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INDEX.

N.B.-NAMES OF AUTHORS QUOTED ARE IN ITALICS.

437, 490

A

PAGE
A blessed pattern

319
Acrostics

587
Adams, T. 12, 23, 24, 191, 192, 299,

300, 515, 528, 576, 588, 600, 611, 612
A deceitful brook

515
A false teacher

130
A five minutes' sermon to children 289
AGED, A PORTION FOR THE. 6, 66, 138,

198, 258, 270, 318, 366, 426, 474, 534,

594, 600
Aged Christian's Bible, The

474
Agnosticism, The new

341
A great sinner, a greater Saviour 426
A happy new year

5
A heroic boy

119
A hint for new years

9
A kind word to inquirers

296
Alenander, Rev. John. 96, 110, 193, 445

589, 614
Alexander, Rev. J. W. 228, 324, 335,
338,528, 540
A little child shall lead them
All in every sermon

11
All the days of my life

7
Almanacs, Sheet

32
A long eternity -

259
An answered prayer

491
Anderson, William. 107, 116, 287, 317
Andreu, Annabel C.

437
Anonymous letters

71
Answer

143
A plea for light-hearted young
people

99
A right foundation

179
Arithmetic of heaven, The

514
A question and reply

367
A rural winter funeral

237
A seventeenth century view of
the doctrine of inspiration

373
As Gods'

275
Asking the right way

418
A song for the morning of the
Lord's Day

419
A song in the night

79
A talent for friendship

109
A thought for the pews

338
A thought for weary mothers 342
A word fitly spoken

601
A word in season

139
A young man void of understand-
ing

334

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PAGE
Biblical preaching
112 Davidson, A. B., LL.D.

355
Binnie, W., D.D.
355 Day of small things, The

190
Bishop of Liverpool's Primary Dayre, Sydney

136
21
Charge, The

286

Dirige nos Domini
Bitting, C. C., D.D.

449
Disagreeable duties

374
Blessed pattern, A

319 Divine forbearance: its uses and
Blind Bartimeus
35 abuse

61, 73
Blindness

393 Doig, Mary

18, 42, 77, 130
Blossoms and fruit
396 Dollie Given, Missionary

40
Borrowed baby, The

467 Domestic and personal life of
Bottome, Mrs Margaret
249 Luther, The

223, 272
Bring them hither

591 Dress: Bíble talk to an audience
Broken days
83 of ladies

249
Bronson, Mrs A. H.

461
Brookes, Rev. J. H., D.D. 196, 255

E
Brown, Mrs Helen E.

333
Burning up old sermons - 64, 125 Empires, The two, of Immanuel
By day and by night

55

and Diabolus. 13, 85, 145, 180, 241,
By their fruits

178 277, 325, 385, 433, 481, 529, 577
Entry clerk's religion.

294

393
Errors to be avoided by teachers
с
Euodia and Syntyche -

113
Carleton, Ada
40 Evening

395
Carrie's decision

310

Ezekiel, Introduction to 339, 351
Cary, Alice

191
Cecil, Rev. Richard, A.M.

534

F
Ceremonial, The -

381
Charnock

57
Fading leaves
287, 299, 420, 576, 587

392
Charmed flower, The

392
Failure

380
Cheever, Mrs Harriet A.

SO

Faithful in a few things

592
Child in the midst, The

269

Faith, What is
Christ in metaphor

443
Family altar, Mrs K.'s

333

199
Christ, providence of

337
Family altar erected, The

453
Christ, tenderness of .

333
Fidelity to a Godly ancestry

391

First time
Christian Consciences, The Sab-
bath's claim on

522

Fisher, Geo. P., D.D., LL.D. 89, 140,
Christian duties.

263 162, 207, 439, 463
'Christian Treasury,'How to read

Five minutes' sermon to children, A. 289

56
the -

28
Fleming, D. Hay

99

Flower's reply, The
Christianity, Historical proofs of

383
Foolish Wife
89, 140, 162, 176, 207, 439, 463, 487
Christianity in the Sandwich Islands 490 Freer, Rev. James

121, 133

293
Come! I will give you rest

551

Friendship •
Comfort of Christ's miracles, The 371
Complaints of the weather

190

G
Conant, William C.

275
Confession .

354
Ganse, Rev. Hervey D.

522
Consider the Lilies

613
Gates, Kate Sumner

129
Consider your ways

349

Geology to be reconstructed
Continue stedfast in prayer

49
Gifts and grace

137
Conversion and consecration

235
Give thanks to God

378
443
Cooke, Mrs M. A. W.

