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. Elpis Israel Being An Exposition of the Kingdom of God. With Reference to The Time of the End, and The Age To Come. BY JOHN THOMAS. Elpis Israel has 13 ratings and 3 reviews. André said: This is a theological book written by John Thomas, founder of the Christadelphians, in a.

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A man may be a 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 elpsi 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. Thus an intelligible mystery characterises the once hidden wisdom of God, and becomes the subject matter of an enlightened faith.

Elpis Israel

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. We use cookies to make your experience better.

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Michael Gulapa rated it it was amazing Jul 28, He began His revelations by giving them, and us through them, an account of the creation of the heaven and the earth, of animals and of man. 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. No one has any right to set up his own ignorance as the limit of that which God has revealed.

The Scriptures can do everything for isdael in relation to the light. Such is the being that claims the independent sovereignty of the isael.

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

Search the Scriptures with the teachableness of a little child and thy labour will not be in vain. CHAPTER 7 — 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 the 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 Hobomok Lydia Maria Child.


Joey Moon marked it as to-read Aug 28, At the head of all these is a creature like themselves, animal, sensual and mortal. In other languages Add links. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Dmitry marked it as to-read Aug 29, Refresh and try again. A Student in Arms Donald Ierael. So true is it, that, unaided by light from heaven, “since the beginning of the world men have not heard, nor perceived by the ear, neither hath the eye seen, O God, beside Thee, what is prepared for him that waiteth for Him; but” adds the iarael in his comment upon these words of the prophet, “God hath revealed these things unto us by His spirit…which things we apostles speak, not elpks the words which man’s wisdom teacheth but which the Holy Spirit teacheth, interpreting spiritual things in spiritual words” 1Cor 2: Hence, at successive periods, the earth has become the area of fierce and pandemoniac conflicts; its tragedies have baptised its soil in blood, and the mingled cries of irael oppressor and the victim have ascended to the throne of the Most High.

CHAPTER 2 — The earth before the creation of Adam the habitation of the angels isrel kept not their first estate — A geological error corrected — The Sabbath day and the Lord’s day — Israep formation of man and woman — The ” great mystery ” of her formation out of man explained — Eden — The garden of Eden — The original and future paradises considered — Man’s primitive dominion confined to the inferior creatures and his own immediate family — Of the two trees of the garden — And man in his original estate pages The Bible alone is not its religion; for, if it were, why encumber its professors with the “Common Prayer,” “Thirty-nine Articles” and all the other “notions” of a similar kind?

Description “Elpis Israel” from John Thomas. To the Bible then let us turn, as to “a light shining in a dark place,” and with humility, teachableness and independence of mind let us diligently enquire into the things which it reveals for the obedience and confirmation of faith.


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Great is the consolation that “the wise shall understand,” and “shine as the brightness of the firmament.

The world of man has silenced the Word of God in their midst, and religion elips degenerated into a professional commodity sold for cash according to the taste which most prevails in the soul markets of the world.

Turn we to man and ask him “whence camest thou, and what is thy destiny, whence all the evil of thy nature, why art thou mortal, who made thee, who involved thee in this widespread ruin and calamity on every side”?

Jonah Jackson marked it as to-read Jun 14, 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 Napoleon — 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 Like Christendom Astray, this book also emerged as a result of a series of lectures given in dealing with the Hope of Israel.

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His crimes, however, rather than his virtues, have illustrated and distinguished him with an unhappy pre-eminence above all other created things. What shall we say to these things? Hence, in the days of Diocletian, one of the pagan predecessors of Constantine, a decree was issued commanding the surrender of all copies of the Holy Scriptures, for it was found that so long as they obtained circulation the Christian doctrine could never be suppressed.

CHAPTER 6 — God the builder of all things — Nothing accidental, but all things the result of divine premeditation — What ever exists he created for his own pleasure and glory — The purpose of God in the work of creation and providence, revealed in the scriptures — The present order of things merely provisional –The economy of the fulness of appointed times the true “Intermediate State” of a thousand years’ duration — The tower of Babel builders, peacemen, and socialists — The principle upon which men attain to the angelic nature and dignity defined — God’s two-fold purpose in the foundation of the world stated — The means by which it is accomplishing Dissertation on the Elohim pages

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