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şay, she no merit, only go to Hell; more thank u!. How great is: but through merit of Christ, she that Lord Jesuis, when he chang gu to Heaven : her best work merit her heart, not left her alone, – put ciernal death.

his hand alway, under to guire What is the difference be- her, and keep her near lis feet; tween a real Christian and a sham not only change her heart, but stay Christian

her heart, She say, she find lier 4. She say, Sir, difference is not heart so sinful now, he think noc only 'what we know about Christ, better than greatest winner on earth; but difference is between power of but power of God hold heart again, Christ upon soul. One know about that it not work out. Christ by book; the other, by Q. Would you rather stay here, power of Spirit upon heart. They without Jesus, and enjoy all the who only know Christ by book, things of the world,

-or go home to very proud, and know nothing of your own country, and enjoy Jesus themselves after all; but they who Christ and his love ? know Christ hy Spirit, very low, A. O Mynhcer, Mynhcer! (that humble.

Nobody but they who is Sir) what would world do tu know they poor sinner, and seek help ? what should do treasures of salvation by Christ, will ever find world ? She nothing to do with it, let them seek what way they world. Jesus her treasure; and he will.

is sufficient for all things. Alust At another place, the minister things we see in world is all for desired John to say, what he un. time ; but Jesus is treasure for eiere derstood by being born again?

nity!

She say, Never mind, let A. He say, Sir, the grace of they go, -lei she die ; her soul God. I can't express myself. He founded upon Christ, she shall be say, the old life go in the dead, happy in eternity and Christ give new life.

Mary was asked, What Christ the old life goes downward ; and requires of his people in a way of that the new lite spring upward : duty ? that the Spirit of Christ teach him, We select a small part of her ani. and give him desire to live no more maicil reply : -for sin; but to hold close to Christ: She say, Christ require that they that all that way he lived before, go much to him, – ask for his was sin ; but now he don't like it; Spirit: that they inust use means, 10, he don't like it : and that Spirit and that he give his Spirit, that they of Christ give him desires to hold may live incre and inore to him; to feet of Christ, that only make that we could do nothing, — yet him happy; and he wish he was must we work like as we could do more happy in fellowship with all :, that he must be glorified thro' Christ; but reason is, when he his own work. She siy, when we would do good, he do it not; - he feel love of Christ, then we look find something within himself that upon poortellow - creature who hinder that, What pity he could know him not. She wink, we, in not live more near Christ, then he general, feel not enough love of be more happy.

Lord Jesus in our own soul; thereMartha being asked about her fore, we feel vot enough for poor Conversion, expressed her grateful fellow - creature.

Arimonning sense of the goodliesss of God; and careless sinners, she suid, added, That she had lived near many, say, I cannot; but, indeed, it farmers, called Christians; but is our cuill ner.She say, If we never did they care for her soul, - comc to-morrow, it may be too late, never did they tell her there was Tormoriow it may be night; but God, - that she was sinner, - that HOW'ris day : but when night come there was way of salvation ; but we perish ; and 0, what dreadful stranger come from this far land. thing to perish under such a rosu Geral bow their hearts to come over pell she say, Lord make not difto them. She astonish at goodness ference between person and person di God! She wish to be more and (that is, is no respecter of persons)

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eherefore, he take Hottentot, to O when we know in what situation shew us he will receive sinner; Hottentot were, then we will have we annot come too vile : come as

more compassion for them; and we are, so he will take us and save when we see wherefore God give

[She then adelressert herself, not such great plenty here, that we to Mr. Kicherer, as usual, but to the might give to other poor creature, people, as though they unders:ood her, - help and assist them. She tank extending her arms to them in a very Englishi nation that sent Missionary animated manner. ]

to them; but pray they not neg. We shall only add a few of the lect, but go on; because Lord open strong and affectionate sayings, by door, and so many thousands know which they expressed their thank- not Lord Jesus : that we pray for fulness for the Missionary exertions them, and do all we can to help which God had blessed to them; Missionary Society, and we shall and their earnest desire that Chris

see the Lord will bless it! She tians would abound in similar ex- say, she now go to far land; and, ertions inore and more.

she suppose, never see this people Martha. She say, She could not no more in this world ; -o, people be sufficiently thankful to Mission- of God, she say, Furewell! I shall ary Society for all what they done; meet you again before the throne but same time inust say, O that we of glory; and, people who know

