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Pittsburgh Presbyterian Banner and Advocate (Newspaper) - May 15, 1858, Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaA tithe presbyterian Banner and advocate. What constitutes a Church ? what constitutes a Chorot ? not roman Basilio or gothic pile with fretted roof Tali spire and Long drawn aisle these Only mock thy search fantastic sepulchres when All is said seek net the Livinio Hutch Amod the dead. What a a a,<3kurch/indeed? not tripled Hierarchy or throned priest the stolen trappings of the Romish beast altar or a Well Sung Creed,.-- bites magical to save to Sanctify nor aught that lulls the ear or lures the Eye. A band of Faith Ful men met for gods worship in an upper Toom or canopied by Midnight s starry dome. It on Hillside or Lone Glen a to , fledged to their common lord Quot compose and harsh Snow As in Pristine age defied the tyrants Seal the bigot s rage for where but two or three whatever place in faiths communion meet there with Christ a presence is a Church com plete. A. Sir Joshua Reynolds at which Johnson Boswell Burke Goldsmith and others Are present. Amb Biroan monthly of on pies a High place in the estimation of All who Are interested in the culture of the soil and the number for May appears to us to be unusually interesting. The article on american pears to worthy the consideration of All who have been turning their attention to the cultivation of Dwarf fears for the fact and arguments there presented Are not snob As to give expectation of great snore so from pears grafted on quince stocks. Fat Tamarg Foo facts. Books sent to or Botica will Ira Styf Otto Adcuto the Milap Hlls it it Paia Bow tora Ooi Rajar Law if rat oar Philadelphia Offlee ill Loath loth Tai hollow chaat Nat la Aara of Josaph h. Whoa raq. The it Baum attract inks of the Bible. By Leroy j. Halsey d. 12mo., up. 441. New York Charle Scribner. For Sale by j. S. A Pijon Pittsburgh. -1868.if the different books of the Bible bad been written by old greeks and if instead of the pure Devotion elevated morality and Sublime a views set Forth in them of the one Trua and. Infinite creator preserver and redeemer which they contain they had celebrated the praises of Juno Minerva , a and others of the rabble to be found in the catalogue of Heathen de it a the Lemming of. Profound a would have in every age a been devoted to its Praise. Chairs would have been founded in order that Learned a elections should set Forth the Beauty of its descriptions the gorgeousness of its poetry and the eloquence of. Its diction. A the classical merits of die Bible have been the higher characteristics of its inspiration and moral importance. The work before is is a really valuable contribution to the study a of the floored word in the aspect indicated. Great As Moses was As a legislator and a Leader he was a eminent As an historian. Chivalrous As a youth and sagacious As a King As David was he equally eminent As a poet. Before the Advent of our lord no Man perhaps had Ever lived his Mark so deeply and so broadly on the human mind As Moses and since that time the precedence is beyond All question due to the apostle Paul. He Haa appeared wherever the Light of the gospel is elevated. In Augustine Luther Calvin Knox Edwards and in their influences on their respective countries and. Ages he is revived and he will ,Shine a Light on Earth shining with a divine brightness until the end of it time. We very heartily Oom mend or. Halsey a Book to our readers. A. Tel family doctor. Illustrated with nine Rob engravings of medicinal plants and herbs. A 12mo.pp. 308. Philadelphia Johne. Potter 617 Eatmom st a it 1867.&Quot 1 a la. We have no Confidence in any one who professes is ability to compile a medical directory which will Render the service Apt a physician inexpedient. The work before us is not of that character. I a m a v a a a a a a a it Folly keeps before the imperative duty of calling in professional Aid in. All a cases of uncertainly or danger. Such works May be of making common readers familar wit the Oha Raotz a of diseases generally and especially with the symptoms of Snow complaints As Are suddenly dangerous the general directions in the commencement a of the volume respecting the preservation of health Are very judicious and valuable. ,.we a Hui Joe also Renej Eydthe a a presbyterian mag Azine a a a the american illuminated Magazine a and a the College journal of medical science a for May and also a a the annual report of 5 the new York Bible a the new York pulpit in the revival of 1858. A memorial volume of sermons. Up. 395. New York. Sheldon Blakeman if co. Pitts Burgh j. S. Davieon. A the great pity of new York has been blessed to a remarkable degree in the recent onto bring of the holy spirit confined to no particular part of the City nor to any particular Quot Section of the Church. The Means employed a have been the regular and appointed1 Means of Grace the preaching of the word and prayer. That Chris trans in other parts of the country might be Able to enjoy some of those exhibitions of truth which god has so greatly blessed they requested ministers of different denominations to of their Ordinary discourses delivered in the midst of the great Awakening to make a memorial volume of this work of god these sermons Are not intended to exhibit the learning or ability of the authors,1 but rather As specimens of the ways in which the to nth has been presented by various eminent clergymen,1 in their Ordinary ministrations. The selection of authors has been most Happy among them May be mentioned Rev. James w. Alexander . Or. Krebs and or. Potts of our own Branch of the Church drs. Parker Burchard and Hatfield of the new school drs. Thompson an d flt orrs of the congregational Church drs. Williams and Hiscox of the Baptist i Church drs. Mcclintock and Peck of the methodist Church and or. Beth nne of the reformed Dontoh Church we Are much mistaken if this will not be considered the Best selection of miscellaneous sermons that has been published for some time. And Many of them Are most admirable specimens of the Best methods of commending the truth to every Idanys conscience. A sermons of the Rev. C. H. Spurgeon of London. Fourth series. Up. 445. New York Sheldon Blakeman # co. Pittsburgh j. 8. Davieon. The popularity of the Youthful preacher of Surrey gardens does not Wane nor has he grown weary in his