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   Charlottesville Christian Intelligencer (Newspaper) - June 2, 1845, Charlottesville, Virginia                                 P  fio.n  ii<^wiry,#iiai»i«|i^wWBN;t.«^^  tyn'srxrrr—r.rssr;  ‘rwfgr^raggwi-*  ‘ He that urvswereth a^malter before he heareth.it, il is folly and shame uuto him.»’—Soi.o.uon,  4?^!EiílüéllM||  voli. II.  t'lt.!LSSl-«TT!íSVH,I,í', AI.SSl'MI.'VItrß COlJ;\TV, VIKUIIVIA, .HIO^DAY, .T|;«i(«J a, IS4S.  EDITFJ BÏ JiMP w.  pli* will ;'.luiiy< füll into th<: opjiuoiis ;uit] M islics III llii».'..? ii)iu)stfi> in wIkiih tlii'\ liiiVf c.untiiliMire.’“  TEttMS:-‘-l. TI.C Cm.-T..v« Isnnu.««scnn u 'i'lu, Aj-oMle’. .iir.ciions.l.man.l hIUm.co ‘ iwut.l Wi-MonUily, at TWO !>OLLA It Sj.ancl U.e ^i-t-uUniji u( ..no nt ■. tin.r, not  f'or aiiiniiri. priyable 111 adi'-uKc. 'I hc volume will | |y (|ijni<<:; tli<-¡in-iicliitig, ,Mit diinny \[)C puli-  V^omprKc twciiljvfoyr iuiMiliei''».    jtlfc scfv h cs, cxtfpt wlicre cuii^fiegaluiiis ti-  \ All Kldlrsaml    '*'V'  ''and tho IVlilor requests olbers friiMiUly l(| ll-c' '    ‘    ' .....-  work, to forvv;.rd iho iwines of subscribcraj. anti  rcniit inoiucs 3., XH ctiitKHUiiio'.itlon» rniiU be jj^Z-paii}, to rc-¿oi»e ultenliun.    '  4. paper Jiswntinstf.il.jj^fcpt at iho optipn of (ho Editor, til) all arre^rasc's nrc ^»aht up.  ■ S.- P»?»t Masters are •«ulln'iri'>c(l 1« forwan) tlic nitrrtc» itf iubscrihcrs, Smi remit iiiies, free of [«islajS«.    -  |C7** At>,venTiieMK>it!i inserted :i( l!ic ii«iial rato». We fail tho^ttontioo of persons finviuc; !an<is fur «aio, attd "iiw*on« vi'i\hiii|? jito atlwriiic Sehooln paiticnlarlif, to<thc facilitict| which tbi» paper fui' - «inbpi; *» lU circHViilion iif Viiijinia, •* e‘‘‘'eral,  from the    to tiJe ^''utcr.  SELÈÌCT I ON s.  -y.'. i'. - "• .......-----  .    From the Bib. KncoriJcr.  TO Ttm EDITOH OF TIIK UECOll. |)KH. - .  M>’flear Broihpr :  i am not ^qrry to f-ee in your c'llnnins thf brisii diacu>eióft <ui    lupciiDg.H,  wl»kh Juy iutie'r lA Dr. Jnhnfiou has pro-vuktfil. Uuiiidcs its drawiiijf forlh I)»« i»» i-litréii njmiKHta uf that lon^|jcxperioncod iì8rv»«i{ ui‘ G'mI, it hn» givciif occJiffion tq mniiy other« t«> express thrir    oit  l>'Mh i^idieit, «HtJ I Intve hfcu ijr.Tiified to find tjiat there arci iiiofrt cpiiiciding with ine in opini<ui fhun 1 h;rd ltcR»nj    Sf ve  rsi «lyourcorrespÒHdcnls hnv« shown that  the evils    hy me hud beon i*cen  «ml ItiHiciHcd by thutu. Others fiuv« found f^tiU WTlti M8 iis lending our ini!ti»;ncc I«»  ; diiseóiiragc prolKiClod rncclings. Whcrons Mothiti^ in niy jlciter v\as aimed at such  witli i-iiu lit'iiri sun! itiK' vuioo.  '¿.Out bmlhcr P. 'iiiir-l»:¡ids hitnvelf by ihc    <il' Kcriptiue iiiiijtpli-  <:r\blc (.1) th<- (•.n^e. Now, m bi'iT wo m^iko u.^cj of .scriptur«“, H'lV niti.si hnvc a cm« Ifiíii wu iipply tc» a «luiig purpi)sf? pav'iiiges ri.'^ biiiiig ii< octMisions lit a wholly (iiflTfrtMit nn-lure. Fur iiiHlafice, noisy excliMiiniions in a i iirit(*,>i of public u'oislup nio jnsiififd by r<.lcT4.iictí to the ciruuin;<innc»,‘y of our Í5fl-vii.ur'-«uiuinpbüi ('iitry into .ivrii^alent, when tÍKí.pKcplo cii«d •' Ho.-aniia !’’ and, (ipnii b(,'ii»^ found ThuIi wiib l)y tlie Piiurií¡icü, cr»i di!l> iidcd iuid encotira^'i'd by thi: Sn-> ioiir. Jiui it fair, IS 11 Bober and vviso. 1«. claiinj u,<ir Suvionr's wnrd», inicnd<MÍ <>ñly 10 .¡pplj’- m this l•n^h^ll^iaslic ^ulutalíun3 of a pettjdt! ill the niid.'l uf a pul lie proccsaion, i<* claiii) those words, 1 »ay, lor our bcha* vii'r when all sftaied in <i hoiis« purpi^i^ely (Hid prolt'wsi'dly to liatcn to hib word?—-Sucii a perv. r^ioii of Scripture ini^hl luiVt; be<-n prevented by the concbiding words of thu VL-ry ciiap'.cr iVom which this prece<leii! is quouid, (Luke xi,x.) “ For ail the people vveic very iitt»*niiie to Ii^ar hiiit.” When Jui-u> I'rilkod th*! people li.^tencd - wiicn ht: wailvcd or rode, it \va»a ^i;ry dilTereiu thing. Tht-y might then v<'ry iippr'ipriatcly leHtily thoir loyalty by giatniations rcst:nihling our modern pltra^<.•s, “God snve the liing,'’ *• Vive hi Hoi,’’ &r,c. &.C. If our brother cofitiidais the e.xnnipl« of the rejoicitig iniii-tii’nde on that occjihion a »pecimon ot‘. proper conduct in public aaseinblics, li;t him cnrrv it out and have the peoplo 8tr«\ving liicir gwruient-' and brancht «ol‘ trees in llie inucting houBc. Th« suine remarlis  suine remartîs tuny be maths on the various casés he refi-rs to— •«»Clings, if kenl fl-fînlrom the abusr^    instance, the thnnUsgin-ing of the blintl  Avorc pointed pijt. So (ar frfitn !t, ihat^ i beggar on the road—theUerrified jailor in  ackti«M'ledi*«il ihe solciiin and imprcssivo circwint>:àuces «f ihcso «¡»sciublieü, and (hc pU*it.ii«rc and ptbfiiuwiih which 1 had atien-ded luinl ^'HiciîitCvï jat ihem, whilc g^iod or-«fer and stloncc Vj^éro iiiaïnfainrvd, It was • h'îc'ausé I saw hci^\v plcnsed nur pcroplc arc tt'ilh stjch gatlicringH a>id how in)poTf;.nt an »»«IVumcnt of gond they niii>hi he niade, fhàt f wr«s a«iii!ou.s 16 puriiÿ ihem from ihose èsce?sc3 and abu.'