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will none of you girls become school-mistresses, te and none of you boys school-masters ?-will

none of you become missionaries ? Is not that very possible ? Have not some of our first missionaries been Sunday-school scholars ? and

why should it not be so again ? and you who hezi are teachers, bear this in mind. Be ready to ndose enter on the field. Study the Bible, let its

spirit govern you, and then the day is not far distant when you may say,

“ Here am I, Lord ; send me.” Join with us, young and old, and

hasten to the work. =de

W. H. Watson, Esq., one of the Secretaries I of the Sunday school Union, reminded the chil

dren that they must remember what they were doing, for God looked at the heart. He then referred to their great advantages in being taught to read. He once rode on a coach with a man whú bad not been taught when he was a boy, but he learned when he grew up, and he said, “What a good thing it is that there are schools; I have sent all my children to school.” Children learned at school to be tidy and clean. If you see a dirty child you know he is not a Sunday-scholar. The teachers were very kind, and they wished the children to know Jesus Christ. He hoped they would be thankful to God. If they were not thankful to God the teachers would be disappointed. When we have got good we must do good. Do not you think that you can do good ? there is hardly a child

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here that cannot. In going through a village I saw a chapel. The next day, when stopping in a town two miles from it, I met with a gentleman who told me the history of that chapel. Formerly there was a blacksmith in the village, but no chapel and no Sunday-school. He heard, however, that a Sunday-school had been opened in the town two miles off, and thought that he would send his little girl. She went, and I will tell you what she did. When she got home, on the Sunday afternoon, she used to tell her father and mother what she had learned that day. Her mother became so interested that she made up her mind she would go to the chapel, and hear for herself. Then her father thought that he should like to go; and what they heard did them so much good that it altered their thoughts about religion. They became concerned about their souls, and were anxious to know Jesus Christ. When they believed that he had pardoned their sins, they then became concerned for their neighbours. The blacksmith thought they would try to open a school in the village, and they did so. On the Sunday evening they got some one to preach to the fathers and mothers of the children in the school-room; and by-andby they thought they could have preaching all day; and after that they managed to build a chapel. This all arose from the little girl attending school, and then going home in the afternoon and repeating to her father and mother

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what she had been taught: now do you go and do likewise. When you think of millions worshipping such ugly idols, you will, I hope, pray for them, and do all you can to send teachers. You may only be able to give a little, but your halfpenny may buy a book which may be the means of converting an idolator. We want you to feel an interest in Missions, till the time come when all shall know the Lord.

The ChairmAN said that all Missionaries were useful at home before they went to be useful abroad; and then said, he had heard of a little girl, on the other side of London, who had by her prayers and kiudness prevailed on her rude brother, and her father, and mother, to attend worship. She nursed the baby whilst her mother wept. A little French boy attended a Missionary meeting in Paris, and went home and prayed that God would make him a Missionary. That was the right feeling !

The Rev. J. Angus, M. A., Secretary to the Baptist Missionary Society, rose and said, The Baptist Missionary Society is doing good in three parts of the world—the East Indies and the West Indies, and Africa. They have given the heathen the Bible ; they have taught them to read; and they are preaching the gospel. I will now tell you what has been done in these three parts of labour by the means they have used. I will suppose that there are a thousand children here to night. Now imagine twenty

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1 taught: now do you go and en you think of millions wory idols, you will, I hope, pray all you can to send teachers. able to give a little, but your y a book which may be the ng an idolator. We want you in Missions, till the time come ow the Lord. N said that all Missionaries ne before they went to be useful 1 said, he had heard of a little

side of London, who had by ciudness prevailed on her rude father, and mother, to attend 'sed the baby whilst her mother french boy attended a Mission' aris, and went home and prayed make him a Missionary. That eling! ANGUS, M. A., Secretary to the ary Society, rose and said, issionary Society is doing good of the world—the East Indies Indies, and Africa. They have en the Bible ; they have taught nd they are preaching the gospel. you what has been done in these labour by the means

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