jo Sepd^tion or Continuity, Which?
mary of true Christianity: "Have we not all one Father?
Hath not orie God created us?"—"Malachi." " Of a truth I
perceive that God is no respecter of persons. But in every
nation he that feareth Him and worketh righteousness is
accepted with Him."—"Peter." ''And hath made of one blooo!
all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth.
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free,
there is neither male nor female, for ye are all one in Christ
Any branch of the Christian Church that seeks to build upon
any other foundation will receive God's disapproval and fail.
The principles of Christianity must win because they are
certain and unfailing. The Church of Jesus Christ is com¬
posed of all true believers of all the ages.
It does not exist for itself alone. It bears a commission to
By means of the truth regenerate life is offered to all men.
The Lord Jesus requires his own bride—the Church—to go
forth and propagate its life in the souls of men all over the
world; yea, to the end of the world. To be a follower of
Christ it requires all ruling thought and purpose engaged to
lead one to do right and be right. True Christianity has been
a great power in helping to increase and perpetuate Christian
brotherhood; yea, everything for the elevation of mankind. It
demanded the extinction of Feudalisms and got it. It de¬
manded the abolition of Russian Serfage and got it. It demanded
the education of the masses and got it. In the early part of
the eighteenth century this principle of brotherhood sprouted
forth into a grander and more consummate growth and
generated the church into the spiiit of a "Wesley," ''that the