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Pittsburgh Presbyterian Banner (Newspaper) - February 11, 1863, Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaOf a. David Lite tor and my Kinney proprietor Rev. I. N. Mkinney associate Vej Tok. Terms in Adan c e. By mail. ?.$.50 arvo red in Birush it Thomsa. 2.00 for two dollars. A let will Send by malt seventy number a d Ore Dollar thirty Thoenn Robers. P a st it Vry sending us Twenty subscribers and upwards will 11 Ere by entitled to a paper without charge. To new Ifil Diouri to prompt a Little before the year expires Gaud payments by a afe hands or by mall. Dot rect All letters to. Rey. David my Kinney Pittsburgh a. Selected the celestial Paradise. To thee 0 dear dear country i mine eyes their vigils keep tor very Loe beholding thy Happy name they weep the mention of thy glory in unction to tie breast and Medicine in sickness and love and life and rest. O one 0 Only mansion 0 Paradise of Joy where tears Are Ever banished and Joys have no Alloy beside thy living Waters a plants Are great and Small the Cedar of the Forest the Hysop of the Wall. Thy ageless Walls Are bonded with amethyst up Loed the saints build up its fabric and the Corner Stone is #. They stand those Halls of Zion Conj Bilant with song and Bright with Many an Angel and Many a Martyr throng the or Lone is Ever in them the Light is Aye Serene the pastures of the blessed Are decked in glorious Sheen there is the throne of David and there from toil released the shout of them that Triumph the song of them that feast a and they beneath their Leader a who conquered in the fight v forever and forever Are Olad in Robes of White. Quot 1. In medieval hymns. For the presbyterian Benner. Ord or twi on the payment of ministers salaries t is known perhaps to one out of every members in the Church that meet so teries require yearly a report from minister and elder whether or not the feh they represent have paid in full the Isth res salary for the preceding year a if hot to report How much is not paid by member in every Church ought to and remember that their minister and r must carry a very Spring a report of matter to the presbytery to which belong. If the Church is deceit a tit is Hable to be censured by presbytery for its failure to meet its ise solemnly made to its minister and a presbytery too. When the minister stalled a their pastor. Flow Happy minister and a elder feel when they cabled to report that their Church has and promptly paid their minister s i the minister feels Happy when i Tho Case,.More for his Peoples Honor Ood name the for himself. But on ther hand How mortifying it is to to report that the salary is not All i promised and when asked for the 1, very often no reason can be Given Sanise of the indifference and neglect people or some of them at least to their solemn promises or Quot the Dffi-1 inf the Church having special Ghatge of Pua iness have a Ofca been As vigilant As inight have been. Churches of the a arterian name a Why should you Ever it your minister and elder to Bear be four presbytery a report that is deep of tidying to them and Gre Atli Dishun a you when it is in your wer with Effort almost if not always to have Serwise. Never allow your minister Jer to go to presbytery with a report our Church in making which you Burch Are being lowered the Esti of the ministers and elders and i present and year minister and elder ply mortified that hold lir Heads and look their Brethren in e. Ime what noted Ohnich in Art Eastern represented As having an income a rents during the past year of ,500, Anh Only �36.00 of this War noted. Now. If All but �36.00 00 and Over was paid into a 1 i Treasury they must have 0 land f venture to a it in Asp system of gathering 8 it the Case a say a How it the Case that in Hur it Bially in the Couo of and Small. Oriere the in coir a a promised at i f .oir>�600 to Rev 01 000 that if Tervo or thre or More months de-0 Oil Loo of the amount is never item. 8 to not due to the Church. To 0n0r religion to the minister that Itera Ouid be promptly paid if not Ivy a. Why should any Christian us absolutely hindered by provi a to meet his dues to his minister ies for his soul and those of his i he that must give account in a reason for delay in the pay salaries May be found in the Lnae Church officers elected to attend Ery thing. Possible with the trus pne of them perhaps so indifferent that a not know from one annual report of usurer at the congregational meet another whether or no the salary is yet comes due. Possibly the Trens a a Little easy and Don t like to hurry saying the people Are not required Del the Quarter is fully due justas the minister is As a matter of Lound to wait two or three or. More a ter it is due till it Cau be Eolleet-.3 the minister any More right to or More weeks after the Quarter order to collect it than the-pen-3&Quot to pay it two or More we a hrs a is def ? not a Whit Thiu the time at least. Should not the and collectors take time by the. Vigilance and perseverance Are necessary in very Many Church a part of trustees collectors Anc. A else the minister will suffer and pcs of the Church lag Atad become. Fanged. Jar by should any one of these Church assume the1 office if he Dent a fully energetically and Continuo his duty and see. So Farias Ltd in it that the membership do their s ? inthe minister is often fifteen thirty times fifty minutes behind his a hts will not