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. III. 1896-7

July, 1896, to June, 1897.

 

London:

THINGS TO COME PUBLISHING OFFICE,

George Stoneman, 39 WARWICK LANE, E.C.

1897

 

“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. 25. Vol. III, No. 1, July, 1896 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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Editorial

“He That Hath Ears to Hear, Let Him Hear” [1- John and Elijah (Matt. 11:15)] (to be continued…)

E. W Bullinger

1-2

Contributed Articles

The Divine Names and Titles (continued from page 208. Vol II) [3. Jehovah] (to be continued…)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger

2-3

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

The Inspiration of the Scriptures [The Claims of the Bible; The Bible Claims Infallibility; Matt. 21:42, 22:29; 5:17,18; John 10:34; Matt. 22:23; Historical facts; Luke 24:45] (At the Liverpool Conference, November, 1894)

Pastor Fuller Gooch

3-5

Fresh Studies of Old Truths

No. 5 – “The Corner Stone” Part 2. The Head Stone [Ps. 118:22, Isa. 8:4, 28:16] (to be continued…)

E. J. Baldwin

5-6

Selected Gleanings

Baptists and Second Advent Doctrine

Dr. A. J. Gordon, of Boston

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C. H. Spurgeon’s Last Address and John Milton’s Prayer  (from Primitive Paths)

C. H. Spurgeon and John Milton

7-8

Questions and Answers

Question 93. John 20:22,23 (asks E. S. T., Ealing)

E. W Bullinger

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Question 94. Parables: Matt. 22:1-14, Luke 14:12-24; Matt. 25:14-30, the ‘outer darkness;’ Luke 12:35,48; Luke 13:25,27,30; Matt. 20:16, 25:14; Luke 14:16,24 (asks A. T., Liverpool)

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Question 95. Matt. 8:12 ‘children of kingdom cast into outer darkness’? (asks S. S., Singapore)

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Question 96. Luke 9:62 (asks H. H. I., Barnsley)

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Question 97. Will the Saints reign with Christ in Jerusalem when he comes to earth; and those who are dead, will they rise to reign also? (asks R. McK., Glasgow)

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Question 98. Elijah’s end. The transfiguration (asks W. S., Worcester)

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9

Poetry

Rest! [“Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest a while”] (from To-day and other Poems, Mr. R. J. Masters, editor)

 Frederick Whitfield, Hastings

 

Sings of the Times

Jewisth Signs [Modern Jerusalem; Other Palestine Notes]

E. W Bullinger

10

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Religious Signs [Tom Paine’s age of reason; The Old Question and the New Answer; A Commission on Missions; Infant’s Poison; The Advance of Ritualism: “in praise of the virgin:” Processions: A Church Procession, “Wild Asses; Colt”]

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10-11

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Spiritist Signs [Mr. W. T. Stead writings, and The Patriarchal Age ]

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11-12

Editor’s Table

To Correspondents: “The Thieves and Malefactors” (answer to E. W. K., Dover); The Nicolaitanes (answer to C. H., Hounslow); Bound Volumes; The Edinburgh Conference (postponed)

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Books Review

Solar Light, by Thomas Newberry, Pickering and Inglis; Will Jesus Come?, by Mr. And Mrs. George C. Needham, Albert Needham; Victory, writings from Minnie M. Apperson (late Mrs. H. S. Philips, a lady missionary in China), Marlborough and Co.; Creation Centred in Christ, by H. Grattan Guinness, D. D., Hodder and Stoughton

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12

 

No. 26. Vol. III, No. 2, August, 1896 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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The Parable of the Sower [1- John the Baptist; 2- The Ministry of the Lord Jesus; 3- The Ministry of the Twelve; 4- The Fourth Ministry]

E. W Bullinger

13-14

Contributed Articles

The Divine Names and Titles (continued from page 3) [3. The Jehovah-Titles: Jehovah-Jireh (Gen. 22:14); Jehovah-Ropheca (Ex. 15:26); Jehovah-Nissi (Ex. 17:15); Jehovah-Shalom (Judges 6:24); Jehovah-Tsidkenu (Jer. 23:6); Jehovah-Shammah (Ezek. 48:35); Jehovah-Rohi (Ps. 23:1)] (to be continued…)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger

14-16

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

The Manifestation of the Sons of God (At the Liverpool Conference, Nov., 1895)

Dr. Thomas Neatby

16-17

Fresh Studies of Old Truths

No. 6 – “The Corner Stone” Part 2 (Continued). The Head Stone (to be continued…)

E. J. Baldwin

17-18

Selected Gleanings

“The Preaching of the Cross” (1 Cor. 1:18) [from The Gospel and its Ministry]

