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ciating with Abdool. On the ed inst. he tried to get others to say that Abdool wished took up his abode with Abdool in the city; to compel people to become Christians. A and now the whole city seemed moved. Molwee, who lives niear, and to whore he Day and night, he was beset by people, first addressed himself, told him at once he many of whom had never seen hiin or heard lied, and was an infidel for opposing a vi hin until now; and the agitation of mind idolater who wished to believe in Revelation, occasioned thereby, made him quile unwell, thougb uot in Mahomet.: The Hindoos to To-day he is much indisposed, yet came out wliom he applied, said he was mad; that
After some previous conversa- they saw and heard all that passed in tion, I said to him, . If your intention of Abdool's house, and saw no violence offered einbracing Christianity be sincere, I do most to anyone, One Hindoo, said, I hear him heartily invite you to occupy these rooms, forbid people to kill, or to commit adultery, in which we were sitting, . and in all re. or to steal, or to tell lies: if this ibe Christi spects to consider me as a brother; only 1 aning, it is a good religion: there are no am anxious that no worldly notive should such good words even in the Sanscrit books. enter into your resolutions, and that no one ; "July 11.-A man from a neighbouring should be able to say you were influenced village was present to-day, who has been a by temporal considerations. He answered, constant attendant for some time. He was very deliberately and distincily, 'Sir, in re. asked why he bad expressed a wish to be spect of name, what can I propose to my conse a Christian. He answered, · For the seff by the change? My family is the chief sake of salvation.'. What had he lieards among the Uindoos, being Bramins, and lords that should induce him to hope for salvatio of the holy city. In respect to provision, in Christianity? He said, .• He had neres you know how I have lived, and could still heard of any whose birth corresponded with live: ?--hie told ine before, that he could that of Christ; that to raise the dead, sad collect 400 rupees a month, and subsistence himself to rise from the dead, proved bita for three or four bundred followers among to be the Son of God, and able to give the Mahratta princes :- What earthly end remission of sins. He to-day took his peal can I bave in view? But,'among the line with the Christians, by which his caste is doos ór Mabonietans, I never heard of any gorr... whose birth, life, death, resurrection, and " July 12.-Abdwol went to day to the ascension can be compared with Jesus. ! village where the above man resides. He pierceive he is the only Saviour, and I see found thnt his family wore acquainted with I'may obtain remission of sins through him. jis purpose of embracing Christianity, and *** July 8.— In consequence of the above very angry, with him for it. He tests risit, the friends and adherents of the Kajah a small farm. Plany people came to see Secame quite violent wiili lim; and threat- Abdool, who spoke to thein about religion ened, by some nieans or other, to put an and offered to establish: a school for their end to his life. They threatened Abdool children. They asked what he would teache alsw; who quietly, but resolutely, answered, them. He said, What would lead to salsas • 'If you should accomplish my deatlı, it tion.-They answered, " What do we ruit would be a cause of joy to me, as bringing with religion? We do not even worship our sue at once to Him whose I am: 'but, be
own Bowarra, We know a little about assured, your lives would be forfeited w the ploughing, and that is enough for us.' Jaw, 'and, at the throne of God, you would July 24-Today a Mabonetan from find Raim, or any other you depend upou, Berthpore, come, who is physician to the quire unable to save you from the guilt of Rajala's family. He bad lung ago perused murder," "They were dismayed at his reso the Pentateuch; in Arabic, lent him by a lution, and have kept aloof from him since; Roman Catholic priest who lived with Ges but have persuaded the Rajah to make neral Duboin. baut two years ago, 16 jourkey to Goaliet, where another widow of came into his mind to search for tratan Cheytshg's is, aud of a brotber of his own. The irreconcilable contradictions among line Ile says he will come back alone shortly i ditteront Mahometan sects struck him poss appears in deep distress; and said 10-day,, erfully and convinced him that yuth was
I go with them because 1 leur they will not with them. He read in the Koran, that otherwise murder mé; but I know, if I do Christ is the Spirit of God. This gave him not becoife'a Christian, I shall go to hell a high idea of our Saviour. He took an op with my eyes open. My faith is in Jesus, portunity of cuming to Agrassoon after that Christ átorre, and beside him there is no se ime, when be visited Ms. Co the Bapeista viour. "A 'Mahometah in the service of the Missionary, who urged him tonn immediate? Kajsl®has been the chief ofšposer, and has profession of Christianity. This he was net