the people very soon. A while a minister prompt to Lute appointed to begin his service the comparatively few people a so. Too Church o Are prompt will for part make others so Why fuse members of a Hureh profess Gatian men too. Not clearly and�?T1 a indeed by Providence who fail lifter Quarter and in some cases year vol. Xi., no. 22 Pittsburgh wednesday february 11, 1863. Whole no. 542. After year be regarded As still in Good stand-1 throughout the Chr ii ing ? should they not by reported by the world a and who has trustees to the session and the session proceed with them As persons clearly liable to censure at least when they have neglected to pay for a year or give satisfactory reasons to the trustees for not doing it. We think that every Church ought to have collectors to serve say for a year appointed by the 1 Church at its annual meeting or what is better by the trustees or in some cases by the treasurer an Active faithful one is found. If the Church has four communions a year and a quarters salary is due at each let the treasurer be at the Church during the week Days to receive All he can then let him immediately Plano the balance due in the hands of four or six collectors in Dif Ferent parts of the congregation to collect the remaining dues at once and pay them Over to the treasurer and he to the minis and then Leb the trustees have stated meetings not mor it than two weeks after the Quarter s salary is due when time enough has been allowed to have All ool elected a report from the treasurer what the collectors and the treasurer have done and whether the minister has been paid or Noh. If All has not been collected devise Martsh Othave the balance collected. And the minister fully Arr promptly paid or the collectors might also meet with the trustees and report and it necessary re about any amounts still Blekis Ito = -. Such an arrangement As this would in a birr a. Life into trustees collectors and treasurer the people that they really infant to to something1, and i much mistaken if the people do not soon catch a Little off the same inspiration and be. Ready and prompt also can there Nurt redound in every a congregation four or six Active will serve gratuitously As collectors for a year and then Oiher four or six take their turn fora year yes there a re enough Buch who i doubt not Are grieved often do kno a that their a minister is ibo slowly paid let trustees then stat once seek out and instruct and Send Forth such persons if they have Mot already done so to collect the Church s dues. And let trustees report to the ses Sion of the Church All who Are Back in Pew rent or subscriptions for a year and More and who give them no satisfactory excuse for their delinquency that they May receive the censure their neglect merits at the hands of a faithful elder ship. Try it Allye financial officers of the Church where there a been inefficiency heretofore and Hundred Saiof ministers will i thank you and a what is better god will bless you and your Hureh and your minister and then but very Seldom will minister or elder go up to presbytery to report their Church in debt to their minister and shame Mantle the brow of your minister and eur tort v v a a for foe Presb Torlan a. 1 surprises. \ these five been frequently reported by ministers accompanied by appropriate acknowledgements these we Are alway t pleated to Aeq and we Nevei fail to read them but one impression has generally been left on our mind and that is. While at is pleasing to notice the appreciation of a Church shown to their ministers by such gifts yet the instances which they occur Are generally in our largest churches and to. Ministers who Are receiving the most adequate salaries and Are my Stu do without them. Now while w up a discourage them in any let we w our suggest that those who have a be ability bestow a Surprise gift some of our mini a sters who Are labors 83 missionaries our Small Chuto Wose salaries Are generally very m016�6 these a men Gener ally labor a order Allan any ot8er i hey travel jr1� and do More manual labor than a a new a it a not having the Means a to assistance and Are thus wearing out fair constitutions faster the others. To my of these men a Surprise , Small amount a we a a d hot Only try gratefully received but would be. Very usefulf1 now May we not presume that any of these men would be very happily surprised to receive it notice that their subscription to the Bonner bad been paid by some kind hand or that some of Theta lug ble publications of our Church such s the Princeton review had been forwarded to them in the same Way or could not some of our Able churches present them with a Good sewing which would be a great Relief to it the minister s wife who on account of their limited income must do All their own work. Sick or Well 1 while we would not say aught against1 those Marks of appreciation shown by butche to their pastors yet we ask that the faithful and laborious men and their careworn whom we have spoken May be remembered w c i 7 a 1 a for Banner. A what can i do a. .n0. To All that has been said in reply to this question two objections which i shall try to meet. A a a feeble Constitution and impaired up for Active usefulness there is some Force in this. Alas that among i the More refined and intelligent portion of Christian ladies should be found possessing a. Vigorous Frame 1 and yet the objection May have too great influence a modifying your plans and deter