A Poignant Warning to Shepherd’s Rod’smen and Seventh-day Adventists


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Dear Reader,

Since there are Shepherd’s Rod folk recruiting within the professing SDA church, this warning should be noted. The implications of this warning are of the most serious nature. Why? Because the Shepherd’s Rod people and SDA’s who follow their lead will ignore the prefigure type of the historic fulfillment of Ezekiel 9—A.D. 27-70, and believe AS THEY NOW TEACH that the church will be purified by all the bad being shaken out, instead of the way it was in the prefigure—all the good were gathered out by Jesus and His disciples, Desire of Ages, 232 and the home churches mentioned in Scripture.

Thus, ironically, Shepherd’s Rod folk will remain for the Ezekiel 9 slaughter they have long warned about by erroneously expecting that all the bad will be shaken from the church. What a ruse of Satan, and all attributable to one serious error by one Victor Houteff.

Ellen White said that Ezekiel 9 will be fulfilled to the very letter:

“The Lord reads the heart as an open book. The men who are not connected with God have done many things after the imagination of their own evil hearts. The Lord declares concerning them, "They have turned unto Me their back, and not the face, though I taught them, rising up early and teaching them; yet they have not hearkened to receive instruction." We are amid the perils of the last days, the time will soon come when the prophecy of Ezekiel 9 will be fulfilled; that prophecy should be carefully studied, for it will be fulfilled to the very letter. Study also the tenth chapter which represents the hand of God as at work to bring perfect method and harmonious working into all the operations of his prepared instrumentalities. The eleventh and twelfth chapters also should receive critical, thoughtful attention. Let these prophecies be studied on your knees before God; unless you take up the stumbling-blocks which by your own perverse spirit you have laid in the way of many who have been connected with you, God will turn His face utterly from you and your associates.”{1888 1303.1}




"Study the 9th chapter of Ezekiel. These words will be literally fulfilled yet the time is passing, and the people are asleep. They refuse to humble their souls and to be converted. Not a great while longer will the Lord bear with the people who have such great and important truths revealed to them, but who refuse to bring these truths into their individual experience. The time is short. God is calling will YOU hear? Will YOU receive His message? Will YOU be converted before it is too late? Soon, very soon, every case will be decided for eternity. Letter 106, 1909, pp. 2, 3, 5, 7. (To "The churches in Oakland and Berkeley, September 26, 1909.)" E. G. White Manuscript Releases Volume One, p. 260.


“The future was mercifully veiled from the disciples. Had they at that time fully comprehend the two awful facts-- the Redeemer's sufferings and death, and the destruction of their city and temple--they would have been overwhelmed with horror. Christ presented before them an outline of the prominent events to take place before the close of time. His words were not then fully understood; but their meaning was to be unfolded as His people should need the instruction therein given. The prophecy which He uttered was twofold in its meaning; while foreshadowing the destruction of Jerusalem, it prefigured also the terrors of the last great day.

“Christ was a protestant. He protested against the formal worship of the Jewish nation, who rejected the counsel of God against themselves. He told them that they taught for doctrines the commandments of men, and that they were pretenders and hypocrites. Like whited sepulchers they were beautiful without, but within full of impurity and corruption. The Reformers date back to Christ and the apostles. They came out and separated themselves from a religion of forms and ceremonies. Luther and his followers did not invent the reformed religion. They simply accepted it as presented by Christ and the apostles. The Bible is presented to us as a sufficient guide; but the pope and his workers remove it from the people as if it were a curse, because it exposes their pretensions and rebukes their idolatry.”  {RH, June 1, 1886 par. 14}


The above statements have most serious implications:


·       Jerusalem in Ezekiel 9, symbolizes the SDA church, modern Israel.

·       Ellen White said that Ezekiel 9 is literally fulfilled again in the destruction of the church and the world.

·       If Ezekiel 9 if fulfilled again in the destruction of the world at the end-time, and A.D. 70 was a prefigure of that destruction, then the destruction of Jerusalem in A.D. 70 had to be a fulfillment of Ezekiel 9.

·       Ellen White said that Ezekiel 9 will be literally fulfilled.

·       In the last LITERAL FULFILLMENT of Ezekiel 9, circa A.D. 27-70, the good left the bad. The good were gathered out into home churches. The good fled to the mountains of Pella in A.D. 66, 3 ½ years before the destruction of Jerusalem.