^oj! « liich th caten-Hùî fuillify lh<'îf be«! fii.s nnB rcnder tbeni j>fiJ«iljvo!y nïisclugvous. | Anvong the wrifora hUo havo trij id«î coniHitfiijcation^ inîeiidod t » vind catc! or eiicnüe th««« pracîices which  tice  the prison at Philippi, and sucli likci Why aurety, our brother P. is too sober nn expositor oi scripture to tliiivk what i^ fitting, in onn place is fiitingJn every place, and thnt the sanu; conduct which was natural and propi^r ii) an alurmed hcutheu in such cir-cuni.siaiiceii, is bocon)jni{ iiC worbhipping asi.-ciTiblies in n t!ilri^tian land. And again : can |u! think that, because God’s servanth are cshoited to shout with a loud voice, th y art! to do «o, each when the humor .•'trikes him, without reicreiijce to hitj brother’s ptrncn or edifi<5fition ? W'Jiy ii»>t lei Thai f^hontitii' be done in company with hi» biCfluun, in the public, orderly fii»ifi^*ng of  Î b'Uit^hjectfd Î0, i took particul.ir noli  •’f . td in} friend Gc^bi¿je W. Piirify and j i-ijmcij j- §ure:y there id a iiiir opening i !| lid up hiM jit^ce itv ^rtr icr to reply^fto n j jn i{ii,s exerci,:*e to give vent to all tbo piou¡>  wjhtïtj my Icisttriî vvuiild aÜow ; but have, Imtii time to tiitie, «initted itj watching, in u»oau tiiiie, ilm progrcsî5 <>r the dssçuf* ■ntid Ifhidiiru tïiid that so:ué brethu n i    mòro opportun.tioi òr obsi-rvation  t^air(»ysftlf, «titcrcd thc H t on <ny sidi; of tiie cji'jesiioti. Il is foriuH ite for ua ih ¡1 in ihi» dilfercnce oropifiion rci*pccting a inai-tür’of vif:«l iniportauce lo'lbo peace and pu-, riiy of ou/i churchea, w'ç hav(! .1 medium of cummutiicriiiiJn io^-t’ipcciabli: ntid sn w,dç» ¡y spréad aa your vv^6»ikly ¿hèi t ; « h re bre-  thrèii tar «cp iriVîçd pn» t.'ilk to^fcther, ex-  ch xix^^c seiilii|je»t!s, urge argtimenl.«, siRte  plOII  Imr.'is of our religious atTentiona.  I But enough for the present. I ninÿ-.^o-S(|itne th« «tdijeot al «oniD (uturo-limc. Vours, àic.  W. HOOPER.  COOPEUAT ION—EVANGELIZING.  iM 'i. EniTOH :  You aiid your bretltten contcnd f<ir the nt’e of ciilliug B ble iliiiigfi by Bible names. I have iu» objt:cti*m to this rule, bi'Ueving it  comply with ihu requisnioiis «if yourOwn rijilc. If thcifi iy any ;-uch a Bd)lo ThiUg n.s cjii-iiperutioii, you will please give the Bi iti Namr, and ibc Bible de.-iciiption of tlie til  • IT«  iitg 80 called. I lime gained some intifiu from -thè writiiiiis of ileforin-lini amoiig mnny subjects, liii»' is one tiiatfiiuiid me in thè dark and left me theré.  PAUL PRY.  u'.ijcctions orV<iUi:ti them—-and all, too, wiih j’** b<* good. Vou, of cour.'e are wiliing to  àftVction atul ruRpeet, each rciriemliciing tljat hi.-» brother ha» as miicli righi lo fretti im of opiobtr» ?tiid spcechf::« hiuiacHVnud i ¿.ich givtng hiu liroth' r rri iìit. for thè iani<^ fi iri'y“f tnoiìyua whicl» hc ¡liirnself claiinii. j And i àth f.< it tn tbat iiuiluug will appear iof-rti ■ in any disotissioud, betwecH ihg rcspectcìl br'otiivr/nenuojnfd abové and rnys.elt, un-vVorthy of C'hriatiati kindnwsH. aud ihat pei-Bimal tViefidiili |) which Uas ahvays sub.'iiated .‘b<;ivvì;c!«  In his iiarrattTe of cèrtain rpligions meeting« .hcldibytiiiu, which ìippeared iu your |»apcr ju»t twrt Wtóek« iifter tiiy letler to Dr.}  Jphnyixi, thóugh he dues iiot mention that '  -iiétter, he fivì.dentiy «hapes his «rguiu fits tó ]i)«t t iny pbjeciioiis, and r watt very glad io - eee Ihal he^hàd cò«sidere<l thq matiur, and JtìDitded hi|^'pràcticei on wh it. ho deeiuod js^eiptura! nuiiiòray. When a «».in appeal.'»  «criplùre lor «11 h<s docs as a religious leaclier, fhv,ra ia góod hope d’ Uo is vvrotig |  Di;.\a Buoxuk.u PttY ;  If you will turn to H. Cor. viii. 18--19, y<Mi « ill find tliu liiide Thing ihnt wet-oiru’-tifiie;i call co-optMT.tion. *’ And wo have sent with liim liie broiht.'r, who.^-è p'a'He is. iu the gospel throughout ¡ill tile churches: aod not that "uly, bill wlio vvati also ch<isen of the churchert to travel with u.-í vvith thi» grace, whicii ifi administurcd by u.-> to the glory of the sntneiLord, and declaratioti of yfutr ready muid.’’ TIjíh coi'icortud, or uni-  1  Ihai h0 vlrill com« right; Vor if )ou can con-1    C.hu.che8, t,. cho.