THINGS TO COME:

 

A JOURNAL OF BIBLICAL LITERATURE,

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SPECIAL REFERENCE TO PROPHETIC TRUTH

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The Official Organ of Prophetic Conferences

 

Vol. II. 1895-6

July, 1895, to June, 1896.

 

London:

THINGS TO COME PUBLISHING OFFICE,

39, WARWICK LANE, E.C.

1896

 

“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. 13. Vol. II, No. 1, July, 1895 (our additions in italics, mainly in Section and in Author)

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Notes and Notices

The First Annual Volume; Three Weeks at Keswick, July 1-19; The Third Week; Future Conferences; Questions and Answers; Our Responsibility; the Psychology of Holy Scripture

E. W Bullinger

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Editorials: Bullinger’s Articles

Our Title “Things to Come” (Jn. 16:13)

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The Spiritual Teaching of 1st Thessalonians [The Argument of the Epistle]

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2-4

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Short Papers on the Apocalypse I. [The Scope of the Apocalypse] (to be continued…, D.V.)

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4-6

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The Clay in the Image of Nebuchadnezzar (Daniel 2)

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Ephraimite Phase of Anglo-Israelism (2 Kgs. 17:20-23)

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6-7

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

The Scheme of the Apocalypse, as deduced from the 1st chapter (At “The Prophecy Investigation Society,” London, May 3rd, 1895) (to be concluded in our next…, D.V.)

G. H. Pember, Esq., M. A.

8-10

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The Antichrist. His Character and History, as Gathered from Holy Scripture [1. The Condition of the world at his appearing; 2. His character and history; 3. As a Patron of the Jews; 4. Assumes Divine Honours; 5. Destruction of the Antichrist; 6. Destruction of Babylon his Capital; 7. Titles of Antichrist; 8. Historical illustrations] (At the Glasgow Conference, March, 1895)

Rev. Sholto D. C. Douglas

10-14

The First Principles of Prophetic Study

No. 1 – The Conversion of the World (ten short and easy papers, H.L.H. in his preface to Dr. Taylor’s Reign of Christ)

H.L.H.

14-15

Acknowledgments

Conference Fund. Free Distribution Fund.

E. W Bullinger

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Illustrations of Bible Structure

Rev. 1:1-7, The Introduction to the Apocalypse

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Notes for Bible Study

The Jehovah Titles in Ps. 23

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Questions and Answers

Question 46. Who are the 24 Elders of Revelation? (asks Enquirer)

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Question 47. Gen 11:5,7; 18:21 God to go “down and see” whereas 2Chr. 6:18 Solomon says “heaven of Heavens cannot contain Thee” (asks W. F. M’C.)

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Question 48. The last deeds of Jeremiah, “to build and plant,” Jer. 1:5-10 (question from Cedar Hurst)

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Question 49. Babylon future similar to the past (oppression of the Jew, 600 B. C.)?

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Question 50. The bema, 2 Cor. 5:10

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Sings of the Times

The Jewish National Movement (A Colony of Bokhara Jews; the Russian Orthodox Palestine society; Baron de Hirsch and Cyprus)

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The Re-union Movement (The Archbishop’s of Canterbury Letter; The Pop’s Letter and the Evangelical Platform and Press)

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Spiritism and Theosophy (Mr. W. T. Stead on Spiritual Phenomena; Mrs. Besant and Mr. Gladstone in the “XIX Century”; Crystal Gazing; Mr. Stead and his Familiar Spirit “Julia”; Our Warnings Against Mr. Stead’s Writings; Civic Churches)

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Religio-Political Signs (The Burning of the Great Mosque at Damascus and the Decay of Turkish Power)

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Editor’s Table: Books Review

The Antichrist. His Character and History, as Gathered from Holy Scripture; to which is Appended Extracts from Gibbon and the Writings of the Early Fathers, by Rev. Sholto D. C. Douglas, Douglas Support, Coatbridge, N.B.; Romanism and ritualism in Great Britain and Ireland: A Report of the National Protestant Congress held in Edinburg, Oct. 15-18, 1894, Marshall Bros.; A Critical Lexica and Concordance to the English and Greek New Testament, 4th Ed., Longmans, and The Names and Order of the Books of the Old Testament, Eyre and Spottiswoode, both by the Rev. Dr. Bullinger; The Inspiration and Accuracy of the Scriptures, by John Urquhart, Marshall Bros.; The Great Prophecies of the Centuries, by Mr. G. H. Pember, Hodder and Stoughton. Published by John Kensit (18, Paternoster Row): Popery Completely at variance with the Bible; The Dream of a Church Mouse; English Covenants: What Are They?; Scripture Proofs of the Main Doctrine of Christianity, by the Rev. C. H. H. Wright, D. D., and The Finished Offering of Christ, etc., by the Rev. C. H. Waller, D. D.   

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19-20

 

No. 14. Vol. II, No. 2, August, 1895 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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Future Conferences. Free Distribution Fund; Conference Fund; Our Circulation; A Call From India; Our Notes For Bible Study

E. W Bullinger

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Editorials: Bullinger’s Articles

The Fig, The Olive, and The Vine [The Fig and the Vine; Israel and the Olive]

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Short Papers on the Apocalypse II. [The Practical Use of the Apocalypse for the Members of the Body of Christ] (to be continued…, D.V.)

