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is claimed for this humble contribution to
Christian thought, while the expectation of
its hearty approval or general endorsement of
views advanced is not among the offerer's
slightly cherished feelings in this direction,
it is nevertheless his hope, for which he con¬
fidently prays, that it may prove serviceable
to some student of the Sacred Word, and that
it may inspire a deeper interest in the Great
Teacher, and tend to the glory of Him who
is able to make wise unto salvation.
H. T. JOHNSON.