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   Charlottesville Union Christian Intelligencer (Newspaper) - January 17, 1859, Charlottesville, Virginia                                 ■ywrwmupa   r i ’ 111 : HiHLi:. TiiK \vn< >li: kiìiij:. .ani* nuTiiixc, in r tin.  vol.i .mi: xm.—n. s.no. i.  (■'iLvnr.o'fTKsvir.i.i. v.\.. ,iam akv n- ;   S-i IN Al WAN dll.  ìTW'H» pn—  tiii: inti:llhh:n<t.i;  jo (iu.s iu<ti.i> nv  OS. ¡  A S II  H,. Ij. Ooloman,  O..S,- AJ.LKN iV Cl),, 1‘vnMi u>  l.v-*'1vi|* iVimilM'i N i oaipriHi-  !l III I* • A    '¡titr'ni’th,:,'.!  Tttcnl.v-  Ibt’ VOlMIM«*. ;Y P'  ftitytl artjhlttl ftp. A ilpfrlijtiiilt nt* a,' it «n/i'o',  r  rlntrai-lfr, tiintrlij ai )>rr s 1 li i:r¥ . I - Itnrx 'ie  -in>r¿    <  , / ? i .ci'rit*./‘Jr ¿ft*# wOtfj t*'s> mtun  yci 1 j Uit I %*» !•</ tllf I ?■!*.  l-'ium tin' American Christiftn It 1 ', ie.v  rKni'i;KxiTV i'Hiii’i-KXivii, or con , ri^:si<ix ^v‘jHSic confoi' n in:i>  The; perplexity. iif tin* HOoti«, with resp.'ct ti tho tjurty-dghth vurso' or. tho Beeond vllllptci' OT Act«, Ifl ii i*elÌgluU*, Or IllolC pl'Op-* t rlv Hn it ruliiriou », un rin si tv.  It is tilted to elicit thy mi opr of the' cynic, (lu* lauieivta-I ioy,s of the phi lati t h ropist, «ml, in linn y of its p(pHso», thu eoii.lempt of dumcsl onMi U Ita« superinduced. nil sorts uf htrninj ¡uni tiritting. . The author of tha    ** was  jcmeifitjil hut on».v; but the psssHLp“ itself luta Ik>oii ili.HrfCutml ami crucified fa ut less than one.hundred thousand timos. Tell it, n il in I Iteit t hu lido til ! I’u hlish it not in tlio street* of .1«*rusùl(>uilejit }he dows r.oj->i.-» ! le«t the daughters' of tlio uiieheutuei.se.I tri tiuiph !  Thi» perplexity, haekfcd by a bitter hate of baptism fur rfliiiÍK«ion, lia» prompted my opponejlt? lo thei adoption . of two lit id.^ <jf' w¿n»ro with respoot.to t!u deiij;» of baptism..’ v One of tli010 o.>u»i«ts hi,. changing and carruptiug tilosa júsiage^/fu which the : doMign of baptirtin ii irylitmud. Tho ether, it> nu#r"pra»8uti¡ig^tlíÓ view* uf tlune who ..desire to restoro the ' gispcd in its oriacii»;al simplicity^ But like the builders of Bahai, thotHanguage haa been oonfoutided. They hsvu boundol about iu, -the dark, pitching W-jatHal walls, and. treos, and post*, and «pikes—kicking agitost the goads, until it is posfnet-ly astonishing that tlioj 'have not learned that, their, true policy i* to keep utili  It. is diili.Milt thouiand of  But, thdir craft ia in d/in¿ftr ! iijrn tutu to koawith bricka tumbling about hia oar< '  I will jj;l»iQ swio of’Üiü unini^keahl i cv'-W'inses of tlmir perplexity and ooufuitien.—  - iiriny of their great aud learned man have btíltorísd #n'itaujht, and do-«till halinv« tin l tcA^h, baptiam lor the? rfirnisflioti of ai'ns. I J ah.-ill confiuo iny.'ic’f, huWoViir, in thii art'irl«,  I t » a funr oí the throat and hi.triH.vl mihou;; tli® B^ptUti~-3iUortinji tlúnn, at tlio ^hoio time,  *    thnt when thtiy di.tfellovr tlii^ tn for b Tíot-i.n» iu jvApLiy.n fur r.un'miun, ;|o I !) ir! at tr¡, in the spirit of Tiini-ujrj au l.othor», tim im-. l>jctla darU of their tiro-p liutc 1 m do Ho• liona, to tako e^órjr. «pepial cure i«at «lt¡:y »¡■•¡«rcc aoMie of their own iir'i-'t nn l go;>d men, fwhotnlhoy delight tt) luí 1 in tin; w.trtn o.n-hracc.of’Baptist fe.ikt*»ihip l  . Dr, (lillj than whoni v  I "tpp thr B;ip-ttiH have n jt had a  11  l-llviit ; ” vrliMin ihoy tn >re dijlightaJ t.j\h njor 7.'.ii hi» •• li ,i Iy »>f JJivuuty,” vol. 3d, thiia dincourse« un the o'.-  •    itittt of baptism :  *? 11 vraa practiced V-ilh hj .Jo'in ant t Vs ;• Apostles of i'hrist, for the romisiion of »in«. Mark i. 4j Acta ii.  '■Tri like minner, it is fot . tho wa^hiu-^. nrrsy of siu. and clean »in;.; from it; • Aris«; and be bapt|r.‘J and wath a wav thy t>i iik A ft a x xii, TO.  '-t “A.salutary Or stvitig une ii «.-.P!i!> • i to i::  ' ‘Thc liko figure wh^rijunt i bnpti.a.-i d.»;ii :d vt now «ave ui ! H!i ml i it. Iu a-,k.od iii.iw au.t by nrh-it mvuis, ih‘- Hii>w.:r f»11.!