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8 ieml more to injure the placing one who denied ( inent positions in the cc point where we may he matter what a man belie Will honesty and morali There are men in Co ders amj members of va sit with their mouths sin mail for chaplain. I ask, in view of sncli made on the young pet other nations, especially sionaries to teach Christ as the divine Savior, the are we to say when to come any among you a ceive him not into youi speed, for he that biddet of his evil deeds." Would it he possible t< of Unitarianism, which i trine of Christ than by inent, I may say, the ni< the country? It seems to me if the umphs, he has great ca such triumphs as the pi places, where they do i leading men awav from Statesville, N. Y. WI At the last General A betore the committee 01 two or three Presbyterh of elders and deacons, in the committee, just j General Assemblies. A up, and receives the san semblies it occurs to so and take an interest in be at least a setting fo rotation in office should byterian Church in the are reasons, and it is for the frequent overti subject. The adoptior mendation, "That this negative," without disc does it relieve the pres church government, wh ing up of these overtun entitled to know what < tenure to installation, show the Presbyterian tion?but the same para that installation is not. Now that there are se ing of many churches t not be questioned. W1 inclined to think this si ered, just condescend c the benefit of the "rest * r THE PRESBYTERIA1 cause of true religion, than by Christ in one of the most prom untry? Have we reached the said to hold that it does not ves, if he is honest and moral? ty save any man? ngress who are prominent elrious Christian churches, who it, and it ma>' be voted for this facts, what impression will be :>ple of our land? What will those to whom we send mist and his gospel, think? Christ : only way of salvation? What Id in 2 John io-ii, "If thefe nd bring not this doctrine re homes, neither bid him God h him God speed is a partaker d do more to advance the cause s subversive of the whole docplacing their leaders in promDst prominent positions before devil ever laughs over his triuse to laugh, when he makes acing of his men in prominent so much for his kingdom, by the truth. W. W. M. iY IS IT. ssembly there were overtures, 11 "Bills and Overtures," from ;s, relative to rotation of office These overtures were killed is others have been at former is this subject keeps bobbing le treatment by successive Asme of the members who read, such things that thpr*? shnnlrl o"' ~ ~ "* v rth of some reasons why this 1 not be allowed in the "PresUnited States." Surely there to be hoped not unscriptural, tring by presbyteries on this 1 of the committee's recomoverture be answered in the :ussion, is not satisfying, nor sure in the actual working of icli doubtless causes the send:s. The overturing parties are article in. the "Book" fixes life Paragraph 113, Chap, vi., does doctrine of perpetual ordinagraph with 114 and 115 shows rious hinderances in the workinder the present system can iy does not some one, who is ibject too puerile to be consid>nce to explain the matter for less." Cor. OF THE SOUTH. THREE TYPES OF One of these is fully up to i has been useful during twenty istry and occupies an importai preach not long since an ortlu course, but delivered with a g and eccentricity of manner, cism lies in his addressing hin ceiliiif and the vacant corner his hearers out of the rang sound of his voice and c< out interest in and, mostly, km ing proclaimed. I saw an offi< of me reading hymns while t on; others appeared listless ai The second type is a youn had a well prepared discourse, reverential and becoming, bul two radical defects: ist, he lc far more than at the people, ai idly and with indistinct enunc self ofY from the sympathy of t ing to derive inspiration from especially the preacher, has fc truth in minds of men. This r eye in gaining attention and t veving instruction. Hence tl of these organs in the ministr The third type comes betw and experience. He, too, gav ,1: ? ii- - i?^ ? IIOV 1 111 UI3LUUI5C, 1 lie IJC51, pC and kept his eyes on the peop and audible voice; gained anc structed their minds and sei stronger Christians and bette of life. My impression is that the la by his sermon than both the < young men, in or looking fc pause, consider and fit thems i PREACH DOi It is marvelous how many word "doctrine." The cry is: you will give offense." Such the broad-gauge liberalists of are iust as readv tn m from those who are ready to and discard everything not i those who are conscious of hoi a motive in suppressing truth Such persons overlook 1 means teaching; and if the) they are preaching doctrine, < word "doctrine"- in the New the singular when it refers t< we read of "his doctrine, so trine, doctrine which is acco On the other hand, you read < the doctrines of men, the d< Does not this mean that the the entire gospel, the divine great unit, while the teachin liberal and lax??Western Ri August ir, igog. PREACHERS. middle age; a good man, or more years of his minnt position. I heard him dciox ana instructive disjood ileal of vociferation The chief point of criti11 self most largely to the s of the church, leaving e of his eye or the Dnsequently both withowledge of, what was be:er of the church in front he preaching was going ad tired. g man of modesty, whoHis manner was quiet, t it was accompanied by oked down at the Bible id 2nd, he spoke too rap iai i v/i i, inns v. lining 111111"he congregation and failit. The public speaker, >r his object the fixing of nust be done through the hrough the voice in con?e value of the right use ation of the word, een the other two in age e us a well-prepared and rhaps, of the three; fixed le; spoke in a calm, clear I held their attention, innt them to their homes r prepared for the duties st type did far more good' others put together. Let 1 X ~ i-1.^ ji w <11 u iu, me ministry,, elves for their work. \n Interested Hearer. CTRINE. people are afraid of the "Don't preach doctrine; i sentiments spring from the day, from those who> ion error as upon truth,. join in a union hurrab ndorsed by others, from Iding error and who have the fact that doctrine r really teach anything,. :ither true or false. The Testament i<; alwavu in 5 right teaching. Hence und doctrine, good docrding to godliness," etc. :>f the "strange doctrines, Dctrines of devils," etc whole teaching of Jesus, plan of salvation, is oneg of error is broad and! ecorder.