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IN CLOTH BINDING.
As this is not a pamphlet to be read and then thrown aside, but is more of a reference book, for all future time, we have decided to have a few copies bound in good substantial cloth binding, which will be sold at seventy-five cents a copy, or five copies for three dollars and fifty cents.
Those having already procured a copy of the paper covered pamphlet, can have the same changed to cloth binding, by mailing it to us, with fifty cents, to pay for rebinding in cloth.
Single copy twenty-five cents, or five copies for one dollar, or twelve copies for two dollars, or twenty copies for three dollars. All to be ordered at the same time, and all to one address.
It affords as pleasure to put forth this pamphlet, for we feel assured it will be of comfort and edification to all lovers of the truth who may read it. And we bespeak for it a continuous and increasing sale for years to come. The more they are circulated, the greater will become the demand for them, unless we are greatly mistaken in regard to the kind of literature our people desire.
The pamphlet contains the following articles, viz:
First. "Minutes of the Proceedings and Resolutions, Drafted by the Particular Baptists, Convened at Black Rock, Md., September 28, 1832," at which time the division ("or split") took place between the Old School, and the New School Baptists.. Second. The "Everlasting Task for Arminians." By the late Eld. Wm. Gadsby, of England.
Third. "A Dream-Tour Through the Arminian Heaven." By Eld. H. M. Curry,, of Lebanon, Ohio.
Fourth. "Fatalism." By Eld. H. M. Ourry, of Lebanon, Ohio.
Fifth. "The Celestial Railroad." This allegory, after the style of "Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress," is written to show what wonderful improvements have been made since his day, in journeying to the "Celestial City." Please do not confound this with the Arminian poetical effusion of the same title.
Sixth. "A Riddle." By the late Elder Gilbert Beebe.
All the above six articles are bound in one pamphlet, in handsomely colored paper covers, and in cloth binding.
We feel confident that these pamphlets will sell at sight, and any one desiring to sell them, can get a liberal discount by ordering five or more copies at one time, all to one address. Cash in all cases to accompany the order. Address,
MIDDLETOWN, Orange Oo., N. Y.
J. E. BEEBE & CO.,
TAR NEW YORK
SIGNS OF THE TIMES.
Entered in the Middletown, N. Y., Post Office as Second Class Mail Matter.
DEVOTED TO THE OLD SCHOOL BAPTIST CAUSE.
"THE SWORD OF THE LORD AND OF GIDEON."
MIDDLETOWN, N. Y., JANUARY 1, 1922. NO. 1.
heavenly Father, has decreed that afflictions shall be (in such measure as he seeth fit) the portion of his children, all
"I AM come into deep waters, where the floods shall in the end be to his praise and the overflow me. * Let not the waterflood overflow me, neither let the deep swallow me up, and let not the pit shut her mouth upon me."-Psalms Ixix. 2, 15.
good of them that love God, who are the called according to his purpose. The apostle Paul wrote: "No man should be moved by these afflictions: for yourselves know that we are appointed thereunto. For verily, when we were with you, we told you before that we should suffer
In all the depths of signification this language peculiarly pertains unto Christ, the Head of the church, but in measure is applicable to the members of his body, the church. This we may be very sure tribulation; even as it came to pass, and of, that no matter how deep the waters and overwhelming the floods which his people are called to know, our Lord Jesus Christ went down in unfathomed depths of anguish beneath all the members of his body, the church.
ye know."-1 Thess. iii. 3, 4. Our heavenly Father in his infinite wisdom makes allotments of trials, burdens, conflicts and afflictions to his children in just such measure, weight, depth and duration as seemeth good in his sight. "Fear none "Through floods and flames, if Jesus leads, of those things which thou shalt suffer: I'll follow where he goes." behold, the devil shall cast some of you Many dear children of God in their sim- into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye plicity may sing the above lines who as shall have tribulation ten days: be thou yet know very little of floods and flames. faithful unto death, and I will give thee Like the apostle Peter, in their fervent a crown of life." If the Lord has apattachment to the Savior they feel will-pointed the number ten we never shail ing to go with Jesus even to prison and have eleven. Some dear children of God to death. That tribulation should be in the predestined pathway of the ransomed of the Lord is very manifest, and let us rest assured that as the all-wise God, our
are never called to pass through deep waters where the floods overflow them. Their afflictions, compared with others of the household, are but ankle deep. Doubt