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Olean Democrat, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1890, Olean, New York f' WWKKLY THURRfUt, If, tH'.M CEDAitS OF LEBANON (OR, TALMAGE'S TWELFTH -rt ON THE HOLY LAND A Thousand i the Grrut I'orest, but n owr Trcvt Still Attest It-j niujjolflcevi Wliy the Ile- brew Toi-t'i Oftrn Ref. i 1 to the Cedars. BuooivtA'X, Dec. Today Dr. Tal- mage preached the twelfth sermon of scries on Palestine and tho adjoin- ing countries After delivering it iri ,e morning the Academy of Music this city, he' it again in the Evening in New York, at the service field und t lie auspices of The fhri.x- tian IlcrrJ i. commencing his sermon IV Tigw statjd that in spite of all Iho c-Horts that wore being put forth to hasten tho completion of his now Tabernacle, the work was on so a scale, and the neces- sity for eriro in its construction so im- jferative, that judging by present indi- cations it would not be ready for dedi- cation before Cotter. lie was happy to say, however, that tho hospital! Ly of Tuo Christian Herald, through these Sunday evening service? in Xov; York had been held, would be continued, and tho publisher of that journal had already secured an extension of t'.ie lease of the Academy of Music, lie therefore be able to hold services there every Sunday evening until the new Tabernacle was finished. Owing to tho inclemency of the weather he would discontinue the cus- tom of giving an address out of doors after the regular exercises to the crowd of people had been unable to gain admission to the Academy, but the publisher of The Christian Herald was endeavoring to obtain the use of a church or public building in the neighboi-ho'jJ in which an overflow ser- vice could ba held. Dr. Talmage then announced his text Psalms civ, 16, 'The cedars of Lebanon which he hath surl preached the following sermon: v.-e change; stirrup for Lx'Ii in the morning Gyria, and we- a.re among showing human famil) liow tu uiake brick a pr.ictically haying, "Ilero is buildinjf muterial; let my it, w.fluu-nl i thirty- 1 y.-urd old and i till jAnd H sjch a tlii-ig ever- tree? alone." Wo had bolter stop the lasting i.nJ ;v axes among tho had Of '-hm-arter that all better stop tho axes in our as it would been bolter for if tho axes hud IK- i stopped among llio of To 11 for our reckle ,t .-vault on tho for, .1 havo tho disordered seasons: mr.v tho uplifted ana hurricanes multiplied in number velocity, because thr-r.1 i-; nothing to pivvc'nt thr-Ir awful sweep. GOD'S XATUKM, Plant the trees in vour that the weary may rest under the7ii. Plant them along your streets, that up through the brrn'-ho'; by miv seethe God fir.: the trees and then made tc> atthem. Plant them along ilio brooks, that und r them chil- dren may Plant them in your of tlio hostelry waiting for In our j wheel. It I. i ot CLU I Ir I I I the lantor the stage to start. A Mohammedan in high life is putting his throe wives on board within an apartment by them- selves, and our party occupy the main apartment c f one of tho most meom fortable les in which niort.'.h were ever jamiif, J. and half strangulated. But we miyt not lot the discomforts annul or cli puragj the opportunities. We arc a.jd oat and up the i. iV'r which coronet e-an- Uaijhts around i of the finest and are rising .loiaiiilon that reigned that ever I and no human hand had to do witlr its planting: t v of wlrrh he hath pLi-.it--I." THK ,i- ofthi- ia seven thousand !.w.'t. HJ it its head to altitude- of tvn thousand. No higher than Ihoa siuid feet can vegetation ev'-u. bat be- low that line at season are under a of the fingers r not cast do-.vn