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C.-In thc following discourse, prepared hy Dr. Talmage before his illness, the lolly and danger of post? poning the acceptance of the gospel invi? tation are exposed on the text, Luke xiv, 18, "And they all with one consent began to make excuse." After the invitations to a levee are 6ent out the regrets come in. One man apologizes for non-attendance on one ground, another on another ground. The most of the regrets are founded on prior engagements. So in my text a great ban? quet was spread, the invitations were cir? culated, and now the regrets come in. The one gives an agricultural reason, the other a stock dealers reason, the other a domestic reason. All poor reasons. The fact was, they did not want to go. "And they all with one consent began to make excuse." So now God spreads a great banquet. It is the gospel feast, and the table reaches across the hemispheres, and the invita? tions go out, and multitudes come and sit down and drink out of the chalices of God's love, while other multitudes decline coming, the one giving this apology, and the other giving that apology, "and they all with one consent begin to make ex? cuse." I propose, so far as God may help me. to examine the apologies which men make for not entering the Christian life. Apology the first: I am not sure there is anything valuable in the Christian re? ligion. It is pleaded that there are so many impositions in this day; so many things that seem to be real are sham. A gilded outside may have a hollow inside. There is so much quackery in physics, in ethics, in politics, that men come to the habit of incredulity, and after awhile they allow that incredulity to collide with our holy religion. But, my friends, I think religion has made a pretty good record in the world. How many wounds it has salved! How many pillars of fire it has lifted in the midnight wilderness! How many simoom struck deserts it hath turned into the gardens of the Lord! How it hath .stilled the chopped sea! What rosy light it hath sent streaming through the rift of the storm-cloud! What pools ol cool water it hath gathered for thirsty Hagar and Ishmael! What manna whiter than coriander seed it hath dropped all around the camp of hardy bested pilgrims! What promises it hath sent out like holy watchers to keep the lamps burning around deathbeds, through the darkness that lowers into the sepulcher! What flashes of resurrection morn! Besides that, this religion ha3 made so manv heroes. It brought Summerfield, the Methodist, across the Atlantic ocean with his silver trumpet to blow the acceptable year of the Lord until it seemed as if al] our American cities would take the king; dom of heaven by violence. It sent Jehndi Ashman into Africa alone, in a continent of naked barbarians, to lift the standard of civilization and Christianity. It made John Milton among poets, Raphael anions painters. Christopher Wren among archi? tects, Thorwaldsen among sculptors, Han? del among musicians. Dupont among Illili tary commanders, and to give new wings to the imagination and better balance tc the judgment and more determination tc the will and greater usefulness to the life and grander nobility to the soul there is nothing in all the earth like our^Christian religion. Nothing in religion? Why, then, all those Christians were deceived when in their dying moment they thought they saw the castles of the blessed, and your child, that with unutterable agony you put away into the grave, you will never see him again or near his sweet voice nor feel the throb of his young heart. There is nothing in religion? Sickness will come upon you. Roll and turn on vour pillow; no relief. The medicine may be bitter, the night may be dark, the pain may be sharp; no relief. Christ never comes to the sick-room. Let the pain stab; let the fever burn; curse it and die. There is nothing in religion? After awhile death will come. You will hear the paw? ing of the pale horse on the threshold. The spirit will be breaking away from the body, and it will take flight?whither, whither? There is no God, no minister? ing angels to conduct, no Christ, no heaven, no home. Nothing in religion? Oh, you are not willing to adopt such a dismal theory! And jet the world is full of skeptics. And let. mc say there is no class of peo? ple for whom t have a warmer sympathy than for skeptics. We do not know how to treat them. We deride them, we carica? ture them. We. instead of taking them by the soft hand of Christian love, clutch them with the iron pinchers of ecclesias? ticism. Oh, if you knew how those men had fallen away from Christianity and be? come skeptics you would not be so rough on them! Some were brought up in homes where religion was overdone. The most wretched day in the week was Sunday. Religion was driven into them with ft trip? hammer. They had a surfeit of prayer meetings. They were stuffed and choked with catechisms. They were told by their parents that they were the worst children that ever lived because they liked to ride down hill better than to read "Pilgrim's Progress." They never heard their pa? rents talk of religion but with the corners of the -mouth drawn down and the eyes rolled up. Others went into skepticism through maltreatment on the part of some who professed religion. There is a man who says: "My partner in business was conspicuous in prayer meeting, and he was officious in all religious circles, but he cheated me out of $3000. and I don't want any of that religion." Then there are others who get into skepticism by a natural persistence in asking questions, why or how? How can God be one being in three persons? They cannot understand it. Neither can I. How can God be a