« AnteriorContinuar »
to the latter of these two suppositions, my present situation of a menial sa the reverse is more likely to be the vant to a Tartar, but devote myself case, as the emperor and his council altogether to proclaiming the word of exhort their subjects, and encourage God, by journeying among this race of them to forward the good work, as a people. But for the present, I cannot thing both praiseworthy and beneficial. see it my duty, and therefore do not It is my wish, as well as that of Mr. as yet feel the disposition to leave my Cornies and other friends to humanity, post. For the present, therefore, I prefer that you would pay this colony a visit: to live in this more retired way, praying so that, under a blessing, you might fervently that the Lord would grant me be a rod to the untoward, an instructor to become a light to these heathen, to the ignorant, a strengthener of the so that through me our Father which weak, and to confirm those still more is in heaven may be glorified. And, who stand. To this desirable end we O how great a task! But as I seem will not cease to pray, that the Lord in small things so far from being faithmay grant you health of body, as well ful, how shall I be faithful over the as disposition of mind, to direct your much greater things which would be steps hitherward.
From what, in. required of me, in so much larger a deed, you have said to my mother, we sphere ? Beloved friends, support me have great hopes on this wise. God by your prayers; and should I even
not be united to your Society as But in reply to the contents of your your Missionary, still to be united letter, I must necessarily be short, as with you in spirit would be, no doubt, I have very little leisure at present. my greatest joy. With regard to a My Tartar (whom I serye) having correspondence, I have in general so much for me to do, I beg you will bear little leisure time, that I am seldom with my brevity. I have God to praise able to write to any friends but my and thank for a good state of health, mother, and my acquaintance being and a hardy constitution ; and having pretty extensive, I am a great many been accustomed, from long use, to letters in debt. Unfortunately I have little food and clothing, as well as promised too much, so that I fear I hardships of different kinds, I have shall appear to many a deceiver. How not felt a great want of bodily com- then shall I make fresh promises ! fort; but, as I am not far enough ad. Should the Lord, however, grant me vanced in the Tartar manner of field time, I shall have great pleasure in work, and managing stock, and con- writing to you. I must beg of you, how. sequently as yet but a learner, I serve ever, on your part, not to cease writ. only for my food. For what Tartar ing my mother and self, for the encouclothing I have needed, together with ragement of us both. Not having al. other little wants, in which is com- ways the means sufficient for paying prised chiefly postages of letters, the postages, is another reason added to Lord has provided through other my lack of time, why I have written friends, and the amount has never ex- less frequently.. The sum offered mo ceeded above ten pounds sterling a by the Society is, therefore, the more year. For the exceeding kind offer acceptable. Respecting the establishmade ine, I tender my very warmest ing a Missionary Station in these parts, thanks, and accept of it, for this time, doubt much it would be allowed; the more willingly, as I am aware though to this I cannot speak dehow much it will contribute to calm cidedly. the anxious heart of a dear mother, Finally, may the Lord (good and too anxious about the welfare of her faithful) grant you, together with all children. O how great an encourage other good friends, his blessing. Pray ment to her, how great a support to for me, that I may have given me her faith has your letter been to me, faith, love, and hope, in good measure. and the aid therein offered me. The I beg my cordial regards to all friends Lord will surely reward my good composing your Missionary Society; friends, to whom once more I express and Mr. Cornies, who is at present at my most grateful acknowledgments. Petersburg, desired his very cordial I take now the liberty of drawing the regards to you, as well as to all the sum of £50 sterling, which I will friends in London, before his depar. lodge in the hands of our dear friend, ture. Cornies, to be ready in case I should
The mercy of God, and the love and require to make use of it, and that peace that are in Christ, abide with will be when the Lord convinces me you and your loving grateful friend, that I ought no longer to remain in
Moravian Missionary Society.
of Missionaries of other denominations, It is but justice to the respectable
body to which that individual belongs, Some of our readers may, probably, I to state that their Secretary, the Rev. have seen, in the public papers, a copy C. J. Latrobe, has written an official of an Address by the Rev. C. F. Berg, letter to the Secretaries of each of the Moravian Missionary in Barbadoes, to other Missionary Societies, declaring, the House of Assembly, in which, in the most explicit manner, their dewhile requesting permission to occupy cided disapprobation of the step taken a new station, he refers, in language by Mr. Berg, who, it is added, will of pointed censure, to the proceedings shortly be removed from Barbadoes.
