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TRACT MAGAZINE,

AND

CHRISTIAN MISCELLANY

FOR 1838.

THIRD SERIES.

VOL. V.

LONDON:
THE RELIGIOUS TRACT SOCIETY;

Instituted 1799.
SOLD AT THE DEPOSITORY, 56, PATERNOSTER ROW,

AND 65, ST. PAUL'S CHURCHYARD,

AND BY THE BOOKSELLERS,

LONDON Printed by WILLIAM CLowes and Sons.

Stamford street.

INDEX

Page

Page
ADDRESS of the Com-

Bombay

18
mittee of the Religious Burmah

78
Tract Society, prefixed to

China

118
their Report

208 Frankfort on the Maine.. 78
Addresses at the last Anni-

India

178
versary of the Religious Jamaica.

178
Tract Society,extracts from

Lower Canada

119
the ..

..133, 154
Newfoundland

98
Ahab
141 Orissa

38
Ahaziah, the death of—Elijah

South Sea Islands

199
taken up to heaven..... 161 Correspondence,Domestic:-
BELIEVER, a, contemplating Berkshire

.80, 99
death
107 Devonshire

180
Believers, true, "one in Christ Gosport

99
Jesus."
87 Huntingdonshire

80
Bible, the value of a
206 Isle of Man

20
Case, an affecting
219 Islington

80
Child of the Lord, the 236 Lancashire.

199
Childhood, second
43 Orkney Islands

79
Christ our example
32 Shropshire

119
the Judge, the joy of

Various Correspondents,
his saints

52

20, 39, 59, 100, 119, 200
as seen by St. John. 214 Craig, John...

115
the birth of, medita- David's end, and Solomon's
tion on
226 beginning

1
Christian characteristics ... 117 Death of a child, a Christian
Christian course, on going parent's reflections on the 106
forward in the

13 Dialogue between a pastor
Christian, direction, short

and an infidel peasant 228
rules for
73 Divine love, the

5
Christians, young,the tempt-

Drunkard's impious wish,
ations of

72 the; or, the curse fulfilled 193
Coffee Pickers, the ..., 7 EDUCATION, scriptural, want
Contention, the pedigree of. 177 of, productive of crime 29
Corndrake, the

167 Elijah with the Sareptan ... 101
Correspondence, Foreign :-

on Carmel-Elijah at
Bahamas
58 Horeb

121

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Page
Elisha's miracles
181 | Nurse, the Russian

1:26
with Naaman.... 201 Pastor and an infidel peasant,
raising the iron-
dialogue between a ......

228
Elisha's death.....
221 Prayer, on special

235

FATHERS, the

9 | Pennywise and pound foolish 187

Finger post, the broken.. 206 Perhaps you will think of it. 103

Flesh pleaser, or sensualist, Piety

17

the signs of a

31 Politeness

145

Frame, the pictuce

192 Proofs that there is a God.. 107

GERANIUM tree, the
85 Providence,...

169

God, trust in

164 Pyseing, William, a seaman. 93

-, on the mercy of, to re- Redeeming the time

10

turning sinners

170 Religious Tract Society, the

Grace, the day of

86 periodicals of the

234

Guest, the invited, an unwel- Resignation

37

come visitor

168 Rowland, Emily .

199

HAWKER, Edmund

22+ SABBATH day, keep holy the 48

Heathen sacrifices

55

evening, self-exa-

Henry, miscellaneous

mination for

77

marks from

145 Samaritan, the good

153

Hovel, the old

27 Sentences, miscellaneous... 173

Humility in affliction 92 “Set your affections on things
Hymn from the German 220 above"

51
“I am not learned"
64 Sin, forgiveness of

188
Ignorance and indolence 153 Solomon, and the Queen of
“ I have no time to think

Sheba...

41
about religion”.

24 Solomon's defection and Re-
“ I hope my children will hoboam's reign ......

61

know better”

34 Spirits, effects of drinking.. 174

Industry honourable... 50 Steed, Robert, two letters of
Infidelity of a hardening na- the seventeenth century.. 67

172 Tailor, the Russian..

Iniquity, filling up the mea- Temple, the

21

sure of

52 Time, the book of

90

It is good to be afflicted”. 125 “To die is gain,” Phil. i. 21 177

JEROBOAM
81 | Way, the middle

146

LETTERS, two, of the seven- “We will give ourselves con-

teenth century

67 tinually unto prayer”. 198

Life before the flood, on the Wesley, Rev.Charles, Epitaph

length of

33

235

Lloyd, John, Esq., the late . 74 Wilberforce, anecdote of ... 145

Love, genuine

220 Word, the profitable hearing

March seller of Croydon, the 110

89

Missionary spirit, a 74 Works, good, nature of..... 109

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DAVID'S END, AND SOLOMON'S BEGINNING. MANY good counsels had David given his heir; now he sums them up in his end. Dying words are wont to be weightiest: the soul, when it is entering into glory, breathes nothing but divine. “I go the way of all the earth.” How well is that princely heart content to subscribe to the conditions of human mortality; as one that knew sovereignty doth not reach to the affairs of nature! Though a king, he neither expects nor desires to be free from the way of all flesh; making no account to go in any other than the common track, to the universal home of mankind, the house of age. “Be thou strong therefore, and show thyself a man.” Even when his spirit was going out, he puts spirit into his son : age puts life into youth, and the dying animates the vigorous. “Take heed therefore to the charge of the Lord thy God, to walk in his ways, and to keep his statutes.” The best

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