complete sovereign and yet man a free agent? They cannot understand it. Neither can I. They cannot understand why a hqjy God lets sin come into the world. Neither can I. They sav: "Here is a great mystery; here is a disciple of fashion, frivolous and godless all her days; she lives on to be an octogenarian. Here is a Christian mother, training her chil? dren for God and for heaven, self-sacrific? ing, Christlike, indispensable seemingly to that household; she gets a cancer and dies." The skeptic says, "I can't explain that. Neither can I. I can see how men reason themselves into skepticism. With burning feet I have trodden that blistering way. I know what it is to have a hundred nights poured into one hour. There are men in the arid desert of doubt who would give their thousands of dollars if they could get back to the old religion of their fathers. Such men are not to be carica? tured, but helped, and not through their heads, but through their hearts. When these men really do come into the king? dom of God, they will be worth far more to the cause of Christ than those who never examined the evidences of Chris? tianity. Thomas Chalmers once a skeptic, Robert Hall once a skeptic, Christmas Evans once a skeptic; but when they did lay hold of the gospel chariot how thev made it speed ahead! If, therefore. I ad? dress men and women who have drifted away into skepticism, I throw out no scoff; I rather implead you by the mem? ory of those good old times Avhen you knelt at your mother's knee and said your evening prayer and those other days of fickness when she watched all night and gave you the medicines at just the right time and turned the pillow when it was hot and with hand long ago turned to dust soothed your pains and with that voice you will never hear again unless voil join her in the better country, told you never mind, and by that dying cone! where she talked so slowly, catching he: j breath between the words?by all thost memories I ask you to come and tak< : the same religion, lt was good enough foi her; it is good enough for you. Aye, J j make a better plea: By the wounds anc thc death throe of the Son of God, whe ' approaches you in infinite love witli torn brow and lacerated hands ant' whipped back, crying, "Come unto Me all ye that labor and are heavy laden, ant I will give you rest!" Other persons apologize for not enter ing the Christian life because of the in corrigibility of their temperament. Now we admit it is harder for some people tc become Christians than for others, but thc glare of God never came to a mountain that it could not climb or to an abyss thal it could not fathom or to a bondage, thal ?t could not break. The wildest horse thaj ever troa Araoian sands Has Deen croker to bit and trace. The maddest torrent tumbling from mountain shelving has been harnessed to the mill wheel and the factory band MUmi a thousand shuttles all a-buzz and a-clat ter And the wildest, the haughtiest, the mast ungovernable man ever created by the grace of God may be subdued and ser.1 out on ministry of kindness, as God send? an August thunderstorm to water the wild flowers down in the grass. Peter with nature tempestuous as the sea that he once tried to walk, at one look from Christ went out and wept bitterly. Kiel) harvests of grace may be grown on the summit of the jagged steep and flocks ol Christian graces may find pasturage id fields of bramble and rock. Though your disposition may be all a-bristle with fretfulness, though you have a temper a-gleam With quick light? nings, though vour avarice be like that ol the horse leech, crying, "Give! though damnable impurities have wrapped you in all consuming fire, God can drive that devil out of your soul, and over the chaos and the darkness He can say, "Let thcrf be light." The best place for a skillful doctor is in a neighborhood where there are all poor doctors, the best place for an enterprising merchant to open his store is in a place where the bargain makers do not under stand their business, and the best place for you who want to become the illus? trious and complete Christian, the best place for you is to come right down among us who are so incompetent and so incon? sistent sometimes. Show us how. Give us an example. Exudations from poisonous trees in our neighbor's garden will make a very poor balm for our wounds. Sickness will come, and we will be pushed out toward the Red Sea which di vides this world from the next, and not the inconsistency of Christians, but the rod of'jfaith, will wave back the waters as a commander wheels his host. The judgment will come, with its thunder shod solemnities. Oh, then we will not stop and say, "There was a mean Chris? tian: there was an impure Christian." In that day as now, "If thou be wise, thou shalt be wise for thyself, but if thou scornest thou alone shall bear it." Why, my brother, the inconsistency of Chris? tians, so far from being an argument to keep you away from God, ought to be an argument to drive you to Him. No time to be religious here! You have no time not to be religious. You might as well have no clerks in your store, no books rn your library, no com? pass "on your ship, no rifle in the battle, no hat on your head, no coat for your back, no fihoes for your feet. Better travel on toward eternity bare? headed and barefooted and houseless and homeless and friendless than to go through life without religion. Did religion make Raleigh any less of a statesman or Havelock any less of a soldier or Grinnell any less of a merchant or West any less of a painter? Why, my friends, religion is the best security in every bargain; it is the sweet? est note in every song; it is tfte brightest gem in very coronet. No time to be