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Our kind friends, James Smy and his dear life and lips were so deeply consecrated to the wife, have always given to the Lord's servants glory of Christ, and the feeding of thousands a bed, a candlestick, a chair, and provision by of iinmortal souls, he is silent in the grave, the way ; and I do hope the rich blessings of and b's mortal remains lay beneath my feet; heaven will descend upon them all for their and nearly all the lawyers, and doctors, and pure love to Zion, and to Zion's Covenant tradesmen, rich men and poor men, all have Head. Very early yesterday morning (Good- yielded up the ghost, and here (awaiting the Friday) the following sentence came rolling in judgment throne, the resurrection morn, the upon my soul—“ Zion shall be redeemed with final audit, here) they moulder into dust.” blood, and ber converts with righteousness.' “ Lord, what is man ?" A brief existence on With the words came a soft impression that the earth, and from hence he goes for ever. the Lord would do good to some of his dear The old Independent Chapel, where Mr. family by those words. When I found then in Skinner conducted worship for many years, Isaiah i. 29, I found they read, “ Zion shall is fallen into decay. The old Baptist Chapel, be redeemed with judgment," &c. This con- where George Stonehouse and his son spoke founded me. I could not obtain ang light into to a few people, was also closed in darkness; the Scripture ; but was led to go up in the even “ Providence Chapel,” where Isaac Bees morning and preach a little upon the burnt man gathered hundreds and hundreds, bas offering. The chapel was filled with anxious been divided and weakened. Thomas Beehearers, and I was helped-still, the words man, I was sorry to bear, had ceased to would follow me "Zion SHALL BE REDEEMED preach through ill health ; but in the midst WITH JUDGMENT.” In the afternoon, Mr. I of all the declensions the Congregationalists William Gooding, of Halesworth, preached a have commenced the erection of an amalgagospel sermon from the words “ The peuple mation house of worship, and I saw the stately shall dwell alone," &c. I listened very com- and the aristocratic Independent Cresswell, of fortably to his good discourse ; but immedi. Canterbury, assisting to lay the foundation ately the words came again—" Zion shall be stone. I much fear that truth is departing redeemed with judgment.” Presently, the text from that sacred spot, Cranbrook, whero opened asunder in two parts:-1. A departure, William Huntington went to school, where of a being sold, implied. 2. A redemption he stole the bread from the soldier's boy, deelared; both thoughts opened very fully ; where in after years he preached and planted and to a crowded congregation, and with great a living testimony for God; and where that liberty, I spoke from the text.

excellent man of God, Isaac Beeman, was so On Easter Sunday, 1 preached three times, amazingly successful in the work of the Lord. and then went to Norwich; we had good But we know not what the Lord may yet have meetings in Mr. Corbitt's Chapel

, Monday to do, even in this beautiful little Kentish and Tuesday; and on Wednesday evening 1 valley. In the ministrations of Dr. Burch, at was favoured to preach in Mr. Gowen's cha- the Old Dane House, and William Burch, of pel, in Cherry-lane, Norwich; and a most Staplehurst, the gospel, in measure, is blessed time I had. The friends at Norwich ma- preached; and I learned that both these witnifested the greatest kindness. I hope both the nesses for God are made a blessing to many churches may prosper, and be greatly united. precious souls.

ASHFORD RAILWAY Station, THURSDAY, I fled from these ballowed scenes, and May 9.- Last Lord's-day was one of the best wended my way to Egerton Fostal, where on we have had in Unicorn Yard for some time. Wednesday and Thursday I was helped to We sometimes hope that our captivity may preach the words of truth; and I do hope my yet be turned. About 200 sat down to the work there was not in vain. As soon as it Lord's Supper, and our souls were much fa- was known that Charles Waters Banks was voured with the dew of Hermon.

