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JESUS, THE MESSIAH;
OLD TESTAMENT PROPHECIES
NEW TESTAMENT SCRIPTURES.
BY A LADY.
The Profits will be devoted to Charitable Ru
PUBLISHED BY R. B. SEELEY AND W. BURNSIDE;
AND SOLD BY
L. B. SEELEY AND SONS, FLEET-STREET.
RIGHT REV. CHARLES RICHARD,
LORD BISHOP OF WINCHESTER.
I HAVE been induced to solicit the honour of dedicating this little work to your Lordship from the conviction that its contents are not only consonant with the Doctrines and Articles of that Church of which your Lordship is so bright an ornament, but that they are in unison with the truths of Divine Revelation, that perfect standard by which all Theology and Morality must be judged. My object in presenting it to
stances, are debarred access to, or are not inclined to read, works of a more extensive kind.
While the writer has no disposition to despise that criticism which, if impartially administered, is the best safeguard of the press, neither would she timidly shrink from investigation; aware that no partiality of friends can long buoy up an unworthy production.
This is not intended as the language of indifference, but arises from a consciousness of the purity of motive, and the desire to do good, which have actuated her; compared with which, all other considerations are momentary and unsatisfying.
I WILL put enmity between thee and the Woman, and be-
tween thy seed and her seed ; it shall bruise thy head, and
And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be
blessed; because thou hast obeyed my voice. (Gen.
The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver
from between his feet, until Shiloh come; and unto him
And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse,
and a branch shall grow out of his roots. And in that
day, there shall be a root of Jesse, which shall stand
for an ensign of the people; to it shall the Gentiles
Thus saith the Lord God,-remove the diadem, and take