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CONDUCTED BY J. W. CALDWELL.
All matter intended for this department
should be sent to J. W,’Caldwell, West Union,
Owen Co., Kentucky.
We wish to correspond with every preacher
in Kentucky in refereuee to the oirculation of
IhaHsa Afau, »a d e oBtnim t iB Ba-te-vtrwluinu *
Bend for terms.
Be Ye Not Lifted Up
Notes and Comments:
One in constant communion with
God can never be unwise, or un
happy. He is our wisdom, strength
riding hobbies and get to old fash
ioned hard work for the advance
ment of Zion.—----- —------------ *—
ate.” There was one graduate. In
the address this statement is made,
For the two years, (1879, 1881)
there were received at the State
prison 455 persons, and 62 per cent,
of, this number were wholly illit-
while-only 56 were tolerably
well educated. The criminal pros
ecution of these persons costs the
1888.” This is another evidence
that we have not all the religious
cranks on this side of the ocean.
Mr. Boyce offers to furnish “ further
information ” to inquirers.
have a book oh our table that is
information on these questions, and
do not need the aid of Mr. B.
At a recent meeting of the Gen
" It is human to err; to forgive,
Gen. Grant has agreed to loan eral Presbyterian Assembly the
The chief difference between
divine.” There are so many follies
and weaknesses in man that public optimist and pessimist is the former certain valuable works of art, col- forty-sixth annual report of the
■board uf ftrreign missions,' a pamph
teacliexs- have te- eontinually point lookja at. the. wiulxL^Li^it ought to U>,
world, as a special exhibit for the let of seventy-nine pages, was read
them out. We are prone to exer and the latter as it is.
art gallery of the Louisville Expo by Rev. Dr. Marvin R. Vincent, of
cise a “ little brief authority ” in
Faith to lay hold of God’s word, sition.—Air.
New York. The receipts from all
an unchristian way. It is fre hope to cheer us on, and love to
The General is rather late in the sources including last years bal-
quently the case with persons who sweeten our efforts, will help us to
Jay (lisplaying an interest in the ance, $656,237, and the expendi
are appointed to office in our con glorious victory.
South ; but better late than never. tures $669,920 ; against the board,
gregations. Instead of seeking the
welfare of the congregation, they
The C. Evangelist thinks that
When one door of usefulness gratifying increase in receipts is an
seek only to exercise their own having several .independent church
closes, almost invariably another encouraging fact; it is stated that
petty whims. Such actions show es in a city is not apostolic-. Of
opens. If you feel there is nothing the year’s income represents 4 252
an utter lack of any conception of course not, and if we will look
you can do now, turn about; you churches, the largest number ever
the nature and sacred duties of carefully, we will find several other
________________ _—---------- *u—--------------------------------- may sw^irewqrath, nntTredtl may reported, and still greater liberality
these offices. The uppermost de non-apostolic practices.
be. But if the Lord leads thither, on the part of the woman’s board.
sire of such men is to self-exalta
The Commonwealth (London, what matter?— Western Christian
The board has in charge 159 Amer-,
tion. Like Diotrephese, they love
A dvocate.---------------------- ---- ------- ¡can and 92 native ordained mis
Th is accords with the-experience sionaries, besides 133 native licen
sire is not confined to local church similarity betweeii Mr. Moody’s
officers. A goodly array of preach meetings and Gen. Booth’s at one of every'Christian. We have never tiates. Lay missionaries 285 male,
ers, by many ways parade their point, viz, in their failure to tell yet had a door closed to us, but a and 275 female American natives:
more effectual oue opened at once. In mission schools 21,253 pupils!
own names Wore the public. Not men what to do to be saved.
Let us not fear of not having op The reports from mission stations
being content with the simple
Pres. Loos says that a writer portunities, but fear of not using are all encouraging.— Ex.
routine of daily duty, they want
need not apologize, for anything
the praise of men. It is hard to he may write. We are decidedly them.
Read the above and take coqrage.
have both the praise of men and of of the same opinion. Neither a
N ew E noland C haracter —-It It is not ours to repine and object,
The Scripture speaks of writer nor speaker should use many appears to us to be true that the but to press on in the good work.
those who love the praise of men, apologies.
The truth needs no New England character is wanting We can do all things in him who
rather than the praise of God.
apology, and nothing else should in affectionatencss. It reminds us strengthens us. It is not the want
* It certainly shows a great lack of ever be spoken.
of a clear and strong, but shallow, of ability, but the faithfulness that
spiritual discernment—of a deep
current running, like the upper brings defeat. No man ever failed
realization of the real work and
We announced recently that the waters of the Somme and the who put his trust in God and did his
object of Christianity.
Worker is the only temperance Seine, over a floor of flint pebbles; best. When we speak of failure,
The true minister must never paper in Ky.
Since then the there are no stretches of deep anc we refer to man. God never will
think of self. He must sink out of Southern Herald has come out, de quiet water.—CentraZ Presbyterian. fail. But when he puts the success
sight, as it were, and seek only to voted unreservedly to prohibition.
of a cause into our hands, we be
What is true of N. E. character
present Christ to the world, to en Weekly, 8 pages, at two dollars per
come responsible, and woe be to us
in this respect, is true in many
courage saints, to warn sinners to year. It numbers among its con
if we stop short of success. So let
places in regard to spiritual life.
flee the wrath to come.
tributors, B. B. Tyler and A. I.
us work, work, work' It is the
The churches have quite a mania
Self-abasement is one sure means Hobbs. It is an excellent journal.
very key-stone of success.
for clear, cold and clean-cut logic.
of success in church work. No Address, The Herald, 233, W. Main
The heart is left largely to take
bigot can succeed in planting the St., Louisville, Ky. •
In I860 there lived in Tennessee
care of itself. We need heart cul
seeds of the kingdom. The humil
a former who owned slaves and
Twenty-two per cent. (258,000) ture as well as hand culture.
iation and consecration of the
grew cotton. He had a good plan
preacher under God is no small of our population are unable to
We have received the “ Procla tation, and by industry and econo
means of success in the good work. read, and 30 per cent. (348,000) mation to the Churches by Divine my was growing wealthy.
“He that humbles himself shall be unable to write. There are also Authority,” by Frederick Boyce; Rebellion, , with its devastation,
exalted,” and the reverse is equally 08,000 voters in the State unable to “ Authorized Servant of Jesus «wept away all that he had. So he
that he who exalts himself shall be write; and 117,000 females over 21 Christ;” two shillings per 100. got together a few dollars and in a
humbled. Why will we, in the years unable to write. Perhaps if 48 Oak Village, Kentish Town, covered wagon brought his family
face of all this plain teaching, bo so we would give more attention to London, N. W. This is a 4-page to the quiet hills of Kentucky. He
education and less to organ and
tract and another modem curiosity. went to farming and soon begun to
We should go down on our hymn-book controversies, we would We have space to make one quota accumulate property. A few years
knees and pray incessantly to lye accomplish more good.
tion only: “ The word of God is after his arrival in Ky., one of his
kept from the sin of pride and self
the same in every age, whether by daughters became insane; and in
glory. It is only as we serve 3-W.Crutcher, of Danville,deliver
To him the course of a few months died,
Christ that we are strong and effi ed a lecture at the commencement Moses, Paul or Boyce.
cient and an humble service is the of Elliott Institute, Kirksville, on hath God pledged himself to fulfill about three years after this, bis.
« ‘ Our
~ responsibility to the Illiter- i his word before the end of the year J oldest son, a cattle dealer, bought