Dr. Robert Anderson

19-20

Questions and Answers

Question 99. The burial of Jacob [Acts 7:15-17, Gen. 50:12,13 and Jos. 24:32] (asked by M. A. A., South Kensington)

E. W Bullinger

20-21

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Question 100. Comparing the Church with a building, tree (asks W. B., Eastbourne)

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Question 101. Man as a free agent and God’s election (asks T. H., Wigton)

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Poetry

Hitherto “Hitherto hath the Lord helped us” 1 Sam. 7:12 (from To-day and other Poems, Mr. R. J. Masters, editor)

L. Oakley

21

Sings of the Times

Jewish Signs [“The Jewish State;” The National Question: “The Return of the Jews to Palestine;” “Judaea for the Jews;” “Jewish Nationalism;” Jewish Colonies in Palestine; The “Burdensome Stone:” A Warning to the Jews]

E. W Bullinger

21-22

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Religious Signs [“A Novel Service:” An Egg Service; Another Sunday Gone!; Life-Boat Saturday and Sunday; Revival of Paganism; Increasing Lawlessness; “The New Heaven and the New Hell;” The Agapemonites]

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22-23

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Spiritist Signs [“Our Spirit Children”]

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Editor’s Table

Dangerous Teaching [on Rev. Andrew Murray]; A Prophetical Conference; How to Help Us; Volume II; Volume I; Cases for Binding

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Books Review

“Notes on the Life of Christ,” by W. Meynell Whittemore, D. D. (deceased), London: Geo. Stoneman; “The Woman of Rev. 17; or, Babylon the Great,” by Silas Henn, Himley Road, Dudley

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No. 27. Vol. III, No. 3, September, 1896 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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The Candlestick, the Tares, and the New Dispensation; Philosophy and Science; “The Waters of Noah” (Isa. 54:9, with its structure), “the Days of Noah” (Matt. 24:37)

E. W Bullinger

25-27

Contributed Articles

The Divine Names and Titles (continued from page 16) [4. God (Elohim); The Jehovistic and Elohistic Theories] (to be continued…)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger

27-28

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“This Generation” (correspondence)

R. H.

28-29

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

“Israel’s History and Destiny;” As Typified by Saul, David, and Solomon (At the Liverpool Conference, Nov. 20th, 1895)

Rev. James C. Smith

29-31

Selected Gleanings

Richard Baxter on the Second Advent of Christ [Works, vol. 17, pp. 555,590; and his Prayer, from Works, vol. 22, pp. 440,450]

Richard Baxter

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“Be Filled with the spirit” [Psalms, Hymns, Spiritual Songs]

Dr. Bullinger

31-32

Questions and Answers

Question 102. Salvation Forever or Lost Again? And Heb. 9:28 (asks A. E., Edinburgh)

E. W Bullinger

32

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Question 103. Words “Lord” and “Jehovah” (asks, J. M., Hull; answered already in the numbers of June and July in “The Divine Names and Titles”)

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32

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Question 104. Apostles, both of the Bride and of the Body? And Matt. 11:11 (asks M. P., Dublin)

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Question 105. Ex. 24:10,11; John 1:18; and 1 Tim 4:16 (asks J. F., Stockport)

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Question 106. Rom. 2:14 (asks A. E., Edinburgh)

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Present Day Topics

The Pope’s Encyclical and the Education Bill [“Infallibility;” Rationalist School and the Higher Critics]

T. R.

33-34

Poetry

Perplexity (from To-day and other Poems, Mr. R. J. Masters, editor)

J. E. B.

34

Sings of the Times

Jewish Signs [“The Everlasting Nation;” The Eastern Question: “What About Palestine;” “The Pope and the Jews”]

E. W Bullinger

34-35

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Religious Signs [The People’s Bible History: The Old Book After the Deluge of the New Criticism; A Short Cut to the Millennium: “A Reading Revival”]

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35

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Spiritist Signs [The Bible versus Spiritism; Outburst of Spirit Phenomena in France]

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35-36

Editor’s Table

The Corner Stone; Answers to Correspondents. Count Tolstoy’s doctrine of “non resistance” drawn from the Sermon of the Mount (W. D. M., Glasgow); The Prophetical Conference at Mildmay (Tue. Oct 27th – Thursd. 29th); How to Help Us

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No. 28. Vol. III, No. 4, October, 1896 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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“The Great Supper” & Its Lessons; or, “The Tower,” “The King,” & “The Salt” [Luke 14:16-35; The Parable of the “Great Supper;” The First Ministry; The Second Ministry; The Third Ministry; The Different Titles; A Proportionate Declaration of Blessing; The Tower and the King; The Salt] (to be continued…)

E. W Bullinger

37-39

Contributed Articles

The Divine Names and Titles (continued from page 28) [5. El, “God”] (to be continued…)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger

39-40

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

Israel’s Hope, The Coming of the Lord (At the Liverpool Conference, Nov. 1895)

Rev. John Wilkinson

40-42

Fresh Studies of Old Truths

No. 7 – “The Corner Stone” Part 3 (Continued). The Head Stone (to be continued…)

E. J. Baldwin

42-44

Notes for Bible Study

Human and Divine Affirmation [“Repeated Negation”]

Dr. Bullinger

44-45

Questions and Answers

Question 107. A New Faith and Love after conversion? (asks W. J., Liverpool)

E. W Bullinger

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Question 108. 1 Cor. 13:13. Love beyond Faith and Hope? And Rev. 7:17 “Following the Lamb” implies “faith”? (asks W. J., Liverpool)

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45

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Question 109. Num. 25:9 and 1 Cor. 10:8 (asks W. J., Liverpool)

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Question 110. 1 Chron. 21:1 ad 2 Sam. 24:1? (asks W. J., Liverpool)

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Question 111. About prophecy (asks W. J., Liverpool)

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45

Poetry

“Safe”

R. A.

46

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He Leadeth Me (from To-day and other Poems, Mr. R. J. Masters, editor)

R. J. Masters

46

Sings of the Times

Jewish Signs [“What Advantage Hath the Jew?;” Jerusalem – The Old and the New; “The Palestine Question:” A Social View of the Question, “the Future of Palestine,” a Religious View of the Question, “the Return to Palestine”]

E. W Bullinger

46-47

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Religious Signs [The Preparations for Anti-Christ; “The Anti-Christ Legend;” “The True Basis of the New Catholicism”]

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47-48

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Spiritist Signs [“What is Spiritualism?”]

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48

Editor’s Table

Answers to Correspondents [to Minor, Wood Green]; The Mildmay Prophetic Conference; Publication Notices

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48

Books Review

“The Lord’s Day,” and “The Love Feast,” both by Rev. William Elliot, Ashley Terrace, Plymouth; “Strange Fire Among the Primitive Methodists,” by John Robertson, City Temple, Glasgow.

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48

 

No. 29. Vol. III, No. 5, November, 1896 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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The Epistles to the Seven Churches [1. Ephesus (Rev. 2:1-7); 2. Smyrna (2:8-11); 3. Pergamos (2:12-17); 4. Thyatira (2:18-29); 5. Sardis (3:1-6); 6. Philadelphia (3:7-13)] (to be continued…)

E. W Bullinger

49-50

Contributed Articles

The Divine Names and Titles (continued from page 40) [6. Eloah and Elah (Chaldee), “God”] (to be continued…)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger

50-51

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Saul and Caesar: Israel’s Choice

Rev. J. C. Smith, Hoylake

51

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

The Threefold Appearing of Christ [The Believer’s Joy in Life; The Mourner’s Comfort in Bereavement; The Saint’s Incentive to Holiness] (At the Liverpool Conference, Nov. 1895)

Pastor F. E. Marsh

51-53

Fresh Studies of Old Truths

No. 8 – “The Corner Stone” Part 4. The Sanctuary (to be continued…)

E. J. Baldwin

53-55

Selected Gleanings

Bible Treasures Traced (from Science Siftings, May 9th, 1896)

E. W Bullinger

55

Questions and Answers

Question 112. Matthias (Acts 1:22 & c.) with the twelve in Rev. 21:12, different to Matt. 19:28 which still included Judas Iscariot? (asks W. J., Liverpool)

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56

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Question 113. Kingdom of Heaven (Matt. 13:11,12) and Kingdom of God (Mark 4:2) [asks W. J., Liverpool]

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Question 114. Mark 15:25 and John 19:14-18 (asks W. J., Liverpool)

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56

Poetry

Sowing Beside all Waters (from To-day and other Poems, Mr. R. J. Masters, editor)

R. J. Masters

57

Sings of the Times

Jewish Signs [The Palestine Literature; Jewish Historic Consciousness; The Russian Society for the Colonisation of Palestine; “The Return to Palestine;” “The Jewish Year-Book;” The Sultan and Palestine]

E. W Bullinger

57-58

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Religious Signs [The Romanist Conspiracy, attack on the Coronation Oath; The Ecclesiastical Conspiracy: Rome’s Tactics; The Conspiracy in the Press; “The Sorrows of Satan;” Bazaars; The Presbyterian Down-Grade]

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58-59

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Spiritist Signs [Modern Science and the Future Life; A Further Advance]

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59-60

Editor’s Table

Answers to Correspondents. The Individuality of the Members of the Body of Christ (to “a constant reader”); How to Help Us; The Mildmay Prophetic Conference

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60

Books Review

“The Historical Truth of Daniel Viewed in the Light of Recent Discoveries. A Reply to Dean Farrar, and the Higher Critics,” y Robert K. Strang (editor of The Messenger), Marshall Brothers; The Coming of Christ and Signs Preceding His Coming, by Pastor John Waite, G. Stoneman; The Fatherless and Widows in their Affliction, 36th report of the St. Giles’ Christian Mission; The Protestant Almanack for 1897, published by G. Stoneman

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60

 

No. 30. Vol. III, No. 6, December, 1896 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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Paul’s Ministry Distinct from that of the Twelve

E. W Bullinger

61-63

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Was Peter Ever at Rome?