190
God careth-

210

God's engines, One of
Covenanting Preachers-J. Ren-

453

God's ways -
wick, 169, 187, 200
Crafts, W. F.
257 Golden thoughts from Thomas à

500
Critical Conflict, The -

Kempis
265, 285, 291

123
Criticism, The new Biblical

427
Good enough weather

503
Cumbered with serving

172
Good night -

382

Gordon, Rev. A. J., D.D.
Cuyler, Theodore L., D.D. 253, 296,
397

Gospel, straitness of

457, 469
Gossner's Missionary Society 364

479
Go thy way :
D
Gould, Sarah

114
DAILY PORTION, A-11, 23, 35, 48, 60, 72, Grace of mercy, The

34
83, 96, 108, 120, 132, 143, 156, 167, 179, Grandfather's holiday talk

44
191, 204, 215, 227, 239, 252, 263, 275, Grapes and thorns

191
287, 299, 311, 323, 335, 348, 359, 371, Green, Rev. Wm. Henry, D.D.,
383, 395, 407, 419, 432, 443, 455, 456, LL.D.

265, 285
467, 479, 491, 503, 515, 528, 540, 552, Greenwald, E., D.D.

35
564, 575, 587, 600, 611

Grout, Henry M., D.D. 172, 527, 531,
Dancing

250 608
Dark Days

231 Grundemann, Dr R. - 364, 489

310

B
Bacon, Rev. Dr

151
Barnard, Helen Pearson

294
Barnes, A. 48, 84, 323, 324, 360, 371,

372, 612
Bartlett, S. P.

190
Bates, L. 173, 220, 247, 282, 305, 320,

343, 368, 398, 413, 476, 507, 536, 559

568, 596
Beatitude, The third

82
Be of good cheer

460
Bersier, Eugene. 25, 37, 217, 229, 457,

469
Best left with God

236
Betrothal

53
Better take a simpler subject 119
Beware

137

H

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Peddie, Mrs M. D.

407

Personal recollections of times of

persecution in Madeira

547

Pews, A thought for the

338

Phelps, Austin, D.D.

453

Phelps, L. L.

57

Plea for light-hearted people, A 99

Please, don't blame God

106

POETRY-

An answered prayer

491

A song for the morning of the

Lord's-Day

419

A song in the night

79

Blind Bartimeus

35

By day and by night

55

Christ iu metaphor •

443

Come! I will give you rest

551

Cumbered with serving

503

Dirige nos Domiui

286

Evening

395

God careth

190

Good night

172

Grapes and thorns

191

Go thy way

479

Having done all, stand

107

Heaven

379

Heaven and prayer

28

How fair a lot is thine

95

In memoriam

58

I would be thine

41

Justin Martyr and the infant

Christ

295

Lovest thou Me?

164

My infant sleeps

211

My mother

539

other foundations can no man lay 616

Our prayer

76

Praises

519

Rays of the gospel sunshine 347

Reunion

70

She whom I loved is dead

250

Song of the rootlets

100

Spring rain

203

Summer Sabbath in the country 466

Tel-el-Kebir

609

The charmed flower

392

The comfort of Christ's miracles 371

The field

47

The flower's reply

99

The heavenly land

143

The holy war

116

The lullaby

533

The other side -

575

The royal law

115

The sower

298

The sunset of life

2:27

The unknown hour

105

The voice of hope

131

The way

567

To my pocket-Bible

287

To the cuckoo

317

Weary

239

What is death!

135

Power of the Word of God -

443

Praises

519

Prayer answered -

573

Prayer, conditions of success in 551

Prayer, failure in

527

Prayer-meeting

257

Prayer-meeting not a failure

304

Prayer, Our

76

Pray in secret

506

Preaching

472

Present-day tracts

500

Preston, Annie A. 101, 153, 567

Preston, Charles T.

315

Prime, Irenaeus, D.D. 11, 44, 64, 237,

390, 390, 417, 452, 512

Providence of Christ, The -

313

O

O'er the gloomy hills of darkness 251

Offord, Rev. R. M.

107

Oh, that I could meet you all in

heaven'

138

On burning old sermons

125
One of God's engines

210
One step at a time

381
Other foundations can no man lay 616
Our prayer -

76

Our Saviour

172

Out of the heart proceed evil
thoughts

381
Over the river

152
Ouen

45

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R
Rand, Rev. E. A.

592

Rays of the Gospel sunshine

347

Ready to depart

426

Reformation, The

615

Religion

377

Religion at watering-places

390

Renwick, James

205
Resting on Jesus

367
Rest which Christ gives, The
Reunion

70
Revival of religion (The), its con-
ditions

505, 517

149

856
296, 393

445

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Spurgeon, C. H..