prepared for, but took a copy of St. Mat. of May, he had been observed diligent in sethew and St. Mark, in Persian, translated by tret duties; and the questions which he askSabat, and went back to Berthpore. There ed discovered an awakened conscience. On he has been until the present time, fülly Monday last, he hegan tờ read the Scrip. persuaded of the truth of Christianity and cures and pray with the Catechumens. This ilie Divinity of Chrisť, from the perusal of was after repeated requests to be allowed to the above translation; But desirous ot' meetdo so, and diligent application to private ing with some of his own countrymen who reading of the Scriptures. Today he was could inform lvin further, lie at length heard asked, "Why do you wish to be baptised?' of Abdool, and of the kindness and inoffen He said, "Because I'am conscious of many siveness of bis nuanners. This,' said 'he, and great sins, and I wish' to enter on the «is the way of that religiou." And, on-Moule way of forgiveness: -- Ques. “But perhaps day, he eame over on purpose to meet with the English Government may not always reAbdool. He was led to the house of a Mot- nain in this land ; and you know, in that wee, who teaches our Christian boys Arabic, case, the Hindoos and Mahometans would and who is very favourable to the 'trarh, so
persecule you : what would you do? - Ans. that his introduction to' Abdool was thus *Certainly since they despised, and perse made easy. He now wishes to be baptised; cuted, and ill-treated the Savionit, I can exs seems less than any riative whom I have seen pect on other ; but, through his help, I would to consult with 'flesh and blood ; 'said he de- remain firm.' sired only to be great in the sight of God, * July 24.-Daring the whole of this and, if it were his will, to be among the first week the Hugeem from Berthpore has attend fruits ot Hindoostan'; for he is sure that all ed daily with his son. 'The Epistle to the He. the land will become Christian, and be de- brews was appointed to be read, to shew hira sires to give himself to labour to spread the the connection between the Old and Nero Gospel. 'He bas 8 son eighteen years old, Testaments. As we went on, his attention whom he has made acquainted with the 'was evidently attracted by the peculiar truths change passing in his mind ; and who, le of the Gospel-the Divinity of Christ-bis says, is, equally with himself, dispused to suitableness, as God, to be a Saviour-the embrace thé Guspel
. He is gone back to sufficiency of his sacrifice ; and the extent of bring this son, and what property he has, it, as reaching to sinis under the former disthat lie may give bimsell wholly to the work pensation also. The passages connected of the Lord.
with these subjects, drew from him mang • ^ July 18.---This afternoon the above per- expressions indicative of a truly enlightened son made his appearance, with his son, át mind. He has been daily also inquiring worship in the city. He had thought, he about baptism; and, as the subject bas been said, of sending his sou first ; but afterward on his mind above two years, and he is now reflected,". This is not a work to be delayed evidently decided in bis choice, it was or trifled with. He publicly professed, be- agreed to baprize liim 10-morrow. After fore all the people assembled, that he was talking of his family, I asked if he was come expressly to receive baptísni. He laid aware of any thing in his own history for aside his turban, and koelt down to prayer which God might be justly displeased wit! with the Christian part of tive assembly. him. He answered, • What have I done.
; “ On Friday evening,' our dear friend that deserves the name of virtue, all ny Lieut. M. came from Mottra, bringing the days? If I have done any thing good at all, Bramin boy, who says he was enticed as it is this acceptance of the truth.' related before; ihat the person set off the Sunday, July 25.--This morning, after next day, laking with him all the clothes we Divine Service in the Garrison, the Hugeein had given him; that another, companion of was baptized by the name of Talib Messee zhat person, gave tim a meal, and persuad. Khan, " the Gift of Christ." They had ed him to go to Muttra ; that be, afraid of been previously made well acquainted with our displeasure, and ashamed of himself, the Baptismal Service, and Abdool address, agreed; that Lieatenant M.'s moonshee nered the exhortations and put the questions io. with him there; and tbat Lieutenants M. and them in Hindooslanee. May these prure, T, immediately sent for hiin, and gave him the fruits of a rich harvest! food and clothes. He returned joyfully, and "July 27.-To-day Abdool hcard of and is evidenily much distressed in mind, and visited iwo persons who have fallen under the afraid lest he sbould not he forgiveni.” displeasure of their friends from their at
"Jaly 23.To-day Ahdool's eldest ne tachnient to thię Gospel: one, the servant of phew, after inany solicitations, was examined a Hindoo Doctor, whom he has served for for baptism. So long since as the beginning sixteen years, and who speaks very highls of
goers. The disciples of the various AS
his, fidelity :
have declared the cante: and wish to come only for a short time, and he determined daily to read the Scriptures, and barthen at all risks to secure a happy eternity. explained.
