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mont Domestic Missionary Society, at an Outline of an Institution for the the Annual Meeting, held at Castle- Education of Teachers. By James G. ton, September 14, 1926. By John Carter. Boston. Bowles & DearWheeler, Pastor of the First Congre- born. 8vo. pp. 60. gational Church, Windsor. Wind- The Class-Book of American Litersor, Vt.
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During Synod, intelligence came REVIVALS, we rejoice to say, are from Milledgeville, that a work of becoming too numerous in our coun- grace had commenced among the memtry to admit of being generally men- bers of the Legislature. At an anxtioned in our Record; yet such as pos- ious meeting, fifteen of them were insess a peculiar interest from the places quirers, and five or six indulged a where they exist, or from other cau- hope that they had found the Messes, we shall occasionally notice. siah.
Á late letter from a clergyman in Intelligence was received from BarnGeorgia, who attended a meeting of well, s. C. One of the missionaries the Synod of South Carolina and Geor- in the employ of the South Carolina gia, at Washington, in the latter state, Domestic Missionary Society, discourcontains some interesting statements, aged by the small success of a year's from which we select the following: labour, had preached his parting ser
“A good work of grace has already mon. After the meeting, sixteen percommenced in several places in the sons came in great distress of mind, telstate.
ling him their feelings, and entreating sentations and disabilities to which his prayers and instructions.
they are subjected. Some paragraphs The revival in Athens College, Geo. from these documents have come to us continued until the middle of Novem. through the Christian Register.-In ber, when vacation commenced. At respect to the civil wrongs of the Caththat time thirty students were hope- clics the appeal is earnest, just, and ful subjects of the work. Before they forcible. it ought to be successful. separated, fifty signed a written reso- We have always wondered at the lution that they would stedfastly seek British policy towards the Catholics. for saving faith in Jesus Christ. In The world is surely old enough to the town the work is still progress- have taught the British Parliament ing.
that persecution, instead of crushing, In Washington, two days before the always builds up sects and parties. meeting of Synod, twenty inquirers They are nourished more by clouds were present at the first anxious meet- than by sunshine. ing. These meetings were continued The Bishops notice the charge that every day, and at the sixth meeting the Catholic church is opposed to the between sixty and seventy were pres circulation of the scriptures,—which ent. Sermons were delivered daily to they feebly meet as follows. crowded audiences, who by their fixed " The Catholic church has never attention and silent tears, discovered forbidden or discouraged the reading a deep and inceasing solemnity. or the circulation of authentic copies
of the sacred Scriptures, in the originThe Lerington Missionary Society, al languages. Ky., were able the last year to procure
As to the translations of the Holy the labours of but one missionary, and Scriptures into modern languages, the that only for a small portion of time. Catholic church requires that none ordained by Christ for the communi- To the American Board of Missions cation of the true knowledge of his from October 21 to Nov. 21,87,872,88, laws to all nationis-she knows that besides legacies, clothing &c. Christianity was established in many countries before one book of the New
should be put into the hands of the Conference of Churches.—Sixteen faithful but such as are acknowledged churches, lately convened, by pastors by ecclesiastical authority to be acand delegates, at Newport, N. H., curate and conformable to the sense formed themselves into a circular con- of the originals. There never was a ference, agreeably to the recommen- general law of the Catholic church dation of the General Association of prohibiting the reading of authorized the state. The conference recom- translations of the Scriptures; but conmended to all the churches within its sidering that many by their ignorance limits, the observance of the first day and evil dispositions, have perverted of January as a season of united and the meaning of the sacred text to special prayer for the Holy Spirit on their own destruction, the Catholic their churches and congregations. church has thought it prudent to make
a regulation, that the faithful should Sixty-five thousand copies of the be guided in this matter by the advice of Christian Almanac (which ought to be their respective pastors. the universal almanac) have been is- But when the reading and the cir. sued by the American Tract Society, culation of the Scriptures are urged for 1827. The types are kept stand. and recommended as the entire rule of ing for further use. We have seen it faith, as the sole means by which men stated that ninety thousand copies of are to be brought to the certain and the Farmer's Almanac, have been pub- specific knowledge of the doctrines, lished (at Boston) the present year. precepts, and institutions of Christ;
and when the Scripures so read and “ Israel's Advocate” is to be discon- circulated are left to the interpretinued, by a vote of the American Jew's tation and private judgment of each Society
individual: then such reading, circula
tion, and interpretation are forbidden The Roman Catholic Bishops in Eng- by the Catholic church, because the Land, have lately published a Declara- Catholic church knows that the circution of the doctrines of their church, lation of the Scriptures, and the interand an appeal to their Protestant fellow- pretation of them by each one's countrymen, respecting the inisrepre private judgment, was not the means
POLITICAL. Testament was written that it was
Congress assembled on the sixth of not by means of the Scriptures that
December. The first half of the Pres. the apostles and their successors con
ident's message relates to our comverted nations, or any one nation to the unity of the Christian faith-that and the remainder to our fiscal and
mercial concerns with other nations, the unauthorized reading and circu
other domestic affairs. In respect to lation of the Scriptures, and the interpretation of them by private judgment, exists in our relations with Great Brit
the former, the most serious difficulty are calculated to lead men to contradictory doctrines on the primary articles of ain; that Government having not only Christian belief; to inconsistent forms interdicted the trade of the United of worship, which cannot all be con
States to their West India possessions, stituent parts of the uniform and sub- ation on the subject.
but abrubtly closed the door of negocilime system of Christianity; to errors and fanaticism in religion, and to se
In noticing the death of the late ditions and the greatest disorders in Emperor Alexander, the President restates and kingdoms.'
