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Pittsburgh Presbyterian Banner (Newspaper) - December 21, 1861, Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaA to Wenri Mem d he it Nib if3. Allison8. Little j avid my Kinney amp go. Editors and proprietors. 5fst t s5�w �35� m5��. It terms in Advance. Sis8i-b . A a a s miss. .1.85 w a the of in cd tip a. 2.00 two dollars w6 will Send by mall sons qty Ambor for one Dollar Smarty . R is tors sending is Tux to Subac Riberi Ami upwards will Tae Wber entitled to a paper without charge. K Anawalt should be Poi rpt Alitalo before Tho year expires a my payments by Safe bands. Or by mail. Dall my Kinset amp co., Pittsburgh a. A for he presbyterian Banner Light behind the Cload. The experience of the True child of god is of such a nature As to teach him the vanity of earthly enjoyments. These May be Gratis tying to sense but they furnish 5 nothing to satisfy the yearnings of the immortal soul. They Are broken cisterns that can hold. No water the thirsty soul comes to top in it hut goes away disappointed. Its thirst Oan Only be quenched by drinking in it a the living Fountain. To the Well Spring on High the Christian resorts and his drooping soul is revived. But , alas in this wilderness world he for a gets his Compass and with no landmarks to guide him lie loses Bis Way. He feels that thirst within yet he has no uner King Needle to Point him to the Well of living Waters to looks to the heavens but they Ara darkness j the great Light is veiled with Clouds. Discouraged and disheartened he knows not whither to turn or is almost Reidy to give up in despair. He forgets that behind the Clouds the Sun still a shines in ail its brightness and the language of his heart is a a of that i were As in months past As in the Days when god preserved me when by his Light i walked through darkness a but Many a extremity is gods Opportunity. When Man is brought to feel his own weakness then god through Christ his son offers to be his strength. Oftentimes he hides his Jaie in mercy for a season from his own a so that they May be led to feel their entire dependence on him. His love is still the same. This lesson poor weak Short sighted Man is slow to learn. He cannot re al be at once How a a All things work together for Good to those that love for score of years the children of the Captivity wandered in sadness by the str eams of Babylon and Hung their harps of the Willow Trees refusing to sing the songs of Zion. They mourned the hiding of the fathers face they longed and played for the time when the dark Clouds should be removed and the smiling face be or be More revealed. Their hearts were Ever turning to their own sacred mountains their own loved Temple there they would of and there they would tune their harps arc to sing of the marvelous things god had done for them. Such also is the experience of the christians an exile he Longs to return Home and be reinstated in his fathers family. D irk Clouds shut out from him the Light of the Sun of righteousness. In darkness he gropes about for awhile but Faith Sieres him that the Light is still shining Points to the Silver lining which some to Iiames even the darkest Clouds have. And Nee the longing soul will not be satisfied i til it has caught a fresh glimpse of him to is the Light of the world. Then All to lesser lights dwindle into in signify Anee. A How vain All outward efforts to Supply the soul with Joy i. The Noontide Sun is dark and music discord a Lien the heart is the dealings of Providence toward raptures often seems mysterious. Our ought Are not As gods thoughts. We a nut Tell Why he does thus and thus it afflictions and troubles never come by Banco. When these Compass us about As a Hick Cloud Faith enables us to say a even o father for so it see meth Good in thy As the Christian advances in the divine of and grows Ripe in experience he finds hat these dark Days Are followed by great degrees of Light and special manifestations f gods goodness and then from the Depths of a heart overflowing he can say a it is Good for me that i a be been then when dark por envious Clouds loom up before him he does not shudder but fixes his Anchor firm and rests secure for he has Learned that should some hand but touch those Clouds even in their silent faces would he read unutterable when the course is finished when the warfare Here is ended then the Christian Ball enter upon his eternal Reward. No Ore Clouds shall Darken his horizon no More shall he mourn the hiding of the Sun of righteousness a no More sorrow Hall dwell in his heart for in a a the Many mansions 1 the Lamb is the Light and a a by no Sorfy a the Light w la no longer be veiled by Clouds. His effulgence will be eternally enjoyed. There 5lie Christian shall be forever with the jord who is his Light his life his Hope his All. Alice. A a a is vol. A. No. 14. Pittsburgh. Saturday dec Ember 21, 1861. Whole no. 482. Soi Tho presbyterian Banner. God our help. A a Call upon me in the Day of trouble i ill deliver and thou st a it glorify Tiow precious such a Promise it is precious to All or at least ought to be for All know what Days of trouble and trial Are. All have been born to trouble and what i n be More desirable to them than deliver Inee ? such promises ought to come to to e poor soul As the very Balm of heaven but what Are we to understand by calling on god ? understand it just us literally and just As simply As you can. It is no hard thing to do and ought not to be hard to understand. And indeed in temporal matters it is perfectly easy to understand what it is. If you were to hear one Man telling another if you need help Call upon me you would at once understand what be meant. You Wottle understand him to say if you need help Home to me for it and i will give to you a men know what it is to Call upon their fellow Meu for help u id to Call upon them in Confidence of re curving that for which5 they Call. If they greatly need help they do not have much hesitancy about asking a kind obliging Able Hearty Friend for the Aid he has promised him. To Call upon god. Is to do the same icing. It