2016

AUDIO January 1st, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for January 1st is: Psalm 95:6

“O come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the Lord our Maker.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

B121:2 Are there any parallels in the manner of his ascension and his return?

B122:1 Was our Lord, after appearing to the Father and having the glory of office, changed so that he could no longer appear as he did those 40 days, just as no man can see Jehovah? (Ex 33:20)

B122:2 How and what can we see and hear beyond our natural senses?


AUDIO January 8th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for January 8th is: Genesis 24:58

“And they called Rebekah, and said unto her, Wilt thou go with this man? And she said, I will go.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

B123:1 Why does the Lord not so appear during his second presence as he did to his disciples after his resurrection?

Why was our Lord’s fleshly body removed?

B123:2-124:2 What was the object for our Lord’s appearing as he did prior to ascending to his Father in heaven?

Why was the manner of his appearing as he did better than other possible manifestations?

B125:1-2 In John 20:20 how did the disciples recognize this was the Lord and how did it affect them?


AUDIO January 15th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for January 15th is: Luke 6:12

“And it came to pass in those days, that He went out into a mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

B125:3-126:1 What is the stronger evidence “which was not addressed to natural sight”?

What is the top footnote emphasizing in regard to Luke 4:30?

B126:2-127:2 How the Lord entered, the form of his appearance, and how he exited was unique and unusual and intended to convey what understanding?


AUDIO January 22nd, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for January 22nd is: Galatians 5:13

“By love serve one another.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

B126 From the bottom footnote what is Spiritism and Swedenborgianism and what is the point of the footnote in regard to these?

B127:3-4 Who only can appear as a clothed human person and dissolve them as well? How do we know the garments that Jesus appeared in were not from before his death?

How do we account for the super-human miracles performed by Jesus while he was a human man?

B128:1-2 Why did the Lord seem to emphasize his human form, “flesh & bones” in Luke 24:39?

How has the true understanding of this statement been corrupted?


AUDIO January 29th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for January 29th is: Exodus 15:2

“The Lord is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

B128:3-129:1 What are several scriptural reasons that positively show that Jesus, on the cross, was not somehow a spirit incarnation?

B129:2 Why was the Lord’s body supernaturally removed from the tomb?

B130:1-2 Is there any basis whatsoever to connect our Lord’s appearing in a materialized form to the notion that his glorified body is also somehow human?


AUDIO February 5th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for February 5th is: Ephesians 3:20

“Now unto Him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

B131:1 In what ways and why was our Lord more reserved with his disciples during the 40 days of his appearances?

B131:2 What was Moses’ experience in the presence of God and how does this help confirm that our Lord is now in “the express image of the Father’s person”?

B132:1 What are several scriptural declarations that are violated by the thought that our risen Lord still retains his human form?


AUDIO February 12th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for February 12th is:
1 Corinthians 3:9

“We are laborers together with God.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

B133:1 What were the different objectives behind the different manifestations, earlier to the disciples and later to Paul?

B134:1 In what sense was Moses a type of the greater mediator to come? What did his veil signify?

B135:1 We have not experienced ‘direct’ manifestations of our Lord, yet we know him. How has he been manifested to us? And what are our expectations as to how he will be revealed in the Kingdom?


AUDIO February 19th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for February 19th is: Hebrews 4:16

“Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

B135:2 When did Daniel behold his Glory? Why would should such a ‘direct’ appearance not have the desired effect in the Kingdom?

B136:1-2 What does it mean “that the Christ would be manifest in the flesh of mankind”?

What role will the Ancient Worthies fulfill in the early portion of the Kingdom?

B136:3-137:2 How will interaction between the spirit realm and mankind likely occur?

How will the operations of The Christ be similar but opposite to Satan’s?


AUDIO February 26th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for February 26th is: Matthew 7:7

“Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

B137:3-4 How will humanity “see” the presence of The Lord?

In the present time of trouble can we discern the reversal being sought in Psalms 94:3,4?

B138:1 Are there any parallels that clouds were associated with both our Lord’s ascension and his return?

Will every eye ‘see’ him at once? (Rev 1:7)

What do the “clouds” in Rev 1:7 signify?


AUDIO March 4th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for March 4th is: Matthew 28:20

“Lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

B139:1-3 How will men react to the ‘clouds’ at the Lord return?

*What the the thought behind the phrase in Rev 6:16 “Fall on us”?

