Archive | May, 2019
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Part 24: The remnant church succeeds the church in the wilderness

Who is this that cometh up from the wilderness, leaning upon her beloved? Song of Solomon 8:5. IT WAS a glorious hour when the church came up out of the wilderness. She had done her work well; she had been faithful to her task. She emerged from the wilderness condition to lay the treasures of […]

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Part 23: The Church in Japan and the Philippines.

The spread of Buddhism did not destroy, though it may have transformed, the ancient beliefs of the Japanese; nor did it prevent them from practicing other forms of religion. The ancient Chinese cult of heaven worship was not neglected, as is clear from its official chronicles. See footnote 1 JAPAN owes much of her civilization […]

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Part 22: Marcos of Peking

These historical facts suffice to prove the existence of the land bridge between China and the Roman Orient; and that ancient China had overland communication with Mediterranean countries as well as with India. The route may have been by way of Khotan and Turkestan, to northern India, Afganistan, etc. It would be very strange if […]

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Part 21: Adam and the church in China

The return from the captivity, which Cyrus authorized almost immediately after the capture of Babylon, is the starting point from which we may trace a gradual enlightenment of the heathen world by the dissemination of Jewish beliefs and practices. See footnote 1 THE NAME OF ADAM singles out an unusual leader whose history is connected […]

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Part 20: The Great Struggle In India

Besides hunting down heretics, Jews, new Christians, and all who were accused of Judaizing (that is, conforming to the ceremonies of the Mosaic law, such as not eating pork, attending the solemnization of the Sabbath, partaking of the paschal lamb, and so forth), the Goanese Inquisitors also replenished their dungeons with persons accused of magic […]

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Part 19: The St.Thomas christians of India

With all its intolerance and its terrors, the Inquisition was set up atGoa (India) in the sixteenth century; and when it was resolved to subjugate the Syrian Church to papal jurisdiction, this relentless institution was used to overawe it, and to prevent the arrival of bishops from Babylon. The subjugation was consummated by the Synod […]

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Part 18: Timothy of Baghdad; The Church under Mohammedan rule

It was not from Nestorius, but from Thomas, Bartholomew, Thaddeus, and others that this people first received the knowledge of a Savior, as will be seen in the sequel.(1)They were a strong, and prosperous people before the Mohammedans overran Asia, living on the plains of Assyria, sustaining schools and colleges, whose students carried to China, […]

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Part 17: Aba and the church in Persia

In the sixth century, according to the report of a Nestorian traveler, Christianity was successfully preached to the Bactrians, the Huns, the Persians, the Indians, the Persarmenians, the Medes, and the Elamites: the barbaric churches, from the Gulf of Persia to the Caspian Sea, were almost infinite… The zeal of the Nestorians overleaped the limit […]

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Part 16: The church of the waldenses

The Vaudois (Waldenses) are in fact descended from those refugees from Italy, who, after St. Paul had there preached the gospel, abandoned their beautiful country and fled like the woman mentioned in the Apocalypse, to these wild mountains, where they have to this day handed down the gospel from father to son in the same […]

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THE MARK OF THE BEAST

We are going to take a look at something that is of interest for many people today, and there is a lot of videos about this specific topic online. The Mark of The Beast is an end time scenario spoken of in the last book of the Bible, the Book of Revelation. It tells us […]

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GREAT BABYLON -and it’s fall

God is warning His people In the book of Revelation verses 12 through 18, we are given some of the greatest deceptions and persecution coming upon God’s people. In addition, we learn of the punishment that God will send upon his enemies. But we also learn how these great powers precede each other, and some […]

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Part 15 – Early Waldensian heroes.

Whenever, therefore, in the following sketches, the terms Berengarians, Petrobrusians, Henricians, Arnoldists, Waldenses, Albigenses, Leonists, or the poor men of Lyons, Lollards, Cathari,etc, occur, it must be understood that they intend a people, who agreed in certain leading principles, how ever they might differ in some smaller matters, and that all of them were by […]

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