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STONE. The first of the three stone build ings that are planned for the founda tion of Woodrow Wilson College is now nearly finished. This building would be a credit to any campus in the United States. It is built of na tive stone and covered with slate. We have estimated the cost of building into the walls of this building one ton of stone to be five dollars. The next building will be a dormi tory, and the cost of a ton of stone built into its walls will probably be t lie same. Are you willing to pay for one or more tons? If so, send five dollars to Woodrow Wilson College, Banner Elk, N. C., for each ton that you are willing to pay for. Edgar Tufts. COURTESY. Courtesy is the one medium of ex change that is always accepted at par by the people of every country on the globe. Courtesy radiates a spirit of good feeling and suggests that we are not working entirely for the material returns of work, but for the pleasure of friendly human asso ciation as well. Life is not too short and we are never too busy to be cour teous. Courtesy is the outward expression of an inward consideration for others, and is always an effective lubricant that smooths business and social relationships, eliminating fric tion. ? The Outlook. SUNDAY SCHOOL.. (Continued from page 11) by worshipping me. This is a sim ple matter, and the end to be ac complished will justify the means." There are some people to-day who use questionable means to secure what they consider justifiable ends. Some preachers use sensational meth ods to get people to church under (he plea thrat when they get them they will preach the gospel to them. Jesus would make no compromise and no alliance with Satan, even to accom plish what seemed to be a good pur pose. Satan's third attempt was made by taking Jesus to the pinnacle of the temple. No doubt there were many people gathered in the temple area, lie said to Him something like this: "You want to show thrat you are the Son of God. If you will throw your self down from here, and if you should not be hurt at all by your jump, people will at once see that you have divine power. You need not be afraid to do this, for your father will take care of you. He will send His angels, who will in their hands carry you safely down." This would have been spectacular and cer tainly attracted the attention of the people. Bach temptation had its special ap peal. The first was that of self-com fort. The second was that of power. The third that of applause and fame. There is nothing wrong in these ap peals, provided the proper means are used to secure the en'ds presented, and then that the ends attained are properly used. Satan is sure to sug gest improper means and improper uses of the ends attained. Jesus, knowing Satan's purpose, re sisted every temptation. And each time He appealed to the Word of God, from which He quoted. We can find no better weapon with which to re sist the attacks of Satan than "the sword of the Spirit, which is the Word of God." Jesus was tempted because He had taken His place with us under the law. There Is no sin in being tempt ed. The sin is in yielding to temp tation. When we are tempted and go to Jesus for help it is a comfort to know that He sympathizes with us, "having been tempted In all points like as we are." Let us never forget that Satan is a real person, that he Is constantly tempting God's people, as well as others, and that we need God's Irelp, as given by His Spirit and by His Word, to enable us to come off "con querors and more than conquerors." LAYMEN. (Continued from page 7) upon the other. Realizing this fact to-day as perhaps never before, the bond between pulpit and pew is grow ing stronger. Laymen are awakening to their responsibility and duty, and instead of shouldering upon the al ready bowed shoulders of the minis try still heavier burdens, they are coming forward and doing their part In all realms of Clrurch activity. However, there Is one sphere in which the average layman is reluctant to labor. He will do most anything else - ? but here he is timid and afraid. It is the business of every layman to be a good church member. Wo need loyal men to do their full duty by the Church. It is the business of every layman to visit the sick and minister to those in need. It Is the business of every layman to give of his money and wealth for the exten sion of the kingdom. It is the busi ness of every layman to serve in the many realms of activity opened to him as a Christian. But the supreme business of every layman is to be a soul winner! And right here we hit a snag. He throws up his hands in helpless dismay and says It is impos sible. Why? He can talk politics, business, art, science ? anything but religion. He can interview a man on any subject except his relation to God. But as truly as it is the busi ness of his minister to win men to Christ, it is his business also. For every Christian is called to win others. By the very purpose of our re demption we are saved to win others. In John 15:16 we read, "Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained (or appointed) you, that ye should go and brine; forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain; that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name. He may give it you." And what is the mean ing of this passage if it is not to teach us that we are called from darkness into light to bear the fruit of winning others to Christ? And it carries with it one of the most gra cious promises of God, the answer to prayer. I am saved from sin not merely to escape the wrath of God and enter the kingdom of heaven. I am saved to serve. I am saved that I may save others. By the terms of our Commission we are to be soul winners. When the great Commission was given, "Go ye into all the world and preach the gospel," a great task was laid on the Church. To whom were these wordB spoken? The twelve? They were spoken to every child of God! To you and to me, to layman and minister. It would be an impossible task for the ministers of the world alone to preach the gospel to all the world. A few yeat-s ago there wai only one minister to every twenty five thousand people. A hopeless task! Only by every man, woman and child who has been redeemed from sin and knows Christ as Sa viour, winning