to preach in the Baptist Chapel at Egerton, On the Tuesday evening following, the Lord the enemy arose, and ran through the country, again exalted his dear Son in the ministration declaring that this said C. W. B. was a hyof the gospel

per-Calvinist, an open communionist, and a On Wednesday morning I left home for dangerous man. Poor souls! some of them Egerton Fostall, in Kent. But on my way were frightened; and off they ran to the pas. thither I turned into Cranbrook, to look once tor and resident minister, informing him of more at the graves of my ancestors, at the the awful tidings, at the same time declaring place where first I learned my business, and they would never sit to hear him. where from childhood to youth I spent fifteen Isaac McCarthy is a patriarchal divine just years of sinning, sorrowing, affliction and woe. on the borders of eternity: He has spent forty What an amazing alteration thirty years years of his life as an Irish Baptist Missionary. makes in the inhabitants of a small town! He quieted their spirits; good congregations There stood “Old Time," with his long were gathered together, and I am happily seythe in his hand over the large clock of that persuaded that nothing essential to the gospel beautiful parish church. I could not perceive was holden back; neither was anything adthat he had sustained any alteration wEatever; vanced contrary to the will, the word, or the but, as I looked at him he seemed to say, work of God. I can hope that the Lord has " Ah! man, since you removed from these sent Mr. McCarthy to Egerton to be a blessparts I have cut down many. That noble ing to the cause, and the means of extending piece of humanity, the clergyman, whom you the visible kingdom of Christ ; and that af. beard read so many sermons for so many years, flicted souls there in bondage may be truly de. even that strong cast-iron frame has fallen livered from all their sorrows; and there are into the dust. Isaac Beeman, too, whose' some cases there of a severely trying character. I may add, I have been entrusted with by hypostatio union of the divine with the a manuscript of Mr. McCarthy's, valuable human nature in his one person, the word and powerful in the elucidation of Divine was made flesh ; God was manifest in flesh; truth, which I hope to be the means of giving was made of a woman ; was made of the seed to the churches of Christ in Christendom. of David, according to the flesh, and took on

On Friday morning I left the Egerton par. him the seed of Abraham. Thus it behoved him sonage, and travelled through fields, woods, to be made like unto his brethren, the elecand valleys, to the Pluckley Station, and tion of grace; and is called Immanuel, God from thence to Sturry, once more to see and with us, in our very flesh, in us by faith, for converse with my much loved, long and us, over us, around us, one with us. O ! this deeply afflicted brother in Christ, Samuel miracle of miracles ! Foster. In his chamber I met the Baptist “ That rebel worms should ever be minister of Faversham, Mr. Beale, my excel- One with Incarnate Deity !" lent brother Robert, and the family of the The apostles knew that this greatest of all dear afflicted Foster.' For an hour, or more, subjects threw into the shade every other, he conversed with me on the blessed open- and would not substitute lesser for greater ings of God's Word, with which he had been things, as is often the case in the nineteenth favoured. For more than seven years has the century. And what is the consequence, but fire of bodily affliction gone on to consume leanness of soul and barreness wherein this his strong athletic frame. Prostrate in help- abounds? so goes round the question, children, lessness and weakness he lays, but strong in have ye here any meat?". Where Christ is not the grace that is in Christ Jesus. Let real the sumnum bonum, all and in all, there is Christians remember that Jesus Christ will no meat, no solid food, no substantial nutritreasure up a remembrance of every visit ment, for He is the Bread of Life. made to such dear souls as this. That word So preached they no less his electing, bewell rewarded me for my journey-" I was trothing, redeeming love ; his ancient guaran; sick, and ye visited me." Either by letter or tee suretyship engagement, for and on behalf person, I must hope the sympathising saints of his mystic body; his incarnation, obedience, of God will not fail to enter this chamber; the blood, righteousness and complete salvation; most solemn and the most consolatory lessons and his church's completeness in the same, may be learned.

her debt paid, her sin done away, her inIt is more than twenty years now since iquity removed, her creditors satisfied, her first I entered the village of Sturry to preach enemies confounded, her crown

secured, her the gospel. How thankful do I feel that triumphant arrival to her final destiny certain my friends still hold on in the fellowship of and infabillibly sure. So preached the whole the gospel ! Mr. Frederick Hancock now college of apostles, and so the Lord wrought ministers unto them, and the little church is precious faith in the hearts of his dear people growing. Beside all this, the Lord has to receive it, in the love of it, and to set to opened the mouth of my own dear brother their seals that God is true. Thus Christ was Samuel to speak in his name. If I did not preached; and as our apostle adds, " and I record his mercies, and praise him, the stones therein do rejoice ; yea, and will rejoice;" would surely rise against C. W. B. and thus the people were fed with the finest

of wheat; walking in the fear of the Lord “HE IS LORD OF ALL.” and in the comfort of the Holy Ghost, bring.