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23-24

Contributed Articles

The Psychology of Holy Scripture (Second Paper) [Tripartite Man: Body, Soul, and Spirit; “The Law of the Spiritual Life” and “Holiness” Teaching] (to be continued…, D.V.)

Anon.

24-25

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The Kingdom of Heaven and the Kingdom of God: An Example of “Rightly Dividing”

John Avil, of Philadelphia

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Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

The Scheme of the Apocalypse, as deduced from the 1st chapter (At “The Prophecy Investigation Society,” London, May 3rd, 1895) (Concluded from page 10)

G. H. Pember, Esq., M. A.

26-29

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The Scriptures – Their Unity, Authority, and Subject [The Unity, Continuity, Authority and Subject of the Bible] (At the Edinburgh Conference, June, 1894)

Rev. J. C. Smith, of Dufftown

29-31

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The Practical Power of Our Hope [Turned Away from Me; Concerning the TRUTH have Erred; Resist the TRUTH; Turn Away their Ears from the Truth] (At the Liverpool conference, Nov. 1894)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger

31-33

The First Principles of Prophetic Study

No. 2 – Is the Gospel a Failure? [Christendom; Christian Civilization; China; India; Islands of the Southern Seas; Where Shall We Go]

H.L.H. (see pages 83-4)

33-34

Illustrations of Bible Structure

2 Timothy 2:14-26

E. W Bullinger

34-35

Questions and Answers

Question 51. Order of Events Relating to the Lord’s Coming, and the Time of the End? (asks M., London)

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35-36

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Question 52. “I will not blot out his name out of the Book of Life” (Rev. 3:5), names initially in by the blood of Christ shed for all? (J. D., Nottingham)

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Question 53. NT originally in Greek or Hebrew? (asks S. D. Wanstead)

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36-37

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Question 54. NT originally in Syriac? (asks J. W., Rathmines)

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37

Sings of the Times

The Jewish National Movement (A Jewish Kingdom)

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37

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“Religious” Signs (The Pipe and the Preacher)

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38

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Theosophy and Spiritism (The General Conference of Spiritists and the rev. Page Hopps: Increasing Boldness of Spiritists; Demons and Fallen Angels: Nature of the Demons, How to Test Spirits or Demons and Evil Angels; Theosophy and the Esoteric Basis of Christianity, Mr. William Kingsland’s Esoteric Basis of Theosophy criticized in the spiritist organ Light)

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38-40

Editor’s Table: Books Review

The Christ, by James H. Brookes, D. D., Alfred Holness; A Crying Need, Marshall Bros., the NT prepared by the Rev. James Adler for the Trinitarian Bible Society); The Antichrist, by Rev. Sholto D. C. Douglas.

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No. 15. Vol. II, No. 3, September, 1895 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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Important Announcements; First Quarterly Numbers; Our New Address; Our Conferences; Our October Number; Our Missionary Meeting; Future Conferences, the Conference Fund (a letter by the Convener); Contributions

E. W Bullinger

41-42

Contributed Articles

“The Mystery” (First Paper) [1- The Meaning of the Word] (to be continued…)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger

42-44

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The Jewish Question (1) Isa. 43:21 (to be concluded in our next)

James E. Mathieson

44-45

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Short Papers on the Apocalypse III. [Points Essential to a True System of Interpretation] (to be continued…, D.V.)

E. W Bullinger

45-46

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

The Two Aspects of the Second Coming (At the Inverness Conference, June, 1894)

Dr. Neatby

47-48

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Fulfilled Prophecy: Edom [Gen. 27:39,40] (At the York Conference, May, 1894)

Rev. E. W. Bullinger, D. D.

48-50

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Theosophy and Spiritualism as Signs of the Latter Times (At the York Conference, May, 1894)

Mr. Louis Lisesching (just deceased)

50-51

The First Principles of Prophetic Study

No. III – Christ’s Coming, Pre-Millenial

H.L.H. (see pages 83-4)

51-52

Notes for Bible Study

Divine Healing

William G. Carr

52-54

Illustrations of Bible Structure

Matt. 24 and 25. The Tribulation (Mt. 24:6-28) and After (Mt. 24:29-25:46)

E. W Bullinger

54

Questions and Answers

Question 55. Heb. 6:4-7, to whom Apply? (asks J. T., Kirkliston)

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Question 56. Jer. 3:1 and Deut. 24:1-4 (asks S., London)

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Question 57. The “Kingdom of God”, to what nation was given now and to the Jews will be restored?, as the Anglo-Israelites say it means “England”. (Matt. 21:43)

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Question 58. What is symbolized by the ‘Manchild’ of Rev. 12?

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Question 59. Who are the four beasts (living creatures) of Rev. 4:6, etc.?

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Question 60. Why in 1 Thess. 4:14 believers “sleep in Jesus”?

