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I c A iCopjrighl. ipoj. by J. M. Edtoa.) Chicago. Surdnv. August 9. :»C Text:—“Every man that etrlveth for the rrinsttry Is temperate In ailthlngs."—1. Cor. ATURE apparently loses control of her forces at times, and the rainfall becomes a cloudburst, or the day* of glaring sunshine and ex- i cessive heat lengthen into the blighting drought. I The flooded val levg and the 1 washed-out grain fields, or the parched ground and withering crops, tell the sad story of excess and destruction, and one realizes that the needful re ^ freshing rain and life-giving sunshine may become messengers of ill when given with unrestrained hand. It is so with all good things in life. That which is necessary and beneficent within reasonable hounds becomer a positive evil when it leaps those bounds and runs riot In the limitless field of excess. Man is In constant danger of converting good into evil by reason of excess. Where the de sires and appetites are allowed to con- ' trol the life this is readily apparent. ! One excess follows another; desire , leads an eager race in one direction to-day. and to-morrow it is something : else that consumes the time and at- ! tention. It is said that no good thing ! has ever come Into the world but that , It has been put to base and unwhole- i some use by some. The people of the ' world, as distinguished from the pio fessing Christian, are not expected to be governed by the same high stand ards which should control the latter. The man in whose life Christ is not the supreme hope and ruling motive must look within himself for the con- 1 trol and conduct of his life, and to the degree that he permits his desires and appetitesto rule, to that degree will good become evil. And yet he is not sub- ■ Ject to the same condemnation as the Christian, who might go to the same oegree or excess, for. as we have said, there 1r a higher and holier motive ruling in the latter life. Our text gives us the ideal as well as the prac- ] tical picture of the Christian. He j should be ttmpcrate in ull things, because striving for victory and a crown. The race is not run until death is swallowed up in victory; the crown is not won until the presence of Jesus is gained, from Whose hands the reward of service is obtained. PAUL tal es his illustration of the at titude and life of the Christian from the Roman arena, or the Greek stadium. The contestant must, by weeks of plain diet, temperate habits ' and careful training, prepare for the conflict or the race. If he would Strive for ihe master/ he must he temperate In all tliingR. And he does all this, Paul goes on to say, to win a perishable chaplet of fig or laurel leaves. P.ut the Christian trains and strives that he may win a crown that is incorruptible. Many ran over th** Greek course, but only one could win the prize. Mot so with the Christian who runs! For Paul Rays: “I therefore so run, not as uncertainly; so fight I. not as one that beatelh the air.” He knew there was a crown for him. for at the end of his course, he exclaimed, as the celestial city began to break upon his vision: "I have fought a good fight. I h&ve kept the faith, hence forth there is laid up for me a crown of right*oneness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, shall give me a* that day.” And then, us he realizes how all Christians may "so run as to ob tsin.” he adds: “And not to me onl3\ j but unto all tliern that love His ap- 1 pearing. ** THR Christian life Is a battlefield; It Is a confli't constantly, within a no without. It Is not a pleasure park laid out with flowery beds of ease on I w hich vo rest In idle content. It Is rot | a safe rrfreat in which to hide while the soul sings and sleeps Itself into everlastln,. bliss! It Is a battlefield! It means conflict! It m«ans self-denial, trial and danger! It means earnest endeavor, and persistency! And the ore who toes not find the Christian ; life such an experience has misled the right road and Is not traveling In the 3iro<tit>.i of the Heavenly goal. He may have a name to live, but he Is lead. He may be Identified with the I treat army of the cross of Jesus Christ which is marching through the ?or.f!ict of life, enduring the persecu tions, and trials, and dangers ever to }e met with, but If he Is not sharlrg n the conflict. In the persecutions, tt-e Tlals and the dancers he is not a true toldier. and his false position will h? * •cvealed In the light of eternity And f the Christian life Is such amnward ini outward conflict with rf»e world, j ho flesh and the devil, then even- j Christian who w-ould strive for the ! nastery must l*c temperate In all hings. rHB summertime always em phasizes one thing—the