How does money contribute to the severity of the trouble for mankind?


AUDIO March 11th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for March 11th is: Galatians 4:28

“Now we, brethren, as Isaac was, are the children of promise.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

B140:1 In the current events of today can we see the fulfillment of the “time of retribution” as outlined in this paragraph?

B140:2-141:1 What events will begin to awaken mankind to what force is behind the trouble and the true purpose of the trouble?


AUDIO March 18th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for March 18th is: Psalm 17:15

“I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with Thy likeness.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

B141:2 The Church class has special insight during this time of trouble. What is the source of that insight and how should that insight affect them?

How does Isa. 52:7 apply to this time?

SEEMINGLY CONFLICTING SCRIPTURES

B142:1-143:1 Rev. 16:15; Luke 17:26, 27, 20; Matt. 24:38, 39 all refer to a silent, stealthy, unseen return. Why would such a critical, important and long anticipated event occur so quietly and unnoticed?

How does Noah’s day illustrate this?


AUDIO April 1st, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for April 1st is: Psalm 25:14

“The secret of the Lord is with them that fear him; and he will show them his covenant.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

SEEMINGLY CONFLICTING SCRIPTURES

B143:2-144:1 Other scriptures associate shouts, trumpets, fire, power and great glory with the same event. Why do many in the churches have such erroneous visions of the manner of our Lord’s return?

B144:2 What discipline of biblical interpretation is critical to harmonize these seemingly diverse scriptures?


AUDIO April 8th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for April 8th is: Proverbs 15:33

“The fear of the Lord is the instruction of wisdom; and before honor is humility.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

SEEMINGLY CONFLICTING SCRIPTURES

B145:1-2 Why is it evident that the four prophecies cited refer to the same time? (1 Thess. 4:16; Rev. 11:15-19; Dan. 12:1,2; 2 Tim. 4:1)

B146:1-2 What kind of “shout” is referred to in 1 Thess. 4:16?

How have we witnessed the fulfillment of this since our Lord’s presence?


AUDIO April 15th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for April 15th is: 1 Corinthians 15:20

“Now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the firstfruits of them that slept.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

SEEMINGLY CONFLICTING SCRIPTURES

B147:1-2 Who is the Archangel and how do we know?

How is the voice of the Archangel perceived?

How does the truth judge men?


AUDIO April 22nd, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for April 22nd is: Isaiah 53:12

“Therefore will I divide Him a portion with the great, and He shall divide the spoil with the strong; because He hath poured out His soul unto death: and He was numbered with the transgressors; and He bare the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

SEEMINGLY CONFLICTING SCRIPTURES

B147:3-148:1 How can we know that the trumpet referenced in 1 Thess. 4:16; 1 Cor. 15:52, and Rev. 11:15 (also Heb. 12:19) all are the same trumpet?

In what ways do we discern this trump sounding now?

When will this trump cease to sound?

B149:1 What role do these symbolic descriptive prophecies play in discerning our Lords presence?


AUDIO April 29th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for April 29th is: Hebrews 12:14

“Follow peace with all men.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

SEEMINGLY CONFLICTING SCRIPTURES

B149:2-150:1 In what sense are the “Shout”, “Voice” and “Trump” all instrumentalities of the accomplishment of the harvest work?

How do the verses in Rev 14:14-16 apply to this time and work?

B150:2-151:1 What does the imagery of 2 Thes 1:8 and Mal 4:1 reveal about what will be accomplished during the Lords presence?

B151:2-152:1 Who are the “mighty angels” spoken of in 2 Thes 1:8?

How can it be understood that our Lord will be revealed in “flaming fire”?

How will the consuming trouble bring truth and righteousness into greater esteem?


AUDIO May 6th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for May 6th is: Psalm 116:7

“Return unto thy rest, O my soul; for the Lord hath dealt bountifully with thee.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

SEEMINGLY CONFLICTING SCRIPTURES

B152:2-153:2 Why do all the tribes of earth mourn upon the appearance of the signs of the Son of Man? (Matt 24:30)

When do the “hail stones and coals of fire” of Psa 18:12,13 happen and what will be their effect upon the world of mankind?

When will Rev. 1:7 be fulfilled?

IN LIKE MANNER

B153:3-4 What are the parallels in the manner of Jesus’ ascension and his return?

Why is this realization a special blessing for the feet members?

B154:1 What is the insight being conveyed in Acts 1:11 when it refers to “this same Jesus”?


