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An additional argument for increased effort | Missionary on the northern coast of Africa. may be derived from the untiring zeal of the In answer to prayer, the bitter enmity maniemissaries of Popery. By grants of money fested by his family on his having avowed from the local or Imperial Government, and himself a believer in Jesus, has been subby large sums from the Propaganda priests of dued—a father's and a mother's blessing las Rome, the “man of sin ” has acquired a succeeded to the malediction once uttered. power with which it is difficult to contend. But there was no evidence in any of them of In the year 1822 there were but two Popish 2 change of heart. At length a younger priests in the whole of Australasia. There brother has been won to Christ. The are now two hundred, with eight bishops and parents were induced to commit him to the an archbishop! They are indefatigable in care and tutelage of our missionary, and it their efforts, striving to insinuate themselves, has been his joy to behold the once bigoted and to diffuse the poison of their dogmas rabbinist sitting at the feet of Jesus, and through all the ramifications of society. joining with the little band of disciples at Against this flood of error, the Protestant Gibraltar to commemorate His dying love. Episcopal Church forms but a feeble barrier, The missionary, on departing for a tour on being, in many respects, too much assimilated, the coast of Africa, left him under the care in her ceremonial observances and precise | Mr. Lowitz, another of our missionaries, and rituals, to her rival hierarchy. The only also under the instruction of the Wesleyan hope, therefore, of preserving the “ simplicity ministers, the Rev. Messrs. Alton and that is in Christ," and of promoting the cause Cheeseborough. He has preached the gospel of " pure and undefiled religion," is found in which once he despised, fully and freely to the evangelical efforts of those who are Papists and to Jews, and walks holily and tending earnestly for the faith once delivered unblameably before the church and the to the saints." Amongst the foremost of these world. One of the above ministers thus are to be found the agents of the Colonial writes of him : “ To me it has been & Missionary Society. To increase their num spiritual treat to listen to his religious exber, until all the Colonies of the British perience from week to week, and to trace the crown are furnished with an able, zealous, gradual clearing of his views and deepening and successful ministry, is the object to ac of his feelings on religious subjects. He is complish which the Society exists and la- thoroughly in earnest, but, from his natural bours. Will not the British churches with diffidence, he rejoices with' trembling; yet I their pastors aid the Committee in their think you would be surprised to hear the efforts to effect this? Let every one who humble but strong confidence with which he reads these statements, ask himself, have I expresses himself when speaking of the done all that I could, all that I ought, to peace and joy he feels through believing in help onward a cause that so commends itself Christ, whom he has embraced, and now to my principles, my conscience, my heart? magnifies as his Messiah, his Saviour, and Can I not encourage the Committee in their his all. His general deportment is truly arduous, anxious work, by my sympathies, admirable. His talents are good, and he is my prayers, and my contributions? To very meditative."
The other respected these inquiries it may be answered, “What minister says: “I believe that the Lord is soever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy preparing him for an ambassador of the might, for there is neither work nor know cross, and should this be the case, it will be ledge nor device in the grave whither thou very desirable that an effort should be made hastenest."
to place him in some college, for a year or
two, in England." THE JEWS.
The record of this instance will, it is hoped, BRITISH SOCIETY FOR THE PROPAGATION awaken prayer for our young brother, and
OF THE GOSPEL AMONG THE JEWS. call forth some aid for the Society, whose reThe friends of this Society have been fre sources are far below the demands made upon quently reminded of the devoted and useful them. services of Mr. BEN OLIEL, their Jewish
Reflections on Census of 1851 . . 261
Reflections at the Close of 1851 • 759
. 693 The Pope's new Cathedral in London 471
633 Twelve Reasons for the Removal of
Urgent Duties of Protestants, with
753 Thoughts on the Pope's Bull.
61 What are our Friends doing for the
573 Circulation of the Evangelical
“And I will give him the Morning Star" 80
Asleep in Germany
Death of Rev. J. Pye Smith, D.D.
Dying Girl's Address to her Mother . 594
Echo from Ashes of Reformation . 530
Emigrant's Hymn on new Habitation 334
Entry and Reception of new Cardinal 265
“ From this Day will I bless you" 80
Missionary Response ib.
Hymn of the 12th Century
Jesus the Saviour: by Indian Native
Revelations xiv, 1-5
The Child and Flowers
EXTRACTS FROM EMINENT AUTHORS.
Arnold's Views of Tractarianism 258
Tractarians of Oxford .
Cheever's Island World, the Heathen's
Reply to the Jesuit
Christian Treasury, Blind Boy and his
How to do Good ib.
The Sabbath a
Art and Religion 769
, Complaining Chris-
Hamilton's Dead Flies
Hill on Effects of Drunkenness. 78
Unreserved Surrender to God 589
Preston's Memorials of Simeon
Prospects of the Papacy • 699
Palaces of Nineveh and
ib. Fletcher's Lectures on the Roman Ca-
the Faithful Servant's Reward 213 Freeman's Tour in South Africa 474
274 Gauntlett's “We wo'nt give up the
724 Hall's (J.P.and T.) Practical and Easy
Method of Learning French . 664
478 Halley's Sacraments. Part II. . 662
Hamilton's Royal Preacher
773 Hanna's Memoir of Dr. Chalmers
Henderson's Jeremiah and Lamenta-
its connected Sciences.
26 James's Olive Branch and the Cross . 83
Papal Aggression and Popery ib.
Practical Sermons to Young
- Protestant Nonconformity
Young Man's Friend and
Guide through Life to Immortality 774
414 of the Bible
Kennedy's The Bible the Greatest
25 Wonder in the Exhibition
Daily Bible Illustrations
Journal of Sacred Literature.
209 Latrobe's Sacred Lays and Lyrics
540 Legg's Historical Memorials of Broad-
street Chapel, Reading.
273 Legge's(Dr.) Argument for Shang-Te
the proper rendering of Elohim and
415 Theos in the Chinese Language
Maclagan's Ragged School Rhymes . 415
Mark's Danger and Duty
85 Martin's Useful Arts
772 Memoir of Rev. T. P. Callender
Waite and Gauntlett's Hallelujah 213
723 Wells of Baca; or, Solace of Christian
(Daniel) Revival of Spiritual
28, 416, 479 Young's The Apocalypse Unveiled 663
145 IN THE Press.
724 Dobbin's Day-spring, or Diurnal of
412 Aris, Mrs. Elizabeth, Croydon . 340
24 Bartlett, Thomis Morison, Chelsea 665
Bexley, Lord, London
269 Cobbin, Rev. I., M.A., Camberwell 222
Fletcher, Mr. Isaac, Southampton 31
ib. Freeman, Rev. J. J., Mission-house,
273 Gannell, Mr. W., Deacon of Robert
Haldane, Rev. J. A., Elinburgh 153
Houston, S., Esq., Fifty Years a
212 Deacon at the Poultry Chapel 725
27 Parker, Miss Emily, Brompton 480
Prust, Stephen, Esq., Bristol
274 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR.
British and Foreign Bible Society and
Reviewer's Reply 94
211 Difficulties of the Evangelical Clergy 136
Memoir of Rev. J. Pye Smith, D.D. . 541
Motto for the Year 1851.
27 Northern Congregational School 158
395, 483, 611
604 Thirty six Brief Thoughts on Profit-
School Society 356
Union of England and
of Rev. A. Brandram, M.A. . 149
stow Mission School on Death of