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MISSISSFPPI There Is No Condemnation By REV. JOHN C. PAGE 'rQacher of Bible Dotrine, MoodF Bible Institute, Chicago. TEXT"There Is therefore now no ondemmxtlon to them that are la : Cim-ist Jesus."wRomans 8:L Mountain climbing is a difficult lask, but the returns for labor expended are rich and satisfy. lag. The higher one ascends, the more beautiful be* comes the vision. When the top of the mountain is reached a scene of such splendor usually opens be-  fore the eye that the soul Is over- whelmed with the greatness and grandeur of moun- tain and river and plain, as they un- fold themselves in their vast reaches. The opening words of the eighth chapter of Romans brings us to the op of the mountain of Christian truth from which the believer looks out over ,the vast stretches of God's grace, and ries out exultantly: "There is now me condemv.ation." Condemnation Is the result of guilt' f unrighteousness, of a corrupt na- ture, and the sense of powerlessness to attain one's ldGal. If these four limiting perplexing, cumbersome condi- tions which are attached to all human life In a greater or less degree could be removed, the sense of condemnation would be removed. Now this is pre. lsely wht God has done. i First. He has removed our gIHlt "I have blotted out as a thick cloud thy transgressions and as a cloud thy sins return unto Me for I have redeemed thee." If the question of method be raised, if we ask how Is this accom- plished, the words of John 1:29 and Hehrews 9:2{} will supply the answer: Behold ;he Lamb of God which taketh ltway the sin of the world." "He ap- weaved to put away sin by the sacrifice of Himself." In that sacHflclal death, He met and settled forever everything involved In our sinning. "He died, the ]nst for the unjust." In view of that death and by virtue of It, the divine proclamation In Acts 13:38 Is made: "Be It known unto you therefore, men and brethren, that through this man Is preached unto you the forgiveness of sins: and by Him all that believe are Justified from all things." Guilt is removed through the vicarious :atonement of the Son of God. To the ,end of time this truth will be assailed with objections, hut as long as the vorid stands, the awkward conseleuce 'will turn to tt as the ,me and only appointed *'city of refuge." In the second Place  righteousness is Iduted to the believer In Christ. With all our self-righteousness, there Is asense of condemnation because of Its lnsuflciency. The soul instinctive- ly feels this. After one has done the best he can, there is this sense of in- adequacy and incompleteness, a feeling of shortcoming, and a conviction that our own righteousness Is not valid be- fore Ood even though It stands the mtiny of man. "All things are naked and open before the eyes of Him with whom we have to do," Motive as well ts action is seen by our God. Under such conditions, ad standing on one's wn merits, it Is Impossible to say: 'Where is therefore now no condemna- tion." But Christ is made nnto us righteousness. He not only removes our guilt but reckons over to our as- count that divine righteousness which by His life and death He wrought oat for us. It Is as Luther said: "Lord Jesus. I am thy sin, thou art my right- eousness." Imputed righteousness is clearly taught in the Bible. In one chalter. Romans 4. the word "imputed" or -reckoned" Is used eleven times in this connection. "Abraham believed God and it was reckoned to Him  for Hghteousness." Abraham ia the norm er standard in this matter. A divine righteousness is provided In the gospel and reckoned over to the accoum of those who believe that gospel, On the basis of this Imputed rights ousness, In addition' to the removal of guilt, one may with Increased emphas.s affirm: rbere is therefore now no condemna- tion." In the third place, a new life Is im- parted. Those to whom a divine rlght eousness is Imputed are made the tnmlplents of the dlvine lif e. ..In other words, when we are jusuneo vy Christ. we are also united to Christ In n spiritual, vital and vitalizing union. As