Striking Providences.--When such men as Evarts, Cushman, Vissell, Rice and DeWitt, are suddenly remo
Published December, 17, 1831
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Striking Providences.--When such men as Evarts, Cushman, Vissell, Rice and DeWitt, are suddenly removed in the midst of great usefulness, and when missionaries, even in our own lands, are condemned and imprisoned for preaching the gospel for the destitute ' despised, ought not the churches to lay it to heart? The Lord means something should be learned by such providences. What is it? Is it that we may be more diligent, and work while the day lasts? that we may be more liberal in charitable contributions? that we may pray more earnestly, and with more faith? Is it that we may trust in him alone, and not depend on any arm of flesh?-Wes. Rec.