Napoleon said, 鈥淎lexander, C?sar, Charlemagne and myself, have founded empires; but upon what did we rest the creation of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ alone founded his empire upon LOVE.鈥? This was the language of the Kentucky Synod fourteen years before; and those scenes had been going on ever since, and are going on now, as the advertisements of every Southern paper show; and yet the church of Christ since 1818 had done nothing but express regret, and hold grave metaphysical discussions as to whether slavery was an 鈥渆vil per se,鈥?and censure the rash action of men who, in utter despair of stopping the evil any other way, tried to stop it by excluding slave-holders from the church. As if it were not better that one slave-holder in a hundred should stay out of the church, if he be peculiarly circumstanced, than that all this horrible agony and iniquity should continually receive the sanction of the church鈥檚 example! Should not a generous Christian man say, 鈥淚f church excision will stop this terrible evil, let it come, though it does bear hardly upon me! Better that I suffer a little injustice than that this horrible injustice be still credited to the account of Christ鈥檚 church. Shall I embarrass the whole church with my embarrassments? What if I am careful and humane in my treatment of my slaves,鈥攚hat if, in my heart, I have repudiated the wicked doctrine that they are my property, and am treating them as my brethren,鈥攚hat am I then doing? All the credit of my example goes to give force to the system. The church ought to reprove this fearful injustice, and reprovers ought to have clean hands: and if I cannot really get clear of this, I had better keep out of the church till I can.鈥? "Oh, I couldn't!" 日本一本道高清无码AV,最新高清无码专区.在线观看中文字幕DVD播放 If abolitionists will set the country in a blaze, it is but fair that they should receive the first warming at the fire. At first I was at a loss to know whether the good father was reading, or talking to me, but he soon put the matter beyond doubt by adding: Date of Nov. 29th, this advertisement: 鈥淚f Louis XV. were alive all this would certainly not have happened.鈥?