Z.AnkM. fttf .thhCeohjtna moat be
efoe W Wfet (teoeraddrsssed to
THE BIBLE, v !
tot ooor BOOXl.
Hie ibl epWits o sixty-six sep-
v urate books, cootaiBjQ'i manj pan
dred perfectly ditfnet and separate
treatises, irtux to other, coDnectioo
than that Utev treat of tbe ume see
era! matters, or Were composed by
- tbe ume persons.; ; ,
i They occupied a period of fifteen
. or tixteeo centuries in their prodac
ml KJ L I
uuiif ww vvoi, untm ivauj " w
pbeticallvjthe whole period of man
existence apoaearui. lutj embrace
Brery kind of writing, every sort of
Information, and ever Imaginable
eabjecL History, government, lava,
Institutions, manner, customs, opto-
ions, edacation, morals, religion,
;fbiloeophj,' diaeonraea of everj de
ecription, poetry In all iU depart-
menu, blo&rapby. epistolatory cor
respondence : tbe whole circle of
. m mm . a a . a 1 -
tbe sciences, Jurtusbee notbmg tbat
is not aliaded to the utmost com
pass of bnman society and bnman
interests exhibits nothing tbat is not
u av w.j v.v-Ku. T . 7Mv "ZJfben i
every aspect under wbicb bnmcnl aQ(j
nature baa ever presentea it distinct-
ly stated and considered.
. About thirty writers were engag
ed in its composition, and tbey were
from every rank in life. Tbey were
persons of every sort of tempera
ment, from the most gentle to the
most perverse, or every sort of en
dowment, from the moat exalted to
tha moit nnnrctendmo z and of aA
ry time of life, from early manbooa
W extreme om ajfw , pi every ktbuo
of attain ment, from unlettered sim
plicity to boundless knowledge; and
of every condition, from tbe deepest
wretcneanees, to tb most consum
mate bnman felicity. Vet all these
men, through all thee centuries,
treating of all these subjects, never
produced tbe smallest solecism, tbe
amaliest discrepancy oi lact, or twin-
A rAm tr a van nt Attfnitn ! rr
one agree in ail things with every
one of tbe rest, and tbey all agree
with all that baa since been discov
ed ot the condition of the a nf verse,
of the course of nature of the order
of providence. , ,r -
Tbey aeemed to be endowed with
those sublime gifts, tbat awful intel
ligence and that superhuman insight
which can only be expressed by the
' word inqnnd.
There is a gravity, a coocentra-
Ou ai uie same ume a aoietuDitx, an
earnestness and a pathoi which ira-
Ereeaes the reader beyond any other
a man composition. ,
'Tbe ceremonial system is a monu
ment of skill and power which, con
aidered as a mere human di rice, ia
-wholly inexplicable -- '
The Psalms combine tbe expres
sion of the most abstract and exalt
ed tenths with tbe whole range of
onr religious emotions, in a manner
which all the rest of mankind have
been enable to approach." ;
, In the Tea Commandments of all
onr duty to God is red need to four
y general proposition, and all tf our
nty to each other to six others.
' The central object of the New Tee
tamem wesua oi naxarvna in,
paraoof bia character and bis work,
baa Attracted tbe gaze and admira
tion of a world. '- ;
. -The Xord't Prayer itamouel of
all devotion, and the Sermon oo the
llonnt a model of all discourses. V
y Tbe Parables, by 'tbeir amaxing
power, stamp them 'as superhuman.
The Bible is defined most simply
ana eompreoeneiveiy as uoa hook.
AM uoa i doox. ii ouiera innniieij
proacbed in a spirit and handled by
' a method altogether peculiar to 4v
aeJL iiaving tne innnite vmnisci
est Father of all Spirits for it Au
thor, and infallible truth for its mat
ter, it most be approached with awe,
and every word clearly contained in
it most be received with unquestion
ing faith, as of ultimate authority
bevond whlchJbereJi norappat.
