2017

AUDIO January 6th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for January 6th is:
“Thou compassest my path and my lying down, and art acquainted with all my ways.” Psalm 139:3

STUDY VII – THE PARALLEL DISPENSATIONS

TIME PARALLELS

B213:1-2 What are the key events and dates that delineate the 1845 year period of special favor toward fleshly Israel?

B214:1 During this 1845 year period of favor, Israel deserved and experienced severe chastisements. How was it still a period of favor?

B214:2-215:1 Why did fleshly Israel’s “Table” become “a snare, and a trap, and a stumbling-block, and a recompense unto them”? (Rom 11:9)


AUDIO January 13th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for January 13th is:
“Herein is My Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit.” John 15:8

STUDY VII – THE PARALLEL DISPENSATIONS

TIME PARALLELS

B215:1 Why did fleshly Israel’s “Table” become “a snare, and a trap, and a stumbling-block, and a recompense unto them”? (Rom 11:9)

B216:1 In what sense was the blindness of Israel was only a “blindness in part”? (Rom 11:25)

B216:2-3 How thorough has been the desolation of fleshly Israel’s house?

What is meant that they have been a “a by-word and a hissing” unto all nations? What scriptures state this?

How is this desolation of their house foretold in prophecy?

B217:1-218:1 How do prophecies confirm that God will not leave fleshly Israel’s house desolate forever?

What is the significance of the word “double” in Jeremiah 16:18?

How does the diagram on page 219 show this “double”?


AUDIO January 20th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for January 20th is:
“If any man suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed.” 1 Peter 4:16

STUDY VII – THE PARALLEL DISPENSATIONS

TIME PARALLELS

B217:1-218:1 How do prophecies confirm that God will not leave fleshly Israel’s house desolate forever?

What is the significance of the word “double” in Jeremiah 16:18?

How does the diagram on page 219 show this “double”?

B218:2- 221:1 How is AD 1878 a remarkable parallel to AD 33?


AUDIO January 27th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for January 27th is:
“I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever.” John 14:16

STUDY VII – THE PARALLEL DISPENSATIONS

TIME PARALLELS

B221:2 In what sense do AD 1878 & AD 1915 correspond to AD 33 & AD 70 in regard to fleshly Israel’s favor & dis-favor?

B222:1-2 What role do these two 37-year periods have in regard to one age ending and a new age opening? What type of work occurs for both overlapping ages?

How does Isaiah 63:4 declare this double work being accomplished?

B223:1.2 How do we know the parallels are not devised to fit events happening in Israel?

How are the parallels well and objectively confirmed by scripture? How does Daniel 12:10 tie into this?

Who was Professor Delitzsch and what did he do and when and how does this add support for the Parallels?


AUDIO February 3rd, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for February 3rd is:
“Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage.” Psalm 119:54

STUDY VII – THE PARALLEL DISPENSATIONS

TIME PARALLELS

B223:1-2 How are the parallels well and objectively confirmed by scripture?

How does Daniel 12:10 tie into this?

Who was Professor Delitzsch and what did he do and when and how does this add support for the Parallels?

B223:3-224:1 Did the “fulness of the Gentiles” occur, in any sense, in 1878?

In what way did 1878 mark the ending of the Gospel Age?


AUDIO February 10th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for February 10th is:
“Blessed is he that waiteth, and cometh to the thousand three hundred and five and thirty days.” Daniel 12:12

STUDY VII – THE PARALLEL DISPENSATIONS

TIME PARALLELS

B224:2-225:2 In what several ways does Zechariah’s prophecy (9:9-12) add further confirmation to the validity of the parallels based on the concept of the “double” portion?

B226:1 What are the implications of our Lord’s declarations regarding Israel’s hopes at that time (AD 33)?

What would be indications of Israel’s blindness being removed?


AUDIO February 17th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for February 17th is:
“Your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man taketh from you.” John 16:22

STUDY VII – THE PARALLEL DISPENSATIONS

TIME PARALLELS

B226:2-3 How does Isa 40:1,2 add even further support to the “double” as a basis for the Parallels?

B227:1-228:1 In what unique ways do these three prophecies provide a “three-fold cord” of corroboration for the Parallels?

B228:2 In what sense was the Berlin Congress more marked than our Lord’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem?

How should our faith’s structure be fortified by the realization of the prophetic fulfilments? How should this affect our consecrated walk?


