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" SPEAKING THE TRUTH IN LOVE."-ST PAUL.
CONTENTS OF VOLUME VI.
Gorl a wise and tender Father
66 : 66
42 Good government, way to secure 103
- Rev. Professor McKean 181 Hindoo Chinese Gleaner 190
-. Mrs. Abigail Adams
Christians, Inconsistency of
- New York Society
157 - American Colonization Soc. 194
158 - Massachusetts Bible Society 219
189 - British and Foreign B. S. 284
van from Bethlehem, Penn. 378 of 1818
171 Remarks on Matt. xxi, 19 343
Reflections on American Indians 136
106 Religious Denominations in Penn. 100
has pleasures peculiar
Piety of Christ to be imitated 55
Prohibitions for the good of man 304 Rhode Island Bible
Sabbath Schools .
- Complacency in Infants 88 Sketches of M. Luther
--- On governing the passions, 282 Wandering Arabs
--- Lines for a sampler
314 Or Ordinations, Obituary notices,
- Wisdom the principal thing 370 of the several Numbers,
For the Christian Disciple. NOTICE OF THE LIFE AND CHARACTER OF REV. THOMAS
PRENTISS. We trust that the impreg. to embody the recollections, sions made upon the public which are now so vivid, of his mind by the death of Mr. Pren- amiable and excellent character, tiss were not of so transient a not only as a just tribute to his kind, as to render an apology memory, but as affording an er. necessary for introducing into ample inost wortliy of the imi. this miscellany the following tation of others. memoir of his life. His friends It was the bappiness of Mr. · take a melancholy pleasure in Preptiss, to spend the first years
recalling the memory of one, of his life in a situation most who was associated with them favourable for the growth of in many interesting scenes. virtuous principles and good Some of them remember the habits. His father, the Rev. years of his childhood and Dr. P. of whom a brief notice youth, and had opportunity to was given in the second volume witness the gradual develop of the Christian Disciple, page ment of those intellectual pow. 287, was universally esteemed ers and moral qualities, which a man of eminent piety and made him the object of so many worth. Under his instructions, affections and hopes. It was lie acquired the elements of our privilege to be reckoued in learning, and the principles of the number of his earliest religion. friends. We saw him in every It was no common privilege stage of his progress, and had to spend the important and crit. his sympathy in all our sorrowsical period of childhood and and joys. It is painful, alas ! early youth in such a school of to reflect that the friend, en- · virtue, and he has often exdeared by so long an intimacy, pressed to me his deep sense of is removed froin our side, and obligation to his beloved and that we are left to pursue our revered father. Indeed his fil. journey alone..
iai piety was one of the distin. But we must not indulge our gnishing traits of his character : : privale sorrows. It is our wish to his parents be was every 1. Vol. VI.No. 1. .