THINGS TO COME:

 

A JOURNAL OF BIBLICAL LITERATURE,

WITH

SPECIAL REFERENCE TO PROPHETIC TRUTH

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The Official Organ of Prophetic Conferences

 

Vol. I

July, 1894, to June, 1895.

 

London:

THE “THINGS TO COME” PUBLISHING COMPANY,

29, PATERNOSTER ROW, E.C.

1895

 

“We are not to be held responsible for every expression of our respective Contributors. Our readers must try everything by the Word of God.” “Many things with which we may not wholly agree are inserted as being either suggestive or worthy of consideration” (Cautionary Notes appeared in Things to Come).

 

No. 1. Vol. I, No. 1, July, 1894 (our additions in italics, mainly Section and in Author)

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Notes and Notices

The Prophetic Conferences; Special Conferences; Their Own Special Organ; Our Title; Special Meetings

E. W Bullinger

1

Editor’s Article

“Things to Come” Deut. 32:35; Jn. 16:13; Rom. 8:38; 1 Cor. 3:22; Rev. 1:19

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2

Conference Addresses

“Christ our Hope” (At the Nottingham Conference, May, 1894)

Pastor F. E. Marsh, of Sunderland

3-5

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Israel’s Past, Present, and Future [Rom. 9:3-5] (At the Glasgow Conference, June, 1894)

Rev. Dr. Elder Cumming

5-8

Contributed Articles

The Pseudos

E. W Bullinger

8-11

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“Dan Shall Judge His People” Genesis 49:16

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11-13

Selected Gleanings

“The Coming Prince”

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13-14

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The “Lost” Ten Tribes

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14-15

Notes for Bible Study

Ezekiel 36

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15

Illustrations of Bible Structure

2 Peter 1:19-21

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15-16

Questions and Answers

Question 1. Jehovah’s Command Concerning Burnt Offerings and Sacrifices

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16

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Question 2. The Injunction as to Eating the Peace-Offering

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16-17

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Question 3. Is the Saints’ Rest and Rapture Before or at the Revelation of Christ in Judgment? (2 Thess. 1:7)

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The Sings of the Times

Jewish Literature and Jewish Societies (Chovevi Sion, L’ Ma’an Sion, Sion, Admath Israel, Austrian Society Ezra, Kademah, Beni Berith), Jewish Colonies (Rishon L’Zion, Nahalath Reuben, Rehoboth, Pethack Tikvah, Yehud, Rosh Pina, Mishmar Ha Yarden, Zichron Yakouv, Nevi Tsedek, Nebi Shalom, Chuddera…); The New National Flag (including a figure of it); Jewish Movements, The Palestine Railways, The International Work, Land Tenure

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Spiritism [The Crisis of Error (Madame Blavatsky’s Isis Unveiled, The Secret Doctrine; and Edward Maitland’s “The Perfect Way), Devil Worshippers, Theosophy (Mrs. Annie Besant, Book of the Dead)]

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18-19

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Christendom [Yet Another Infidel Preaching in a Chapel (Mr. Moncure Conway, “vindicator” of Thomas Paine, Author of “The Age of Reason), Parliaments of Religions]

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Poetry

Palestine (from the organ of the “Chovevi Zion,” Palestina; President of “Chovevi Zion:” E. H. d’Avigdor, Esq.)

Sylvie D’Avigdor (daughter of E. H. d’Avigdor).

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Editor’s Table

“The Ascent of Man.” Free Distribution of “Things to Come.”

E. W Bullinger

20

Books Review

“The Coming Prince: The Last Great Monarch of Christendom,” by Dr. Robert Anderson, Hodder and Stoughton.

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20

 

No. 2. Vol. I, No. 2, August, 1894 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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Notes and Notices

“Things to Come,” Future Conferences, Two Funds, The Free Distribution Fund, We Appeal

E. W Bullinger

21

Conference Addresses

“The Purpose of the Ages” (At the Nottingham Conference, May, 1894)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger (E. W Bullinger)

22-24

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Three Prophetic Parallelisms Concerning Israel [Of Inspired Foresight, of Historic Development, of Prophetic Vision] (At the Glasgow Conference, June, 1894)

Rev. James C. Smith, of Dufftown

24-26

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Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream. Daniel 2 (At the Nottingham Conference, May, 1894. First Address)

Mr. Louis Liesching

26-27

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The Unity of Bible Testimony to the Coming of Christ (At the Glasgow Conference, June, 1894)

Mr. William G. Carr, of Rochester, N. Y.

28-30

Contributed Articles

Tatian’s Diatessarōn

Rev. Dr. Bullinger (E. W Bullinger)

30-31

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God’s Remembrance of “Babylon the Great.” Rev. 16:19; 18:5 (to be concluded…)

E. W Bullinger

32-33

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The Epistle to the Romans, and the False Gospels of To-day, I. (to be continued…)

E. W Bullinger

33-34

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Evolution and Christianity. Prof. Drummond’s “Ascent of Man” and “Natural Law in the Spiritual World,” I. “I have yet somewhat to say on God’s behalf” [Job 36:2] (to be continued…)

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34-35

Selected Gleanings

His Return Our Only Hope {Rev. 18 and 13}

J. G. B.

35-36

Notes for Bible Study

Regeneration Not Reformation (In Spiritual Outlines, F. H. Revell, N. Y.)

