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THE

SCOTTISH CHRISTIAN HERALD;

CONDUCTED UNDER THE SUPERINTENDENCE

OF

MINISTERS AND MEMBERS OF THE ESTABLISHED CHURCH.

MARCH 5,--JULY 30, 1836.

VOL. I. PART I.

“ THE FEAR OF THE LORD, THAT IS WISDOM."

EDINBURGH:

JOHN JOHNSTONE, HIGH STREET,

J. NISBET & CO.; HAMILTON, ADAMS, & CO.; AND R. GROOMBRIDGE, LONDON:

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D. R. BLEAKLEY, DUBLIN; AND W. M'COMB, BELFAST.

MDCCCXXXVI.

CONTENTS OF VOLUME 1.

PART I.

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No. VI.-- April 9, 1836. Why are Christians Averse to Recognise their own Christianity?

By the Rev. James SIEVERIGHT, Minister of Markinch, Biographical Sketch of the Rev. Thomas Boston, Author of the

* Fourfold State," &c., Honestus; or, the Man that cried, « who will shew me any good ?"

By the Rev. Robert LEE, Minister of Inverbrothock, Arbroath, Discourse. By the Rev. Robert Lee, Minister of Inverbrothock,

Arbroath, A Walk to Calvary. Part 1. By the Rev. Marcos Dods, Min

ister of the Scotch Church, Belford, Death - Bed Scenes. No. II., The First Fruits. By the Rev. Robert MiCheyne, Christian Treasury : Extracts from Vaughan, Fuller, Hopkins,

&c. Sacred Poetry : “ Adversity." The Ministry of Angels," Miscellaneous,

88

90 92 94

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95 96 ib.

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, 111 Sacred Poetry : "Cease froin Man." “To a Child Playing,'

112 Miscellaneous,

ib.

No. I. - March 5, 1836.

Page. 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, 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 lehmael 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 Miscellaneous,

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. CandLisa, 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., Jinister 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 Herald.” 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 oi Waldbach, in the Ban de la Roche,

34 The Influence 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," 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 Wald

bach, in the Ban de la Roche.- Concluded, The Conversion of an Infidel. Written by himself,

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 SIEVERIGHT, 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,

West,

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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, Horne, 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. -, a Chris
tian Peasant,

66 Remarks on Isaiah, Chap. xvill.,

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,"

80 Miscellaneous,

ib.

No. IX.- April 30, 1836.
On Industry. By the late Rev. Sir Henry MONCREIFP Well-
WOOD, Bart., D. D.,

129 Biographical Sketch of Dr Philip Doddridge,

131 Discourse. By the Rev. James Henderson, Minister of St. Enoch's, Glasgow,

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

Rev. JAMES Espalle, 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,

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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, Minister 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 Miscellancous,

ib.

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