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TOPICAL INDEX.

Aller, Richard, 163; seceded, etc., Books, effects of reading, 14, 18;
164.

provided for preachers, 69, 70, 148.
America, Methodism in, 80, 126. Brett, Pliny, seceded, 162.
Antinomianism, 76; its nature and Bunting, Dr. Jabez, 121-123.

effects, 225–235.
Army, labors in, 51, 127.
Asbury, Francis, 129, 132, 135, 137, Call to preach, 42, 44, 101, 102.
140; death of, 147.

Calvinism, its influence, 38, 39, 79,
Atonement, objects of, 211; univers- resisted, 77; modified, 144; his-
al, 234, 245.

tory of, 215–230; its foreknowl.
edge, 237; natural ability, 239;

its sentiments, 216–230.
Band meetings, 50.

Camp meetings, origin of, 146, 150,
Baptism, obligations of, 291; nature 464; objections to, 4'19.

of, 292; benefits of, 292; its sub- Canada, troubles with, 150, 166.
jects, 293; its mode, 295; not Cennick, licensed and left, 38.
necessary to the Lord's supper, Chapels, how settled, 34; building

committee, 107; fund, 106; rules
Baptists, origin of, 189; name of, concerning, 108, 318; first in
214; give no letters, 436.

America, 128; free, etc., 152.
Bishops, title, of, 138; powers op- Christ, his character, 209; mission

posed, 139-142; utility of, 351– of, 211.
355 ; Soule and Hedding elected, Christian Advocate started, 156.
156; Andiew, connected with Church, the M. E., organized, 135;
siavery, 182 ; how constituted, how marshaled, 323; its judica-
312, duties of, 312; Wesley a tories, 323–328; its jurisprudence,
bishon, 337–341, 356; duties and

406-412;

doctrinal agreement
responsibilities of, 321, 371-377; with others, 201-213; receiving

own n.) meeting-houses, 321. members, 432; withdrawing from,
Book Concern, started, 139, 152; 430; receiving in full, 435; from

history of, 160, 161; burned, 161; other sects, 436.
new buildings, 188; agents of, Church Extension Society, organ-
161, 322.

ized, 188.

296.

Class meetings, origin of, 47, 48; de- | Embury, Philip, 127.

fence of, 464, 465; leaders of, Episcopacy, Asbury's construction
315-317.

of, 137; ours scriptural, 330, 336;
Clergy, their opposition, 40, 73. Wesleyan, 337–349; necessary to
Coke, Dr., in charge of missions, 93; itinerancy, 350; its powers, 373-

ordained, 132–137; death of, 94. 378.
Colleges, our first, 137; Asbury, Exhorters, what, 315.

burned, 149; Madison, 156; pres-

ent state of, 187.
Colliers, converted, 45; children of, Faith, beginning of, 255; its prog-
70.

ress, 256; its prevailing act, 258;
Colored testimony disapproved, 178. its result, 259.
Conferences, the first, 61; second, Financial plan, 71; its influence, 98,

62, 78; first legal, 89; first in 99, 105-110; remarks on, 111;
America, 130; of 1784, 135; our own, 384.
General, 138-143; Canada, 151, Fletcher, John, account of religion,
166, 167; District, 189; Annual, 76; checks of, 78; how esteemed,
413; Quarterly, 327; right of,

79.
177.

Free grace and free will, what? 242-
Congregationalists, age of, 195; rea- 244; results of, 245; defence of,
sons for name, 114; government

246-260.
of, 393-398, 409.
Conversion, what, 253; instantane-

ous, 259; how known, 260. Funds, contingent, 104; children's,
Conviction, how wrought, 252; Wes- 105; chapel, 106; auxiliary, 108–

ley's, 14, 22, 25; effects of, 252; 112; Chartered, 146; centenary,
an essential element of, 254.

159, 191.
Council, formed and failed, 138.

Deacons, how constituted and duties

of, 310.
Deed of declaration, 80; its objects,

81, 82; opposed, 81-83; its in-

fluence, 85; our deed, 319.
Delegates to General Conference,

142; exchange of, with other

bodies, 155, 166.
Discipline, the first, 62; questions

in relation to, 413-431.
Dress, 502.
Education, 70, 95, 101, 149, 156;

Board of, 191,

God, perfections of, 209; his good.

ness impeached, 235; blasphemed,
235, 236; foreknowledge, what?
237; passing by men, what? 240;

his goodness defended, 243.
Government, generalstatement, 299-

302; of civil, 302; ecclesiastical,
303; of the several denominations,
stated, 309; of the M. E. Church,
310; its officers, 311; judicato-
ries, 324; well-balanced, 369; safe,
375; contrasted, 391; its legisla-
tion, 404; jurisprudence, 406; pro-
tects individuals, 408-410; change

proposed, 139–142; change efect- | Meeting-houses, the first, 31; in
ed, 189.

America, 128; free, 152; pewed,

153.

