King's Business - 1913-07

A Report of the Ceremonies at the Laying of the Stone By T. C. HORTON

T. C. Horton Depositing the Box

whose shed blood as a sacrifice for sin is forever to be the foundation of all the work undertaken within its walls. In these days when so many pro­ fessed Christians deny the Deity of Christ and so many cults and philoso­ phies reject the doctrine of the blood, it is a source of profound satisfaction to the true evangelical to find carved in indestructible granite, the words, “His own blood.” How can we doubt but on that Saturday afternoon there was joy in the heart of the Father over this public avowal of faith in the blood atonement of the eternal Son, and who can doubt that He will set His seal to an enterprise that has for its object the glorification of the L,ord Jesus Christ?

UNTO HIM THAT LOVED US AND WASHED US FROM OUR SINS IN HIS OWN BLOOD. R ev . 1:5. So reads the inscription upon the cornerstone of our new building, which was laid with simple and appro­ priate ceremonies on Saturday after­ noon, May 31st. The laying of the cornerstone of any building which is to be devoted to the interests of humanity is of mo­ ment, but in this instance there was something peculiarly impressive and sacred. In the very center of a great city with a world-wide reputation for enterprise and progress, a splendid structure in the process of construc­ tion was dedicated to the Son of God,

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