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63

Contributed Articles

Who Will be Caught up to Meet the Lord in the Air? (answer to a question raised at the Prophetical Conference at Mildmay)

Captain C. Orde Browne

63-64

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The Post-Millenarian Position Untenable

Anon.

64-65

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

Bringing Back the King; or, Working and Waiting (Address at Inverness, June, 1894)

Rev. Jas. Smith

65-67

Fresh Studies of Old Truths

No. 8 – “The Corner Stone” Part 4 (continued). The Sanctuary (to be continued…)

E. J. Baldwin

67-68

Selected Gleanings

How I Became a Pre-Millennialist (from the editor of The Truth)

Dr. Jas. H. Brookes

68-69

Questions and Answers

Question 115. Resurrection in Revelation (asks W. J., Liverpool)

E. W Bullinger

69

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Question 116. John 5:39 (asks W. J., Liverpool)

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69

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Question 117. Gen. 49:14 and Matt. 1:3, Luke 3:13, Heb. 7:14, and Rev. 5:5 (asks R. B., Gariochford)

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69

Sings of the Times

Political Signs [The Eastern Question; “Signs… in the Stars;” Mohammedan Eschatology]

E. W Bullinger

69-70

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Religious Signs [Nineteenth Century Religion; “A Novel Church Service:” “A Cycle Sermon,” “Great Cyclo-Religious Gathering;” Daniel in a “Congregational” Den: “The Woman’s Bible;” Easter in America]

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70-71

Poetry

“The Secret of His Presence”  (from To-day and other Poems, Mr. R. J. Masters, editor)

A Brahmin Lady

71

Editor’s Table

The Divine Names and Titles; Was Peter Ever at Rome?; Alfred Holness announces: The “Day by Day” Almanac; The “Search and See” Almanac; The M.S.H. Golden Text (calendar for 1897); “Faithful Words” Almanac Sheet; Helpful Booklets from Morocco, Limp, Gilt Edges: Helps and Hints to Christian Workers; The Way of Salvation; Helps Heavenward; Helps in Bible Reading. Mr. George Stoneman announces: Bright Eyes, an Annual for Young Folks; Childhood for Very Little Children; New Tinted Tracts for Xmas and New Year; New Folded Scripture Cards; Sacred Gem Series; New Books: Notes on the Life of Christ, by the Late W. M. Whittemore, D.D.; Dorice, or, Not all Gold that Glitters, by Mrs. L. Shorey; The Protestant Almanack, Illustrated; The Coming of Christ, and Signs Preceding, A Primer for Young Christians, by J. Waite; Effie’s Journey: A Story of Home, School, and dreamland, by W. C. M., Illustrated; Her Father’s Honour, or Gertrude’s Life Trials, by K. A. Richards, Illustrated

E. W Bullinger

72

Books Review

The Jew, in his Relation to the Second Coming, by J. Hughes-Games, D.C.L., Alfred Holness; Thoughts of Peace and not of Evil; or the Purpose of God Regarding Israel, by M. S. Clark, with a preface by G. H. Pember, M.A., by Hodder and Stoughton; The Unchangeable Priesthood, by Rev. J. J. Beddow, Vicar of Drypool, Hull, G. H. Durham, Blackburn; Mary or Madonna? (a new edition); The Church of Rome and her Barriers Against Union and Unity (reprinted from Evangelical Christendom for May, 1896), both published by Chas. J. Thynne; The Rescue Society, 43rd Annual Report

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No. 31. Vol. III, No. 7, January, 1897 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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“He That Hath an Ear, let Him Hear What the Spirit Saith to the Churches” [Laodicea: The Beast From the Sea; The Two Companies; Two Distinct Ministries; Ordinances are the Test!; “The Teaching of the Twelve Apostles”]

E. W Bullinger

73-74

Contributed Articles

The Divine Names and Titles (continued from page 51) [7. Adon, Adonim, Adonai, “Lord”] (to be continued…)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger

75-76

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The Rapture of the Saints

James E. Mathieson

76-77

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

Matt. 24:14. Does it Describe the Present Missionary Duty of the Church? [Life from the Dead?] (A Paper Read by the Vicar of St. Mark’s Tunbridge Wells At the Prophetical Meeting in London, November, 1896)