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56

Sings of the Times

Jewish Signs (Palestine Literature: “The Jew as a Colonist”; Jewish Missions: Mission Work in Palestine; The New Damascus Railway)

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“Religious” Signs (“End-of-the-Century” Missions, and Missionaries; The Parliament of Religions)

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57-58

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Spiritist Signs (Lying Spirits; Rev. Mr. Haweis in Melbourne; Re-incarnation and Egyptian Mummies)

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58-59

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“Political” Signs (Americo-Anglo-Israelism)

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59-60

Editor’s Table

British-Israelism, in a letter from Dr. Hanan

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Books Review

The Perfection and Excellencies of Holy Scripture, by Thomas Newberry, James E. Hawkins and Co.; Ten Sermons on the Second Advent, by Rev. Dr. Bullinger, Eyre and Spottiswoode; The Twelve Tribes, by M. J. Robert Banks and Son (the Editor of The Banner of Israel (Aug. 14th) reviews this book very unfavourably; so we trust no second edition will be issued).

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No. 16. Vol. II, No. 4, October, 1895 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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Special Keswick Prophetical Number; Our Next Issue (one of the inter-monthly numbers of 160 pages); Annual Subscriptions; Note Our New Address; Acknowledgements: Free Distribution; Conference Fund; Conferences Arranged

E. W Bullinger

61

Editorials: Bullinger’s Articles

The Pre-Millenial Hope; Baptists and Second Advent Truth; The Real Optimists; True Baptist Witnesses (Benjamin Keach, Dr. John Gill, Charles H. Spurgeon); Jewish and Missions; Bible Truth Confirmed; “The Holiest of All” (reference to Andrew Murray’s next article) The Revival of Irvingism (reference to Edward Irving); Irving and Murray Compared; The Lord’s Brethren; “Another Jesus”

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61-63

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“O Lord My God, Mine Holy One” The Holiest of All

E. W Bullinger quoting Andrew Murray

63-64

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“The Mystery” (Second Paper, continued from page 44) [2- The Secret of the Interval; 3- The Mystery of Iniquity (2 Thess. 2:7)] (to be continued…)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger, D.D.

64-66

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Short Papers on the Apocalypse IV. [The Sun-Clad Woman and the Man-Child; The Great Red Dragon; The Heavenly Warfare] (to be continued…, D.V.)

E. W Bullinger

66-67

Contributed Articles

The Jewish Question (2) [Isa. 43:10,12; 44:8] (concluded from page 45) [concluding phrase taken from the Book of Common Prayer]

Mr. James E. Mathieson

67-69

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“As He” in first Epistle of John [Sons of God; A Perfect Standard; The Other Side of the Truth; “As He is in the Light:” (1) “As He Walked;” His commandments] (to be continued…)

Rev. Jas. C. Smith

69-70

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

Election and Lordship (At the Keswick Conference, July, 1895)

Dr. Robert Anderson

70-72

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The Jews: Their Election, Rejection, Restoration, and Mission [1. Election; 2. Rejection; 3. Restoration; 4. Mission: (1) Palestine in the midst of the nations, (2) Jerusalem in the midst of Palestine, (3) Israel in the midst of Jerusalem, (4) God in the midst of His people] (At the Keswick Conference, July 17th, 1895)

Rev. John Wilkinson

72-74

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Inspiration (At the Keswick Conference, 16th July, 1895)

Pastor D. M. Stearns, of Germantown, Philadelphia

74-75

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The Use of the Divine Titles [Question: why do we have the word ‘God’ in the 1st of Gen. And the ‘Lord God’ in the 2nd chap.; and are these titles used apparently indiscriminately? “God” and “Lord;” God Almighty. NT Titles: Human Titles; The God of Jacob] (At the Keswick Conference, 16th July, 1895)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger

75-78

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Jehovah’s Set Time for Mercy Upon Zion [Ps. 102:13. The Body of Christ] (At the Keswick Conference, 16th July, 1895)

Rev. Canon Fausset, of York

78-80

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The “Spirit” and the “Word” [The Titles of the Spirit and the Word; The Emblems of the Spirit and the Word; Their Co-ordinate Effects] (At the Keswick Conference, 15th July, 1895)

Rev. G. C. Needham, of Northfield, U.S.A.

80-82

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“Christ Jesus my Lord” [Phil. 3:8] (At the Keswick Conference, 19th July, 1895)

Dr. Neatby

82-83

The First Principles of Prophetic Study

IV – Prophecy Literal

H. L. H.

83-84

Practical Expositions

I. Obedience. Romans 13 [First, The Obedience of Faith (Vers. 1:7); Secondly, The Obedience of Love (Vers. 8-10); Thirdly, The Obedience of Hope (Vers. 11-14)]

Rev. Jas. C. Smith

84-85

Sings of the Times

Jewish Signs [The Restoration of the Jews to Palestine in Unbelief: “The Solution of War!;” Palestinian Colonisation. Russia; A New Jewish interpretation of Daniel]

E. W Bullinger

85-86

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“Religious” Signs (The Pope and Re-union; Cardinal Vaughan and Re-union; “The Advent of Antichrist;” The Modern Church; A New Gospel of Interpretation: A New View of the Bible: An allegory of the sex relation!)

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86-87

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Political Signs (Proposed European Court of Arbitration: International Committee Appointed)

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87-88

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Sensational Preaching (promoted by T. D. Witherspoon, D.D.., LL.D.)