2019.** “July 30.-To-day Abdool's house in the
This morning the attendance city: was a constant sceneo scene of comers and at home was ton large for our place to 'ond
cits, too," the attendance en of saints) came in
Abdool inquire about the Hugeem Talib Messee lated sermon, entitled, Universal Good and to know the mode of initiation into New. The readiness with whtěli be ea Christianity.”
in the Service was cause 19.4 Aug, 3.-Four men fron Jelapore, two solation to us. days' journey, having heard of the good “ Aug. 29. -- This motning about forty ductrine which Abdool taught, and of his at- adults, beside all the children, "aftended tention to the poor, caine to see whether the Morning Worship, all of whom "profets a report was true."
regard for the Gospel. In the afternoon, the "The supply of the Epistle to the Romans Hindoo Jogi Faqueer, referred to in the is arrived very opportinely, as the doctrine Memorandum of June 10, was baptized, PL.Justification is now sery much discussed. with his wife and chịld. His brother, with From seading sci Matthew, many
are per came soon after the above period; was also suaded of the excellency of the Gospel, and baptized; together with a converted Mitonow the question among them is, How shall metan, his wife and two children, and the Han bc gast with God ?
Leper mentioned in the same Memorandum L'Ang. Som Today the Lord's Supper was of June 10 The Leper has," in a great adeninis ortus at which, beside our usual measure, recovered of his leprosy;
for which conlowad sall$,, attended Abdoul Messee, be expresses much banklulness. He is'a Ialib Messee Khan, Inaceut Messee, and very zealous Christian. The other Hindoes are Nicholare the eldest of the Native Chris Rajepoots, and have conducted the reselves Rian boys, who has bçen the longest with me. with much appearance or sincerity, and with It was a season of evident interest to them a seeming sense of their need of a Saviout. especially to the two latter youths, After "There are now hiteen Calécbumes; service, on coming out, they embraced each among them a Hindoo Byragee, who has other with much emotion, saying, they were been lying twelve years in a jungle af Joy. now no longer two, but one, baving become poor, waiting for his God to appear to him partakers of the same bouy.
at length being wearied out, and hearing of « Aug 13,-To-day Abdool's brother ar- the (foriner ) Jogi's conversion, he came rived frota Lucknow. The family, have aver in us, and gives good evidence of siðWritten inany letters to Abdool, none of cerity. which have been forwarded; and a letter At The newly baptized hare been employed which Abdool had written to them was open. in the cultivation of land, which we bired ced by the Nabub of Lucknow's people, and for the purpose of proving their disposition ; afterwards shewn about. The copies of Şt and all who have joined themselves to is Matiles; which Abdool's father took away are set to one kind of labour or another. from Cawapore, have been all sought after, The place of worship in the city could and reast even: by some of the principal not contain one third of the people who al.