^tng llu.  ^¡»oe hi;,U ihat he. nn=*unde,r.tand3 or mi«-    tsc-operatuM. _or ,onu cfTori^.n «  fttmUe. » »ü í.í:ripture,» dupend«d«ti,his^    V'“  . j ; ! _ , ^ ...    ... nexl fh ifiter, thal tlietio Churche» ntnde n  joijíl contribution lo supply thc wunt of  tile .‘íaiiiiti,” whicli i>» c.nlculated as líti ex-  1 U In the fifpí placc. »hcn, be Bcoma not    whiel, they glorified  ' ..... : i „    tíod, and exlnbtted ihcir profossod sub-  ttck'Ñcc atuV liJ» revtíiítíucu íor thu word uf *Mtd will forbid l|ii|» jío persist in error a-4*aittst..hÍ9 cptivictioijip  t]j have laid siiíBcioiii 8trcí<» on the direc-tíuns oí* ihe AiHwle iu hia ínsiructious tu ih« Curinlhia» church, as «pioted by m«.— fl Cor. Jtiv.' «JO lo Ihe end.) Tho disorderiH' «heiitionod mid rebukod by Paul, are mtich uf    na' fhose wc cuinp'aiñ. .It  »S, tho duty then, ¿f prcacherá tó show the iMSpple thst tlíe«6 interruptions üf the quiet und g«öil 0rder of religious meetings^, nt^e utilavvf^l!ai»d inu«t therefore be injurious. It U Ool l»ofticieiit bnrijly to regr^jt if. and it tlowii ntnoiig iltü! accidentai evils at-landing tt iSfond thing, No~ihia tnuieni'ss on tho jlart of tho minisiier will be iiitcr|>re-iujplyitig consent, or nt least, very fea«y tolcratiòn.. B‘»|d and zealous spirit» <viU condider these feeble recomrnondations of silence as fit «Mily for the coljil and for-M»»l-~a!« cobwi-’ba which can junly catch  jcetion ik) tlyj^gospel of Chritst.'^  Thirf (hing ol Chufches acting jointly, in ciîTtîtlu ¿uHea íh Íít“ Uible Thing and d»e wbicb vile h id b''tter do, than lo t^land bjilt dispuiing about the li-.bîe Name" i»f iti — A.H.it re.'pecfs tho mannt-r of^ dotiig^it. it ia principally left dtscn-tionary wiih the jühurcliBB ; and if one “ experiment does not ltd well, they arc* at liberty to try another. If a com »any of men can unite their means nnd r sttiblirh a Cotìegf*, c<iiiKtriict a Canal or 'rornpike, and keep them in ope. ration, guided only by the jutlgnHMf^j^vhich God hiiá given them ; what neceritiiiy cwn there be for a law in the Bilile, hpecifyiuir every particular its lo how a contiibuiion •shall be raÍBod,= hy ¡»uveral chureliea atid conveyp«! to ihe poor «aititö iil any particu-  Üie:*, vVhïle their nob!c'X(,’al oveitleaps these 11'li' phice, or how a brother nhall be chof-eu bîirriçrk <?rec|ed by Worhjiy prudpnc^^ The by the Curche« and «iipported to preach  ru!« in their case, they will thin íiorior^d in thy breach than in vrinc«.” L(;t the pr»:acher bij  t, is more  the yohpel f All I- htive to say further ai the obser- pn'Hcttt, is, thal I am tirei} of hoarinu it down ihelplcnd ibiit vve tuuHt have a !iiw^hpeci/yiu'i  nothing. I 1 know itol  law: that preaching is Ood’.*i appointed or-i'Til the particularN in ihis manor, and (’.all* dinnuc« and that !i silent and soleinii atteii- *ng it to be point'd ouf.whoii there Ik »ion to it iíL.a religions duly, and iliat any | no such law, and no need ol any, und con M»« who (Ji.-iturb», incurs the feiirful rc.-‘pon-j îitxJtng year after y*;ar doing KÍílllity of diveriing the attention of the i «''y not tliiü,to brother Pjy, fur ««»»^rogation from <•* »d'ij; lo li!<« own privati* foéliiigî ;  ^v )rd |>^r (5, ÎÎUS tuinult^will ci;at)  • luj titi*. 'h ' üii^ií-jt' r    M’Iti)  e!f ff'Hn d.f»<>idcr.:i wiid.l* be.  Î"-!. But I?  tblic  an  met<sng«,  c.l llU'lt „COII-,T<; fri fi'i f(Mi <if its br>i(»-,> be-'f >!')!’ »iii"i''t'’r. 'I'tie, jii:')-  litit (hat ho may be (biitig all litiit’leipti-ind the)», my red, but I .“«peak of tho cimf.e in gcnenil. îiî.tsc ; or if it W'o will hei« give the Tuadt:r ¡i ( lin'.iibif  draw him-i iiddr<'S!?úd to lite coogie^iiiiion« in Hohb  . (Jount'v ; itiid-whtiJ) WI.J think vvill addictìi  j    Iliisiivii.LK, Jan. 1, 1815.  BuurnnKN : 'I'be growiu« conviction of tlio aliMilittc ao<l todi.'pen.sable nece.Sf'ity ol ■soiiie kind of iinioii of action and fo-ope-ratioti among'our cfinnexioo Cliiroinii.“, j iiiiliices Ur. at the rojinv-t (,|’ some (<f^ onr * liri'ljüi'n licrc atul ei.-ewloMf, to addri'-,*<,s this ('i)cular lo f-iu’b :is are belioved t<i cii-tcrtaiu iike vietvs with oui.selves on this Mil'jeet.  It is a fact obviouH and np^parent to al!, that our ca^l^e as\a Christian body, has^ nfit only come to a stand in tlii.s C<»unty at lca.si, hut i.s generally on the decline. It may b<i s.tiil to,have r«‘ached a crisis in its progio.«.*. ami bii-tory, of the most critical apcl «latigcrous diameter, and rcf|uiro;i immédiate and prompt action on the part of its frieiidi».  