labors. This fourth series is distinguished by the same characteristics the same striking comparisons Earnest pleadings and forcible presentation of divine truth As those which have gone before. It in this volume some of the most important subjects to which human attention can be called Are discussed in a most soul stirring manner in which doctrine wanting and experience Are most happily blended. Glimpses or jb8us, or Christ exalted in the affections of Bis people. By w. P. Bal Fem. App. 259. New York Sheldon Blakeman $ co. Pittsburgh j. S. object of the. Author has been to exalt Christ in the affections of his people to furnish them with fresh motives to increased devoted Ness to him also to impart Consolation to the afflicted to attract the awakened and encourage them to come to Jesus and to Aronse the formalist and a the careless Quot this is a Sweet Little Book. Many a halting Pilgrim will be quickened Many awakened ones will be led to Jesus and Many stricken souls will be revived and comforted by a perusal of it pages beaming with a Saviours love. Halls journal or health for May contains. Flora or self deception and other tales. By c a. L. Of author of a a the giant killer a a the Young Pilgrim a a rambles of p rat a &c./&0. 18mo., up. 324. New York Rolt. A Carter a a brother no. 630 Broadway 1858. For Sale by . Davieon Pittsburgh. This is one of the valuable series of Carters a fireside Library a and will be found a very ,. It the spin Tual or lessons out of school by Joseph t. Cooper pastor of the associate presbyterian Church Philadelphia. 18m0.vpp.j Philadelphia wms Young or English co., Pittsburgh., 1858. . Or. Cooper Ushers his Little volume into the world with a very modest preface which is Well of along amp Ted to commend what follows in the body of the.work., As a Book for the Young it isun Dicle poly we Tep to at religions truths which it embodies Are very lucidly and forcibly stated. 7 a a. Hymns or worship Quot a designed for use e Leonre room the prayer meeting and the family. Selected and arranged by a pastor Small 16md, up. 440.r,Philadelphia we. S. And Alfred Martien no. 608 Chestnut Street a a Wye a. Tax s r this is an expel la it selection of Beautiful hymns the principal on which the compiler proceeded,.is , and the volume is free from then great blemishes which so commonly prevail in.,.works a of this kind. We have no didactic treatises Here either on the Trinity or. On justification and no dogmatic defences of pre. Destination or eleotion., the selections Are really what Thoy an designated of Yoni , and Many of tii Epi Are of the highest order of thrilling deep emotional poetry. We have often wondered How it Oomes to pass that the collection of paraphrases a Ngn spa the British presbyterian can roses seems Tod get unknown to compilers on this mde of the Atlantis Many of them Are equal to the Best lyrical compositions to be found in the whole Range of stored poetry and yet they Are Seldom or Ever referred to in on a Onn tej n i. C7 it ,. A a. It the rambles or h rat. By a. L. O. E. 18mo up. 185. New York Carter $ Brol Here. For Sale by j. S. Davieon Pittsburgh. 1858. This is Ano Tifesi of tiie Holmnes Rodgin to a a the fireside Library a and will amply repay perusal. Our readers May remember that some month ago we mentioned in terms commendation a remarkable article on a a rats a in the London quarterly review. Many of the anecdotes in. This Uttie work Are extracted and they will be found exceedingly interesting the Eclectic mama Bibb or Robbisn Libba Tobb a tilde Fiwel omd monthly comes to is ,p4ekyti�l��d with Pirfo to dirty Ril Oles among Johnson and bib Forks the history of science and some of its lessons the monarchs of Delhi magnificent Minorics of creation or zoological rambles of a Naujalis a a stud Lea in history. A there be a to in thib number two Ane steel engravings one of that distinguished Christian Nobleman lord Shaftsbury and the other of a literary party at a Emily order new potato human growth delicious ,. Teeth of children a our troubles a that about health Kel Peee going Down senet ble gentleman doctors recreation. Cancer it dyspeptic correspondence for nuts Barth bating and her close. Cross of Christ. With a heart fall of love to the Saviour he contributed liberally to whatever tended to Advance the interests of is kingdom and on his dying bed he not forget the spreading of the gospel in on own and foreign lands. Daring his last and very protracted ill. Ness he had some most Sweet Bright and extraordinary anticipations of the happiness enjoyed in the realms of unending Day and As death approached he became less a King of terrors and More a Welcome messenger to a Fetter his spirit and waft it Home. The closing moment were tranquil and consolatory. A Man of True Devotion the last audible sounds the last moving of is lips were those of Earnest prayer to god. A let me die the death of the righteous and let my last end be like he has left an aged partner to mourn a loss which to him is an eternal gain. M. Died in the City of Brooklyn new York on Friday morning 2d nit after a protracted fill Ness mrs. Tryphenia s. Otis wife of Isaac Otis esq., in the 65th,year of her age. The death of this estimable lady has bereft the Church of an Humble and consistent Christian and the family Circle of a faithful and devoted wife and Mother and has added another worshipper to the throng of the redeemed in heaven saved through the Merit of him who also it idled that she might live. Blessed in Early youth with the Wise counsels and pions instructions of a Christian Mother she Early chose that better path which Shehas followed so Feit Henlly and so Long growing in All those elements of Christian character ont so beautifully in the Home Circle and cast Snow a subdued and divine Light upon that Centre of All that is holy in the Edna Tion of character and All that is Manly and Noble in after life. For the non Sally Long period of forty five years. Was she allowed to preside Over her household with an affection change and a patience which never grew weary and at length it was permitted to enjoy that richest Boon of a pions mothers heart that of seeing nearly All of her children converted to Christ and members of the Church she loved so Well. It that a life so holy should serenely close and in this respect her Many prayers were no doubt Folly answered. The message that a a the master is come and Galleth for thee a fell not strangely upon her ear but Tike a Long expected invitation. Made familiar by communion with eternal things she received it gladly and putting her House in order calmly and peacefully passed away. The departure of thib aged Saint was not so much dying As escaping. As a captive from bondage or a Bird from its Cage so has one escaped the evil that is in the world leaving an example which Tike a. Line of living Light Points to her last resting place and invest the gloom of the grave with a Halo of glory. A How Blest the righteous when he Dies a .