O that we go on! Pray not God, she would admonish ehat Lord would go on, more and them to come to Jesus, then we more to work among the Heathen! shall all meet at right hand of

Mary. She say, Sir, What pity God. Last thing she would say, atis, what sin 'tis, that we have so O pray for poor Heathen ! many years got that heavenly bread, and hold it for ourselves, not to give ene lixle bit, one crumb, to poor Extract from a Report lately Heathen! She say, Sir, there are

printed of the Hoxtou Acaso many millions of Heathen, and

deny. we have so much bread; and that we could depend upon it, we should THIS Seminary, for preparing not have less because we give ; but young men for the exercise of the that Lord Jesus would give his Christian ministry, was instituted blessing, and we should have the at the latter end of the year 1778. mure. We may not think when At that time, an English plan of we do something for poor Heathen, education was intended for persons we shall have less for ourselves :- of talents and piety resident in Lonthat contrary; Lord Jesus fountain dun. The Rev. Messrs. Barber always full ; -thousand after thou- and Brewer were the tutors, who sand could be helped : he always delivered lectures on Monday, same, yesterday, to-day, and for Wednesday, and Friday in every ever. The more we do for others, week. In cases which rendered it the more we shall be blessed, -the necessary, the students were sup: nore we shall have for our own ported partly by the Society, and soul. She say, she tank every in- partly by their owu occupations. dividual that do something for Mis. Experience having proved this to sionary work, or that pray for it. be ineffectual for the purpose of She tank people who help; but obtaining a regular succession of must say, same time, Lord bring students, and for imparting to Hottentot here to show that he will them a competent degree of inbless means, save sinner; and now struction, it was resolved, in Octo. she hope and trust, every man will ber 1782, Thar, in future, single go on to spread the gospel. She men only should be eligible : that say, that as Lord Jesus so good, the restriction relative to London wear crown of prickles for us, for should cease: that the students our sins, let we work more and should reside with the tutor ; and more io dust at his feet, to put on that they should receive a more Puis led crow'u of glory. She say, liberal education than heretofore.

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l'pon this plan, in December 1782, G. Collison, who had received his the late Rev. Dr. Addington was education in this Academy, was appointed Sole Tutor. He resided appointed at Midsummer in that at Grove House, Mile End; and, year; which station he filled till for the space of eight years, stu. 1801. On his resignation, he was dents from various parts of the succeeded by the Rev. John Atkin kingdom enjoyed the advantage of son, from Ulverston. The students his tuition and example. At the continue in the Academy not less close of the year 1790, an infirm than three years, nor more than four. state of health induced him to re. They attend Biblical and Theolosign his situation. On the Lady- gical Lectures, and are instructed day following, the Academy was in English Grammar and Comporemoved from Mile End to the sition; the Latin, Greek, and lic. present convenient house at Hox. brew Languages; Logic, Rhetoric, ton; and the students were placed History, Geography, &c.; occaunder the care of the Rev. Robt. sionally also, they have the advanSimpson, from Bolton, Lancashire, tage of attending Lectures and Exwho still continues to discharge periments i Natural Philosoply. the duties of his station as tutor. A system of order is established in In the year 1794, the institution relation to their studies, and to sustained a loss by the death of its every part of their conduct, by a Patron and Treasurer, Mr. Wilson, set of printed Rules, given to each upon which the present Mr.T.Wil- on his admission. The number of son, of Artillery Place, Finsbury students at present is thirty; to Square, was requested to succeed his support which, it appears that the father in the office of Treasurer. annual subscriptions are by no In the year 1796, a small chapel was means adequate. About 100 mi. erected on the premisses belonging nisters have been sent out from this to the institution, with a view to Seminary, who are now einployed afford the students an opportunity in preaching in various places. for exercising their abilities in The advantages of such institu. preaching ; and to impart religious tions are very great and important : instruction to the inhabitants of a they afford the student an opporpopulous neighbourhood : for the tunity of informing himself of the former purpose, a lecture was es boundless extent and dirersity of tablished on the Thursday evening, knowledge, both human and dia when the students preached in ro. vine; and likewise the limited tation. lo a few years, the Sab- comprehension and feeble operabath . congregations saving en- tions of his own understanding. Aa creased so much as to render the impression of these things assochapel incommodious, it was in ciated with divine grace, greatly the year 1799, taken down (upon tends to repress the vanity and conprocuring a lease for sixty-one years) ceit of the mind, to generate humiand a much larger one built in the lity, to produce temperateness in garden of the Academy. This assertion, modesty in argument, chapel continues to be well at. diffidence of his own judgment and tended three times on the Sabbath, opinions, and respect to those of is regularly supplied by the tutors, others. They stiperinduce habits and a successive interchange of of attentive study; extensive and ministers, of whom the larger num- diligent enquiry, patient and labo. ber are such as have received their rious investigation, serious and proeducation in this Seminary. Thus fitable ineditation. To men of the Academy and Chapel are renc education, under God, we are indered mutually beneficial to each debted for the sacred Scriptures in other, and the divine blessing ap: our own tongue, and the most usepears in a very conspicious mannerful expositions of them; from them to attend them both. The num• have we derived the best defences ber of students gradually increase of revelation, and the most faithful ing, it became necessary, in the representations of genuine Chrisyear 1797, to procure an additional tianity. Tutor ; to which office the Rey,

