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Christian May Learn Much by
Study of the Vision of
The sixth chapter of Isaiah is an
intensely interesting story. The first
verse deals with a dead king and u
live prophet. The story of the live
prophet will give us inspiration. The
.story of the dead king gives ns a
The preparation of Isaiah for serv
ice presents to our consideration this
.fact : If God would call him to a great
work, he must have preparation com
'mensurate to the greatness of the
.work to which he was called. Success
rln any great undertaking is to a de
gree dependent upon preparation. If a
man is to speuk God's message he
:must have a vision of the Lord. God
would have us see him today. "Look
ftmto me and be ye saved; for I am
.Jehovah, and there is none else." Again
?he says, "Ye shall seek me and find
me when ye shall search for me with
your whole heart."
Vision of IscJah.
It Is very interesting to notice that'
In the vision of Isaiah, "the Lord was
sitting upon a throne, high and lifted
np, and his train filled the temple."
Jehovah's throne appeared first to the
prophet Isaiah saw that he must
place the Lord first within his heart
above all earthly thrones. What he
saw and heard and said forms an
interesting story. Above the throne
stood the seraphim; each one had six
wings; with twain he covered his
face, with twain he covered his feet,
and with twain he did fly. What a
glorious picture of reverence in per
forming holy service about the throne
of the Lord! The seraphim are the
Jbuming ones who minister in the
things of fire around the heavenly
altars. The cherubim are those who
are said to know the secrets of God.
Listen to the words of the seraphim,
those fiery messengers of heaven. They
cried one to the other, saying, "Holy,
holy, holy is the Lord of hosts. Sup
pose the one who knows you best
should be compelled to speak his
knowledge of your moral character, as
the seraphim reveal the holiness of the
Lord in their burning words.
The glory of God was so powerful
in the temple that day that the posts
of the door moved at the voice of
him that cried, and the house was
filled with smoke. Isaiah was face
to face with the holiness, the ma
jesty, the power of God. The effect
of the vision is recorded In the fifth
verse. He saw himself, after having
6een the Lord. The contrast was ir
resistible. He said, "Woe is me! I
nra undone ; because I am a man of
unclean Jips, and I dwell in the rniist
of a people of unclean lips; for mine
?yes have seen the king, the Lord of
hosts." The world is full of people
, of unclean lips. Isaiah's complaint
against himself was this: "I dwell In
the midst of a people of unclean lips."
He was not any better than those he
His confession preceded his cleans
ing. If you are interested to know
why he branded himself and his com
panions as unclean, I will ask him.
Isaiah answers: "Because mine eyes
have seen the king, the Lord of
.hosts." If you would see him In his
(Cleansing power, you must confess
and forsake your sins. Isaiah re
ceived the baptism of fire. He says,
r"Then flew one of the seraphim unto
'me, having a live coal in his hand,
krhlch he had taken with the tongs
Ifrorn off the altar; and he luid it
j upon my mouth." This fire-cleans
.InR Immediately followed the honest
confession of his uncleanness.
When Isair . was clean, he henrd
;the voice of the Lord saying: "Whom
:shall I send, and who will go for us?"
ilsulah said, "Here ara I; send me."
Then he received his commission: "Go
j?nd tell this people." God wants you
?to go and tell his message of love and
Salvation to perishing sinners. Isaiah
?asked, "Lord, how long?" God an
swered Isaiah, "Until the cities be
.wasted without inhabitant, and the
;houses without man, and the land be
'utterly desolate, and the Lord have
removed men far away, and there be a
'?reat forsaking In the midst of the
.land." In other words when there ls
no one left to be warned, your work
is at an end. God expects your faith
ful service, for your Influence ls to be
iolther a blight or a blessing.-Rev.
F. E. Oliver.
; The Master Will Finish the Work.
There is a pleasing story that when
a beloved artist pupil had wrought
long at his picture, growing weary and
discouraged by reason of the many
|faults of his work, and had fallen
'asleep by his easel, the master came
softly and with his own hand correct
ed the pupil's mistakes, and finished
ihls picture. So, when we strive to be
holy and to do our best, and yet are
(disheartened by our failures, the
'Master will come and with his own
jhnnd correct our mistakes and finish
?our work-the fashioning of his own
image on our soul. When we awake
.we shall be satisfied with his like
ness.-Rev. J. R. Miller, D.D.
; Over all earth's scarred and grave
l'ridged surface the resurrection kln
d'ed the light of this great hope:
These moldering ashes may live again
In humau form.-S. S. Mitchell, D. D.
