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By RSV. FRANCIS L. HAWIESiD.II)..,
It - was a blessed Summereday,.
The flowers bloomed, the air :was mild;
The little birds poured forth their lay,
And every thine' in tiaid4.
In pleasant thoughts I.wandered on
Beneath the deepowood's ample shade s
Till suddenly l'eattia'Wpon '
Two ohildrOWWlto had thither strayed
Just at ika — VA birch tree's foot
A little boy and girl reclined—
His itanthin hers she kindly pot,
Andlkon I saw the bey was blind.
The 'children knew not I was nottr-=.
A tree concealed me from their view
But alt they said I well could hear,
And I could see all they might do.:
61 Dear Mary," said the poor blind boy,
That little bird sings 'vary long ;
Say, do you see him in his joy ?
,he pretty es his song.?"
"dies, Edward, yes," replied the maid,
" T glee that bird on yonder tree."
The poor boy sighed, and gently said:
la Sister, t that I could see.
" The flowers you' say aro very fair,
And.bright green leaves are on ,the trees,
,And pretty.bircis are singing there—
Bow beautiful for one who sees I
" Yet I the fragrant flowers oan stile%
And I can feel the green loaf's Shade ;
Arid I can hear the notes that swell
From those dear birds that God= has made.
" So, sister, God to me is kind,
Though sight, alas I he baguet given;
But, tell me, are there'any blind
Among the children up in heaven ?"
No, dearest Edward, there all see—.
But - why ask me a thing so . odd ?"
" 0 Mary he's so good tome,
I thought I'd like to look at God."
Ere long, disease his hand had laid
On that dear boy, so meek and mild;
His widowed mother wept and prayed
That God would spare her sightless child.
He felt her warm tears on his face,
And said : "Oh ! never weep for me ;
I'm going to a bright, liright place,
Where, Mary says, God 'I shall see.
" And,you 'll be there, dear Mary, too ;
But; mother, when you get up there,
Tell Edward, mother, that !Lis you—
You know I never eaw you here."
Be spoke no'more, but sweetly smiled
Until the final blow was given,
When (hod took up that poor blind child,
And opened first his eyes in heaven.
For the Preehyterion Danner.
Why I Am Not. anliminian.
LETTER TO AN ANTI-CALVINIST FRIEND,
MY DEAR Sat, , :-=ln my 'Jut letters, I
stated—in no unkind spirit, I trust--some
of the reasons why I cannot receive your
doctrine of Apostasy. I now propose to'offer
my objections to• your views' of the Atone
ment. On this subject there is so little
agreement among, your leading Divines,
that it is somewhat difficult to determine
what is the standard Arminian . doctrine.
The Methodist Episcopal Church, in their
'twentieth Article of Religion, tell us that
"the offering of Christ, once made, is that
perfect redemption, propitiation, and satis
faction for all the sins of the whole world,
both original and actual." The framers of
thiS Article were not Universalists, though
their language would naturally lead to the
supposition that they were. For if you
admit that "perfect redemption, propitia
tion and satisfaction irhave been mile for
all the sins of all men, you cannot,possibly
escape the doctrine - of 'Universal Salvation,
unless you resort to the monstrous position
that a perfect redemption is not adequate
to redeem a soul from hell; and that a per
fect satisfaction is not sufficient to satisfy
the justice of God. As I have no inten
tion to embrace Universaliim, I must dis
sent from the doctrine of the Article.
DESIGN OF CIIRIST'S DEATH.
In respect to this point, modern Armin
ians may be divided into two classes; viz.:
those who hold that 'Christ's sufferings
were intended to save all. mankind; and
those who hold that Christ did not, prop
erly speaking, intend to save any one, but
only to render salvation possible.
1. large body of Arminians teach that
the 'atonement was intended to save all men
—that this was the design of God in send
ing his Son into the' world, a i
nd the nten
tion of Christ iu expiring- 0r,t.,. the „cross.
And they think this, view of the subject
harmonizes best. witli ,thoso :passages of
Scripture which affirm that :Christ' " died
for all ;" that he is " the propitiation for
the sins of the whole world;" and-that he
" tasted death for, every man." The Gen
eral Conference of the Methodist Episcopal
Church havegiven their sanction to- this
view of the. subject. In their volume. of
Doctrinal Tracts, page 170,. they boldly
declare that ",' l . O 'say he [Christ] did not
intend to save'. all sinners, is to represent
him as a gross deceiver of
. the people."
And yet, strange to tell, they do not ad
mit that all men will be 'actually saved.
SHALL GOD'S COUNSEL STAND ?
The natural and necessary conclusion
from the above theory is, that the glorious
persons of the Godhead are'disappointed in
their expectations, and defeated in the exe-
Mition of their favorite purposes—a con-,
clusibn shocking to the common sense
of all Christians who are not under the
i n fl ue nc e . :61..party feeling. And yet it
was boldly avowed by the whole body of
Remonstrunts, or followers of Arminius, in
the seventeenth century. They say that
"the hope and expectation of God is dis
appointed by Man. —l?emonst.Scrip. Syn.,
cap. 5. Alse, in their defence before the
Synod of Dort, in reference to , the same
subject, they say, "Some will object that
if so, God hath not attained his end. We
answer, This we admit."—Page. 256. The
men of that day were shocked to hear as
aer ti on s so degrading to the character ,of
Deity, and began to inquire why an om
iisdient God should deliberately, form a
design which he foresaw would fail to be
accomplished. Arminius himself under
takes to; answer the question, and says,
" God does 'not always form his intention
, to his foreknowledge." (Dens
non se9npoi! e.*przeseientia fin em intendit.)
WHO SHALE, ERUSTRATE GOD'S PURPOSES ?
If we now ask.; the advocates of this
scheme of the Xtonement, why it is that
a design to save all Men, deliberately
formed by the Father, Son, and Holy
Ghost, should fail iO'"be realized, and by
Whom it has been fruStrated, their reply
is that man has done it. ~B y his unbelief,
he has defeated the purpose of God 1. But
could not the Lord by all-conquering
grace overcome the unbelief Of inan's heart
and bring him to the Saviour t t . ;No, is their ,
reply ; hes could :not do this. ,without de
stroying the' aturaUfreedoni of:the sinner's
OE3ZOTIONS TO ,TRIS TH*OAY.
