The life and a selection from the letters of the late rev. Henry Venn, M.A. Ed. by Henry Venn, B.D.

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Hatchard, 1834 - 585 pages
 

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Contents

To Mr Thomas Atkinson Right way of reading the Bible
103
To a LADY Consciousness of our ignorance the first
104
To a Friend Reasons for not visiting a particular family
110
To a Widow Lady The opposition of relations On
120
Illness of Mrs Venn
129
To Miss WHELER Enabled to preach the day after his wifes
135
Marriage of Miss Hudson to Mr Riland
142
LETTER to Mr Kershaw The importance of being bold
148
LETTERS WRITTEN FROM HIS ACCEPT
158
To JAMES KERSHAW Esq Affectionate remembrance
166
To Mrs SMITH Fears lest his children should trouble her
174
To James KERSHAW Esq Pleasures of solitudeFamiliar
182
To Mrs Riland First intercourse with Cambridge
187
To WILLIAM WHITACRE Esq Imperfection in good
188
To the Rev JAMES STILLINGFLEET
195
To WILLIAM WAITACRE Esq Domestic mercies
205
To Mrs RILAND Wishes on their removal to Birmingham
211
To Mrs RILAND Lady Gertrude HothamMrs Nichol
218
To John BRASIER Esq Congratulation on his marriage
227
Account of Mr Fletcher
233
To Mr Henry Jowett On the right way of reading
242
Anecdote of Dr Dodd
248
To Mr John Venn Joseph Hirsts visit
254
To MR JOHN VENN Mr Robinson appointed to St Marys
260
To Mr John Venn Approaching examination
267
To Miss Venn Danger of envying the affluent
274
To Miss CATHERINE VENN Importance of prayer
281
To Miss CATHERINE VENN Energy and perseverance neces
288
To Mr Henry Jowett On the sight of an aged Christian
292
To Lady Mary FITZGERALD Account of a lady who swal
300
To Mr John Houghton Affection of his Yorkshire friends
311
To LADY MARY FITZGERALD Consolatory Death of
320
To the Rev JOHN VENN On assurance A condemned
377
To Miss JANE VENN Religion gives a double enjoyment
384
To the Rev John VENN Ministers should be hard stu
390
Error of exalting Preaching above Public Prayer
397
To Mrs RILAND Newyear wishesThe cxixth Psalm
402
EXTRACTrespecting the Young Men at Cambridge
408
To the Rev M Powley Feelings during his confinement
414
To Mrs Elliott On her birthdayDifference between
424
To LADY MARY FITZGERALD Death of Lady Glenorchy
430
To Miss JANE C VENN Mr Johnson Prospects of
440
To the Rev JAMES STILLINGFLEET Feelings of his
443
To Mr ELLIOTT His prayers for his children
449
EXTRACTOn Striking Texts
456
To the Rev JOHN VENN Kennicotts Dissertations
462
Marriage of Mr John Venn
468
To Mrs Elliott Declining health of the family
475
EXTRACT Death of John Thornton Esq
482
To the Rev John VENN Adams WorksMr Simeon
488
To Miss Jane C Venn Particulars respecting Mr Thorn
489
To MR THOMAS ATKINSON Christians should abound
494
To the Rev JAMES STILLINGFLEET Death of Mrs Venn
500
To the Rey James and Mrs HARVEY Death of Mr Berridge
511
To MR ELLIOTT
518
To the Rev JOHN VENN Mr Hodson of Jamaica
519
To the Rev JAMES STILLINGFLEET Prospect of his
522
LETTERS ON PARTICULAR SUBJECTS WHICH
526
To John BRASIER Esq On the same subject
538
To Lady Mary FITZGERALD A sense of great sinfulness
545
To a FRIEND On the study of the Hebrewand the suffi
554
To LADY MARY FITZGERALD On the life of Mr Fletcher
569
The mistakes into which young Ministers are apt to fall
579

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