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iporearirisigsak Lumen V.l. 11111111.11 . 411 i
Perri iklsis Advilowitss Wag* =..“i 6
DAVID MoSINNET and JAMES ALLISON, Editors.
Heaven of Rest
Ia the world's dark vale, • .
vitile,t shadows prevail l'
Azid*ciw gloomy the clouds that appear I
in Heaven, our Home, •
tHlall no shades ever•oome,
Ited.'no clouds nor no night shall be there
Heaven, sweet Heavenobrlght Heivemot Rest!
How happy we 'll be,
Dear Redeemer, with•tbee,
Mita joys and Its glories pommeled
What sorrows we know,
And What weeping and -woe,
In this valley of tears, whihrwe stay
But in Heaver', our Horde,
Shall no tears ever acme,
For our Jesus shall wipe thein away.
While on eartkwe , retnain.
0 what anguish and piin
Onr sin•difiled bodies must bear!
But in Heaven, our Home,
Shall no suffering come,
For, no crying, no pain enters there.
Ho* weary we grow,
On our journey below,
As foot•eore and faint wee press mil
But our toil will be pant
In the Heaven of Rest;
And our weakness and weariness:gone.
Whst sunderings here,
As we stand by the bier
Where the loved ones lie, robed for the tomb
But they ail shell be o'er
On the heavenly shore,
Where partings and death never mune.
No doubting, nor fear,
Nor temptations is there i
Never more from our shepherd *e?llmtray
But in glory-above,
We shall liveln the love
Of our Saviour,<for aye and for 111.1.
0 Heaven, street Heaven, brighteesiserrof Hest I
How happy ve'll be,
Dear Redeemer, with thee,
Of De joys ant ite glories possessed I
From our London Correskondent.,
Two Foes Met Again—The ".Warning" and its.
Reasons—TrUthrio Libel vinaire the Ettipstor-i-
Eulogy on , the Pope, and the Controeted- Traitor
to Rome—English Statesmen and England Threat:
erred—The China War—The American Ambasecv
dor and Onnemodore—Their Kiadaessßecopliised
—The PutstreArs Enertin,y iat the -Mansion
Hotwe--Photogritplut of Sir JohntLauwerieei* and'
of the son of Havelock—The Lehi Mayor's Wel.
come to the Evangelical Alliance—The Addresser
—The frith Revival—Fa/se Teaching 'about'
" Visions "=The Rev. J. Bailie and , his iVlsit g 0
Ireland—The , Chamberlain ;of= London and WS'
Irish Clergyman as Witness—The Morality of the
Revival—A Judge's Teitimony— Unitarian Young
Men's Association—Continued Storms, and the
British Channel'Fliad—Candor and Credulity—
The Press and'its Conduct—Russia and' Prussia,
one—Austria Friendless and- Deeeit,fulLord
Brougham Chaneetior of a University—HisEarly
Home 'netted. ,
LoNDoN, Nov. 2d, 1859
310bPPALEMBERT AND THE EMPEROR are
once -more in collision. The last conflict
began exactly a year ago. The , former has
published in his-own paper, the Correspon•
dtrah an article which is entitled -"Finn'
IX. and. France in 1848 and , '4 1 0." The,
article has been. visited with official chastise
ment, first a " warning." having lbeen-given
to the paper and its editor. The Friend.of
Religion, . a Romish organ, has also, a
" warning," for copying part of the offensive
But what is the-offence ? It is that the
artiole. " in denouncing the war made by
France in. Italy, as having led to the tem
poral authority of the Pope, misrepresents
the results of that-glorious event, and mis
represents the polioy of the Emperor ;" that
"tt insults nations allied to, France ; ' that
it is " intentionally insulting, by assim
ilating " (placing aide by side witb,) "the
name of blaohiavel and the names of Nit
poison 111. and Victor Emmanuel," and
that this "is a direct attack against the
reaped dne to the Emperor ;" and finally,
the " warning" is given because "the Gov
ernment, whose duty it is to enlighten public
opinion, cannot abut* to the mercy of
political passions and party hatred, the
honor of French policy, the glory of French
arms, and the good faith of the ,prinoipies so
You will at once perceive that the article
is a bold one, and moreover honest, as
viewed.from the standpoint of Ultramon
tanist convictions. Montalembert belongs
to that party; we fought , his battle versus'
the Emperor last year, because the liberty
of the press was at stake, and public opinion I
still will pronounce in favor ;of his right to
say all that is in his heart, even.though
there be bitter vituperation of England in
his newspaper. This last the Emperor,
with all his pretence of wrath at, insults,
offered to " allies," does not care for in the
least. The sting of the paper ,its, truth.
The Ultramontanints are right in regarding
the Emperor as the grand enemy. He
initiated the war, without whom there could
have been no war, save an unequal one be.
tween Austria and Sardinia, which would
but, in its issue, have made the Pope's
temporal supremaoy more secure than ever.
The Pope's temporal supremacy now is but
a shadow, and were the French troops with
drawn from Rome, it :-would= perish in a
night. A correspondent -of the Times, a
London barrister, who has just returned
from the Eternal City, gives a melancholy
account of the place. Filth, neglect, pay
erty, the absence of all heart and joyous.
nese; singing—so natural to the Italians—
never beard ; the only music that of the
French regimental .bands; these, with the
silent but significant homage paid to the
Sardinian Minister on this occasion of his
enforced departure—all indicate that Rome
itself is on the brink of revolution.
A eulogy on the Pope is made the
pretence of terrible reproaches to , Napolon
111., as for example in the following pas
sage : "What oath, has he violated ? What
blood has he shed , ?:- What property has he
confiscated ? What traps has he laid
What falsehoods biChe uttered? Whom on
earth has he deedved and persecuted t
What liberties has...le destroyed ? • What
baseness has he committed ?"
Now, put all the Words which I have
marked italics together, and you, will find
by contrast—a great weapon in the hands of
an orator—the Emperor is suggestively
made out a covenant hriaker, a blood
shedder, a robber, a deceiver, a liar, a ruth
less betrayer of the cause of liberty t That
" nice young man "—Louis Napoleon, to
wit—does not like that thus, the mirror
should be held up to naturi, a:e i ther such a
photograph of himself should ti multiplied
for the haspeotio of the world Netrerths.
lose hie ' 4l aveitisement " will but serve to
give it it , wide examination.