William G. Carr

36

Illustrations of Bible Structure

1 Samuel 16-18; Hebrews 1, and 2

E. W Bullinger

36-37

Questions and Answers

Question 4. Acts 9:7 (“hearing a voice”) as related to Acts 22:9 (“heard not the voice”)

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37

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Question 5. Mt. 6:13 and Lk 11:4 (“lead us not into temptation”), related to James 1:13 (“God… neither tempteth He any man”) [asks J. L.]

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37

The Sings of the Times

Jewish Movements (Akka-Harfer-Damascus Railway; The New Exodus)

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38

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Gentile Movements (The Labour War in America, a New “Anarchist-Communist-Christian Colony,” Peace and War)

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38-39

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Religious Movements (Satanists, Satanistes, Luciferistes; the Egyptian Book of the Dead, Mr. Tipple and the Spiritualist organ Light, Dr. Clifford, Mr. Price, Page Hopps, Mr. Adderley; The Salvation Army, Mrs. Besant and the congregational Pulpit, Count Tolstoi).

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39-40

Editor’s Table

Free Distribution Fund.

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40

Books Review

“For His Name’s Sake,” James Nisbet & Co. “The Secret Work of the Ritualists,” Mr. Walter Walsh, J. F. Shaw and Co. “The Practical Teaching of the Apocalypse,” by Rev. G. V. Garland; Longmans, Green & Co.

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No. 3. Vol. I, No. 3, Septemeber, 1894 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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Notes and Notices

The Prophetic Conferences, Future Conferences (Ireland)

E. W Bullinger

41

Conference Addresses

The Three Appearings (At the York Conference, May, 1894)

Rev. Canon Fausset

42-43

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Will the Second Advent of our Lord and Saviour, for which we wait, be Secret or in Manifested Glory? (At Dunoon, July, 1894)

Mr. William G. Carr, of Rochester, N. Y.

44-45

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The Lord’s Coming: The Order of its Events (At the Glasgow Conference, June, 1894)

Rev. Sholto D. C. Douglas

45-48

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“Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth” (At the Carlisle Conference, May, 1894)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger (E. W Bullinger)

48-51

Contributed Articles

God’s Remembrance of “Babylon the Great.” Rev. 16:19; 18:5 [Shaked-Shoked-Sheshach: SSS] (concluded from page 33)

E. W Bullinger

51-52

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The Epistle to the Romans, and the False Gospels of To-day, II. (to be continued, D.V. …)

E. W Bullinger

52-53

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Evolution and Christianity. Prof. Drummond’s “Ascent of Man” & c. II. (to be continued…)

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53-54

Notes for Bible Study

The Living Word & The Written Word (Similar predicates of “Christ” and “The Scriptures”, from Dr. Bullinger’s Lexicon and Concordance)

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54-55

Illustrations of Bible Structure

Genesis 15:13-16

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55

Selected Gleanings

Heart Service & Good Works (From The Present Testimony)

J. G. B.

55

Questions and Answers

Questions 6 and 7. The Post-Millennarian view, “to watch,” “go ye” and 1 Thess. 1:10 and 2 Thess. 2:1-10 (asked by David Brown).

Answer by Mr. W. G. Carr, of Rochester, N. Y. and by E. W Bullinger

55-57

The Sings of the Times

The Jews (Railways in Palestine, the water supply at Jerusalem)

E. W Bullinger

57-58

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Spiritism and Theosophy (A Hindu Woman’s View of Mrs. Besant; W. T. Stead, editor of Borderland)

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58-59

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Religious Movements (Nonconformist Orthodoxy Clifford and Besant; Anglo-Israelism, the Applause of Christian Teachers)

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59-60

Editor’s Table

Aramaic Jewish Prayer (sent by Dr. Rassam); a finding in Mashonaland, 10 miles from Zimbabwe, The Signs of the Zodiac, done by Mr. Bent and R. Swann. Prophetic Conference Fund; Free Distribution Fund.

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60

Books Review

“Our Watchword of Hope – ‘Maranatha,” ” by E. J. Allnutt; James Nisbet and Co.; “Pithy Points on Missionary Subjects,” compiled by Charles Brewer, S. W. Partridge & Co.

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60

 

No. 4. Vol. I, No. 4, October, 1894 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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Notes and Notices

Our Prophetic Views; Future Conferences

E. W Bullinger

61

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

“Millennial Lights and Shadows” [Rev. 20:1-10] (At the Edinburgh Conference, June, 1894)

Mr. Geo. F. Trench of Ireland

62-64

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“The Second Coming of the Lord” (At the Dunoon Conference, August, 1894)

Pastor D. M. Stearns, of Philadelphia

65-68

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The Character and End of the Present Age (At the Nottingham Conference, May, 1894)

Pastor Fuller Gooch

68-71

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The Inspiration of the Scriptures (At the Glasgow Conference, June, 1894)

Mr. Alexander Stewart, of Glasgow

71-72

Contributed Articles

A Great Lesson

R. Anderson, LL. D.

73-74

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The Epistle to the Romans, and the False Gospels of To-day, III. “The Just Shall Live by Faith” (to be continued, D. V.)

