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3. 4 P.M. THE RELATION OF THE GOSPELS AND THE PENTATEUCI,

Prof. J. M. Stifler, D.D., Crozier Seminary, Pa. 4. 7.30 P.M. THE TESTIMONY OF THE SCRIPTURE TO ITSELF,

Rev. Geo. S. Bishop, D.D., Orange, N. J.

NOVEMBER 16. WEDNESDAY. 5. 10 A.M. BIBLE MIRACLES,

Prof. L. T. Townsend, D.D., Boston University. 6. 11 A.M.

PRINCIPLES OF INTERPRETATION,

Rev. Wm. Dinwiddie, D.D., Greenwood, Va. 7. 3 P.M. ALLEGED OBJECTIONS TO INSPIRATION CONSIDERED,

Rev. Washington Garduer, D.D., Jackson, Mich. *4 P.M. THE BIBLE AND THE MONUMENTS,

Prof. W. R. Harper, Ph.D., Yale College. 8. 7.30 P.M. TIEORIES OF INSPIRATION,

Rev. James H. Brookes, D.D., St. Louis.

NOVEMBER 17. TIIURSDAY. 9. 10 A.M. DIFFICULTIES OF THE BIBLE AS TESTED BY THE LAWS

OF EVIDENCE, Rev. T. S. Childs, D.D., Washington. 10. 11 A.M. TIE TESTIMONY OF TIIE APOSTLES TO INSPIRATION,

Rev. T. C. Johnson, D.D., Charleston, West Virginia. 11. 3 P.M. THE WONDERFUL Book,

Rev. James E. Gilbert, D.D., Indianapolis. 12. 4 P.M. THE BEARING OF PROPHECY ON INSPIRATION,

Rt. Rev. Wm. R. Nicholson, D.D., Philadelphia. 13. 7.30 P.M. JESUS THE SUPREME WITNESS AND EXAMPLE OF IN

SPIRATION,
Prof. Iloward Osgood, D.D., Rochester Seminary,

New York.

NOVEMBER 18. FRIDAY. 14. 10 A.M. THE MORAL GLORY OF JESUS A PROOF OF INSPIRATION,

Prof. W. G. Moorehead, D.D., Xenia College, Ohio. 15. 11 A.M. THE CANON OF SCRIPTURE,

Rev. Talbot W. Chambers, D.D., New York. 16. 3 P.M. PREACH THE WORD,

Rev. Howard Crosby, D.D., New York. 17. 4 P.M. THE SPIRIT AND THE WORD,

Geo. C. Needham, Evangelist. 18. 7.30 P.M. THE ORGANIC UNITY OF THE BIBLE,

Rev. Arthur T. Pierson, D.D., Philadelphia. * Dr. Harper withholds his paper, having other uses for it, which he wishes not to auticipate by its separate publication.-ED,

OPENING ADDRESS.

THOS. A. HOYT, D.D.

BRETHREN :-I bid you welcome to this city, to this house. In the name of Chambers Church, and of the Christian people of Philadelphia, I salute you. Your persons and your cause alike command our hospitality. Your mission is a noble or Were you met as a body of astronomers, we would regard you with interest, wliile you displayed the chart of the sidereal heavens, pierced their abysses with far-reaching telescope, revealed to our view millions of suns and systems, and caused us to listen to the oratorio of the stars,

“Forever singing as they shine,

The hand that made us is divine."

Or, were you geologists, we would be delighted to roam with you through the corridors of ages and study the successive eras of earth's formation, and gaze with awe upon the finger-prints of the Almighty impressed upon the rocks. These pursuits would be ennobling: in the one we would range through the realms of ivfinite space; in the other, through the epochs of unmeasured time; in both, we would be led to the throne of Him who fills all space and embraces all time--whose being is infinite, whose existence is eternal.

Or, were you a company of geographers, we would listen with profit to your descriptions of the surface of the earth; its distribution into land and water; its gradations of climate froin arctic to tropical ; its variety of

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