portion of Scripture, Elpis Israel. All whom God has privileged to bring out of Gentilism into Christ, and who desire their work to withstand the fire of Christ’s. 17 Apr Revolving upon its own axis, and describing an ample circuit through the boundless fields of space, is a planet of the solar system bearing. Elpis Israel has 12 ratings and 3 reviews. AndrĂ© said: This is a theological book written by John Thomas, founder of the Christadelphians, in a.

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If popery judges men in meats, protestantism does the same in drinks and in the sabbath; they both judge men in holy-days and movable feasts; and though protestantism repudiates the worshipping of angels, it proclaims in its fasts, preparations, concerts etc.

Elpis Israel: An Exposition of the Kingdom of God by John Thomas

To believe and practice the Bible alone would be a sufficient ground of exclusion from all “orthodox” churches. Bill Fleming is currently reading it Nov 16, Among other things, it teaches that God is not a Trinity, the soul dies, there is no Hellfire, there will be a future Paradise on earth. Dmitry marked it as to-read Aug 29, All that such persons have a right to say is, “we do not know anything about it. Are men to repeat the history of the past for ever?

If we question the mountains and hills, the plains and valleys, the rivers, seas and oceans of the earth, and demand their origin, why elpie were created, their rocks, their strata, their fossils or deposits afford us no response.

It was then styled “the mystery of iniquity” which, as was predicted, has, like a cancer, eaten out the Truth, and substituted in place thereof a civil and ecclesiastical constitution, styled “harlots and abominations of the earth,” such as we behold on every side. Be this then our commencement, and may the Lord Himself prosper our endeavours to decipher and understand His will and testament, and to disentangle them from the crude traditions and dogmatisms of contemporary theologies, useful in their beginning as oppositions to the “mystery of iniquity,” but now waxed old and ready to vanish away with the thing they have antagonised; but which, though consumptive of the civil and ecclesiastical tyranny of the “image of the beast,” have by their glosses in effect taken from the people “the Key of knowledge” and thus shut up the Kingdom of Heaven against men.

The object before us then will be to present such a connected view of this truthful and wonderful Book as will open the reader’s eyes and enable him to understand it and expound it to others, that he may become a “workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the Word of Truth,” and be able intelligently to “contend for the faith,” and by “turning many to righteousness, to shine as the stars for ever and ever. Views Read Edit View history. A thing may be unknown to such a man, but it does not therefore follow that it is either absolutely unintelligible or a secret.

CHAPTER 13 — The Sin-power in its war against the seed of the woman in the west, symbolised by the Beasts and their Image — God will surely avenge his saints — The crimes for which the nations are to be judged stated — The geography of the “Lake of Fire ” where the judgment sits — The saints the executioners of the Little Horn — They are raised from political death for this purpose — Events connected with the resurrection — The three days and a half of their unburied state explained — Their ascension — End of years — Of the time of the Beast — Diagram — Of the years pages Before the Son of God sent forth His apostles to proclaim the gospel of the Kingdom in His name, “He opened their understandings that they might understand the Scriptures.

Let therefore every man that would eschew the wrath which is begun and who would become an heir of the Kingdom of God, save himself from the unholy, lifeless and effete denominations of these “latter days. This orb of the starry heavens shines with a glory similar to that of its kindred spheres. George Shanovski rated it it was amazing Feb 08, Let the example of the noble minded Bereans be ours.

These “are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus. CalebMyers rated it it was amazing Nov 06, But while God lightly esteems the wisdom of the reputed wise, there is a wisdom which He invites all men to issrael. Philip Broske added it Jul 30, Jonah Jackson marked it as to-read Jun 14, Thus an intelligible mystery characterises the once hidden wisdom of God, and becomes the subject matter of an enlightened faith.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. A eppis clear exposition of the core truths of the Bible. Its mind is not subject to His law neither indeed can it be. This is indispensable; for there is no obtaining of this commodity except through the Scriptures of Truth. Better to concentrate on living a live in line with the requirements of a true child of God.

Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: His heart is evil, and, left to its uncontrolled impulses, he becomes licentious, merciless and wlpis cruel than the fiercest beasts of prey. It is animated by one isrqel which, under various modifications, pervades and actuates the whole.

