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Rngland and Scotland, amount to to believe, are, in general, resolved 233, besides 23 in the West Indies, to forsake the world and sio), and to Nova Scotia, &c. The whole (in toke the Father of our Lord Jesus Britain) are included in 26 jjstricts. for iheir God and portion; and we
Towards the conclusion of the hope port and undefiled religion is Conference, several Regulatious increasing among our people in inost were made, from which we suljoia places.' the following extract:
At the close of a short account of • Q. 13. As several complaints decensed prech488, a note is added, have been made of great in posi- which deserves atention of all tions practised upon sanie of our religio's os ng sino occasionally simple people by quacks and in- entertain iligayn! ministers: -'It pirics, especially such as pretend to is much to be desired That all our cure all dişcages in the eyes, - What frieni's vouli lake due care to have is the Opinion of the Couference on the boods in whis) they put the this subj-ct?
preaches perfectly dry. A. We are unanimously of opi. nion, That no cognienance or sup Aum. 15. The Trusless and Friends port should be given to such per
of the Countess of Handingdon's sons; and we earnestly exhort all
College, at Chebunt, ela their Anour preachers, both iiiuerant and
niversary at the College. The Rev. local, and all the members of our
T. Jones, cr Daten!, gened the societies, to have no intercourse or
meeting with prayer; alter which, connection with them. Q. 18. Hon may we transact.
the students reau some part of the the Business of our future Comer
church-service, with psalms and €3
* sons selecini for he occasion. The ences with greater expedition?
Rev. J. J. Richards, the tutor, then A. The Chairmen of our dis
addressed the congregation briefly, tricts are required, not only to exa
in order to introduce the oraiions; mine very minutely in their district
which were io he spoken by three of meeiioys all persons proposed to
the senior studenis, oa given suh.. travel as preachers among us, but
jects. Th: first was on the Myste. also to report disiinctly in their Dis.
riousness and Unsearchableness of trict Minutes, for the consideration of the Conferencí., the Opinion of
the Divine Providence, by Mr. J.
Bloomfield. The second, on the the District Meetings after such ex
Wisdom, Righteousness, and Equity amination, respecting their health,
"y of the Divine Guvernment, by Mr. piety, and moral character, minislc
Francis Mardin. The third, on the rial abilities, belicfufour doctrines,
Duiy and Benefit of a calin Resignattachment to pur discipline, and
ation and gumi Submission to the freedom from debt, as well as from all secular incumbrances.
Will of God in his Providertial Disa
In the sa me District Meetings, the preacher
pensations, by Mr. Joon Williams. who recommends any candidate shall
These heiny ended, the Rev. E. siale his age, and siga a recommen
Lake, forinerly a sludent in this datory character of him, which may
college, preached a sermon, from
Numb. xxiii. 24, What hath God fi rinwith be copied, if the Confer
wrought!' Toe Roy. R. Stodhart, ence receive such candidate upon
minister of Pei Street Chapel, contrial, into the book provided for thal purpose.
cluded with prayer.. : « The result of an Enquiry into Wc hear that the late Mrs. Penty. the Spiritual State of our Societies cross (relict of the Rev. Mr. Pentywas particularly pleasing. It ap- cross) of Wallingford, har le! € 100 pears that, in the course of the past stock, 4 per cents, to the Missionary year, 5811 new members in Great Society ; -- £ 100 ditto, to the SoBritair, and 1966 in Ireland, have ciets for Missions to Africa and the been added to our Societies; and Easl; 2 100 sitio, to the British about 12,000 in the United States of and Foreign Bible Society ; besides America. Thess, we have reason several other Legacies lo Funds, for the Education of Ministers, and the prayed. Mr. Cope preached an oca Support of poor and pious Clergy- casional sermon in the afternoon, nun.