my you from strenuous efforts to do Good in the world. The seeds of disease and decay Are depicted in the bodies of All. These. Usually germinate and develop As fast a hot bed As in the open air. Rust injures -.than. Use so you May rus Cut sooner than Yon would Wear out. Timothy had a delicate physical Frame and was a advised to use a Little Wmk for his stomach s Sake and for Bis often infirmities Paul a by filly pres Ente was to crts. Baxter and Whitfield seemed trembling. On the Brink of death while shaking the Earth by their mighty influence a mrs. Art8 h. Judson a the first female Missi Pitary to Burmah was but a fragile Flower and died at the of thirty is c yet with her Noble husband she braved perils at the sight of which the a Toutent hearts shrank Back appalled her biographer Tell us she Jas engaged in a great work and she went fearlessly on to death. She shrunk from no danger nor turned Back a from any peril. She saw martyrdom before her. But it was surrounded by beatific visions. No female a missionary Ever passed through such scenes of Puffer ing or made Buch efforts of Benevolence in sickness and amidst perils and difficulties of every kind her name is Ristiano and civilized As not read with admiration the Story of her Beautiful and accomplished companion Harriet newel with the hectic flush already in her Cheek she went Forth and died aged Nineteen. And yet few have in a Long life Given such an impulse to the cause of missions or left behind so precious a memory As she. The great matter is to live while we live not that we should be reckless of health or unnecessarily put our lives in jeopardy but the Santive influence of a Clear conscience and a benevolent heart often More than counterbalances the toils and hardness endured by the Good Soldier of Jesus. Active exertion properly regulated and rightly directed is conducive to health. How often does it happen that the tender fragile girl when she launches Forth into her appropriate sphere becomes Hale and vigorous. Suffer not conscious weakness of body therefore to paralyse your mental and religious energies or to deter you from even occupying positions demanding much exertion. Follow the leading of Providence remembering that he who sends the Thorn in the flesh has said a a my Grace is sufficient for pastor. A a a a a for the presbyterian Banner. Death and life. Nashville tenn., Jan. 29 1863. Early in the afternoon of a Bright saturday not Long since two men dressed As privates were seen speaking in an undertone to the cd so tinal who stood at the Gate of Hospital no. 14. A placard on the Gate Post plainly denied the right of visitors to enter at that hour but one of those alluded to seemed importunate and both at length passed through the Iron Gateway. Haltig before the door of the clerk s office a Young officer confronted them and it was Plain from the animated conversation which quickly followed the recognition that they were intimately acquainted among the first questions asked re and by both almost simultaneously were. It How is Henry ? have you see him this morning i a. A a he a gone a he died about eleven of clock last night Quot answered the officer in a Low How those words pierced my soul f for i was one of the two. How i thought of the opportunities in might have improved i bad determined to visit him that morn my but it was too has just been carried out Quot continued the officer a a and Here Are his effects do you wish to see. Him a. We walked rapidly to the rear of the building where stood the dead House. Uncovering the face of several we at last looked upon the emaciated form of our old Comrade. On his Young face we gazed awhile find then returned to Camp with Sor rowing hearts. Quietly on the Day after we followed he body to its last resting place where thousands sleep Side by Sinfie in top narrow grave. A. Dqad1 buried 1 gone from our midst what solemn thoughts to fill the mind no longer to be with us through weary marches freed from All pain and trouble. Gone but. Where ?. Passed from death unto life but a few day6, age a a poor mor Tal racked with Pam. Now a glorified Saint singing praises to him who sit Teth upon the throne t0 the. Lamb a forever and Ever How glorious the. Transition. Our Comrade left his Home to fight the Battles of his country discharging All the duties of a Soldier promptly until months ago he fell sick of the measles while on a bed of sickness he thought seriously of his soul s salvation and then he appeared to have Clear views of the plan of redemption through the Cross of a redeemer. Recovering of the measles he looked Forward to the time when he would again be Able to Jom his regiment but a slight exposure brought on a severe cold which proved too much for his reduced Frame and although Day after Day returned they brought no strength to him. But while he Felt himself slowly sinking into the grave and his bodily Powers fast failing him his mind stronger and his Trust in the redeemer became More steadfast. He could look Forward to the future with Confidence with Joy. He was perfectly Happy a in the View of death and although he had a desire to live that he might once More look upon the laces friends at Home be Felt that to depart and by with Christ would he far better. Toward the close of his last illness and while his mind wandered he Sang hymns and prayed alternately and thus his spirit passed from its frail House on Earth to mansions of glory on High. Of Christian Reader is it not Well with him. Are not the dead blessed who die in the lord ? will it not be a source of great Consolation to his deeply a afflicted friends to know that he is a now so Happy will it not. Encourage christians at Home to put Forward greater efforts in behalf of the inner life of Tho Soldier we Trust it will remaining yours truly cached to the memory of a Comrade. A f for the presbyterian Banner. 