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1862 edition. Excerpt: ...sea: " from the Atlantic to the Pacific
Ocean. " And from the river: " the Mississippi, the father of
waters, with its sixty thousand miles of tributary navigation, and
the incalculable tonnage of its transports. "Unto the ends of the
earth: " to the most remote promontories in the North, and to Terra
del Fuego and Cape Horn in the South, We must be excused from
dwelling further on the emigration that was to come to this land.
These predictions are very numerous and wonderfully
accurate---inspired predictions, that never have been realized, and
never can be, unless they are fulfilled in the New World. We will,
however, notice one other. f' Behold, these shall come from far;
and, lo, these from the North and from the West; and these from the
land of Sinim." Isa. xlix, 12. Now, all commentators agree that
"Sinim" is China. The fact is, it was it true ancient name: Thinim,
Thina or China, It is m put down in the ancient maps. And China
lies u north " and " west," or north-west of us. In the message of
Ex-Governor Bigler, of California, some two yerg ago, it is there
published that there were then some sixty thousand Chinese in that
State. Now, no commentator questions that this passage describes
emigration coming to the land of restored Israel, for the whole
context confirms it. But how are the Chinese to come from China to
Palestine and come from the north-west f It is impossible. Here is
a promise made of emigration from a distant country, whose
inhabitants have never been known to mingle with other nations;
here their true ancient name is given; here is the very direction
which they were to come; and here is a fulfillment upon a most
magnificent scale. Perfect coincidence being perfect fulfillment,
our position is demonstration. Sixth. The...
|Country of origin:
F. E. Pitts
||246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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