•Lords John Russell and Palmerston
come in for their Share of reproach,
in urging the freedom ot-Italian Stately while
Corfu, is held fist,, and when these states
men consented , to the , policy that , decreed.
against the will of the iteople.of those prov
bees, that. the Belgium provinces, of Lux
enbourg, and Linburg, should be annexed
to Rolland. Mr. Gladstone, has placed
himself also among the offenders in England,
whose conduct (endorsed by-the nation,) is
ere long to bring down on vs, in over
whelining power and force, " the , just
resentment and filial anguish of one hundred
millions of Catholics "-he, too, has ter
feitetall respect' - " by his last tirade against
Merttalembert abuses; of courie, the Pat
ina 'and'Romagricils; asiolloiving, the lesiding
of the systematic haters and' deipisere of
" the most profound' and the most en
during sentiment - iihich the' hurceir race has
ever-known—the Catholie Sentiment."
Triz NEWS FROM CHINA, coming to us
in'the letterrof Commodore Tattnal and the
American Minister,. Mr." Ward, indidates
let. That' the. Chinese 'Ooveinmenh author.
iced the rettiatance- to the English it the
mouth of 'the ,Peihn River. 2d It shows
thet the . American 'Minister was -treated
with studied -diareepeot at Pekin, and vas
refused-the ratification of the treaties there,
because he 'would not degrade' the nobfe
people whtim he•represented, by paying de
basing homage , to the Emperor 3d., That
Mr. Ward. and Commodore. Tattnal , behaved
toward the British Admiraland the naval
squadron, including the wounded, with- a
generous sympathy, such as causes. strong
emotion here. 4th. That a war with. China,.
for her 'humiliation is now apparently inev
itable, andihat England Will, either with or
without Frince, dispatch a powerful ene
dition in good time to begin operations in
Oar doekyards .are doubiy busy' at' this
tinie, 'newl hands` being taken ' "When
the act of perfidy has been punished and for-
gotten," , says'the Times, " we hoprthat the '
friendly !feeling and corapanionshipuwhieh
united Englishmeni , aid Americans ;in 'the
waters ofChina , and the naturalltympathiest
which burst forth at that moment, will be
remembered." It proceeds to dwell on • thee,
fact that here generally there is a warm
feeling of kindred toward Americans; only,
that-it annoys the people if `there - appear
with some on the other side a jealously that
leads to apparent sympathy with despotism,
rather thin with free England ; or if the
proceedings -of a 'General Harney should
A N, EVENING AT THE
may be worth describing. I was there this
week, dr the invitation of the Lore Mayor
and Lady Mayoreatr > The linvitation em
braces ,members- of the - Evangelioal,Alliantie
and their friends., The presentLord.Mayor 2
(his term of offioe expires-on the 9thinse.,)
is Mr.-Alderman Wire, an Evangelical Die- ,
seater and a Liberal. Repairing to the
,a little after 7 : P. M., I
passed through bedizened , livery servants up
grand staircases, and found at, the tons suite
of table rooms, opening into the • Egyptian
Hall, a very magnificent apartment, of vast "
The company was in succession intro
dirtied, by their names beiag repeated, in a
stentorian voice, - by one of the Servants, to
therhostand hostess. - They stothl, in front
of r table, 'and at the hack, !gratified around,
were the-Lord Mayer's"tain 'end- daughters; '
with other , friends: !After 'paying our
respectsAhttsVefe 'passed thito a refiesininent
room wherutlni and coffee , were served, and
afterwards repaired to the., Egyptian Hall.
Here,, as la adjoining apartments, were
grouped in conversation, clergymen and lay
men,, both of town and country, and nine
notabilities; includiag Sir - John Laairence,
thevyoung Sir Henry HairelOok, and Miss
Marsh, (author of the Life of Hedley
Vioars,) of Beckenham. 'Sir Sohn Law
rence looked well, although' not quite
restored to , - 'health.• - He her a firm
tread, a commanding presence, an eye in.
which : the ", might of itAitrong.-purpose"
slumbers,- and a Atom's heart. With an
Episcopal clergyman,' I approached , him.
We 'made known to him that we were
Ulster men—as he is—and he received us
affably. He wore the broad : rest ribbon of
the, , Bath ion his breast He , spoke of Ire
land, and , said it was 'cheering to 'see , how
improved it was.
Young Havelock is not more thautvienty
two years old. He is slender, rather, tall,
quiet exceedingly in his aspect, with nothing
whatever of bravado or personal vanity in
his daring. There , was, not a glance that
betrayed the lurking ambition that would
say, "I am the man wherode in upon a
whole battery Jot t gnus; -in India, -through a
storm of shot, and for thatactreceived the
Victoria Cross." His face is almost feminine,
his features small, his nook slender, his hair
and slight moustache black and glossy, and,
besides those small ears, combativeness is
not seen. Yet there is one full of courage
—quiet .and impassablef as appeared his
father, who yet, when occasion demands,
would , opting ,into the saddle at the summons
of. peril, ; and ride without one moment's
hesitation, with ,fearless;,,calm, ainshrinking,
courage,• into the-very . thickest of 'the con
flict. It is the true type •of old English
courage, and• to its force is added• the fear of
God. Pleasant was it to see him, with gen
uine modestydoiningin the praises of God,
and kneeling down devoutly, and covering
,with his hands, as prayer was
The Alliance-found a • welcome, from,the
Lard Mayor, in order that there might be
given intelligence with regard to the revi
vals in Ireland, and also mkt° the condition
of Continental PrOtutantism. As to the
latter, little was said, save to thAeffect that,
since the Berlin Conference of 1857, much
pro,gress—in an Evangelical eense—has been
made in Germany. Indeed it is not too
much to say that the Evangelical Alliance
has repeatedly exercised a powerful influence
in matters Continental. The German High
Churchmen- hate it cordially, and the 8,0-moniets
moniets ere now have been taught to bow
before its "power—as in the case of the
Madiai, and in the rallying of the force of
English, condemnatory opinion in the in
famous Mortara case.at Rome:
The Irish Awakening, however, was the
main topic of the evening. Benjamin
Scott, Esq , Chamberlain of the City of
Loudon, gave, in u a very; clear and unempas
sinned manner, yet in language indicating
profound conviction, his impressions as
drawn from a tour in Ulster. The sub
stance of his remarks was to the effect that
a marvelous moral and spiritual change, al
most incredible to any.who had seen it with
his own eyes (and' this I entirely endorse,)
had taken place • that ' churches and schools
were overcrowded; that vice hid its head;
that listlessness and indifference to the
Word of God had given place to,thewiost
earnest attention; rind 'that .where
culty had been to get-people into the house
pf"God t , now it was the difficulty to get,them
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FOR THE WEEK ENDING S
out of it, once they were there. ' Thousands
and thoueandslwho. before had given: way to
the wildest of , passions, , ha& been reclaimed,
and those who had been; among the chief of
sinners, were- enjoying unspeakable, peace
and lisppiness,; publicans were bringing
their licenses to the , minister and burning
them; the blessed work Witfl pervading all
Classes; it had gone over nine Counties, and
had reached the verge. , of Rupiah. Ireland,
With the province of: Leinster on the one
eider-art& Connaughtion the other.