is to go to him in prayer and a confidently ask him for that which you oed and which he has graciously promised. And we do it in1 Jesus name not1 in own. A a by Promise is my Only prayer whether it is to god or men my he asking for that which you need and earthly desire. Calling upon god m the a of trouble is praying to him in the a of trouble. If you Call upon a kind obliging faithful ble Hearty Friend you do it in Confidence. I for he has Given his word you would is Honor hint to do otherwise than to go to in in Confidence. So you must Call upon of in Confidence. If a Friend is Dishon red if you do not go to him in Confidence of mob More so is it with your heavenly a Ather. Does not the want of Confidence How that you doubt the faithfulness of our Friend to his promises so the want f Confidence in prayer shows that you ont gods word and faithfulness. You. A deceive a Friend. He cannot see the outs which exist in your heart hut the re seeth the heart. You cannot impose n him. Then Pray believing. B. A for the presbyterian Banner. The banners state of the country. Philadelphia nov. 28.1861. Dear Banner a As from thy first appearance i have taken and read carefully allow Eue to bestow upon a Meed of commendation. Though thou didst have to struggle hard at Tjie commencement of thy being for a standing among thy Brethren and though to do harm some endeavoured to dispute thy orthodoxy a yet thou didst hold on the even Tenor of thy ways until thou Hadst established a permanency of thine existence and an unquestioned title to thy a a soundness in the to leave off this address to the Banner allow me. Messes. Editors to say. I read your paper with both profit Ana pleasure and. Though we have Many Good papers in this City and Many More from new York and Boston yet stiff no one is More Welcome than the one conducted by you and published at Pittsburgh. Your course of lace indeed Ever since the open outbreak of this unnatural and wicked rebellion commends itself to the Candor and Good sense of ail citizens Loyal to the government and especially to the approbation of All. Christians. Was there Ever in the worlds history such a rebellion ? we have read of rebellions and conspiracies in a the old we have heard of them in our own Republic of a a Aaron burrs a of a a Shay so of the whiskey in Pennsylvania and of the traitor Benedict Arnold. But what one of All these and of All the others found on record Ever partook of such ingratitude and Malignity As the present ? men nourished and handled by our common Mother men a grown fat a like Jeshurun upon the spoils they had seized have not turned traitors Only hut a put the knife to the Throat of that Mother. The rebellion thus inhumanly begun has if possible been carried on in a More diabolical manner. Your senior editor Well knows that the writer never was an abolitionist was not Only willing but an advocate for the South to have All that she could possibly be entitled to by the Constitution. He was opposed to the so called a a personal Liberty Bills of the North. He was in favor of returning to their masters those a towing them service a who escaped into the. Free states and this was his feeling up to the Day when the rebels opened fire upon fort Sumter. But from that moment to the present this Southern sympathy has been dead and a feeling of just indignation and retribution against the invaders has taken its place. The same he judges has been the effect upon others Friendly to the South. Why hut one year ago before the above named attack in this Good old City of Philadelphia the feeling in favor1 of the rights of the South was so intense that it was feared when Henry Ward Beecher lectured in concert Hall before the a a Peoples literary Institute a the audience would be mobbed and the mayor ordered out the whole police Force to keep the peace. Yea More Curtis Well known to be a zealous abolitionist was prohibited from delivering his lecture after he had come from Boston Here and after full preparation had been made to hear it. But How is it now ? a 1 the advocates of the South Are not to be found. Beecher Chapin Curtis even have full swing. Even were the mayor to order out the police which there is no fear of his doing he also having been converted it is pretty certain that the Liberty of speech would be maintained by ther whole mass of the population. If the Maxim Ever were True a a whom the gods mean to destroy they first make mad a it seems emphatically so at this time. The writer believes that have tried to keep the slavery question out of this War yet Providence designs that it shall come in and that slavery shall find an end by it. True the responsibility will be upon the South where it ought to be. They will have no one to thank hut themselves. A. ,. It is As Clear As the Noonday Sun that if they employ the slaves to Aid abet and strengthen their rebel attacks upon a lawful government that government not Only May but is absolutely bound by every just and right sentiment to palsy this Arm of slavery. Upon which they lean and however government May hold Hack this Point she will have to come to it it a and the sooner the better the better for the North the better for the South. Let us have it. Let us thus end the strife. We can do this with perfect Justice,1 by confiscating the property of every rebel slave property As Well As any other slave property first As the most objectionable and a contraband a of All property and by paying All the Loyal men of the South for their slaves. This course once adopted by the War Power would speedily end the Cen test. Quiris. Der which Cost him some care As he always wore it combed straight up from his forehead. He liked everything about him kept in Good order except that the books and papers he had in hand always Lay about in confusion. He did not seem to have order and system but he must have had it for he kept going the great machinery of his Church and congregation with ease and Comfort to everybody and without the need of any painful convulsive efforts. A a a his alms giving was very great when viewed in reference either to his income