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Bonar, Rev. J. J.. 13, 361, 577 De profundis clamavi .

526
Books.

263 Death and its destruction . 169
A cheque for fifty pounds 582, 608 Brazen kingdom, the : 597 | Death and the grave

205
A sure record
611 Bread .
382 Death, two pictures of

479
A word about the Lord's day 370 Bread and wine of the table, the 457 Deathbed of Dr M'All 515
According to that he hath, 572 | Brink of the river, the 366 Deeds not words

77
Admiral Hope
237 Broken threads

593 Deliverance in temptation . 236
Advancement of the kingdom 104 Brotherly love

263 Destroyer of Satan, the 241
Amicted Christians
371 | Brown, Řev. C. J.

325 Development of the human
After glow, the .

557
Browne, General W. I.

70
mind, the

131
Aged Christians
323 Bundle of old letters, a 491 | Dew, the

557
Alexander, Rev. Thomas 109 Burns, Rev. W. C. 217, 229 Diamond, tho

371
An incident
179 But
371 Dickso, Rev. J. B., Li.D.

25
An old disciple
313 Butterfly, how to catch 536 Difference, the

383
Anderson, Alexander 344, 392, 428, Buying salvation

558 Ditcher, Selina

92
477, 533

Divine 'dynamics

25
Anecdotes on the First Com-

0

Doudney, Sarah 141, 472, 582, 608
mandment
394

Douglas, Amanda M.

30
Annoyances
131 | Calvinism

131 | Dream of Frederick the Great 160
Answered prayer, the
141 Carrie's faith in her father 71 Duke's Bible, the

491
Apostolic consolation
517 Changing coats
479 Dumb child, the

82
Arnold, Dr, on Eternal punish- Child life of Jesus, the 568, 594 Duryee, Rev. William R. 141
ments
467 | Child's morning hymn 105 Duty of parents

515
Ask, and ye shall receive :
545 Child's prayer.

393
At rest
30 Children of faith

145, 157

E
Atonement, the :

107, 263
Christ and His people

563
Aunt Margery's three maxims, Christ in the tempest

17 E. A. W. 18, 78, 100, 127, 164, 186,
by S. T. 0. 112, 136, 208, 248 Christ or the world

412 200, 223, 258, 266, 296, 316, 338,
Autumn sacrifice, the 532 Christ, the love of

472 367, 402, 425, 440, 448, 460, 488,
Avenar
121 Christ's enemies

371 508.
Ayrshire embroiderer, the

283 Christ's quotations from the Old Early seeking and finding, 92
330, 376
Testament

443 Earth not the Christian's home 222
Christ's weapons in His tempta- Ecce Deus homo

309
B
tion.
37 | Edersheim, Rev. Dr

349
Christian growth 263, 371, 491 Edward, Mrs

40, 62
Balm in Gilead
23 Christian life, the

179 Edwards, Jonathan, the home of 491
Barker, J. W.
334 Christian responsibility 835 E. E. C.

473, 499, 522, 548
Bayne, Paul
216 Church music
611 Elder's death, the

571
Beautiful lady, the
401 | Colporteur Scheer
563 Elijah vindicated

595
Behold the Bridegroom cometh 605 Come and see

35 Endurance under chastisement 335
Bessie Burton's test
53 Come mighty Spirit
54 Enoch unheeded

445
Better will, the .
246 Come Thou with us

286 | Ethel Linton, or the Feversham
Beyond the sunset
554 Coming glory

49 temper, by E. A. W. 18, 78, 100,
Bible, the
563 Coming reign, the

172 127, 164, 186, 200, 222, 258, 266,
Bible, the blessed
311 Conscience.

263 296, 316, 338, 367, 402, 425, 440,
Bible, enemies and friends of the 131 Conscious and unconscious tes- 448, 460, 488, 508.
Bible class notes, by Alexander timony

275 Evil

107
Anderson 344, 392, 428, 477, 533 Cooper, George

545 Exhortation to Christ's church
Bible Thoughts, by the Editor 12 Courage faint heart

111 militant

245
24, 36, 48, 60, 72, 120, 228, 240, Cox, Rev. John 193, 265, 282, 308, Experience.

521
252, 264, 372, 384, 396, 408, 420,

319, 409, 529, 565 Exposition of the Scriptures 353,
432, 444, 451, 516, 528, 540, 552, Creation, wonders of .

371

387, 405
564, 576, 588, 600, 612, 616. Crewdson, Jane

90
Bi field, Nicholas .
468 Criticising preaching . 467

F
Blackroood, S. A.
253 Crown of thorns, the .

