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   Charlottesville Christian Intelligencer (Newspaper) - September 22, 1845, Charlottesville, Virginia                                 ■híimP  -‘’'ìessM  'm-  CìIIAIif/OTTEiitlIil^E,    COXII^'rSf« VIKCiUmiA, Miaj¥l>Ayi S|î1»1PEMBE»»SÎ,.*«<!».  ËDITËD  ^IlOSS.  \  TB R M a;—I, tUf C«»istiaW I^TEiii i«EKCEaJs  («tufid SciMi-flfotitWyj at T w not h a n s  Tiieiiolumewin  co«li|ifl»«i»reiiijf-]fourw^iwb^^^  а.    AH-Kldcrsami    «r»nutborisejl Agents,  U»e Editor rt!*j»rest* other» fricftdly to ihc WorV, W forward theTiaracs fef subg^l-ibBr», ouil  3.    All    WM*<»    lo i c-colvo attention. I ,  4.    Nflt papur discoirtloucd, c»ccpt the* ojitiun of  arf    up,  б,    JPwit ¡Master» ar« iiuUidrjscd lo fortvanJ the ttiiriiil flf iul/*6rihct*, aiid remit il»*», free bf poalag«.  ICP* Aov«im»»i*»iit*tiBi»crtod al tho usuM rot«. ikVo cKlI Ihtt HUoniiott of ppmon» having l&iulii for •at«, Bnd i«r»0K* wUhiog to idvortUo Schools parlie»lmrls^ to the facHIUo», wyish thl# paper fui -- nlih#» | »» iU olrculiiUcm In Virginia, 1» general, »0 tWft  m  5?'r  ■ë  \  -,  I .    FOR TIIK »J^TKtUGläSCKU.  FRISCIM.A^'S BRKAM.  JVever pubihhed ¿r/orc, in Anuiica,  Dro« Gt>s« :    . ‘  ■ihe foifoW’hig <|r<*am Í soinl you f'«r iti-  florUcji) ttt your'^piipetr. I> i* iu relljrortcij to  a subjeei, that oJaims serious nUc|iti«n.-~ Would ihAt U>B jittìfossòd OhHsuHritf (ft my a&x, cottld be défejiíy impiBsse«! with tlie d»n^r» of IbífUiití«» it» \^'hioli we live Ob iaiihioii J i»«w art «htì# idóìiaijd^'~^Hovv many saorifícf» arft «tiTered to iUco, iu p»»iuve ^aiitriidioiion of ihe «tern nud rigid laws of iiB,tutâ hofttuU'. liow m >}»ji tiitouoriia iliiiik (ÎiQinsoivoà Uotiçr >|u^go» of ^iiut ilie; human fbrm shuutd bn, thitn ttm Cod of thnt' l'óriù} IIoiiçp Uiu ridiculous and ir nbíurd ouatonis, that eföw tiuá gtñieruiiun tobe inore tho worshrpürs of the íjioU oí fashion thni) the G<m1 (ir reason.  ßiU t¥ls.Ís ijui Klio w'Ofst. t)[i i>Ies«otl voläcne» hoiy nttd tltviiíc word ! Iioaií iuücIj ite¿t«ÍBtéd. ' Fuithfoii Im« pótiréd öjion t!íe' dumiiluiiiiy thoüantidH of volürnris «f u Tac* tiliau^l’iltd‘-Imtigjiliary cl»|»rtfclér:-r these ‘ fim»t ilo{i^dj«iid<^ra»»d tíiough iha 4i«ok t;iatíéis|]|^y«    tiuiuro «iiU hUmw« tina  WQrjtiag» <^0)yiumtiir patipiuM by ii inaslur bffHd, bfi    «ftiplf» «nd liiddcu  friiiii tiew:    ot uiv (giiiury ihioi, i,  1 would 8ßriuu4y nak,,v jyuu'g i'íattrs^ ’'.aro you preparili,| tu Vivo lu qn Íinngtnat i¡ »K u uMil gufcï{«m<jt»/ wiuid ?” “Un wi«t ill.you, to gi\tí your best u^d;uos( it«“  , portanV yeiira to ih-« cuïliviaîou of iho gioiitmu, lo fha iiflgtcct'tif your foai«nii niiil judjf<>mciU, .aud th« i»Mpurui'^«t fauultit^«« ■<*( y»»ur juonil uaiuru ?’’■ 'iThtuk; yoii ulciir Miistor^, ihut whou you niMerujWM ,hf« iir rualtty, atid, uuuiy of you ^hí^U b«i, cii(|eil Ujioji to act the p«rl of «loUier«, ?iml nt»«oií toitoe dtttien of trñeb«|» in »»turoVgreilt Hchdot, tbm you Avitl ihoif find nmcU tO' iiiaiice ?** Blit iDoro icrlous yet, if you wert» eà1icij|;jû|>on by tlio great dispenser of iiuuiHu oreiito to render n» lifccoiuU of your Mewiir«isbii>, wtiuld you nut piiy, Wiilipne o( oldi ** Hiilliotis for an-hour'Of‘.¡«»öV” and at Ilio g^nîttt 4idjiidj;i)(U(iitt of accouuts, liav» to aokuu||vrti«f|tOj ' lii'ut you linve t<quaiulcrûd hundred«'of'day «I aiíd tUou^iiudii of iiour», lo ho re«i1y‘ useful cmuI to y<njr««|/‘or I«» «ttti4)írs, either'tor timo ur elfcrruityv^ But I ada tto more.    X^HOKUi^.  ■ .^.1 ;  It was ïU.Curiudt, whiihcr 1 and wiy huiitbüud Squilla had goiic'iii ciuisntucocc uf th^ <|ecr«o of Claudius, that all Jews should dapiirt froin Hohjo, that w« first bu-caMÓ acquaiut^d with Paul. Th>;ro wo heard him roaa^u.ti out tho ßcripturcs. aud pcrjìsuadè our coutitryimeri ihü Jcwh, as wull its t^e Gr'eojt« K^re he taught the \vot|i?of O id for ctKhtQeu mouths. From Curimh, wb ¿CQijintpniimd Paul to JüphcsuQ, a oiljr JHtle,ittf«trior loCoti»th in jn»ini of iui-piirtÁl|oeÍL ci^cbraicd for its iinprov«^ toeoMiiu iho una and »cicucoa, aud famed for |]^Íiéiii¿ the seat oT tiie tciupie of the grotit^iauiia, the ohj<*cl of worship in lliut ciiy. ^'b heard Paul's ftist di»uouir«c iu t||fl^ÍQWÍ«h synagogue hi that placo, aud ilthUst Iro mnâo a' tour through Piirvgin titid Piatii, we remained at Ephesus, during .vf^ht^h 'thno bMther, A|>nllu5 cnme to the icily, lie rWtuT full of ioal. very cloqueut, ;àiud> ItadíKtudicd