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Apostle, to esteem it the highest distinction ratively useless torrent, but, like the exube-
that God could confer on you, that this rant inundations of the Nile, must be made
grace should be given unto you to preach to visit and enrich every part of the nija-
atong the Gentiles the unsearchable riches cert lands, must be employed to replenish
of Christ.”” p. 35. I'm AVTO 10 the canals and reservoirs prepared for their
sem There is no principle that can animate reception; must be permitted to rest till
you in the habitual discharge of the duties they penetrate deep below the surface, and
of your important work, but the love, the thus diffuse a new beauty and life and fer-
constraining love of a dying Saviour. May tility, wherever they flow." pp. 39, 40.
the Spirit of God fill your hearts with this Watch you, then, in all things; do the
holy affection! That month, that week, work of evangelists; make full proof of your
that day which passes over you without af ministry. Study deeply the Holy Scrip-
fecting views of the Cross of Christ, is not tures. Let your doctrine shew uncorrupt-
only a period of time lost to your "high efness, gravity, sincerity. When you have

, but positively injurious to all your the opportunity of instructing the Heathen, capacities for real service. The incamation stand on the plain broad footing of unand death of Immanuel, God with man,' is doubted truth. Forget the upliappy conthe most stupendous theme that men of troversies which have divided the church at angels can contemplate. His infinite con, home. Let your minds be daily nourished descension, his inconceivable sufferings, bis with the pure and wholesome doctrine of unutterable agony, bis ignominious death; Scripture, as it flows native and transparent the love he has borne to man, the work he from the comb, and not as it is sullied and has undertaken, the atonement he has adulterated by human systems, on whatever made, the everlasting righteousness which side they may incline. Let the Cross of he has brought in,' the reconciliation found. Christ, in all the amplitude of that astoed on his mediation and death; the myste- nishing sobject, be your theme. Descend ries of his redemption, the depths of his not to uncertain topies. Do not administer mercy, the glories of his power; these, to your inexperienced flock doubtful disputhese are the topics which transform and tations, which amaze the wind without afsupport the soul. These bring the captive fecting the heart, which disturb and bewil. in delightful bonds to his Saviour's feet. der, but seldom convince, which may raise These lead man beyond himself. These up a partizan, but cannot form the truly make him 'count all things but loss for the contrite and holy: disciple of Christ. May excellency of such a kuowledge;" tliese the Spirit of God direct and sanctify your

converts spring up to you • Christ may be magnified in his body, as

grass, as whether by life or by death. All that courses!"" pp. 43, 44.

3100 Sobota ever has been done, or ever will be done It is stated in this sermon, that in with effect in the cause of Missions, has the face of many and formidable flowed from this pure and exalted source.” obstacles which the Slave Trade had pp. 37, 38,

mars 1839 Burbes accumulated on the western coast Again : Han har to the rich of Africa ;-+-nowithstanding the dise

“ The Love of Christ, which we have just asters of shipwreck which had more noticed, must be brought into the detail of than once suspended their efforts; our duties, and be employed as the inspit- though having to contend on the one ing motive of our most ordinary actions

. hand with the insalubrity of the cliThe principle of Faith should be exercised mate, to which several Missionaries in the constantly recurring occasions where have fallen victims, and on the other, a distrust of God's word, or providence, or with the ignorance and vice of the grece, may enfeeble or retard our efforts. natives, corrupted by our crimes, and

The doctrine of Obedience to God's com- with the enmity of the slave dealers, "mands is not to be viewed in the mass only, alarmed and enraged at our attempts

or applied to the more ostensible branches to remedy the evils they were creat-
of sanctification, but to be accurately under
stood in all its parts, and perpètually ad. ing this Society have persevered
mitted as the rule of our conduct, pp.

for thirteen years, in their course of 38, 39.

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honourable exertion, sparing neither Powerful principles of religion must not expense por labour, and sending out be allowed to roll by in a grand but compa missionary after missionary to this

