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Rev. JOHN FLETCHER.
THE FIRST AMERICAN EDITION.
PRINTED BY HENRY TUCKNISS, CHURCH-ALLEY, AND SOLD BY JOHN DICKINS, NO. 44, NORTH SECOND
STREET, NEAR ARCH STREET.
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Gospel of the day.
By a Lover of the whole Truth as it is in JESUS.
How is the most fine gold changed!" Take heed that ye be
not deceived: for many shall come in my name, saying, ' ! ani Christ' DOCTRINAL: 'I am Chrift' MORAL : Buti To the law and to the testimony : if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them' (or at local because) their wine is mixed with water, and their silver is? (partly) · become dross.”
BIBLE. “ Si non est Dei gratia, quomodo fulvat mundum? Si non cf
liberum arbitrium, quomodo judicat mundum ?"
Ꮲ P R E FACE.
THE Reconciler invites the contending Parties to end the
Controversy; and in order to this, he befeeches them ngt to involve the question in clouds of evasive cavils, or personal reflections : but to come to the point, and break, if they can, either the one or the other of his Scriptures Scales ; and, if they cannot, to admit them both, an?, by that means, to give glory to God and the Truth, and be reconciled to all the Gospel, and to one another. EING fully persuaded that Christianity foffers
greatly by the opposite mistakes of the mere So. lifidians, and of the mere Moralists; we embrace the truths and reject the errors, which are maintained by these contrary parties. For, by equally admitting the do&rines of grace, and the cləɛrines of jullice ; ---by equal. ły contending for faith and for morality, we adopt what is truly excellent in each system ; we reconcile Zelotes and Hoeflus; we bear our testimony againit their contentious partiality ; and, to the best of our knowledge, we maintain the whole truth as it is in Jefus. If we are mistaken, we shall be thankful to those who will fet us right. Plain fcriptures, close arguments, and friendly expoftulations, are the wea
We humbly hope, that the uopre. judiced reader will find no other in thele pages: and to engage our opponents to use such orly, we present to them the following Petition.
pons, we chuse.
For Candor's fake;--for Truth's fake;- for Peace's fake; ---for the Reader's sake: and, above all, for the