from Heb. x. 32. The Association joined the Congregational Union,
and nominaled an open committee Provincial Intelligence. of five persons, which will cet at
Ashburton on the Wednesday after Feb. 11. A convenient place of Christmas, and to whom those peworship was opened al Cromer (an titionary cases are to be referred, excellent barbiog-place) in Norfolk, which may occur before the incota by Mr. Beard, of Worsted; who ing of the next Association. En. has, with the kind assistance of couraged by the success of their neighbouring niivisters, preached present itinerant, the Association there once a fortnight on Lord's intend to employ another, when a Day evenings. Many of the in- suitable person uffers.. habitants of Cromer and its vicinity attend with evident seriousness, and
Sep. 5. The Middlesex and Heria it is hoped with a divine blessing.
Union held their half-yearly Meet
ing at the Rev. Mr. Whitofool's, On Good Friday, April 20, was
Enfield. Messrs. Wiliams, of Edopened a new and commodious
monton, and Cox, of St. Alban's, place of religious worship at Knot
prayed ; Mr. Porter, of Highgate, tingies, when Dr. E. Williams
preached on the Peculiar Advanpreached from 2 Cor. iv, 6; Mr.
tages of Secret Prayer; and Mr. Kidd, of Cieckheaton, from Zech.
Morrison, of Barnet, concluded. viii. 23; and Mr. Bruce, of Wake. Their next mee
Their next mcetiog will be held at field, from 1 Kings viii. 28, 29; and
Barnet, on the Wednesday after the other neigb bourjug misisters en
first Sabbath in Aprii, 1811, Mr. gaged in lhe devotional parts of the
Cox, of St. Albau's, to preach on service. The discourses were suit.
the Mutual Obligations between able to the occasion, and a liberal
Pastor and People; or, in the event collection was made towards de- of his absence, Mr. Knigbt, of fraying the expences incurred.
Pooder's Ead. This populous place, consisting esjefly of line-burners and persons Sep. 12. The Associated Indeemployed in the inland and cvasting pendent Ministers of Dorset, beld trade, was remarkably deficient in their half-yearly Meeting at Blandthe means of religious iissiruclien; fórd. - la the morning service, and, though this infant cause has Messi's. Collins and Bannister prayed; mad sowe peculiar difficulties to en- Mr. Joes preached from John v. counter, the altendance continues 39; and Dr. Cracknell concluded to be respectable ; and it is hoped by prayer. In the evening Mr. ibal the labours of tbe siudents Kigers prayed; Mr. Wocatoa 110mibe academies of Rotherham preached from John i. 29'; and Mr. and Idle, and the visits of many Loader concluded with prayer. Mr. slated ministers, have already been Durant preached the preceding blessed to the spiritual profil oi the evening. The text haif.yearly people.
Meeting will be held at Weymout, Tbe Devon Association met at on the Wednesday in the Easter Totocis, June 10. Mr. Menda week. preached from Isa. X. 15, 16; and The same day, a new chapel was Mr. Rooker, of Bideford, from opened at Brasted, iu Keni. Mr. Luke ini. 16. The annual address Hyali, of the Tabernecie, London, en direligious Scciety was drawn up preached in the morning, from Psa. by Sir Windeatt. Mr. Judson cxviii 25, last part; Mr. Williams, preached on the preceding evening of Gate, Strect Chapel, London, in Truin liev. v. 12; Messrs. Pinch- the afternoon, froin Psa. cxxxii. back, Soall, Varder, Wintor', 13-16; Mr. Hyalt preached again Spra, ue, ut Bovey; Cope, of Launl- in the evening. The chapel bas ston; and Glece, of Icig mouth, Deon erccled at the expence of an
individual; and the attendance and and was very desirous of procuring liberality manifested at its opening, a Bible ; for which purpose he soid Encourage us to hope that it has not his shirt, jacket, &c.; but great was been erected in vain.
his mortification when he found that The Wilts Association intend to no Bible could be procured there ; hold their next Meeting at Warmia:
nor did he obtain one lill he was rester, on Thursilay, the 18th of moved to Calcutta, where he has October. Mr.W.Priestley to preach obtained his desire ; and there is in the morning, on Christian Con reason to hope that he is now a versation : Mr. c. Sloper in the af. changed man. He had bien senternoon; and Mr. Elliott in the tenced to die for his crime ; but evening.
his life has been spared, and he will
be sent to New South Wales.-- The Value of the Bible in a Prison.