• iv.** . ■ I!, th i rwMurrocti.on of J'cíus Carist¡ l’-;ter iii. UO.     ;     Í  Mr. Meredith, a Bap:i«t editor, A. I>. lMltT; uses thju following l.m »u i.rn : *■ Tlii< Rrguimiut, if wo ,an-'io»|t.\n.i it. uorrootlvf goes to sliow th it    luu no h »rt of e >:i-  ncctiofi with rciuission; nn 1 tint, ,'tltiiou^h a positive iniUtnuou of th i New ’i’ast vn.•in, •and the .only uuthori/A'd tu<‘,Jiu.u ol'.udmis-■ iiott U> t!iu ChrM'tj-.ift ülidruh, it i.i ticvcrthfl-les.i a matter in whioh. tlio siutior a aalvutioti ia iu nojfif c¡»ncr».e4. -JS’-jwr wli-.*«; w«j- tw **-Wf    fp«ak of/tho btptisin uf re-  pontanoo for the.rcíinission of kinn’—‘when . wa h«at , 4,iib lvitig him.iclf, in the last' ooi^i-Uiisaion, affirm that -‘he that believes" nnd ¡is . baptized ahall be «nvedV-whon w<> hoar hn Apoütlo, acting under that commission, require the peoploio ‘repunt mid be baptioed. and wash awiiy thy Hina’—-whon we liear An-  nanias aay to Saul, ‘And thou ? arise nnd be hr away thy sius^’-—we be  now why tarriest ptized a ml wash ieve that all this  < thii' imiftt nn'.m snu¡cihin„ ’ . And in a piv ( crdtii”. paraiil'ii[di, In- udii u-< wlifit It*' thinl; 1 * i; dot-,« mean. ’ For thi-* i.~> mv blood o| tin V 'I'l'-I 10! . wlli.dlis sll • I fi H" 111.til i . fi- 1  <tyh'» i’l h • i in " i  !  <    -in 11. h\xt r.'tnlorcd  * {< >V tin! t '‘lit    ni Muí. Thr «¡ini,: furiti  <ii’ t-xpro i-non in    h. :'o, ri* ■'■ji’if <“i  ,/ ft! :    I , 11 •• t 11 I 11 •, I .1 ;jl I ’ ’ t !t ■ S I II ' a ( I '  t h ■ ¡ i i ■( » i ; ' i I  f  ■ i 1 >! ■ I - - r t /■', in t It  1  -tl " .< I  i    h’t t.■ . I i t'i ' r j,,rtsi-t.i |ii t.'iivl t.h : ij| ii i uf < Iu i-<t, im I in t h ■ »e ¡.ni-1. to t in’, r in • iii.il ivf ‘i v i' I t' < I It to" 1 i it pen iteli t  ii    Ii t j t : i v t n i Si'-.* M111. n. i Ì n 1 llarLoi .rer v\ Ialiti; p. I'Ht ■    .    .  Baptiste W. N.id, M, A , in a work enti--il I “Kitty on I’uiiitiit'i H 5 i|ii.i<tu ’’ a Mi|>-i. u p.v i< v h *r, in Kn^tan 1, of groat eidebt ity, writes tt*i lnUyw.t;  “ Th ’ .Ii>whW(M\’ Iiji'.‘ evh-irtf'.l t i r.'p-vit  no 1 I.I Ii • 'b.tpti/i id I ir i'a.*, i iMtis>ion of him.  ! They iVi'Vi. ii ti Uj expect tire rotnihaion of t heir «in» withiiut provi.uri reponían ' J, n >t tliroiifih njpontanee witlijut bnjitÍHin, but th r iti^h repentune» an 1 ht^iti«m.” “It is not en ta ;!i to bdiové- in I’on-it, but vm mint alá t prole*--, our (,’hri.iLianity, whioh it i-i tho . will of    we siimil.1 do by baptism,  lie who d>res th ¡a ’ tliin^i i t assiiiod of the ruinis.iion of .his ain.i. Sine;, then, bapti.im irf thus nee iHiiry to the ■ remission of sin*, I an I i< h i oloiely e. mii 'eted with it a» no more .  ' noti of ohe lieii'-: ever ¡¡r \ baptism must b.i a piufes.tion of fa ft li, iri I n mo lj.it baliever-i ouj'.ht to bu baptir.etl ¡" puj^e I 01.  i IT. .1, Uipley, I’rofcitor of S tared lllipto rie ami pastoral duties, in ilio Newton Theo*  , luteal i it stilliti in, adds another Baptist tin- :  timinv on the side of baptism for rom’n>»ioii.' , I “Tlte Ap )(tie’s Iv-ur.Ti no'J :d p-ird iu, both Ì in rofetenoe to their rejection of Jesust’hris<t M an tli e .Mensili h, and iu -roforonaeío all their  ;  »ina. l'atiiou would ba biitovval on th ue who whould truly rep rat an 1 hfionui hinob;- ,  I dient disoiplo^, avowin’; tho eh in^o iu their j * ho irtf uni livo.i by being ba'ptix^d • thro-|?h ru^ard to liis authority. ’Ilio sata) prinoiplo ,  :  is applicable to all who bear tho gospel.—  1  ; For'j;ivenusi is .gr»ntu-l to those who repent • and become obedient diwciplos of tho liord j ! .Teous; and baptism is tho appointed token. I j of Hubjecti m to him, and of trust- in him as , our Lord and Redemner. 