lapse of Christian zeal and endeavor. The Christian of the summer time is a dif erent person from the Christian of he fall and winter time. The latter iclris hltnseif to Ms Christian duty, ind among his home associates and Wends he walks In Christian livery. | ie is known as a Christian, and he | icu as one should. But with the com- • !ng of the summer time comes the letting down of the bars, and In the fields of U e world's pleasures the Christian roams in careless abandon. The summer time is considered a peri od of careless ease and license. The vacation period is welcomed as a time in which all religious restraint may be properly thrown off, and rest and rec reation become synonyms for unre strained indulgence in every whim and desire. The conscience may be uneasy, but a nervous laugh and the words: “Oh. it Is my vacation, and I can do as I please, now.” puts the conscience to sleep, while the Chris tian continues on his free and easy wav. I know Christians who do things in the summer time, and when away on their vacations, which they would ne\er think of doing during other timrs of the year, and who try to make themselves believe they are all right because summer time and vacation bring peculiar licence. 1 know Chris tians who are thoughtful of the Lord’s day and deplore Its desecration at all times except when oil their vacations. DO NOT misunderstand me. 1 am not •defending (he Pharisaical Sabhath. In which the letter Is ob served and the spirit forgotten. Sun day observance at home or away from home Is not constituted by so many Attendances upon church, the Sunday school class taught, and so many chap ters In the Hible read. Man was not made for the Sabbath, but the Sabbath was made for man. In which he might, by whatever he did. draw nearer to God and re3t in Him. One may do nothing worse on the Sabbath day than seek physical rest and ease, and yet. by that attitude, c^secrate the day and dishonor God. unless in that seek ing of the physical need there were purpose and desire to prefit and en rich the spiritual life. Jesus’ Sabbath days were Ailed with activity, but It was to the blessing of man ar.d the glorifying of God. It is not so much what you do on the Lord’s day, but the motive which lies back of the con duct which determines whether you. ns a Curistian, have desecrated the day or not. lint not only Sunday, but the other days of the week, are marred by t*he summer-time excess. Let us see wherein this excess lies Let us see if the Christian life and coniiict are to be laid aside during the summer and vacation time. I>»t us see if it is need ful that they should be. to have a jol ly, good ar.d refreshing time. "Every man that etriveth for the mastery is temperate in all things.’’ Temperate in ail Hungs, whether it is while the languor of Rummer beat is felt and the voice of fair Nature is calling away to change and rest, or while the \igorous air of fall and winter is urging to fresh activities. THR summer-time exefcR I Christian finds expression in his life in two directions: In the neglect of the accustomed devotions and activi ties of the Christian life, and in the indulgence in pleasures anil associa tions which are demoralizing and questionable. Many a promising Chris tian life is wrecked upon the rocks of summer-time exres*. It begins with the passive attitude of neglect and ends with the active participation in the questionable ar.d hurtful. It be gins with the excessive indulgence in summer-time pleasures of a wholesome sort, to the inter crowding out of the Lord and intercourse with Him, and prepares the feet later to tread in the by-paths of sin. Why is it that it takes weeks and months after the summer is passed to bring tlie church back to a spiritual condition where it is ready to do effective work? Why ia it that the summer time |g not ron tri'nulive to the Christian work of the fall, but is destructive of it? Why i° it eo commonly charged, and Justly so, that the Christian tal.es a vaca tion. but the devil never? Ia the-' not one answer to nil these questions? Is is not because of the summer-time excess? Th« Christian o ight to enjoy the summer time! He needs and in en titled to his vacation! D *j his enjoy ment of the suruiv.er should be of such a temperate character that as the gold en days of summer unfold into the hazy days of autumn he will be In bet ter spiritual condition than ever be fore, and more fitted for the new and larper demands which the Lord Is al ways mailing of His followers. CCMMER-TIME attractions and dls J tractions arc multiplying so rapidly In these days, ar.d the vacation period has taken such universal and promi nent place in the lives of the people of this nation, that it