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Scriptures. If this simple story of
the cross is believed with the N^art
and lived out in the life, it is the
power of God unto salvation.
Hence let all preach this Gospel,
that many may be saved by it.
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question we leave to be solved by
those who hold the doctrine. To
us nothing is mor^alSurd than the
whole claim of the Church of Rome
people and involving a loss of per
haps $15,(M)(),O<)(1. It will be re
membered that this is the field of
labor of Bro. VV. R. Azbill, our late
missionary, who is doing such a
money is to be raised for Christ’«cause,
there is no way equal to the old-fash
ioned, direct way of putting the hand
ihto the pocket and laying it on the al
tar of Christianity for Christ’s sake.
Then we can claim the Nesting prom
ised to the litx ral and cheerful giver.
island. The following is a letter the Scriptures in the matter of
written to the Christian Standaid giving and receiving, for church
R espect of P ersons .-—The fol by Sister Azbill, which fully ex and missionary work, as well as in
According to the Roman Catholic lowing item of news is taken from
plains itself :
all other important duties.
idea of infallibility, judging from the Morning Oregonian, a paper
K ingston , Dec. 14. 1882
whgt they do rather than from published in Portland ;
D ear B bo . E rkett
A great and uu
“ W hich C hurch S hall W e
what they say, the Pope is the only
Last night at the First Congregati Q.M1 "CfflZ^TlR oi Kingston* On fast
Monday, J oin .”—Under this heading we
infallibl e being m lhfl Ulil'V6TB^, fi6T ■ “dtnn'cli WaS “wTl nMReilTor" th e first time about 2#p. m ., a file br< ke out in tb<
thia city the auctioning of Beata in business part of the city, and the prin find an article in the Texas Depart
excepting even the God himself. in
church to the highest bidder. At a re cipal stores and basin« .-s Louses are in
For it is a fact admitted by every cent meeting of the board of trustees, a ashes. If the houses of the poor alone ment of the Old Path Guide from
plan was devised for meeting next year’s had ¿been destroyed, the loss might have which we clip this paragraph from
well informed Catholic that the expenses.
Pews were divided into three been -iboine if, not repaired-,,, aithuut
Church with the Pope at its head .. cJaMr«4.A
calling on lire people of other countries,
la this age, men who desire to be
has knowingly . and willfully al $75, and still others at $50 per annum, or even other parts of the island. Bui
and the privilege of choice in these those who a few days ago were most come Christians meet many difficulties
changed some of the most positive classes W hs extended to those who would able to help in such emergencies are nnknown in apostolic times. One of
pay for it. There was a fair attendance, now helpless, and seme of them home the greatest of these is the trouble of
ordinances of Jesus Christ, and are about
ono tl ird of the audience being
deciding which church to join. This
hence practicing that which they ladies. H. H. Northnp acted as auc less.
Hundreds are without shelter. Hun difficulty grows ont of the great number
admit the Savior has never com- tioneer and explained the plan adopted dreds ure only temporarily provided Jot of churches now in existence. It was
by the trustees. The first to hid for
known in the days of Paul« because
mantled. The Church has substi choice of the $100 pews was Jos. A. by their friends, by charitable individ not
hnt the one cbnrch for men
uals. and by the Relief Committees.
to join. We do not read, in the New
tuted sprinkling for immersion, and Strowbridg®, who offered $10 ; Jas.
Bteel bid $20 : Mr Strowbridge $30, and
of men puzzling their beads
allowed infants to be sprinkled, J. C. Carson bid $35., He secured the counts the newspapers have beeu aide Testament
to determine whjgb church they should
neither of which is authorized by first choice,
enter into details, and no language join, because in those days there was
but oBe church they could join. Preach
the word of God.
Following tills is a long list of the could describe the situation were there ers
.. dsii of the cKnxck.
Now, this presumption on the names ofthose who were- so fortn-
The case of one or our members is es- never were called upon to show which
"(many chursbat* in I he right .ane* be*
payt of the Catholic. Church must mite
L ie a ble t o- Im// a s eat iu pecially- p i tj a b l^- Her h u s band b ei n g- cause
the idea of manv churches did
very ill. had taken dodgings in the su
mean one of two things, via I either the house of the Lord (?) Now burbs of the city, and she had been for not then prevail among men. But now
there are so many chuiches in the land,
| - that Jesus Christ, in giving his Bro. James, what do you think of some time carrying on their business. sinners
are pnzzled no little to know
The day of the tire, the husband, who
positive commandments, did not such a system of things in the as was a brother, and one of our best men, which flock to herd wi h in case they
know what was best adapted to the sembly of the saints ? James; died Their busintss place w»a de attempt to live according to the oom-
utterly. add she is left widowed mundmenta uud ordinances of the Lord.
human race throughout all subse “ My brethren, have not the faith stroyed
homeless and destitute all at once, this
quent time, and hence marie a of the Lord JfcSiis Christ, the Lord is but one of the many tales of loss and
from I ndia .—The fol-
mistake in ordaining immersion of glory, with respect of persons sorrow that might be told.
