Great Terror Soon to Come
are put on view to the world, and to angels, and to men. 1 Cor. 4:9, Bible
in Basic English.
The world is a theater; the actors, its inhabitants, are preparing to act
their part in the last great drama. With the great masses of mankind there
is no unity, except as men confederate to accomplish their selfish purposes.
God is looking on. His purposes in regard to His rebellious subjects will
be fulfilled. The world has not been given into the hands of men, though God
is permitting the elements of confusion and disorder to bear sway for a season.
A power from beneath is working to bring about the last great scenes in the
drama--Satan coming as Christ, and working with all deceivableness of unrighteousness
in those who are binding themselves together in secret societies. Those who
are yielding to the passion for confederation are working out the plans of
the enemy. The cause will be followed by the effect.
has almost reached its limit. Confusion fills the world, and a great terror
is soon to come upon human beings. The end is very near. We who know the truth
should be preparing for what is soon to break upon the world as an overwhelming
surprise. . . .
as a people asleep? Oh, if the young men and young women in our institutions
who are now unready for the Lord's appearing, unfitted to become members of
the Lord's family, could only discern the signs of the times, what a change
would be seen in them! The Lord Jesus is calling for self-denying workers
to follow in His footsteps, to walk and work for Him, to lift the cross, and
to follow where He leads the way.
readily satisfied with offering the Lord trifling acts of service. Their Christianity
is feeble. Christ gave Himself for sinners. With what anxiety for the salvation
of souls we should be filled as we see human beings perishing in sin! These
souls have been bought at an infinite price. The death of the Son of God on
Calvary's cross is the measure of their value. Day by day they are deciding
whether they will have eternal life or eternal death.