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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.

CONTENTS.

General subject.

THE GENERAL BENEFICIAL TENDENCIES OF CHRIS-

TIANITY ON THE HIGHEST INTERESTS, TEMPO-
RAL AND SPIRITUAL, OF MAN.

First Division.

SOME OF THE BENEFICIAL TENDENCIES OF CHRIS-
TIANITY AS CONNECTED WITH ITS CHIEF DOC.

TRINES.

SERMON I.

The most obvions and general character of Redemption.

PAGI.
LUKB iv. 18, 19.-The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, be-

cause he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the
poor ; he hath sent me to heal the broken-hearted, to
preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of
sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised,
to preach the acceptable year of the Lord

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