Wo: humbly conceive that the main cause of ibis hunuliating ttate of allairs, is our cid[3able rieah'Ct lo adequaKjly sustain <Mir Prcachers, -iViaoy of our fie«t and most í.'íJicieut tflachorsnnd proclaimcrs have been I’ompelicMl fp>tn this c«use to aUaodon the f'leid and enieritipon some secub'.r l alling, mjiiBlicc to themselves and their fatnilie«.  It would bo anperfluoDs in uk lo color upon an argument to prove the «luty of Christians on tliis «ubject in lhi.’< Circular. Such as do not believe tiiat those who Inbor for the Lord should, live by il, vve do noi nddiuSs nor invite into ci>*operation. Many aitempls lind va/ious pl.ins have h*reto-fóre been nindc and tried in this Couiity, to cilVct »ojiKithing; but all have, in sorjrow be it said,: i*ignally failed. Each of these attempt» have cot<te«r¡|ilnled 8omo co-opora-tion by the nctiotiof Churches, aa bodies.  Unfortunntely, the (liiTrreiiceof opintnn th'il always arises as to the details of a plan ill each Church, together with the inefficient d|elHgate system, with no power delegated to act, have.always defenlétl this che-rishedand desirable object. The timeitiay. and hope will come, when I Church co-operjilion can Ue had, but it in not yei; Wo think however, ihat there are enoiiîîh of our bretbi’i-'n vyitbii» the bounds of Little Flat Rock,: Ben Davia, Plumb Creek, Philadel-phin, Concord and Rushville Clinrchea, that ■^uflicienlly nppreciate tho necessity of doing something, to f/irm al once an intliyidu-uil co.operation, that will be productive of inoKt''heneñcial and salutary resnlts. .^afar as it oxtonds.ii will be much tnoro^fficieiît than ihc old plans, because it becomes n persfinal matter with^cach brother that joins it. It is not sounder the Chnrch system.— Mifny nre conrerned in it under ihat plan that from vnrirus causes lend it only n tacit, cold approval, if not at hettrt opposed toil. The iiidividual'^lan would be altogethér vnlunlary, l|nd vuch ais embrnco it would lee! such an interest for its prosperity ai? would in.snro it. Believing you will coin-ciile with us jn these views, we earnestly invifR; yo» to meet ■ your breihren.:f»f J»ko seiitifnenia at Kushville, on 'Monday, the 2i)th ol’ January. at 10 o'chick, A. M. We hope :ÿ«iu will al:<o use your itifluence to brinehvifh you such of thf brethren iu your ncifjivborhood as mny be friendly to Ihe »Ht derîîiking. As it is n personal mailer, wc .vvislr all to ciime iin<l speak and act for thcm'selvefi. Ind»*cd, the success of the cause depends nptin sttiih indivi Itial nnd ptiiicinal Httendhiice, It !.•< intended, if possible, on that tlay to fully digest our plans, ,<iubserilie nnd pay in at least one qiiarictj’i? subscription, and set the matter ftilly in rnotion.  JOEL WOÎ.FE,  Wi\L B. FLINN.  said he, I know fri.m come dilla, milder concili! polle  ¡inswiired that llu'y werc Iufìd'i’'ls in reàliiy, and « hy not bonestly, a(id in all siuccri-ty téli Ilio uorld so. Their constitiieiiii had them uh such, and they would ho ashamed lo reiurii buariu!! auy other tlian th»’ Infidel flag. They gloried in thi) nnine. i'h« difcussiou-of itiia cpiestion wàs atten-dijd with n good deal of oxt iiomt;iit and confusión, The spectalor couid see batefut p.'ts.sions at work, sofiqned by no reliy:iotis >cnlimeni3. They fin lly decidt;d to »ty!c theniselves, Thu infidel Coitvenlion for ihc Promotion of Meutai Liberty.” Among the spei-ikers were lloberi Owei), William C, Bell, of Keiitiicky, a Mrs. Ilosfl frotn .Polntid, dtc. The Convention contimir.d « i-^ssiovi.of several jJny«, iiioluditig Sundny. I attended oniy oiiu nmeting for a shorl lime; bui I learneti matiy particuliirs fumi an ey« witness. Near tho hall door Í ob-servod a Inble covered wiili boolis, pumph-k'ts. f'or salo. 1 0|)cned uno of thenti  iroduction, de-ust, and lobi the  llsctf viM y i'fitt-.r iH j.’  .'tjtproprial!:  V.  t'i ll)<:  INFIDEL CONVENTION AT N. Y.  Bostori, May 13, 1845.  WMiihi in New York tasi «oek, ì^lr. Editor, 1 bi’heid a strange sight..—a Convontiou of Illfidt'l^—-and all ibi.s in a Cbrisiian liind ami during the celebration of t.íie. religious Atiniversunes. I'ruly it might be said,  ‘ and Satnti came aliiu.” Yes, and he bi’iiught with him a numerous retiinie from till! »lifferent Slates. I had thtJ curiosity, and I believe also, a better nioiive, to look in Hpon them. It was wiih peculiar feelings-|llial I opi ned the door of the hall whtíre itbi’y wt-re conVoned. There I saw 'sonie hundred liumiui beings, mnny of them un-bdishing Atheists, and all biliih’ls, met for the express purpose (d’ making an organised attack upou all. ihalWe bolli dear fi!» Christians, and aa ciii’zetiR. 