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Arbon, life of William ... 13, 42, 74, 81 DEATHS, (continued.)
A dinner with the poor of Christ's flock... 130 • Mr. James Kelley
A sharp attack and a sweet deliverance... Mr. John Epps...
the pastorate of ... ... "
Editor's Address... ... 5,
Epps, John, of Brabourne...
Bermondsey ... ...
Epistolary epistles to Theophilus 127, 153,
217, 223, 246
boro', Trowbridge, Malmesbury, Hun Good Friday at Goldington-crescent
gary Hill, Islington, Halstead ... 266 | Gospel Oak, happy pair at ..
141 Hints to a young man touching the min.
Christ our passover ... ...
-Enquiry into the ministry 253 Joy for sorrow ...
... 57 Martin Luther to Erasmus on predestina-
Mrs. Charlotte Gillmore
Mount Zion, enlargement and removal of 27
- meeting at ... ... ... 169
.. 173, 205
The believer's right to, and way of Sal-
The daily morning sacrifice .. ..
R. S. Tanner ..
Victory : or the vessel that must carry
you safely over
Rehoboth Chapel, Regent-st. .. .. 31 A clean bird in an unclean cage..
Be still, and know that I am God ..
Lines addressed to Mr. Luckin .. ..
Lines on the Death of Mr. Rudman 49, 76
- Mr. J. Arnold ... 20
Mrs. Banks ..
Mr. Chapman ..
city of our God
- Lawrence Smith. O
Looking unto God
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Solomon's throne and the six steps .. The late William Gadsby and John Hurst
The old conflict
The Christian holding converse with the
at the grave of Mr. Denham . 244
The residence of Peace ..
Dhe Carthen Vessel.
THE EDITOR'S ADDRESS.
In commencing the tenth volume of the borders thereof. This may be termed pride
EARTHEN VESSEL, we must write a few and ambition. Let the jealous critic term it - lines by way of preface or introduction. what he please, we write under a sense of se
Without any ceremony, we shall endeavour cret gratitude, of humble adoration, of feeble to throw all we, at present, wish to say, thankfulness; and while we thus pen these under the five following heads :-1. Our broken sentences, our spirits are ready to Gratitude. II. Our Confession. III. Our burst forth in strains of gladness and triumph, Consolation. · IV. Our Determination. v. while we look in a three-fold direction : first, Our Design,
backward, upon the dark and mysteriously tryI. Our Gratitude.- When we reflect upon ing path in which we have had to tread; yet, our mean original—the heavy tide of preju- have neither been lost, cast away, nor desdice ever beating against us - and the mass troyed : no; but spared, to prove that "the of imperfections which have attended our blood of Jesus CHRIST, God's dear Son, progress—we are no less surprised than cleanseth (even) us, from all sin;" and thankful in contemplating this two-fold fact spared to spread abroad the precious savour -first, that no less than three-hundred and of his all-glorious name. Secondly, we look ninety-two thousand copies of the EARTHEN downward upon the many unhappy spirits VESSEL have been circulated during the last who-under satanical and carnal influencenine years, secondly, that in some humble have lifted up their powers, with a deadly measure, testimonies illustrative and confirm- | aim to dash us to atoms, and for ever to exatory of “ THE TRUTH,” (either in doc- tinguish both our efforts and our zeal. But trine, in experience, or in practice,) have, the Lord reigneth. We did not run unsent: by its instrumentality, been published in all | --we did not enter into the vineyard of ourdirections; and the blessing of heaven has selves :—we did not first choose our Master accompanied the same. To a merciful, and our work :-our most righteous Lord righteous, and compassionate Jehovah, and Master did himself choose, call, and put FATHER,' WORD, and SPIRIT — be all the us into that particular sphere of labour for glory given. “ Hitherto the Lord hath helped which he has wisely fitted us: here we us." He hath helped us in the bestowment stand; and upheld by his omnipotent arm, of new-covenant mercies ; he hath helped us we shall neither perish nor be paralysed; in constraining thousands to aid in the circu- but, in our small and quiet manner, hope to lation of this work; he hath helped us in endure unto the end; and to finish our every season of pecuniary difficulty; he hath course with joy. Thirdly, we look forward ; helped us in causing us to be useful to many, and sometimes earnestly anticipate the result and not a few to be useful to us. What, of all our conflicts in a little harvest of real then, shall we render unto the Lord for all success in the dispensation of the glad tidings his goodness bestowed upon us ! Not only of pardon and peace by the finished work of would we most gladly “ take the cup of sal- the great Captain of our salvation. In the vation, and call upon his holy name;" but grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, we hope to we would, the Eternal Spirit helping, take grow stronger and stronger : to himself and the glorious gospel of the ever-blessed God | his service, we hope to be more and more in our hearts, and by our tongue and pen sincerely devoted ; and, although the rest of would publish and proclaim the exceeding our days should be spent among widowed and and unsearchable riches of our ever-blessed despised churches ; amid the unevangelised Covenant Head in every destitute crook, and localities and ruralities of our land ; and in every benighted corner of this triple-jointed a pilgrimatic mission from east to west, and portion of the moral creation, until it could north to south ; still, even in such an almost be said England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, untrodden course, would we pray to be found and their dependencies, have had the gospel faithful; and thereby to our sovereign King, preached unto them, even unto the remotest evince the genuineness of our faith, the purity
Vol. X.-No. 108.-January, 1854.