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"And except
those days should
be shortened,
there should
no flesh be saved;
but for the electís sake those days shall be shortened."
Matthew 24:22

Christ will be
the General
of Jehovah.

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God has
established
certain laws
in harmony
with which
He operates.

 

 

 

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The "time of trouble" will be
the natural consequence of unrighteousness.


 

 

The world
has disregarded Godís counsel.

 

The "voice of avarice"
--Get all you can...

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The selfish, stony heart of man will become a heart of flesh.

 

 

 

How did the
change from Godlike love
to selfishness
come about?

 

 

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Sustenance became the principal aim
and interest of life.


 

 

The veil of ignorance and superstition 
is now being lifted.

 

Wealth brings
many evils
and some
blessings.

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As people
take advantage
of educational facilities, they
begin to think
for themselves.


 

 

 

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Hospitals

 

 

 

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Libraries

 

There has been
a growing
opposition between
the wealthy
and labor.

 

Capital vs. Labor

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The increase of
knowledge and
liberty brings
discontent.

 


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Egypt = World
To receive plagues


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Babylon = Nominal Church
To be overthrown and destroyed


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Israel = Justified World
To receive blessings of reconciliation with God

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"Behold, the hire
of the laborers
who have reaped down your fields,
which is of you
kept back
by fraud,
crieth;

"And
the cries
of them
which
have reaped
are entered
unto the ears
of the Lord
of Sabaoth."
James 5:4

 


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1930 Bread Line NYC


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1931 4 Million Jobless


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1933 Soup Line

 

 

 

"They
shall cast
their silver
in the streets,
and their gold
shall be
removed;

"Their silver
and their gold
shall not be able
to deliver them
in the day
of the wrath
of the LORD..."
Ezekiel 7:19


 

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Destruction of
Jerusalem - 
70 A.D.


A picture of trouble upon Christendom

The trouble involves
all classes.

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March 1917
Czar Nicholas II of Russia abdicates

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November 1917
Bolshevik
Revolution

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November 10, 1989
Berlin Wall,
symbol of Communist
oppression,
comes down

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December 25, 1989
Communist Dictator Nicolae Ceausescu executed

 

"For then will I turn to the people a pure language,
that they may
all call upon the name of the LORD,
to serve him with one consent."
Zephaniah 3:9


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The fire of Godís zeal is symbolic, not a literal fire.

 

 

 

 

 

Other symbols
in Scripture.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mountains = Kingdoms

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Heavens 
=
Spiritual Powers

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Earth 

Society

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Seas 

Restless
Masses of People

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Fire = Destruction

Brimstone = Deadly Destruction

 

Peterís
symbolic
prophecy

 

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"World That Was" 
=
Social Order
before the Flood

Temple of God
=
True Church

Noah's Ark
=
Christ

Present Heavens
and Earth
=
Present Ecclesiastical and Social Order


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The symbolic
heavens
and earth
will pass away
in the great trouble.

"Nevertheless
we,
according to his promise, look for new heavens and
a new earth, wherein
dwelleth
righteousness."
II Peter 3:13

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"...the earth
abideth
for ever."
Ecclesiastes 1:4

 

 

 

 

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Apostle Peter

 

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Apostle John

 

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Apostle Paul

 

The Prophet Malachiís symbols

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Haughtiness
and oppression
will be entirely consumed.

 

 

 

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Symbolic fire
will utterly destroy every error.

 

Gold, Silver and Precious Gems symbolize Divine Truths and Corresponding Character

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A storm
symbolizes
the trouble
of the Day
of the Lord.

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A dark night
of trouble will precede the glorious brightness of the kingdom of righteousness.

 

The Psalmist David vividly describes this Day of Trouble.

"God is our refuge and
strength, a
very present
help in trouble.

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Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea;
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Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled,
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Though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. Selah."
Psalms 46:1-3

The Book of Revelation is
a symbolical prophecy.

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Two-edged
Sword
out of
His Mouth

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Kings
of Earth
Make War

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Beast cast into
a lake of fire.



 

 

The variety of symbols helps us appreciate the various features of the Day of the Lord.


 

 

Pride on the
one side-- Ignorance
and bigotry
on the other

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The two rival parties --
wealth
and poverty

 

The wealthy
feel a right
to the fruit
of their efforts.


 

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Artisan and
the laborer

 

All
should be
useful
to others.

 

Both labor
and capital
have benefited
from increased
  knowledge and
inventions.

 

 

 

 

 

The organization
of labor.

 

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One invention has followed another very rapidly.


 

Supply outruns
demand.

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Machinery enables one man to accomplish
as much as many did formerly


 

 

 

 

Over-production and
unemployment

 

 

 

 

 

 


"Boom"
and
inflation --
Reaction
and
recession

 

 

 

 

Labor demands

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The great
railroad
systems

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Management proposes

 

 

 

 

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Wage Workers organize for reform
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What causes
the great trouble of the "Day of Jehovah"?

 

 

 

 

 

The melting
of society

 

 

 

 

A government which will enforce the principles of righteousness


 

 

 

Those who seek righteousness will suffer less
from fear
and foreboding.

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"Seek ye the LORD, all ye meek of the earth, which have wrought his judgment;
seek righteousness,
seek meekness:
it may be ye shall be hid in the day of the LORDís anger."
Zephaniah 2:3
 

 

 

 

 

Society weakens with each new spasm of trouble.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Labor pangs in the birth of a new era


 

 

Emancipation
of the world at the hands of one greater than Moses.

 

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The Day of Trouble is right on time -- Godís due time.


 

 

Society is unable to adjust to new
circumstances.

 

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"In the sweat
of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground."
Genesis 3:19


 

 

Had the
knowledge come sooner,
the trouble
would have come sooner.


 

 

 

"He that dwelleth in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty."
Psalms 91:1

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"He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings
shalt thou trust: his truth
shall be thy shield and buckler."
Psalms 91:4


 

Dissatisfaction
is widespread.


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Provide things decent and needful, with
contentment.

 

The saints
should take no part in the
struggle.


 

 

 

 

 

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"Let your
conversation
be without
covetousness;
and be content
with such things
as ye have..."
Hebrews 13:5

 

 

 

Heralds
of the Kingdom -- Ambassadors
of Peace

 

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The Kingdom
at hand
is the only
remedy
and hope.

The eminent Kingdom...

"Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth."
Psalms 46:10

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