the branch iS In the vlne, so are we in Christ. To be in Christ Lmplles that the life of Christ is in us. The one Is the compliment of the other. the fourth place, lower Is pro- vlded, condemnation may result froih powerie-ess as well as from guilt. qhe "wretched man" of Romans 7:24 cries out for power rather than for cleansing. He longs for ,deliverance from.the dominion of the old nature. at this point Is fully met, as it is in every other respect. of life in Christ Jesus hath free from the laW of sin and Is provided, even the Holy Spirit who is 'i'he PlHt of life In Christ Jesus." In vlew>/ this four-fold provision. the soul triumphantly exclaims: rhere is theefgre now no-condem. nat|on to them that are In Christ Jesus," for guilt is removed, righteous." .ess Is Imputed, life is Imparted, an power Is provided. Tiffs is indeed a great salvation I Chrl=i00---7-- Light. heat. and pOWer interplay. While roson has tl JUSt right to de- clare wlnit Is true for thOught, it must be affected by what is.felt to be hel. ful for the more abundant life. e Chrlstlntty sand for a type and Itlpow, e of spiritual llfex--Rev, li li To the Dead. are the clothes of the dead; is but a plain salt; a rlel Is an embroidered one. Our W ,man's Feature Page Fat00 Tale GENTIAN FLOWERS "There are so many of us," said the Marh Pink. which, too was a member of the Gentian F i o w e r family. "My flowers are pink with five petals and yellow centers. "Around these yellow centers you see little touches o red, and my flower are single. I love the sea coasts, bl a n y flowers do noL They do not lke th& queer salty marshes as I do. "Fringed Gentian.  But they're my delight, ad so are they the delight of all members of the Marsh Pink family. We're also known as the Sea Pink Gentians. There Is a cousin of ours known as the Fringed Gentian. "Fringed Gentian Is bell-shaped and wears almost always the favorite color of the Fringed Gentian family. That Color is blue. "Oh, how Pringeff Gentian does love  blue, and such a color of blue do the members of that family always get. It is a blue like the sky when the sky Is very, very deep blue. *'It Is that wonderful shade of blue which Is so gorgeous and yet wldch is so hard to describe. Fringed Gen-" tlan is loved by many and the family have always been popular, "The ends are fringed and the fringe ends of those flowers are simply loved by people. "At night they close up their petal, hiding their pretty faces from view as they sleep, Just as the birds keep their heads under their wings at night, ] 'rhere are members of the Fringed Gentian family known as the Smaller Fringed Gentians and the Stiff Gen. tlas. **But Fringed Gentibn, of which I am speaking, you will lind in the moist, quiet woods. "Fringed Gentian loves the life of te woods. It is so peaceful, and so beautiful. It Is the Ideal place, they think, In which to live, though some times they like the meadows, too, e peclaliy where the meadows are near streams and are somewhat moist. "For Fringed Gentian likes water as we do, only we prefer salty water to fresh water. "Fringed Gentian shows its pretty head Ires out green leaves which have kept It hidden until it L tame for it to be out. "I cannot help loving and talking about my beautiful relative, tool "Then there Is the Closed Blue or Blind Gentian. They are all fond of darker blue in their costumes. And you find clusters of them. all tightly closed, grouped together between leaves.  You can't mistake them or they are all closed and so they have this family name which Is really very fitting. They, too, Kke moLture and damlmeS& And you will be very apt to find them If you look for them in damp thickets. Jhey, too, have the Gmtian fam- ily way of sexing about the middle and latter part of the summer best. "Jea there are the relatives of Olesed Rlue Gentlanthe Soapwort GenUan& the Ysilw Gentian and the Bog Gentizm whic has very nar- row leare But I advise you to look hardest for Fringed Gtian, for though they say I wear a pretty pink frock and though I look bright and pleasant, Fringed Gentian iz a very untmal flower. 