2300 days. P.K. 556. Dan. 9:25. The period begins with the command
to restore and build Jerusalem. Ezra 6:14. It took three kings to
complete the decree. G.C. 326, 327. Ezra 1:1-4. The first part given by
Cyrus 536 B.C. P.K. 558-578. Ezra 6:1-12. The seco
immediately. 70 Luke 18:2-7. Sometimes after delay. C.O.L. 142, 143.
2 Cor. 12:8, 9. As earthly parents who really love their children will give
them what is best rather that what they cry for, so God sometimes
answers our prayers different from our desi
obey the beast receive his mark and drink the unmixed wrath of God.
Rev. 15:1, 7. The unmixed wrath of God is the seven last plagues. Rev.
14:9, 10. The seven last plagues are poured out on those who worship
the beast and his image and receive his mark.
God's blessing continues forever. Isa. 66:22, 23. The Sabbath will be
God's blessed, holy, rest day throughout eternity. The Sealing Work
Isa. 8:16, 17. The command was given to bind up the testimony and seal
the law, at the time they were waiting for th
heaven. D.A. 493. Rev. 12:9. His angels cast out with him. P.P. 41.
Rev. 12:9. Cast to this earth. Gen. 3:1-6. He caused our first parents to
sin. P.P. 53-59. Rom. 6:16. Gained Adam's dominion. Eph. 2:2. Prince
of the power of the air. John 14:30. The Sa
throne as seen by John was in the first apartment of the heavenly
sanctuary. D.A. 93. Rev. 5:1-10. With Christ in the midst of the throne
a service was held by those redeemed from the earth; hence, it must
have been in the first apartment. Heb. 9:7. The h
Matt. 18:20. As the family of two or more kneel in prayer, it is their
privilege to claim the 72 promise of God's presence with the. T., v. 6, p.
357. Acts 2:46, 47. A church whose members have daily prayer in their
homes will always be a growing church.
21:17. Cursing a parent was punishable with death. Deut. 27:16. A
curse was pronounced upon the child that "setteth light by his parents."
Deut. 21:18-21. The stubborn and rebellious children were punished
by death. Jer. 35:18, 19. Respect and obedience
that Jezebel's Baalworship was false and God was true, 1 Kings 18:38,
39. Jezebel's carcass left as dung upon the ground, 2 Kings 9:35-37.
Modern Jezebel. A woman the symbol of the church, Jer. 6:2. Corrupt
Woman represents a corrupt church, Rev. 17:1, 2
Almighty." T., v. 5, p. 451. Holy Spirit "The Spirit of God, received into
the soul, will quicken all its faculties. Under the guidance of the Holy
Spirit, the mind that is devoted unreservedly to God, develops
harmoniously, and is strengthened to compreh
kept his Father's commandments. Mark 7:6-12. He refused to honor
"tradition of men," substituted for God's law. Isa. 42:21. The prophet
Isaiah, looking down through the ages to the time of Christ, said that He
would "magnify the law and make it honorable.
repeated twice. Gen. 41:32. The daughters as well as the mother are
fallen. Rev. 18:1-5. The message repeated with greater force. G.C. 603,
604. Rev. 18:1. Great power attends the giving of the message. Rev.
18:2. It is given when the "daughter churches"
breast. Perfect open communion between the soul and Christ. A.A. 85,
86. Deut. 18:3. Maw, or stomach, given priest. Num. 11:4-10. No
peace with appetite uncontrolled. P.P. 377, 378. 1 Cor.10:6; Dan. 1:8.
Peace with controlled appetite. P.K. 482, 483. Deut
447. The Seal of God Esther 8:8. A seal attached to a document makes
it legal. A legal seal gives name of person issuing seal, also his title and
territory. In this text Ahasuerus was the name, king and title, and Persia
the territory over which he ruled.
lives up to God's requirements will have a happy home. He can kneel
with his wife and together their prayers will ascend unhindered to the
throne of grace. Duty of Wife Gen. 3:6, 17-24. The wife should never,
like Eve, ask her husband to disobey God. M.H.
