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Baird's Digest,

33 Lord's Geognosy,

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Barnes on Episcopacy, .

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Makie's Life of Schamyl,

Beveridge's Salvation Proclaimed, 91

Marsh on Camel,

333

Brown's Arminian Inconsistencies, 89

473

Brown's, T., Trial and Defence,

Mason, J., Remains of,

227

Meditations on Beatitudes,

127

Blakely's Theology of Inventions, 129

Book of Public Prayer,

472

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McLeland, Memoir of,

277

Bouvier's Familiar Astronomy,

McDonald, Dr., on Ecclesiastes,

665

Heaven of Bible, 88

Burdett's Second Marriage, . 230

McMaster, Professor, Nation Bless-

563

Calderwood's Sermon,

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Miller

, L. M., on Separating from

Calvin and His Enemies,

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Rome,

228

126

Central Church, Baltimore, . Moore's Prophets of the Restora-

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tion,

Church Extension, Dr. N. West, 510

Christian Virtue,

471

Neal's One Word More,

177

Cogswell, Rev. Dr., on İnability, 178

Newman's Cyclopedia of Missions, 278

Clark's Christian Gift,

664

Clark on Sight and Hearing, 229 Petra, or the Rock City,

620

Child's Letters to Patton,

512 Pennsylvania Journal of Prison

Chambers's, Judge, Tribute to Discipline,

128

Scotch-Irish in Pennsylvania, 512 Phelps's Discourse,

565

Cumming's Last of the Patriarchs, 665 Plumer's, Dr., Church and Ene-

mies,

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Death of Saints, Precious, 565 Prophecy, its Nature and inter-

Deathbed, Triumphs of Chris-

pretation,

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619 Pulpit Eloquence, Repository of, 278

Derby's Catholic Letters,

173

Du ffield on Temperance,

90 Raphall's History of Jesus,

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Reality,

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Ellen Sinclair,

565 Roman Exile,

332

Goodrich's Geography,.

35 Sampson, Dr., on the Hebrews, 471

Goodrich's Bible History of

Scott's, Dr., Trade and Letters, 562

Prayer,

« Wedge of Gold, 230

Gordon's Alleghan,

126 Smith, Dr. B. M., Inaugural, 35

Smitten Household,

132

Hall's, Dr. J., 'Sower and Seed, 564 Stevens, Home Service,

127

Sabbath-School Theology,

Discourse on the Spirit, 176

Hallig, or Sheepfold of the Waters, 469 Stratton's Discourse on B. H. Wil-

Heber, Reginald, Memoir of,

liams,

230

Henry's Preface to Cousin, 129 Speer's plea for Chinese in Cali-

Hertzog's Protestant Encyclope-

fornia,

231

dia,

511 Sprague's, Dr. William B., Annals

Hodge on Ephesians,

of American Pulpit,

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Jacobs, Professor M. W., Notes on Taylor's China and Japan, .

34

Gospel,

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Janeway, Dr. J. J., Antidote to

Vandeuzen's Memorial of Dr. T.

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471 Romeyn Beck,

128

Janeway, Duty of Presbyterian

Church,

91 Ward's Vacation Abroad,

126

Jesus upon Earth,

664 Wallace's Theology of New Eng-

land,

227

Kane's First Expedition,

665 Whateley's Apothegms,

178

Arctic Explorations, 94, 661 Winslow on Missions to India, 564

Keys, Francis S., Poems,

Glimpses of Truth, 125

Kindling, or Way to do It,

470

Inquirer Directed, 178

King's Predestination and Prayer, 511 World and its Influences,

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Knight's Knowledge is Power, 229

Krummaker's Suffering Saviour, 87, 178/ Year Book of Agriculture, . 93

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THE

PRESBYTERIAN MAGAZINE.

JANUARY, 1856.

liscellaneous Stitles.

THE BELIEVER WARNED AND DIRECTED.

“But ye, beloved, building up yourselves on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Ghost.

" Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.”—JUDE 20, 21.

There is nowhere upon record a more fearful picture of corruption, and defection, and apostacy, than that which is contained in the epistle of Jude. From the beginning to the end, it breathes a spirit of solicitude and anxious apprehension for the safety even of true Christians, implying the existence of tremendous dangers. This idea is suggested by the very terms of the apostle's salutation to his original readers, as "sanctified by God the Father, and preserved (guarded, safely kept) in (or for) Jesus Christ."' As much as to say, “safe indeed, but only through God's sovereign mercy, and for Christ's sake.”

This is true, indeed, of every individual believer, and of the whole Church, in every time and place. But it is true in a peculiar sense, and with a special emphasis, at some times, in some places, and of certain persons. It is emphatically true, in reference to certain conditions of the Church and of society. Of certain dangers, to which even Christians and the Church are specially exposed at certain junctures of their history: such as that at which Jude wrote, and of which he gives so vivid a description in this short epistle. In addition to the general and customary motives for religious exhortation and instruction, or the stated preaching of “the common salvation," which is equally essential to the happiness of all men, and equally incumbent upon Christian ministers at all times, Jude was conscious of a special obligation, an extra

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