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twenty good reasons for rejecting this view
of the Atonement, I will trouble you With
only four or five
I. It is utterly opposed to all Scriptural
representations of the being and attributes
2. It is contradicted by God himself,
who ' declares "My counsel shall stand
and I will do • all my pleasure."—lsaiah
zivi: :10.. .
3. It renders the prayers of Christians
and the labors of ministers alike ,useless.
If Gold cannot hinder the unbelief of man
and.bring sinners to Christ, who can?
4. It cuts off the believer from all com
fortable assurance: of salvation. For if
God has been defeated in a purpose to'save
men in one instance, this may happen in
ten thousand instances, and in ten thou
sand times ten thousand; and so it may'
turn out that no sinner will be, saved.
5. It is adapted to encourage the 'sinner
in his :impenitent Course. If he be 'thor
oughly persuaded that God intends to save
him it he" can, he will be likely to feel
quite easy . ; about his „salvation.
The second theory of the' - Atonement,
named. itbotre, is, L believe, the' most , corn
monly received'by modern .tirminians. I
shall- notice it, in , my 'next letter: In , the
:meantime, believe me to be
The Resurrection Body.
lkizssns. EDITORS :-I have read with
interest the questions of your correspond
ent as regards the resurrection of the bcidy,
and your views in answer to them. Will
you and your correspondent be pleased to
allow another to give his views, without'
controversy, which may be somewhat dif
" Will it:-be a spiritual body' like our
'own, flesh! and blood, with the imperfections
removed?" This question is not. very
,olearly expressed. A spiritual bodris a
paradox; a metaphysical absurdity. Spir
itual is just the opposite of' bodily, Cr Ma
terial ; and'to speak of 'a spiritual body,
.making spiritual an attribute of its physics
or matter, is -to say, that it •is not body or
material, and yet body and material.
Now that the resurrection body will be a
truly literal or material body, is manifest
front the whole teaching of. Scripture upon
that subject, us well as front the body of our
Lord, which was nova;spirit or phantom,
but Ash, and bones. As his resurrection
body was flesh and bones, Bushell our res
urrection body be flesh and bones. If not,
then there. is. no Anastasia--no 'resurrec
tion, no raising from thetomb • that which
was deposited there-but soslething else ;
then our resurrection bodies shall, not be
like Christ's at his appearing.
Spiritual" does not seem to apply to
the physical or material parts of the body,
:but to its feelings, affections, and moral at
tributes. It is the opposite of carnal, de
praved, unholy; and teaches that the rem , :
rection body shall not be immaterial, or
sublimated to any thino• more subtle or re
fined, than flesh, . blood,, and bones ; but
that it shall be spiritual, holy,* godlikein
its nature, feelings, affections, propensities,
and all its actions. When it is` thus puri
fied, thoroughly restored to the image or
Trinity in- which: man ;was. created, made
immortal, , invested' with glory, made • like
Christ in all •feelings and affections ; think
ing and acting there, though as -literally-a;
body of flesh and bones as now, it will be
s strictest, and highest sense of the
term a "spiritual body." Spiritual; not
because its matter has been wrought by the
almighty power of God into substance More
refined than the sunbeam or even flesh and
blood, but because it "nr:Tl be changed like
unto. Christ's glorious body"---'t be made
holy even as As is Ao/y."
This would seem to militate against the
declaration of. Panl—" Flesh and blood can
not inherit the kingdom of God," If flesh
and blood here have thesamemeaning that
"flesh and bones have in our .Lord's con
clusive argument to Thomas; and if it be
held that flesh and blood, ot flesh and bones
literally, cannot inherit the kingdom of
God, then it is ,manifest,that the body of
Jesus, "the literal, seed of David according
to the flesh," must be.excluded; to no
thing, of Enoch, Elias, and, the many saints
who, rose with Christ at his resurrection,
and all who have yet,to rise.
But if it be admitted that flesh and
blood are not used literally, or to signify
these parts of man's organism strictly so
called, but his body in his fallen and , mar.
tal statthe seeming difficulty evanishes,
and the apparent contradiction dissolves
into 'glorious harmony. Min's renewed,
sanctified, and made immortal materialism
—man's flesh and blood made perfectly
'holy, immortal, and glorious, like Christ's
after his resurrection, can and will inherit
the kingdom of God. This view, as might
be shown, is fully and clearly sustained by.
'the Whole argument'of Paulin the fifteenth
chapter of 'Second Corinthians, in which
he places' in such glorious contrast the pre
sent and .the, future, the corruptible, ,and the
If this view be correct, and it seems the
one clearly presented.in Scripture ) it will
appear manifest to your correspondent how
there eau and'will be a recognition in the
resurrection age, or the., kingdom. of God.
It is deemed unnecessary, to say another
word at present upon a subject so fertile and
full of interest as 'this.
In this view, also, he will see his third
question answered, the identity of the:body,
both as regards. matter and personality.
[We copy the foregoing, not as a matter
of our own faith, but- as a speculation.; nor
yet, because we are favorable to speculations
about things too high for us. Holy body is,
to, us, as strange ,a Combination of terns, as
is -,‘ spiritual body." Our present duty is
to be prepared for the resurrection of the
just. Let this be well done, and soon we
shall know, from blissful eperience; what
it is to rise again.—Ens.] -
Yor the Prepyteriatt Batmen
" It Will. Cast, Five .Do
Why, sending elegies to the, mission-
So ^said' Deacon —, to some young
ladies;of the church, who proposed organ
izing a Missionary Sewing Circle. '
")Ve felt in that church that owing, to
the glardness of the times,' we could' not
give much money to the missionary cause,
and thought that we' would aive what was
'4t : wily, cost eyery : oue of youfire dol
lars before.-you are =done-With- said , the
Well, suppose it would • is not the
blessing of God worth five dollars ? Is not
the approbation of him Who said, a cup of
cold water given a disciple should not lose
its reward, 'worth five dollars ? Is not the
_reward he promises, the warm gratitude of
needy mission families, thel4Ssed
miousness that we have .do - ne right, :worth
that. much money ?