the Jotvish «cripturc» clpfr'e*^ iÄj.fl|ör hearing hint. Me saw, thiil liu w«S4ió^«ii'{ittt iñ eíror with regard to Jo mi'b. ««Ml the S^rl^it>romisc4J?y i«bu8-good matt, «»d under the iuflu-righi, apiritt tearued w ith ull * M^iUuigiteM^ and thobgh mighty iu ilm^ 4Scíi(»ti|i«>», cóndc«cetidod to bo taught by «ne, »  Brother Paut viaited.us again at £plit:sus afler bts^tttrii from Galatia, aud renmiujcd inorp than two years wriih us. Duriiig- the  with us, at our oeeup|mik, thuë «j^iiíng an example (o atl nreachers, who ehoutd come after him, Oliai tfkotígh itiey s|)ould;^{)reaGh, kud might , Ii8 caUtjti to preaob iiiy the Ohiirch, yet when fhey atjiould, ham tn oppori^ they iitfo ivotMi or do sometbitig usefqi to «mptoy their |im«, aud miuistef in part «0 tb«tr iiecesàitìetu '  JU erery «petting, he prcachedf reasori-peratiadèdÿ and jdisj^uted in Tyranjiu»’ «éhooii w^iti tliofo tÿ}iô    word  of the l«ord. We wìtbeàsod the ardent seal, tbo great'dttfifitereaicdne!!», the deep iiiety, tho active Christian course, and th« fipïy éo¿ btameleas life of the Apostle, ni»i Ilia ett.niiäued eflbrts and tieart-^feU ánsietÿ, to indace ihé cHizéna to turn from the van* itiei and trifles of thisHvorld to the liviug tÎQd^ànd the'reâillies of tUnepiit! eternity. Wi» were présentant' jha burning of the ^ craftstnen*« toolá, andavo witnessed a great many?IK^uea, connected vvith tlie uproar raided by PefQetri^^, ihe^^^s ia#a> ]|^td}og^^^    two groni cilios,  whew worldly objcetii, nt»| tho pride anti potlij» of life jrere much «liserved aud fash* iOt»M|>iir!iic«latiy aiißialed to, tvo had n fìtu; optioritinity, iront baing wiOi ihui in Cor-intn one ^’ear ««¡1 a half, ao<{ io Hpliosus , ni'iro than nvo vcarM, of coiitin^tini' the  customs of society,muí the usages of the goddess Pashioti.wlili the leachings of Péul, tind the Btáuilard of thriiga, which he labor* vd 10 erect, in accordance with the »ptrii of ChrisOaiiity. During these three and a liaJf year», wo heard ihe private linijs and failhful admou'Mona of the Apostle of ibc Geíiiilc», in his private iiitér-coijrse with the hretbrtMW ae he viailed ilíém jroin house to house—to the young auii old nif boih sescs. That the young would not fix iheir nlfcctions on dress, and other va iu ihing?, but put oo Bobrieiy, and direct n|l their energies to ugefulness, and the great point ?of beueftting mankind, and preparing ttòinsolvea, by fortning ¿haraeterif for ihft g'reat day, when true glory^ honetur, heavenly riches, and uplendld attired shall be conferred upon them, to rcnuiin forever» Dèep as were tlie.inipresyiona made up on my mind by these teaching», 1 ahaJI tiev; er, forget the pcenea that occured, when^ he seni lor rtie elders from Kphesus, to meet llilm at Mìleiei»»^^^^^^ c^uUI then hnve imáginéí! îhit til%^ e bilicq ’was unlrtt-portant, oCbclieved, that any otiiqr motive actiiated tfie Apoétle, but love lo God and man¿ What eiiirncHiufefes ho tlisplayed U He fpoke of henvenly thing«, and tuturci glory, aa worthy of inau’a highesi aim, aifd iioblosi oiforts. How faithfui too. ' Here like MoKe?, ho rejieated the la w iq the Jieo*-pio b«-forp htsde^th, he reheaTsed tei//» Ííar#, all that hoihad iia|d vvlien atnong :ihpi»,,'ftMd, tltis «8 a dying,it\an vvould do, fi|r he ueyer expected to see tboit faces againV P^^h whaf à ecene !-—how mudi leeliug I—hou tït.uèli eàHiCijtneii Í - how mtiah ^<*ddly einctttt)' did hq exhibit I All vVept oitterlyi and sorrow agitated ev«ry hMrt.    * .  ' My heart was grieved, ray aoul disquieted irom thiis spèçtaele, never to be forgotten, From laiigufi and" excìie,mB»t» ; niy physíoíil natu(p,,irequired ropRçe, but a)eop had departed from me. I desired to atscer-tnin ihe eflect of iho leachings of the greai Apost'ie on all the disciploF, eapecìally on those (if my own »ex^^maiiy 9f whom were taken from tlie fasliionable éirèles, from a-midst the gay, thoiighlles», nndjyouihful.-—  I remémberéd w;«man -wa«i last rat the c^osaj, a lid first at 1 h e grave, UiftI her 'er y I» » -tute, aiti the qualilfes of her very aoui^, she is .ftiremost In gopd worksr-iii admluiS^^^^ ing joy and consoíátiHú—that "(He ttMider ."tympathies OÍ her »atúfe «re eí*^ér iiétire.-^ WhîU has Jesu» Hot done f'ii* he»? HuW uumh haà sUe bé(?H isisvaied and bleased, by that í«j'6tem, «hftt ;Je«us carne, to ostab^ hah ^ What is >yornaII wiUioUji, Çhr4siia ly ? Surely these coiusiderations, vviih the Apoifllic loachingH, are «utticient, to leayo the heavenly siamp of reW Christianity bh: iUo holy (ablet of lutr aíToctions.  