or expenditure. No relation or old Friend and scarcely any minister applied to him in vain and he gave even to his enemies. Todo this he was very economical especially in his personal expenses., but he showed it Only by not spending Money and not when he spent it for he was very easy in every transaction whether he paid or received. He lived As plainly up he could with propriety and he gave away the remainder of his income. He held it a sin for a minister to Hoard and at least an equal sin for him to indulge in display. I never knew him so Short with me As when i suggested it would be mercy to put two horses to his Carriage which he kept As a matter of . Although we Ament of a selected father on the Little son. Death of Bis it is Only heaven that is above All windstorms and tempests. God did not cast Naan out of Paradise that he might be Able to find himself another Paradise m this world the world and the believer must p it or Christ and him will never meet a a to cannot serve god and mammon.�?�. John Angels James personal habits amp a. It is needless to say that John Angels James was a great worker. He enjoyed incessant activity. Says his son a the diligently redeemed his time. Meals were dispatched in his House in less time than i Ever saw them go through elsewhere though a Stout Man All his movements were Quick he walked and wrote fast and lie dressed with unusual rapidity. My Stepmother was Active As he was and Nevet kept him waiting for her at a meal or when going out with 1 in and she remarked with great pleasure that Bonaparte gave the same Praise to Josephine. He was generally in his study soon alter seven and i believe spent in Devotion the hour before breakfast which in Winter and summer he took at eight he Nevi sat More than half an hour after dinner at two or half past and not a Ini Nute after breakfast or Tea after supper at nine he usually read an amusing Book and i to link he did so at the end of Tho. Morning. He wrote his letters generally m an afternoon and grumbled if he had to take up his pen after supper. Though he disliked the occupation his letters were generally very full and almost every one who wrote to him on a matter of personal religion was sure of being answered at considerable length. His chief relaxation was to spend half a Day in the country and he could generally make time for that it allowed to he the Day. A a a a a nothing seemed Ever to incapacitate him from working on up to supper time or to dissipate his mind he could breakfast out and when he returned fall to work As usual w Hen he reached. Homo i n an afternoon. After travelling All Day he had Tea As quickly As it could be got and then went to his a study and generally on such occasions was later than usual at supper. He never gave up working unless physically unable to sit up and made nothing of a headache or other ailment which would have Laid aside most men Jill the last years of his life he wrote standing and to this he attributed Bis of his personal habits and Benevolence we have these notices a a a he was very neat in his person and dress a and Quot was very particular not to a Pjetr in the pulpit with Bip Bair in dior prom a Media Val hymn. Child by gods Sweet mercy Given to thy Mother and to me entering thib world of sorrows by his Grace so fair to see fair As some Sweet Flower in Bummer till deaths hand on was Laid scorched the Beauty from my Flower made the tender petals fade. Yet i dare not weep nor murmur for i know the King of Kings cads to his marriage chamber to the glorious bridal brings. Nature Fain would have me weeping love asserts her Mournful right but i answer they have brought to the Happy world of Light. And i fear that my lamenting a As i speak thy cherished name desecrate the Loyal dwelling fear to meet deserved blame if i press with tears of anguish into the abode of Joy therefore will i meekly bowing a Quot it \ offer to god my boy. Yet thy voice thy childish singing sound eth Ever in my ears and i listen and remember till mine eyes will gather tears thinking of Oliy pretty prattling and thy childish words of love but when i begin to murmur then my spirit looks above listens to the songs of spirits listens longing wondering to the ceaseless glad Hosanna Angels at thy bridal sing. correspondence. Or. Do Israel and Church parties an analysis of his speech tor ism and its designs the promised answer to the essayists the leaven of rationalism a True and a divine a conference at Lkeda on re form finance France and the Empire or retrenchment and self abnegation Promise of peace in Europe sir Robert Peel and Irish Stosis and shipwrecks postscript. London nov. 21, 1861. My. Do Isby a i has been appealing to the fears of the episcopal clergy of All parties with the View of smoothing the path of the tories to office and forming a great tory party once More. He declares against the unconditional abolition of Church hates which Are but the a out works of the establishment for the repair of Church fab Ricks and totally distinct from tithes and Kindred endowments and is still ready to oppose a revision of the Liturgy As Well As the opening of the endowed grammar schools of England to the children of nonconformists. He talks As a a a Churchman to churchmen a and that especially in the diocese of Oxford whose Bishop sits in the chair while do israeli compliments himself and endeavours by the Assumption of the garb of a theological critic to bamboozle the assembled clergy. Or. Wilberforce the Bishop urges on the work of diocesan schools but when an anniversary meeting is held it is found that Only one fourth of the funds necessary is supplied by the laity while the clergy furnish the other three fourths from their own scanty resources. Making this his text or. Do israeli proceeds to ask Why do the laity thus feebly support Church institutions he says that it cannot be from a want of churchmen in the diocese a because these Are numerous. The True reasons Are found in three feelings among churchmen a a a feeling of perplexity a feeling of distrust and a feeling of Well As to a a perplexity people Are puzzled about