dTRISTIJOT HERALD means by which we may honor forgives their sins. sus even God are the conditions upon which leads them onward and upward. Sermon Outline. we obtain Ins blessings.- He even watches over them, loves In all the vast field of nature we and sympathizes with them; sof •• Taming over a new leaf.” Phil. 3 : 13,14. find his blessing at the end of con- tens their burdens, protects them Introduction : dirions which must be obeyed. He from the evil, makes a Theexpression—* pwi a new leaf ” is a very common one. and destitute. He who fights the great white throne. 1. Turning a new leaf, implies V. He thereby gives them a against them is soon slain and de »elf exam i nation. strong »consolation, which cheers voured. The différence between 2. The resolution to set out the -man who fights against nature’s them in the conflict and strengthens right at the beginning of each year laws and one who neglects them, is them for the race. He increases is immediate! slain and their faith, or enlightens their un . 3 Turning a new leaf signifies get I”. Ah yes—'< Except you turn the other reaches death by degrees. an aim in life. and become as little children, ye Sinful neglect comes at last to the desires, deepeM their affections and NOTICE PAULS IDEA OF “ TURNING A shall in no wise enter into the king same port with the rebellious trans purifies their consciences polishing NEW LEAF.” dom of heaven,” “ Brethren, he gressor. There is also a similar their souls, makes their purposes 1. Note his freqUOflt references not children Tn mind ¡ hoWbcrt in-character about the laws of our . .stronger in the right to do the will to the Isthmian games, from which malice be ye bal>es spiritual natures, in other words of God. Therefore Jesus will honor to draw examples and illustrations We receive a-severe cut. It is there is a strict analogy between them at the judgment He will of a Christian life. Krom these very painful for the time, but pres robe them in his own righteousness, natural and spiritual laws. illustrations he preaches us a grand ently it heals; the pain is forgotten, I. In 1 Sam. 2: 30, God says: present them to his Father and join sermon. He begs the Christian to the scar may always remain, but /‘ They that honor me I will honor, in their praise to him for evermore. “ lay aside every weight, and run the soreness it> all gone. and they that despise me shall lie This will be an everlasting habita with patience,” to strive lawfully ” 3. The one thing —“ I press wt lightly esteemed;” Here we find it tion, neither time or use will mar being temperate in all things ” and toward the goal. is mans duty to honor God and he its splendor or destroy its utility. many other admonitions, sermons 4. “ Unto the prize of the up is left free to choose; and he must I In view of these things every in every line. ward calling of God.” expect to reap the effects to follow man and woman ought to seek to PROPOSITIONS drawn "' FROM Til E Oh the blessed word that BegCtST his actions in the premises. -There I mimw God and that by all the. WAj:«, —----------- —------ TEXT.-------- ------------------ j «nd the Holy Spirit that given ua long M h man 13 ■ - ami means which God has appoint.-_ I. Christianity was not given to life and breath in Christ! choose and act he must I h * held re ‘ ud, because they can not honor him man as a recondite philosophy. Blessed that man “ Whose- secret sponsible and either enjoy the bles in any other than his own way. 1. It ts certainly a grand system heart by influence sweet is up sing promised for him on the one Therefore let us remember that (Illustrate by nature). ward turned to God I” hand or suffer the consequences of no man is crowned except he strive 2. It has the infinitude of mys 5. But it is through Clcrist after his ungratefulness erroneous and lawfully. tery about it, but, all, and we can never forget him, disobedience on the other. For the ChriniUn Herald. 3. A complete apprehension of who died that we might live. • . . . . ■ % ■ ' • * - ’ • • II. All men can honor Guxl by I _ First Annual Report of the the system, or an entire comprehen Finally—turning a new leaf, year accepting him whom God sends, and Christian Sower Tract Fund. sion of the mystery is not necessa by year, day by day, will bring us all who reject him despise the ry. to the end of the volume. Father. Jesus is God’s son and all Dear Christian : (1) The human race takes most The Volame of Life ! What a ^lorions judgment is committed to him. You are most earnestly request'd lessons of life for granted this is ! book, j. That all men should honor the to give your attention to the con called using common sense. There When its leave« are all Curbed over ; is a vast field in the religion of And the. biota and stains, the’ grief and Son as they honor the Father. He tents of this report, for it concerns that honoreth not the Son honoreth the spread of the Messiah’s kingdom pains, Jesus Christ for the exercise of this not the Father which hath sent upon earth, and the rich spiritual Are under the daisy cover." faculty. It is not blessings to man consequent upon (2) We generally know the re When oar tears and fears, mid the pass him,” (John 5: 23). therefore to honor Jesus as a man, it. ing years, sult long before we are made ac- Are hid in Death’s cold river. HISTORY OF THIS TRACT FUND. as a philanthropist, as a prophet, or t plain ted with the cause. And the beau'if ul book on which an as an angel; but he must be re The Trustee^[seeing that many We call this concrete knowledge, gels look, ceived as God ’ s son, as heaven ’ s fields were destitute of the pure which is simply a knowledge of Is at home with the(Loving Giver I king, as man’s redeemer. Gospel of Chp|t^ the tearcity of H. S1IADLE. faith. We read before we under III. Tho^e who believe on the preachers, but the value of tracts, stand derivation, and talk long be Tortland, Jan. 7, 1883. name of Jesus can honor God in re determined to do more towards cir fore we comprehend philology, as Honoring God. forming their lives, confessing the culating them. He began lookifig suming confidence in our teachers, name of Christ, and being baptized around to see what could be done. nothing less than faith. 8. H. HEDBIX. in his name. Then in Christ,they Our brethren had written and pub II. The genuine claims of Chris arc God’s adopted children, and are lished many valuable tracts, and When we consider the infinite tianity can be demonstrated in our wisdom, power and goodness of thereby in such jiosirion and rela while they were kept in large every day lives. 1. “ One thing I do ”—from the God, ami the weakness of humanity, tion to God that they can (a) praise quantities in the various publishing Greek idiom—one thing is evident. it may seem somewhat out of place and adore him, (6) work with him, houses, none were off« red for I distribution. There (1) There is no hesitancy or for us to think of honoring him ; and to do this they must and will gratuitous work together, ami if needs be suf but if it is true that we can do so were plenty of them for sale, but doubt about this. (2) It is personal and individual then if we find it our duty, it is our fer for him. (c) They thus honor none to give away. He saw at privilege to inquire how it may l>e one another,and thus dwell together once that unless some one took in its application. • 2. * Forgetting the things which done. If then we exalt and rever- and God is over, above and through hold of the matter and raised a • ' a^behinÍMiir stretehW for^srdI óítcewhatever blessing he has. I all.......... . ..... .. fund for the purpose of supplying j ' Í " ......................... ^od then through ChristTdestitute fieldsfree of charge, that promised for us will be enjoyed by to the things which are before.” « • 1 -aT I — Forgetting what ? Not that he us through those means whereby honors his people. 1. Jesus con they wouTd not be reached soon, we may honor him; because the fesses them More heaven. 2. God and that much time and many was “purged from his old sins Original Contributions. Not that Jesu<# made it possible for him to inherit eternal life. Not that he was convicted by the Lord, and converted by Ananias. Paul might never forget these, but the the scourgings, the perils among the brethren, the sElpwrecR, the day ami night in the sea, the beating, the storming-—yes all these are forgotton in that eagerness to reach the goal that ever character^ ized*this noble man of God.