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LONDON:
THOMAS NELSON AND SONS, PATERNOSTER ROW;

EDINBURGH; AND NEW YORK.

MDCCOLXVII.

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The Power of Life. By the Author of

the “ Chronicles of the Schönberg.

Cotta Family"

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Winter Thoughts

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Wonders of Day and Night

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“Redeeming the Time"

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Savonarola

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By the Way

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The Parting at Tyre

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The Night Service

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Blow upon Blow

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In the Glen

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A Song of the River

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The Betrayal of the Yucatan Islanders 690
The Church of Pentecost. From the
German of Karl Gerok.

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PRACTICAL AND DEVOTIONAL

PAPERS.

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** Thy Love is Better than Wine"

Lessons and Pictures, especially for

Yoang Men, from the Book of Pro-

Ferbs By the Rev. Andrew Thom-

son, D.D., Edinburgh

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Shy Christians. By the Rev. Theodore

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L'agodly Marriages

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The Deceitfulness of Sin. By the Rev.

Theodore L. Cuyler

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Satan's Witnesses

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"Slippery Places"

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The Wedge with a Crack in it

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"My Cry"

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"Because of the Savour of thy Good

Ointments thy Name is as Ointment
poured forth"

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The Traveller's Psalm...

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Self-Dedication to God. By the Rev.

Charles J. Brown, D.D., Edinburgh 405

The Pocket-Book, and its Uses in the

Closet

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"He giveth His Belored Sleep" 590
The Golden and the Gilded

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THE TREASURY PULPIT.
"Every Scribe Instructed." By the

Rev. Alexander Yu!ll, Cargill
The Memory of the Lost. By the Rev.

D. B. Coe, of the American Board
Ordination Charge. By the Rev. A. L.

R. Foote, Brechin
Heaven the Scene of Christ's Priest.

hood. By the Rev. Hugh Martin,
M.A., Free Greyfriars', Edinburgh-

Part First

Part Second
The Two Antagonistic Principles; or,

Perfect Lore Casting out Fear. By

the Rev. A. L. R. Foote, Brechin

The Preaching of Another Gospel Ac-

cursed

The Rose of Jericho. A Sermon for

Children. By the Rev. Hugh Mac-

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No. III. The Psalms of David
No. IV. The Davidic Ordinances

for the Service of Song
No. V. Psalmody under Solomon

and the Later Kings
No. VI. The Psalms of the Cap-

tivity and the Return
Ancient Jewish Chamber-Damascus

Gate (with Engraving)
Old Testament Difficulties

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NE of the greatest spiritual champions his reputation has been confined to the land of

of the last century, whom I wish to his nativity.
introduce to my readers in this paper, In addition to all this, we must remember that

is one who is very little known. The no biographical account of Rowlands was ever man I mean is the Rev. Daniel Rowlands of Lkan drawn up by his contemporaries. Materials for geitho in Cardiganshire. Thousands of my coun- such an account were got together by one of his trymen, I suspect, have some little acquaintance sons, and forwarded to Lady Huntingdon. Her with Whitefield, Wesley, and Romaine, who never death, unfortunately, immediately afterwards, preeven heard the name of the great apostle of vented these materials being used, and what beWales.

came of them after her death has never been That such should be the case need not surprise ascertained. The only memoirs of Rowlands are us. Rowlands was a Welsh clergyman, and seldom two lives, written by clergymen who are still living. preached in the English language. He resided They are both excellent and useful in their way, in a very remote part of the principality, and but of course they labour under the disadvantage bardly ever came to London. His ministry was of having been drawn up long after the mighty almost entirely among the middle and lower subject of them had passed away. * These two classes in about five counties in Wales. These volumes, and some very valuable information circumstances alone are enough to account for the which I have succeeded in obtaining from a kind fact that so few people know anything about him. Whatever the causes may be, there are not many

* The memoirs of Rowlands to which I refer are two small volumes

by the Rev. John Owen, Rector of Thrussington, and the Rev. E. Englishmen who understand Welsh, or can even Morgan, Vicar of Syston, both in the county of Leicester. The private

information which I have received has been supplied by a relative pronounce the names of the parishes where Row

of the great Welsh apostle, though not in lineal descent, the Rev. lands used to preach. In the face of these cir- William Rowlands of Fishguard, South Wales. Some few facts, it

may be interesting to my readers to know, come from an old man of cumstances, we have no right to be surprised if eighty-five, who, when a boy, heard Rowlands preach.

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