-i-.--, -7&Quot-�?�? a a. Died at his residence in Somerset township Washington county pa., or. John Leyda aged 75 years the subject of this notice was a member of the Community in which he die daring the allotted period pilgrimage below. As a citizen he was patriotic kind charitable, the Friend of peace. He was Abs it thirty five years a consistent professor of religion in the presbyterian Church of Pigeon Creek and for several up Fth previous to his death one. Of the elder ship. He Quot United himself with the people of god under the pastor ship of the Rev. Andrew Wylie then president of Washington College and serving Assi stated Supply in the1 aforementioned Church. Under the Connexions Viz., those of Rev. W. C. Anderson Rev. Ebenezer Graham and Rev.5 Jamed Sam the present be Kis life Ever gave Eri Denoe that his1 religion was of the heart that he not Only possessed the form of godliness but its Power. Many very Many in the Community of which he was a tember can Point to his Christian walk his eminently exemplary a life As an. Unanswerable argument in favor of the Sweet and heavenly influence of the died on the 18th inst., in Black lick township Indiana co., pa., of inflammation of the Longs or. John Lead in the 62d year of my age. A or. Leard for the space of about thirty six years was a worthy and esteemed member of Ebenezer presbyterian Church. His birth and baptism life and death were All in the same congregation. And from the beginning to the end such was his character As to win the respect and Confidence of All who enjoyed his acquaintance. He was a Man of Strong mind of much stability and decision of character in honesty integrity and truth irreproachable a Lover of the right the Good and the True. He rejoiced in whatever was for the Benefit of Man and the improvement of society but with Christian firmness Dis countenanced the in scriptural pretensions of modern Reform his influence was All for Good in society in the Chuth of god and in the family in All of which there is now a void not easily to be filled. The loss to his family is serious indeed for by his removal they Are now fatherless and Motherless Coldren. But not unworthy of a worthy father his prayers and counsels among them have not been in vain for often while he lived he have a fathers High enjoyment of sitting Down with six of his children at the lords table together to celebrate the love of Jesus and feast upon the provisions of his Grace. Though there be sadness in recording the death of such yet is it not a mingled with Joy the bereaved Are not left to borrow As those that have no Hope the wounded heart May follow him to the rest that remain eth for the people of god and with chastened pleasure May fondly cherish his worthy memory while Faith beholds him on High in the company of the redeemed. A the memory of the just is . Died in Indiana county a. On the 15th inst., of inflammation of the Longs mrs. Sarah relict of or. Malachia Sutton in the 70th year of her . Sutton was a native of Huntingdon but Early in life moved to Indiana county where her residence has been until the time of her decease. She first United with the presbyterian Church of West Union under the care of the Rev. T. Davis and afterwards with the presbyterian Church of Ebenezer where for Many years she has been highly esteemed on account of her becoming Christian deportment and the truly pious influence shed on society around. She was indeed a Mother in Israel and one in whom there was no guile. Her piety was genuine neither fitful nor feigned and her Confidence unwavering in the mercies of her covenant god. Herbs was the privilege to say with faiths Assurance a i know that my redeemer in her frequent seasons of affliction and always indeed Bho Ever manifested that Meek resigned gentle and patient spirit which so much adore Christian character and give such winning Grace and acceptance in the estimation of All. And though the bereaved May have cause to weep yet death to her is undoubtedly gain. It is a pleasant sadness when our tears fall for the loved one in heaven. A a the righteous shall be in everlasting . Died at her residence Penn township West Moreland county pa., on thursday March 25th, 1858, mrs Elizabeth Logan relict of the late col. William Logan in the 58th year of her age. It it has been truly said that a death loves a shining tvs is True of the subject of this notice for in her entered so Many traits which rendered her an object of esteem that a to know her was to love she was the Mother of a Large family four of whom survive her. Never a Parent exhibit a fonder Devotion for her offspring and it was rewarded with an ardent and generous reciprocation. A a her children Rose up and called her blessed a Ever yielding her the reverence and love due to her excellence As a woman and her Fidelity As a Mother. Consecrating herself to god in Early life she United with the presbyterian Church of Long run of which she has Ever since been a regular and consistent member tried by the Tongoh Stene of the scriptures Bhe was a True Christian and the Grace of god sustained her daring her last illness and in her dying moment. Her end was peace. . Died of consumption on april 5th, 1858, at Circleville North Huntingdon township Westmoreland county pa., mrs. Jane Brown in the 23d year of her age. A mrs. Brown when very Young professed her Faith in Christ and United with the presbyterian Church of Long run and her walk and conversation has Ever since been worthy her big vocation. Her affliction which was Long and occasionally painful she endured with patience and resignation. Waiting for the change leaning on the of the beloved for her death had no sting the grave was spoiled of its Victory and she softly fell asleep in the bosom of the Saviour in the fall Assurance of a joyous rein erection. A. My the presbyterian Buner