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Frontispiece. The Cherubim or. Figure of the greatness.
The Christian Covenant in Hieroglyphicks. and the Origin of all such among the Hiathens .
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That Christianity was exhibited to Adam ; Invisibles by Visibles, past and to come by Types ;
By Cherubim, Urim, Tumim, Sacrifice, Cloud, &c. That Jews and Gentiles understood them ; That Tradition was of the Things typified. That though they understood the Tradition, Even of the Covenant before the World,
They had perverted the Intent of it.
Are not Traditions, but studied Evasions,
And to support their Apostacy.
Which is descriptive, so gives proper Names,
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LONDON: Printed for J. HODGES, at the
Looking-Glass over against St. Magnus's Church, London Bridge. 1749.
Made an Apology for send
ing forth some Discoveries, I in GLORY or GRAVITY,
in so concise a manner, without
the Evidence they give, and the Deductions which may naturally be drawn from them; by which I am able to supply the seeming Defects which appeared, by the Translations, to be in the Sacred Writings of Moses. I shall endea
vour,. in this, to make some amends and, as my other Writings are very concise, where there seems need of an Addition, I shall insert it ; and I shall endeavour to open the Nature of the Sacred Writings, which, in Divine Matters, are taken from borrowed Ideas, in order to make them and mine better understood.
I have often been teized by Friends, to explain things, before the Root, from whence they took their Institution, or the Cause of their Usage or Practice was Thewed.
I have shewed many great things apart; I must now shew their Concurrence or Connection, their Dependance upon each other. Our Reasoners will not be fatisfied without the Rationale. I have hitherto 'made no use of Reasoning ; Let us try if we cannot, by Reason, force Men into the Christian Religion.
There are five forts of Men among us, upon whom no great Success can be expected, till they reform themselves. Men who pretend to be directed by the Scriptures, but never learn to read and understand them. 2. Men who allow the Scriptures only to be read, and construed, as the apostate Yews have pointed and explained them. 3: Men who pretend the