I fear the worthy Deacon, when he
sought to discourage those young Jadies
from their, labor of fove„ had, forgOttqnthe
sonenclat the:..grat day, whe n
Man shall come in his glory with ,his holy
angels, and, all the, nations, of the earth .
stand before him : " Then shall the King
say, unto, them on his, right hand, Come ye
blessed of my Father, inherit, the kingdom,
prepared for you from .the foundation of
the world : for I was, an linngered, and ye
gave me meat.;`was thirsty, and,ye gave
me drink,; I was a stranger, andye took
me in; naked, and ye clothed me," 4&4c.
Those righteous, aitonisheo say, "Lord,
when saw we ace an hungered, and fed
thee or naked, and clothed thee?"
Well they ,knew ;he had never walked
among them in their day. Well they
knew that they had never fed him or
clothed hint. But :they had forgotten the
Oneness of Christ and his Servants. They
had:fed and clothed his servants, and that
was the dame 'as feedina and Clothing him !
" InasuetCas ye havedoncit unto one of'
the least, of these my brethren, ye have
done it unto me." The worthy deacon
forgot that when her tried, to'. dissuade the
young ladies from clothing the needy OAS
don families ' he, was trying to dissuade
them :from c,lothing the Saviour, and so
trying to rob them 0101E4 sharein that prec
ious " come ye blessed." There was another
word, " Depart ye cursed." To whom was
that uttered ? To these who neglected to
do "the very thing which our deacon would
persuade these young ladies nod to do.
" Depart from XfIC." Why ? Because "I
was hungered, and ye gave me no meat;
naked,'and ye clothed me not." But they
never had seen the Saviour hungry or
naked. Yes, but they , bad seen his ser
vents so, and "'inasmuch as ye did it not
unto one of the least of these, ye did it
From tho Preebytorian
Would it, not be. worth five dollars,
Deacon, to hear .that welcome " Come, ye
blessed." And would it not, be foolish to
save " five, dollars;" and hear that, awful
Depart ye." To the winds,with five, dol
lars, if it will bring comfort to the fireside
of some toilino , servant of Christ, and se
cure me at the great day that alad " Come
ye blessed of my Father."
"Before you are clone with, it !" Why,
deacon, when we proposed organizing that
Missionary Sewing" Circle, it, never entered
our heads that iver 'le should be , clone with
it. Weintended it to be a perpetual institu
tion so long; at least,- as the Church shall
stand, or there was need of benevolence in
Some are• prating,, about the ntalcaniunt
coming in 1866. Will it, with this kind
of .zeal which deliberate.ly puts its, hand to
-the working machinery of the Church to
stop it.because it will cost something to run
it, ? Will that kind ,of zeal, in,. ,six years,
explore. all Africa, open up all China,
India, and Japan ; translate the Bible into
every` African, Indian, Chinese,
Japanese dialeet, and then actually . preach
it to"" every ereature'' in Africa, India,
China, and lapin ? I fear not. - I fear the
millennium will not coMe in 1866, nor in
1066," unless the Chuteh' , puts on a zeal
Which will not he frightened at figures
With a behind them.
Let it cost "five 'Or five Awn
'tired the. world ,must be evangel
ized, and the Church-must do it, 'early ior
It will not be done by 1866 ; though.
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EELISION 111 SERITANT.
CENTRAL ,IT y. - has this week pro
nounced for annexation to, Piedmont, with
a most extraordinary. unanimity. This, in
Modena, the,vote was as follows : For
nexation, 52,499 ; fir a separate kingdom,
56. In TiEseany, with the exception of
some communes, the vote stood thus on the
14th : For annexation, 259,000; for a sep
arate kingdom, 10,729. Be it remembered
that the exiled Duke had some adherents
here, and especially that' Napoleon 111.
lately indicated a strong desire that TuSeany
should preadrvih& "'autonomy;" that is,
preserve her independence, and elect a
sovereign of her, own. 'She has,. however,
proved that .he shall .not dictate ,to her ; and
'Cavour and-his policy has a fresh triumph.
In Bologna, in the Romagna,-;the•• poor
Pope has =a miserable and scanty, following..
The telegram of• the first .few days ,voting
indicates that the revolte,d ,Province de
manded annexatimby 78,478 votes, against
70. In the ,Province of Ferrara; 48,000
,of ,the people, have voted with like results.
And so the Time may well.. Say,
trust that we now see the 'eta of Papal
. pretensions over, this Province." But it is
too, sanguine when. it hopes that "'the
Ministers of Pitix IX. will learn from the
less of this fair region, how neceesary it is
to rule with wiSclam, justice, andmerey."
Then remarking on the 'decadence of the
Papacy, ,it adds: '
t° But` a year ago the Pope felt himself
secure from the anger of - his ill-treated
subjects. NOM possiciius; was the'answer
to every appeal in favor of justiceand good
government,. Now the retr'ibu'tion has
come. The territory of St. 'Peter is 'rent
an titian:, in a whole 'Prolfincei hardly a
fraction of the people can 'be &Mid to de
clare in favor of . their former ruler, Wand
they leaVe the'spiritual rHead , of Christen
(loin -without-a , re'gret,to findhappinessrand
prosperity under other auspices:
,The priests in Central Italy--strange to
say=have , rnarched.at the head of thepop
ulation to the polling plaees,,,and seem, :at
!least; frankly to adhere to the; cause .of
tliberty: This class of men, , however, ,on
.the true Loyola plan, ,can adapt themselves
to circumstances.. Nithout a scruple .they
planted " trees of liberty "..on:the Boule
vards ,of Paris in 1848, when Louis
Philippe and his bigoted Queen . liairtled.
They 'made the most out of the Einperor,
peasible,is soon, aa'tliey found` Its could not,
do Without theni:' and now' that.he keeps
'them '.`down, 'while they would' exalt over
his fall, if he shall but proVe too. strong for
thetrythepill still be Imperialists.