ing forth the fruit of righteousness, which Ir we take a minute survey of the apostolic are by (and from) Jesus Christ to the praise ministry, as given us in the Acts of the Apos- and glory of God.' Kent writes :tles, and epistolary part of the New Testa- But now as Prophet Priest and King, ment Scripture, we shall find that the glorious

Who dares thus set him forth; Person of their and our Almighty Lord, was

With old wives tales the pulpits ring their invariable subject, at all places, and

And themes of little worth." upou all occasions. Yea, so determined was The Lord graciously give to the people a Paul to know nothing among men but Jesus pure language, suppress error, and stop the Christ, and him crucified ; and Peter adds, mouths of gainsayers; and those who make “when we made known unto you the power and the hearts of the righteous sad, whom he hath coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but where not made sad, by their lies and by their lighteye-witnesses of his majesty,” thus preaching ness; make his own dear servants more peace by Jesus Christ. He is Lord of all. and more valiant for the truth upon the earth; Declaring that there was no other name under bring his professing church back again to the heaven given among men whereby we must Apostolic preaching, that the all gracious, all be saved. While John subjoins, “ that glorious, Person of the Son of God, his rightwhich was from the beginning, which we cousness and blood, love, grace, mercy, fullhave seen with our eyes, which we have look- ness, all-sufficiency, preciousness and rich ed upon, and our hands have handled of the salvation be the only theme from the pulpit; word of life, that which we have seen and and the only rejoicing in the pew. So may the and heard " declare we unto you.” Whilst the apostles' words and doctrine vibrate throughperson of Christ is the great subject ! yea, out the churches from east to west, and north greatest in the balance of inspiration, unfolded to south. so was he, his person the subject matter of “So we preach, and so ye believed. So the apostolic preaching--as God and as man ; prays a well wisher to the Zion of the Holy yet not two, but one Christ, one altogether; One of Israel,

W. BIDDER. not by conversion of Godhead into flesh, but 22, Sutherland Square, London.



[TO GIVE lengthened reviews of all the works | text_" TAY MAKER IS TIINE HOSBAND

and reports with which we are this month the Lord of Hosts is his name.' favoured is impossible. We will endeavor to extract the most interesting points from as marrieth a wife he oweth unto her seven

“ ACCORDING to Jewish law, when a man many as our space will admit.-Ed.]

things; and she oweth three things. The

things which he oweth are, 1, her food; 2, "A GRACIOUS HUSBAND." By Samuel

her raiment ; 3, her marriage duty (that is, Cozens.

to give her a dowry, to go in unto her, and to

converse with her); 4, to heal her, if she be There is no heavier task for an Editor than sick; 5, to redeem her, if she be taken captive; faithfully to notice the works which fall into 6, to nourish her, of his goods; and, 7, to let his hands, either for commendation or con- her dwell in his house. And the things which demnation, as the case may be. Books are she oweth are, 1, that the work of her hands like the herbs and the weeds which grow under be his ; 2, that her attendance be upon him ; our hedges; they are like the trees and the and, 3, that he oat of all the fruits of her goods plants found in our shrubberies; or the fruits during her life. Now, whether the Hebrew and the flowers which thrive in our gardens. doctors have given us precisely the doctrines There is a large variety; and each is either of marriage or not, we know that such are useful and ornamental ; 'or unwholesome, and the doctrines of that spiritual union, subsistfit only for fuel.

ing betwixt Christ and his Church. He hath Men's tastes are very different likewise. engaged, by oath and promise, to perform the Some men speak well of every minister ; and

Kinsman's part; to feed her; to clothe her; find savour and comfort in every book that has to heal her; to redeem her; to nourish and the words—"grace," "gospel, “Jesus" and cherish her; and to bring her home to dwell “ heaven" in them. Other men speak well of with him for over. These things will be do

"I will no man and as for books, they are—in the unto her and not forsake her. estimation of such conceited Christians-worse

betroth thee (says thy Husband) unto me for than rubbish. Some mèn cannot write books ever : yea, I will betroth thee unto me in themselves; but they can condemn all who do. righteousness, and in judgment (sanctification), Some can write a great deal ; but they can and in lovingkindness, and in mercies, and in neither print nor publish ; or if they have faithfulness and thou shalt know the Lord.' attempted, as some of our brethren have done, Here, beloved, you perceive the union is lastthey have been so unsuccessful that it seems ing : it is for ever. "You may fear a divorce, to have soured them for ever. And although but he hates to put

away; he knew the worst such men cannot do without books, yet, in of thee before he married thee; and he took public, they generally pour much contempt on thee into union to himself, as we take our all the productions of their more earnest and wives, with all their bad, as well as good persevering brethren.