Siili I was^ dif'finictedf My sloop was;' tllnlurbed. /'^riie questiuU wa» ever pnsfiont-^ ing it3ölf;^*i wiU Hut the very ■ oxeoHencies: of    renderà .Jar tm  suseepiible of good impressions, cause her to yieldrtí» the    of fash-,  ion. and the example orOm worlds'*— VVhai will be the standard of Christianity,' and tlio state ■ of religious feelingi of those of my sex, centurirs to^ïome?’'  Wliilat Í was thus disftlrbed in iny 'rcflcc-lions, aifid disquited i<> spirit, from aniioiis solicitude, quiet repose tameGUjiiou me, nd there stood befor^me a befng of (brto ivine. * Priái3illa,‘ pid she,;    Ì'ftì-  phaflire-r I have watçbed. tliy‘ great anxiety of;=mlnd-<^| have seen; thy sôul. disquieted, aiid;aiTi .c^nne to aolve thy i|iiTicully., Thou art an)iiou8 to look into the future, to hiad. tjip.record of future ages,'and c'eniUries tti come, to kifow what de^^^ of piety, aiid vvlhai religious |>rincip1cs¿ and true dèvôtîon will be found among' those of thine‘ own seic — iho inhtrotis -and muids belohgitig to genoriitiDna yet unboriu  Dilnghter of humanity, from the niUUre of the*Èhwàtiaii religion, there^vill alvvays b6 numbers who enlist under its l>antiers : the time: never wtilVcome, whon a large number of yoür owni sex may no(. .be nútttr ^red among its professed friend«* Iii tijner lô^pwsecui.iou andíopposition, its uioi^ves are" poworful enuugh, to operato greatly to Its success, ill times of p?ipu|ariiy, when it sliall become;the esla5U§hod and fashiona-b!o religitVn of any cb^iilry, il vvill still have ils millions of adherents. But yet reftjem-bnr, the ninsler iiskeîl his disciples, ‘ when the son of man coinetl), shall he find fhith on oKrih?’ In this, he taught, Ub‘ should not find faith.    ¡ i  Your^^own nation,;lhe Jews vTore fuU of faiihi when they sa^ the wonderful power of God, in dividingi.the waters of the Red Sea, iind when they ^yere saved from ÍEgyp-^ian bondiige, hut they aftérwaids disbelieved—apostatized, and incurred thé displeasure of the Most High; lu n|l their disobedience, spmetimes a Sarah, a Hagari and a Haruiah were found. Chri.stianiiy, whilst it wades through perseciition, arid bravés opposition, will remain pure,"altid most of its advocates 'A^ill live tho lives of consistant chrisfittus. There will however, be agener-al apost(iicy from (he institutions aiid doctrines, iiiiid inany-—very mnriy, personal and individuai apcivtacies, from its spirit and practice.  Chrisiiauiiy, though so much opposed in its fiKst tiiiiCH. v»'ill become popular, and to avoid the opposition of popular opinion, many will name the name of Chrii t. Mány wiil become Christians, because their iriends belong to that seel. Daughiers will come Toward and be baptised, becauüe they tliink it the desire of their mothers and frieuds— sons will do likewise. Some will Unite with the church from selfish consideraiîons’ motives of moije personal aggrandizement —to iucrenfie iheir trade, or the practico of their lirt. Th^se clasncs willvJisrojrard the teachings of Ifaul, and will be led oflT by tho fashions, g^wgawH, and baubles of the world. These will'gn counter to (he songs of the sweet psalmisi of ynur nation, who sung, ' A* tkal fmra the Lord ttl^nidUeie on his tpny-f day ßnd nightJ ‘Mfe^wil! be many whu will hnve unfeignedjLWtln wlien imtHorscd, u ho uill cultívale llißsqlprnciplo, ítnd-iu d<íin^ which, they will tiicditalo on ilic word of the Lord, and will bocoim::, in  ihe inorai heavens, star» of ihe first màgni-lude. These are blessings 10 (he genera-iions «ji lime, nn4 will he oniaments to ihe Mlilling, and God-adtirìng, and fiyd«lwvìng hofcts of lire pure reaUns of blies.  Ah Pri^cilla^i whilst I rcinle lo tbeo things-that will charactérize (he greatliody of'ihy sCx (amdng wliVVrn, will b» foondi inaiiy Ma-rys, MarthaS, liydìas and Dorcaae^) inafiy Centurìos to coinè, I feel my super-human nature almo^t lo givo away, and i nimost weep over ihe scene; so vividly'pninted to me by thè spirit of prophecy.  