AUDIO February 24th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for February 24th is:
“Give us this day our daily bread.” Matthew 6:11

STUDY VII – THE PARALLEL DISPENSATIONS

PARALLEL DISPENSATIONS

B228:3 How do we know that “both the houses of Israel” in Isa. 8:14 does not refer to the houses of Jacob & Israel?

B229:1-2 Describe several parallel similarities between the nominal fleshly Israel and nominal spiritual Israel.

How is the true Israel of God (Gal.6:16) distinguished from the nominal?

How do AD 33 and 1878 have parallel effects upon both these nominal houses?

Mathematical Demonstration

230:1-2 What confirmations will be provided by this section?

230:3 What needs to be determined to validate the length of the “double”? What piece is missing from our Bible chronology?


AUDIO March 3rd, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for March 3rd is:
“Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.” Luke 12:32

STUDY VII – THE PARALLEL DISPENSATIONS

Mathematical Demonstration

231:1-2 Describe how we find the hidden period between the death of Jacob and Israel’s coming out of Egypt.

Any questions on determining the number of years from the death of Jacob until Jesus declares the desolation of their house?

How does the footnote tie onto this calculation?

B232:1-2 Any questions about the length of Israel’s ‘double’ of disfavor corresponding exactly to their period of favor?


AUDIO March 10th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for March 10th is:
“Behold, the Husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it…. Be ye also patient.” James 5:7, 8

STUDY VII – THE PARALLEL DISPENSATIONS

Review of Harvest Parallels

[Also review of the 1916 Foreword]

B233:1-234:1 How do the scriptures describe and differentiate both the Jewish harvest and the Gospel harvest?

How does the imagery of the two reapings in Revelations 14 correspond to the harvesting of wheat & chaff (Jewish) and of wheat & tears (Gospel)?

How do the events of AD 70 parallel the events of AD 1914?


AUDIO March 24th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for March 24th is:
“The Lord thy God bringeth thee into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and depths that spring out of valleys and hills; a land of wheat, and barley, and vines, and fig trees, and pomegranates; a land of oil olive, and honey; a land wherein thou shalt eat bread without scarceness, thou shalt not lack any thing in it….Beware that thou forget not the Lord thy God, in not keeping his commandments, and his judgments, and his statutes.” Deuteronomy 8:7-11

STUDY VII – THE PARALLEL DISPENSATIONS

Review of Harvest Parallels

B233:1-234:1 (Read)

B234-2-235:1 How do the dates 1874, 1878 and 1881 correspond in parallel to the Jewish Age?

How do the three and one-half years from 1878 to 1881 parallel the corresponding period when favor was extended to individual Jews?

What happened in 1881 that would correspond to AD 36 when the call was opened to the Gentiles?

What storm is stayed until an intellectual sealing is accomplished?


AUDIO March 31st, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for March 31st is:
“For the Word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword.” Hebrews 4:12

STUDY VII – THE PARALLEL DISPENSATIONS

Review of Harvest Parallels

B236:1 What does it mean “the disciples had for their special text ‘time’” and how does that correspond to this harvest since 1874?

What was the intended object of the revelation of Truth in both harvests?

B237:1-2 How did/does social standing, political influence and education affect both harvest periods?

How was the presence a major point of testing both there and now here?

Also how was the Cross another significant test for both?

B237:3 In what sense is the evidence that our Lord is now present greater and clearer than at the first advent?


AUDIO April 7th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for April 7th is:
“And Ruth said, Intreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thy God shall be my God.” Ruth 1:16

STUDY VII – THE PARALLEL DISPENSATIONS

Review of Harvest Parallels

B238:1 In this paragraph, is a parallel between the first and second advents being described?

B238:2-240:1 How does Jesus fill each of these roles for both the Jewish house and the Christian house?

1) as Bridegroom

2) as Reaper

3) as King

B240:2 Describe how there was a sense of need and expectation of a deliverer prior to both advents.

 


AUDIO April 14th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for April 14th is:
“Great is thy faith: be it unto thee even as thou wilt.” Matthew 15:28

STUDY VII — THE PARALLEL DISPENSATIONS

Review of Harvest Parallels

B240:3-241:1 How was there, in both cases, a disappointment and a tarrying-time?

Why did so many fail to recognize the deliverer and only a few were able to receive him and follow in his footsteps?

