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Pittsburgh Presbyterian Banner and Advocate (Newspaper) - October 24, 1857, Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaTerian amp advocate. One thing is needful a a one thing have i a it desired of the lord a a this one thing i David Mckinney editor and office Gazette building fifth Street Abote Smithfield Pittsburgh a. Whole no. 365 Philadelphia 111 South tenth Street below Chestnut i Advance. For the week ending saturday october 24, 1857. By mail or at the office 11.50 per tear j go a Pic Amof Tite delivered in the City 1,75 Quot. A a t Hosp cts. Original a poetry. The Lovely land. There is it lorely land away beyond the sky where death and sin were never known n it a grief nor woe Ever dimm d an eve there voice of mourning Neer was hear a no Wail of infant s pain no cry of anguish echoes in that land away beyond the sky. ,. There in that Lovely land a a away beyond the sky a Stream so Bright forever flows its Waters pure Are Ever Blest. And on its Banks the life tree grows there weary ones Oft peaceful rest. It is their Home that Lovely land. V a away beyond the sky. A a it b charge he asked for his Bible and with difficulty turned to 1 thess. V and said a a that is my dying message to them a when consulted about the religious services at. His funeral lie said Quot if you ask brother Black to officiate Tell him not to hold me up but to embrace the Opportunity of holding up Christ not thus has alien at his Post a beloved ser a vant of Christ at the Noonday of life and in the midst of his usefulness. From our London correspondent. Hark 1 in that Lovely land away beyond the sky Sweet children a voices praises sing. Praise Praise they give to Josh so love All freed from sin and death s Sharp sting t Bey re or own a with Ifo and Joy above it is their Homo that Lovely land away beyond the sky. Within that Lovely land away beyond the sky the children and the parents meet no More to roam no More to die whole families Bow at Jesus feet. And j by beams Forth from every Eye a it is their Home that Lovely land away beyond the sky. There in that Lovely land away beyond the sky. How Many aged pilgrims rest. From earthly cares from doubts and fears no More by satan a Wiles oppressed a tis god s own hand removes their tears it is their Home that Lovely land away beyond the sky. Thou Happy Lovely land away beyond the sky though now upon the Earth i roam my heart still Hopes Yea Longs for thee when duties done when summoned Home thy Light shall brightly burst on me a tis Jesus Home that Lovely land away beyond the sky. 0 Happy Lovely land away beyond the sky when shall i join thy holy songs ? when rest beside thy living Stream f when walk amid angelic throngs ? when on my eyes thy brightness beam ? of Happy Home of Lovely land a Way beyond the sky. S . Por the presbyterian Usu two and advocate Memoir of Rev. W. W. Mclain. By the pass Bittay of Redstone the Rev. William Wylie Mclain departed this life at his residence at it pleasant november 10th, 1865, aged forty years he was born in Brown county Ohio and was brought up under the ministry of the Rev. James Gilliland. He pursued his collegiate course at Hanover College Indiana and received his theological training at the Western theological Seminary. He was licensed to preach the gospel Early m the year 1840, and was ordained As an evangelist by this presbytery to november of the is me year though Pogge Silig gifts and qualifications which would have rendered him acceptable and useful in any locality within cur bound he made Choice of a missionary held lying chiefly in the mountains and embracing contiguous parts of Fayette l unto a and Preston county a there he Laboured with great devoted Ness Fidelity , subsisting upon a. Biall salary and enduring every hardship,.so that he might win souls to Christ. Sometimes to found it extremely difficult to reach his places of preaching As in the Winter season the roads were not infrequently blocked up with snowdrifts or Tallen Trees. In auth cases be Las been known to leave his horse and walk on the crust of the Snow six Miles to fulfil Bis appointment. T 1 after some years the exposure to wintry storms began to endanger his health and he was obliged to relinquish one of his Little churches thirty Miles Distant. After Labouring some twelve years in this destitute Region greatly beloved and honoured by All who knew him he received a Call from the Church of it. Pleasant and though strongly attached to the people among whom he had Long Laboured with so much Success yet the state of his health greatly injured by expo c sure and the advice of ministerial Brethren determined him to accept the Call he was. Installed in his new charge m the Spring of 1852, and Laboure acceptably and usefully till his death. Abut the 1st of october 1855, when the presbytery met at his Church he appeared to enjoy his usual health. The week following he was taken Down with typhoid lever of which from the first he intimated doubts of his recovery saying. A a if the lord has anything More tor me to do be can easily raise me up. If not. We must try to be submissive to his will. Dur ing the first three weeks of his illness by advice of his physicians he conversed but Little j but after be was told that the disease had fallen upon his