E. W Bullinger

74

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The Psychology of Holy Scripture [Pneuma, Justification by Faith]

E. W Bullinger and/or Anon. (see Vol II, p. 24)

75-76

Notes for Bible Study

Separation or Re-union: Christ or Antichrist

W. G. Carr, Rochester, N. Y.

76-77

Illustrations of Bible Structure

Mark 3:21-35

E. W Bullinger

77

Questions and Answers

Question 8. Heb. 13:10 “We have an altar” [and a quotation to Cicero, De Natura Deorum, III.16]

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77

The Sings of the Times

Jewish Movements (the Holy Land and its future prospects; Cheering News, Roumania)

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78

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Theosophy and Spiritism (The unknown world; Mysticism, evolution in humanity; Theosophy in India)

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78-79

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“Religious” Movements (Roman Catholics and the Temporal Power, Social Christianity, French Unsectarian Education)

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79-80

Editor’s Table

The Prophetic Conferences; Free Distribution Fund.

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80

Books Review

“Tatian’s Diatessaron” by Rev. William Elliott of Plymouth, Messrs. J. E. Hawkins & Co.; “Illegal Ecclesiastical Territorial Titles; as Assumed by the Priests of the Italian Mission, & c.,” Charles Hastings Collette; “Brotherly Communion with the Foreign Protestant Churches; Desired and Cultivated by the Highest and Best of the Divines of the Church of England, & c.,” by the late Dean Goode (new edition by the Rev. Dr. Bullinger), James Nisbet & Co.

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No. 5. Vol. I, No. 5, November, 1894 (italics, not signed or classified, our own deduction)

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Notes and Notices

The next (No. 6) will be a Special Number (with more than 40,000 copies); Early Orders; Urgent Request (to make known our Journal, receiving encouragements from US, India, Australia and NZ); Our Conferences (London, Ireland, US); Any Complaints.

E. W Bullinger

81

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

Jehovah’s Name and Israel’s Blessing [Ex. 3:15] (At the Edinburgh Conference, June, 1894)

Dr. Neatby

82-84

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The Words of the Holy Spirit [1 Cor. 2:13] (At the York and Carlisle Conferences)

Pastor F. E. Marsh

84-87

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Christ in the Psalms [1. The Sufferings of Christ, 2. The Glory of Christ, 3. The Throne of Christ, 4. The Restoration of Israel, 5. The Gentile Nations] (At the Edinburgh Conference, June, 1894)

Pastor L. Holland

87-89

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The Seventy Weeks [the whole period of the seventy sevens. From Abraham’s birth to the Exodus. From the Exodus to the Dedication of Solomon’s Temple. From the Dedication of Solomon’s Temple to the Decree of Neh. 2. From the Decree to Final Blessing] (At the Glasgow Conference, June, 1894)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger (E. W Bullinger)

89-93

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“If I Go Away, I Will Come Again” [Jn. 14:2,3; Lk. 24:50,51] (At the Nottingham Conference, May, 1894)

Rev. John Sloan, of Glasgow

93-94

Contributed Articles

Christianity or Heathenism? Luke 21:25, 26.

E. W Bullinger

94-95

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The Epistle to the Romans, and the False Gospels of To-day, IV.

E. W Bullinger

95-97

Notes for Bible Study

“Son of Man” and “Son of God”

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96-97

Illustrations of Bible Structure

The Prophecy of the “Seventy Weeks.” Daniel 9:23-27.

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97

Questions and Answers

Question 9. Mt. 25 and Rom. 4:5 (asks M. H. M., Dundee)

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98

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Question 10. Jn. 5:25-29 (asks General T.)

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98

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Question 11. The 70 weeks are future? (asks M. C., Wavertree)

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98

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Question 12. 2 Thess. 1:10 (complements Question 3, “when he shall have come”), 2 Tim. 1:18. Onesiphorus (asks E. G., Exmouth)

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98

The Sings of the Times

Latest Russo-Jewish News (Persecuted Poland, “the ‘ten per cent limit’ applied to workers,” “education in Russia – the ‘five per cent limit’ applied to girls’ schools”, expulsions, a Jewish pale of settlement for Siberia)

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98-99

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Theosophy and Spiritism (the spread of spiritualism and occultism, a “sixth sense” electric sense)

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99

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Devil worship (the Paris Luciferians, the Satanic Sect, the Black Rite)

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99-100

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Anglo-Israelism (“renders nugatory the hope of the Lord’s coming” as in the post-tribulation view of Dr. Alder Smith’s “Fulness of the Nations”)

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100

Editor’s Table

A New Proposal. Mildmay Cards “The Sanctuary of the Hills” (Keswick) “Believe ye that I am able to do this?,” “Not I but Christ,” “By Love Serve One Another,” and “Giving thanks always unto God.” Prophetic Conference Fund and Free Distribution Fund.

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100

Books Review

“Jesus the Messianic King,” and “The Millennium; or, the Thousand Year’s Reign of Christ and His Saints,” both by Silas Henn, Himley Road, Dudley.

