The Christian World; Magazine of the American and Foreign Christian Union Volume 7-10

The Christian World; Magazine of the American and Foreign Christian Union Volume 7-10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...their instruction when contrasted with their former character, when the H school was opened, is beyond what I ever expected to witness from such children. Although efforts are being made to withdraw them from the school in a clandestine manner, the success in that direction has been but small hitherto. " To-day, as I was making some calls, a person who was asking for some assistance after I had advised her to go to the Sisters of Charity, said to me, 'The Sisters have applied to the Society of St. Vincent for garments for the outside children who can attend their school, to preserve them from the proselytising carried on by heretics.' "Therels no doubt but secret altar denunciations are thundered in the ears of ' the faithful, ' warning them to protect their children from the 'soupers' and 'jumpers, ' as Protestants are called by the priesthood. My daughter, in examining her class, a Sabbath or two ago, upon the lesson of the day, spoke of Elijah's being carried to heaven without 'tasting of death.' She asked the class if they could name any other person who went to heaven without dying'! One of the boys answered her--' Yes, ma'am. St. Patrick Went to heaven, and he never died.' " Does not such a state of things, such ignorance as this, demand the most serious attention from the churches of the Reformation? These youths are broughtiup amongst us, in darkness more to be dreaded that that of Egypt. They will know nothing of the evil of sin, so long as the church is obeyed and her commands are held more'sacred than those of God. And shall we neglect them? shall we not make an effort to instruct and lead them to the saving light of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 194 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236860683
  • 9781236860682