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THE CHRISTIAN LIFE: A MANUAL OF SACRED VERSE. Third Edition.
THE OMNIPRESENCE OF THE DEITY: AND OTHER POEMS. Twenty-fifth Edition.
LUTHER; OR, THE SPIRIT OF THE REFORMATION.
for the Press).
Sixth Edition (preparing
SATAN; OR, INTELLECT WITHOUT GOD. Twelfth Edition.
THE MESSIAH. Tenth Edition.
WOMAN; WITH MINOR POEMS. Eighth Edition.
OXFORD ; OR, ALMA MATER: with Biographical Notes. Eighth Edition.
SACRED MEDITATIONS, AND MORAL THEMES.
THE GOSPEL IN ADVANCE OF THE AGE: A HOMILY FOR THE TIMES. Third Edition, revised and enlarged.
FROM THE TIMES - July 4. 1846.
"The object which Mr. Montgomery proposes to himself, in the present volume, is the establishment of the fact, that all works undertaken and conducted irrespectively of the divine commandment and accompanying blessing, are unprofitable and void; and that in religion alone we are justified in seeking for the principles that must guide us in our conduct, and form the basis of all institutions. .... In the application of the argument to the various relations of society, and to the doings of men as members of the social fabric, we may legitimately claim some interest; and we go heartily along with Mr. Montgomery, that spiritual blindness is manifest to-day in the conduct of the legislature to the unhappy poor. .... There can be nothing clearer than that a practical denial of Christianity exists, wherever the precepts of Christianity are systematically disregarded. . . . . We will do Mr. Montgomery the justice to state, that in the great amount of evils which he sees necessary to remedy, he does not omit to mention with due emphasis the momentous evils that are found within the bosom of the Church."
FROM THE ENGLISH REVIEW - October, 1848.
"Mr. Montgomery, in the eloquent and able work which we have mentioned above, traces with great truth the evils of our social system, and points out, as the only infallible remedy for them all, TRUE RELIGION, AND THE RECOGNITION OF ITS CLAIMS BY THE RULERS OF THE LAND. And most cordially do we go along with the author in his enunciation of this principle, at once so Christian and so courageous. Would that such sentiments might gain the acceptance they deserve, from those to whom the destinies of this nation (humanly speaking) are intrusted! But at least we have reason to feel grateful to writers, who, like Mr. Montgomery, expose the hollowness of the schemes by which politicians too frequently expect to promote the material and moral welfare of the community; and who draw attention to the true remedies of our National Evils."
FROM THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND QUARTERLY-October, 1844. "The theme which Mr. Montgomery has taken up is far larger, and, at the same time, more definite, than we had imagined from the title of the book; it is no less than maintaining that The claims of religion are, in every sense, and under all circumstances, paramount, above all secular things, and at the root of all secular things, and furnishing the only principles in the light of which any thing can be rightly done, or any institution be set upon a solid foundation; and this religion, not the mawkish sentimentalism called Natural Theology, nor even those commonplace and elementary truths of Christianity, which are usually understood by the phrase the Gospel, but Christianity in its length and breadth, and height and depth, as coming from God, and leading to him. A noble theme, and right nobly is it handled." THE GREAT SALVATION; AND OUR SIN IN NEGLECTING IT. A Religious Essay.
CHRIST OUR ALL IN ALL. Third Edition.
SPIRITUAL DISCOURSES. Third Edition (preparing for the Press).
THE IDEAL OF THE ENGLISH CHURCH. A Pamphlet.
THE SCOTTISH CHURCH AND ENGLISH SCHISM. Third Edition.
OUTLINES OF RELIGIOUS AND MORAL TRUTH,
Scripture and the Church.
REV. ROBERT MONTGOMERY, M.A. Oxon.
THE CHRISTIAN LIFE," THE GOSPEL IN ADVANCE OF THE AGE,"
Concerning Christ, and the Church."- EPHES. v. 32.
"Quod corporaliter tunc faciebat Christus, illud sancta Ecclesia
LONGMAN, BROWN, GREEN, AND LONGMANS,
“ If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God.” — 1 Pet. iv. 11.
“Nec vero hæc eo a me dici quisquam suspicetur, quod pacem omnem amandam et amplectendam esse existimem :
sed eam demum, quæ bona est, ac Deo copulat.” — Greg. Naz. Orat. 6. cap. 20.
“ Let no man imagine me to assert that all peace ought to be cherished and embraced ; but that which is noble, and in vital communion with God.”
The following pages require no formal preface to introduce them unto the reader's notice. With some exceptions, they have been expanded from outlines of Discourses and Lectures delivered in the Metropolis, and elsewhere. The accuracy of scientific arrangement was not required, and therefore has not been attempted. If the Author, however, be spared life and studious leisure, to commence an Exposition on “ THE WORDS OF CHRIST,” * he hopes to discuss with inore doctrinal
" fulness, and contemplate with more experimental depth, some of the high themes and hallowed mysteries touched upon in his present work.
work. Meanwhile, he commits this volume unto the blessing of Him, who is the spiritual Head of the Church, and the almighty Saviour of Souls.
Among the subjects most prominently treated are: The revealed PERSONALITY OF GOD, in opposition to the dawning Pantheism of the age; The SUPREMACY OF SCRIPTURE, as disclosing a full and final revelation of
* See an announcement at the end of the volume.