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January 28th / January 29th, 2022

The Songs in the Night for January 28th is: “We know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together.” Romans 8:22

AUDIO: 28-Jan-2022

Volume III Study – Thy Kingdom Come!

APPENDIX

LINK TO TEXT  Please read through this entire appendix. Note any parts you would like to highlight. We will read one paragraph at a time and pause for any comments.


January 21st / January 22nd, 2022

The Songs in the Night for January 21st is: “The eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers.” 1 Peter 3:12

AUDIO: 21-Jan-2022

Volume III Study – Thy Kingdom Come!

Study X – THE TESTIMONY OF GOD’S STONE WITNESS

C374:1-375:1 (4) How does Isa 41:21-23 challenge those who scoff at this testimony of this stone witness that so well corroborates the Word of God?

Please highlight any aspects of this quote from Dr. Joseph Seiss.

C375:2 (1) In what sense are the words of Luke 19:40 being fulfilled by the Great Pyramid?

C376:1 (1) How has the past study of this chapter on the Great Pyramid established that God’s Plan is revealed in Scripture and confirmed in rock?


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January 14, 2022

AUDIO

“Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath.” James 1:19

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
The Great Pyramid’s Testimony Concerning the Plan of the Ages
370:1-2 (2)
How could some during the Patriarchal Age past have walked in this way by
entering the Well?
370:3-373:1 (2)
What do the ventilating channels in both the King’s Chamber and the Queen’s
Chamber tell us about the natures represented by these two chambers?
373:2 (1)
Why is the testimony of this stone witness so striking? (Rom. 1:20)
374:1-375:2 (4)
How does Isa 41:21-23 challenge those who scoff at this testimony of this
stone witness that so well corroborates the Word of God?
Please highlight any aspects of this quote from Dr. Joseph Seiss.


January 7, 2022

AUDIO

“The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light.” Romans 13:12

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
The Great Pyramid’s Testimony Concerning the Plan of the Ages
369:2 (1)
Describe the “sevenness” of the Queen’s Chamber and the passage to it.
What does this tell us in regard to God’s Plan?
369:3-4 (2)
What must mankind experience in order to fully appreciate human perfection?
How is this shown in the Great Pyramid?
370:1-2 (2)
How could some during the Patriarchal Age past have walked in this way by
entering the Well?
370:3-373:1 (2)
What do the ventilating channels in both the King’s Chamber n the Queen’s
Chamber tell us about the natures represented by these two chambers?


December 17, 2021

AUDIO

“And the three companies blew the trumpets, and brake the pitchers, and held the lamps in their left hands, and the trumpets in their= right hands to blow withal: and they cried,= The sword of the Lord, and of Gideon.” Judges 7:20

******* No questions for this Friday. *******
INSTEAD, Br. Harry, has a lesson “Opportunities Illustrated in the Great Pyramid”.
He has offered to present that lesson for us this Friday evening.


December 10, 2021

AUDIO

“The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.” Hebrews 13:6

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
The Great Pyramid’s Testimony Concerning the Plan of the Ages
367:2-368:2 (3)
What aspect of the Divine Plan is the Queen’s Chamber intended to portray
for us?
What does the Horizontal Passage leading to it represent?
How is 2Tim 1:10 corroborated in the Great Pyramid?
368:3 (1)
In your own words, describe how the ransom is specially portrayed in the
Great Pyramid.
369:1 (1)
What are the key elements and requirements involved in reaching perfection
highlighted by the scriptures quoted and pictured by the approach to the
Queens Chamber?
369:2 (1)
Describe the “sevenness” of the Queen’s Chamber and the passage to it.
What does this tell us in regard to God’s Plan?
369:3-4 (2)
What must mankind experience in order to fully appreciate human perfection?
How is this shown in the Great Pyramid?


December 3, 2021

AUDIO

“Some indeed preach Christ even of envy and strife; and some also of good will.” Philippians 1:15

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
The Great Pyramid’s Testimony Concerning the Plan of the Ages
365:2-366:3 (4)
Please describe this particular measurement and its significance.
367:1&footnote (3)
How do we discern the beginning of restitution work in connection with 1881?
367:2-368:2 (3)
What aspect of the Divine Plan is the Queen’s Chamber intended to portray
for us?
What does the Horizontal Passage leading to it represent?
How is 2Tim 1:10 corroborated in the Great Pyramid?
368:3 (1)
In your own words, describe how the ransom is specially portrayed in the
Great Pyramid.


November 26, 2021

AUDIO

“I will show him how great things he must suffer for My name’s sake.” Acts 9:16

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
The Great Pyramid’s Testimony Concerning the Plan of the Ages
363:2-364:2 (3)
Again, using updated measurements and starting points, how are these other
key dates such as 1874 & 1881 shown at the upper end of the Grand Gallery?
365:1 (1)
Please describe, in your own words, what is being established in this
paragraph.
365:2-366:3 (4)
Please describe this particular measurement and its significance.
367:1&footnote (3)
How do we discern the beginning of restitution work in connection with 1881?


November 19, 2021

AUDIO

“He that overcometh shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son.” Revelation 21:7

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
The Great Pyramid’s Testimony Concerning the Plan of the Ages
361:2-361:1 (3)
What can we anticipate to find, chronologically, as we consider the length
of the Grand Gallery?
363:2-363:1 (3)
Using updated measurements and chronological starting points, what time
markers are found at the upper end of the Grand Gallery?
Why 1914?
363:2-364:2 (3)
Again, using updated measurements and starting points, how are these other
key dates such as 1874 & 1881 shown at the upper end of the Grand Gallery?


November 12, 2021

AUDIO

“Certainly I will be with thee.” Exodus 3:12

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
The Great Pyramid’s Testimony Concerning the Plan of the Ages
The Natural and Spiritual Natures Shown
358:2-3 (2)
Is there any significance to the fact that the “Pit” is on the Spiritual
side of that vertical line?
361:1 (1)
How does the Pyramid show several unique aspects of our Lord’s humanity and
sacrifice?
361:2-361:1 (3)
What can we anticipate to find, chronologically, as we consider the length
of the Grand Gallery?
362:2-3 (2)
Using updated measurements and chronological starting points, what time
markers are found at the upper end of the Grand Gallery?

Why 1914?


November 5, 2021

AUDIO

“With the mouth confession is made unto salvation.” Romans 10:10

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
The Great Pyramid’s Testimony Concerning the Plan of the Ages
356:3-357:1 (2)
What do the three low passages, two before the Anti-Chamber and one after
the Anti-Chamber, symbolize for us?
The Natural and Spiritual Natures Shown
357:2-358:1 (2)
How might the distinction of natures be shown in the Great Pyramid?
358:2-3 (2)
Is there any significance to the fact that the “Pit” is on the Spiritual
side of that vertical line?
361:1 (1)
How does the Pyramid show several unique aspects of our Lord’s humanity and
sacrifice?
361:2-361:1 (3)
What can we anticipate to find, chronologically, as we consider the length
of the Grand Gallery?
362:2-3 (2)
Using updated measurements and chronological starting points, what time
markers are found at the upper end of the Grand Gallery?


October 29, 2021

AUDIO

“And Zaccheus stood, and said unto the Lord; Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken anything from any man by false accusation, I restore him fourfold.” Luke 19:8

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
The Great Pyramid’s Testimony Concerning the Plan of the Ages
355:1-3 (3)
In what ways does the King’s Chamber interior correspond to the Tabernacle
and it’s symbolic features?
356:1-2 (2)
How does the relationship and connection between the Anti-Chamber and the
King’s chamber also correspond to the Tabernacle?
356:3-357:1 (2)
What do the three low passages, two before the Anti-Chamber and one after
the Anti-Chamber, symbolize for us?
The Natural and Spiritual Natures Shown
357:2-358:1 (2)
How might the distinction of natures be shown in the Great Pyramid?


October 22, 2021

AUDIO

“But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us, even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ.” Ephesians 2:4,5

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
The Great Pyramid’s Testimony Concerning the Plan of the Ages
347:3-348:4 (5)
351:2 (1)
What does the Anti-Chamber itself symbolize for us?
352:1 (1)
How is the actual death of the consecrated, spirit-begotten Christian shown
in the Great Pyramid?
So, as the ultimate objective of our life of sacrifice, what does the King’s
Chamber picture?
In what sense was our Lord Jesus called from the moment of his birth?
355:1-3 (3)
In what ways does the King’s Chamber interior correspond to the Tabernacle
and it’s symbolic features?
356:1 (1)
How does the relationship and connection between the Anti-Chamber and the
King’s chamber also correspond to the Tabernacle?


October 15, 2021

AUDIO

“Be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you.” I Peter 3:15

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
The Great Pyramid’s Testimony Concerning the Plan of the Ages
347:3-348:4 (5)
350:1 (1)
Since the Grand Gallery ‘has an end’, should we expect to find a measure
showing when the Church will be complete and glorified?
350:2 (1)
What is symbolized by the first low entrance into the Anti-Chamber?
Should there necessarily be a sequential connection, symbolically, between
the Grand Gallery and the entrance to the Anti-Chamber?
351:1 (1)
What does the Granite Leaf symbolize?
What other illustration relates these two low passages prior to the
Anti-Chamber to the Tabernacle?
351:2 (1)
What does the Anti-Chamber symbolize for us?


October 8, 2021

AUDIO

“Only fear the Lord, and serve him in truth with all your hearts: for consider how great things he hath done for you.” I Samuel 12:24

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
The Great Pyramid’s Testimony Concerning the Plan of the Ages
347:3-348:4 (5)
Describe the grandeur of the Grand Gallery.
In general, what does the grand Gallery illustrate in regard to the Plan of
the Ages?
349:1-2 (2)
In what sense is the full blessing of the Abrahamic Promise set before the
Gospel church?
What is the significance of the well opening at the beginning of the Grand
Gallery?
In what ways does the Grand Gallery show the journey of the individual
Christian?
350:1 (1)
Since the Grand Gallery ‘has an end’, should we expect to find a measure
showing when the Church will be complete and glorified?
350:2 (1)
What is symbolized by the first low entrance into the Anti-Chamber?
Should there necessarily be a sequential connection, symbolically, between
the Grand Gallery and the entrance to the Anti-Chamber?


October 1, 2021

AUDIO

“I wait for the Lord, my soul doth wait, and in his Word do I hope. My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.” Psalm 130:5,6

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
The Great Pyramid’s Testimony Concerning the Plan of the Ages
344:3-345::3 (4)
How has the social enlightenment represented by the leveling of the
Horizontal Passage had both a positive and negative effect upon humanity
since the Reformation?
345:4-347:2 (4)
Describe how the period of the Law Covenant is shown in the Great Pyramid.
How is this period different from the length of the Jewish Age?
347:3-348:4 (5)
Describe the grandness of the Grand Gallery.
In general, what does the grand Gallery illustrate in regard to the Plan of
the Ages?
349:1-2 (2)
In what sense is the full blessing of the Abrahamic Promise set before the
Gospel church?
What is the significance of the well opening at the beginning of the Grand
Gallery?
In what several ways does the Grand Gallery show the journey of the
individual Christian?


September 24, 2021

AUDIO

“My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness; and my mouth shall praise Thee with joyful lips: when I remember Thee upon my bed, and meditate on Thee in the night watches. Psalm 63:5,6

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
The Great Pyramid’s Testimony Concerning the Plan of the Ages
341:1-2 (2) revisit – already read
Describe how the time of trouble associated with 1914/1915 is shown in the
Great Pyramid.
{Also note GPP-2 pages 163-166}
342:1-2 (2)
Pastor Russell was looking forward to 1914. As we look backward on 1914,
what role did the troubles of that time play especially in regard to nominal
Christianity?
343:1-2 (2)
What is symbolized by the peculiar shape and finish of the “Pit”?
344:1-2 (2)
What is the chronological significance of the length of the horizontal
passage that leads to the Pit entrance?
{Note GPP-2 pages 165-166}
344:3-345::3 (4)
How has the social enlightenment represented by the leveling of the
Horizontal Passage had both a positive and negative effect upon humanity
since the Reformation?


September 17, 2021

AUDIO

“Who shall ascend into the hill of the Lord? or who shall stand in his holy place? He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully.” Psalm 24:3, 4

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
The Great Pyramid’s Testimony Concerning the Plan of the Ages
338:1 (1)
How is the date of it construction doubly attested in the Great Pyramid?
{Also note GPP-2 page 160 para#399-400 & diagram on facing page}
Why do the Edgar’s measurements arrive at a date that is 30-years later than
shown in Volume 3?
338:2-3 (2)
How is the timing of understanding these corroborative Pyramid symbols in
harmony with the Scriptures?
341:1-2 (2)
Describe how the time of trouble associated with 1914/1915 is shown in the
Great Pyramid.
{Also note GPP-2 pages 163-166}
342:1-2 (2)
Pastor Russell was looking forward to 1914. As we look backward on 1914,
what role did the troubles of that time play especially in regard to nominal
Christianity?
343:1 (1)
What is symbolized by the peculiar shape and finish of the “Pit”?


September 10, 2021

AUDIO

“[Love] beareth all things.” I Corinthians 13:7

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
How the Internal Construction of the Great Pyramid Outlines the
Plan of Redemption
335:1 (1)
Describe the “Well” in the Great Pyramid.
What is unique about the upper opening of the Well?
335:2 (1)
Describe the step at the upper end of the Grand Gallery and the location of
the passage to the construction chambers relative to that step.
336:1 (1)
As we traverse the Great Pyramid, where do we encounter Granite?
Where was (is) the Granite Plug and how was it originally concealed?
336:2 (1)
Describe how the First Ascending Passage was discovered and the evident
overrulings.
The Great Pyramid’s Testimony Concerning the Plan of the Ages
337:1-2 (2)
Describe how the Well is the key to the whole story.


September 3, 2021

AUDIO

“Love envieth not.” I Corinthians 13:4

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
How the Internal Construction of the Great Pyramid Outlines the Plan
of Redemption
331:2 (1)
Describe the First Ascending Passage and what it illustrates for us.
Describe the Grand Gallery and why it pictures the gospel Age.
332:1 (1)
As you stand upon exiting the top of the first ascending passage, what do
you see before you and what doctrine is represented here?
Where does the Horizontal Passage lead? And note any unique properties of
this passage?
Where does the short horizontal passage at the upper end of the Grand
Gallery lead?
What is unique about this chamber?
332:2 (1)
Describe the Construction Chambers above the King’s Chamber.
What might these signify and why?
Describe some of the unique features of the King’s Chamber.
Would we anticipate any undiscovered chambers?
333:1 (1)
Describe the “Well” in the Great Pyramid.
What is unique about the upper opening of the Well?


August 27, 2021

AUDIO

“Go home to thy friends, and tell them how great things the Lord hath done for thee.” Mark 5:19

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
How the Internal Construction of the Great Pyramid Outlines the Plan
of Redemption
360:2 (1)
How do the different masonry courses illustrate the uplifting plan of
salvation?
What might the Pyramid’s basal-line be equivalent to on the Chart of the
Ages?
361:1 (1)
What does the descending passage represent and why?
What does the pit at it’s lower terminus picture and how?
361:2 (1)
Describe the First Ascending Passage and what it illustrates for us.
Describe the Grand Gallery and why it pictures the gospel Age?
362:1 (1)
As you stand upon exiting the top of the first ascending passage, what do
you see before you and what doctrine is represented here?
Where does the Horizontal Passage lead? And note any unique properties of
this passage?
Where does the short horizontal passage at the upper end of the Grand
Gallery lead?
What is unique about this chamber?


August 13, 2021

AUDIO

“Lord, Increase our faith.” Luke 17:5

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
Its Scientific Lessons
327:1-2 (2)
Any updates in regard to the observation concerning the Pleiads in this
quote?
Describe any other scientific or mathematical relationships found in the
Great Pyramid?
Its Testimony Relating to the Plan of Redemption
328:1 (1)
What is the prerequisite to discovering how the Divine Plan is shown by the
Great Pyramid?
328:2 (1)
Why, when viewed externally as a whole, is the Pyramid a striking symbol of
God’s accomplished plan?
329:1-330:1 (3)
Describe how the top crowning stone of the Great Pyramid is an amazing
representation of Christ.
How do the Scriptures support and confirm this remarkable correspondence?


August 6, 2021

AUDIO

“There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.” Proverbs 14:12

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
Its Scientific Lessons
326:1 (1)
Explain the four summary scientific measurements related to the Pyramid in
this paragraph.
327:1-2 (2)
Any updates in regard to the observation concerning the Pleiads in this
quote?
Describe any other scientific or mathematical relationships found in the
Great Pyramid?
Its Testimony Relating to the Plan of Redemption
328:1 (1)
What is the prerequisite to discovering how the Divine Plan is shown by the
Great Pyramid?
328:2 (1)
Why, when viewed externally as a whole, is the Pyramid a striking symbol of
God’s accomplished plan?
329:1-330:1 (3)
Describe how the top crowning stone of the Great Pyramid is an amazing
representation of Christ.
How do the Scriptures support and confirm this remarkable correspondence?


July 30, 2021

AUDIO

“Who is a God like unto thee, that…retaineth not his anger forever, because he delighteth in mercy.” Micah 7:18

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
——- Why, When and by Whom was the Great Pyramid Built?
322:1-3 (3) (Already read)
Who may very well have been the builder of the Great Pyramid?
How can this conclusion be supported?
Its Peculiar Location
325:1-3 (3)
How can the Pyramid be located both in the midst and at the border of Egypt?
(Isa. 19:19)
How can a point on the surface of the Earth be at the geographical center of
the land?
Any other unique features of the Pyramid’s location?
Its Scientific Lessons
326:1 (1)
Explain the four summary scientific measurements related to the Pyramid in
this paragraph.
327:1-2 (2)
Any updates in regard to the observation concerning the Pleiads in this
quote?
Describe any other scientific or mathematical relationships found in the
Great Pyramid?