lungs and that he had but a Short time to live he 6uid, a a if my time is Short i ought not to Beljium Here Idle Quot being asked what he could do he replied Quot trying to glorify god with what Little strength 1 have from that Kikue though very weak and Short of breath he endeavoured to say something to every one who approached Bis bedside quoting a passage o Sci iture or speaking of the love of god Manifest d in the plan of redemption or giving some seasonable advice. _ a Bruever he had a of evasion to speak of himself or his past labors it was with great humility and self loathing. A Little before he expired bring asked if be experienced Rueh Joy that he was so near his journey s end he replied a not great Joy but peace peace like a he said that in t never appeared so precious Mir the atonement so full and Complete the word of go was his continual least. In olten asked for Pii titular passages to be , on the eve of his departure he requested the Reading of rom. Vui together with the narrative of Stephens death his thoughts Hud been All Alung much occupied with the people of his former and present for the presbyter up Banner and advocate. The later Rev. David Polk. A committee appointed by the presbytery of Clarion to prepare a minute in regard to the late Rev. David Polk presented the following at a a meeting held it in the Church of Bethesda september 29th, 1857. The presbytery unanimously adopted the report and ordered that a copy be transmitted to the family of the deceased also that copies be forwarded to the presbyterian and the Banner and advocate tor publication. , David Polk was born in the City of Baltimore in the year 1809, and died at Brookvale Jefferson county a. April 15th, 1857. His Early history is unknown to us. We cannot state at what time he made a profession of religion nor can we give any information. In regard to his Early religious experience. His literary and scientific Duoi Ilion was obtained at Jefferson College and he completed a full course in theology at Princeton Seminary. He was licensed. To preach the gospel by the presbytery of Baltimore. He was first settled As pastor of the Church at Washington Guernsey county Ohio and remained in that Field about three years. Having been called to the churches of Brookville and Pisgah Jefferson county pa., he was the pastor of those churches about six years. He was afterwards located for a shirt time at Bellet onoame. Ohio. His last Field was mount Tabor a and Richardsville Jefferson county a brother Polk was regarded As a Good Man As an effective preacher and As a very zealous and laborious pastor a As a minister of the gospel be was Quot instant in season and out of season Bis time and strength unreservedly to the cause of Christ and the Church. There is reason to believe that he did not labor in vain like other ministers in 1 general he encountered Naoy trials but,1 at All times he was patient Hope us and faithful discharge of his duties a and doubtless contemplated As a religious teacher it May be truly said tha t he Quot finished his course1 with during a considerable part of his life he suffered from bodily infirmities which interfered greatly with his Public la Bordas Well As with his personal Comfort yet As Long As any strength and ability remained he was actively employed in the duties of the evidence which he furnished iat tie closing hour of. Life in regard to his spiritual condition and prospects was entirely satisfactory to Christian friends. His mind was Clear and Calm his a a heart was fixed a a his soul being stayed upon god and he passed away As it becomes the Christian and a sus Chest just before he Dud special inquiry was Mude in respect to Bis doctrinal views. The substance of his reply was this a a the doctrines which t preached Are the doct Nues which i now believe and on which my soul i a a a a brother Polk left a Large and interesting family a. We tender to the bereaved and afflicted household our dec tsi sympathy and we earnestly commend them in our prayers to the care of him who has promised to Bea husband to the widow Aud a father to the fatherless. J moral courage and safety. In nature some creatures Are Strong and , having both instincts and instruments for combat other creatures Are feeble but Fleet. It is the intention of a heir maker that they should see a a safety debt in fighting but in fleeing. It would be a fatal mistake ii the Hare in. A fit of bravery should turn and face h r pursuers. In the moral conflict of human life it is a not a great import aside to judge rightly when we should a fight and when we should flee. The weak might escape if they knew their own weakness and kept out of harms Way. That courage is not a virtue which carries the feeble into the Lions j is. 1 have known of some who a ventured too far with the a benevolent a Spur pose of bringing a victim out and were themselves sucked in and swallowed up. To go in among the foolish for the Rescue of the sinking May be necessary but it is danger our work and demands robust workmen. The Ordinary Rule is a a go irom the presence of a foolish Man forsake the foolish and live Quot to prov. In 6. Your first duty is your own safety. But on some persons at some times there lies the Obi egdtion to encounter1 danger tor the safety Oto a neighbor. Man is made t is brother s keeper it is Neith r the inclination nor the duty of a Good Man. To be among or profligate but he a sometimes recognizes the Call of god to go in among them for the purpose of pulling a Brand Troia the burning the specific instruction recorded in scripture for such a Case is. Quot save with tear pulling them out a of the Fiir a a hating even the garment spotted by the flesh 7�?jude 23�?