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An invisible brake for bicycles is
formed of linked rods connecting the
grips inside the handle bar, with a re
volving disk set at the junction of the
bar and head, which connects with a
rod to depress the brake shoe when
the grips are twisted.
should be swept and washed daily.
Few school houses are properly ven
tilated, and it is a regrettable fact
that few school officials seem to real
, ize the great importance of ventila
tion. In examining a building to see
that it is sufficiently ventilated it is
desirable to secure thft services of an
expert for the measurement of the im
purities caused by respiration. For
ordinary purposes the sense of smell
is all that is needed, and if the person
entering from the outside is not sensi
ble of a disagreeable odor the air can
be considered fit for breathing.
The bureau of engraving and print
ing is at work upon a new issue of
notes. The plates for the $1 and $2
denominations having been completed
and the notes issued, the engravers
are now at work upon the $5 plate,
and will take up the $lO plate within
a few days. It will be five or six
months before either will be ready for
use. The $2O, $5O, $lOO, $5OO and $l,OOO
plates will be taken up in turn, aad
will require several years to complete.
The new plates are being prepared by
iue regular engravers or cne bureau
without assistance, and they can de
vote to them only such time as can be
spared from their regular duties.
An American company lias been
the contract for the supply
of ail the trolley, feed and span wires
for the equipment of the lines of the
Havana Railway Company. The con
cession to convert the principal exist
ing horse and steam tramways in Ha
vana into electrically equipped roads
has also been granted. There are 54
miles of road in all. The feed wire
will cost not less than $200,000. It will
be the largest export contract for elec
trical wire ever placed in this country;
2,200 trolley poles have been ordered
at a cost of $85,000. According to the
American Exporter, the Havana com
pany has also ordered sixty carloads
of terracotta conduit in this country.
An estimate indicates that, despite
the fact that 250,000 people perished
during the late war, the population of
Cuba will approximate 1,500,000. The
last census, taken in 1887. gave the
island a population of 1.631,687. These
figures are not regarded as reliable,
for Spanish census officials expended
most of their government's appropria
tion on their own salaries, and merely
distributed blanks to be filled in by
volunteer enumerators. The United
States census, however, has been con
ducted in a painstaking manner. As
a result, tribes of Indians that have
never been heard of have been discov
ered in the mountains, and people who
did not know the United States was
In possession of the island have been
Early in the last session of the Gen
eral Assembly a law was passed pro
viding that Justices of the peace
should make a report to the treasurers
of the counties in which their offices
are located. The law also provided
that they should be paid mileage at
the rate of one cent a mile. Later the
county reform law was passed, which
provides that they shall not be allowed
mileage. Recently a number of letters
concerning the matter have been re
ceived at the Attorney General’s office
and last week Attorney General Tay
lor gave an opinion In which he holds
that the county reform law repeals the
first and consequently the justices are
not entitled to mileage when going to
and from the county seat to make
their settlements.
To print the news in a series of ac
tual photographs is the purpose of the
new Stereo Revue, the latest and most
Ingenious invention of journalism. The
reporters are sent out armed with
cameras of the most approved type,
and they are present at all events of
passing interest. The cameras are
adapted to take double or stereopticon
pictures, and on the return of the men
to the office the exposures made by
them are developed and otherwise pre
pared. and from these a number of
sets of double pictures on transparent
films are printed on a single roll,
which constitutes one issue of the
Stereo Revue. Every subscriber re
ceives an apparatus for viewing these
pictures whei he pays his first sub
scription. and each week he also re
ceives au installment of the pictures.
An eminent physician, who has de
voted much time to the subject of
school hygiene, says that the school
should be furnished as simply as com
fort will permit. Curtains, drapery
and carpets ought never to be used.
The floor should be covered with oil-
cloth or left bare. The ’walls should
not be papered. A patated surface
which is dull and does not reflect light
is best, but when economy has to b<
considered colored whitewash or cal
cimine does almost as well. The desks
should be arranged so that the light
will fall from the left and back or
right and back, never from the front.