1 ’ “The enso may  t  bo illu%trated by supposing a government to ! TiUpiire a comjnny of rebaja to si^u an oath | ' allu-^ianee that they iniiih t be pardoned N J ow. making abitnment lor.the imperfection of human governniunt, it would be taken for ! granted, in fctii-di n jiropoiial, that the rebels  1  would tru'y regret their past ejivduot, would i return to a spirit of allo>rinncn, and sign the oath io confirm» tion ol their purpose of al legation The mar« wet of signing the paper would irjt, in itself, bo ol. a nature to secure tho tiovei iimO'lV’ij fn vur ; buttile spirit and tho purpore whioh'litis ¡tot ;in lieited would crive it vain,.'. '1’he ni.-i.neut they felt within thorn the spirit oí' alleviatici, after auidi a pro dama tion, they would-bo ready t •. M£Ù the oath. An n-uwillingiiess to aii^ri it would . mot to a piTMtstin ; ia r,:!u:lli,jii," ele.etc ; Ripley, on Acts uf Ap-Mtle.s, paj>as •l'', *19. Tor aim ' M'utim jnts aro reiieratud by Mr K. in Itn rom irk* on l'.mi's baptisin, [.avo» with all uf which I h »-irtily'concur ! Will iv.irbrethnvi, fh'> B »p'.iMs, re rl the rem irka rcroiTo I t i berti of their eminent and learned bi'-t'her, I’tuf Uijdey, and let us k tow whether they will c >.;.mti:io with him, or whether tlu y’wiil put < «ill, .iiid Meri-dith, snd .Noel, and llipley, as wrll »* (.'ampbell, beyond (lie reach of Hijitist full.iwaliip, on aeoog^it of the uicoistroiis heresy — believing tho oit repeated testimony of th' 1  liuly S|»irit, that bajitis.m fs f«>r tin' remi«sion.of »ins.  (top in n-fi w i í r i r* <« j , ¡mil we will touch the pei-f I.'n 11y ni l.' >f the ‘jnf.stion.. Our wit-tiiiMiih Inaae Ta\lor 11 i o t. ot, in is “iiiatdry of Baptism ’’ • T > the believer, baptism is not r. tly a prnffísiuii ni' union to (’hrist, but his Tcmrifli.ifi in of, no I .«eji'Tation from, sin.  It is in this sen- i e I’.iul w is exhorted I»)' Au-uanins tu 'Ariso and bj* bjiptired and waih away h-is sins;', fhit I?, mauil'ef;*, by his de eidcd and' puldie act of renonciation, that lie j h id forever abandoned theni ” *' To the believer baptism it also a sign that his sin-, are lor^jViMi—remitted. Is not this calculated  1  tit exercise a holy influetirv on his future'life ' Is ii not when tifo (..'bri-;! ian f ’els m e't of i tho joy of forgiveness, that lie ,nust both : dreads and hatos sin V “With baptism, aa the. voluntary act of n true bcdic-vcr.tho prom-iso ofetornal miration is oonneeted; but, only j when baptism ia preceded l>y faith on ttio ! part of tho individual baptized. ‘ilu th|it ! boliovoth nnd in baptixed filiali bo .saved.’ — Surely that must bo on error that virtually blots from the word of ( 1 od souol'eum,important and ctieouniying u promise as this. My heart deeply fed* for those of cdiihiretr  I..  11 ■ w 111 : -  i I . i .i  ill till'- pul II t ‘ l'li o-- • i, ii a )0 i ‘Oil-’ ; 1   !.f_ ill ' Pi,111, ;• 'I I N > i .|,*h. V , , -I I.I I. i -1 I h ■ r with it ¡" i pii \ it v a'.d  idtu Wil'd  w Ini, I hl Hileh  ■• o i. i. ' ;i i, • ■ |.  j.n : ;. >7.  I sh.lli Il'UV (lutici- lililí'  11-ni-- of hat n d tu : l¡ ■ i hi 11 th>- sr.' .od eh.-t ' i c m » certain i ndleal ni nt' l' r .  ■ ; oil ii-iimi i in t hi j i 11 ! uf : h ¡M e.'ii tipi il, ur e\ pi, i i ii .1 ,i V, ,i \ .  A wry popular pr< ,i le i A'i' \\ o- .1 tun.iy, us 1 was itili.Mind ii\ ^uod anthoni\, that he “eouhi » ,»t h.eln t< >diu j fuii'y th it the íí^tli VI ISC of tile s e m l eltapler '.0 thi Vet’s bud been admitted .0!" tue. .Serijit o t e. - -This was honest ! lluw m il:) others tn.iy b.a\ e been iu tile - .ui - predicament', w ho, from motives ut pi udenee, neve; Culi liiNSe.l i 1  !  l’rufes-iiir Hvland ren leiv 1 tlm pa i-.i. '  “ repout and bo baptuo J iiin th« rcinKfi’Oi of sins ," but, not likiu : t he passale, even iiihiiuwit reinleriiig, he pru ee ls tu paraphrase it hs follows : B-: h.ipli/.ed int. ' the eonfe'ssion, or dootring of foi ^i\i-iioms i bis provoked his brother .Meredith tu reply, and touch, as .above, “ bapti>m lor ihu romi.i-aioli ol aina;’' Milleoial 11 a rbin ;er, l'' Sii, p.  4!»-l-  Another grent prea her. a I) 1' I ludieve. Ptand* up, a head nnd -hoiild «rs a J  i > vf* t h «<  A punt les, ami aays : “ Wltal did 1‘eter tell them tn do ? ‘Hi*pent and bii bapti/ed'everv' one of you, in the name of Jcmis ('hn*-’fbut 1 suy Ñu I’ for the rein uis-iiun uf kÍih ” l’our I’etor, you would better put <m lour lishi*r-man'Hhat nnd leave! 