Christiana ìottghi to ha thè lighjJ^sBf ihir World, but in illese days, thè wotJd will Ijght and leadi thè J^'hi^istifui#, T will he gross idolatry, iirworshjping Fa-shion. She will only speak, and she will bave a» a sflcnÌÌGe,-nioney, liiile, and all Ihe,power» àf thè tiiind. A great ¿ity; i<i40ebH thè day èven where she is- the seat qf iho tempie of Fashion, ft^r. iis jewdneìfl,‘licon-tiottanoB»! lìborii^iism, and ^mttatlowed Itist a^; thftLwjil .be palnted by pet» of thè; bistorian iit>';it8 bluckesl colors, Us the.HÌnk o| i^iquity, thè thaatro of thè inost Uriital siusj and Wft^kost érirBCs, will tuie With ab* soluto away, thè prufessed Christiiin world. Froih ihìtì city th© articlea Of diress, thè iqauner of making ihetii— inveiited bften-tiihes io eóiiceaf thè denifniities' of nature* oi- thè conscqueritto óf óther irilltrttiiitìpfi, ofe to’ excìte ‘modesty, àiid impròpriètìeé of thoughf, «;ill go forth as iihiKlebìiV/br^ thè wopld, eudor^id by I^ashion, and to ttese will . y041 «II ; of thè Christian* cofniwwhity conform, as readily as any ofitlie daughter» of ilie wopW- Th rich and ihose who can artor^i it, will Appropriate all (ho ineans (hai shuuld ho approprìated to CHrislianity— preaching (he Gospel, and benovolent pur. poses, to djrésij aim usèleas articltìs of’show^, wiiilst ihéy wilt dry‘ tìp all thè àtréain'SiOT benovoleniib, by oausing others, who nót ajDTord 4t, tu iniitate; their o^n extrai^^ gancei^ The ctilthratióri%f iho moral^ tioi ture, aii^ ihe decpratioiis and cinvaiineiUa qf thè eotil, will be ueglooted,, fyr^hóinorq  extern^  appeatai|C« of; mortai hòdìes*-  Tiie W lolq will of God will be 'coilecied; anij all us cummi)nica(ions to thehunian family oinbodiiid^ so that all who will trtay hecoHie ftcquiiiiited With thcra, aqd bdihifÿ nli^ed with ih^rümeht^ ofirîghiiQÔüsiïesSÿ and the ift»j[tr^ieiWeUis of moral fiatnre^  B u in (hose dayà, a ceriârti «pncies of writing (if a'fieiitiuhs'ehariieter, Wilf aboutidlonV jder theiauthoriiy of'Fashion, desigQedrto fdeaiio, ;mor0/thaivitoi ins^truM, t& JciUtivAte the itp8gi(»at»oii 8{)d/anpy. ^nore ihatï the rèaiioji and^ judgement, to feiich lessons of inimoraiiVy, rathier thiiir inciilcato tlié jpiriii^ ciple of 'purest morality, iio filled with trifles Avill be the minds of tlVe younger of y«iiir séXi And *io wedded to Fashkin will be iheir afteotinna, that while volumes of of their wriiingR, will be re»_d for single par--4g«a^ ift 4he    .iVioti^era,  who    from poverty, and! the  humbliisiÈ stations iu life, by the praotide of Christion principles, to a inore infiopçiident station in supteiy, will becoi7>^ çnamoiired^ with the beauties of Fashiou, and conirol-e1d by her power, and will inculeate liporf iheir ChirJsthVn daughters, those things, op.> posed ill principle, to that cause'by vvhieh they ihciTi&elves havé^ beerf leditd infiuëhce, ahd'tho honor and respeov of their %otein-poraries.' The poor will bê negléctcd-rthe hungry uiifod~~^n ireoked uitelotliedWtlie: very objects placed in, society by the btiihd; ofPtov dence, for (he atténti of the Çhris-tiaiis of your se?i, to exercise them.in their virtues, and . make tîiein the tnlnisters of blessiiigs, not dniy ii> home, blit to ’iheir sovbral ncighberhbqdsi vyhich they are ndapted by their »lature* and Maker. lit consei^ticnce of this nègteot, men and wo-men of the ùorid rifle up and ini)lltute„ many benavoient sqgi^tiea, hearing various names, to supply fne deficiencie.s of ihe Church, and to do what Chrisiidns ought to do ]    ,  1 came to myself, and found my cheeks wpt with lears, Ovrrr the wprldymiiidediiess, friviblity, want -of sobriely, c^nformisy to fashion, and foiidnesa of showi, among the matrons and niaidens of the centuries to Oome. I squght relief and consolaiton, in pouring out my soul in prayer, arid imploring the divine prpleciion in leading me in the strait and nari'ow paih "  PUISCILLA.  FOR‘rnii ï.NiTiîi;uaÉNCKri.  Khi" ^ Queen, Aiig. 2Tth, 1845. THE RELATION SUBSISTING^ BETWEEN THE BAPTISTS AND ; DISCIPLE^ CONSIDERED,  NO. 1., ■    :  I design, with the permission ff tho editor, to (hrow some tlioughts on ihe above named subject,' hefnre the readers of (he intelligencer. I eiyperience murh a’lixiety in réference to this matter, apd have no doubt that many of the Discîpiés are iiiflu-enccd very similarly. As %iisnmnination, but I would greatly prefer thi ternis, as a portion of the Chtu'ch x\f Chnsi, we are suircring under the operation of various and numerous causes of apathy, lukewarmness and i»eJ'i«ent‘ii/,Vwhich are great' ly to be deplored, but may possibly yet be reinoved- We ought to search out the causes and exert uurselvcs faiihl’ully for relief. We are yet in our infancy as the people of God j and must feelmore sensibly on thttt account, the influence of any impediment to ail liiiward and upward course. I will name a few things which seem to be in our path as obstacles preliminary to my special subject. I. As iu primiiivc Chvis-(ianity, so in any eflort to testore priuiitive religion our groatesi diflicullies aro nut tin-ircqucnlly wiihin the body. With the toheat wc have (he («i*««-—w(h ihe .good fish, we have ihc bud, and wiih the eheep ue have the    This is a Bore evil with us. I  deeply fear (hat we havo in the congregation, (hose Who havo‘^iiot"lhe ' Invc of God.’  