The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 72
At the forenoon service at Geraldine Presbyterian Church on Sabbath, the Rev. A B Todd referred to the death of Dr Stuart. Commenting on the first lesson (Psalm cii) he said verse 14 might fittingly be said of one whom God had called home the previous day—Dr Stuart, of Dunedin. Their church throughout New Zealand, and especially in Otago, had sustained serious loss Dr Stuart had done a [unclear: great] not only in the church but also in education and all matters of a philanthropic [unclear: kind] was a noble pioneer of the Gospel in the early days, and his whole heart and soul was [unclear: through] into the work of advancing the Kingd[unclear: om] Christ. They should thank God for giving them such a man and for the work which he had Been enabled to do Now his work was done, and the Master had called him home to recei[unclear: ve] reward and to rest from his labours; their sympathies should be with the sorrowing [unclear: gregation] in Dunedin, so lately deprived of their junior pastor and now bereaved of their [unclear: se] after a pastorate of 35 or 34 years.