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THE

CHRISTIAN PHILANTHROPIST;

OR

HARBINGER OF THE MILLENNIUM.

BY WILLIAM COGSWELL, D. D.

SECRETARY OF THE AMERICAN EDUCATION SOCIETY.

WITH AN

INTRODUCTORY ESSAY

BY JAMES MATHESON, D. D.

WOLVERHAMPTON, ENG.

Second Edition.

BOSTON:
PUBLISHED BY PERKINS & MARVIN.
PHILADELPHIA: HENRY PERKINS.

1839.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1839,

BY PERKINS & MARVIN,

In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of

Massachusetts.

Tappen Presb. Assoc.

, 7-11-1933

PREFACE.

No person who peruses the Sacred Scriptures with attention and diligence, can remain unconvinced, that a period is approaching, in which the Church of God in this world will enjoy far greater prosperity and happiness than it ever yet has enjoyed. This blessed season, called the Millennium, the Lord will hasten in his time. Those individuals who pray, and labor for the advancement of this glorious day, are co-workers with him in bringing it forward; and all those Christian enterprises which serve to introduce it, may be considered as harbingers of its approach. Such are the various benevolent Societies, whose object is to diffuse religious instruction and knowledge. They are combined instruments in promoting the conversion of the world and the salvation of men. They have an interest in each other, depend upon each other,

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