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CONTENTS.

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RESOLUTIONs for the Year, Page 9 Christian Fortitude,

52

Contemplation of God,

10 The Divine Attributes Intelligible, 53

Reflections on Winter,

11 The Christian's Aim and Character, 54

Gospel adapted to Man's Condition, 12 Religious Anxiety needful,

55

Best use of the Study of Nature, 13 Change of Character in the Disciples

Sympathy,

14

of Christ,

Repairing to Christian Truth, 15 | Righteousness a gradual but sure AC-

Imparting Christianity to the Hea quisition,

57

then,

16 Profit of Bodily Labour,

58

Passions,

17 Profit of Mental Labour,

59

Propriety in Manners,

18 ( Moral Freedom,

60

Humility,

19 Foundations of True Friendship, 61

Christian Unity,

20 | Christian Charity towards Differing

God's Design in Creation and Prov Sects,

62

idence,

21 Religion a Social Principle,

63

Responsibility attending Superiour Advice to all Christian Churches, 64

Talents,

22 | Proper conduct in Adversity, 65

Importance of First Principles, 23 One use of a Wise Charity,

66

Religious Enthusiasm,

24 Gratitude to God as our Creator, 67

Eloquence of the Scriptures,

25 Meditation on the Season,

68

Gratitude,

26 Sin the Destruction of Man's Orig-

Duty of Secret Prayer,

27

inal Innocence,

69

Joy, the Attendant of Holiness, 28 Goodness of God,

Christian Warfare and Triumph, 29 Christianity, its Requirements and

Image of God on the Soul of Man, 30 x Consolations,

71.

Motives to Early Religion,

31 Effect of Indulging Wrong Inclina-

Diversity of Character,

32 tions,

72

Religious Duties of the Table, 33 Justice,

73

Two great branches of Enlightened Wisdom of God shewn in his Pro-

Religion,

gressive Truth,

Diversity of Style in the Sacred Death,

75

Scriptures,

35 | Eternal Joys of Holiness,

76

The Love and Practice of Mercy, 36, Causes of Instability in Religion,

Love of Praise,

37 Levity,

78

Address to Christian Professors, 38 Union of Virtues in Jesus Christ, 79

Operations of Grace like those of Requirements of a Probationary

Natare,

39 State,

80

Fruit of the Spirit,

40 The True Christian a Citizen of Hea-

Proper Treatment of Servants, 41 ven,

81

Duties of Domestics,

42 Fondness for Dissipation,

82

Virtue our Interest,

43 | How to Remedy a Fondness for Dis-

Kindness amidst Social Relations, 44 sipation,

83

Duties of Children,

45 Connexion of Reason with Religion, 84

Caution against the Enticements of Man able to do his Duty,

85

Youth,

46 Self Deception,

Loving our Enemies,

47 | Right Understanding of Religion in

What constitutes an Honest Man, 48 the lower classes,

87

Piety and Virtue of Jesus Christ, 49 Means and Ends,

88

Solemnity of a Death-bed Scene, 50 | Innocency of Unavoidable Errour, 89

The Christian's Purity of Disposition, 51 Righteous of every Nation saved, 90

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Importance of Distinct Impressions, 91 An Inference from the Season of the

Public and Domestic Character of Year,

146

Jesus Christ,

92 Fear of Death,

147

The Pious Poor Man,

93 | The Influence of our Creed on our

The Prodigal Son,

94 Affections,

148

Divine Providence,

95 Christ the Fountain of Living Wa-

Light an Emblem of Joy in God, 96 ters,

149

Our Abuse of God's Parental Char- Death of a pious, distinguished and

acter,

97 useful Citizen,

150

Recollection of Departed Worth, 98 Wisdom of Solomon's Prayer, 151

Cruelty to the Animal Creation, 99 The Christian Scholar,

152

Lord's Supper,

100 Gifts of the Holy Spirit to the Apos-

Value and Abuse of Earthly Goods, 101 tles,

153

God the Omnipresent Object of Wor- Repentance,

154

ship,

102 Erroneous Judgments concerning oth-

Poverty with Virtue Better than

ers,

155

Wealth Without,

103, Effects of deep Christian principle, 156

The True Christian Fervent in Spirit, 104 | The Measure of our Duty,

157

Fast,

105 Politeness,

158

The Patience of Job,

106 Every one should adhere to his own

Salvation the Great Object, 107 business,

159

Christianity,

108 Reflections on the advanced season, 160

Immutability of God,

109 The Duty of Brothers,

161

Comparative Happiness and Pain in Harmony of the Primitive Disciples, 162

Life,

110 | Unity of God,

163

Different Future Conditions, 111 Conscience,

164

Consolations in Virtuous Old Age, 112 Value of the Soul,

165

Divine Proof of Christianity, 113 Our Saviour's Prayer for his Cruci.