AUDIO May 13th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for May 13th is: Psalm 119:66

“Teach me good judgment and knowledge.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

IN LIKE MANNER

B155:1 What is the key to a proper understanding of the word “lightning”(KJV) in Matt. 24:27?

In “light” of this, how does this verse beautifully illustrate how the Lord’s return will be revealed?

B156:1 How does the proper understanding of the word “parousia” add even more clarity to this passage?

B157:1-2 In Matt. 24:25-27 what is being illustrated by the figurative language “he is in the desert” and “he is in the secret chambers”?

How do we deal with such claims?

Footnote: Where do we find the examination of Zech. 14:4 referred to?


AUDIO May 20th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for May 20th is: Colossians 3:9,10

“Ye have put off the old man with his deeds; and have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of Him that created him.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

IN LIKE MANNER

B157:1-2 In the scriptures cited (Psa. 91:12, Isa. 52:7, Psa. 8:6, Psa. 110:1, Eph. 6:15, and Deut. 33:3) what is the term “feet” referring to?

OUR LORD’S PAROUSIA IN THE HARVEST

B158:1-159:1 Why is insight into the Greek language helpful to rightly dividing the word of truth, especially in regard to our Lord’s return?

What are some scriptures that use the Greek word “heko” to refer to our Lord’s return?

Why is focus being centered around the two Greek words “heko” and “parousia”?

Footnote: What principle is this footnote addressing?


AUDIO May 27th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for May 27th is: Psalm 122:1

“I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the Lord.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

OUR LORD’S PAROUSIA IN THE HARVEST

B159:2-3 What background information and insight was behind the disciples’ question, “What shall be the sign [indication] of thy parousia [presence] and of the end of the age?” (Matt. 24:3)

B160:1-2 Why did it take so long (24-verses) for the Lord to directly answer their question?

What is the insight behind this first sign of his presence in Matt. 24:27?

B160:3-161:1 What insights about our Lord’s presence do we gain from considering the conditions during Noah’s time before the flood?


AUDIO June 3rd, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for June 3rd is: Hebrews 12:14

“Follow…holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

OUR LORD’S PAROUSIA IN THE HARVEST

B162:1-2 During the time of our Lord’s presence, what would correspond to the flood of Noah’s time?


AUDIO June 10th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for June 10th is: John 7:17

“If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

OUR LORD’S PAROUSIA IN THE HARVEST

B163:1-3 Why does the Lord encourage his disciples to “Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come.”? (Matt. 24:42)

What is the time setting for Matt. 24:45? How do we know? And how does the footnote help?


AUDIO June 17th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for June 17th is: Matthew 26:36

“Then cometh Jesus with them unto a place called Gethsemane, and saith unto the disciples, Sit ye here, while I go and pray yonder.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

OUR LORD’S PAROUSIA IN THE HARVEST

B163:4 What characterizes the evil servant spoken of in Matt 24:48-51?

How will he be dealt with?

Have we witnessed any fulfillment of this?

B164:1-2 What characterizes the true and faithful servant?

What are his “goods”?

Why does the Lord give this particular sign and what does it teach in regard to the manner of his return?


AUDIO July 1st, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for July 1st is: Genesis 24:63

“And Isaac went out to meditate [to pray—margin] in the field at eventide.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

OUR LORD’S PAROUSIA IN THE HARVEST

B165:1 How was the Church prepared to recognize the Lord’s presence?

What is required of the elect to avoid these foretold deceptions?

B166:1-3 Summarize the essence of this announcement of “heart warming intelligence”.

For whom and why were these prophecies given that reveal the timing and the manner of the Lord’s return and presence?


AUDIO July 8th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for July 8th is: Matthew 20:12

“These last have wrought but one hour, and Thou hast made them equal unto us, which have borne the burden and heat of the day.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

SCOFFING FORETOLD

B167:1-2 What is the source, the nature and the basis of the scoffing foretold in 2 Peter 3:3,4?

What are the parallels, in this regard, between Noah’s day and now?

B168:1-2 How the the “flood” symbolized in 2 Peter 3:3-11?

How does 2 Peter 3:8 identify and delineate this “day”?


AUDIO July 15th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for July 15th is: Acts 13:38

“Through this Man is preached unto you the forgiveness of sins.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

SCOFFING FORETOLD

B168:1-2 What exhortations are here, in this context, for us at this time?