re? ligious? Why, you will have to take time to be sick, to be troubled, to die. Our world is only the wharf from which Ave are to embark for heaven. No time to secure the friendship of Christ? No time to buy a lamp and trim it for that walk through the darkness which otherwise will be illumined only by the whiteness of the tombstones? No time to educate the eye for heavenly splen? dors or the hand for choral harps or the ear for everlasting songs or the 6011I for honor, glory and immortality? One would think we had time for nothing else. Other persons apologize for not cater? ing the Christian life because it is time enough yet. That is very like those per? sons who send regrets and say, "I will come in perhaps at ll or 12 o'clock; I will not bc there at the opening of the banquet, but I will be there at the close." Not yet! Not yet! Now, I do not give any doleful view of this life. There is nothing in my nature, nothing in the grace of God, that tends toward a doleful view of human life. I have not much sympathy with Ad? dison's description of the "Vision of Mirza," where he represents human life as being a bridge of a hundred arches and both ends of the bridge covered with clouds and, the race coming on, the most of them falling down through the first span and all of them falling down through the last span. It is a very dismal picture. I have not much sympathy with the Spanish proverb which says, "The sky is good and the earth ia good; that which is bad is between the earth and the sky." But, while Ave as Christian men are bound to take a cheerful vieAv of life, Ave must also confess that life is a great un? certainty and that man Avho says, "1 can't become a Christian because there is time enough yet," ia running a risk in? finite. You do not perhaps realize the fact that this descending grade of sin gets steeper and steeper and that you are gathering up a rush and velocity Avhich after awhile may not answer to the brakes. Be not among those who give their Avhole life to the Avorld and then give their corpse to God. It does not seem fair that Avhile our pulses are in full play of health Ave serve ourselves and serve the Avorld and then make God at last the present of a coffin. It does not seem right that Ave run our ship from coast to coast carrying cargoes for ourselves and then, Avhen the ship is crushed in the rocks, give to God the shivered timbers. It is a great thing !for a man on his dying pillow to repent? better that than neA*er at all; but hoAV much better, how much more generous, it Avould have been if he had repented fifty years before! My friends, you Avill never get over these procrastinations. We have started on a march from which there is no retreat. The shadoAvs of eternity gather on our pathway. Hoav insignificant is time compared with the vast eternity! As I was thinking of this one day Avhile coming down over the Aile ghany Mountains at noon, by that Avon derful pass Avhich you all have heard de? scribed as the Horseshoe?a depression in it he side of the mountain where the train almost turns back again upon itself, and you see how appropriate is the name of the Horseshoe?and thinking on this very [theme and preparing this very sermon, it seemed to me as ir the great courser of eternity speeding along had just struck the mountain with oue hoof and gonp on into illimitable space. So short is time, so insignificant is earth, compared Avith the vast eternity! This moment \'oices roll doAA'n the sky and all the ivorlds of light are ready to rejoice at your disenthrall ment. Rush not into the presence of the King ragged Avith Rin when you may haA'e this robe of righteousness. Dash not your foot pieces against the throne of a cruci? fied Christ. Throw not your croAA'n of life 'off the battlements. All the scribes of |God are at this hour ready with volumes ;of living light to record the neivs of your soul emancipated. [Copyritfht, 1902. L. Klopach.l His Miraculous Escape. Fox four days and four nights in the depths of the earth, wandering in abso? lute darkness through winding gorges, crawling on hands and knees through slimy passages in the jagged rocks, halting at times on the brink of awful precipices, growing faint from hunger and almost crazy from hardships which he was forced to endure?these are a few of the experiences that befell Capt Caleb Johnson, a Mississippi river pilot, when he attempted recent? ly to explore the mysteries of Dead Man's cave at St. Genevieve, just icross the river from Red Bud, III. But with all of Capt. Johnson's ex? periences the cave remains as much a nystery as ever, for he waa without ight for most of the way, and bas no dea to-day ho-; far or where he wan lered. He only knows that he entered he cave in Simms' hollow, on the bank )f the river, on Monday morning, and .hat on Thursday afternoon a farmer ound him in a sinkhole on his farm our miles from the entrance. Nothing vas, therefore, accomplished, save, >erhaps, to take away the superstition :hat no one could go Into the cave and some out alive. . Inquisitive American In London. A curious American arrived in Lon? don the other morning. Here are a feAV of the questions he asked in the even? ing: Why dc butchers wear blue aprons which will not shoAV dirt, while assist? ants in boot shops wear immaculate white aprons? "Why is footwear "boots," while the boy Avho polishes them is a "shoe" black? Why is there no direct bus from London Bridge Sta? tion to Waterloo? Why is the poste restante in the largest city of thc world not open all night? Why do many women wear straw hats in the Avinter? Why can't you get breakfast in a res? taurant within a reasonable time after "sun-up?" 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