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September 8, 1909.
Devotional THAT WH! *Tis true that fragile That tapestries sui And pigments on a < When they that wr But these, too, soon a The narehmenta ah The tapestries with i The pigments sear, One loving act of Ma Still keeps her in ] While he who built t His name is lost to Carve not your name On brazen tablets i For time shall crumt One deed of LOVE A GOOD PASTOR E PR] A good pastor is bett entire stranger may plet possess no cpialities whi need great preachers, a the pulpit and make i Those can be purchase stand. People go to chi ter still to be Christian preachers discussing p< are ignorant, nor do th pose of listening to seen illustration. People re? right living, they want both God and their fell want to hear that which ter, but which will also 1 en them. They want tl a life that is worth livin But preaching is only life. The pastor, in the ' importance, for as such liar influence and power of the pulpit determinenot those who are in ti times ljear persons say, pit and socially, but I < _ 1 _ ?f T . 1?/V* 1, .. 1 sick. it is cumcuit to i good pa? tor, but it is un / for the former. When want some one in whc ' ope whom they know L hearted, one who can b I their infirmities. It is a ? those who are in troub f almost any one can fit i I call on thee." When d urirlnurc of Tnnnr r\( r\r%, ST? ?MW ?T O M W W* UIU they sent two men up t< him that he come at on< for the village blacksm THE PRESBYTEF and Selections [CH ABIDES. parchments last, -rive the mould and must; :anvas still remain ought them are but dust. ire claimed by time; rivel, crumble and decay; ige do fall apart, and blur, and fade away. ry Magdalene perpetual memory; he pyramids for fame, i us and lost to history. i on monuments of stone, all your deeds recall; >le all of these away, outlives them all. ?John Richard Moreland. BETTER THAN A GREAT SACHER. er than a great preacher. An ise as a preacher, and yet may atever for a good pastor. We md yet we must not mistake t a place for literary essays. >d for ten cents at the news arch to be edified, and yet betized. Men do not care about alitical themes of which they ey attend church for the purilar subjects, except by way of .i:?? i ~r ? r - in^v mtu IHCU Ul LUllIIbCl lor to be told their duty toward owmen, and at the same time i will not only make them betlelp to encourage and strengthlie better to know how to live Sone side of the true minister's eyes of many, is of still greater the minister exercises a pecu. What the minister is outside j to a large degree whether or rouble want him. You some"I like my minister in the pulion't care for him when I am be both a good preacher and a fortunate to sacrifice the latter in trouble is the tipie persons ?m they can place confidence, to be sympathetic and kind>e touched with the feeling of i compliment to be sent for by le, for in health and pleasure n, but "In trouble, Lord, they eath robbed the poor and the z who has been dear to them, 5 Lydda for Peter, and begged 'e to them. They did not send ith to tell them some funny IIAN OF THE SOUTH. story, but they wanted a man them comfort. The minister sympathetic can do a won among his fellowmen in his Peter, he takes the trouble leaves the homes of such muc nrpcpnf drilron |y? vuvnt, oiicvrvv.il ilia Willed, dl merman, D.D., in Lutheran C THE MARKS OF A MIS At the Laymen's Missiot ronto, Dr. Gandier, the new p gave the marks of a missiona 1. He is intensely intere: No man can interest others i not himself interested, and a what their minister is really 2. He regards his whole c ary society, whose duty and the gospel. 3. He sets and maintain giving. 4. He gladly obtains and 1 visiting missionaries and stoutly protect their pulpits f fail to see that, if the congreg touch with larger things, th every direction. 5. He keeps his congrega ments of the age and sees th; the providential movements < 6. He introduces the best 7. lie has faith in his peo do. In introducing missiona often in the pastor and sess past them there is no trouble A PRAYER AT Into thy hands, O Fathe With bodies wearied with th burdened by the weight of shadows of depression and as the mists of evening dark Confused and trembling in grope after Thee, for we ha^ places where our erring feet us, Oh, Father, into the co embrace. May Thy forgivei mistakes have made, and T the sharnnose <~>f mir Rest us and all our dear on of labor is ended now, and o promise of no earthly refug< Oh, Father, give us rest this if it be Thy will, may we ar eager for new service. In Jesus's name we ask the be the glory evermore. Ame Truth can not be crushed may sulfer tortures, they m; 'very agonies so far from dri istence will but attract a tli every soldier who falls. 4- * x 9 of God to come and give who is kind-hearted and iderflll amount- of crr\r\A 6v^_rv? pastoral relations. Like to God in prayer, and :h as if an angel has been id'departed.?L. M. Zim)bserver. 1SIONARY PASTOR. lary Convention in Toirincipal of Knox College, .ry pastor as follows: sted in missions himself, in a thing in which he is congregation soon knows interested in. ontrrpirafinn ac o miccmn privilege it is to spread s a worthy standard of nakes use of outside help, workers. Some pastors rom these appeals. They jations were brought into lev will increase gifts in tion in touch with moveit they are not left out of >f the times. : methods of giving, pie and in what they can rv work the hindrance is ion. When you can get : with the people. EVENTIDE. :r, we commit this day. e stress of toil and hearts cares, we feel the chill regret fall on our spirits en. the gathering gloom, we /e stumbled in the rough have wandered. Gather mfort and peace of Thy less heal the wounds our hy compassion overcome es, Fathef. The long day ur change-filled lives give i from the carking cares, night and with the morn, ise refreshed in body and se things, and Thine shall II. to earth. Its champions \y go to death, but their ving the truth out of exlousand new recruits for