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FOR THE LAST DAYS:
SECOND ADVENT OF OUR LORD AND
SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST.
MEMBERS OF THE
WINCHESTER : H. WOOLDRIDGE.
Bishop's Waltham, Hants. ...................
THE STUDY OF PROPHECY A DUTY.
BY THE REV. W. WILSON, D.D.
2 Peter i. 19. “We have also a more sure word of prophecy;
whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day-star arise in your hearts.”
The importance of the written word has been frequently attested in the Church of Christ, in seasons of comparative darkness and uncertainty. It has shone forth with renewed light on every revival of religion. When Josiah found the book of the law in the house of God, it was this event which gave occasion for great reformation in the Church, and the