Rāpopoto reo Pākehā
Pukapuka 3, Nama 10
18620101


 
[p.1] Almanac
Notice giving publication and subscription details.
pp.1-2 The benefits of peace
Identifies and discusses five benefits of peace, including prosperity, population increase, and European education.
The assembly of Wesleyan ministers
Reports a meeting of Wesleyan ministers held in Auckland to discuss the progress of their Maori and Pakeha churches. Expresses concern over declining attendances, notes increases in attendance overseas. Refers to the Maori church at Kaipara as flourishing.
Lists figures for money collected for the Wesleyan Church by various groups and churches.
pp.2-3 People from whom the Scriptures came
Acquisition by the Romans
Discusses Maccabean and Roman leaders and events affecting the Jews. Warns readers not to be like the Pharisees and Saducees of Jewish society.
The coming of Christ into the world
Covers the times in which Christ was born, predictions of his birth and the story of Mary and Joseph. Refers to Augustus, Cicero, and Socrates.
Includes scriptural quotations.
p.4 By their fruits they are known
Discusses the Roman Catholic claim to be the true Church. Reports observations of the Churches' activities by a visitor to Rome. Identifies signs which are said to disprove the claim.
Brief exhortation to repent of sin and believe in Christ.
The death of Herod, King of Judea
Story of the circumstances surrounding King Herod's death, said to have been told by Josephus.
The greatness of Queen Victoria
Reports a meeting between Queen Victoria and another queen [unnamed]. Identifies God and the Bible as the sources of Queen Victoria's greatness.
Bad transactions
Warns against acquiring the things of the world at the expense of one's soul.