� he who would Volunteer tor ,.work Quot must save with fear fear lest the victim perish Ere he get him dragged out. And fear lest himself be scorched by Quot the flame. We often hear of a Miner going a Down a a Shaft to save a brother who has by at the Bottom. It is a work of f mercy but the worker must beware a if he linger ton Long in the deadly atmosphere of the pit instead of saving his neighbor.1 he himself will share i is Fate there May be there ought to be a an Effort made to Jay yourself. Among the Drunken the licentious , and so Bear them out m safety a but it should be a Rush in and a Rush out again when one begins to Dally to the place of danger a he is glue. Earnest interference is resisted tall the Rule of scripture a go from the presence of the lest your soul be polluted by Contact with their blasphemy or . In Arnot a visit to the Channel islands a military incident at st helpers a with ism the conqueror English Possession As contrasted religiously with French a new fortifications Oyster fisheries the Gol a Den butter the Market place and French weights and coinage the climate and products a exemption from taxation Christian privileges a presbyterianism and the Huguenots Guernsey the Liturgy the parliament and the royalists the French language and country parishes present condition of religion auxiliary liberality and Zeal Welcome for americans fresh tidings from India Havelock and the cholera his Onward March to mighty Man of valor a a Mutiny at Dinar Ore Slaughter of British troops at Arrah Calcutta and Toust the East India company and its a mss another Mutiny in Bombay Rifle corps and military training at Home troops sent Overland Call for a at anal fasting and prayer the. Evan a Geh Cal Alliance at berlins postscript on India., London. September 24 1857-since i had lust the pleasure of addressing you i have made. Quot out of town Quot combining recreation with service and i Trust also with usefulness leaving Loudon at 8 p m. I reached the port of Southampton m three hours and embarked at Midnight on Board the Royal mull Steamboat bound for the Channel islands i was trave Lingon deputation service for the London tract society and i in connexion with this my first visits were about to be paid to Jersey and Guernsey band having paid those visits i can truly say that Trust that they Are not my last nay More i should advise that when american friends visit the a old country a they will Noi leave our shores for the continent without first making a trip to the Beautiful Channel islands for reaching which abundant it facilities exist. The voyage from Weymouth to Jersey the most distal pc Island from the English coast is the shortest and extends Over ninety Miles while the mail route from Southampton is one Hundred and Twenty i Miles the litter is still a favorite route and As the passage is always in ,. You can leave London after the transactions of a a business Day sleep on Board the mail packet and Wake up As the ship lies to off the Island of Guernsey to put passengers on Shore Ere she speeds away thirty Miles fur. Tier South to Jersey these two islands together with those of Alderney , forma group in the British Chanel they originally belonged to Norra Audy in France and from the Days of William the conqueror became an appendage of tier British Crown. A patois French is generally spoken although it is gradually giving Way to the enu Lmh Tongue. In Rural districts however Public worship even in the protestant Parish churches is still celebrated in the Fenohr Tongue,.and the Small Farmers whose Stone dwellings and holdings so thickly stud the islands All speak the Norman French or a Jersey 1 Quot Quot _ in or i Iliario. Tea a j there is a population of thirty thousand souls. Perhaps about one fifth of these Ard French and Irish to maoists who have places of worship of. Their own and priests also. I was Rathe. Surprised to Fin among the porters on the Quay and the servants in hotels irishmen add Iris women a respectively. They must be comparatively recent importations and the fact reminds you of the great results of the Irish famine of 1848, which not Only sent Shoals of Irish across the Atlantic but brought1 theine As Tumi warm friends there. Our. Meetings were Grants to England a and to these Channel j Large and the detail of tract operations All islands As a a Hewers of Wood and drawers of Over the world were received with enthusiasm. >1 have lingered Long Over this visit to the Channel islands. All was new and fresh to nay self troist that these notices wiil. So interest Many of your readers As that a to in they Noibe to England they will a visit to those Little doth by the Irias which they were taught at school to Point out As of Guernsey Jersey Alderney .