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 []

Paul’s Voyage to Rome

A Picture of the Harvest “And when the south wind blew softly, supposing that they had obtained their purpose, loosing thence, they sailed close by Crete” (Acts 27:13). by David Rice Listen to audio  That fateful venture resulted in the ship that carried Paul being caught in a storm of 14 days, ending with the loss of the ship and its cargo. About 30 years ago, Br. Ray Luke suggested that this episode represents the storm of trouble leading to the establishment of []

My Grace is Sufficient For Thee

November/December 2017, Volume 99, Number 6 “So tremendous, however, were the revelations that God gave me that, in order to prevent my becoming absurdly conceited, I was given a physical handicap — one of Satan’s angels — to harass me and effectually stop any conceit. Three times I begged the Lord for it to leave me, but his reply has been,”My grace is enough for you: for where there is weakness, my power is shown the more completely.” Therefore I have cheerfully []