July 23, 2021

AUDIO

“The Lord is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him.” Nahum 1:7

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
——- Why, When and by Whom was the Great Pyramid Built?
320:1-2 (2)
What was the contribution of Robert Menzies to the understanding of the
Great Pyramid?
What are the implications of the above discoveries occurring just before the
full revelation of God’s Plan?
321:1 (1)
How is the year of the Pyramid’s construction uniquely determined and what
are the implications of this?
322:1-3 (3)
How was the construction date of the Great Pyramid later more abundantly
corroborated?
Who may very well have been the builder of the Great Pyramid?
How can this conclusion be supported?


July 16, 2021

AUDIO

“Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.” Acts 14:22

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
——- Why, When and by Whom was the Great Pyramid Built?
319:2 (1)
How do we know the traditional assumption that the Great Pyramid was
constructed as a tomb is untenable?
What does the “Time of the End” have to do with the Great Pyramid?
319:3 (1)
Who were John Taylor and Piazzi Smyth and what was their time-frame and
contribution to the Great Pyramid?
320:1-2 (2)
What was the contribution of Robert Menzies to the understanding of the
Great Pyramid?
What are the implications of the above discoveries occurring just before the
full revelation of God’s Plan?
321:1 (1)
How is the year of the Pyramid’s construction uniquely determined and what
are the implications of this?


July 9, 2021

AUDIO

“I will not give sleep to mine eyes, or slumber to mine eyelids, until I find out a place for the Lord.” Psalm 132:4, 5

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
318:1 (1)
In what sense does Jeremiah 32:20 reference the Great Pyramid?
318:2-319:1 (2)
How do God’s questions to Job in Job 28:3-7 uniquely draw our attention to
the Great Pyramid as well the Earth?
——- Why, When and by Whom was the Great Pyramid Built?
319:2 (1)
How do we know the traditional assumption that the Great Pyramid was
constructed as a tomb is untenable?
What does the “Time of the End” have to do with the Great Pyramid?
319:3 (1)
Who were John Taylor and Piazzi Smyth and what was their time-frame and
contribution to the Great Pyramid?
320:1-2 (2)
What was the contribution of Robert Menzies to the understanding of the
Great Pyramid?
What are the implications of the above discoveries occurring just before the
full revelation of God’s Plan?


July 9, 2021

AUDIO

“I will not give sleep to mine eyes, or slumber to mine eyelids, until I find out a place for the Lord.” Psalm 132:4, 5

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
318:1 (1)
In what sense does Jeremiah 32:20 reference the Great Pyramid?
318:2-319:1 (2)
How do God’s questions to Job in Job 28:3-7 uniquely draw our attention to
the Great Pyramid as well the Earth?
——- Why, When and by Whom was the Great Pyramid Built?
319:2 (1)
How do we know the traditional assumption that the Great Pyramid was
constructed as a tomb is untenable?
What does the “Time of the End” have to do with the Great Pyramid?
319:3 (1)
Who were John Taylor and Piazzi Smyth and what was their time-frame and
contribution to the Great Pyramid?
320:1-2 (2)
What was the contribution of Robert Menzies to the understanding of the
Great Pyramid?
What are the implications of the above discoveries occurring just before
the full revelation of God’s Plan?


July 2, 2021

AUDIO

“Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:…And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; and patience, experience; and experience, hope: and hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Spirit which is given unto us.” Romans 5:1,3-5

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
316:2 (1)
How is Egypt used in Isa 31:1,3 to show how God will reveal to them their
iniquity?
316:3-317:1 (2)
What will be the role of the Great Pyramid in then uplifting humanity from
their desperation?
318:1 (1)
In what sense does Jer. 32:20 reference the Great Pyramid?
318:2-319:1 (2)
How do God’s questions to Job in Job 28:3-7 uniquely draw our attention to
the Great Pyramid as well the Earth?
——- Why, When and by Whom was the Great Pyramid Built?
319:2 (1)
How do we know the traditional assumption that the Great Pyramid was
constructed as a tomb is untenable?


June 18, 2021

AUDIO

“If ye be willing and obedient, ye shall eat the good of the land.” Isaiah 1:19

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
314:2 (1)
How is the Great Pyramid different and superior to the other Egyptian
pyramids?
314:3 (1)
What is the role of this stone witness in relation to the Scriptures?
315:1-2 (2)
How does the context of Isa.19:19-20 indicate the time for that sign and
witness to be manifested?
316:1 (1)
In this context what does Egypt represent?
316:2 (1)
How is Egypt used in Isa 31:1,3 to show how God will reveal to them their
iniquity?
316:3-317:1 (2)
What will be the role of the Great Pyramid in then uplifting humanity from
their desperation?


June 11, 2021

AUDIO

“Ye are witnesses of these things.” Luke 24:48

Volume 3 – Study 10 – THE GREAT PYRAMID
THE CORROBORATIVE TESTIMONY OF
GOD’S STONE WITNESS AND PROPHET
THE GREAT PYRAMID IN EGYPT
311:Preface-312
Why was this review used as a preface to this study?
313:Overview
As we consider these headings, what can we expect to gain from this
consideration?
313:1-314:4 (2)
What is it about the Great Pyramid that make it such as outstanding
monument?
Why is it (or should it be) of special interest to Christians?
314:2 (1)
How is the Great Pyramid different and superior to the other Egyptian
pyramids?


June 4, 2021

AUDIO

“Whom having not seen, ye love;…yet believing ye rejoice with joy unspeakable.” I Peter 1:8

Volume 3 – Study 9 – THY GOD REIGNETH!
308:2-3 (2) (already read)
What is the essence of this prayer of gratitude addressed to our reigning
Lord?
In the closing verses (from Psalms 47 & 97), in what sense is Jehovah the
reigning King of the earth?
In retrospect:
Please share any highlights from this chapter and the entire volume up to
this point that have been meaningful to you.

A brief pause to consider the following:
* Any suggestions regarding what shall follow after Volume 3 is finished?
* Assuming we will continue with the Great Pyramid chapter, any suggestions
as how to approach this study of the Pyramid?


May 28, 2021

AUDIO

“Blessed is that man that maketh the Lord his trust.” Psalm 40:4

Volume 3 – Study 9 – THY GOD REIGNETH!
307:1 (1)
in the light of the prophecies in regard to Israel, as we look at Israel’s
current situation, why do we continue to be assured the Kingdom is being
established on schedule?
307:2-308:1 (2)
It has now been 130 years since these words were penned. Is our faith in the
prophecies still just as intense?
What is it that allows us to declare these times of trouble and crisis as
“wonderful”?
308:2-3 (2)
What is the essence of this prayer of gratitude addressed to our reigning
Lord?
In the closing verses (from Psalms 47 & 97), in what sense is Jehovah the
reigning King of the earth?
In retrospect:
Please share any highlights from this chapter and the entire volume up to
this point that have been meaningful to you.


May 21, 2021

AUDIO

“Whosoever believeth in Him shall receive remission of sins.” Acts 10:43

Volume 3 – Study 9 – THY GOD REIGNETH!
305:2 (1)
How does the understanding of the Days of Daniel add to our chronological
framework?
306:1 (1)
How has our study into the timing and work of the harvest enhanced our
appreciation of our returned Lord?
In what sense are the living saints engaged in the same work as the risen
saints?
307:1 (1)
in the light of the prophecies in regard to Israel, as we look at Israel’s
current situation, do we continue to be assured the Kingdom is being
established on schedule?
307:2-308:1 (2)
It has now been 130 years since these words were penned. Is our faith in the
prophecies still just as intense?
What is it that allows us to declare these times of trouble and crisis as
“wonderful”?


May 14, 2021

AUDIO

“We have not followed cunningly devised fables, when we made known unto you the power and coming [presence] of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eyewitnesses of his majesty…when we were with him in the holy mount.” II Peter 1:16, 18

Volume 3 – Study 9 – THY GOD REIGNETH!
304:4 (1)
What are the prophetic foundations underlying the “landmarks” highlighted in
this paragraph?
305:1 (1)
How has prophecy informed us as to the nature and manner of our Lord’s
return including his risen saints?
305:2 (1)
How does the understanding of the Days of Daniel add to our chronological
framework?
306:1 (1)
How has our study into the timing and work of the harvest enhanced our
appreciation of our returned Lord?
In what sense are the living saints engaged in the same work as the risen
saints?


May 7, 2021

AUDIO

“We have not followed cunningly devised fables, when we made known unto you the power and coming [presence] of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eyewitnesses of his majesty…when we were with him in the holy mount.” 2 Peter 1:16, 18

Volume 3 – Study 9 – THY GOD REIGNETH!
303:1-2 (2)
What is the mission for those of us, who remain this side of the veil, in
this opening phase of our Lord’s Kingdom work?
Why are our eyes especially blessed at this time? (Matt 13:16 & Dan 12:12)
304:1-3 (3)
Describe how this promise has been fulfilled now for us – Isaiah 33:17
“Thine eyes shall see the king in his beauty:
they shall behold the land that is very far off.”
304:4 (1)
What are the prophetic foundations underlying the “landmarks” highlighted in
this paragraph?
305:1 (1)
How has prophecy informed us as to the nature and manner of our Lord’s
return including his risen saints?


April 30, 2021

AUDIO

“Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed.” 2 Timothy 2:15

Volume 3 – Study 9 – THY GOD REIGNETH!
301:summary & opening text
In anticipation, what do we expect to gain from this concluding chapter?
301:1 (1)
Why was Pastor Russell so positive in proclaiming “Thy God Reigneth!”?
Why are the feet of him described as “beautiful” in Isa 52:7?
302:1-2 (2)
To whom do Jude 14; Zech. 14:5; Matt. 25:31 and Daniel 7:10 refer?
302:3 (1)
What is the two-fold work of God’s Kingdom?
303:3-4 (2)
What is the mission for those of us, who remain this side of the veil, in
this opening phase of our Lord’s Kingdom work?


April 23, 2021

AUDIO

“The Lord will not forsake his people for his great name’s sake.” I Samuel 12:22

Volume 3 – Study 8 – THE RESTORATION OF ISRAEL
——- The Anglo-Israelitish Question ——-
298:3 (1)
How does the breaking down of the middle wall of partition (Eph. 2:14) mean
no further advantage to anyone’s nation lineage?
299:1 (1)
How will Israel accordingly to fleshly lineage be specially blessed and have
a unique role in the Kingdom?
And does it not take more than just fleshly lineage?
How does Rom 11:31 relate to this?
300:1 (1)
How do these references to the “House of Israel” obviously refer to the
nation of Israel as a whole and not just the 10 tribes?
300:2-3
Summarize the argument in these final two paragraphs in regard to Anglo
Israelites and the curses of Deuteronomy 28?
In retrospect:
Please share any highlights or take-aways from our consideration of The
Restoration of Israel.


April 16, 2021

AUDIO

“Jesus took bread, and blessed it, and brake it, and gave it to the disciples, and said, Take, eat; this is my body.” Matthew 26:26

Volume 3 – Study 8 – THE RESTORATION OF ISRAEL
——- The Anglo-Israelitish Question ——-
297:3-298:1 (3)
Why does Jeremiah in 31:31 refer to both the houses, but in verse 33 only to
the house of Israel?
When it states “the New Covenant must be sealed by the death of the
Mediator”, what does the term “sealed” mean?
298:2 (1)
Should the 10-tribes expect special blessings simply because of their
lineage?
What does it mean “when the remnant had been selected”?
298:3 (1)
How does the breaking down of the middle wall of partition (Eph. 2:14) mean
no further advantage to anyone’s nation lineage?
299:1 (1)
How will Israel according to fleshly lineage be first blessed and have a
unique role in the Kingdom?
And does it not take more than just fleshly lineage?
How does Rom 11:31 relate to this?
300:1 (1)
How do these references to the “House of Israel” obviously refer to the
nation of Israel as a whole and not just the 10 tribes?


April 9, 2021

AUDIO

“And He led them forth by the right way, that they might go to a city of habitation.” Psalm 107:7

Volume 3 – Study 8 – THE RESTORATION OF ISRAEL
——- The Anglo-Israelitish Question ——-
294:2-5 (4)
How do we know that Jeremiah’s prophecy (Jer 29:1-10) does not exclude the
10 tribes?
Likewise how do we know that Cyrus extended his offer (Ezra 1:1,3,4,5) to
all from any of the 12 tribes?
295:1-2 (2)
Does the prophecy in Ezekiel 4:3-8 indicate any hindrance to any of the 10
tribes from returning to Israel?
295:3-296:2 (3)
When will the prophecy of Hosea 1:11 be fulfilled?
Does this imply a separate recovery of the 10 tribes from their Gentile
integration?
296:3-297:2 (3)
How does Hos 2:18 locate the date of the “door of hope”?
How do we know Isa 4-8 applies to spiritual Israel?


April 2, 2021

AUDIO

“The beloved of the Lord shall dwell in safety by him.” Deut. 33:12

Volume 3 – Study 8 – THE RESTORATION OF ISRAEL
——- The Anglo-Israelitish Question ——-
290:5-291:2 (3)
Summarize the principle issue raised in the “Banner of Israel” and Pastor
Russell’s main answer in return.
292:1 (1)
After the captivity in Babylon, was there any distinction between names
Israelite and Jew?
Who are included by these titles?
292:2-293:1 (2)
How do we know that in New Testament times “Israel” referenced the whole
nation and not just the ten tribes?
293:2-294:1 (2)
What does it mean that those from the ten tribes would have to “become
associated with the literal Judah” to share in the Abrahamic covenant?


March 19, 2021

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“I ceased not to warn everyone night and day with tears.” Acts 20:31

Volume 3 – Study 8 – THE RESTORATION OF ISRAEL
286:2 (1)
As we consider what is happening in Israel, then and now, how do we see the
plan of God progressing?
288:1-290:4 (15)
What is the significance of this “memorial” in regard to the restoration of
Israel?
——- The Anglo-Israelitish Question ——-
290:5-291:2 (4)
Summarize the principle issue raised in the “Banner of Israel” and Pastor
Russell’s main answer in return.
292:1 (1)
After the captivity in Babylon, was there any distinction between names
Israelite and Jew?
Who are included by these titles?


March 5, 2021

AUDIO

“I am the Vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in Me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without Me ye can do nothing.” John 15:5

Volume 3 – Study 8 – THE RESTORATION OF ISRAEL
284:4-285:4 (6)
What was the vision of Rabinowitch for Israel’s role in God’s plan of
salvation?
285;5-6 (2)
How does this additional movement, in Siberia, further testify to the
beginning of a Jewish awakening?
286:1 (1)
How have these movements kept separate from the trappings of the nominal
systems?
286:2 (1)
As we consider what is happening in Israel, then and now, how do we see the
plan of God progressing?


February 26, 2021

AUDIO

“Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.” Matthew 7:7

Volume 3 – Study 8 – THE RESTORATION OF ISRAEL
281:1-282:1 (3)
What was his approach to New Testament teachings that was unique from
nominal Christianity?
282:2-283:3 (5)
What insights do these quotes from the “Saat auf Hoffnung” (Seed of Hope)
give us as to the basis and sincerity of this early Jewish faith in Christ?
284:1-285:4 (9)
What was the vision of Rabinowitch for Israel’s role in God’s plan of
salvation?
285;5-6 (2)
How does this additional movement, in Siberia, further testify the the
beginning of a Jewish awakening?
286:1 (1)
How have these movements kept separate from the trappings of the nominal
systems?


February 19, 2021

AUDIO

“Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.” Heb 4:16

Volume 3 – Study 8 – THE RESTORATION OF ISRAEL
277:3 (1)
What political, social and financial conditions will encourage the wealthier
Jew to return to Israel?
——- Israel’s Blindness Departing ——-
277:4(1)
When should we expect the beginning of Israel’s blindness to be removed?
What constitutes the “fullness of the Gentiles”?
278:1-280:1 (6)
Who was Joseph Rabinowitch and how did he come to consider Jesus as the
Messiah?
281:1-281:1 (3)
What was his approach to New Testament teachings that was unique from
nominal Christianity?


February 12, 2021

AUDIO

“We are laborers together with God.” I Corinthians 3:9

Volume 3 – Study 8 – THE RESTORATION OF ISRAEL
——- Observations of Leading Jewish and Gentile Writers ——-
272:3-273:1(3); 273:2-274:1(3); 274:2-275:1(3)
What insight does this long quote give us as to:
– the motivation and success of those returning to Israel
– the advancement of agriculture and restoration of Jerusalem
What was the point of noting the Christian presence in Jerusalem?
275:2-3(2); 276:1+verse-276:1-2+verse(3)
What do these devotions tell us about the dedication and hope of the
faithful Jew?
277:3 (1)
What political, social and financial conditions will encourage the wealthier
Jew to return to Israel?
——- Israel’s Blindness Departing ——-
277:4
When should we expect the beginning of Israel’s blindness to be removed?
What constitutes the “fullness of the Gentiles”?


January 29, 2021

AUDIO

“The Lord is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation.” Exodus 15:2

Volume 3 – Study 8 – THE RESTORATION OF ISRAEL
——- Observations of Leading Jewish and Gentile Writers ——-
270:4-271:3(4)
For this non-Jewish quote, what does it tell us about the attributes,
persecution and destiny of Jewish people especially in foreign lands?
What prophecies apply here?
272:1-2 (2)
How does this Jewish proverb correlate with the prophecies in Nahum 2:3-5
and Isaiah 66:20?
272:3-273:1(3); 273:2-274:1(3); 274:2-275:1(3)
What insight does this long quote give us as to:
– the motivation and success of those returning to Israel
– the advancement of agriculture and restoration of Jerusalem
What was the point of noting the Christian presence in Jerusalem?
275:2-3(2); 276:1+verse-276:1-2+verse(3)
What do these devotions tell us about the dedication and hope of the
faithful Jew?


January 22, 2021

AUDIO

“By love serve one another.” Galatians 5:13

Volume 3 – Study 8 – THE RESTORATION OF ISRAEL
——- Observations of Leading Jewish and Gentile Writers ——-
267:1-2(2); 267:3-268:1(2); 268:2-269:1(5); 269:2-3(2)
For each of these four Jewish quotes, how do they highlight the forces at
work assuring the fulfillment of Israel’s restoration?
269:4-5(2); 270:1-3(3); 270:4-271:3(4)
For each of these non-Jewish quotes, what do they tell us about the
attributes, persecution and destiny of Jewish people especially in foreign
lands?
What prophecies apply here?
272:1-2 (2)
How does this Jewish proverb correlate with the prophecies in Neh 2:3-5 and
Isa 66:20?


