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The rev, Ilonry Blayds, of Leeds, to
SCOTLAND. Elizabeth, youngest daughter of Thomas
Married.--At Edinburgh, the res. J. Meads, Esq. of Chatley Lodge, Somerset. M. Turner, M.A. of Christ Church, Or. skire.
ford, and rector of Wilmslon, Cheshire, Died.-of the cholera morbus, aged 68 years, the rev. Mr. Miles Martindale, ter of the late Captain George Robert
to Louisa Lewis Robertson, third daugh WALES.
son, R. N. Married.The rev. G. Traberns, M.A.
At Dundee, the rev. G. D. Mudie, of
Rochford, Essex, to Miss Wedderburn of University college, Oxford, and of St. Hilery, Glamorganshire, to Ellon,
Ainslie, daughter of Mr. Ainslie, of Dur
dee. daughter of J. G. Royds, Esq.
At Paisley, the rev. Ebenezer Miller, At Llamichairon, Cardiganshire, the rev. T. Jones, of Llandirian, Glamorgan
M.A, of Blackburn, Lancashire, to Miss shire, to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of L.
Margaret Macpherson. Morice, Esq. of Aberllolwyne, Aberyst
Died. Suddenly at Ballybeg, FackDied.The rev. Crewe Shetwood Da low, the rev. R. H. Symes. vis, perpetual curate of Flint.
MONTHLY LIST OF PUBLICATIONS.
A Sermon, preached on Wednesday the A Sermon, preached at Lambeth Chapel, 30th of June, 1824, at the Arehdeacon's on Sunday, July 25th, 1824, at the Conse- Visitation at Axbridge. By the Rev, D. cration of Christopher Lipscombe, D.D. Williams, A.M. Rector of Bleadon, and Lord Bishop of Jamaica ; and of William . Kingston Seamoor, 8vo. 18, 6d. Hart Coleridge, D.D. Lord Bishop of A Letter to the Author of an Inquiry Barbados and the Leeward Islands, By into the Studies and Discipline adopted in A. M, Campbell, M.A. Preacher at the the two English Universities, as preparaNational Society's Chapel, Ely Place. tory to Holy Orders in the Established 4to. 28.
Church, Bya Gradaate of the University A Sermon on the Duty of providing for of Oxford, 8vo. 1s. 6d. the Christian Education of the Poor. By A Sermon on the Death of Lord Byron. the Rev. W. Killett, A.B. Vicar of Ken. By a Layman. 18. ninghall, Norfolk. 8vo. 18.
Calvinism and Arminianism compared in A Sermon, preached at Boston, in the their Principles and Tendency; or the Church of St. Botolph, May 18th, 1824, Doctrines of General Redemption, as held at the Visitation of the Venerable the by the Members of the Church of England, Archdeacon of Lincoln. By the Rev. and by the early Dutch Arminians, exhiCharles Boothby, 8vo.
bited in their Scriptural Evidence, and in The Substance of Two Discourses upon their Connection with the Civil and Relithe Nature of Faith. By a much admired gious Liberties of Mankind. By James Prelate of the last Century. 4to. 1$. 6d. Nichols. 2 vols. 8vo. 11.
lated Fornication. By Hector Davies Mor The Doctrine and Law of Marriage, gan, M.A. Minister of Castle Hedingkan Adultery and Divorce, including a theolo- Will be published in November, the gical and practical View of the Divine In- History and Antiquities of the Ward of stitution of Marriage, of the Religious Ra Bishopsgate, in the City of London : to tification of Marriage, of the Impediments contain Biographical Sketches of the Rec. which preclude and vitiate the contract of tors. Compiled from the Works of Mait. Marriage, of the reciprocal Duties of Hig- land, Stowe, Pennant, Hughson, and other bands and Wives, of the Sinful and Crimi. Historians. By Samuel Burgess, Jun, Il. nal character of Adultery, aed of the diffi- lustrated with Engravings. culties which embarrass the principle and “ A Reply to the Second Postscript in practice of Divorce ; with an Appendix, the Supplement to Palæoromaica ; by the in the Hillenistic and Ecclesiastical mean: Author of an Examination of the Hype ing of the word opvarch, ordinarity trans- thesis advanced in Palæorornaica."
