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cedent, since it is well known that many | wards that shall be bestowed upon those places, now held by Arians and Socinians, who faithfully discharge its duties. Mr. were built and endowed expressly by, Hoby of Maze Pond addressed the peoand for, Trinitarians only. Mr. B. Mans ple, from 1 Cor. jii. 9. in which he der having been encouraged by us to un- beautifully illustrated the figures emdertake this suit, in which many hundred ploved as descriptive of the Christian pounds have already been expended, church, and from the nature of the and having, as an individual, (with the labours of ministers deduced the duties exception of some small donations,) sup- of the people committed to their care. ported Mr. Steward and family out of his Mr. Dunn concluded with a very approown private purse since the commence- priate prayer. Messrs. Morrison, Sloper, inent of this contest, we must now beg Bruce, and Pinchback assisted in the deleave to appeal to the best feelings of our votional services. Christian brethren, not doubting but they will see it to be their interest, as well as their duty, to assist in bearing the On Wednesday, Nov. 5th, Mr. James expense of so great an undertaking. Elvey, late of Wandsworth, was in
We therefore recommend to our Breth- vested with the pastoral office over the ren in the Ministry to make this Case Baptist church, in Fetter Lane, London, known as early as possible, and to have late Mr. Austin's charge. Mr. Ivimey a public collection, or subscription, in of Eagle Street, introduced the services their respective places of worship. in aid of the day by reading the Scriptures of this good, this great undertaking. and
prayer. Mr. Geo. Pritchard of KepAll contributions thus collected are re- pel Street, offered the customary apology quested to be transmitted, in a Banker's for their proceedings, by stating his view draft, or in any other convenient forin, to of a Christian church, in which he dwelt Mr. John MANDER, Wolverhampton; or chiefly on its Unity as a body, particuto Mr. James PEARSALL, 145, Cheap- larly as that unity respects the articles side, London; by whom the same will be of faith, order, privilege, power, feelthankfully acknowledged. .
ing, &c. &c. Mr. Pritchard is an ingeThe full particulars, with the history nious young minister, and he seemed anxof the Chapel, will be published when jous on this occasion to introduce a little the case is decided.
of novelty into this trite and hackneyed October 1, 1917.
subject. What he said respecting the J. A. JAMES, Birmingham. necessity of faith in a Christian church WILLIAM THORP, Bristol.
was just enough; but unfortunately he Thomas Scales, Wolverhampton. never once told the congregation what JOHN STEWARD, ditto.
the truths or doctrines are that a church JAMES COOPER, Westbromwich. of Christ must believe, and in which Joan Hudson, Ditto.
their unity must appear, nor did he even J. HAMMOND, Handsworth. explain what it is to believe. So that on John BERRY, Ditto.
this leading topic he left us just as wise John Richards, Stourbridge. as we were before. Yet even this surJ. Dawson, Dudley.
prised us less than his illustration of the order of a church of Christ. This is evi
dently a point concerning which Mr. ORDINATIONS.
Pritchard has much to learn. Instead of October 22nd, a newly formed stating the Scriptural order of the house Church of the Baptist Devomination, 1 of God, according to Acts ii. 42. Rom. meeting at Paradise Walk, Chelsea, was xii. 4-8. and other passages; he told us publicly organized; after wbich Mr. that in this order there were the following Owen Clarke, previously a member of things: first, Conviction, namely of sin ; the Baptist Church in Fetter lane, under secondly, Confession, or profession (of the care of the late Mr. Abraham Austin, the faith); thirdly, Submission, (to bapwas ordained their pastor. Mr. Elvey tism); fourthly, petition, (of admission of Fetter lane read the scriptures and into the church.) Now we put it fairly prayed. Mr. Pritchard of Keppel street, to Mr. Pritchard,“ What has all this to briefly and correctly described the nature, I do with the order of a church? These duties and privileges of a gospel church, things are all of them antecedent to and having asked the usual questions, re- churchmembership! And indeed we ceived Mr. Clarke's confession of faith. might thus go on and shew how litNr. Penny late of Portsea offered the tle to the purpose most of his illustraOrdination prayer with imposition of tions were, did limits permit. hands, assisted by Messrs. Dunn, Elvey, He pleased us, however, when speaking and Pinchbank. Dr. Newman, Presi- of the unity of feeling (or sympathy, dent of the Baptist Academy Stepney, 1 Cor. xii. 26.) which ought to exist in a gave an impressive, serious, and affeco Christian church, b'y bis candour and re
tionate charge from 1 Pet. v, 1-5. which gard to truth, which led him to confesshe considered as delineating the Pastor's that this mutual feeling is rather what office, the spirit of his office, and the re- ought to be, than what actually is found
in modern churches! In this, indeed, we ceived of the Lord," &c. And Mr are perfectly agreed with him-for in Hutchings the people, from 1 Thes. v. 12 regard to this particular, what two things Mr. Elvey is a young minister lately gone can well be imagined more dissimilar than over from the Pædobaptists, of good adthe apostolic and the modern churches ? dress and agreeable deportment; and if It deserves enquiry, however, whence he can be persuaded to lay aside human does this arise ? Is not the gospel the systems of divinity, and give his days same now that it was then? Surely this and nights to the study of the scriptures, is a serious matter, and deserves conside- he may in time become an able minister ration ; for we may depend upon it that of the New Testament; but he certainly the evil may be remedied, by a proper has much to learn before he attains that attention to the laws of Christ's house. maturity of judgment in divine things, Dr. Newman addressed the pastor from which so eminently distinguished his preCol. iv. 17. “ Say to Archippus, Take decessor. heed to the ministry which thou hast re
LINES OCCASIONED BY THE DEATH OF HER ROYAL HIGH
NESS THE PRINCESS CHARLOTTE OF WALES.