B241:2 What is the relation of the Jubilee Cycles and “Times of the Gentiles” to the parallelism of the Jewish and the Christian ages?


AUDIO April 21st, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for April 21st is:
Even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye. Colossians 3:13

STUDY VII — THE PARALLEL DISPENSATIONS

Review of Harvest Parallels

B242:1 How do we understand the statement, “ that six thousand years from Adam’s creation ended with A.D. 1872, and that the seventh thousand, the Millennial age, began there”?

 

How do the Parallel Dispensations furnish a proof of the correctness of the other prophetic evidences and of the Chronology?

 

B243:1 Why have other attempts at establishing Biblical chronology come to such very different conclusions? What is missing from their framework of understanding?


AUDIO April 28th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for April 28th is:
For if ye love them which love you, what thank have ye? for sinners also love those that love them. And if ye do good to them which do good to you, whatthank have ye? for sinners also do even the same. Luke 6:32, 33

STUDY VII — THE PARALLEL DISPENSATIONS

Review of Harvest Parallels

 

B244:1 In contrast, how are the prophecies presented and used in the light of the “Plan of the Ages”?

 

B244:2 In your own words, explain how the Jewish Age and the Gospel Age are like a specification and a drawing.

 

What effect should this have upon our consecrated earthly sojourn?

 

B245:1 What can we expect in regard to how other prophecies will fit into this chronological framework provided by the Parallels?

 

B245:2 How does AD 1914 parallel AD 69?

 


AUDIO May 5th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for May 5th is:
Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits. Psalm 68:19

STUDY VII — THE PARALLEL DISPENSATIONS

Review of Harvest Parallels

 

B246/247 Please reflect upon this table and share any highlights or questions. Also please share any reflections on our consideration together of The Parallel Dispensations chapter as a whole?

 

STUDY VIII — ELIAS SHALL FIRST COME

 

Why is this chapter at this particular location in this volume?

 

B249:1-4 What does it mean, in this prophecy, by turning the heart of the fathers to the children and the heart of the children to their fathers?

 

To whom was this prophecy intended and how was it received and understood?


AUDIO May 12th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for May 12th is:
So great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord. Hebrews 2:3

STUDY VIII — ELIAS SHALL FIRST COME

B250:1 What is the difference between the position and work of John the Immerser and the real Elijah?

 

Is the “dreadful day of the Lord” and the “curse” in Mal 4:5-6 referring to the same time period?

 

B250:2 What will this chapter need to show and identify in regard to the fulfillment of Mal 4:5-6?

 

B251:1 What are the parallels between the first advent and the time and work of the real Elijah?

 

Was the work of the Church “to attempt the conversion of the world”? (see A94:3 over to A95 top)

 


AUDIO May 19th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for May 19th is:
“Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.” Matthew 5:16

STUDY VIII — ELIAS SHALL FIRST COME

B252:1 In your own words, who provides the true fulfillment for Elijah in this prophecy and how do we know?

 

B252:2 In what sense has the mission of the real Elijah failed yet has enabled them to rejoice?

 


AUDIO May 26th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for May 26th is:
“The Lord is our King; he will save us.” Isaiah 33:22

STUDY VIII — ELIAS SHALL FIRST COME

Who are the Fathers, and who are the Children in Mal 4:5,6?

 

B253:1 What does it mean that the Church does the predicted Elijah work “ the spirit and power of Elijah”? (Luke 1:17)

 

B253:2 What is implied by the phrase in Matt. 11:14 “ ye will receive it, this is Elias”?

 

In what sense was John the Baptist finishing out the type begun in Elijah?

 

B254:1 What was our Lord referring to when he told his disciples in Matt 17:11 “ truly shall first come, and restore all things.”?

 


AUDIO June 2nd, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for June 2nd is:
“Ye shall offer unto the Lord; two lambs of the first year without spot day by day, for a continual burnt offering. The one lamb shalt thou offer in the morning, and the other lamb shalt thou offer at even.” Numbers 28:3,4

STUDY VIII — ELIAS SHALL FIRST COME

B255:1 Why is Elijah, a male, an appropriate figure for the Church in the flesh?

 

B255:2 What is the purpose of the transfiguration vision? How does it help us understand the fulfillment of the Elijah type?

