In the Beginning
Journey to Freedom Freedom can be defined in various ways. A man sitting in prison could hope for the freedom to come and go as he pleases. One under authoritarian rule may want the freedom to speak his mind. One living with a guilt-ridden conscience may confess his wrong and relieve the oppressive feeling of guilt. Under God’s plan, mankind is on a journey to freedom from every oppressive force that imprisons him. God knew from the beginning that free will must […]
Privileges of the First Sons
Freedoms First Used and Abused “For the creation was made subject to frailty, (not voluntarily, but by Him who placed itunder); in hope that even the creation itself will be emancipated from the slavery of corruption, into the freedom of the glory of the children of God” (Romans 8:20, 21 Diaglott). As humanity becomes more acquainted with the physical laws governing the universe, each person learns to depend on the precision of each law. Without the perfect balance of physical laws, scientific […]
The Taste of Freedom
Exercises in Freedom “Live like free people, and do not use your freedom as an excuse for doing evil. Instead,be God’s servants” (1 Peter 2:16 ISV). The fall of man has led the human family into a type of bondage. The Apostle Paul termed it, “the bondage of corruption” (Romans 8:21). He described the effect of this condition saying, “the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now.” Strong’s concordance suggests the word “travaileth” (G4944) refers to the pain of […]
Where is the Remedy?
No Worldly Answers “For then will I turn to the people a pure language, that they may all call upon the nameof the LORD, to serve him with one consent” (Zephaniah 3:9). The following is a partial excerpt from Volume 4, pages 415-420. Before quoting Senator Ingalls, Bro. Russell wrote, “A wide view and a broad and very dispassionate statement of the struggle for wealth and the consequent crush of the lower classes has been furnished to the press by Hon. J. […]