Rev. Dr. Townsend, Vicar

77-79

Selected Gleanings

“Back to St. Paul” (from The Expository times, Nov., 1896, by a Professor of Headingley College, Leeds)

Prof. Rev. J. S. Banks

79-80

Fresh Studies of Old Truths

No. 8 – “The Corner Stone” Part 5. The Foundation (to be concluded in our next)

E. J. Baldwin

80-81

Questions and Answers

Question 118. Acts 1:18 and Matt. 27:5-7 (asks W. J.. Liverpool; question already answered in Question 76, March, 1896)

E. W Bullinger

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Question 119. The Antichrist is a Person (asks A. T., Liverpool; read the works of Rev. Sholto D. C. Douglas, starting in Things to Come, Vol. II, July, 1895, p. 10)

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Question 120. Is accurate the translation of Mr B. W. N. of 2 Thess. 2:7 (in his Prospects of the Ten Kingdoms, p. 273, etc.): “The mystery of Lawlessness is already working (only there is at present one that restraineth) until it become developed out of the midst, and then shall that Lawless One be revealed”

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81-82

Sings of the Times

Jewish Signs [“The Future of Judaism;” Palestinian Products Import Association; An Agricultural Loan Bank for Palestine; Palestine in Berlin and London; Palestinian Possibilities; The Condition of the Jews in Russia]

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82-83

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Religious Signs [Increasing Irreverence; 2 Chron. 19:2; The Devil’s Travesties; Increasing Worldliness: England, Scotland]

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83-84

Editor’s Table

Publication Notice; Our Soldiers in India; Itinerant Mission to the Deaf and Dumb; Acknowledgments

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84

Books Review

Shakespeare and the Bible, published by C. E. Bagster and Sons; Music and Worship, by T. F. Agnew, Spottiswoode and Co.; Sunday School Lessons, and rightly Dividing the Word of Truth, both by Dr. Bullinger. Fifth Series, Eyre and Spottiswoode; The Protestant Observer, monthly journal, established in 1888 by John F. Shaw & Co.

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84

 

No. 32. Vol. III, No. 8, February, 1897 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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The Ministry of Peter

E. W Bullinger

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The Post-Tribulation Rapture Theory

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86-87

Contributed Articles

Assurance of Salvation [Heb. 2:3]

Wm. Easton, New Zealand

88-89

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

“Blindness in Part”: or, The Vine, the Fig, and the Olive [The Jews are Waiting for Us; We are Also Waiting for the Jews] (At the Glasgow Conference, June, 1895)

Rev. James C. Smith, of Hoylake

89-90

Selected Gleanings

Bible Confirmation [The Stairs of Neh. 3:15; Nehemiah’s Night Ride (Neh. 2:12-15), taken from The Jewish Chronicle]

Quoting Dr. F. J. Bliss

91

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Holiness [from The Divine Unity of Scripture]

Adolph Saphir

91

Our Monthly Bible Study

“Watch!” (from Christ Church, Bromley, Kent)

T. George

91

Fresh Studies of Old Truths

No. 9 – “The Corner Stone” Part 5. The Foundations of the Temple and the City (conclusion)

E. J. Baldwin

92-93

Questions and Answers

Question 121. What is the force of the word ‘wait,’ in 1 Thess. 1:10, ‘to wait for His Son from Heaven’ ? (asks D., Boomley)

E. W Bullinger

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Question 122. ‘By one Spirit are we all baptized into one Body’ 1 Cor. 12:13 (asks F. L. S., London)

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Question 123. Ezra 4. Who were Ahasuerus, and Artaxerxes (if Longimanus, how could he hinder a work completed in the reign of his predecessor, Darius)? (asks T. V., Croydon)

(R. A.) Robert Anderson

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Question 124. I cannot find that Cyrus ever issued a decree to rebuild the city; if he did not, how are we to understand Isa. 44:28, where the city, as well as the temple, is definitely mentioned? (asks T. V., Croydon)

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94

Sings of the Times

Jewish Signs [Multiplying Signs]

E. W Bullinger

94

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Religious Signs [The Pilgrim’s Progress; Choirs; The New Creed; The Modern Pulpit; Foreshadowings of Antichrist]

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94-96

Editor’s Table

Answers to Correspondents (to A. T., Liverpool, the articles on the Divine Names and Titles will be published separately after completion); “On the Brink” (ask Miss H., from Paddington, and L. L. T., from Eastbourne); Acknowledgments: Free Distribution

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96

Books Review

The Supremacy and Sufficiency of Jesus Christ, as set forth in the Epistle to the Hebrews, by Ignotus, Blackwood & Sons; The Friend of Israel, a Quarterly Organ of The Prayer Union for Israel; “Dublin Prison Gate Mission”, 19th Report; The Apocalypse, by Dr. Seiss, Nisbet & Co.; The Apocalypse by Mr. Thomas Ryan, Elliot Stock

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96

Music Review

“My Master”, “The Secret of a Happy Day”, and “The Precious Blood”; words by Frances Ridley Havergal, music by R. Alleyne-Harris, Weekes & Co.

