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VOL. III. 1869.


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A Christian's Prayer

163 Rememberance

A Crisis at Hand

133 Romans xii.

Address to Chrisitan Patriots

90 Second Advent Melodies


Alone with God

83 Seen and Unseen Things

An Evening Soliloquy

72 Separation and the Heavenly Calling


64 Signs of the Times


A Solemn Incident

17 Spirit and Life in their relation to Eternity...

A Village Story

17 Startling Facts

A Work of Faith 45, 51, 65, 81, 95, 151, 168 Testimony for God

Babylon the Great

65 The Battle of Armageddon

Better Days

124 The Chariot of the King
Be Watchful

151 The Christian's Men Union Gospel Mission
Chapters on the Canticles

159 The Church and the Great Tributation
Christ Lingering

166 The Church's Pole Star

Communion and Fellowship

70 The Cities of the Nations

David's Throne

97 The Cross as an Ornament
Distribution to the necessity of Saints 30, 47, 59, 74 The Crowns, for whom Reserved
Dr. Bell's Christian Work 13, 37, 50, 61, 76, 93, 111 The Day of His Coming

125, 139, 158, 173

The Destiny of the Creature ... 118, 130,

Eternal Punishment 92, 99, 104, 120, 134, 147, 164 The End is Near

Exclusion from the Kingdom

9, 21, 22, 35 The Eternity, or Non-eternity of Punishment

Faith and Reason

161 The Faithful God
Faith and Realization

161 The First Resurrection
Fearful Destitution among the Poor...

173 The Forgiveness of Sins

Give me to Drink

77 The Great Day of Atonement

God is Love

80 The Hearts Desire

Going Home

44 The House of Wisdom
Grace not Works

3 The Jew

1, 16, 33

Heavenly Hope

49 The Lord Helps in each time of Trouble

He will send Jesus

41 The Lord is at Hand

How would the Lord's Supper be regarded by The Lord's Coming

the Apostles as Jewish believers ?

113 The Man of Sin

Intelligence 12, 24, 37, 50, 75, 111, 125, 139, 157 The New Year
Is the Coming of the Lord to be Delayed ...147, 166 The Office of the Priest and the Apostle
Is the Pope Antichrist ?

160 The Pilgrimage
Jehovah Shammah

6 The Present State of the Professedly Christian

Jesus Only, Matthew xvii. 8...



Jesus Only

97 The Present Mysteries of the Kingdom of Heaven 5

Jesus Christ the same yesterday, to day, and for ever 19

Juventus Mundi


The Rights of the Poor

Letters from a Father to his Son

...118, 167

The Saints in Light

Links in a Heavenly Chain


The Scriptures in Poland

Look Onward


The Sea of Grace

Made a Curse for us

130 The Springing Well

Musings of a Bride-Elect

40 The Waves of Blessing

No Fear in Love

123 The World in the Church

Notes and Queries 11, 23, 36, 49, 60, 74, 109 The Voice on the Mountains...

137, 155,

Notices of Books 11, 23, 36, 61, 74, 93, 110, 125, 156 They have all Tired of Me


Thoughts upon the Past Year

Now and Then


To England

Our Destiny

124 To our Readers and Correspondents

Our Lord Jesus will come in Glory

121 To the Editor

Outline of Prophetic Truth

31 Waiting for His Son from Heaven
Parable of the Drag Net

58 Walk Humbly with thy God...
Pastoral Address

40, 72, 98 Words of Comfort




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The Voice Upon The Mountains.





“ A little while !" our Lord shall come,

And we shall wander here no more ;
He'll take us to our Father's home,

Where He for us has gone before,
To dwell with Him, to see His face,

Ånd sing the glories of His grace." And in the meanwhile He is with us by His Spir He has engaged to keep us. He will never leave n forsake us. All things are in His hand, and at H disposal. He maketh all things to work together fi good to us. “I will say of the Lord, He is my refuz my fortress : my

in Him will I trust."
“ Since His love and mercy found us,

We are precious in His sight;
Thousands now may fall around us,
Thousands more be put to flight;

But His presence
Keeps us safe by day and night.
As the bird beneath her feathers,

Guards the objects of her care ;
So the Lord His children gathers,
Spreads His wings, and hides them there ;

Thus protected,

All our foes we boldly dare.” We have another word to add. The times deman bold and outspoken testimony. They are no time for half-hearted men and compromising measure: The enemy has come in like a flood; we look to th Spirit of God to lift up a standard against him. W must gather under Christ's banner. The victory i sure ! but the battle must be fought. May the Lor help us!


T comes in the midst of gathering clouds. Distress and sorrow

are filling ten thousand hearts. Poverty, and sickness, and death are around us on every hand. No man can judge of the future. The very earth on which we stand is groaning and shaking, and pouring forth flames. Earthquakes in divers places. Volcanic eruptions such as have never been within the memory of man. Man himself everywhere filled with anxious foreboding; yes, even as the Scripture said: “Men's hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth.” There are even now

wars and rumours of wars.' There have been famines and pestilences on the earth. Politically, ecclesiastically, and socially, there are everywhere shakings among the nations. foundations seem to be giving way. Man in the pride of his reason is setting himself up to judge even God and His written Word. Thought never was so active-never so deep. The masses think. Satan works. Infidelity rises up in a thousand forms. The predicted times have come when men “depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of demons." Surely we see the characteristics of these times. Men are “ lovers of their ownselves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, without natural affection, truce-breakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; HAVING A FORM OF GODLINESS, BUT DENYING THE POWER THEREOF." How this last expression marks the prominent features of these times ! They are times of great and widely extended profession; but times of weakness and worldliness, true spiritual power is wanting on every side, and the Lord says so emphatically to us: "FROM SUCH TURN AWAY.

But though we enter on the year 1869 with all these clouds of darkness getting more and more dense, we have a bright hope beyond them all. 6. The Lord is at hand.”

The very

HAT deep thoughts crowd upon the mind of a stu

dent of the prophetic Scriptures when a Jewine dentally crosses his path! It is not necessary to be tol that such a one is a descendant of Abraham, because th Israelite bears upon his face the family likeness of hi

Go where you will, travel through every natio of the earth, and the same lineaments are to be found i the descendant of Abraham, whether he be a merchan prince, or a dealer in old clothes, a city banker, or wandering pedlar. Thousands point the finger of scor


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