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dents, names of the architects, super intendent of building and assistant, a copy of the address given by the President, a copy of “What the Bible Teaches,” by Dr. R. A. Torrey, and a Scofield Bible. The address of the President, Lyman Stewart, and the Dean, Dr. R. A. Torrey, followed. The Institute Male Quartet, con sisting of Prof. L. F. Peckham, Franklin Huling, Harry Hill and George Hampton, furnished the mu sic. The students, workers and friends of the Institute united-in the service of song. The closing prayer was offered by Rev. A. B. Prichard, Vice-President. The occasion was one of real joy to the large gathering of interested people, and a volume of prayer is being offered for the speedy completion of this- practical plant which has for its purpose the giving of the Gospel to the whole world. “I have only one passion and that is to give Christ to men.”—Zinzen- dorf. “During nearly all my pastorate,” says a pastor, “I kept a reeord con cerning those who united with the church, of various things pertaining to the beginning of their religious life. Under one heading was the instru mentality through which they became of cases it was through personal in vitation or influence.” This is the kind of spirit that con secrated zeal produces in the hearts of all who are striving after the ideal Christian life. One day at a time! But one single day, Whatever its load, whatever its length; And there’s a bit of precious Scripture to say That according to each shall be our strength.—Helen Hunt Jackson.
The ceremonies were directed by Superintendent T. C. Horton, and the invocation was by Rev. J. H. Hunter, Secretary of the Faculty. Selected portions of Scripture were read by Giles Kellogg of the Board of Di rectors, closing with the following re sponsive reading : Leader.—Except the Lord build the house, Assembly.—They labor in vain that' build it. L.—Except the Lord keep the city, A.—The watchman waketh but in vain. L.—Thus saith the Lord God, “Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation, a stone, a tried stone, a precious cornerstone, a sure foundation : A.—He that believeth shall not make haste. L.—The Stone which the builders re fused. A.—Is become the head-stone of the cor ner. I..—This is. the Lord’s doing ; A.—It is marvellous in our eyes. , L.—For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, A.—Which is Jesus Christ. L.—Bless the Lord, O my soul ; A.—And all that is within me bless His holy name. Rev. E. P. Ryland, President of the Church Federation and a firm friend of the Institute, delivered an address in which he expressed for all churches congratulations upon the fact that this city is to have a great institution founded upon a firm belief in the im pregnable Word, of God. Superin tendent Horton read a-list of the con tents of the copper box, which was placed in the stonè. The list com prised the city newspapers of May •31st, copies of the Institute magazine, “T he K ing ' s B usiness ,” the State ment of Doctrine, a catalog and cir culars of the Institute, a list of the officers, Faculty, workers and stu
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