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ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, who, of thy tender love towards mankind, hast sent thy Son, our Saviour Jesus Christ,
upon him our flesh, and
suffer death upon the cross,
that all mankind should follow the example of his great
humility; mercifully grant, that we may both follow the example of his patience, and also be made partakers of his resurrection ; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Collect for the Sunday next before Easter.
OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST:
BLENDED INTO ONE NARRATIVE, IN THE EXACT ORDER OF TIME,
IN THE WORDS OF THE FOUR EVANGELISTS,
ACCORDING TO THE AUTHORIZED VERSION :
BY THE AUTHOR OF
“ HEBREW POETRY IN THE MIDDLE AGES;" “ TALMUDIC LEGENDS ;"
« THE TEMPLE
OF SOLOMON," &c.
IN DR. KITTO'S JOURNAL OF SACRED LITERATURE.
“ This GOSPEL shall be preached in all the world, for a witness to all nations."
MATTHEW xxiv, 14.
HOULSTON & STONEMAN, 65, PATERNOSTER ROW.
lor. d. 262.
The learned will perceive how far the following condensation of the four Gospels into one uninterrupted narrative, in the true order of time, and in the very words of the inspired Evangelists, according to the authorized English version, has been suggested by the Diatessaron of Professor WHITE, a hidden treasure from all who are unskilled in the language of the divine originals. They will also see how far that compendium has been followed, how far other Gospel harmonies have been used, and how far, in some instances, another, and, as the Editor thinks, a better connection of the sections, and divisions of the chapters or memorable epochs, has been preferred.
The unlearned in Greek will also see how far this breviat of evangelical truth agrees with the divine originals from which it is taken, by referring to the notes at the foot of the page; wherein is shown the chapter and verses of every page. These they may compare, both with our venerated English version, which is acknowledged to be the best translation yet made of the New Testament Scriptures, and with the Greek originals. The time and place of every