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EDINBURGH CHRISTIAN MAGAZINE
APRIL 1855_MARCH 1856
PATON AND RITCHIE
Address to Parents of the Working Classes on Earthly and Heavenly Parent, The, 39.
Encouragement to Christian Parents, 232.
Eternal Fellowship in Heaven; an Encourage-
ment to Minister to Suffering Christians while
on Earth, 208.
Exeter Hall Lectures to Young Men, 115.
Remarks on the Rev. James Morison's Lec- Family Happiness, the Elements of, 75.
Future Sin and Future Punishment, 261.
sages of Scripture to assist in Bible Teach- 307.
Ghost Story, A True, 214.
Glasgow Mission to the Hospital at Scutari,
Gleanings from the Mission Field,
tration of Births, Deaths, and Marriages, Madras, 58.
Baptism of Seven Natives in Connexion with
Missions to Turkey, 60.
Glasgow Mission to the Hospital at Scutari,
Progress of the Gospel in China, 95.
Church Missionary Society, 96.
Sunday School Union, 96.
Its Recreations, 311. Notices of State of Religion and Ministerial
Missions in India, 126.
Gleanings on the War,-
A Christian Soldier, 55.
A Christian Hero-Colonel Shadforth, b7th
Harris, the late Richard, Esq , M.P., 201.
India, the New Education Measure for, 237, 270.
Intercessory Prayer, 331.
Popular Superstition, Sketch of, 111, 140, 209. Jerusalem Revisited, 81.
Prayer for the Soldier or Sailor abroad by his Matthew vi. 12, Sermon on, 321,
relations at home, 20. Mind of Jesus, the, 117, 338.
Progress of a Penny Savings' Bank, 186. Missionary Record of the Church of Scotland Psalmody, 334, 359. for October, 255.
Reading, 49. Mosque of Omar, Jerusalem, Visit to the, 216. Religion in Common Life, 363. “ No More Sin," 365.
Sabbath School, the First, 77. Note by the Editor, 380.
Sacred Poets, Notes from my Journal- the Crimea, 280.
I. George Herbert, 46, 87, 136, 172. Parables, 327.
II. John Milton, 339. Parish Tracts, 119.
Salvation, the Way of, 343. “Peoples' Day, the," 376.
Scriptures, on the Intelligent Study of the, 168. Perseverance, Sobriety, and Honesty, Illustra. Sensitive Plant, the, 306. tions of, 10.
The Rev. J. L. Blake, M.A., Stobo, 1. War, (Coleridge,) 16.
David Brown, St. Bernard's Church, Sonnet, (J. D. Burns,) 19.
Edinburgh, 33. Memorial Lines, (J. D. Burns,) 29.
Alexander Rattray, M.A., Cam. A Remembrance, (J. D. Burns,) 29.
lachio, Glasgow, 65. Reflections on the Lord's Prayer, (Waller,) 52.
Walter Weir, Campbelton, 97. On Charity, 62.
Peter Macmorland, St. Luke's Ch., Humility. (J. D. Burns,) 63.
Edinburgh, 129. : Hymn, (Monsell's Parish Musings,) 80.
William Robertson, Monzievaird On Atheism, 110.
and Strowan, 161. To Blossoms, (Herrick,) 149.
James Craik, D.D., St. George's Peace and War, (Tennyson, ) 171.
Church, Glasgow, 193. The Brook-an Idyl, (Tennyson,) 186.
Archibald Nisbett, St. Stephen's To Daffodils, 206.
Church, Glasgow, 225. To a Wounded Sea-fowl, 209.
W. Herdman, Rattray, 257. The Mother and Child, (Donne,) 236.
David Runciman, D.D., St. Andrew's The Banks in Autumn, 244.
Church, Glasgow, 289. Solitude, (Mrs. Sigourney,) 244.
Thomas Gordon, Newbattle, 353. He Giveth His Beloved Sleep, (E. B. Brown-Shepherd, the Lord is my, 176. ing.) 360.
Sinai and Palestine, 371. Faith, (R. S S. Andros,) 267.
Statistics of Protestant Missions, 320, 350. The Angel of Patience, (J. G. Whittier,) 267. St. Luke, Readings from the Gospel of, 324. Man's Two Enemies, (Francis Quarles,) 273. Stray Thoughts, (from the German,) 269, 295, To the Dying Year, (J. G. Whittier,) 295,
332. The Alpine Flowers, (Mrs. Sigourney,) 326. “Strong in Him," 370. Re-union, 329.
Training, a Few Words on, 71. Industry and Prayer, (Carlos Wilcox,) 333.
Wanderings in Corsica, 21. The Idol, (Anon,) 333..
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EDINBURGII CHRISTIAN MAGAZINE.
By the Rev. J. L. BLAKE, A.M., Minister of Stobo.
"Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and & King shall reign and prosper, and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth. In His days Judah shall be sared, and Israel shall dwell safely; and this is His name whereby He shall be called, THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS."-JEREMIAH xxiii. 5, 6.
"Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us : we pray you in Christ's stead, be ye reconciled to God. For He hath made Him to be sin for us, who knew 110 sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in Him."-2 Cor. v. 20, 21.
The apparent contrast between those two , silence preserved before the fiercest accupassages of Scripture is one we frequently sers and tormentors. At one time His find in the prophetical books. And, in- progress is described as a triumphal prodeed, the verses from the Epistle are cession ; again, His humiliation is the parallel to some in the 53d chapter of deepest possible for man. Grace, dignity, Isaiah. It aids us, in taking a compre- and glory, are to crown His head; yet hensive view of the RIGHTEOUSNESS OF reproach and ignominy are wellnigh to CHRIST, to combine the two lights in break His heart. His name is to be the which He is represented by the ancient “ Lord our Righteousness;" and yet He is prophets, and in which He himself, and to be numbered with the transgressore. His apostles, have also spoken of His He is to be a conqueror, leading captivwork, and of its glorious results.
ity itself captive; he is to be a prisoner, Prophecy, at one time, tells of the great under sentence of death. His kingdom and honoured Ruler, with a divinity shall be an everlasting kingdom ; and yet about His power; at another, of the de. He shall suffer a malefactor's doom. A spised and rejected man. Now He is fore- prince of peace—a man of sorrows. The told as a king, with widespread authority; Saviour and friend of man-forsaken and and now as one of the lowliest of the friendless among men. The Holy One earth. We hear of regal preparation and the Just; tortured and condemned heing made for His coming; in the filling at an earthly tribunal, and bruised and up of valleys, the levelling of hills, and put to grief by divine justice !—who, making of highways through the pathless among the wise men of the earth, could desert : but we hear also of His being led have imagined the reconciliation of those as a lamb to the slaughter, and of meek | apparent contradictions, before Messiah