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Some of them did see the Kingdom. . . . . . . . 138

Peter saw it . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139

John saw it—Paul saw it. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140

“Ye shall not have gone over the cities of

Israel.” Mat. 10:23. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141

No. 12. Gloomy view of the future. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142

“The days are evil” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144

Cannot average Church and World. . . . . . . 145

Triumphs of Art and Science do not argue

an increase in Godliness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147

The World not Growing Better. . . . . . . . . . . . 148

Civilization and Refinement not the source

of Holiness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150

Is the Church Progressing? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151

The Light and the Salt of the World. . . . . . . 151

Loosing the Saltness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152

The Parables of Mat. 13. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152

The Faithful Remnant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156

No. 13. Cruel to the unsaved millions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 158

This World dies every 33 years. . . . . . . . . . . . 158

No. 14. Israel—the generation which passes not

a Way . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . e e o e o a e o e e s e e e 160

CHAPTER XV.

ISRAEL To BE RESTORED. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162

The Second Time. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167

Permanent Restoration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169

All Nations shall flow unto Israel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169

A PBACTICAL DOCTRINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180

CHAPTER XVIII.

OUTLINE OF THE ORDER OF EVENTs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183, 195

References to Principal Passages. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 196

CHAPTER XIX.

ANATHEMA OR COMFORT. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199

Jesus Christ Coming in the Flesh. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200

The Sweetest Comfort............................. 201

CHAPTER XX.

THE TIME . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207

The Jews Returning. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 210

Watchman, What of the Night? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 213

CHAPTER XXI.

PLAN OF THE AIONS (AGES) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 218

The Time of the End. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 224

Diagram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225

CHAPTER XXII.

SIGNS OF CHRIST's SPEEDY COMING... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 228

1. The Prevalence of Travel and Knowledge. . .228

2. Perilous Times . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 230

3. Spiritualism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 231

4. Apostacy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 231

5. World Wide Evangelism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 232

6. Rich Men . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 234

7. Israel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 234

8. Zionism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 236

Watch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 242

Ye Shall be Witnesses. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 243

Missionary Periodicals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 244

Appreciative Commendations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3, 246

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Reader, do you know that Jesus is coming again? He said, “I will come again” (John 14:3) and His word endureth forever," for He is the truth.” The angels said He would come again. “The same Jesus,” “and in like manner,” and they were not mistaken when they announced His first coming.4 The Holy Spirit, by the mouth of the apostles, hath repeatedly said He would come again." Is not such an event, stated upon such authority, of vital importance to us?

(1) 1 Hot 1:29. But the her, Fear inot, Mary: for thou word of the Iord endureth for Hast, found favour with God. ever. “And this is the word ' ' '31. And, behold, thou shalt which by the gospel is preached conceive in thy womb, and

unto you. bring forth a son, and shalt call (2) John 14 :6. Jesus saith his name JESUS. unto him, I am the way, the 32. He shall be great, and

truth, and the life : no man shall be called the Son of the cometh unto the Father, but by Most High ; and the Lord God

rne. shall give unto him the throne (3) Acts : :11. Which also of his father David. said, Ye men of Galilee, why 33. And he shall reign over

stand ye gazing up into heaven 2 the house of Jacob for ever and this same Jesus, which is taken of his kingdom there shall be up from you into heaven, shall no end. so come in like manner as ye See also Lu. 2:8-18. have seen him go into heaven. (5) 1 Thes. 4:16. For the (4) Lu. 1:26. And in the Lord himself shall descend from sixth month the angel Gabriel heaven with a shout, with the was sent from God unto a city voice of the archangel, and with

of Galilee, named Nazareth, the trump of God : and the dead 27. To a virgin espoused to in Christ shall rise first : a man whose name was Joseph, Heb. 9 :28. So Christ was of the house of David ; and the Once offered to bear the sins of virgin’s name was Mary. many ; and unto them that look

28. And the angel came in for him shall he appear the unto her, and said, Hail thow second time without sin unto that art highly favoured, the salvation.

Lord is with thee : blessed art Heb. 10:37. For yet a little thou among Women. while, and he that shall come

30. And the angel said unto will come, and will not tarry.

At His first coming, the world rejected Him. He was the despised Nazarene. But when He comes again, He will appear as “the blessed and only Potentate, the King of Kings

and Lord of Lords.”

He is coming to sit upon the throne of His glory," and to be admired in all them that believed,” and to rule, in judgment and equity, all the nations of the earth.”

How glorious it will be to see the King in His beauty.”

Perhaps you are not a Christian, and say—

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Then, dear friend, we point you to the crucified Savior as

the only hope of salvation.

We beg of you to “kiss the Son,” lest ye perish from the way. Blessed are all they that put their trust in Him.” What shall it profit you if you gain the whole world and

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(6) 1 Tim. 6 :13. I give thee charge in the sight of God, who quickeneth all things, ar.0. before Christ - - - - - 14. That thou keep this commandment without spot, unrebukeable, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ : 15. Which in his times he shall shew, who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords. (7) Mat. 25:31. When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory. (8) 2 Thes. 1:10. When he shall come to be glorified in his saints, and to be admired in all them that believe (because our testimony among you was believed) in that day. (9) Psa. 2:9. Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron ; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter’s vessel. Isa. 9:6. For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given : and the government shall be upon his shoulder : and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The Mighty God,

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be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to order it, and to establish it with judgment and with justice from henceforth even for ever. The zeal of the Lord of hosts will perform this. Rev. 2:25. But that which ye have already, hold fast till I come. 26. And he that overcometh, and keepeth my works unto the end, to him will I give power Over the nations : 27. And he shall rule them with a rod of iron ; as the vessels of a potter shall they be broken to shivers : even as I received of my Father. (10) Isa. 33 :17. Thine eyes shall see the King in his beauty ; they shall behold the land that is very far off.

(11) Psa. 2:12. Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all they that put their trust in him.

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lose your own soul?”

the day, nor the hour, when He may come.”

He is coming, and we know neither

What if He

should come now? Would you be found of Him in peace,” or would you be left behind to endure the terrible things which shall come upon the world,” while the church is with Christ in the air,” and be made at His appearing” to mourn” and pray to the mountains and rocks to hide you

from His face?19

“Prepare to meet thy God,” was the solemn injunction to Israel (Amos 4:12), and every one of us, both Jew and Gentile, must meet Him, either in grace or in judgment.

We, then, as ambassadors for Christ, beseech you: be ye

(12) Mat. 16:26. For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul ? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul? 27. For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels; and then he shall reward every man according to his works. (13) Mat. 25 :13. W at C h therefore ; for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh. (14) 2 Pet. 3:14. Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye look for such things, be diligent that ye may be found of him in peace, without spot, and blameless. (15) Luke 21:25. And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity ; the sea. and the waves roaring ; 26. Men’s hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth : for the powers of heaven shall be shaken.

(16) Luke 21:36. Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.

1 Thes. 4 :17. Then We which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air : and so shall we ever be with the Lord.

(17) 2. Thes. 1:7. And to you who are troubled rest with us,

when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels, 8. In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ: 9. Who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power ; 10. When he shall come to be glorified in his saints, and to be admired in all them that believe (because our testimony among you was believed) in that day. (18) Mat. 24 :30. And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven : and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory. (19) Rev. 6:16. And said to the mountains and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face

of him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb.

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