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would have been no
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extended by sinners. The history and fasting,” ,may alone ever enable Selections and Comments.
about that. Or if
of the “music” of city churches, as some Churches to "cast it oulbut,
well as that of the more fashionable in the name of all that is good in
T he B ook of M ormon —A cor they had said squarely that they
to the Lord, and kept
i M najler
respondent in the Presbyterian gave so •f much
villages, where non-profeasorsdead lie heath, let us. in ilie slrctigth rf JournaZ^whooiighl"lo
the singing and play the organ and Elijah’s ,God, rise up ep,
wanted thé crédit of giving th«
humerous bther instruments, in kwebp the acciirShd thifig forever
whole, while they kept back a pari.
sokne cases, is enough to justify the from among us.
And their ivay Of doiii« business is
World’s opinion of our incompetency,
Book of Mormon:
popular one to-day on thé paÜ (ft
When unassisted, tb raise even the
Much Ado About Nothing.
In 1848 or 1849, Rev. Dr. Cama
kweet incense of praise tb the hedv-
han, then. President of Princeton many Christians. Men often try to
dhr CfojMispKk her
Col lew, made this »remark to our cheat themselves, and to cheat the
tbè tnake-ùp of their
lips, in thousands of instances, while exercising itself over the second ad class? “A clergyman, obliged to
some ungodly and sinbesmirched vent of our Savior. This week’s cease preaching on account of some
While Christians may attempt to
men and women, in paid and heart
derangement of mind, occupied his
less mummery, render the sacred
time in writing a book somewhat cheat the Lord in making up their
songs of the Lord’s house. These to our editorial note on that sub similar to the Bible, not supposing chanty acccounts, they are not very
• » _ print
are facts. Hence, the judgment of ject ; but as the Signs fails com that it would evei- g«t 1 mto
the world, in regard to our depen pletely to apprehend oiir point, on The clergyman died. <Joe btnitn likely to do so. While professed.
dence upon thoe outside,by no ly a word of explanation is necess got hold of thè book,changed it and Christians mav cheat and defraud
means, illogical or unreasonable.
palmed it off Upon the world as a i their neighbors, there is One who
But, is it necessary to have it so ? ’ ary. We said that we, in common ’ revelation io himself.” rT The
look ’ down into
the heart of
The church is dependent here, as with all Christendom, accbpt the remarked that he was acquainted
His creatures and know what is
every where else; and all that is re fact of Christ’s second coming to with the widow of that clergyman, !
ln tlie case abovo referred
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quired to put to the blush all such this world, but as to the time of I and
had received this piece of his- j to the Holy Spirit was not mocked.
"“music’ as we have inferred—fo-ia-
’ûiu her ’ownmouth
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this: let the whole congregation
opinions as Hr would-bewell - for Christians to ...
cultivate sacred song, and then let
to the origin of the Mormon Bible, keep the fearful consequences of
them, as in other and better days, that the main thing is to be ready but this account of President Carna- Ananias and Sapphira ever before
break forth into thbse enthrilling when he does come. The Signs ham’s so far as I know, is not gen them.
offeringsofptaise winch' stir every' waxes wajfih bveF"bur" seeming te- erally known. As it seems to be.
heart to its profoundest depth and difference and gives this as a re®* -the real origin of thaThobk, I seiid
AGI odspeed —One of our agents
lift the whole “body of Christ” on
it for publication.
earth, in a kind of spiritual ecstacy,-
Whether or not these are the real
close against the very gates of glory
We sit idly by while aliens, by little curious to know just what the facts in the case we are unable to pleased with the paper, and I trust
proxy, perform this blessed, com Signs expects to gain by writing say. But one thing is certain, viz: that you may succeed in making
forting, and holy service which the volumes about something of which that the Book of Mormon is not the H eral D a power for good and *
Lord has requeired of us ; and since
from God, and that is quite suffi I that God will bless all the efforts
that you are making through it
this is permitted—not necessarily,
fora perfect kno wledgeof the truth.
