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THE USE OF SUNDAY-SCHOOL TEACHERS,
BY JOHN W. NEVIN,
Late Assistant Teacher in the Theological Seminary of Princeton.
Revised and Corrected by the Author for the American S. & Unior.
AMERICAN SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION.
No. 146 CHESNUT STREET.
Eastern District of Pennsylvania, to wit:
BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the eighth day of February, in the fifty-fourth year of the Independence of the United States of America, A. D. 1830, Paul Beck, jun., Treasurer in trust for the American Sunday-School Union, of the said District, has deposited in this office the title of a Book, the right whereof he claims as Proprietor in the words following, to wit:
"A Summary of Biblical Antiquities; compiled for the Use of Sunday-school Teachers, and for the Benefit of Families. By John W. Nevin, late Assistant Teacher in the Theological Seminary of Princeton. In two Volumes. Vol. II. Revised and corrected by the Author for the American S. S. Union."
In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled, "an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned"-and also to the act, entitled, "an act supplementary to an act, entitled, 'an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies du. ring the times therein mentioned,' and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and etching historical and other prints." D. CALDWELL, Clerk of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
GENERAL HISTORY OF RELIGION.
Origin of the Church, 8. Its General Scheme and Relation to
the World, 9. Its Unity, 10, and Diversities of Outward Con-
stitution withal, 12. State before the Flood, 14. Call of Abra-
ham, 14. Organization of the Jewish Church, 15. General
Plan of the Jewish State-different Sorts of Laws, 16. The
Moral Law, 18. Ceremonial Law, 19. Continuance of the
Jewish Church all its appointed time, 22. Respect which
that Dispensation had to the Gospel, 24. Hope of the Mes-
siah, 24. A General Mistake on this Point, 25. Expectation
of Elias, 27. Introduction of the Gospel-its Conflict with
Ancient Prejudices, 29.
Origin of the Tabernacle, 32. The Court of the Tabernacle,
34. The Frame and Coverings of the Sacred Tent, 35. The
Altar of Burnt-Offering, 36. The Brazen Laver, 41. The
Golden Candlestick, 43. The Table of Shew-Bread, 45.
The Altar of Incense, 46. The Ark of the Covenant, 50.
The Cherubim, 51. The Shechina, 53. Meaning of the
whole Picture, 54. The Tabernacle in the Wilderness, 58.
The Tabernacle in the Land of Canaan, 59.
Section 1.-The Holy City,
Origin of Jerusalem, 61. Situation, 62. Mount of Olives, 63.
The Garden of Gethsemane, 64. Valley of Hinnom, 65. Si-
loam, 65. Calvary-first Destruction of the City, 66. Ruin
by the Romans, 67. Present State, 68.
Section 3.-The Second Temple,
Its Building, and Defects, 76. Subsequent Glory of it-Work
of Herod, 77. The Court of the Gentiles, 78. Porches, 79.
Markets, 82. The Court of the Women, 83. The Court of
Israel, 85. The Court of the Priests, 86. The Sanctuary, 88.
The Tower of Antonia, 89. Beauty of the Second Temple,
91. Its Final Ruin, 91.
Sacrifices in use from the Fall, 109. Bloody Offerings, 110.
Four Kinds of them, viz: Burnt Offerings, 111; Sin Offerings,
112; Trespass Offerings, 113; Peace Offerings, 114; Cove-
nant Sacrifices, 116; Private and Public Sacrifices, 117. Sa-
crifices that were not Bloody, 120. First-Fruits, 123. The
First-Born, 124. Tythes, 125. Vow-Gifts, 127. Half-shekel
Tax, 129. Lesson derived from this Subject, 130.
Section 3.-Meaning and Origin of Sacrifices,
Reason cannot account for the Use of Bloody Sacrifices, 140.
Their Meaning according to the Bible, 140. Their Origin,
145. The idea of Atonement connected with the Use of
them, before as well as after, the time of Moses, 146. Sacri-
fices of Cain and Abel, 147. Acceptance of Sacrifiees by
Fire, 149. Figurative Sacrifices, 150.
Section 2.-The Sabbath,
Its Origin, 159. Character in the Jewish Economy, 160. Man-
ner of its Observance, 161.
Section 3.-New Moons and Feast of Trumpets,
Section 4.-The Three Great Festivals,
The Passover, 166. How celebrated in the Time of our Sa-
viour, 168. Paschal Families, 169. Search for Leaven, 170.
Slaying of the Lambs, 170. The Supper, 171. The Hagigah,
174. Introduction of the Harvest, 175. Meaning of the Pass-
over, 176. The Feast of Weeks, 177. The Feast of Taber-
nacles, 178. Ceremonies added to it in later Times, 179.