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the graces received through faith in
Christ are exhibited in their loveli
ness, are often men of integrity and
humanity while in their hearts
therd !§ notGWand little regard for
the true God. Many, the most of
such men perhaps it should be said,
make a God for themselves, who is
unlike the God of the Bible. Many
such men hate the God Christians
believe in. Their God
a real God than Baal or Osiris 'orf
Vishnu or Buddha. No such being
exists as the deity they have fabri
Moralists often are no better than
are better. The righteousness which
many go about to establish is not
the righteousness of the Kingdom.
It is a counterfeit, a counterfeit by
which the ad versary of souls and of
God deludes men, by which he lulls
■their eoiLSuiuiices tu sleup, blniltJT
their perceptions, and leads them to
accept falsehood as truth or to be
satisfied with fatally defective truth
•KÖÄ troth in which the. vital,,
essential principles are wanting.
The men who trust in and boast of
their morality, as if it were the
righteousness and all the righteous-
ness God requires, are either igno-
rant, often wilfully so, or dishonest,
rea(er perito ~
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Lodge. He was also requested to
report to us the condition of the
churches, the need, the field. and
the character of t the .work tp be
This Bro. Taylor has accomplish
ed to the entire-satisfaction of all
concerned. In accordance with his
recommendation, two preachers
have been sent to that territory,
instead of one as at first agreed up
on. We have but two
_ .vo congrega
tions m Mintana rne at Helena,
and one at Deer Lodge, both small
and weak, neither one having a
house of worship, but meeting in
that poets have sung of him, pro
phets have forecast, seem to you
but a hollow mockory, then re-
above .yours; remember that how
ever little you can see to honour
or admire, there must, be in each
one something of infinite value
since God would fain redeem each
for Himself by an infinite sacrifice I
The humblest personality is glori
fied by this thought of redemption,
and you cannot stand before a bu_
»I iuw II o MJ ih
imposed. There is no money in
these offices. There is no reason
for any one accepting this work at
your hands, but’ wniply thr ¿ afire—?-
to aid, at a personal sacrifice, and at
the expense of much labor, the
work of Christ in our State.
We are still at a loss to give you
any programme of the movéments
of the Evangelist, only to say that
he is now in Albany and will be at
the Eugene meeting, which Conven
tion is the week preceding the 4th
is month. Ho will
then probably make a tour of the
churches of the valley.
I hope we have no <( dogs in the
manger.” Brethren the columns of
the H erald are open to you. The
U. & Government now earrie» let-....
fers for two cents postage, the
Board has its correspondent. Let
us hear from you.
The report of the Conventions,
published in pamphlet form by order
of the Convention, will be ready for
circulation in a few days, “j^wake
to righteousness and sin not.
J. W. S priggs , Cor. Sec’y.
—S alem , O r , Nov. 9, 1883.
his creed, or his character, without
ened first, then others taken up being in the presence of one whom
and helped in the same way, an G o M loves, and for whom Christ
evangelist to be sent to gather our has died.—Canon Duekivorth.
scattered people into congregations.
To this end men of experience and
abi lity were "nee'ded We are hap •
py to report to you our success in
this undertaking. Bro. M. L. Strea
tor, of Ravenna, O., consented to go
Chunk of 'Christ In Oregon.
to, Helena, and' lio. Galan Wood.
W. H. Adam«, Portland
of Aurora, O., to Deer Lodge. They Leo.
started about October 10, and are Mrs. Belle P. Walker, Forest Grove, Bee. See.
I. G. Davidson, Portland
now in their new home. Both Bro. J,
. . .Cor. Secretary.
W. Spriggs, Salem....
Streator and Bro. Wood are well
to the employ
known to many of our people as ment of evangelists, protracted meetings, co
upright, godly Christian men who operation in securing pastoral work, etc., all
are in every way entitled to our pledges oi assistance with requests for the
confidence and esteem. We expect^ the Board will be addressed to the Cor. Sec
retary All collections, payments of pledges,
e> a more hopeless condition than he to hear good reports from them in etc.,
will be addressed to the Treasurer.
y who trusts in, who is complacent in the future, but it will be no easy
>f his own righteousness. No men Tt®kJe.Æ'.takli9h QUf.|dea ìiul MII --------MISSIONARY NOTES.