Tbe iiibie aio is iu own oniy aae
qaate interpreter.' Being God's word,
: it iajifgber than the rule of human
reason, or the light of human expe
rience, and its dark places can be sde
ctufuUr illustrated only by com
paring Scripture by Scnptnre, under
. the gnidance and light of the prom
iaed SpIriU-The first rule, and
xooet loporunt oi au, ioeo, w v
carried with us praxtiexJly from the
begtanjos'to the jend, 1 reverence,
faitb. love and fervent prayer. , ue
mcjf. become aa little children no
dar the t aidanca of the Spirit. In
this dsv of the chaotic mnltlplica
tlon of books. It is Imperatively oe
tmrr. thai we should ill the prin
ciple firmly fa ar rainas, ujsi a
true edacation result from a tho
rough masterr of one subject, and
not from a vague smattering of ma
ny. ; Troly great mea bava almost
aiwaj a been in a stnci sense men oi
one book.-and tbe most completely
educated men the world baa aver
seen, have been men tbe most deep
ly learned in tbe Bible. It la a full
curriculum in itself; it affords food
and exercise for every facultv a
free and symmetrical development
for the entire man. It is a acnool of
God, and its instructions are tbe dis
cipline through which infant saints
enter upon tbe active life of heaven.
The reading of tbe Bible ia your
iiie-wora , you nave a meior ii,ana
it is the chief end of your life.
M Think of living," was the pregnant
maxim of the thoughtful Uerman.
Your life Is no idle dream, but a so
lemn reality. It I your own. It is
all yon have to confront eternity
with. Work, then, while it is called
foday, for the night of death cometb
ben no man can work.
now that you have read thus
far, will you not resolve tbat you
will tank tbe Scriptures, according
to the command of Christ himself.
John v. 39 : u Search the Scriptures,
for in them ye think ye bave eternal
life, and they are tbey which testify
You have In this sacred volume
tbe biography of Jesus' what he
willed, and said, and did to those
who aoogbt him eighteen Jiundrea
years ago and more. And mat word
of Christ, which gave life and salva
tion, hope and healing, unto them;
uae a ray oi n-nt, springing ionaii
from a central source, comes stream
log onward through all time, down
even to us this day, undiminished
and nndecsTing in its coorse. It
come onward, over all that lapse of
centuries, fresh and gracious; and
omnipotent and fsithfal, till it reach
es you, if you are willing to be sav
ed, and speaks, even to ton tbe
majeatie word of mercy, I am thy
Tbe Bible make known the will
of God to man for his redemption.
t ia tbe word of Everlastiog Ood,
and shows that if we accept the great
salvation ft offer so freely, we shall
be happy forever ifwe reject it,
we are undone.
Kotwitbsunding all the efforts
which the enemies of tbe BfbhS have
made to destroy it, it still lives, to
condemn the wicked, to justify the
righteous, and point its opponents to
the Lamb of God, iti nn and eentre.
and ita fVerbuting light and glory.
M In creation God shows us bis band,
but in redemption be gives us bis
heart-" Ob. then, read the Bible-
read it until you love to resd it, and
orav over it until you love to pray
over It Learn to sit at tbe feet of
the Great Teacher, who will help
yoa to know, love, serve and enjoy
Uod, both now and forever.
FLO E TRY.
The CipUia and hU Child.
Wewtfe crewded ia tU eabia;
Kot wt wooU dre to Wp;
II VM jnidpigbt on Um wAi-n,
Ami a storta Wss on u d. ,
s temtti tiling ' winter ' -
To be stuttered by tbe bbrt, .
lad to bear tbe tattling traupst
Tfamdor, ' Cot semy tLeaurtr.
Be we sbaddmd there ia i
For the stoutest beU kU breath .
While the kosfry m wm rowing,
" And the Weaken talked with death.
jLnd M tbtw we aat ia d-,kDca,
"Each wm bwrf with ha prayer,
" We are loat V the Captain shouted,
L As he ftaggered down tL xtaira.
As ape took Lu dajey WJ : , .