�?T�?T they will find the genuine warmth of Chris Tian brotherhood and of exuberant hospitality. A a f even in st. Helpers lighted with Gas hav lug elegant shops and Wil paved streets the Only tax is id. In Tobej ipland Sterling for police then As to that horrid Nightmare the income tax it is quite unknown to the Guernsey ites and Jersey ites and to talk of upon them either single or iirm5/e, excite a shout of deprecation Andree Ishanee. How pleasant to think if you live Here that these Fine carnage that Noble Newfoundland dog to say nothing of. The aristocratic spotted canine gentleman that sits in front the Coachman s feet or. The a a King Charles poodle which reclines on the Silken Lap of the lady occupant re Are All free from taxation., and Here too Tea is free of duty Aud tobacco Brandy and a a de Cologne Are sold at prices one Halfe less same taxed articles in England a few years a a j food also was a Nufi Ifan but an increasing popular find with the great equalization of prices induced by Corn Law abolition and Quick steam communication Over the kingdom has made the expense of jiving considerably greater. considered the Cha Noel islands wit their very fair and equable climate their Rich products their head lands and Beautiful Bays their Hardy and thriving population the Choice a society which they furnish in private life their close proximity to a both England and France while yet free from Many of the social and fiscal evils of both and let me add with abundant Christian privileges in the ministrations of Many godly men both in and. Out lot the. Establishment form a very attractive and Lovely group among the Isles of the sea. In the biography of the late eminent Wesleyan minister or. Newton there is1 a letter written by him from Guernsey in a which he a says that one would suppose that the curse never had lighted on these. Channel islands or it it had that it seemed As. If it had been removed again and that Here was to be found a a a Paradise regained a a a. I presbyterianism was once the prevailing religion a of the. Channel islands but after the restoration Episcopacy Ryas introduced by Force. At Guernsey the Liturgy was read in the old Parish Church As it were at the Point of the Bayonet the Island was previously held by the people As it parliamentarians against the royalists during the civil War. The latter successfully maintained themselves in Castle Cornet fort opposite the town of st Peters port the capital. In the country parishes the services and sermons Are in French in the town the same in one Church the old Parish Church a while English services Are held by evangelical episcopalians Wesleyan who have been very useful in the Channel i Blanc is Bible christians baptists and Freeby tenths. A our English Synod has a minister at Guernsey fur the Benefit of the scottish residents As it i a Otar i Icoy Kenai soldiers of the Garrison the free church1 has a minister at st helpers Jersey. In both the islands protestantism prevails How different would it be bad they remained in connexion with France to which they originally belonged. Here the persecuted Huguenots found a Refuge hither Bley brought their Noble Faith their a arts and Industry. From these islands Large bums Are sent by auxiliaries to the great Parent religious societies. Of Lon Dun and i found that our tract society had friends there fashionable women a read the biographies of our great and Good men and women says an Exchange a not one of them had a fashionable Mother they nearly ail sprung from Plum. Strong minded women who had about As Little to do with to plums the Ubangi go Loudsy Waer. An attempt was made in the the first French revolution to seize and occupy the. Island of Jersey. By a Surprise the commander of the fort was seized it and compelled to sign a capitulation surrendering the Island to a the invading French Force of seven Hundred men but major Pierson the second in command refusing to ratify or submit to the convention collected the militia in the Market Square defeating the invaders and not Only slew the French Leader but himself fell a victim to his Gal Lantry and patriotism. One of the most spirited pictures by Copley the great Amer. Ican artist theft ther of the present lord Lyndhurst and a special favorite of George Iii commemorates the exploit of the Brave Pierson while inside the old Parish Church in the the town there is a sculptured memorial in i Honor from the. Chisel of the elder Bacon i from the shores of Jersey the coast of Only about sixteen Miles Dis Tant distinctly visible to the North East,1, while further South the coast of Brittany is More dimly revealed to the Eye. If France had Possession of. These Channel islands they would expose us to serious peril in time of War. Were any greater Power to seize them they would prove a Point do App i of a formidable character. During the last ten years they have been Strong y fortified and seem impregnable to. Any attack from the sea thus they Forur the advanced guard or pickets thrown out for the conservation of our National liberties. English Laws Modi hed by local legislation and usages with the full religious Freedom m so suggestive contrast with. France so near at hand is product my its legitimate among the population. It. A the Oyster fisheries Are valuable the Quot Teafile realizing nearly �40,000 per annul term products Are extensively exported As Well As the famous Alderney cows not Large easily fed. Yielding each not More than perhaps nine or ten quarts of milk per Day but milk synch