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one, then let the names of such per like promise, he should expect and not hate thy brother in thy heart. Jesus Christ? Can any one be
1 am God, thy God; these ten loyal to him who does not obey all
sons be reported to the church pub lie required to pay his dues. The
licly as having acted i unworthily, idea that the promise to the church words God spake.
he commands ? Can a church be
Dr. Ginsberg, an eminent Jewish loyal to the Master who does not
and quote that
says, “ Those that sin rebuke before is the last thing to lie fulfilled is an scholar, to whom Gladstone has just
airthat others also may fear.” This abomination that is working much given fifty' pounds for a production hold the doctrine and practices that
We of his work on Masorah, has deci the Church of Christ held ? Loyal
ought always to precede an exclu mischief in the churches.
sion on the charge of covetousness, need more officers with enough phered the above, and is busy com ty and fidelity to Christ would
pleting the translation, and deter aonn .wit.an eiul faa
jnd if he Imrdens his heart against nerve t u sue tha4_tlns ma t t e r
m 1 hi ng on Eelialf of tl»e m useunTo?
TnTs reproof, the sooner you gel nd
alism on the one hand and liberal
the o genuineness of the arguments.
of him the better. No discipline aright.
ism on the other, and unite all
short of being turned over to Satan
Whether or not this contains any
tlie public ^^’a-people on the doctrine and
. for a time- “for the destruction of Selections and Comments.
the flesh,” will ever save him ; and
practices of the Bible alone.
A nother D iscovery .—We clip we are unable to say. But should
it is a real unkindness to keep one
in the church whom nothing but the following from one of our daily the statement be correct and the
U nlharitablenebs . —On this
manuscript prove to be genuine, •- subject tJm Sunday School Times
exclusion can ever bring to repent exchangesj .
N e W Y ork , August T-^-Sun’s nothing new will be added to the has some good things to say, among
This plan, which is both wise London cablegram says: A Mr. doctrine of the Bible. That some
' w hich we find the following :
and human, is a sure eurC,. but the Shupiera, of Jesusalem, bookseller
things were written by inspiration
What is uncharitableness ? Many
danger is that few officiaries will and dealer in antiquairies, has just
wdio would not like to be
have the stamina to. carry it out, | deposited in the British museum,
especially in reference ttrtnflncntW fifteim slips of' black sheepskin" -intrrthrrnTrnrrTrf-HrrTpturr-Ts.bei- called - uncharitable, does not
parties. To add to the emharass leather, on w’hich are written, in yond doubt ; but so far as the doc hesitate to repeat what he knows
ment of the elders and deacons, characters similar to those of the trine of redemption is concerned, it to be the truth about a neighbor,
their preachers very ofteti are no I Moabite stone, a portion of the is complete in the Bible we have. or a fellow-citizen, or even a
brother church-member ; although
earthly account to help them in Book of Deuteronomy, differing
Some preachers materially from the revised version. The trouble with most people is, that truth reflects unpleasantly
have caught up the cowardly notion The date of the script is the ninth they are not willing to study and upon the spirit or the conduct of
that they should never meddle with century before Christ, or sixteen obey that which they know to be the person thus mentioned, and
there waa no necessity laid.. upon
. .discipline for fear of hurting their 1 eenturiee older than any -authentic- -genuine-Scripture-----
the speaker to tell of that matter,
influence. Well, if they act un manuscript of any part of the Old
a duty which could not be
wisely this might be so, or if their j ’Testament. Mr. Shupiera bought
L iberal R eligion . The Qhris-
If that is not uncharit
influence is sickly and dwarfish, them from ah Arab, and he asks tian Union under the head of
ableness, what is ? It is no charity
the little thing might get hurt, but] for them $5000 from the British
km&fXo _ refrain
from lying about a per
Paul tan*ht no such cowardire T> | "museum. ’ TCgeiimhe,' this"ufEeresl""
ia common decency. A
Timothy, nor did he indulge in it ing and important discovery cannot
point wrould be a
himself. That minister who can be overrated, and so far as the
crime and a shame. Nor is it
do nothing but preach his little variations of the sacred text* are
sermons and then go home “ like a concerned, there is promise of one all these positions to be unscriptur- charity to refrain from repeating
little man,” is not the stalwart of the greatest controversaries al and narrow—narrower, at all to another’s discredit that which is
man of God,” demanded by the springing up over the matter. The events, than the New Testament. said to be true, but which is not a
church in this battling life. He decalogue furnishes a gopd example, They declare that any persons who fact established beyond all ques
has been making only a half hand for comparison with the revised hold loyally to Jesus Christ as a tion. That is ordinary fairness. A
divine and authoritative Lord and failure at that point would be gross
long enough. Let him help the version. L quote from
Master and an all sufficient Savior injustice. There is no opportunity
elders and deacons in all kinds of
mhupiera ’ s record .