Many of ihòin arq yoijng yet, and diO n^j in ftll probabjlily,. wisely count the co»^ 1|b-fore they coi^incncie)Vjhe w«rk. T|»elf 4bti-ditio^ is inyfuV (h^ihe extreme, so far, ai^ they are persqn^ally concerned, and iho cf*! fect^ of theír/cóurSe upon the cau^e o)‘ Chvij^t is most faial, just as far «% they t^x eri any influence al all. Pious roadiiig^, meditation, secret devolion'it is to be feçr cd, miike but little objects'in (heir eslilnnv lion. îlÿ Ihp»!’ " ftuit| they are knoAvn.’^ But they slilï appear aiiiong the saints, and by every ovfrt net of ivorahip, openly be-' inty the X*oftl of glory, and nut him to/opei¿ sh^i»|p î Íírnv h»'rd is the salvation of such 1 Aii^J as dead bodies, how do they burd.eq the Church of Christ !    ¿  3. \Ve fioeni.'to lack in our becoming rèvtrtnct':for Ovd, The liay óìij which we meet (o cuíebrií(o the. death aùìi resurrection ;of di^ Messiah, with all ihSa asáooiaie^l ac^ of worshljijTahoujd anitlLnié oybrj heart, and give tU^ì^tlóil and impiijso Ço cv^iry '(bought, word and deed. Wé «hould churgu our miiids, when w'e enlcf thè door of t|iè,!pl«çe of holy appuintmeni, that "noiaj more than on aiiy iilher day, we must, wq Vdf worship Gftd, the great Jo-hqvahlT^.Here i    Jl'b iiieet the em*  bl^ins qf liiai saerificq w Bidve/irotii siii^ hero Wo together, he-' fpi|e. n|igqlö;«iid nien and Go^faimself.*ttiid (like his hallowed qatue ¡wljnmA What privileges 1 W.hat.bìei»sÌnM |ipng up^^ oil (hia.day and its meàtis.'ôf w'f^rship ! But brelhrofl iire you, all, fillet} with fovorencp? Do'ÿqià love, fear and iidorc God^ jn spirit anü ii) iruili air you ought? You cfUi all 'tew; Ifoihjng is mure easy. ,lDò you ap*  ■•.if  pí^ínte-his presence Ü I fear not. nela.qfahought, aud word and action seetíí to aay (Itot Rjfi,1^8 not right. ‘Wliy tÄrry otjt of duorf; sq    If the. object of oqr  heart'«.tmljghithe house, I ask, why taffy so wiiHout ? Aye, and then why  tfl^y.sn^^tg tsÿhume as hardly to roach the hòtt|p iq: tUlJe (o ‘ break brtSatíV' What doea (h¿\|i>rld read and learq by all thei^ó tti1itg8ÿ4i1ti(8^tiot a faiigu^jk^hich none ctih mfstindemand ? ; Who ^tll say behold what }ovç,'>vhat: iteni, Avhal¡ t^tïiîrtton tft God ? Does stìóh a xiáurse hot t(0çt eWry^ thing of Mhich^ lil^.cjipahie, ogaiii8i, "în^’  pfèôtf oi f.ir Christ ? is pilf ^tho wa'ÿ tó?* li bur *lig^it to iíhifto? ' BpaV.^iih mo, iîèôr 'h»:et|(féh,‘ in this farost of    “ ' Wo are'  su^qBng, and Wo aie éóinirñiíitdód ’fo self; bxaiBlijuUon. that we hiriy knowouKdijfticis and be enabled iq remedy them. But Avfe come in, we fr&quenlly lbrg*uio íiiftií' pj?’«jtÄ» fitii#, and a^ soon a's we are dis* iniitaed, Wo put them on agáWi in'^he tioqse'  ther than additional wants or idcjfj«. i'^Ofu thréb til aik    jii(licion!>ly impro^e^í  weuld express nuich. In secret,.pray ^ais long a4 you ^»lilaW, for whn( Is riuhi.  Ift,    Ifthnft»” tit (he (tilde of the  tord, We fireqiieqtly inaUe hn0 proÿérs.— ßoth teei^V iôV he involved 'iii*tha,t service, bill IftnB&í'ifíipíhg prcdon    A hint  to the wiso if sullicieht. : J3nough for one numbnr.    DU YAL.  «f i ei)í>íñíciít^V^riu trünt ^our Chief M,t|giStruió so. nqr nUicIi moré insignifloaiii jnehj* Ought yoii to‘ treat God tto f Moacs -tooUH W/tiiíTa^fSííár in Divine presencewhile the moét (Kírík-ing^l^ois of hntnility, hávo óVer diíiting’art^H-ed the^iousof all ages. These may sp-pqar.ttfbe hut small things, and Wordiless;' but; they are undoiibt^ly    of \vl»ar  canriot be seen. But the sisier^ .do riot wanji halSi /isthere any' bad ai^n at their; door^ t think so. i ftttd that inatty of ihfÉ:^re gorteraHy weU informed by elw^i^ vation, how each one, each conspictious oiie is duped, boih antu ma(«t*ial and i/usA-ion, and (his observation, frequetuly extended thrqugh a large liuiqljer* Cauthfiwed-iiations of (he hearti.be right ? |a the; eye singloiu those ofiseaf Now oiy; desrais-ters, if you would but