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PROTESTANT CHURCH OF FRANCE,
FROM ITS ORIGIN TO THE PRESENT TIMES.
CHURCH OF SCOTLAND
DURING THE SAME PERIOD.
REV. JOHN G. LORIMER,
Minister of St. David's Parish, Glasgow.
PRESBYTERIAN BOARD OF PUBLICATION.
PAUL T. JONES, PUBLISHING AGENT.
Importance of the subject—Chief Authorities-Early Reformation
indebted to Nobles— Translation of the Scriptures-Great Advan-
tage of the Metrical Psalms_Early Success-Severe Sufferings of
the Martyrs—Confession of Faith in Forty Articles_Wise Disci-
pline of the Church in regard to Pastors, Teachers, Church Mem.
bers, the Poor, &c.—Rapid Progress of the Church—Illustrated by
Modern Missions in the South Seas.
Persecution-Fearful Massacre of St. BartholomewDisastrous Ef.
fects of the Persecution-Efforts after an increased number of Pas-
Early Refuge for the Suffering Protestants—Rapid Progress of the
Truth-Severe Struggles with the Popish Party-Exertions of