'rhey say it Is nice" that I grew where there isn't so very much COlOr. Just as I think It m nice of Butterfly Weed tO grow where fields are dry and where nany flowermnnot stand the dryness. Butterfly Weed can and so it does at. I do not tmderetan Butterfly Weed myself, I could not stand it in dry fields. And If a flower can't stand it, then it is sad. For a flower then has to droop. A flow- - er isn't supposed t k . to lie down wheu ,  it lsweary, and so  It chooses a place In which it can be ! ,\\;,, \\;- happy and cheery. "Butterfly Weed also grows along \\;', roadsides, n o t \\;\\'N minding the dust \\;\ at all. And But- -.- terfly Weed IS .df. Just as gayly dressed as cbe. ////' " 'Why sh?uld I wear my old duds?' Butterfly Weed seems to "They Ars All say. 'I ant to C4oeed$" look my best. Isn't that only natural? And I'm not goug to be so fussy about every little bit of dust that I'm not Willing to wear something bright and pretty.' "So Butterfly Weed wears bright bright orange. So many little clusters o o many little orange flowers are upon Butterfly Weed I " now rm going to end with the little line which 'Don't weary, I always look NE of the delights of this season in the way of accessories is the Deauvllle kerchief. Let the designer of things knitted get the least inkling of a new fashion and presto! its charm Is Immediately Interpreted through knitted stitch. Most of us visualize it as a square of gay printed silk knotted and tied about one's shoul- der with naive grace. The picture tells a different story. It reveals the theme translated in the language of knitted art. It does not take'much of an Imag- lnarAon to sense the decorative charm A Wlnsor Aator. of a neckerchief knitted of fiber silk, the major color being burnt orange with diagonal paisley stripes done in green, orchid, purple, blue, yellow, whlte and black. The culminating b muty touch is attained in the deep [n:e which displays the multi-colors of the paisley design. There are many types of these knit- ted "shawlettes" and they all make color their outstanding feature. Brfl- linnt Italian shades, bold gypsy colors add charm to the idea. In this way a somber costume is enlivened by a forceful dash of color. We are only Just beginning to ap preciate what a fund of lovely ideas the knitted aeceszeHea present. To say that the wide cobweb-knit zephyr scarfs in rainbow colorings are el- fective, but mildly states the ease. Nothing prettier in the way of a light wrep with lingerie frocks can eived of than these fleecy airy fairy throws knit of zephyr and the like. The pure whRe filmy ahawl-ti]e wrap, bordered In vivid Italian shades, II e Give a Foretaste of Autumn, v with the4 rainbowtinted shawl, the entire lenjgth of which shows a shimmer of prfmtlc  tint& These beauteous knitted novelties rank not tn the commonplac for they are dis- played only by the most exclusive hops. In their coloring they take for inspiration, not onlFature's tints, but ISpanis. Italian and  p4/k tat lnfluen km reete ?= ,) ', ;  ............. Now that autumn is nearing, one notes evidences of Uandsome knitted neckwear modes In the way of fiber ilk scarfs plaided in real Scotch de- sign and coloring. Between the out-and-out sports costume and dress for formal wear. there is a range of styles that may be characterized as semi-formaL With the approach of fall, designers turn their attention to garments of this character with an idea of devel- oping styles that are appropriate for afternoon. Crepe romalnes and crepe Elizabeth are two fabrics that are lIng extensively used and satins, fine twills tad raps, in subdued colorin In the illustration at the left is a smart afternoonofrock of silk sautes crepe which carries out the skirt and blouse idea in a new and interesting manner. The machine embroidery on the skirt follows a Persian design and the same liatteru appears in the box plaiting on the blouse. Sleeves are slightly longer than in the summer modes and are finished with tufts of the material Te costume at the right is of I rough weave in figured  A new style-note is evident in the