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No. 33. Vol. III, No. 9, March, 1897 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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Divine Approval “Study to Shew Thyself Approved Unto God” (2 Tim. 2:15)

E. W Bullinger

97-98

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The Two Houses of Israel and Judah (Ezek. 37)

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98-99

Contributed Articles

The Turkish Crisis (published by Arbuthnot Brothers & Co.)

Pastor C. I. Scofield, D.D., of Toronto

99-101

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

The Hope: An Essential Part of the Christian Calling, A Bible Reading on Phil. 3 (Mildmay Prophetic Conference, Oct., 1896)

Dr. Neatby

101-103

Correspondence

Objections on the writings of Capt. C. Orde Browne (p. 63), with Orde’s Reply

B. P. and C. Orde Browne

104

Our Monthly Bible Study

Christ “In The Midst” (from Christ Church, Bromley, Kent)

T. George

104

Questions and Answers

Question 125. Is Ex. 34:7 properly rendered in A.V. as ‘And will by no means clear the guilty?’ , as in the first part of the verse says ‘Forgiving iniquity, transgression, and sin’? (asks A. H., Belfast)

E. W Bullinger

105

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Question 126. “Seed” vs. “Seeds” in Gal. 3:16 (asks J. M., Epsom)

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105

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Question 127. Gal. 3:20 (asks J. M., Epsom)

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105

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Question 128. What is the explanation of the words ‘All Israel’ in Ezra 2:70? (asks F. P., Walthamstow, answer in page 98 “The Two Houses…”)

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105

Sings of the Times

Jewish Signs [“Repatriation:” “American Opinion on the Return to Palestine;” “Self-Emancipation:” “Self-Emancipation: The Only Solution of the Jewish Question”]

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106

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Political Signs [The Near End of Turkey]; Social Signs [Increase of Crime]

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106

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Religious Signs [How to Teach the Bible; The World Rebuking the Church; Modern Services; Another New Bible (the low value of “the Polychrome Bible”); Pulpit-Degradation; Bible Ignorance; Church Entertainments in America]

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107

Editor’s Table

Answers to Correspondents (to Rev. G. T., London, the Author of the Bible is One: God); “Let God be true and every man a liar” (to A Plain Student, Croydon); Acknowledgments: Free Distribution; Back Numbers

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108

Books Review

The Great Distinction Between the “House of Judah” (the Jews) and the “House of Israel” in the “Latter Days,” by Dr. Aldersmith, Nisbet’s; The Oldest Christian Church, by Henry Holme, Marshall Brothers; 1834 and 1893 (Read at the Congress of Missions in Chicago, 1893), by the late Miss E. J. Whateley, describes the Society for Promoting Female Education in the East; The Field Lane Refuges and Ragged Schools, 54th Annual Report of the Institution at Vine Street, London; The Times of the Gentiles, by Rev. Theodore Howard, Simpkin, Marshall & Co.; Holy Scripture: The Sole Authoritative Expositor of Divine Truth, by the late Dean Goode, 4th edition, edited by Rev. Dr. Bullinger, Jas. Nisbet & Co.

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108

 

No. 34. Vol. III, No. 10, April, 1897 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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Editorial

Right and Wrong Dividing of the Word of Truth

E. W Bullinger

109-110

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“Obediential Righteousness” (part 1, to be continued…)

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110-112

Contributed Articles

The Divine Names and Titles (continued from page 76) [8. Almighty, El-Shaddai] (to be continued…)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger

112

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

The Literal Interpretation of Scripture (At the Mildmay Prophetical Conference, Oct., 1896) (to be concluded in our next)

Dr. Robert Anderson, C. B.

113-114

Selected Gleanings

The Early Corruption of the Church (from the Bampton Lectures, 1864)

Canon Bernard

114-115

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The Kingdom (from The Divine Unity of the Scripture)

Dr. Adolph Saphir

115

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Bible Confirmation (from the Quarterly Statement of the Palestine Exploration Fund, Jan. 1897)

Sir Charles Wilson and Mr. H. A. Harper

115

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Another Infidel (Prof. Sayce) Theory Exploded and the Findings of Dr. Bliss

Quoting from the Christian Scotsman

115

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God Working for Those Waiting [Isa. 64:4]

From Kingdom Tidings

115-116

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The Word of God (from The Divine Unity of the Scripture)

