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HILOSOPHERS love to contrast the reli

gion of nature with that of revelation, and some of them ascribe fuperiority to the former, Christian ministers have much better reasons for ascribing it to the latter ; and there are two, which deserve particular attention.

If we consider each as a body of science, and allow, revelation contains all the articles of information included in natural religion, and many more than the religion of nature ever knew, all necessary to the perfection of a system of theology, and all important to the felicity of man, it will follow, superior excellence belongs to revealed religion.

If we advert to the mode of communication peculiar to each, and grant, it is not enough in an universal religion to have a body of science, there must Vol, II.

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