is not surpris ing that their influence should he felt in the life of the church and in the life of the Christian It is becoming moro and more apparent—in the churches of the cities, more particu larly—that a new distracting ten dency must be dealt with. The sum mer season and fh« vacation period are being so emphasized that religion* obligations are lost sight of. Every thlng is sacrificed that the summer plans may be carried out. Excess ; marks every step of the way, from the i time In the late winter or early spiing when plans and thoughts for the sum- j mer are allowed to monopolize the at- | tention, down through the actual days ' of the summer indulgences. And j somehow the Christian is coming to1 believe that the summer time and va- ! cation to be real and benefit!a] must : be entirely separated from religious thought and activity. OW many Christians are careful tc put their Bibles ia their grips when starting off on their vacations? You can help aoewe • this question b> telling what you yourself have doue. The bodily needs and comforta are assiduously looked after when the trunk is being packed, and everything which possibly may be needed for the better enjoyment of the trip are taken along. Why should the needs of the soul be neglected? Why should the physical be considered to the utter forgetfulness of the spiritual? ••Ota.” you say. "I ant not going off to read my Bible. I can do that at home.” ■ To be sure you can and ought, but yon may not read your Bible In the heart i of Nature when at home. You may not bo so situated as to have God's W ord mingle in sweet harmony with ! the voice and expression of Nature as i >ou «re when away on your vacation. You may lose fresh visions of God and new glimpses of the birds, and trees and flowers, if you shut the Lord out j of your vacation, and set off to have a good time at all hazards. It is un safe and unwise to go away on the vacation without the conscious pres cnee of Jesus accompany you. We sing: “Anywhere with Jesus I can safely go,” and have iu mind the place I of trial and danger and distress, but into the pleasures of life and upon , the vacations we somehow feel that we can walk safely alone. But the Christian needs the Lord with him upon his vacation ns at no other time, | for it is then that myriad temptations l come, when the conventionalities aud restraints of home are severed. I <I EVERY man that strlveth for the L mastery is temperate In all things.” What would you think of the athlete who Indulged in his every whim until the day of the rare and then, suddenly real izing that he must get himself Into con i ditlon. would agonize and fret in the effort? Could he expect to win? Could I he hope to make creditable showing? , What can the Christian expect in the fall If the summer has shattered his spiritual hralth by Its excesses? He cannot hope 1 to be in condition for the work his Lord would have him do. At the last moment ' h i cannot agonize in prayer and cram God’s Word Into his soul so ns to be j equipped for service. Christians too lit tle realize that the reason for many a failure and defeat dates away bark to the Indulgence and neglect of days gone by. The summer-time excess hears fruit | in a fall and winter barren of spiritual rc : suits. The Divine admonitions: “He instant In season and out of season.” “Pray without ce*aslng.” “Do good umo all men.” are in force as much during the summer!Ime as during the other seasons of the year Your prayers during the summer will determine how murfa bless ing you and your church are to have In the fall. Your faithfulness to religious i obligations In the summer will determine how well pi .-pared you are for the work of the fall. But It must not be supposed that this intensity of Christian life and service. this ceaseless prayer, this con stant attitude of helpfulness to those about are In conflict with the keenest en joyment of the summer time, or Is a handicap to the most rrfreshing and j restful vacation. To he instant In sea son and out of season dor r not mean that you may not leave the present work in har.d and seek new scenes ar.d surround i ings. To pray without ceasing does not mean that you must go around with a prayer rug in your hands ar.d your eyes rolling Into Heaven. These are not so much admemifions to outward expres sion as to inward attitude. Ar.d if the Inward state of the soul is or.r e»f prayer and eager yearning for service, there will bp the constant and refreshing ex pression In the life of that tempera!''en joyment of all things which Paul urge* In our text ONE oihrr thing which Is often In cluded In the Christian's summer time excess. That Is the extrav agance which Is encouraged and allowed during