others, can this task be accomplished. By the variety of our giftB we are saved to serve. "Unto every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ." Some He made apostles, some teachers, some ministers, some evangelists, some pastors or bishops. All had a place and all a work to do. God can't use all Christians in the pulpit, but God can and does use every con secrated Christian to win others wherever He labors. Some possess one gift, some another. But what ever our gifts, God consecrates them to His service if we but allow Him full control in our lives. By the similitude of our service we are saved to win others. "As my Father hath sent me, even so send I you." What was Jesus' mis sion to the world? "The Son of Man is come to seek and to save that which was lost." Then the duty of every layman is most clear. We, too, are to seek and save the lost by bring ing them to Jesus. The calls to service to-day are many. The laymen of Transylvania are responding splendidly and heart ity. But no call is greater than the call to personal evangelism. When the laymen of the Church awaken to their responsibility and opportunity in this greatest of all tasks, then will Presbyterlanism move forward with great strides. Then will the pew know the real joy of service and reap the richest rewards given the sons of men. "When my final farewell to this world I have said And calmly lie down to my rest ? When softly the watchers shall say, 'He is dead,' And fold my pale hands o'er my breast, And when with my glorified vision at last, Tire walls of that city I see, I know some I've won at the beauti ful gate Will be watching and waiting for me. "Should I be brought there by the bountiful grace Of Him who delights to forgive, Though I bless not the weary about in my path, And think only of self while T live, Metliinks I should mourn o'er my sin ful neglect, If sorrow in heaven can be, Should no one I've won at the beau tiful gate Be watching and waiting for me." WOMAN'S WORK. (Continued from page 7) from the light. In the darkness it radiated. Here was a maid servant of God, brought back to her native land, to be treated by the rays of light from radium. But not only was she receiving radium light for the healing of her body, but, like the ra dium in the glass belonging to my mother's friend, Christ was shining through her, reflecting through her clouds of pain and suffering, a beauty which blessed all who came near her. And though she feared as she entered the cloud, It seemed to those who met her that her face shone and she wist not that it shone. Her husband had her same brave spirit. He seemed thoroughly to con cur with her, when she refused to stay in the hospital as long as it really seemed necessary. For as soon as the treatments were over, they would go out to their boarding house where only he could care for her. Why was fhls? Was not our commit tee in Nashville more than willing to give every assistance? They certainly were and did. But, said these two: "It might take sorau of the money, which would help the Gospel a little further on, over there, to those who have never heard." It is hard to tell what would have happened, had not one of the good Presbyterian ladies gone to an Episcopal friend, who had endowed a room in St. Luke's. And here, during the worst part of Mrs. McKinnon's illness, she stayed, with out a penny of expense to our com mittee or to them. Never was a more gracious gift! Meanwhile, all who came near caught their vision; and In that vision many there were who felt ashamed that their own lights had been burning so Jimly. We doubt If there was ever a greater object for prayer among the women of the South ern Presbyterian churches, Westmin ster and Central, who came most In touch with Mrs. McKinnon. Miss Torbert, who conducts each winter a Bible class for women, had small prayer requests published and dis distrlbuted here and there. We re member our sympathy with her faith, but our doubt that it could be possible ever to find an answer to this prayer. It seemed that God had about ful filled His purposo in letting us know Mrs. McKinnon in this time, when she radiated such a light. Her own physician, an eminent specialst, said he had never had any one impress him as she had, that he felt like a modern madonna was entering his of fice every time she came. And later this same man made a full profession of his faith in Jesus Christ as his personal Saviour, and joined the Epis copal church. All along the line of de tention, while the multitudes touched her, or heard of her, they felt a new hope, a new vision and a new faith. This would be enough to make plain a great providence, when it seemed hopeless to expect what was almost impossible, "o thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt'" Mr. and Mrs. McKinnon are back in Africa today. What was impos sible with man, was possible with God. Prayer was heard. This was a great victory of medical science, but it was an even greater victory of prayer. The hand of the physician was guided, the heart of the physician was saved. Talk about your heroes and heroines of yesterday! Here Is a modern, true story, excelled by none. Two ambassadors of Christ sent to America for a specific service; to bring a new vision to the folks at home, who sit in darkness; a new vision of the power of Christ, and the fellowship of His sufferings. They cannot find enough radium n the world today to heal those who are needing it. But "My Grace is sufficient," and if all the Christians at home will just let Christ shine through them, through us, if you Please, as Mr. and Mrs. McKinnon have let Him shine through them, what a glorious new world! But I wonder how many of us would pay the price of this radiance; To Af rlca in 1.912; back to America in 1915: back to Africa in 1916; back to America in 1919. and then to re turn to their beloved field, only to have to hurry back home. And then two long years of suffering and Prayer, but fln-lly victory, and then back again to the "Dark Continent" for another "venture of faith." Back again in spite of no doctors there with in one hundred miles. Cured by prayer living by prayer. Isn't it about time the Church was sending doctors by Prayer, and the Christian doctors were going by prayer, and Christian people living by prayer? Lamar, Mo.