 

B255:3-256:table Please highlight any aspect of this table and how it helps us understand how the Elijah figure is fulfilled in the Church.

 

B257:1-2 How does the Malachi 4:5-6 prophecy relate to our Lord’s words in John 4:9, “for the night cometh, wherein no man can work”?

 


AUDIO June 9th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for June 9th is:
Love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous. I Peter 3:8

STUDY VIII – ELIAS SHALL FIRST COME

B257:3-258:1 How would we contrast our historical perspective in regard to “the Day of the Lord” compared to when these two paragraphs were written?

 

B258:2-259:1 In regard to the experience of the antitypical Elijah, what do we learn from 2Tim 4:4 and 2Tim 3:1-13 about their “last days”?

 

Are we in those “last days”?

 

B259:2 In Rev 17:13, what does “buy or sell” refer to? What is the “mark of the beast”?

 

Has this been fulfilled in any sense or is it still future?

 

B260:1 What does the symbology of Elijah’s last earthly moments tell us in regard to the final experiences the Church class? (2Kings 2:11)

 


AUDIO June 30th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for June 30th is:
The very God of peace sanctify you wholly. I Thessalonians 5:23

STUDY VIII – ELIAS SHALL FIRST COME

B260:1 What does the symbology of Elijah’s last earthly moments tell us in regard to the final experiences the Church class? (2Kings 2:11)

 

B260:2-261:1 What do we find today that parallels John the Baptist’s words, “He (the Christ) must increase, but I (the John class) must decrease”?

 


AUDIO June 30th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for June 30th is:
The very God of peace sanctify you wholly. I Thessalonians 5:23

STUDY VIII – ELIAS SHALL FIRST COME

B260:1 What does the symbology of Elijah’s last earthly moments tell us in regard to the final experiences the Church class? (2Kings 2:11)

 

B260:2-261:1 What do we find today that parallels John the Baptist’s words, “He (the Christ) must increase, but I (the John class) must decrease”?

 


AUDIO July 7th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for July 7th is:
And he [Abraham] removed from thence unto a mountain on the east of Bethel, and pitched his tent,…and there he builded an altar unto the Lord, and called upon the name of the Lord. Genesis 12:8

STUDY VIII – ELIAS SHALL FIRST COME

B261:2 Should the Church now be reproving world leaders in emulation of John the Baptist’s action that restrained his liberty and ended his life?

 

How should we be faithful in opposing and condemning error?

 

B261:3-262:1 What do we see today, this far beyond 1914, that parallels what is being described in these two paragraphs?

 

B262:2-263:1 Why would repressive, restrictive and coercive measures be imposed upon those who “point out the plan of God, and the real cause and only remedy for the great distress of the nations”?

 

In Psalms 2:3, what are the “bands” and the “cords” and who wants them broken and cast away?

 


AUDIO July 14th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for July 14th is:
Ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full. John 16:24

STUDY VIII – ELIAS SHALL FIRST COME

CONTINUE DISCUSSION: B262:2-263:1 Why would repressive, restrictive and coercive measures be imposed upon those who “point out the plan of God, and the real cause and only remedy for the great distress of the nations”?

 

In Psalms 2:3, what are the “bands” and the “cords” and who wants them broken and cast away?

 


AUDIO July 21st, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for July 21st is:
As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in Me. John 15:4

STUDY VIII – ELIAS SHALL FIRST COME

B263:2 Why would one common standard of religious belief be deemed expedient?

 

In what way does 2 Tim 4:3 apply to such harsh religious restrictions?

 

B264:1-2 Lesson one: How can we reinforce our preparedness, our armor and our furnishing of invincible truth?

 

Lesson two: How can we make diligent use of of present opportunities for gathering fruit unto eternal life?

 


AUDIO July 28th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for July 28th is:
The words that I speak unto you, they are Spirit, and they are life. John 6:63

STUDY VIII – ELIAS SHALL FIRST COME

FINISH DISCUSSSION ON: B264:1-2

Lesson one: How can we reinforce our preparedness, our armor and our furnishing of invincible truth?

 

Lesson two: How can we make diligent use of of present opportunities for gathering fruit unto eternal life?

 

B264:3 What is the Elijah work now and how do we engage in it in order to be found faithful?

 

The name “Elijah” means mighty one of Jehovah. How can we be considered as mighty ones?