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100

 

No. 6. Vol. I, No. 6, December, 1894 (50,000 copies of this No., our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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Notes and Notices

Journal’s Trustees (James E. Mathieson, Rev. Sholto D. C. Douglas, Robert Anderson, Rev. E. W. Bullinger); Prophetic Convention; Sign of the Times.

E. W Bullinger

101

Editor’s Article

St. Paul and Prophecy.

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101-102

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

The End of the Present Dispensation [the throne set, 1st to 7th Result] (At the Nottingham Conference, May, 1894)

Pastor Fuller Gooch

102-104

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Israel, Past and Present [Israel’s Past, Three Historical Facts, Israel’s Present] (At the Prophetic Conference, Keswick, July, 1894)

Rev. John Wilkinson

104-106

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The Coming King [Col. 1:17-18] (At Edinburgh, June, 1894)

Mr. Alexander Stewart

106-108

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Fulfilled Prophecy: A Proof of Inspiration and a Key to its Interpretation (2 Tim. 3:16) [argument offered, primitive gospel, who is Messiah to be?, what was Messiah to be?, where and when was Messiah to come?; prophet, priest, and king; the treatment of Messiah when he came, his death, his resurrection and intercession, his seed, predictions still to be fulfilled, summary] (At Glasgow, June, 1894)

Rev. Dr. Elder Cumming

108-110

Contributed Articles

“The Names and Order” of the Books of the Old Testament”, (First Paper) [1. Division of OT, 2. Numbers of the books, 3. order of the books] (to be continued…)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger

110-112

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Mr. Gladstone on the Atonement

R. Anderson, LL. D.

112-113

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The Blessed Hope in Relation to Prophetic Study

E. W Bullinger

114

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The Seventy Weeks

R. Anderson, LL. D.

114-115

Selected Gleanings

Bishop Ryle’s Prophetical Creed (preface to “Coming Events and Present Duties”, Hunt & Co., 1867)

Bishop Ryle

115-116

Notes for Bible Study

“Also”

E. W Bullinger

116

Questions and Answers

Question 13. Rev. 20:4-6 and 1 Thess. 4:10 (asks M. A. F., Mildmay)

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116-117

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Questions 14 and 15. Are the baptisms of the ‘Holy Ghost’ and ‘fire’ (Mt. 3:11) identical or different, corresponding to the two classes, ‘wheat’ and ‘chaff’ in the context? (asks Sincerus, Reddal Hill)

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117

Correspondence

Letter from Aberdeen. [with Bullinger’s and Anderson’s Replies]

Rev. Principal David Brown, D. D.

117-118

The Sings of the Times

Spiritism and Theosophy (Mr. Edward Maitland’s The Perfect Way and Woman Clothed with the Sun); the “unknown world” and the esoteric interpretation of scripture,the international congress of orientalists at Geneva on esoteric Buddhism and theosophy, the “new age” on politics, war, and prophecy

E. W Bullinger

118-120

Editor’s Table

A New Proposal. Letter, the Journal Things to Come takes the place of the Journal The Morning Star. Communications to the manager; Prophetic Conference Fund and Free Distribution Fund.

Robert Anderson and James E. Mathieson (wrote the Letter),

E. W Bullinger

120

Books Review

“ ‘Parousia’: An Enquiry as to the Interval Between the Lord’s Coming “For” His Church and “With” His Church”, by F. Newth, 2nd Ed., James Nisbet and Co.; Second Advent, Mr. G. F. French, Messrs. Morgan and Scott; “The Lord’s Coming: The Order of Events & c.,” by Rev. Sholto D. C. Douglas

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120

 

No. 7. Vol. I, No. 7, January, 1895 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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Notes and Notices

Prophetic Conventions; Future Conventions

E. W Bullinger

121

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

The Reasonableness and Certainty of the Hope (At Lansdowne Hall, West Norwood, Nov. 15, 1894)

R. Anderson, LL. D.

121-124

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The Practical Results of The Blessed Hope (At the Free Assembly Hall, Edinburgh, June, 1894)

Mr. George Trench, of Ardfert, Ireland

124-127

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The Silence of Scripture, A Proof of its Inspiration [1. Silent on dates, 2. Old Testament (OT) silent as to the Church, 3. OT silent about Christ’s coming for His people, 4. Christ’s silence as to the day of vengeance when preaching in the synagogue at Nazareth, 5. Christ’s use of the names “Simon and Peter”, 6. The order “Christ Jesus”] (At the Liverpool Convention, Nov., 1894)

Pastor F. E. Marsh, of Sunderland

127-130

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Christ our Hope (At the Liverpool Convention, Nov., 1894)

Dr. Neatby

130-132

Contributed Articles

“The Names and Order” of the Books of the Old Testament”, (Second Paper) [4. The names of the Books: 1. Genesis – “B’resheeth,” the book of the beginning; 2. Exodus – “V’aleh Shemōth,” the book of the names; 3. Leviticus – “Vayichrah,” the book of the calling; 4. Numbers – “B’midbar,” the book of the wilderness; 5. Deuteronomy – “Aleh Haddabahreem,” the book of the words] (continued from page 112, to be continued…)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger

132-134

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The Rejection of the Gospel of the Kingdom, As Related in the Four Gospels and in the Acts of the Apostles

E. W Bullinger

134-135

Notes for Bible Study

The Gospels and Epistles Contrasted

W. G. Carr

135

Questions and Answers

Question 16. ‘Kingdom of heaven’ and ‘kingdom of God’ (asks M. M. T.)