One mav lose his manhood, but if he
is too indolent to go out and hunt
'for it his case is hopeless.
Conditions That Must Accom
pany a Real Revival of
Prayer In Its relation to a revival of
religion concerns, In the first pince, the
one who prays. No matter how far
the river flows, It must have n foun
tain. Unless the heart of the peti
tioner at the throne of grace is moved
to a revived condition the prayer Itself
will lose power over the community.
As a rule God answers through human
agency, though not always hy means
of the one who kneels before his mercy
seat The prayer may be for the bap
tism of the Holy Spirit upon the
preacher or the evangelist who Is car
rying on a distinctively religious work ;
but it must be also borne in mind that
a large part of the evangelist's suc
cess is through those who are his co
workers and who themselves have
been brought Into newness of life
through frequent visits at the throne
of grace. In other words, without a
praying constituency the evangelist is
handicapped. If the hearts of the
people are prayerless, they will be un
responsive to his message. Given a
praying community, one that has been
much on its knees, and the soil is in
large measure prepared for the seed of
the Gospel. It Is largely the reflex
action of Individual prayer upon a
neighborhood that brings about the
wonderful manifestations of divine
grace, under the preaching of certain
It Is not possible for one to feel the
blessing of God In his own heart and
life without In some way communicat
ing some portion of that blessing to
others. The full mensure that he has
received he will not Impart, any more
than the fountain cac empty Itself to
him who stoops to drink. But the in
fluence for good is there, and that In
fluence, like the brook from the foun
tain, will invigorate nil that it touches.
The first necessity is to make sure that
the fountain Is not only not dry but
filled to overflowing.
Time for a Revival.
Just as soon ns we cnn have a pray
ing community we can have a revival,
and without that the abiding results
will be small. It ls admitted that all
blessing Is from God. Whatever power
the evangelist may have it Is the bless
ing of God upon his labors that ac
complishes the reformation of Indi
vidual lives. If we look no farther
than the preacher, we will fall. We
may be Instructed, we may be enter
tained, and great throngs may for a
while listen to the powerful words of
n gifted speaker, but no great blessing
will come unless we are looking away
beyond him to that divine One who
; only can change the heart. His grace
is sufficient, and his grace alone. And
we know upon his own testimony that
If we "prove him" he will "open the
windows of heaven and pour out a
blessing." It Is not the preacher that
does lt. The preacher ls simply one
avenue through which the Spirit of
God comes to the people. If there had
been no praying In that upper room
In Jerusalem there would have been
no revival of religion when the dis
ciples came down the stairs, their
hearts all warmed, and their brows all
aglow with the tongues of fire. It
must never be forgotten thnt Pente
cost began at the top of the stairs, not
at the foot. If prayerful lips hud not
Invoked those mysterious Influences In
the prayer chamber, there would have
been no gift of tongues before the
mighty multitude ; and those strangers
from different parts of the world
would not have heard those unlearned
men "speaking In their respective
tongues the mighty works of God."
But this praying must not be solely
for the transformation of oneself. To
pray for one's neighbor creates at
once a sympathy for one's neighbor.
We an interested in those we pray
for. There is a triumvirate consisting
of yourself, your neighbor and your
God. You are at one point of the
triangle, your neighbor at another, and
God at the third. You have direct
contact with God and your neighbor,
and God has direct contact with your
neighbor and you. Whatever other In
fluences may come In, you three hold
the points of the triangle.-United
Somewhere I have read of a civic
celebration held in Paris in the duys
before the Pan-European conflict ren-j
dered such festivities inadvisable. It
was in early winter, so there were
naturally no leaves or blossoms on tho
trees, but the ingenuity of man came
to the rescue und Imitation leaves and
foliuge were uttached to every tree.
Everywhere throughout the city, and
along the Champs d' Elysees, one could
see hundreds of bushes and treen
seemingly In full bloom.
Here is a vivid picture of the hypo
crite. With him it is always winter.,
but he pretends to possess the warmth
of religious life and masquerade in
flowers not his own. An external view
would show the foliage of a well-or
dered Christian life, while God, who
sees and knows our Innermost
thoughts, knows it is but sham.-Alan
God's Widespread Glory.
Expose a prlBm to the sun, and you
immediately see the Bun resolving
all his glories Into the native beau
ties of light The Sun of Righteous
ness, in the suffering of humanity, re
solves all the glories of Deity into the
beauties and excellences of him who
ls Light Inaccessible.-Rev. W.Howels.
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further description of the lands
M. L. BONHAM,
G. CULLAN SULLIVAN,
Aug. 1916. Trustees.
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