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88

Poetry

He Gives in Sleep (“So he Giveth Unto His Beloved In Sleep,” Ps. 127:2 – R.V. (Margin))

E. W Bullinger, D.D.

88

Editor’s Table

The translator of an article on the Jewish National Movement, from the Yiddish of the Telegraph was Mr. E. F. Stroeter, Editor of Our Hope.

E. W Bullinger

88

 

No. 17. Vol. II, No. 5, November, 1895 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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The Annual Subscription; Renewals; Our Publishing Address; Our Telegraphic Address; Conferences Arranged

E. W Bullinger

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Editorials: Bullinger’s Articles

A Vital Truth; Apart From Sin; Who Oppose Second Advent Truth; Evangelization Versus Civilization; A Jewish Dilemma

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“The Mystery” (Third Paper, continued from page 66) [4- The Secret of the Ecclesia (Ekklesia); 5 – The Great Secret: (a) Passages which formally reveal the secret: Col. 1:24-27, Rom. 16:25-26, Eph. 3] (to be continued…)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger

90-92

Contributed Articles

“As He” in first Epistle of John [1 Jn. 1:7, (2) Christ the Standard of the Future Sonship (1Jn. 3:2); (3) Christ the Standard of Present Purity] (to be continued…)

Rev. Jas. C. Smith

93

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

The Spiritual and Personal Coming of the Lord [The Questioning of Three Disciples: 1- The Question of Thomas (ver. 5); 2- The Question of Philip (ver. 8); 3- The Question of Judas (ver. 22)] (At the Edimburgh Conference, May, 1895)

Mr. Alexander Stewart

93-94

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“The Morning” [Bible Reading on Gen. 1; Gen. 1:5, “We Know in Part”] (In Pavillion Hall, Keswick, July, 1895)

Pastor D. M. Stearns

94-95

The First Principles of Prophetic Study

No. V – The Times and Seasons

H. L. H.

95-96

Selected Gleanings

Like Any Other Book

E. W Bullinger

96-97

Questions and Answers

Question 61. Gen 6:3 (asks A. L. A.)

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97-98

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Question 62. Heb. 2;14 (asks S. L., and J., London)

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98

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Question 63. Heb. 4:15 (asks E. H., Melton Mowbray)

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98

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Question 64. Heb. 2:16 (asks E. D., Kilburn)

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98-99

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Question 65. Heb. 12:23 (asks An engineer, West Norwood)

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99

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Question 66. The ‘bill of divorcement (vs. Israel),’ given? (related to Question 56. Asks H. W. C., Bromley, answer: Yes, see Jer. 3:8)

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99

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Question 67. Several questions from the August Conference Addresses (asks Perplexed)

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99

Sings of the Times

“Religious” Signs [The Flowing Tide; Man’s Thoughts of the Present Times; Going to the Dogs (with a related letter by John Potts, from Newcastle-on-Tyne)]

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Spiritist Signs [A Census of Spooks; Mr. Stead’s Latest Story; Spiritism and Witchcraft; The Scarcity of Witches]

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100

Editor’s Table

“The Holiest of All”

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No. 18. Vol. II, No. 6, December, 1895 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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Editorials: Bullinger’s Articles

 “The Holiest of All” (commenting the disclaimer of the Rev. Andrew Murray (in The Life of Faith (Nov. 6th) and in The Christian (Nov. 7th)) regarding Bullinger’s quotations in the October’s Issue)

E. W Bullinger

101-102

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“The Mystery” (Fourth Paper, continued from page 92) [4- The Body of Christ: (1) The Constitution of the Body; (2) The Growth of the Body (Eph. 1:22,23, Eph. 4:16, Col. 2:19); The End of the Body; “Behold, I Tell You A Secret;” 1 Tim. 3:16: Great is the Mystery!] (to be continued…)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger, D.D.

102-105

Contributed Articles

The Passover, the Red Sea and the Jordan [Application vs. Interpretation of Types]

Anon.

105-107

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“As He” in first Epistle of John [(4) The Standard of Righteousness; (5) The Standard of Acceptance] (concluded)

Rev. Jas. C. Smith

107

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

Address on the Book of Revelation (At Queen’s Hall, Langham Place, London, W.)

Dr. Robert Anderson

107-110

Correspondence

Defending Andrew Murray (Ridley Hall, Cambridge, Nov. 18, 1895) [answer: Mr. Murray to retract the many deplorable statements which his book contains]

H. C. G. Moule, with E. W. Bullinger’s answer

110-111

Sings of the Times

Political Signs [“The Times of the Gentiles;” The True Basis of the New Catholicism: Mr. Morley’s new St. Paul, the attitude of the freethinker, the prophet yet to come]

E. W. Bullinger

111

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Religious Signs [Citizen Sunday]

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112

Editor’s Table

Mr. B. W. Newton (causing pain to Christians); Our Own Views (in five points); Acknowledgments: Free Distribution

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112

 

No. 19. Vol. II, No. 7, January, 1895 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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Second Quarterly Number; Publishing Office; Our Convention in Liverpool (a review done by M.)

