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occasioned by his weakness, he proceeded, am dying I have no time to sleep. Raise “My dear brother, God frowns upon my me up and call my family around me." He people; there is great coldness among was raised, and his family assembled, them." And that he might not be mis- " Where is R-? where is my dear wife? taken, distinctly referred to the little suc- My dear and loving wife, I love you sina cess of his ministry among them for some cerely-We have been permitted to live totime back; when he was reminded of the gether for many years in much love and words of the prophet, “Though Israel be harmony, and we ought to thank God for not gathered, yet shall I be glorious in the it-I am now about to leave you; but our eyes of the Lord, and my God shall be my separation is not an eternal separation." strength:" and the consolatory truth which Being affectionately asked by his wife if he they taught, that a minister's personal sal- could assure her that he felt perfectly safe ration and eternal reward did not depend in the hands of God, he answered with emupon his success. He was silent for a moment, phasis, “I hope I can I have not left a but again broke forth, “Oh, my brother, preparation for deatb till now I trust I have God frowns upon my people!" repeating it long since given up my soul unreservedly, once or twice. He evidently regarded, in and I hope sincerely, to Christ, and he will this hour of severe trial, the spiritual in- keep that safe which I have committed to terests of his congregation as much as his him.”—“Can you say so, my love then I own.

can, if it is God's will, give you up: for my The following were his dying words, as loss is your gain. This world is now a wilrecollected by his friends who were with derness to me." “ No, my dear, I leave him during the last conflict.

you in the hands of that God who has pro« On Tuesday morning the 3d inst., hav- mised to be a Father to the fatherless ones, ing been the patient subject of a stubborn and the widow's God and portion." He fever for seven weeks, his disorder suddenly then most affectionately committed her to assumed a more alarming aspect. His the mercy of God in Christ, and said, “We brother-in-law having been sent for, arrived shall meet in a world where parting is not about ten o'clock in the evening. Mr. known-I now bid you farewell! Where Boardman was then dying. His brother are my children? where is M—? My dear was requested to acquaint bim of his situa- M-, you are about to lose your earthly tion. As he approached the bed, Mr. B. father; but God will be your Father, if you addressed him with, “How do you do, will love him and keep his commandments, Doctor?” “ How do you do, Mr. B.” “I &c. Fare you well! Where is E—? My am not so well as when you saw me last dear E—, you are now to have your earthly I am much fatigued, and want rest_I know father taken from you; but God will take my situation to be a critical one-I feel my care of you, and provide for you, if you will weakness; but God is able to raise me up, listen to his counsel, as I have always told and I trust he will. I think I shall not die, you.—I now bid you good by !” (He then but live to declare the wondrous works of called for his mother-in-law.) “My dear God to sinners. 0, J-, Christ is a great old mother, I bid you farewell! But our Saviour; his merits are infinite : his blood separation is short; we shall meet in a world is precious, it cleanseth from all sin; em- where trouble is no more, and where there brace Him, J-, and secure the mercy of are no storms, &c.-Now, my friends, one God, for it endureth for ever. Do you think and all, I bid you an affectionate fareweh!" me near my end?” “Mr. B~, your symp- He earnestly recommended the religion of toms indicate approaching dissolution.” He Christ to his friends, and said, “ Fare you heard his brother without the least possible well-fare you well! I go a long journey ; discomposure, closed his eyes, and rested may God bless you can say no morekimself about one minute. "Well, if I lay me down,” After a short pause he said,

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“My manuscripts I leave to the care of Mr. done." Shortly after he said, “ He that Spring, for him to examine, and if he finds has an interest in the blood of Christ has no any thing worthy of publication, to have it need to be afraid of death." The doctor published for the good of my people." then felt his pulse" How is my pulse, (Seeing his black girl stand by the bed,) Doctor ?—“Very weak."-" Is it possible "M-, you know I always told you to seek for me to continue five minutes longer ?". the Lord Jesus Christ, and put your trust in “That is impossible for me to say."_" Sit him, if you would be happy hereafter." by me, and tell me the moment of my de

After a short pause, he exclaimed, “The parture."..-- His breath grew gradually mercy of the Lord endureth for ever. He shorter, and he expired about twenty miwill never leave nor forsake those that put nutes afterward, without a struggle. their trust in him.” He then lay still for Who, on reading this plain unvarnished about five minutes ; then pronounced these account, does not exclaim, “ Let me die the words, “Come, Lord Jesus, come quickly : death of the righteous, and let my last end why is thy chariot so slow? But I wish not be like his?" to be impatient; not my will, but thine bel

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INDEX.