General Alexander, an = officer of worth
and piety,iilso gave:a brief summary ot the
impressions and convictions left on'his mind
by two visits to Ireland. If the conversions ,
were not the greatent delusions ever prac
tised upon man on earth, they were the
work of the. Spirit, of the living God. He
had examined them ,closely, and 'narrowly,
and had tested theta by that Word which
says, "Try the spirits whither they be ; -of
God," and he,found them to be snpernaln-.
ral and Ireal. Ronian Cathelicislind•Prott i
estants had alike been' stricken down. Bias
and • ribaldry; and' indedencyr of
language, had 'Oiliest dieappeared; and il
thcingli die "gift 'of tonguesi" was not in
Ulster, yet the people did speak: in a "new
The- General , then-made. sorne'.oliser,:ra
Lions to the effect that-in visions,, Roman
Catholics hihrittialt&tolithefir'hhaven with
Christ-there , as the only Mediator; and
Virgin,. Peter, and the saints,' standing.
around, -not interceding; they had- also thus
found , that there was " no purgatory," and
so when the visions. , were past •they •refused
their priests amtabandoned their Church.
am sorry to , hear this kind of language,
about special revelations through." visions."
Lbelieve the tandems) , mischievous, the fact
nnfonnded, and the cause thereby given to
the adversaries of the movement to
pheme,, great. ,
Major, General Alexander, was aeconipen
ied in his journey by the Rev. John Bailie,
who was first a Free Churchman so , intense,
that he once declared that the reason why
Linlithgow—where he ministered fora time
—remained unblessed and given over to ju.-
dielsdhlindness, was' because' that the sin of
burning the Nationat'Coitiant' of Scotland
in - its streets, has never been` repented . of
He 'it-was, also, who, a few - Years ago', in=
seated"in the visiting boolrof'acme foreign
hetel, a kindred outpouring of Ultra 'Free
Churohism j and he, too, is the' manlvho,
about two years agulbectime a clergyman - of
tire'Ohnrch of England, , and received ordi
nation-(" My Lord,"*Maid John Howe. to a
Pielite ' 4 ' it 'is an insult and a eolicionn to
propose ordination:o ,a man already or
&tined I") at the hands of Ate Bishop of
Mr. Bailie has .publiabed pamphlet;
toWhattsaw in Ireland," and I am sorry'
to say that, just as be' published fora Church
bialseller the life of theAlgiptist Americam
Apostle of IBurmah 2 .and concealed . his. de-.
nniiiinitional position and connexion, so het
noW'srritee about "'the elergy'" in Ireland;
in a *ay which the English ` ; üblia will in
•siitably understand as referring only to the ,
Episcopaltministers in Ireland, andsimtting
outofrom Tiew the .main co-operators; as' 4611
ss .the inPreieittatives;pf; thevt"tinajo rityt
of the Protestant population of Ulster, l ibis
But tolreturn to-the Manaion House; Ivo
had a very interesting' staternent- fromlthe
Rev. Theophilns Campbell; onepol the Epis.
copal •of. Belfast. He pointed out
the tpreparatives ' , and' the pioneers 'of' the
awakening; especially-lin his -oriczt'vongrega: ,
tion r in a very striking manner; He refuted
the lying charge of Papists , ,,and l Unitarian
newspapers, that the revival had led.to itn-.
morality, and quoted to the great satieifie-'
tit% 'of the , audientifthe strong andileiiided
testimony of the =assistant Barrister at the'
Quarter &miens at Ballyruena‘(teptated-if--
terwards at Belfast) as to the highlstandard
of-imorality prevailing in-the County of An
trim;,and the-almost total absence , of- crime.
He stated that the Bishop ,of Downy and
Connor, who issued queries to his clergy,
hadreceivedreplies from'eightyineumbentsi ,
of the most decided character, as to the
Altogether, the results of such, statements
before such an influential and representative
audience as assembled at the Mansion
House, will be very important. The Eng :
lish mind is slow to believe, but on full and,
mature evidence, its convietione, though'
late, will be *tin& It is worthy of note,
that the Times does not notice the meeting
at the Mansion House, and'that the Daily ,
Telegraph, which was so rampant and bliS•
phewous, the week before last, gives a fair'
report of it. 'The editor oflthe Mornay
Advertiser, Mr. 'James Grant, was 'presetit
at the Mansion.Houseoindqhe - editor - of they
Daily News now/encourages coirespondenneJ
favorable , to the lAiVakening, and has, be
sidea,,written err article of -great-philosoph ic- calmness land power, on'the - sabject.
Tate 'BELFAST UNITARIAI4I3; At least
their youisg men, had "'a meeting- of their
Association last weekiin which they shows&
themselves ashamed of -their, organ, the ,
Northern Whig. They: declared their hon..
est Conviction that there- was-a• great im
provement in the public morals-; but, true
to their miserable narrowness, that it was,
the result of fanaticism,,,and could only be
made permanent by true revival !" The
catidor that admits rositent effect and'Aet,
and the credulity that, ignoring` the true
cause, talks as if it was causeleis, afe-hoth
characteristic.. Admit that-the `sun shines
you must; but , to . say that the light isgrom
theleun--tbat is.madnessi • Their acknowi
edgmentrie •significant, and very. damaging,
to their own party. " Mr. Smyth," said a
Unitarian in Londonderry, to one of the
Presbyterian ministers, " you_ know that I
have never been friendly to the Westmin
ster Theology, but I am beginning to think
that 'it cannot be a bad thing which'pro
dnoes such fruits as I have witnessed."