We are which is ni' poesy of Script 'u toward tht- botany evc-r bv the rnu-t gardens, that as in Eden tho Lord may walk there in tho cool of the day. Plant them in coin-jtcrios, their shade like a mourner's veil, and their loaves sounding like tho rustle of th? of the departed Let Arbor Pay, or tti3 day for the planting of tree-, recognized by the of minv of tho be observed by nil our people, and the nest one hundred do as much in planting tlicvo leafy glories of God as tho km one hundred years have accom- phVhed in their destruction. When, not long before his I saw on the banks of tho Hudson in his glazed cap, riding on horseback, Gaorgs P. Morris, the preat song writer of America, I found lum grandly emotional, and I could understand how he wrote, 'Wood- man, spare tbat the verses of which many of us have felt like quot- ing in bolilgerant spirit, when under the stroke of some one without sense or reason we saw a beautiful tree pros trated: Woodman, spare that tree! Touoh not a single bo.igh! yo'it'i it nui AnJ. I'll prot-vt it niv.v. Tvros furafat j.v's band Taut plociJ il n -r H-; T. pre, woo.1iaia. it ax s'.ia.! io u VTh >-j b it un idle boy I i-islit ic j-raieful s'-u Ii .V; their gushing joy too. my sisters play'd 3Iy rtiorher hLss'd me here. My father pressM my Foivive this foonsli tea1-. Bat Ic-t that el-l I: My roun'l thee Ccse as tny bar oU fria-id II T.J th-3 v.ihl AnJ tliy orarwlios be-id, O'. I ta> stor.n st'.H brave'. .'_u IM'J, luave t'ia spot J're a i.i i! t) Ti.v s'ia'1 h'.r :i it not. I Ik1 5 and ,ill etcrniiv in: teud of b< iir? litioa bo ii' 7-ci'gioii left fur As the anaconda gorges itself with food tlieii seems for a long time to He thoroughly insensible, t t'.r-ivan.1 men who on Sunday i" t Midi a religious surMt that of fie week they s.-cm (horoughly dead to a'l religious ciiiuiion. They we.-'p in chuicliuruL-r a -rm'Mi, if on Monday n KU', j c want itself at tiro I gar's will depend entirely on quick limbs and an UTJobstructed stair- way. It takes all tho grace they get to keep them from coinniiltlrrj as- sault am1 battery on those intruders who come 'i.h pale faces and stories of and subscription papers. The roasua thivt God planted the-0 cedars in the Bible to suggest thu ought, in our religious character. be deep Hlio tho high like the cedar, broad branched as the cedar. A traveler measured the s-pread of the boughs of one of trees, arid found it one hundred and eleven feet branch tip to branch tip, and I have feen ccdara of Christian character that through their prayers and chari- ties put out ona branch to the niter- most parts of America and r.noruer branch to tho uttermost of Asia, and these w.'uo branched Christians will keep on multiplying unfll all the earth i.s v.'ith luen-y. But mark you, these cedars of Leb- anon could not grow if plaaU-cl iu mild cliniatcs, and in soft air, and in care- fully watered gardens. They must have the gymnasium of tha midnight hurricane to develop their arms. They nust play the athleta with a thousand winters before their feet are rightly planted, and their foreheads, rightly and their arias rightly muscled. if there bo any other way for de- strong Christian character ex- c -nt by storms of trouble, I nevor heard of It. Call the roll of martyrs, e.ill ihe of the prophets, cull tho roll of the and sa-3 which of them had an easy time of it. Which of these cedars re-.v in the warm valley? ?sot one of Iloneysueklar; thrive best on the south side oT tha h jits'1, but ce'lars I.i a Syrian whirlwind. Men and -women who hear this or this, instead of your grumbling L-'cause you have it hard, thank Cod i hat you ara in just the best