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of Christians, throughout the world, to In closing his report, Mr. C. remarks. pray for the universal extension of the “I have witnessed some of the Redeemer's kingdom! Two or three sweetest consolations of religion afford. dollars a year for such a luxury, ed to the sick and dying followers of would appear trifling. The good ac- the Lainb, in the lowest walks of life, complished by our missionary, then, that I have ever seen in any circumwe must account clear gain. Let us stances. And I have witnessed some keep in mind, too, that an important of the most distressing and appaling object of our meetings is, to pray for scenes I ever saw, in the afflictions of missionaries. And if we wish ours to those of an opposite character. be a faithful and successful laborer, “Surely there is a God. Surely we must pray much for him.
there is an eternity of rewards and Mr. Collier further remarks: punishments.”
“ As to my daily visits and conversa. We close by reminding you, that tion from house to house, among the many among us may sing with the poor, sick and well, there are no limits poet: to such services, excepting my time " 'Tis almost done, 'tis almost o'er, and ability.
We're following those who 're gone before; “ I have not kept a list of the fami
We soon shall reach the peaceful shore,
Where we shall meet to part no more." lies, except where I have thought it
In behalf of the Board of Managers might be useful to repeat my visits. of such I have a list of nearly 300, of the Boston Baptist Female Society and if circumstances permitted, it might for Missionary Purposes, be greatly increased.
M. WEBB, Secr'y. « To children, and young persons, N. B. During many years, the SoI have given particular attention; en
ciety has enjoyed the pleasure of an couraged their joining Sabbath Schools, extensive correspondence with female and Bible Classes; and have succeeded benevolent societies. It will be pleasin some instances, where it has evi.
ant to continue this. Letters may be dently been promotive of the cause of directed to the Secretary, to the care morality, in the observance of the of Messrs Lincoln & Edmands, No. 59 Lord's-day, and the interests of Bibli- Washington-Street. cal instruction. Have assisted in getting several children into week day
MISSIONARIES WANTED. schools. And here it is proper to acknowledge the timely and efficient aid The Baptist Board of Foreign Misof the “ Priscilla Society," established sions have the prospect of establishing for the express purpose of forwarding the benevolent design of your Society several new stations among the Indians by furnishing needful articles of cloth- west of the Mississippi, and would, ing, to enable the poor to attend pub- therefore, be pleased to receive infor. lic worship, and Sabbath Schools.
“I have been induced to attempt the mation of suitable men to be employed establishment of a Religious Reading in the undertaking. It will be readily Room, Lord's day mornings, where I perceived that the service is important, have heretofore preached in the after and will require intelligence—that it noon. In this I have been much assist is self-denying, and will demand well ed by the persevering efforts of brother N. W. Bradstreet, as I also have by established piety in any minister who himself, and other christian brethren, may engage in it. No one should atin various other of my meetings. The value of this aid is inestimable: tempt it without having previously The presence of such, serves not only contemplated the sacrifices to be made, to strengthen the Missionary in his ar- and deliberately settled the question duous labors, but to encourage the that he is prepared to make them. attendance of other persons. Mr. Conant, my predecessor, justly observed, Satisfactory references will be requirthat he found the interest of the un. ed. Proposals inay be addressed to the awakened to revive or decline, in pro- subscriber, at the Baptist Missionary portion as they were countenanced by Rooms, No. 52 Washington-St. Boston. the presence of the people of God. Ev. ery private brother has an opportuni
L. BOLLES, Cor. Sec. ty of thus becoming a city Missionary. Boston, Dec. 1830.
Christians of a liberal education, Appeal to, 325
103 Christ, making light of,
Charlestown Maternal Society, Report of,
187 Conference of Baptist Ministers,
Address in commemoration of, 357
Designation of Missionaries, 1 192, 209, 271
Babcock, Rev. Rufus, jr. Review of his Sermon, 49
223, 288, 316, 352, 382
of the Treas. 255
Journals of, 22, 51,87,
212, 246, 310, 345, 367
143, 181, 209, 371, 310, 345, 367
Tress. Account, 223
Sabbath, Mr. Train's Lettei on,