555
Blessings of foreign missions 515 | Culross, Dr

73 Faith

371
Blumenreich, Rev. John 198 Cup of wrath, the

421 Faith of devils, the

238
Bonar, Rev. A. A.
421 Cuyler, Rev. T. L.
586 Familiar spirits :

11
Bonar, Rer. H., D.D. 5, 12, 24, 27,

Father, I feel so happy 543
36, 48, 54, 60, 72, 97, 103, 120,

D

Fellowship with Christ 257
150, 198, 205, 228, 240, 241, 246,

Female training.

419
252, 264, 289, 294, 301, 342, 372, Dancing, a protest against . 11 | Fine arts

11
384, 385, 390, 396, 408, 420, 432, Dancing, a word about 563 Fleming, Abraham,

168
439, 444, 456, 457, 486, 512, 516, Dark mountains, the . 465 Flight of the ages, the

507
528, 537, 540, 541, 546, 552, 564, Darkness and the light, the 486 For ever with the Lord

371
576, 588, 600, 612, 616.

David and Goliath

613 Forgiveness and fruitfulness 308

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Modern poetry tested by Scrip-

Fouler, Rev. C.

251

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French, Richard C.

383 Ibbitson, Rev. R. .

595 Modern prose tried by scrip-

Frewen, John

180 I'm catching snowflakes 191 turo

Fulton, Rev. Justin D.

508, 594

I must do right

466 Moses.

106

If we knew.

424 | Mother Scrat

321

In memoriam

443

Mother's walk, the

430

G

Interview with Jesus, tho. 541 Mullens, Dr

153, 162

Invocation.

57 My darlings' shoes

466

Garden of God, the

119

My knowledgo

232

Garratt, Rev. S.

469

J

Gems from Paul Bayne 216

N

Gems from Nicholas Bifield 468 Jacob's well,

233

Gems from Abraham Fleming 168 Jesus, tho power of

105 | Narne, William

Gems from John Frewen

180 Jesus be merciful

581 Nassau, Rev. J. E. 118, 215, 465

Gems from Richard Greenham 324 Jesus Christ all and in all 289, 301 Neatness next to holiness 485

Gems from F. W. Krummacher 132, Jessie M‘Kinnon, by E. E. C. 473, Negro bishop, a .

488

144, 156

499, 522, 548 New Jerusalem, the

390

Gems from William Narne 276 John Knox

107, 491 Newton, B. W.

85

Gems from William Perkins 336 Johnson, Miss

220 No one ever spoke to me

Gems from Alexander Pitcarne 480 Joy in the Holy Ghost

95 North, Brownlow .

133

Gems from Francis Raworth 312 Judgment of the great day 373 Not a Christian

417

Gems from John Robotham 84

Gems from Thomas Rogers . 348

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Gems from Obadiah Sedgwich, 492

Gems from Samuel Smiin 288 | Kelly, John

436 Old brown silk dress, the 261

Gems from William Struther 96 Kimball, Harriet M Ewen

232 Old sermons

467

Gems from Thomas Timme 504 | Krummacher, F. W., D.D. 34, 37, One church of God, the 385

Gems from Robert Traill 204 68, 132, 144, 145, 156, 157, 239

66

Gems from Richard Vines 192

One precious Friend, the 341

Gems from Thomas Watson 360

L

Only believe

149

Gems from Alexander Wedder-

Only one

571

burn

108 Lady Jane Grey.

514

Oriental allegories

611

Gems from Thomas Willes :

300 Lamp without oil, the

431 Our Father which art in heaven 277

Girdlestone, Mr

373 Law, Dean

445 Our mingled life.

103

Glory of God, the

11 Law, the majesty of :

11 Outstretched shadows, the • 498

Glorify Thy Son

109

Lawrence, Bertie.

111 Over the line

586

Glorying in the cross .

91 Laziness in Bible reading 419

God and man

596 | Lessons for the last days 85

Р

God will show me the way 462 Let me go home .

70

God's last message to the world 512, Life

515, 543 Palgrave

119

537 Life's last hours.

451 | Palingenesis

484

God's people

589 Light in the dwelling

142 Palm leaves from Elim

265

Godliness and the Christian's

Little feet

203

Passing years

419

ministry

325 Little ones at prayer, the 30 Pastor's story, a.

56

Good and great man,

childhood

Living to Christ.

179 Pastoral visits

515

of a

189 Load lifted off the heart, the 322 Pastoral visiting

611

Good news for the sons of Longfellow, H. W.

484 | Paul, St, the founder of the

575 Look at the preacher . 491 Roman Church

515

Grace before meat

349 | Lord, Thou art mine .