·       All true Christians were sealed in “gathered out” Jerusalem, Desire of Ages, 232.

·       If Ezekiel 9 is fulfilled to the letter, and the destruction of Jerusalem circa A.D. 70 was a prefigure type, then we must look to that TYPE and follow it to the letter! Or it was no PREFIGURE at all!

·       A Shepherd’s Rod person on the Internet by the name of Walt, has twice denied that Christ and His disciples came out, separated, and gathered out all true Christians, even after I gave him Ellen White’s statement above--{RH, June 1, 1886 par. 14}

Below is a response I made to an article by a Shepherd’s Rod person posted to an SDA group by a non-Shepherd’s Rod person. This is fair warning to those who have embraced the errors of Victor Houteff, the enshrined prophet of the Shepherd’s Rod.


----- Original Message -----

From: Ron Beaulieu

To: SDAIssues@yahoogroups.com

Sent: Sunday, July 06, 2008 10:06 AM





Notice this excerpt from the document Confidential posted below:


"The day Ezekiel had this vision in Babylon; Jerusalem had already been in captivity and emptied of its people for years.  See Ezekiel 1:1; 8:7.  No such a purification or cleansing as here described ever took place in Ezekiel's day or in the annals of the church since his day.  It is, therefore, certain that the prophecy is yet to be fulfilled."


Ron responds: The underlined words in red are not true. Those words constitute a MAJOR blunder of the Shepherd's Rod people. Those words nullify the PREFIGURE TYPE of A.D. 27-70. An Ezekiel 9 purification of the church took place under the two calls of Matthew 22:1-10. Ezekiel 9 took place in A.D. 70. Ezekiel 22:17-31 took place in A.D. 70.


If Houteff wrote the document in the post below, he made the same mistake most SDA’s make. They have been erroneously taught to believe that the good remain in the city of Jerusalem (SDA church) and/or in the Temple for marking (sealing) and for the slaughter. This is foolish-virgin reasoning. There were two different headquarters in Jerusalem--Christ's and the apostate church. All the faithful were cleansed and sealed by being gathered out of the apostate Jerusalem theocracy.


That entire scenario was a PREFIGURE TYPE portraying exactly how Christ will purge His floor and cleans His church at the end-time. The two calls of Matthew 22:1-10 have been given. The church has rejected those calls. All the faithful will leave because it is IMPOSSIBLE to remain pure in an apostate environment. That is God's assessment:


 "It is impossible for you to unite with those who are corrupt, and still remain pure. (II Corinthians 6:14, 15 quoted). God and Christ and the heavenly host would have men know that if he unites with the corrupt he will become corrupt." E.G. White, Review and Herald, Vol. 4, p. 137.


Walt, you are saying it is possible to unite with the corrupt and remain pure. You are saying it is possible for the 144,000 to remain united with the corrupt and be undefiled with women and faultless. You are directly contradicting God Almighty. You are following Houteff's major blunder that there was "never in the annals of the church" since Ezekiel's day, a fulfillment of Ezekiel 9. That, my friend, is a colossal, deadly error. That, my friend, denies the prefigure type that we are to follow at the end-time--the TYPE for the methodology Christ used to cleanse and purify His bride in the last fulfillment of Ezekiel 9. Desire of Ages, 179, refers to the disciples as His bride. He gathered out His bride and His people. You have denied that living fact cited by Ellen White two times in posts to me. You thus believe Houteff over and above Ellen White. You may thus deserve what you are headed for.




----- Original Message -----

From: Anonymous

To: SDAIssues@yahoogroups.com

Sent: Saturday, July 05, 2008 12:37 PM




 1 Timely Greeting No. 52



Bringing New Truths

I shall read from "Christ's Object Lessons," page twenty, beginning with the second paragraph.

"In the earlier part of His ministry, Yahshua had spoken to the people in words so plain that all His hearers might have grasped truths which would make them wise unto salvation.  But in many hearts the truth had taken no root, and it had been quickly caught away.  'Therefore speak I to them in parables,' He said; 'because they seeing see not; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand.... Yahshua desired to awaken inquiry.  He sought to arouse the careless, and impress truth upon the heart...."