the a a existence of parties in the Well is it any wonder ? certainly not but says the orator a perplexity founded on that ground is quite and then he proceeds to make out of the fact that a a there have always been parties in the Church a a reason Why there should neither be perplexity nor Only think of a Man who is cognizant of the sem Popery the unionism the evangelicalism and the Broad Church ism All tied together by a ligature which if once a loosed by the Dis establishment of the Church of England would cause them to reside from one another wide As the poles Only think i say of the cunning treachery and statecraft that prompt a party Leader to come but with such words As these a a a the aggregate of experience justifies the expression that parties in the Church instead of being a sign of its weakness Are rather symbols of its strength a it is too evident that Only the a a Broad Church a school and Mere men of the world take this a View of matters. But do men in Earnest of All other parties,.believe or endorse it Are they not constantly anathema izing one another ? and if they were free to Morrow would it not realize a scrimmage a which even now is Only partially suppressed which sets the record against the High Church guardian and Union and which leads the High Church and tract Arians to denounce and detest the theology of the a puritans a and the tracts of or. Ryle ?. Aas to the a a essayist a or. Do israeli is strangely inconsistent. First of All he denies that its supporters Are warranted in claiming to be a a free to inquirers Quot and that therefore the right of free Quot inquiry should be conceded to them. A a for a says the speaker a a in my opinion the principal authors of essays and reviews being clergymen of the Church of England had entered into solemn engagements with society inconsistent t with the results recommended in their in other words these writers have perverted the articles to which at their ordination they professed unreserved a assent and but after this righteous and common sense condemnation of inconsistency and dishonesty or. Do israeli still keeping in View a great party purpose and the closer Union of churchmen of All shades in order to. Its accomplishment proce eds to Quot ask of essays and reviews a a is there any thing in that volume to occasion distrust among churchmen. He then proceeds to give a sketch of the successive schools of German rationalism showing How they have come to naught thus at once laughing Cut of court the essayists on the one hand and seeking to dissipate the a a distrust a of the great body of the clergy on the Quot other but let us hear the orator himself and Mark his elaborate phraseology and a this ample command a As one has expressed it a a Over a diction Large pretentious and imposing promising deep meaning and eluding by its vagueness the grasp of rival controversy lists dismissing. For a moment the character of the writers i am not disposed to evade the question a is there anything in that volume to occasion distrust among churchmen ? i think it perhaps May not be altogether unsuitable if one or observations he made upon that subject by a Layman and that Tho Bra it of comment should not always he left to clergymen. in question is founded generally speaking on the philosophical theology of Germany. What is German theology ? it is of. The1 a greatest importance that a clearer idea on that subject should be entertained than i have found hitherto to prevail in most assemblies of my . About a Century a go German a theology which was Mere mysticism became Bop a natural Law of reaction critical. A body of philosophic theologians gradually arose and formed in the. Course of years a. School which introduced a new interpretation of the scriptures. They accepted without Cavil the sacred narrative but they ii a ter pretend supernatural events by natural causes a and they adopted As Thema cof their new sys. Tent the title of Bati dualism and called them selves nationalists. Supported by great learning and even greater ingenuity the Success of this school of philosophical theologians was trans Pendant. In the course of fifty years in a which it flourished it absorbed the opinion of All the intellect of Germany and very greatly influenced no doubt,."the, protestant states but where is and where Are rationalists now they five based to exist they have been erased from Trio it Milec Tual tablets of living opinion. Another school of philosophical theologians arose in Germany Andy Rith profound learning and inexorable logic they proved that rationalism was irrational laughter a and they substituted for the rational scheme of the interpretation of the scriptures a new scheme called the mythical system. But if it be True which undoubtedly it. Is that the mythical theologians triumphantly demonstrated that rationalism was irrational equally True is it. That by this time the mythical system has itself become a myth. A cheers and laughter the most eminent and most distinguished votaries of that school have enlisted their energies and devoted their Powers to a new and All triumphant development of German theology a which is now raging in that country and which Jill deference to the spirit of Progress which is a the characteristic As we Are told of the nineteenth Century and which generally ends. In a recurrence to ancient ideas cheers and laugh ter a this new system consists in a most Able revival of Pagan pantheism. Cheers now that is a literally True sketch1 of the various phases through which the most intellectual opinion of Germany during the last. Century has passed. Hear hear i ask you is the Church to be alarmed by such overreaching and capricious speculations As these hear a and is society to be disturbed by a volume which is after All but a second hand Medley of these discordant inconsistent and self destroying theories ? no religious Creed was Ever destroyed by a philosophical theory. Philosophies destroy themselves. Epicurus was at least As great a Man i apprehend As Hegel yet it was not epicurus that subverted the olympian religion. L a. Is there then after