B168:3 In Rev. 7:3 who are the servants?

How is their preparation, protection and preservation described?

How is it actually enacted?


AUDIO July 22nd, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for July 22nd is: James 2:20

“Faith without works is dead.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

SCOFFING FORETOLD

B169:1-170:1 In Mark 4:12, why is understanding hidden from most so “lest at any time they should be converted, and their sins should be forgiven them.”?

CONNECTING THE PROPHETIC THE CHAIN

B170:2 What evidences do WE see that IT is smiting, shaking, and overturning the present powers?


AUDIO July 29th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for July 29th is: Romans 12:12

“Continuing instant in prayer.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

CONNECTING THE PROPHETIC THE CHAIN

B170:3 In what ways are “those servants whom the Lord when he cometh shall find watching” blessed?

Describe the two “ripenings” referred to in this paragraph.

B171:1-172:1 What is required to have these hidden truths, in regard to our Lord’s presence, revealed unto us?

Reflecting back on this study, what did you gain, what did you take away from this consideration of THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING?


AUDIO August 5th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for August 5th is: 1 Timothy 1:12

“I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who hath enabled me, for that he counted me faithful.”

STUDY V – THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING

Reflecting back on this study, what did you gain, what did you take away from this consideration of THE MANNER OF OUR LORD’S RETURN AND APPEARING?

STUDY VI – EARTH’S GREAT JUBILEE

In anticipation, what will we learn from considering EARTH’S GREAT JUBILEE?

B173:1-2 In what sense, in Matt 5:18, will the Law be fulfilled?

How does the Law foreshadow good things to come? (Heb. 10:1; Col. 2:17)

B173:2 How can we know if we are going too far in making types?


AUDIO August 12th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for August 12th is: Romans 5:1

“Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.”

STUDY VI – EARTH’S GREAT JUBILEE

B173:2 How can we know if we are going too far in making types?
LINK: (See R4716 Col.1 bottom – 2nd Interesting Letter)

B174:1 In Matt. 5:18, what did Jesus mean “not one jot or tittle of the Law should pass away until fulfilled”?

What is the difference between keeping the Law and fullfiling the Law?

B174:2 How does the Passover Lamb illustrate these principles of typical interpretation?


AUDIO August 19th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for August 19th is: Haggai 2:4

“Be strong, all ye people of the land, saith the Lord, and work: for I am with you.”

STUDY VI – EARTH’S GREAT JUBILEE

B175:1,2 How would we explain this last paragraph that ends with “… we know that it must be fulfilled in the future.”?

ISRAEL’S JUBILEE YEAR

B175:3-176:1 What does “Sabbath” mean? (Ex 20:8-11)

Describe the pattern of Sabbaths and how 7s lead to a 50th.

What is the significance of the Jewish feast of Pentecost?


AUDIO August 26th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for August 26th is: Ephesians 2:7

“In the ages to come He might show the exceeding riches of His grace in His kindness toward us through Christ Jesus.”

STUDY VI – EARTH’S GREAT JUBILEE

ISRAEL’S JUBILEE YEAR

B176:2-177 Describe the purpose of the Jubilee (50th) year.

Footnote: How do our bankruptcy laws compare?

What is the spirit of the Jubilee system and how can we personally display a similar spirit?

B177:2-3 In what ways did Moses foreshadow Jesus? How do the scripture connect these two?

How does Israel represent two different classes?

Why did the Jubilee not apply to the priesthood of Israel? What is this intended to foreshadow?


AUDIO September 2nd, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for September 2nd is:
1 Corinthians 13:4 “Love is kind.”

STUDY VI – EARTH’S GREAT JUBILEE

ISRAEL’S JUBILEE YEAR

B178:1 In Matt 18:11 when Jesus stated, “For the Son of man is come to save that which was lost.”, how might that tie into this consideration of the Jubilee type?

B179:1 We can imagine significant time and effort to straighten out affairs during the Jubilee year. What does this imply with respect to the Millennial age?


AUDIO September 9th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for September 9th is:
“[Love] rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth.” 1 Corinthians 13:6

STUDY VI – EARTH’S GREAT JUBILEE

ISRAEL’S JUBILEE YEAR

B179:2 In what sense did the Jubilee feature of the Law fail?

What indicators do we have of it’s failure?

In light of our Lord’s declaration in Luke 16:17, what can be concluded in regard to a replacement of the typical cycle that failed?