1presbytery of a of historical sketch the presbytery of had a pleasant and full meeting at Wyalusing on the 27th ult although the travelling was quite unfavourable from the Muddy state of the roads our ministers were nearly All present and a goodly number of elders. We received the Rev James Mcwilliam from the presbytery of Albany and the Rev Edwin Bronson from the presbytery of Luzerne. we had an animated discussion of the it of education especially As connected with our Institute at town Ndu. All seemed to feel the importance of giving it Earnest support it \ i a historical sketch of the churches comprising this presbytery and of the Early efforts to sustain the Means of Grace in this Region was. By appointment read by Rev c c Coras bringing the history from the to the year.1845 a. The moravian were. The first to preach the gospel in these parts which they did in the person of Rev. David Zeisberger in 1763-. A the station iwas on the East Bank of the Susquehanna it but four or five Miles from the spot where the presbytery was a session the War of the revolution a broke up this Enterprise and scattered the flock of. Guide Huetten and no records of any subsequent ecclesiastical action until 1791, when the Church Wysox was organized r most of the churches in this Region were originally congregational but As Early Quot As ii 7ja 1796, the Rev. Or. Thatcher a missionary of our general Assembly visited this Region. He organized the Church in Elmira then Newtown and Beems to have led others to Electr elders but congregationalism prevailed and in 1810 the Luzerne association was formed. This extended from Binghamton on the North to Wilkes Barre on the South and had an Extension East and West of near one Hundred Miles. In 1817 the association took the name of the presbytery of Susquehanna and four years after were received into the Synod of new York arid new Jet Rev. On the plan of Union. Among the names of persons ii sensed or ordained or both by this body we find those of Zebulon Butler Joseph h. Jones John Dorrance and Nicholas Murray with others less known to Fame but whose record with theirs is on High. Another item not soon to be forgotten is the Good old fashioned hospitality with which the a presbytery was. Entertained. The Good ladies of the Valley of the by advising. And its adjacent Hills who know so Well How to share their abundant comforts with others had made1 arrangements to entertain the presbytery and As Many others As might desire it at the Parson Ige to dinner and Tea. As a violent Snow storm was raging at the time this arrangement proved Peculiar-1 agreeable and about ninety persons were now of associated Quot in As pleasant a manner As often Falls to the lot of mortals on Earth and a More agreeable and harmonious a i disc ssh a it a the by we there had is Seldom a witnessed the scene Quot fully justified the of the place to wit merry All 1 1 but the time to separate arrived the Snow storm it which was still prevailing and had been nearly All the time of our ses Sion made this a serious undertaking Quot it had been remarked that we had never Cometo presbytery dragging our wheels through a such deep mud before. To this was now added the accumulation of some forty hours fall of Snow. We were urged to wait until the storm should Abate but our work there was done and duties elsewhere demanded attention. A part of our Way Lay through the narrow where the Susquehanna runs along the base of a High and precipitous Mountain and the Road is a narrow shelf out it out along the Side of the precipice but before we reached this we passed drifts which we had been sternly forewarned were impassible and Here the Snow in places bad Slid Down from above and filled up the shelf so As to make a regular slope from the Mountain above to to beaters Edge it was now night. Five carriages found them selves confronted wit the formidable Barrier. Nothing was at hand to answer the purpose of Spade or shovel. But in talc ones had been left at Home dip the Ria was prevail ing in the neighbourhood a and what might be pronounced impera Tibie to Ordinary travellers was quite practicable to fathers and even mothers a with Slioch motives to urge them on. The Quot formidable a breastworks a were manfully attacked with naked hands and a pathway a a paddled a out for a the carriages thus with indefatigable exertion we worked our a through a space of a mile in two hours. We reached Home after All our difficulties and no Small danger in safety for which a we were truly thankful. We could sympathise with our fathers who traversed the Region before us. Yours s 0. Christian Consolation. Long Kavo i viewed Long have i thought and trembling held the hitter draught but no, and firm i �?T11 be. Re since it is prepared my lord by thee. Ill Trust my great physicians skill a a what he prescribes can never he ill no longer will i groan and Pine. Thy pleasure a Tisz it shall be mine. I i a it 1�. Quot in thy Medicine Oft proj6oes smart. Thou wound st me in the tenderest part a that i prize below is gone yet father still thy will be done. Since sentence i. Shall part., i. With what is nearest to my heart. A a my Little All i Here resign audio itself is thine. Quot via a a a take All great god i will not Grieve / but wish i still had More to give. I hear thy voice thou hide st me quit this favored Gourd and i submit. A a life of Edward i i in i. A. It i a for the presbyterian Banner report of the female Bible society of Pitts a nigh for 1863. 