In Yahshua's day it was just as difficult to bring new truths to the people as it is today.  Yahshua used every possible means to interest the people in the present Truth of His day, but you know what little success He did have -- just a few of the common people.  The so-called learned men of the day bitterly opposed Him and spent their time and means to falsely accuse Him of one thing, then of another.  In the kind of world we live we cannot expect the people to be different today than what they were in His day.  Let us therefore pray that we ever keep awake, that we continue to be even more dissatisfied with our attainments as the days go by lest we, too, be found wanting -- back into Laodiceanism.  Let us pray that our hearts be ever open to His unfolding Truth, and that we never lose our hunger for "meat in due season." [Pg   14]







   The subject of our study this afternoon is found in the ninth chapter of Ezekiel.  We shall begin with--

Ezek. 9:1-6 -- "He cried also in mine ears with a loud voice, saying, Cause them that have charge over the city to draw near, even every man with his destroying weapon in his hand.  And, behold, six men came from the way of the higher gate, which lieth toward the north, and every man a slaughter weapon in his hand; and one man among them was clothed with linen, with a writer's inkhorn by his side: and they went in, and stood beside the brasen altar.  And the glory of the Elohim of Israel was gone up from the cherub, whereupon He was, to the threshold of the house.  And He called to the man clothed with linen, which had the writer's inkhorn by his side; and the Yahweh said unto him, Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, and set a mark upon the foreheads of the men that sigh and that cry for all the abominations that be done in the midst thereof.  And to the others He said in mine hearing, Go ye after him through the city, and smite: let not your eye spare, neither have ye pity: slay utterly old and young, both maids, and little children, and women: but come not near any man upon whom is the mark; and begin at My sanctuary.  Then they began at the ancient men which [Pg   15] were before the house."

Note that at the command of Yahweh, the angels in charge are to slay the sinners in Jerusalem (in the church), not in the world.  Only the abomination-hating ones, those who receive the mark for sighing and crying against the wrongs are to be left.

The day Ezekiel had this vision in Babylon; Jerusalem had already been in captivity and emptied of its people for years.  See Ezekiel 1:1; 8:7.  No such a purification or cleansing as here described ever took place in Ezekiel's day or in the annals of the church since his day.  It is, therefore, certain that the prophecy is yet to be fulfilled.

Inspiration in our day, moreover, puts this foreseen cleansing still in the future and makes this explanation:

"The class who do not feel grieved over their own spiritual declension, nor mourn over the sins of others, will be left without the seal of Elohim.  The Yahweh commissions his messengers, the men with slaughtering weapons in their hands: 'Go ye after him through the city, and smite; let not your eye spare, neither have ye pity; slay utterly old and young, both maids and little children, and women; but come not near any man upon whom is the mark; and begin at my sanctuary.  Then they began at the ancient men which were before the house.'

"Here we see that the church -- the Yahweh's sanctuary was the first to feel the stroke of the wrath of Elohim.  The ancient men, those to whom Elohim had given great light, and who had stood as guardians of the spiritual interests of the people," says the Spirit of Elohim, "had [Pg   16] betrayed their trust." -- "Testimonies for the Church," Vol. 5, pg. 211.

 The enemies of Elohim, you note, have taken possession of the churches, but soon the tables will be turned, and the servants of the Devil will be no more; they will fall and not be found.

The people, you note, are deceived by the ancient men who have betrayed their trust.  You well know that the prophets, the apostles, Yahshua Messiah, and the reformers, were all in their times railed against and taunted as "Offshoots," but we thank Elohim that the "offshoots" and the Truth, not the dead tops, triumphed.

"...They [the ancient men] had taken the position that we need not look for miracles and the marked manifestation of Elohim's power as in former days." -- "Testimonies," Vol. 5, pg. 211.

Is not this now the position of the ancient men?  Are they not now crying peace and safety?  Are they not now preaching that Ezekiel nine is not now to take place and that it is not to take place in the church that this message is a false alarm?  What does it take to awaken a dreaming sleeper?  They are dreaming that--

"...Times have changed.  These words strengthen their unbelief, and they say, The Yahweh will not do good, neither will he do evil."  "Elohim will not slay His people," "The church is His most precious object on earth," they say.