' - Italy, however; many of the priests
can hardly fail, long- to 'have - sympathized
with: popular misery. .It, is their interest
certainly to resist democracy and , free
thought but , are these priests all real Pa
pists ? I believe not; many, like the mass
of the:ltalians, - (such , has the,Papacy made
the, people,) are skeptical, ~ others have a
naturalzlo,ve of ••their .country,ywhile a third
class:Maykopeto prevent the entire-revolt
of the United Kingdom.of(Riedmont,frorn
,the ~Papacy, by their adhesion to Victor
A Bull of Execommueica tiori is said to be
ready ; for, launching at Vietor Enimanuel's
devoted head, the moment the annexation
ofany - ,pktit of St. Peter's.patrimony is
'formally accepted by MM. We shill see
whether - Pio Norio Call inset' - the "part of
Hildebralid;,,ind Whether he prove liinaself
to be indeed` capable as jiijyitei' • Toircilits To
hurl from ;hiss red 'right baud?* 'I) Olt .that
shall 'eonitimel:the throne. of 'Sardinficand
its oeetifaitt. t Many'lpredict that'if 'this
'course be' adoptecl,ylSardilliw wilL:become
LONT , ON,
.11farch 16, 1860
War in Italy
warned and thy,
trig and Naples,,
and to take pos
Italy free ; and
Austria, and th
as to threaten th
preserve its "a,
would accept an
Romagna, he wo
(sixty thousand 113,1$
Cavour, however,. an
"kept never midi
the universal suffra,
should decide the i
order was given for
the troops.' Now
manded, Why ?
designs on Savoy, as,
gave her moral help
his demands, and he 4,
the vague language
that his chance of
anything but certain.
to extort a more positiv
- Valliant received order
leaTe the ground open
or Austrians,to do wba
Milanese were filled :or' .at :-the
thought of the Austria., 4turning;, and
no wonder that it, shout , 4 so. Wihe hint
of moving the troops ha ,the effect- which
the cunning and covet ,Imperor in
tended; Savoy and Nice. e :Pow...Virtually
delivered up to France;:iiig g Victor Fan
manuel will soon have do: IfOrever with a
population who have stood, Asilly*sty for
centuries. As to the a ;,on „af-ithe
Romagna, the Emperor m eterr resiat this
on the part of Sardinia, 'rid seine :think
Venetia will be left lint eil till next
DEATIig in London
in 1859 of about 2,
1,299 5 602 males and
m we o l u i n y t , ed at. to d 6116,6917d;aiail
born at an average rah
'More than 20,000 fres]
increase of births and
the country, are adde
every year, or nearly a
in via - deeade. The a
are at the rate of one
capital punishment in
1859. As compared w
century, and even with
period, the health an,
London population is e 7
has passed over great •
lation. In old tunes
riot, with scarcely a chk
dial processes and wit
of care or pity on the
Ministers of tt,
things are brought cnn
men's practical pity -1
and destroy the evils
Mighty influence of
System, with its adjunel
inalS 7 ) penny banks, nn
black. Brigades ; and at '.'
9 ) . - 4?tv
being wade BO successfully ft r? :Vitt& the
lowest of the people to liste""lin.",,theatie
and elsewhere, to the Qiztte 4. f-,'Otiviti
'surely there is much ground t i'Hirirrkflilt i,
Ikes,s for_the .recent past, ant kultlap
joy as V) a notdistant future. - - 1-
AT ST. MARTIN'S HALL, la/Alight; ZOlO
Shaftsbury presented prizes td.'no less than%
one thousand.oang.persens...(of the ragged
and outcast class
.origincl . l7,),Al .9,c. whom i
have been.faithfui servantipthiLeiiden fain-
ilies, and have kept 'in their places for
more than twelve Months. . :EfersKyear the
number thus rewarded has heen.steadily4n
isro better evidence c ould'
en of the blessed 'social results Ji:C•dicce4
by . the Ragged School' system,: as
is in all its - teachings and ageb dips, ivitli
a thorough evangelic influence -brought to
bear on the:understanding, the conscience,
and , the heart. •
Trustworthiness• is the rule with Ale
youngipeople thus,.trained ; and bb ikre,
membered_that• but for •this a great any
of them• Would. have heen•tliieves.and
Pnniens of thieves, • ending bk , agfelon's,eell,
or on the scaffold, their wretched ,career.
If. American ladies. . had
'the of this' class, 'they . wc;tiia find them
invaluable.: 'Some of Ihern : send ,
Canada in two successi ve' companies, under
the care Matien, from a 'l4Moisi
Training.Reflige. They were all 'eagerly
Knight lifitTiind Amu' of them - write ;home
ofllieirtionifortable position. 'lf' a
London thidesiniaiViints. a' steady 'boi, lie
has only to'send to tar the• Seeretaq''''of the
Ragged. Sohoiil T.l 4 iou, .EketeClllll4: who
wil t iL'ere ienkt dioeo 'a fine filkisilin; for
intelligence,tini elsn'oo3, , and . iteigsitt,i will
not disappoint his .employer. •
THE MIDNItipET lgEETRick mopebi ent
somam f00114 . h - Otn
ItA a fi•
the editor of the aiip
.2 1 e/eijitif; he re
ceived a remonstrance from one o the poor
creatniss who had been 'yenned.
strumentality, and he Wei 'cilidid.e4OAh to
give her letter insertidn. Here'le dr e
ter. " The- " Moonlight - Nintikine" , regirs' to .
the :attempts begutr , Sonie'lyari;"ago i • oy
Lieut. Thickmore, R. NOutd-otherS,' , to 'go' •
out; at late 'hours;' nd the.: fallentto
refuges where ther•might
The midnight-movement is•sit, filirtheriieVel •
opment-of this -system :.• .1. • :•••
or' of:thi''Dciiiy" Vivi:4l4:4"• -
nightmeetirrgs. , You -really do 'not 'seem to um
derstend, nor do.tlie gentlemen who.write c to you,
anything about It—nor about ; he New Testanient :
7 -nor about the &it) p , eopla who are tryiiieto do '
good—not one way ()illy, but in' 'every way. ,
They sow beside all waters; not knolting..whether
thia.or that may prosper; • and, yetcyftrything
,attempt is the wrong.thing with people who
themselves, do nothing. . Zook over' the • lists of
names for any good 'and'religions.ciittsepand yon
will- see, sir; the slime-names over.indever again.