ladies of the Nabob's palace. At first, the ceuded on Sunday, though the Kazce had brother teports, the people reproached them, forbidden_all true Mahomelans to attend. op a leir return from visiting us at Cawn pore; We are about to erect a place for the better but nowe pozose molests them on the cop accommodation of such as wish to hear the frary, many speak well of the Gospel, and Gospel. Express
wise to see and hear Abdool, that From Monday, several Molnces from the they wag know one of these things... en city began to attend every afternoon,
« Aug 15.-This morning the attendance read and hear the Scriptures explained in on Divine Worship was so great, thjąt our order. There have been generally Sve erers
place of assembly was inconveniently snall. day, beside those connected with me. In the afternoon, in the city, the number
« The Hugeem improves daily. At irst was also large and the people beard with the Mahometans tried to prejudice us much attension 2.219 en
against him, by, variety of stories - none - Das Aug. 19. A Sheykh-frere the city came of which, however, affected liis sincerity: to declare his intention of op bracing Chris- and now he is, in the sight of U, cevoted
to the Gospel. They begin to revile bin, of the Mission; and I think I may alfinale and also all the Molwees wlio ooree to read that the friends of religion in this country the Scriptures. The Hugeer has begun to would find sufficient sappurt for the person deare Hebrew; and, froin luis acquaintance whom you may send, without his cominuing with Arabic, is likely to make good pro. burthensome to the Suciety.
-.0 & blol gress, and will be a great acquisition in cor Ainong the reasons why a Missionary Secling the Hisdostanee translation of the should be sent to this country is preference Old Testament, left by Mr. Marten &ntic to any other, I would heg leave respectfully Dislied
20 suggest two : viz
. The teening populis. The nephew of Abdual
, baptized July tiun of India, and the protection of equis 25, is employed as a reader
, and has greatly table laws, which puts it in the power of a jmproved since his baptism. In conse Missionary to do sure good with less perquence of the scarcity in the Mahraita sonál inconvenience here than in any other Stales, and the increased number of poor heather country.
god Yamot ab who fuck to this place, & subscription was " The objections raised at home to the set on foot by the Judge, and a daily dis- Evangelization of India on the score of po tribution of about thirty rupees is made litical danger, are founded in entire misap through Abdool to upward of six hundred prehension of the subject. It seetus not to
have occurred to cither the friends or fues Mr. Corrie's Journal was accompanied by of the measure, that there are none among the following leuer from that Gentleman to the Natives who have the means, whatever the Secretary of the Society, dated Agra, might be their will, of tesisting the British 31st Dec. 1813.
Government. "Almust all the ancient reign
the Rer. Dir. Thomason, with the labours of pendence ; nor, at any time, did ever the Abdool Messee, who is engaged as a Cale. zeal of the Hindoos lead them to any forchist for the Society for Missions to Africa anidatle opposition even to the intolerant and the East ; and of the success attending and avowedly proselyting Mahometans : 80 chem Since our arrival at this place, in that neither do past experience nor present Alarch last, forty one adulis and fourteen probabilities oppose any difficulty in the children of theirs lave been baptised into way of publishing the Gospel in India. the faith of Christ, and all continue to Besides, it might well be expected that walk in the truth. The prospect of increas- reflecting men sliould discriminate between ing numbers is very encouraging; and, as a senseless attack upon images, processions, several of the converts are men of learning &c. and the simple inoffensive statement of and of sorre infuence, there seems ground Divine Truth. The former might well be co hope that Tasting beneßt is intended by expected to rouse every bad passion of the our Almighty and most Mercilul Father & human mind: the latter will always comthis place.
miand respect, if not obedience-whilst the ** The want of usefal books in their own same Divine Truth ussures es, his Wong (anguage will, however, render the native shall not return void low bud loopdA doida converts for a long time in need of Euro-Our method is, to state the plain trutlis pean intelligence and firmness
. Though the of the Gospel, with little or no reference to grace of the Gospel be sufficient for their any other syster called l Religiany By individual salvation, yet they are not suffi- pointing okt the Scriptures doctrines of
ciently acquainted with the distory of man-man's fall through the transgression of Lind, and especially of the Church of Christ, Adam, arid his recovery by the Lord Jesus to enable them to calculate on the probable Christ, with appeals to matters of obvious consequences of any particular mode of and general experience, usually such a sele couduct; nor can they, for some time, reapsation is produced as lends sume one u the benefit to be derived from the expe- other to exauzitae what foundation be tests rience of those who have gone before them upon; nad the result is always, This ia the good way.
