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him,“ he must go to Jesus, he about one year with me, that may come into the world to save sin. stay there : — they love him very

But I say, I never see such much. He once was farmer ; but example as that man! He not long sell all bis goods, and come preach to live, - only five months. After Christ. He is there. When i go he hear the gospel, when he would away, they cry so ; they hold niy come on business, he would not hand, - they would not let me go speak of that. When I begin to away. They say, they should die speak of business, he say, “ O Sir! if I not came back so soon as poss I have speak too much of the sible ; – they would pray God i world, let me now speak of come back soon. Now they say, Christ. All the corns of sand in it was for their guilt that I go the world, nor so many as my sins ! away, and because ihey love not o for Christ! that Christ would enough minister of gospel, God take away my sins !” Now, Sir, would take him away : that God that man came to me otten, to would let them now

see what 'tis speak of love of Christ : that man to have no gospel. They suppose speak to me in manner he never God take me away one year to hear of me, in manner he hear of learn them to use gospel better. A no man. God must'teach him that gentleman, from the Cape, one day He make me ashamed before him, tell, they dare not now speak my

he know so much of experience; name to them, nor tell of me, then he talk io me of what I never did they fall down and cry, they are so know :-God must teach him that! atiected. He came to me one day, and say, N. Mr. Kicherer does intend to lie must put away his two wives: return; and it is our duty to thank he once had four.“ Why?" I say. God for his success, and pray that * Because,' he say, 'when I

he would still go on to countenance God in prayer, my heart leli me his labours. We are much instis bad ; and Christ more near to debied to you, Sir, for the satisfacme than 19,coo wives. I will sur. tory account you have given us of port them, --I will give them what yo!ir labours, and of your success. I get, -! will work for them, K. I wish I could speak more. and I will stay till God change their What I speak is only little what heart; then I will marry the God has done. first whose heart be changed.'- N. I am now, Sir, to put a very When he died, I came to his bed : few questions to these three good he say, lie would be carried in his people now present; and as they do ted to hear dear word of God. not understand our language, I When I ask him how he was, must put them to you. You will & I low spiriied,” he said; “Iliave he so good as to give me their annathing, -- I give all to Christ, swers, and I will give them to the soul and body; but now I a little people; and the first question I afraid. I like to know if Lord Jesus would beg leave to put, Sir, is has taken away my sin ; and if he this: Do they hope to inherit will take me." But next day he eternal blessedness in Heaven? guld me, "o Sir! now I see Lord

(Put to Martha) Jesus love ine with everlasting K. She say, Yes, Sir; so sure as love; and now, through his blood she stand there in the pulpit, she and righteousness, I go with him hope that. She say, therefore, she to eternal life; and there I wait for trust upon it Christ has died for you." So le go sing into Heaven. her;' and 'that she know it, because

N. Did he oppose at firsi, Sir? Spirit of Christ is now working in

K. No, Sir; he did not seein to her heart : and she say that Christ oppose; but he knew nothing of is her only foundation. She say, as

she find by experience, how happy N, How did they feel when you to live near Christ, - so happy to leit them, Sir ?

have Christ for her portion! Slie K. Sir, not very comfortable; say, that she know that Christ, not But it was expected that I stay only her portion now, but she trust wly one year. There is a maii, upon him that he will never let an experimental nan, who h.lų been her go: he has put his hand upu!

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RELIGIOUS INTELLIGENCE. her soul, and no Satan, no, no, no- countrymen not converted; but not thing shall put his hand away! She that degree people of God. give herself to Christ, he her N. Now, Sir, I would just ask, guide to eternity!

