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OF

HENRY JOHN MARKS, ,

FORMERLY A JEW,

NOW

A FOLLOWER OF THE LORD JESUS CHRIST.

WRITTEN BY HIMSELF.

PERPLEXED BUT NOT IN DESPAIR;
PERSECUTED BUT NOT FORSAKEN
CAST DOWN, BUT NOT DESTROYED.

2 Cor, iv. 8, 9

WITH AN INTRODUCTION

BY THE REV. CHARLES B. TAYLER, M.A,

RECTOR OF ST. PETER'S, CHESTER.

LONDON:

J. HATCHARD & SON, HAMILTON, ADAMS, & CO.

AND J. SEACOME, CHESTER.

MDCCCXXXVIII.

PREFACE

A MANUSCRIPT was put into my hands, nearly two years ago, and a wish expressed that I should prepare it for publication; and thus endeavour to raise a small sum of money for the relief of the writer, a converted Jew. I read the manuscript with no little interest, but thought that its statements were, perhaps, of too general a character. It appeared to me, from what was alread written, that the writer might have it in his power to enter into many details both of his trials and of his own personal experience of far deeper interest. He had evidently been under the powerful teaching of God the Holy Ghost, who was leading him to assurance and to peace, by taking away the vail from his heart, and shewing w him, in the person

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