All Articles For Vol 16 Issue 06 12/15/1939

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For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, the mighty God, the everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace. Isa. 9:6 Wonderful, indeed! Wonderful, that the Church of the old dispensation, while the mystery was still hid, could thus sing and shout for joy at the prospect of His coming, the coming of the Prince of Peace! And wonderful is He, as in the light of prophecy He is here beheld, in his power and dominion, in his marvelous virtues...

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This is also a great evil upon the earth. Then our enemy is not after our body so much as he sets himself to tear our soul in pieces. And the damage is done. And there is almost no remedy against its devilish poison. You can cry against it and give testimony of the truth of the matter: it is of no avail. At least as long as the Judgment Day is far away. There is nothing the devil invented that is as efficient as slander. It is gladly believed by all of us. We are inclined rather to believe...

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*Address delivered by the undersigned on the meeting of the friends of Christian instruction at Byron Center. This address, as the reader will surmise, was amplified here and there with a view to its publication in The Standard Bearer. We should, as Christian people, definitely know that it is God’s will that we have and maintain our own schools for the instruction of our children. Without such knowledge there can be on our part no strong conviction that, in maintaining our own schools we are doing what the Lord requires. And I take it that you do know and that...

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The brother, whose communication appeared in the previous issue of this magazine, sent me the following reply—a reply which contains a new request. Dear Brother: I thank you for the kind favor of answering my questions in The Standard Bearer for Dec. 1, 1939. I am convinced that your answers are correct, that they represent the true biblical view as set forth by the apostle in his first epistle to the Corinthians (chap. 3). They are answers to which no serious-minded layman can have any objections. I was not actually objecting to them in my first communication. I intentionally wrote...

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The Saviour was thus to appear, according to the prophecies of the Old Testament, during the time of the continuance of the kingdom of Judah, previous to the destruction of the temple, and immediately subsequent to the next prophet. But the time is rendered yet more definite. In the prophecies of Daniel the kingdom of the Messiah is not only foretold as commencing in the time of the fourth monarchy, or Roman empire; but the express number of years, that were to precede His coming, are plainly intimated: Seventy weeks are determined upon thy people and upon the holy city,...

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