Posts Tagged ‘ Times of Restitution ’

Risen with Christ

Nov 29th, 2011 | By | Category: The Basics (click on Article name)

If ye be risen with Christ, seek and set your affections on the things above, not on things on the earth; for your interests are heavenly.


Thoughts on the Memorial Season

Mar 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Special Features (click on Article name)

We are to feed on Christ as the Jews fed on the literal lamb. Instead of the bitter herbs, which aided and whetted their appetites, we have bitter experiences and trials which the Lord prepares for us, and which help to wean our affections from earthly things and to give us increased appetite to feed upon the Lamb and the unleavened Bread of Truth. We, too, are to remember that we have here no continuing city; but as pilgrims, strangers, staff in hand, we are to gird ourselves for our journey to the Heavenly Canaan, to all the glorious things which God has in reservation for the Church of the First-borns, in association with our Redeemer, as kings and priests unto God.


The Parousia Of Our Lord Jesus And His Subsequent Apokalupsis And Epiphania— At His Second Advent

Nov 4th, 2009 | By | Category: Special Features (click on Article name)

WHATEVER the character of the watching, and whatever the thing to be looked for, there can be no question that the exhortation to watch for an event whose precise time is not stated, implies that when the event does take place, the watching ones will know it. Watch, because ye know not, in order that at the proper time ye may know, is the thought; and the intimation clearly is, that those who do not watch will not know: that the events which are to be known in due time to the Watchers, will be recognized by them, and not recognized by others, at the time of accomplishment.


The Heavenly Jerusalem

Oct 25th, 2009 | By | Category: Special Features (click on Article name)

Our lesson pertains to the New Jerusalem, which in the preceding context is described as “coming down from heaven as a Bride prepared for her Husband”— beautiful, pure, gorgeous, resplendent. The City represents the Church in glory, this being indicated by the declaration that it was like unto a bride prepared for her husband, and the further demonstration is in the fact that the angel who called to John, saying, “Come, I will show you the Bride, the Lamb’s wife,” showed him the New Jerusalem descending, etc.—Rev. 21:9,10



Jul 21st, 2009 | By | Category: Special Features (click on Article name)

The Apostle refers to these times of restitution as though his hearers were all thoroughly familiar with them—as though they all understood that the divine promise of blessing through Christ implies times or years in which this blessing would be poured out upon the world. He seems also to take for granted that his hearers understood the meaning of the word restitution—that it signifies to restore, to put back again into a proper condition. It is somewhat remarkable that the ‘faith once delivered to the saints’ has so far been lost sight of, and so far contaminated with the errors from the heathen, intermingling during the Dark Ages that remarkably few of the Lord’s people today seem to have ever thought of times of restitution.