That was a noble and important confession;
such 'ainan is not far from the kinglicipr of
of God. My friend Richard Sulyth regards
him witlegreat hopefulness.
FRESH STORM have been on our eoast,
and sweeping also over the metropolis,
where several lives have been 'oat, and veS
eels wreeked in the river. The tempest'
seems to have been a cyclome, or rotatory . in
its 'character. At my present writing, the
thermometer is riaing, and mild weatherrhas
returned. List week the Channel Fleet
had to stand out' to sea, lest it should be
driven on shore by the furious winds, and
behaved nobly. It hat raised •theunariners
of our fleet greatly in public esteem. They
had been .unduly depreciated-by sonie,croak
ere in the Houle of Commons.
RUSSIA AND PRUSSIA are now on terms
of affectionate' cordiality. At Breslau the ,
Prince Regent met.the Emperor Alexander.
They have agreed to a joint policy on Euro
peen questions, .and thus by implication
France is weakened it' she entertain any
hostile intent toward England. They, both
profess to wish the, exiled Princes of 'ltaly
restored,'" bUt are - against any force - being
employed in the matter, and evidently view
with jealousy the dictation of Fiance on
the one hand," and
the other. The It
across the frontiers
From Venitia thei
fied 4 with"the propot
Church.,- which; ate)
seems to forbid all.•
action. This is tro
has dismissed a mii
some sympathy to
Millions - of Alcillari ,
yond the sitithbrizi
confidence of Euro]
in matters, of finam
large : majority, over , '
oleugh, as the Chin
lately went , Wolfe it(
burgh in whiohshe
windows he had , ]
than seventy year!'
four. He went'l'o)
from top to bottom, :
oorner. , , He, also !evi l
St. Andrew's ohnroh,l
family pew. The refidi
dening if not 4olemnial
hOwever, that - this Igidai
got ' heyoud,
Itinaiowedi .40 ohisil
heart ere •he , leave thisi •
for till Preedy.Wian B4nner and Advocate
OF THE REV, MIN -PREEBY.TIR+
WAN mnirisTEE,. TO4ITS ,, BROTHEN'iTRE
REV. PETER- , 'EMIT* 4..' , lllEilioDISI"
PREAOHER. • '
,„ , 1 .
DEAR •BitoTHER :;-sol.l.6ate we matfett!
only - seminally! in '..ktl . am,' •it' GA hat'nut in , -
tended our =redemptionstilsgoodnem , -vimildE
have engaged' hinflity dinotlinl ' unveil:pliant!
by crushing the n'apital'rafereder!who non-.
tained to , all,'lso- there , Wottld bevel:int& '3O
just'ipropertien 'between; the Into and , punish.;
Mont." - So 'sari tileaTv. JohnitFletilhe'r;: ,
oneint the ;just liglitmotAArtninian , Metho- '
diem: '.'t rliAtt.Christnotiundertaltenbuman
redemption', we!havemelreofi) no indiation
in 3 Scriptttre, thatvlorl Alimrs, aim! tiny, but.
the' , 'actually rguilty/ isitgivould hive Ilfee'ar,
deemed 'to :conderittlitithlP't Elo , ,Says'i the ~
Itev. l -Riehard Watson;:i stindail r taittologbin
, of your 'den'outinationr , cmiliantknot'Ged pro
vided , a' Redeemer; ' he indtfiettbi9wouldv have
terminated ,• the - whale Inottatfiterliby cutting"
off the nriginal!trinagreeisoril w i!* &says' Dr. '
Adain - Clarke; whom , allifitithitdiets delight
to - - honor. ~ I These , " writhrehrhen assay' say
this, seem to think thatet , havntitkeia . 4o
suers' cut . 5-31ironglie . al i tate ed .. Matti -.'lie
stead, however , of - retie' rthet diffieulty, '
the short s out-leads to d4't , klss Wilderness.'
The dtiatrine ' , taught 'inSe'quetittionm lin
that mankind , werelnetitiv itylreptseented ..
by :Adam: ll•Adatnelfil :ta lwere niii Ito I
come into exiaterteettitunt Ative.liftilteltigit ..
main , ' at' mereuorrentity;wilnetslit nothiegli ,
Stllioiw_einildtliiittleilhput d - t i oillitintiti , r
entity ''to Inerenothing Y "Ad& hear , could;
-deathinniktin nieretienefititY, mere teething f , c
`This le 'one "oflhertilany Iriethisistendesbnf
`the , Areiitiiin oven& "'Scimetinteslyou vain
i fain; that ttiewholehittnew-raenwererapre. --.
seated, by •their* federal !leadc and =were, Skip
him,- exposed to 'death, temitoral;-spiritual;•
and eternal. Mr. Wanton' , establishes' 'lbis'
point , withugreat !ability: •At ' other etienes,
I°u-are-reedy totask/ in ithe hingttage of Mr.
;Foster, 6g 116ii 6 eall ivelbettoiblame for a sin
committed by otirnric ester I .'•itow-eould , we
be justly , ekposed tniputtiahtnent for Ahat to
,whiellAve•-diti not otind , lesitld not giVe 'onr ~'
• .e. ; , , -
content?"ellowmt , niay 'be:leaked; does it
'happen; that the stink, denomination belieVes•
'that it would have beenithetheight ofinjus=
`tics to permit a whole-race to come into the
world totally depraved and corrupt, on ao
count of Adasitteliiii 4 andiliiitV'Whole race
'doesi neverthelessi•lM amatter offact, opine
'into the ,world totallrdeprived-and corrupt,
on,account pf, the transgression of, Adam,? ; ,
The answer is odd enough: . Goma brings a
'rage of sinners into existence which justice'
required to-be left, andirould'aotually , have •
deft, in‘non-existente. llnt for the Saviour.