It is impossible to overemphasize the
necessity of good light in the school
room. There is a strong tendency to
the banishment of the blackboard. A
chalk-laden atmosphere is anything
but beneficial to the children. Where
it is impossible to do without the
bin?i?or,?ira ft oe kept cieaner
than is usual. The board and chalk
trays, as well as the floor of the room,
Locomotives were built for English
railroads in 1840 in the shops of Will
iam Norris & Co., which now form a
part of the Baldwin works. Four lo
comotives were built to work the Lie
key incline of the Birmingham and
Gloucester railway, now a part of the
Midland system. The engines weighed
21.500 pounds and the drivers were 48
inches in diameter. One of the four
is said to have hauled a train of loaded
wagons weighing 74 tons up a grade
of 2-7 per cent, at a speed of 9% miles
per hour.
When the war between the British
and the Boers was begun President
Kruger said that if Great Britain was
determined to crush the two South
African republics it would have to pay
for its victory a price that would stag-,
ger humanity. Apparently there was
in his mind no thought that the re
sistance of the Boers might prove suc
cessful. This view is borne out by tha
assertions of Mr. Weinthal, the Chica-.
go Record correspondent at Pretoria.
Mr. Weinthal says:
“The continuous bowlings of the
London war press instilled the thought
in the minds of the Boers that they
were to be wiped from the face of the
earth. Yet only finally, when they dis
covered that the great legions had not
arrived and that war was certain, did
they decide to take the offensive, even
then never dreaming that the British
colonies were absolutely defenseless
along their borders. They did not re
alize their own strength against mod
ern implements of destruction till they
met their enemy at Dundee and near
Ladysmith with such wonderful re-,
The Boers, of course, were brilliant
ly successful against the British in the
war of 1881, but on that occasion the
number of British troops encountered
was small. The leaders of the Boerq
doubtless realized at that time that
Great Britain could have defeated
them had not the Gladstone govern
ment been magnanimous in consenting
to make peace instead of sending out
a large army for the continuation of
the war. But now the Boers are op
posing a formidable British army,
commanded by generals of reputation
and equipped with the modern appli
ances for destruction. That army at
the present time is being successfully
held at bay by the forces which it was
expected to overwhelm witli ease. Nor
is there any certainty that Buller or
Methuen or Gatacre or French will be
able to advance in the near future.
Having learned their power the Boers
will be even more formidable foes to
encounter henceforth to say nothing
of the thousands of Cape Dutch whom
their victories have attracted to them.
According to present plans not less
than $15,000,000 of American capital
will be invested during the year in
manufacturing plants in the Russian
empire—chiefly at St. Petersburg and
Moscow. The Westinghouse Electric
Company, of Pittsburg, will put up a
complete establishment at St. Peters
burg, costing not less than $2,500,000.
Crane Brothers, of Chicago, and the
Standard Pump Works will invest a
similar amount in a pump factory at
Moscow to manufacture American in
ventions: the Singer Sewing Machine
Company will duplicate one of its big
gest factories at Moscow, an invest
ment of between $2,000,000 and $3,000.-
000; the stockholders in the Baldwin
Locomotive Works, of Philadelphia,
will establish a $2,000,000 plant on the
railway between St. Petersburg and
Moscow. It will not have any official
connection with the Baldwin company
and will bear another title, although
owned by the same men. A firm of
car builders, a bridge building com
pany and a manufacturer of patented
shoo making machinery are also nego
tiating for sites near the cities named
—with the encouragement of the Rus
sian government. All of these enter
prises are going to Russia through the
instrumentality of M. Routkowski, the
financial attache of the Russian em
bassy in Washington, who has brought
the former named and several others
into communication with the officials
of his government and secured for
them valuable advantages. Thomas
Smith, the consul of the United States
in Russia, has also been instrumental
in promoting the movement. Repeated
attempts have been made to induce the
Cramps to open a shipyard at Cron
stadt, or at some other of the Russian
ports, but thus far they have not de
cided to do so.
To Speak Well of All. Search Out the Mis
erable and Offer Them Consolation-
Dr. Talmage’* Sermon.