January 15, 2021

AUDIO

“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.” Luke 6:12

Volume 3 – Study 8 – THE RESTORATION OF ISRAEL
——- Observations of Leading Jewish and Gentile Writers ——-
264:1-265:1 (3)
What does this quote tell us about the renewed hope for Jewish restoration?
How do the prophecies of the Ancient Worthies confirm the validity of these
hopes for Israel?
265:2-266:3 (5)
How does this quote confirm the early progress of restoration in Israel and
have we seen it diminished in any sense since?
267:1-2(2); 267:3-268:1(2); 268:2-269:1(5); 269:2-3(2)
For each of these four Jewish quotes, how do they highlight the forces at
work assuring the fulfillment of Israel’s restoration?
269:4-5(2); 270:1-3(3); 270:4-271:3(4)
For each of these non-Jewish quotes, what do they tell us about the
attributes, persecution and destiny of Jewish people especially in foreign
lands?
What prophecies apply here?


January 8, 2021

AUDIO

“And they called Rebekah, and said unto her, Wilt thou go with this man? And she said, I will go.” Genesis 24:58

Volume 3 – Study 8 – THE RESTORATION OF ISRAEL
259:2-261:2 (4)
Summarize the events leading up to the Berlin Conference of 1878 and its
benefits for the Jew.
——- Observations of Leading Jewish and Gentile Writers ——-
262:1-265:1 (7)
What does this quote tell us about the renewed hope for Jewish restoration?
How do the prophecies of the Ancient Worthies confirm the validity of these
hopes for Israel?
265:2-266:3 (5)
How does this quote confirm the early progress of restoration in Israel and
have we seen it diminished in any sense since?
267:1-2(2); 267:3-268:1(2); 268:2-269:1(5); 269:2-3(2)
For each of these four Jewish quotes, how do they highlight the forces at
work assuring the fulfillment of Israel’s restoration?


January 8, 2021

AUDIO

“And they called Rebekah, and said unto her, Wilt thou go with this man? And she said, I will go.” Genesis 24:58

Volume 3 – Study 8 – THE RESTORATION OF ISRAEL
259:2-261:2 (4)
Summarize the events leading up to the Berlin Conference of 1878 and its
benefits for the Jew.
——- Observations of Leading Jewish and Gentile Writers ——-
262:1-265:1 (7)
What does this quote tell us about the renewed hope for Jewish restoration?
How do the prophecies of the Ancient Worthies confirm the validity of these
hopes for Israel?
265:2-266:3 (5)
How does this quote confirm the early progress of restoration in Israel and
have we seen it diminished in any sense since?
267:1-2(2); 267:3-268:1(2); 268:2-269:1(5); 269:2-3(2)
For each of these four Jewish quotes, how do they highlight the forces at
work assuring the fulfillment of Israel’s restoration?


January 1, 2021

AUDIO

“O come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the Lord our Maker.” Psalm 95:6

Volume 3 – Study 8 – THE RESTORATION OF ISRAEL
——- To The Jew First ——-
258:1 (1)
How is even David’s name a reflection of the coming spiritual Kingdom
administration?
What are the respective roles of “old Jerusalem” and “new Jerusalem”?
How are they both referenced in scripture?
258:2-260:1 (4)
What do we learn about favor and return to Israel’s homeland since 1878 from
the prophecies of Isa 40; Jer 24, 30, 31; and Ezek 37?
260:2-261:2 (4)
Summarize the events leading up to the Berlin Congress of Nations and its
benefits for the Jew.
262:1-265:1 (7)
What does this quote tell us about the renewed hope for Jewish restoration?
How do the prophecies of the Ancient Worthies confirm the validity of these
hopes for Israel?


December 18, 2020

AUDIO

“The Lord preserveth all them that love him.” Psalm 145:20

Volume 3 – Study 8 – THE RESTORATION OF ISRAEL
——- To The Jew First ——-
256:2-3 (2)
What are some scriptural indications that Millennial favors will to go
naturally to the Jews first?
256:4 (1)
What proper understanding of “the throne (or house) of David” grants a clear
vision of the Kingdom?
257:1 (1)
What was the real authority of David’s throne and how will this also be so
in the established Kingdom?
Will David have a role of authority in Christ’s Kingdom?
258:1 (1)
How is even David’s name a reflection of the coming spiritual Kingdom
administration?
What are the respective roles of “old Jerusalem” and “new Jerusalem”?
How are they both referenced in scripture?


December 11, 2020

AUDIO

“The same works that I do, bear witness of Me, that the Father hath sent Me.” John 5:36

Volume 3 – Study 8 – THE RESTORATION OF ISRAEL
254:1 (1)
How will most Gentile Christians have been blinded at Christ’s 2nd advent,
as the Jews were at his 1st advent?
254:2-256:1 (5)
How does this quote show how the observant Jews may be better prepared to
recognize Christ?
——- To The Jew First ——-
256:2-3 (2)
What are some scriptural indications that Millennial favors will to go to
the Jews first?
256:4 (1)
What proper understanding of “the throne (or house) of David” grants a clear
vision of the Kingdom?
257:1 (1)
What was the real authority of David’s throne and how will this also be so
in the established Kingdom?
Will David have a role of authority in Christ’s Kingdom?


December 4, 2020

AUDIO

“The temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.” 1 Corinthians 3:17

Volume 3 – Study 8 – THE RESTORATION OF ISRAEL
——- Anglo-Israelites ——-
252:2 (1)
How do we know the apostles were addressing all the people of Israel and not
just certain tribes? (Examples)
253:1 (1)
What is meant that, “aside from the Jews, only a small number of mankind
will be ready for the new laws and conditions of the Millennial age”?
253:2 (1)
How will the Jew be at an advantage over others at the beginning of the
Mediatorial phase of the Kingdom?
254:1
Why were most Gentile Christians blinded at Christ’s 2nd advent, as the Jews
were at his 1st advent?


November 27, 2020

AUDIO

“Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Spirit hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.” Acts 20:28

Volume 3 – Study 8 – THE RESTORATION OF ISRAEL
——- Anglo-Israelites ——-
250:1-2 (2)
Describe the thinking behind Anglo-Israelism (also called British
Israelism).
Does the greatness of the Anglo-Saxons provide any real support for their
claim?
250:3 (1)
What factors indicated that any individual Jew was truly of the faith of
Abraham?
What historical aspects of the ten tribes actually discredit their claims?
251:1 (1)
Who were the Israelites that returned to their land after captivity in
Babylon?
252:1 (1)
How did our Lord refer to the people of Israel during his ministry?
Did he distinguish between Israel and Judah?


November 20, 2020

AUDIO

“Wait, I say, on the Lord.” Psalm 27:14

Volume 3 – Study 8 – THE RESTORATION OF ISRAEL
247:2-249:1 (3)
Do we still see this same class dichotomy in Israel today?
Any thoughts on this summary of faith for the Orthodox Jew or their ongoing
observance of Mosaic ordinances?
249:2-3
In the kingdom, what will be the role and reward for the Orthodox Jew in
contrast to the Non-orthodox Jew?
——- Anglo-Israelites ——-
250:1
Describe the thinking behind Anglo-Israelism (also called British
Israelism).
Does the greatness of the Anglo-Saxons provide any real support for their
claim?
250:3
What factors indicated that any individual Jew was truly of the faith of
Abraham?
What historical aspects of the ten tribes actually discredit their claims?


November 13, 2020

AUDIO

“Prepare to meet thy God.” Amos 4:12

Volume 3 – Study 8 – THE RESTORATION OF ISRAEL
246:1-247:1 (5)
How extensively was Israel reprimanded for their national crime of rejection
of the gospel and crucifixion of the Redeemer?
Why do these audacious crimes not prevent their national restoration?
247:2-249:1 (3)
Do we still see this same class dichotomy in Israel today?
Any thoughts on this summary of faith for the Orthodox Jew or their ongoing
observance of Mosaic ordinances?
249:2-3
In the kingdom, what will be the role and reward for the Orthodox Jew in
contrast to the Non-orthodox Jew?


November 6, 2020

AUDIO

“Kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation.” I Peter 1:5

Volume-3 Study-8 – THE RESTORATION OF ISRAEL
Chapter heading:
In anticipation, what truths, concepts or encouragements can we expect to
gain from this chapter?
Amos 9:11,14,15:
What is special about these verses that they were chosen to head this study?
243:1-244:1 (2)
Why do the Jewish people play a key role in “the origin, progress and final
destiny of the whole human race”?
244:2 (1)
What are some additional scriptural promises that Israel will be restored to
their land?
Although scattered and persecuted among other nations, what has held them
uniquely together?


October 30, 2020

AUDIO

“Therefore they that were scattered abroad went everywhere preaching the Word.” Acts 8:4

Volume-3 – Study-7 – DELIVERANCE AND EXALTATION OF THE CHURCH
241:2-242:1 (3)
How does God especially help Zion to stand during this early troubled time
in the Millennial Age?
As we see the Church class decreasing, what should be the effect for each of
us personally?
242:poem
Why do you think this poem was selected for this chapter’s ending?
In retrospect:
Are there any highlights or special take-aways from this chapter?
Volume-3 Study-8 – THE RESTORATION OF ISRAEL
Chapter heading:
In anticipation, what truths, concepts or encouragements can we expect to
gain from this chapter?


October 23, 2020

AUDIO

“But ye, beloved, building up yourselves on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit.” Jude 20

Volume-3 – Study-7 – DELIVERANCE AND EXALTATION OF THE CHURCH
239:3 (1)
How do we understand, in 1Cor 15:51, “We shall not all sleep, but we shall
all be changed”?
What is involved in being “changed”?
240:1 (1)
What is the point of truth being emphasized by this paragraph?
240:2-241:1 (2)
In Rev 14:13, why do we associate 1878 with “from henceforth”?
241:2-242:1 (3)
How does God especially help Zion to stand during this early troubled time
in the Millennial Age?
As we see the Church class decreasing, what should be the effect for each of
us personally?
242:poem
Why do you think this poem was selected for this chapter’s ending?


October 16, 2020

AUDIO

“Put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ.” Romans 13:14

Volume-3 – Study-7 – DELIVERANCE AND EXALTATION OF THE CHURCH
237:3-238:1 (2)
What is the nature and scope of our “change” that brings rest from labor but
work continues? (see also Heb 4:11)
How do we understand what is meant, in 1 Thes 4:17, that we shall “meet the
Lord in the air”?
238:2-239:2 (3)
How do we know Psalms 82:6,7 applies to the body members of Christ?
Explain “Ye are gods” and “ye shall … fall like one of the princes”.
239:3 (1)
How do we understand, in 1Cor 15:51, “We shall not all sleep, but we shall
all be changed”?
What is involved in being “changed”?
240:1 (1)
What is the point of truth being emphasized by this paragraph?
240:2-241:1 (2)
In Rev 14:13, why do we associate 1878 with “from henceforth”?


October 9, 2020

AUDIO

“Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits: who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases.” Psalm 103:2, 3

Volume-3 – Study-7 – DELIVERANCE AND EXALTATION OF THE CHURCH
Question from previous study:
What was our Lord doing from 1874 to 1878?
235:2 – 236:2 (3)
What can we be doing to “enter into the joy of our Lord” (Matt 25:21) even
before we are changed?
Can Rev. 15:9 “the temple was filled with smoke from the glory of God” have
an application at this time?
Is there a possible link between this verse and Isa 52:7?
237:1-2 (2)
Describe our current mission as agents of the Kingdom.
In Isa 52:8, what is the significance that “they shall see eye to eye”?
237:3-238:1 (2)
What is the nature and scope of our “change” that brings rest from labor but
work continues? (see also Heb 4:11)
How do we understand what is meant, in 1 Thes 4:17, that we shall “meet the
Lord in the air”?


September 25, 2020

AUDIO

“I wait for the Lord, my soul doth wait, and in his Word do I hope. My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.” Psalm 130:5,6

Volume-3 – Study-7 – DELIVERANCE AND EXALTATION OF THE CHURCH
232:1-233:1 (3)
What do we learn from 1Cor.15:50-53 and 1Thes.4:15 about the manner and
order of our glorification?
233:2-3 (2)
What do we learn about our deliverance from the parable of the young
nobleman? (Luke 19:12-15)
Why do we assign the raising of the sleeping saints to the year 1878?
234:1 (1)
Is it okay that the raising of the Apostles and most of the Church in 1878
happened without any particular manifestation?
235:1 (1)
What is the foundation for the belief that the Lord became present in
October, 1874, and that the harvest began at that time?


September 18, 2020

AUDIO

“At evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you.” John 20:19

Volume-3 – Study-7 – DELIVERANCE AND EXALTATION OF THE CHURCH
231:1-2 (2)
What are some indicators that the final members of the New Creation may
experience some form of violence?
231:3
How do we anticipate the form of the “hail” of Isa. 28:17 that will cause
the “dark night” and the closing of the door?
Or has the Truth, as it has been and is being exposed, eventually cause the
night when no man can work?
How can we prepare ourselves now to face such fierce opposition?
232:1-233:1 (3)
What do we learn from 1Cor.15:50-53 and 1Thes.4:15 about the manner and
order of our glorification?
233:2-3 (2)
What do we learn about our deliverance from the parable of the young
nobleman? (Luke 19:12-15)
Why do we assign the raising of the sleeping saints to the year 1878?


September 11, 2020

AUDIO

“[Love] believeth all things.” I Corinthians 13:7

Volume-3 – Study-7 – DELIVERANCE AND EXALTATION OF THE CHURCH
228:2 (1)
What should we be doing, while this side of the veil, in order to escape the
current troubles?
229:1-3 (3)
What are some precious assurances that God will help us during this final
time of trouble?
In what sense are we “being made co-workers” with God?
230:1-2 (2)
Why would our Heavenly Father allow the final few of His New Creation to
experience the initial trouble of the dark night?
231:1-2 (2)
What are some indicators that the final members of the New Creation may
experience some form of violence?
How can we prepare ourselves now to face such fierce opposition?


September 4, 2020

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“Love vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up.” I Corinthians 13:4

Volume-3 – Study-7 – DELIVERANCE AND EXALTATION OF THE CHURCH
227:Chapter outline
What do we anticipate gaining from the considerations in this chapter?
227:1-2 (2)
Why is our deliverance and exaltation especially important to us?
228:1 (1)
How do we understand this paragraph now 100+ years after 1914?
228:2 (1)
What should we be doing, while this side of the veil, in order to escape the
current troubles?
229:1-3 (3)
What are some precious assurances that God will help us during this final
time of trouble?
In what sense are we “being made co-workers” with God?


August 28, 2020

AUDIO

“Help us, O Lord our God; for we rest on thee.” 2 Chronicles 14:11

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
— The Eleventh Hour – Matt. 20:1-16 — (Also consider R:5473)
225:1-2
What lessons & cautions can we gain personally from this parable for our
time?
Although not considered in this section, any lessons in regard to murmuring?
226:poem
Any parts of these verses speak to your heart?
Any reflections or take-aways from the Work of the Harvest chapter?
— Study-7 – THE DELIVERANCE AND EXALTATION OF THE CHURCH —
227:Chapter outline
What do we anticipate gaining from the considerations in this chapter?
227:1-2 (2)
Why is our deliverance and exaltation especially important to us?


August 21, 2020

AUDIO

“Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen [nations], I will be exalted in the earth.” Psalm 46:10

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
— The Eleventh Hour – Matt. 20:1-16 —
(Also consider R:5473)
223:1 (1)
To introduce this parable, for this volume context, what does the day
represent and who do the laborers picture?
223:2
Here, what is being pictured by four calls throughout the day?
How does an 11th hour call with the words “no man has hired us” tie into the
context of our study?
224:1-3 (3)
Is there any significance that no reward or salary is offered at the 11th
hour?
That even these, at the close of the day, are encouraged to go into the
vineyard is illustrating what?
All those that labor in the vineyard receive the same “penny”.
Any thoughts on what that “penny” represents?
225:1-2
What lessons & cautions can we gain personally from this parable for our
time?
Although not a point in this section, any lessons in regard to murmuring?
226:poem
Any parts of these verses speak to your heart?


August 14, 2020

AUDIO

“Then the devil leaveth Him, and behold, angels came and ministered unto Him.” Matthew 4:11

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
— Israel’s 70th Week a Figure of The Close of Gospel Favor —
220:3-221:2 (3)
What pit-falls need to be avoided to achieve the goal of the wise virgins?
What resources should we be taking advantage of, at this time, to make our
calling and election sure before the door shuts?
221:3-222:1 (2)
What inspiration and motivation do you gain from these two paragraphs,
humbly realizing our current honor and privilege?
222:2 (1)
What are other evidences of spirit begettal and how should they help us
maintain our confidence?
— The Eleventh Hour – Matt. 20:1-16 —
223:1 (1)
To introduce this parable, for this volume context, what does the day
represent and who do the laborers picture?


August 7, 2020

AUDIO

“Ye are the light of the world.” Matthew 5:14

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
— Israel’s 70th Week a Figure of The Close of Gospel Favor —
219:1 (1)
Express, in your own words, the essence of this paragraph.
219:2-220:1 (2)
What is the “door” and what is the situation since 1881 that it remains
open?
220:2
How can we benefit best from the precious promises during this final testing
phase at the close of the Gospel Age?
220:3-221:2 (3)
What pit-falls need to be avoided to achieve the goal of the wise virgins?
What resources should we be taking advantage of, at this time, to make our
calling and election sure before the door shuts?


July 31, 2020

AUDIO

“Thy saints shall bless Thee. They shall speak of the glory of Thy kingdom, and talk of Thy power; to make known to the sons of men His mighty acts, and the glorious majesty of His kingdom.” Psalm 145:10-12

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
— Israel’s 70th Week a Figure of The Close of Gospel Favor —
217:3 (1)
If this “call” or invitation … ceased, totally and forever, in October
1881,
how can we now be making our calling and election sure?
218:1-2 (2)
When the Jewish favor ended in AD 36 how was it followed by a more general
call but of lower favor?
In what sense was there a general call to the world following the end of the
Gospel call in 1881?
219:1 (1)
Express, in your own words, the essence of this paragraph.
219:2-220:1 (2)
What is the “door” and what is the situation since 1881 that it remains
open?