 


AUDIO August 4th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for August 4th is:
And hath put all things under His feet, and gave Him to be the head over all things to the church. Ephesians 1:22

STUDY VIII – ELIAS SHALL FIRST COME

B265:1-266:2 What future class does Elisha foreshadow and what do the following works of his foreshadow?

– healing the waters

– increasing the oil

– raising the son to life

– healing the poisoned pottage

– causing the bread to supply a large number

– healing the leprosy of Naaman

– anointing Jehu who then destroyed Ahab and Jezebel

 

In reflection, is there any thing special that you gained from this chapter?

 


AUDIO August 11th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for August 11th is:
Blessed are the people who know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O Lord, in the light of thy countenance. Psalm 89:15

STUDY IX – THE MAN OF SIN—ANTICHRIST

OVERVIEW: Looking at the headings, what will we learn by considering this study of The Man of Sin?

 

What other titles in the Scriptures apply to the Man of Sin?

 

B267:1 What is the purpose of this chapter at this point in the Volume?

 

B267:2 What are some scriptures that refer to the rise, prosperity, decline and destruction of the Man of Sin?

 


AUDIO August 25th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for August 25th is:
It is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord, and to sing praises unto thy name, O most High. Psalm 92:1

 

STUDY IX – THE MAN OF SIN—ANTICHRIST

B268:2-270:1 Considering the prevalent understanding regarding our Lord’s return during the time of Paul’s ministry, what was the object behind his words to the Thessolonians in 2 Thes 2:1-8?

 

Considering the current nominal miss-conceptions, how were Paul’s teachings in regard to our Lord’s return carefully worded in both his letters to the Thessolonians?

 

B270:2 What did Paul introduce in 2 Thes 2:1-8 and why?

 

His Prophetic Delineation

B271:1 How do the various names applied in scripture delineate the character of the man of sin?

 

What does John, in 1 John 2:18-27, advise in regard to avoiding the influence of Antichrist?

 


AUDIO September 1st, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for September 1st is:
Now abideth faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love. 1 Corinthians 13:13

STUDY IX – THE MAN OF SIN—ANTICHRIST

His Prophetic Delineation

 

B271:1 How do the various names applied in scripture delineate the character of the man of sin?

 

What does John, in 1 John 2:18-27, advise in regard to avoiding the influence of Antichrist?

 

B272:2-3 What distinction will be made in this chapter in regard to the identity of the Man of Sin?

 


AUDIO September 8th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for September 8th is:
[Love] thinketh no evil 1 Corinthians 13:5

 

STUDY IX – THE MAN OF SIN—ANTICHRIST

His Prophetic Delineation

 

B272:2-3 In 2 Thes 2:4 what is the temple of God and how does this relate to the revelation of the Man of Sin?

 

B273:1 What are the nominal (common) Christian expectations in regard to the Man of Sin?

 

B273:2-274:1 What is it about this age that would make it quite unlikely for a single man to to gain this kind of prominence?

 

Where does thought that this man will achieve this prominence in three and a half years come from?

 

B274:2-275:1 How does the Greek word “theos” convey different meanings?

 

How can we tell what the word “theos” is intended to convey? Examples.

 

How does this proper understanding lead to better expectations in regard to the Antichrist?

 


AUDIO September 15th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for September 15th is:
The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of His calling, and what the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints. Ephesians 1:18

 

STUDY IX – THE MAN OF SIN—ANTICHRIST

His Prophetic Delineation

 

B275:2-276:1 In summary, what prominent inconsistency characterizes the adherents of the erroneous but popular view of Antichrist?

 

How does a proper understanding of the manner of the Lord’s coming also give a correct perspective in regard to the identity of the Man of Sin?

 

B276:2-3 Why are these various titles associated with the Man of Sin?

 


AUDIO September 22nd, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for September 22nd is:
“Then sang Moses and the children of Israel this song unto the Lord, and spake, saying,…The Lord, is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation: he is my God, and I will prepare him a habitation; my father’s God, and I will exalt him.” Exodus 15:1,2

 

STUDY IX – THE MAN OF SIN—ANTICHRIST

His Prophetic Delineation

 

B276:2-3 How do we know the Man of Sin is a system and specifically a Christian system?

 

B277:1 Explain what is meant and what is not meant by the statement that Papacy in the Man of Sin.

 

Explain why “the Church of Rome as an ecclesiastical system only is not the ‘Man of Sin’”.