As that the cow is consid a ered to give one Pound of Rich yellow butter the Leolor is glittering yellow or Golden tor each Day of the week a visit to the Market place m Jersey re of the Semi French character not Only of the people but of the . The Jersey Pound weight is 17 of there is a Copper coinage common to All the islands and 1> Rencz francs and do me francs Are in full circulation along with English Gold and Silver it requires thirteen Jersey or Guernsey pennies with the Norman lions1 stamped thereon to make an in Gogh Shil-1 Ling to he n the fruits sold Iby those French looking women m the Market place Tell of warmer skies than England enjoys. Here Are peaches nectarines and grapes to say nothing of the luscious Jersey pears All grown m the open air in great abundance Quot the Shaunel islands Are almost entirely exempt from our heavy English taxation. The Isle of Man in the Irish Channel Etc Joys a similar privilege and it is an important one to retired or half officers of the army and Navy As Well As to persons of re do eds Cucuic apes or limited Means. From India other news since my last was dispatched has arrived of a chequered and on the whole of a gloomy character. General Havelock after leaving Caw pore had crossed the Ganges fought three successful Battles against terrible Odds but cholera breaking out had retraced his Steps the last accounts however relate that he had be his Quot sick and wounded at Caw pore and had marched afresh for Lucknow. He expected to reach it on the 8th of August and to Reeve the Garson. But with the whole March swarming with foes and nude in armed insurrection How Uncertain the result. The Brave Havelock is a Christian to ,1 acknowledging god in All his. Victories. A g to on a cries a thei Bombay Timet,11 in this thy. Might thou mighty Man of. Valor and thou and thy Brave highlanders shall yet save a few capable Meu have yet been found and at Din pore a Mutiny had been1 allowed to mature itself through1 the i Neon. Pretence of general Lloyd who has been dismissed at Arrab a Small fort eight englishmen were shut up with some sikh soldiers and. In the end they beat off their assailants and were relieved. But a party dispatched to save them were caught in a a night Ambuscade and two Hundred out of. Three Hundred were killed or wounded. Din pore in on the direct Way to Delhi and North West from Calcutta fun insurrection there presents barriers to our newly arriving troops1 on their Way up the country. Calcutta itself is thus brought into proximity with peril ,. The governor general a native body guard has been disarmed Large tracts of country yielding opium in and indigo rein the insurgents hands and the Revenue suffers in consequence. The past incompetency of the East India company is now revealed. The Quot body of English residents at Calcutta have sent Home a petition to parliament demanding the overthrow of the company a government and in its place the direct operation of the. British government As m our colonies. Ibises a most desirable. Consummation and i doubt not will be ultimately achieved a fresh insurrection had been reported in the Bombay presidency and troops from it the Madras territory had been sent to assist in suppressing it. A at Home Volunteer Rifle corps similar to those of the United states Are urged on the population by the fans correspondent of the times in order to be ready m ease of invasion. This indeed ought to be part of our National policy at All times. The train ing of the people to arms would be England a Best defence. In the Channel islands every n one irom Ailtee a years old it must submit Tot training As troops of the line As Rifle or As artillery corps i saw at Guernsey troops of the line and riflemen with their officers All natives under Drill and their firing and evolutions were marked by great precision. Troops to India Are now beginning to be sent Overland by Suez every fortnight and steamers will them take them at once to Bombay. But the grand problem is whether the Brave English handful in India can hold their own till the Middle of september till sufficient reinforcements begin to arrive ? that is doubtful and if so who shall predict the consequences it is an awful crisis multitudes Are carrying the nations sins and sorrows and the Caso of the beleaguered in India and the bereaved at Home to the throne of god in prayer. A loud Call will soon Beju do i or of Ija a i a i i fasting a a and hts Mihaton Whin should have been appointed. Ere now. Evil tidings Rouse u p e Ven the most careless and i Trust and believe that the National conscience is Busy in owning the Justice of the blow and the need of genuine penitence alas judgments Farn me pestilence and War have come on us in awful succession within eleven years but we did not heartily return to god j and therefore a a his anger is turned away and his hand i stretched american christians Pray with us Pray for us Pray for India let our ones go up together let the incense of intercession meet in one fragrant Christ perfumed loud before the mercy seat. T a a the e evangelical Alliance concluded its meetings last week after a conference la Ion it interest and i trusty pregnant with important consequences the climate of Berlin told however very unfavourably a on the visitors. Sir culling Eardley was Laid up the greater