Christ Jesus Emptying Himself
By W. J. Hocking.
This is a single chapter work on Christ’s coming.
A Ribband of Blue and other Bible studies.
By missionary J. Hudson Taylor
A missionary book by Hudson Taylor, Missionary to China in 1800s. He speaks of prosperity and adversity, of his life under God’s care, the servant’s self-denial, and God’s all sufficiency.
(A companion volume to “Union and Communion,” and to “Separation and Service.”)
CHINA INLAND MISSION, 632, CHURCH STREET
PRINTED BY WOODFALL AND KINDER, LONG ACRE
LONDON 1899 Continue reading
Scripture Characters and Miscellanies
by Robert Smith Candlish
London: T. Nelson and Sons,
Edinburgh; and New York
This is a classic study on characters from Scripture: Joseph, Eli, Ahab, Jehoshapat, Herod, Peter, Mary-Martha-Lazarus, Peter-John, Peter-John-Mary, the Spirit of God striving with man. Continue reading
Evidence from Scripture and History of the Second Coming of Christ
by William Miller 
This is a collection of lectures by William Miller (1782-1849), a 19th century preacher who managed to convince himself and thousands of others that Jesus would return in 1844. Born a Baptist, he became a Deist and Freemason. After he fought in the war of 1812, he had a spiritual epiphany, and was called back to Baptism. After much study, Miller became convinced that Biblical chronology pointed to the immiment end of the world, and in 1832, was confident enough to publicize his beliefs.
As the deadline approached, his followers grew into a huge movement. The calculations were refined by his disciples, and October 22, 1844 was determined to be the day. As that date approached, Millerites sold their homes and business, and flocked to the hills to await the last judgement. Of course, nothing out of the ordinary occurred, and most of Miller’s followers melted away as quickly as they had joined. This became known as ‘the Great Disappointment.’ However, the concept of the imminent return of Jesus has been a major component of evangelical Christian thought for the past century. Few have been so bold as to set an actual date certain for the end of the world. Most millennialists today simply point to various signs and portents to suggest that the end is near. Continue reading
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