E. W Bullinger and M.

113-114

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A Teaching and Preaching Tour in the North

James C. Smith

114-115

Editorials

The Holiest of All (on “The True Standard of Holiness,” by Mr. W. H. Bennett, in The Witness, Dec.); “Honey,” “Leaven,” and “Salt” (Lev. 2:11,13); The Two Natures (Lev. 23); Israel and its Repentance

E. W Bullinger

115-116

Contributed Articles

“The Mystery” (Fifth Paper, continued from page 105) [5- Other Passages Related to the Secret: (1) Eph. 1:9-11, verse 22, (2) Eph. 6:19, (3) Col. 2:2, (4) 1 Tim. 3:9, (5) 1 Cor. 2 and 3] (to be continued…)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger

116-117

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The Lord Jesus Tempted

Dr. Thomas Neatby

118-120

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“The Son of God Himself, and Not Another” (publisher: The Dublin Tract Repository)

T. R.

120-121

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

The Abiding Promise [The Whole Assembly Repeated From Memory John 14:25-31] (Bible Reading at Keswick Prophetic Meetings, July 18, 1895)

Pastor D. M. Stearns, of Philadelphia

122-123

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The Importance of the Lord’s Return [The Obedience which Christ Rendered unto God; The Atonement which Christ made by his Death on the Cross; His Resurrection; The Ascension of Christ; His Intercessory Work at the Right Hand of the Father; His Return; First, It Is A Personal Return; The Return of the Lord Imperative; It is Essential to the Fulfillment of Scripture; It is Essential to the Completion of his own Work; It is Essential to Complete Salvation; This Return is Important; Its Bearing on the Jew; Its Bearing on the World; Its Bearing on the Church; It is Imminent and Impressive] (At the Gloucester Conference, December, 1894)

Pastor Fuller Gooch

123-126

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The End of the Age [Jn. 16:13] (At the Aberdeen Conference, April, 1895)

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

126-127

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Jacob Disjointed (At the Edinburgh Conference, May 1st, 1895)

Rev. James Smith of Dufftown

127-129

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The Antichrist – A Person [The Personal Antichrist] (At the Dunoon Conference, August, 1894)

Pastor F. E. Marsh

129-132

The First Principles of Prophetic Study

No. VI – The Advocates of Prophetic Study

H. L. H.

132-133

Selected Gleanings

Daniel in the Critic’s Den

E. W Bullinger

133-135

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Apparent Contradictions [1 Peter 3; The Wives; Powerless, yet Successful: Dress; Unadorned, yet Attractive: A Meek and Quiet Spirit; Despised, yet Excellent: Holy Women; Aliens, yet Children: Husbands; Weak, yet Honourable: Not to Render Evil for Evil; Reviled, yet Blessing: “If Ye Suffer for Righteousness’ Sake, Happy are Ye;” Suffering, yet Happy: Give a Reason… with Meekness; Triumphant, yet Humble: Give an Account of His “Hope”… “with Fear (respectfully);” Hopeful, yet Trembling: Have a Good Conscience; A Culprit, yet Innocent: The Lord; Sinless, yet a Sacrifice; Dead, yet Alive Again]

Rev. Thomas Boys, M. A. (Deceased, taken from his book: A Plain Exposition of the NT, London, 1827)

135-136

Questions and Answers

Question 68. Heb. 4:15 and Rom. 8:3 (asks D. B. J., London)

E. W Bullinger

136

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Question 69. Rev. 5:9, the Elders represent some body redeemed from the earth (asks H. W., Bromyard)

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136

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Question 70. Is the Body of Christ not Identical with the Bride? (asks C. S., Hornsey)

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136

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Question 71. Heb. 10:25 and Matt. 18:20 (asks R. T.)

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136-137

Sings of the Times

Jewish Signs [The Eastern Question: “God’s Own Time;” Anti-Semitism: Outbreak of Anti-Semitism in Hungary]

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137-138

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Religious Signs [The True Road to Unity; Wanted a Catholic Catholicism; The Essence of all Creeds; The Gospel of reunion; End of the Century Methods of Modern Evangelization; “A West End Mission;” Another Step in Advance; The religious Drift of the Times in America (From The Gospel Message), Sound The Alarm]

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138-139

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Spiritist Signs [Books, as Signs of the Times; “The Sorrows of Satan”]

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139-140

Editor’s Table

Acknowledgments: Conference Fund

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140

Books Review

The New Testament Translated from the Greek into English, by Ferrar Fenton, S. W. Partridge and Co.; The Gospel and its Ministry, by Robert Anderson, LL. D., James Nisbet and Co.; The Coming of the Lord, a sheet-roll to hang on the wall, compiled by Mrs. M. Washington. S. W. Partridge and Co.; Daniel in the Critics’ Den, by Robert Anderson, LL. D., Blackwood & Co.; Jesus is Coming, by W. E. B., Fleming H. Revell & Co. (already translated into German, French, Chinese, Japanese and Tamil); Human Destiny, by R. Anderson, Hodder & Stoughton; Things to Come: An Epitome of Prophetic Truth, by Rev. Dr. Bullinger, Eyre and Spottiswoode (translated into Welsh, French, and Germ)

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No. 20. Vol. II, No. 8, February, 1895 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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The New Theology and the Mystery (criticizing Dr. Horton’s The Teaching of Jesus); John Wesley on the Apocalypse (on his Notes on the NT, in 1754); Charles Wesley (on Eze. 37:24); The Title of Jehovah

E. W Bullinger

141-142

Contributed Articles

“The Mystery” (Sixth Paper, continued from page 117) [6- Practical Conclusions: (1) Why Was the Secret Kept?, (2) A Key to OT Interpretation, (3) the true place of Pentecost (we disagree with Dr. Bullinger’s views on this point), (4) Rightly Dividing the Word] (to be concluded in our next…)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger

142-144

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Fresh Studies of Old Truths. No. 1 “The Wrath” and “The Glory” [“The Wrath”] (A Study of the Contrastive Phrase, “The Glory,” will follow)

Jas. C. Smith (J. C. S.)

