Whole Earth Will Be Lightened
after these things I saw another angel come down from heaven, having great
power; and the earth was lightened with his glory. Rev. 18:1
end of all things is at hand. God is moving upon every mind that is open to
receive the impressions of His Holy Spirit. He is sending our messengers that
they may give the warning in every locality. God is testing the devotion of
His churches and their willingness to render obedience to the Spirit’s
guidance. Knowledge is to be increased. The messengers of Heaven are to be
seen running to and fro, seeking in every possible way to warn the people
of the coming judgments and presenting the glad tidings of salvation through
our Lord Jesus Christ. The standard of righteousness is to be exalted. The
Spirit of God is moving upon men’s hearts, and those who respond to
its influence will become lights in the world. Everywhere they are seen going
forth to communicate to others the light they have received as they did after
the descent of the Holy Spirit on the day of Pentecost. And as they let their
light shine, they receive more and more of the Spirit’s power. The earth
is lighted with the glory of God.
message will close with power and strength far exceeding the midnight cry.
Servants of God, endowed with power from on high, with their faces lighted
up, and shining with holy consecration, went forth to proclaim the message
were praising God. The sick were healed, and other miracles were wrought.
A spirit of intercession was seen, even as was manifested before the great
Day of Pentecost. Hundreds and thousands were seen visiting families and opening
before them the Word of God. Hearts were convicted by the power of the Holy
Spirit, and a spirit of genuine conversion was manifest. On every side doors
were thrown open to the proclamation of the truth. The world seemed to be
lightened with the heavenly influence.
Devotional: Our Father Cares, p. 43.