part of the time after the right Given by the King at his Palace Rurby Low. Fever and Many others were seriously unwell. The a mgr a brother the Prince of Prussia was present on one of. The Days of the meetings As also lord Blomfield the British ambassador. The King twice and the Queen once gave countenance to the proceedings. Our tract society deputation had no Public Opportunity of specimens of our publications to his majesty and of soliciting his attention to the value of treat circulation m Germany. But doubtless they took Means to reach his Eye and ear by other channels Ere they left the Young emperor of Russia paid a visit to that capital during the sittings and the Alliance had put into his hands a petition entreating that he would allow the Bible to be printed in Russ the common language of the peasantry. This was done a in the reign of Alexander but Nicholas the Czar Pope among his other sins wickedly put a Stop to the printing and Eiron lation of the Russ Bible. There is some Hope that the Young emperor May imitate in this matter not the father but the Uncle. At All events Haji Oei act ii Levith great Maruo Titue and Delity in Che matter., a a i May after the full publication in evangelical Christendom revert to this Alliance me eting. Meantime let me mention that the Rev John Cairns a. A United presbyterian it minister a at Berwick on Tweed Tan eminent. German scholar a former student of , read in purest German a Beautiful and powerfu1 discourse on the probable results of a close Union Between English and German protestants a Grest personages were present to hear this. Remarkable a document which the times correspondent raises highly. The conference was concluded by the. United reception a by lutherans evangelical reformed French and Swiss Cal Srmst amp a English and american christians1 of a All the a varied names of to Eil a one body or of the lord s. Supper it must have been a Good to be it came out that in Sweden there is now going Forward a spirit Ual Revi Val an Dre Volution fan extraordinary character. God Grant times of refreshing to All the protestant half dead1 Continental Oruro Hesiod Northern Europe and of Ger-1 Many at Large. J w p heavy mails from India have arrived i was yesterday at Southampton on my return Home. Some fugitives from India had arrived one was a lady with her nose Cut off and with her a Chud whose hands were wanting or Mote the seasons. Let me now urge the advantage and duty of improving to the utmost every season of heavenly visitation. There Are seasons More favourable and full of Grace than others. In this there is nothing surprising but much1 that is in Harmony it with the a common dispensations of Providence. Does not the Success of the Farmer Seaman merchant,1 of men in a Nav other circumstances chiefly depend on their seizing opportunities which Home and go like showers which flow and ebb like the tides of the Ocean ? the spa is not always full. Day she deserts her shores and leaves the vessels High and 1 dry upon the Belofi so that they who would of sail must wait and watch and take the tide and larger ships can Only get afloat a or if., afloat get across the bar and into Harbor when through a favourable conjunction of celestial influences the sea swells in Stream or Spring tides beyond her common Bounds. The Seaman has his Spring tides the Hua Bandman has his Spring time a and those showers and soft winds and sunny hours on the prompt and diligent improvement of which the state of the barn and barnyard depends if the season of heavenly visitation be improved who can Tell but it May be with you As with one Well known to us. She was a fair enough professor yet had been living a careless godless Ghrist less life. She awoke one morning and most 1 strange Aud unaccountably her waking feel my was a Strong desire to a she a won dered. It was Early Dawn a and what More natural than that she should say there is time enough meanwhile a a a Little More sleep a Little More slumber a Little More folding of the hands to sleep a Quot ask she was sinking Back again into unconsciousness suddenly with the brightness and Power of lightning a thought flushed into her mind filling her with alarm this desire May have 1 Home from god this May lie the hour of myi destiny this the tide of salvation which if neglected May never return. She Rose and Flung herself on a her Knees. The chamber was changed into a Pemel and when the. Morning Sun looked in at her windows he found her wrestling with god in prayer and like one from a sepulchre she came 1 Forth that Day at he ical Lof j eras to follow him henceforth Aud in her future a life Tda walk this world with god Reth or Guthrie i u it a lir of the Bible precious. Place yourself in imagination by the Side an australian Gold digging and observe. A n a who Wmk the Earth that is drawn up from its Bottom it is Likely that your in practice Eye will see nothing in that Heap but rubbish and dirt and stones. And yet that very Heap of Earth May prove on washing to be full of particles of the purest Gold it is just with the Bible. We see but Little of it now. We shall find hereafter that every verse of it contained Gold. Place yourself in imagination on the top of some Highland Mountain look at the minute mass of Lichen which dings to the Side of that mass of Rook. Tell me if you can what use and purpose that Lichen serves to. L a a a a 0j.