E. W Bullinger

135

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Question 17. “Where will the OT saintsbe when Christ comes for His Church, & c.?” (asks F. W., Walton-on-Thames, the question remained unanswered)

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136

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Question 18. “Will OT saints recorded in Heb. 11, who, believing God, became heirs of the righteousness which is by faith, be of those who are the Bride?” (asks C. S., Glasgow, Bullinger’s answer: Yes)

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136

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Question 19. To what coming of the Lord does 2 Peter 1:16 refer? (asks D. B., Cookstown)

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136

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Question 20. Are the Living Nations going to be judged according to works? (related to Question 9Mrs. T. A. S., St. Leonards)

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136

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Question 21. Ten different points regarding the end (asks A. N., Southville)

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136

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Question 22. Two questions on Daniel prophecy (asks H. G. E., de St. D., Cheltenham)

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136

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Question 23. Is the word ‘sleep’ in 1 Thess. 5:6 and 10 different than in 4:14? Only the waiting saints will be caught up when the Lord comes for the Church? (asks E. C., Carlisle)

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137

Correspondence

A Remark on Question 13 (Dec. 14th, 1894).

Sholto D. C. Dougas

137

The Sings of the Times

Jewish Signs (The National Movement)

E. W Bullinger

137-138

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“Religious” Signs (Christian Social Union, the “catholic” re-union of Christendom), “mahommedanism in England”

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138

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Theosophy and Spiritism (the unveiling of Isis, the great mahatma hoax, by F. Edmund Garrrett); devil worship

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139

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Anglo-Israelites and the Hope of the Church

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139

Editor’s Table

Our articles on the Epistle to the Romans; Conference Fund; Free Distribution Fund; Manager’s Note

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139-140

Books Review

“The Saint’s Rest and Rapture: When?,” by Pastor Frank H. White, S. W. Partridge & Co.; Iron & Clay; or, When will Anarchy Cease?, Dr. Sarah Jean Anderson-Brown, John F. Shaw & Co.; Prophecies Concerning England and Egypt in the Last Days (published in 1887), James Nisbet & Co.; The Illustrated Apocalypse, by Thos William Greenwell, F.R.S.L., The Craig Press, Chicago; A Brief Outline of the Book of Revelation, by Thomas Newberry, Pickering & Inglis, Glasgow; and Jas. E. Hawkins & Co., London; The Balance of Physics and the Earth’s Ecliptic Angle, Edward Dingle, S. W. Partridge & Co.; Secrets of a Beautiful Life, by J. R. Miller, D. D., Hodder and Stoughton; Thoughts for the Quiet Hour, by J. R. Macduff, D. D., Hodder and Stoughton; By Fire and cloud; or, Life Experiences in India and South Africa, by Mrs. Osborne Howe, Hodder and Stoughton.

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139-140

 

No. 8. Vol. I, No. 8, February, 1895 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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Notes and Notices

Reprint of our 1st No.; Prophetic Conventions. 

E. W Bullinger

141

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

The Bruising of Satan [Gen. 3:15] (At the York Convention, May, 1894)

Rev. Canon Fausset

141-144

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The Rights of The Lord Jesus [The Son of Man; The Son of Abraham; The Son of David; The Son of God] (At the Dundee Conference, June, 1894)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger

144-146

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The ‘Difficulties’ of Scripture, A Proof of its Inspiration [The Book of Esther; Immortality; Melchizedek; A Prophecy of Egypt; Christ’s Burial, etc…] (At the Liverpool Conference, Nov., 1894)

Rev. J. Urquhart, of Weston-Super-Mare

146-149

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The Resurrection [Luke 7:13] (At the Liverpool Conference, Nov., 1894)

Rev. James Smith, of Dufftown, N. B.

149-151

Contributed Articles

“The Names and Order” of the Books of the Old Testament”, (Third Paper) [Nebeeim; or, “The Prophets”; Joshua – “Y’Hosua,” the inheritance possessed; Judges – “Shopheteem”, the inheritance despised; Samuel – “Sh’muel,” Asked of God; Kings – “V’Hamelech David,” King David] (continued from page 134, to be continued…)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger

151-153

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Twelve Propositions for Thoughtful Christians who Assert that the World will be converted by the Preaching of the Gospel

Mr. F. Newth

153-154

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How to Study Prophecy

E. W Bullinger

154-155

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“Number in Scripture,” a Review

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155-156

Notes for Bible Study

Law and Grace

W. G. Carr

156

Selected Gleanings

John Wesley and Pre-Millennialism (from Kingdom Tidings)

E. W Bullinger based on: Dr. Nathaniel West, Syracuse, N. Y.

157

Illustrations of Bible Structure

2 Tim. 1:6-14. The Sevenfold Gift of God

Mr. George F. Trench

157

Questions and Answers

Question 24. Will OT Saints rise at the coming of the Lord…? (asks Madame V., France)

E. W Bullinger

157

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Question 25. What about Jews and Gentiles who died before Christ? (asks C. M. W., Liverpool, the answer is we really don’t know)

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158

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Question 26. Is not the presence of holy spirit on earth dwelling in the hearts of God’s people that which alone forbids the manifestation of ‘the man of sin’?… (Anon.)