In this discourse
Dr.Talmage shows
how we should In
terest ourseives in
the affairs of oth
ers for their bene
fit. but never* for
their damage: text
I Peter, iv, 15. ‘‘A
busybody in other
men’s matters.”
Human nature
Is the same in all
ages. In the sec
ond century of the
world's existence
people had the same characteristics as
people in the nineteenth century, the
only difference being that they had
the characteristics for a longer time.
It was 500 years of goodness or 500
years of meanness instead of goodness
or meanness for 40 or 50 years. Well.
Simon Peter, who was a keen observ
er of what was going on around him.
one day caught sight of a man whose
characteristics were severe inspection
and blatant criticism of the affairs be- |
longing to people for whom he had I
no responsibility, and with the hand
once browned and hardened by fishing
tackle drew this portrait for all subse- I
quent ages, “A busybody in other
men’s matters.”
First, notice that such a mission is •
most undesirable, because we all re
quire all the time we can get to take
care of our own affairs. To carry our
selves through the treacherous straits
of this life demands that we all the
time keep our hand on the wheel of
our own craft. While, as I shall show
you before I get through, we all have
a mission of kindness to others, we
have no time to waste in doing that
which is damaging to others.
There is our worldly calling, which
must be looked after or it will become
a failure. Who succeeds in anything
without concentrating all his energies
upon that one thing? All those who
try to do many things go to pieces i
either as to their health or their for
tune. They go on until they pay 10 ,
cents on the dollar or pay their body
into the grave. We can not manage ■
the affairs of others and keep our own
affairs prosperous.
Furthermore, we are incapacitated
for the supervisal of others because
we can not see all sides of the affair
reprehended People are generally not
so much to blame as we suppose. It
Is never right to do wfong. but there
may be alleviations. There may have
arisen a conjunction of circumstances
which would have flung any one of us.
The world gives only one side of the
transaction, and that is always the
worst side. That defaulter at the bank
who loaned money he ought not to
have loaned did it for the advantage
of another, not for his own. That
young man who purloined from his
employer did so because his mother
was dying for the lack of medicine.
That young woman who went wrong
did not get enough wages to keep her '
from starving to death. Most people ;
who make moral shipwreck would do
right in some exigency, but they have
the ccurrge to say “No.”
Furthoi more, wo make ourselves a
disgusting spectacle when we become
busybodies. What a diabolical enter- 1
prise those undertake who are ever
looking for the moral lapse or down- !
fall of others! As the human race is
a most imperfect race, all such hunt
ers find plenty of game. There have
been sewing societies in churches
which tore to pieces more reputations
than they made garments for the poor.
There is not an honest man in Wash
ington or New York or any other city
who can not be damaged by such lii
fernalism. In a village whore I once
lived a steamboat every day came to
tire wharf. An enemy of the steam
boat company asked one day. “I won
der if that steamboat is'safe?” The
man who heard the question soon said
to his neighbor, “There is some sus
picion about lhe safety of that steam
boat.” And the next one who got hold
of it said. “There is an impression
abroad that there will soon be an acci
dent on that steamer.” Soon all that
community began to say. “That steam
er is very unsafe.” And as a conse
quence we all took the stage rather
than risk our lives on the river. The
steamer was entirely sound and safe,
but one interrogation in regard Io her
started a suspicion that went on until
the steamboat company was ruined.
Precisely so noble reputations and
good enterprises and useful styles of
business are slain by interrogation
points. Can you imgaine any creature
so loathsome as the one who feels
himself or herself called to question
all integrity, all ability, all honesty, all
character? Buzzards looking for car
All people make mistakes say
things that afterward they are sorry
for and miss opportunity "of uttering
the right word and doing the right
thing. But when they say their pray
ers at night these defects are sure to
be mentioned somewhere between the
name of the Lord, for whose mercy
they plead, and the amen that closes
the supplication. “That has not I een
my observation.” says some one. Well,
1 am sorry for you. my brother, my
sister. What an awful crowd you
must have got into! Or. as is more
probable, you are one of the characters
that my text sketches. You have not
been hunting for partridges and quail,
but for vultures. You have been mi
croscopizing the world’s faults. You
have been down in the marshes when
you ought to have been on the up
lands. I have caught you at last. You
are “a busybody in other men's mat
The habit I deplore is apt to show
Itself in the visage. A kindly man
who wishes everybody well soon dem
onstrates his disposition in his looks.