proving Tfir to the essays Are nothing better than Arici ent pantheism nothing to be done Are they not to be noticed or answered ? Why Are not to Weir authors who Are a a clergymen of the Church of England a and As such have broken their a a engagements a noticed and answered. Let them be says or. Do israeli by those who ate equal to the occasion. Nay let a authority a the Bishops the convocation condemn for not to do so would be what next let there be punishment of the heretics they Are As lord slip Fosbury said eating the bread of the Church which they betray and sapping the very foundations of alb reverence for the scriptures As the word of god but says or. Do israeli in1 the True spirit of a Man who has no idea of bearing the Cross or facing the hatred and ridicule of the modern a adduced any More than adopting the ritualism of the Pharisee a the a nineteenth Century is a season when the Church should not punish error but rather Confute and thus the Man who charges pantheism on the essayists will permit them unscathed save by argument and in the full Possession of posts of Trust of the. Cure of souls and of larger or smaller Benefices a to remain within the bosom of the Church of England. The honest Niin ded among the clergy must suspect the sincerity As to either truth or godliness of one who could give this counsel and see that there is an object in View political party and personal ends to be served. And so when or. Do israeli Speaks first with respect to the new views of those who Long for Freedom from eras Ian control and Are dreaming of a free Church not like that of Scotland which has no a a priests a but whose ministers and office bearers Are As zealous for spiritual Independence and the rights of the people As Are the people themselves and who moreover Are chosen by the people themselves a he tries to frighten them Back to Contentment with their bondage and to put away their mediaeval notions and aspirations by a telling them that England a Church a now a great Centre of Light learning and Liberty a will it disestablished become a poor despicable thing like the episcopal Church of Scotland and a a sink into fastidious not to say cynical and so the Man who be Gan life As a Liberal but achieved position by attacking and badgering almost to death sir Robert Peel and has placed himself at the head of that country party whose bigotry and bucolic stupidity he must despise in his heart this Man Calls on the whole clergy of. The establishment a to1 get rid at once and forever of their. A perplexity a their a discontent a and their a a through a thin veil we see a mocking face and hear a party cry to this effect rally round lord Derby the Friend of the Church. Support the con. Serva Tives who have protected your churchyards from nonconformist invasion secured your grammar schools against non conformist trustees and maintained your right to tax those not of your own Faith.�?�, it is not at All Likely that a general elect Tina May come off next year and no doubt the clergy a timid band always Dereca a Ting change will in that Case quit their retirement and head a new crusade. But assure As they do so they will evoke the spirit of Liberty and Reform. If the tories Are for Church and state the whigs As a party must for a self preservation inscribe on their. Banner a a religious Liberty a a add help right earnestly the. Great Middle class and that nearest to these among tie attic ans. To obtain electoral Reform sufficient to keep Down a tor ism which Aims at dominance in England and virtual encouragement of despotism in foreign lands. After a All or. Do israelis vehemence it is not at All Likely that he and his party if they enter office will be compelled to bring in a Bill for the settlement of the Church rate question he says that the a a history a of minorities is that of Success a ,.will it be Here in spite of continuous majorities,.who at last Parish in their own corruption. A. Lar it a ii a i u. Answers to the essayists Are pow appearing especially one volume of an elaborate character. Or. Murray announces the publication. Of a a aids to Faith a series of it is a joint performance As were the essays. And thus professor Maunsell treats of miracles the Bishop of Cork on the evidences or. , on prophecy and the mosaic record of creation Preben Dary Cook on substitution professor a Tawlinson on genesis and the authenticity of the Pentateuch or Thompson Bishop elect of Gloucester and Bristol on atonement professor Brown of Cambridge University on inspiration. This volume is seen to attract extended observation and to provoke replies from the rationalistic party but probably not from the essayists themselves. The leaven of these principles is very formidable. It is found in a series of pamphlets to be purchased at railway stations All Over the kingdom. 1 a a tracts for priests and people a in articles by or. Maurice a in Macmillan a Magazine As Well As in a a tracts of the sees just mentioned written by him while the daily Telegraph stands up daringly to endorse the views of the new school As Well As to deprecate and denounce All attempts to eject its opponents from the National Church. Thus one of its articles containing insult and abuse of lord Shaftsbury for a speech at a Bible meeting. Speaks about scripture j life by Lefeve it to be divine because it is True not True because it is the secret meaning Wel known to the initiated of the mystical sentence is to be , the doctrine of a a verifying faculty a As put Forth by or. Temple and others in other words in the startling affirmation that Many a own conscience and intuitions and not external evidences a not divine inspiration of men who could not but infallibly speak the. Truth a Vii miracles however Well attested As wrought by a supernatural Power that this a a conscience a this a a verifying faculty a must try at its own bar and test in its own Crucible Between the Gold and the dross the false and the True and what it finds to be a a True a that Only is a a your readers will perceive what a deadly and insulting Man exalting heresy is political conference on