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OF THE LATE
REV. ALEXANDER CAMPBELL,
PASTOR OF THE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, GREENOCK,
SERMON PREACHED ON THE OCCASION OF HIS DEATH,
BY THE REV. RALPH WARDLAW, D.D.
AND A MEMOIR,
BY THE REV. JOHN KENNEDY, A.M., ABERDEEN.
The decease of Mr. Campbell, of Greenock, was regarded as a general affliction by the denomination to which he belonged. But a few months before, our churches were filled with mourning by the sudden and mysterious visitation which removed Mr. J. Morell Mackenzie from his earthly labours; and when Mr. Campbell was added to the dead, we felt painfully what it is to have “sorrow upon sorrow.” Our only comfort was, that the “ Lord reigneth,” and that the very providence which had—not extinguished—but taken away these shining lights, is administered by Him who is head over all things to his church. This record of the life and thoughts of one of these brethren is presented to those who lamented his loss, in the hope that it will not only gratify them by perpetuating his memory, but extend his usefulness. It has been to