Effects of Religion,

1148 fiers,

166

Folly of Defaming the Bible, 115 Elisha's Servant,

167

Acquaintance with God,

116 A Reason why Parents should be

Family Prayer,

117

Pure,

168

Cheerful Spirit of the Christian, 118 The Danger of Departing from strict

Resurrection,

119 Rectitude,

169

Religion the Source of True Happi- Abraham Offering his Son Isaac, 170

ness,

120 False Views of Faith,

171

Spring,

121 Mixture of Good and Bad Men, 172

Early Rising,

122 Industry in our Worldly Pursuits,

173

The Mind Unsatisfied without God, 123, Industry in our Religious Duties, 174

The Double Minded Man, 124 Causes of Partiality in Men, 175

Sufferings of the Irresolute Mind, 125 | Impartiality of God,

176

Steadfastness required by Jehovah, 126. Sins of Omission,

177

Genuine Faith a Practical Princi- The Gospel, the copious Fountain of

ple,

127 Life,

178

Danger of Delay,

128 Truth promotive of Pure Devotion, 179

Progress of the Season,

129

Public Worship,

180

Gospel Requirements,

130 Church Music,

181 '82

The Divine Character,

131' Prominent Purposes in the Christian

Reclaimed Sinners Enjoy the Gos- Revelation,

183

pel,

132 Penitentiaries, or, the Effects of Pro-

On Cherishing the Influences of God's gressive Religion,

184

Spirit,

133 The Bible the only Authorized Creed,

Fruitfulness,
134

165

Conversion, its Desirableness and Duties of the Conjugal Relation, 186

Means,

135 Free Inquiry should produce Charity,

Prayer,

136

187

Bad Examples amidst a Crowded Progress of Christianity One Proof

Population,

137 of its Truth,

188

Heaven,

138 The Close of the Month,

189

Thanks to God as our Maker and Summer,

190

Redecmer,

139 ’40 The Bible,

191

The Duty of Secresy,

141 | St. Paul at Athens,

192

Translation of New Testament, 142 Patriotism,

193

Pillar of Remembrance,

143 Duties of Rulers,

194

Reflections after a severe Sickness, 144, Epitome of Church History, 195, '96

Happiness,

145} '97, '98, '99, 200,'01,'02, '03, '04, '05

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Inferences from the Epitome of * Pledges of Providence,