Yu.lL AL & eaineatly a *quested by the • low ing letter from ettet rf tnrr eights
and adult. church membership For if there come unto your asseih- Relief Committe.to do alt you can to se
missionaries who recently sailed for
alone, or that he understood these bly a man with a gold ring, in cure help. Mr. Azbill has requested
me to write you and say that, as lie was India may be of interest to some:
things full well, but willfully com goodly upparel, ami there come in already Sec'y of the Charity Orgauiza
BoMhAf, Nov. 9, 1869.
manded that which he knew would also a poor man in vile raiments; tion, and is now Secy of, the Reiiel
ear B ro .—After a somewhat tedious
Com mil tee, any aid iu‘ended for cur
not meet the approbation of his in anti ye have respect to him that brethren especially, should be sent to voyage of twmty nine days from Liver
pool, we arrived here two days ago,
fallible successor ami Vicar (?) the weareth the gay clothing, and him, but it should be particularly stated having been on the water forty days
that it is intended for our brethren.
we left New York barlior.
Pope of Rome. -In the first case, say unto him, sit thou here in a
We are tbai kful to be able to Bay that since
give thinks to God that through
his infinite knowledge is impeached, good place, and say to the poor, we are all well, and that we have sutler all the daugers of this long journey of
ed no loss in this great calumity, except
in the second, his goodness is stand thou there, or sit here under that we sutler with those that suffer A more than 10 000 tuiles, amidst the
nu nerens perils of the mighty deep, we
questioned, and in cither case his my foot stool, are ye not then par number of our numbers are left without have been brought in safety, with the
anything in the world. Maliy bnudreds
infallibility is set aside. If Christ tial in yourselves, and become are sittiug on the roadside watching general health df our entire party much
than when we left home.
was not infallible, then God is not judges of evil thoughts ? Hearken, what little they saved. One woman said better
911 r des*ination is reached we
me, “ Oh, if I only had a shelter for
yet to travel, tnirty of
infallible, for Christ was God man my beloved brethren, hath not God to
my family 1"
which will be by carts and wagoDS,
ifested in the flesh. Hence, there chosen the poor of this world, rich
1 here being no railway.
is nothing infallible except the in faith, and heir of the kingdopn (ice for the present. In great
Through the kinduess of Bro. Sibley,
at Eil'cbpur, we have a bungalow rent
Pope of Rome '
which he hath promised to them that
ed already for us at that, place, and Bro.
But in the light of the Scriptures love him ? But ye have despised
R aising M oney for C hurch Norton ami wife, and two of the ladies
will go on there about Monday, while
and the true definition of infallibili the poor. Do not rich men oppress Be R Pos es . —The Christian-Evan the
rest of us remain* Jrgfe a few days
ty, there is nothing farther from you, and draw you before the judg gelist gives us a good lesson in the longer.
we are located we will give
the truth. To talk about the infal ment seats ?
Do not they blas following paragraph, on how to you When
libility of the Pope is not only pheme that worthy namo by which raise money for church purposes:
With much love to all, I remain.
to attribute to a mere man the at ye are called ? If ye fulfill the
An esteemed correspondent wishes to
G. L W harton .
tributes that belong to the Infinite royal law according to the Script know the mind of “ Pen and Scissors"
on the propriety of raising money for
When Christ sends a man into
God of Heaven, but it is the gros ure, thou shalt love thy neighbor church purposes by oyster suppers, fes
sest dishonor to Him and a species as thyself, ye do well. But if ye tival*, etc. TLe “Pen" atsumes the his vineyard to labor he does n< t
responsibility of answering briefly,
of blasphemy against Him. And have respect tq pennons, ye commit but unequivocally. We believe such expect him to lie down under the
to talk about an infallible Church sin, and arc convinced of the law as methods of raising money for church shade of thè vines and wait for his
purposes calculated to repress and in fellow laborer to/*doxall the work.
is but little better. The Bible transgressors.”
jure the spirit ol Christian giving, and
io bring the Church of Christ into dis- But he expects each ope to Jo his
teaches us that no man is free from
honer.'and 'brrtrtfongtft'td be disdonr- part whether great or .small
If • .
slnr not e-ven- the Pope, «nd how a
aged by all who would‘cultivate the
Church composed of such men and There has recently been a terrible
the honor and purity of the church. If the churches of Christ greater good
women can be absolutely free from fire in Kingston, Jamaica, which the
churches, want sociables let them
sin and possess infallibility is a has cawed much distress among the have them, by all means. But when would be done for his cause.