Dr. Adolph Saphir

116

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Testimonies of Reformers as to the Pre-Millennial Coming [Luther in his Commentary, on Jn. 10:11-16; John Knox in his Treatise on Fasting; Calvin in his Psycopannychia, p. 55; Westminster Confession of Faith, adopted by all the Presbyterian Churches; Van Oosterzee, in his Dogmatics, p. 798]

Various Authors

116

Our Monthly Bible Study

Waiting for Christ’s Return: How? (from Christ Church, Bromley, Kent)

T. George

116

Questions and Answers

Question 129. In Rom. 16:23 is better to translate ‘damned’ or ‘condemned’? (asks “Baptist,” from Cambs)

E. W Bullinger

116

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Question 130. The Church Today and the Commission as given by Mt., Mk, Lk? (asks A. M., Gloucester)

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116-117

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Question 131. Matt. 10:23 ‘Ye shall not have gone over the cities of Israel, till the Son of Man be come’ (asks M. McC., Leith)

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117

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Question 132. What does it mean ‘Jerusalem which is above… the mother of us all’ (Gal. 4:26)? The foundations of the New Jerusalem were only being laid by the 12 Apostles at the time he wrote? (asks F. H. L., Kingstown)

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117-118

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Question 133. Why Ishmael and Hagar in Gal. 4:21-31 (asks J. M., Epsom)

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118

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Question 134. If the nation had repented at Peter’s call (Acts 3:21) how would it have affected the fulfillment of Dan 9? (asks P., New York)

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118

Sings of the Times

Jewish Signs [Mr. Holman Hunt on the “Signs of the times;” “Zionism;” The Hirsch Colonies in Argentina; “By Tram to the Pyramids,” and “A Steamboat on the Jordan”]

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118-119

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Religious Signs [A Fin-de-Siecle Pilgrim’s Progress; Papal Dispensations (contrasted with the quite accurate Rome’s Tactics, by Dean Goode, Nisbet & Co.); Whitewashing Judge Jeffreys; A Vindication of Epicurus; The Higher Criticism; The Emancipated Woman’s Bible: A Free American Revision; A New Idea in Harvest Festivals; Expiation by Re-Incarnation]

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119-120

Books Review

The Hebrew Monarchy, by Andrew Wood, M.A., Eyre and Spottiswoode; Spiritualism: Its Origin and Character, by D. M. Panton, Holness; Divine Healing, by William G. Carr, of Rochester, N.Y., G. Stoneman; “The Future of Europe Politically and Religiously in the Light of Holy Scripture,” by Alfred H. Burton, Partridge; The Claims of Rome, by Samuel Smith, M.P., Elliot Stock; The Country Towns Mission (59th Annual Report), The Vans of the Church Association; The Apocalypse, by Mr. Thomas Ryan, Pickering & Inglis

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No. 35. Vol. III, No. 11, May, 1897 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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Editorial

The Dispensational Parables [No. 1. The Unmerciful Servant, Matt. 18:21-35] (to be continued…)

E. W Bullinger

121-122

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“The Body of Christ” and “The Bride, the Lamb’s Wife”

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122-123

Contributed Articles

The Divine Names and Titles (continued from page 112) [9. Elyōn, The Most High God; 10. “The Lord of All the Earth” or of the Whole Earth; 11. “The God of Heaven”] (to be continued…)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger

123-124

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The Chart of the Iron Kingdom, Daniel 2:40-43

E. O. A. N. D.

124-125

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

The Literal Interpretation of Scripture (At the Mildmay Prophetical Conference, Oct., 1896) (concluded from page 114)

Dr. Robert Anderson, C. B.

125-127

Selected Gleanings

Christ in Judaea and Galilee (from John Nelson Darby’s Synopsis: 1. Vol. III, p. 29. Matt. 2; 2. Vol III, pp. 49-50, Matt. 4; 3. Vol. III, pp. 434-5)

J. N. Darby (1800-82)

127

Our Monthly Bible Study

How Christ is Presented in Philippians (from Christ Church, Bromley, Kent)

T. George

127

Questions and Answers

Question 135. Matt. 10:23 (asks M. McC., from Leith)

E. W Bullinger

127-128

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Question 136. ‘Jerusalem which is above, the mother of us all’, Gal. 4:26 (asks F. H. L., Kingstown)

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128

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Question 137. Who are the saints in light, Col 1:12? (asks P., New York. Answer: Read “Who hath made us meet, in light, to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints”)

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128

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Question 138. Does Isa. 63:1-5 refer to the first or the second Advent (if this, what is the force of the word ‘alone’)? (asks A. T., Liverpool)

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128

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Question 139. What is meant by the ‘falling away’ or Apostasy in 2 Thess. 2:2,3? (asks S. S., Glasgow)

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128

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Question 140. Is the half-hour silence in heaven, Rev. 8:1, past, or still to come? (asks E. C., Gloucester)

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128

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Question 141. Jn. 1:29 ‘Behold the Lamb of God, Who taketh away the sin of the world’ was not that offer in substance as preached by Paul? (asks Nemo, London)

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128

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Question 142. Does Paul’s teaching in Rom. 6:3-4 refer to baptism by immersion, if so, should it be administered in the name of the Lord Jesus only (Acts 19:5)?