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158

The Sings of the Times

Jewish Movements (Jerusalem’s New Prosperity, the National Movement)

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158

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Social Signs (Is Anarchy Spreading)

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158

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“Religious” Signs (Harvest Thanksgivings; Sunday Clubs; The Irreverence of the Social Gospellers; The Agapemone)

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159

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Spiritism and the Forward Movements; Spiritism and Poetry; “Planchette” (Guija, Ouija)

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159

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“Anglo-Israelism”

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159-160

Editor’s Table

Letter ignoring the reply of The Morning Star (Jan. 5th, 1895); Errata on the work of Mr. Geo F. Trench; Free Distribution Fund; Prophetic Convention

R. Anderson and James E. Mathieson (Letter), E. W Bullinger

160

Books Review

“Footsteps of Truth,” monthly Ed. by Mr. C. Russell Hurditch, J. F. Shaw & Co.; The Promised Messiah; Good Tidings for the Children of Abraham, 6,000 ed., Society for Distributing Scripture Truth; Shakespeare’s Daughter; Torquay; Trusting aaand Toiling, new organ of the Mildmay Mission to the Jews.

E. W Bullinger

160

 

No. 9. Vol. I, No. 9, March, 1895 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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Bradford and Halifax, Ireland, The Month of March; Our Questions and Answers; Our Offers of Books

E. W Bullinger

161

Conference Addresses

Their Debtors We Are [Rom. 15:27] (A Paper read at the Islington Clerical Meeting, Jan. 13th, 1895)

Ven. Archdeacon Perowne

162-164

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The “Dream” and the “Vision” [Second Address] (At the Nottingham Convention, May, 1894)

Louis Liesching

164-165

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“The Days of Noah” [Matthew 24; Luke 17] (At the Edinburgh Conference, June, 1894)

Rev. James Smith

166-167

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Pitching “Toward the Sunrising” [Nm. 21:9-11] (At the Edinburgh Conference, June, 1894)

Mr. Alexander Stewart, of Glasgow

167-168

Contributed Articles

“The Names and Order” of the Books of the Old Testament”, (Fourth Paper) latter prophets [Isaiah, the salvation of Jehovah; Jeremiah, whom Jehovah launches forth; Ezekiel, whom God strengthens; the “minor” prophets: Hosea, salvation or deliverance; Joel, whose God in is Jehovah; Amos, Bearer or Burden; Obadiah, the Servant of Jehovah; Jonah, a dove or pigeon; Micah, who is like Jehovah?; Nahum, Consolation or comforter; Habbakkuk, an embraced one; Zephaniah, Jehovah Protects; Haggai, My Feast; Zechariah, Jehovah Remembers; Malachi, the messenger of Jehovah] (continued from page 153, to be continued…)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger

168-171

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Theosophy a Revival of Gnosticism (1 Jn. 4:1)

D. M. Panton, Jamaica

171-172

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The Coming Reign (Isaiah 32:1,2)

E. W Bullinger

172-173

For the Fathers Children

“Little Children,”1 Jn. 2:28

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173

Notes for Bible Study

The Book of Amos (Expository Times, Jan., 1895)

E. W Bullinger quoting: Rev. Dr. Elder Cumming, of Glasgow

173-174

Correspondence

1 Thess. 4:15-15, 1 Cor. 11:23-26, Eph. 3:2-10 (Dec. 8th, 1894)

G. F. Windham, Bembridge, Isle-of-Wight

174

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How I left Post-millenialism on reading Acts 2.

R. Dill, Brighton

174-175

Questions and Answers

Question 27. Acts 15:14, James says: “out of the Gentiles, a people for His name” (Deut., Rom., Acts)

E. W Bullinger

175-176

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Question 28. No religious circumcision for a converted Jew, but what to qualify him for material benefits, for Jewish national privileges?

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176

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Question 29. On Tempting and Temptation.

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177

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Question 30. Eccles. 12:11 (asks Mrs. W., Maida Hill)

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177-178

The Sings of the Times

“The Former and the Latter Rain” Deut. 11:14

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178

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The Jewish National Movements (Railways in Syria; A Jewish University in Jerusalem; A New Colony; The Daughters of Zion)

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178

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The Advancing Apostasy (The “Forward Movement” in Religious Thought; Theosophy and the Brotherhood of Man; Christian Science; The World’s “Religion;” Social Services)

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178-180

Editor’s Table

Conference Fund. Free Distribution Fund

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180

Books Review

John: the Baptist, Forerunner, and Martyr, Dr. Elder Cumming, London: Marshall Bros., Paternoster Row; After the Thousand Years, Geo. F. Trench, Morgan and Scott,

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No. 10. Vol. I, No. 10, April, 1895 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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Glasgow; Future Conferences; Our Premium Offers of Books; Questions and Answers

E. W Bullinger

181

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

The Inspiration of the Scriptures (At the Edinburgh Conference, June, 1894)

Dr. T. Neatby

181-183

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Will the Church, or any Part of it, go Through the Great Tribulation? (Address given at the Liverpool Convention, November, 1894)