Adam- and 'Eve would-There been the only ,
sinners in the world.- Ile died , and the-re
,sult ha as been world - full of - sinners. An
.. , ~ ...
to ' the Sc r iptures , Christ came to '
-save' sinners; who not only actually existed; -'
bat who would hays been in actual exist.
enee, had he never. condescended to lay
,down, his life for them. According to Ar
mittianitim, the advent of thelled'eenfer - hid
a two fohrdesigri'vto 4 hrinea , nonexistent .-
race , fof itotally deprived Creatures into !be
ng; ,and to,,sav,e as , many ass_pessible of:,,
these depraved creatures, who, might as well,
have continued in non existence, whom jits- ,
'tiOe positiiely' rsciuifed , tO iiintain in nail r
existence: Justice ' , Would her - a:annihilate&
:the posterity of Adam. Grace: reproduced , -
Adam's posterity, and,. reproduced them a
race of sinners, with the offer of pardon and
'life set before thilte' . iiiinC L itakes all men
sinners, in -'order , tolniaiteit , possibleftir all::
„toen - to be eared: , An intinoentnnan, a•man
that 'haaiviolited , rio law l is7senteneid toithe
gallo t i:‘' 'A !knifelVohciweVer; Tut; in his
li hatith- and the is told : that he has now , no
'right to impeach thelgoodriesMof theejudge,
'Sinai, 'ther'e ni w4elaititon finit:dm 'to out the
rope' and. to run'for hie life: " This is asim
'pie and' not 'unratr 'illustration , of ;the Ar
minian thrtmb of grale. The liuman 'race
are. in strict justice, innooenti of the sbrof
Adam. Dr. Foster'indignantly asks. how
we could be to 'blame &resin:committed , by,
another, before we were horn: Thai sin of , ,
Adam is nevertheless,imputed to his prmter,-
ity. The- raceiby hundreds and thousan d
of millions, comes into the world with•hodies
doomed to the grave, with souls already dead, .
'in sin, and in imminent and awful danger of-'
'eternal' damnation. A Sariotir• hie beau
'provided", and your writers and preachers
maintain that now, no man has a right 'to
impeach4lie Divitiejostioe.; salvation being:..
offered twall without exception.*- A multi
, tude Alf 'wretched creatures „find , themselves
-in a dark and noisome dungeon..., . A door- of
escape stands wise open. , Now,-it certainly
makes some difference, whether theSe miser:
able creatures are entirely, free - of guilt, and
,thrust into prison merely for the phrpose of
giving them-a' chance'-to-make--their escape;
or, whether the law 'findi them guiltyand
deserving punishnient: We take the latter
ground. We contendothat the Divine law
found the whole race of Adam guilty, grace
or no grace, salvation or no salvation. “By
one man sin entered into the world, and
death by sin; and so death passed on all,
` men, for that all tomilsitined." Scisti3is the
Bible, and the'Bible 'cannot err. , The; law
of God, who is a - bisiiig infinitely jusfand
infinitely wise, would- mover' have palmed.
sentence of condemnation on the children
of Adam„ , hadisuohn-seittenee beenin 'any
sense unjust. ,On this rook wo : lnxil' 4an im..
pregnable fortress, ..'"
I *Third Cheek; vol.'4`page 146. .
Divine eervioe at
Lad ',eo rthe _
Pine - ivoild be bed
fag. much . 'Thai',
kitten? hes in° Evfaii'
'Fault-while . he 'has'
God grant )
The ftindainental idea of the Soripturea•
is; that the znytiterfous dieponsation under
which`-allnienv-Were Elide sirinera•by thedis
obedience-of Aden* was, independently of
grace, a- righteous dispensation; and Abet
Jesus came to save sinners, who would cer
tainly have existed, and who would as
dertainlitave been''oat, had he not died
for theta. The ftindiudental idea of AT.
ininianism ii,- -that-the dispensation under
which all men were made goners 'was not,
independently of grace a righteous dispen
sation, and that Christ died for sinners who,
bit for bistdeith, wiinidnever, in feet, have
not •Ipdssibly .be lost ln the -Calvinistic
scliente,:all.men would have perished -had
not Christ died. in the Arminian scheme,
none would have perished except Adankand
Eve,lad not the' Sivionr died. In the Cal
dhriet 'de& for real sinners:
In the Arminian scheme, Christi died for
real sinners, too, but they had, in the, first
theory, ifY , ii4Viluiteriret
to thelfifth chapter nf'Rdniane. By" one
minliti'entered•into , ther world, , and , death
by,sitioted so. death Peesed- On alone,
Once he alone was guilty.; nevertheless, by
grace - death 'linseed also on men, for
throtigh"graielill Have Sinned.' For' as by
cub imarOe'disidnidiettde onlythat man could
inetly.beJegardedias a4sinner ; :nevertheleta;
through. grace all men : were. made sinners.
Therefore, as by the offence" of one, jiidg,
randecanie in reality only on hinilielf, and
equity could come 'only on
hitdielf„- by'igrace, through the offence of
One, judgment t catne.upoi' all men to' con
denration. Thns, if.it were. notior grace,
there would be no sin in the world, because
there would be no sinners; and there would '
be be Sidruirs,i say",i the ;
human race would nerd have) beintperniit.
ted , to-exist atalh By-grace men .do'good,
and, by. grace they do.evil. By grace they
glorify, God, and by grace they serve the
devil BY-graee Peter wits an apostle, and
lirgratieJtidatewis air apoittate. By grace
Lhther Was a refortner;-7and 'by grace Vtd
taire,,wasn blasphemer. . By grace < Richard
Baxter-.was the author of the "Saint's ,
Rest," and by grace. the key, R. S. Foster
is,thelither of`" Objeationtrie Calvinism."
Grine makei SpUrgeont what Spurgeon is,
kind' , grace makes Theodore 'Paiker and
Parker.pillsbury what thosesgentlemen are.
The differentyiews of human nature taken by
Calvinists, Armtnians and Pelagians furnish
aicinteresting subject of speculation. Ao-
Cording to' Patigianisin; men 'ac 'Sinners
only by practice`; Ahisis not half theAtnith.
According- to Calvinism and the, Bible, men
are sinners by nature and by practice • this
truth and the' Whole , truth. Accord
ing 'Arminianism, men-`axe sinners by
nature, by practice, and by-.grace; this is
thc..truth; thc4whole ; truth, and : more than
the,truth. JOHN, SMITH.
