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About Christian herald. (Portland ;) 1882-18?? | View Entire Issue (Dec. 21, 1883)
Cullough and Ware stepped to the local surroundings and influences
Current Religious News.
front, sustained by a few faithful .that shape that human nature
COXDUCTED BY PROP- J- “DURHAM.
brethren, and the publication of the differently at different times- and
Thirty Protestant services in
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placps. Part of a family may live Paris every Sunday. That means
from every preaching brother in on tlie banks of the Anssbrcfppr that l-’rancc is never to go back
¡eg,> City. Canfora».
the State was secured and their river and the other part may live again to the iron absolutioTfnjFtFnEr
The Cause in California.
cooperation fully assured. This on the banks of the Sacramento Cnurch of Rome. After all the
kept the brethren in communica river, and each may adopt different world does move.
The cause of Primitive Christi
tion with each other, a better un habits in regard to the education
That more than 10,000 Indian,
anity in California is certainly on
derstanding was secured, confidence and morals of their families. Hence
children are being taught in board
the advance and that too with an
gained and each others wants were the proclaimer of the gospel must ing and day schools will be to many
accelerated movement. We have made known and the more
fully be persistent in argument, clear in persons a surprising fact, which the
been in the State twelve years and realized.
his- use of Scripture, earnest and report of the Commissioner of
"Um 1ml nil tit?
.a-.-y.ery. deep ..- A number of brethren
bave faithful in his presentations with Indian affairs announces. The next
solicitude for the success of tTie within the last year come O’
jure to reap the
cause within her borders. We have help us, so we look over our
vVork duct of life. Well, you say, every
watched every movement, every for the' last year with thanks for
messenger of the Good Tidings
success and failure in the plan or there have been years when there should do so. Just so, but doubly already the influence upon the
older-dndians is decided. These
its work. Qur State is over seven were only two or three preachers so in this far, far west.
children are so many missionaries
liundred rinti tong-and--
As further evidence of the ad- of civilization.
hundred in width. This gives us a clusively in California and sustained, lancement of1 Lfre^Cfrmrta tyf 4 -'ùirisu
large area, but there is much of in that work. Bro. E._ B. Ware., in California, there has, in the last
that country that stands on its edge editor-in chief of the a Pacific Church two years, been erected and other- no country in the world where I
am so much Pope as in the United
on ly serves tofittnTp-an^pS^
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—— ___ twelve houses of
sent a picturesque view to the and, no doubt, the best posted man worship, an e ^TOt' nu rnber o f èaì bj | *ffi*.A* At least, so says Bishop
wondering eyes. While California in our State on the church and its besides there are about five times Keene, of RicHTmon^
is the second State in the Union in work. He has the confidence of as many giving themselves, wholly Leo little understands the feeling .
I size, yet it contains a much larger the entire brotherhood. He was to the work as there were seven of the people of this country to
per cent^pfunavadable land than educated in California, has attended years ago. Again, we have now in wards. Popes and bosses in general.
any other State in the American" every Slate Meeting-and Sunday the_general field, as State Evangel
It is estimated that the Method
School Convention almost from the ist, a very efficient worker,
State rneetings had been held for beginning, and has always had the L. McHatton. He is an earnest meet in Philadelphia next year, will
a number of yearaT Ttie pi imaFy’otP- itenpest sblicituUk. for thjELSuccess of and faithful worker, vigilant, of j cost the Church not less than .
ject was for lecruiting purposes, the cause. He is well acquainted
.There -wilt be 600 dele
- and.the success of the meeting was with our religious neighbois and and a heart full of love to God and gates, and Bishop Simpson wilT
estimated by the àxldìtioìnr that ■their- progress, hence he^gives us his glory and the salvation of man. preside. Ex-President Hayes, and,
were reported. There was no the following statistics of the There aTe |m)bably moro ..calls for possibly, General. Grant, will be
Evangelist put into the general numerical gains during the last his labor now than will take him among the delegates.
field until the sisters organized a year: Baptist church, added, 146; the year to complete. Lord bless
There are 2,264 Mormons in Ari
Bro, jGongregational net gain, 7; M. E. him.
Pendegast to work at Sacramento ch u rcKKluth; addeT,“4ft4iuding.all.:: And lastly, and by no means the zona, and twice that number in
The movement stimulated the \ges, 250; Disciples, gain, 679. We least, another TnstlTulifiti 'bfleam-- Idaho: So the plague-spot vr idens. _
brethren and they began to do may now count 100 for proselytes ing ha3 been opened in one of the
The Baptists of Missouri have *
something, and each year the plans to the North Methodists, United garden spots in California by noble
twelve Colleges and Seminaries,
and the execution of them were Brethren and Adventists ; and this and true hearted Christian men.
with $300,000 of school property,
better. Many seemed to be afraid last counting is, no doubt, much too Thus our colleges with their self
and $200,000 of productive endow
to venture on a new work. Like large, but be that as it may, the sacrificing teachers, are sending out
ment, 86 teachers and 1,230
giving up the free table at the above is a- fair exhibit of the last occasionally a young preacher
State Meetings, it was an old time year’s work of all those who would shaped on California soil, Christian students.
practice that could reluctantly be try to bring the people back to teachers for the public schools, be
Mr. Gladstone rpgretted to a dep
dispensed with, but in that they
utation of citizens,protesting against
saw something must be done. As not to parade before the reader
the successful missionary work of
our State filled up, brethren settled
the Mormons among the English
here and there in every part of the
lower classes, that he could not
land, and dithers were hungering
thanks, and “ learn to labor and to legally interfere to prevent the
for the bread of life, and thirsting
for its living water. Calls came
A H opeful S xg >\— Recently Dr.
The worth of our work depends
from every direction and the work have some good people in California
began. Judicious men were select and there may be others at a long upon the blessings that follow. E. de Pressense, one of the best
VVhere there are no fruits such as
ed to direct its work; men ir^' range, fax beyond the Rockies, who increase the joy of others or l^ad known of Fiench evangelical work
whom the brethren throughout the may be disposed to complain that them to a better life, there can be ers, received an invitation to ad
State had confidence. Many moves we are not doing as much as for little value in words or deeds. dress a free-thinking club in Paris.
on the question of establishing a merly, or as we can do. We must The Lord said to the disciples, He went, and he reports that he
publication in California hkd been all remember that in California it “ So shall ye be My disciples if ye was warmly received. Much of
hear much fruit.” To live a long
made and one failure .followed an is not always an easy matter to life and then go home “empty- what he said in defense of Protes
other, till the brethren thought move the people to obedience, handed ” is not necessary. A life tant Christianity was received with
there was not stamina enough in while we may say in all truth that of earnest, persistent service will every mark of approval, although
thè State to sustain one, but the the make up of humanity is about bear fruit that will give joy for more* than once signs of dissent
were not wanting. Dr, Pressense
time came at last, when Bros. Mc- the same everywhere, yet there are ever.
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