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The Dying-Bed.

186 Terse gentences from Jeremy Taylor 313

Religion Practical..

187 The Salvation to be Prayed for... 314

The Unexpected Visit..
188 Never Distrust God.,

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The Happy Island..
188 The True Test of Piety.

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Gently glides the Stream of Time. 189 Not the Sinner, but Satan.

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The Bible a Compas

190“ Awake, Thou that Sleepest,”. 316

Prayer

216 Not with Enticing Words,' 317

Humiliation and Glory of Christ.. 216 Youth given to the World.

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Temporal Benefits of Piety
217 Where is Paradise ?.

318

The Rebellious Prayer..
218 A Perverted Conscience.

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Cbristian Unity...
219 The Alchemy of Grace.

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Trials and Cares.
220 Have you Glorified God ?.

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Fulton Street Prayer-Meeting... 221 | The Child of God Secure.

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Rev. H. W. Beecher’s Experience. 221 God's Right in us Acknowledged.. 341

Beware of Delay.
222 The Terrors of Guilt.

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Letter from a Pastor.
240 Living to Die...

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Fulton Street Prayer-Meeting. 241 The Only Cordial.

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A Voice from India.
242 Make You a New Heart.

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Power in Prayer.
243 The Watchword..

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Time's Soliloquy
244 | Look at the Preacher.

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Solemn Appeal to Christians. 245 Serious Questions to the Uncon-

Fassing Away
246 verted...

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Christian Emotion.
246 “ There is but one Book,"

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A Call to Duty.

248 Death Ministering to Life. 347

The Harvest Past..
249 A Praying-Wheel.

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The Monthly Concert.
250 Small Sins...

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Activity in Heaven.
251 Fulton Street Prayer-Meeting.

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The Christian a Stranger.
251 Among the Stars..

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Demand of the Times on the Pulpit 252 Religion in the Army.

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Prayer.....
253 The Endless Rest.

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" Time Enough Yet,”',
254 A Coming Eternity.

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Pastoral Letter, ....
306 Bridging the Stream.

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Fulton Street Prayer-Meeting. 308 The Repetition of Sin.

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The Highest Honor.....
311 Appeal to Youth,.

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The Curious Mirror.

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"For dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.”—Gen. 3 : 19. "For what your life? It is even a vapor, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.”—JAMES 4 : 14. MEETING you upon

this the first Sabbath of the new year, and yielding to the suggestions of the hour, I have chosen the above Šeriptures, as an appropriate basis for our present meditation. Toe first of these passages you will at once recognize as the language of God, pronouncing the decree of mortality upon our first parents, and through them upon the race.

The second is the language of the same God, drawing a picture of the fleeting character of our present life. Both are suited to impress and profit a meditative mind. In each we find a fact which it is not the part of wisdom to ignore or forget. The theme of man as mortal and transient is, I am aware, quite familiar to your thoughts; the Christian pulpit is often reminding you of the truth on this sub

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INDEX TO VOL. I.-NEW SERIES. 1862

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PAGE. 1-Man' Mortal and Transient,

By Rev. Samuel T. Spear, D.D., 1 11.- Reling ious Growth, By Rev.John McLeod,

12 III.--Someof the Providential Lessons of 1861,

33 IV.-How to Meet the Events of 1862, By Rev. George L. Prentiss, D.D., 43 V.-The Powers of darkness have their Hour,

By Rev. Jonathan F. Stearns, D.D., 65 VI.- The Cross a Remembrancer,

77 VII.-Importance of the Gospel Mossage, By Rev. Enoch Pond, D.D.,

95 VIII.-Decay of Power in the Pulpit :

its Causes and Remedies, By Rev. Joel Hawes, D.D., 106 IX.-The Life and Character of Elijah, By Rev. F. W. Flint,

127 X.-Comfort to the Sorrowing, By Rev. James G. Craighead, 135 XI.-A Purning and a shining Light, By Rev. W.J. R. Taylor, D.D., 159 XII.-The Emotions of a Saint just arrived at Heaven, By Rev. A, S. Gardner,

173 XIII.--God's Exhaustive Knowledge of Man,

By Rev. Wm. G. T. Shedd, D.D.. 191 XIV.-Safety and Success in Well-Doing, By Rev. Charles W. Baird,

205 XV.-Laws for the Bestowment of the Divine Mercy, By Rev. Joseph R. Page,

223 XVI.--Laws for the Bestowment of the Divine Mercy, By Bev. Joseph. R. Page,

230 XVII-Man's Insignificance and God's Supremacy,

By Rev. Joseph Holdich, D.D., 255 XVIII.-The Goodness of God in Little Things, By Henry C. Fish, D.D.,

265 XIX.—The Glorious Liberty of the Children of God,

By Rev. J. Few Smith, D.D., 271 XX.-The Condition of Growth and Blessedness,

By Rev. J. Alden, D.D,, LL.D., 287 XXL--Piety Compatible with the Military Life,

By Rev. Robert Davidson, D.D., 296 XXII.--Radicalism and the National Crisis,

By Rev. Samuel T. Spear, D.D., 313 XXIII .--Life by Faith,

By Alexander T. M'Gill, D.D., 359 XXIV.-Man's Ruin and God's Remedy By Rev. Robert R. Booth,

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