 

At what point did the apostate church become Papacy?

 

B277:2-278:1 What truth was Papacy built upon and how was it misapplied?

 

What were the enticements that lead eventually to the formation of the Papacy?

 

What principles and spirit were obscured as a result?

 


AUDIO September 29th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for September 29 is:
“If ye know these things, happy are ye if ye do them.” John 13:17

 

STUDY IX – THE MAN OF SIN—ANTICHRIST

His Prophetic Delineation

 

B278:2 Trace how these enticements historically lead to corrupted teaching and practices resulting in the Papal system.

 

B280:1 How can moral honesty also be fraudulent and counterfeit?

 

What were the misunderstandings that led to the fraudulent claims of the Papacy?

 

In what sense has “All the world wondered”? (Rev. 13:3)

 

Who are those “whose names were not written in the Lamb’s book of life”? (Rev. 20:15)

 


AUDIO October 6th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for October 6 is:
“Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honor preferring one another.” Romans 12:10

 

STUDY IX – THE MAN OF SIN—ANTICHRIST

His Prophetic Delineation

 

B281:1 What do we learn about the two meanings and the spirit of “Antichrist” from 1John 2:18-22?

 


AUDIO October 13th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for October 13 is:
“Seek good, and not evil, that ye may live.” Amos 5:14

 

STUDY IX – THE MAN OF SIN—ANTICHRIST

 

The Circumstances which Gave Birth to the Man of Sin

 

B282:3-284:5 What is the object for including the three quotes in this section?

 

How do these three quotes fulfill this objective?

 

Any thoughts on the reference to Mosheim’s “History of Christianity”?

 

B284:1-287:1 We will read through this rather long quotation, a paragraph at a time, pausing after each for any reflections on relevant points.

 


AUDIO October 20th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for October 20th is:
“Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness’ sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 5:10

 

STUDY IX – THE MAN OF SIN—ANTICHRIST

 

The Circumstances which Gave Birth to the Man of Sin

 

B284:1-287:1 We will read through this rather long quotation, a paragraph at a time, pausing after each for any reflections on relevant points.

 


AUDIO October 27th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for October 27th is:
“The Lord is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him. It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the Lord.” Lamentations 3:25

 

STUDY IX – THE MAN OF SIN—ANTICHRIST

 

The Circumstances which Gave Birth to the Man of Sin

 

B286:2-287:1 We will read through this rather long quotation, a paragraph at a time, pausing after each for any reflections on relevant points.

 

B287:2 How did this most dangerous, subtle, persistant and fiendish apponent of true Christianity manage to develop?

 

The Hindrance Removed

 

B288:1 Describe the characteristics and methods of the one who initially hindered the mystery of iniquity. (2 Thess. 2:7)

 

B288:2-289:1 Compare and contrast Roman power and tyranny with that of the Papal system.

 


AUDIO November 3rd, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for November 3rd is:
“Evening, and morning, and at noon, will I pray, and cry aloud: and He shall hear my voice.” Psalm 55:17

 

STUDY IX – THE MAN OF SIN—ANTICHRIST

 

The Hindrance Removed

 

B289:2-290:3 What were the circumstances and what role did Constantine play to transition the apostate church from being hindered to a postion of favor?

 

B291:1-293:1 What is the object of this section that deals with Diocletian who reigned prior to Constantine?

 

What does this historical quotation show as to how the Roman civil leaders regarded the “Christian” clergy at that time in history?

 

Rapid Development of Antichrist

 

B293:2-3 How does this section show a fulfillment of Satan’s offer as recorded in Matt. 4:8-9?

 


AUDIO November 10th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for November 10th is:
“And He said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for My strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.” 2 Corinthians 12:9

 

STUDY IX – THE MAN OF SIN—ANTICHRIST

 

Rapid Development of Antichrist

 

B294:1-2 How did the next change in the civil Roman empire bring increased focus and prestige to one particular Catholic bishop?

 

B295:1-2 How did this one particular bishop take advantage of this heightened veneration? What is the “ of ambition”?

 

B296:1-297:1 How does this Roman Catholic writer corroborate the development and establishment of the Antichrist?

