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MONMOUTH, OREGON ; FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1883.
J. F. FLOYD,
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For the Herald.
BY MAY A. HAMLIN.
she went, and come, and gleanedjin
after the reapers.”—Ruth 2 : 3, 17.
ris not for mo with zealous care
1 To toil for earthly praise ;
I little here, a littlo there,
I Along life’s devious ways,—
Fith what He gives to gladly go,
md seed beside all waters sow.
low may my arm the side wield,
I With reapers brave and strong ;
P gather in the ripened field
I With shout of harvest song :
kit where brave reapers once have been,
fhe Master gives me.lives to glean.
•f this, not selfishly to make
f A sheave for earthly store ;
lot what Ke gives to gladly take
And use, and glean for more,
pankful when golden sheaves I see,
hat this rare task was left for me__ __
Tor ^C^g’ïo ivëSEer
were striking ones. She said in
the first place he read his scrmoir;
in the second, he-did not read—it
well, and in the third place it was
not worth reading.
o — Ex,
Bro. Moss, "mTus address this
week, presents the Scriptural view
of marriage and divorce ; Bro. Doty
gives us the proper solution of
church - government, and Sister
Bedwell places woman’s work be
fore the jpeople in its true light.
Give them a careful
We hoped that, in accordance
with the action of the State Con
vention, all matter pertaining to
the meeting would be in our hands
and ready for printing in this issue.
But the proceedings have been de
layed far beyond our expectation,
and we can not hold the copy on
hand longer. This will defeat our
purpose to get out a Missionary
Number,of the H erald .
Bro. J. B. Redford, writing
from Dayton, W.
knay not reap, I may not bind,
date of 12th inst. says: “At
[The sheaves of ripened wheat;
iut should some reaper fall behind,
the. meeting „„.of our County
[faint from the toit and beat,
he frail, veiled gleaner then may bring Evangelizing Board, on Sept. 22,
1 oooling draught from bubbling spring, the minutes of our meeting were
pd as I glean from day to day,
ordered sent to the H erald for
I yet, perchance, ^ay see ;
publication ; but as I have not seen
bme rare, ripe cluster on the way,
[Left purposely for me.
them, I suppose our Secretary for3
Badly I’d toil from morn till night,
got to send them. Bro. T. M. Mor
Pt to find favor in His sight,
gan was employed as our Evangel
pay noCfoin the joyous key,
IWitb those who bind the grain ;
ist and will begin his labors some
lit as tlie song floods back to me,
time in November. This will ans
U. 11 chant the sweet refrain-
hd thus my note of praise I’ll yield
wer those of our preaching brethren
p the rich Master of the field.
desiring to labor for us.”
Jackson, Maine, 1883.
vote the whole of their time to the
work. We have also in Victoria
5,000 members, between 40 and 50
churches, and over £20,000 of
church property. All the work
“represented by these figures has
been done since the year 1858,
when a few b^yen met in a.,eank_
vas tent in Prahran and organized
of the colony.
Since that time we have seldom
had half the evangelists and other
efficient workers we have at pre
We agree with the Christian *t
Work in thefollowing paragraph:
■ F. M. BAINS.
“ Ex -Postmaster General James jn
A TargfTamount of our Tail tires Tn"”
a recent speech in London urged as
the next'great step in postal re church work is attributable to
form the reduction of ocean postage preachers. Do you know of a
to two cents, with a daily mail. church that Has ~Heen"properly
There have been several reductions taught and admonished to aid mis
of the rates of postage on letters to sion work, that is not partiepating
foreign lands; but still they ale in the good work ? Yet preachers
-««reasonably high, and the differ show the. Scriptural teaching -on -
ence in rates to different countries this subject; and the honer in ad
is vexatious. There is no reason vancing such a cause, and the
why, in these days, the postage of church will assist in the good work.
When the preacher urges the
letters across the ocean should be
higher than across the Continent; -necessity and importance of prayer
and the lower the rate the larger meetings and Sunday-schools the
the income will be. Every year church will sustain both. If the
the relations between this country preacher seeks to wake both inter
and the Old World become more esting, instructive, and edifying the
intimate, and the correspondence church will soon see the good re
increases. Let it be encouraged. sults, and will follow the example
For these friendly interchanges of of the preacher in enhancing their
sentiment, these increasing com interest and efficiency.
What t have said of missions,
mercial transactions, these swift
flying messages of good will, bind prayer meetings, and Sunday-schools
peoples together by irresistible .is equally applicable... to_ aveiy de
chords and make all nations one partment of church work. Preach
ers who are only time servers will
family and commonwealth.”
be mortified to see their churches
The following item will be of in worse than the same. If he shows
terest to many of our readers: a deep interest in church work, so
“ The arrival of Bro. Strang, in will the congregation. There is no
Victoria, increases ouj regular evan excuse for a preacher not making
gelistic staff to the respectable his people zealous in every good
number of eleven in this colony. Work. This is his life work. It is
These are Bros. T. H. Bates, C. A. a duty he owes to the church and —
Moore, J. N. Yates, C. L. Thurgood, to God. The responsibility of a
W. W. Davey, M. Slee, P. Brown, preacher is measured by his. oppor
E. T. C. Bennett, G. Brockway, J. tunities. And this is true of our----
J. Haley, muLJohu Strang. ..Be- Christian workers. There is a great