Heralds of the Morning; The Meaning of the Social and Political Problems of To-Day and the Significance of the Great Phenomena in Nature

Heralds of the Morning; The Meaning of the Social and Political Problems of To-Day and the Significance of the Great Phenomena in Nature

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...before us, how forcible the prophetic interrogation, "Nevertheless, when the Son of man coineth, shall He find faith on the earth?" And is it any wonder that our Lord, when viewing this time, said, "Because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold"? Any one who is candid with himself must admit, in the moments of his soberest reflection, that the world is indeed in a terrible condition, and that the church, taken as a whole, instead of being awake to the situation, is wasting its time in childish amusement and selfish folly. When the faces of the bravest men are growing pale before the conditions in which our world is floundering, instead of being able to tell them that we have reached the death throes of this reign of sin, and raising the warning note, "Escape for tlry life," the pleasure-loving professor is dreamily sounding the sleepy notes of "peace and safety." And how natural that it should be so with one who has only a "form of godliness"! The voice of God, speaking to the very soul, is endeavoring to awaken the conscience to a correct appreciation of the situation. But, being "lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God," they cling to the "form of godliness," and quiet the disturbed conscience by saying, "Peace, peace, when there is no peace." But do not forget that the Lord, when speaking of this time, has said, "When they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape.' 1 Thess. 5: 3. It is a cheering thought, however, that, notwithstanding all the efforts of Satan to drown the whole church in pleasure and sin in these last days, the Lord still lias some...show more

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  • Paperback | 102 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236649648
  • 9781236649645