439 Peace

167

Greatest thought of all, tho 282 Lord's prayer, exposition of Peace in God

102

Greedy for gold .

167 the

381 Percy, Florence

203

Greenham, Richard

324 | Lost penny, the

467 Perfect in Christ

527

Greenwood, Grace

382 Love of God, the

436 | Perkins, William

336

Grey tomb, the

262 Lovely song, the, and the joyful

Phelps, Austin

21

sound

529 Philip, Rev. George

49

Luther's bereayement 407 Pilgrim, a

560

H

Pilgrim, the

292

M

Pitcarne, Alexander

480

Hall, Rev. John, D.D.

1

Plain it a little more .

He died and lives

198 Magic vision, the

68 Pleasant words .

587

He makes his mother sad 395

Make use of little opportunities 515 POETRY:

Heath, Clara B.

57 Man at the wheel, tno

118 Aged Christians

323

Heaven

131 Mario

356 An exhortation to Christ's

Heavenly mindedness

111

M Duff, J. Ř., D.D. :

233 Church militant

245

Help for Israel

195 MWright, Mrs J.

411 A song of the night

411

Hicks, W. W.

521 Meltetz

46 At rest

30

Hidden dew drops

562 Memory at the judgment 310 A year and a day

459

Highland boy's faith

11 Memories

497 Balm in Gilead

23

Hiller, Ph. Fr.

436 Mercy and pardon

107

Behold the bridegroom

Hindoo city, horrors of a 153, 162 Mercy, vessels of

371 cometh

605

Hints for young Christians 359 Milne, 'Rev. John 61, 169, 337, 433, Beyond the sunset

554

His own received Him not 342

505, 553, 589 Broken threads

593

Holtzman, M. A.

497 Milne, Rev. John, early years of 5, Child's morning hymn 150

Honest cobbler, the

341

27 Christ in the tempest

17

Honourable appellation, an 214 Minding one's own business 10 Come mighty Spirit

54

How Jehoshaphat failed 369 Ministers

371 Come Thou with us

286

How the beggar became rich 133 Missing scholar, the :

91

Courage faint heart

Howat, Rev. H. T. 313, 613 Mistake, a very common

611 Deeds not words

77

Huguenot persecutions 467 Modern instabilities of opinion 419 De profundis clamavi 526

Hymn of night.

546 Modern pilgrimage, a.

260 Earth not the Christian's home 220

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POETRY-continued

Pridham, Arthur .

517 | SCRIPTURE ILLUSTRATED-

Exodus xiii. 21

161 Proof in the deed

503 continued.

Experience

521 Protestantism, annals of 515 Acts xx. 24

600

Fellowship with Christ 257 Providence.

871

xiii. 38, 39

540

He died and lives

198

xiii. 48

564

He makes his mother sad 395

Q

xviii. 9-11

516

His own received Him not 342

xxi. 16

313

Hymn of night

546 Questions for parents

263

xxvii. 23

528

I'm catching snowflakes. 191

Rom. i. 16, 17

372

If we knew

424

R

ii. 11

396

In memoriam

443

V. 2

384

Invocation

57 | Raising the dead

419 1 Cor. vi. 2

420

Isaiah xxv. 10

347 Raworth, Francis

312

386

Jesus be merciful

581 Reading the Scriptures 467

x. 16, 17

457

Job xxiii. 6

213 Reapers, the

99

432

Let me go home

70 Refiner and the crucible, the 397 2 Cor. i. 3-12

517

Life.

543 Religion of four letters, a 562

444

Little feet

203 Religion of the beautiful, the 333

408

Lord Thou art mine

439 Religious magazines

335

xii. 3

456

Memories

497 Repentance.

176 Gal. i. 4 .

61

Moses

106 Responsibility

131 Philippians iv. 19

577

My darlings' shoes. 466 Revelation of the Father, the 73

1 Thes. i. 4-7 .

553

My koowledge

232 Revival experience, a

58 Heb. ii. 14, 15.

169

One link gone.

66 Riflemen without rests

563 James ii. 19

238

Only one

571 Robin music

574 1 John i. 8-10

13

Our mingled life

103 Robotham, John

84

241

Palingenesis

484 Rockweeds.

126

iv. 16

120

Prayer for the pulpit

9 Rogers, Thomas

348 Roy. iii. 12

371

Psalm lxxiii. 23-26

320 Romanism

575

vi. 10

72

Robið music

574 Rossetti, Christina G.

561

Xx. 14

205

Rockweeds

126

xxi. 6

512

Saturday night

611

s

Scripture lessons for the poor

Seedtime

329

and rich

565

So teach us to number our S. T. C. 112, 136, 208, 248 Search the Scriptures 179

days

185 Sabbath, physical benefit of 611 Secret, the .

33

Summer of the silent heart 294 Saturday night

611 Secret place of the Most High,

The afterglow

557 Salvation of our fellow-men, the 553

the

505

The cross

615 Samuel, the child

5 Sedgwick, Obadiah,

492

The autumn sacrifice

532

Satan's power

Seed in good ground

309

The beautiful lady. 401 Schmidt, J. E.

