of Sealing Soon Over
work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when
no man can work. John 9:4.
The sealing time is very short, and will soon be over. Now is the time, while
the four angels are holding the four winds, to make our calling and election
I was pointed
down to the time when the third angel's message was closing. The power of
God had rested upon His people; they had accomplished their work and were
prepared for the trying hour before them.
received the latter rain, or refreshing from the presence of the Lord, and
the living testimony had been revived. The last great warning had sounded
everywhere, and it had stirred up and enraged the inhabitants of the earth
who would not receive the message.
I saw angels
hurrying to and fro in heaven. An angel with a writer's inkhorn by his side
returned from the earth and reported to Jesus that his work was done, and
the saints were numbered and sealed. Then I saw Jesus . . . throw down the
censer. He raised His hands, and with a loud voice said, "It is done."
saw that many do not realize what they must be in order to live in the sight
of the Lord without a high priest in the sanctuary through the time of trouble.
Those who receive the seal of the living God and are protected in the time
of trouble must reflect the image of Jesus fully.
I saw that
many were neglecting the preparation so needful and were looking to the time
of "refreshing" and the "latter rain" to fit them to stand
in the day of the Lord and to live in His sight. Oh, how many I saw in the
time of trouble without a shelter!
leaves the sanctuary, then they who are holy and righteous will be holy and
righteous still; for all their sins will then be blotted out, and they will
be sealed with the seal of the living God. But those that are unjust and filthy
will be unjust and filthy still; for then there will be no Priest in the sanctuary
to offer their sacrifices, their confessions, and their prayers before the
Father's throne. Therefore what is done to rescue souls from the coming storm
of wrath must be done before Jesus leaves the most holy place of the heavenly
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