How they express their concern tot N. Please to ask her, Sir, How their fellow - sinners ? and what she felt when first brought under means they employ, in their way, the influence of the gospel? What to bring their relations and others state her mind was in when the to, the knowledge of Christ? truth first began to take effect? K. What, Sir? What they shall

K. She say, Sir, when she first tell their relations ? O, I understand hear the gospel, she don't like it, you, Sir! She say, not mind, never mind. What has the gentleman to do with

K. Ile say, he shall tell then that me? He Christian, I Hottentot ;

he had heard here that same way that he nothing to do with me. But I preach there : that he heard here she say, I go to her, I talk to from people of God, that I speak her. She hear afterward something the same with themi. Shall tell from one folin Cock (another Mise thein, so happy that we have Christ sionary). She go away ;

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that how they may go to him to be she come again. I told to her, You saved; and chiefly, that he heir must try.

But say she, “ Christ Tiere inat same that Ipreach there. in Heaven, I upon earth, how could N. Please to aski, Sir, How they he work upon my heart?” I tell expect to be supported in the crying her, Go pray to Christ: - ask of hour of death? him, whether the truths I preach

K. He say, Sir, that is different; be his truths, or not? Then she sometiine lie have desire to be deal go try. She fall down in the field;

death could do lim nothing, but “ O God! what your ser

to bring him eternal lite : but, vant sy to me I don't believe it. sometime, when he look upon him. O tell me if it be your truth!” selt, see what great sinner, then he

N. Does she now take pleasure say not so comfortable when think in secret prayer, and in reading the

of death. He think many time, word of God?

should I well be in Christ, know (Mary)

that saved, then death shall go K. O, she says, Sir! O yes, so

good with me. Do you understand happy! never so happy as when me, Sir ? When he near Christ, sho could say all to God, what she he desirous of death; death shall never could say to man. To God not be death for him,

- but just she could pour out all her heart ;

door to go in Heaven. but not so in England as in Africa. (Martha spoke for a considerable time.] Here not place enough for her; in K. I wish I could say all she tell Africa, she go in the field. Here, to me, but it impossible. She say, and in Holland, she say," O I can't she trust there shall be many here 'find place to be with God! I don't who have pity for themselves, anu like that man should hear what I

for others,

compassion for own would say to God alone."

soul and soul of others; but wish it K. All her comfort was, she was all, but perhaps it was not all'; might go to Christ, tell him all perhaps some here now not have her wants. She had no other coin- compassion on own soul. O, that fort than that.

they would take counsel of poor N. I would beg leave to ask, How Hottentot, she say! but Lord Je. they feel towards the people of sus show them compassion. See God, and towards their unconverted from such people as poor Hottencountrymen?

tot, -s- see if such people, when K. She say, that she love people they go to Jesus Christ, be saved, of God very much : she love all he will save them too, when they man, but chiefly people of God; come like poor sinner: if they know because we have one Redeenier, not how to come like poor sinner, one head, and saved through one Christ will learn them; if they ask blood: that she find great union him, and not wait till to-cirow. with people of God. bhe love bier We all now here; but, Ferhaps lase

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time some heat dear gospel. Tell “ He not only will be het God, to rbein, that no people go to Christ, but God of her seed;" and she but Chit save them when they trust upon it, that not only she like to be saved: that Christ never shall be in Heaven, but all het say, “I won't save then." This children! is part of what she say, but not so N. We are much indebted to good.

you, Sir, for your goodness; and to (Mary)

these good people: we are just going K. She say, Sir, what a pity 'tis to beg a last tavour. Cluisthias shed his blood, if never.

(Mary) theless sinners won't come to him ! K. She come again upon that All that come to him shall find tul- same, Sir. She say, that God bring ness in hin when they come; they Hottentot from lar land, here to the shall see enough in his blood to save people. Whereture that? To shiew them. But slie say, that dear ginse people that he save sinner, great pel will testify against thein in last sinner, vile, nasty, sinner, — whoir day ; - that same gampel, that same no man like, to whom no mankind word whico have all neediul for can bear." Wherefore that? That sinner : therefore, it we go to Hell, we should see that we must go to pris our own fault, but not fault of Christ; that the Lord save such God. He has given gospel to save sinners, and to call people off from siuner and help all nen. And slie world. Again, we must die;. we hope, people here who have chile see world can do nothing for poor dren, she feel what is parent; she soul when we die; therefore, the hope they would bring children to Lord bring poor Hottentot froin fect of Christ, then God give us far land, to shew that lie will save our children, hope we bring up our sinner; and to shew that the world, children, not for world but for with all in it, could not help, in Christ, not go for ourselves only that hour, must have Christ, to Christ, but for our children, for then we shall be saved. – Sir, she their children, that we and our say, that from consequence, slie children be saved. She say, she pray those people, that not only feel it on lier lieart; 0, what it is, pray for themselves, but be co she go to Heaven and her childreit kind

