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worthy even of a moment's comparison with that divine saying, in which the whole law of God is comprehended and concentrated? "Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself."

Accustomed as many of you are, in your factories, to the printing of a thousand beautiful patterns on your cottons and your muslins, you will be at no loss to understand and appreciate a memorable saying of Lord Bacon's-that truth differs from goodness, only as the seal or dye differs from its print; for that TRUTH PRINTS GOODNESS.

In the goodness of Christianity-in the purity of its law-in its display of the holy attributes of God-in its revelation of an awful and glorious eternity-in its actual efficiency for the moral restoration of our species -in the perfect fitness of that Saviour whom it unfolds to our spiritual need as sinners in the sight of Godwe have abundant experimental proof of its truth and divine origin. Time forbids a farther discussion of the subject. Allow me then, in conclusion, to bear my deliberate and solemn testimony, in the words of an apostle and may that testimony, by whomsoever borne, satisfy all understandings, and imbue all hearts! May it be upheld and exalted on every side! May it surmount all opposition-may it pervade the whole landmay it spread from pole to pole-may it be as unrestrained and diffusive as the winds of heaven!"OTHER FOUNDATION CAN NO MAN LAY THAN THAT IS LAID, WHICH IS JESUS CHRIST."

My address is now concluded. I thank you for your kind and serious attention. I heartily bid you farewell; and may the blessing of the Lord Almighty rest abun dantly on the Mechanics of Manchester!

Arise, my soul, from sin's dark pris'n!
Jesus, thy sun, on thee has ris'n.
Wake from thy long captivity,
Christ is born to ransom thee.
Hark! the herald-angels sing
Glory to our Infant King.

He comes the lov'd and only Son
Hath left his Father's radiant throne.
Ten thousand years were wrapt in night-
He comes, who said, "Let there be light!"
Hark! the herald-angels sing, &c.

Lo! he veils in mortal clay
Th' effulgence of his Deity.
See, it bursts in glory through
Emmanuel! God our Saviour view!

Hark! the herald-angels sing, &c.
All hail! the dawning eastern Sun!
Thy giant race thou hast begun.
We hail Thee! Source of life and light,
The chaser of thy people's night.

Hark! the herald-angels sing, &c.
The seraphs hush their harps to hear
That name-transfix'd with love and fear-
Jesus! redeeming by his blood
His people from their cursed load.


Hark! the herald-angels sing, &c.
He, ev'n thy Saviour, saith to thee,
Surely I come: have faith in me."
"Amen! ev'n so, Lord Jesus, come,
And take thy child in mercy home."

Then shall heaven's high arches ring,
Glory, glory to our King!



A Guide to Daily Walking with God, for Young Persons. By Thomas Timpson, Author of "Church History through all Ages," &c. 18mo. pp. 180. James Dinnis, 62, Paternoster Row.

A little work has lately appeared with the above title, which we think promises to be very useful to young Christians. To a large class of these such a summary of Christian doctrine and practice must be particularly so, because it contains in a few pages, concise directions for their guide in that most important of all subjects, daily communion with God. Its cheapness will, we hope, place it in the hands of many who could not afford to purchase more expensive works; and the deep tone of its spirituality will, we doubt not, communicate something of its own character to the hearts of those who use it for their guide. To raise young Christians to eminence, is evidently the aim of the worthy Author: but not to that eminence which is dangerous from its height. His desire is to render them eminent in holiness, and in the fear of the Lord; and we think the method is judicious, which he has adopted to promote this end: we therefore cordially recommend it to our readers. We subjoin from his table of contents, the list of chapters into which the work is divided. I. Address to Young Christians. II. Evidences of Christianity. III. The Gospel method of Salvation. IV. Catechism of Christianity. V. Guide to Prayer. VI. Guide to the Lord's Supper. VII. Daily Self-Examination. VIII. Daily Resolutious. IX. Divine Promises for every day. X. Personal Hymns. XI. Chronological Index to the Bible.