B180:1-181:1 What mathematical pattern in the type leads to a reasonable pattern for the antitype?

How do we use this pattern to lead to the great antitype?

What would mark the beginning point of this new long “cycle”?

Explain the principle, “An antitype never follows its type but takes its place.” How does this apply to the end of this long “cycle”?

What does the last year of this long cycle mark the beginning of?


AUDIO September 16th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for September 16th is:
“Little children, keep yourselves from idols.” 1 John 5:21

STUDY VI – EARTH’S GREAT JUBILEE

ISRAEL’S JUBILEE YEAR

READ: B180:1-181:1

B181:2 “…we have the correct key…” What is that key?

B182:1 Just what do we now see going on all about us in 2016?

What kind of disputes will ‘Christ’s adjudication’ settle during the Millennium?


AUDIO September 23rd, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for September 23rd is:
“Be thou strong and very courageous.” Joshua 1:7

STUDY VI – EARTH’S GREAT JUBILEE

ISRAEL’S JUBILEE YEAR

B182:2-183:1 Why is the 70-year desolation period important in determining the starting point for the long cycle that leads to the antitypical Jubilee?

What was unique about the previous periods of captivity?

B184:1 Explain the essence of this short paragraph in your own words.

B184:2 How do the scriptures tell us when Israel’s Sabbath system began to count?

What is the footnote here clarifying for us?


AUDIO September 30th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for September 30th is:
“And the Lord went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light.” Exodus 13:21

STUDY VI – EARTH’S GREAT JUBILEE

ISRAEL’S JUBILEE YEAR


B185:1-186(chart) Explain how the time of the last typical Jubilee is determined and how the end of the 2500 year long cycle is calculated?

Why are the calculations on page 185 & 186 different?

Any thoughts on the chart on page 186?

B187:1-2 How should we consider the 2500th year of the long antitypical cycle?

If these conclusions are not acceptable, how can Matt 5:18 be understood?


AUDIO October 7th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for October 7th is:
“Do all things without murmurings and disputings: that ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world.” Philippians 2:14,15

STUDY VI – EARTH’S GREAT JUBILEE

ISRAEL’S JUBILEE YEAR

B187:1-188:1 If October AD 1874 marks the beginning of the “Times of Restitution”, what else can also be reasonably expected and how is this endorsed?

In light of this, how does 1 Cor. 10:11 take on new meaning and significance?

Footnote: How does the use of the Greek “prosopon” enhance the significance of this time period?

B189:1-2 Why was it arranged for the Lord to return at a time and in a manner that only a very few would recognize him?

How should those few who do recognize the Lord’s presence be affected by that special insight? (Luke 21:28; Luke 12:32; 2Pet 3:11)


AUDIO October 14th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for October 14th is:
“I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection.” 1 Corinthians 9:27

STUDY VI – EARTH’S GREAT JUBILEE

ISRAEL’S JUBILEE YEAR

B190:1 Who are the “watchers” now and what should be their reasonable expectations?

To what extent have these expectations been realized?

Who are the “Messengers” and what is the effect of their “sickle”?

Prophetic Evidences Corroborative

B190:2-191:1 Where is this second cord of evidence drawn from compared to the first?

B191:2-192:1 How do the scriptures declare the length, purpose and recovery of this period of captivity?

What is the connection here to the Times of the Gentile?


AUDIO October 21st, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for October 21st is: Psalm 84:11
“The Lord God is a sun and shield: the Lord will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.”

STUDY VI – EARTH’S GREAT JUBILEE

ISRAEL’S JUBILEE YEAR

Prophetic Evidences Corroborative

B192:2


AUDIO October 28th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for October 28th is: Psalm 141:2
“Let my prayer be set forth before Thee as incense; and the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.”

STUDY VI – EARTH’S GREAT JUBILEE

B197:1 How is “the Sun of Righteousness gilding the watch towers of Zion and enlightening the world”?

B197:2-3 What does the antitypical Trumpet of Jubilee proclaim throughout the land?

What was the nature of the response noted when this volume was written?

Can we see any parallel extensions that continue in our time?


AUDIO November 11th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for November 11th is: Acts 11:21
“And the hand of the Lord was with them: and a great number believed, and turned unto the Lord.”

STUDY VI – EARTH’S GREAT JUBILEE

B199:1 How should our insights into the “grand scope of Restitution” affect our personal reaction and involvement?