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poor Hottentot with go to Hell..

She say, man say "I Missionary Society; that we see, don't know Christ die for me :" we Lord hear our prayers ! and that we have nothing to do with that ; we be so kind pray for them, because must go to Chrisi, and we shall fuid

so many know not

Lord Jesus that he will save.

Christ. K. The last question which I N. She begs that we would not would beg leave to put, Sir, is only pray, but use all the means in this, What are the leading things our power to bring the bleathen to about Heaven which make it desira. the knowledge of the truth. ble to them?

K. She say, we could trust upon (Martha.)

it, the Lord shall bless it, - 'tis K. She say, that make it desirable his work! we could depend upon to her : first, She have no inore sin, it, God shall bless it, because it is - all her sin go away ;

they all his work! [Mr. Kitcherer smiled go away from her : she don't like and checked her, as the time was quite sin. Secondly, She be near her gone.] She say, Sir, this the last dear Saviour; and then she glorify that she will say, she hope and him in perfect manner! - That is trust upon it, we may meet one anothcr answer; but upon same another in Heaven, so as we meet question, she say, she trust iron it, now; and say, 'twas for good to be she shall be in Heaven with her here in our meeting, here use means dear children; because the Lord to save poor Hottentot; and Lord give her to pray so much for them; bless what a poor Hottentot say! and when he give to pray for thing, N. Will they please to sing a then she trust upon it he will give

hymn, Sir ? it. She pray inpon blood and righteousness of Jesus Christ; he said,

They then sang the 130th Psalm

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597 SEPT. 25 was re-opened, a place laid before them, peculiarly ini of worship at Wirksworth, for- teresting to the religious public: iHerly occupied as a Presbyterian - " Whether defensive war be Meeting ; but for some time to strictly consistent with Christia. tally disused, and the interest com- nity ?" - which was unanimously pletely expired. Dr. Williams, of decided in the affirmative Rotherham, and Mr.' Alliot, of It was further resolved, That No ngham, preached on the oc- with every sentiment of loyalty and casion, to a full congregation, con- patriotism felt by the Ministers presisting of near 400 persons. Wirks- sent, that it is incumbent on them worth is a considerable market. to recommend to their respective town, about fourteen miles from congregations, cautiously to avoid Derby, containing about 3000 in the profanation of the Sabbath, habitants, who, till lately, had no while learning the use of arms for place of worship but the parish. the defence of their country, by church. The above place has been availing themselves of an act of refitted, under the direction of trus. parliament recently made for that tees, who rely on the assistance of purpose. (signed) the religious public to support them; R. SLOPER, Devizes, Chairman. several neighbouring ministers have

RECENT DEATH. ing promised their aid, and there

On Wednesday morning early, being a great propect of success.

Dec. 7, died suddenly, at his liouse Ata numerous Meet. in Hoxton Square, the Rev. John ing of Protestant Dissenting Minis- Reynolds, for many years Minister ters, held this day, at Shepton of the Independent Meeting in Caa Mallett, an important question was momile Streer, London, aged 64.

Nov. 24.

POETRY.

A llymn,
SUNG BY THE HOTTENTOTS.

[Translated from the Dutch.] Here we've no continuing city, Where we may remain and dwell;

But, like Pilgrims, on we journey, Througn this dark and glooniy vale :

Till to Heav'n, our hibitation, We are brought to dwell above,

Where Christ leads and feeds his people,
Those who cleave to himn in love!