marks, that the United States have
been deprived by that event of a long, Converted Jews at Constantinople.- tried, steady, and faithful friend. He A letter from Professor King to the also states that he has the most satisfac. Secretary of the American Bourd, da- tory, assurances, that the sentiments ted June, 1826, says, Mr. Wolff has United States are altogether conform
of the reigning Emperor towards the just arrived here, and is now deliver- able to those which had so long and ing lectures on the different sects in the East. He informs me that there constantly animated his imperial brothare at Constantinople, five hundred Jews who now profess to believe in Christ, and who came to the knowl
Georgia. - The government of Geor. edge of the truth through Jews, to gia appears to have been again engaged whom he had preached the Gospel at late scheme for an Indian-land lottery.
in feverish legislation touching their Jerusalem. Should they prove to be We hear of the Senate preparing to truly converted, it would be one of the most interesting events that has trans- bring two several complaints to the
House of Representatives at Washpired since apostolic times. Some of the believing Rabbies, it is supposed, ington, against the President of the Uhave been put to death; and the Jews, nited States, first for not removing Co
lonel Crowell from his Indian agency, in a village near Constantinople, assembled after Mr. Wolfi s departure
and secondly, for not arresting and from that place, and crucified a dog, to
trying General Gaines, notwith
President had been express their contempt of Jesus Christ standing that the and his death on the cross.
requested so to do, and that repeatMr. Wolff expected soon to return edly, by the Government of Georgia. again to Palestine.
Whether Governor Troup intends to
stand by his arms during the trial of Donations.
the President we are not informed. To the American Home Missionary Society in ten weeks from the 7th of South America. If an impression October, $3,632,93.
were to be taken implicitly from the To the American Bible Society in the newspapers, respecting Colombia, it month of November, $1,425,60. Of would seem that that republic is in a this sum $1000 was from the Charles- condition not far removed from anton (s. C.) Bible Society. For Bibles archy, and that some of the departand Testaments sold the Treasurer re- ments are precipitating themselves, ceived $4,103,61. In all, $5529,21. and the country into a monarchy, or
To the American Education Society something worse, under Bolivar. The in the same month $482,44.
Liberator himself is made the subject
of much suspicion and reproach. He friends, both in Europe and in this is represented,-invidiously, as we country. Our countryman, Jarvis in believe, in his own country, and hasti- 'a letter to Mr. Everett, of Congress, ly and ungenerously in this, -as open- writes that “the Committees for the ly aspiring to royalty. The charge, relief of the Greeks in France, Holwe think, is to be attributed, not so land, and Geneva, have sent twelve , much to his ambition, as to that of his cargoes of provisions, and an agent to more aspiring, but less distinguished superintend their distribution. This fellow-chieftains. He is, in some degree has prevented the final starvation of a visionary politician, and hence there the country.” Meetings for a similar may be found among his meas:res, as object have recently been held in Philin his “ Bolivian code," perhaps, some adelphia, where one gentleman (whose things which are not exactly consist- name should be known) offers to give ent with republicanism; but that he one third of a cargo of one thousand is aspiring to a throne, his general barrels of flour. course of conduct seems to us to contradict. Suspicions may be just; but Constantinople.--The Sublime Porte for ourselves we must wait for further lately issued a decree against sedition proof before we will hold him guilty –in other words, against its subjects of the Bonapartean views, which in talking of “what's done in the Cabinot very “ambiguous voices," are at- net." tributed to him.
“Every person,” says the proclamaIn respect to the Colombian Gov- tion, “ besides employing himself in ernment, it is undoubtedly in a state his own affairs, and living honestly, of partial disorganization. It is like- ought incessantly to address his prayers wise true that Quito and Guayaquil, to heaven for the life of him who is the under a strong apprehension of the shadow of the Almighty on earth, and difficulties which surrounded them, whose munificence continually crowns have urgently requested Bolivar to act his subjects with new benefits. But it as supreme dictator. There is how. must be remembered as notified, that ever one favourable feature in the con- after this day, all persons must abstain dition of the country: a general soli. from circulating any false report, citude for the public safety pervades which may excite disturbance, to medall parties, apparently without the prev-, dle with subjects in which they ought alence of very high party feeling. not to meddle, and thus to incur, in
this world and the other, the wrath Greece.-The last important meas- and the punishment of the Almighty. ure in Greece, was at the city of Ath- " If any one shall neglect this notifi. ens, which the Turks succeeded in cation, and shall disobey it-misforcapturing about the middle of August. tune be to the transgressors, whoever They had besieged the place for some they are! Be they men or women, days, when the Greeks, having collect- they shall be seized; and the men shals ed their forces, gave them battle. be at the same instant punished in difThe Greeks were unsuccessful, and ferent places, to serve as an example the place yielded to the enemy, with
to others—as for the women, they the exception it is said, of a strong shall be strangled, and thrown into and well provisioned citadel which re
the sea.” mains in the possession of the besieged.
It is added in the French papers, Besides the loss of Athens, the Greeks that a large number of men and women appear to have suffered no military re- have already suffered death under this verses. They are however represent- decree; for, according to the firman, ed as suffering greatly from want of to say “ This or that is to be done," or the necessaries of life-more even Things are going thus or thus," is to from this cause, than from the direct be guilty of sedition. operations of their cruel enemies. It extends to their women and children,
ssia and Turkey.-The long prono less than to the men in arms; and tracted discussions respecting the prinwe are glad to notice that this feature cipalities of Moldavia and Wallachia, of their sufferings is beginning to ex- have at length resulted in the accepcite the sympathies and efforts of their tance of the Russian ultimatum, by