qualities; it is true we marry them for their We bave lived amid thousands of books for without the bad; and, therefore, we take them

good qualities; but we cannot marry the good the last forty years; and we must confess we for better or worse : it is legal : it is in rightnever hardly expect to find much sound and eousnes.' He obeyed the commandments of savoury divinity in books, unless we turn back heaven, and satisfied justice for your transto the productions of past ages : but, here and gression of the law: he bore away sin, and there, our inmost souls are stirred up with brought in everlasting righteousness: it is grateful emotions when, in reading the effu- loving, in lovingkindness. Love was the sions of some modern men, “the good Sama- foundation of this union : righteousness is the ritan" seems to come where we are, and pours strength of it ; and eternity is the duration of into our long and deeply, wounded spirits the it. It is living, in judgment;' or sanctificaoil and wine of grace and truth.

tion. Christ will have a living love,' a sancOf late, we have travelled and read the tified spouse, a worthy wife. It is merciful: sheets of a new work, now printing, entitled 'in mercies. Mark, it is not in mercy, but 15 The Teachers' Thought-Book,"&c., by in mercies.' 0, what a mercy for a bad wife, Samuel Cozens, and the further we have gone that she has a merciful husband, whose par. into this work the stronger have been our con- doning and comforting mercies are new every sictions that it will be useful, especially to that morning! In the morning he kisses away all numerous class of men who have but little the mourning and gloom of the night. ‘Mourutime for study; and yet are doing much good ing may endure for a night, but joy cometh in in filling up vacant pulpits, and supplying the morning. It is faithful: 'in faithfulness.' destitute churches. We shall (the Lord per. He is not only merciful, to pardon all the faults mitting), give our readers such extracts from of his bride, he is also faithful to the performthis work as we consider fairly represent its ance of all the articles of the marriage comtrue character. The following sentences are pact. from an excellent article on that beautiful Beloved, there is one thing that greatly

delights my soul in this matter ; and that is, notwithstanding her froward temper, her brutthat it is not lawful for a woman to put away ish ignorance, her absolute weakness, her conher husband ; there is no law by which a wo- summate insolence, her infamous character, man can put away her husband; and I am sure and her repeated rebellions, he declares himthere is no law by which a believer can put away self her Husband. Christ ; and I am equally certain that there Secondly, the infinite advantages to the bride is no law by which Christ can put away bis of such a Bridegroom. By the marriage compact Church; for he that is joined to the Lord is he hath made himself over to her in all he is, ono spirit; and what God hath thus joined and all he hath, and all he hath done. Is he together, no man, no, nor devil either, shall an Advocate ? he is the Advocate of his Church. put asunder. Some people talk as though the Is he a Bridegroom ? he is the Bridegroom union of Christ and his Church was much of his Church. Is he a Jesus ? he is the Jesus more loose than the union of man and of his Church. Is he a Prince ? he is the influwife; but the union of Christ and his Church ential Head of his Church, &c., &c. as far exceeds this, as God's Sacrificial Lamb

“Thirdly, let us glance at the spring, source, (who took away the sins of ages and of mil- l or cause of this marriage relation. Lore, erer. lions) exceedeth the fleecy typical lambs of lasting love, is the source of this union,– I Judea. Yea, the union of Christ and his have loved thee with an everlasting love; thereChurch exceeds our marriage union, as far as fore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee.' the substance exceeds the shadow; for, let it Lore summoned the great council in which the be distinctly observed, that whatever domestic marriage bond was drawn up; love engaged to comforts are derivable from the institution of do all things necessary to consummate the mar. marriage, it is but a type after all.

