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REMOVAL OF

Camberlain, Rev. F.
Farrant, Rev. J. F...
Felkin, Rey. J.
Goodlife, Rev. w...
Goldsworthy, Mr.
Horsfield, Rev. T.
Jones, Mr. J. C.
Kenney, Rev. R.
Lindley, Rev. J.
Maddeys, Rev. G.
Pike, Rev. R.
Rose, Rev. H.
Stanion, Rev. R.

Staddon, Rev. J.
REVIEW OF

Ancient History
Almost Christian, The

Bartholomew Day

386 Barton Centenary

277 Burns's Christian Philosophy

198 Missionary Enterprize .. 125 Sermons

277 Christian Exertion ..

346 Christian Gleaner

57 Church, The True

238 Dipping is Baptizing

386 East's Deity of Christ England in the 17th century

308 Ford's Laodicea

17 Halley, Dr., on Baptism

53, 91 How Will it End? ..

386 Jew, The

17 Krummacher's Elisha

386 Lads of the Factory

346 Manual of Baptist Denomination 307

Pitman's Phonography 345 Pritchard's Missionaries' Reward 16 Puseyism

237 Weaver's View of

160 Reformation in Europe

17 Sabbath, The Cottager's

57 Society of Heaven .

239 Thoughts upon Thought

16 Yates's Sermons

275 Young Women of the Factory 199 Revival or Special Meetings. Ænon chapel

62, 169 Birchcliffe

169 Derby

62 Ilkeston

24 Northampton Nottingham

392 Wimeswould

169

415 292 24 63 391 279 392 415

24 415 392 416 380

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MISSIONARY OBSERVER.

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ANNIVERSARIES OF
Baptist Missionary Society

210 Irish Society

211 Bible Society

210 Translation Society

210 Church Missionary Society

211 Free Church Ditto

212 London Missionary Ditto

211 School Society

212 Sunday School Union

212 Tract Society

211 Baptist Missionaries, Death of

324 Mission in Jamaica

323 Bacheler, Mrs., Death of

251 Bazaar at Association ..

30 Box, The Missionary ..

135 Brooks, Rev. J., Letters from

29 Testimonials to

317 Brown, Mr. W., Letter from

288 Buckley, Rev. J., Letters from

137, 207, 247, 319, 321, 392 Mrs., Letter from

67 Calcutta, Work of Grace at

355 Ceylon, Separation of British Go. vernment from Idolatry of

318 Children, On giving Names to

30 China, Preaching in ..

140 Protestant Missions to

288 Opened to Christianity

360 Facts, Encouraging

66 GENERAL BAPTIST MISSIONARY SOCIETY, Annual Meeting of

282 M188IONARY MEETINGS, AT Allerton

424 Barton .. Birmingham

140 Broughton and Hose

288 Burnley

424 Chatteris

207 Coningsby

207 Coventry

140 Cradeley Heath

140 Halifax and Yorkshire

396 Leeds ..

68 Lincolnshire, &c.

176 London, Ænon Chapel

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Longford

395 Mansfield

396 Smarden

324 Staley Bridge

424 Warsop

395 Wimeswould

67 Wolverhampton

396 Hudson and Jarrom, Rev. Messrs., Embarkation of

204 Hudson, Mr., Letter from

205 Infanticide, Abolition of

394 Juggernaut's Temple, Abolition of British Connection with Last Dispatch about

318 Lacey, Rev. C., Letters from 64, 135 Largest church in the world

423 Letter from late Governor of Bengal 423 Lockindas, Death of ..

208 Millar, Rev. W., Letter from

286 Miscellaneous Intelligence

. 68, 252 NATIVE CHRISTIANS, LETTERS FROM Bamadabe

323 Boys of the Cuttack School

250 Damadura

250 Doytari

394 Gunga Dhor

102, 103 Khund Girl

139 Ram Chunder

175 Sanantina

249 Somnath

287 ORDINATION OF Bailey, Rev. W.

204 Hudson, Rev. T. H.,

171 Jarrom, Rev. W.

172 Millar, Rev. W.

246 Orissa, Special Conference

103 Philip, Rev. W., Death of

424 Rev. A. Sutton's Trip to Hurrihurpoor

31 Stubbins, Rev. I., Farewell Service of 245

Departure of, and Party .. 252
Letters from

353, 420 Wilkinson's, Rev, H., Letters from

29, 172, 206, 286 Proposed return

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To preserve from oblivion the names of eminent saints who have adorned of the wise and good, whom death has the church of God in subsequent removed from our midst; to record times, can bear ample testimony to the pious deeds they have performed, the no small moral and religious adand the useful services they have ren- vantages which are thus secured. dered to mankind; to exhibit the Desirous of furthering the interests power and beneficial influence of re- of the church of Christ, and the piety ligion, as illustrated in their character and usefulness of the individual memand deportment; to point out what bers of which it is composed, as well in them is deserving the imitation of as perpetuating the memory of one others,—is a duty alike due to the whose character and example ought living and the dead : to the latter, not to be forgotten now, and should that their character and worth may be known by generations to come, be known and appreciated by pos

the writer would add to the list a terity; to the former, that, by making brief record of the life and death of their acquaintance with the excel- another of those whose names enrich lent of the earth,' who have lived in the page of religious biography. the past, they may be stimulated, by Conscious of his incompetency for their excellence, to become 'follow- the adequate fulfilment of an office so ers of them who through faith and important and difficult as that of the patience are inheriting the promises.' biographer of one so great and so The greatest authority for this, as good, the writer begs to apologize for well as the best mode in which it can assuming it; and would do so on the be discharged, is furnished in those following ground. It seemed greatly inimitably beautiful sketches of char- desirable that some account of Mr. acter which so frequently appear in Jarrom should be compiled; a conthe word of God; while every reader siderable time had already elapsed of those deeply interesting biogra- since his lamented decease, without raphies, in connection with the lives this being done; and, as the writer is Vol. 7.-N. S.