'I’here 1 could look ujion mtJi» who boldly denied tlie.ex-istrúicé of the God that ni"du them, who ridiculed the ideus of nccounmbibty und immortiiliiy. and who were oxpectnig ere long to die liko brntea. And there vviif} woman, who owes e^erythitig t<» Christianity, sitting side by siide with bbisphiuners. The Convetition was made up of Atheisis, Pantheists, Deists, Bocinlists, Aiiti-church Aibolitionists, Fourierlieti, e{ id omne gtnui, It was Í1 melancholy sight at which a Chris* liaii well niighi weepf, to see so tnuiiy rnen conspiring against the principles, which lie ai the batiis of our civil liberties our soiial htippiiiess, lind our oternul welfare, «eckinj» to| deslfoy the widow’s stay, andi to extin-giiish the light whicJi cboers the dying saint in his passage throiigli ilnisl.adtiw of tletilii. It was bhocking to. witness tins ini|)ioiis laiuyli of tbe«e ineii as they uat in fiorini coticlave, plotting tigainsi the wo!faro,, ol mankind, iinder tho pretenco of advociiiiti^' nil.vcisal liberty. An<l y_et, no doubt, the iijiiijoriiy of ihein believed tbe lie they were prtjpagating, ami if tlii.'í hitter should meni iho eye of one of them, he would .smile at liie simple credulity of dm wtitêr. Poor than! Mis(,'iiided boiil Î A day is at band which will write tho tririh upon hiw eoii-seiciii:« as wiih a pen of iron, so thtit he will believe ami trombic niihíss the grace of God roicue him’ an a brand from the biirnilig.  The first part of the session was spiiiit ill dt'.iurmining what name they sliould íi.bt rtumo. .Som« fiatikly di:claveil their wislrlo i>e calbid Inliilids. OitnT.^, among th¿m liic Wüll, Of ill Known, Hobi ri Owen,- were lor ailriptiiig ;t inililcr n.umr; sticli hü So-1- ill t or    > '»( I 'niîc/.-.al Liberty, for  aud feund it to be a vile  signed to pr<ifnoio^.nsufil ___________ ,  deiilei in this traph mat be ought to be prosecuted for 8uch traflic. Thore were Voltaire’s Palne'd works, niid there beeide them wnro copie» of’tjie ‘•Hcgonorator,” a ncwsp.ipcr published in Ohio, by Orson tíi Murray, formerly a Baptist minister, but now a daring blasphemer, dealing «ul the low rihtijdry of infidelity. It was t^ad to know ihni a mnn with whom I once hud worshipped God, wati now'nn nnbhishing Atheisi, ridiculing the idea of Providence and.prayer. This pO(>r man comnienced hi.« dovi nward career when iu the abolition ranks, by denouncing churches, and minis-tera, fl^d al last he has hindeii in open ucepUcism. Let thiia be a warning to oih-t;ra whoate pnrauing the same cbiftso. And that ihia is tliq naturril lendoucy oí ultrnism must hare been painfully evident. to «mo who attended tho nieetings of the Garrison Anti-Slavqry Society, in New Yo/k,. last week. Tho speakera in this Spcicty, and' those in the Infiilél Convention, proved thctnsflves t«> be par no6i/e frairutn. Itwns melancholy to benr the gifted, tho graceful, and t'lntjuent Wendell PhilliiKs, pouring out the vials of|hU wrath upon the churchcif nnd ministry of out 14rid, in felloWHhip with the infainoiis Foster, who calls the Baptist churches, “ a brotherhood of thifvee,'' nntl with t he Vico President of the Infidel Con-vi'iiiion, VV. C* Bell, (who ia now. in this city Soliciting snbscrihors for tho pnptilr Jiitely published by Cassius M.day.) Indeed the Garrisonian^ and lufidffls seemed to coalesce with wond»*tul facililyi. Many of the apeakcrs in ih© Auli.^lavery Society wercr^ /»f,    c .The nattiitiion  was (i(?rfecny easy from lhu meeting to the other, if bccomes all who aru ndvoca-ting’tho cuu.H(» of httman liBert^ to her ware of these ,men, who while profosBing to aim a bltiw at slavery^ áre stabbing Christianity at the heart, iind thu» crushing the hopesSiuf j^he o}>pr(‘S8ed. Let nil who lov« tho c/tose of huinonfty i^tiuid aloof from iheso tratto-roUfj friends of f’reedom, and rely for snc^ CÍÍ8H npon the prevalHiice of religious priiw *:jpU;H,- which are subversivi; uf ’all tyninnyi Lot the professed disciple of Christ not join hand with hlasphonii^rH. for tlu-y design not:simply, if «t all to effi'Cl the overthrow of slavery, but to make their avowed love of libiirty the m«ans of undurmining th«; whole fabric of society, and of revealed religion. 'J’heir voice is the voico* id' Jiicob, btit th«¡ir hands are the vhands of Esau,4-67{. iVatchman.    ,  AMERICAN BIBLE SOCIETY. ADDRESS,  To the Chw'difa of Goti, in the U. S.alts, }and to our jtUtm'iitiztns ^enoruHij, in behalf of the AmeHcan Chnalïan Jìiì/le ; <irgawseä in CincmmH, Jan. ÎÏ7.1845.  Chillingworth di-'clared, and it hn» passed into a proveib, that “tho inble, the bible; iö the religion of P'roii>6tant8." 