an advocate. A presbytery of Washington this presbytery held its Spring sessions at Hookstown commencing april a 20th an unusual business including four judicial trial was transacted. Messro. George k. Scott jr., Bernard w. Slagle and Alexander s. Blackford All from the Western theological Seminary were licensed to preach the gospel. Messes. James to. Fredericks a licentiate from the presbytery of Richland and we. B. Keeling from the presbytery of Ohio were received upon certificate under the care of presbytery also the Rev. We. J. Alexander of the presbytery of Erie and the Rev. We. Aikin of the presbytery of Zanesville having presented letters of Dis Mission were received As members. Calls for pastoral labors were presented and accepted As follows from Frankfort for the services of the Rev. James w. A Mckennan from lower Buffalo for those of the Rev. James Fleming West Liberty for those of the Rev. We. Aikin from West Union for those of the Rev. We. J. Alexander from it. Prospect for those of or. Keeling and from Burgettstown for those of or. Fredericks and arrangements were made for the installation of the first four of these Brethren and for the ordination and installation of the last two. Supplies for. The summer were appointed re follows. sister evil Allan Grove and Euzabeth Tom have leave to Supply themselves. Jepper Sabbath of May or Stockton. Second Sabbath of May or. Wines. Third Sabbath of May or. Scott. A Wolf Sabbath of May or. Lester. Second Sabbath of june or. Alexander to administer be lords supper. Fourth Sabbath of june or. Hervey. Fourth Sabbath of july or. Fleming. Second Sabbath of a gust or. Aikin. Fourth Sabbath of August or. Hervey. Second Sabbath of september or. Pauli fourth Sabbath of september or. James Hervey. A . A travelling correspondence. St. Louis april 1858. On first Day in this City was thei a amp baath. Glad Are we now that it was since a thus got a very favourable impression of the poral and Christian character of thousands of its citizens by the multitudes that attend Church before we saw apy special Maniff a tons of those vices so common in All such places As this. A a. A Quot we worshipped in the second presbyterian Church of which or. Brooks is pastor and heard two Good sermons Ecjpe in the morning and the other in the evening from ministers who were of their Way to the As ily. The congregations were Large and quite attentive and from statements made by the pastor we were gratified to learn that the spirit of god was working graciously upon the hearts of Many that not a few were turning to Tho lord and from the number of prayer meetings announced for the coming week it was evident that the people were determined not to forget the assembling of themselves together As the manner of some is. Monday night also we attended service in this same Church and were much pleased and profited by All we saw and heard. Presbyterianism is Strong and in a healthy condition in st. Louis. Its ministers rank High As men of piety and Power and its members Are among the most influential intelligent and wealthy citizens of the place. Never we see a Christian people we loved More on so limited an acquaintance. May god bless them. A a other evangelical denominations Are also prosperous and numerous As we Are told and from the great number of elegant Church edifices Tjit meet the Eye in every part of the Eity this is doubtless True. But borne is also Strong. She was first to Plant her standards Here. She gave name to the City she not Only has the strength of numbers but of wealth. The property of the Church is immense and still she grasps for More nor grasps in vain for Many of her members that have recently deceased have left her not Only thousands but millions it a a said that the Pope has not in All this land a More faithful son than the Bishop of Missouri he is a deep dyed Jesuit of the old French school. In a drive of a few hours to Day about the Eity with a Friend who is a citizen of the place i was astonished to see the number and magnitude of the schools seminaries Nunn eries churches and other institutions of these deluded people that in every Ward meet the eyes and some of them Are costly and magnificent beyond All description. Such sight a sicken my soul causing a momentary fear lest borne make France Germany and Ireland Eurse America yet but this cannot he. No never. While god reigns truth must Rise. We turn now to other things. We have seen much to Day too much to chronicle. It takes but a few hours to learn the streets of st. Log is. Like those of Philadelphia they Cross at right angles. Those that run parallel with the River Are numbered first second third &o., and those crossing these receive the Beautiful botanical names of Olive pide Chestnut amp a. With the latter is found Market which divides we should think the City into equal parts North and South. The size of the City May be readily imagined when it is known that the streets Are numbered As High As , and that fourth is three Miles Long. The magnitude of the place is much easier understood than its business. This is indeed astonishing. ,. Of what boats i. What a wharf 1 what freight what a Jam of men and drays what a noise we go to the great court House and visit it and had shown and explained to us in the most gentlemanly and satisfactory manner the operation of the a a fire alarm telegraphic apparatus a were taken to All the court rooms to the Law Library recorders and clerks offices &o., amp a. Next a kind Friend takes u s to the museum where we. Saw some things to wonder at and Many to Admire. A few specimens in natural history were very Fine. But the Zeug Lodon is a Little too much for our ote Dulity. It is a Fossil Bone nine six feet Long it is said to have been found by a or. Somebody in an old Field in Alabama. It is a huge compound of the whale Alligator and sea Serpent. Both amphibious and carnivorous it killed its prey with the stroke of its Tail. In fact it is an awful looking thing. But i do believe it a human rather than a to amp Sil formation and that it is a regular built Yankee Humbug conceived first in the brain of some Chip whittling Chap of cheese Dom and then formed out of plaster by hand and then stretched out in this room. I would like to have dug it a Little with my knife just to see but was not permitted. Most of the paintings ate old and poorly executed. Two egyptian mummies said to have been More