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THE LIFE

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EDWARD IRVING.

VOL. II.

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THE LIFE

OF

EDWARD IRVING,

MINISTER OF

THE NATIONAL SCOTCH CHURCH, LONDON.

Mlustrated by his Journals and Correspondence.

BY

MRS. OLIPHANT.

“Whether I live, I live unto the Lord; and whether I die, I die unto the Lord :
living or dying, I am the Lord's." Amen.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

LONDON:
HURST AND BLACKETT, PUBLISHERS,
SUCCESSORS TO HENRY COLBURN,
13, GREAT MARLBOROUGH STREET.

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The right of Translation is reserved.

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CONTENTS OF THE SECOND VOLUME.

CHAPTER I.

1828.

Sermons on the Trinity - Unconscious of any Doubt on the Sub-

ject — The Fellowship of Christ — Discoveries made by the Rev.
Mr. Cole - A theological Spy — Follows the Preacher to the
Vestry - First Accusation of Heresy –The Orthodox Doctrine of
the Church — Irving's Manner of Meeting the Attack — The
Cloud like a Man's Hand — Apology for the Church of Scotland
– Irving carries his Message to his own Country — Plan of his
Journey — Annan Market — His Labours among his own People
- Arrival in Great King Street - St. Andrew's Church besieged
by the Crowd Excitement in Edinburgh — Dissatisfaction of
Chalmers — The Statesman and the Visionary - Uses of the
Impracticable - Religious Thought in Scotland - Campbell of
Row -A new Friend — Irving's Faculty of Learning - Rosneath
– Row - A. J. Scott — Accident at Kirkcaldy ~ Cruel Re-
proaches - Irving visits Perth — Returns to London — Imme-
diate Return to his usual Labours — Happiness in returning —
The Last Days — Irving's Anxieties — Opposition to his Doctrine
of the Second Advent - Improvement in his Wife's Health —
His Anxiety for her Return- Pause in the Saturday Occupation
- Consultations about Prophecy — Publishing Negotiations — A
Bible Society Meeting — Anticipates “ Casting out of the Syna-
gogue” — His Birthday — Instructions and Prayers — The Lost
Tribes - Resignation to God's Will — Arrangement about his
Trinity Sermons - The Bishop of Chester Contract with
Publishers — Tale of the Martyrs — Excess of Health - Harro-
gate — A true Apostolical Church The Year's Work — Pasto-
ral Duties - The Threshold of a new Future — High Anticipa-
tions — Vaughan of Leicester - Second Albury Conference -
Dr. Martin's Account of its Results — Mutterings of the coming
Storm - Trust of his People .

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