-1 a a a a i s.-. R l it j u a a a ,. Ptarmigan Ltd red Deer draw no sustenance from it. The Rock does its covering. And yet tint minute Lichen is As truly a part of gods creation As the Cedars of _ Lebanon j or the Victoria Regia of tie South american Rivers. Place it under a a macros oops and you will see that it. Is like All other works of god it is a a very Good a and full of Settle it Down in your mind As it is with the Book of nature so it is with the Book of revelation the written word of god there is not a chapter or verse from first to last which is not m some Way profitable it you and i do not see its use it is because we have not eyes to see it. Yet. But All we May rest assured is precious Allis a a very Good Well said Bishop Jewell a a there is r�6 sentence no clause no word no syllable no letter but it is written for. Thy instruction there is not one Jot but it is signed and sealed with the blood of the . J. C. . A Eye Are the children of god by Faith in Christ . Iii �?~26. A a a Faith a the Subtle Chain that bids us to the Lufite a. A i mrse o. Smith.,a a Faith realizes to the soul Christ heaven glory and All objects 1 invisible to sense j while it annihilates the world with All Itsvo a enjoyments a a a w Mason. A triumphant Faith it lifts the soul a above responding fear. A a a exults in Hope of heaven her Home. And Longs to Ente r a a Faith is always hand in hand with re pent Nee a�?Tnd1 with coming to Christ. They Are exercises of mind which cannot exist separately so that it is a a matter of indifference to which particular one the sinner is p of Ted or with which particular one Hife Eye is occupied for if he is persuaded to a Nej he does necessarily yield to at the. Cross. -. A. A a shows the promises All sealed Man our Isea Edifier b-Dioout-5255-- it helps on feeble Hope Forest Poma faithful . A a a a a. A fatwas an unhappy division that has been made Between Faith and though in my intellect i them just As in the Candle i know there is both Light and heat but yet put out the handle and they Are both gone one remains not without the other so it is with Faith. And Selden. I a a a a lord i believe help thou mine is 24.a a to hear to understand an d to bring Forth a fruit Quot ares the grand evidences of a genuine Clark. A a Faith is the brightest evidence a a of things beyond Dar sight a it pierces through the Vail of sense and dwells in heavenly Watts. The True Christian. The following Are some of the0 mysteries of True Christian life 1 the Christian liveth in another he is Wise in another he is righteous in another. 1 a 2. He is very Low in humility but v6iy High in Hopes. He knows Beds undeserving of the least mercy and yet he expects the greatest a 3 he is in the world hut not of-the1 world in the world As a Pilgrim but not a As a citizen his habitation is a it blow but his conversation above. A a �4. A he will comply with any thing that is civil but with nothing that is sinful it he will stoop to the necessities a of the meanest hut will hot yield to the is Irful tiuwijrs1 of the greatest. 1 a a a 5i a he work8 out his and trembling. He , he were to live Here always yet worships As if he were to die to tomorrow. A 1 6 when he is weak then he Quot is bar dog when he is most sensible of his own weak and most a dependent on a Christ a Ness strength,.�them he stands the Saf est 7. When he is most vile in his own eyes he is most glorious in the eyes of god when Job abhorred himself then god raised him. When the Centurion thought it himself the most unworthy Christ said to him a a a i have not found so great Faith no not 8. He is Content in the world yet Longs and prays for a better. R. The1 hiding place. / it is nature that teach eth a Wise Man in fear to hide himself but Grade it and tilth doth teach him where., fools eare not where they hide their Heads. But where shall a Wise Man hide himself when he fear eth a plague coming ? where should Quot a frighted child hide its head but in the bosom of his losing a father ? a , Butin dec the Shadow of the wings of Christ his Saviour ? a a come my people a Saith god in the Prophet Quot enter into thy chamber hide but because we Are in danger like chased Birds like doves that seek and cannot see the resting holes that Are right before them therefore our Saviour liveth his disciples these ene our be tents desire a hand a that fear might never so la amp it a to Fem Quot but that always they a that a whatsoever evils at any time did Bese Bethlem to him they should still repair for1 leg Foit counsel Suo Cor. For their Assurance who Ere of his a a peace he gave them his peace be left unto them not such a world offer eth a by whom his name is Nevet so Huoh pretended As wheel deepest treachery is meant but Quot peace which pass eth al Jun Der standing a peace i that All peace that font meth however and Ever Iha Venit. Be amp a Saker. A a christians belief. I assure you in the most solemn manner that i entertain this moment the fullest conviction that the Bible True record of the revelations of god More especially i believe in the supreme divinity of Jesus of Nazareth. Him i regard daily with renewed satisfaction and Joy As the immediate object of religious worship. Him i Revere As the utmost perfection which human nature can exhibit