245 Seed time

329

The better will

246 School days, a memory of 176 | Sermon on the times, a 149

The brink of the river 366 SCRIPTURE ILLUSTRATED :--

Serving our generation 361

The child Samuel

5 Exod. iii. 2, 3, 12

240 Shadow of the rock, the 213

The coming reign

172

xiii. 21

161 Sin and forgiveness

13

The darkness and the light 486

xy. 27

265 Singing

The difference

383

394 Singular incident

604

The dumb child

82 Judges v. 7

214 | Sinner, a

419

The end cometh

227 1 Samuel xvii.

613 Slow travelling

131

The flight of the ages 507 2 Kings vi. 13-17 115, 157 Small talk

179

The garden of God.

119 Job xxiii. 6

213 Smith, Samuel

288

The grey tomb

Psalm lxxiii. 23-26

320 Snare, a

491

The new Jerusalem

390

lxxv. 8

So teach us to number our days 185

The love of Christ

472

xci. 1

505 Solitude, place and power of 467

The love of God

436

cxix. 9, 18, 31

393 | Songs in the night 148, 161, 213,

The pilgrim

292

cxlvii. 16, 17

320, 347

The pool of Bethesda 140

cxlviii. 14

589 Song of Solomon

337

99 Prov. xxxi. 27, 28

443 Song of the night, a

411

The summons

380 Song of Solomon ii. 3 337 Sowing little seeds

71

The secret

33 Isaiah xxv. 10

341 Speak a good word for the Master551

The two messengers

46

Ix. 12

193 Spiritual heights

34

The Word made Flesh,

606 Ezekiel xxxiv. 16

60 Spurgeon, Rev. C. H.

575

True piety

269 Daniel ii. 32, 39

597 Stanford, Rev. C.

397

Watchman, what of the

Amos vii. 2

193 Startling fact, a .

69

night

148 Mal. ii. 1-3

397 Steer straight to me, father 610

What then? :

90 Matt. vi. 9

277 Story teller, the .

275

While the days are going by 545 Luke xv. 11-19

533 Stowe, H. B.

33

Who can tell?

334 Acts i. 6-14

616 Stowe, Professor .

65

Who shall deliver me? 561

iii. 22

612 Struther, William

96

Why dost thou wait? 130

iii. 25, 26

588 Stryker, Rev. Peter, D.D.

67, 225

With clouds He covereth the

iv. 27

552 Summer of the silent heart

294

light

178

iv. 33

24 Summons, the

380

Pool of Bethesda, the . 140

228 Sure peace with God.

253

Poor Molly

226

v. 30, 31

12 Sympathy and salvation 193

Poverty and wealth

577

vii. 30

240

Power of a gentle rebuke 503

vii. 36

252

T

Prayer in the name of Jesus 239

vii. 37

612

Prayer for ane man

401

vii. 49

36, 264 Talmud, the

65

Prayer for the pulpit .

9

ix. 27

541 | Taming of the sinner, the :

525

Prayer to be said before meals 438

X. 36

556

Preach Christ

48 Telegraphing, ancient

333

xiii. 36

361 Tell me no more

263

Preaching

while asleep 573

xiv. 3

576 Tell the good news

559

202

421

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Page Temper 274 True piety. 269 Where is heaven?

611 Ten virgins, the. 217, 229 Two drops of oil

263 While the days are going by Thank offering 107 Two messengers, the .

46 Whittier,

380 The bright light 587

Who can tell ?

334 The cross

516

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Who is my neighbour ? 250 The end cometh: 227

Who shall deliver me?

561 The end thereof. 319 Unblessed meal, the

43 Why don't someone speak to him 67 The glory that shall follow 251 Unsubmissive prayer, the . 225 Why dost thou wait ?

130 The Word made Flesh 606

Willes, Thomas

300 Things that eye hath not seen 335

V
Wilson, Mary

323 Thirst quenching water, the 181

Wilson, Rev. J. H.

