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Another friend, after going over the work, has made the following remark in a letter. "That Christ will appear on the earth at the commencement of the Millennium, is what I very much doubt." This observation leads me to suspect that my readers will, from some passage, take that to be my belief. This is not exactly the idea I have meant to convey. That Christ will, according to the opinion of the ancient Millenarians, hold a personal reign on earth, I do not as yet discover any decisive proof. But that what the scripture intends by his appearing, or second coming, will take place about the time that the Millennium shall com. mence, is I think plainly a doctrine of scripture. Perhaps such evidence might be produced in favor of this hypothesis, as a candid mind would deem conclusive,

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