33, 55, 472, 615
Standard, The true

412
Stevens, Rev. L. C.

453
Stitch in time

299
Stone Hill people

94
Storins

460
Story of Naaman, The

499
Strange doctrine

255
Strong faith

342
Stuart, Rev. Kenneth Moody. 13, 85,

145, 180, 241, 277, 325, 385, 433, 481,

529, 577
Success of Christianity, The

615
Summer Boarders

473
Summer Sabbath in the country 466
Sunset of life, The

227
Symington, late Rev. William,
D.D.

61, 73

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Sabbath, The ideal

151
Salutation to Saints at Philippi 97, 110
Saniford, Mrs Lucy E.

9
Sandwich Islands, Christianity in 490
Sangster, Margaret E. 79, 83, 100, 109,

233, 299, 304, 403, 412, 460, 503, 513,

575, 592, 594, 601
Saring iaith

236
Schmolke

419
Scottish Church History

355
Shadow of a shame, The

500
Sheet Almanacs

32
Shelby's, Mrs, mistake

394
She whom I loved is dead

250
Short winter days

20
Show your colours

239

67
Simply to Thy cross I cling

67
Simpson, Reo. David -

1
Sin

318
Sin, Progressive

161
Smith, Kathleen Mary

35, 131, 298
Smith, Robert, A.M.
Smuller, Erma A.

99
Sold to Satan

262
Some new books. 53, 116, 158, 212, 256,

355, 405, 499, 563
Something better

449
Song of the rootlets

100
Son of a king, The

136
Sorrow to the Christian

311
Souls to Christ

419
Spiritual life

534
Spiritual meditation

258
Spring rain

263

353

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Towert, Rev. John, B.D.

409
Townsley, Fannie E.

533
Tract, The first Christian

425
Transfiguration

353
Treasury of David, The

615
Treasury Hymnal, The. 29, 152, 251, 378
True ideal saint, The .

589, 614
Trust, Necessary

198
Two pictures

335
U
Unbelief

462
Unknown hour, The

105
Useless anxiety

594
V
Village boys

513
Voice of hope, The

131
W
Walker, Anna D.

271
Walker, Rev. N. L.

355
Wangermann, Dr

356
Waste of material

226
Watson, T. - 36, 48, 167, 552, 575
Watts

378
Weary

239
What a little girl did

226
What begun it? .

114
What can take its place?

35
What is death?

135
What is faith?

269
What Jesus came to do

354
What to tell him

143
What we are

382
When it rains, let it rain

512
When men are most likely, &c. 290
Winter days, Short

20
Without strength

474
W. M. .

95
Word of encouragement, A

82
Wyeth, Mary C.

34, 52, 82

Y
Young man void of understanding 334
You had better shift trains

592

S...

T
Take heed how ye hear

203, 382
Talent for friendship

109
Talking with Jesus

366
Taylor, Rev. Wm. M., D.D.
Teacher's art of putting things,
The

70
Tel-el-Kebir

609
Tenderness of Christ, The

333
Thanksgiving confidence with love 193
That Peters boy

80
Thoughts for the new year

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505, 517

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The field

47
The heart

403
The old year and the new

11
The one father, the one family,
&c.

121, 133
The one way

203
The seeking that prevails

323
The sower

298
Thomson, Rev. J. H. 30, 46, 49, 68,

103, 126, 169, 187, 200, 349, 373, 492,

541
Thurber, Hon. C.

41, 227
Thy will be done

453
To be and to appear

217, 229
To my pocket-Bible

287
To the cuckoo

317
Touch, G, A. - 211, 239, 250, 286, 491

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AUTHORS QUOTED IN THIS VOLUME.

Peddie, Mrs M. D.
Phelps, Austin, D.D.
Phelps, L. L.
Preston, Annie A.
Preston, Charles T.
Prime, Irenaeus, D.D.

Rand, Rev. E. A
Renwick, James
Robinson, Rev. Dr
Roose, F. W.
Rowland, M. H.
Ryle, John Charles, D.D.

Adams, T.

Greenwald, E., D.D.
Alexander, Rev. John

Grout, Henry M., D.D.
Alexander, Rev. J. W.

Grundemann, Dr R.
Anderson, William
Andrew, Annabel C.

Hamilton, Kate W.

Harlow, Ellen A.
Bacon, Rev. Dr

Hastie, Rev. James
Barnard, Helen Pearson

Henry, Matthew
Barnes, A.