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128

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Question 143. Do the passages Acts 16:15 and 33 teach infant baptism (asks E. B. H., New Barnet)

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129

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Question 144. Is the baptism of the Holy Ghost an act apart from regeneration, because Acts 19:6 seem to teach it? (asks E. B. H., New Barnet)

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129

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Question 145. Are “members of the Bride:” the ‘elect from the four winds’ (Mk. 13:27), the one ‘taken’ (Mt. 24:40,41) and ‘the man-child’ (Rev. 12:5)? (G. M. G., Dover)

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129

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Question 146. Is the same or different people the ‘great multitude’ in Rev. 7:9-17, and the ‘souls under the altar’ in Rev. 6:9-11, and Rev. 20:4? And Are they translated or resurrected? (asks A. T., Liverpool)

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129

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Question 147. Is in Joshua 10:12 a “prolonged darkness” (asks T. R., London)

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129-130

Sings of the Times

Jewish Signs [A Zionist Conference; “Now or Never;” Palestinian Prospects; Jewish expectations in Persia; Jews in Abyssinia; A Railway to Mount Sinai]

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130

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Political Signs, Social and Religious Signs [Human Progress; Converts by Telephone; Church Bagpipes]

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130-131

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Spiritist Signs [The Devil’s Signature!; Lucifer; “Satan Worship at Brighton” (from The Figaro, Mar. 11, 1897)]

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131-132

Books Review

An Appeal to Spiritualists, by Mr. D. M. Panton, Holness

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132

Editor’s Table

Notice; More False Teaching (by Dr. Alexander Whyte); Israel and the Gospel (a letter by Prediger C. T. Lipshytz of the Barbican Mission to the Jews); Palestine Notes

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No. 36. Vol. III, No. 12, June, 1897 (our additions in italics, mainly in Author)

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Editorial

The Dispensational Parables (from page 122) [No. 2. The Labourers in the Vineyard (Matt. 20:1-16); No. 3. The Vineyard Let Out to Husbandmen (Matt. 21:33-41)] (to be continued…)

E. W Bullinger

133-134

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“Obediential Righteousness” (part 2, from page 112)

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134-135

Contributed Articles

Thoughts on the Historical Interpretation of Daniel and the Revelation

E. O. A. N. D.

135-137

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The Divine Names and Titles (continued from page 124) [12. The Lord of Hosts, Jehovah Zebaioth] (to be continued…)

Rev. Dr. Bullinger

137

Conference Addresses [Cautionary Note]

“Till He Come” (At the Keswick Conference, 18th July, 1895)

Rev. James C. Smith, of Hoylake

138-139

Selected Gleanings

On the Study of Prophecy

Dr. W. Leask (deceased)

139-140

Questions and Answers

Question 148. Babylon of the future (asks E. E., from Blankenburg)

E. W Bullinger

140

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Question 149. The Re-building of Jerusalem and the Temple (asks E. E., from Blankenburg; E.E was intrigued by the break-up of the Turkish Empire)

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140-141

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Question 150. Heb. 6:4-6 and Jn. 10:28, and similar passages where the salvation of a believer in Christ is set forth as eternally secure? (asks A. V. L., Singapore)

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141

Our Monthly Bible Study

“Christ is All” [in Colossians] (from Christ Church Lodge, Bromley, Kent)

T. George

141

Sings of the Times

Jewish Signs [The Jewish Congress: The Pan-Zionist Congress; Palestine; Renewal of Anti-Jewish Excesses in Russia; a Jewish National Flag]

E. W Bullinger

141-142

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Political Signs and Religious Signs [Another Gospel Play; The Latest Thing in Religion]

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142-144

Editor’s Table

Dean Farrar’s New Work (a wrongful despise of Divine Inspiration); The St. Giles’s Christian Mission and the Zenana Bible and Medical Mission, or Indian Female Normal School and Instruction Society; Notice; New and Renewed Subscriptions

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144

Books Review

Notes on the Prophet Jeremiah, for the use of Bible Students who Believe the Bible, by the Rev. Dr. Waller, Principal of St. John’s Hall, Highbury, Eyre and Spottiswoode; The Approaching Apostasy and the Man of Sin; and The Great Tribulation – Who Will Pass Through It?, by W. W. Fereday, Alfred Holness

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