1 would wiii-uier into the ear of this anti revisionist, buhl-interpolator of the snerod text, a pisani! whieh I have-somewhere read, “add thou nut t r liis word, lest he reprove thee, iutd t.lum be fouml a liar!” Why, Sitai: ruin" I u.ir r-ic> by putting into ‘lod's word u nut that did nut belong ti^ it '  Another valorous captain, uf the n.ime faith and order, mounts tho stand, and >ayn : '-The case ns clear as a sunb <t.n ' /•’>,in this passage, means on nee ml, of tin- i -.nissioir oT sius, Kepent nnd 1)2 bapti/ed on ave mut of remission " But stop, coil‘sir; do you put repjulanes bj.foro faith '? "As a m.itter of course, sir, l di! I) > y ei t ik in fo -  a heretic?” 1 nskod the (jin.^t: oi In mu,: it atruek un that if y ,m put ivp•*nI m■ faith, nn 1 remission b'-fire. r =;■'.i!,'n ductrine of justification by (‘¡nth w Homewhat iu danger; nnd thul v oir ing wuiibl repres.'ut the sinn r *- r •• on ae smut of having b u p ir ! ei • Ì; h i i i to be b.iptu-51 on a ■ • ui:,¡ p i is to repent on am’m it uf-p o'I > i. r. ii ti d b iptij 11 b 'i o g boh c ei 11 • c injunct ion “and. ”  Bui listen again -- m i. 1  !fi-om o nhoie lile should cornai mie it" kn..w is about to break the bre id ot ble t • the peí [de. Listen! “What did I’.ier t.;l ,1im lo ilo* ‘Repent,' ‘and ns many a < .dad', i’ eeivJd the word were btplw.'],' i' W well! .What a leap! JI,- \ valí, i el Over tho . troubleso. ne. pn.,i.'r U H r infinitely bettor, to h-t. e j.ivache 1 it as I'e, tm; «lid, ì' V th« ll -’h .'V’i:. i. e ; the d \ 1 Pentecost.  permit a t 1.!., I> to ti-', h.s hand: "And 1‘eter said, ‘líepeñt, ewi'v um of you, in the name i.f Jeiin I ' 11 ri.. >. (". ■ ; ilo* riinission of your niii“, no I b: b*j i/, 1 This is the meaning of t he ( « tor!' The very mo.iniit" ! . Th What then shall w * d i v idi i ¡ii!, a , I M ■ ¡ ■ dith, and Noel, nn l Tí ij• !• \, oud 111<• *• , n¡ Lho others that I bav ■ n i;u •! - 11 • .e 11,, ^ all been inislusdiu : th  1  p »op!.- ‘‘ A. - -* In", in so far a«.-l.hi.<^p.i i '.“ng*! i« i uin ,:i n I. I.din j leaders uf (he blind  v  Wim( ;i ¡ i p f \ ! i -, i .N o Wonder that u -nod In in i ii I 1  ^ , ni zf>“s l ut, ¡véanse he would n o I ■! •• ti I .. Ins word, should express his mirr >w tiltil th :   iie'C  the.  I,-  i ■ : I. ran : t i ! ,   1  ’ I p' ■ „eh h i|, l" ni Iur i' ¡ ■ i, .i, |,,¡, I, ,.|' mu ,  I  1  lh- .11 ;i -. I.,: e ,i i | I, t i. ui i!. -. d I .li 1 ,' Vim, \I i 1 i    \\ . it,- n. hi ,  1 1 1 i oí a- I ’ei i-.'» p i.    j i.i i!i* ,1,- w . ,,n  th' d. y ol l’> niec.i-l I- !■ oiiM.u d, and ill the ,ii h r ii mh:i-.,- id"i-, « h I In r they ate I)  I' •> o ' I. I, I > a i'i v\ i .• i • I ‘.v i II ii"t n iu  OO b,!l 1,1 kp to d III .ii -1 I it, i ' i O 1’, I r |- pi i'.i di el hip! Will tul 1 in 11 -i ai lo lio (¡entile-», at the house ul ('■ ii'n el I Obut I le’l tllil'.lllv e- rlaiiV th i! I e.m I ■ - t m nr, ¡i ie. >i oe -a -1 .11, *  Atii'thur el-rie d gm loin m. of m aristo  C.'alie¿i’hundi t  who real'. I i- ipiii.se, the ■ /, 'slis' . > | , .    . . . ,  >1*. iptures in tli-* original I.MiiUi^es, H a.-Keil  li,"\v In’ i itia p' els thi-i n'nii'xiuii-, thii Iy  ei j !11 h v i*I i", a m ,i n- « ■ i -i, I li 11 he •‘cannot  *. i\ what it mo.ois. no'. h,.\inj eV mimed it  | .ui icol 111 \ " Thi 1 is a ¡ia' Ini i e.tl, but  III * 1.- — t ' I Ii.' call not, of e iiii". *. .siiy that we are Wi'u:i ’ in our in!e. prel it i.ni ; and will 111 > t ji.in in the general ho..’ and cry ngainst n “     1   \nd still an ell.m; io n red gentleman. — 11a bills into til'' p i is i ;e, as i f i n a fit of liee.lh'TnniN^ ; b it 'z ■ i n o more than half-wav through, when his wits seem to return.  A fst ii ’i n i n_r p<*i turb ttioi ytrikeu him, lie p iII ii*s. - - lie .shudders In* In ok , as if he had been e iu ht in a trap -lie **i*eiin to make n de,peril * elfurl, "1 Will ipi ite it all, Said In* \n I ~ure ('nua.