His features may fracture all the laws
of handsome physiognomy, but God
puts into that man’s eyes "and in the
curve of his nostrils and in the upper
and lower lip the signature of divine
approval. And you see it at - a glance,
as plainly a« tbcapfb 'lt 'had been writ
ten all over his face In rose color;
“This is one of my princes. He is on
the way to coronation. I biess him
now with all the benedictions that in
finity can afford. Kook at him. Ad
mire him. Congratulate him.”
On the other band. If he be cynical
about the character of others and
chiefly observant of defects and glad
to find something wrong in character
the fact is apt to be demonstrated in
his looks. However regular his fea
tures and though constructed accord
ing to the laws pf Kaspar Lavater, his
visage is sour. Tie may smile, but It is
a sour smile. There is a sneer in the
inflation of the nostril. There is a
mean curvature to the lip. There is a
bad look in the eye. The devil of sar
casm and malevolence and suspicion
has taken possesion of him. and you
see it as | plainly as though from the
hair line of the forehead to the lowest
point in the round of his chin it were
written: “Mine! Mine! I, the demon
of the pit, have soured his visage with
my curse. Look at him! He chose a
diet of carrion. He gloated over the
misdeeds of others. It took all my
infernal enginery to make him what
lie is—‘a busybody in other men’s mat
ters.’ ”
There is a man or woman who has
made a conjugal mistake, and a vul
ture has been put into the same cage
with a dove or a lion and a lamb in
the same jungle. The world laughs ar
the misfortune, but it is your business
to weep with their woe. There is a
merchant who bought at the wrong
time or a manufacturer whose old ma
chinery has been superceded by a new
invention or who under change of tar
iff on certain styles of fabric has been
dropped from affluence into bankrupt
cy. Go to him and recall the names of
50 business men who lost all but their
honesty and God and heaven. Let
them know there are hundreds of good
men who have gone under that are
thought of in heavenly spheres more
than many who are high up and going
higher. All will acknowledge that
good and lovely Arthur Tappan. who
failed in business, was more to be ad
mired than William Tweed in posses
sion of his stolen millions.
Hear it! The more you go to busy
ing yourselves in other men’s mat
ters the better if you have design of
offering relief. Search out the quar
rels. that you may setle them: the
fallen, that you may lift them: the
pangs, that you may assuage them.
Arm yourself with two bottles of di
vine medicine, the one a tonic and
the other an anaesthetic, the latter to
soothe and quiet, the former to stimu
late. to inspire to sublime action. That
man’s matters need looking after in
this respect. There are 10.000 men
and women who need your help and
need it right away. They do not sit
down and cry. They make no appeal
for help, but within ten yards of where
you sit in church and within ten min
utes’ walk of your home there are peo
ple in enough trouble to make them
shriek out with agony if they had not
resolved upon suppression.
Go forth to be a busybody in other
men’s matters, so far as you can help
them cut. and help them on. The
world is full of instances of those who
spend their life In such alleviations.
But there is one instance that overtops
and eclipses all others. He had lived
in a palace. Radiant ones waited up- ;
on him. He was charioted along
streets yellow with gold and stopped 1
it gates glistening with pearl and ho
sannahed by immortals coroneted and
in snow white. Centuries gave him
not a pain. The sun that rose on him
never set. His dominions could not bo *
enlarged for they had no boundaries,
ind v.ncontcsted was his reign. Upon
all that luster and renown and en
vironment of splendors he turned his 1
back and put down his crown at the 1
foot of his throne and on a bleak De- .