Of course the church is His most precious object on earth, and that is just exactly why He is to cleanse it, that is why He is to slay the wicked in the midst of her [Pg   17] and seal (preserve) the penitent so that He may have a church clean, "without spot, wrinkle, or any such thing." -- Eph. 5:27.

"...Thus peace and safety is the cry from men who will never again lift up their voice like a trumpet to show Elohim's people their transgressions and the house of Jacob their sins.  These dumb dogs, that would not bark, are the ones who feel the just vengeance of an offended Elohim.  Men, maidens, and little children, all perish together." -- "Testimonies," Vol. 5, pg. 211.  Continuing further, the Spirit of Elohim asks:

"Who are standing in the counsel of Elohim at this time?  Is it those who virtually excuse wrongs among the professed people of Elohim, and who murmur in their hearts, if not openly, against those who would reprove sin?  Is it those who take their stand against them, and sympathize with those who commit wrong?  No, indeed!  Unless they repent, and leave the work of Satan in oppressing those who have the burden of the work, and in holding up the hands of sinners in Zion, they will never receive the mark of Elohim's sealing approval.  They will fall in the general destruction of the wicked, represented by the work of the five men bearing slaughter weapons.  Mark this point with care: Those who receive the pure mark of truth, wrought in them by the power of the Holy Spirit, represented by a mark by the man in linen, are those 'that sigh and that cry for all the abominations that be done' in the church.  Their love for purity and the honor and glory of Elohim is such, and they have so clear a view of the exceeding sinfulness of sin that they are represented as being in agony, even sighing and crying.  Read the ninth chapter of Ezekiel."  Then says the Spirit:

"But the general slaughter of all those who do not [Pg   18] thus see the wide contrast between sin and righteousness, and do not feel as those do who stand in the counsel of Elohim and receive the mark, is described in the order to the five men with slaughter weapons: 'Go ye after him through the city, and smite; let not your eye spare, neither have ye pity; slay utterly old and young, both maids, and little children, and women; but come not near any man upon whom is the mark; and begin at my sanctuary.'" -- "Testimonies," Vol. 3, pg. 267.

Here are shown two classes in the church -- the faithful and the unfaithful -- those who view sin as sin and those who view it as fun.  Also it is seen that the church has a closing work, a work that must be done especially for her, not for the world.  In addition, it reveals that the closing work for the church is the sealing of the 144,000, that they, therefore, are the ones who will feel most deeply the wrongs among Elohim's professed people.

Ezek. 9:7-11 -- "And He said unto them, Defile the house, and fill the courts with the slain: go ye forth.  And they went forth, and slew in the city.  And it came to pass, while they were slaying them, and I was left, that I fell upon my face, and cried, and said, Ah Yahweh Elohim!  wilt Thou destroy all the residue of Israel in Thy pouring out of Thy fury upon Jerusalem?  Then said He unto me, The iniquity of the house of Israel and Judah is exceeding great, and the land is full of blood, and the city full of perverseness: for they say, The Yahweh hath forsaken the earth, and the Yahweh seeth not.  And as for Me also, Mine eye shall not spare, neither will I have pity, but I will recompense their way upon their head.  And, behold, the man clothed with linen, which had the inkhorn by his side, reported the matter, saying, I have done as Thou hast commanded me." [Pg   19]

When is this separation of the wicked from among the righteous to take place?  Yahshua places it in the end of the world.  Says He:

"Let both grow together until the harvest: and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the tares, and bind them in bundles to burn them: but gather the wheat into My barn.  Again, the Kingdom of Heaven is like unto a net, that was cast into the sea, and gathered of every kind: which, when it was full, they drew to shore, and sat down, and gathered the good into vessels, but cast the bad away." Matt. 13:30, 47, 48.

As tares they are burned; as bad fish, they are cast out. This is the way in which the Kingdom comes, says the Yahweh.  And what is the harvest if not the Judgment for the Living? -- the work which separates the one from the other.

"The true people of Elohim," says Inspiration, "who have the spirit of the work of the Yahweh, and the salvation of souls at heart, will ever view sin in its real, sinful character.  They will always be on the sides of faithful and plain dealing with sins which easily beset the people of Elohim.  Especially in the closing work for the church, in the sealing time of the one hundred and forty-four thousand who are to stand without fault before the throne of Elohim, will they feel most deeply the wrongs of Elohim's professed people.  This is forcibly set forth by the prophet's illustration of the last work under the figure of the men each having a slaughter weapon in his hand." -- "Testimonies," Vol. 3, pg. 266.  On which side do you stand?

