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A new Light - Influence of Scott -- Mary Campbell - Campbell

of Row - Religious Fermentation in Clydesdale — Tract on our
Lord's Human Nature — The Man of Sorrows — Beginning of
the Conflict Gift from Friends in Edinburgh — The Christian
Instructor – Irving's Letter to Mr. Dods — Statement of his own
Belief — Invitation to brotherly Conference - Heart-sickness —
Letter to Dr. Chalmers — Irving's Confidence in his Judgment.
Chalmers' timid Silence Prosecution of Mr. Maclean — Unfair
Inquisition — Proceedings in Mr. Scott's Case — Deliverance of the
Presbytery — Advice in the Dreghorn Case — Necessity for Cau-
tion and Patience — Presbytery of London “ God send better
Days" — Fernicarry – Mary Campbell — The Gift of Tongues -
The first Prophetess — The Macdonalds - The Gift of Healing

The Manifestations believed by many — Eagerly hailed by
Irving - Dr. Chalmers in London — Irving, Chalmers, and Cole-
ridge — Fears for the Church of Scotland - Irving's renewed
Appeal to his “ Master” – Farewell of Irving and Chalmers -
Little Samuel's Illness — Irving's new Surroundings. Ilis mira-
culous Heart - Albury - A faithful Wife — The chief Physician

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- Serving God for Nought - Resignation - Irving's Visit to
Ireland — Powerscourt. Dublin - Little Maggie's Song — “Out
of the Mouth of Babes and Sucklings' Congratulations
- Note on Samuel Martin's Bible Seamen's Asylum — Move-
ment in the Presbytery of London — Dutifulness to the Church

- A contumacious Brother — Irving separates from the Presby-

tery – Gives up his proposed Visit to Scotland — Fright and

Agreement of the Presbytery - His Isolation - Statement by his

Kirk-Session — Petition to the King — Lord Melbourne Page 102

Church Conflicts — Reference to the Mother Church — The Usury

of Tears - Irving's Repetition of his Belief — Christ's Holiness in

Flesh — Prayer for the General Assembly “In Labours abun-

dant” – His Attitude and Aspect On the Threshold of Fate

Meeting of the General Assembly — Position assumed by Mr.

Scott — The Assembly's Decisions — Irving's Determination to

defend his Rights — Peculiarity of the two Cases of Heresy —

Not heretical Opinion but realizing Faith — Condemnation of

Irving's Doctrine - Prayers for the Outpouring of the Spirit-

Inspiration of the Last Days — First Appearance of the Tongues

- His Prepossession — The Prayer of Faith - The Answer of

God - The Fulfilment of Promise — Trying the Spirits — His

unjudicial Mind — The Baptism of the Holy Ghost — Inevitable

Separation — Utterances permitted at Morning Meetings — Pro-

bation - Excitement in the Congregation – Crisis — The Matter

taken out of his Hands – First Utterance in the Sunday Worship

Commotion at the Evening Service – The Tumults of the

People — Comments of the Press — Increase to the Church —

Order of the Morning Service — Character of the Tongues

Supposed to be existing Languages — Described by Irving — The

Utterances in English — Their Influence Virtuous Indignation

- His Determination at all Hazards — Withdraws the last Re-

straint — Impossibility of drawing Back Remonstrances of his

Friends — First Meeting of the Trustees — “If I perish, I perish”

- Affectionate Conspiracy – Future Order of Worship — Full

Statement of his Intentions - Publications of the Year — Original

Standards of the Church — The Westminster Confession — Recalls

the Church of Scotland to herself - Papers in the Morning Watch

– Irving and the Record The Trustees — The Kirk-Session

His Remonstrance — Importunities of his Friends .

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CONTENTS OF THE SECOND VOLUME.

CHAPTER V.

1832.

“ Bedlam” and “ Chaos Robert Baxter — Further Development

of the Power The Two Witnesses — Authoritative Interpreta-
tion of Prophecy — Baxter's Narrative — Inner World Revealed
by it — Attitude of Irving — Retains his Influence as Pastor –
Mystic Atmosphere – Evangelists — Inevitable Progress — The
Trustees take Counsel's Opinion – Irving's Public Intimation of
the Danger — His Advice to his People — Answer to the Trustees

Sir Edward Sugden's Advice — The foregone Conclusion of
the Presbytery — Their Authority finally appealed to — The Life
of the Accused “Reproach hath broken my Heart” - The
Angel of the Church — “Unwearied and Unceasing" — Funda-
mental Question involved Last Remonstrance Warning
Not the Shadow of a Doubt - Banishing the Voice of Jesus
Impassioned Appeal — The Trustees' Complaint - Meeting of the
Presbytery - Recantation of Baxter — Beginning of the Trial —
Examination of Witnesses : The Elder — Appeal to the Scrip-
tures — Examination continued : The Prophet — “Did you hear
any Conversation anywhere?” – Calling Names – Examination
continued: The Deacon Sudden blandness of the Examiners

Conclusion of the Evidence Unanimity of the Witnesses
The Disenchanted Prophet — Unmoved by Discouragement-
Order of Irving's Defence — The Head of every Man An undi-
vided Allegiance-Records of Ecclesiastical Antiquity - The
Conscience of the Presbytery Character of the Evidence
Speech of the Accuser — Irving's Reply – Whether the Work be
of the Holy Ghost — The Prophetic Character - " Dishonesty ”

- Tempted to withdraw from the Contest — Prefers his Duty as a
Pastor to his Feelings — Standeth or falleth to his own Master
A Lamb of the Flock - Decision of the Presbytery — Their Reck-
lessness — Scraps of the Confession - The Character of Presbyte-
rian Worship — What could they do? Sentence Irving “un-
fit” to remain a Minister Triumph of the Press — Times and
Record The Fast-day – Closing of the Church — Gray's Inn
Road — Out-door Preaching — The Lost Child Affectionate
Recollections - The Scotch Psalms - Islington Green - Princely
IIospitality - How to overcome Disease by Faith – Sufferings -
Resolved to Fall at his Post Victory over the Body — State of
the Public Mind — Reported “falling off” in Irving's Mind -
The Morning Watch the Organ of the Church - The Sick Child -
Invitation to the Kirkcaldy Relations — Prospered by the Lord —
The Despised in Israel - Development -- A new Order of Things

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Sent to Edinburgh Is no longer his own Master - Exhaustion -

Tender Courtesy – Re-appearance out of the Shadows - Projects
his Journey - Leaves London The Hand of the Lord upon him

Bridgenorth-His ancient Counsellor - Letter to his Children

The Royal Oak — Beauty and Blessedness of the Land
Young Clergymen - Healing both to Body and Soul - Satisfied
in beholding God's Works — Birthday Letter - Well-sunned,
well-aired Mountains — Cader Idris-Care not to take his Wife
“out of her Place" - Beddgelert - Beginning of the End -
Legend "for Maggie? Renewed Illness Yearns for his Wife

- Well with the just Man at the Last — Alarm of his Relations

Voyage to Greenock Enters Glasgow — His last Letter — Flesh

and Heart faint and fail — His Certainty of Recovery - At the

Gates of Heaven - Amen! -He died and was buried - A Saint

and Martyr.

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