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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,
“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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