THE following is quoted in Mr. Green's "Reminiscences," as a fine stroke of satire given by the Rev. Robert Hall at Cambridge, when expounding that part of the Acts of the Apostles which refers to Festus's declaration of Paul's case to Agrippa; "but had certain questions against him of their own superstitions, and of one Jesus, which was dead, whom Paul affirmed to be alive." "Observe the contemptuous manner in which this Festus speaks of the Saviour of the world, as ‘one Jesus' which was dead. It is very remarkable, that this one Festus owes all his celebrity to this one Jesus; for had it not been for this one Jesus, we should never have heard any thing of this one Festus; for his name is never mentioned in profane history."

CHRISTIAN PRACTICE AND PRINCIPLE.-A real Christian will be more just, sober, and charitable than other men, though he will not rest for salvation on justice, sobriety, or charity.—Mrs. H. More.

INFLUENCE OF a sense of GOD'S PRESENCE.-"There is nothing that so powerfully governs the heart, that so strongly excites us to wise and reasonable actions, as a true sense of God's presence."

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HEBREW PROPHETS, illumined by Divine inspiration, beheld the future condition of the world under the reign of Messiah. Contemplating the glories of that blissful period of intelligence and purity, they declared that "wisdom and knowledge shall be the stability of the times ;" and the Conductors of the CHRISTIAN'S PENNY MAGAZINE, believing this infallible oracle of God, have continued their humble labours to the close of the second year, in the hope of contributing thus to advance the kingdom of Christ, promoting at the same time the moral strength and sure prosperity of their country. And if numerous testimonies of Clergymen of the established church, and of Ministers of other Christian denominations in different parts of the empire, as to the utility of their efforts, are to be regarded, they have the happiness of having in a great measure succeeded in their endeavours.

Protestant Christianity, in all its distinguishing principles, as sealed with the blood of martyrs, has uniformly been inculcated in the CHRISTIAN'S PENNY MAGAZINE. Its Conductors hold with sacred regard the plenary inspiration of the Scriptures the mystery of the adorable Trinity -the divinity of the Son of God-his all-sufficient atonement for the sins of the whole world-sanctification by the Holy Spirit-and the necessity of personal holiness to qualify for a blissful immortality, as the essentials of the glorious Gospel of the blessed God: and these life-giving doctrines ever form the glory of their honoured Periodical. They can hold no fellowship with the principles of Socinian infidelity: and while they hope ever to cherish the most tender solicitude for those who are included in the church of Rome, they will feel it their sacred duty fearlessly to expose and denounce the unscriptural delusions, the pernicious practices, and the persecuting spirit of that antichristian communion.

Patriotism and philanthropy also constitute chief essentials of their religion. All the great institutions, therefore, which adorn our age and bless our country, have their cordial approbation and support. The Bible Society, Missionary Societies, School, Temperance, Sailors', District Visiting, and Christian Instruction Societies, have an auxiliary in the CHRISTIAN'S PENNY MAGAZINE, which identifies its labours with those divinely-benevolent associations, as is abundantly proved by the pages of this volume. Christian Instruction Societies especially have been materially aided by it; not only by its scriptural contents for evangelical information, but in some instances in their funds, by profits on its weekly sale-a plan which is seriously recommended to their different district committees.

In this year's volume will be found, a considerable share of information on the present State of Religion, both at home and abroad; with a selection of papers on Church History, calculated to awaken the inquiries of young Christians to this important but neglected subject; letters on Education; and a large collection of original Essays, critical, experimental, and practical, which it is hoped will tend, under the Divine blessing, to enlighten the minds and confirm the faith of the growing disciples of Christ.

Sincere and grateful acknowledgments are tendered to the many contributors to the CHRISTIAN'S PENNY MAGAZINE, for their valuable communications, by which its pages have been enriched, and a continuance of their various favours is respectfully solicited.

Divine Providence, in the eventful period which is closing, has removed to their eternal reward several of the most eminent servants of Christ; whose virtues adorned our British Israel,

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