-h h" did; Í • e the por tent,ill- 11 iss.i y. e Was f .rt h w 11 h j eet Cil -.‘dor iln- remis'd ni of \ 1111 r üiii' ! ’ \\ It u t a stu-  peinlmn clVort vas ibis ' iind l.-e.v in liiftVably i ni! ie:it i \'t; nl moral rouragi  But n .v eu.net (lie preaehcr, whose sterling liiiiie-.il,- i^nboM' all e i r 1111 y praise. He read-, the t hi 11 y - cigh t' i lerseuf the üccolld ib apt cr uf A el •, with nil doe solemnity and ei i e iimspec I ioti Then “tupping, and Jilaeing the , re fililí T ut hi* li'.ht haul upon the uns'au**, he sur\e\' lor a moment, with b* iieiiing ilighity, the eoiigrcgation. Now. l -t I im.f his eves lall upon the pa*sage in i|iies-í i.i;i, b* en nnej-it ,w, with all beeoniinii an i h. a i t at i venes i, t he l.illuwiug : “ IV.'ter, 1 beg leave to dill'er IVom you in this mute’ ! - '  I V).*s n it this look like hoti'-il v? Ves, and  ; he win p.dile. lie don't diif r, without “ I '1‘UJ i oe l.jr.e.” 'I'Ois ol t hous.lli l.s'difler In in I'-Ii-I, ns inn • 1 1 as this man did;, who be;.; ||o I e i V e I.. d.ir.T, 'I’ll ', dllf'l' with 11 |e I i;.'I In.'. twist, and dis,ect, and oiinj-V, .mi I erue.t', his w irl*, whiinl. tliey ; i • .loss (”■ III iii'.e l!. 'it. 11 III list b> s ,.  I    ' •  ! I I : 1 1, e i |_"\,.'i v m n.iim-rous iiitei'pn't-i .: , 1. os fi- nn ..or 1, h.ri-m- guides, eaidi di.Ter I i ,1' ■ I 111 ,d! I 11 e otln IH ' Maliu the b"st m ■' . .- :-•<> v , i, e ,n, tint nmi -uf these ea;' 1 <*j i’    \l! ! r-.-t, tv ■ iiin-l ol m-ccs'iify  ' ■  1  .    b • ' 1.1"11' '. órete.I t h ■ pas-. 1 ^ •.  V. ' a<    . !. i.ee ), ,! e ive Io obtain lioin gni'bu  - i. !i    s i!, ‘v, tie ,1 i :' 11 ii.terpretati >u of  i , b ;■    > i;-ri .'n "I 11 il Wi'.f, Whieh 111 ly  J , .ii,-.    ',v, t 0 h .'i 1 ■ 1; le 1" I 101 pee nl i  In ' I u 1.1 .1 oti i,'. h"re we '’and inidi-onayed j tin. ni hii'tned, the rutleoim'd, the.mis ’ 1 " jo • s e n I oi —11 0011 (In 1  I 01 h. o! ¡lililí. We ' I k •• I ue oi-.pn. eii p 1-.1 i;ni. or .r itln'r tile p ts--1 m reg.ii I to whii'h iher* are multiplied d’*i'iitei, iii 11-1 mmt o! 1 \ ion- .neiise We re-  I    '  Io nd III.ii it would, ni the negativo lem, be 1, n I il 11 -, I 1 I ■ * of al I "whi. h.llllle tile u :.od ol I . d I I, .• ; 1 1111, ,  Hot. inizili iiul ...................I'.oiMike a uni-  \ o - . I I ■ 111 e r. 1, ) n whieh, b ’i I h ' ' .'I I d o ‘ 111 e i r e.mi-li III si 1 e|; ill' wisdolil, Ie inline and piety* ninluiiuUv might lie obtained amoii; in ih' ini erpntat ion  \ e 1.1 lite hitiiII 1 I'h'lptei' ul Veti I Slib mil ilo ipic'tion to the if K»Wi*t pirn;  the 111 tlurtv-i ¡“lull  But ngain-  ; i h Ilesini ill 1 11 r  I ; 1 !  i. ; * Hid  n ,!  Í; I  all  thiil v 1 ■ ig 15111 icrs'- ivas 1", 1 r ad 1 the book  I.i-ten :i'jiiin — “It.ipfi>»rut f ■ :U o! .-ins, \v:is instituted by tin' d- • V .1 r, ho pi c.'n di it .‘ire liars'" \ ■ ; \ he ■ir, did you ever lcaru wh it tha' ..n 1-1' ei'llr-d Idainhemy a..':’in'! lh" llo'y \\ h 01 the I’harisee- eoinin.M' I i ;, ,1 • i\* 1 I II nt t ri bu ' . Ilg • - * w ' ! Il I ill in if,  arid inali'', in the In e; ' to t i.e d , work i f tin- Holy Spini. Bei!' r lai, ' i 1 f it idiould I in a fact tbat tIn' Spi 1 .t ■  Ì instituled bnplisin for iv mis ’."H, ■   !  bule to the dev¡1 the v, oi l, of t he Sp: t j only loop boli* through whieh V"ua>\ni I is a defteieney of light in the he, !,  , Io the .supernbuiidanro i f maliei- in the the bittoruesa of your language ¿.u,. dunt evidence.  Another self constituted nmba m l r n.i ecndn the pnered deak, and, hear, < » In.awns, and gi?e ear, ll earth, hu alfirma tint! ‘T'ettr  . " , as  lira , [ , ii!d|l|  111 • n be 1 i h • i h i I'Llü o I I Vi ul I o 1 I In it by, I • |’ie.i-ii 111 e \v • 11 I." Tli is we know we have d on', wln-ii, in un .Wei' i" tile 'muer, wh 1 ii.lvs us who', in' shill _du to b; mived, we  .lie lire |'e“polisi* ol I'eli I' to 111' | i.i 11 111'* r  peli-ii uil.s || I’etei' aiii'Wered aee .rd 111 'j |o 1,111 * i. Ill of I.