July 24, 2020

AUDIO

“With great power gave the apostles witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus: and great grace was upon them all.” Acts 4:33

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
— Israel’s 70th Week a Figure of The Close of Gospel Favor —
216:3-217:1 (2)
What occurred at the beginning of Israel’s 70th week and how was that
paralleled in the end of the Gospel Age?
What occurred at the mid-point of Israel’s 70th week and how was that
paralleled in the end of the Gospel Age?
217:2 (1)
Why was the second half of that week unique and what was its equivalent
parallel?
217:3 (1)
If this “call” or invitation … ceased, totally and forever, in October
1881, how can we now make our calling and election sure?
218:1-2 (2)
When the Jewish favor ended in AD 36 how was it followed by a more general
call but of lower favor?
In what sense was there a general call to the world following the end of the
Gospel call in 1881?


July 17, 2020

AUDIO

“Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse,…and prove me now herewith, saith the Lord of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing.” Malachi 3:10

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
— The End of the High Calling is Not The Closing of the Door —
214:2 (1)
What are the parallels between the drag-net parable and the parable of the
wheat and tares?
215:1 (1)
How do they know when to pull in the net?
How would we describe and distinguish between the former work of “general
fishing” and the present work of “selecting and gathering”?
215:2-216:2 (3)
What should be the primary focus of our consecrated efforts at this reaping
time in which we are living?
— Israel’s Seventieth Week a Figure of The Close of Gospel Favor —
216:3-217:1 (2)
What occurred at the beginning of Israel’s 70th week and how was that
paralleled in the end of the Gospel Age?
What occurred at the mid-point of Israel’s 70th week and how was that
paralleled in the end of the Gospel Age?
217:2 (1)
Why was the second half of that week unique and what was its equivalent
parallel?


July 10, 2020

AUDIO

“I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, Lord, only makest me dwell in safety.” Psalm 4:8

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
— The End of the High Calling is Not The Closing of the Door —
213:3-214:1 (2)
Explain how the parable of the drag-net illustrates this radical change in
the character of the work in the closing of the Gospel Age.
Are there any parallels or contrasts here with the parable of the wedding
garment?
– the good and bad invited (R2301 col.2 para.2)
– bad being cast out (outer darkness vs furnace of fire)
214:2 (1)
What are the parallels between the drag-net parable and the parable of the
wheat and tares?
215:1 (1)
How do they know when to pull in the net?
How would we describe and distinguish between the former work of “general
fishing” and the present work of “selecting and gathering”?
215:2-216:2 (3)
What should be the primary focus of our consecrated efforts at this reaping
time in which we are living?


July 3, 2020

AUDIO

“The Lord shall judge his people.” Hebrews 10:30

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
— The End of the High Calling is Not The Closing of the Door —
213:1 (1)
Now, in your own words, explain why ending the “call” is not closing the
“door”?
213:2 (1)
Why is the transition from a “calling time” to a “harvest time” such radical
change?
213:3-214:1 (2)
Explain how the parable of the drag-net illustrates this radical change in
the character of the work in the closing of the Gospel Age.
Are there any parallels or contrasts here with the parable of the wedding
garment?
– the good and bad invited
– bad being cast out (outer darkness vs furnace of fire)
214:2 (1)
What are the parallels between the drag-net parable and the parable of the
wheat and tares?


June 19, 2020

AUDIO

“Take unto you the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day.” Ephesians 6:13

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
— The End of the High Calling is Not The Closing of the Door —
211:3-4 (2)
What is “ushering in of the glorious Millennial Day” referring to?
In this particular context, what is the “barn condition” referring to?
(“sealed,” and “gathered” into a condition of separateness from the worldly)
212:1 (1)
Why would those who have proved faithful still have need of patience? (Heb
10:36)
212:2 (1)
In your own words, how would you define or describe what the “general call”
is?
Is the “general call” and the “high calling” the same?
Why do we assign 1881 as the year the “general call” ended?
213:1 (1)
Now, in your own words, explain why ending the “call” is not closing the
“door”?


June 12, 2020

AUDIO

“At the name of Jesus every knee should bow.” Philippians 2:10

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
— The End of the High Calling is Not The Closing of the Door —
210:2 (1)
What is it that causes some to fall short of being accepted as part of the
Bride?
211:1-2 (2)
How could the message of Truth be accused of causing anarchy and confusion?
How can we enhance our own and others intellectual sealing?
211:3-4 (2)
What is “ushering in of the glorious Millennial Day” referring to?
In this particular context, what is the “barn condition” referring to?
(“sealed,” and “gathered” into a condition of separateness from the worldly)
212:1 (1)
Why would those who have proved faithful still have need of patience? (Heb
10:36)


June 5, 2020

AUDIO

“My people shall dwell in a peaceable habitation, and in sure dwellings, and in quiet resting places.” Isaiah 32:18

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
— The End of the High Calling is Not The Closing of the Door —
207:2-208:1 (2)
How will we know that the door has shut?
208:2-209:2 (3)
In what sense is the present time an “opportunity of cooperating with our
Lord”?
What is required to be counted worthy to be the bride, the Lamb’s wife?
And when does this requirement need to be demonstrated?
210:1 (1)
How do we show the extent of our devotion and love for our Lord and Head?
(James 1:12)
210:2 (1)
What is it that causes some to fall short of being accepted as part of the
Bride?
211:1-2 (2)
How could the message of Truth be accused of causing anarchy and confusion?
How can we enhance our own and others intellectual sealing?


May 29, 2020

AUDIO

“Where sin abounded, grace did much more abound.” Romans 5:20

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
— The Testing and Sifting of the Sanctuary Class —
— The End of the High Calling is Not The Closing of the Door —
205:1-206:1 (2)
Describe what the door in the parable of the virgins represents.
What is meant by the phrase, “the feast represents in full the Gospel
advantages and privileges”?
206:2-207:1 (2)
Is the door in the virgin parable the same as the strait gate in Luke 13:25
(& Matt 7:14)?
Why is a called a narrow way – what is its glorious termination?
207:2-208:1 (2)
How will we know that the door has shut?
In what sense is the present time an “opportunity of cooperating with our
Lord”?
208:2-209:2 (3)
What is required to be counted worthy to be the bride, the Lamb’s wife?
And when does this requirement need to be demonstrated?


May 22, 2020

AUDIO

“Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us.” Hebrews 12:1

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
— The Testing and Sifting of the Sanctuary Class —
— And the Door was Shut —
203:2-204:1 (2)
What distinguishes those who are bound and cast out as deserving of such
harsh punishment?
204:2 (1)
In regard to the parable of the wise and foolish virgins and the parable of
the wedding garment:
How can we, without mixing the two pictures, compare them time wise,
especially in regard to the inspection in one and the door closing in the
other?
Where are we, now, in relation to these two parables?
What do these two verses quoted here tell us about our relation to Jesus?
— The End of the High Calling is Not The Closing of the Door —
205:1-206:1 (2)
Describe what the door in the parable of the virgins represents.
What is meant by the phrase, “the feast represents in full the Gospel
advantages and privileges”?


May 15, 2020

AUDIO

“I the Lord thy God am a jealous God.” Deuteronomy 5:9

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
— The Testing and Sifting of the Sanctuary Class —
— And the Door was Shut —
201:2-202:1 (2)
How was this lack of a wedding garment actually manifested in the early part
of the harvest?
202:2 (1)
What are the implications of the inquiry to and response from the one
without a garment?
203:1 (1)
How is the Binding implemented?
What is the positive effect upon loyal consecrated observers?
203:2-204:1 (2)
What distinguishes those who are bound and cast out as deserving of such
harsh punishment?


May 8, 2020

AUDIO

“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” John 15:13

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
— The Testing and Sifting of the Sanctuary Class —
— And the Door was Shut —
200:2 (1)
What are the implications pictured by one taking off the garment the King
had given to him?
201:1 (1)
What is being pictured by being bound hand and foot then being cast into
outer darkness?
Is this the same as that spoken of in 2 Pet 2:1?
201:2-202:1 (2)
How was this lack of a wedding garment actually manifested in the early part
of the harvest?
202:2 (1)
What are the implications of the inquiry to and response from the one
without a garment?


May 1, 2020

AUDIO

“I determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.” I Corinthians 2:2

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
— The Testing and Sifting of the Sanctuary Class —
— And the Door was Shut —
198:3 (1)
What is represented by the Guest Chamber (anti-chamber)?
What does the “wedding garment”, given to the guests to put on, represent?
199:1-200:1 (3)
What important “test” is well illustrated by this parable?
200:2 (1)
What are the implications pictured by one taking off the garment the King
had given to him?
201:1 (1)
What is being pictured by being bound hand and foot then being cast into
outer darkness?
Is this the same as that spoken of in 2 Pet 2:1?


April 24, 2020

AUDIO

“These are they which are sown on good ground; such as hear the Word, and receive it, and bring forth fruit.” Mark 4:20

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
— The Testing and Sifting of the Sanctuary Class —
— And the Door was Shut —
196:1-197:1 (2)
How are we already entering into the joys of our Lord and are feasting and
when did this feasting start?
— The Wedding Garment Test —
197:2 (1)
How do we gain the intended lessons when Christ’s body members are
represented as the bride in one illustration and then as the wedding guests
in another?
198:1-2 (2)
In Matt 22:10 what is the implication that “both bad and good” were gathered
and furnished with a wedding garment?
198:3 (1)
What is represented by the Guest Chamber (anti-chamber)?
What does the “wedding garment”, given to the guests to put on, represent?
199:1-200:1 (3)
What important “test” is well illustrated by this parable?


April 17, 2020

AUDIO

“Consider Him who endured such contradiction of sinners against Himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds.” Hebrews 12:3

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
— The Testing and Sifting of the Sanctuary Class —
— And the Door was Shut —
195:1 (1)
What is the purpose of being “sealed in their forehead”?
What is the implication of the Master telling the late comers, “I know you
not”?
195:2 (1)
Even though the foolish virgins will be in a condition of weeping and
gnashing of teeth, in what sense will they still be in the arms of God’s
love and mercy?
196:1-197:1 (2)
How are we already entering into the joys of our Lord and are feasting and
when did this feasting start?
— The Wedding Garment Test —
197:2 (1)
How do we gain the intended lessons when Christ’s body members are
represented as the bride in one illustration and then as the wedding guests
in another?


April 10, 2020

AUDIO

“Not as pleasing men, but God, which trieth our hearts.” I Thessalonians 2:4

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
— The Testing and Sifting of the Sanctuary Class —
192:3-194:1 (3) (already read)
What does it mean to have your lamp trimmed and what is it about the wise
virgins that allow them to enter?
194:2-3 (2)
What is it about the foolish virgins that miss the chance to enter?
When do the foolish virgins realize their foolishness?
— And the Door was Shut —
195:1 (1)
What is the purpose of being “sealed in their forehead”?
What is the implication of the Master telling the late comers, “I know you
not”?
195:2 (1)
Even though the foolish virgins will be in a condition of weeping and
gnashing of teeth, in what sense will they still be in the arms of God’s
love and mercy?


April 3, 2020

AUDIO

“The blessing of the Lord, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow with it.” Proverbs 10:22

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
— The Testing and Sifting of the Sanctuary Class —
192:2-3 (2)
How is the announcement of the Bridegroom’s presence a testing and sifting
for the consecrated sanctuary class?
192:3-194:1 (3)
What insights do we gain from Psa 45:10-17 about the Bride class on this
side and on the other side of the veil?
In the short verse (end of verse 2 Hymn 78), who is speaking and what are
they requesting?
What does it mean to have your lamp trimmed?
What is it about the wise virgins that allow them to enter?
194:2-3 (2)
What is it about the foolish virgin that miss the chance to enter?
When do the foolish virgins realize their foolishness?
— And the Door was Shut —
195:1 (1)
What is the purpose of being “sealed in the forehead”?
What is the implication of the Master telling the late comers, “I know you
not”?


March 20, 2020

AUDIO

“Come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, …and I will receive you, and will be a father unto you and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.” II Corinthians 6:17,18

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
— The Testing and Sifting of the Sanctuary Class —
190:1-2 (2) (already read)
What characteristics distinguish the wise virgins as wise and able to enter
in with their Lord?
Why did the foolish virgins fail this test being sifted from this
opportunity?
190:3 (1)
How was the “knock of prophecy” first heard and is how does it continue?
191:1-2 (2)
How to the old customs of a Jewish marriage illustrate of how the Church,
the Bride class, come to be joined with her Bridegroom and head, our Lord
Jesus?
192:1 (1)
How do we maintain this attitude of being ready, waiting and anxious for the
Bridegroom?
192:2-3 (2)
How is the announcement of the Bridegroom’s presence a testing and sifting
for the consecrated sanctuary class?


March 13, 2020

AUDIO

“Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices. II Corinthians 2:11

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
— The Testing and Sifting of the Sanctuary Class —
188:3 (1)
What are some early examples of testing and sifting shortly after the Jewish
house was rejected?
189:1 (1)
What is the purpose of this testing and sifting that follows after leaving
Babylon?
189:2-3 (2)
How did our Lord’s cleansing the temple, using a scourge of small cords,
illustrate this testing and sifting?
190:1-2 (2)
What characteristics distinguish the wise virgins as wise and able to enter
in with their Lord?
Why did the foolish virgins fail this test being sifted from this
opportunity?


March 6, 2020

AUDIO

“Ye are the salt of the earth:… Ye are the light of the world.” Matthew 5:13,14

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
186:1-2 (2) (Already read)
Why has membership in a Christian Organization become a source of security?
How do the words of or Lord counteract this false dependency upon an
intermediate agency for salvation?
187:1-2 (2)
Who is Isa. 52:11 ultimately addressed to and what commission does it give
them?
What is the lesson here illustrated by two very different trees?
— The Testing and Sifting of the Sanctuary Class —
188:1-2 (2 + verses)
Once free from the bondage of Babylon, why is watchful diligence still
necessary?
What do the two verses here tell us?
188:3 (1)
What are some early examples of testing and sifting shortly after the Jewish
house was rejected?


February 28, 2020

AUDIO

“Ye are the salt of the earth:… Ye are the light of the world.” Matthew 5:13,14

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
184:1-2 (2)
Contrast the true liberty of Truth with the sectarian bondage of Babylon.
185:1-2 (2)
What is the role of the Harvest Message and the Holy Spirit in securing
release from sectarian shackles?
186:1-2 (2)
Why has membership in a Christian Organization become a source of security?
How do the words of or Lord counteract this false dependency upon an
intermediate agency for salvation?
187:1-2 (2)
Who is Isaiah 52:11 ultimately addressed to and what commission does it
give them?
What is the lesson here illustrated by two very different trees?


February 21, 2020

AUDIO

“Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.” Psalm 34:13

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
183:1-3 (3)
How does Present Truth operate to separate wheat from tares?
What is the role of those begotten of the Holy Spirit in this process of
separation?
184:1-2 (2)
Contrast the true liberty of Truth with the sectarian bondage of Babylon.
185:1-2 (2)
What is the role of the Harvest Message and the Holy Spirit in securing
release from sectarian shackles?
186:1-2 (2)
Why has membership in a Christian Organization become a source of security?
How do the words of or Lord counteract this false dependency upon an
intermediate agency for salvation?


February 14, 2020

AUDIO

“For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory.” II Corinthians 4:17

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
180:2 (1)
How did God use Caiaphas to deliver a great lesson and what was that lesson
and prophecy?
What does Rev 18:23 tell us about the rejected condition of Babylon?
Though the “host” has been rejected, what is the condition and role of the
“sanctuary” class?
181:1-2 (2)
How is Babylon guilty of “holding and teaching error at the sacrifice of
truth”?
What are some of the ways the sects of Babylon hinder the spiritual growth
of the individual?
182:1 (1)
How should liberty have been used by those in Babylon to realize their
bondage and expedite their separation?
What insights are implied to discern and exercise this liberty?
183:1-3 (3)
How does Present Truth operate to separate wheat from tares?
What is the role of those begotten of the Holy Spirit in this process of
separation?


February 7, 2020

AUDIO

“I am the living Bread which came down from heaven.” John 6:51

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
178:2 (1)
Why would those converted to the nominal concepts of Christianity be
“two-fold more fit for destruction”?
Why would such a conversion as envisioned by “Christendom” fall far short of
peace and good will of Christ’s Kingdom? (Luke 2:10,14; Col. 1:20)
179:1 (1)
What prevalent national and religious attitudes would hinder acceptance of
the righteous Kingdom?
179:2-180:1 (2)
How does the testing and pruning of the olive tree branches (Rom.11) relate
to the rejection of both the nominal houses?
180:2 (1)
How did God use Caiaphas to deliver a great lesson and what was that lesson
and prophecy?
What does Rev 18:23 tell us about the rejected condition of Babylon?
Though the “host” has been rejected, what is the condition and role of the
“sanctuary” class?


January 31, 2020

AUDIO

“When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee.” Isaiah 43:2

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
175:3 (1)
What do the “Opium Wars” say about the collective Christian conscience of
the “Christian” nations involved?
176:1 (1)
How has “Christendom” taught other nations forms of idolatry?
176:2-178:1 (4)
Why have expectations of missionary efforts fallen so far short in bringing
heathen peoples into the fold of Christianity?
178:2 (1)
Why would those converted to the nominal concepts of Christianity be
“two-fold more fit for destruction”?
Why would such a conversion as envisioned by “Christendom” fall far short of
peace and good will of Christ’s Kingdom? (Luke 2:10,14; Col. 1:20)


January 24, 2020

AUDIO

“David went on and grew great, and the Lord God of hosts was with him.” II Samuel 5:10

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
Do the Jewish leaders still think their church-nation will fill the role of
the Messiah?
172:1-3
What is the delusion that blinds Nominal Christian leadership to recognition
of the Lord’s return?
What do they claim as evidence supporting this deceptive claim?
173:1-174:2
What is the purpose of including these quotations at this point?
174:3-175:2 (3)
Where a country is predominately Christian, what are the connections and
disconnections between the populous of “believers” and the national
government and the effects of commerce?
175:3 (1)
What do the “Opium Wars” say about the collective Christian conscience of
the “Christian” nations involved?