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See Rev. xxii. 17. Mat. xxii. 1 -54.

Tho'all are welcome by the gospel call,
How tew will come! and none would come at all,
Did not the Spirii's etlicacious pow'r
Their hearts constraw in his appointed hour !
But, granted this, does want of will, I pray,
Excuse the sin of those who keep away

You have a servant : ask that servant, Why
With your injunctions he will not comply?
“ I have no will," methinkó I hear hinı say,
Yourself to love, or your commands obey :
“ I'ın surely not to blame for acting so ;
For I my nature cannot change, you know."
And will depravity afford a plea
From ev'ry bond of duty to set free?
The most de prav'd are then the least to blame;
And sin most lose its nature and its name.

Your principles, my friend, if such your creed,
May seine to justify the foulest deed;
For the worst criine that ever has been done
Within the ample circuit of the Sun,
Arose, no doubi, from a de;raved will,
Averse to food, and prone to all that's ill. NIL.

ON THE DEATH OF AN INFANT.

dy'd,

SWEET Babe !
She glanc'd into our world, to sce
A sample of our misery;
Then curn'd away her languid eye,
To drop a tear or two, and die,

Sweet Babe !
She tasted of life's bitter cur,
Refus d to drink the potion up;
But turn'd her little head aside,
Disgusted with the taste, and dy'd,

Sweet Babe !

To angel harps, and songs; and cry'd
To join their notes celestial, sigli*d and

Sweet Babe !
Sweet Babe no more, but Seraph now i
Before the throne behold her bow :
Her soul, enlarg'd to angel size,
Joins in the triumph of the skies ;
Adores the grace that brought her there,
Without a wish,

without a care ;
That wash'd her soul in Calv'ry's stream,
That shorteu'd life's distressing dwara :
Short pan, sbort grief, dcar Babe, was

chine ;
Now joys eternal and divine ! PATER.

She listen*d for a while, to hear
Our mortal gricks; then turn'd her ear

ON THE SUDDEN DEATH OF AN AMIABLE YOUTH,

Aged Twenty, soon after the happy opening of the Ninu leur, 1804.

Tuko' the past year, indulgent Lord, thy watchful care I praise !
How great that love to me and mine, in length'ning out our days!
O let cach cheerful voice unite, thy mercics past to own,
My dear Redeciner's praise repeat, and bow before his throne !
Accept our thanks :- but hark! those groaus", my trembling heart appals.
See! death, with hasty strides advance ! - The opening blossuin falls !
Scarce epi'ring on life's changing scene, My soulin anguishi cries,
Eterial God, O spare his youth! Olet my prayer arise !
Ador.rs, weeping, at his feet,- my Jesus kindly says t,
Lo! the di ar charge", whom i hou hast caught early to know thy ways,

Yonder, th' angelic hosts he joins, redeeming love to praise !
Lambeth.

J. S. • His death was occas'oned by a hurt received in his bowels, against a post, in Narrow-Wall, Lambeth ; ?101tvarion saling place in less than twenty-four hours. - Let the young consider, ?!. in the midst of life they are in death's

for The notice taken by the itirotinis awful providence in his concluding prayer, on the Lord's Day follos, jos tirou 50. el consolation to my burdened spirits.

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