God’s Judgments in the Land
hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are
coming on the earth. Luke 21:26.
God’s people had a sense of the impending destruction of thousands of
cities, now almost given to idolatry! . . .
ago a very impressive scene passed before me. I saw an immense ball of fire
falling among some beautiful mansions, causing their instant destruction.
I heard someone say, “We knew that the judgments of God were coming
upon the earth, but we did not know that they would come so soon.” Others
said, “You knew? Why then did you not tell us? We did not know.”
On every side I heard such words spoken. . . .
troubles will arise 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. . . .
morning, just before I awoke, a very impressive scene was presented before
me. I seemed to awake from sleep but was not in my home. From the windows
I could behold a terrible conflagration. Great balls of fire were falling
upon houses, and from these balls fiery arrows were flying in every direction.
It was impossible to check the fires that were kindled, and many places were
being destroyed. The terror of the people was indescribable.
will the cities of the nations be dealt with, and yet they will not be visited
in the extreme of God’s indignation, because some souls will yet break
away from the delusions of the enemy, and will repent and be converted, while
the mass will be treasuring up wrath against the day of wrath.
Our Father Cares, pp. 317, 318.