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OFFERING TO THE CHURCH OF GOD
"THE LAST DAYS,"
2 Tim. iii. 1.
TRANSLATED FROM THE works of LUTHER,
BY THE REV. HENRY COLE,
OF CLARE HALL, CAMBRIDGE,
AND LATE LECTURER OF WOOLWICH, KENT.
PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR, BY T. BENSLEY,
SOLD BY J. EEDES, NO, 2, NEWGATE STREET;
W. SIMPKIN AND R. MARSHALL, STATIONERS' HALL COURT;
TO THE FRIENDS
As this Publication is now completed, the Translator desires to observe, that he deems it advisable not to proceed any farther with his publication of Luther's Works, for the present, and here takes leave of his Friends, for a time. He wishes to say, however, that it is not his design to cease wholly from his Translation of the remains of the immortal Luther: for, in becoming more acquainted with him, he finds that there are yet, untranslated, many of his productions which are calculated to be essentially profitable to the Church.-Among these are, more especially, his separate and particular Commentaries on the 90th and 45th Psalms: and also, a small and complete Work on the whole Book of Psalms, giving the subject-matter, experiences, spiritual exercises, history, design, &c. of each separate Psalm: thus forming a very concise and useful Manual, or book of reference, to which the reader may with much profit apply previous to his meditating on any one Psalm and perhaps there is no other work of the kind extant, written by an author under the teaching of the Holy Spirit. There is also, his Exposition of Daniel viii. 23, 24, 25, giving a most clear, striking, and powerful description of ANTICHRIST and the Roman Church.-There is, moreover, his valuable Commentary on the Book of Genesis, the last but