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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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Hospitals

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Libraries

 

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

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

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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

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The trouble involves all classes.

 

"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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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

 

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


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Mountains = Kingdoms

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Peterís symbolic prophecy

 

"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."
Ecc. 1:4

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Apostle Peter

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Apostle John

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Apostle Paul

Haughtiness
and oppression
will be entirely consumed.

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The Prophet Malachiís symbols

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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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

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


 

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.


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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All
should be
useful
to others.

 

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

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Artisan and the laborer

One invention has followed another very rapidly.

 

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

 

Labor demands

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The organization of labor.


Supply outruns
demand.

 

"Boom"
and
inflation --
Reaction
and
recession

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Over-production and unemployment

 

The great railroad systems


 

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"?


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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

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A government which will enforce the principles of righteousness

 

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

 

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

Dissatisfaction
is widespread.
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"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

Provide things decent
and needful,
with
contentment.

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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

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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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