than three thousand years old Are curious looking things. The gallery of statuary is nothing but Numy of the Birds Are very Beautiful. By the special kindness of a Friend in furnishing us with a Fine horse and Carriage we have not Only been in every principal Square and Street in it but twice through All the Region round about for a radius of six Miles. Have visited the Arsenal House of Refuge Blind Asylum county Farmland last but not least the state fair grounds which for natural and artistic al magnificence far surpass any thing of the kind we Ever saw or dreamed of the ground comprises fifty acres for which 850,000 were paid and they Are now fitted up in the most Superb style. The lawns and walks Are not surpassed by those around the presidents House or about the Capitol at Washington. In the Centre there is an amphitheatre in which thirty five thousand Persona were seated last october to witness a horse trotting exhibition. The stalls Sheds Halls and various other structures used on such occasions Are really elegant and to finish All statuary and water fountains appear in All directions. And Here too is a beautifully finished and furnished House for the accommodation of visitors. Well done st. Louis. . Damned sinners we need two things Pardon and acceptance forgiveness for on sins and a righteousness to entitle us to heaven. By his death Christ has purchased on Pardon by his obedience he has wrought out a righteousness which gives us a title to heaven. The Law has a two fold claim upon us a claim of obedience and a claim of penalty for we have broken it. Christ in our Stead has met the full demands of the Law in both these respects he has obeyed it and borne its penalty and thus fulfilled for is All righteousness paid our two fold debt to just ice and wrought out by his obedience unto death an All Auffie Lieut righteousness for Bur Complete justification before god. The Justice of god is satisfied by Jesus Christ our surety our Legal head and substitute. He has paid our debt he has made an infinite and All sufficient atonement being himself made a curse for . Iii 21�? 26 2. Cor. Y. 21 Gal. Iii 13 heh. X 4�?22. V. The next Point is this the infinite atonement of Jesus Christ his doing and dying his finished work his righteousness is the Only ground of justification. His obedience unto death is our justifying righteousness. This is the righteousness of Christ which is imputed unto us and it is often called in scripture the righteousness of god As it is that righteousness which god has provided for our justification and which is freely offered to us in the gospel. Thus Paul in rom. I 16,17, says 1 am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ for therein is the righteousness of god revealed and hence in rom Iii 20�?26, to thus sets Forth the gospel method of justification now the righteousness of god without the Law is manifested being witnessed by the Law and the prophets even the righteousness of god which is by Faith of Jesus Christ unto All and upon All them that believe for there is no difference for All have pinned and come Short of the glory of god being justified freely by his Grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus whom god hath set Forth to he a propitiation through Faith in his blood to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins that Are past through the forbearance of god to declare i say at this time his righteousness that he might he just and the Trifie r of him which belie Yeth in Hodge on rom i 16�?18 and Iii 20�?26. This brings us to the next Point which Iff that the Only Way we can become interested in this righteousness of god is by Faith alone. The righteousness of god is by Faith of Jesus Christ unto All and upon All that . Iii 22. It is received by Faith alone and Henez it is upon believers Only, it is offered to All and must be received by Faith. Hence Faith is a saying Grace. Yet there is nothing meritorious in Faith it does not justify As our or because it is a wonder fill instance of Trust or Confidence for it is but the instrument the hand As in were by which we receive or Lay hold on or accept or dose with Christ As be is freely offered to us. Yet we must believe or we cannot he saved. And the spirit works Faith in us and unites us to Christ in effectual calling so that regeneration and justification Are inseparably connected the Regene fated Are justified As it is written whom he called them he also . Viii 28�?30. Con. Faith Chap. I. Larger cat., ques. 70�?77 Short cat., Viies. 30�?38. Of course the justified Are regenerated and walk in newness of life and so their justification is proved by their Good Piks or their progressive Sanctification. So justification by Faith leads to holiness of heart and life Faith does not justify As a work hut Good works Are fruits and evidences of Faith. Yine ent says a a Faith is a saving Grace a not by the of believing As an for then it would save As a work whereas we Are saved by Faith in opposition to All works but Faith is a saving Grace As an instrument apprehending and applying Jesus Christ and his perfect righteousness whereby alone we Are saved. For god so loved the world that he gave my Only Begotten son that whosoever Beli Eveth in him should not perish hut have everlasting Iii 16 Vincent s catechism ques. 86 1 Page 290, published by presbyterian Board of publication. A this brings us to the fourth and last Point Viz when our minds Are Savin Gly enlightened and we see and feel ourselves sinners polluted and perishing and realize our need of Christ and see a fitness in him to on wants and we a re enabled to receive Jesus Christ by Faith As he is offered to us in the Quot a and to Lay. Hold of him and put our for the presbyterian Bailar and . Letter is by Faith. Therefore being justified by Faith we have peace with god through our lord Jesus rom. V 1. A. Joiy dear Friend a we have seen what justification a a Why we need it and that justification is not of works not by the deeds of the Law a rom. Iii 9�?31. How then Oan we be justified ? How can Man he just with god a Job xxv 4. The Bible must answer and Here we learn four things. And first that As there is a Legal Union Between Christ and his people from eternity in virtue of which he is their Legal head their representative the surety and substitute so in the fulfilment of the covenant of Grace of which he is mediator he took the sinners place was made in