People talk ogainslsending missiona t lepithroad,
and say, Why don't they, go , into our courts and
alley's. The same people - do both , o ur '
one that can' never be' thankfulenongli • for the
misery-these•good people have rescued me from:
Sir, I. was •-klndly .taken. to.:a refuge ; by onti
those :good . gentlemen 39t0 a,re welching. by inoott
liglit for .penitents, . three years ago. couldAii
nothinit 'but dress mYself: "my Case. it
love of - dresi 'that • - rairied - lone--showing..off•'on
Sundays, ; I am not twenty-four . oow m and herel
am in a comfortable place, with eight pounds a
year for clothes, and two put into the .saiingii
bank for'nie ; and 'if I Stay' I silt* Neve more,
and shall:be able to do mere. I. liitve.;been able
to subscribe toward saying others. I have a bed
room to myself, with nine an 4 , have, I
trust, heen shown the
,way to heivfit. I am
Practising writing arid- slielline .
will make ate useful . and happy...' Oh;, how dliz
ferent :from those . three:,•miaftrabjo l leay.l ) ,TAL:
hope I don't
,stiy, aything rude e . ,Ns •
not time for reading 's newspaper; if i Tirad
one ; but • someby, it" friend, befit
me some parts of yourr. paper. about. Wm...social
pVil,.s,s they call it,. and I
,thought it,niy. ditty tp
say a few worde n aboutiny giaeiont; 411k - rely' froiA
evil; -and as you print' -letters for men - who' see*
afraid one-poor wretch may be savedoiurely•yot
will print, this for one:who doilY preYß thgailtkoff
may.be.Onern. the way
proper, sir s tirr coil* giviyeit caned that w9ul •
make yoUr fileed. 4 liniVe eficlosed half a
sovereign,' plogsailive towardcinidnight
preaching or moonlightZT/aPting. .; ..;
Yours, • 1 A PpinNT.
At. Notti,rigbtun, atPent494 Ittuhke,en. drawn
to,.,thelreat so.eial .604.4nd nlpol,nt: ciltak
IcxylvAL, intim best sense' of the , word,
is still . in progresi. We lmar of it at
Southampton, in a district'which 'even un
:4er the , preaching of the Gospel " seemed
to grow , worse and
.wory at Reehdale,
where there his been great awakening
aniongthechildren of Sunday School, at,
- Wainfleet in Lincolnshire, where there are ,
two hundred professed converts ; and also
at, flopton,, Suffolk. At, Kingston; near
Dublin, there is, t and has been, a real work
of grace in .progress, affeeting the different
ranks and Classes of society. It is very in
teresting- to fitid; . that on board 'the 'Holy
head eteaniers sailing from... Kingston, near
ly all =the crew are Christian, men. Thus
in the Scopt:g, there are twenty-four .out, of
twenty-five, and in the Cambrit, out of
twenty-fiie hands on' board, there are eight
teen.' Two.cif the' twenty-fVe are Roman-
The Rev. Mr. Cromie, of Bessbrook,
.near7Newry, : is at, present, here and gives 4
very interesting ~,account of the, marvelous
changes wrought in his own„ sphere of
observation: Children, and men of hoary
hairs, have alike been blessed. The moral
influence of the Revival,. in Ireland, >has
of only o been....attested ,by the entire ab.:
. ;0 At crime
4 19 ?- in- Cott,"sayi a correspondent of the Banner
ster, "in our county prison here, Out of
upwards of fifty , prisoners, some of whom
stand charged with very serious offence,s, ,
not one belongs.e9„flo Aotatant,conmunity
of any denonz f na,t,ion,i' ; ,to be re
memberedlliat While there i*e been sig
rad conversions: froni among the Roraan,
ists of "Ulster, then :mass of them have
.remained unchanged. Their, priests have
stirred them, up to an„ attitude of antago
nism, and in many districts they have been
more'wieked and drinken than 1151141. BLit
.the day is coming when these-walls of brass
shall be east down before,:the Conqueror.
For is there any thing too hard ibr. the
was the albieat. , 0:447.9 13 0 1 ,1g.
mectinL aktho tow i u manoiou of, the
Right 1f0n71444 OrOnvolibr
13qp1tire, 'on ilia binning. Of tliel4th instariti
Being•orie • of the '•invited, I; found 'on 11$
arrirdt after pastin„o•. thrdngb. a great; array
of. , liYaTio„:seTPlats/it?f,4 klefFOS
manta served by the, venerable house! keeper,. and a troo p, . fame
servanto; a' large ` coinlianq '' of'`laaies a» d'
gentlemen. , ennobled- :410 tirkttpaciotirand
elegant driwing,tooms,v !Masi; Lord a;
a fine: old Aprttleman„rmitAt p und . .geplal,in
al4pect, eat a ilgar i ,!o : a..sman 041
while groliptir around 'ni t tibe'right,
left, andlitont,'Were the Bieliop 'Of %Louden,
Sir Culling •Eardley; several M4l'llll4B' of
Parliament, about twenty hates ;of rank;
and a.large.numktr, of clergymen. ; . .
Sir. Cuiling , tardley was **int of edi t
dressing 'the ed;npituy When 1 entered; knit
was folli);areit one of"tlid i
Professors:: Of thi , Presbyteritur,
College., YogymaY, ,perhaps, rocolleet , that:
I detailo. the., Ar_ocee4ings .‘ of t
meetiimiolhip, held.rast Winter at the
liOuso'of, 'Culling E. . Eardley. Albek
that. time • Wee' forte for tile!
purpose of': engaging in -.-,Correspondenotz
with Jea.ding theologians the,
_object being to; promote elcaser literary and
theofogicid _intercourse, and. to bind more,
ejosely iii'`liendis of affection' th'oic . ..who'ini
ciples and doctrines of the Reformation.
•Pr• - 1 494 1 er . M..4 Allortt. AnteFesting •-4ettarte
:from ..p.r..4offman, the.,,kresident of the
Prussian 'church at Berlin, and from 'Dr.-
Darner, a yeiy eminent'thedlogian. The
,fornier seemed to place matters of difference
las'the tendencies of English and- German.