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Abeel, Biographical Sketch of the late Edict of the Hungarian Government
Dr. John N. Abeel
16 against Bible Societies

377
American Bible Society, Proceedings Enoch, Considerations on his Life and
at the first Anniversary
92 Translation.

514, 558
first Annual
Report of the Board of Managers. 137 Follies of Unlawful Pleasure

342
Report of the
Treasurer for the first year 192 Greenwich Cent Society

336
Abel, considerations on the Life and Genealogy of our Lord

365, 411
Death of Abel

418, 469 George, Prince of Anhalt, Memoir of 481
Amboyna

334, 377
Address of Dr. Milledoler
379 Hades

24
Atonement
529 Heavens

97
162 Holy Spirit

337, 385, 433
agarn
265 Hindoos

423, 568
395
Amicus
462 Intelligence, Literary

48
A. W. B.

513

-, Religious, 45, 86, 129, 184

230, 282, 332, 377, 424, 472, 516, 569
British and Foreign Bible Society 189, 230

Owen's Jay, Speech of William Jay, Esq. 94
History of it
48 Jews in Russia .

187
Bull of the Pope against Bible Societies 186 Importunate Prayer, its success 289
Benevolence, Disinterested
254 Inability of Sinners,

436, 491
Bible of 1579, Extracts from it. 413, 464 Jews

516
Usefulness of a Bible .

428
Bloomingdale Cent Society

432 Lampe on the Holy Spirit · 337, 385, 433
Baptist Missionary Society, England, Long Life, Considerations on the Pro-
Report, October 1817

516 mise of it in the fifth Command 390
B.

336
L. S.

120, 177, 281, 282, 364, 511
Church, Relation between it and the L.

432
World
1 Laicus

538
Correspondents, Notices to them, 48, 144,

192, 288, 336, 384, 480, 528 Missionaries : Alphabetical List of Pro-
Chalmers, Extracts from Sermons of testant Missionary Stations and Mis-
the Rev. Dr. Chalmers,

121, 178 sionaries throughout the world, 45, 86,
Christian Paradoxes.

330 129, 184.-See Intelligence.
Cent Society at Greenwich

336 Missions, Moravian . 135, 190,569
Bloomingdale .. 432 Mowhee, Memoir of . 378, 424, 472
Church Missionary Society, London : Missionary Zeal in the Poor

479
Conclusion of its 17th Report 479 Moses, Anecdotes of his History 538
Divinity of the Saviour proved 156
Dead Sea
209 N.

547
Disinterested Benevolence

254 | Notice to Subscribers and others 573

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Owen's History of the British and Fo Of Mrs. Graham's Life, &c.

304
reign Bible Society
48 Of Mrs. Grosvenor's Life, &c.

314
Oration of J. A. Turretin . 60, 109, 163, Of Rev. Mr. Perrine's Letters . 350

205, 250 Of Belfrage's Sacramental Addresses
Operations of Grace
112 and Meditations

395
Onim, Death of

324 Or Sabbath School Teacher's Monitor,
Obituary Notice
511 and Letters, &c.

450
of Mary W-

522 Of Cox's Female Scripture Biography 498
Notice of Rev.Wm. Boardman 571 Religion .

461

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49, 145 Sea of Glass

64
Secret
202 Speech of William Jay, Esq.

94
Importunate, its success 289

Dr. Kollock

231
POETRT.

Dr. Mason

ib.
The Hebrew Mourner

119
Dr. Griffin.

235
Hymn

120
Dr. Proudfit

285
The Restoration of Israel
177 Sunday Schools

105, 282
A Version of part of the Song of Sunday School at New-Brunswick 570
Moses . ..

228 Serampore Printing-Office, distribution
The Days of Darkness
281 of Books from it

188
Hymn
281 Sabbath, Morality of it

193
Life and Death
322 --, Sin of profaning it

241
Sonnet
364 Secret Prayer

202
Ode for the New Year
408 Sunday Scholar

378
Lines by a Lady
462 Sinners, their Inability

436, 491
Hymn
510 Stock, Dr., Letter of

563
Lines by a Young Lady .
557 | S.

209
Presbyterian Church in the United

States; Extracts from the Minutes of Turretin, J. A., Oration of . 60, 109, 163,
its General Assembly .
300

205, 250
Paradoxes, Christian .
330 Thoughts, Miscellaneous

331
Pleasure : Follies of Unlawful Pleasure 342 Tripoli

429, 476
Presbyterian
450, 498 T.

342

490, 548
230, 323, 410

United Foreign Missionary Society : its
Remarks on Dr. Franklin's Religious formation.

234
Character
570

: its
REVIEWS:

Constitution and Officers .
Of Rev. G. Spring's Sermon on Election 32
Of Pamphlets, published by the New dress of its Board of Managers 238

York Evangelical Missionary Society
of Young Men, and the Young Men's World, Relation between the Church
Missionary Society of New York 72 and it

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Of Dr. How's Address 113, 169, 265
Of Dr. Chalmers's Discourses on the X.

Christian Revelation, viewed in con-
pexion with the Modern Astronomy 213 Y.;

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202, 510

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