January 17, 2020

AUDIO

“Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for him.” Psalm 37:7

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
169:3-170:1 (2)
In regard to the Jewish house, what are the implications of the 70th week in
Daniel’s prophecy for 490 years?
171:1 (1)
In regard to the Nominal Christian house, how do the 7-years (AD 1874-1881)
correspond to the parallel Jewish period (AD 29-36)?
Do the Jewish leaders still think their church-nation will fill the role of
the Messiah?
172:1-3 (3)
What is the delusion Nominal Christian leadership that blinds them to
recognition of the Lord’s return?
What do they claim as evidence supporting this deceptive claim?
173:1-174:2 (4)
What is the purpose of including these quotations at this point?


January 10, 2020

AUDIO

“I will go in the strength of the Lord God: I will make mention of thy righteousness, even of thine only.” Psalm 71:16

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
167:3-168:2 (3)
How and why did Jesus, during his first advent, balance his interactions
between the people and their leaders?
169:1-2 (2)
Why did this particular interaction with the Jewish leaders have a special
bearing on the Gospel Church?
169:3-170:1 (2)
In regard to the Jewish house, what are the implications of the 70th week in
Daniel’s prophecy for 490 years?
171:1 (1)
In regard to the Nominal Christian house, how do the 7-years (AD 1874-1881)
correspond to the parallel Jewish period (AD 29-36)?
Do the Jewish leaders still think their church-nation will fill the role of
the Messiah?


January 3, 2020

AUDIO

“Whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst.” John 4:14

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
166:2-167:1 (2)
What is the purpose of this sealing in the forehead? (dispensationally and
personally)
What is the source or channel of this sealing?
What are the implications of being beckoned to “come” out rather than “go”
out?
167:2
Describe the current condition of rejected nominal churchianity.
167:3-168:2 (3)
How and why did Jesus, during his first advent, balance his interactions
between the people and their leaders?
169:1-2 (2)
Why did this particular interaction with the Jewish leaders have a special
bearing on the Gospel Church?


December 27, 2019

AUDIO

“Let all your deeds be done in love.” I Corinthians 16:14

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
165:2-166:1 (2)
How does Rev 7:3 delineate the interval from the call to come out until the
plagues come upon Babylon?
What does sealing the servants of God in their forehead imply in regard to
heeding the command to come out?
166:2-167:1 (2)
What is the purpose of this sealing in the forehead? (dispensationally and
personally)
What is the source or channel of this sealing?
What are the implications of being beckoned to “come” out rather than “go”
out?
167:2
Describe the current condition of rejected nominal churchianity.
167:2-168:2 (3)
How and why did Jesus, during his first advent, balance his interactions
between the people and their leaders?


December 20, 2019

AUDIO

“Beware of the concision; for we are the circumcision, which worship God in the Spirit and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh. Philippians 3:2,3

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
162:1-163:chart (3+chart)
How does this chart validate Rev 18:2 that Babylon had “become the
habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of
every unclean and hateful bird.”?
Is this still the case?
164:1 (1)
What brought Babylon to this corrupt condition and what does it mean that
Babylon made all the earth drunken? (Jer 51:7)
How did this affect the Little Flock?
164:2-165:1 (2)
At the dawn of the Millennial morning, what influence encouraged and
enabled the the wheat to separate from the false and corrupt systems?
In what sense were the plagues foreshadowed in the trouble upon the
rejected Jewish house?
165:2-166:1 (1)
How does Rev 7:3 delineate the interval from the call to come out until the
plagues come upon Babylon?
What does sealing the servants of God in their forehead imply in regard to
heeding the command to come out?


December 13, 2019

AUDIO

“Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.” Ephesians 5:16

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
158:2-159:2 (3)
Why is the plan of the rejecting the system of Babylon and calling out the
wheat better than attempting to reform those systems?
159:3-160:3 (4)
How do patched garments and old wine-skins illustrate the futility of
attempting to reform Babylon?
161:1-2 (2)
How do new garments and and new wine-skins show the wisdom of calling the
wheat to come out of Babylon?
161:3 (1)
How was this call to come out of her a worthy test of individual loyalty?
162:1-163:chart (3+chart)
How does this chart validate Rev 18:2 that Babylon had “become the
habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of
every unclean and hateful bird.”?
Is this still the case?


December 6, 2019

AUDIO

“Whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ. Colossians 3:23, 24

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
155:1-156:1 (2)
What is the intent of the message to the wheat class, within the Nominal
Christian systems, that “Babylon has fallen” coupled with “Come out of
her my people”?
How do other scriptures declare that Babylon failed to be healed by the
reformation and was thus fully rejected as an instrument used by the
Lord? And what instructions were offered to those within her?
156:2-158:1 (3)
Discuss how Jeremiah 8:7-15 describes this time frame of the rejection
of nominal Christianity and why many fail to see her fallen condition
and the unwisdom of their reactions.
158:2-159:2 (3)
Why is the plan of the rejecting the system of Babylon and calling out
the wheat better than attempting to reform those systems?
159:3-160:3 (4)
How do patched garments and new wine in old wine-skins illustrate the
wisdom of God’s plan of calling the wheat out of rejected Babylon?


November 22, 2019

AUDIO

“Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.” Ephesians 5:20

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
153:3 (1)
Trace how the meaning and application of the name Babylon has changed
over time.
154:1-2 (2)
Why was the sanctuary Class (wheat) allowed to become so polluted with
error and tares?
What were some of the evidences of the casting off the Babylonish systems
from all favor in the 1878 time frame?
155:1156:1 (2)
What is the intent of the message to the wheat class, within the Nominal
Christian systems, that “Babylon has fallen” coupled with “Come out of her
my people”?
How do other scriptures declare that Babylon failed to be healed by the
reformation and was thus fully rejected as an instrument used by the Lord?
And what instructions were offered to those within her?
156:2-158:1 (3)
Discuss how Jeremiah 8:7-15 describes this time frame of the rejection of
nominal Christianity and why many fail to see her fallen condition and the
unwisdom of their reactions.


November 15, 2019

AUDIO

“Make straight paths for your feet, lest that which is lame be turned out of the way.” Hebrews 12:13

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
151:2-152:1 (2)
How did the transition of teaching authority from the nominal mass to the
true wheat class correspond in both advents?
152:2-153:1 (2)
What were the corresponding parallels between the rejection of the nominal
Jewish and Christian houses?
Wouldn’t the end of AD 69 be the parallel to the end of AD 1914?
153:2 (1)
How was Judaism a church-state union?
In what phase of the Millennial Kingdom will there be a church-state union?
How will that be assembled and operate?
153:1 (1)
Trace how the meaning and application of the name Babylon has changed
over time.
154:1-2 (2)
Why was the sanctuary Class (wheat) allowed the become so polluted with
error and tares?
What were some of the evidences of the casting off from all favor of the
Babylonish systems in the 1878 time frame?


November 8, 2019

AUDIO

“Ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called.” I Corinthians 1:26

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
150:1 (1)
What is the principle focus of the key time parallels between the Jewish
and Gospel Harvests?
Why is this important to keep in mind?
What is the “real wheat principle”?
What key events marked AD 29 & AD 33 and how do these dates correspond in
the Second Advent?
150:2-151:1 (2)
How did the actions of our Lord during his first advent foreshadow what he
would accomplish at his second advent?
151:2-152:1 (2)
How did the transition of teaching authority from the nominal mass to the
true wheat class correspond in both advents?
152:2-153:1 (2)
What were the corresponding parallels between the rejection of the nominal
Jewish and Christian houses?
Wouldn’t the end of AD 69 be the parallel to the end of AD 1914?
153:2 (1)
In what phase of the Millennial Kingdom will there be a church-state union?
How will that be assembled and operate?


November 1, 2019

AUDIO

“For the mountains shall depart, and the hills be removed; but My kindness shall not depart from thee, neither shall the covenant of My peace be removed, saith the Lord that hath mercy on thee.” Isaiah 54:10

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
147:1-3 (3)
What aspects of Truth have been hid or misrepresented so the tares
unknowingly believe they are the Church class?
147:3-149:1 (3)
How does the destruction of the tares, at the end of the Gospel Age,
correspond to the destruction of the Chaff, at the end of the Jewish Age?
What ignites this destructive fire?
What does Matt 13:43 tell us about the timing of this destructive burning?
149:2-3 (2)
How did the Lord through His word “render us double sure” in regard to the
Gospel Harvest?
150 (1)
What is the principle focus of the key time parallels between the Jewish
and Gospel Harvests?
Why is this important to keep in mind?
What key events marked AD 29 & AD 33 and how do these correspond in the
Second Advent?


October 25, 2019

AUDIO

“If thou, Lord, shouldest mark iniquities [imputing them to us], O Lord, who shall stand? But there is forgiveness with thee, that thou mayest be feared [reverenced].” Psalm 130:3, 4

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
145:2-146:1 (2)
What is the nature of the “momentous event” associated with the burning of
the tares?
What time is referred to in Matt 13:40 when the burning is associated with
“end of the age”?
What is the objective of burning the tares?
146:2-3 (2)
What do the good and bad seeds represent?
Why are the tares so much more abundant than the wheat?
Why is the appearance of this situation quite deceiving?
147:1-3 (3)
What aspects of Truth have been hid or misrepresented so the tares
unknowingly believe they are the Church class?
147:3-149:1 (2)
How does the destruction of the tares, at the end of the Gospel Age,
correspond to the destruction of the Chaff, at the end of the Jewish Age?
What ignites this destructive fire?
What does Matt 13:43 tell us about the timing of this destructive burning?


October 18, 2019

AUDIO

“God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in Spirit and in truth.” John 4:24

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
144:2 (1)
Why are inspired and independent teachers, who are willing to go beyond the
lesson script, such a threat to sectarian churches?
What is the best course for such inspired instructors?
145:1 (1)
Why is Christian liberty important and how does a sectarian environment
deter the development of the consecrated?
145:2-146:1 (2)
What is the nature of the “momentous event” associated with the burning of
the tares?
What time is referred to in Matt 13:40 when the burning is associated with
“end of the age”?
What is the objective of burning the tares?
146:2-3 (2)
What do the good and bad seeds represent?
Why are the tares so much more abundant than the wheat?
Why is the appearance of this situation quite deceiving?


October 11, 2019

AUDIO

“Because thou hast made the Lord, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation; there shall no evil befall thee.” Psalm 91:9,10

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
142:1 (1)
Why do these “union methods” fall far short of forming a true union?
143:1 (1)
Why does this International Lesson system hinder true spiritual
understanding and growth?
144:1 (1)
How does this system of lessons have a detrimental effect for parents and
their children?
144:2 (1)
Why are inspired and independent teachers, who are willing to go beyond the
lesson script, such a threat to sectarian churches?
What is the best course for such inspired instructors?
145:1 (1)
Why is Christian liberty important and how does a sectarian environment
deter the development of the consecrated?


October 4, 2019

AUDIO

“Work…while it is still day: the night cometh, when no man can work.” John 9:4

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
140:2 (1)
What was occurring in the “field” prior to the harvest during the
reformation and the cleansing of the sanctuary?
How did this affect both the wheat and the tares?
140:3 (1)
What was the influence of Present Truth upon the wheat and upon the tares
respectively as the result of the harvest?
What are “the disintegrating tendencies of Present Truth”?
141:1 (1)
What does it mean that “the test of worthiness for the Kingdom honors will
be an individual one”?
How do the tares attempt to avoid this individual scrutiny?
141:2 (1)
What were the International Sunday School Lessons and how did they draw the
cords even more tightly?
What were the International S.S. Lessons we find in the early Reprints?
(See R1351; 1357; 1363; 2126; also R502 is interesting)


September 27, 2019

AUDIO

“I will come again and receive you unto Myself; that where I am, there ye may be also. John 14:3

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
139:2 (1)
Were the tares gathered or were the wheat called to come out? What actually
transpired in actuality?
What is meant in Matt 13:38 “The field is the world”?
What does the field picture?
In what sense does the field belong to the wheat?
140:1 (1)
Why are “Labor Unions, Capitalistic Trusts and protective associations of
every sort” referred to in this paragraph?
140:2 (1)
What was occurring in the “field” prior to the harvest during the
reformation and the cleansing of the sanctuary?
How did this affect both the wheat and the tares?
140:3 (1)
What was the influence of Present Truth upon the wheat and upon the tares
respectively as the result of the harvest?
What are “the disintegrating tendencies of Present Truth”?
141:1 (1)
What does it mean that “the test of worthiness for the Kingdom honors will
be an individual one”?
How do the tares attempt to avoid this individual scrutiny?


September 20, 2019

AUDIO

“For the Bread of God is He which cometh down from heaven, and giveth life unto the world.” John 6:33

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE WORK OF HARVEST
136:2 (already read)
What is the initial work of the Gospel age harvest?
Where were the wheat & tares just prior to our Lord’s return?
Who were the wheat versus the tares and why was it hard to distinguish them?
137:1
In practical terms, what did the instructions “let both grow together”
imply prior to the harvest?
Why & How would an early attempt at separating the wheat & tares unsettle
the wheat?
How were the instructions “let both grow together” violated by the
ecclesiastical systems?
How did this violation multiply the tares and choke the wheat?
139:1
When time time of harvest arrived, who were the reapers, how did they know
it was time and what tools did they use?
139:2
Were the tares gathered or were the wheat called to come out? What actually
transpired in actuality?
What is meant in Matt 13:38 “The field is the world”?
What does the field picture?
In what sense does the field belong to the wheat?


September 13, 2019

AUDIO

“If these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall be neither barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. For so an entrance shall be ministered unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.” II Peter 1:8,11

Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE TIME OF THE HARVEST
135:1-2 (2)
In regard to the work which began at our Lord’s return in 1874, what types
of activities are being pictured by “harvest” and “reaping”?
(Consider some of the activities listed in the paragraph: testing,
reckoning, settlement and rewarding.)
In the Jewish harvest what was the intention of the message “The Kingdom of
heaven is at hand”?
What is the implication of this message for the harvest at our end of the
Gospel Age?
136:1
Considering the Jewish Age harvest what do we learn about work of the
Gospel Age harvest?
Is there, in any sense, a sowing work involved?
136:2
What is the initial work of the Gospel age harvest?
Where were the wheat & tears just prior to our Lord’s return?
Who were the wheat versus the tears and why was it hard to distinguish them?
What is meant in Matt 13:38 “The field is the world”?
(Peek ahead – C139:2)


September 6, 2019

AUDIO

“[Love] seeketh not her own.” I Corinthians 13:5

Volume 3 – Study-5 – THE TIME OF THE HARVEST
134:1 (1)
How do we enter into the joys of our Lord?
134:poem
How does this present a meaningful summary for this chapter?
In retrospect:
What did you gain from this consideration of “The Time of the Harvest”?
Volume-3 – Study-6 – THE TIME OF THE HARVEST
In anticipation:
What do we hope to learn from “The Work of the Harvest”?
135:1-2 (2)
In regard to the work which began at our Lord’s return in 1874, what types
of activities are being pictured by “harvest” and “reaping”?
(Consider some of the activities listed in the paragraph: testing,
reckoning, settlement and rewarding.)
In the Jewish harvest what was the intention of the message “The Kingdom of
heaven is at hand”?
What is the implication of this message for the harvest at our end of the
Gospel Age?


August 30, 2019

AUDIO

“Trust in the Lord, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.” Psalm 37:3

Volume 3 – STUDY V – THE TIME OF THE HARVEST
133:1-2 (2)
What lessons and strength can we gain from considering those who faithfully
waited prior to our Lord’s return?
2 Pet 1:19 – The Day has dawned. Do we still need to take heed to the sure
word of prophecy?
What should be the effect of the day star arising in our hearts?
133:3 (1)
Who were the Lords servants and how were they tested upon his return?
134:1 (1)
How do we enter into the joys of our Lord?
134:poem
How does this present a meaningful summary for this chapter?


August 23, 2019

AUDIO

“If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.” Galatians 5:25

Volume 3 – STUDY V – THE TIME OF THE HARVEST
130:1 (1) + diagrams
Please highlight how these diagrams help you realize the value & focus of
these various time prophecies.
130:2 (1)
Realizing at his end of the age, all that has come to pass, how should our
faith and our hearts be affected? (2Pet 3:11)
133:1-2 (2)
What lessons and strength can we gain from considering those who faithfully
waited prior to our Lord’s return?
2 Pet 1:19 – The Day has dawned. Do we still need to take heed to the sure
word of prophecy?
What should be the effect of the day star arising in our hearts?
133:3 (1)
Who were the Lords servants and how were they tested upon his return?
134:1 (1)
How do we enter into the joys of our Lord?
134:poem
How does this short verse present a meaningful summary for this chapter?


August 9, 2019

AUDIO

“Remember Lot’s wife.” Luke 17:32

Volume 3 – STUDY 5 – THE TIME OF THE HARVEST
128:2 (1)
What needed to be accomplished that necessitated the presence of our Lord
40 years prior to the ending of the Gentiles Times?
What still remains to be accomplished before the Mediatorial phase of the
Kingdom can begin?
Why did the living members of his Church need to be tested at the time of
his return?
129:1 (1)
What were the peculiar signs, that precedes his coming and how do they
confirm 1874 as the time of his presence?
How was the type of the promised Elias fulfilled as one of these signs?
(Luke 1:17)
129:2(1)
How does Dan 12:1 add further support for the timing of our Lord’s return?
130:1 (1) + diagrams
Please highlight how these diagrams help you realize the value & focus of
these various time prophecies.
130:2 (1)
Realizing at his end of the age, all that has come to pass, how should our
faith and our hearts be affected? (2 Pet 3:11)


August 2, 2019

AUDIO

“Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God. Psalm 42:11

Volume 3 – STUDY V – THE TIME OF THE HARVEST
127:1-128:1 (3)
The 6000 years Bible Chronology in Vol.-2 Study-2 brings us up to AD 1873.
How do we harmonize that the above chronology brings us to Oct. 1874?
Why is this a probable conclusion?
In the Vol.-2 1916 foreword page ii, Pastor Russell states “… the
thousand years of Christ’s Reign, began in 1873.”
Why 1873 and not 1874 or 1875?
128:2 (1)
What needed to be accomplished that necessitated the presence of our Lord
40 years prior to the ending of the Gentiles Times?
What still remains to be accomplished before the Mediatorial phase of the
Kingdom can begin?
Why did the living members of his Church need to be tested at the time of
his return?
129:1 (1)
What were the peculiar signs, that precedes his coming and how do they
confirm 1874 as the time of his presence?
How was the type of the promised Elias fulfilled as one of these signs?
(Luke 1:17)
129:2(1)
How does Dan 12:1 add further support for the timing of our Lord’s return?