electoral Reform has just been held at Leeds. It was composed of working menus delegates aided by some of the Liberal members of the House of commons. The approximation toward Union Between the masses and the Middle classes and consequently whigs and radicals was significantly indicated by. This remarkable conference which was free from All noise or tendency to extremes. I think lord Palmerston and his Cabinet will be compelled next year to take Steps for an increase in the representation of the people and that probably they May by conservative temporary Success on this or a Kindred topic dissolve parliament and thus secure for the nation great benefits. The weather at any time for the next Twenty four hours and thus some do take a warning. Rut others a a do not believe a and so Quot venture Forth while the skies Are treacherously Calm and Clear and no danger seems nigh and Are lost. Alas in spiritual things How True it is of multitudes who disregard divine warnings conveyed by providences and ministrations of pastors parents friends they will not and so they perish and that without remedy. J. W. Princess Alice is to be married Early next year and the court season to begin much earlier Thau usual to the great Delight of West end traders. The British funds and stocks of every description have improved and Money at the Bank of England is at 3$ per cent. The Frost set in a few Days ago but speedily disappeared. It is expected we shall have rather a mild Winter Thomas dim Combe a p. For Finsbury a remarkable Man of Radical polities and a great Friend of italian and hungarian liberals and refugees died last week. A. Baines m. P., Leeds estimates the working menus wages in the United kingdom As Worth in Good times half a million Sterling a year. He uses this As a reason Why there should be an Extension of the. Franchise. A ii re a a Large amount of Surat Cotton from Bombay presidency has arrived at Liverpool and checked the Rise of prices. About 7,000 work people Are employed at Manchester alone. 1 finance and France Are repeating themselves at this moment. The first French revolution was undoubtedly precipitated by the financial condition of the people. Charles x. Was swept away by a financial crisis the same statement parti ally at least applies now. The French emperor is compelled suddenly to find a deficit in his finances of not less than forty millions Sterling per annul and a deeper Gulf still opening to Swallow up his dynasty and. Himself. He therefore in his marvellous sagacity Calls to his counsels one who in More prosperous1 times a s found too faithful for Imperial sycophants to endure. M. Fould a hebrew banker a thorough Liberal a great financier honestly tells the emperor that the country is going fast to ruin and that there must be retrenchment at once and with an unsparing hand. Tho result is that the naughty boy a wastefulness before All Europe declares that he is not bound As a Par venue by any Ance Strally regal claims to. Keep up possessions and establishments and in a word Abandons the right Jii Herco exercised of raising by his own authority Loans find other credits Over and above the budget voted by the legislative Chambers. A the effect of the change is astonishing. It calms for the present the fears and tends powerfully to increase the Prosperity of England and other european countries. It clearly says that War is postponed even in Italy and that in 1862, at least we May Hope for a continued a a lengthening of our Tranquility a and that All the world on this Side of the Atlantic will have Opportunity to come to the worlds exhibition in London. God Grant that our american friends May have full Liberty and Opportunity to come also from the cessation of the terrible strife now raging and which financially must entail sad consequences on the people. It is Given out Aho that the emperor proposes to visit London next year during the exhibition., the Queen visited him in 1855, at the opening of the exhibition at Paris. The More of these interchanges and interviews the better. Meanwhile the commercial treaty with France is increasing the emperors Revenue and by reductions in the army and other Means a vigorous Effort will be made to make matters Square. But if War break out a As i fear it will do in spite of every Effort in connexion with the italian and hungarian questions and that within two years a once More blood and treasure must be poured out like water. A sir Robert Peel has had a Duel with or. Cullen the pop is Legate and has certainly achieved thereby immense popularity the archbishop ransack parliamentary debates in order to hold up the chief Secretary and the Friend of the Queens colleges in Ireland to Romish hate. He Strung together All that sir Robert Peel had said about the oppression and imprisonment of Bible readers in Spain very much to his Honor and invoked the Wrath of Catholic Ireland on his head. Or. My Hale. A a john1 of Tuam a ridiculed sir Robert because that a false cry of a famine had been put to silence by the Secretary a personal investigations in the West. Me Hale said Quot he had travelled a a As in a trunk a a band Box seeing nothing the opposite of truth. At Sligo the Walls were placarded with Cullen s a a extracts a and comments thereon. Upon this the son of the great Peel prose in his Wrath and at Sligo at Londonderry and finally in the presence of the mayor and corporation of Belfast gave a thorough a a dressing to the archbishop and the whole us Tramontanis fee Tiou in Ireland. The Check thus boldly Given them in contrast with the Cohoes. Sions made too often by both whigs and tories is highly Gratifying More than this a considerable number of roman Pafch Olies resent Cullen so conduct sympathize entirely with the1 principled of United education and1 of a religions toleration a and a endorse the new scheme of scholarships for the Queens colleges As inaugurated by sir1 Robert himself by Large donations themselves. Dreadful storms have ravaged our Eastern coasts and there has been great loss of life. san of this is the disregard by sea Captain of warning Given them by Telegraph from the Kami Ralty at London Cap twin a Fitzroy of , Royal Navy,.has�?