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The New Zealand Evangelist

The Sceptic Silenced.—

The Sceptic Silenced.—

An infidel once railing against Christianity, mentioned as one very strong objection to it, the immoral life of many of its professors. The late Dr. Mason hearing the objection, said in reply, “Did you ever hear an uproar raised because an infidel strayed from the paths of morality?” The infidel admitted he had not. “Then don't you see,” said the Doctor “that by expecting the professors of Christianity to be so much better than others, you admit it to be a holy religion, and thus pass on it the highest compliment in your power!” The young man was silent.