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THE INDIAN ADVOCATE
33i -d& Indian Anecdotes. The Indian's Views of the Trinity, ELLIOT hadbeen lecturing on the doctrine of the Trinity, when one of his auditors, after a long and thoughtful pause, thus addressed him. 'I believe, I understand you. The Trinity is just like water and ice and snow. The water is one, the ice is another, and the snow is another; and yet they are all one water.' II Indian Bon Mot ONE of the Moravian Indians who had been baptized by the name of Jonathan, meeting some white people, who had entered into so violent a dispute about baptism and the holy communion, that they at last proceeded to blows 'These people,' said he, 'know nothing of our Saviour; for they speak of Him as we do of a strange country.' Ill "Indian, Who is your Captain?" AN English captain, in the year 1759, who was beating up for recruits in the neighborhood of Bethlehem, met one day a Moravian Indian, and asked him whether 'he had a mind to be a soldier.' 'No', answered he, 'I am already en gaged.' 'Who is your captain?' asked the officer. 'I have a very brave and excellent captain,' replied the Indian, 'his name is Jesus Christ; Him will I serve as long as I live: my life is at his disposal;' upon which the British officer suffered him to pass unmolested.