■b u t m i l y
_and i believe with the Sighs that a-great
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for no other reason in the world, deal depends on the second coming
This is only a sample of many
the unsaved have concluded Zion of Christ, and we have no object
‘ encouraging letters received at this
cannot even sing without assistance ions to keeping such facts as this dorse the following proposition from office. Now let the brethren put
from Satan and his unregenerate
Bro. Lord, and place his name on
host. Let the Churches generally constantly before the people as an our mailing list, hoping to hear from i their shoulders to the enterprise
■ and double onr list of subscribers
do their reasonable duty in this incentive to a thorough prepara-
thing—a duty which, when faith for that day. But as to the time,
I in a few months.
A monthly statement of additions
fully done, teal’s with it its own the point we had before us, the Sa
blessing—and this deep reproach, vior says, “ But of that d»y and reported in all our papers would be
The following note fully ex
of general interest. A statement
this token of weakness, this ensign
of distress ami helplessness now that hour knoweth no man, no, not last year from four papers gave 45, plains itself:
T ay , L ane C o ., O r ,
kept by many congregations at the the angels which are in heaven, nei 450 additions Tins’ sum would be
I Jan. 29, 1883.
masthead of the Ship of Zion, will
lie removed, speedily and forever. as God has not seen proper to reVeal
Will you please publish the
The people of God, tire »washed in the day of Christ’s coming, and as five or more papers reporting addi
following notice in the C hristian
the blood of the Crucified.One, the no man knoweth the time, noteven
H eral A
sacramental legions of the Lord who
The Cooperation of the Christian
delight day and night in His law,
brotherhood of Lane County, Or.,
are independent of all others in their himself why should we or any one
will convene at Springfield on
offerings before the everlasting else be so much concerned al »out
Friday before the 3rd Lord’s day
throne. Then, let us have it so I
the matter as to publish a paper and expense.
February (16th inst) at the hour
......It were so singular as to be al which makes this dogmatic specu- |_H qj , pes , J ohnson C o ., Mo., Jan. 12.
of 11 o’clock A. M. A full delega-
most miraculous, if “woridliness”
tion from all the churches of the r
were not a leading feature of church
life, when worldlings, who bow not features ? When the Signs of the make a good showing for the county is earnestly requested.
the knee adoringly to the enthroned Times is continually writing about H erald during this year, let them Preaching brethren will be in at
tendance. All are invited, as a
S.»n of God in the highest heavens, this day, it is concerned about some roll in the reports.
good meeting is anticipted.
must sustain the Churches by their thing that has never been revealed,
Yours in hope,
money and their songs. If so vitally
C heating the LoRD.-^The Sun
J. W. P arks , Secietary.
necessary to our existence and work
as Christians, it were only marvel it or any one else to know any
ous if such a class should not leave thing.
But some people are suggestions on attempting to de
Bro. Moss writes us as follows:
their moral impress upon the always a great deal more concerned ceive and cheat the Lord from
C enterville , O r ,
yhbrohesjyhich they serve. They about God’s work than they are which we take this paragraph : •
Jan 29, 1883.
d > this; and the only "way-C5 escape
additions tb the .....
this evil is by meeting every cent about their own duty. v
Sapphira was, that they wanted church here yesterday; 2 by prim
of our own expenses, and by lead
for more generosity than they ary obedience, 2 from the Baptista
Cheerfulness is an excellent credit
ing our own services of song This
were willing to exercise. If they and orte reclaimed, '. Also one from
It has been had chosen to hold on to their land, the Baptists at Helix since my last
‘ evil spirit” is almost of the first wearing quality.
magnitude, and large measures of called the bright weather of the and say frankly that they would report,
not turn its price into the Lord’s
R H. Me £8.
Divine grace, couple! with “prayer heart.— Ex.