Conflict in the Last Days
saith the Lord of hosts, Behold, evil shall go forth from nation to nation,
and a great whirlwind shall be raised up from the coasts of the earth. Jer.
troubles will rise among the nations-- trouble that will not cease until Jesus
comes. As never before we need to press together, serving Him who has prepared
His throne in the heavens and whose kingdom ruleth over all. God has not forsaken
His people, and our strength lies in not forsaking Him.
of God are in the land. The wars and rumors of wars, the destruction by fire
and flood, say clearly that the time of trouble, which is to increase until
the end, is very near at hand. We have no time to lose. The world is stirred
with the spirit of war. The prophecies of the eleventh of Daniel have almost
reached their final fulfillment.
among the nations will break out with an intensity that we do not now anticipate.
The present is a time of overwhelming interest to all living. Rulers and statesmen,
men who occupy positions of trust and authority, thinking men and women of
all classes, have their attention fixed upon the events taking place about
us. They are watching the strained, restless relations that exist among the
nations. They observe the intensity that is taking possession of every earthly
element, and they realize that something great and decisive is about to take
place, that the world is on the verge of a stupendous crisis.
of respite has been graciously given us of God. Every power lent us of Heaven
is now to be used in working for those perishing in ignorance. There must
be no delay. The truth must be proclaimed in the dark places of the earth.
. . . A great work is to be done, and to those who know the truth for this
time, this work has been entrusted.
last scenes of this earth's history, war will rage. There will be pestilence,
plague, and famine. The waters of the deep will overflow their boundaries.
Property and life will be destroyed by fire and flood. We should be preparing
for the mansions that Christ has gone to prepare for them that love Him. There
is a rest from earth's conflict.