-011. we l.li-iw that .we are ainwel'lng a .111111  ;  Io the Will of I 1 011 w lien We answer 10 1 eli l't. owiiexai t wold.s |!ot il we have i,, ¡¿ii' at the nii aninj, We l.nuw ilotlil.'ig nt 11 We, 10 'indi eme, preaeii our :• oess work, mi ! Out liie word nl the '¿urd. -tlul snlvat mi l< iii-pendeil utt A jjiiess. At  1 lie . am ■ Util ' JO......-i al'«' multiplied ait iii-  ,• 1 ¡1,1,1. until l.uii ,ieli:u< tall liilo 11 Jlllli ble of , in11 ,¡dno inns mid dis.'urdances, nnd th" 1i.11!. [loll. lit death Nettles down 11, ion apei,er*"d and 1 iielfien 111 auli t'Inis-t ■ 11 d ■ 1111.    - l   I It tv 1; 111 1 11 t h 1II V. 11 * ' - W in 111 e r ol not the 1111, 1 I i.i 11 1 nl I n-it ■■ .i., ■ a 11 11 a.s 1 -1 st 011 r I n.ii'le I i o -i 1 ..'•tfiH 1 ; the 1 an.' dte.d -, . 1 -    If ill,', e olí I I Ii • / in*» / B j ii *t -.! 1 j ■ 11  I .: 1 ■ ,W"i| "11 l' Iii a -1111 .Id * I'I.iei , lio.v e >11  > .1 ij.n v ' il 'I II'. ' But 11 ft * • r but \ ery  ..if 1 1 • i!l e|, .o , 1    i! I hi ' nil I'. • r the f d  I U7 1 11 _ t'e 1 M 111-. : 1 I III -1 e III | II y III I " Ml ' t ill  I    Í > e 11I I j I lilt 1, 11 cold 1 i"t, nl ei 1 I • -te , a p p'M I 1,1 n fa11-h 1 III version, li ,''hon'd it lie .jult'OI III, i I in 1 jht b ! a 1111 |e d 1 tlieuiI to pTe vent it I rom Ir.ivelbiij a litile too |.ir aloinj down lit" 'o o t' IIus lui I i\v , . “ ii'* I' i] 0 1/I'.t ll'/f li'l' ti‘ rin 1 -ni'01 ol your sins, and you t-ball in ! re 10 lie, the 1-ill ,'t ibi 11 o I y .Spin'; lor llie j mm' Is in to v-u I.or 10 yoiir children,  II    O' to any whi ijb tin Bold tnd ,*di.ll fall''  Wliv 11 ul, 11 \v • I ■-• j 1 0 il, 11-laie th' in ;nt n (i/un t / the t mj '.'I (!.j    .;v|f f f ;•( p.* •  nnd  h nned eoii.'idor.ui'm. 111 the mean titiló, oiiv 1 hing is et rtain, that at proauut, inasiiluclt a- I here'is 110 u tli form ity of ¡nlcrpi'Otntj»)!;.of., this p i" ige nmoiiur them, n vast fuujó^tty^of 11 no 11 di nit uiidcr.1i.1ml tho pnssnirbv"^  A.4UÍ.SV  I' S.- - \ iiother i i Baptist clergyman) with whom brotiier (¡ano, a few had a debate, rendered the passage, “for the 11L111rnir,tt of sins;” and nnolher rci'ently, iu u seriiiuij, “unto the remission of sins.’'  A. II.  b’rom the African Repository.  TIIK CAl'SK  (’hristian bonevolenec -opoVatcs for pood iu nil directions nnd without limit. The Fathers of tho American,Colonization Sod-ety eonlided iu their scheme as une ufa sure nnd mighty growth of bcneficeirie to tho African race. They saw that its policy must develop great moral power, nutimj undisturbed, because controlling by a persuasive 'eneriry the reason, tho affection and tho wills of nion. Agiin.-t such policy and such power there ean b ( * no tirgiuuent and no law. Those * & wdio I,ivi• dniknoss may stumble on in their darkness, but can i^evor extinguish the light whieh a well established Republic of colored men on the African coast m-utt (died Upon the proipect and* destiny of their race. Li-beri i niny be pronounced a failure by those who dcsiro it to bo so, and-lho weak or ignorant 111 iy believe their te ;timony ; but the contrary ii ihr* ljh.ii.li, and not its failure but sue .-ess ha-. V nued an evil, nut dan¡. r oro'in, opposiiioii into life. Trim, wo regret that a Senator from South < ’arolina shonhl unite with the KdinVurgli U"\iew iu castine reproaches upon Liberia without evidence of her «guilt, and against clear <■ritleueo of her innocem".-. biienuse Lieltei ami brighter thilljs sbrnihl be fouud in high places; and we caru|it withhold some compassion from those coo-teiidinj' with Truth, n Ion that in-ver knjw ib fe il. |)ee 11 mu demands thal those who pre-nmi' ti treat the illu-lrious inwho fo uid ■ 1 I,iberia witii c mtcni pi, blio ild pre \ ioiisly have w'on sup noriiy fo;- tbcmsidyes',  11 ■ 1 r ¡^oobl\ as.suun: to t.ll'n .-jli the honors whieh all inv ird t ' Cl \Y. mi l Il.vr.l'Ml. Io < ' \ tl tt ■ 1 f I. M UII'IIIN and Mt.sft A f.!,.  