~ell nigh red need to amp i it ent Ifie accuracy Bhe Power by predicting. Children and Angels. A a i want to be an Angel a and. With the Angels ,. Thus begins one of the most popular sunday school Hyms. This hymn is Sung nearly every sunday by thousands and tens of thousands of children. A we have heard it great Many times and yet we have never Felt very Well satisfied with it. The painful impression has been forced upon our minds that the Quot children have very Little thought about it. Do our children really want to be Angels and with the Angels stand we fear not. Do parents desire to have their children become Angels if so they will feel the necessity of Labouring for them and striving in every Way to have them become Christ like. We often think a mistake is made in talking with children too much about heaven. We know but Little about heaven. The Bible does not give us much information and it is hardly Worth our while to speculate about that world which lies beyond the Region of death. But we do know a great Deal about the lord Jesus Christ. We have his life from his birth to his death All written Down. We May study it every Day Aud always find something to interest we should take our children to the study of this life. It is full of incident children never tire of hearing about Jesus. They will hang upon the lips of the Mother of teacher while this is the theme and never grow weary. Should we not strive to have our children More like Christ ? if we wish them to become Angels in glory they must become Christ a lambs upon the Earth they must have the spirit of Christ they must live and act like Christ. And this involves the whole of practical religion. It is vain to expect that our children will become a gels unless they first give themselves to the Saviour and walk in the ways of his commandments. parents in their own example and by Precept always keep Christ before their children we fear not. They teach them to sing hymns about heaven. They Tell them of a glorious and Happy world in some far Distant place. They speak of the beings who dwell there and Call them Angels. But they do not show them by their own lives for do they teach them that Jesus is Here among us that heaven must begin on Earth that Chi Dren May become Angels Here below and that if they become Angels Here they will surely be Angels hereafter. We do not in these remarks mean to object to the hymn of which we Are Speal ing but we would like to impress upon parents and teachers the importance of Iching the children what these things mean. While speaking upon this Matte we would suggest whether in our sunday schools it is not generally the Case that too Little time is Given to instruction children Are fond of singing and they Are fond of being amused and this Lea Quot teachers to forget sometimes the great object of the sunday school which is to bring children to Christ. But to bring them to Christ they must be told who Christ is what he Lias done and to do this Well requires much and skillful teaching. They must be told Over Aud Over the same truths just As the faithful midst ter of the gospel must always preach Christ. He should know nothing else. He should do nothing else. Let our teachers be faithful and persevering in telling their scholars about Christ and what he has done to save and bless them Aud they will find their Reward in Many souls gathered into his fold. Then will they sing in spirit and truth a 4 i Quot Wanic to be an Angel a and with the Angels a Parish . Religious world Brief readings. Earthly a Beautiful illustration of the outgrowth of earthly grief is found in the following from Alex auder Smiths new poem a a the that Ever tears kept Green must sink at last unto the common level of the world then Over it runs the road.�?�. itis indeed a striking instance of our natural self deception that persons who would quite shrink from the idea of committing most of the crimes which Are condemned in the word of god think Little of the vices of the Tongue but any one who is duly jealous of himself will always watch most carefully against the sins which Are the least unpopular in Bis own Circle and certainly the great evil of. What is called in the chatter Wilberforce. If the Power of the human mind had its growth in the wilderness much More must the love and Conception of that Beauty whose every Limo and Hue is at the Best a faded image of gods daily work andean arrested Ray of some Star of creation be Giyen chiefly in the places which he has gladdened by a planting fir tree and to lib . L quote 1 a i t Quot an Irish boys love for his enemy. A in a school a. Ireland one boy struck another and when he was about to be punished the injured boy begged for he a of the master asked a a a Why do you wish to keep him from being flogged a boy replied a 1 have the. New testament that our lord Jesus Christ said that we a should forgive our a Eifemia a a and there Orol 1 Jorge be him Ahik beg -fie1 May not be up sighed a by my Sake a it i. An officers Pef Haufe a said a captains a staff officer Fin Cartho ent presbyterian Banner Piibe Mcatam Qusie it amp i gazette.3uildi2�gs, 84 Flatt st., Pinnau Rwjr a. South West cob. A stanzas advertisements. H terms in Advance. A Square 8 Linos or loss one insertion 60 cents each subsequent insertion 40 cents each line beyond eight tfx Cir a a to report Quarter $4.00 Cache Ltee am its a reduction made to advertisers by the year. Business notices of. Ten Linea or less. 1100 a tic and diff goal line 10 Cento. Davjd Murib Nuar ,. Pk0pr1it0k8 and Mui Sysu. Fulton Street prayer meeting a a no one has been a near to death a greater number of times than i have in the same number of years. Yon see i am a a Young Man. I have been very wicked. But i can say that it is a blessed thing to Trust in god so As to feel that a Man is prepared for any event a life or death. I was in the bottle of Manassas and when i saw Many around me falling and Many others under cover i a lifted up my heart and voice too to the Only Refuge saying a Rock of Ages Cleft for me left my hide myself in .