riage; love brought him down to earth; love "The titles of Christ, and the appellations of nailed him to the cross; love put him to death; the Church, prove that there is a marriage re- love made him an offering for sin, love laid him lation betwixt him and her. For instance, he in the grave for her. “Love is the golden chain is the Church's Beloved ; and she is Christ's that brings and binds the sinner unto God.' The 'love. She calls him, My Beloved; and he love of a Triune Jehovah shines resplendent in calls her, ' My love. Again, he is the Bride- this match. In love, Jehovah the Father congroom, and she is the bride. He is the trived it; and, as the most infallible evidence, Husband, and she is the married wife. We sent his son to be the Husband of his Church; will notice,

in love, Jehovah the Son consented to it; and in “First, the infinite disparity between the bride love Jehovah the Spirit consummatesit. The Fa. and the Bridegroom. Should a nobleman marry ther in covenant said to the Son, — Wilt thou his servant, there would be a disparity; should take so-and-so to be thy wedded wife p The a princo marry a beggar, there would be a Son unreservedly responded, 'I will. The greater disparity; should a king set his love Spirit in conversion says, 'Wilt thou take this upon, and marry a prostitute, there would be Man, this God-man, to be thy wedded Husa much greater disparity; should an angel band i' and she answers, without hesitation, marry a reptile of the earth, there would be, I will. Thus the nuptials are solemnised by I was going to say, the greatest disparity; but, the Father and the Spirit: the Father in coveit is not so; the greatest disparity is in my nant gives the Son to the woman ; and the text. Thy Maker is thine Husband.' The Spirit in conversion gives the woman to the Bridegroom is the richest Being in the universe: Man ; and a union thus formed and consum. the bride is the poorest: he possesses all things; mated is as indissoluble as the personalities in she possesses nothing : he hath enough to dis- the Godhead. "Nothing shall separate Christ charge her liabilities, and to spare; she is deep his Church." in debt, and hath nothing to pay: he is the “WILL THE GREAT COMET, NOW RAPIDLY Brightness of the Father's glory; she is the blackest human representation of sin's malig

APPROACHING, STRIKE THE EARTI?" nity: he is the glorious Lord of love: she is issued a pamphlet, bearing the above title


James Gilbert, of 49, Paternoster Row, has the inglorious lady of enmity: he is the Son of containing

a brief history of comets, and the Highest ; she

is the daughter of the lowest: worth some attention. A French prophet has he is the image of the invisible God; she is the said this comet will strike the earth, and crush image of the devil : he is the blood royal of heaven; she is the base born slave of her: he us: but the writer of this pamphlet opposes is her Friend; she is bis foe. In fine, he is all unfulfilled prophecy. In Caryll 8 Commentary

such a prediction upon the ground of yet love; she is all enmity: he is all life; she is all death : be is all light ; she is all darkness: he on the Book of Job, we have a beautiful is all perfect, and all over glorious; she is all chapter

or two on the celestial heavens, &c., pollution, and all over loathesome: he is all which, with reflections on the comet, we hope

to publish soon. righteousness; she is all unrighteousness: he is all fulness; she is all emptiness (of course, “ Pulpit Dialectics :- A Letter to Mr. C. H. I am now speaking of what he is in himself; Epurgeon. By an Oxford Layman." Lonand what she is in horself). But notwith- don: Painter and Sons. standing the poverty of her state ; the black- If this " Oxford Layman" had put his own ness, deformity, and loathesomeness of her per- name to his production; and if he had placed son; the meanness of her birth; the enmity his thirty pages of rebuke within the reach of of her heart; the darkness of her mind; the the reading public, there would have been some death of her soul; the pollution of her con- ground to hope he was sincerely aiming to de science; the unrighleousuess of her conduct : good:-if tho gigantic powers of mind, which

he evidently possesses, had been employed with | which now we find them. Oh! precious and less of sarcasm, and with more of the true most valued book is this volume of expository spirit of honest and honorable criticism, his and of experimental letters, which were drawn pamphlet would, doubtless, have awakened from the deepest gushes of a heart that was considerable attention. But its rough austerity, baptised in the Godhead and incarnate glories and manifest enmity against the vital princi- of the great Messiah. ples of the gospel, constrain all right-thinking Christians read it, and read it again. Let it minds to denounce it as powerless, puerile, be in company with your Bible; it will often extravagant, and most injudicious. We have throw light upon the revelations of hea. resolved to unmask some of its attacks on vital ven; and as often will it move your hearts, religion another day:

and melt your souls, under the sweet peepings “THE MEN WHO CAME AFTER THE Apog. which it will let you into, of the immortal and TLES."