144-146

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

The Purifying Hope (At the Belfast Conference, February, 1895)

Dr. Thomas Neatby

146-147

The First Principles of Prophetic Study

VII – The Attitude of the Church [This Hope Based on the Whole Word; The Great Subject of Revelation; Death not the Hope; Not to be Set Aside as “Figurative”]

H. L. H.

147-149

Notes for Bible Study

Sermon Notes “For there are certain men crept in unawares” – Jude 4 [1- The State of the Church: The Introduction of Deceivers; 2- The Advice to Believers]

Rev. Thomas Boys (in The Jewish Expository, 1830)

149

Questions and Answers

Question 72. Matt. 11:11 and Luke 7:28

E. W Bullinger

149-150

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Question 73. 1 Cor. 6:15, 19 [a truth brought out only in an epistle written to ‘carnal’ believers (see Ch. 3), ‘body’ in singular, as one common to all?] (asks M. A. L., Edinburgh)

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150

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Question 74. ‘High Places’ = the heavenly? (asks J. T., Crediton)

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150

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Question 75a. Is Matt. 25:41 the same time as Matt. 25:31,32; and Joel 3:2,9,14? (asks A. T., Liverpool)

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150

Sings of the Times

Jewish Signs; Religious Sings [“Christmas in the Churches; The Cry for Reunion;” “The Sing of the Cross”]

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150-152

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Spiritist Signs [“Inspired Addresses;” “Modern Devil Worship;” The Coming Anti-christ]

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152

 

No. 21. Vol. II, No. 9, March, 1895 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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Notes and Notices

Prophetic Conferences; To Our Subscribers

E. W Bullinger

153

Editorials

“The Christ Has Come;” The Modern Christ; Anglo-Israel Etymologies

E. W Bullinger

153-154

Contributed Articles

“The Mystery” (Seventh Paper, Concluding Chapter) [7- The Body and the Bride; The Old Testament Saints; Eph. 5:25-33, Gen. 24]

Rev. Dr. Bullinger

154-156

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Fresh Studies of Old Truths. No. 2 “The Wrath” and “The Glory” [“The Glory;” “The Glory” as our Hope]

Jas. C. Smith

156-157

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

The Gospel of John (At the Edinburgh Conference, May, 1895) [to be continued in our next…]

Mr. G. W. Carr

157-159

The First Principles of Prophetic Study

VIII – True Missionary Zeal

H. L. H.

159-160

Questions and Answers

Question 75b. Luke 9:27 (Matt. 16:28 and Mark 9:1, asks T. W. S.)

E. W Bullinger

160-161

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Question 76. Matt. 27:7 and Acts 1:18 (asks E. T., Wiesbaden)

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161

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Question 77. Three Questions [dates, S or s in Holy Spirit, and Gen. 6:3] (asks C. S. H., Southsea)

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161

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Question 78. Parousia and Matt. 24:30 (asks H. W., Bromyard)

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161

Sings of the Times

Jewish Signs [A Solution of the Jewish Question; A Dream of a Jewish State]

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161-162

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Religious Signs [A New Evangelicism; The Spread of the Leprosy; The Life of “Cardinal” Manning]

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162

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Spiritist Sings [“Is It Wrong to Investigate the Borderland; An Appeal to the Law and to the Testimony”]

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163-164

Editor’s Table

Letters of Encouragement; B. W. Newton and Irving (the pain that they cause); The “Mystery;” Reprint of “The Lord Jesus Tempted,” by Dr. Neatby

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164

 

No. 22. Vol. II, No. 10, April, 1896 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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Notes and Notices

The Prophetic Conferences; As to Future Conferences (on canceling the Keswick Conference, by The Co, March 2nd, 1896); Our Circulation; Correspondence; The Divine Names and titles; This April Issue

E. W Bullinger

165

Editorials

“There shall come in the last days scoffers” (2 Pet. 3:4) An Untenable Position (a critic to Dr. Clifford’s The Inspiration and Authority of the Bible); The Song of the Well (Num. 21:16-18); “Swear not at all” (Matt. 5:34 and James 5:12); “Verily;” Peter’s First Denial; “Thou Hast Said” (Matt. 26:25,64) “Thow Sayest” (Matt. 27:11, Mark 15:2, Luke 23:3, John 18:37)

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165-166

Contributed Articles

The Church and the Bride

E. J. Baldwin

166-167

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The Lord Jesus Tempted (Further Observations, from page 118, by Dr. Thomas Neatby)

W. Blair Neatby, M. A.

167-168

Practical Expositions

No. 4 “The Breaker” [Israel’s Messiah-King]

Rev. Jas. C. Smith

168-169

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

The Lordship of Christ (At the Pavilion Hall, Keswick, July, 1895)

Dr. Robert Anderson, C. B.