CARIST, OBSERV. No. 156. 105 M suallazgows that

scene of danger and suffering. Nor into freedom by the Vice-admiralty has their labour been in vain in the Court of Sierra Leone, and are now Lord. Notwithstanding every ob- living under the protection of a stacle, the confidence of some of the British Government. Surely, these native chiefs has been entirely gain. are objects to call forth, not only ed; four "settlements have been the prayers and exhortations,” but formed in different parts of the coast; the strenuous efforts and liberal con. nearly 200 children are training in tributions of this Christian commo. their schools ; churches are erect- nity. All who feel, as the disciples ing; elementary books have already of our crucified Lord ought ever to been published, in two widely-pre- feel, " that there is no religion but valent languages, the Susoo and the that of the Cross of Christ, and that Bullom: portions of Scripture have the base and degrading superstitions been translated into these lan- of pagan idolatry call on us, by guages; and some of the African every motive of compassion as well youths manifest pleasing evidences as daty, to visit them with the pore of piety. Besides this, the Society is and elevated truths of Christianity," now entering, with the concurrence will cordially adopt our preacher's deof Government, and by the suggest termination,

and will say, “Whatever tion and advice of that distinguished projects others may pursue or relinfriend of African civilization, Go-quish--whatever they may undertake vernor Maxwell, on an enlarged or contrive-whatever they may set and most extensive plan, for the up or pull down, it biust be our busireligious education and instruction ness to bold up the torch of truth, to of the thousands of Africans, who, reach forth the word of life, to raise having been rescued from slavery the ruins of the Church, and cougt by the activity of his Majesty's nothing done while so much remains ships of war, have been condemned to be achieved.”


&c. &c.

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ABDOOL MESSEE'S JOURNAL. been seea in company with a Bramin going (Continued from p. 740.)

toward the city. The Bramin, who appeared "JUNE 26, 1815.-To-day, a man, who had fat and well clothed, bad hold of the boy's formerly been Kazee of the city, and who hand. The boy was beard to say, "Let me had killed his brother, came to Abdool.go; they will think I stay too long, and be After the usual salutations, he entered on a

angry with me.' The man answered, dispute with seering warmth; and said, “Never mind; 1 will myself go back will that what Abdool taaght was not the Lible, you, and make your peace; and seemed but whai he had extracted from Mahometan to be soothing him, with a view to get him books. . It is in vain,' said he to pre. away with him. As the boy bad lost caste, tend that what you teach is Christianity : we this could only be to get him away in order see nothing of it in the Christians. The to be revenged for the disgrace, they think it Sabibs take all manner of women into their for a Bramin to change his religion. houses : tbeir care is only about wine, and “ July 6.-To-day the Rajal Rim Narian banqueting, and hunting, and gaming: passed most of the day here.

He is son never say that your doctrine is theirs ; you of the brother of the well-known Cheye have made up a religion for yourself.' Ab. Sing, Rajah of Benares, who was finally dool, of course, contended, that the Law and set aside from the rajahship by the How the Gospel were prior to the Koran ; and Dourable Conipany on the murder of Miso that wherein they agreed, they had taken Cherry, and the present family placed on from the Christians, not the Christians from the Musnud, who are of the female Jine. them;---that in respect of the Sahibs, . What On June 9th, this Rajah Rani Narian you say of them is that judging forbidden called upon me (Rev. Mr. Corrit) Ho had in Matthew vii., and if I chose I could passed the greatest part of a day at Cawaprove to your face that you are just as bad pore with the late Mr. Martyn, with whom as they; but leave off judging others, and I was then an inmate. Since then, he has judge from the Book, whether or not the been visiting about among the Mabratta Sahibs live according to it: the Bouk is our princes; and on arriving here, and hearing guide, and those who live according to it of my being here, he came to call upon me. are the servants of Christ, and those who do After some time, he entered into a detail of not arc the servants of Satan.' The Kazee the misfortunes of his family. I beard him took Abdool aside at going away; and out; and then endeavoured to shew him, asked him privately, if there was any way of that all worldly expectations were thus de. forgiveness pointed out for murder in the ludings, and that, though we should guin Gospel. Abdool spoke briefly of repente our end in the world, we must leave it, and ance, and the efficacy of Christ's blood to go to give account to God: whilst thuse, cleanse from all sin. The Kazee took away who know and love the true God, have a the Pentateuch ; and, after the appointed never-faili ng portion. Ab dool, who was time, sent it back, begging he might have it present, took ap the subject. The young every day to read.

man was roused to attention, came to see us " June 27.—This afternoon the whole pie. day after day, and expressed very freely in mises in the city were filled with people, to public bis approbation of the Gospel; be. hear Abdool read and explain the Scrip- coming daily more serious and earnest in his tures.

religious inquiries, At length, he becarro " July 1. This morning the Bramin boy, suspected of an inclination to Christianity. referred to on June 25th, had occasion to go Crowds, both of Hindows and Musselmans, out of our pseudises, and is not secured. visited him daily, to dissuade biz frpun asso

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