RELIGION AND MORALS.
his religion, but he is addressing his SERMON.
disciples on the nature of the er- ON RELIGION MILITANT IN rand on which he was about to send THE WORLD.
them forth, and preparing their Matt. x. 34-36.
minds for their reception in the Think not that I am come to send peace world. He, accordingly, describes on earth : I came not to send peace, to them the effects which would but a sword. For I am come to set a follow from their preaching the man at variance against his father, and word among an evil and perverse the danghter against her mother, and
generation. It is with regard to the daughter-in-law against her mother
these effects, and by no means with
these offerte in-law. And a man's foes sliall be they
a view to the intrinsic properties of of his own household.
his religion, he tells them, that he On reading this passage of the was come not to send peace, but a Gospel, we may be apt to express sword among them—that the pas. our surprize, and to say to our- sions of men would clash with the selves, Is this the character of the saving knowledge of the Word, and religion of Christ?-Was it not, ou cause its progress to be accompathe contrary, announced, not only nied with dissension, and disruption as glory to God in the highest, but of the closest ties among men. So as peace on earth, good will to. was it intimated to the blessed Virwards men ?--And are we not told gin Mary, so early as at the presenthat the fruits of the Spirit * are love, tation of our Saviour in the temple, joy, peace, long suffering, gentle- when the aged Simeon told her, ness ?-How can we apply, then, to amidst his joy at the birth of the Christianity the terms of the text, promised Redeemer, that “ the and suppose it to be the introduc- child was set for the fall and rising tion of strife and discord among again of many in Israel, and for a men ?
sign which should be spoken against There is, however, no real cop -yea, that a sword should pierce tradiction between this declaration through her own soul also *,"_ex. of Scripture, and other passages pressions—which might have fully which appear to speak in a different unfolded to her, that while the tone. It is not the purpose here of blessing of the Redeemer, now born our Lord to describe the nature of into the world, was in itself all joy
perceive, that those by whom its exertions from the fort. A blessing was then proare, in this country, chiefly occupied, give nounced by the Archdeacon, after which such satisfactory proof of the sense they the party present returned to the Adaw. entertain of the benefit they derive from lut, where they partook of an elegant it. - Bombay Gazette, March 3, 1824. breakfast given by E, H, Baillie, Esq.
The plan of this Church, designed by Account of the Ceremony of laying Lieutenant W. A. Tate, is very generally the Foundation-stone of a new
admired; and the situation on the EsplaChurch in the East Indies.
pade in front of the burial ground, such as
will make it a great additional ornament to On Monday last, the 1st of March, the a place, which is celebrated for possessing ceremony of laying the foundation stone
many natural advantages. of the New Church at Tannah, was per. We cannot help remarking, that this formed by the Venerable the Archdeacon, event presents a subject of congratulation in the presence of the whole of the Society highly interesting, whether we regard the resident in the place. A eight o'clock in credit of the government by which it is the morning, the gentlemen proceeded undertaken, the advantages of the people from the Adawlut to the spot chosen for for whom particularly it is designed, or the the site, when, after appropriate prayers honour and ultimate increase of Christiahad been offered up by the Rev. D. Young, nity in this conntry. The zeal with which Chaplain of the station, the Archdeacon
the work is commenced, gives a promise of
the work is commend deposited, in a cavity in the stone, a bottle, rapid progress, no less creditable to the containing several British and Indian coins, activity of the engineer, than the elegance together with a brass plate, on which was
of the design is to his taste and profes engraven the following inscription. sional talents. - Bombay Gazette, Marck Individuæ et Benedictæ Trinitati Gloria. 3, 1824. Ecclesiæ in Tanna Anglicanæ,
Jacta sunt fundamenta,
Die Martii Primo
Farewell Dinner to the Bishop of
On Tuesday, the 27th of July, a
farewell dinner was given to the Patre in Christo Admodum Reveren do
Bishop of Barbados and the Lee. Reginaldo Heber, S. T. P. ward Islands, at the Albion, AldersSecundo Sedis Calcuttensis Episcopo. gate-street, by the principal memAdjuvantibns
bers of the congregation attending Viro Venerabili
the National Society's Chapel, in Georgio Barnes, S. T. P.