258

Church History,

206 Peace of Mind,

259

Pride vitiates the Judgment, 207 Obedience to Christ

secures his
Charitable Judgments and Conduct, 208 Love,

260

The Evangelists,

209 Charity and Candour in Judging of

Excellence of Christianity, 210

Others,

261

Pious men invited to Missionary La- Principle in all cases Binding, 262

bours,

211 | Death compared to Sleep,

263

Forgetter of God.-Final Judgment, 212 Tranquillity of Mind,

264

God's Pardon Free,

213 Vice in Professors,

265

Enlightened Views of Christianity, 214 Evil Habit,

266

Terms of Christian Communion, 215 | Our Duty towards the Wicked, 267

Questions touching Baptism and the Morality,

268

Lord's Supper,

216 Religious Freedom,

269 70

Jacob and Esau,

217, ’18 Religious Rights of Christians, 271

God's Election of Jacob considered, 219 Christianity, a Religion of Love,

272

Scriptures must be read with dis-

Resurrection,

273

crimination,

220 Future Judgment,

274

Resurrection,

221 A truly Wise Man,

275

Brotherly Love,

222 Efforts making to Christianize the

Christianity Rejected because not Heathen,

276

Understood,

223 Holiness,

277

Jesus Christ the Resurrection and Religion a Solace amid Family Af-

the Life,

224 flictions,

278

Affictions in Youth,

225 Christ's Compassion,

279

Self Examination,

226 Excellence of the Human Mind, 280

Compassion of Christ,

227 Close of the Month-Moral Dis-

Moderation, or well directed En- patch,

281

ergy,

228 Virtues of the Dead cherished by

Jonah, or a caution against anger, 229 the Living,

282

Disinterested Benevolence, 230 | Autumn,

283

Worldly Anxiety,

231 Christ our Example,

284

Self Knowledge,

232, Religion the First Object in Educa-

Reflections after the Death of a tion,

285

Husband or a Wife,

233 Ridicule Dangerous in Education, 286

Forgiveness of Injuries,

234|Pride and Vanity as Connected with

Duty and effects of truly confessing Education,

287

Christ,

235 | Religious Truths require Religious

Religious Conversation,

236

Affections,

288

Increase of Religious Light, 237 Suggestions to a Mother,

289

Man’s bodily constitution adapted How to obtain an Enlightened Con-

to climate,

238 science,

290

Mora lity,

239 Sunday School,

291

Nature of Christian Zeal, 240 | Duties of a Sunday School Teach-

Obligations of Christian Zeal, 241 er,

292

Pride,

242 Sensibility of Jesus Christ,

293

Man's Intellectual Character, 243 | Daily Use of Scripture,

294

Devotedness to Christ,

244, Ejaculatory Prayer,

295

Intellectual Culture aids Moral Ad- Explanation of the word, Christ, 296

vancement,

245 Love of God,

297

Duties of a Society destitute of a Love of our Neighbour,

298

Minister,

246 Christ's Benevolence inconsistent

Considerations in the Choice of a with Deception,

299

Minister,

247 Envy,

300

Duties of a Christian Minister, 248 Folly and Remedies of Envy, 301

Duties of a People towards their Superstition,

302, '03

Minister,

249 Duties of a Schoolmaster,

To be dissatisfied with our lot, is Definition of Scripture Terms, 305

unwise,

250 Christianity Worthy of God, its

Meekness,

251 Author,

306

Flight of time-suggestions to youth, 252 Efficacy of the Lord's Supper, 307

Reflection on our Condition, 253, Explanation of Scripture Terms, 308

Self Government,

254 Resurrection of Christ,

309

Evils of Ungoverned Passion, 255 Practical Inference from Christ's

Contentment,

256

Resurrection,

310

The Pharisee and the Publican, 257 Anniversary of a Birth Day,

311

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Autumn has Lessons for Every Age, 312 | Jesus the Saviour,

345

Moses and Christ,

313 Infant Baptism,

346

Lord's Prayer,

314 Baptism--Address to Parents, 347

Old Age,

315 Office of Reason in Searching the

Retirement,

316

Scriptures,

348

Crimes connected with War, 317 Rules for the Study of the Scrip-

War incompatible with Christianity, 318 tures,

349

Progress of Pacific Principles, 319 The Advantages of Sickness,

Peace Societies,

320 Hope,

351

Living for our Friends,

321 Jesus Christ our Shepherd, 352

Searching the Scriptures, 322 Sanctions of the Gospel,

353

Family Prayer,

323 Great Events from Small Begin-

Explanation of Scripture Terms and nings,

354

Phrases,

324 We must forsake all to follow

Frugality,

325

Christ,

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356

Faith—or Believing with the Heart, 326 Gratitude to Public Benefactors,

God's Providence a Source of Trust The Goodness of the Deity, 357

and Joy,

327 A Future Life, the Motive to Vir-

The First Commandment,

328 tue,

358

Second Commandment, 329, '30 Criminality of Falsehood,

359

Third Commandment,

331 Widow and Fatherless,

360

Fourth Commandment,

332 Mourning Apparel,

361

Fifth Commandment,

333 The Four Evangelists,

362

Sixth Commandment,

334 | Winter,

363

Seventh Commandment,

335 Christian Liberty and Free Inquiry, 364

Eighth Commandment,

336 Beneficence-Human Instrumental-

Ninth Commandment,

337

ity,

365

Tenth Commandment,

338 Preparation for Christmas,

366

The Ten Commandments,

339 Christmas,

367

Duties to the Poor,

340, Honouring our Parents,

368

Temperance in Eating and Drink Duties to God and to Jesus Christ, 369

ing,

341 Personal and Social Duties, 370

Thanksgiving Day,

342 { Further Summary of Important Du-

Cautions connected with the Season ties,

371

of Winter,

343 Death and Judgment,

372

Morning and Evening Religious Close of the Year,

373

Duties,

344

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