1 the Pittsburgh female Bible society whose anniversary we Are Here to celebrate was founded in 1834, and at first auxiliary to the american Bible society. It has acted for Many years in unison with. The. Pennsylvania Bible society and this year contributed two Hundred and seven dollars and ten cents a sum not great in itself which in the fifteenth Century would scarce have paid for a single Bible but now mainly owing to the powerful influence among the nations of this wonderful Blok itself sufficient to Purchase eight Hundred copies. This society consecrated by the prayers and gratuitous labors of so Many a a who have entered into their rest a and a a gone to be forever with the lord a has Peculiar claims upon us who Are permitted to continue. Their labors. Collectors Are encouraged by the fact that All christians resp Ond cheerfully to their solicitations for funds to carry on its operations the very a though t of the Bibl and of what it is to each ones own. Weary Way worn heart enlarges the Benevolence and even those who in the judgment of Charity Canta of Betel id to walk bits precepts refuse not to extend its circulation. This silent testimony to the value of gods word is a powerful argument for its free distribution. Nor Thorild a Bible society be denominational. This is common ground to the Church of god a the blessed company of All faithful this a Stream which makes glad the City of our god a this Fountain at which All a christians drink Quot and Quot Are refreshed is our Bond of brotherhood in Christ. Sitting at the feet of Jesus and Labouring together for him we forget for a time Pur denominational peculiarities and value More the essentials of our Faith regarding More the Marks of oneness with Tho one perfect1 pattern the Man Christ Jesus. Nor. Should we be discouraged by the fact that our labors have not been so effective As in former years. The immediate to a i Ike ssi physical necessities of oar Brethren in. Arms have demanded untiring efforts from Christian women and surely in this we Are following the masters example. We have contributed of our Means to put his precepts in Contact with their minds and thus to soothe their sufferings by Means of this True and tried comforter. Let us All Endeavor to labor More faithfully in this blessed work of distributing the scriptures to All who Lack especially in the waste places of our own City and let us not rest until every soldiers Knapsack contains a code of the new testament praying always that. God will make it the instrument of his salvation. We have appropriated five Hundred testaments for this purpose a but what Are they among so Many a while re mining you that the Price of books has advanced Twenty five per cent we Appeal to your liberality to Aid us in this Good work which we have undertaken for and bid you look to him for your Reward for he himself has told us it that a a he that water eth. Shall himself be a watered and of he that Emneth souls is a. Crittenden Secretary. concert of prayer subjects of prayer�?1862 and Bible distribution foreign evangelization re a Marrable and continuous revival letter from or. Hull the prayer of Faith and the a Ward among Young men preaching at st Paul so visit to Cornwall doctor Colenso and Hie his a tory his tout Mother st. Austell revisited by impressions of him by an experienced christians a proposed secession is it Likely a i the scandal to the Church the Bishop and the propagation society Wesleyan a methodism Cornwall Devon and a Devonshire London january 16.1862 the concert of prayer held last week in London / was largely attended and devoutly observed in freemasons Hall there were two gatherings each Day,.and addresses pointed seasonable and impressive. Churchman and nonconformist uni Ted in one cry for the outpouring of the spirit of Light life and Liberty upon the Church and the world the lost sheep of the House of. Israel the Heathen world the decayed churches of Bible lands the oppressed and persecuted Matamoros and his companions Bonds spam Continental churches missionaries abroad evangelists at Home the various classes and tribes of men America in her conflict peace and Freedom for the slave sought together such were. A -few.,of the subjects of supplication at Islington and elsewhere Simi Lar concerts were held and on last lord s iday at freemasons Hall at 3 o clock the afternoon there was a United Celebration of the lords supper which was in deed a time of. Refreshing and a feast of holy brotherhood. The tendency to closer Coalescence is manifestly increasing and that the lord s people Are indeed one As contrasted with their confessions and denominational distinctions ast Well As with the world without is More and More realised a this annual Celebration of the lord s sup per in. London is. One of the indices of what i speak of. At the Geneva conference we bad even More strikingly a feast of love for there the european and the Asiatic the converted and