the vacation timp. Many a debt Is contracted In the summer which brings w-orry and trouble all the rest of the y ear. The derlre and ambition have been u> go to a certain piece, to enjoy certain things, ar.d when the funds arc rot adequate to co\ e rt he expense p. the tempt at ion comes to run into debt, and the pricking con science is quieted with the assertion that change and rest must he had. and one is justified In extravagance whpn the health demands It Speaking gene rally, 1* can be asserted safely that one never >i-"V rest arc! change ep i <yr '/owed capital. A* surely a* you do, you saddle yourself with a burden which may ride you Irtc. dle^r'"'"’ srd trouble which will morn than offset the benefit yon gained by the expenditure. The body cannot be genuinely refreshed while the Innpr conscience Is condemrlrg you. One of the alarming tendencies of our day Is the reckless extravagance of peo ple generally. The Christian Is becom ing me*re and more careless of observing the Divine command: "Owe r.o man anything, but to love one another.” It Is not possible to he n Christian on Sunday and plunge Into the world and its Indulgences during the other days of the week. It Is not possible to do good and effective work nine* months of the year If the other three months are spent In careless neglect of Hod’s claims upon you. The Christian. If Christian he he, Is striving for the mastery, whether dur ing summer heat or winter's cold, and there Is no period of the year in which he may slacken his vigil or eease to fight. He must he temperate In all things if he would win. He may not yield hiinr.elf to unrestricted Indulgence in rest and pleasure during the enmmer time, any more than during the winter time.. "Every man that striveth for the mastr ry Is temperate In all things.” The Divine Presence. I find that HI* sweet pre*ence eateth out the bitterness of sorrow aud suf fering.—Samuel Rutherford. ( ni» TlarteH W*oa. "A )oi.ig friend of tuiue.” said Senator J"v.Mi>a \V. llult), “niarnnl, not long ago. a woman c* 30 yeai*. Si e ricu and vg y ; re »*« handsome and poor. “ l • e day alter treir weodirg I met tho br-de and bridegroom on a I'uTlm.m tram, traveling "e»X. I’t.e bridegroom went into t -niching compartment with me. and we If .t«d ut». lie fiuked gloomily. He waa ai.eni a long while. " ‘Well, Jack,* *iid 1, **o thi* ia your honeymoon. e.i?’ “He smiled grimly. ‘lXm't call it my hoiv eymoon,^ he -aid. 'It** the haivest uioou with me.’ ’*- N. Y. Tribute. Didn't Like ta ttaaat. "How are you gettit g or with your music, my dear?” inquired a lady of her r,ece “Well, of course,” replied the niece, dif fidently. “it wouldn’t l*e proper for me to r.mpliiuent tu\*ell. but aomc of the t:e gh bora have told me they have *taid awake it n:ghi for hours, listening to my play ing.’’ —Stiay Stone*. She Didn't Core. Maple hill, la., Aug. 10th.—"I felt a« 1 uu.t* I i.11 e whether I 1*veil or died. 1 \va* *o miserable i.U the nnic.” In t ie*e ivotd* dot* Mi** Nellie K.rfoot, tni* puce, desei ibe hei condition. Kverv " oitun who i*. or bo* been, nek and suT eruig will understand and appreciate just :sow 41Bailout tell, and inert meuovloubt uany t ousand* of *nuuar case*. It is truly an awful tiling tvmen a woman ^et* to low that si.e can *ay “I dor.'t care waft ‘er I live or die.” Hut Mi*s Itarioot tell* a different story to day, and i.er Words should guide .very *uf < t ing won.au to the path of health ami hap utic*s. I u*ei! Dodd** Kidney 1’illa, and I am 'tired. 1 feel like a new person, nnd I would J.v to every woman suffering as I did. give Jod.d » Kidmy l‘tl!« a trial, and you will sot be dt-appotn'ed. They urc worthy of he higheat p:ai»c.’’ Ivepl it Secret. W.fe—Think 1 can’t keep a secret, do I’OU? Husband Yes, I uo. “Well, I've worn nn old l.nt trimmer! over or the p.i-t two month*. and I haven't told i soul ye:. there ’* V Y. WetUf, Cot Wb.tt \nu AaU Kor. \\ ten you tec an article well-advcrtisid in :ie newspaper*, you may be sure it’s a good irticle, for advertising only pay* if the goods .re honest and posi-c** merit. The people vho make « specialty of one advertised ar iele like C 'aacaret*. < 'nndy f'athsrtic, forrx imple, ttak“heir whole business existence >n it* doing what they say it will. They nu*t "make good,” as the saying is. Kinil r« of this paper are urged to be sure that hrv get what they «>k for. when they a*k w an advertised article, for it’* the good ing that is imitated and counterfeited, 'on t accept substitute*! Insist on getting he genuine! In file I'atull). She And re you a descendant of the old i'umil) of the \ »n IChbris? lie No, not exactly; but mj brother ia. .lodge. 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