often work greater injury To~ Iffieir ’ so fully occupied, especially by in
MAN’S WORK Iff THE
i- Ifellows. They with-hold many from fidelity and skepticism ; it will be Brethren :
^tb-epentance toward God and faith a work of years. Bro. Taylor says:
What means the. ominous quiet-
e in our Lord Jesus Christ. ;ffad pagp ‘.‘The. profoundindi fferenee -ef ■ -the- ude-that hr
n iiake sin abhorrent and disgusting. masses must first fie overcome, for
i- These seemingly
gly good men, who are the people here are not hungering tainiy not because you “ care for
5- lonest and _
in while ungodly, and thirsting after righteousness.” none of these things.” Don’t you -h It has been shown that no ex
te jommend ungodliness, clothe it in Under these circumstances rapid have confidence in the * Executive pression concerning the im partition
o somely and bewitching
Board ?” Remember it is your own
’S" inff lead many to admire it.
continue patiently in well doing, creature. In our last Convention Gift of the Spirit—baptism in
s ' The writer then closes by show- assuring these brethren of our in
34 congregations by their delegates, Spirit, pouring out of the Spirit,
terest in the work, and our sympa
elected their officers for the ensuing shedding forth of the Spirit, falling
e o feel and realize that they are on to meet.
year, gave pledges for a certain on of the Spirit, coming on of /he
amount, ordered certain work done, Spirit, receiving the Spirit, are all
R ight E stimate of M an .—Let and asked the Board to carry out covered by, and included in the
your will. The Convention endors Gift of the Holy Spirit. Having
O ur M issions .—We have receiv- men speculate as they will on man’s
s d the report of the Secretary in origin and place, let them expound ed the employment of an Evangel this> implies all the others.
ist, after ordering the Board in three '■ From this consideration, does
>ehalf of the Christian Woman’s the stages of developement by
.-‘¥orrr any one inquire; Why any differ
s Soard oFMissions. Tt comes f om which he hasrattamed±isr p,osent'''
Evangelist is now in the field. We ence in results ? If the apostles
Cincinnati, and we regret that it is structure and power, this much, at
least, is clear about him, clear on have repeatedly asked for calls for had simply received the Holy
S /oo long to print in our columns.
t 1 >ur Sisters are doing a good work the. face, of Goda words—that die his services, which has met with. Spirit, and by this, «poke with-
the feeblest response. It was or tongues, raised the dead, healed the
■or the cause of Christ. We only is a being whose rescue from mor
■ave space for a few items pertain- al evil is held on high to be worth dered again that Albany be made a sick, etc., etc., why could not all,
-the blpody .»we^L[ »nissK>n pOint.^ Arfangetaettte for : who had this same Holy Spirit, do*
8 Bxg to Hieir-work- -intho west, as
the cross and passion, the precious locating Bro. Floyd at that pofnt' all they could ? Before answering
t Hllows :
death and burial, the glorious res are being made as rapidly as possi this, I will say that if what was
I The establishment of a mission urrection and ascension of the Son ble. There are many places need called baptism of the Spirit, im
f A the West has engaged much of of God. ’His sacrifice is the eter ing help, but in order to render ef parted more power than the gift,
e Be time and attention of the Exec- nal witness to the truth that man fective assistance we must know and an equal amount to all, then
L Bive Committee during the year.
your condition, and we must have Cornelius’ servants could do all
s’ Waving selected Montana as a place at his very worst is worthy of be
■ beginning, a suitable person to ing ministered to from -Heaven, money to respond to tire demands. these thing», and preach the gospel —
What object could the Board have the same as the apostles,.who spoke
Hke charge of affairs was sought and at a cost which defies express
■<*. At the urgent request of the ion in terms of our earthly sacri- in doing anything but your will '! as the Spirit gave them utterance;
If, brethren, you are tempt- The Convention lias in a general but these -things did -not follow
a. ■kJ\ early in ~ June, JfeOjLZ.
way indicated the work it desires from their baptism in Spirit. Paul
®laced to go and remain four ed to think meanly of man, if, face
■onths in Montana^preaching for to face with the dark facts of his done, and has assured us of its con explains this in his epistles, es-.
C He churches at Helena and Deer vice and frailty, all the fine things fidence by electing us to the trusts pecially in 1 Cor. 12th chap. This
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