'I'his is I’uiphntienlly true of tho»e societies in the Utitifd Sluteh, which hiivii ratliud iinderllui ojily divine Christian confession of faith— ihe orado of ihn Father of All, “ Ibiitjs tiiy beloved Son, in vvhotu I am well ,ploau-ed atid Which the Mes.siah placed at the foundution uf his caut?e, in those meiuora-b!e words, “Üpoííílhis rtVck 1 wilt build my chttrch, and (ho gttjcs of hell shall not pre-vniî ogftinttl it.'* ’i'ho biblo, and iht^ bible only, is our religion, and wo can ntìver be true to ourselves without keo|)ing this p<i,int belbro the public mimi. The prtipcr use of the W‘ird tif God will ilni* be coiiiVndis-ting’.iishc’d from its prostitution to ii fnere book i)f proof te\lH, a table of spiriiuni lo-giWithins, ready for uny calcttlaiion, and for the düfcnc« of any cause. We do noi ubc »I to prove our »ystem to be true, for it is our «ystetti ; nn<l when wo rend, teach or circitlatu it, wo are; reading, le.tching nntl ciiiculating our religion in jla aulbenlicand iicrrcdited roeordî*.,  'I’he Snviour coold not bo parted from bis dÌ8ci()li.‘S, f»or leavtj with them hia blessing, until hu hud cot^iinisHionetl them to carry to the nutiona,nipoti ilioir tonfjuesi and iti their heariá, what wo now wish to send to lb« Buccesiiora of ibose natioius in the pago.'iof the living oracle». Luke xxiv, ■17, fi I. Thi-i ctimmiMroon which include» Uie ÌMilighltMiunìiit <d‘ nil nntiotui among iis objects, WHS lel\ with our Masttir’H blessing on earth. The duty and the bleusing lire iuNepfir ilile 'I’o open our boarts to receive whiu Imuiainiel liflti/1 tip his hands,to give, we ^ull^t (»pen oiir purges to curry into effect tliii conuniind ar.?iociated with ln> biin-edi<’Uon.    .  Under ito influent»! of the all-expándit»;,; hoiiev ileiH’.i’of the goNpcI, many td'tiurfel-l.i'v prol»’««(u>. Iiiivu e.K(u;i(dwd imtnenso Mini« ill di’ ii.'niiii;viin(r »bu -ricied,nr.ri|«iur«M  «rosa, were, witli ilioir life iu «riie Uand Bn<f the bible in the other, irnversing jtvory soa, and jiaasing every mouinain í adrier inlt-r-cepiing their ncces« to tbe peiishinji inil-lions. While this inspiring recital h«3 l^een sounding in our enrsj ofitiu havo wp b(:en mortified becuusemf the Miiiieriiigcm • neioii.Hness that we liuti not contributed our tuli isliare to tlM'fiO •nighty results,: which «-Ipiniiy cnn «mly serve to devs>lopc! in Uioir imtneti.sity, iheir grandeur, and their beor-ingif upon the destiny (if unnumba,rod ond undying souls. This must no longer be.— VVo feel that the ■ seniiments of muiv^vvo liuiidicit thoii!.and coadjutors are ^»press^ìi in tjpa resolve. Let u.h, tben, breihroU, aÌÌ íjiíj', it rnUHtbtj so iHv longíJrj : ■ ■ , >  ,lf wc stingi{led long and painfully;:for exritencf! ; if the liovel.y < f the divine worH threw upon us the Itibor of the public.,en~ iigbtenment on tho true use of the ^vofííjOf God ; if the. struggle ha.-i been, succcssfut, and our views aro now appre^iuted : if we are now carried forw;ard upon the high tide of popular fame ; If, ibis favor, awarded us h.is been but the ge|t>crons overiJp,|ving of n s^cied reg.ird for thq ntiked word o God borno in the fore-front of our hiijitf ;„!Íln3n; O ye Israel of the true God, though wo may have faltered upon the threshold of this enterprise, WÉ must now enttjr upon it. The world expecl.s it, we exjieci it of cach other, aud our God expects it of ys vili»  Our object« are the home and foreign distribution of the wortf of God, and we contemplate iho inultipiication of ; copicB of the English bible, and the translation of the «iriginnl, and prin Ing it in as matiy fori'igo loDgueaas upr meatia and appoftunitics will encttilo' us, end circùmatances require ; and the existence el kindred Institiitions aliqii* dy in tho field only furnisht.-s aii; im]*ortajit and imposing motive to pince óurselvès by their aide and emulate iheiTi in? their vvorR of love, but It >a by no means « renion for out^ apathy or our co-operation rwith- ihem. That uo*opisralion hns never beeá; secured to an extont worthy tho name, atid (ilidér no stimulating appeals, can bu niá'do to assume the Btiinblance of the power wieldéd by tho <»rgiini|ation ,wo have .commenced, as our history; in this city has dèinonstraléd. — We can eflect moro in onè year by iho operations ;of the Anierican-Christiatv Bible Society, than can bo accomplished dutring a century, by ciinloscing with any cxisiiiig institution, besiilt'B sotting forth to liie World in fardiiant .atid lasiing light, our supreme iittachmenl t(^ tho word of GoiS, and' securing tho honVirs of ihc cnierpriBo to ihnt form of Obriatianityi WhiebvW« havfi