" Isn't Ood thr-wter, -7
i Hins afTJUiaTjd '. "
Then be kiwed the Bttle maidce,
-'. And be epake in better cheer,
And we anchored afe in barbo
Wbrathe mocowM ahininf cfesr
. Jlooor thy. father and thy mother,
that thy day may be long upon the
land which tha Lord thy God girath
the. . - . "
JDaU tf CJL Zorcoy. We dace!
rerrct to bsTs to asnoanee the death of
CoL Oeorj8. Lotejoy, which eecurted si
the residence of his fsther, is this City, pa
8aedy eight last. Colonel Lotejoy bad
been hi feeble lealth ; for some Ume, and
bad been compelled a this sooosot to re
tire , from the servioe. , TJs 1 was aa able
ofloer, bsTing teosived a awlltary edeea
tioa at West PoIaL But wbea bh Btals
saamoeed her sobs to arms, be rvspoeded
to tbe call, and offered bis best eaergteaia
her defence, ' Uh death b ae dovbt the
result of expoaare la seryios, sad be Is thus
as mach a tnsrtyr iu the eaon of indepen
dence at if be bed fallea b battle.; - ,
Be wss a yoeog maa of sound moral
principles and aoble im palaes, Bis death
will be long deplored by a large circle- of
relatives and frlentk Jtal, Stomdfd.
TU Hemry Quni of JfcCUlla Ary.
It is Bow btr'eved that a larp aamber
of eeige gans, deelgeed to bsve beea plea
ted arooad Richmond were at the White
Bonee wbea the Yankees eeaeusted that
place, aod that tbey were throes into tbe
1'amuekey river. Ererytbroff that has
Uanapiied siece the stampede .of kfcCUl
ba's srT Moves thai snanffemeoU were
nearly perteeted for as immediate advance
apoa ike capital, sad tbe parpoae eodoabt'
edly was to peraee tae same system of en
civilUed warfare that has marked tbe pro
gress of tbe Yankees elsewhere, The
blow at rock by the Confedenta forces was
a timely ene. tWond the fraatatioa of a
acbeme initiated tmmediately after the bat
tle of Blanataaa, it eeeaaiewed the deatrec
Uon of war material so vaal ia extent that
the Federal eeators are driven to the $nb
terfage pf fkbebovd la order to conceal the
valae in dollars and cents, by which the
popalsr clamor at the North, is to tome ex
tent mU.jtLlUk. Dupatck.
Tit FrAtnli Shdm-Utimf From Ceat-
ItrUnd Gap. We save i a formation (torn
a gentleman jeU throegb the enemy Y lists
that tbe redere! force wbicb lately- took
pocaeaaion of CamberUnd Gap has evacn
ated that' poaitioa. sad made tracks beck
into Keatacky again. We preeame they
were ingbUned ed etlber by tbe proxpeet
ef starvation, or by oeruia demoost rat torn
made by tbe Confederate troopa ia tbat
neighborhood, who worked as if they' wre
terrible is earneaC From the time eeerce
we learn that large bodice of Federal troopa
have recently beea paatiaf through Nash
ville toward Chatlaoooffa. Oar folks
there, we may say wHboet divaljinj aay
thing con Ira band, are fully preparvd for
tbem. e mat look for latereatintr and
stirring news from that qeartar, or from
Middle Teaeeatea, sbortly. We regard
Teaneaexe. if not Keatacky, ae now la a
fair way for speedy diaeatbratmeet. We
stall see, A'aorvWr RrjitUr, tK
Ftm lit JVerfl CervitM JVeeesleriaa.-
CURE FOB CANCER.
The ieiee of tbe Sbeeo sorel aet- ia a
ttawtar rlaU sad stpoaed to the oa antil
it become tbe conscience of a sal ve, then
applied, to tbe Cancer and. repeated aatil
the latter (alls oet with all ita fibres.: Se
vere peia accompanies tbe peratioa bet
the eare ia certain. ,
this was told me by a lady who witneaa-
ed the process. The Uee of the saSerer
where the cancer was became moeb in-
tbuned and swollea sad the pais excruciat;
nf, and when it dropt out, had the ap
rearance of a laree spider's legs. The
Cvitv was eeepx-bat sooa healed aod fill-
ed ap, aad tbere wa never a retara or toe
diaeaaa. I have beea una particular be
canae the recipe hss beea tried, bat pain
and inflammatioa following, it was belief
ed not tbe proper remedy and was diecoa-
baaed. . . ,
AlXens, G a33, 1832. JlcK.
FJCCHASdE OF PRISONERS. V
As suted ia "oar last iaaae, s eeweral
exchange of prisoners, between the Con
federate and Uaited putea UoveraaMota,
baa beear 'agreed apoa. Tbe exchaage will
ba eonducled aocordinff to the eartel of
1811. The sartJa of prisoner oe either
,. a m a' . "f Wl?.t
0). L. BRINGLE,
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