Than this? --and, why that gloom,
ESSAYS, SUBJECTS DISCUSSED, AND ARTICLES OF
Academical plagiarism exposed, 369. Consolation, divine, how connected with
I Cor. xiv. 30. explained, 367.
be a delusion, 16.
Demise of H. R. H, the Princess Char-
his Sermon on the deity Defence of a learned ministry, 301,
Divine teaching, its nature, properties
Doctrine of Christ, the true bread of life,
Missionary Meetings, 219. Donald John, his interesting case, 25.
Ministers superannuated, Society | Donisthorpe, Mr. his sudden death, 50.
Dying experience of Dr. Owen, 225.
Education, its importance stated, 45.
Envy among Christians, how unsuitable,
Evil-speaking, its cause, crime and cure,
humble one, 178.
Fixed stars, their immense distance, 84.
Gaelic Schools, 127.
General Baptists, increase of, 352.
new argument against, 83. reward, 37.
Grace of the gospel, how it displays the
divine character, 279.
Kingdom, its gradual progress, Happiness, not the exclusive privilege of
the rich, or great, 42. how connected
them can secretly persecute, 241. Hibernian Society, 216, 246,330.
Howard, Mr. interesting account of his Psalm s, their meaning how perverted,
observations on the, 266.
Rash and unguarded expressions, cen-
sured, 51, 107.
Remonstrance with ministers on their
assumption of titles, 237.
Rewards, will be diversified to the righ-
Righteousness of Christians, in what re-
spects it inust exceed that of the Pha-
delinquency in it, 143.
Sanctification, its twofold view explained,
its progressive nature de.
Scriptures, their excellency shewn, 166.
Socinianism shewn to be subversive of
Strictures on modern preachers, 111.
Stock, Dr. his letter to Mr. J. Rowe, 274.
Pastoral duties ably enforced, 19. Taylor, Mr. Dan, Memoir of, 33, 129.
righteousness, shewo, 77.
Unpardonable sin, in what it does and
Church of England, 209.
Austin, Mr. A. I, 65. George, 111.
Pritchard, Rev, G. 285.
Grierson, Esq. 251.
Robinson, R. 21.
Hawtrey, Rev. Mr. 183, Robinson, T. 161.
Rogers, Mr. 250.
Hutchinson, John, 365. 353.
Hill, Rev. R. 59. 183. Ryland, Mr. John, 3.
Howard, Mr. 326. Ryland, Dr. 351.
Hume, Mr. Joseph, 58.
Saurin, Mr. 21.
Sutton, Mr. 351.
Smyth, C. B. Esq. 251.
Smith, Mr. John, 29.
Steadman, Dr. 250.
Sussex, Duke of, 28, 57,
Stock, Dr. 276.
Stevens, Mr. John, 333.
Kinghorn, Rev. Joseph, Stratton, Rev. Jos. 249.
Stephens, Mr. W. 9, 65.
Stephen, Mr. R. 59, 249.
Taylor, Rev. Dan. 33.
Marsh, Rev. W. 185. Townsend, Mr. J. 59, 181.
T. S. A. 96.
Mayor, Rt. Hon. Lord, Townley, Dr. 216.
Terry, G. Esq. 287.
Noel, Rt. Hon: Charles, Vaughan, Mr. 164.
Williams, Mr. W. 21.
W. Montrose, 202.
W. V. 81, 96, 384.
W. P. 176.
Wilberforce, W. Esq. 184.
Wilks, Rev. Mark, 214.
Pakenham, Capt. 0. 247. Watson, Rev. R. 334.