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about to leave the country, he, in Jarrom. She is represented as a connection with many others, was very pious woman, whose name was anxious that it should no longer be endeared to all that knew her. She delayed. But he has been encouraged died in the enjoyment of a 'good to undertake this work himself, on hope through grace,' in the year the ground of a promise which he has 1794. Mr. Jarrom died four years received, of important assistance, from subsequently. They had ten chila valued and very competent friend. dren. Two died in infancy; the The memoir, by some, may be con- others lived. In the occupation of sidered deficient in that which gives a small farm, they were enabled, to biography an interest and a charm; through industry and the blessing of but this is mainly attributable to the heaven, to make provision for their station which Mr. Jarrom occupied, numerous family. To secure this, and the duties which he sustained. however, the combined efforts of all His life was necessarily monotonous; the family seem to have been requi. and, if incidents of interest and im- site; and Joseph, a brief view of portance occurred, they were few, or whose life we are attempting to exare not now known. Imperfections hibit, was, at a very early age, taught will be perceived, for which the the truth of that ancient declaration, writer is sorry; had he possessed 'In the sweat of thy face shalt thou more time, and that much less inter- eat bread, till thou return unto the rupted than it is, he hopes there ground.' From his sixth year his would have been fewer. As it is, he employments in the field appear to feels he is performing a duty to one have been constant and arduous; so whom he holds, and ever shall hold, much so, that, had he not possessed in the highest estimation; and con- a peculiarly strong constitution, he ferring à gratification upon many could not have performed them. In with whom he stands connected. this manner was the whole period of

The Rev. Joseph Jarrom was born his boyhood spent; and, except during Oct. 7th, 1774, at the small, secluded the winter season, no opportunity was village, of Diseworth, in the county afforded of receiving the limited adof Leicester. His ancestors, for seve- vantages of the only source of inral generations, resided here, engaged, struction that was open to him, the for the most part, in the pursuits of parish school. But, small and interagriculture; and, though they never rupted as his opportunities of imattained to the possession of riches, provement were, owing to an intellect, yet they secured a sufficiency for the the superior strength of which began, comfortable maintenance of their fa- at that time, to display itself, commilies. If not religious, they were bined with an ardent thirst for knowstrictly moral and upright in their ledge, and a retentive memory, his general conduct, and regularly at- attainments in general knowledge tended the service of the established were far higher than in his circumchurch, to which they belonged. The stances could ordinarily be made. father and mother, however, of the When he was seventeen years of age, subject of this memoir, were dis- he left home, and entered into service, senters, though it is not now known where the few opportunities he had what induced this change in their before enjoyed were rendered still religious profession : very probably it fewer; but, so strong was his desire was a desire to hear preaching that for knowledge, and so determined was more evangelical in its character was he to gratify it, that his plan was and tendency. Of Mr. Jarrom's always to have about him one book, piety there is not all the evidence or more, so that, in his various situawhich was furnished of that of Mrs. tions and employments, whenever a

few moments of leisure could be se- success, in the mischievous schemes cured, they might be improved. This which they contrived. However, in habit he seems to have practised the habit of attending, more or less during the three years which were regularly, the General Baptist chapel, passed in service; and the conse- the place of worship frequented by sequence was that with which such a

his parents, solicitously watched over course of action will be always ac- by a pious mother, feeling some companied-he excelled, and became respect for religion and truly religious eminent among his associates: and characters, endued with a tender and very probably it was the attainments sensitive spirit,—a restraint was imwhich he had now made, together posed upon him, that others, differwith a desire to have his time more ently circumstanced, would not feel, at his own disposal, that he might which preserved him from those the more indulge his studious propen- lengths of wickedness to which it is sities, which led him to retire from too common for young men to proservice, and enter upon the new em- ceed. But the time had now arrived ployment of stocking-weaving. for an end to be put to these gaities.

Up to the present time, 1794, he The death of his mother, which took does not appear to have given any place in his twentieth year, and to indication of piety; indeed, so far which brief reference has already from being religiously inclined was been made, impressed his mind with he, that, to say the least, he was the importance of religion. Coinciutterly careless of all true godliness. dent with, or immediately subsequent The books which he read, while they to, his mother's decease, was that of were not immoral in their tendency, one of his principal companions, and were not adapted of themselves to this deepened the serious impressions lead him to God. His companions that had been produced, made him were irreligious; and, as persons in feel the solemnity of death, and the all circumstances must, whether they necessity there was of immediate and will or not, yield to the superiority of constant preparation for an upper those with whom they associate, the and better world. To this state influence which his greater mind and of mind, his former irreligious purmore extensive knowledge afforded, suits were wholly uncongenial; he was greater over them than was abandoned his evil ways, and turned theirs over him. Had it been of a his feet unto God's testimonies. The moral and religious kind, it might language of his heart, as well as of have been the instrument of exten- his lips, was, “My father, thou art the sive and lasting good to them ; but guide of my youth,' •Other lords it was used unhappily for the pur- beside thee have had dominion over poses of evil; and of such importance me, but by thee only will I make was he regarded, that his presence mention of thy name.' and aid were considered essential to

(To be Continued.)

INFIDELITY CONTRASTED WITH CHRISTIANITY :*

Being the substance of a discourse on 2 Cor. vi. 14.
What fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness ? and what

communion hath light with darkness ? This passage stands connected with a unbelievers ;' shun all needless associavery important admonition,— Be yetions and intimacy with the ungodly; not unequally yoked together with * In compliance with the request of the

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