July 26, 2019

AUDIO

“Faith without works is dead.” James 2:20

Volume 3 – STUDY V – THE TIME OF THE HARVEST
124:2-3 (2)
What do these rays of prophetic testimony unitedly and harmoniously clearly
reveal?
In what sense do each of “these great events” have to tarry until the
second advent of our Lord?
125:1 (1)
What are the special features of the Jubilees that make it a unique
confirmation of 1874 as the date of our Lord’s return?
125:2 (1)
What are the additional parallel correspondences that support and confirm
1874 as the counterpart to AD 29?
126:1 (1 + footnote)
What are some of the scriptural roles and titles that belong to our Lord
upon his return?
How and why is the 1335 day period of Daniel especially exemplified.
What is the significance of the footnote here?
127:1-128:1 (3)
The 6000 years Bible Chronology in Vol.II Study II brings us up to AD 1873.
How do we harmonize that the above chronology brings us to Oct. 1874?
Why is this a probable conclusion?
In the Vol.II 1916 forward page ii, Pastor Russell states, “… the
thousand years of Christ’s Reign, began in 1873.”
Why 1873 and not 1874 or 1875?


July 19, 2019

AUDIO

“God…hath made us able ministers of the New Testament.” II Corinthians 3:5, 6

Volume 3 – STUDY V – THE TIME OF THE HARVEST
122:1 (1)
How do all the rays of prophetic testimony reach a grand focus”in this
40-year period?
122:2 (1)
How did Jehovah, at the Time of the End, begin preparing His Sanctuary
class for the Harvest blessings at the end of the age?
123:1 (1)
How did God wisely, gently and gradually lead His “holy people” to be
prepared for the Lord’s return?
123:2 (1)
What has transpired since 1844 that introduced this Harvest time and how
does it continue even to our time?
124:1 (1)
What additional assistance was provided for the Sanctuary class for study
and witnessing and how has that even been further advanced in our day?


July 12, 2019

AUDIO

“These are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name.” John 20:31

Volume 3 – STUDY IV
THE CLEANSING OF THE SANCTUARY – 2300 DAYS – DAN. 8:10-26
In Retrospect:
What can we take away from this consideration of the “Cleansing of The
Sanctuary”?
Will your consecrated walk be enhanced in any way by insights gained from
this chapter?
STUDY V – THE TIME OF THE HARVEST
In Anticipation:
What should we expect to learn from this study?
121:1 (1)
What makes that 40-year period (1874-1914) still significant, even though
the Church is not yet complete and fully glorified?
121:2-122:1 (2)
In this paragraph, what works in regard to the world are being associated
with “the Millennial age”?
In what sense was (1874-1890) the Church of Christ associated with
“Christendom”?
122:2 (1)
How did Jehovah, at the Time of the End, begin preparing His Sanctuary
class for the Harvest blessings at the end of the age?


July 5, 2019

AUDIO

“I counsel thee to buy of Me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich.” Revelation 3:18

Volume 3 – STUDY IV
THE CLEANSING OF THE SANCTUARY – 2300 DAYS – DAN. 8:10-26
“Until Two Thousand Three Hundred Days,
Then Shall the Sanctuary be Cleansed”
119:2 (1)
How did the Evangelical Alliance of 1846 help keep the Sanctuary class
separate?
What are the tests and diversions that serve as tests to those of the
sanctuary class?
How did the Second Adventists fall pray to these diversions and trappings?
120:1-3 (3)
If the Sanctuary was cleansed by 1846, what was the nature of the work that
remained to be accomplished?
In this connection, what is our role in our day in regard to the Sanctuary?
In Retrospect:
What can we take away from this consideration of the “Cleansing of The
Sanctuary”?
Will your consecrated walk be enhanced in any way by insights gained from
this chapter?
STUDY V – THE TIME OF THE HARVEST
In Anticipation:
What should we expect to learn from this study?


June 28, 2019

AUDIO

“I counsel thee to buy of Me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich.” Revelation 3:18

Volume 3 – STUDY IV
THE CLEANSING OF THE SANCTUARY – 2300 DAYS – DAN. 8:10-26
“Until Two Thousand Three Hundred Days,
Then Shall the Sanctuary be Cleansed”
118:2 (1)
What is it important, for this study, that we realize “that in Scripture a
part of the Church not infrequently stands for the whole”?
118:3 (1)
Why did Wm. Miller’s prediction result in such a great disappointment?
And in what sense did this disappointment actually become a significant
blessing?
119:1 (1)
How did the blessing of this disappointment allow some to take a more
advanced stand. What were the basis and characteristics of this stand?
119:2 (1)
How did the Evangelical Alliance of 1846 help keep the Sanctuary class
separate?
What are the tests and diversions that serve as tests to those of the
sanctuary class?
How did the Second Adventists fall pray to these diversions and trappings?
120:1-3 (3)
If the Sanctuary was cleansed by 1846, what was the nature of the work that
remained to be accomplished?
In this connection, what is our role in our day in regard to the Sanctuary?


June 7, 2019

AUDIO

“But we are not of them who draw back unto perdition; but of them that believe to the saving of the soul.” Hebrews 10:39

Volume 3 – STUDY IV
THE CLEANSING OF THE SANCTUARY – 2300 DAYS – DAN. 8:10-26
“Until Two Thousand Three Hundred Days,
Then Shall the Sanctuary be Cleansed”
116:1-117:2 (3)
What did Wm. Miller teach that challenged a major error in regard to the
human soul?
And how did this expand to clarify what is truly the meaning of death and
what is the punishment for willful disobedience?
117:3-118:1 (2)
How did clearer insight into “the curse of death” enhance and highlight the
beauty and power of the “continual sacrifice” of Jesus?
118:2 (1)
What is it important, for this study, that we realize “that in Scripture a
part of the Church not infrequently stands for the whole”?
118:3 (1)
Why did Wm. Miller’s prediction result in such a great disappointment?
And in what sense did this disappointment actually become a significant
blessing?
119:1 (1)
How did the blessing of this disappointment allow some to take a more
advanced stand. What were the basis and characteristics of this stand?


May 31, 2019

AUDIO

“But we are not of them who draw back unto perdition; but of them that believe to the saving of the soul.” Hebrews 10:39

Volume 3 – STUDY IV
THE CLEANSING OF THE SANCTUARY – 2300 DAYS – DAN. 8:10-26
“Until Two Thousand Three Hundred Days,
Then Shall the Sanctuary be Cleansed”
114:2 (1)
What were the cleansing reforms attribute to “The Disciples” in the early
1800s?
And what were the later policies and traditions that inhibited their
further progress toward Truth?
115:1 (1)
In general terms, how did early traditions and entrenched errors deter
ongoing progress in cleansing the Sanctuary?
115:2 (1)
What did the thorough cleansing attributed to Wm. Miller reveal in regard
to time prophecies and the purpose of our Lord’s return?
115:3 (1)
What addition error was rejected in regard to the Lord setting up his
Kingdom?
116:1-117:2 (3)
What did Wm. Miller teach that challenged a major error in regard to the
human soul?
And how did this expand to clarify what is truly the meaning of death and
what is the ultimate punishment for willful disobedience?


May 24, 2019

AUDIO

“The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord: and he delighteth in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the Lord upholdeth him with his hand.” Psalm 37:23, 24

Volume 3 – STUDY IV
THE CLEANSING OF THE SANCTUARY – 2300 DAYS – DAN. 8:10-26
“Until Two Thousand Three Hundred Days,
Then Shall the Sanctuary be Cleansed”
112:3 (1) {left over for further discussion}
What partial cleansing can be attributed to John Calvin and John Knox?
How did the Church of England and Presbyterianism impede further cleansing?
113:1 (1)
Who were the Wesleys and what was the piece of cleansing that was
attributed to them?
Why didn’t their cleansing effort continue?
Who are the Unitarians and Universalists?
What did they contribute to the cleansing?
114:1 (1)
What was contributed to this cleansing by the Baptists?
114:2 (1)
What were the cleansing reforms attribute to “The Disciples” in the early
1800s?
And what were the later policies and traditions that inhibited their
further progress toward Truth?
115:1 (1)
In general terms, how did early traditions and entrenched errors deter
ongoing progress in cleansing the Sanctuary?


May 17, 2019

AUDIO

“We look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal. II Corinthians 4:18

Volume 3 – STUDY IV
THE CLEANSING OF THE SANCTUARY – 2300 DAYS – DAN. 8:10-26
“Until Two Thousand Three Hundred Days,
Then Shall the Sanctuary be Cleansed”
111:3-4 (2)
Despite the significant beginnings for the cleansing, what caused that
progress to cease?
How is this related in Rev 13:3?
112:1-2 (2)
Yet it did not totally cease. What stimulated on-going sprouting of
cleansing activity?
What was the effect of these spouts of reform and why did they not continue?
112:3 (1)
What partial cleansing can be attributed to John Calvin and John Knox?
How did the Church of England and Presbyterianism impede further cleansing?
113:1 (1)
Who were the Wesleys and what was the piece of cleansing that was
attributed to them?
Why didn’t their cleansing effort continue?
Who are the Unitarians and Universalists?
What did they contribute to the cleansing?


May 10, 2019

AUDIO

“Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?” I Corinthians 3:16

Volume 3 – STUDY IV
THE CLEANSING OF THE SANCTUARY – 2300 DAYS – DAN. 8:10-26
“Until Two Thousand Three Hundred Days,
Then Shall the Sanctuary be Cleansed”
109:1-2 (2)
What is the distinction between the sanctuary class and the host?
How were the each affected by the cleansing process?
What role did Luther fill in this cleansing and how did he accomplish this?
109:3 (1)
Why was Luther’s “cleansing” work too radical to be popular?
How was Luther and his movement overpowered with policy?
110:1-111:2 (7)
In what sense was the reformation more that just a religious “revolt”?
What were the two classes of reformers?
What did the “Religious Peace” in Germany accomplish?
111:3-4 (2)
Despite the significant beginnings for the cleansing, what caused that
progress to cease?
How is this related in Rev 13:3?
112:1-2 (2)
Yet it did not totally cease. What stimulated on-going sprouting of
cleansing activity?
What was the effect of these sprouts of reform and why did they not
continue?


May 3, 2019

AUDIO

“My teaching is not Mine, but His that sent Me.” John 7:16

Volume 3 – STUDY IV
THE CLEANSING OF THE SANCTUARY – 2300 DAYS – DAN. 8:10-26
“Until Two Thousand Three Hundred Days,
Then Shall the Sanctuary be Cleansed”
107:2-108:1 (3)
How do the scriptures inform us that the 70-weeks began at the same time as
the 2300-days began?
108:2-3 (2)
Looking back on the fulfillment of this prophecy, what can we expect from
history?
And what did indeed occur in the regard to what was defiling the sanctuary?
What was the “keynote” as this fulfillment began?
109:1-2 (2)
What is the distinction between the sanctuary class and the host?
How were the each affected by the cleansing process?
What role did Luther fill in this cleansing and how did he accomplish this?
109:3 (1)
Why was Luther’s “cleansing” work too radical to be popular?
How was Luther and his movement overpowered with policy?


April 26, 2019

AUDIO

“Now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed. The night is far spent, the day is at hand.” Romans 13:11,12

Volume 3 – STUDY IV
THE CLEANSING OF THE SANCTUARY – 2300 DAYS – DAN. 8:10-26
“Until Two Thousand Three Hundred Days,
Then Shall the Sanctuary be Cleansed”
105:3
How did Daniel know that the 2300 “days” were not literal 24-hour days?
Why did Daniel “languish” for several days and why was it good, at that
time, that none could interpret that vision?
106:1-107:1 (3)
Why was the the prophecy of 70-weeks given to Daniel following the the
vision of 2300-days?
107:2-108:2 (3)
How do the scriptures inform us that the 70-weeks began at the same time as
the 2300-days began?


April 19, 2019

AUDIO

“But I say unto you, I will not drink henceforth of this fruit of the vine, until that day when I drink it new with you in my Father’s kingdom.” Matthew 26:29

Volume 3 – STUDY IV
THE CLEANSING OF THE SANCTUARY – 2300 DAYS – DAN. 8:10-26
104:1 (1)
What effect did this corruption of simple basic Truth principles have upon
the character of the Papal institution?
104:2 (1))
How has the true spirit of truth been preserved throughout the dark ages
despite the Abomination of Desolation?
How has Jehovah provided assurance for those who were champions of Truth?
“Until Two Thousand Three Hundred Days,
Then Shall the Sanctuary be Cleansed”
105:1-2 (2)
Why does Gabriel reference “The Time of the End” several times to Daniel?
105:3
How did Daniel know that the 2300 “days” were not literal 24-hour days?
Why did Daniel “languish” for several days and why was it good, at that
time, that none could interpret that vision?


April 12, 2019

AUDIO

“The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy.” Psalm 103:8

Volume 3 – STUDY IV
THE CLEANSING OF THE SANCTUARY – 2300 DAYS – DAN. 8:10-26
102:1 (1)
What motivated Papacy to enforce this false and erroneous ongoing sacrifice
of Christ?
102:2-103:1 (2)
What does it tell us about the Mass that this quote refers to it as “the
great burning article”?
Have any found other references as to when the term “mass” was first used?
In what sense did Papacy become the “Abomination of Desolation” before it
was set up in power?
103:2-3 (2)
What is being signified by the tern “the base of the sanctuary”?
In what sense and how was it “cast down”?
Page 104:1 (1)
What effect did this corruption of simple basic Truth principles have upon
the character of the Papal institution?


March 29, 2019

AUDIO

“They said to one another, It is manna:…And Moses said unto them, This is the bread which the Lord hath given you to eat.” Exodus 16:15

Volume 3 – STUDY IV
THE CLEANSING OF THE SANCTUARY – 2300 DAYS – DAN. 8:10-26
99:2 (1)
How is the absurdity of this theory demonstrated by the amount of written
explanation devoted to it?
100:1-101:6 (this entire catechism)
Any observations on this Catholic catechism?
101:7-11 (5)
What else do we learn, in regard to the mass, from these three quotes,
especially concerning the role of the priest?
102:1 (1)
What motivated Papacy to enforce this false and erroneous ongoing sacrifice
of Christ?
102:2-103:1 (2)
What does it tell us about the Mass that this quote refers to it as “the
great burning article”?


March 22, 2019

AUDIO

“And the light shineth in darkness.” John 1:5

Volume 3 – STUDY III
THE CLEANSING OF THE SANCTUARY – 2300 DAYS – DAN. 8:10-26
98:1-2 (2)
What is a common miss-understanding of the “continual sacrifice”?
How do we know it is meant to refer to Christ’s sacrifice “once for all”?
Did Papacy actually take Christ’s continual sacrifice away from him?
98:3 (1)
Is what sense does the Papal doctrine of the Mass set aside the efficacy of
Christ’s one-time sacrifice?
99:1 (1)
Describe how transubstantiation takes place according to Papal dogma?
99:2 (1)
How is the absurdity of this theory demonstrated by the amount of written
explanation devoted to it?
100:1-101:6 (this entire catechism)
Any observations on this Catholic catechism?
100:7-11
What else do we learn, in regard to the mass, from these three quotes,
especially concerning the role of the priest?


March 15, 2019

AUDIO

“Be strong and of a good courage.” Joshua 1:6

Volume 3 – STUDY III
THE CLEANSING OF THE SANCTUARY – 2300 DAYS – DAN. 8:10-26
95:1-3 {already read}
Why did Pastor Russell consider this topic at this particular point?
What is represented by the “sanctuary”?
What is the correspondence between the “Days of Waiting” just considered
and the “Cleansing of the Sanctuary”?
96:1-97:2 (5)
As we read through Dan. 8:10-26 what are some general impressions?
What seems to be the focus of attention?
98:1-2 (2)
What is a common miss-understanding as the the “continual sacrifice”?
How do we know it is meant to refer to Christ’s sacrifice “once for all”?
Did Papacy actually take Christ’s continual sacrifice away from him?
98:3 (1)
Is what sense does the Papal doctrine of the Mass set aside the efficacy of
Christ’s one-time sacrifice?


March 8, 2019

AUDIO

“Be strong and of a good courage.” Joshua 1:6

Volume 3 – STUDY III
“DAYS OF WAITING FOR THE KINGDOM -DANIEL XII-”
94:1-2 (2)
In Daniel 12:13 what is the “end” being referred to – end of what?
What and when will be Daniel’s “lot”?
In reflection:
How have you been personally affected by this consideration of “The Days of
Waiting for the Kingdom”?
STUDY IV – THE CLEANSING OF THE SANCTUARY – DAN. 8:6-26
Heading Outline:
Looking at the topics that will be considered, what is the overall scope
and purpose of this chapter?
95:1-3 (3)
Why did Pastor Russell consider this topic at this particular point?
What is represented by the “sanctuary”?
What is the correspondence between the “Days of Waiting” just considered
and the “Cleansing of the Sanctuary”?


