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Foolish Virgins Know the Truth but Destitute of the Holy Spirit

FRIDAY MORNING MANNA

 Biblical Numerology: NUMBER FIVE Part V

Foolish Virgins Know the Truth but Destitute of the Holy Spirit

 

QUOTE OF THE WEEK:

A man without knowledge, and I have read,

May well be compared to one that is dead.

THOMAS INGELEND, The Disobedient Child

From Christ’s Object Lessons by Ellen G. White, pp. 405, 406, 408, 409, 411, 412, 413, 414, based on Christ’s Parable of the Ten Virgins, Matthew 25: 1-14:

As Christ with His disciples is seated upon the Mount Olives, the sun had set behind the mountains, and the heavens were curtained with the shades of evening . . .  In many parts of the East, then and even now, wedding festivities are held in the evening. . . . In the scene upon which Christ and His disciples are gazing at, with the young evening as a  beautiful backdrop, they see a company awaiting the appearance of a bridal party, intending to join the procession. Read more

St. Columba of Ireland was a Sabbath-keeper

FRIDAY MORNING MANNA

Biblical Numerology: NUMBER FIVE Part IV

St. Columba of Ireland was a Sabbath-keeper

 

QUOTE OF THE WEEK:

When religion is good, it will take care of itself; when it is not able to take care of itself, and God does not see fit to take care of it, so that it has to appeal to the civil power for support, it is evidence to my mind that its cause is a bad one.” –

 “Letter to Dr. Price” by BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, sage of the Continental Congress

“Professor Andrew Lang says of them [churches set up or inspired by St. Patrick]:

              ‘They worked on Sunday, but kept Saturday in a Sabbatical manner.’  —‘A History of Scotland from the Roman Occupation,’ Vol. I, p. 96. New York: Dodd, Mead, and Co., 1900.

     “Dr. A. Butler says of Columba:

          ‘Having continues his labors in Scotland thirty-four years, he clearly and openly foretold his death, and on Saturday, the ninth of June, said to his disciple Diermit: ‘This day is called the Sabbath, that is, the rest day, and such will it truly be to me; for it will put an end to my labors.’ —‘Butler’s Lives of the Saints,’ Vol. I, A.D. 597, art. ‘St. Columba,’ p. 762. New York: P. F. Collier.

     “In a footnote to Blair’s translation of the Catholic historian Bellesheim, we read: Read more

Saint Patrick was Never a Catholic says Historians

FRIDAY MORNING MANNA

Biblical Numerology: NUMBER FIVE Part III

 Saint Patrick was Never a Catholic says Historians

 

QUOTE OF THE WEEK:

 A lie travels round the world while Truth Is putting on her boots.

CHARLES HADDON SPURGEON,Truth and Falsehood

     For the Lord is good; His mercy is everlasting; and His truth endureth through all generations. Psalms 100:5, K.J.V.

We digress a bit from our close focus on our series on the five wise and five foolish virgins of the parable in order to address an issue regarding this day, that, when seen from a larger perspective, Read more