Ely-place. In the course of the Primo Bombaiæ Archidiacono et
evening his Lordship was presented David Younge, A.M.
with a very handsome piece of Ecclesiæ apud. Tannam Ministro, plate, in testimony of the respect Cui Operi Pio Munifico
entertained for him by his late flock, Curante suo, Gulielmo Tate, Centurione and of their gratitude for the benefit . Sumptus Suppeditabat
derived from his instructions while Societas Illa Anglicorum Honore Digna,
Preacher of the National Society's
D. O. M.
Fourth Report of His Majesty's
Commissioners appointed by vir.
tue of an Act of Parliament,
passed in the fifty-eighth year This inscription having been read, and
of the Reign of his late Majesty the plate deposited, a stone was lowered down, and guided upon the one containing
King George the Third, c. 45, the cavity, by the principal gentlemen of
intituled, " An Act for building the place, while a royal salute was fired and promoting the building of additional Churches in populous of Middlesex ; Chorley, in the county of Parishes."
Lancaster; Farnworth, in the parish of
Dean, in the county of Lancaster; Dews. SINCB His Majesty's Commissioners made bury Moor, and Hanging Heaton, in the their last Report, ELEVEN churches and parish of Dewsbury, and county of York; chapels have been completed, at Erding Belper, in the parish of Duffield, and ton, in the parish of Aston and county of county of Derby; Gateshead, in the counWarwick; in the parish of Saint Augus. ty of Durham ; Greenwich, in the county tine, in the city of Bristol; Camberwell, of Kent; at Pimlico, and in Regent-street, in the county of Surrey ; Pudsey, in the in the parislı of St. George, Hanover-square, parish of Calverley and county of York; and county of Middlesex; Kidderminster, Hackney, in the county of Middlesex; in the county of Worcester; Norwood, Hogbton, in the parish of Leyland in the Brixton, Kensington, and in the Waterloo county of Lancaster; in Wyndham-placé, Road, in the parislı of St. Mary, Lambeth, in the parish of Saint Mary-le-bone and and county of Surrey; Quarry Hill, Wood county of Middlesex; Nuneaton, in the house, and in Meadow-lane, in the parish county of Warwick; in King-square, in of Leeds, and county of York; Leicester, the parish of Saint Luke, Old-street, and in the county of Leicester; Tyldesley, in county of Middlesex ; Workington, in the the parish of Leigh, and county of Lancas. county of Cumberland ; and at Stanley, in ter; Camp Field, and Salford, in the the parish of Wakefield and county of parish of Manchester, and county of LanYork. These churches and chapels afford caster; Langham-place, and Staffordaccommodatiou for six thousand five hun- street, in the parish of St. Mary-le-bone, dred and eight persons in pews, and for and county of Middlesex; Beckford-place, eight thousand six bundred and twenty and in Great Suffolk-street, in the parish seven poor persons in free seats ; that eight of St. Mary Newington, and county of of these churches and chapels have been Surrey ; Stand, in the parish of Prestwich consecrated, and divine service is regular cum Oldham, in the county of Lancaster; ly performed therein, and the remainder Regent-square, and Somers-town, in the will be consecrated within a few weeks. parish of St. Pancras, and county of MidThat in the whole, twenty-six churches dlesex ; Fylde Road, and in the Parks, in and chapels have been completed, whichi, the parish of Preston, in the county of according to the allowance of twenty in Lancaster; Attercliffe, in Broad Lane, and ehes for each person, the scale assumed by near the Infirmary, in the parish of Shef. His Majesty's Commissioners, will afford field, and county of York; West Bromaccommodation for thirteen thousand six wichi, in the county of Stafford; in the hundred and twenty-four persons in pews, Hoxton division of the parish of St. Leoand for twenty-three thousand and twenty nard Shoreditch, io the county of Middlesix poor persons in free seats, making a sex; Stockport, in the county of Chester; total provision for thirty-six thousand six and at Alverthorpe, in the parish of Wakehuudred and fifty persons ; but as the as field, and county of York ; that according sumed scale is grcater than is actually re. to the returns made by the Architects, quired for each person, the accommoda. twenty-four of these churches and chapels tion will in fact extend to a much greater will be completed in the course of the number; and it is particularly gratifying present year. His Majesty's Commisto His Majesty's Commissioners to be sioners have also received Plans, which enabled to add, that, from the information are under consideration, for eighteen which they bave received from the places churches and chapels, to be built at the where new churches and chapels have been following places; Dale End, in the parish erected, that the sittings in pews are of St. Philip, Birminghamı, in the county mostly engaged, and that the free seats in of Warwick; Lower Darwen, Mellor, general are fully occupied.
