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The Devil or Satan. (E. A. Livsie)..

The Duty and Difficulty of Coming out of the Sects..

The Fraternal Gathering at Washington.

The Golden Rule. (Poetry) (B. F. SHIPP).

The Great European War.

The Judgment-Seat of Christ (A. H. ZILMER).
The Message of Faith.

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What is Your Religion Worth? (IDA M. NUNGasser)
What Shall Be the Sign of Thy Presence? (B. Little)

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United States and Canada: 50 cents per annum, postpaid.
Other Countries: Two shillings per annum, postpaid.

Published by

JOHN W. LEA, 1520 N. Robinson St., Philadelphia, Pa., U. S. A.

Entered as second-class matter January 7, 1911, at the post office at
Philadelphia, Pa., under the Act of March 3, 1879.

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Notices

RENEWALS-This issue begins Vol. V.

We thank all our subscribers for their support and encouragement; and as the magazine is published at cost we would welcome not only renewals, but increased and new subscriptions. If your copy contains an order form it means that your renewal is due, and prompt attention will much oblige.

Old Magazines.-The publisher has been endeavoring for some time to obtain a complete file of Christadelphian magazine publications and in addition to the more recent ones which have been collected by subscription or exchange he has been able to complete files of the chief periodicals now being published: The Christadelphian, 1864-1913; the Christadelphian Advocate, 1885-1913; the Fraternal Visitor, 1885-1913. This has been possible through purchase, exchange, and the generosity of some brethren and sisters who have supplied some of the older issues either entirely free or on payment of postage or express. A number of magazines issued some years ago, but now discontinued, have also been obtained. These are now available for reference on any occasion, and extracts may be easily verified. If any of our subscribers need information we shall be pleased to furnish it if possible at any time.

But some of the oldest works are still incomplete. It is especially desired to get a complete file of Dr. Thomas's magazines if possible. Of these there are still required the Apostolic Advocate, 1834-1839; the Investigator, about 1842; the Herald of the Future Age, 1844-1847; the Herald of the Kingdom and Age to Come, 1853 (Complete); May and December, 1857; January, February, March and April, 1860.

If any of our readers can supply these it will be greatly appreciated, and any reasonable sum will be paid for same, or any of our publications may be had in exchange. Information is requested right away and will be welcomed by the publisher. Address, JOHN W. LEA, 1520 North Robinson St., Philadelphia, Pa., stating what numbers can

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Judgment, in one aspect, has reference to a court of justice, a tribunal which sits and decides upon cases over which it has jurisdiction. To judge is to hear and determine a case; to examine, and decide; to try, and pass sentence. In such a judgment there are persons whose cases are to be decided according to the facts as they shall appear. There is also the law, or rule of action, by which the persons are to be judged, as well as a judge who has authority to decide the cases coming before him. The testimony will show whether the persons appearing before him are innocent or guilty, and the judge, after a fair hearing, pronounces the sentence, either approving or condemning, and sees that justice is impartially administered.

The foregoing remarks apply to a human judicature in which the court has no previous knowledge of the facts in the cases coming before it, and hence the necessity of hearing, trying, and examining such cases to ascertain the facts. When the court knows the facts it decides the case and passes sentence accordingly, either approving or condemning. In "the righteous judgment of God," in which Jesus Christ will be the Executive, it will not be necessary to examine and try cases in order to learn the facts, seeing that "the Lord knoweth them that are His" (2 Tim. 2:19); but this fact cannot, and will not, obviate the necessity for that feature of the judgment represented by the term "to decide," in the sense of rendering a decision, and passing sentence in keeping with the facts known to the Judge.

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