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I make it my rule to lay hold of light, and embrace it, wherever I see it, though held
"Too many are to be found in all countries, like the Italian Philosopher, who was un-
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Associate Reformed Church.....Report of the State of Religion, &c.
Associate Reformed Church.
At the late meeting of the General Synod of the Associate Reformed Church, the Rev. Dr. Mason stated,!!
that in consequence of ill health he had determined to resign his office of Provost in Columbia College, and that intending to take a voyage to Europe, he should be prevented from officiat ing any longer as Professor in the Theological Seminary. The Synod expressed their deep sense of the value of the services which Dr. M. had gratuitously rendered the institution, and voted him 500 dollars, as a token of their disposition to remunerate him more liberally if they had the means.
The number of Students who attended at the Theological Seminary tbe last term was 21. The expences of the institution for the year ending the 30th of April last, was as follows: Expences of Superintendents, Ditto of Professors, Students board, Contingences of Seminary,
Report of the state of Religion,
[The Reformed Dutch Church in this coun-
That on an examination of the minutes of the particular Synods of NewYork and Albany, (the only sources of their information) they rejoice to find that the Lord still continues to bless the means of grace, and to animate his servants by causing his work to prosDuring the year per in their hands. past, not only have vacant congregations, some of which had long been destitute of the stated ministry of the word and ordinances, been furnished with pastors, but a rich measure of divine influence also has been imparted to many of your societies. Within the bounds of the particular Synod of AlBy the Statistical Table of the Associate Re- bany, the state of religion appears to The truths of the Gosformed Church in North America, it ap-be improving. pears that there were, on the 30th of A-pel are heard by increasing numbers, pril last,
Total on account of the Seminary $2789 98
In the Synod of
10852 The receipts into the Treasury of the General Synod, from 30th April, 1815, to 30th April, 1816, according to the Treasurer's account current, were as follows:
1. Donations to the permanent fund,
2. Contributions to the Semi
and with solemn attention.
nary for current expences, 1323 98 risdiction of the particular Synod of
3. General Contributions to the
New-York, your Committee feel hap
py to state, that a growing attention || ful preaching of the word, and the eshas been paid to the Gospel ordinan-tablishment of praying Societies; a due ces, and that a considerable number of attention to all of which your commit persons have been added to the church ||tee beg leave earnestly to recommend of such, we trust, as shall be saved. Among the means, which appear to have been rendered effectual to the salvation of sinners, are family visitations, catechetical instruction, and in-of his people. creased attention to discipline, the faith
to the ministers and congregations un der the care of this judicatory, as means appointed of God for the conversion of sinners and the edification
Church, Associate Reformed
of American Bible Society
Adam, sin of connected with his pos
233 Clark, Governor
Address on education of young men 29 53 Commandment 4th, Prohibitory part of 201 282 Commandment 4th, Exceptions to the 145 What is forbidden in 149 155 Connecticut Missionary Society 139 Contradictions, seeming reconciled 100 Conferences, Subjects for
All's for the best
American Bible Society
Antinomians, remark on
Assembly, general report of on state
on ransporting mail
Balls and Dancing Assemblies
Beecher on building waste places
Bible Society, American, forma
Blackburne, Rev. Dr.
204 Departure of Missionaries
160 Distressed old Man
280 Constitution of Amer. Bible Society
18 22 Death, Daniels Reflections on
Rev. Dr. Buchanan
280 Documents respecting Loring D.
Bonnel, Experience and death of
British & For'n. Bible Society 66 94 237
Edwards', Pres. Character of works
Essay on the education of Children
Foreign missions, Meeting of Board
Children, Essay on the Education of
Christ, Divine Nature of
Form and Formalist
Church, Reformed Dutch
2 Fuller, Rev. Dr. death of