fc-hool for inaking heroes and horokias. It is true both for this world a.nd the next. Rock that baby ia a cradle cushioned and j canopied; graduate liiia from that into it t p'irliaiiK n! ami Abel Ht >n is pic- .ilr his IVM 'cr.it'ol i', 'uiir mo .t iil'it! clcr ri ins of tho As w along ca these uiouutaUis costly high ch.iir and give him a gold of we bethink how its Cedars spoon; send him to school wrapped in spread branches and breathe tHeir furs enough for an arctic explorer; spud aroma cast their shadows all j him through a collegs where ha will through tho Bible. Solon; xi j not have to study in order to get a about Tierii hi hi- ,i nil." tl work- diploma, bocauso h's father is ri'.-h: --froiii the ce him in a profession whoro ho bo dar tree that hi i voi. eren unto gins with an oiu the floor tlie hyssop that i out of the ered with ;md a wall." The P.-ial ;i" rt 5-iv.-, "Tiie right-' books in RuiiidTi and an eous shall grov? a cv.Ur in Lcba upholstered like a ani in of his uiagniJccnt .u: 1 an etibroidored otroTnau doioiopes call? on tlie csJars to praise which to put his twelve dollar (he Ir'l. And Salomon s-r-st'io conn- and then lay upon h'u tablo M tolauco of Christ is exec-lent as the ivory ciar holder yen can cedars, and Isaiah "The day of the Lord shall be all the ce- dars of Lebanon." aud Bzekiel and Amos and Z -phaniah and Brussels, and have standin r cloor n prancing spnn prize at the hon-3 fair, ancl leave i-'in estate enough to mako him Zeehnriah woave its folia-o into their of all struggle, and what will o-ooine and ati- '-I-i- a car .ilr witii .fv and S ;i the of e- vinevards groves a mountain color, and fill tlu that the tho king, e 1 as "tv.'1 At a I.r-Iglit of i feet is a. tha scendiints of those vast forests from which Solomon cut his timber for the temple at and at one time there v.o.v one hundred axuieu out the beams froui wliich great cities were constructed. But thi.-s nati -n of trees has by hu- man ieonofl.ism been massacred until only a group b left. This race of giants is nearly extinct, but I have no doubt that some of these were here when Ilirain. king of Tyre, ordered the of cedars of Leb- anon the Lor 1 From the of usts to it may be put and the eiupioyment of it in tho Scriptures the cedar is tlie divine favorite. the to Iv wen from tho of this stage i' which we ride today are parch-M sum- mer hoflTe. nnd not a sur- vives the thi> tr in luiuriance. the sunjiner fun. And when th? of winter tor- rify the earth, nn-1 hurl the roclis in avalanrjif this this tm tli" of 'low In and leave? jurj ai, itsrfefi. Troin Kr.ty to tiihty foet high are tlr-y, the great swoc-p their burden shaped, the of the tree pyramidal, a of foliage on which ar.d splc-ndor rr'l plorj- But M> continuously has the ex- of gone on. th.'it for the most part the mountains of anon are bare of whilf. I ani sorrr to Kiv earth it aJl lands i-> utterances. .K.s ri.'lo over Lebanon today there is n wiad sweepir i) ;.--t --md a tii.-.1! of rain, a.11 tlu bsttor cr; us to appreciate that a tem- i post, which no doubt -n by what hKo-.vn ej-es these hoighis for ,i soldier he carried his wars clear up i and sue'.', a pjot cs ho, 1 many u day Lcbarion. And j while ho was soared oa tliLi vory roclc Jisjainst which our carriage jo! to he writ-es that wonderful "ripti.m of B thunder "Tho volco of Lord j is powerful. Tho v.jlc3 of tha Lord is full of of the Lord breakeih the c-od irs of Lebanon. Yea. the Lord of anon. II? thru r.'.-nto like a Lobanon an 1 like a younj: unicorn. The voi -e of the Lord 'livideth tiic tldino-; of As tho lion h tho nvn-.n'h of the field.- th- of tho r.