Pastor F. E. Marsh

183-187

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The Exodus and the Restoration, A Parallel (At the Edinburgh Conference, June, 1894)

Mr. W. G. Carr

187-190

Contributed Articles

“The Names and Order” of the Books of the Old Testament”, (Fifth Paper) [III. Kethuveem; or “The Psalms,” i.e. The Other Writings: The Book of Psalms – “T’hilleem,” Praises, Five Books; The Proverbs of Solomon – “Mishlai,” The Rules of Life; Job – “Ey-yov,” An Oppressed One] (continued from page 171, to be continued…)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger

190-192

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The Spiritual Aspect of the Seventy Weeks (The return of the jews to Palestine; A Solemn Question; A Solemn Lesson)

E. W Bullinger

192-194

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The British-Israel Question

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194-195

Notes for Bible Study

Passages from the Old Testament (OT) Quoted in the New Testament (NT) [Distinguish Quotations from References: in Gospels; in John’s Epistles and in Apocalypse no one direct quotation; Direct Quotations in the Pauline Epistles: Rom., Eph., Col., Phil.] (To be continued, D.V.)

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195-196

Questions and Answers

Question 31. Queries relating the Lord’s Coming (asked by Dr. W. J. Erdman in the March number of The Truth, U.S.A., ed. by Dr. J. H. Brookes)

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196-197

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Question 32. Matt. 21:43 (asks J. W. N.)

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197

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Question 33. Ps. 110:1 “Sit on my Right Hand Until,” is not to receive his people until after the Great Tribulation? (asks S. L., B.-J., South Kensington)

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197

Correspondence

“After the Thousand Years”

Geo. J. Trench

198

The Sings of the Times

Jewish Signs (from the Jewish Christian, Jewish Herald, and Jewish World magazines)

E. W Bullinger

198

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Political Signs (The Abolition of war – “Peace and Safety;” Cyprus and Armageddon)

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198-199

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Religious and Social Signs (Blavatsky, “The Priestess of Isis;” The Christian social Union; Religious Re-union; The New Gospel; The World in the Church; Novels Supply the Place of Texts; The Church Army)

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199-200

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British-Israel (Are the Japanese the Lost Ten Tribes?)

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200

Editor’s Table

All Communications of business to The Manager, subjects to the Editor. Registered Telegraphic Address is – “Parousia, London;” Free Distribution Fund.

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200

Books Review

How to Read your Bible, by William G. Carr, of Rochester, N.Y., U.S.A., by the Northern Publishing Office and by Things to Come Publishing Co., 29, Paternoster Row; Christian Baptism; or, “How Readest Thow?” and Pastoral Counsels for Perilous Times, both by Frank H. White, Partridge & Co.

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No. 11. Vol. I, No. 11, May, 1895 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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Future Conferences; Our Premium Offer of Books; The Annual Volume; Anglo-Israelism; “The Coming Prince”

E. W Bullinger

201

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

Daniel the Prophet (At the Tunbridge Wells Conference, April, 1895)

Dr. Robert Anderson

201-203

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Who Are the 144,000 in Revelation 14? (Delivered at the Liverpool Conference, November, 1894)

Pastor F. E. Marsh

204-206

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“The Lord is at Hand” (At the Nottingham Conference, May, 1894)

Rev. John Sloan, of Glasgow

206-208

Contributed Articles

“The Names and Order” of the Books of the Old Testament”, (Sixth Paper) [The Five Megilloth: The Song of Songs – “Sheer Hasheereem,” The Most Beautiful Song; “Ruth”, A Friend; Lamentations – “Ey-Chah,” Alas! Or, O How!; Ecclesiastes – “Cohelet,” The Assembler; “Esther,” A Star] (continued from page 192, to be concluded in our next, D. V. …)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger

208-209

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The Re-Organization of Babylon the Great

E. W Bullinger

209-211

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The Epistle to the Romans (Ch. 5:12 to 8:39) [to be continued, D. V.]

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211-212

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The Hill of Tara, and the British-Israel Association

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212-213

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The Tribe of Dan [“He did not present Himself to Israel as Messiah in the territory of Dan”]

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213

Illustrations of Bible Structure

The Two Beasts of Rev. 13

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213

Selected Gleanings

Archdeacon Farrar on Daniel (a critic of the Coming Prince, by R. Anderson)

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214-215

Correspondence

Anglo-Israelism and the Tribe of Dan (The rectory, Tipperary, 2nd April, 1895)

Denis Hanan, D. D. with E. W Bullinger reply

215

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Peter’s Epistles

G. Windham

215-216

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Ezekiel 37-39 (Worthing, 20th January, 1895)

Samuel Field

216

Questions and Answers

Question 34. Interval between “Rapture” and “Seventieth Week”? (On referring to Dr. Erdman’s questions)

E. W Bullinger

216-217

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Question 35. 1 Cor. 15 and 2 Cor. 5 (M. W., Dalkey)

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217

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Question 36. His coming and 2 Thess. 2:3-8 & c. (G. R., Crewkerne)

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217

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Question 37. Rom. 8:2 (M. P., Enfield)

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217

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Question 38. 1 Cor. 7:6,10,12,25 (Anon.)