169-170

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Israel at Sinai: A Picture of the Future (At the Edinburgh Conference)

Rev. J. C. Smith

171-172

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“Caught Up” [Select as to the Individuals Taken; Sure as to its Occurrence; Secret in its Method; Sudden in its Operation; Saving in its Issue (Meet, see, be like and be with HIM); Satisfying in its Outcome; Separating as it is Believed] (At the Carlisle Conference, June, 1894)

Pastor F. E. Marsh

172-174

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The Jew (At the York Conference, 1894)

Mr. L. Liesching (deceased)

175-176

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The Gospel of John (concluded from page 159)

Mr. G. W. Carr

176-177

Selected Gleanings

The 144,000 of Rev. 7, Who Are They? (from Lectures on the Apocalypse, No 15)

Rev. Dr. Seiss

177-178

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Dr. Horatius Bonar on the “Seventh of Romans” (from the Journal of Prophecy, Apr., 1871; Bullinger presents a critic of Mr. Pearsall Smith’s book)

E. W Bullinger Quoting Dr. Horatius Bonar

178-179

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The Seventh of Romans [In eight paragraphs] (from Fragments Gathered Up, No. 11)

Rev. George Lovely, of Ipswich

179

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The British-Israel Delusion (extract from “The Lost Tribes of Israel,” by C. S., A. S. Rouse, with a sad letter by Edward Hine, which argues that the Jewish conversion is needless because God will accept them under Moses (Eze. 43:27), Sept., 1883, appended)

C. S.

180

Illustrations of Bible Structure

The Phylacteries [Ex. 13:3-10, 11-16; Deut. 6:4-9; 11:13-21; The Exodus Pair; The Deuteronomy Pair]

E. W Bullinger

181

The First Principles of Prophetic Study

No. IX – The Resurrection Not “General”; and “The thousand Years!”

H. L. H.

182-184

Questions and Answers

Question 79. 1 Kings 6:1 and Acts 13:18,20 [on R. Anderson explanation in The Coming Prince, note at foot of page 83. 480th year, 450 years, 93 years, 483 years, 69 weeks] (asked by A. M., Bristol)

E. W Bullinger

184

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Question 80. Are passages for the Church: Matt. 16:18; 18:15-20; Acts 5:11; 12:1; 15:3 (asks H. G., Manchester)

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184-185

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Question 81. Is the ‘Breaking of Bread’ Acts 2:42; 20:7 to commemorate ‘the Lord’s Supper’? (asks H. G., Manchester)

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185

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Question 82. 1 Cor. 15:29 [‘baptized for the dead’; Bullinger provides structures] (asks M. A. S. B., Barnet)

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185-186

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Question 83. For the Lord’s Table: Luke 22:19,20; 1 Cor. 10:16; 1 Cor. 11:23-26? By not discerning, some where Sick and Slept, spiritually or physically? (asks H. G., Manchester)

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186

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Question 84. What is the doctrine of the Nicolaitanes in Rev. 2:6,15? (asks H. G., Manchester)

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186

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Question 85. Will the curse (Gen. 3:17) be removed during the Millenium, or until the new creation (Rev. 22:3)? (asked by A. M., Bristol)

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186

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Question 86. 2 Thess. 2:8 “the Lord shall slay (or consume)” the Antichrist; Rev. 19:20, the Beast and the false prophet were “cast alive into the lake of fire” (asks A. M., Bristol)

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186

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Question 87. Isa. 24:20 (asks A. M., Bristol)

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186

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Question 88. 1 Thess. 5:9,10; 1 John 2:28 (asks F. S., Bournemouth)

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186-187

Notes For Bible Study

What it is to be “In Christ” (2 Cor. 5:17)

C. E. S.

187

Correspondence

To Whom are the Epistles Addressed?

G. S. Windham

187-188

Poetry

To-day (from To-day and other Poems)

Mr. R. J. Masters

188

Sings of the Times

Jewish Signs [“A Burdensome Stone:” “The Jewish Octopus;” “Our Only Saviour;” “Israel a Nation;” “Mr. Holman Hunt on a Jewish Resettlement in Palestine;” “The Dream of a Return;” “palestine Again a Spiritual Centre”]

E. W Bullinger

189-190

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Political Signs [“Peace and War”]

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190

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Religious signs [“Philanthrophy a Failure: And Why!:” “Wanted a Higher Motive,” “A New Nature;” A Bowdlerized Bible; Church Entertainments Extraordinary: How the do things in America; A “Baseball Service”]

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190-191

Editor’s Table

Warning on Confusing the Terms: “Parousia, Epiphaneia, and Apokalupsis”, as Mr. Robert Brown confuses them

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192

Books Review

I am Coming: A Book of “that Blessed Hope” [or Till He Come] by James H. Brookes, D. D., of St. Louis, London, Jas. E. Hawkins & Co.; Bethesda Chimes, a monthly edited by Pastor F. E. Marsh, of Bethesda Chapel, Sunderland (opens with a portrait of the late Pastor of Bethesda, Mr. A. A. Rees, it will contain the “Bethesda Pulpit” and “Pearls from other Turrets”)

