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The established character of Principal Hill's Theological Lectures, and the gratifying testimonies which have been borne to their value, not in the Scottish church alone, but also by distinguished men in other portions of the Church of Christ, have induced the Editor to present them again, unchanged as to the matter of which they treat.

The form in which they now appear has been adopted with the view of making them more generally accessible than they were, and of suiting the convenience, in particular, of Students of Divinity. To them, and to readers of every description, the Index, which is subjoined to this Edition, will probably be useful.

April, 1833.

Sect. 1. Argument from the miracles of Jesus—Uniformity of

the course of nature-Power of the Almighty to

interpose.-Communication of this power a striking

mark of a divine commission.—Harmony between

the internal and external evidence of Christianity-

Miracles of the Gospel illustrate its peculiar doc,


2. Mr. Hume's argument against miracles-Circumstan-

ces which render the testimony of the Apostles cre-
dible-Confirmation of their testimony-Faith of
the first Christians-Manner in which the miracles

of Jesus are narrated-No opposite testimony.
3. How far the argument from miracles is affected by the

prodigies and miracles mentioned in history--Dura-
tion of miraculous gifts in the Christian church.

John xi. Exhibition of character— The historian- The other

Apostles—The family of Lazarus-Our Lord— Resurrec-
tion of Lazarus—Effects produced by the miracle.

SECT. I. Antiquity and integrity of the books of the Old Tes.

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