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ATONEMENT OF CHRIST.

BY I. MANN, A.M.

"For this is my blood of the New Testament, which is
shed for many, for the remission of sins."—Jesus Christ.

'' And without shedding of blood is no remission.'' Paul.

BRADFORD:

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AND SOLD BY T. INKERSLEY, BRADFORD; AND J. OFFOR,

44, NEWGATE-STREET, LONDON.

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SIR THOMAS BARING, Bart. M.P.

My Deae Sir,

It cannot fail to impart sincere pleasure to me, to be permitted to inscribe this little Volume to yourself. But, Sir, it is a reason for my unfeigned gratitude to God, that the most cheering and consolatory doctrine of an Atonement for sin, by the death of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, is a doctrine in which you rejoice, and on which your hopes for eternal life are founded. The very imperfect manner in which this great subject is treated, will call for your indulgence: the subject itself will be, I trust, your glory and joy for time and in eternity. Praying, in the integrity of my heart, that you may participate largely in all the blessings of redemption,

I am,

My dear Sir,

Your truly obliged

Humble Servant,

I. MANN.

Shipley, June 2d, 1824.

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PREFACE.

Many elaborate and valuable treatises have appeared in support of the Christian doctrine of the Atonement. In several of these works, their authors evince great ability, erudition, and piety. The writer of this Essay, however, has not seen any small, cheap, popular tract, on this important subject: such a tract he is desirous to furnish. If a sentence should occasionally occur, which the most illiterate will not be able readily to understand, he hopes this will be but rarely the case; no words have been allowed but such as are familiar to an English ear, except where judged imperiously necessary, and the greater part of these are placed as notes at the foot of the page, that the generality of readers may not be interrupted by their occurrence.

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