hagyd y វង
THERE IS SALTATION IN NO$ERET "I feel, therefore, anxious to call the at. 'Gus 13CARNATX ! - SA Teution of the Society of which you are Permit me also respectfully 2 slicit secretary, to this part of the world, and to the attention of your Society to the subject beg that, if practicable, a Missionary inay of providing Tainisters from amerig slie nr be sent over to take charge of this infunt tive converts: for it seems out of the ques slunch. The place or worship and the tion fever to expect a sufficient number of propisee, now occupied," should, with plea- regularly urdained ministers from England. sure, be made over in petpetiig idr the use The Bring of our Charcb, tinnslated, has CHRIST. OBShey. No. 156.
in de plantes de trein every circumstance in the case of a church mistry, by instructing niewiy gathered Fron among the Heathen fanguages of this country, and in Hebrew; is that of the prinsitive Christian Churches. Greek and trus we hope they' thay one Whatever way be said in favour of the 'll day be found worthy of Episcupal Ordina
serte of people to choose their own mi- tion Pu 11 tu sem Tristers; or in fuvoor of extempore prayer, Mr. Thomason writes from Calcutta, under in a Migre advanced state of Christian edu- date of Dec. 7, 1013 :
dation and experience; does not apply în * The work at Agratis progressive. Abe our circumstauces : and it follows, of course, sool"prwes a steady. zealous, hutuble la. Tharu person who should be the neans of bourer."1. We have every encouragement. sywnting the Gospel in any city or place, J... This new day rejoices our hearts great. semains the seperintendant and umpire, in ly. "A new day it way be called for never siti eases "requiring arrangertent. Under before has the Gospel been attended with Pois persuasion, it would be painful, either such remarkable etfects in this quarter, to leave a native congregarion without a Learned Musselmeh have been peculiariz -pastor, or to usurp authority, I would stubborn hitherto. Now they have been Humbly there fore; request advice and help made to bend: as you will perceive in some on this head. Abduof Messee seems, for "coont instances at Agra. And i cmoet heavenly-mindedness, discretion, and zeal, but entertain strung hopes that we shall see to be wortby of the ministry; and we are get greater things done." andeavouring to qualify some promising
For the remainder of Religious Intelligence, see the Appendisse
It is with the sincerest pleasure we state, that ous for the repeal of the Property Tan, Bit u Treaty of Peace with the UNITED STATES sprely, if they desited that an expersive and was signed at Chent on the 24th instant ; the sanguinary coutest should be prolonged los stipulations of' which, in our judgment, are their profit or gratification, they should ac higlily satisfactory.---The points for which least not have denied to Goverunucut the America plunged into the war, and which wems of carrying it on. she declared must be gained before her sword The proceedings of the Congress of *could“ be sheathed; we mean, the questions "VIENNA are still euveloped in obscurity. of blockade and impressiuent; have been In France, an important change bas jas *entirely passed over. Her claim to indem- "ken place in the War Department. Svult
nity for the captures nade under our Orders has been made Minister of War, and Suchet Sint Council is relinquished. As to territorial Military Governor of Alsace.-There yppears linits, both we and our Indian allies return to have recently existed an apprehension nf to the status quo ante bellum, except that tumult at Paris, and the person of the King We retain the islands in Passamaqaoddy is said to have been in danger. The guards bay, and thát Commissioners are to be were suddenly increased and other prenamed to arrange all disputes respecting cautions were adopted, which, if the anưiciboundary, as well as the means of safe com pations of danger were well founded, live *munication between the different British pro- * happily averted it for the present. vinces. América has renounced her claim The campaign has closed on Dic Caree Sto fish on the coasts of Newfoundland, or to dian Trontier of AMERICA, with the evacya
trade to orir East Indiun seitlemenis. Hos. ***tion of Fort Erie by the American garrişulla * tilities are to cease as soon as the treaty shall The Furt has been reduced to ryius.
be ratified by both Governments. Such are On the Ist iust, Parliainent adjourned ta the terms of peace; and with these tepms we the 9tli of February, after having yoked, all * find, to 'yur surprize, that there are many the requisite supplies,
who are dissatisfied, asd who clamorously express tipt dissatisfaction. We have room
HAYTL only for a single remark. Ainong the most poisy declaimers against the peace, we ob
A rumous bas been circplated, that the
two chiess who divide Hagti between theun *serye mapy who have been equally clamos had agreed to accept the overtures made