cuiisidf ijred ai» ^primitivo;itiad Iff ih<5 ifetóiicitàtioh of which niatiy of us hiivo devoHid tiic flower of our dnyi«. Wc desire to pntiiuto the llanda of every human boing the bible, without note;or comn'ent, that he niay t’ead in his owtMótigue the wondorfol doing» of God in creation, in providence and ro-deinptiou, and thcroby become wise imto dalv itioii through fiiih that is in oiir Lord Je'sus Christ ; thiii ho may btjoomojicquaihti ed with that book, and imbyed v\4th its .spirit, wh ch is tho p.llfsr arid ornament of society, the parent of all our sociat nnd civil rights, the liatron of leiirning and ail true wisdom, and the safeguard of all that IS df?,-tr and isacrod iu the i«tait>, the leaoKer and gnidé, the light and glory of tho chti'cH —its truth.*?, vvhile they fuli^hten tliti eyes, purify the heart and ct>nvert the soul, the passiona of men are ><ubtktcd and controlled by its pow^fiil stiiti ments. The proju? dic*3s of men are corrected, thsir ignoraiici) lot ever banished by its sublime and au-ihnrilaiivo t^'achitiga : and apart from its di-Vioe oonsoloiions.and precioNiR promisès to thfiae who have fled for reftfgu tO' the Savior fovealed jliunVio, its rctlex influence upon 80cii!ty, rewarding thi( industry of the laborer, proieciingihe rights *if the injured, reconciling the poor to their hutnble'lot,« and rjndcring secure ihe rich in the poSBCs-fiion.of thuir'wealih, tliflusiná' the principios  of peace and the love of good order» teacH-  .  NO* It.  {Itfcnyaf.Jbfethreti restlwífe ehuhihes anxiiiaricfít iftay be iiiídOlttod» 0OW .    . .10 i»« devótéd to  jlhct iiiiiking oí testaitif iUS «Wd bibl«flf;WÍíieh W.ork niiiy, iio{«íod ,,bc comniijneed^htti'ore ilji.’j circular ¡9,road by tbosc to whoin^i. is eddiii.’ísed..  yVe in:ed noi-do morpjHítn ret^lnd ynu thiit thu ohureh , lij fhe.jigl^ «uf tíve ,vvorÍd, th .t from fh^lfnrób lije word ofUhe Lqrd is y» bu soiinited i)t|i.; tli^i Ch^^^    lt>  .-hiñe aa lights iir tho; wor|d( hohlíng forth tlití Word of life ; tluit the cht.tr(;h sh vuá qoí by hrr own inherent lig|)t,.VjíUt ouly by te-(K'cting thc ligfit of God’s rnost holj wocd. _ I'he«o tlrings ypu kntnv, anü íq ihein .you • «re ulrenify esnibHíiluíd.^ , ,  Wp. win ,iiot suppoce.tbqit jotí- íapk inte-oí C-’hvist    .M»at  } «« hnvft |<> liitle feqling iii-four. hósifm» lyr thp preíoni and eternai'weif^re of yo»» litilti uf thu «piñt ipirCb(|«t aiittring. ^ppat^l ia be mude io you to bring ytw ínto HOtíoflr.AVc hopo better. thinga «if yoti» bolicv6,T,4ÍMt yon pnly.peed lo iooU at thc.p}att,er in, it» jjioper and ihe true ligí^l Jo prtimpt.yoa lo iminedinte and encrgt,»ic efforf.    jppw  níny oujr I..ord lesii» Üirisl hiinK^h., j»»d God, éretí onr Falher, vvlíie^ ^ath lo'^^ii’uií, and hiith given us an ev^irl^ittiiig coñKoí«-tion aiid^goqd^ioye,,through groc^, comfort your heárta, iand.esttítjii,Bh youtiu efcry g9od word^?fíi work. AinciK    >  . Wé beg for ihia Ad'Urass an Ins^triioíi^ in íiur pcfiodical»  D. S BÜRNET. .  JAMES CHALLEN,  J. J. MOSS, . .  Catr^mUhf*  ; A SURVEY OF ÌHE WORtO.  By a vàry »ligKtenoift of the ima^intiti'ihi, we can ca 1180=^1 he host» if>f evif    ‘be  fore ots. and whiit a spectacle to lie1^h1df— Firsty come the Jews out of all    Un  der heayèni each with a veil over hisr heart, and «tair»if5d With the blood of ttit-Jitift'Oiie. Nexi, nominal Chrisiians, by htyriuJéi, iuid fri/m èli pàfts of Jiuronp, hehdcd .Ì/ 'une ,whi» drags a Bible in triumph, fi daiigetuus book, and etiibrtfces an image or an'atri filet instCiid. Then coinea the ciesceni of im* losiurei follotved hy Turkef and Perniia; by argo iirùct!» of Iiidia, the islands of this Eitsieru seaj-Egypt and Northern Àfrica, the itihiib'ifunts of the largeM àndYhe fairest poniOiis ' of the globe. After these, .the swafihy tribes of'Africa, eenital, wc^ern .nnd sotithérrr, withtheif dei|ccnd..nrs'ctf the Wejitern Indie«, ]:ftlért; w ith th(^ %efli of wiichsi'tift* and covered »»ith th'ii' chàrrìis of their Feiiiib^lwiprship.'^ No\v' .come Uie abb-rifi^riesiof    Atncri^,, rtiid ibe  IttfitlerB    fte«h'front, the  .8Calp-dfcncèi rhe ca’riinbai feasi, or the wor-.•ihip of the sjiake-god. ^Ne^t, the, seifisfi Chinoiéì    of the epecié‘H~i»; ap-  pearaiice ali iUolHterH-^in reality alt —!t wor.il of tiihcists, to whom, all ‘tru'ihjs a fable, ftnd aff virtue a niyétery. Eut coflifis india—ihé nations bfl^otjihefii Asia, »lid the^màny islands of the 'Eàaiern aea, a thouaaiid tribes, iitcluding iiilaniiddeat can-nibalit, iVnd the oflcrets of4>bu^aM blood, dragging'their idol gotti,’nn endless traip, with Jug^eruont at their head,/worn with the toil Off iheir pen>i|tiee9, and marked,with the sciira of self-torlure. Àtid who nre these» that close^he triu» ? The Thugs of India, jiist.'discovered—n vaM fratern.iij .