a right to organize themselves for charity with regard to another’s
church business, arid especially in
work and worship, good name, or another’s true in
such discipline as that above
and that such an organization, if in terests, until there is some truth
named. Nearly all the preachers
spirit and purpose it is loyal to which might be mentioned to tho
of any account are learning how to
Christ, is a Christian church. injury of that person, but which
help in all such embarassments,
hotly of Christians cannot can be left unmentioned without
and 1 »ave ceased to skulk behind
the elders in time of danger.
m ■ But above or that is on the earth* be refuse mini-terial recognition to a sinning through silence. Charity
successful preacher of the gospel “ taketh not account of evil ; re-
1 leave the above advice fur all who
as Mr G. F. Pentecost because joiceth not in iniquity.” lt^wfR "
may consider, it being assured if
he does not believe in infant bap not store up unfavorable truths
once carried out the church would
; or such as Dr. R. S. Storrs about another ; nor can it find any
have no more trouble with delin
he does believe in a litur pleasure in repeating them. Chari
made the Heaven and the earth gy ; ar such as Dr. William R ty “ beareth all things,” or, as the
It is hardly necessary for us to and all that there is in them, and
Taylor because he believes in’ruling
state that we fully agree with Bro. rested on the seventh day. There elders; or such as Dr. R R. Mere margin in the Revision gives it,
“ covereth all things will not let
Munnell in the above statements. fore, rest thou also, and thy cattle dith because he does not believe in them out unless duty demands it.
the Westminster doctrine of uncon The truly charitable person never
There is scarcely a sin in the New and all that thou hast.
ditional election—without belying mentions or repeats any thing to
Testament that is more sharply re-
I father and mother.
their fundamental principles ami the discredit of another, if duty
■buked than the sin of covetousness.
I am God ; thy God. Thou «halt professions, and therefore subject will admit of silence on that point.
It is denounced as idolatry, and the not kill the person of thy brother. ing themselves justly to a charge of
Any person who tells a truth which
Apostle tells us* that no .idolator
1 am God; thy God. Thou shalt narrowness inconsistent with the is to another’s harm, unless that
can inherit the kingdom of God. not commit adultery with, the wife doctrine which -gives them their telling eotikl not lx; properly
right to exist as an independent evaded, is so far uncharitable.
It is nothing but the spirit of of thy neighbor.
I am God; thy God. Thou shalt denomination; namely, the doc
covetousness in most cases that not steal the property of thy
trine that love, not bishops, nor a
T he U se of S timulants —The
leads church members to refuse to brother.
formulated creed, nor a carefu lly Christian Statesman, Philadelphia»
pay their church dues. Then add
I am God; thy God. Thou shalt defined ritual, is the bond of per
to this falsifying and deception and not swear by my name falsely for fectness, and loyalty and fidelity to says :
The tendency of the age among
it js an easy matter to make out a I visit the iniquity of fathers upon Christ are the onlv
V conditions of
people is against the
admission to that church of Christ
case of discipline against such an
and we note
fourth generations of those who which is his body.
one. There is entirely too much take my name in vain.
It is not often we meet with a the fact as encouragement for all
liberty allowed in this . respect.
who are laboring in the interest of
1 am God, thy God ; thou shalt
glaring piece of unconscious advanced Christian life. Those
When a brother puts his name to a
sophistry than is contained in the who are now giving the tobacco
subscription paper in the interest brother.
What is loyalty to , evil their attention are continually
of the church, or makes any other I 1 am God, thy God; thou shalt foregoing.