lot Christ rale iq; this ^anieblar, you would soon find :aitlucreas-ing indifference to fashioii itself. If the great notice elicited, aiiil :the; esteem in whicli: n«tp fabria "a^d.ttl«i#./ifa/(i<ias: are held which keep, aliyiSi (hia .state. If our young sisters (and many of ihe older are MOl exempt) could bq persundéy that no one took interest enough ip their dress to rcoolltf5t whether it was hlaok orí green, siay-bqdy or wrapper, Uni ail éJíoept them>^ selves were occupied with Iveaveiily things wordiflhiuking about, how soóü Wquld ihey do likewise ! Is there not also too much conveirsation brfin-ewovahifi? uBefure worship ! ’ Whal a mistake l Before wotshi{V, at fileien o’olock on .Lord?s-day . ihorning! and that too, in the house of Gqd fii This is a. serious abuse *of one of- Iheígreatest blesainga. After the saluiatioiia.Iff,Chriii-tianlove an^ (ellowahipi (hen should each help the.oiher inio li closet' cqmmuuion if possible with our Heavenly Fathor; nor by any mbans direct the mind from those roll-glous exercises which arc dejtened lo Jtfi and prepare us for the profitiiWe exercsios of pubiic wowhip. Jjot; Us, bejovedi then cqqio into the congregatipu as sooi} as prac-(icablu—talk but litlle, aiuí ihnt roligionsly, ajtrl .determine to behave, in the. hpqsq of God as “ becoineih saints.” , . ; : Under ihis head# l.wjll. add oijo more point for fliq consideralipq of the^qongte-gatfons as such. In tlio use of the word of, God by reading, there appears not uu'^ frequently, lo be tlieinero tbrm witliiHit the power. The power of religion is wíiat we neédt qtid is what I am aiming to ai^ iq restoring. Right means, rightly used, will do all that their author designed. Thq reading of the woiul is right, biii it oughi to be rightly done, both for (he good of t^nint and sinner. I wbuld suggest (hen to the churches, whether they should . iiot select a fqw, one, (i[||f , or three of their ¿esf readerH, who should be always called on to read in the. assembly. Many brelhrw dislike to be called into a public oxhibiuou of ihis kind, and frequently for gaod reason, and ought lo bo excused; * Ii is (he misfortune of many not lo" be able (o read well, nor is it any business of a church to tench them In this  way. Let. the best readers then read* I-ei  them read timly, diatincthj and audibly, and the congregation hearken, as to the word of God, aiid nó.fof man, and (rood will be deriviitl. I might add with advantage to the rcltecting, that /ong prayers are  FOR TUK INTßliJvldliNCIilljt i,  HXUSTRATIONS OF SEVERAL . passages OFi^vnilPTyUE.  ■ Exodus illÍ9, II.- lfd'«/iii9 /'/>« tidÄ and Md bbn in the' êmd,^* j Mosei nq duubtlj.ad the right lu do ihis, 'boqause ho' w nb-W^liero cetiSurcd for lùln the.íBjfa»ciy-*í it i« moreover doolarud, .that!*' h«tM|aiv an^ Egyptian mniting a^Hohiew-, oqo brcihrott,'* |( ihmild bo-rfmntfted, tii«H{ia| wtifd itt tlio órígiuaí, detiQÍing' tlittt-BloMi» tmaU the Egyptian t^j^oaameJn meaning iis (hat which shows (hrit th« vniting a Hebrew If then, ouf tramtlatorH had been dbiiiisfeni, the word shbnld have been the sanie in both ca^îs, wiili oidy , a change in the tense» ; anti' if they had ton-dcre_^d slew in oiio case they should havojiad ölayiiignn ilîiO'Ôlhër. And it is in the «•,om* ¡inqii »ar4«fn? 41 «^enw, i that Moaoa bUtod tlio Egyptian for ¿èoliâjÿ:a Hebrew, lybieb could qivqr iieíjusttfie'á.' We r«ad «fáiá li«)|i) which tho smitten man rondoredvMijr^ soii4ii ;buryiiií( thq    ; it is therofurW  qiiitö pjj^obable:tlt^t he iwaf ■ oiiher, 4inad or %«|ire y tllsabM StophuUt when^Alvening la it aaid, ‘ And seeir g à cerfai» utt^ injured'he-iíófendud him, ami exeQUted4.vQii.i geairce for him wltuwas opiiMased, smiling ihoíEgyptíanjy (Aqta vii. Si4.): Wai coii^ cittile, .thtii,'that    murderer  hoi aW avcogqr Ilf the: w ran¿(s.upoi» tho hand' uf> tho oppressor« ‘  Eioduif iv. ÍM, 25; ‘¿Thön Zfppornh loBk'a stiátjv stone and em <ifT die tb.étfkin n;f Hier aorí'tiínd cast ÎI at hlK f-'et, ttn'd said. sUtiiy a blerody ' hftisbirnd ai't thfob fa rite.'' pTq 'tïiidei'siàml'thrs vet^y »instilar jíássíigr», Wó- Hiiist take' tmtibCi iliaittlö Lord aòàght to sliry Moèes fòr bot hav^igf hi» àbq% cif--timelsed. Whether ìm èought to ìaIhV him ìsease or whrtWfcaiifrirt té|l{ bl|ÌiÌip-Vtfh hastily took ‘à ~ flibc^iínd öWyed the ■ jul} ariej- 'widcfhi Hb’ltít hìih SB Id) Surelyl^C' htoody ’bride-ÓU to hie,    ihitt-she did  Í in airger;; iá' tívidéjhP fór^Ulít^ ^ réséiit, ailil AVttuld ïibl lì^Vq it she it(d as Jit aiot df Hb#idnea had 1t''l>oen'dh(ié ti^a pet; imd had ft fésUh» ed'in reprótfoflies on tli9 head 'of Moses.