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217

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Question 39. What is the best proof that the saints will not pass through the Tribulation? (O. C., Eigenham)

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217

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Question 40. trumps of 1 Cor 15:52 and Rev. 11 (J. Mc. D., Glasgow)

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218

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Question 41. The Sum of the Numbers of Levites in Num. 3 (vv. 22,28,34) are 22,300, but in verse 39 the number given is 22,000 (W. B-M., London)

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218

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Question 42. Why the difference in the four names of the faces of the cherubim in Ezek. 1:10, 10:14, and Rev. 4:7? (W. B-M., London)

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218

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Question 43. Isa. 6:10, and Matt. 13:15, why is God unwilling to heal them? (W. B-M., London)

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218

The Sings of the Times

The Jewish National Movement

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218

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Religious and Social Signs (The Devil’s Millennium; The Reunion of Christendom; Reconciliation of Islam and Christianity; A Secret Church of the “New Religion;” Pastors to the Sheep and Goats [how to starve the sheep, and how to entertain the goats according to Dr. Parker]; British Israelism, and the time when they shall say, “Peace and Safety;” Mr. Stead’s Civic Churches)

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218-220

Editor’s Table

Caution on the 144,000 paper (“we lose a most important key if we identify the two companies of Ch. 7 and 14”); All Communications; Acknowledgments: Conference Fund.

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220

Books Review

Coming Eschatological Events, by James Cross, Simpkin, Marshall & Co.; Nuggets of Truth from the Epistles, by William G. Carr; and The Great Prophecies of the Centuries. Concerning Israel and the Gentiles, by G. H. Pember, M. A., both by Hodder and Stoughton.

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No. 12. Vol. I, No. 12, June, 1895 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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Three Weeks at Keswick (with Mr. George C. Needham, of Northfield, Mass. And Dr. D. M. Stearns, of Germantown, Pa., both from U.S.A.); The Public Convention; Our First Annual Volume; Our New Volume; The Names and Order; Our Premium Offer

E. W Bullinger

221

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

The Coming of the Lord and our Gathering to Him [2 Thess. 2:1,2] (At the Dundee Conference, June, 1894)

Dr. T. Neatby

221-223

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Daniel’s Vision [Dan. 8; Rev. 12] (At the Nottingham Conference, May, 1894)

Mr. Liesching

223-225

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The Restoration of All Things [Acts 3:19-21, 1. A Throne and a King; 2. A Kingdom and People] (At the Dunoon Conference, August, 1894)

Pastor D. M. Stearns, of Philadelphia

225-226

Contributed Articles

“The Names and Order” of the Books of the Old Testament”, (Concluding, Seventh Paper) [“Daniel,” God Will Judge; “Ezra-Nehemiah,” The Protection and Consolation of Jehovah; Chronicles – “Divrai Hay-yahmeen,” the Lord’s Words on Man’s Works; 5. The Division of the Books] (continued from page 209) [the full Book, by Messrs. Eyre and Spottiswoode includes tables of these Parashiyoth and Haphtara, and the further divisions into Sedarim, Chapters, and verses]

Rev. Dr. Bullinger

226-228

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The Indictment of British-Israelism (on Dan, and on a False Zion, a Pseudo-Israel and a False “Peace, and Safety”)

E. W Bullinger

228-229

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Romans 9, 10, 11

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230

Notes for Bible Study

Psalm 109

Rev. Sydney Thelwall, B.A., Vicar of Radford, Leamington

230-232

Selected Gleanings

Hebrew Mountaineers of Daghestan (Pall Mall Gazette)

E. W Bullinger

232

Illustrations of Bible Structure

1 Cor. 15:12-58

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232

Questions and Answers

Question 44. Reigning and Reigned during the Millenium and which nations deceived when Satan loosed after it? (asked by E. L., Highgate and T. V., Croydon, related to Question 39)

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233

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Question 45. Christ will came for (in the air) and with (on earth) his saints for the OT saints? (D. S., Worthing)

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233

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Question 46. “he had promised that they should be ‘gathered’ to the Lord before that day”? (1 Thess. 4:13-18, asks G. R., Crewkerne, related to Question 36)

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233

Correspondence

The Epistle of James

G. S. W.

233

The Sings of the Times

The Jewish National Movement

E. W Bullinger

233-234

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Religious and Political Signs (Re-union; the Papacy and “the Nations;” A German Diplomatist on the Far East; New Bibles, a woman’s Bible by the sisterhood of advanced women?; Religious Travestie; Socialist Passion Plays)

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234-235

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Theosophy and Spiritist Signs (the mysterious religious services at Brighton; Mrs. Besant’s Mahatmas; the retiring mahatmas; hypnotism; the black mass – Satanism and magic; the pyramids of Egypt and the book of the dead)

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235-236

Editor’s Table

Conference Fund. Free Distribution Fund.

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236

Books Review

Green Pastures and Still Waters, by J. Denham Smith, J. E. Hawkins; Songs of Redemption, compiled by W. Blair Neatby, Alfred Holness; Will Jesus Come?, by Mr. And Mrs. Geo. C. Needham, Albert Needham, East Northfield, Mass.; The Age to Come; or, The Millenium, by William Frith, Partridge & Co.

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