Jesus, my Almighty Savjour,
Turn my eyes and heart away

From the world's enchanting follies, -
From the trities of a day.

Oh! reclaim my wand'ring spirit;
Let me ponder, pause, and think,

And renounce all carnal pleasures
Ere into the grave I sink! NIL.

If thou art indeed a Pilgrim,
Why should Earth ihy soul embrace?

This becometh not a Christian, -
One who runs a heav'nly race.

Then consuine thy time no longer, Precious Time! in worldly cate;

But, all Vanities forsakings For ecernity prepare !

LINES on the Death of the Rev. 7. Radford.

BY THE REV. J. A. KNIGHT. SWEET is the hour that brings the Pile

griin rest, And calls the lab'rer to his peaceful

hotne ! So, to the great Asseinbiy of the blest, God's taithful servanis joyfully shall

come! Affection bids this frail memorial rise ;

Not to extol the man, but sov'reign grace. To those who reign with Christ above the

Alike's the voice of censure and of praise.
Soon will the Saviour wake this sleering

dust,
By sin corsign'a ro greedy death a prey;
Then shall the rising bodies of the justy
With ceaseless rapture hail the glorious

day!

skics,

Seek to God, as reconciled Thro' bis Son, our Saviour dear,

That thy soul may be deliver'd From the world's destructive snare.

Oh! consider, death awaits thes, Death which spares not rich nor poor!

- And whene'er he gives the sunimons, Time with three shall be no more,

IN DE X.

N.B. – P. stands for Poetry.

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Pace
ACCOUNT Of M. Baker 365, 550 Christ's Descent into Hell 203
Academy, Hoxton

362
Days of the Wicked

114
Idle
Desire of Death

449
Advantages of Affliction

105 Hebrew Verb
Religion 425
Impressions in Hearing

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Visiting Societies 339 Israelites Borrowing

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Advertisement Extraordinary

Mixing with the Carnal

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Address to Preachers

469 Our own Thoughts
African Miss. Soc. Report of 452 Conduct to Superiors
Letters from 547 Assize, the Great

245
America, Intelligence from 123,359 Associations
Anecdotes of

Bedford Union 372, 268, 553
Berridge, Rev. Mr.

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Cheshire

37
Burning the Bible

Cornwall

86
Danger of Public Amusement 576 Derbyshire

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Duelling, on

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Devon

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French Protestants
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361, 508
Gardiner, Col.

253
Gloucestershire

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Gentleman and his Servants 391 Hampshire

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Singular Conversion

489 Kent, East
Chimney Sweeper
372 Kent, West

37, 312
Lamentable Ignorance 531

Lincoln, &c.

86, 269, 553
Girl, a poor

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Northampton

361
Hervey, Rev. Mr.

799

Oxford
Hearing a Sermon

Salop

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Infidel, an

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Sheptor Mallet

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Jester, a
232 Somerset

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Lay Commentator

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Warwick

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Lady, a
ib. Wilts

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Lyttleton, Lord

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Winslow

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Macnamara, Capt.

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Yorkshire

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Missionary Zeal

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Awful Event,
Member of the Church of

State of a Scoffer

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England

Judgment

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P. Mrs.
Quaker, a
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Rich Man, a
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Roman Catholic, a

372 Baker, Moses, Account of 365, 550
.Soldier, a

Bailey, Mrs. Lines on her Death 460
Usher, Archbishop 326 Beaver, Nat. History of 158, 197
Young Lady, a

372 Bedford Union

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Zeal for the House of God 576 Bengal, a Mission to

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Ants, Industry of, improved

431

Biblical Criticism 344, 384, 424
Antidote, Scripture, for Fears 522

488, 520
Als zuers 19 Queries on

Bill of Mortality

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A ssociating with Ungodly 528 Blessings to be desired by Gos.
Calls on Providence 359, 324 pel Ministers

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