March 1, 2019

AUDIO

“Let me die the death of the Righteous, and let my last end be like his!” Numbers 23:10

Volume 3 – STUDY III
“DAYS OF WAITING FOR THE KINGDOM -DANIEL XII-”
92:3 (1)
What are the key distinctions of the two movements pictured in the parable
of the ten virgins?
Why is the second movement represented and occurring at midnight?
What is unique (misunderstood) about the announcement “Behold the
Bridegroom”?
When and how was this announcement actually proclaimed?
93:1 (1)
What was the attitude, the frame of mind and heart, of those virgins who
had oil, the spirit of Truth, to keep their lamps full?
How can that spirit of Truth be lost?
Why can this ‘spirit of consecration’ or ‘spirit of Truth’ not be
communicated from one virgin to another?
What is the connection between “the Truth, and its spirit of consecration
and holiness”?
94:1-2 (2)
In Daniel 12:13 what is the “end” being referred to – end of what?
What and when will be Daniel’s “lot”?
In reflection:
How have you been personally affected by this consideration of “The Days of
Waiting for the Kingdom”?


February 22, 2019

AUDIO

“By patient continuance in well-doing seek for glory and honor and immortality, eternal life.” Romans 2:7

Volume 3 – STUDY III
“DAYS OF WAITING FOR THE KINGDOM -DANIEL XII-”
89:2 (2)
How does Habakkuk 2:2,3 apply toward waiting unto the 1315 days?
Does this also apply to waiting after the 1335 days?
89:3-90:1 (2)
What are the admirable qualities of William Miller shown in this quote?
What are principles we can take-away and apply personally in our time?
90;2-91:2 (3)
Why did Jesus use virgins in the parable?
What do we learn about who they picture from the first two verses of Matt
25?
91:3 (1)
What what the character of the Miller movement that makes it a suitable
fulfillment for the initial going forth of the 10 virgins?
92:1-2 (2)
What do the lamps, trimming and oil picture for us?
How did these apply to Miller’s time?
And how do they apply to us?
What was the reaction to the Bridegroom seeming to tarry?
What is meant in the last line “many of them dreamed strange and
unreasonable things”?


February 8, 2019

AUDIO

“Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice, ye righteous: and shout for joy, all ye that are upright in heart.” Psalm 32:11

Volume 3 – STUDY III
“DAYS OF WAITING FOR THE KINGDOM -DANIEL XII-”
88:3-6 (4)
Who are the “holy People” referred to frequently in these paragraphs?
– What were/are they doing to feel this blessedness?
– What was/is their frame of mind, their focus and attitude?

89:1 (1)
What are the correspondences between Daniel 12 and Revelations 10?
89:2 (2)
How does Habakkuk 2:2,3 apply toward waiting unto the 1315 days?
Does this also apply to waiting after the 1335 days?
89:3-90:1 (2)
What are the admirable qualities of William Miller shown in this quote?
What are principles we can take-away and apply personally in our time?


February 1, 2019

AUDIO

“At midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God.” Acts 16:25

Volume 3 – STUDY III
“DAYS OF WAITING FOR THE KINGDOM -DANIEL XII-”
85:1 (1)
How did Miller’s movement correspond to our Lord’s first advent?
In the last sentence of this paragraph, what is this “new sect” and how are they bound to “blessings due”?
86:1 (1)
Why was Miller’s disappointment allowed to happen in the manner and and at the time it did?
86:2-87:1 (2+footnote)
What were Miller’s miss-understandings that led to the Great Disappointment?
Yet what was his positive contribution to the eventual proper understanding?
87:2-88:2 (3)
How does history reveal the considerable influence of William Miller?
Why, in this last short paragraph, is it referred to as a “separating work”?


February 1, 2019

AUDIO

“At midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God.” Acts 16:25

Volume 3 – STUDY III
“DAYS OF WAITING FOR THE KINGDOM -DANIEL XII-”
85:1 (1)
How did Miller’s movement correspond to our Lord’s first advent?
In the last sentence of this paragraph, what is this “new sect” and how are
they bound to “blessings due”?
86:1 (1)
Why was Miller’s disappointment allowed to happen in the manner and and at
the time it did?
86:2-87:1 (2+footnote)
What were Miller’s miss-understandings that led to the Great Disappointment?
Yet what was his positive contribution to the eventual proper understanding?
87:2-88:2 (3)
How does history reveal the considerable influence of William Miller?
Why, in this last short paragraph, is it referred to as a “separating work”?


January 25, 2019

AUDIO

“The blessing of Jehovah, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow therewith.” Proverbs 10:22 R.V.

Volume 3 – STUDY III
“DAYS OF WAITING FOR THE KINGDOM -DANIEL XII-”
83:2-84:1 (2)
What was the object of answering Daniel’s question in this manner?
How did this answer address Daniel’s question?
In general terms, how do these end-dates “mark the understanding of the vision”?
84:2 (1)
What was happening “about” AD 1829 that makes the end of the 1290-year period significant?
Why are Prof. Bengel and Missionary Wolff noted in this paragraph?
What was the role of America during this time period?
85:1 (1)
How did Miller’s “Great Disappointment” correspond to our Lord’s first advent?
In the last sentence of this paragraph, what is this “new sect” and how are they bound to “blessings due”?
86:1 (1)
Why was Miller’s disappointment allowed to happen in the manner and and at the time it did?


January 18, 2019

AUDIO

“If Christ be in you, the body is dead because of sin; but the Spirit is life because of righteousness.” Romans 8:10

Volume 3 – STUDY III
“DAYS OF WAITING FOR THE KINGDOM -DANIEL XII-”
81:3-82:2 (3)
How is AD 539 further confirmed by these Catholic citations?
82:3-83:1 (2)
Why did Daniel ask “what shall be the latter end of these things?” (Dan 12:8 [Tanakh])?
How do we determine that the 1290 & 1335 year periods share the same starting point (AD 539) as the 1260 years?
83:2-84:1 (2)
What was the object of answering Daniel’s question in this manner?
How did this answer address Daniel’s question?
In general terms, how do these end-dates “mark the understanding of the vision”?
84:2 (1)
What was happening “about” AD 1829 that makes the end of the 1290-year period significant?
Why are Prof. Bengel and Missionary Wolff noted in this paragraph?
What was the role of America during this time period?


January 18, 2019

AUDIO

“If Christ be in you, the body is dead because of sin; but the Spirit is life because of righteousness.” Romans 8:10

Volume 3 – STUDY III
“DAYS OF WAITING FOR THE KINGDOM -DANIEL XII-”
81:3-82:2 (3)
How is AD 539 further confirmed by these Catholic citations?
82:3-83:1 (2)
Why did Daniel ask “what shall be the latter end of these things?” (Dan
12:8 [Tanakh])?
How do we determine that the 1290 & 1335 year periods share the same
starting point (AD 539) as the 1260 years?
83:2-84:1 (2)
What was the object of answering Daniel’s question in this manner?
How did this answer address Daniel’s question?
In general terms, how do these end-dates “mark the understanding of the
vision”?
84:2 (1)
What was happening “about” AD 1829 that makes the end of the 1290-year
period significant?
Why are Prof. Bengel and Missionary Wolff noted in this paragraph?
What was the role of America during this time period?


January 11, 2019

AUDIO

“Thou shalt guide me with Thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.” Psalm 73:24

Volume 3 – STUDY III
“DAYS OF WAITING FOR THE KINGDOM -DANIEL XII-”
78:1-2 (2 + footnote)
In what sense were the Popes the “successors of the Caesars” or “the spiritual Caesars”?
What was the “Donation of Constantine”?
79:1-80:1 (6)
How do these historical accounts of French intervention on behalf of Papacy demonstrate Papal influence over the civil rulers?
80:2-82:2 (7)
How is AD 539 further confirmed by these Catholic citations?
82:3-83:1 (2)
Why did Daniel ask “what shall be the latter end of these things?” (Dan 12:8 [Tanakh])?
How do we know that the 1290 & 1335 year periods share the same starting point (AD 539) as the 1260 years?


January 11, 2019

AUDIO

“Thou shalt guide me with Thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.” Psalm 73:24

Volume 3 – STUDY III
“DAYS OF WAITING FOR THE KINGDOM -DANIEL XII-”
78:1-2 (2 + footnote)
In what sense were the Popes the “successors of the Caesars” or “the
spiritual Caesars”?
What was the “Donation of Constantine”?
79:1-80:1 (6)
How do these historical accounts of French intervention on behalf of Papacy
demonstrate Papal influence over the civil rulers?
80:2-82:2 (7)
How is AD 539 further confirmed by these Catholic citations?
82:3-83:1 (2)
Why did Daniel ask “what shall be the latter end of these things?” (Dan
12:8 [Tanakh])?
How do we know that the 1290 & 1335 year periods share the same starting
point (AD 539) as the 1260 years?


January 4, 2019

AUDIO

“He knoweth the way that I take.” Job 23:10

Volume 3 – STUDY III
“DAYS OF WAITING FOR THE KINGDOM -DANIEL XII-”
72:1-73:1 (2)
What is the purpose behind this concluding portion of Justinian’s communication to the Roman Bishop?
73:2-75:2 (4)
The English translation of this reply from Pope John is not provided.
How does this quote further confirm Justinian’s affirming the supremacy of the Roman Bishop?
75:3 (1)
Why was this official recognition be the Civil Emperor of no real advantage to Papacy initially?
What happened in 539 that marks the point when the Desolating Abomination was set up?
76:1-77:1 (2)
Trace how history tells us of the fulfillment of the prophecy of Daniel 7:8.
How was this peculiar horn “more stout than his fellows” (Dan. 7:20)?


January 4, 2019

AUDIO

“If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” I John 1:9

Volume 3 – STUDY III
“DAYS OF WAITING FOR THE KINGDOM -DANIEL XII-”
72:1-73:1 (2)
What is the purpose behind this concluding portion of Justinian’s
communication to the Roman Bishop?
73:2-75:2 (4)
The English translation of this reply from Pope John is not provided.
How does this quote further confirm Justinian’s affirming the supremacy of
the Roman Bishop?
75:3 (1)
Why was this official recognition be the Civil Emperor of no real advantage
to Papacy initially?
What happened in 539 that marks the point when the Desolating Abomination
was set up?
76:1-77:1 (2)
Trace how history tells us of the fulfillment of the prophecy of Daniel 7:8.
How was this peculiar horn “more stout than his fellows” (Dan. 7:20)?


December 28, 2018

AUDIO

“If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” I John 1:9

Volume 3 – STUDY III
“DAYS OF WAITING FOR THE KINGDOM -DANIEL XII-”
68:2-69:1 (2)
What are the challenges in determining the beginning of Papal power and how
to the 11th and 12th chapters of Daniel figure in?
69:2 (1)
What do Catholic authorities claim as the beginning of Papal power?
70:1 (1)
When did the Bishops of Rome begin to assert a supreme authority?
70:2-71:2 (3)
What did the Eutychians and Nestorians believe that was disputed by the
Bishop at Rome.
Why was Justinian I concerned about this?
How does this first quote show Justinian’s attempt to resolve this concern?
72:1-73:1 (2)
What is the purpose behind this concluding portion of Justinian’s
communication to the Roman Bishop?


December 22, 2018

AUDIO

“When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice.” Proverbs 29:2

Volume 3 – STUDY III
“DAYS OF WAITING FOR THE KINGDOM -DANIEL XII-”
67:1 (1) [already read]
What is the significance of the “Lord’s messenger” standing above this flood?
Any tie-in here with Ezek 9:2,3?
What were the “strange things” that the end of was being asked about?
What is the meaning in verse 7, “scatter the power of the holy people”?
68:1 (1)
How does Dan. 7:11 coincide with Dan 12:5?
Who might the two standing on either side of the river picture?
What is the time frame of the last phrase in Dan. 7:11 “the beast was slain, the body thereof destroyed and given to the burning flame”?
68:2-69:1 (2)
What are the challenges in determining the beginning of Papal power and how to the 11th and 12th chapters of Daniel figure in?
69:2 (1)
What do Catholic authorities claim as the beginning of Papal power?
70:1 (1)
When did the Bishops of Rome begin to assert a supreme authority?


December 14, 2018

AUDIO

“There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear.” I John 4:18

Volume 3 – STUDY III
“DAYS OF WAITING FOR THE KINGDOM -DANIEL XII-”
67:1 (1)
What is the significance of the “Lord’s messenger” standing above this flood?
Any tie-in here with Ezek 9:2,3?
What were the “strange things” that the end of was being asked about?
What is the meaning in verse 7, “scatter the power of the holy people”?
68:1 (1)
How does Dan. 7:11 coincide with Dan 12:5?
Who might the two standing on either side of the river picture?
What is the time frame of the last phrase in Dan. 7:11 “the beast was slain, the body thereof destroyed and given to the burning flame”?
68:2-69:1 (2)
What are the challenges in determining the beginning of Papal power and how to the 11th and 12th chapters of Daniel figure in?
69:2 (1)
What do Catholic authorities claim as the beginning of Papal power?
70:1 (1)
When did the Bishops of Rome begin to assert a supreme authority?


December 7, 2018

AUDIO

“It is not ye that speak, but the Spirit of your Father which speaketh in you.” Matthew 10:20

Volume 3 – STUDY III
“DAYS OF WAITING FOR THE KINGDOM -DANIEL XII-”
64:6 (1)
What is the significance of the answer provided?
How do we know how long a “time” is?
65:1 (1)
What do the waters of this river symbolize?
What is the source of these waters?
65:2-66:1 (2)
What did the source of these waters intend?
How was this overruled?
66:2 (1)
How did the “earth” help “the woman” in Rev 12:16?
What is the significance of the establishment and demise of “The Holy Alliance”?
67:1 (1)
What is the significance of the “Lord’s messenger” standing above this flood?
Any tie-in here with Ezek 9:2,3?
What were the “strange things” that the end of was being asked about?
What is the meaning in verse 7, “scatter the power of the holy people”?


November 30, 2018

AUDIO

“Having an High Priest over the house of God; let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith.” Hebrews 10:21,22

Volume 3 – STUDY III
“DAYS OF WAITING FOR THE KINGDOM -DANIEL XII-”
61:1-62:1 (3) (already read)
Napoleon was so instrumental in humiliating Papacy, why would he be “be ashamed and dishonored during that Millennial age”?
After the horrors of the French Revolution and even WW1, why is an even greater time of trouble yet necessary?
63:1-2 (2)
What is the purpose of the periods of symbolic days in the following verses and why were they sealed?
63:3-65:3 (5)
How is “running to and fro” an additional confirmation of the Time of the End along with the increase of knowledge?

Are there other possible interpretations of “running to and fro”?
65:4-6 (3)
What was the objective of giving this vision found in Dan 12:5-7?
What are the “these wonders” that are being inquired about?
What is the significance of the answer provided?
How do we know how long a “time” is?


November 23, 2018

AUDIO

“He shall drink of the brook in the way: therefore shall he lift up the head.” Psalm 110:7

Volume 3 – STUDY III
“DAYS OF WAITING FOR THE KINGDOM -DANIEL XII-”
61:Title & Overview
Looking forward, what are we going to be considering and why at this point in Volume 3?
61:1-62:1 (3)
How do we know who “Michael” is, who stands up as noted in verse one of Daniel 12?
What is the “Lamb’s Book of Life” and what is it’s purpose and scope? How does it apply here in this opening context of Daniel 12?
Napoleon was so instrumental in humiliating Papacy, why would he be “be ashamed and dishonored during that Millennial age”?
After the horrors of the French Revolution and even WW1, why is an even greater time of trouble yet necessary?
63:1-2 (2)
What is the purpose of the periods of symbolic days in the following verses and why were they sealed?


November 16, 2018

AUDIO

“And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb.” Revelation 15:3

Volume 3 – Study II – “THE TIME OF THE END,” OR
“DAY OF HIS PREPARATION”
58:2 (1) (already read)
How do you envision the final collapse of the nominal Christian systems?
59:1-2 (1)
How does the foreword to this volume help explain Pastor Russell’s change in expectations?
In what ways is this also a Day of Preparation?
60:Poem
In reflection, how has this consideration of the Day of the End helped you personally?
STUDY III – “DAYS OF WAITING FOR THE KINGDOM -DANIEL XII-”
61:Title & Overview
Looking forward, what are going to be considering and why at this point in Volume 3?
61:1-62:1 (3)
What is the “Lamb’s Book of Life” and what is it’s purpose and scope? How does it apply here in this opening context of Daniel 12?
Napoleon was so instrumental in humiliating Papacy, why would he be “be ashamed and dishonored during that Millennial age”?
After the horrors of the French Revolution and even WW1, why is an even greater time of trouble yet necessary?


November 9, 2018

AUDIO

“Forsake not the assembling of ourselves together.” Hebrews 10:25

Volume 3 – Study II – “THE TIME OF THE END,” OR
“DAY OF HIS PREPARATION”
57:3 (1)
What happened in 1870 that caused all temporal authority of Papacy to cease?
What was Napoleon’s role in bringing the Inquisition to an end?
58:1 (1)
How could infidelity possibly lead to the development of the Truth?
58:2 (1)
Is summary, since 1799, what effect has The Time of the End had upon Papacy and the nominal Christian systems in general?
How do you envision the final collapse of the nominal Christian systems?
59:1-2 (1)
How does the foreword to this volume help explain Pastor Russell’s change in expectations?
In what ways is this also a Day of Preparation?
60:Poem
In reflection, how has this consideration of the Day of the End helped you personally?


November 2, 2018

AUDIO

“The whole earth is at rest, and is quiet: they break forth into singing.” Isaiah 14:7

Volume 3 – Study II – “THE TIME OF THE END,” OR
“DAY OF HIS PREPARATION”
55:2-56:1 (3)
Describe how Papacy was humiliated militarily, culturally and financially by Napoleon.
56:2-4 (3)
Describe how Papacy was also humiliated politically by Napoleon.
57:1-2 (2)
In what sense did Napoleon gain the authority of a pope in 1813?
Where does the thought come from that Catholics feel they are now in the little season of Rev 20:3?
57:3 (1)
What happened in 1870 that caused all temporal authority of Papacy to cease?
What was Napoleon’s role is bringing the Inquisition to an end?
58:1 (1)
How could infidelity possibly lead to the development of the truth?