the transformed. Gentile the Nobleman and the peasant and in a word the representatives of the christianity of All lands together commemorated the decease accomplished at Jerusalem. A a a a each year brings with it fresh answers to a prayer in showers of Blessing and sometimes in terrible things in righteousness which Quot May Well make is tremble. Greater and More awful events be in store Clearing the Way for him who is the destined conqueror. ,. During 1862, foreign evangelization was earnestly and nobly pursued by a band of holy men in London who at great expense employed ministers of foreign churches and other messengers of mercy to preach to their respective countrymen or to give them portions of the word of god. At the Bible stand near the exhibition and Jinx and around the exhibition itself scripture distribution was a a As a follows Gards and leaflets. 3,300,000 books and portions psalter gospels and epistles from 120,000 to 130,000. About 2,0 �0 English and foreign jews came to the hebrew stall where or. Sternberg one of their owns Brethren according to the flesh was the distributor. From his hands new Testa. Meats and portions thereof were eagerly sought1 memorable discussions inquiries and conversations ensued the seed of truth was thus borne away to Many lands and blessed results Are humbly and confidently expected. A. At Stafford rooms near the Edge Ware Road a work of Grace among Young men has been in continuous1 Progress Ever since the close of. 1859. It the most recent information is contained in the following communication addressed to myself by or Henry Hull who presides Over this Branch of the Young menus Christian association and whose own personal expositions of the word have been attended with extraordinary Blessing writing to me on the 8th instant he says a a we Are in the midst of special addresses and other work be Bulins to the new year. I May say that never were so many1 previous souls Given us As during the past year. We have about thirty tract distributors who take their stations to catch Young men a at the Corners of the streets on sunday afternoons. These bring Many strangers to the Bible class and it is to strangers chiefly that the truth is so blessed. A a it is a stimulating fact -that-during1 last year not one Sabbath a passed without one conversion or More taking place in the Bible class or rather during conversation after the Bible class the fewest that we had was one and this one Caso was full of interest to me. At the close of the meeting on a particular lords Day i was. Cast Down by the deadness of Ibe class arid went almost to weep into my private room the afternoon prayer meeting was meanwhile going on and i had just begun to beseech god to bring some soul to. Himself in that prayer meeting when i heard footsteps descending from an upper room. A Young burgeon who labors with Usy introduced a Young Man with hard visage and unprepossessing aspect upon whom i had noticed in the class As. Apparel tally so unaccustomed to prayer that he did not know How to Kneel. My Young Friend the surgeon had spoken to him and his mind had become awakened afterwards in that upper room he believed the gospel and came Down and gave in a Clear and Quot an affecting manner an account of his different Sti amp is of mind that after i if noon. A a my Friend had said to him that a per if a r feet salvation had been wrought out by Christ. A do you mean to say a said the stranger a that i can really be saved in week s a yes a was the reply a and saved now a he went on again to put present salvation before him. The Young Man broke in on his statement with the exclamation a you do not know what wretched sinner i have been and do you mean that 1 can be saved within a week v a no i do not mean that but i do Rne an that you May be saved while you Are sitting on that again the gospel was clearly set Hefner him for a few minutes when the inquirer apparently astonished at the doctrine turned and said a Why then if that be True i May Kneel Down Here receive Christ and be saved while on my and there the midst of two Hundred Yonng men he was ready to Kneel Down. My Friend took him to the upper room and there he embraced the Saviour and afterwards went on his Way rejoicing a a this eme Case spoke More loudly to my own heart than Many would have done it seemed to come from god and be appeared to be saying a i a covenant keeping god.�?T. A a the most cases of Awakening Quot adds or. Hull a that we had on one Sabbath was twelve or thirteen five or six of whom believed the glad tidings. A on one other Day there were nine who were Able to re Joice the forgiveness of. Sims. On numerous other occasions there were three four or five cases similar. Our hearts have been made to leap for Joy our Joy Lias been full so powerfully has the holy spirit made his presence Felt. It has now been Laid upon Many hearts to Pray for one thousand souls to be Given us this year one brother named this in ins prayer about three weeks ago it has been caught up by the body of Young men and now scarcely one prayer is offered without Mak my this request the Burden of the sup pliant s cry he who gave three Thonsa and to Peterson the Day of Pentecost. M one preaching can surely give. Its. A thousand in a year. Of. For. Faith mighty Faith overcoming Faith. Lord work this Faith in me a let this become the agonizing cry of every member of god s Church and there shall come a mightier