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THREE WORLDS,


AND

THE HARVEST OF THIS WORLD.





A BRIEF REVIEW OF THE BIBLE PLAN OF REDEMPTION, WHICH
SPANS THREE WORLDS: "THE WORLD THAT WAS." "THE
WORLD THAT NOW IS," AND "THE WORLD TO COME"
WITH THE EVIDENCES THAT WE ARE NOW
IN THE "TIME OF HARVEST" OR
CLOSING WORK OF THE
GOSPEL AGE.




" And I looked, and behold a white cloud, and upon the cloud one sat like unto the Son of man, having on his head a golden crown, and in his hand a sharp sickle; and he that sat on the cloud thrust in his sickle on the earth, and the earth was reaped." — Rev. xiv.
"The harvest is the end of the World" — Matt. xiii: 39.

PUBLISHED BY

N. H. BARBOUR.

C. T. RUSSELL.


ROCHESTER, N. Y.
1877.



PREFACE.

In offering this book to the people and Church of God, the writer, while freely acknowledging his indebtedness for many of its best thoughts to friends of the cause, is aware of his inability to do justice to the great subjects presented. If they are of any value, their importance should cover the imperfections of the agents used in their dissemination. And may God in his infinite love, cause that the book may accomplish the work of leading the Church into the truth concerning the Bible plan of Redemption, and the Harvest of the Gospel Age.
N. H. BARBOUR


CONTENTS

 PAGE
Three Worlds3
Coming Forty Years Of Trouble19
Seven Heads Of Rome22
Manner Of The Coming Of Christ27
Saint And Angel35
The World To Come  — Shall We know Each Other There?36
The Kingdom Of God  — Will It Be Seen By Mortals?48
The Natural And The Spiritual52
Sophistry58
Plan Of Redemption59
JUDGEMENT, TRIAL, PROBATION  — Will The Saints Be Brought To Trial?62
Bible Chronology67
Times Of The Gentiles77
THE TWO COVENANTS, or, Jewish And Gospel Dispensations85
The Jubilee93
The Holy Place104
The Resurrection108
Elijah, The Prophet120
THE HARVEST, Its Beginning And Its End124
The Five Kingdoms, And Their Locality131
Antichrist134
The Seven Trumpets136
The Seven Seals146
The Seven Last Plagues150
The Church And The World153
A Parable155
The Two Thousand Three Hundred Days157
The Eastern Question160
Babylon Is Fallen163
The Kingdom Of God166
The Two-Horned Beast169
Parable Of The Ten Virgins172
The Seven Churches Of Asia176
Summary182
Notes On Chronology192



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