Vor the Presbyterian Banner and Advocate
MESSRS EDITOBEr.I—Seine subpots should
n'ot' ee'disecieilid 'forever. Especially is this
thle A*olen ikli!4oeskioniiiiiiinfibo 1 , 0 4 -
seised 'tut 1 . little real finportanciihen,ii
'hassbeen fully exhausted, by :previous dim':
'enssionted. when prolonged 'discussion
'can do no probable kood, if it does
'riot' inflict probable' injiiry. 'Under • such
loitiiitiitstiiiiees;' it is 'certainty not'.'dilicourt
eouroctoacall. the previous question. This
,seems to be this precise, position,just now of
'the ,question of Psalmody., That it should.
ever have commanded so ratio , discussion,,
in: Vie* -or its unquestionable ` 'comparative'
'itialkiiifibanceVis'a . mattifeat refledtitin - on'the
spiiituab perceptivity of • , the . American
Church ; ". We have ever .regarded -the
'controversy. respecting Psalmody,'!, says pr.
N. L Rice, "as one of most remarkable
manifestations 'd the Power of - Prejudieti i
'oireitheniirds of good 'Men." Nineteen=
twentieths of: Protestant Christendom in
this country, and in Europe, will heartily
'endorse this sentiment.
'the Atlahtioy the qtteetion 'of
Psalmody''is t: not lisonsse4 aviall. The ,
Church of ~ours Fathers, in " bonnie , sold
acp,thind," lave too much strong sense, to •
Waste , ammunition on comparative moon-
Shine. If `a, - Clifietisn amen/14 (+Oakes to
enitdoy, et - any in'tile worship of Ged,
a :devotional' hYriin f 'or Christian:Paraphrase t
not=peirrned , by :Francis Rouse, they are- at
liberty ; to do so, without any to molest or •
make- thewafraid." No ecclesiastical•thun
dgrio "Pu/pit•drunt ecclesiastic" (io ter;
rifle, betimes, this side - of the Atlicatio;) 'is
everlieard to utter its voice. Long !befere
Itor!se, was:born, ternkold and Hopkins!,
paraphrase, .never styled, and having no
claim to be btjled, a version, fuiniiheie
Meet praieeefor Sebtlind'k
and= when`set elide 'for Rouse, tile:We:4min= -
star:Assembly,: uniformly denominate the e.
latter a paraphrase and never a version.
D,id- these far famed scholars of Westminster
really kitotti 'the liffeirinee bet Ween
plirtfie and ;Version ' Not '(,hear.; yeehade.s,
'ofL'Selden, Lightfont, , Gillespie,a Neadersot, -,
liaipieyi&e.l) if Dr. =Preasly & Co ; „are con
rect. In additiOn. to Rouse's., -paraphrase,
and hound .up with it,. the - Church of Snot•
linflllati long employed,
some Sixty ieVen byrtate aild pktaphraii& of
other dpqrtione 'of that Scripture - than- thei
-onelhundredJand fifty,Paalms, with no, dread •
whatever of the the Nadab and- Abihn.
And since tbe gre a t disruption the kr;e'
'Cfinroh'c'ream of the'estahlish
ment=atlie. Chnrcih 'of Welsh', Chilmersi
Guthrie, Duff, &e., with equal temerity,
perpetuate the , transgreseion., Yet no
Church has:been so-eigoally blessed, so ex
tensively asefuhand , efficient I The 44 Ulti•
ted 4 Preshyteiilio-Vtfiiith of Seotliod,” bind
uVand nse,'With'llOttie, four 'hnediet - and
ninety 'hiinns a.nd pai7atillrases
Wonder, if, for such vital heiesy, her name. -
siike;'this side the 'Atlantic, will not doff
the:same; and - repudiate- relationship !
To-the orxhootolot to out West,
mizister original, must we attribute the
modern discovery of exclusive Divine au
thiirity for using a literal version of the
oileltindled and fifty Psalms. In this feast '
age - and - country, we have " grown wiser
than 'our teachers-are, and-better know the
Lord "-- 7 tbe daughter leaves the mother
qiiite in the . rear. '
The finegoindthoughts, Messii Editors,
were 'suggetted by , a - perixeal of 'that admir
able work, entitled; " Letters on Pealroody,"-
hy-Rev. Win. Annan. And
here,, wind up the discussion of this whole
question of PsalniodY ? We venture, a
motion to' that effect, Which, it
will be seconded on' the other side',`l and 'oar.'
ried nein. con., for the following,reasons,
let. ;Each side of the discussion has just
received' freili Vindication, 'viz The
Tine Pskinfedy," on the one 'hind, 'end
" Letters; onTsalmody," on the other. The
friends of Eclusiveism, We preinnie, are
satisfied with the, work of their Committee;
end, we who prefer ` (Oct exploding
a New Testament ;paraphrase Of "the Old
TestaunintSuilits, with'stteh otherlchrnini
?Made South West. Corner of Seventh and Chestnut ,Streets
and spiritual songs as"the Chine ma ap
prOve,Nare even more • than satisfied; 'we
greatly delighted with the , lucid
the,masterly an& conclusive vindication of
our views, in the " Letters on Psalmody."'
2d Another reason for a truce: on this
itit'estiOn, at leak untillbe Millennium, is the
, fast thatihese two publications have - lasted
almost contemporaneously from the: press,
so4hat ncither -can be said to be a rejoinder to
the other; the few remarks in the
to the latter will hardly form an exception
to ivikark: Hiving played. an "even
game"oti the more of publication, , neither
side having , the lastword, the flag of truce
should be hailed with mutual satisfaction,
And should.this whole discussion now close,
tip to the 'Millennium, it - will then be placed
tipotilhe docket . at least for one thoniand
years; for we shall then have neither time
nor heart for such unprofitable controversy.