short cape falling from the shoulders to the wal. line In Such a manner as to sugge a wid sleeve. The skirt is cut with a slight flare and Us plaited only over the hips. A belt of the same material, terminating In an ornament In con- trmlting color, defines the low wgist- line. Straight lines persist in these attics almost to the exclusion of other treat. meats. Ornamentation takes Its cue from the eoloe of the material and Us confined to such dull tones as tortoise shell, black, brown and navy, Eve the bead designs are made in subdued colors such us old gold and dull Llvm.. Ill, lltM, wtem mmaer Ona) fi TM[ m KITCHEN CABINET00 SUMMER DESSERTS As dessert Is valued for Its decorat- Ive effect as weql as its nutritlve value, a little time spent [n embellishing a dish will be very much worth wMle. Apricot Whip.  Take two cupfuls of apri- cots, one-halt cupful of sugar, one teaspoon- ful of lemon Juice,; the whites of two eggs. Fresh fruit is rubbed through a sieve, the sugar added, lemon Juice, and foldrin the stiffly beaten whites. If canned or dried apricots are used, soak them, add the cooked fruit to the sugar and cook five minutes; cooL then fold in the eggs. Bake in a buttered dish in a sl0w oven for twenty minutes. Serve with cream or a soft custard, garnished with cubes of bright-col- ored Jelly. Peach Cup.  Take eight ripe peaches, two eggs, one-half cupful of milk. one ad one-half cupfuls of flour, three teaspoonfuls of baking powder, one-half teaspoonful of salt and one tablespoonful of butter. Peel the peaches and mash two of them, add the well-beaten yolks of the eggs, then the milk and Ahe dry hgredients sifted together. Add the butter, melted, beat well, then fold in the stiffly beaten whites of the eggs. Put a layer of this mixture in a buttered custard cup, add half a peach, cover wlth batter, sprinkle each with sugar and bake in a moderate oven for twenty mlnutes. Serve with whipped cream or hard sauce. Velvet $herbet.Take the Juice of three lemons, two cupfuls of sugar and a quart of rich milk. Mix well and put Into the freezer. Turn the freezer slowly at first, then when it begins to harden, beat quite fast. Thl makes a'deliclous sjnooth sherbet that Is universally liked. Tuna Fish Salad.---Take one tmpfui of tuna fish, flaked, three-fourths of a eupi of salad drosatnlL one.half of an envelope of gelatin, one.ourth of a cupful of water, one.half cupful of chopped celery, one green pepper chopped, one-half teaspoonful of salt, and a dash of paprika and cayenne Mold and serve on lettuce. The lintel low enough to keep out pomp and pride; The threshold hi eough to ttln deceit aside; The doorband etron enougi from robbers to defend; This door will open t touch to welcome every friend. Henry Van Dyke. FOOD FOR HOT WEATHER Frozen dishes are the most sought after during the heated term. There are so many kinds e4 lees, sherbets, mougselt frappes and creams that one need not serve the same one many mes. Grape' er'bt, t.Take one teaspoonful of gels. tin, one tablespoonful ot cold water, one cupful of sugar and on half cupful of eld water. Cook the sugar and water and cool DId- solve the gelatin In the tablespoonful of water and add to the hot syrup, Let the mixture cool add one cupful of grape JUles and a tablespooml of lemon Jnice, mix well and free This will make a quart. Apricot [oe.Soak four enpfllis of dried apricots in four cupfula of water until soft, cook unili tender. Press through a potato ricer to remove th e skin Add one-half cupful sugar to the pulp, then the water in which they were soaked and cook for tea minute Remove from the fire, cool. add the Juice of three lemons and freeze. When partly frozen add the stiffly beaten whites of three eggs. Finish freeginl Fruit Ice Craam.Take a quart of crushed strained berries, or tips peaches, PUt through a sieve, adding tablespoonful of lemon Juice to any fruit Juice, sweeten to taste and add a quart of tlln cream.- One may have two or more fruits If desired. Banaha pulp. prepared by putting bananas through a sieve, orange and lemon Juice, sugar and cream make a de- licious comblnatio Freeze as usual Delicious Deseert.