Abstract
Volume 1, No. 12
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[p.1] Almanac
Notice giving publication and subscription details.
pp.1-2 Assembly of Wesleyan ministers for the year 1860
Reports the [annual] Australasian Conference of the Wesleyan Church held in Melbourne, Australia and attended by [Thomas] Buddle [Editor of Te Haeata] and [James] Buller from New Zealand.
Lists regional church attendances, clerical placements for New Zealand for 1860 and money collected in Australia, New Zealand, Tonga and Fiji in 1859.
Discusses increases in church attendance and fundraising by Fiji and Tonga.
Mount Sinai
Outlines the physical dimensions of Mount Sinai and discusses its significance for the people of Israel.
Includes scriptural quotations.
pp.2-3 A letter from an Irish minister, written so that friends will hear of the great progress of the work of God
News from Te Poraka [Mr Pollock?] of the work of the Holy Spirit in Ballycorr, Ireland.
pp.3-4 The man who overcame his neighbours
Continuing story of Himeona Kirini and his neighbours [Vol. 1, 11:2-3].
The Church after Christ
Chapter 5
Discusses events surrounding the spread of Christianity in the fourth and fifth centuries A.D.
Includes a scriptural reference.
Letter from Te Wehona, Waik┼Źwhai
Reports the death of a Pakeha, Wiremu Peneha Hueta [William Bennett Hughes?], with whom he had lived, and who was said to attend both Maori and European church services.
A grub
Story about a ship that sank with loss of life and cargo after two ship-builders used a grub-infested board in its construction. Illustrates a spiritual lesson.
A small sin
Warning, linked to the previous item, that Satan helps small sins become large sins.
Includes scriptural references.