On the inauguration of this new and. glop
ions era, the nem song, "NiTorthy is the
4iO. will e' 'resume Welt •
xti,4` - 4
entireOktirelriend echo 'and 're-eoho- flour
pole to Tole, and from earth to heaven.,
3d. The,subject now seems to be fully
exhausted'. Any thing further, partak
ing, "'Vain tepetition'," can do but
little good. And if no prob'sble 'good
cano6rue - from - the ceaseless- agitation
of this question, evil will probably :
suit in fostering , unpleasant denomina
tional jealousies, which all good - men, on
both"eideli - of - the querition; should' isaele
allay. 'AS vre heartily agree the
" weightier matters " of doctrine and church
polity, ; why keep up eternal, strife about
" the, mint, anise, apd cumin " of ,Psalmody
4th One other reason for peace : the
fall'of anti-Ohrist' evidently draws near--
the Mtn of Sin - and Son of Perditiontshill
soon encounter the awful doonitof prophpey
---the blushes :of Millennial Glory , streak the
diattailt"horizon ; "the Shadows of corning
e'retite" indicate'a glorioni future to Zilin
her ipiedeithind!Jubilee of a thbrulandlyeara
speedily-adVaziees, and soon'shallbe " heard
118 it were the voice of a great multitude,
and as the voice of many . water's, and as the
voice of mighty thuliderings, Saying,
fah: for the' Ord God Omnipotent reigneib."
Standingthus on the verythreshhold'of such
momentous andlmagnifinent evolutions in
the Church's history, how unseemly for
brethren, so neatly united on all vital gads
tioni; inAwirste 'their energies en qtitestithill
of such interned, ail divide' Uri onlhe
subject of Psalinody l The greit **mon
cause of God's .glory in the salvation- of a
lost..world,•.demands our untiring, and un
divided' energies. Such oonsid'eritions,
Messrs. tdiinrs, ought, as it - seems to 'me,
at letigrtoilidifee bessiitibir Of litetilitles
mythis question.- 'The. common eneniien) , of
80And:Calyinisto: laugh in their sleeve , to be
hold us wrangle ,about what the Ohristian
world (the friends of Old Testament
Psalmody` in the'United States eitiet)ted,)
regard is a Matter of moonshine If VC'
cannot• agree on = the subject,' we-van-agree
to=differ. „ , ,
The book of Mr. Annan. eouritii i ntes
only ] full` and complete discussion6f - this
que s tion "that has yet - Wen given to the
Laren,' have doner:well; origthe points dis•
cussed,' they lire highly Satisfactory. Bat
they, are all defective as to the compkteness
of the topics hrought under review. Mr.
Annan - ie .- Wok leaves qico stone untuineilz—
grappleVWittrevery csonceivible 'Oise of
the• question; seizes every opposing urgii
ment,direetly by the throatoind never drops
it until ",twice„ dead,..plucked up by. Ate
roots never stoops to, fight a man of
but'presditirthe argunient - of 'big op
ponint in , alP?itig eti l ength,- and With 'Un
wonted-fairness: :On our:side-of this-ques
tion, welieed,not, florin it likely we, ever,
shall, another book, whatever may , be writ-.
ten on the" other Mr. A. sterna to
hive antlisipate'd - and'fully met' everyilting•
of any iinforiiikielikeir to - behiiteltBd np
by> his most ingenious opponenten for at Utast
The apirit.with which Mr. A conducts
the 4iictission, deservee high Comniendation.
UntiPl read thehook, 1 indulged's-ion*
drialEoVappreherision as 'to this part of the
performance; but have been Meet agreeably,
disappointed. The book presents , a happy,
illustration of the, motto, viz., ., soft words,
and ha;rd argumeitts 'lt had beeli well if'
all'paiitdisewision -on - this subject hair'hieh'
se , conducted on both 4sides; thotitir
must here except the excellent :treatise of
Dr. , MoLtren, ,which, 'in spirit, as , in name,
is emphatically " a,plea for peace." If any,
further disbussion on this , subject shMilirbe
deerrielliebeisary (which' we find it hard to'
belitve,) its is earnestly hoped,• the , thirity'
which "is-hind, is , not easily provoked; re-.,
joiceth in the truth, beareth all things, be.
lieieth all things, helieth all things,
eth all things, will baptize it all. The'
dirmussioniirotheie •Letters on l'ialurodY,
not only. Marked with great. kindnisii and;
completeness, but with equal• vigor, vivacity ' ,
consecutiveness, and conclusiveness, without,
reduridaibe or defect--ina word, precisely;
whit iii beededby the subject and
The &tanned " ` author disnites,' and'
doubtists , TeceiSe, the sincerethanks of tthei
friends ,of New Testament :Psalmody an d'
hymnology, of every name, for the kind,
conclusive, and Masterly vibdication lie ilia"
ftriiishedolithe More" libefatl Viewtrif:' this
question,..held ty a vast , rnajerity of Protest -q
ant. Christendom. As the .pastor referred.
to in_ the first sentence of the preface; I
cannot but rejoice that a suggestion made
several yeard'a`g,o,-lias-at -length &And guy
bodiment in, this rexcellent performance ;
and that my-estimate of the authoes cape,
itics in this direction has been more than,
realized. •• • L.
A Convention for prayer and cohfirenlie .
in regard to reviValer of religion and imP
crease and prosperity of Christ's4kingdomP
met in Bloomfield; Pa., on the evening &
November Bth, according to previOus. , ap- c
pointrnent, and was opened with a sermon
appropriate to the occasion by the Itev. D.
X. Junkin; RD:, on Jer.-vii: 20.
The Convention was then formally , organif
iced by appointing Rev. Jame Willismaonp
Moderator, and Rev. George Morris, ;
Moderator, and Rev. John H. Clerk, 8 - eare.
tarp. All the ministers, Ruling Bfitat4if
laymen present were invited to take partlio
the proceeding& of -the.Conventibmi
A Committee of three ministers
Ruling Elders, coneisting, i of
Craig, Rev. D. X. jinkin
A. Welk intl. Ruling Eldert, - Hon: Robi t'
Elliott, B. Molntirei
appointed- to suggest • an.outlineoof :business
for the deliberation. ; 4„the
The following order...7as, rienzynnended- and ,
t I. -That'lroin - half
o'clock of Wednesday raorninegede*ted
to devotional exgeitieerAllitqdbiellPP#l l oB
o e. § 14 * 1 1 1)°11 ` 4he
Wbble thrirch, — erid ;upon - the
aht~rob"es" In i
`the' Sings' of Illztladalll>tia
- r• 7
By Zail f er at 4he.liinde; Al3O per Year
9 SEW PROSPECTUS.
Delivered in the City, 2.00 "
and Baltimore. And that in the progress
of those exercises, opportunity for brief
remarks - and exhortation be afforded; and
-that , remarks be invited to the following
1. The. necessity of a revival in our
churchee, including the etateof religion in
the ohurohea repremented.