Now the subject of the 144,000 stands out brighter than ever before.  Now you can clearly see that those [Pg   20] who escape the slaughter foreseen in Ezekiel nine, are the 144,000 the future servants of Elohim, the first fruits of the harvest, resulting from the cleansing of the sanctuary (church), the work of the investigative judgment of the living.  This work and this Truth, therefore, are the most important for the day, and should whole-heartedly be heeded if one expects to receive the mark and the seal and escape the slaughter, survive the great and dreadful day of the Yahweh.  Our neglect to sigh and cry for the abominations in the church would mean our eternal loss.  We dare not allow anything to divert our attention from this great and glorious work for the saints, and most dreadful and inglorious for the sinners.  This work must "engross the whole mind, the whole attention." -- "Early Writings," p. 118.  Nothing should be allowed to interfere with your eternal welfare.  No, not for a moment, for the day is far spent!  What? -- Friends, relatives, husbands, wives, you are to lose them with yourself if this Truth fails to convince you and them?  But the promise to the faithful is: "For your shame ye shall have double; and for confusion they shall rejoice in their portion: therefore in their land they shall possess the double: everlasting joy shall be unto them." Isa. 61:7.

Do you, Brother, Sister, actually comprehend, and actually realize, the crisis as outlined here?  Do you see the prediction that the sealing message is to be resisted by those who foster the abominations?  Are you with them?  I hope not.  Is there then any question that if the brethren are left ignorant of this cleansing work that Elohim is about to do among His people, I say, if they be left ignorant of it, will they not fall in the general destruction of the wicked, represented by the work of the five men bearing slaughter weapons?

Obviously all the sinners in the church will perish [Pg   21] in this slaughter of the wicked, be they men, women, or children.  Parents who continue to serve the Devil will have their little ones with them in hell; and parents who break away from abominations will have their little ones with them in the Kingdom.  Where do you stand?  Are you with those who have the burden of this work, or are you against them?  This you see is the decisive hour for you, for me.

"...Mark this point with care," counsels the Spirit of Elohim.  "Those who receive the pure mark of truth, wrought in them by the power of the Holy Spirit, represented by a mark by the man in linen, are those 'that sigh and that cry for all the abominations that be done' in the church.  Their love for purity and the honor and glory of Elohim is such, and they have so clear a view of the exceeding sinfulness of sin, that they are represented as being in agony, even sighing and crying.   Read the ninth chapter of Ezekiel." -- "Testimonies," Vol. 3, pg. 267.

Who are true Seventh-day Adventists at this crucial moment? -- Those who resist the closing work for the church?  Or those who put their heart and soul into it?  Let us face the situation honestly and sincerely.  Let us anoint our eyes with this Heavenly eyesalve that we might see and know what Truth is.  Only those who repent and promote the message of the hour rather than fight against it will stand with the Lamb on Mount Zion.

Let me read again:

"In the time when his wrath shall go forth in judgments, these humble, devoted followers of Yahshua will be distinguished from the rest of the world by their soul-anguish, which is expressed in lamentation and [Pg   22] weeping, reproofs and warnings.  While others try to throw a cloak over the existing evil, and excuse the great wickedness everywhere prevalent, those who have a zeal for Elohim's honor and a love for souls, will not hold their peace to obtain favor of any.  Their righteous souls are vexed day by day with the unholy works and conversation of the unrighteous.  They are powerless to stop the rushing torrent of iniquity, and hence they are filled with grief and alarm.  They mourn before Elohim to see religion despised in the very homes of those who have had great light.  They lament and afflict their souls because pride, avarice, selfishness, and deception of almost every kind are in the church.  The Spirit of Elohim, which prompts to reproof, is trampled under foot, while the servants of Satan triumph...." --  "Testimonies," Vol. 5, pp. 210, 211.