Piyittes,,, correctly, when he said, that the
• aerniAll telidettcY was id ealistic," and that.
of the' ## f lidlt " The company:
'predenreW iith' • tliti 'l4or-writer; that;
both combined in due proportions •woUldi
-be best , nt4lll.. TesGmony: very.. trotwor...
thy,:was• given,' as , to!. the. :almost entire, in-:
trusion "'of ;Rationalism from :the ',chairs :of
German, Univdrsities.:: . Only one ,Professor,
-at Glasse,. teaches Rationalism: AO his. stu--;
.dents. Many of .the laity, hold" Rational-'
istieltrinciplesi:but-thermass•of the pastors;
-now coming. forth, .are earnest Mon. Some
of 'them areAligh Ohurch-Authcraus, in
, fact, Gerrit= Traciterians.;:. and :; in -Silesia
and Saxony, they., had.•.gone ..54 far:. as..toi
hold a meeting, to discuss " What is .Ifer-!
esy ?" , and :vote• that all, were heretics',
who did not .adopt.their views; and 'so non-:
.intereourse.is their motto now.
The attention of the Tompany was called
Bishop ; of .London (by-inquiries
'dressed by him to Mr. Schmettan;thelnin
ater of a German church in London;). to:
..this High , Intheranism,- end"-also''to ...Wei
.titestionii . how far the evangelical , change in'
-the Geitfien clergy bad 'operated on • the!
-peeplee-etlt certainly appears that' themoat.
'of the...11041W are still' • dealt suld cohli .81-
though jtlie' • Akinuor • .Idission' " is being;
t i me:all Messed-1u *many 14aelea: ;Dr. Steaite
referred to a• conversation which' he -lad,
With•the King . of Trussia i on the Sabbath :
quektion i 'av the time ef , the meeting of dm!
!Alliance- -at' It . is.
lrnoWn thit only 'about seieen: thousand: Of
the wholegyop , tilationettend•publiimonslip.:
Thedlling; daid tO•111.:- S'4 that ione. great;
-en& he I 'bought' fit asking the •Alliance. tb;
tome 'thither; was . • in the itdpe that goodi
4 wttild:!bei &nett°. " his godless _little. rpi:f
,`• NO doubtkightand Scriptural
rvithl ai 'to-the Divine authority' and per- -
Toetlintnbligation of the Sabbath, are spread-
• TheltiiiiigiaildtGeilintims Specially !
"iefeified to heft' ilight,,bilitt;%atiobe, the.
oravian President, as' bain most Free ous
end,Moreciver ed. hail* been
,4reat. means ! . of 'prwerving. religions*
life and lo've this,' long arid 'diarnei.
defection and unfaithfulness.:
He Mentioned that a German clintrzhair is;
iitiecial • eollection' Gerintie .
hymns, and that the niuriber'ef old brans.
in existence; is - nearlyseventy - thousand I
The operations ;Of !di ;Pr nstavus Adol-:
E !etts Home Missionary Society, are
niesCeitenfiiVe. gnSit: knob, is.
Meiiiudonei-andl the are .cheering: pras
iPeets..that;this.,prO46l3:ccd MS*47 . 10 4.0 1 ,
.wes..almost entirely , ; Prote s tant, : until .1 ! lie
help of s i i, f 6i3 . ll drageons,
out We' flies' of 'triith - , 'sfiall"once more;
'blziluill'eflight. Two whole -villages 'itieo
`lately:turned: Protestant, and the mass of
,the professed, Romanists of ; the countay,!
have a,.ler,vei evangelical ,faith.. Who.
!'longs not for downfall Of ertieri . instriii,
and - the iesiiirEietksii Of John* Hues and• jia-;
some df"kriigne iii 111 v -living - witakeilea.if
itheaedastitimes.l" = : J.. W.::.
A' COLONY' FOR PRESBYTERLiZtIi
MEisA v e. ',F,Dr*Re `OtitOheri 186 1 1 0
liiinveonikty, , preached 'several dayai
.spietobleT audiairea,:- 01 43 8 fnized' 444 11 AW5 1 / 4
andi Rrottrered,,herOW'Qf A qf'4 o
forniteilY lataition K:
. cotaik, : 1 1 1 r tt
- . sal:l)lj' of-the' Sager 0143 , ekn'ettureht.'•
placed ?etworship are. hiatadeoi,ty.,•lttimieka;
%Pd - PA1i5)1,211.4 ;11011,1i# 9f tlte,:cenke,
AletPoltqlv e eir.RiMs pig °q3VBss
,miles apart, Making iby n read. of all the
members to atteed at fill the points.
Reed labois very iegiAisly for his Master,
and' his libeis are' attended with marked
attexitioo And -reSpedt, such as is seldom
' B ez/1- in. zewttrY sthnewly settled.
;The country is improving• rapidly. The
soil is,.excellent, auel the climate Find and
The membem of the ghurch desire others
to cow And Locate Riau them while the'
,cogetry is new.
There are some schools already in opera
tion, and the. Government, bne been very
liberal in .granting ; two sections of land in
each' town for school Ainds, which will
be available when` a Sit* GOVerlgilent is
Purtiker, infgrnigiort, if :desired, win.. be
.promptly the suhseriher, .
Joniv 1 -
illop.nd: City, -14;t02 Co., K. r.
scottisk -fpinm!n , loil Season in ,Scotland,
The folloWing article, takep froln an old
periodical, is well worthy of attention.
,The' manner: in which ,the sti •
eonne t- t, ° 1"
7' 7-1 k •
soeh. as to make them impressive or prounee
; any jaernianent good eilect, kod. the change
frail:l,4le practices of olden times is by no
.1110 Am/ wither' season here - described
took.= place in a time of fierce and bloody
perseCution, to which fact several references
fl,l%leantime, the. communion elements
had, .been prepared,. ,and 'the:people in
.Teviotdale advertised. Mr. Welsh and
kr.,Biddell had reached the place on Sat
urday. When kr. BlaCkader arrived, he
found a great assembly, and still gathering
from all parte. The people from - . the East
brought, reportsnthat,cawed: great alarm.
It was rumored, that the Earl of „Hume, as
ramp a youth as any in the country, in
tended to assault tbe meeting with his men
randand ) thafparties of the' regulars
were coming to:assist, him. He. had pro
fanely tiveatened to make their horses drink
the colmmunipntoine, and trample the sa,cred
leents under f00t..,,, Mo.a of the gentry
,there, and :even the commonaltY, -were ill
set. Upon this we drew lia,stily together
about seven, or eight score Of horse on the
Saturday equipped with such furniture as
they. had. , :Pic,kets of tWelve or sixteen
men were appointed torecentioitreand ride
toward the , suspected parts. ,Single horse
men,were dispatched,to, greater cliitances, to
view the country, and give, warning.in case
of attack. The, remainder of the ; horse
were drawin.- round, to be a defence at
such distance as they might, hear sermon
and be, ready to act if need be. Every
means was,taken to :compose, the, multitude
from needless alarm, and prevent, in,a harm
leas,detensive way, any, affrent that night
be offered: to so, solemn and sacred a work.