We are I i i woll n.'ipiailited with tin'. Bl it  1  ¡sli an 1 ‘ [‘ ..i igu Anti Slavery parly to e:;-pe.’t I,mi it fuirneis or justice toward-, tho Am o ie iu ('oloiiization Society, but it is dif-fi 'ult to c\eu-ie in a distinguished Amciric.in c.ti/eii ¡"uoraiie«' ai' its history, or a dispo?’-  i ion to im peach its character mid do para go the ere.il work in which it is onga'.'eij.— \’oiing and weak as is the Republic of Bibc-111, her Bre-iib'iit nnd ('ili/i ris ttrc fully' t eiip.'t.mt I'l defelt 1, ptlblndy, luM -  repu'tn-  I    ion ; mil chid, as we believe she is, iu tho patiop'v ..r Truth, and choseii and j.ruteeted b\ (¡ id himself, no weapoM fu ñe;! a/ainst  icr shall prosper.  The great wol k oil l'i ady ncr on p] i.sh ej by tin A men'.ill I .’.doll i/,.U 1011 Society, ¡diould  I I...... a I < I lie minds of nil it.i friend-' to extend  their views nnd its opornlioii«. •' In tho lto-jiubln' of I, dn ri.i aie the el cm oits of a iii'L’htv f'rowtll Itld ill llllence.    - n  We hop.' lh it the tune a ppro.'iehc.s when our t i eiier tl 1 im ernru *111 .will see the powerful ag'O’iey cmb njied ill Bihei'i l for the sup pri'SMoii t.f i Iii* Vfrieau Slave Tiade, nnd the opening of wide districts of Africa to Amer-  I    c 111 com iiJic!iind the. bcuclits of ('hristiuu  CI \ ih/atioll , I hal she will lead the Way in  iln exploration uf tlio countries east of the  th it Republic and throughout tho ;»rout val-  •    •-    , ,    . I  ley nl the Niger. 'I'-lie píeseme of our  s'l'i nlion mi the African -roast aflords peon  II    a 1 f.i.-dit in * f'oi ibis, and Lift ri.1 can readily J supply 1111.■ 11i-_r• *nt men inured to tlio African ell Ml 1 te. I I c I op-irute ill any (Ol tol'pitiie of , our onu*rii:ii"iit for t'n’s.t irreal object*« The  * . i ■ ¡ ;  1 n o uf 'a il| ,rou jd,. exploration of  1  tii .Ni _"T. and th.- uukuown regions between j lh it river and tho eastern boundary of Liberia, mu-t lar.' * I v contribute to the interests "I ili.it H'lp.jblicjn American aommereo, to  lltoJi* of it'iv scheine which was ever-pre-si-.nti'd t i their thoughts ; thul it will hectiro to lh.Mil and their posterity,' Social and polit-i ■ tl eipi dit \, fteeiloui and indopeiidonce on n soil ad iptc I to the tittMiotts pvoditcttons of th.e Tiojiie«, and which Cannot fail, under skillful and in lostrioin cultivation, to enrich -its piopi ieioi s. They learn from nulhentie so 1 reus tlt.it l-lfgi districts ill’ Liberia, still Inrgefrboyon 1 it. nnd larg* tradN of Yoiuba nnd the valley of th i Niger, lie waste, jilvll iug theui'to build their llomea there, and cover them with tha Jinrvdstiij tho flocka und hol'd« uf u CllfjHtiufV pimple.    ^  * ^h#'ii*lerMi*    (loittilzatioii  SoiMilty inny woll hesitate to fuvofr Uliy ftohetn« of emigrutbln lending to weaktin nttrtclnnent to Lib >ria, or retard her growth ; ddillc Ihu multiplicathln i)f her African relations, tha extension of her territory titul illstittiliorm along the const und in tho interior, her vigorous co-operation in plana and eutorpme« of good, not for herself iih>uo,'btlt for thi Alrie.m race, must npeu to her rtcw rdativtrce» and ndd to her ability drill reputatioti, W<9 should be diniiieliued to any tnovoitinili thal must, tl|lro^' a fihnde upon her proipet'ts, but rejoic) in such as will outtribute to her , sliiii^th, iis ); fuliiist> and honor.  I Could the (Jovcrnmont of the LTiiited I Stales bo induced tej appoint a Consul Ctoii-j oral, Commissioner, or Conimeroial Affoiit,   1  iwith inslructioii^ and authority to 'Visit all !