Missionary who relates this, sugAn Englishman, who was con
gasts the propriety of furnishing all
ihe prisons in the British possessions fined in the prison at Malacca for abroad with Bibles. piracy, began to reflect on bis slate,
MISSIONARY COLLECTIONS, &c.
E s. d. Rev. W. Moorhouse and Congregation, Huddersfield Rev. Mr. Harrison and Congregation, Bury, Lancashire
20 5 1 B. by Mr. W. Clapham, Leeds U. G.
3 30 A Mite, from Weymouth . A Friend, by the Rev. Francis Perrolt
1 1 0 From a few Servants
- 0 12 0 . Further Collections after Şermons preached by the Rev. Mr. Bogue.
Addition to the Collections in Lancashire.
Collections in Yorkshire.
Bradford 22 0 11
6 00 Mr. Laird's
6 6 0 Mr. Blake's
10 5 2 Mr. Eccles's
26 14 1 Mr. Parsons's
- 48 10 0
Wakefield 33 14 0
31 2 1
Mr. Davidson's, dilto, Bridlington 11 7 10
10 11 1 Rev. Mr. Hobson's Congregation, Great Driffield 13 14 2 At George Street Chapci, Hull
11 11 0 Rev. Mr. Lambert's Congregation, Hull Dagger Lanc Meeting, Hull
* amo 17 15 6 Rev. Mr. Cockin's Congregation, Holmfirth - 30 0 0
and 530 10.7
dilto, ditto, ditto, ditto, ditto, ditto, ditto,
Of the £ 124 143. 7d. collected at Manchester, as inserted in one lani, 2 65 12s. was received from the Congregation of the Rev. Mr. Bradley, and £ 59 21. 7d. from that of the Rev. Mr. Jack.
Lines on the Death of Mr. Juues Hlav, aged 28 Years.
FAIN would the Muse her bible tribule pay
These were his last words. He died with the Greek Testament in his hand.
AFRICAN DISTRESS. Hear the little daughter begging, .
Take me, white mar, for your own;
Ile's iny mother's only soa!' [From the Anierican Muscum.] An Attempt to represent the Anguish See upon the shore she's raving, of a diother, whose Son and Daughter Dow she falls upon the sands; were taken from her by a Ship’s Crew. om her be Shin's Cruce. Now she iears her flesh with mad
.. HELP, oh help, thou God of Christians !
Now she prays with lifted hands! ; Save a wother from despair; Cruel white man steal my children:
"Lam young, and strong, an harily; God of Christians hear my prayer!
• He's a sick and feeble hoyi
• Take nk, whip nie, chain me, starve From iny arms hy force they're rended,
me, Sailors drag them to the sea;
All my life I'll toi! with joy!
• Christians, who's the God ye wor
ship? There my son lies pale and bleeding. "Is he cruel fierce, or good?
Fast withihongs his hauds are bound; “Does he take delight in mercy? See the tyrants, how they scourge him! Or in spilling human blood ?
See his sides a reeking wound ! See his little sister by him,
Ah! my poor distracted mother! " Quaking, trembling, how she lies!
• Hear her scream upon the shore !' Drops of blood her face besp: .:kle,
- Down the savage contain streck her, Tears of anguish sil her eyes!
Lifeless, on the vessel's floor. Now they tear her brother from her, Up his sails he quickly hoisted,
Down below the deck he's ibrown ; To the orean heut his way. Thu' agoniz'd with paip, still silent Peadlong plung'd the paying ino her,
Sare a single deach-like groan! . From a high rock, in the sea!
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