October 26, 2018

AUDIO

“Ye shall have a song, as in the night when a holy solemnity is kept.” Isaiah 30:29

Volume 3 – Study II – “THE TIME OF THE END,” OR
“DAY OF HIS PREPARATION”
53:1 (1)
Describe the motivations behind and methods of the French Revolution.
53:2 (1)
In what sense was the horror of the French Revolution overruled for good?
How is the French Revolution referenced in the Book of Revelations?
54:1-55:1 (2)
Review the significance of Napoleon’s accomplishments especially his “crowning” achievement.
55:2-56:1 (3)
Describe how Papacy was humiliated militarily, culturally and financially by Napoleon.
56:2-4 (3)
Describe how Papacy was also humiliated politically by Napoleon.


October 19, 2018

AUDIO

“The wise shall understand.” Daniel 12:10

Volume 3 – Study II – “THE TIME OF THE END,” OR
“DAY OF HIS PREPARATION”
51:1-52:1 (2)
Contrast the reformations such as Luther’s with the subsequent revolutionary reformations that followed.
What influence did the American Revolution have in regard to the Time of the End?
52:2-3 (2)
What was the “reactionary effect” of the French Revolution?
Who was Voltaire and how did he influence this revolutionary reaction?
What does it mean that the Revolution was “a wonderful illustration of retributive justice”?
53:1 (1)
Describe the motivations behind and methods of the French Revolution.
53:2 (1)
In what sense was the horror of the French Revolution overruled for good?
How is the French Revolution referenced in the Book of Revelations?


October 12, 2018

AUDIO

“The wise shall understand.” Daniel 12:10

Volume 3 – Study II – “THE TIME OF THE END,” OR
“DAY OF HIS PREPARATION”
49:2-50:1 (2) {already read}
In what sense was the world “awakened to a fuller sense of the powers and prerogatives of manhood”?
How does Daniel 7:25 declare an ultimate object of the Time of the End and are there any other objectives?
50:2 (1)
What is a Bible Society and what role do they play in regard to the Time of the End?
51:1 (1)
What influence did the American Revolution have in regard to the Time of the End?
52:1-2 (2)
What was the “reactionary effect” of the French Revolution?
52:3 (1)
Who was Voltaire and how did he influence this revolutionary reaction?
What does it mean that the Revolution was “a wonderful illustration of retributive justice”?


October 5, 2018

AUDIO

“I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.” Philippians 4:13

Volume 3 – Study II – “THE TIME OF THE END,” OR
“DAY OF HIS PREPARATION”
48:1-2 (2)
Why did Divine Wisdom allow some reformers to be corrupted by political flatteries?
49:1 (1)
What happened following 1799 that confirms we are indeed in the Time of the End?
49:2-50:1 (2)
How did Napoleon, along with the French Revolution, bring about a “new reformation”?
In what sense was the world “awakened to a fuller sense of the powers and prerogatives of manhood”?
50:2 (1)
What is a Bible Society and what role do they play in regard to the Time of the End?
51:1 (1)
What influence did the American Revolution have in regard to the Time of the End?


September 28, 2018

AUDIO

“The king’s daughter is all glorious within: her clothing is of wrought gold.” Psalm 45:13

Volume 3 – Study II – “THE TIME OF THE END,” OR
“DAY OF HIS PREPARATION”
========================================================
PLEASE NOTE this helpful study: (By. Br. Bob Gray)
http://www.biblestudentarchives.com/documents/Daniel11.pdf
========================================================
46:3-47:1 (2)
As we go back and revisit the earlier reference to “the time appointed”, what does it mean, in verse 29, that “it shall not be as the former, or as the latter”?
How do we know the “ships of Chittim” are referring to Admiral Nelson’s fleet?
47:2 (1)
What was the concordat with the Pope and how does it fit into verse 30 and how was it a success for Napoleon?

In what other ways did Napoleon succeed?
47:3 (1)
In summary, how has Daniel 11 clearly achieved its purpose of establishing the beginning of the Time of the End?
What ended then and what began?
What else has been accomplished by Daniel 11?
How did Volume-Two show the beginning of the Papal Millennium? (B353-356)
48:1-2 (2)
Why did Divine Wisdom allow the reform movement to be corrupted through political flattery?


September 21, 2018

AUDIO

“Put on the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.” Ephesians 6:11

Volume 3 – Study II – “THE TIME OF THE END,” OR
“DAY OF HIS PREPARATION”
========================================================
PLEASE NOTE this helpful study: (By. Br. Bob Gray)
http://www.biblestudentarchives.com/documents/Daniel11.pdf
========================================================
44:3-45:1 (3)
Describe the events of Napoleon’s Egyptian campaign that uniquely fulfill verse 40.
How does this relate to the Time of the End?
45:2 (1)
In verses 41-43 what is the glorious land?
When did this take place and was Napoleon successful?
In what sense did he have “power over the treasures of gold and of silver, and over all the precious things of Egypt”?
45:3 (1)
What might “this glorious holy mountain” in verse 45 refer to?
46:1-2 (2)
what historical events are being referenced in verses 44 & 45?


September 14, 2018

AUDIO

“With us is the Lord our God to help us, and to fight our battles.” II Chronicles 32:8

Volume 3 – Study II – “THE TIME OF THE END,” OR
“DAY OF HIS PREPARATION”
========================================================
PLEASE NOTE this helpful study: (By. Br. Bob Gray)
http://www.biblestudentarchives.com/documents/Daniel11.pdf
========================================================
43:2-3 (2)
Why is “[new]” inserted before “god” in verse 39?
44:1-2 (2)
How does history validate the fulfillment of verse 39?
Summary: Looking back over verses 36 through 39, what has been accomplished?
44:3-45:1 (3)
Describe the events of Napoleon’s Egyptian campaign that uniquely fulfill verse 40.
How does this relate to the Time of the End?
45:2 (1)
In verses 41-43 what is the glorious land?
When did this take place and was Napoleon successful?
In what sense did he have “power over the treasures of gold and of silver, and over all the precious things of Egypt”?


September 7, 2018

AUDIO

“Love is not easily provoked.” I Corinthians 13:5

Volume 3 – Study II – “THE TIME OF THE END,” OR
“DAY OF HIS PREPARATION”
42:1 (1)
If the right to make and unmake kings ended around 1800 what happened with WW1?
42:2-3+footnote (2+)
What is verse 37 referring to in regard to Napoleon’s attitude toward “the god of his fathers” and “the desire of women”?
42:4-43:1 (1)
How did Napoleon fulfill what is being described in verse 38?
43:2-3 (2)
Why is “[new]” inserted before “god” in verse 39?
44:1-2 (2)
How does history validate the fulfillment of verse 39?
Summary: Looking back over verses 36 through 39, what has been accomplished?


August 31, 2018

AUDIO

“Keep yourselves in the love of God.” Jude 21

Volume 3 – Study II – “THE TIME OF THE END,” OR
“DAY OF HIS PREPARATION”
40:1-2 (2)
Why was Napoleon, in his own day, recognized as “the man of destiny”?
What key insights to we gain from verse 36 that confirm it is referring to Napoleon?
What is Napoleon’s attitude in regard to the “god of gods” in this verse?
41:1-3 (3)
How do these historical accounts confirm this is Napoleon being described?
42:1 (1)
If the right to make and unmake kings ended around 1800 what happened with WW1?
42:2-3 (2)
What is verse 37 referring to in regard to Napoleon’s attitude toward “the god of his fathers” and “the desire of women”?
42:4-43:1 (1)
How did Napoleon fulfill what is being described in verse 38?


August 24, 2018

AUDIO

“For His anger endureth but a moment; in His favor is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.” Psalm 30:5

Volume 3 – Study II – “THE TIME OF THE END,” OR
“DAY OF HIS PREPARATION”
37:2 (1)
What does verse 33 tell us?
Why are verses 34 & 35 considered to be parenthetical?
38:1 (1)
I verses 34 & 35, what was the nature of the “little help”?
How did this “little help” eventually become corrupted?
38:2(Footnote)-39:1 (2 + footnote)
In summery, where has our journey through history taken us so far?
What important insights does the footnote give us in regard to the breaking of Papal dominion?
Where are we going next on our journey through history?
Why is 2 Thes 2:8 quoted here?


August 17, 2018

AUDIO

“My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.” I John 3:18

Volume 3 – Study II – “THE TIME OF THE END,” OR
“DAY OF HIS PREPARATION”
35:1 (1)
Why are we waiting to consider verses 29 & 30 in more detail?
In what sense is this parenthesis appropriate at this point?
35:2 (1)
How does verse 31 link to verse 27?
Who is the he (“his”) of verse 31?
36:1-2 (2)
Who are the “arms” (or “Strong ones” – YLT) that stand up in verse 31?
What does the “sanctuary of strength” refer to?
What is “the continual sacrifice” (YLT)?
What does it mean “they shall place the abomination that maketh desolate”?
What was “the very essence and and kernel of the truth” that was lost?
37:1 (1)
How does verse 32 along with Dan 11:11,12 help us understand and distinguish the identity of the host and of the sanctuary?


August 10, 2018

AUDIO

“Ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief.” I Thessalonians 5:4

Volume 3 – Study II – “THE TIME OF THE END,” OR
“DAY OF HIS PREPARATION”
33:4-34:3 (4)
How was this King’s heart turned “against the holy covenant” (verse 28)?
How does history describe this?
What does verse 26 tell us about the death this King?
How does history confirm this?
34:4 (1)
In verse 27, who are the two kings and what do we learn about them?
35:1 (1)
Why are we waiting to consider verses 29 & 30 in more detail?
In what sense is this parenthesis appropriate at this point?
35:2 (1)
How does verse 31 link to verse 27?
Who is the he (“his”) of verse 31?
36:1-2 (2)
Who are the “arms” (or “Strong ones” – YLT) that stand up in verse 31?
What does the “sanctuary of strength” refer to?
What is “the continual sacrifice” (YLT)?
What does it mean “they shall place the abomination that maketh desolate”?


August 3, 2018

AUDIO

“The Lord hath appeared of old unto me, saying, Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with loving-kindness have I drawn thee.” Jeremiah 31:3

Volume 3 – Study II – “THE TIME OF THE END,” OR
“DAY OF HIS PREPARATION”
31:1 (1)
What was the unique diplomatic policy of the Roman Caesars to preserve control of their dominion?
What is meant, “By this diplomatic policy, by thus “forecasting devices,” Rome now ruled the world more completely …”?
31:2-32:2 (4)
Up to this point, five verses have been dedicated to just two Roman Caesars – why?
What does history inform us about how Alexander’s empire was divided into four parts?
And what is a key insight, as we proceed further in Daniel chapter 11?
32:3-33:3 (4)
What period of history is being portrayed verse 25?
Who is the King of the North and the King of the South?
What does verse 25 tell us about them and their interactions?
How does history verify the wealth gained by this King of the North (verse 28)?
33:4-34:3 (4)
How was this King’s heart turned “against the holy covenant” (verse 28)?
How does history describe this?
What dose verse 26 tell us about the death this King?
How does history confirm this?


July 20, 2018

AUDIO

“Having therefore obtained help of God, I continue unto this day.” Acts 26:22

Volume 3 – Study II – “THE TIME OF THE END,” OR
“DAY OF HIS PREPARATION”
28:1-2 (2)
How did the misapplication to Antiochus Epiphanes affect Jewish expectations?
What is the proper understanding?
Why this method of noting just prominent historical figures and events?
28:3-29:2 (3)
Who are the historical figures referred to in Dan 11:17-20?
How does the New Testament synchronize with this?
How does Palestine figure into this account of history?
How is the validity of this historical application confirmed, as this prominent ruler exits the story?
29:3-30:4 (5)
Considering Dan 11:20-24 how does history history help confirm that Tiberius Caesar is the one being described?
31:1 (1)
What was the unique diplomatic policy of the Roman Caesars to preserve control of their dominion?
What is meant by the last sentence, “By this diplomatic policy, by thus “forecasting devices,” Rome now ruled the world more completely …”?
31:2-32:2 (4)
Up to this point, eight verses have been dedicated to just two Roman Caesars – why?
What does history inform us about how Alexander’s empire was divided into four parts?
And what is the main lesson, as we proceed in Daniel chapter 11?


July 13, 2018

AUDIO

“Likewise shall My Heavenly Father do also unto you, if ye from your hearts forgive not every one his brother their trespasses.” Matthew 18:35

Volume 3 – Study II – “THE TIME OF THE END,” OR
“DAY OF HIS PREPARATION”
26:2-27:1 (5)
Who is referenced in Daniel 11:2?
Why is he referred to as the fourth king?
Who is the “mighty king” in verse 3″?
How does history confirm this application?
What happened to this mighty king’s empire upon his death? (verse 4)
27:2-3 (2)
What do we learn from Dan 8:8,9 about demise of this empire?
Who are the major historical figures in Dan 11:5-19?
28:1-2
How did the miss-application to Antiochus Epiphanes affect Jewish
expectations?
What is the proper understanding?
Why this method of noting just prominent historical figures and events?
28:3-29:2 (3)
Who are the historical figures referred to in Dan 11:17-20?
How does the New Testament synchronize with this?
How does Palestine figure into this account of history?
How is the validity of this historical application confirmed as this
prominent ruler exits the story?


July 6, 2018

AUDIO

“When thou vowest a vow unto God, defer not to pay it.” Ecclesiastes 5:4

Volume 3 – Study II – “THE TIME OF THE END,” OR
“DAY OF HIS PREPARATION”
24:2-3 (2)
Why is the time for the “Time of the End” to start given is such a peculiar way in Daniel 11?
What is the role of Daniel chapter 12 in relation to chapter 11?
24:4-25:1 (2)
Who was Antiochus Epiphanes?
What did he do that many think he fulfilled Daniel 11:31?
25:2-26:1 (2)
What are four reasons that this was not the correct application for that verse?
26:2-5 (4)
Who is referenced in Daniel 11:2?
Why is he referred to as the fourth king?
Who is the “mighty king” in verse 3″
How does history confirm this application?


June 29, 2018

AUDIO

“Sanctify yourselves therefore, and be ye holy: for I am the Lord your God. And ye shall keep my statutes, and do them: I am the Lord which sanctify you.” Leviticus 20:7, 8

Volume 3 – Study I – “THY KINGDOM COME”
21:2
What is the essence of the prayer, “Thy Kingdom come; Thy will be done on earth even as in Heaven”?
How should our words and conduct reflect that our hearts truly assent to this prayer?
21:1-2
How do the signs of the times indicate that the establishment of Christ’s Kingdom is progressing?
Why are the prophecies to be considered in this Volume so deeply interesting to us living now?
Study II – “THE TIME OF THE END,” OR “DAY OF HIS PREPARATION”
23:1-24:1
Why is this period from 1799 to 1914 called “the Day of His Preparation”?
Preparation for what? And, in general terms, how is this preparation accomplished?
In what sense do blessings become agencies of class-power? What is the preparatory effect?
Why is this period also called “The Time of the End”? The end of what?


June 8, 2018

AUDIO

“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” John 15:13

Volume 3 – Study I – “Thy Kingdom Come”
19:3-20:2
Why would anyone dread such a loving rule of righteousness?

How does James describe these in James 5:1-9 and how do we understand Psalms 49:11,13?
In what sense are these ignoble and unjust stewards?
21:1
Why have the noble aspirations for social equality of Socialism failed?
21:2
What is the essence of the prayer, “Thy Kingdom come; Thy will be done on earth even as in Heaven”? How should our words and conduct reflect that our hearts truly assent to this prayer?
21:1-2
How do the signs of the times indicate that the establishment of Christ’s Kingdom is progressing?
Why are the prophecies to be considered in this Volume so deeply interesting to us living now?


June 1, 2018

AUDIO

“Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and he shall sustain thee.” Psalm 55:22

Volume 3 – The Author’s Title Page & Foreword
iii:3-4-iv:1-3
What are the stages of for the inauguration of Messiah’s Kingdom?
Study-1 THY KINGDOM COME
19:1-2
“Thy Kingdom Come” – Why this title at this point in the Volume series?
Why is this topic so vitally important for us?
19:3-20:2
Why would anyone dread such a loving rule of righteousness?

How does James describe these in James 5:1-9 and how do we understand Psalms 49:11,13?
In what sense are these ignoble and unjust stewards?
21:1
Why have the noble aspirations for social equality of Socialism failed?


May 25, 2018

AUDIO

“Be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.” Ephesians 6:10

Volume 3 – The Author’s Title Page & Foreword
iii:3-4-iv:1-3
What are the stages of for the inauguration of Messiah’s Kingdom?
Study-1 THY KINGDOM COME
19:1-2
“Thy Kingdom Come” – Why this title at this point in the Volume series?
Why is this topic so vitally important for us?
19:3-20:2
Why would anyone dread such a loving rule of righteousness?

How does James describe these in James 5:1-9 and how do we understand Psalms 49:11,13?
In what sense are these ignoble and unjust stewards?
21:1
Why have the noble aspirations for social equality of Socialism failed?


May 18, 2018

AUDIO

“Let not the sun go down upon your wrath.” Ephesians 4:26

Volume 3 – The Author’s Title Page & Foreword
ii:1-2
Would not Pastor Russell be pleased to see how the affairs of Israel have progressed, although taking much longer than he anticipated?
ii:3-iii:1-2
What was meant by the statement, “The step in the upper end of the Grand Gallery still represents a marked change in the affairs of the world, lifting man to a higher plane.”?
How should the Great Pyramid be considered in relation to the Word of God?
iii:3-4-iv:1-3
What are the stages of for the inauguration of Messiah’s Kingdom?


May 11, 2018

AUDIO

“It is more blessed to give than to receive.” Acts 20:35

Volume 3 – The Author’s Title Page & Foreword
Title Page
Why might have these particular texts been chosen for this volume’s title page?
Dedication Page
Why are these texts from Ephesians repeated in each of the volumes?
Author’s Foreword
i:1-4
Despite a change in expectation in regard to the Harvest work, why did Pastor Russell feel that scarcely a word of the Volume would need to be changed if it were written in 1916.
ii:1-2
Would not Pastor Russell be pleased to see how the affairs of Israel have progressed, although taking much longer than he anticipated?
ii:3-iii:1-2
What was meant by the statement, “The step in the upper end of the Grand Gallery still represents a marked change in the affairs of the world, lifting man to a higher plane.”?
How should the Great Pyramid be considered in relations to the Word of God?
iii:3-4-iv:1-3
What are the stages of for the inauguration of Messiah’s Kingdom?