Sabbath, and exalted the first day of the week. This was a gradual work,
taking several centuries for its accomplishment. In the year A.D. 321,
Constantine issued the following edict: "Let all the judges and
townspeople, and the occupation of all trades r
How Are The Dead Raised Up? 1 Cor. 15:35. "With what body do they
come?" 1 Cor. 15:36-38. The same individual will come from the grave
that went into the grave as truly as wheat comes from wheat sown in
the earth. 1 Cor. 15:44. "It is sown a natural body;
was right to perform acts of mercy on the Sabbath day. D.A. 286.
Matt. 12:12; Luke 13:16. The Saviour recognized the Sabbath law. Ex.
20:10; Deut. 5:14. Servants and cattle should be allowed to rest upon
the Sabbath. 76 Lev. 23:3; Ex. 20:10. No manner of
pretend to be zealous for it. The First Day of the Week There are nine
references in the Bible to the first day of the week, as follows: Gen. 1:5;
Matt. 28:1; Mark 16:1, 2, 9; Luke 24:1; John 20:1; 20:19; Acts 20:7; 1
Cor. 16:2. The first day of the week
anywhere command the Sunday to be kept for the Sabbath? "Answer:
The Scripture commands us to hear the church (St. Matt. 18:17; St. Luke
10:16), and to hold fast the traditions of the apostles, 2 Thess. 2:15. But
the Scripture does not in particular menti
not keep evil people in your family without their exerting an evil
influence over your children. T, v. 4, pp. 110-112. 1 Cor. 5:6. A little
leaven leaveneth the whole lump. Eph. 6:4. Parents should not
provoke their children. Col. 3:21. Should not discour
cross to be included in the everlasting, or new covenant. Nothing can be
added after Christ's death. Illustration of living under the new covenant,
Ex. 33:12-15. Moses depended on God continually. Christ exemplified it
fully in His life, John 8:28, 5:30.
10. Ex. 24:12. Moses called into the Mount. Ex. 31:18. God gave
unto Moses "two tables of 95 testimony, tables of stone, written with
the finger of God." P.P. 314. Ex. 32:16. "The tables were the work of
God, and the writing was the writing of God, graven
being slain. D.A. 756. John 19:31. The day following the crucifixion
was an "high day"; that is, the yearly Passover Sabbath, and also the
Sabbath of the Lord, the seventh day of the week. Luke 23:54:56; Lev.
23:5-7. While Christ, the true Passover, reste
Overcomer's reward, Rev. 22:1, 2; Isa. 66:22, 23. Smyrna Time,-100-323
A.D.; meaning,-myrrh, or sweet smelling savor. Rev. 2:8-11. Works,
tribulation, and poverty, John 15:20; Jas. 2:5; Acts 20:29-31; 2 Peter 2:1.
Ten days: this doubtless refers to the pe
throughout almost all Asia. Acts 19:29-35. Idolaters created riot.
Acts 19:36, 37. In quieting riot, town clerk said 99 that Paul and his
workers were "neither robbers of your churches, nor yet blasphemers
of your goddess." A.A. 294, 295. Notice, there w
message is based upon the contents of a "little book," which announces
that time should be no longer. Rev.10:11. As this is followed by
another world-wide message, it is not real time, but prophetic time,
that ends. Dan. 8:14. Daniel is the only "little b
5:21, 22; 1 John 3:15. 7th commandment,-Matt. 5:27, 28; 19:9, 18.
8th commandment,-Matt. 19:18; 15:19. 9th commandment,-Matt.
19:18. 10th commandment,-Rom. 7:7; Matt. 19:21-22. The Two
Covenants Old Covenant. Made when Israel came from Egypt, Heb. 8:9;
The seal is here spoken of as a mark, which is the same as a sign. Rev.
7:3. The seal is placed in the forehead,-the mind, or seat of affections.
Eze. 9:4. Those who have a burden of soul for others and are grieved on
account of sin, will receive the mar
the individual. C.O.L. 294. Jude 6, 7. Past punishments illustrate the
future. G.C. 22. Matt. 11:20-24. Wicked cities will answer in judgment.
2 Peter 2:4. Fallen angels reserved for judgment. E.W. 291. 2 Peter
2:9. Unjust reserved for judgment. 1 Cor. 6