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HISTORY OF PROVIDENCE,

AS

MANIFESTED IN SCRIPTURE;

OR

FACTS FROM SCRIPTURE ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE

GOVERNMENT OF GOD:

WITE

A Befence of the Doctrine of Providence,

AND AN EXAMINATION OF THE PHILOSOPHY OF

DR THOMAS BROWN ON THAT SUBJECT.

BY

ALEXANDER CARSON, A.M.

EDINBURGH: WILLIAM WHYTE & CO.

GLASGOW: J. NIVEN, JUN. DUBLIN: W. CARSON, BELFAST: G. DRUITT. LONDON: HAMILTON, ADAMS, & CO.

IPSWICH: J. M. BURTON.

M.DCCC.XL.

58.

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PREFACE.

THE Providence of God in his government of the world is a subject of the deepest interest to the Christian. By proper views of it he will see God in the daily works of his hands. Philosophy, falsely so called, and the depravity of the human heart, make a veil of the physical laws by which God usually conducts his government, which hides God in his own works. But truth and Scripture represent all physical laws as having their effect from the immediate agency of Almighty Power, and view God as working in his Providence as truly as he wrought in his works of creation. Christians themselves, though they recognise the doctrine, are prone to overlook it in practice, and consequently to be deprived, in a great measure, of that advantage which a constant and deep impression of this truth is calculated to give. An exhibition, then, of the scriptural evidence of

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