CHAPTER 14 — Doings of the Witnesses when invested with power — They execute justice on their enemies — A great earthquake — The seventh trumpet Divided into seven vial-periods — The third, fourth, and fifth vials, and Dlpis — England and the second vial — Turkey and the sixth vial — All Europe and the seventh vial — The prophecy of the Frogs explained — The mission of the unclean spirits — Their operation the sign of Christ’s stealthy and sudden return — The great desideratum in view of the Advent pages And again, the Lord knoweth the thoughts of the wise, that they are vain.

Elpis Israel

They declare the isreal power and divinity of their Creator, but they speak not of the destiny of the earth or of man upon it. If our contemporaries could only attain to the adoption of this great precept “let no man glory in men,” they would have overleaped a barrier which as a fatal obstacle prevents myriads from understanding and obeying the Truth.

Length of days is in her right hand; and in her left hand riches and honour. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. No man knows the day nor the hour of the Lord Jesus return, a statement made by the Lord Idrael himself.

Retrieved from ” https: CHAPTER 16 — It is impossible that the Holy Land can be for ever subject to the Gentiles –It elpid to be wrested from them in slpis crisis of “the time of the end” — Of Daniel’s days — Diagram of Daniel’s times — Of the beginning of “the time of the end” — Of the king of the south at that time — The Autocrat of Russia the king of the north in “the time of the end” — England and the Jews — Of Gogue and Magogue — Ezekiel’s and John’s two different and remote confederacies — Daniel’s king of the north of “the time of the end” and Gogue of “the latter days” the same — The Gogue of Ezekiel proved to be Emperor of Germany and Autocrat of all the Russias — Gomer and the French — Sheba, Dedan, the Merchants of Tarshish and its young lions, identified as the British power pages CHAPTER jsrael — The truth indicated — None but the believers of the truth can inherit the Kingdom of God — Abraham, “the Heir of the World ” — To inherit with him, men must believe what he believed; and become his children by adoption through Jesus Christ — The gospel and the things of the Kingdom one and the same — It was preached to Abraham, Israel, and the Gentiles by the Lord God, by Moses, by Jesus, and by the apostles — Gospel things susceptible of a threefold classification — The Keys of the Kingdom — Intrusted only to Peter — The Mystery of elpus Kingdom — The Fellowship of the Mystery — “Apostolic Succession” — Qualifications of an Apostle of Christ — Import of the phrase, “the end of the world ” — “The sign ” of its approach — The gospel preached to every creature by the Apostles — Modern missionaryism inadequate to the end proposed pages Man has a right to worship God only in the way God has Himself appointed.

The protestant world, while it deludes itself with the conceit that “the Bible, the Bible alone, is the religion of protestants”-while it spends its thousands for its circulation among the nations in their native tongues-is itself hostile to the belief and practice of what it proclaims.

Elpis Israel – An Exposition of The Kingdom of God

Ask an infant of days the history of the past, and he can as well detail it as man can answer these enquiries without a revelation from Him who is before all and to whom is known from the beginning all He intends shall come to pass. A man may be israep theologian profoundly skilled in all questions of “divinity;” he may be well versed in the mythology of the heathen world, be able to speak all languages of the nations, compute the distances of orb from orb, and weigh them in the scales of rigid calculation; he may know all science and be able to solve all mysteries-but if he know not the true meaning of the Bible he seemeth only to be wise, while he is, in fact, a fool.

These exhortations apply to all faith and worship, papal and protestant. Here is “the knowledge of God,” in which are contained “exceeding great and precious promises,” the understanding of which is able to make a man wise, and a “partaker isreal the divine nature.

The gospel of the Kingdom of God and the name of Jesus is not preached among them; they are communions which are uncircumcised of heart; theological dissertations on texts, called “sermons,” are substituted for “reasoning out of the Scriptures”-for “expounding and testifying the Kingdom of God, elpiz persuading men concerning Jesus, both out of the law of Moses and out of the prophets” Acts Dec 26, Jon rated it it was amazing. John Thomas also has a strong understanding of history as it relates to prophecy, but some of his date calculations are quite clearly incorrect.