-» Sèei»ig’‘th(fH$hgor,tiÂ!<^'husbaA'd*waV in," ah« by ail ittíírimít^til^ljoii^ naUiñ> 'ifew i« his fe* liöl}' ántl thertifar¥ bs shâ#|«éd his ltfevi>ho considered (hilt hb wbs ber«', "no* cbiitráeti-but by«i>)ood. And so Bpothroyd hns beavtifblly rendered iti ' “Thèit Äip-)orah took a shWp {tliK, and cut olT tllö oreskin of her sons and east herself at his be(,'nnd*snid, Surely a blood'bbagiil-.huiif báiiü art thou I« me.^’ It I» therefore ^^the language of affection, and not of potuNtitiél l;“^hoise things {yero written. foV büiín-slroctíon.” Modes was highly favored .óf (ho Lord, biid yet for this neglect of duty (ho Lord sought to kill him. *'Evury tran«* gre^sibn and disobetilëbcu receivetf a ' recompdrtse bf rbwa>d." “ Howishal  «tomtñ'a go',“ étì groom not tibrd bbpte  ase or lastily ,»8^n  affamò  connexion fd not wii ver.IRlyse  ,    ......I, ifmÁcqjinüt .We y»  Patriarch?,' iherjifmc3>c’liuij->iüfy ’b«^Æ^dH»qgri fh||'^ «íighinoi •ÌI« lord to the o|,u«q of d»« nipn'diijíí *ííf l|iii usine,, yéf^liflwtng ithil ‘ wYir-hii'tbiiig' I’o sa«)b gVoat    Gfiid '  ibft  ‘¡|i.  the  Aluiighiy.jVvhqqr MowììÌ wqff’Uipfod hqvqhi it lys iiaturul cnbtf^h Mi||tiVv,\vli<iiif ftpoiv^iiig  In niitorb, tftflisrVutmVit  eVìsteìft^^^, fttl-oiíIríiiafH^'qiW!. '-'lifeÄiife:  or the Patriarchy Mf. X^irtVVt    tití  'íVfts to them    A1iA%hiy:t!i«t'%Ä<«f  ihe davîi af Móíes) ¿« Thö Vnä^ ^t ' ÍÍ; p^’verful by his a[>iU!^Tunci', 'dlr. liwt'  Thiddbct firr^cq by ;  wftq Hi híarty .titñc«, aiíd 'ÍH inaifty '^’ifraV^;; sjiäfto of Ó1}1 to the F.h«eVil vy'*bú‘Fft,ütóVa‘ hrtdi Iri théíío làst days' stfriiie«    Wí  Son, whoüï lié jlíiith' aiiprtí6W*í'' Kelí’W‘#M ^ thfñgH and J»y whb'm aíjio* he' tr^isiftiittíü’iw* ages;*» ^ We tAfiy=ihéíi‘UÍiiib aiía‘8Ín^¿l'f'»‘*/f  « Thia l^rd iji.^ljÄ I^qrd «aqw,  Just  iTw  ré'  very diflerent IVom what thq Apostle meant by “prayiny; always.’' God knows all our  Tliey are </e;(7iora6ij[ «nr/(/y-mIii(/o(i in many rcspects, yea, very many—thuy sfom to wants, though He wifalies uh to pray. We Juvc. the world and ' the Uiingsoflhc \vurl,d.’I Ircciucnliy iiiuUiiiiy words by  eicapèj;'’* if w<i ne^leci any of thè' coin» intfnonfieiits (if Jdàus ChH&t ’ It is ‘ qaày 'tb’ èheàpeH ou tward cere moh lea 'In ihis ivlheii Hillman invéhtibiis are stìbsUtirÌètf f^; dici ^p|>biiitmen(i^ of Godi Bdt ivhat sdys revolution bti this 80b|oot ? 'If you think baptism may or niay iibi he att^ii^ ddd'^toi .at die option of every^iiin^^as pi(%' ry iñfin feels In his hearr, think on th'is^tiase' of MosCs^ Are you a Bapiiat/'iivirig in (Hq ficglèct of; thQ'*Lqrd s day, an<I tlip Lbrd’s Supper, tiiUb'Sváríiíng by this sblemii catiov Does' (he Lord love you r Did ? lió not I»*yi3 Moses ?i If he spared hot Mbsea will lie spare you í The Lord loves thèqt that love him,” aqd, “this is the love of Gocfi that wo KtiKplhisicdmmandraent^i** ■ -: Exodus iv. And MoseS; aai<l, unto the L6rd, O liy Lord - f uhi not etuqueui,  iieidier heretdTore nor>since thuq hast spo< :en- ioi#y «òrva'ni ; but l ain slow ofMpeèch ?nd of a slow toiigtie.” Our.' translatoréì have departed from their usmil pi^ctìcéi oil rendering Jitqmlly and in simpUeityr Xifte* rally, ?.l >vil| read, ** And Mq“os said to: Je* hqyah, 0 my Lofd, 1 am rtot a ¡mm of wor<ls, neither ¿hbretofore nor sinc^q ihqu hast spqkoi^to thy s.crvont ; fur I an» of, fl, slpw .mouil^ jind of a ; »low tongue*^V;-nie this is ihq sweetest eloqueqcu; inde(^^ (o be siili moi^t literal, Moses says, I* Í am of a heavy iqqudi and qf: a heavy tqnjlwe;'*. The Lord’s answer |liows (hat tfií» l^.rthe (rue'meauing. “ Ahd the l40!fd;8a^ .uniq liiiti. Who ju'dt móde>inan’« mqial{ ? ' qi ivhy màkeihi the dumb, or deaf, or tlie seo-jng, or diq bliiid ? btive not r. the í-'^t^l^''*-: Mo8es know that if his bredueq were tobq moved only by eloqueiice,by pet8uasipq and soul-stirring spccchca, ho was, uiiqtjqal tq the task. But the Lord was'going io work by his great pqwer.: ho was going to deliver his people (hon as ho saves tTietn qo>v, “ Not with ;words of man’s wisdqm.V hq( with demonstration of tho Spirit, aqd of powe^r. Ho therefore said to Moses, •‘Anil tboushalt t<ike (his rod in thine hand Wherewith thou shalt do signs.’