never-dying beauties of Israel's Prophet, Ward and Locke, of 158, Fleet Street, have Priest, and King. And, if poor tried and issued the first part of a work entitled “ The tempted souls are driven from their happy enGreat Sermons of the Great Preachers." From joyments of felt interest in Jesu's love, we this work we may gather brief memoirs of the would say,read the Psalms ; read Jobn's Gospel; lives and labours of some of the earlier fathers, read Paul's epistles; and, withal, read Ruther“ A Narrative of some of the Lord's dealings ford's letters. Oh, if there is one spark of holy,

with JAMES COMLEY, many years a Pro- fire laying among the ashes of the poor sacri. fessed Infidel, but now

a Disciple of Jesus ficed spiritual feeling, sure we are, these letChrist. Written by Himself." London :

ters will kindle that spark into a flame; and Jarrold & Sons, and R. Banks & Co., Dover out will burst your songs of praise to Him who Road.

lives, and loves, and reigns, for you. James Comley is, evidently, a very clever

The bonny little Irish

lads of the Bonmahon man; and he is, at present, under the influ- Printing School, in Ireland; under the suence of much zeal, and an earnest desire to perintendence of Mr. Doudney, have produced know the truth. It would not be just either a most complete edition of the well known to Mr. Comley, or to our readers, to say we work; and it is now to be had of Mr. are fully satisfied his conversion is of God, and Collingridge, who is literally filling the world to God. We must endeavour to read, mark, with books of an excellent kind. 'No better, and inwardly digest his narrative; which we

or more complete edition of these letters (at most sincerely hope is but the commencement the price) can be had than is this. It has an of a long and devoted career of usefulness in index prepared expressly for this edition ; and the Redeemer's cause. Mr. Comley's narrative introductory and prefatory literary, mental, is exceedingly interesting-full proof of which and biographical passages, which, like so many we hope to give next month.

outer rooms of exordium, prepare you for tho

feast. Please God, we will give this work a Peniel : or, the Angel Wrestling and Jacob thorough canvass, and furnish our readers

Prerailing. By Rev. J. Denniston, M.A." with the richest morsels. London : Judd and Glass, Gray's Inn Road, and Paternoster Row. There are some precious thoughts in this THE BACKSLIDER'S WOE AND little book : and some things we never saw

WARNING. before : which, in a future review, will come under notice.

HAVING seen in the VESSEL of February “ LIFE AND LETTERS OF SAMUEL RUTHER- something which I believe to be one of the

FORD.” W. H. Collingridge, Long-lane, mysterious, yet sorrowful, paths of some of London.

the Lord's dear family (viz.) "The Companions If ever there was a man who entered fully of a Sorrowful Heart," I am encouraged to into the vital glories of Solomon's Song:- solicit the favour of a small space in your who came up out of the wilderness, leaning vessel, as I have to my shame and sorrow upon the arm of the Beloved, that man was backslidden from the Lord. At the age of Samuel Rutherford ; and we know of no one 24, the Almighty convinced me of my awful individual whose life and experience furnish- state as a sinner ; and for many, months I ed a more demonstrative witness of the gen-walked in bitterness of soul, feelingly deuineness of the union which between Christ serving nothing but hell, yet crying for mercy; and true believing souls doth exist, that is to be my sins were many aná weighty ; neverthefound in the pure and unvarnished, and con- less, the Lord remembered me in mercy, and stant out-flowing experience of that holy saint from these words I felt comfort—"In that and most devoted servant of God," the Scotch day, sing ye unto her a vineyard of red wine, Professor of Divinity, in St. Andrews.” I the Lord do keep it, I will water it every

Men may say what they please of us, and of moment, lest any hurt it, I will keep it night our testimony, but we most unreservedly pro- and day.”. My unbelieving heart, was wont claim it as our unbiassed persuasion, that if to doubt if it was from the Lord ; but the one quarter of the men who profess to be the Friend of Sinners would not leave me here ambassadors of Jesus Christ in these days, lived and as these words were delivered by way of as much in the faith and fellowship of the dear text, “For ever, O Lord, thy word is settled in SON of GOD as this noble Scotch martyr heaven;" so I felt it settled in my soul, condid, our Churches would not be in that dead 'firming the truth of the word, and I did sing and drowsy, in that cold and divided state in while by faith beholding a suffering Saviour

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