the likeness of sinful flesh obeyed the Law in our nature and died in our Stead and thus satisfied the Justice of god for us so god can be just and yet justify because our surety has met the demands of the Law in our Stead both in its Precept and its penalty. As con Ness to save ? to save you and to save Yon now ? and have you accepted him and put your Trust in him ? and do you approve and Delight in the Way of salvation through him ? is he the lord your Quot righteousness ? has he of god been made righteousness to you ? have you received him have you embraced him ? to you love him and Trust him do you believe Are Yon justified ? Are you justified ? if not then i ask another question will you receive Jesus Christ now you Haye delayed too Long already. He is freely offered to you and fully offered will you receive him ? will Yogi accept him ? will you believe a say will Yon to mount Zion go say will you have thir Christ or no Athis is the Way to heaven will you walk in it will you receive Jesus Christ How Long halt you ? you Are convinced of sin you feel condemned the spirit is moving upon your soul but he will not always strive the spirit May leave you death May come and then you Are lost of decide now come to Christ sinner come to Christ and you shall be saved believe and you shall live the epistles to the ephesians and the colossians treat of regeneration read them through. The epistles to the romans and the galatians treat of justification read them through. Read and study romans. Galatians ephesians in philippians and Colos sians and to help you in your studies read Hodge on romans Luther on galatians. Hodge and my ghee on ephesians Daille on philippians and colossians and Scott a commentary on the whole Bible. Cling to gods word j believe and obey the truth repent of sin seek the regenerating and sanctifying influences of the holy ghost and accept of Jesus Christ As your Saviour rely upon him for salvation live to the glory of god and then. It. May be said of you but of him Are be in Christ Jesus who of god is made unto us Wisdom and righteousness and Sanctification and redemption that according As it is written he that Glorieta let him glory in the lord �?1. Cor. I 39, 31. Hymn 119. Hodge on 1. Corinthians. A a firm As tha Earth thy gospel stands. My lord my Hope my Trust if i am found in Jesus hands my soul can never be yours truly. Ness had conquered a old Nick Nice actually than any other course. I rom a time Johnny and Laura went bask and5to whenever they pleased through the a without Ady fear of molestation whle of the biggest boys were afraid to a tavern Steps without making sure that a a Lii Nick a was no where about. M books fresh supplies. Riia stationary. Philadelphia housekeeping dry goods where May he found a Large assortment of ail Kin dry goods required in furnishing a House thus al l the trouble usually experienced in Hunting such a a Trust in him and rest,.reclin�, and rely upon him alone for salvation then on the ground of his righteousness we Are forgiven and accepted As righteous and have peace with god and a title to . V 1. Believing receiving Christ and resting on him not Only Arlt our sins forgiven but his righteousness is imputed to us it is set. To our account and we Are regarded and treated As righteous Yea we have a title to heaven on the ground of what Christ has done we Are regarded and treated As if we were just and innocent or As if the righteousness of Christ were ours As it i ours by imputation Yea so far As the Law is concerned we ate regarded and treated As if we had never sinned for we Are delivered from condemnation we have a. Title to eternal life Jesus Christ is made unto us righteousness and there is. Now no condemnation to them which Are in Christ . Viii 1. He is the lord our righteousness. A Jer. Xxiii 6. Yea As he has been made sin for us so we Are made the righteousness of god in him.�?2. Cor. V. 21 clothed with his righteousness we Are Complete in him and treated As . Ii 10. Therefore being justified by Faith we have peace with god through our lord Jesus . V 1. Athis is the scriptural method of justification. This is the Way of salvation this is the Way to heaven How Plain 1 How Beautiful How Lovely How glorious Jesus obeys and Dies Justice a a satisfied and Man lives where sin abounded Grace much More abounds As sin hath reigned unto death even so Grade reigns through righteousness unto eternal life by Jesus Christ our . V 12�?21. Now in conclusion i have two or three questions to ask. And first Are Yon regenerated ? have you been born again i and have you the certain and infallible evidences of this change ? remember its necessity you must be Horn again remember its nature it is the new creation of the soul remember the agent it is of god you can not convert yourself after All your efforts you Are dependent upon the Grace of god alter All your strivings you will perish at last if god do not have mercy non you a and you had better begin to cry unto him now lest you die a renewed and perish in your sins let your prayer be god be merciful to me a sinner a John Iii 1�?10 Luke xviii 13. Quot a Quot a a a Quot again have you received Jesus Christ by Faith ? you must receive him and Trust in Phinij or perish have you received him have you Felt your need of him ? have you seen a suitable Ness in him to your wants and necessities his ability and his willing in various places in consequence of our Srin on in to Tention to this kind of Stock it the exclusion te0�and fancy goods we can Gujarat Vee our prices Rej to be the most favourable in the a feet. In Linen it od8 we Are Able to give perfect a amp to amp tation being the a Ltd establish in Rex 8torx in til Gitt and Bavone h for More than Twenty years regret or importers fron of the Best in ii it amp amp a. We copy it Large Stook of a a flannels and muslims of the Best qualities to he obtained and at the Vervina prices. Also blankets quilts sheeting ticking mask table cloths and napkins towelling. It Hucka bacs table and piano coders Dato Row and v reads lace and Muslin Curt is Dimi ties Chint Zes window shadings pc at Jokn v. Jowella30n 8� w. Comer cubs Indk and seventh st �p80-tf Philada Fttie. Advertisements. S8w publications varieties Wrijil a 0 e. C. Irha mural st. We invite the the Public to the attention prom the american messenger. The secret Charm. A a i wish Johnny would come Home. Want to Send him for another skein of Bine silk to finish Lotty a Bood with. Look out of the window my dear and see if he is coming.