bless ing than that which has lately visited us and whose influence we still feel upon a. The prayer of Faith coupled with the use of the word of god thus insures marvellous Blessing among Young men. Other agencies Are vigorously at work Richard Weaver the Lancashire Collier is once More in London and preaching to crowds every Sabbath evening at the Surrey theatre so likewise in other theatres Faith Ful men proclaim Christ crucified and warn sinners to flee to him. Or. Durham Smith was Here in the autumn of the year and afterwards went to Brighton where pow Erful. And it is to be hoped lasting and saving impressions worn made. St. Paul s Cathedral is now open every Sabbath even ing for preach no to the Maes und r the Gre t dome the first two pre he Era were the Bishop of London and or. Alford the eminent greek scholar Dean of Canterbury. Both made special reference to the Colenso heresy and both defended the inspiration of every part of the c non of scripture. Dean. Alford said that there was a lamentable ignorance of the scriptures both the higher and Middle classes in England and that Many children brought up at the National and other schools knew More of the Bible than either of them. He also said that it was a disgrace that the greater part of the educated classes were unacquainted with the original documents of the new testament and urged the Universal study of these. A a. In Cornwall this letter is written and in the town of st. Austell where John William Colenso spent his boyhood his father was j a Cornish Man and lived in different parts of this county dying finally at Stonehouse. I Here the guest of a Man of business who tells me he Well remembers Young Colenso and. His Mother. She was preeminently godly and was in the habit of constantly attending tie in dependent Chapel of this town of. The of Huron assembling in which she was a Mem Ber. The. Father gave no evidence of. Spiritual religion.,. He bad lost Money in mining enterprises and his Fortune was reduced but he always occupied a respectable position in society and had an income from a official appointment connoted with the collection of the revenues and. Rents of the duchy. Of Cornwall a. Vast territory stretching Over Devonshire Cornwall and part of other counties originally the property assigned in Norman Days to the eldest born of the Sovereign and now the property of Alberto Edward our Young Prince of Wales. All the facts which i stated in connexion with Colenso s student and University history i have had freshly authenticated Here. After he had occupied for some time a Rich living Given him by the University of Cambridge he became restless and sighed for missionary work -. It was when this desire was known that he was made the first Bishop of our South african and rising Colony of Natal. Soon after we heard of him pleading for polygamy there. Next he came Home and published a commentary. On the romans fail of a error on the matter of justification and atonement and also heretical on the doctrine of endless punishment. Now he has borne a second time and his works on the a a Pentateuch a an Don a a Joshua Quot have appeared and excited an extraordinary commotion. A.,. My Friend and Host tells me that Colenso is a Man of great Savity and kindness and that when he came from Africa he repaired hither and took him my Host with him As he went across Theca entry to preach on a behalf of her Natal Mission. There was no indication of false teaching then but there was the want of the warm living gospel. An Earnest Man but. Blind and still in renewed such is the impression left on my mind about or. Colenso by the description of my aged venerable and experienced Christian magazines and reviews Are still Busy it with Colenso. The Eclectic review for january is very severe in its comments. But Proba Bly the Best answers that have yet appeared1 Are to be found a tfx Eju a to a chronicle and hebrew observer this is the Organ of the British jews. It is Quot edited by or. Benison an eminent a elvish scholar who has executed a singularly faithful translation of the hebrew Bible into English. In 1 this series a of his articles Colenso so a arithmetical objections Are Analysed and refuted. In repeated instances his insufficient knowledge of the original is exposed and consequently the arguments tee presbyterian Banner publication office Gazette buildings 84 Fittz is a , soom Izbi Goa. Of 7b and advertisements. Terms in Advance. A Square 8 lines or less one insertion 60 cents a my subsequent insertion 40 cents each line beyond eight 5 Eta a Square per Quarter $4.00 each Une additional 38 cent a reduction made to advertisers by the year. A business notices of to to lines or less $1.00 each additional line 10 cents. Rev. David my Kinney no Caistor and publish. Based on mistranslation including min takes made by King James translators fall powerless to the Earth. It has been said that recently Colenso his expressed an expectation that he will and must leave the National Church and that he expects that some hundreds of the clergy will go with him. I rather incredulous on this matter. One thing is certain that the scandal to the establishment is very damaging. If As it seem s pretty certain the ecclesiastical Law makes no provision for the Case of a heretical Bishop and thus Colenso can defy All the canons ind judges what a disgrace the propagation of the gospel society under whose auspices Colenso went