«f secret iiuitilercrs--tlie votaries ol‘lÌaÌee^'Vi'ho has given one linlf of ihe huinan tfftge . to bo slaughtered lor her'hoiior. Oh, Uo^l ! and is this thy world ! Are these thy ere -tures! Where if thy cliutch ^ Oh, righteou« Father ! thè world h:ith nt»t known thee j and thy church appointed to declare theq. hath HHglecifd to fulfil her Iruat ! ■ Christians, did yoti count tiieir numbers as iWy passed i*-^sis htMidfed nrtlliinis at least. Go and tósiify this faithful saying, Christ hat cows to aave thcm,    ' < .  ng obedience to ruler» and subjection to the powers Ihat bo ; it throws a divine oor.; don aniund the body politic, and inculcates the imiiortant lesson thnff íighiaousnesí: alone can exult the nalioiij while áíti is a reproiich fo uny people.-    , ; ’  Of late d'lys, the M-in of Sin has dfrcla-ted the received versions luo sócttiriañ for the common schools, and worihy o\Uy Vo li(V burnì d ; to which catastrophe he rhîis doomed iliia truu bViwk •»!' oimtyra, as In olden titftv; he did the ttìiWiyrìi tlièihseîvRS, ¡itid would 8.ubstituto it, iii^pait, by the worlh'oss Aj>"i‘''‘yphu. Il‘ th?« wirrn the <Jo»ma of «•¡■’^oliHcuro sect, Itistenil S»l^tìuv  iVislory of a migh'y nnd grow ing pariyi^t^ irnuted to our t'boros, from nil the World, by the fertility of our soil nini Ihe generosDy of our institutionalnil tho while the oon^ »cieiice»boupd abettors of ft living priesl-ho«id, theniHolvoii ihe. sworn «ubjoola of a Ihreitjn despot, who has olltui gored tho bible with his bulls: and, i,hough an ocean dii<liinco from us, hai* con\niinnded fr<*em»in, and tho fri'ü descendants of Prolostant, lu-tbers butchered by his miiitona, to suppress tlio votre <if God, that bÌ3 pvii sta juay bo hoarfl-^WB sny, .wore jiot tho truth and the liberty to enjoy it, ilms periluusly invaded, ihe enoronchmeuta of Cntholieisin would iHii uonstituto that irteBistibbv tnolive to in-creime «tur ellorts 1« the bthle diatVibution, ib;it they nox»; do.  tkloved brethren—nilmintng the duty to dibti'tbiite tho word offîod and t»od hiiving ill’ fii^ providence pointed ‘^uit éMiieert ,uf actionvin tho ut-u <tf iK't    a-» ti,mighty  m*'aiiHM'»f l»ä actunnplHihment, it only re-mniurt for us l»> u“« Hio lever tîitd has put into our liailds. ;Tbe Hoard ot Mftli«U0r.s of the Aioert<’.itn Chtiîitii,iu Biliio ^!•osìH'l*í^ wonlil tbiitriore Uo'sii ounetiUy eommvitnl tlu! iiii'tilufi“ii to the ftvoiat)U' con«ido»H-Iiou 0« all tbo holy brutiluubootl. and iifleo-iuMuiti’ly    tirali    und iel-  i! .  J CONTKNTiQNS ABHOAD.  Ko one pan pernee ,\he sccobnis «f Uw  rolijiMous fetids, wjtieh b8v«f irescl^d; »ocfc a-fearful criiti» itii^witzei^j9nd!i wittiooi«li áé-kuowle.tlgiitiQnt ijitii iiose cttii tatit» diviéfe, wheré these fearfiií coiUe»rti«>i>i»íatre tt» ond-l’jio tíistbey í(i’ religifrua!, t^árfar# el^r hceh Ijio ivio^t ptiiiífyi in it*í;di®áclAildci*il¡i qf hlood, caí:n3ge’, andKílestrtiotiott. Tli#  brenking, oMt of tha, wJifító  iiQi bcei» a liionieiuary enciipniét«*^ -|t íjiijia been.geitihíf hefidvvay Ibr /a tong fiiHé. tihíineut« of sifi.'b have    i &t  work; and tiow they    «t»  tlic ^áughter of huudred« of‘ hú^iita^btjiuj^. Whó >viU fur ?i rnonteut »ttppi>><t> thaV tN Aiarfiif conrtici wiill be ^itajiod íis it itoMf i* ? 'J'lie blood of ihe líluiiik^viU urge tt» rewftw-^«d »cenes of \v¡tr aiid 3Í!iygt*teit~^iiiirta;©fi-sis^iiV^iy be approsehing, >v'hÍGh>hiill iToally bf ing baek Ihe teügiíjua e#nt*?iuio»Si; tU»t íigns Bgo7>^Hjk Enrólie tu Jier very eentré.  11 is not in^^itaetíawd alone »h%t: í«U* , gions^'fijiiuiiís|tí^l^ive been al ^.Oík. íji Gerniany tho di?f»;en¿t^it3 of ihe fciave proiUiced    ita-  ly nud elsewlicré, ihére ís lo be tltscevfred a State of feiding, tai from being itidisatt»o olí peacc, nnd w)ii«h. ín'the nMiii^so jtnany piiriend disttactión «tul reyotutioit»T-. ric»*.    ’ ,  F^cAVAÍrioNs' A'f/Ptiíí,!*««,—*TN8. l<«»e#t eNcav!itV>U made nt Pompai» hai Im?«» c* edingly iiuetesting. A ,    laid  open til Jh« «iu4ftor of the pftople*iT\\^en(ty  \viirkn>etv vvt'n) employed et. *Ue    ■  tjhe entrance r^ioin fuvníi^Kd    ^Attfr'  i.le>.    »Immwd bmlja« pfítrig,  In aootlier rootu. l>o»w whisb « n«itTo\'f íjatv-  sajío Ved to ihe    «f  $í\uceitatiií''va-'' í'tili bt’lMUt» two j«r» wiih  f^, tixoee  itn léniiôàtioBif. wt'io alí«u found there. Th« «ünt lióos vveftì to bo made in  f cuiptnni c!" lîn^  •i*  A  m   

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