-. coJar is tii n anarch of the tivo. And I tiiink n whv it is so c! infiod all up :JTI 1 down tlio wo no" 1 of if< in life. lilovr, and are <-r 3 hat: too tr.'Tnble nn- ilr: have i i t'.i? easily i -Tit xv.iy j f t'..- a'T.ni. and TV i of r. tiv. f-i. 1, ranched crftp P.. tl: j nn 5hrir nncJv.r-. down into rpry of tb" r.n-nrul and clinch on the other side of the they ran reach d- vlc'l ThA is si.ijir.zT'ICfor- riji T the cirtJi To stop t no a fool's eternity. "f J "T r IVflL r JVIJ1 i. lAiVw L. VJ ul O 27 I' l_i B-it what lias bcon the history of or th cedars in merchan- dise, in art, in law. in medicine, in staTesiiians-hip, in Christian usefulness? "John, get up and milk the cows; it's late; it's half patt 5 in the morning. Split an armful of wood on your way out, so that we can build fires for brnkfast. Pat your baro fee; on the oilcloth and break the >ee in your pitcher before you can wash. it has boen snowing and drifting again 'art night, and xve will have to break roads." The1 boy's educational ad vaTit-'iTOs. a oa.k plank without any back to it o'-untry school ho-j-e. and stove throwing out s 'i'ikf than on fmrjj one li.'.rd vhip Jo anctber. A.ti-r a whll a u'l or small (-nougli to but k p it at its i-r.T-.i; ebb. uj. tiion cr business fi'Th" you 'trr pittiulil.i ni'xlais from 1 c-kfd up a -t" J t, an 1 risen ill-: -'.i uiiri t bo lli- :i and ry. "K" i f Ih" 'i i.i >.-k I and i.p fi'lness, in tl: to ev< it. While r lii i J'. .J. .-i 1 t'i- a !j .'-i- to the f'hur of the n.. 1 I Oh, it i- a old world, a7id it will you ba'-i arid you dowa ii'id yo-j cler long aa it Can' tin ilre! a i 1VI >r Ho v.- i 7 i i ii" i i" t t: at StanJ a-j n flew i-1. f: :.J Stonr.s but in rj r jo: t'i" >.ov brav.-oy tlie LU .t- Stand like ;n anvJ; no: -2 an 1 h'-'.. ar or-i o earth and dia v, :t.j lin-e The soul. GoJ, it; asi'l i Still, Thirty yea" from tor-'ino-' men in all proff--! bo these who JIT- hoar in "u struggle of early iilo, 01 without five dollar? to their name. 8f In spiritual life it takfis a cour-r- and loo- o-s tj dove! tian character. I p a i" a f'-'r days agj f a> ing "I .-e- a well day 1 'v.j-. iji i I not writo my owii i: until I v years of I fn y poor: b s 1 by gi'acv of 1 rli in Chicago. Tho -.I -'u r-no-v- ol Lebanon, ar.d at v--aj the ihcro rau-t Lv ttr-'; The deepest snow i- would bo -rr the mildest winter f-i f.., Lebanon mounrains Ti'o xTf- fkyfiill of
thL-. In a re- bur p ,r a dau .'htT was fTMtlrig a cci-yation. 'ihe needed of lemons to complete edu'a.tion. Tho father'.'- means wore exiia lotei, arid .so great was his to hl.5 dausrhrer that he f-.lonioa.-Iy took forae icoriey from hh crnploy-'-r, and. home to liis dau.hfer. "Trr-r-} h the monoy to complete rnafk-al education.' Tl'io rnotricr and obtained from hor 1 v, story, arid tr.ar night 'vent i-roun-I Vvl-h hf.-r hu ar. i to tho r and and for wa- denied ar.-l niart vrt_- arr.-T I T'Tici "'I ar.d tLar y Lc.1 a.l boc-n r-_: :r 1. J ro t.: :r: r chant he Ii; I l r-fr r .t tii-- :-n" -r for the 5ak'.- r.. r.n I ter. !vV Hew not I-t IE -L-.p and he ail could to :l_te case ar.'l for brf-akiag tLa l_iw of tLe Lin 1 IL Ls a nils thcx t'.i Let Ll'it i r.ike j- >-w7 i w i I'' Tet tii en- ee-iarcf Lebajion that always end always over- top all others. It Ls th? Chris: --vli ;.tn Ezekiel as a goodly cei.ir. c.nd "Und-r Ic sl_iH com? all II.TI of KEAFU GRATEFUL COMt-ORTtMQ EPPS'S COCO, BREAKFAST. "I'.y a tlinioiif'li Lin of vlii. ii HI tin tuliooR of di and iiiuiltliin, aii'l ;i cm fuJ 'In- lin< r i in it II M lliiittyHi IMlIil'IDIlH UK (it Ml''ll lUtil'llMIlf t (OllhtltlltiOl Ill.lV lit KliuiliaJly lltlilt (iictU'h to if-i t trmliitcjr 'liH'iiHc. llnatuiK loiiud