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CONTENTS OF VOLUME I.

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No. 1. March 5, 1836.

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Religion - A Matter of Supreme Importance. By the Rev.

R. S. CANDLISH, A, M., Minister of St. George's Parish,

Edinburgh

1

Biographical Sketch of Felix Neff,

3

First Dispensation of the Lord's Supper in Scotland at the time

of the Reformation,

7

Discourse. By the Rev. Robert Gordon, D. D., one of the

Ministers of the High Church, Edinburgh,

Missions. By the Rev. ROBERT M'CHEYNE,

10

Ishmael in the Desert. By the Rev. Robert Jamieson, Minister

of Westruther,

12

On the Arrangement Observed in the Assembly's Shorter Caic-

chism. By the Rev. D. MACFARLAN, Minister of Renfrew, 14

Burying Alive of Widows in India,

15

Sacred Poetry: "To a Friend Entering the Ministry." “ The

Foolish Love of the World.” “ As thy Day, so shall thy

Strength be,"

16

Miscellancous,

ib.

No. II.-March !2, 1836.

The Division of Mankind into Families. By the Rev. JAMES

BUCHANAN, Minister of North Leith,

17

Biographical Sketch of Bernard Gilpin,

18

Remarks on Psalm CXVIII. By the Rev. R. S. CANDLISI,

A.M., Minister of St. George's Parish, Edinburgh,

21

Legh Richmond's Mother; or, the influence of a Pious Parent, 23

Discourse. By the Rev. J BARR, D.D., Minister of Port-Glasgow, 24

Locusts. By the Rev. R. JAMIESON, Minister of Westruther, 27

Review: Natural Theology. By the Rev. THOMAS CHALMERS,

D.D. and L.L.D.,

28

Christian Treasury : Extracts

from Robert Hall, Baxter,

Bishop Hall, Hieron, &c.,

30

To "The Scottish Christian 'llerald.” By the Rev. DUNCAN

GRANT, A.M., Minister of Forres,

32

Miscellaneous,

ib.

No. III.- March 19, 1836.

On the Parables of our Saviour. By the Rev. WILLIAM CUN.

NINGHAM, Minister of the College Church, Edinburgh, 33

Biographical Sketch of John Frederic Oberlin, Pastor of Wald-

buch, in the Ban de la Roche,

34

The Intluence of Religion exhibited in a Prison,

38

Discourse. By the Rev. DaviD STRONG, One of the Ministers

of Kilmarnock,

40

A Picture of China in its Religious and Moral Aspect. ' By the

Rev. ANDREW BONAR,

44

Death-Bed Scenes. By the Rev. ÀLEXANDER Moody,

45

Christian Treasury: Extracts from Rev. H. White, R. Hill,

Pascal, Jonathan Edwards, Janeway, Robert Hall, &c., 46

Sacred Poetry: “Echo." " Jehovah Tsidkenu,

48

Miscellaneous,

ib.

No. IV. - March 26, 1836.

The Value of the Sabbath. By the Rev. ARCHIBALD BENNIE,

Minister of Lady Yester's Parish, Edinburgh,

49

Biographical Sketch' of John Frederic Oberlin, Pastor of Waid.

bach, in the Ban de la Roche.-- Concluded,

51

The Conversion of an Infidel. Written by himself,

54

Discourse. By the Rev. R. S. CANDLISH, A.M., Minister of St.

George's Parish, Edinburgh,

56

Prayer to the Dead. By the Rev. Robert M'Cheyne, 60

The Solemn League and Covenant. By the Rev. JOHN AITON,

D.D., Minister of Dolphinton,

61

Christian Treasury: Extracts from Leighton, Hörne, Romaine,

Brown, Fuller, &c.,

62

Sacred Poetry: The Death of the Righteous." Missions."

"The Blind Girl to her Mother,"

64

Miscellaneous,

ib.

No. V.- April 2, 1836.

Thoughts on the Death of the Righteous. By the Rev. John A.