277 This present evil world 61 Vines, Richard 192 Winter

1 Thompson, Thomas 189

With clouds He covereth the Three divine cautions

409
W
light

178 Thou and thy house 433

Without Christ

418 Thy will be done

178
Wasted life, a
419 Work for Christ.

299 Times of evil

469
Watch!
97 Work for Jesus

215 Timme, Thomas 504 Watchman what of the night 148 Wrong signal, the

438 To the point

107 Water from deserted wells 121 To-day and to-morrow 514

481, 493, 601

Y Traill, Robert 204 Watson, Thomas

360 Treasury hymnal, the 54, 103, 150, Wedderburn, Alexander 108 | Ye shall be as gods

419 198, 246, 294, 342, 390, 439, 486, Weeping for Zion

143 Ye will not come to Me 560 546, 606.

Wesley, John
419 Year and a day, a

459 Trials by the way 212 What do ye more than others 544 Year well begun, a

58 True knowledge of God 335 What elders can do

593
Yet!

107 True mourning over the sins of What say you to the present time 43 Young man's resolve, the 59 418 What then?

90 | Young student, last hours of a 173

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AUTHORS QUOTED IN THIS VOLUME.

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Percy, Florence
Perkins, William
Phelps, Austin
Philip, Rev. George
Pitcarne, Alexander
Pridham, Arthur
Raworth, Francis
Rogers, Thomas
Rossetti, Christina G.
Robotham, John
S. T. O.
Schmidt, J. E.
Sedgwick, Obadiah
Smith, Samuel
Spurgeon, Rev. C. H.
Stanford, Rev. O.
Stowe, H. B.
Stowe, Professor
Struther, William
Stryker, Rev. Peter, D.D.
Thompson, Thomas
Timme, Thomas
Traill, Robert
Vines, Richard
Watson, Thomas
Wedderburn, Alexander
Whittier
Willes, Thomas
Wilson, Mary
Wilson, Rev. J. H.

Fleming, Abraham
Fowler, Rev. C.
French, Richard C.
Frewen, John

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CONTRIBUTIONS FROM MINISTERS AND MEMBERS OF VARIOUS

EVANGELICAL DENOMINATIONS,

WINTER.

AN OUTLINE OF A DISCOURSE BY THE REV. JOHN HALL, D.D., PHILADELPHIA.

He giveth snow like wool; He scattereth the hoar-frost like ashes. He casteth forth his ice liko

morsels: who can stand before his cold ?'—Ps. CXLVII. 16, 17.

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OD bath spread before us two volumes | working skill. And as the relative position of

—the book of nature and the book the sun and earth produces one result on our of revelation ; both in harmony planet, it produces other or similar effects on with and illustrative of each other. other planets; and the productions of Jehovah

We should study the book of nature i at one time fill the vast system of worlds, of as unfolded in the mountains and valleys, the which the sun is the centre. sky and the ocean, and admire the majesty and The wisdom of God is manifest in the beautiful glory of the Creator as displayed in the work of arrangement of the seasons, rendering the changes his hands.

of temperature conducive to animal health and But especially should we peruse the volume the growth of vegetation; nurturing the herbage of revelation, and learn his moral character, our of the field with a covering of snow, that it relation to Him, and the way of pardon and may come forth in spring with fresh beauty and salvation. In the nineteenth Psalm both these fruitfulness. volumes are referred to : The heavens declare His goodness, too, is visible ; for though winter the glory of God. The law of the Lord is per- may be desolate and dreary to us, yet our winter fect, converting the soul.' This effect is not brings genial summer to those who live on the ascribed to nature. Conversion, and the other opposite side of the globe, and thus we are effects here enumerated, flow from the word of brought into communion with them, and made truth. Nature, however, has her lessons ; and to share in common comforts and trials. the present season of cold and dreariness fur- The power of God : Who can stand before nishes interesting instruction.

his cold ?' I think of the poor shivering in the Let us dwell upon four thoughts suggested piercing wind, and of the mariners toiling in by winter.

the storm with icy ropes—as toil they must, or 1. The winter affords evidence of the divine perish,—and of the vast glaciers and snow-capped attributes. We see in it the infinity of God. mountains in regions of perpetual winter, and Man is finite ; and such is the limited nature of stand in awe of the power of the Almighty. his faculties, that he can produce but a single And his faithfulness. Through all the cenresult at a time; but the effects of the divine turies since God said to Noah, Seed-time and workmanship are multiform, and scattered over harvest, summer and winter, shall not cease,' all creation. The crisped grass, the sparkling his covenant has been faithfully kept ; and this frost, the ice-bound river, the feathery snow- should encourage our confidence in the covenant flake, the shortened day and prolonged night, of grace, and all the promises which the God of and other effects of winter, declare his wonder- grace has given for our comfort.

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