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RECTOR OF THE UNITED PARISHES OF ST. AUGUSTINE AND ST. FAITH, LONDON.
“ He being dead yet speaketh.”—HEB. xi. 4.
PUBLISHED FOR THE PROPRIETORS
BY H. G. COLLINS, 22 PATERNOSTER ROW.
Ir having fallen to my lot, in the Providence of God, to become the honoured instrument of introducing to the Christian world, the present and only posthumous work of the late Dr. Hawker, written at the close of his life, I gladly embrace the opportunity of bearing, although a humble, yet decided testimony (while its real and great intrinsic worth is its own and best recommendation) to the inestimable treasure it contains. To be in the least degree instrumental in bringing before the Church of Christ such a treatise as the following, is, in my estimation, no common honour-seeing, that in it is stored a rich vein of Scripture matter, doctrinal and practical-because also there is manifest much of the sacred anointing of the Holy Ghost in the gift and diffusion of that light, accompanied by that deep insight into Divine Truth, with which this distinguished servant of the Lord was favoured-strikingly evident in the spiritual, judicious, and instructive manner in which he has been enabled, under Divine teaching, to discuss the