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him to spend his precious time in righteous, will our querist please
retracing his steps. Such an one, tell us,
following the requirements of the
1. What the Savior means in
Scriptures, will, begin aright, con- Matt. 10: 28 ?
tinue aright and end aright.
2. What he means in Matt. 22 :
to be a very much more insignifi
cant matter than it has appeared
when expanded in wide generalities.
The men who accept *“ thè evident
meaning of the Bible ” are neither
frightened nor discouraged, but
mush pleased with the prospect of
Uying this thing explicitly .set
we accept the correction. But wo
are curious to know what is the
matter with Bro. Mirickthat Ac
needs endorsing ?
B etter O ne .—The
■^mrpnrr a w.n AMaw-mpg
California. in __
criticising our interpretation of
scription of the Rich man and
L afayette , May 19,1883.
Matt. 10: 28, says :
Lazarus, Luke 16 : 19-31 ?
J. F. Floyd :
It needs no argument to show
4. Also about the evil spirits
D ear S ir .—If Adam was created that possessed men in the days of
the fallacy of such reasoning. But
are a little surprised at the
mortal, as you'say m your article Christ ?
’s assurance. He frankly ad
Hereditary Total Depravity,
5. What the appearance of Moses Bible that the Theos part will t be mils
vnai “ we ” irannui
1 and-where he anilElijalforiWTSWTOrm
amnrmay noTTie ToSTTnuch
ger soli to prepare another lecture,
got that immortal principle that figuration teaches ?
nr“ for him to claim that wliat “ we ”
for he will evidently have sufficient cannot do, cannot be done by hu
you spoke of several weeks ago
G. And lastly the meaning of
food for at least a tv^o hours speech man power; but we really think
that either lived in Paradise or Matt. 25: 46 ?
when this new born child begins to he ought not to say that because
Hades till the resurrection and then
We will freely give Sister Martin
“ man cannot k ill
soul ” the r e-. -
would bë^ re umtecTto the tody ? A at least three columns in the H er -
fore it cannot be killed at all, or
definite answer to the above ques- ald to reconsile these passages
S implicity of F aith —The fol-; that God cannot do it. At any
tion is very desirable, as on a true with the doctrine above stated, and
rate he ought not to have made
and Scriptural answer to that ques-- we hope by the time she puts the
Ireneus in the New York Observer quotingthe words of our Savior in
tion hangs the whole plan of salva matter in a wholly satisfactory
It is beautiful to observe the Matt. 10: 28.
tion from spiritual and physical light to her own mind, she will see
sweet simplicity of faith with
Did we say, brother, that God
A nna M. M artin .
why we believe in the immortality which many earnest believers ask I ___
__ . soul I L_-This __
and hence the ever conscious exist-
it is quite as well pleasing to God is what you -put into our
• Sister Martin ought to know ence of the soul.
to give bread, as the Holy Spirit. mouth
when we stated that Adam was
And thev ask for dailv bread, as out your case. We said, “ This
. M c M inn ville , O r .,
— ereate4 mort^*We4iad>referenge to
Christ,taught his disciples, to pray. shows ♦
(2) That .the —
his body which was made out of the
May 1&, 1883.
body can be killed, but no man ean
dust of the ground* W,e are not so Uro. J. F. Floyd :
for it. They do not look for a kill the soul.” If our interpreta
much concerne« 1 alxmt the “ when
Please tell me in the columns of special interposition, a miracle of tion of this passage is fallacious,
and the " where he got his spirit the H erald who Theophilus was ? feeding or clothing ; but they be will the Signs give us a better
or immortal principle ; it is enough and oblige.
lieve that hftw.ill work in his own one ?
wav. Sometimes, the answer
for us to accept the Scripture faxt
the suppliant through
that man possesses such a principle
^H onesty the B est P olicy .—
The word' Theophilus means an instrumentality they never
We leave the rest for the specula- friend of God, and he was probably
knew. A father wanted help for The Sunday School Times very
tion.of our good sister. Neither do some noted and honorable person a daughter who was earnestly seek truthfully says:
we see. exactly how the whole plan- with whom Luke was acquainted, ing without success to find a situa
It is true that men ought to
of salvation necessarily hangs on an and who had accepted Christianity. tion where she might be usefully have a higher motive than mere
answer to this question. This may Hence Luke addressed his gospel supported as a teacher. All aven policy, for being honest But it is
appear so from the Seventh Day and the Acts to him. History ues were apparently closed. Pri aho true, that it takes real faith for
vate and family prayer had been a man to believe, at all times and
Adventists point of view, but not gives us no further account of this made long and in vain. He sent under every pressure, that the
so to one who accepts the Bible person.
his request hitherward; and when course of simple honesty is the only
it was read it fell on the ear of one safe course. There are seasons of
doctrine of the immortality of the
who instantly bethought him of temptation, when it seems as if to
soul. We sunpose however as we Selections and Comments.
very place the young lady was speak the truth, or to meet the de
have fathers of our flesh who cor-
seeking. The inquiry was easily mands of honesty, would be ruin
rect us, while God is the lather of
A dvanced T heololy . — This made with the result desired.
ous. Then it is that one has need
oar »pints, that the Creator could item of news: we get from the
There is a power in prayer of of faith ; has need of such a restful
givet Adam a spirit as well as a Christian Intelligencer, Hew York. which no one knows anything ex confidence in God’s overruling and
body, and as he gave him the life to
The Advanced Theology or the cept the true believer. There is restraining power, as will enable
animate that earthly body. Heb.
theology that claims to be advanc al.^o a simplicity in such praying one to speak the truth, and to do
Ndw as our sister seems to be an ed, not succeeding in starting a that is too often overlooked by the honest thing, at the risk of the
heavens falling. To believe, at
expert on questions pertaining to weekly journal in Boston, it is said many. Mere formal prayer is an such a time, that honesty is the
this subject and has occupied con has made a bargain with the abomination in the eyes of God. best policy, is to-prove one’s living
Christian Union of this city, and
siderable space from time to time is to present its belief through the He who would pray acceptably faith.
in putting them Tor our considera- columns oF^iLaF Journal. Since must know and Teel that lie 'needs —Policy is not always wrong, but
tion, we think the time has come such a theology, or what is called something, and then he should ask policy at the sacrifice of honesty is
for the scales to turn. Hence, ue a theology, does exist, it is a great for that object in faith, ncYning a sin far too prevalent now a-days.
Christian men can not afford to act
propose to ask a few questions for relief to know thab it is about to doubting.
make a distinct and definite state
otherwise than from principle, and
her careful attention, as follows : If ment of its opinions—to write itself
he who does so shows more love
the soul is the body and the body down in black and white. So far
this world than faith in the
the soul, as -thought by some, and we have had the most vague and
man possesses no immortal pnnci- indefinite suggestions, and the en mistake: it was Bro. Mirick we’ promises of God.
ple while living, hence during death deavor to controvert them has been endorsed—not his exegesis. Of
much like firing into a fog. It will
A G ood H it .—That the ijaw
the whole-man sleeps in an uncon be a great relief to have explicit that we forbore to speak.— Chris
Independent is not always
scious state, while the only nnmor- statements. When the advanced tian Index.
tality of the Bible is a thing to be faith comes to be formally and reg • We did not understand it so; dead to a good point is evident
/') put on at the resurrection of the ularly expressed it will be found j but as our brother is so positive, from a sharp criticism in the fol-
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