• jparts of tho Africnn coast, from the Sibrfli Leono to the Uubodn or to Angoln, aaecrtain the ex net niUtire of the country and tli« charncter tttid disposition of the native tribes ; [he ngi ¡cultural nnd commercial resources of tli^i variom parts; to negotiate treaties of amity and eonlnt 'rce, as well as for the suppression of the Slave Trade, with the nativ» chiefs and kings; and j_nore, aliould Congress appro|iriute tho moans nt)d direct ou I exploration iff the Nigur, and the visit of an J autlrnri/.ed agent to tho great States rif Cfetl-| tral Africi, we might look for tho i n For In a -' tion m desirnhle and ucccasary to decide th«  | poliej nnd oiilighton the course of this So-i cii'l.y  i (If one thing we ore sure, that wo cannot elevate our r .neeptions, or cherish purpoaes arid hope» too hi;jh, rtf the final results of A hi can ('o|o ii/.H|ion ; that all tho friends of this Society should view distntst, reproach,  I olijeeiiuiiH an I opposition, but aa so much i dost in llie mlh of their projfrosi ; that th-o be,; an ! deep-st principles of Humanity,  ! nml the eUunal truths., of lieliglon, are thtlir allies ; that oeunioiial rev.'r.sos''tnTtb tntsfnr*   1  tuuci sin 1 ; quickly nut ■ of sight, beneath tha ' ^r m leu. - of their object; tint for the ncio'n. j [ilishmr*iu of this ,ihj'»c*’„ th  1  tnnns aro legiti* in.'.te an 1 elli-ieni, functioned Hy the spirit \ uf our luititutiuiH and llivine Providence ;  | that tlmir futuui influence must eiubmco . beneficially tho entire African race, so that j the glorious emifuderaOy of these United ' States m'v tiud a fair resomblance in tho fu-. ture moral an 1 nolitical condition jjf AiViCa. j  i Let uribebevers in t!hriatianity and the im* ! m irUlit;, of i lie »out, cherish no hopes for thii iuipi'nvI'liient of the African rape, and I confine thci; tliougUts tJ tlio material intur-’ ests of tlio m uuiiiit ; but tho<e who live for Ktornity, mu-t discern iu one human soul it | mngnilie.eiicj surpassing the visible oreatioi»  1  and a value beyond all its perishable tron-• aiires. They will fe«l the force df tha words of au Aporitlu,--“ Beloved, if Uod ao loved us, wii ought also to love one another,” and  111  I'luliii 'ii uf 111,, tr.illie in alivici, and to ili" i ii trod u ei ion ol' I ' !j ri sit ian tin sMioiiaru - 1 til civiii/. itimi I o ola !nl is j \íst I v impresse 1 '.viilt the v dll': o| the rapidly increasing Ojoj-tn io : uf A ni. t, n, l dispuse,1 In imeOurii"iv iom-.'/ii s I ir as,;urt lining h ; ;r-5fe<ourcus, eti-■ i natili/ iter nji ieu!t ore, iii i syeiiniig hor " > n ii r. >. I? Hthtlo.ss, our lien colored peo-p e.tr I• • * »¡iriin^ s”i l.iu-.lv to consider that  •    nijrlli!* In Ivil'i’tiit, i'l Mulle pet i'l A ! I I  •    . pel O'' .- ( Il --u a-!', lilt ly ■ 'Utp. ,,,.u tr>  deeming the spiritual thu chief iitteteat of odr o,ilore tiaik to exult the character and destiny i.f mtiiLind; imitating him, the (ireat Retlcemcr of tho world, who taught the blc-seduc's of doing good, and that the most: destinile and miserable havo tha strongest el dim fo our fll.m iiy, fieek to rear up from'tin runts add htbbisli of the rudest and mini neglected riatiires temples of everlastinj» beauty to IIiri praise.  Wh.it, iu the biicf period of thirty jfoar*/  tn nine tenths of the men of this generation, will be abundant harvest*, the profits of trado, or hoarib’d treasures; what politics, debates, or licitatimi eleetimis, fill the ex-eiiouicn!' :urJ cuntrovur.sie-i of human sooie* i,, viewed separately trmn ihij.se moral as-¡icen ami beuelits which ulonc impart to them interest in higher worlds ? IVIien our I hist sum shall appronirh his setting, nr hi.s i liolit be liid from us for over, whether wn ■ have occupied private sfatioii.s ur stood in the ; 11 i l; 11 planes of the State, of vital aud eternal importance will be the rjftestion, ifavo wo  1  s.ni 'ht to fnIfi 1 the fnynl lav? ancorditig tr* the Siiipturos, to do tho groatest good io j our power to thu greatest uijujbur of the human ractj!' 1   To cherish fhif benevolence which s#ndn iln \ 1 tn I current to future agfts ; to leave en durinn monuments of beneflomioo behind tvN.| to bestow upon Africa and her children tho blenH.in^s i.i civilization, i;ood Rovernment and Clli lHlinnity, are end* truly sublime, wo’tbv not only of the be«t endeavors of this So.dnty, but of tho (Jovirnuieni und poor?«  o' tli • t\ti(c I .MtiU'j   

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