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About Christian herald. (Portland ;) 1882-18?? | View Entire Issue (Dec. 7, 1883)
DEVOTED TO THE RESTORATION OF APOSTOLIC CHRISTIANITY
MONMOUTH, OREGON; FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1883.
C hristian H erald .
Editor and Publisher, Monmouth, Or.
H. T. MORRISON,
Eugene City, Oregon, Associate Editor.
Cab: “We are ‘ having quite a
struggle but have at W raised
money and bought the church pro
perty. It comes hard on a few as
there are not many paying mem
bers, but we hope for the best.”
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The marriage service ought to be
amended. Instead of requiring the
newly wedded pair to promise to
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IN HIM WE LIVE.
me walk.with Thea
In lonely paths of service free ;
Tell me Tby secret ; help me bear
The strain of toil, the fret of care ;
Help me the slow of heart to move
By some clear, winning word of love ;
Teach me the wayward feet to stay,
And guide them in the homeward way.
We have some questions offhand
which will be attended to soon.
Dr. Theodore L. Cuyler says,
“ Livingston, the heroic explorer of
Central Africa, was both a physi-
cian and* a teetotaler.. . His. Jtestl-
mony was: ‘ I find I can stand
every hardship best by using water
and water alone.”
It is not known whether or not
the report is true that the false
Prophet in Egypt is dead. But
there is a sad lot of false prophets
in the United States of America
that are not. dead, but very, very
lively. Some pf them occupy quite
prominent pulpits.— Ex.
Bro. Hoyt speaks thus hopefully
Qf the cause of Christ in Oakland,
shall live,” the clause ought to be
amended to read or until ye are
duly divorced.” That would have-
saved 1,789 lies in New England
alone last year.
The A postolic Church comes to us
in a new dress, and much improved
otherwise. This time it comes from
Louisville instead of Mayfield, Ky.
W. L. Butler and J. W. Lowber
editors and proprietors. As Bro.
Butler was a class-mate of ours, we
naturally feel and-interest in his
work. The Apostolic Church is a
good paper and deserves to be well
An exchange says : “A mischiev- make a tour of Washington Terri-
OWH mil Pflilj lift
that one house was a great factory
for the manufactory of church gos
sip painted a sign and nailed it to
the gate post, bearing the inscrip
tion “ T attle H all .” It was a
iw1 dw-ahnuslj 1 as
wicked as the sin it was made to
rebuke, that of devoting one’s days
and nights to the manufacture and
mat t .. n f
gossip.” Yet who can tell the ex
tent of such gossip in many churches
churches who would desire their
services; and( also introduce the
H erald more extensively among
our people. Hundreds and thous
ands are flocking to this Territory,’
a goo<Ttime to strike, although that
is a long way off. What think you
Bro. Floyd? And what think you
Would it suit or, or nof?” The
spirit is willing, but the flesh is
weak, and so we will have to wait
till summer comes to answer that
In a late letter Bro. Spriggs question.
-writes us that the calls for the
State Evangelist are becoming
The New York Independent says:
numerous, and he is meeting with “ A discovery has been made by our
success both in collecting for the friend of the Examiner, kite?
work and in his meetings. In a 13 two years study it says the Inde
days’ meeting at Irving there was pendent is wrong in saying that
quite an interest and three acteii- English immersion began in 1641.
tions. They also contributed over It has discovered evidence, it thinks,
$22 to the work. He attended the which carries it back thirty years^
Eugene meeting and preached a few We will look it up. But we remind
days. He has collected about .$40 it that we hang our proof on a great
the , brethren are becoming alive
It is stated on good authority to Bro. Cheetham’s work.
that in 1800 missions were com
Bro. J. B. Royal in writing us
paratively unknown. Only fifty
years ago there were but 502 mis under date of Nov. 20, says: “ Your
sionary stations in foreign lands, card and package of CHRISTIAN
now there are 5,765; then only H erald ’ s at hand, will do all that
656 ordained missionaries, now I can for the H erald . All that liave
6,696; then 1,256 other laborers seen it are well pleased with it. I
and assistants, now 40,552; and have just returned home from Ab
now it is estimated that the com ingdon, where we had a grand and
municants in mission churches are good meeting, the best I ever at
857,332, the adherents 1,813,596, tended in the Military tract. It was
the day schools 9,316, and the a feast of good things. The attend
ance of preachers was good, old and
pupils in them 447,602.
young and all took a part in the
We have just received word from exercises. The large college chapel
our missionaries to Japan. 1 hey was filled with attentive listeners
landed in 5 okohama on the 19th at each meeting. 1 had the pleas
of October, after a pleasant voyage ure of forming the acquaintance of
icross the Pacific. They had a Brother and Sister A. W. Lucas
prayer meeting that night on froip your place. You can put me
Japanese ijoil; on the following down as one of your agents for this
Monday they employed a teacher, place if you wish.”
and so began their studies at once.
Bro. W. 11. Rader, of Elliusburgh,
They are In good health, and in the
best of spirits. It will take them a W. T., in a private letter in which
long time to prepare themselves for io sends us a new subscriber says :
We suggest that either Bro. Floyd
their work. Let us trust and wait
or Bro. Morrison, of the H ehalll
for results that must come.
the Kiffin manuscript.” We think
the Independent could be engaged
in a much better wTork by practicing
and teaching the immersion that
Christ and the apostles commanded.
Before being so much concerned
with the beginning of English im
mersion, we should be certain that
we have obeyed from the heart that
form of doctrine instituted in the be
Bro. Campbell writes in a pri
vate letter under date of Nov
22nd : “ I am in the cyclone wreck
ed town of Marshfield, Mo., tw’enty-
five miles east of Springfield on the
JYisco road. You may remember
the newspaper account of several
years ago, reporting killed one in
ten of the inhabitants. The casual
ty is marked by ninety-three
graves out of a population of nine
hundred. Night before last the
people became so nervous during a
thunder storm that meeting had to...
be adjourned in the midst of the
sermon. The town is situated on
the highest point of the Ozark
mountains; a fact hard to realize*