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when the set times of restitution to God shall arrive, and the Redeemer comes out of Zion, to turn away ungodliness from Jacob; "for this is my covenant unto them saith the Lord, when I shall take
away their sins.” Yea, “the gifts and calling of God are without repentance"_", the Lord, change not; therefore ye sons of Jacob are not consumed.” “I - will be your God, and ye shall be my people.” What a horrible thing it is, to hold doctrines in religion, by which the Blessed Gospel of Salvation is represented as a fire to burn upon the Law of God! No such faith did Paul preach. Read the declaration of that inspired apostle, recorded Romans third chapter and the last or thirty-first verse. The ceremonies of the law, Paul could not keep, nor teach others so, while his nation rejected Christ; for the A postle knew that to the cross that sacred ritual was effectually fastened, and JESUS must be confessed by the Jews, before the law should be restored; for in Jerusalem only can it be glorified, and that must take place when the Sceptre of Judah is wielded by David, the elect, anointed, and everlasting King, which is the Lord. Jerusalem is the place where God hath recorded His name forever. . "The Saviour of Israel”-“Redeemer of Israel"_"Holy ONE of Israel.”—God promised His chosen people, that, in the Jubilee which He commanded, that He would set His tabernacle among them; yea, God said, “I will walk among you, and will be your God, and ye shall be my people." This tabernacle is the glorified body of Christ, that very person, which came forth out of Joseph's new tomb, on the appointed day: 0! why, why will christians persist in their rejection of Gabriel's plain testimony, which that holy angel addressed to the Blessed Virgin -See Luke's Gospel-second chapter, thirteenth and thirty-fifth verses inclusive.
pray to be understood, that it is the fulfilment of the Law, for which I contend. I fully believe Paul's assertions concerning the Law, both of sacrifices and feasts, "the new moon and holy days;” that the first could not make “the comers thereunto perfect,” nor the others satisfy (without Christ) even the flesh; "for then they would not have ceased to be offered.” Certainly “the body is of Christ,” as Paul said. But Christ chooses to have “the shadow of good things" present with the good things themselves, as we may learn from the word of God by Ezekiel, concerning the passover, which is to be kept after the Beloved City is built up by the Lord, in His Glory; and likewise by Zechariah, relating to the feast of tabernacles, which feast every orthodox millenarian must allow, is to be celebrated annually during the reign of Blessedness, or thousand years, after the personal ascent of Christ to David's throne, which is Mount Zion, shall have taken place. These truths are recorded in the last nine chapters of the Book of Ezekiel; and in the last chapter of Zechariah. Nothing of the kind can take place to Divine acceptance) till Christ shall come the second time. To Him David prayed “Do good in Thy good pleasure unto Zion: build Thou the walls of Jerusalem. Then shalt Thou be pleased with the sacrifices of righteousness, with burnt offering and whole burnt offering; then shall they offer bullocks upon Thine altar. Psalm 51. 18, 19. Compare with Ezekiel 43. 27; and Zechariah 14. 21. also Malachi 3. 4. then study those words of Paul, "until the redemption of the purchased possession, unto the praise of His glory."
And know, that the grand Jubilee, even the seventieth, is an era which encircles one thousand years, and must open with the personal return of
JESUS Christ to this earth; and that as Joshua, Samuel and David were eminent types of the Messiah, opposers of Israel stand no chance of escape from the sword of the Lord in that great day of God; for He hath said
"See now, that I, even I, am He,
“From the beginning of revenges upon the enemy." Then it is proclaimed, “The Lord will be merciful to His land, and to his people;" and in the next chapter all the tribes (except Dan) are blest; and Manasseh appears to have Dan's place, as we must also observe in the seventh chapter of the Apocalypse.
It seems to me that the return of forty thousand Jews to the Holy Land, (an event lately published in the popular Newspapers,) is sufficient testimony that the times of the Gentiles is just at an end. “And who art thou,” the great mystifiers of God's holy Word may exclaim. I will tell them. a poor, weak woman-I am a sheep without fold or shepherd, in an outward sense;-& weak thing, a base thing, a foolish thing in my own esteem. This is the truth; and I believe that the Lord hath chosen me to bear this testimony; and He sustains me in doing it. Blessed be His Holy Name, to Him be praise in a world without end. Mortal man is not my judge. God is the Judge.
I testify that the great Jubilee trumpet is to bo sounded in Jerusalem, at the time of the end of the
usurpation of the Gentiles, over that city of God; and that the gathering of the Jews to “the place of the soles of the feet of Emmanuel," is too manifest a token that the Glorious Day is at our doors, who belong to the present generation, for any person not to observe, whose eyes are open at all; therefore, those who disregard this great sign, have either been blind from their birth, or else have fallen away from the truth.
How soon this trump of God,” will give the victory on Zion's side, by the personal descent of her Glorious Sovereign, the Lord JESUS Christ, I am sure I do not know; but I believe Mr. Wolff's calculation is true, that his nation, the Jews, will be converted in 1847; and Mr. W. expects that his Messiah will come in that year--1847. I can find nothing in the scriptures, that will allow me to believe that the Jews can be converted, till they behold the Lamb of God, in the Lion of Judah, face to face; for so the Lord hath declared He will plead with them, even as he did with their fathers in the days of old. Now, my belief of the personal glory of Christ upon earth, is founded upon the literal word of God, even to the extent, that the body of JESUS, in His resurrection, is the Door to the sheep fold, in the morn of glory, and that He will actually go before them, and that Elijah is the porter. I now speak of the literal event, not by any means at all setting aside the spiritual sense of the parable; for I believe in the Holy Ghost-Yes I do and I believe also in the real resurrection of the body of JESUS Christ from the dead, even a material body--having flesh and bones.-Luke 24. 39. John 20. 27. And this body was also a quickening spirit.” John 20. 22. 1 Cor. 15. 45. Particular notice should be taken of the 46th verse; and compared with Rom. 8. 3. Phil. 2. 7, 8; for a right ap
prehension of Christ is first of all necessary, absolutely necessary for us, in order that we may avoid the "hay, wood and stubble, which will be destroyed in time of judgment upon our works. Look into that important text, Colossians 2. 19. “NOT HOLDING THE HEAD," &c. The apostle desired that his "great conflict,” for christians at Colosse, Laodicea, and in other places, should be known, for he ardently desired that they might arrive to the “full assurance of understanding, the acknowledgement of the
“Mystery of God,
And of Christ,”?“In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge." Is not the mystery of God (the Holy Ghost) set forth by Gabriel, the angel of the Lord; Luke i. 35.? Is not the mystery of the Father proclaimed by that same angel, in v. 32.; and by Jesus Christ to Nicodemus? (see John's Gospel, iii. 16); and by the great apostle of the Gentiles; Rom. viii. 32.?. And by Christ Himself, the mystery, of His humiliation, Thus it is written; and thus it behoved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day?” What would Paul say to the present generation, who trample the literality of the Holy Scriptures beneath their feet, by rejecting the person of Jesus Christ, as to visibility in the millennium? It is an awful heresy-it is a damnable heresy, to preach a spiritual reign of the Lord upon earth, without His literal presence upon the throne of David; for Gabriel was sent from the invisible Holy of Holies, to declare that event; and it is a fact, that thus, and not by the Spirit's unction upon preaching the gospel, is Jesus made the Head of the corner stone in Zion. The Jewish builders rejected the corner stone, and now the Gentiles reject the