and Over Darwen, in the parishi of BlackHis Majesty's Commissioners have fur- burn, and county of Lancaster; Bishop ther to report, That Forty-four churches Wearmouth, in the county of Durham; and chapels are building at the following Clerkenwell, in the county of Middlesex ; places :-Ashton-uvder-Lyne, in the coun- Earls Heaton, in the parish of Dewsbury, ty of Lancaster; Bermondsey, in the and county of York; Netherton, in the county of Surrey; Bolton, in the county parish of Dudley, and county of Worcesof Lancaster; Shipley and Wilsden, in the ter; in North Audley-street, in the parish parish of Bradford, and county of York; of St.George, Hanover-square, and county Brixham, in the county of Devon; in the of Middlesex; Liverpool, in the county parish of St. Luke, Chelsea, in the county of Lancaster ; Hulme, and in Travis. and peace, yet should it from other daring an attempt which real prucauses be attended with personal dence forbad --so that the actual pangs and suffering, as well in her effect of reason does not necessaown case, as in the world at large. rily agree with that which we must
Now that the natural conse- allow naturally to belong to it.—The quences of a religion may be excel- same observation may be made with lent, while those which actually fol- regard to the actual effect of virtue, low its promulgation, are untoward without taking religion into our and evil, it is perfectly consistent to consideration. Love and honour suppose. The natural consequences and happiness naturally attend on of a religion are such as would ne virtue, and make her ways the ways cessarily flow from its principles, of pleasantness and peace, even in were those principles suffered to a worldly sense. Men, however operate freely, without any outward depraved themselves, are disposed impediment. The actual conse- to admire and befriend the integrity quences are such as arise from the of others, and all however malignant conjoint operation of those princi. in their disposition, concur in reples and the materials on which joicing at the prosperity of the they act. To estimate, therefore, righteous, as the proper consethe real state of the case, and to quence of merit; and, on the other calculate the true effect of any reli- hand, are indignant at the advancegion, we must deduct from its whole ment of the wicked, as at a thing positive effect, as discernible in the out of course, and which ought not course of the world, the re-action of in propriety to have taken place. those evil and obnoxious circum- Yet from ignorance of men's chastances to which it is applied. We racters, as well as a multitude of must look, in short, to its real ten- other circumstances, how often does dency — all else, though insepa- it not happen that virtue fails of its rably combined with its diffusion, is proper reward? How often, accordmerely accidental, and therefore not ingly, is not the actual consequence belonging to the consideration of its of being virtuous different from that, essential nature. If the tendency and even the reverse of that, which be good, then are the consequences we are entitled to expect from a of the religion naturally good, even view of its nature ? So may we in the most extreme cases, where with equal reason admit the proper the outward impediments to it may effect of the religion of Christ to be amount so far as to make them prac- peace on earth, while it is often tically evil.
practically no peace-or, in the em• This is a distinction not peculiar phatic words of our Saviour, a sword. to religion, but which applies So may discord and violation of equally to other subjects. We rea- the most tender charities of life, be dily allow that the natural effect of the actual consequence of that which reason is to give power over brute is perfectly adapted to produce the force. Yet can we not readily con- opposite effects of universal conceive reason placed in circumstances cord and benevolence. so untoward as to nullify its natural. To expect, indeed, that a relieffect-where the force opposed to gion, however perfect in its scheme, it may be so disproportioned to its should meet with no opposition, and means, or so aided by a concur- immediately obtain by its natural rence of accidents, as to be an over. force an universal success, is to es. match to its strength ?-Apd do we pect that it would be placed in difnot find that even reason itself is ferent circumstances from those in sometines defeated by the actual which we find it. It is arguing want of it, as in cases where fortu- from a more perfect state of things nate rashness has succeeded, by than that which human life presents,