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$ 8. d.
€ 8. d. Leith, J. MarDavid Macken
pendents, Rev. shall, Esq.(A.) 10 0 0 zie, Esq........ 0 10 0 Mr. Young
Dr. Bramwell ... 0 0 0
Per W. Jay, Esq.
0 For the Ship...... 0 6 6
Mr. L. Pullar ... 0 10 o Independents'-
Society, for the
for Orphans... 0 5 0
0 13 6
Miller........ 10 0 0
0 10 6
Children in the
Thompson 4 11 7
of the English For the Ship...... 0 17 4 Mr. W. Coutts... 0 10 o United Presbyte
for the Ship
1 0 0 Rev. Subscriptions
for Close Sabbath
71. 158. ld.-
8 6 South Sea Mis. tion, Mr. R.
261. 88, 6d. McLachlan.... 1 0 0
0 13 0 A few Youths
Mr. Mc connected with
Roberts....... 1 0 0 the Church
Presbyterian School, United
Per Rev. Charles Barde. Church.......... 2 0 0 Burnlisland, for Presbyterian
Legacy of the
1 16 10
late Dr. PreIn Independent
Hamilton, beydon, for the
fr. 250 Ship............
Ship............ 10 13 19 Collected by the
5 0 0
Church at L'O.
Ditto, by Per Mr. J. Gray.
the from Mission
2 J. Miller, Esq ... 1
ing the Month
at the Hector
5 5 0
house of Mr. man, Esq....... 1
Ditto, Rev. Mr,
0 St. Paul's Church 3 10 0
Produce of a Sublands, D.D....
81. 193. 1 0 City-hall, at Puð
scription Box Mr. R. Hay...... 1
2 9 0 lic Meeting 4 13 8
in the Girls' Mr. Robert Mc Exps. 65s. 10d.;
School of Miss Lachlan ........ 1 0 0 511. lls.
Malan, daughMr. John Gray... 1 1 0 Wick, B, Cor
ter of Dr. MaMrs. J. Stewart 1 0 0 mack, Esq. 2 0 0 Hibernian Aux
fr. 20 Mrs. Murray,
iliary Society, Tarsappie 1 0 o Collections by Rev. W.
Jr. 482 H. Barclay, Esq. 0 10 0
or, 191, 48. 5d. M.Jameson, Esq. 0 10 0 Annan, Inde
of Mrs. Mary Petch, late of Amwell-street (34 per Cents)
0 0 ................ 150 0 0
19 19 0 5 0 0
Further Contributions, belonging to the year 1850-51, una voidably postponed.
Contributions in aid of the Society will be thankfully received by Sir Culling Eardley Eardley, Bart.,
Treasurer, and Rev. Ebenezer Proul, 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 IIouse, 32, Lower Abbey-street, Dublin. Post-Office Orders should be in favour of Rev. Ebenezer Proul, and payable at the General Post Office.
LONDON: REED AND PARDON, PRINTERS, PATERNOSTER ROW.
FOR JUNE, 1851.
THE ELEVATION OF THE CHRISTIAN CHARACTER. " 'Tis Religion that ennobles man.
one pregnant with great principles and His mind unfolds its highest beauty; inestimable results. His heart its warmest, tenderest sympa
It is unquestionable that, wherever thies; Its purest, loftiest feelings; when brought
there is the possession of Divine grace, Beneath its mild and soul-subduing power. there must be character, and there must It invests with all that 's fair, and imparts be the exemplification of the Christian A love to all that's good.”
character:--the principles which form SACRED MUSINGS.
that character, the varied and lovely To every person of correct and dis- graces which compose and adorn that criminating thought, and of enlightened character, must be brought out,-clearly piety, the development of character is and unequivocally presented. always an interesting and important Still, what we want more decisively study; one associated with the most and generally to witness, on the part of valuable results. It is most instructive the followers of the Redeemer, is the and beneficial to contemplate the forma more commanding, the more elevating tion of mind, its gradual and beautiful exhibition of the holiness and power of uufolding, the awakening of the affec- Christianity; in other words, the clearer tions, the implantation and growth of and nobler manifestation of the Chrissentiments which give a bias, a con- tian character. tinual regulation to the manners, the How many Christians are like chilconversation, the deportment, and a dren-weak, fitful, capricious, deficient prevailing tone to the life.
in energy! We want them to resemble The exhibition of the Christian cha " young men and fathers;" having the racter is peculiarly interesting and muscle, animation, and vigour of the animating to the individual who values one class, and the wisdom, sageness, the religion of the New Testament, and constancy, and profound experience of who is influenced and habitually con the other. trolled by the Spirit of Jesus Christ: How many Christians resemble the the unfolding of Christian sentiment, dwarfed and stunted shrub! There is the development of Christian feeling, life; but there is little beauty, little the formation and discovery of Christian growth, little elevation. We want them habits, and the steady and undeviating to bear some similarity to the majestic manifestation of Christian conduct, must oak of the forest, or the graceful and be regarded as a truly beautiful study; lofty cedar in Lebanon.