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LECTURES

ON THE

PROPHECIES OF ISAIAH,

BY

ROBERT MACCULLOCH,

MINISTER OF THE GOSPEL AT DAIRSIE.

VOL. IV.

TIE LORD GOD BATH DONE THAT WHICH HE HAD DEVISED :

HE HATH

FOLTILLED HIS WORD THAT HE HAD COMMANDED IN THE DAYS or

OLD. LAM. II. 17.

THESE THINGS ARE TAITHTUL AND TRUE.

AND THE LORD GOD OB

THE HOLY PROPHETS SAITI-BEHOLD I COME QUICKLY: BLESSED 18
HE THAT KEEPETI TAL SAYINGS ON THE PROPHECY OF THIS BOOK.

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Rev. Ixü. 6, 7.

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OXFORD

LECTURES

ON THE

PROPHECIES OF ISAIAH.

PRELIMINARY OBSERVATIONS.

WE

7 E now enter on the confideration of another

Section of the Second Discourse, contained in the fifth part of the Prophecies of Isaiah. Its manifest design is, to adminifter comfort to the Church of God, destined for a long period to sustain various afflictions, intended, by infinite Wisdom, to purify them from remaining corruptions, to exercise and improve their graces. Walking in darkness, and having no light, their faith and hope required to be supported and established by renewed promises of grace and fav

In the prosecution of this valuable object, the great Messiah is introduced addressing the poiterity of Abraham and Sarah, the heirs of the blessing pronounced upon the renowned father of the faithtul.-He directs them to call to remembrance the small beginning from whence their nation took its rise, and gives solemn assurance of the approaching happy change in the state of the Church, in consequence whereof, through the plentiful communications of divine mercy, it was to resemble the paradise of God, ver. 1-3, - He foretels the conversion of the Gentiles, who were to be enlightened by his falutary doctrines, and to beVol. A

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