WALLACE, Minister of Hawick,

65

A Pastor's Sketches. No. I. Memoir of John J. -, i Chris-

tian Peasant,

66

Remarks on Isaiah, Chap. xviii.,

69

Dogs in Eastern Cities. By the Rev. Robert Jamieson, Minister

of Westruther,

71

Discourse. By the Rev. JAMES Brewster, Minister of Craig, 73

Scriptural Researches. No. I. On the Origin and Language of

the Earliest Nations. By the Rev. James EsdAiLE, Minister

of the East Church, Perth,

76

A Jewish Marriage,

78

Christian Treasury': Extracts from Macindoe, and Maclaurin, 79

Sacred Poetry: "On Mungo Park's finding a Tuft of Green

Moss in the African Desert,"

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No. VII.-- April 16, 1836.

On the Evils arising from Ignorance of Religion. By the Rev.

DAVID RUNCIMAN, A. M., Minister of Newington Parish,

Edinburgh,

97

Apostasy to Mahommedanism,

99

Biographical Sketch of Christian Frederick Swartz,

ib.

A Walk to Calvary. Part II. By the Rev. Marcus Dods,

Minister of the Scotch Church, Belford,

103

Discourse. By the Rev. J. Gibson, College Church, Glasgow, 104

History of the Shorter Catechism. By the Rev. D, MACFARLAN,

Minister of Renfrew,

109

The Blind Preacher,

110

Christian Treasury :'Extracts from Hervey, Chalmers, and Boyle, uni

Sacred Poetry : "Cease from Man." "Toa Child Playing,'

112

Miscellaneous,

ib.

80

Miscellaneous,

ib.

No. VIII. April 23, 1836.

The Importance of the Scriptures. By the Rev. ROBERT

GORDON, D. D., one of the Ministers of the High Church,

Edinburgh,

113

Biographical Sketch of Sir Matthew Hale,

115

Hid Treasures. By the Rev. ROBERT Jamieson, Minister of

Westruther,

118

Discourse. By the Rev. JAMES BUCHANAN, Minister of North

Leith,

120

Angusina, a Greenland Convert,

123

A Letter to a Lady under Concern for Salvation. By the Rev.

JAMES SieverIGAT, A. M., Minister of Markinch,

126

Christian Treasury: Extracts from White, Hall, Ogden, and

127

Sacred Poetry : “ They 'sing the song of Moses,"

128

Miscellaneous,

ib.

West,

No. IX.- April 30, 1836.

On Industry. By the late Rev. Sir Henry MONCREIFF Well-

woon, Bart., D. D.,

129

Biographical Sketch of Dr Philip Doddridge,

131

Discourse. By the Rev. JAMES Henderson, Minister of St.

Enoch's, Glasgow,

136

Scriptural Researches: No. II. Sodom and Gomorrah. By the

Rev. JAMES ESDAILE, Minister of the East Church, Perth, 138

Some Striking Passages in the Life of John Craig, Colleague of

John Knox,

141

Christian Treasury: Extracts from Ryland, Belfrage, Baxter,

Cyprian, and Tertullian,

142

Sacred Poetry: From the German of Novalis. “The Morning

Star,

144

Miscellaneous,

ib.

No. X.-May 7, 1836.

The Christian's Obligation to Live Separate from the World.

By the Rev. James Lewis, Minister of St. John's Parish,

Leith,

145

Biographical Sketch of Dr Thomas Bateman,

147

To a Lady in Distress of Mind. Letter I. By the Rev. HENRY

DUNCAN, D.D., Minister of Ruthwell,

150

Discourse. By the Rev. Robert GORDON, D.D., one of the

Ministers of the High Church, Edinburgh,

152

Watchmen in the East. By the Rev. ROBERT JAMIESon, Min-

ister of Westruther,

155

Death-Bed Scenes. No: 111. By the Rev. Alex. Moody, A.M., 156

Christian Treasury: Extracts from Bonar, M'Crie, and Featly, 158

Sacred Poetry: "Not Lost, but Gone Before." " Thc Bread

from Heaven,"

160

Miscellaneous,

ib.

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