Though many, of their own accord, had
provided for their safety—and this was the
mere necessary, when they had to stay three
days. together, Sojourning by the lions' den
and the mountains of leopards—yet. none
-had come,armed with, hostile intentions.
NVe entered on the administration of
the holy, ordinance, committing it and enr
selves to the invisible proteptiOn of, the
Lord of Hosts, in whose name we were met
toeetlier. Our trust was . in thn,arm of
I tte tha
, 0 ;v:a 9, 1 '. , "Y#4 r- weapons of
war, or the : strength. of hills. 'The place
'Where we convened was every gray commo
dious and seemed to, havebeen formed on
purpose it, was a green „and, pleasant
,hough, fast by the water side (the Whit
tader.) On either hand there was a spa
cious brae in form of a half round, covered
with delightful pasture, and, rising with a
gentle slope to a geodly. height. Above us
was the clear blue sky, for ip was a sweet
and calm Sabbath morning, promising` in
deed to' be one of the days Of the Son of
flN,l„an. There was a solemnity in the place
befitting., the oceaaion, and elevating the
whole soul to a, pure and holy frame. The
communion tables were spread op the green
by the water, .and around them , the people
, had arranged themselves in decent order.
Bilt the far greater multitude sat on the
braO.face, which was crowded from, top to
'bateau—full as pleaSant a sight as ever was
seen ef.. the sort. , Each day at the ; congre
,gation's dismissing the ministers with their
guards, and 'as many of the people as could,
retired, to their quarters, in three several
country towns, where they might ,be pro
vided with necessaries. The .Horsemen
drew up in ahoily till the people left the
place and then marched goodly array I
behind at a
„•little distance, until all were
safely ledge, in their quarters. In . the
morning, when the people returned 'to the
meeting, the horsemen accompanied them,;
all the three parties met. a mile,; from the
spet,,andMarched in a full body to the een
,secrated gronnd. The congregation being
ali d i
faiKly settlen' their places the guards
men took their ,
several stations, as formerly.
These accidental volunteers seemed to have
been the gift, of,Previdence and they se
mired neace and quiet of,, the audience , ;
for frOM Satniday morning, when the work
begaii,,untplgonday afternoon, we suffered
not the least affrent or, molestation , from
enemies? Which appeared wonderful. At
first,there was some appreliepsien, but the
people sat undisturbed, and, the whole was
clesedin as orderly ,a.way as, it had been in
the time , Scotland's , brightest noon.
And truly :the of si t many grave,
composed, and , devout ; faces, must have
struck the adversaries with awe, and been
more formidable, than any outward ability
;,,rfterce looks and warlike array. We de
sired not the conntenanpe, of earthly kings;
there.was ,a spiritual and. Divine majesty
shining eathe work, and sensible evidence
that the' great kaster of assemblies y,86
present in the -midst. jt wasjudeed , the
doing. Of., the Lord, who covered us, a table
in the . wildeiness, in presence of our foes,;
and reared, a .pillar of glory between us and
the enemy - - like the.fiery cloud of o l d that
separated bctween.the camps of Israel and
!Egyptians—eneouraging, ta i the one, but
dark and terrible to the, .other.. Though
l our;vows were not offered, Within;the courts
of ;God's house, they wanted net; sincerity of
heart, which is better than. the reverence
of saiietnaries. .Amidst'.the lonely moun
tains we reme,mbeied the words,„of -our
Lord; that true worship was not,pecnliar to
Jere:salmi:ller Samaria—that the beauty of
hcliness consisted not in consecrated build
ings or. material temides. We remembered
the ark .of ~ the ,Israelites ,which . had so
journed ter years in Abe desert, with no
dwelling : place but the tabernacle of the
V.e.thenght of Abraham and .the
ancient patriarchs; who 14(1, 10d- Vteir..yic-
AM§ . *-011 , * .1:0045.,,f0r jviarne
sweet iM6ense wide' , the, shade of the green
;The,; ordinance of thejast:(nApper, that
mcarri?,4 of 'his dying lovß, till his second
countenanced , and
bacteCWlß P9wPT a4d
irefreflA y n.infinenCe
front OfTe, ../10 0 01t . •Gid* he , 4 th
was i v p r y.
dt r iy i WO pig . on, the
and Paanted;, the e ' znotin
torth into #ini#ll, andcthe
eit place. was
.. );ondrand h.)00om as
t0 1 „ 0 434 . *re..sestn i iiit the
tip* ma . of: Secithukd • and, few will
TEM' PIitSi3TARIAN B
(I.lZErlk .11#1.1 1 1trOGS. 84 Fn rt Sr., Prrasstrauar, PA.
nniAburnily Sount-IVEra 7,11; AND 7, AND CDEPTqUT
• •A b YE R TJSE lENU",
TE14 . 11101 IN iItoVANC.E
A !ignite% (8 liimas or icto,) one, insertion, 80 cents; eacfi
subsequent ineertims, 40 ante Lest& line irmyond aight, ,s,cts.
A &pante per vilisses, Snob linemiditione3, 88 cents.
A Rummest mode to adiestkerisby the year.
llllBliillBB 14071.0"EV0r Tss Win' or less, .51-00 sub - 011-
ditionaf line, 10 cents,
DAVID Illslt2ll(WEV B ir—CO.
PROPRIETORS AND PUB/IMES
ever witness the like.' There was
fusion of the Spirit shed abroad in Many
hearts; their souls, filled with heavehly ,
transports, seemed to breathe in a diviner
element, and to burn upwards, as with the
fire of pure and holy devotion. The min
isters were visibly assisted to speak home
to the cons6ience of the hearers. It
seemed "as' if God had touched their Yips
with a live'coal from off his altar; for they
whi) witnessed declared, they carried more
like ambassadors from the court of heaven,
than men cast in. earthly mould. -
" The tables were served by some gentle
men and persons
. of the gravest deport
ment. -None were admitted without - tokens,
as usuali which were distributed
. on • Satur
day, but only such as were known -to . some
of the ministers, or persons of •trust, to be
free of -pu'blie .seandals._ All the regular
forms were gone through.t The chmaturai
cants entered at one end, and retired at the
other, a way being kept clear to. take theme.
seats again on the hill-side. Mr. Welsh,
preached the action sermon and served tha
two first tables, as he was ordinarilyput to do,
on such occasions. The other four ministers,.