How should our spiritual perspective inspire and motivate us?

B200:1 (Hymn 24) How would you express the meaning of this poem’s chorus, “The Jubilee of Earth is come, Returning ransomed sinners home.”?

Reflections: Any highlights on our consideration together of Earth’s Great Jubilee?

STUDY VII – THE PARALLEL DISPENSATIONS

Anticipation: What do you hope to gain from the upcoming consideration of The Parallel Dispensations?

B201:1 What authority do we have for associating the Jewish Age with the Gospel Age as type and antitype?


AUDIO November 18th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for November 18th is: Genesis 12:2
“I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing.”

STUDY VII – THE PARALLEL DISPENSATIONS

Anticipation: What do you hope to gain from the upcoming consideration of The Parallel Dispensations?

B201:1 What authority do we have for associating the Jewish Age with the Gospel Age as type and antitype?

B202:1 How would we compare and contrast callings and favors of past ages, the present Gospel Age and future ages?

Is it just that the Church class has been so highly honored with Divine prospects, but not individuals from previous or future ages?

B203:1 What special focused instruction, guidance, example and care has been provided for the Church?

Even though the writings of the New Testament are for the Church can the world gain benefit from them?


AUDIO December 2nd, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for December 2nd is:
“Through Him we…have access by one Spirit unto the Father.” Ephesians 2:18

STUDY VII – THE PARALLEL DISPENSATIONS

B203:1 What special focused instruction, guidance, example and care has been provided for the Church?

Even though the writings of the New Testament are for the Church can the world gain benefit from them?

B203:2 In 1Cor 10:11, what does it mean that the things that happened unto them were written for our admonition?

B204:1 In what two ways does the Jewish age prefigure and correspond to the Christian age?


AUDIO December 9th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for December 9th is:
“Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, even as it is in heaven.” Matthew 6:10

STUDY VII – THE PARALLEL DISPENSATIONS

B204:2 How are the Jewish and Christian Churches designated and distinguished in the Scriptures?

What does it mean that the Jewish “furnished pantomime illustrations”?

B205:1 What distinguished the two classes found in both of these Churches?

When is this distinction manifested?

How is this characterized in the Scriptures?

B205:2 What are the parallels between the two houses of Israel?

B206:1-2 Why is it unreasonable that “both the houses of Israel” refers to the two divisions of the Nation of Israel early in their history?

How is this confirmed in the New Testament?


AUDIO December 16th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for December 16th is:
“The Good Shepherd giveth his life for the sheep.” John 10:11

STUDY VII – THE PARALLEL DISPENSATIONS

B207:1-2 Describe what distinguishes the promises that have been given to both the houses of Israel.

Footnote: How may we best understand 1 Peter 2:5?

B208:1 How do the scriptures contrast the typical and antitypical tabernacles?

B208:2 How, in several different ways, have both houses of Israel been taken captive to Babylon?

TIME PARALLELS

B209:1-2 What is it about the time element of these two ages that is so “startling”?


AUDIO December 23rd, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for December 23rd is:
“To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with Me in My throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with My Father in his throne.” Revelation 3:21

STUDY VII – THE PARALLEL DISPENSATIONS

TIME PARALLELS

B210:1-211:1 What does Romans 11 tell us about God’s plans for both the fleshly and the spiritual houses of Israel?

Footnote: What is the important distinction between “Fulness” and “Times” of the Gentiles?

How does Romans 11 along with Acts 3:!9-21 provide insight as to the length of the Gospel Age?

B211:2 What should be our expectations as we have been assured that time prophecies point to 1874 as the start of the Times of Restitution?

Why does it state “but not (other prophecies show) at the very beginning of it.”?

B212:1 How do we explain “… when this “high calling” ceases, it is because the great Designer … has ALMOST completed that part of his plan…”?

Is there a distinction between the high calling ending and the door closing?


AUDIO December 30th, 2016

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for December 30th is:
“I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the name of the Lord.” Psalm 116:17

STUDY VII – THE PARALLEL DISPENSATIONS

TIME PARALLELS

B211:2 What should be our expectations as we have been assured that time prophecies point to 1874 as the start of the Times of Restitution?

Why does it state “but not (other prophecies show) at the very beginning of it.”?

B212:1 How do we explain “… when this “high calling” ceases, it is because the great Designer … has ALMOST completed that part of his plan…”?

Is there a distinction between the high calling ending and the door closing?