�?T and there i stood unmoved and feeling Safe amid the cannons Roar and the Iron Hail which was poured in one remorseless Shower upon us. I never in All my life Felt More quietness and so lurks on the Christian intelligencer sneaking of Commodore Stringham states that he no ver fired afia Lute on sunday when he commanded the Mediterranean Squadron. If he entered a Harbor on sunday or if being in Harbor Salute by any custom was required on sunday he sent a message to the authorities that he did not Salute on the Sabbath but would do so on �monday.,. So on All Sueh occasions the silence of the american Flag ship was an eloquent Sermon for the sacredness of the Day. A the Are ministering Angels around the deathbed of believers and celestial welcomes for Tho righteous the moment after death. If we Are christians the bitterness of death will soon be Over with us and when we look Back upon it it will not seem Mitch. A a wherefore Comfort one another with these the falling if the tree fall a toward the South or toward the North in the place where the tree falleth there it shall . I 3. There is a solemn meaning couched under this metaphor. The tree will not Only lie As it Falls it will also fall As it leans. And the great question which every one ought to bring Home to his own bosom without a moment a a delay is this what is the inclination1 of my soul ? does it with All its affections lean toward god or from him a a. J. Gurney. Elijah going up into archangel Michael disputed with satan about the body of Moses Aud there have been Many disputes about that dispute. But. Moses died and the lord buried him in a Valley in the land of Moab. Earth has his dust although no Man know eth of his sepulchre unto this Day. But indisputably a if it is possible to understand and right to credit the Bible Elijah left but his prophets Mantle behind him on the Earth. He shuffled not off his mortal Coil when he went up in his fiery Chariot but the mortal did even then put on immortality. It was swallowed up of life. He was changed he did not sleep. He was translated he did not expire. He who is open without levity generous without waste secret without Craft Humble without meanness bold without insolence cautious without anxiety regular yet not formal mild yet not timid firm yet not tyrannical is made to pass the ordeal of Honor Friendship virtue. Luther and a dying once visited a dying student and asked him what he thought he. Could take to god in whose presence he was shortly to appear. The Young Man replied a a everything that is Good dear Quot father everything that is Luther said a but How can you bring him everything Good seeing that you Are but a poor sinner a. The pious youth rejoined a a dear father i will take to my god in heaven a penitent Humble heart sprinkled with the blood of Christ. A a truly a said Luther a a that is everything Good. Then go dear Sou you will be a Welcome guest to the aged serving the old servants of god be dismissed from waiting on him ? no their attendance is still required and shall be still accepted they shall not be Oast off by their master in time of old age. Therefore let not them desert his service. When through the infirmities of age they can no longer be working servants in gods family yet they May be waiting servants. Those that like Barzil Laid a re unfit for the entertainments of the Couitt of earthly princes May yet relish the pleasures of gods courts As much As Ever. A a the Levites when they were past the age of fifty and were discharged from the toilsome part of their ministrations yet still list wait on god must be quietly waiting to give Honor to him and to receive Eom Quot fort from him. Those that have done the will of Goth and their Well doing is at an end he a a a a need of patience to enable them to wait till they inherit the Promise and the nearer the happiness they Are waiting for should the god be they km.,waiting on and Hope shortly to be with eternally a or a cd thew Henry. Mothers write to your sons in the army write in the fullness of a mothers heart. Write of a Saviours love. Remind them of the tears that have been shed Over them and the prayers that have been offered up in their behalf. No one will be so Likely to reach their consciences. A did you see my hand up when you asked a who wished to be remembered in prayer a said a Youthful Soldier to the Leader of a meeting whom he had called a no i did not observe you a a i was Clear on the outside of the signs but i raised my hand High As i could for 1 want you to Pray for me. When you spoke of our mothers that they followed us with their prayers my heart was touched. I know that my Mother prays for me and earnestly desires my conversion. I have a letter from her which i received Heie he showed the letter and the gentleman remarked that it had been exposed in some Way and. Got wet. A no a said he a a it is wet with tears she feels the deepest interest in me and i desire to be a Christian i wish you to Pray for that is the hold mothers you have upon your sons who have gone to the wars. Improve your Opportunity. Write to them. Press upon their attention the great salvation. Remind them of the great warfare in which to u must take a part. Your letters will be read with tearful eyes. Your words will sink deep into the heart. Amid the temptations of the Camp youre counsels Quot Quot will come up As guardian Engels your sons have gone Quot from you hut you Huid a he sin by a Oord that can draiv1 them to heaven a a v. The Fiflis amp of of Tendon and or. not a Long since the Bishop of London wrote to. Mrs Purgeon As follow a a in a i deed when i think of the thousands of souls in the Metropolis whom the efforts of All Trefoil Sisters of religion Amob amp us a 1 to Rouse. How1e�n j Filho thank god a that a a these powerful Means of influence twi Chi a you p ggesbqr%g��iited3jn>chelsl�?srcause��?T quoting this in the Baptist my Gay Nyi or Wpm Rugeon acids a Teese Are Halcyon Days inf a amp Sci a Erv Fcoite soft Christy Tiu a speak of Ocean offer. A 1 a it

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