out to Natal is moving the prelates of the episcopal Bench and they Are to assemble in solemn conclave to discuss the whole matter Era Long. Verily the Church is Waters with her different schools and judicial retribution will yet come upon her for her fostering and warming in her own bosom for the Sake of state patronage and pay the vipers that Are drawing away her Lifeblood. Wesleyan methodism is a mighty Power in Cornwall and has been so for nearly a Century the effects Are Manifest in the fact that this county stands lowest the scale of crime of All the counties of England. It is also Patent in the warmth and Devotion of Public services and ,.m the. Sobriety and comparative purity of morals among the Large mining population and in the Zeal with which missions both to the jews and gentiles Are Heie welcomed Suc cored and prayed for f have been holding meetings for the British society for the propagation of the gospel among the jews in several towns and have yet a Good Deal of similar deputation work before me. The country is full of historic interest and of the ruins of ancient Days. Of these i Hope to give your readers notices in successive communications As it is my habit to take my american friends with me on every journey which i make a out of they and you will Coonse the haste and other Imper sections of the present communication As it is written in Peculiar circumstances and where deprived of the Leisure that Quot i Phall d. Y., be Able afterwards to command in different parts of Fly tour. Quot Devonshire was passed through on my Way to Cornwall it is the Garden of enga land and a most mild and pleasant Winter climate. I have already tasted the famous a Devonshire a Reain a a a which is a great luxury. It is made thus milk fresh from the cows is put Over the fire it is All hut brought to a boiling Point and when a Light heavy is seen in the Centre then in stoutly it is taken off. It is left to Cool a quite Cool it becomes thick and is covered with a Brown sum. It is used with bread or bread and butter. It is supposed to be almost As valuable As cod liver Oil for Chest affections but a medical. Nan u ure me to t this r not the Case and that for cod liver Oil to substitute As to its Peculiar Virtues can be news has reached us of the continuous bloody conflict undetermined in Tennessee of Banks superseding Butler and also of the president s new years proclamation some think that the last will Lead to the massacre of the Whites by a their negroes others consider that this As not probable. Providence seems to Point to the destruction of slavery As the ultimate Issue of this awful War. The daily news attacks the times for defending or Pallia Ting slavery. A a a blow of this sort is aimed a at All that Good men hold sacred. It seeks to undermine the very foundations of our National morality and break the Spring of All Public and private virtue. It daringly a assaults the position of the Bible and seeks to. Destroy forever its Sublimity by making a it the accomplice in the perpetuation of the most Gigantic of crimes. In this last assault the advocates of the slave Power shake brads with the infidel and the atheist. A this kind of assault on the Bible is in its nature and tendency far More dangerous than any thing contained in a essays and reviews a or in Bishop Colenso a it is not to be forgotten however that Quot the times said that there was a a much Ain the Bible a a which naturally tends to she mitigation the Elevation and the final extinction of slavery a v . For the presbyterian Banner. A a allowed be thy whilst Howe a division Smiths corps left grand division were encamped on the Banks of Aquia Creek previous to their move to the Tappahannock i received a a copy a of the presbyterian Banner a in which was an article with the same title which i have selected for this Viza a hallowed be thy i had often lamented the amount of and terrible profanity i heard among officers and soldiers but had never once thought Quot that in the form of prayer which Christ taught his disciples he had provided a pow Erful preventive to such thing. A a will not All christians then unite in using always in their petitions that por Tion at least of the a lords prayer so that his name May be Mote honoured. A a Soldier. Gamp near a a Belle Plain a va., Christmas Day 1862. J a for Bouw. Donation in the evening of january 26th, being suddenly ushered into the town Hall. By a committee appointed for that purpose-1 we found it thronged with the members of our congregation Atad many1 others1, who had assembled without our knowledge for the purpose of enjoying a sumptuous supper but chiefly for giving is a Surprise Dona a Tion visit. After a Brief address by a brother minister we were made1 the-Recipi-1 ends of a Large and a Choice selection of pres1 ends consisting of Money valuable parlor furniture table Ware clothing a provisions &o.,&o. The whole was a real Surprise a especially the amount donated considering 1st, the Quot Small number of our members and 2d, the Short time we a a have lived in their for this Token of interest in the welfare of their pastor the donors have our sincere thanks our Best wishes and eff fest praierif1 for their temporal and spiritual it d. Met and. W. Ohio. J i it i. I v i a. At >1 a i crosses should be neither sought for avoided. When they come they Are graces a when sought for offences. A

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