No longer serve Satan.  No longer fight Elohim's Truth against your own interests.  The Spirit of Prophecy in these lines has made it as plain as it can be made, that when the sealing message is brought to the attention of the people, the servants of the Devil will temporarily triumph, while Elohim's servants and His Truth for a time will be trampled under foot by those who control the churches.  This evil work, you are all well aware, is already in progress: The ministering brethren are already fighting the message instead of teaching it.  The pulpits are occupied by men who Sabbath after Sabbath stage tirade after tirade against this Truth, the Truth of the Judgment for the Living.

As the gospel prophet in chapter sixty-six was also given light on this subject, we shall turn to it.

Isa. 66:15-17, 19 -- "For, behold, the Yahweh will come with fire, and with His chariots like a whirlwind, to render His anger with fury, and His rebuke with flames of [Pg   23] fire.  For by fire and by His sword will the Yahweh plead with all flesh: and the slain of the Yahweh shall be many.  They that sanctify themselves, and purify themselves in the gardens [in places of worship] behind one tree [following a leader] in the midst, eating swine's flesh, and the abomination, and the mouse, shall be consumed together, saith the Yahweh.... And I will set a sign among them, and I will send those that escape of them unto the nations, to Tarshish, Pul, and Lud, that draw the bow, to Tubal, and Javan, to the isles afar off, that have not heard My fame, neither have seen My glory; and they shall declare My glory among the Gentiles."

Here it is reiterated that the slaying takes place in the church among those who are well acquainted with the things of Elohim, so much so that those who escape are sent to declare His glory, and His fame among the Gentiles.  Moreover, the very fact that the Gentiles are not slain but are to be taught of Elohim after the slaying takes place, positively shows that the slaying takes place in the church only, and before probation closes for the Gentiles.  To repeat, those who escape the slaying are sent to preach salvation to the Gentiles.

Isa. 66:20 -- "And they [the escaped ones, says the scripture] shall bring all your brethren for an offering unto the Yahweh out of all nations upon horses, and in chariots, and in litters, and upon mules, and upon swift beasts, to My holy mountain Jerusalem, saith the Yahweh, as the children of Israel bring an offering in a clean vessel into the house of the Yahweh."

Since the 144,000 are the first fruits, and also the servants of Elohim, and are of both the antitypical house of Judah and of Israel, they must be the escaped and [Pg   24] sent ones.  Those whom they bring to the house of the Yahweh out of all nations (Rev. 7:9) must, therefore, be the second fruits.  The former are the fruits from the church, and the latter the fruits from the Gentiles (See Revelation 7:2-9).

In order to hush the Truth, the ancients in their wickedness and ignorance now teach the laity that the subject of the 144,000 is a moot question rather than revealed Truth!  The Devil would have it thus so that the people might fall under the slaughter weapons of the angels.  What folly!  And, what a hold the Devil has on the men that control the churches!  Are they not deceiving the very elect, the 144,000?  This is truly the time for you to "come to the help of the Yahweh against the mighty," if you are to receive Elohim's mark of approval, and if you are to escape the slaughter weapons of the angels -- if you are to be "left," if you are to be of the remnant.

 There has never been made so great an effort to awaken any people in any age, as the effort of today.  Hundreds and thousands, yes, millions, of booklets have been scattered throughout the Denomination.  These have been going now for over a decade.  Truly it can even now be said of the church:

"Woe unto thee, Chorazin!  Woe unto thee, Bethsaida!  For if the mighty works, which were done in you, had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.  But I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon at the Day of Judgment, than for you.  And thou, Capernaum, which art exalted unto heaven, shalt be brought down to hell: for if the mighty works, which have been done in thee, had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until this day.  But I say unto [Pg  25] you, That it shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom in the Day of Judgment, than for thee." Matt. 11:21-24.

   The Devil today, you see, has the people deeper in the pit than he had them in the days of Yahshua   or in the days of Luther.  The Yahweh's victory, though, and the victory of those who escape from the pit, shall be just that much more glorious.  "And they shall call them, The holy people, The redeemed of the Yahweh: and thou shalt be called, Sought out, A city not forsaken." Isa. 62:12.

"Behold upon the mountains the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace! O Judah, keep thy solemn feasts, perform thy vows: for the wicked shall no more pass through thee; he is utterly cut off." Nah. 1:15.

The wicked in the church, you note, have finally come to their end.  With which company do you stand?  With those who close their eyes to this Truth?  Or with those who endeavor to bring It to the front?  You judge your own case. [Pg.  26] __._,_.___