Meetings, watch, 48, 49, 469; four-
Harding, F. A., his appeal, 182. days', 157; quarterly, 463, 465;
Holy Club, 18; organized, 29.

class, 464; love-feasts, 466; camp,
Huntingdon, Lady, 77.

473; prayer, 489.
Hymn book, history of, 152.

Members, how received, 432-437;

protected from oppression, 375–

380; duty to their preacher and
Independents, origin of, 188, 303, society, 386–388.

307–309; government of, 406, 412. Methodism, origin of, 30; its com-
Ireland, visited, 72; conferences held parative success, 192-199; the
in, 93; statistics of, 200.

cause of it, 197–199; present sta-
Itinerancy, popular, 350; arrange- tistics of, 200; assailed doctrin.
ments of, 355 ; lawful, 446; expe-

ally, 215.
dient, 447; philosophy of, 350.- Methodist Church in Canada, 166.
368; scriptural, 446; objections Methodist Episcopal Church, South,
to, 458.

181-186.
Methodists, name of, 19, 30; suc-

cess of, 35; troubles of, 37; rules
Judgment, how a farce, 234.

of, adopted, 37; die well, 46; per-
Jurisprudence, 406-412; questions secuted, 52-60; strictness, 66;
of, settled, 413-431.

must give offence, 67; greatest
obstacles of, 74; in Scotland, 78

-America, 80; increase of, 86,
Kneeling, defended, 485, 487; effect 154; in Europe, 96--stability of,
of, 488; in church, 487, 488. 97; in New York, 126, 130, 131;

in 1784, etc., 139; in New En-

gland, 143—their early conflicts,
Laborers, wanted, 40, 42.

145; at the death of Asbury, 148;
Lay preaching opposed, 36; intro- in England and America contrast-
duced, 43.

ed, 155; in 1839, 160; decrease
Lay representation, 140, 189.

of, 174, 187; statistics of, 194;
Love-feasts, origin of, 56; explained doctrines of, 201-213; govern-
arid efended, 466.

ment of, Episcopal, 310; Calvin-
istic, 113; doctrinally one, 114;

New Connection, 114; Primitive,
Man, fall and depravity of, 210, 225; 115; Bryanite, 116; Primitive

in his reduced condition, 245. Wesleyan, 116; Independent, 117;
Maxfield, Thomas, began to preach, Warrenite, 118; Episcopal, Cana-

41; ordained, 74; became a fa- da, 120; African, 163; Reformed,
natic and seceded, 74, 75.

162; Stilwell, 165; Protestant,
167–171; Wesleyan, 177-181; istic notions of, refuted, 278-289;
Episcopal, South, 181-186; Brit- doctrine dangerous, 289.
ish, trouble of, 120-125; Church Prayer, extemporaneous, 488; ask-
in Canada, 166; appearance of, ing for, 498–501.
502; views of dress, 503; audible Preachers, church, no shepherds, 40;
responses of, defended, 503–506; origin of lay, 36, 41, 438; efficien-
their aim, 214; differ from others, cy of, 42; approved by Wesley,

214; assailed by Calvinists, 215. 42; John Nelson, 43; only skilled
Millerism, its influence, 173.

in first principles, 68; sufferings
Ministers, authority of, 392; powers of, 72; effects of their poverty, 98;

curtailed, 394— defended, 394- worn out, 108, 109; Capt. Weblo,
399.

127, 129; powers of, safe, 379—
Missions, the first, 93; new meas- how checked, 383; rights of, 392,

ures, 94, 95; state of, 96, 193; to 411; in charge, 420; Philip Em-
America, 128, 129–Liberia, 156; bury, 127; local, 314, 420.

aided by three secretaries, 322. Preaching, of laymen, 36, 42, 43,
Moravians, in error, 37.

438; success of, 46, 133; extem.

poraneous, 51, 442-445.

Predestination, sermon on, 38; ob-
Nelson, John, 43.

jections to, 231-241.
New birth, 212; its means, convic- Presbyterians, 195; government of,

tion, 252; faith, 255–259; the re- 306, 405; preferable to independ-
sult, 259-261; implies what, 253;
instantaneous, 260; evidence of, Presiding elders, changes proposed,
260.

141; sub-bishops, 313; duties of,
New England, 143.

313; necessary, 357; right style
of, 363; expense of, 364; powers

of, safe, 376; questions relating
O'Kelley, seceded, 140.

to, 414-420.
Ordinations, at the first, 92, 93; by Priest, elder, and bishop, one, 333-
Mr. Wesley, 135.

337.

ency, 410.

Perfection, Christian, misunderstood, Religion, its nature and powers, 45;

162; abused by its friends, 262; revival of, 172.
what not, 263-266; what, 266- Responding, audibly, 503–506.
274; opposing views, 274; attain- Revolution, sources of, 3.
able, 275; has benefited the Romanists, government of, 303, 304.
Church, 277.

Rules, general, the original, 37.
Periodicals, magazine published, 149.
Persecution, 52-60, 72, 75; from
come-outers, 174.

Sacraments, difficulties concerning,
Perseverance of the saints, Calvin- 88; allowed by Wesleyans, 90, 92.

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