Hill, Mrs Kate N.
Bartlett, S. P.

Hodge, C.
Bates, L.
Bersier, Eugene

Inglis, Rev. J.
Binnie, W., D.D.
Bitting, C. C., D.D.

Jacobus
Bottome, Mrs Margaret

Jarvie, Rev. John Milne
Bronson, Mrs A. B.

Jessica
Brookes, Rev. J. H., D.D.
Brown, Mrs Helen E.

Klingle, Georgiana
K. L. L.

Koestlin, Julius
Carleton, Ada
Cary, Alice

Lamson, Rev. William, D.D.
Cecil, Rev. Richard, A.M. Leighton
Charnock

Lincoln, Prof. Herman, D.D.
Cheever, Mrs Harriet A.

Lindsay, R
Conant, William C.
Cooke, Mrs M. A. W.

M‘Leod, Mrs Alfred
Crafts, W. F.

M‘Dermid, late Rev. John
Cuyler, Theodore L., D.D.

M'Donald, W., D.D.

Manly, Charles, D.D.
Davidson, A. B., LL.D.

Manton, T.
Dayre, Sydney

May, Caroline
Doig, Mary

M., J, M.

M. A.
Fisher, Geo. P., D.D., LL.D.

Myers, David
Fleming, D. Hay
Freer, Rev. James

Nethercott, M.

N. L. B.
Ganse, Rev. Henry D.
Gates, Kate Sumner

Offord, Rev. R. M.
Gordon, Rev. A. J., D.D.

Owen
Gould, Sarah
Green, Rev. Wm. Henry, D.D., Palmer, Ellen
LL.D.

| Patterson, R. M., D.D.

Sandford, Mrs Lucy E.
Sangster, Margaret E.
Schmolke
S. H.
Simpson, Rev. David
Smith, Kathleen Mary
Smith, Robert, A.M.
Smuller, Emma A.
Spurgeon, C. H.
Stevens, Rev. L. C.
Stuart, Rev. Kenneth Moody
Symington, late Rev. William,

D.D.

Taylor, Rev. Wm. M., D.D.
Thomson, Rev. J. H.
Thurber, Hon. C.
Touch, G. A.
Towert, Rev. John, B.D.
Townsley, Fannie É.

Walker, Anna D.
Walker, Rev. N. L.
Wangermann, Dr
Watson, T.
Watts
W. M.
Wyeth, Mary C.

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HE situation of Paul and his years are threescore years and ten.' That

companions, when in the storm has great power over us; it springs out of
they “fell into a place where our love of life. And as year after year
two seas met,' aptly illustrates carries our life away, as a flowing river does
the position in which we often the bark to the boundless sea, each as it
find ourselves in providence. disappears must command our thoughts and
They were in cross-currents sway our feelings as few things else can.
with their opposing forces, or in The year is filled with a mingled stream of

a narrow channel connecting privileges, mercies, failures, and sins. God has two seas, laying them open to the fierceness cast into it providences, provisions, numberof both ; and we are often in a position in less and rich ; and inwoven with all, as a which directly opposing providences bear seamless robe, giving them their lustre and down upon us, driving us in contrary direc- value, is 'the grace that is in Christ Jesus.' tions. One season at which we periodically We have cast into it neglect, failures, and fall into such a situation is the New YEAR. sins. And now these dissimilar and inconThen the past and the future are on us as gruous elements are gone rolling down the strong and contending gales, and the surge food, apparently a mere tumbling, vanishing they raise is often great.

mass. But, as we watch, one thing grips the We must look at the past. We cannot help conscience, saddens the heart, subdues the ourselves : our whole nature constrains us to whole man. These sins are ours; and they do so. More than a traveller is constrained to have got their depth and tone of colouring in turn and take one last look at scenes he guilt from their very connection with the knows he shall never revisit, are we impelled blessings God was bestowing upon us. They to take a long earnest gaze at the year just either rose exclusively out of, or going, and as we do so many things strangely aggravated by, mercies slighted, providences affect us, drawing us back to it, and making despised, opportunities unheeded, invitations us unwilling to let it go.

scorned, or calls to faith and work contempThere is the flight of time. It may not be fast, tuously set aside. And if sometimes we nor noticeable, as an arrow through the sky; seemed to rise to the occasion, we are now but it is constant, sure as the circuit of the so conscious that we have fallen far short, that earth round the sun. This time is not life ; | by the very fascination of regret we are held but its lapse is the measure of life. A certain to the past; its tug and strain are upon us. length gone; life is gone. "The days of our The past cannot be recalled ; we cannot

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