*  In fconnijxion with the above it may not bo (JUt of place to quote à passagi? which contains a ehnilar judgment which Willinin Tyndale gavo of hnnjself to John Frith,—-That eminent translator spoke in tho following melancholy strain, '‘God hath inade me evil-favored in this world, and without grace in the sight of men, specchlesa and rude, dull and slow-vvitiod,"  Exodus vi. 3. “ And I anpeáred to Abraham, to Isaac, and lo Jacob, by the now« of God Almighty, but by iny name Jehovah was r not known to (lietii." This passage has greatly puiizled Commeiitalors.' All (li/ncultica vanish if we consider ihal altho* reiiutition ra-1 liio iiáiiic Jeliovah ia uiicn niciuioncd in  !■ 4m'. 'gíoB'’í1IBi|Sls«)k?,lSJiíí01^íí/;  çfî ñrr. . ‘im J liwai^ {tleaaeduoriiee, iiv tho {enoér/ydur earneat'a)i|ieBÍitu/tliiir:br«i|i{«ift' n *iíaat««U'« Virginia^!,t(t »auslattif ?fbt^tfae|t Hti^hiirt: as an £vat»g«UBt/'ifoj« tbtt.VaJfojri. of'YIi'ginta.’ i CAfiaot, <for lutñíbmfi^^’^ Heve that yotir- appesi wtif 'be.'óttbedtikMif' and (ibnie(|nendy .thiok, yui«r p^mdiitttifui «tfi a (kitore íjWí ÇIWO tl|e nmijytflUiiMCâMHlÿ^tQr hi8 sttüpirrt will prove ;tififuitii484*>L^Hi^ft will díi^^ Mièì- (liuy, r !ant^ii*l^éÍHtTÍtHáí|^f'««Ml ^ I Would' F«8pectfuilj^ so^<9l. ' thaV’OiHt»!;' chlirchea («>r iodividulla) aei«d tliiiéíirriii seripti(>ns< tn 'ititt tlSo«aperatiaiD .^|»ailiaig.3 whíeh will’aotninenoe ai Giltioa, on th» of Octtibéif ii^xt. Bni;Hugkisti< ia eJtpöet« ed, (and earnestly »ni?itftdl>iäPhbftjfl.our.iWHW»«, Ing, and •» favorable oppUMt^lly»«riiitìthc^rf»*. ; by be afforded of'handiug.<i(forít4ñbtmJÍ>a>; mollica raised*    . *    i  i ant sorry to sév so Htiltt^ aal«! '!»::.!«!!#., paper about die «(Mopcraiicn fiieet(tig!#}iicl^. 18 to be held at Gilbu«;.’ ncxit tnoiHh^f lâuïf it be fhttt * another fallar« iU[ tbe*^ caUnihof ; Kt^angellK’m^ au aita ur;?- J oartiosityt trvit * not. Let ua ineetlogetbiK! v^id) «*4«ti»t».í nrmèd resolution iá set thai ball fft^  Lm nawipd oif the chargé,    1»<»W  rests upof»'us> ni|MúkoWiirn)u|esa: i»    :  rious^uae of EvangitaingH^in tUd* jaobl^.. effort of conroriiq^ our^ ieltow beijaj{a»lQi' Godk This eannot be iloiie. without iflfUhfty« i am^ «very Disei{>!eÿ according tti    ,  otiighi lo feel it his'd^t/, t|tt«    K.'  high prifilnge to contributi} hia pt^rlíoiiitia^n.,^ wards the acéómltUsbmenti of aQj ide'airi^b'« an oitjecit. The present diatrioi^t^afc^ iiiougt us{ by which 1 mean, the pfa^ herq.*. tofbve pnraued>i«8ttyerAl ('hureh^. umltUtig bvetnpiby ail Evaiigelisi^ (o labof e^tçluaife» , ly fór thùniàelvesÿ ^ hi) ttItttUiliiiKrä» It remains for. tiM to devise sqme<,iAt(^ftna bÿ which getterai IÉvai|iir<flí9>t» t»<ty b« ejnfplój><> edi I would, resß^tltully skigge^lbat liuqh churchea as f&¿l willing ic> act ihc niai*' p^^ ai^ C^urchit, send on ihe aeiiohrMt thejr Ä willing tii raise, to tbe- Oa-tJpafatiopt ineotiqg ; ándih^t tudivhhiaí», iQ«.uib«3r4 taf Ghuirohes, which do not ag .OburebeartßOvq, ìli thé niattcr, send on the amou|t.t.each in*,, ilividuttl is willing to contribute tjii^vArila Ihe -, ¿upport (if ihoXffiineral ‘Etaugmiistaífi  ineanatthiqa rdiiitid to be diitposed wisd(*m of the ’meoiiug may <|¡jrií»t» fpr.;ir^v. employmenti of goner«! EvangUsMin.. ,l|?ia èariioatty hoped iliat the Cl»qrohe»4q Vjiri* ^inia wiM generally be rep,Teaepte^ at quf, qieetingi atid that we may 'bo able. tq enif-ploy for the next year sever*} gftuor«} Jpliau.« geliiiis for (he State of Virjriiiiift.    .  per a heatty welcomq to «I) iuoh bl^tltffft, as may vtait tia.ai the Co-cperatiniii^.Me«!-(iig, and earntfady. hope Uiatf iher^i my bün large attondaiiqo of miuistiiring bi^lirqq.  ^Ifecitotii^l PEN  Gilboa, Sopt»-10ih, IBilJft  K W. PEWDLE^oif,  : ° " FOÙ TUK lNTlifcUaiSííOSBi ^  Htnry V^n:, Stpi.it, lSt^<  BEtbvKO nna. Guáa :  As it muslboîitt^rèstingio ntlth« Irkmda of ¿Ííon, to héOí ofïdirï progies* iS#tha old. Gospel, permit Miq çb say, thtnmghi the oo>^ lumns of the Intßlligenqorj to your nsadera, that (he qau«e of primitive; <’hrÌ8(ì«|Uy is marching onward with glgaqiic stridea, ia Hdnry iflid Pittsylvanift Conbtîés. Sino», iriy lasti^ïlsdo there have bwn many valu» < nbfq udtintions. Our béloí^d brrthrett Si* las ihôlbiirno and Shalrtr jmiachod Jbr «a Instlwcek J eight we|e immersed ; quf au-diotices were umisüálly lai}!», and appeared to be very much iiitci««ted ill ihc causa of Christianity.    “    "  Your?, &c.,    1  i w#. ( HIISHIRE.  . I  fi  It  HMdia   

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