'ember night trod his way down to a
done house in Bethlehem of our world. 1
Wrapped in that plain shawl, and 1
pursued with what enemies on sw’ft 1
camels, and howled at with what
brigans. and thrust with that sharp i
lances, ami hidden in what sepulchral <.
crypt until the subsequent centuries ■
lave tried in vain to tell the stories by ]
sculptured cross, and painted canvas, j
ind resounding doxologies, and domed s
cathedral and redeemed nations.
lie could not see a woman doubled ]
up with rheumatism, but he touched ]
icr. and inflamed muscles relaxed, and ,
■she stood straight up. He could not <
meet a funeral of a young man. but he ,
iroke up the procession and gave him ,
back to his widowed mother. With >
spittle on the tip of his finger he .
urned the midnight of total blindness j
nto the midnoon of perfect sight. He ]
•ould not see a man down on his mat
tress helpless with palsy without call- .
ing him up to health and telling him
to shoulder the matress and walk off.
He could not find a man tongue tied,
but he gave him immediate articula- <
tion. He could not see a man with 1 .
the puzzled and inquiring look of the
leaf without giving him capacity to ]
tiear the march of life beating on the j
irum of the ear. He could not see a | j
crowd of hungry people, but he made
enough good bread and a surplus that ' ‘
required all the baskets.
And now my words are to the invisl- J
»le multitudes I reach week by week. '
but yet will never see In this world’ S
but whom I expect to meet at the bar i *
if God and hope to see in the blessed i •
tieaven. The last word that Dwight L. 1
Moody, the great evangelist, said to
no at Plainfield. N. J., and he repeated '
the message for me to others, was. • 1
‘Never be tempted under any circum
stances to give up your weekly pub- ’
lication of sermons throughout the '
world.” That solemn charge I will
lined as long as I have strength to give
them and the newspaper types desire
to take them. Oh. ye people back there
n the Sheffield mines of England, and
ve in the sheep pastures of Australia
ind ye amid the pictured terraces of
New Zealand, and ye among the cin-J>
eamon and color inflamed groves
Ceylon, and ye Armenians
aver the graves of murdered ho/ g
bolds in Asia Minor, and ve ami(/ U ?, e ’
idolatries of Benares ond the Gtf J
ind ye dwellers on the banks olj •
Androscoggin, and the Alabama/ , I
the Mississippi, and the Oregonf , •
the Shannon, and the Rhine, ant
fiber, and the Danube, and thefvii
ind the Euphrates, and the Cal
ind Yellow seas; ye of the foujr pian
icrs of the earth who have greetl d f ° r '
agahi and again, accept this point
blank offer of everything for nothing
of everything of pardon and comfort
and illumination and safety and heav
en. “without money and without
price.” What a gospel for all lands,
all zones, all agts! Gospel of sympa
thy! Gospel of hope! Gospel of eman
cipation! Gospel of sunlight! Gospei
of enthronement! Gospel of eternal
victory! Take it. all ye people, until
your sins are all pardoned, and your
sorrows all solaced, and your wrongs
all righted, and your dying pillow be
spread at the foot of a ladder which,
though like the one that was let down
to Bethel, may lie thronged with de
scending and ascending immortals,
shall nevertheless have room enough
for you to climb, foot over foot, or
rungs of light till you go clear up out
of sight of all earthly perturbation in
to the realm where “the wicked ceas»
from troubling and the weary are al
Effect of Their Beauty and Grace
Upon the Congregation.
We have all heard the story of the
traveler who was making a journey on
foot through a wild region, and was
asked how he determined at what
houses it was safe to ask for a night’s
lodging. “Oh,” he said, “I always
asked at the houses where there were
flowers in the windows, and I nevei
made a n.'stake,” says a writer in the
Christian Endeavor World.
He might have chosen his church
home in much the same way, and with
as sure success, for the churches that
make much use of flowers, and espe
cially where the flowers, in their
choice and arrangement, show evi
dence of the loving work of many
hands and not merely of the perfunc
tory services of paid florists —these are
quite certain to be homelike churches,
in which Christianity is a matter of
daily, heartfelt living.
The presence of flowers is a stand
ing evidence before the eyes of the
congregation that some one, or some
set of people, have a love for God’s
house, and have consecrated some time
and thoughtfulness to its service. The
knowledge of this is in itself an incen
tive to worship, quite aside from the
pure influence of the flowers them
selves and their effect as tokens of
God’s wisdom and love and the beauty
of His holiness.
