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0 4 0 Mr. E. Bennett 5 6 6
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Mr.John Golbourne 0 40 Mr. J. Edwards 0 4 0 Miss Meares.... 8 06 Mrs. James DodgMrs Mary Anderson 0 4 0 Mr. Louis Dagouth 0 4 0 Miss Morris

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pur Rev. Jos.
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ROTTERDAM

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Missions, per do. 1 0 0 0

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Suberiptions.
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0 4 0 J. Comrie, Eng.... 1 0 0 Teacher, Ebenezer Mrs. Brown........ 0

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Miss M. Doyle...... 0 6 0
Mr. A. Masketter.. 0 2 0

Owen, Esq., for
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Miss E. Cuinmings

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A Freewill-offering 0 1 0 Lainbeth,
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Sarah Frances......

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per, late of Ilox-
JAMAICA.
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Collected by Miss White.

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berry Collected by Mrs. Andrews.

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late of
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Miss M. A. Gordon 090 Clerkenwell, less
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A Friend
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Westerfield ..... J. Tuckett, Esq.,

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Contributions in aid of the Society will be thankfully received by Sir Culling Eardley Eardley, Bart.,

Treasurer, and Rev. Ebenezer Prout, at the Mission House, Blomfield-street, Finsbury, London ; by Mr. W. F. Watson, 52, Princes-street, Edinburgh; J. Risk, Esq., 108, Fife place, Glasgow; and by Rev. John Hands, Society House, 32, Lower Abbey-street, Dublin. Post-Office Orders should be in favour of Rev. Ebenezer Prout, and payable at the General Post Office.

LONDON: REED AND PARDON, PRINTERS, PATERNOSTER ROW.

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THE

EVANGELICAL MAGAZINE,

AND

MISSIONARY CHRONICLE.

FOR MAY, 1852.

MEMOIR OF THE LATE REV. THOMAS LEWIS, OF ISLINGTON.

The late Rey. Thomas Lewis was | Society" for visiting the sick; and born at his maternal grandfather's shortly was pressed to join their preachhouse, near Ludlow, in Shropshire, in ers at the Workhouse. After he had the year 1777. His parentage was delivered some exhortations there, he highly respectable. He was favoured, accepted a pressing invitation to go from his infancy, with a religious and labour in the Canterbury Circuit, education, principally under the care of and continued an esteemed and accepta pious aunt. It was not, however, able preacher in that connexion till the till he was about sixteen years of age, year 1802. In consequence of some that he was brought, while attending change now taking place in his docthe preaching of the gospel in the trinal views, he frequently availed himMethodist connexion, to know and feel self of the ministry of the Rev. John effectually the power of the truth. On Clayton, of the Weigh House, as also this occasion, he was the subject of of that of the Rev. Charles Buck, to deep convictions. For many, months whom he especially acknowledged himhe felt great distress of mind, not self indebted for kind and valuable daring to take the encouragements, or assistance in his studies. Meanwhile, appropriate the promises, of the Divine at the particular desire of his friends Word; but led, at last, by the Holy Messrs. Reyner and Robert Cowie, he Spirit, to cast himself wholly on the frequently occupied the pulpits at mercy of God, in his Son Jesus Christ, Kingsland Chapel, and at Highbury and devoutly to seek light from above, Grove, Islington. it shone into his heart, and cheered The religious destitution of the parish him with the consolations and the joy of Islington, at that day, was deeply of salvation. He became a regular felt and deplored by some good people attendant the Prayer-Meetings, in the neighbourhood. With a view, where his correct demeanour and pious therefore, to secure to themselves and conversation procured him the favour- others the privilege of an evangelical able notice of his Christian friends. ministry of the Word, a few Christian At their invitation, he took an active men among them took the Chapel in part in their devotional exercises. He the Grove, which continued for some united, also, with their “Benevolent time to be variously supplied. These

on

VOL. XXX.

zealous friends of the Truth, acting on to which he was thus committed for the principle of Christian union, saw it life. In reference to his assuming the advisable to organize themselves into pastoral office, he thus writes :Church-form ; which having done, they “When I left secular affairs to devote invited Mr. Lewis to take the oversight myself wholly to the ministry, it was of them in the Lord. After much with much fear and trembling; and my prayer for direction, and some conversa- mind was much distressed with mistion with his friends, he accepted their givings lest I had deserted my proper call. He was the more impressed with place, and become an intruder.” the conviction that this was the post of He was at all times remarkable for labour to which the Lord had appointed the humble estimate he entertained of him, from the fact that he had earnestly his own worth and abilities. Some desired, and made it his prayer to God, years after his settlement in the pasthat if He should see meet to call him torate, we find him thus writing of out into His vineyard, He would be himself:pleased to assign him a spot not pre- “How unfit, both as it respects viously cultivated by ministerial labour, natural parts, and piety, too, do I that he might not build upon another appear to be for the sacred work in man's foundation. In his call to High- which I am employed! If I have bury Grove, he felt that his prayer was really entered upon it without the heard in a graciously visible manner. Divine warrant, I pray that my God His ordination took place at Orange may put me out of it, and save me Street Chapel, in April, 1804. The from the shame and sin of being an ministers engaged on that occasion intruder. Lord! thou knowest, I wish were the Revs. C. Buck, G. Burder, R. to be what thou wouldst have me; Hill, and Dr. Nichol.

where thou wouldst have me; and The period of his ordination was an about what thou wouldst have me. cpoch in the life of Mr. Lewis (then in o direct my path!" the twenty-seventh year of his age), of His ministry in Highbury Grove was interesting emotions, at the time, and greatly blessed, not to his own small which had an influential bearing on Church and congregation only, but to the whole of his subsequent years in the neighbourhood around him; and it the ministry. He felt that he had just was soon found needful, from the inentered on a relation to the Church of crease of worshippers at the Grove, Christ, and to society at large, of the to procure a larger and more eom. very gravest character; and that he modious house. To effect this object, was invested with an office involving the friends of the good cause readily duties and responsibilities of the high- united their efforts; and that handsome est order; that he had become the place of worship was erected to which central object of observation to not a they gave the appropriate name of few carnest and vigilant witnesses of Union Capel. To this house, capathe course he was about to pursue ; cious enough to accommodate from above all, that he stood in the view of one thousand to twelve hundred perhis Lord as one broken off from every sons, did Mr. Lewis and his people earthly pursuit, to devote his entire remove, in about two years after his self,-his time, his talents, his heart, ordination. It was opened for regular his soul,-exclusively to His service service, on the 29th of August, 1806; and glory in the world. It is sufficiently on which occasion, the ministers enevident, from numerous passages of his gaged were the Revs. Henry Gauntlett, Diary, that he was powerfully impressed Vicar of Olney ; Dr. Bogue, of Gosport; with the character of the engagements and Dr. Ben. McDowall, Senior Min

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