places, manners,

customs, and opinions, &c., perfectly conformable to the

statements of the most authentic records that remain ; such as,

(1.) The origin of the Assyrians, Elamites, Lydians, Medes, &c.

(2.) Shepherds being an abomination to the Egyptians .

(3.) The political division of the land of Egypt . . .

(4.) The Egyptian mode of embalming . . . .

(5.) Respecting Gideon being termed Jerubbaal . ..

(6.) The seven counsellors of Persia . . . . .

(7.) The exclusion of persons from having a personal interview

with the kings of Persia . . . . .

(8.) The state of Palestine in the time of the New Testament

writers . . .

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(9.) The character of the Galileans, and their murder by Pilate

(10.) The character of Herod Antipas . . . . .

(11.) Of the soldiers under arms at the baptism of John :

(12.) Of a sentinel being sent to execute him . . . .

(13.) Of the appointment of Ananias to the high-priesthood

8. From the names still borne by places, and traditions respecting

them . . . . . . . . . .

(1.) Respecting Midian . . . . . . .

(2.) Pi-hahiroth . . . . . . . . .

(3.) The wilderness of Shur. . . . . . .

(4.) Elim . . . . . . . . . .

(5.) Mount Sinai . . . . . . . . .

(6.) Mount Hor . . . . . . . .

(7.) Dibon . . . . . . . . . .

(8.) Aroer . . . . . . . . .

(9.) Beth-nimrah, or Nimrim . . . . . .

(10.) Elealah

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(11.) Heshbon . . . . . . . .

(12.) Bashan, and Og the king of it . . . . .

(13.) Beth-shean . . . . . . . . .

(14.) The valley of Elah ..

(15.) Bethlehem . ..

(16.) Bethany . . . . . . . . .

(17.) Gethsemane . . . . . . . . . .

(18.) Cana of Galilee . . . . . .

(19.) Aceldama . . . . . . . . .

9. By allusions to, or corrupt traditions of, the accounts of the

sacred writers . . . . . . .

(1.) The rainbow . . . . . . . .

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