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I should bely the best feelings of my heart if I closed this address without humbly offering up my thanksgivings to Almighty God for the preservation of life and health for nearly five years since I quitted England ; and without entreating of all my Christian Brethren, both here and at home, their continued and fervent supplications on my behalf, that increasing measures of wisdom and grace may be vouchsafed me during my probably very short remaining period of service; and that I may at length “finish my course with joy, and the ministry which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.”
Calcutta, April 3, 1837.
THE GENERAL BENEFICIAL TENDENCIES OF CHRIS-
TIANITY ON THE HIGHEST INTERESTS, TEMPO-
SOME OF THE BENEFICIAL TENDENCIES OF CHRIS-
The most obvions and general character of Redemption.
cause he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the
The encouragement to the contrite sinner to come to Christ.
Jonx vi. 37.-Him that cometh unto me, I will in a.
wioe cast out
Some marks of distinction between the true and fulse methods of