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192

 

No. 23. Vol. II, No. 11, May, 1896 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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Editorial Paragraphs

Prophetic Conferences; Dr. Hertzl and his “Solutions;” The Primitive Faith; “Peace on Earth”

E. W Bullinger

193

Contributed Articles

The Divine Names and Titles [I. Introductory]

Rev. Dr. Bullinger

194-195

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

“The Promises Made to the Fathers” [Rom. 15:8] (At the Keswick Conference, 17th July, 1895)

Dr. Thomas Neatby

195-196

The First Principles of Prophetic Study

No. X – The Day “At Hand” (Concluding Paper)

H. L. H.

196-197

Practical Expositions

The “Great Recompense” and the Advent

Rev. J. C. Smith

198

Selected Gleanings

The Proportion of Truth (with excerpt from Primitive Paths)

Dr. A. J. Gordon, of Boston (deceased)

198-199

Fresh Studies of Old Truths

No. 3. Isaiah 52:13-15

E. J. Baldwin

199

Questions and Answers

Question 89. How is that in Matt. 27:38,44, and Mark 15:27,32, both the thieves are said to have reviled Christ, while in Luke 23:39,40, it is expressly said that only one did so, and that the other rebuked him? [How Many Were Crucified With Christ?] (asks M. T., Kensington)

E. W Bullinger

200

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Question 90. Three Days and Three Nights [of the Lord Jesus being in the sepulcher, explanation not dependent on human learning or historical knowledge, but consistent with the straightforward simplicity of the Lord’s direct statement of facts] (asks M. H. S., Portsmouth)

R. A. (R.. Anderson)

200-201

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Question 91. Does Acts 1:2 refer to the same event as 1 Thess. 4:16? (asks J. C., Richmond)

E. W Bullinger

201

Poetry

To-night (from To-day and other Poems)

Mr. R. J. Masters

201

Sings of the Times

Jewish Signs [Mission Work Amongst the Jews; “The Jewish Question:” “We are one People,” the creation of a new State, “the Jewish company;” To Palestine or Argentina?]

E. W Bullinger

201-202

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Religious Signs [The Religious World; A New Departure: “Martyrs” commemoration service; Whitewashing the Devil!; A Secret Society at Cambridge; Eastertide in the Churches: Church of England; Nonconformist Services; Roman Catholic, “Religion de Luxe;” Money Must be got Somehow]

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203-204

Editor’s Table

To Correspondents: Answer to C. S. H., Southsea regarding ‘baptized for the dead,’ Bullinger quotes Mr. T. Archer-Hind. Robert Brown sent a personal offensive letter as he can not take a little serious criticism in good spirit; G. B. B., Minneapolis “it is a grand step when we are ready to unlearn error and to learn truth”

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204

Books Review

“The Teachings of the Catacombs,” by the Ven. Archdeacon Sinclair, D.D., and “Mary or Maddona?,” by Mr. W. Marshall, edited by Mr. Chas. J. Thynn, Wycliffe House

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204

Music Review

Music by Francis Ridley Havergal (“Nobody Knows But Jesus,” “The Great Teacher,” and “Sing”) and by Mr. Alleyne-Harris (“I Am So Happy,” and “Happy Day”), and two are for the children “”The Butterfly and the Bee,” and “The Disobedient Duckling” (these two, with words by Mrs. L. Shorey), from Messrs. Weekes and Co.

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204

 

No. 24. Vol. II, No. 12, June, 1896 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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Notes and Notices

The Preston Convention

J. C. S., Hoylake

205

Editorial Paragraphs

How “the Blessed Hope” was Lost; New Gospels [according to Edward Carpenter, in The New Age]

E. W Bullinger

205-206

Contributed Articles

The Divine Names and Titles (continued from page 195) [2. Jah] (to be continued…)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger

206-208

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

“The Body” and “The Bride”

E. A. Rawlence

208-210

Fresh Studies of Old Truths

No. 4. “The Corner Stone” Part 1 – The Foundation Stone (to be continued…)

E. J. Baldwin

210-211

Selected Gleanings

The Eden Dispensation (from The Dispensations Prophetically and Doctrinally Considered, Montreal, 1861)

W. C. Baynes, of Montreal

211-214

Questions and Answers

Question 92. Why in one Gospel the Lord refused that was offered him to drink, and in another he ‘received’ it? [Mark 15:22,23; Matt. 27:34; John 19:29] (H. B. W., London)

E. W Bullinger

214

Poetry

Tired [“In Weariness and Painfulness” – 2 Cor. 11:27] (from To-day and other Poems)

Mr. R. J. Masters

214

Sings of the Times

Jewish Signs [Mr. Holman Hunt’s Scheme]

E. W Bullinger

214-215

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Religious Signs [Easter Celebrations; The Easter of Ritualism (from the Parish Magazine of St. Agnes, Kennington)]

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215

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Spiritist Signs [blasphemies in the spiritist organ Borderland and Mr. W. T. Stead writings]

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216

Editor’s Table

Vol. II; Cases for Binding; Our New Volume; Annual Subscription; Announcements

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