Mr: BI V434er I s ! l %,,RiekbbrirW lti4W
.• ';'4'; Jllo,Vestrii,!
-.l9:o)4^.withsolemn thanksgiving; and'sol,
ern it was, and sweet, and edifying, to see,
the gravity awl composure of all present as
well As all parts of the service. The coin—
munion was.peacea.bly concluded, all the
people heartily.pflermg up their 'gratitude,
and singing with a joyful voice, to the
Rock of their salvation. It was pleasant
as the night fell, to hear their melody
swelling in full unison along the hill; the
whole congregation joining. with . one - ac.
cord, and, praising God with the voice of
"There were two long tables, end one,
.short, across the head, with. seats pn,each
side. About one hundred eat,at t nAph. side
of ,every table. - There were sixteen tables
in all, so that about three thousand two
hnndred 'communicated that day."
Some people VA, and „deal hardly with
themselves, instead,of simply believing in
Jesus, to.cure all their woes and eVils.
Doing right, is well, but we cannot ac
complish 'much 'good without faith in
Christ, through.whom we can doall things.
,It is not humility which strives,in human
strength. Our very low, mean, ; ,and help.
less condition, is just pint which recom
mends us to sov - ereign mercy : , .17 it,
feeble spa, who has so often despaired of
seeing anything or - doing anything good.
Cast all this weakness, hardness, and.
self-reproach on Christ, and let your weak.
ness be perfected in, his strength..
We do note deny that philosophy may,
and . does` sustain the mind in great
poses and sufferings; does''net pre
serve it in the same buoyant -cheerfulness,
which: grace breathes over the feeeities 'and
Tamers. Grace ~,touches and kindles the
affections, while philosophy in its coldness
animates only the understandin i g and the
Will- 2 --and we knew that when- the finer
sensibilities 'of the soul, the affections, have
an object, an, aim, there is , an. ardor and.
strength beyond that which controls, the
powers of knowledge, the heart be
kindled with the liame PiYine love, and
it is 'almost impossible 'to conceive of its
power of endurance. Christianity has had
its cc : many martyrs "whille philosophy has
bravely sustained, *but - left • no halo of
glory around its sufferings, because the
Cross which sheds its, own innate light, was
absent. • •
We „really . chstt ourselves, by pntting off
our happiness until wema,ke the attain,-
ment of some fnture, good--with. that ex
pected pleasure, there. will' be 'Concealed a
worm, a thorn -= a crook will be, in the lot,
while in thiS state where it must needs be
that offences come. Then our hest, way to
live, is to be peratefict and happy now.
Yes, in this present trial, conflict or priva
tion, things-might be:worse with us, and
are, worse With, same of our friends. Ex
perience teaches 'us that our happiness de
pends 'more. upon the state of our hearti,
thanupon our finances. Yonder feeble
one has lain prostratefour years on a bed
of suffering, and sometimes had much an
guish, but when you enter her room, a
sweet heavenly smile , lights up every fea
ture, for her heart is filled with the good
ness of God, she 'talks. with you, not about
her sufferings, but her blessing&—" my
heavenly father ",---she with animation tells
you, does so and so for her, spiritually and
,she dependn upon the
" Bank of Faith." y.
Let us try. and „prove r the ,uttermost sal
vation, from sorrow, eib. and care, for we
lean Upon the Olimipotent arm, mighty to
A Religious Belief.
The following lines.- are taken from Sir
Humphrey Davy's Salmonia: "I envy no
quality of Mind and intellect in others—be
- it genius, power; wit, •or fancy; but if I
could .choose what would be ;most delight
ful,. and I. believe most usgal 'to ale, I
should l prefer a religious belief to any other
'blessing; for it makes life discipline of
'goodness; breathes new hopes; 'varnishes
-and throws over decay; the. destruction of
.existence, the . most gorgeous of light;
_awakens life. even in , death, and from cur
ruption,and decay, calls up beauty and Di
vinity.; inak - ea fortune and shame the ladder
of ascent to Paradise ; an& far above all
combination of ealithly ho'perA; calls up the
most delightfal•visions of psalms and ama
.ranths, the gardens of the bleat, and seta:
llty, of everlasting joys, where the sensu
alist aiid skeptic view only gloom, decay,
annihilation, and despair."
Bearing the Cross.
Mr. Simeon,, of Cambridge, was at one
time an object, of much contempt for
Christ's sake and the -Gospel's. And
though usually he: bore up bravely, it was
very, trying to know that nobody liked to
be seen ; in his cOmpany ; and, one day as he
walked along with his little Testament in
his•:hand, he prayed that God would send
him some cordial in his word. Opening the
book, his eye alighted on the teat, "`They
found',a man of Cyrene, Simon (or Simeon)
by , name; him they compelled to bear
Jesus' cross." ." : And.when .I read that,"
he tells us, exclaimed, 'Lord, lay it on
me; lay it on me; I will gladly 'bear the
cross' for thy sake. And I henceforth
humid persecuti Ott as a w-reath-of glory round
A. True Woman.
"When a , man of sense comes to marry,
'it is a cis:Upsilon whom he wants, not an
'artist. it is'not mer:ely -a. creature Who can
paint and. play; sing; and , dance—it is a be
ing who. can comfort and counsellimone
who .can reason - and reflect, and feel and
judge r and discourse and diacriininate—one
who can assist him in his affairs, lighten his
,sorrows, , purify' his joys,*istrengthen his
',principles, and WINO? , , hig.childr,en. SOL
; is / the. wpxuan who.isfit,fq a mother and
the ri,Liptrp, Of . a taipilat. woman .pf the
::former- description'. ft . garo
in' the ilisiiiioooni;:ina.;attracti the adrai
ration,uf the comlianyl Itit - she.isuntixely
iiat4h ackeiP=mooo'2 ll %4) - or le train up
echild in the way - it should go."