�?�. A a can to i go a ? it is Early and i will hurry Back a said Laura who was taking care of her baby brother and watching the completion of her Sisters Hood. A a no my dear on no account for old Captain Beers or a old Nick a As the boys Call him has been reeling about the Village All the afternoon with a troop of disorderly Hoys at his heels. He is very Apt to throw stones and. Strike when he is drunk and what should i do if he should Hurt my Little daughter a a if that is All you Are afraid of a you had better let me go for Captain Beers wont touch me he is never Oross to Johnny or a r. A a but my dear you May never have met him in just the mood to insult or injure you. Little Harry Johnson once came near being killed by a blow on the head from his heavy ,.a a but Mother Harry is a great tease. He threw a fire Cracker and frightened the old Many a horse that night and called him a old Nick a and hallowed a you re drunk you re drunk a As he passed him on the path. It is no wonder he got hit. He wont Hurt me for i often meet him. I always say a Good morning Captain Beers a and he says 1 Good morning one Day he walked All the Way to school with me and said a it is a cold morning a and a do you like to study a and two or three other things just As any body else would talk. Miss Buee says i have a secret Charm that keeps him from a a being rude to a a i am very glad to hear it Laura. How about your a secret miss brute know Charm a As you Call it a a a Why Mother one Day he was shaking his big stick around and threatening to catch tbs first Little boy that came near him and Duck him in the Mill Pond because they had torn the brim off of his old Straw Bat. The boys were running up As near to him As they dared and calling out a Hurra for old Nick 1�?T a three cheers for old Nick president of the Temperance society a the More they hallowed the More angry he looked. I saw him and began to cry for i get Home to passing right by him. Miss Bruce saw us and calling us Back said a now Johnny and Laura done to cry or he frightened ill teach Yon. Amp secret Charm to keep the poor old Man from hurting you. Walk along slowly and look him right in the face and say a Good morning Captain i trembled like a Leaf and speak a word hut Johnny spoke up loud just As miss Bruce told him to. Instead of hurting us he said a you re a civil fellow you ainu to the ones in a after i was As pleased As could be when i got by safely and from that time i am not afraid of him at All i always speak politely to him and he to a a i am glad you and Johnny Haye acted upon such a Noble principle in your treatment of the poor old Gray headed drunkard for i remember him when he was As Well behaved As any gentleman in the place when he used to ride to Church every Sabbath in a handsome Carriage with his family. But rum has ruined him and made him May i go for the silk Mother Quot a a yes dear i am not afraid to try you now i know about the Laura put on her Bonnet and went to the store. She was almost afraid when she came in sight of the old drunkard who stood on the Stone Steps with a red angry face his hat 1 off and his Gray locks blowing pitifully in the wind while his hand held a stick which he was angrily brandishing in the air. The boys had tormented and vexed him until he was really dangerous a but Laura took courage for she knew.,How much her Mother needed the silk and that it would he too late for Johnny to go for it after he came Back from driving the cows to pasture so choking Down her fears she said distinctly a Good afternoon Captain a a Good afternoon a said he in return with a silly Grin which almost soared Laura but which was the Best he could do under the Ireum stances. As she passed out of the store with the sewing silk in her hand he said so that All the rude Hoys heard him a a make room for miss Curtis. She a a lady and her Mother before Quot a when Laura got Home and told her Story to her father and Mother and the rest of the family they All agreed that Laura s a a secret Charm a of unvarying kindness and polite the undersigned has beets pointed receiving agent and treasurer for the a. Lowing Church enterprises in the synods of Wheeling and Ohio Viz m the general assent Blyn a Board of Domestic ions the general a a Sakti of or nth Sions the general Assembly a Board of get i the general Assembly s Church Extension cover tee st. Lotus end the fund for ministers and their families. Correspondents win please address Kim As below distinctly the presbytery and Church from which a ohm tons Are sent and when a receipt is required by Nail a name of the Post of fact and county. A As heretofore monthly reports will be made through in presbyterian Banner a cd advocate and the Bornean of jew record. . Williams treasurer.11 Smithfield Street tnt2_ a Pittson Rigli. Pm pres Biberias Book depository is now with All the Public Tion soothe presbyterian Board those that Are suitable for Sabbath school Library let therein also Good Supply of nearly 400 additional volume selected with special care from the numerous of Tho Massachusetts s. 8. Society and �meric�.,� s Union. A orders from any part of the country will be prompt to tended Toby addressing the subscriber. Money May be vent by mail at on risk. Also a Good Supply of stationery. Johm Culbertson. Librarian. Popist mint extended to Jose drs. C. M. Fitch and j. W. Sykes. Will remain at their office no. 191 Penn Street opposite st. Clair hotel Pittsburgh. 2ill june first ibis and May be consulted daily except sundays for Fiovo sumption asthma bronchitis and allot her Curovic complaints complicated with or causing Pul Monan disease including Catarrh heart disease affections of tits liver dyspepsia gastritis female complaints Etc. Drs. Fitch amp Sykes would state that their treatment of consumption is based upon to fact that Thedie ease exists in the blood and system at Large both before and during its development in the inns and they therefore employ mechanical hygienic Ani medicinal remedies to purify the blood and strengthen the system. With these Tycer use medicinal inhalation which they value highly but Only As palliative which used alone have no curative effect and invalids Are ear Nestly cautioned against wasting the precious time of durability on any non the plausible but false idea that the seat of the disease can be reached in a direct manner by inhalation. No charge for consultation a Lisi of questions will be sent to those wishing to ecu suit us by letter _ a ref t fab publications of the Fres 1 a by Terian Board. I apples of Gold or a word in season to Young men and women. By the Rev. Thomas Brooks author of the mute Christian a. 18mo., up. 28$. Price 30 and 35 certs. H. Our theology in its developments. By e. P. Humphrey pastor of these it Ond presbyterian Church Louisville Kentucky. 