A superb and lovely grouping of three matching complete volumes of the finest Scottish Evangelical periodical of the period; superb original content by the Bonars, Robert Murray M'Cheyne, etc., etc.
The Scottish Christian Herald, Conducted under the Supintendence of Ministers and Members of the Established Church. March 5, - December 31, 1836.
Contents include: Religion – A Matter of Supreme Importance by Robert S. Candlish; Biography of Felix Neff (Revivalist of the Alps); First Dispensation of the Lord’s Supper I Scotland at the Time of the Reformation; Missions by Robert Murray M’Cheyne (original); Biographical Sketch of Bernard Gilpin; Remarks on Psalm CXVIII by Robert S. Candlish; On the Parables of Our Saviour by William Cunningham; The Influence of Religion Exhibited in a Prison; A Picture of China in its Religious and Moral Aspect by Andrew Bonar; Death-Bed Scenes by Alexander Moody; Prayer to the Dead by Robert Murray M’Cheyne (original); The Solemn League and Covenant; A Jewish Marriage by Mr. Pliny Fisk, Missionary to the Jews; Biographical Sketch of Thomas Boston; The First Fruits by Robert Murray M’Cheyne (original); Angusina, a Greenland Convert; Biographical Sketch of Philip Doddridge; Some Striking Passages in the Life of John Craig, Colleague of John Knox; The Christian’s Obligation to Live Separate from the World by John Lewis of Leith; Hints on Spiritual Depression by William Muir; The First Establishment of a Missionary Society in the South Sea Islands (Polynesia); Biographical Sketch of Henry Martyn; Flemish Martyrs in 1556; Notice of Mrs. Welch, Daughter of John Knox; Thoughts on Family Worship by Charles Watson; Biographical Sketch of Rowland Hill; Sudden Conversions by Robert Murray M’Cheyne (original); On the Character of Herod, Tetrarch of Galilee by Robert S. Candlish; Biographical Sketch of Lady Huntington (George Whitefield, John Wesley, etc.); The Importance of Religious Instruction in Lunatic Asylums; On the Advantages to be Derived by the Christian from the Study of Natural Science by James Brodie; The Early Days of Martin Luther; A Missionary Scene in Caffraria; On the Wisdom of God as Displayed in the Works of Creation by David William Gordon; Account of a Worshipping Assembly at Hido, in the Island of Hawaii (good length); Biographical Sketch of Samuel Walker of Truro (Great Awakening, George Whitefield, John Wesley); Stray Leaves from a Journal in South America, 1830/31 by David Waddell: Religion of Monte Video; The Kingswood Colliers; or, the Power of the Gospel when Faithfully Preached; Singing Praises, by Robert Murray M’Cheyne (original); A Revival of Religion on the Island of Lewis; Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Ann H. Judson (Adoniram Judson); Notes of a Farewell Sermon Preached at Etterick, by John Boston, Jun (descendant of Thomas Boston); The Traditions of the Deluge Existing among Different Modern Nations; Biographical Sketch of Philip Melancthon; Biographical Sketch of John Eliot, Apostle to the American Indians; Hugh M’Kail, A Scottish Martyr; Biographical Sketch of John Calvin; Narrative of the Revival of Religion in the Isle of Arran; Biographical Sketch of Samuel Rutherford; Very interesting: Letter from the Rev. Mr. Davidson, Minister of Galashiels, to Mrs. Boston on the Death of Her Husband, the Rev. Thomas Boston, author of the Four-Fold State, etc. (lengthy, and I’m not aware that it is published elsewhere); The Early Protestant Church of France by John G. Lorimer; A Moravian Settlement in South Africa; Biographical Sketch of Oliver Heywood
The Scottish Christian Herald; Conducted Under the Superintendence of Ministers and Members of the Established Church. January 6, - December 29, 1838.
Contents include: Biographical Sketch of Hannah More (lengthy series); The Present State of the Presbyterian Church in New South Wales; The Worship of Evil Spirits, on the Coast of Malabar, in India; A Sketch of the Early History of Christianity in Scotland by James Bryce; A Recent Persecution in Holland; An Appeal in Behalf of the Poor who are Destitute of Public Ordinances by an Elder of the Church of Scotland, Communicated by Thomas Chalmers; Investigation into the Natural History of the Bible; The Rise of the Reformation in Scotland by Donald Fergusson; A Warning against the Doctrine of the Pharisees and the Sadducees by John Paul of Edinburgh; A Missionary Tour of Goa and the North of Canara by John Wilson; A Rabbinical Story of Solomon by Robert Jamieson; The Common Operations of the Holy Spirit by Robert Craig; Demoniacal Possession by James Esdaile; Biographical Sketch of John Gillies; Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Harriet W. L. Winslow, of the American Mission to Ceylon; The Judicial Blindness of the Jews under the Ministry of the Lord Jesus by Robert Johnstone of Auchtermuchty; Address to the Rev. John Macdonald on his Designation as one of the Church of Scotland’s Missionaries to the East Indies. By John Hunter; Biographical Sketch of John Albert Bengel; History of the Moravian Mission among the Cherokees; On Communion with Angels by Thomas Doig of Torryburn; The Conversion and Baptism of two Natives of South India by Findlay Anderson of Madras; Biographical Sketch of William Milne, Late Missionary to the Chinese by William Minty; The Origin and Progress of the Art of Printing for the Blind by Charles Baker (Braille); A Pastoral Letter to Heads of Families, on Family Worship. By William Burns, of Kilsyth; Biographical Sketch of the Puritan, William Twisse; Revivals of Religion by Alexander Moody (series); Biographical Sketch of Martin Boos; The Recent Persecution of Tyrolese Protestants; The Autobiography of John Livingston, Formerly Minister at Ancrum; The Close of the Ministry of John the Baptist by Andrew Milroy; The Garden of Eden by James Kidd; Modern Version of the New Testament; The Psalmist’s Intense Love for the Ordinance of Public Worship by Robert Lorimer; Conversion of Dr. Capadose, A Portuguese Israelits (series); The Second Coming of the Lord by Thomas Doig; George Wishart – Revivals of Religion: by Alexander Moody; The Conversion of Abraham, a Polish Jew by James Henderson; The Free Invitation of the Gospel by Horatius Bonar; Ludovico Paschali; the Italian Martyr; Socinianism Self-Destructive by Charles J. Brown; The Glorious Prospects of the Church of Christ by John Love; Moses Mendelsohn; or, the Decline and Fall of Rabbinism on the Continent of Europe; The Martyrdom of John Diaz; The Age of the Earth by William Patrick; The Urgent Necessity for Secret Prayer on the Part of the Ministers of Christ by David Melliss, of Tealing, Forfarshire; The Martyrdom of Hornel, a French Protestant; The Second Reformation; or, An Account of the Famous General Assembly, 1638, etc.
The Scottish Christian Herald; Conducted Under the Superintendence of Ministers and Members of the Established Church. January 5, - December 28, 1839.
With similar content.
All large 4tos, near folio, in matching half leather, very attractive, solid and clean. An exceptional grouping.