If no further reason is needed for
engaging in the work of the flower
committee it may be found in the per
sonal gains that come from the serv
ice to the committee workers. There
is much that is elevating and ennob
ling in the very handling of flowers,
and the arrangement of them does
much to cultivate artistic perceptions.
There are many social features of the
work which are very pleasant, and the
taking of flowers to the sick and the
iged brings the committee a world of
delightful experiences. Altogether,
this is a brafleh of our Christian En
deavor work that should not be neg-,
ected. There should be a flower com
mittee in every society, and it should
be an active, enterprising one. It
-hould carry out with consecrated per
sistence the good old ways of working
ind always it should be on the lookout
’or new things to do for the kingdom
if God.
Cultivation of the Fingers Hatber
Than the B.ain.
Soon after breakfast mother some
times began her bead work, says Zit
kala-Sa, according to a writer in the
Atlantic Monthly.
Untying the long tasseled strings
that bound a small brown buckskin
bag, my mother spread upon a mat
beside her bunches of colored beads,
just as an artist arranges the paints
upon his palette. On a lapboard she
smoothed out a double sheet of soft,
white buckskin, and drawing from a
beaded case that hung on the left of
her wide belt a long, narrow blade,
she trimmed the buckskin into shape.
Close beside my mother I sat on a
rug, with a scrap of buckskin in one
hand and an awl in the other. This
was the beginning of my practiced ob
servation lessons in the art of bead
work. From a skein of finely twisted
threads of silvery sinews my mother
pulled out a single one. With an awl
she pierced the buckskin, and skill/
fully threaded it with the white siy w.
Picking up the tiny beads one bypone,
she strung them with the pointjof her
thread, always twisting it carefully af
ter every stitch. My motheipT steady
fingers were very quick and JLpt in this
kind of fancy work. *
It took many trials before I learned
how to knot my sinew* thread on the
point of my finger, a/ i saw her do.
Then the next difficulty was in keep
ing my thread stiilli- twisted, so that
I could easily string my beads upon it.
My mother required ot me original de
signs for my le/ sous in beading. At
first I frequently ensnared many a
sunny hour infio working a long de
sign. Soon I teamed from self-inflict
ed to refrain from draw
ing complex /patterns, for I had to fin
ish whatev/ r ! begun.
After sod ue experience I usually
drew easyf au( j simple crosses and
squares. j»These were some of the set
forms. Aiy original designs were not
always! symmetrical nor sufficiently
characteristic, two faults with which
my mother had little patience.
f Beecher and Ingersoll.
TJGat was a rather pointed story that
W Rev. Dr. Parkhurst told in his pul
j/c recently to illustrate the fact that
r.o man could come into close contact
with the universe without having the
idea of the Maker come into his mind.
The late Robert Ingersoll, while in Mr.
Beecher’s study at one time, saw a
large globe standing on his table—a
globe that showed in elegant outlines
the contour of the earth’s continents
and seas.
‘•That is a fine globe you have there,
Mr. Beecher? Who made it?’ was Mr.
Ingersoll’s inquiry.
"Oh, nobody,” answered Mr. Beech
er. —Boston Transcript
T>ie Senior Berean Les«,,l
day, January 28, 11
3'13. Then conieth f
Galilee to Jordan unto m 0 * I
baptized of him. ‘ J °k •<
U. But John forbade him
I uave need to be
ini comest thou to
',5. And Jesus answering
h/m. Suffer it to be s 0 nO u
!♦ bft-cmeth ,us to fulfill ... ‘>
less. Then be suffered hi „
16 And Jesus when
died went up straightwj 81
water: and, 1 0 . the J’ 0 "’
opened unto him. and he
it 3f God descending like n
lighting upon him. ‘ a d( ”»
17. And 10, a voice fr on , k
saying, This is my
whom lam well pleased *
4:1. Then was Jesus io d n .
Spint into the wilderness t/k ’
ed of 1 he devil.