-.-Spllt a layer and spread with vanilla or chocolate lee cream, cover with the other hai and pour a hot chocolate sauce over it; serve at once. Fruit Ice cream may be used with a nut sauce or plain lee cream with , fruit sauce in the cake the same manner. Rabbit Pla.--Mter thb rabbit Is dressed and cut up, washed and put on to cook In water with a bay lea a tablespoonful of vinegar, a sliced onion, a sprig of parsley and a stalk 6f celery, it is seasoned when partly done with salt and pepper. When tender the pieces ar taken up and placed in a crust lined baking dish. the gravy thickened, strained and poured over the rabbit with one cup- ful of cream added. Place the top ernst with a vent for escaping steam an bake until thoroughly done. A handful of mwhrooms and a table- sPoos:tUl of risns are added to the grav before lmtting in the file--by some eook Ni,)tor to Church in The Chevrolet 5-Pamene 1 most popular '-.- at affords comfort, tlon and the home the year 'round for five may be economically U P 1. R I OR only one or two paenges -Pass. Sedan Its power, reliability sm keep appeal to mefi. Wo Oq.PJ plate glass windows with egulators, and fine t  b.  Mk. Everybody appreciates value at $860, f. o. b. r-tyT'/, S1LrIRIOR SUPERIOR I w Chevrolet Motor Ddm00 Michigan m, ii [C.uticura Talcum |Will ! m Fragrant and Safely ]Vet'y Healthful edge,Single edfour [,,$, f, Okii 25 and 50 rdmm 25 SNF.] DOUBTED VALUE OF CABLE] OOOO NOT I World Was Skeptical When Idea of Communication Across Ocean Waa First Broached. The first proposal to lay a cable from Dover to Calais was denounced as a "mad freak," a "gigantic swindle." So little was known about It that when a fisherman hauled up the line with his trawl he thought It a new species of seaweed. Some thought the signals were to be given by pulling on the wire like a doorbell, so they argued the ocean bed was too rough and un- even for that. While some objected that It would kill all the fish, others beIleed that fish would gnaw off the Insulating gntta percha covering and put the line out of business. Lieu. tenant Maury, a marine, not a cable experL ventured to express the opin- Ion that there never would be a time calm enough, the sea smooth enough and wire long enough or a ship big enough to lay an Atlantic cable- When, after a few weeks of operation, the first Atlantic cable gave out. some declared that It never had worked and no messages ever had been sent. and some doubted If It ever had been laid. Such s QuHtlon. Ms. MulcahyAn' why did yeg keep Mlckey in after school? Teacher---I asked him who George Washington was and he only stood and looked at me. Mrs. MulcahyIt's dumbfounded the poor b'y was at yet ignorance, likely. l Odd BIN Had of of Some persons not history when to the dodo lmsgtne some fabled Past. As a 250 years ago quite plentiful tlus near the known habitat. It from the P meaning simpletO The dodo was average.sized wab ash-colored, its leg and feet dodo was ever 1681. What not known. As the DutCh ed on the Island Sixteenth "waighvogel," or It was not cooking, It Is came extinct sought as a American ForestrY" Douglas Fir In one of the now building foe Douglas fir has lng to advices meat of cause It Is much comparison to lt stop to think of this 7 We are what we aM! It's a startling  yet I simple This is the reason every one his food is ra// mo=rt,f--not Grape-Nuts--made f wheat one of the few cereal that Ininera[ salts so for nourishment for nerve In Grape-Nuts, too, is retained the vitamin.B of the wheat. No food his ester influenoe in the body of a growing cl ilc th8 t r remember, children need th# zr$ the way of nourishment. Grape-Nuts is just as delicious whether served right from the fast cereal with milk or cream, stewed fruit, or made into an Try the suestion given below. G004a,00-Nt00 ICE CREAM Ptmm ti llvor ies enem in tho mind wey. aust to tho m tJem In frslio& add Gt-Nnt u it mmu from tbe peoka, io i peopordou, of om.ludl op of Ompt, Nuu to ou iae eemm 8study-made. edd C,pe-Nu iu ioo of t mm Y. ntmd i meoft.