Trouble in the Harvest

Seven Plagues “And I saw another sign in heaven, great and marvelous, seven angels, having the seven last plagues; for in them is filled up the wrath of God” (Revelation 15:1). by Tom Ruggirello Listen to audio  In the Chart of the Ages, the harvest of the Gospel Age is the transition between the kingdoms of this world and the kingdom of God. We are living in that period, so naturally, we wish to know when the kingdom will take full effect. []

The Exodus Plagues

Contemporary Judgments “Our fathers … were all baptized unto Moses in the cloud and in the sea. … Now, these things happened unto them by way of example [type]; and they were written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the ages are come” (1 Corinthians 10:1-2, 11 ASV). by James Parkinson Listen to audio  Moses came to Egypt and Pharaoh with a message: “Let my people go!” (Exodus 7:16). It took ten plagues on Egypt to let Jehovah’s people go. []

News and Views

Religious Listen to audio  Muslim extremists have been randomly killing Christians in Nigeria. In Zanwrua village, 62-year-old Agado Aura recounted how he and his wife narrowly escaped death. “Our people have been attacked by Muslim Fulani herdsmen who are collaborating with armed terrorists to invade our communities. These attacks are being carried out daily. Every blessed day we witness the invasion, killing of our people, and the destruction of their houses.” The attacks on 13 Christian communities in the north-central state also []

Revelation Chapter 17, Two Views

Approaching a Culmination “And the beast that was, and is not, even he is the eighth, and is of the seven, and goeth into perdition” (Revelation 17:11). by Bill Dutka Listen to audio  Mystery, symbols, codes, these are the elements that make up this sought after book — the book of Revelation. Christians throughout millennia have endeavored to unlock its mysteries which have remained locked away, hidden, until our day, “the time of the end.” The purpose of this article is to []

Elijah, An Overview

Time Elements “The angel of the LORD came again the second time, and touched him, and said, Arise and eat; because the journey is too great for thee. And he arose, and did eat and drink, and went in the strength of that meat forty days and forty nights unto Horeb the mount of God” (1 Kings 19:7,8). (Adapted from “The Time is at Hand, A Treasure Revisited,” published by the New Albany-Louisville Bible Students) Listen to audio  There appears to be []