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Studies In The Scriptures "The Finished Mystery" Volume 7 1917

The Finished Mystery" Volume 7, 1917, Page 53
The special messenger to the last Age of the Church was Charles T. Russell, born February 16, 1852. He privately admitted his belief that he was chosen for his great work from before his birth.

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Rev 14:13.   And I heard a voice from Heaven.-The Heavenly Father's Word. Saying [unto me], Write,-The message found in chapter 9 of Volume III.

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Pastor Russell passed.... in the fall of 1916...."his works do follow him", we hold that he supervises, by the Lord's arrangement, the work yet to be done..

The Finished Mystery" Volume 7, 1917, Pages 398, 399
...the people who are the strength of Christendom shall be cut off in the brief but terribly eventful period beginning in 1918 A.D. A third part are “burned with fire in the mist of the city.”..After 1918 the people supporting churchianity will cease to be its, supporters, be destroyed as adherents,...

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...Also in the year 1918, when God destroys the churches wholesale and the church members by the millions....

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..."Job also describes the steam engine stationary, railway and marine. The following is a corrected translation of Job 40:15 to 41:34, with comments thereon from the pen of one of Pastor Russell's followers: "Behold now one with great heat (the stationary steam engine), which l have made to be with thee; he will consume fodder (peat, wood, coal) as do cattle. Behold now his strength is in his loins (boiler plates), and his power is within the parts bent in a circle (boiler shell) of his belly. His tail (smoke stack-opposite the feeding end) will set upright like a cedar; the couplings of his leaping parts (connecting rods, pitmans) will be clamped together. His bones are tubes of copper; his solid bones .....

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..."8:3. And another angel. - Not the "voice of the Lord," mentioned in the preceding chapter, but the corporate body - the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society, which Pastor Russell formed to finish his work. This verse shows that, though Pastor Russell has passed beyond the veil, he is still managing every feature of the Harvest work "The Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society is the greatest corporation in the world, because from the time of its organization until now the Lord has used it as His channel through which to make known the Glad Tidings."

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...Calculations in distance from Scranton, Pennsylvania to Brooklyn, New York by way of Hoboken Ferry and misc.. ways .....Scriptures in Johns 6:60,61 ; Matt. 20:11 are quoted.

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..."The Lord assumes an interest in and responsibility for the complete series of STUDIES IN THE SCRIPTURES, the last one of which especially represents the winepress feature (Rev. 14:18-20) ... And I saw (an) ANOTHER angel. - The Elijah class after the publication of Volume Seven Studies in the Scriptures."

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...“12:7. And there was war in heaven.- Between the two ecclesiastical powers, Pagan Rome and Papal Rome. Michael. - "Who as God," the Pope.- B275; C62.  And his angels. - The Bishops. The following is the reply given in the Catholic catechism to the question, "Who are the successors of the Apostles?" Ans. "The bishops who are rightly consecrated, and are in communion with the head of the Church, the Pope." (Fought against) TO WAR WITH the dragon. - Attempted to get the temporal power away from the civil rulers. - Rev. 2:12. And the dragon. - Imperial Rome. - B288; Rev. 12:3; 20:2. Fought and his angels. - Did everything possible to circumscribe the growing power of the papacy, but all in vain. - Rev. 2:12.”