2. And when he had f agtMl
days and forty nights. he
ward a hungered.
3. And when the tempter J
him, he said. If thou be the 3
God. command that these
made bread.
4. But he answered and saw,
written. Man shall not live hf
alone, but by every word th?
ceedeth out of the mouth of cJ
5. Then the devil taketh 2
into the holy city, and setteth 2
a pinnacle of the temple. M
6. And said unto him if t u
the Son of God. cast thyself
It is written. He shall give his £
charge concerning thee; and in i
bands they shall bear thee J
at any time thou dash thy foot
a stone. ‘
7. Jesus said unto him. It i Swi)
again. Thou shalt not tempt the I
thy God.
8. Again the devil taketh hi a
into an exceeding high mountaii
sheweth him all the kingdoms’#
world, and the glory of them;
9. And saith unto him, \[|i
things will I give thee, if thouwj
down and worship me.
10. Then saith Jesus unto him
thee hence, Satan: for it is wr
Thou shalt worship the Lord thv
and him only shalt thou serve,
11. Then the devil leaveth him.
behold, angels came and minis
unto him.
14. John forbade. Tried to hj
him by voice and gesture.
15. Suffer it. Permit It. Tn f
nil righteousness. He would snhn
the ordinance which was tobotbi
trance to his kingdom, and wonM
dorse John and his baptism an!
heaven. It was Jesus’ public m
ciation of all sin (that was fj
world, not in himself) ami cons
tlon to his work.
16. The spirit of God
like a dove. In the form of a i
expressing gentleness, love, Iddot
purity, the sweetest and most b
only character.
I. Wilderness. See “Place,"
Forty days. The temptation conti
all this time, but only the Inst fl
great assaults are described. Tmj
Tried and proved. The devil. St
calumniator, slanderer, accuser,
who seeks to injure others hr I
dering God and misrepresentinf
5. Taketh him. Either literal!
In thought or vision. Pinnacle. I
od’s royal portico, overhnneint
valley, at least three hundred
above tiie ground below.
9. I w’ill give thee. I will pen
men to accept you as the MessM:
withdraw my opposition. W#
me. Not in form, but In reality,
men worship money, or fame, orfl
10. Get thee hence. Satan. It l
by this proposal that Satan
11. And. behold. angels ... 4
tered unto him. Gave him Ml
the ease of Elijah fl Kings 19:5):
at the same time companionship.!
pathy, and the • 7 : 3v ' v T < ' ,!iat
and heaven wore .
Golden Text.- " V M
Son. 1h whom 1 am well
Matt. 1:17.
Subject: Four essential prepafl
for the best life.
I. Baptism (vs. 13-15).—WM
Jesus lived up to this time?
was he? (Luke 3:23.) Tn wht
did he now come? Why v.>
baptized? Why do wo. noM"
fess religion as well as live it.
10’32. 33: Rom. 10:6-10.)
11. Receiving the Holy fW
—ln what form did the
I come upon Jesus? Mhy b ’
Spirit likened to a dove? )’ J
er doos the Holy Spirit
2:2-4: John 14:16; Rom.
Cor. 12: 4-11: Eph. 5:9.) ,
ITT. The approval of Gon ’•
What assurance came to >
heaven? How far can ®
assurance? How doe< t 1
us for any work tn know
doing God’s will and have J-
TV? Testing by te !l!P tation
Where did Jesus go as soon . (
been baptized? Bhy \ a
tation experience ’“‘'"’"‘‘/.-j
2:18: see Deut. 8:1-3: p '' ■ ‘
long was Jesus in the " 1 ,
temptation? By
o,l? Why? Ho'v ; ȣ
Ing be tempted? I’ l ■ ,|<
that we do not? flI J' ’
often such battle a. th
the Christian life?
V. , The first tcmptntnn
natural appetites mm
—What was the li.-’ i^ f<
could this tempt 1 nu._
wrong? How did
tory? Where are t. '
ton? (Deut. 8:3.
moan? What tempo:’ -
this one? How ear
Consoling friend to " - j
widow—“ This is a
but it might have been
Widow—“ Yes; the

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