Contributions received by the Treasurer of the Baptist Missionary Society, from
October 30, to November 20, 1824, not including Individwal Subscriptions.
FOR THE MISSION.
Legacy of Mr. J. M. Harris, late of Trowbridge .. 200
Rev. W. Gray and Mr. Ellyett
Rev. T. Horton...
7 1 1 Bridlington
4 6 Hull
83 11 2 Hunmanby
2 0 East Lancashire Auxiliary Society,by Jos.Leese, Esq. Treasurer: Accrington
4 1 Васир •
146 11 6
39 18 Colne.
• 10 0 0
Paisley and East Renfrew Bible Society, by Rev. R. Burns...
Youth's Society for Religious Purposes Dublin, Mrs. Gardiner
30 0 0 10 0 0 1 17 0
FEMALE EDUCATION. Monmouthsbire, Female Society, by Mrs. Conway..
40 0 0 Dublin, Baptist Female Education Society, by Mrs. Parkes... 5 9 11
Those Churches in this Auxiliary, which have not yet remitted their Cor. tributions, are respectfully solicited to forward them without delay.
The Thanks of the Committee are presented to Mrs. Davis, of Reading; and Mr. Coles, 227, Tottenham-court-road, for sundry Magazines, &c. for the Mission.
Any Friends, who may have Reports, Missionary Heralds, or Quarterly Papers, lying by them not wanted, will oblige the Secretary by sending them to the Mission House.
The list of Contributions, &c. from the Oxfordshire Auxiliary, arrived too late. The sum from Ensham will appear in its proper place next month.
Mixed Communion, &c. ..., 515
Nathan's Mission to Darid...
Devon and Cornwall.
Remarks on Messrs. Cox & Ewing's
Reniarks on the Eclectic Review 469
545, 488 Reply to the Congregational Maga-
Act of Uniformity
Senex's Reply to the Queries on the
Admission of Members to
373 Advertisement Extraordinary
Bounds vs Religious Controversy. 512 American Baptists
Christians abstaining from Evil.. 284 Baptisi Building Fund 214, 254, 897,533
Conversion of a Village
Births and Deaths
Cox's (Rev. F. A.) Sermon 141 Christian Liberality
Death of Rev. W. Turnbull .
97 Church at Staines
Duties of Ministers of the Gospel.. 280 Civil Rights of Dissenters.
Epistles to the Seven Churches. 1 Collyer, Rev. Dr.
Church at Ephesus ..
54 Committee of Deputies
Church at Laodicea...
Church at Pergamos'...
81, 126, 168
Church at Philadelphia 324 Dissenuing Registers
Church at Sardis....... 275 Glasgow....
Church at Smyrna.
103 Gospel introduced among Fishermen 83
Church at Thyatira.
229 Herts' Union
233 Itinerant Preachers' Academy.
329 Loan for New Churches
Figurative Words on Baptism . 287 Moravian Missions
Francis's (Rev. R. B.) Letter 67 Registers of Births
Hall's (Rev. R.) Description of Revival of Religion in Germany
Rev. Nessrs. Toller and Fuller ... 53 Smith, late Rev. Mr. (Demerara).. 30€
Infant Baptism .
152 Smith, Mrs. Contribution for.. 397
Inquirer after Truth
65 Test and Corporation Acts
Auziliary Societies, déc.
40, 157, 227, 543
203 Calcutta.. 37, 177, 268, 406, 449, 341
39, 181, 454
203 | Digah
135, 182, 225, 357
112 | Howrah
134, 223, 267, 454
16 | Kingston
49, 139, 359
138, 295, 497
519 Annual Meetings ... 222, 265, 309, 353
242 Designation of Rev. J. Fleming: 266
1291, 334, 438 London Missionary Society 326
221, 265, 406, 449
473 Contributions 43, 95, 139, 184, 228, 272.
316, 360, 411, 456, 509, 545
383 Cerrespondents 44, 140, 184, 928, n.
360, 412, 456, 500, 348