lib n ady to attack vn.i nior? me than th.e sycamore-, the the the the tie the the them 50 CtZ. rrnn simpto ieand Tetter Ed. for Irr 5rrfn L -vist, :i: Utsfo- St. t TO WEAK MEM from zecxr, -rssszg-veaszsss, lo a irsstise f s forfecaM caie, FREE wart; is ceTTCta debSitmted T. FSWLEK, 84MK3BS. CWD0J. and fruit trees and t- _-. rlsaiah in one gl-. ry of Lebanon shall b? unto it." an I in another pk.ec-. "Ail the trees of the field shall clap their hands. Instead of the thorn come up the fir tree: instead br'ar I: uust v. cotne up the myrtle tree." Oh. jrrand- cedars f-iU. Ir uo.-n-tt est arboreseenee of all thne- like other a era -Iile .hat hardly v.- >-I- ma.n look i7p. cr n Ll.ut 'x1- a Begin! Oh. I am so glad that the holy land of heaven, like the li ny land of neighboring bough. a f-iil-11 Palestine and Syria, is a great place it is the p-f-it event i'i >-.i! o! j for orchard of them, a th" v. boas N tiJnk artrMio'- x.u, :j r'l.'Ir tl it- of a forest of them! bt. saw thorn alone: tho streer- anJ on to tin- v.iii -y e? bot sides of th? river. p.nJ ever epi i. i cape. Th? tree-. do mocth they yielded a error crop of under tho of tho fruit. You kno-.v vrhat an inrx--: ing nove'l appf'.n'.n treos give to a en our o? their places, and t.vi: how it exalts rny idea of bles as frojn Tivies -i-o-.i-rl a'.i -.i-. i heaven St. John the back rlieir on hig'i a--s havlnc its and Crash! nXi 6j v.-i.. :i t'. rivers "lined thorn. Oh the great cccl." v. or in tnvs! Th3 jasper the fhience f. ii Ir i; jorjething fountains. not enough tl: few ye.irs how There have been st-rnething 1 overt men have g- ri-, wanting S.J to all that j pomp and splendor I behold the up- i branching trec-s of life i Not like stripped now l around v. hi-a like b inched min- strels the winter night niter their I.inient. or iu the blast lik" spirits wonder- ing up d "vn cale. but leaf shall r.-v-r vr" 'i-T Whether yon walk i- on the I t" rivor you will be undi-r rtal under .-iiv they that do his com- th.it may have right to the Trtv of Stonewa.il was beautifully j 71-- croys over and lie Till: I'HK.-jEriT Theye now "_> bj .1: of moral cli-.-L'-ter inoraJ v. religions worl 1. w the coiinn -.TO: J rj'Ki with tl.o of awful. r. v.-ith 7. "Howl, ilr tr.- Richardson Boynton Go's SANITARY HEATING FURNACES Contain the r c -.-._ fu- o! 1 5 r RICHARDSON A BOYNTON CflL-l Mfrs 232 234 Water St.. NY. Snid frj. 8. FRAWLB. JfOUTHFUL InforrQation 'tj- t- a, r ft' n r- (inP. r. -Ito I- aiih that ce l.ir- i- r T OFALLPLASTERS R E For manj years and ibed ly P'hvsicians, but ntiy DR.GROSYENORS B 6 PLASTERS. The rorou? Tlastcr mad ot'-.ft piasters, so be md get the pcnuinc with the pic ere of a bell on the back-cloth N-it n v .1 3.) ...i IT 7l 7 i' t r.x 1 1') i i f." I'..-7i's t-i i 1 of Tcr'H. 7v t TI ratine i- 1. 1. 1 t'. non I.ir -r -i tretnM :u 1 i t tlje v.; erin- T 'v i1'-- 1 ed r. i '-if i unlc-s.- divinely (freatfr th.n'-. r tlj.'in con tiff v 1 i.'vcr chancel the won i s irio-le "f for all tiirr, Lis Orcanuiii ft miracle of htrraturv Wit'.i estates wonh miiiiouA and He a 1 rrak. A -weak. m-ilivi l-.sal, n shnw! 1 a pair of en- tered a r.ulroS'l and said tr> the waiter "Waitor. brine me a sirloin s.teak, an omelet and baked YPS. "An-1 crme b.iked bam nnd- and small fhop. waiter." 'Ira' Th" r 0 hot t f ii.ilf :t down 'mj -w i TT pr 1 1 r '..is J r t s'-' if ppopr i t r 1 1 over a: v r Mm don t w An tii do American Grocer. PARKER'S HAIR BALSAM ClflUm kn4 hfMtiniB tbt Innom Vrt-rr to Hair to Iw OMM-. Weak CONSUMPTIVE fi. Seal Garments. B v., nf rwr row i rf I', tf tr N markf t it irpal AH If Wwt IV
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