 


AUDIO November 17th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for November 17th is:
“Jesus Christ maketh thee whole.” Acts 9:34

 

STUDY IX – THE MAN OF SIN—ANTICHRIST

 

Rapid Development of Antichrist

 

B298:1 Meanwhile, what is the state of the True Church of Christ? Where is she and how does she survive being so overshadowed by the Antichrist?

 

In general terms, how does the history of the rise of Antichrist correspond with Daniel’s prophecy?

 

Antichrist’s Character in History

 

299:1-2 How do we know the title “” applies to the Papal system and not to the Civil Roman empire?

 

299:3-300:2 How does 2 Tim. 3:13 apply to Papacy and how is Psa. 2:12 (and other scriptures) misapplied by Papacy?

 

300:3 Why does the character of the Papacy still fulfill the prophetic delineations of the Antichrist even if we ignore all of her immoralities?

 

301:1 What have been some of the perversions that have resulted from the misapplication and misrepresentation of truths of God’s plan and kingdom?

 


AUDIO November 24th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for November 24th is:
“The Word of the Lord was unto them precept upon precept;…line upon line.” Isaiah 28:13

 

STUDY IX – THE MAN OF SIN—ANTICHRIST

 

Antichrist’s Character in History

 

B299:3-300:2 How does 2 Tim. 3:13 apply to Papacy and how is Psa. 2:12 (and other scriptures) misapplied by Papacy?

 

300:3 Why does the character of the Papacy still fulfill the prophetic delineations of the Antichrist even if we ignore all of her immoralities?

 

301:1 What have been some of the perversions that have resulted from the misapplication and misrepresentation of truths of God’s plan and kingdom?

 

 


AUDIO December 1st, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for December 1st is:
“When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, he saith unto his mother, Woman, behold thy son! Then saith he to the disciple, Behold thy mother!” John 19:26, 27

 

STUDY IX – THE MAN OF SIN—ANTICHRIST

 

Antichrist’s Character in History

 

B302:1-2 Why was Antichrist counterfeit allowed to grow and prosper for so long?

 

304:1 (& Table on page 303) What is this table intended to show us?

 

304:2-3 How does Mosheim confirm this counterfeiting nature of Antichrist?

 

The Head and Mouth of Antichrist – His Great Swelling Words

 

304:4-305:2 What do we learn about Antichrist from the scriptural symbolic references to “eyes” and “mouth”?

 

305:3 Why was Jesus not guilty of blasphemy?

 


AUDIO December 8th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for December 8th is:
“He maketh His sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.” Matthew 5:45

 

STUDY IX – THE MAN OF SIN—ANTICHRIST

 

The Head and Mouth of Antichrist – His Great Swelling Words

 

B306:1 Why was Jesus not guilty of blasphemy?

 

In what sense did Antichrist speak blasphemy against God?

 

306:2-308:2 As we read the quotes from this section one at a time, please discuss how these titles and appellations are examples of blasphemy and missapplications of scripture.

 


AUDIO December 15th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for December 15th is:
“Always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our body.” 2 Corinthians 4:10

 

STUDY IX – THE MAN OF SIN—ANTICHRIST

 

The Head and Mouth of Antichrist – His Great Swelling Words

 

B308:3-309:2 As we read the quotes from this section one at a time, please discuss how these titles and appellations are examples of blasphemy and missapplications of scripture.

 

309:3-311:2 Likewise, as we read these quotes, describe how these go even further in their claims.

 


AUDIO December 22nd, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for December 22nd is:
“O Lord, open thou my lips; and my mouth shall show forth thy praise.” Psalm 51:15

 

STUDY IX – THE MAN OF SIN—ANTICHRIST

 

The Head and Mouth of Antichrist – His Great Swelling Words

 

B311:3-312:1… Likewise, as we read these quotes, describe how these go even further in their claims.

 

B312:2-313:3 As we read through these two quotations, explain how they demonstrate the degree of degradation that accompanies self-exaltation.

 


NO AUDIO for December 29th, 2017

The SONGS IN THE NIGHT text for December 29th is:
“I drew them with cords of a man, with bands of love.” Hosea 11:4

 

STUDY IX – THE MAN OF SIN—ANTICHRIST

 

The Head and Mouth of Antichrist – His Great Swelling Words

 

B314:1 As we read through these two quotations, explain how they demonstrate the degree of degradation that accompanies self-exaltation.

 

B315:2-317:2 How do the references in this section show how this Papal boasting continues even in more recent times?