18mo up. 90. Price 15 and 20 cents. Iii. Faith the principle of missions. By Thomas Smyth d. D., of Charleston South Carolina. 18mo., up. 70. Price 15cent8. Iv., aunt Ruth or persecuted not forsaken. By the author of Ella Clinton. 18mo., up. 237. Price so and 35 cents. With engravings. V. The Little girls Treasury of precious things. Come piled by Annie Brooks. 18mo., up. 168. Price 25 and 89 cents. I. The Little boys Treasury of Peri our things. Com a piled Baddie. 18mo2s8. Price 30and 35 cents. With engravings. Vii. Marion Harris a tale of persecution in the seventeenth Century. By the anther of Ella Clinton and aunt Ruth. 18mo., up. 279. Price 35 and 40 cents. With several engravings. Viii. The evening visit. 18mo., up. 84. Price 15 and 20 cents. In. Meditations in sickness and old age. By Baptist w. Noel . I8mo., up. 114. Pace 15 and 20 cents. X. The elect lady a Memoir of mrs. Susan Catharine both of Petersburg Virginia. By a. B. Van Zandt do of new York. 18mo up. 196. Price 25 and 30 cents. Al the Refuge. By the author of the guide to Domestic happiness. 12mo., up. 227. Price 40 cents. Xuy. Daughters at school instructed in a series of letters. By the Rev. Rufus w. Bailey. 12mo., up. 252. Price 40 cents. Xiii. Thoughts on prayer it duty its form its Sab-jeets7�its. Encouragements its blessings. By Jonathin Greenleaf pastor of the walkabout presbyterian Church of Brooklyn new York. 12mo, up. 156. Price 35 cents. Xiy notes on the gospels. By Thebes. M. W Jacobus . Together with questions on the same. The gospels Are in three volumes Price 75 cents each. The questions Are in four volumes Price $1.50 Persona net or 15 cents each. Joseph p. Engles publishing agent jews of no. 821 Chestnut Street Philadelphia j Cojeen , a successor to Bailey amp Renshaw 253 Liberty Street has just received is Spring Stock of Choice family grocer ies including150 he chests Choice Green and Black teas 60 hags prime Rio Coffee 25 do. Do. Lag amp Yra Coffee 85 Mats do. Java do. 4 Bales do. Mocha do. 20 barrels new. York syrup 5 Hhd. Lovering a team syrup -12 do. Prime Porto Rico sugar 50 Bible. Lovering a double refined Ugar 25 do. Baltimore soft do. Do. Ateo a spices pickles sauces fruits fish sugar Curci hams dried beef ac., ac., wholesale and retail catalogues Onmi Ahod. Giving a extended list of Toek. Knierr a for Sabbath schools Bible classes and family instructions prof. Jacobus a notes of John new edition. A a a a Mark and Luke new edition. M a Matthew u question books on the same interweaving the Shorter catechism. On Matthew with catechism annexed $1.50 per do on Mark and Luke a a each l50 a a or the two volumes bound in one 2.i> m on John with Cate Imam also annexed 1-50 a a they will be forwarded to any address if orders be to John Clubb Teoh pres. Board of co Portage st. Clair st tit Havgh. A John s. Davison. 66 Market Street Pittsburg a we. S. Rentoul fe21-Tfst. Clair Street Pittsburgh. J. ,John .toh-vfi0 a Tow Tea Wakehouse whole la 4 polish of 114 Smithfield Street Pittsburgh nearly opposite the Coe Tom House have just opened a very Choice selection a Green and bf. teas of the latest importations. Also Rio lag Mayra and old government Java co fees new Orleans Cuba Coffee crushed and pulverised Segara. Rice Kice floor Pearl and Corn starch Farina ye5 foders Mackaron Vermicelli Cocoa Brema extra a o-1� spiced chocolate pure ground spices. Castile a a a a toilet Balm German and Rosin soaps. Sup carbons 8 soda Cream tartar extra file table Salt pare mtr a a Lemon and Vanilla Star Mould and dipped cd Odiea a a Gar cured hams dried Beof water butter so sir a soda crackers foreign fruits ac., a. This Stock has been purchased for Cash and will be Oner Soto the Trade and also to families at very m0ranges Froin whom we respectfully sold a Ita Sharof patrol sgt. I Spalj u his d. Kif Traisman Pya a a fat Ween Market and Chestnut streets Philadelphia he dry salted Sfa Jush mires dry and Green salted Patna Kips tanners t and Corrie air tools at the lowest Price and non Roe o Quot Aarah kinds of leather in the rough wrote which the highest Market Price will be Given in a taken in Exchange for hid. Who Teredo Teeri Rit arg Milan a Fin nomm mrion. A 1 Ron City commercial. Com a Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. Chat red 1855. Board of 12 trustees faculty of 14 Teecberi-300 students attending january Young men prepared for actual duties of the Coati instruct of Given in single and double end Tyr Mercia to ing As used in every department of business Arit Metio rapid Burguess writing Mercan rile Ujj Jtj Cal ence commercial Law detecting oui Kerfeit Economy elocution photography and All nil. Neg8 necessary for the thorough education of a practical do. To. Smith a.m., professor of Book keep Egand science of accounts. J. C. Porter a.m., professor of 5hthematics. Alex. Cowley professor of penmanship twelve o premiums Over All Competition for pen and Ink Quot 6 do and not Fer engraved it teems 0.�?full course time unlimited enter st a a. Time $30.00. Average time eight to twelve weets. About 2.50. Entire Cost 60.00 to 70.00. Graduates be a in obtaining situation. Specimens of unequalled a Rwy a and circulars a ent free. Address a a delo of f. W. Jenkins Pittsburgh. Saving fund five per cent interest National safety Trust cos Pany Walnut Street South Weet Corner of Bird incorporated by the state of Pennsyl Jama. Money is received in any sum Large or Emma and meet paid from the Day of Deposit to the Day of withdraw the off refs open every Day from 9 o clock a a d ing till 5 of clock m the afternoon and on Aion Uay so thursday evenings till 8 of clock. _ at Hon. Henry l Benner present. Robert Selfridge vice president Watzik Jarsh Secretary. _,s�i�0�t Money is received and payments made daily i the investments Are made i n Deal gages ground rents and such As tab charter requires. A a

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