and As the express image of the godhead. I believe with a not a Asing intuitive knowledge that no Man an Home unto it the father but by and through him. I believe that through his person Aoa a Faie Diat Iori Only the human race can if conducted to its destination restored to it it Brig lattemae of per pose of eternal love. Tia he on whom i am daily More and More constrained to place an entire dependence. As a mortal Man As a helpless sinner As a philosopher i stand in need of him. The More i examine All the different a system s of philosophy the More t am led to adore Jesus Christ As my lord and my god Christ or despair is my Only alternative. His incarnation his sufferings death and resurrection his close Affinity to Mankind serve to dispel All my darkness to Supply a Lavater. How to Nhi h soil 1. Let him have his own Way. 2.�?� allow him the free use of Money. 3s, to Rove where he pleases on the. Sabbath. A 4. Give him free Access to wicked companions. 1 a 5 Call him to no account for his evenings. 6. Furnish him with no stated employment pursue either of these ways and you will experience a most marvellous deliverance or you will have to mourn Over a debased and ruined child. Thousands have realized the sad result and have gone mourning to the a grave. A facts Anil cleanings. In the order a of performance godliness is As certainly before salvation Las if salvation did altogether depend a upon it and were in a Point of Justice deserved by it. A i a a daily heaven is the. Surest forerunner of. A constant abode there. The spirit of god by enabling us Hereunto a first brings heaven into the soul and then conducts the soul to heaven. A a. T a a a. God�?T8 corrections Are our instructions 1 his a lashes our lessons and his scourges a our Sehoy a masters whence both in hebrew and greek chastening and teaching Are expressed by. One word a Neyer rest in conv motions till they end in conversion this is that wherein must men miscarry they rest in their convictions and take them for conversion Asif sin seen were therefore sin forgiven.1 or As if a sight of the want of Grace were the truth of the. Work of a Mead a almost Christian discovered. A read not to font radio and Confute nor i to believe and take for granted nor to find talk and discourse but to weigh and Oon-1 Sider. Some books Are to be Quot tasted others a to be Swalls wed Aud some few to be chewed and digested that a is a some books Are to be ,.�read, others to. Be. Read but. Not curiously and some few to be read wholly and with Diligence Bacon. Yak Rosity a Quot great commanders record their actions with a implicit by a for they have m Ore Ory from deeds than a test lieu. A if officers abroad will Havu How mercy upon each other in correspondence i entreat them to Hayes some upon Hie and confine themselves to the strict fact of the Cape and to write no More than is we Ehn ton. A a Paradise a a part Idise a lost a first a appeared in los Milton a was a i m of popular i with j the English oonrta1 and Nobles,.and his name does not a appear upon the title Page it of. His Sublime production. The enterprising publisher in order to Quot induce bookseller to to take an extra number of copies of the Book a offered to pm a their a a title Page which Tosh quite it desirable As an advertisement i those Early times. There Are no less than six different title pages extant in the. Copies of the first a edition of Quot Paradise a a missions a and the revolt a English journals remark Ihu Zigni Ribant fast that Mission stations Are no where in1 a Ludia a More a scattered than in a Bengal the i be Southern India on the other hand where there Are nearly eighty thousand Christian converts and Many native preach a ers an d Quot where Large districts have been systematically traversed by Itin rating mis a visionaries whatever has taken place.these., very districts Are the quietest in India. A not Only so but the missionaries Are now dwelling in peace and Security in ail this country with Soat oely a single British Soldier toi protect them 1 a Bach facts sufficiently Contr diet the monstrous assertions which Are made by. The a enemies of missions. I it the Fusee re by Reward a about by Ely thing yet know tends in show that the of dilation of India As a whole Are not sympathizers in thief Savoit of the sepoy and the dethroned Sei ohs Quot of Quot the Mussulman dynasties of Bose rules in India history tells us that the a late atrocities were a but a specimen. Almost every fugitive who escaped the massacres �?Tof1 Delhi Meerut etc., has had a tale to Tell of hospitality and Protection from the timid Hindoos owe ring a they were run Ley the dread of the insurgent army. With out which scarce one could have escaped alive Many acts of disinterested kindness -Bhineout,1 here1-�d�owtb�re. In the Blacky and Aio Kening waste df3 horrors which Quot his so Long from Audi Fco nut Bing Ould be More Beautiful and touching than Thea conduct of a a a Ink or a who1 b Rought in a an English babe to the a and Hori ties at Meerut and firmly refusing any Fhaid for the not Only asked that Quot Well might be it dug to his a memory in a a beautiful1 a a Monument Lim All. He coveted was a a ape in the gentle memories of men a remembrance a a associated with Blessing att in a thirsty a

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