2. The nature of a revival.
3. The value and desirableness of a
IL At 11 o'clock, sermon by the Rev
AFTERNOON-MET AT 2 O'CLOCK
A conference with devotional exereiees,
for which the Committee suggest the follow
. mg 'topics :
L Hiriderinces of a revival, and causes
of spiritual' 'ettortsfeli.
2. IVreins "and' inenettres for preventing
deolifnaion,-and for promoting the revival
al4progreas of the Lord's work.
-A 1 continuance of free conference with
devotional exercises, for which the foll O
wing topics are suggested:
Ther'hiinifiiieri'bgt*etn .a revival of
religion`: in the Church, and' the conversion
of the impenitent.
2. The conversion of the children and
yonth- 1 -when should they turn to God, and
*bat lire the best meabs of promoting their
ecinirerSion 7 -
3. The Family, the Sabbath School, and
the Church—their relation to one another,
.aild:ro the oonvertiion and edification of
In the conference it is recommended that
'the 'roll be 'milled, and that each member
'MA in' opportunity' of speaking on the
trip& of conference; and in order that
each.maychaie an opportunity of Speaking,
if he,shail l wish, it is suggested that brevity
and directness be observed as far as possi
ble. It is also recommended that in the
prayers. of the devotional services, distinct
topics he'‘liUniincid'as Subjects - 6r special
ita'nfor example : For the ministry,
foitticeldership and deaconry of the Church;
-for-the-youth, especially the baptized. youth,
for, Sabbath Schools, for, the erection of
,family altars, for the grace of Christian lib
erality, sod, other topics as the presid
ing officer or any. member may suggest.
On'Weidnesday, the second day of meet
invat 11. o'clock A. M.,-an able and im
,preesive.diecourse was delivered by the Rev.
George Morris, on flab. iii : 2. The die
eduile Hite - lied' to With marked atten
den; The tOliics'Sifggeited by the Com
inittecior consideration,'were "discritised with
markedinterest and ability: On Thhrsday,
It 10 o'clock A-M, a discourse which was
practical and solemn, was deliverer' by the
Rev. James Williamson, on Col. i : 28.
After the dimourse, the-pommittee submit
ted the following preamble - arid resolutions,
ithiehdliete - 'Unatiinfiorigly edritittiil, and the
Inasmuch =as a'united expregtion: of opin
ion; in relation to the ' . .interests, of the
Church, am" the reyival-and spread of re
"'glen; ,may command more attention than
sin iddiiiidiikrut,felwrice, and with the hope
That'ir'dblittetaiide concerning some of the
tdji tliscussediii t'hi Convention may do
good.at least in-the ohnreheii represented in
it,. the _following resolutions are adopted,
and affeetinnately commended to the prayer
ceneideiition of their brethren.
Res°Medi That a revived and efficiently
active an aggressive state is the normal
condition:of the Church of Christ, and that
every minister , elder, deacon, and communi
cant, ought to give all diligence in the use
of filliSeriptirai msana to bridg the Church
hitelthrs'• eoniiitien 'add to -keep her in it.
Readied; That it is as much the duty of
the i people T of .God.to watoh, pray and labor
against declension in religion as to seek a
revival of it. . .
Resolved, That we . ; recognize and ac•
knowledge,amongst causes of. the low
All 4 piety ''in" the °burettes, and the
smalriaceigitin to her Obi frititre the world,
the- folloWing, viz :
The worldliness and worldly conformity
ofprofescors—the want of a lively operative
faith= 2 the isiiiite" to celtfiito all the graces,
Ind peiferinull'ile 'dnifes' of religion in
due;Proportion, particularly the partial dis
use of - thecordinanoes - bf praiie, fasting, dis
cipline, and contribution—the too general
neglect of family worship, and family in
iftruatiort—the want of 'a., proper sentiment
dNndiinddal respcinsibility, and the Want of
a -o;patien6'continuanee id Well doing."
Resolved, That , a Covenant , keeping" God
is waiting, to be gracious, and if the,churches
ere - not revived Ind kept in a healthful and
tvorking condition, it is because of the un
faitEftiltiesil of=thrike Whit PrOfe!is •to be her
Resolved, That we will therefore arm our
selves, and will exhort brethren to strive
With" faith, prayer, and effort, to obtain from
d'a'reoVal of "the causes Of 'Zion's low
estate;' arid the reCiotery of her spiritual
health: Aindqin order thereto we will 'en
deavor, as; a, portion •of Israel, to inquire: of
,that may do this thing lor , us.
Resolved, hiti ae faith is the first Step in
piety—the parent of - all htliar gratihsiind of
all right, religious effort 7 r-we exhort the
to:Preskrimp'ortunateirat the thronemfgrace
the-prayer, - liord, increawourlaith. l
Resolvel,= That it is,importint that min
isters should as much as, possittle pyeseht cid
the dcictillies 4 and a~tl the ttutis of religion
tt th i s
that ' , Whilst }ally (I
"Thy ; kingdoni i'emne," :z wcshould , submit
ourselves cheerfully to all ,the laws and or
.RCsolied, - ThWthiree iss i sSlitibns,lngSther
with °a,' MEP . of 'the- itithEeedfrigir of
thelionvehtionfbh pnbiished in -the - Presby
terian:Ammer .artd Advocate,tand, the pa
A deep solemnity pervaded the respective
sessi?ps of the crifivention. All feltthat it
whe' goodio'he tide. 'Tree • '0416 ''' :God
Wereiifret&klihA iethi'sed to
theiro - , redileetimie c ctiargee,'-more lfnllp ink;.
PrelPed.* with sense. •of their.high obliga 7
tions—resoived to. be' more l devoted to the
service of their Master—to„raise to the
Staiidita'of the 6 - toss — higher - I higher I
higlieff 'to` be - iit g t and- bit of
seafsbnl tos° w -besi'de ahlwateii—determined
tic,:know anything Among ; men save 'Jesus
Christ, ana bin? crpoified.
.J t 4 ,
Value of lielfgurus / Papers.
A friend gave his testimony follOws
11. 1 kaitii been ptitor of 'a
''noticed tliat-in men who
have been )trdublesetne in my church, who
have been easily .offended,nt i small things,
who have, ; beep crooked set and ugly, have
been men who did not take avoligioue news
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