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LONDON: FRANCIS & JOHN RIVINGTON, ST. PAUL'S CHURCH YARD, AND WATERLOO PLACE.
COTTAGER'S MONTHLY VISITOR.
Humiliation and Contrition the On the Potato Disease and its
duty of the present season 1 Remedies.
Remarks on the twenty-third Heidelberg
chapter of Jeremiah
4 The Christian's Food
Meditations on this chapter ib. Song for the Wilderness
Psalm lvii. 10, 11.
5 | Domestic Economy
A Hymn for Missionaries in Africa 6 Grasses
Stories illustrative of the Church The Lord God is a Sun and
9 Novel Filterer
Extracts from an original Sermon 10 Hints on Domestic Economy 33
Extracts from my Family Bible 15 Mixture for Bread.....
Christ the End of the Law 16 | Notices to Correspondents ib.
HUMILIATION AND CONTRITION THE DUTY OF THE
The reader may perhaps inquire of us, whether there is
any season or time when it is not a paramount duty to
humble ourselves in heartfelt repentance before the face
of God. And we must answer it by saying that there is
not. These things are the duties of prosperity and the
duties of adversity. Every thing calls us to them, and
every occasion demands them. Not only at the close of
every year, but at the close of every day, there is a fresh
call to us to consider our ways, and a fresh claim on
God's part to our deep humiliation. If we are blessed
by Him with prosperity, ought this to elate us ? No; it
should make us more humble in our remembrance of
Him from whom all good things come, and of ourselves
from whom cometh nothing but evil. His mercies are
humbling, if we would see them aright. They are not
only freely given and undeserved, but they are granted
in spite of daily transgressions, and in place of deserved
punishments. "I need not say how much the opposite
dispensation-viz. that of adversity-calls us to repent
and be humble. It is its sure effect with all whose