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VOL. XXXVII. APRIL 1 NO. 7
A.D. 1916--A.M. 6044

CONTENTS

How are We Sanctified? . . . . . 99
How to Enter Heavenly Race . . . 99
Sanctified Through the Truth . . 100
Quietness in the Midst of Storms . . 101
Affliction No Proof of God's Disfavor 102
Kept in Perfect Peace . . . . . 102
St. Peter and Cornelius . . . . . 103
End of Israel's "Seventy Weeks" . . 103
The Only True Gospel. . . . . 104
Judgment of Quick and Dead . . . 104
The Risen Christ . . . . . . 105
The Scriptures Logical . . . . 106
Order in the Resurrection . . . 106
The Ransom-Price and Its Application . 107
Interesting Items . . . . . . 110
Strong Delusions Urge on the War . 110
Turkish Promises Trusted . . . 111
Interesting Letters . . . . . . 111
Drama Turning Point of Life . . . 111
Seed Sowed in Good Ground . . . 111

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MEMORIAL ANNIVERSARY APRIL 16TH

After six o'clock p.m. on the above date, thousands of Bible Students all over the world will meet to celebrate the most important event of history--the death of Jesus, the World's Redeemer.

All should properly approach the Lord's Table with clean hearts and clean hands--with consciences purged by faith in the merit of the cleansing blood. Our own best endeavors to attain purity need supplementing with our Savior's merit.

Let us remember that in partaking of the emblems of our Lord's broken body and shed blood, we not only confess Him but profess to be His followers, His imitators--laying down our lives for the brethren.

The New York City congregation will assemble at The Temple at 7:30 p.m. All trusting in the precious blood will be welcome.

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When ordering books, etc., please consult November 1st WATCH TOWER for price.

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TWO DUTCH BOOKLETS

We have a small quantity of small Dutch Booklets:

(1) "What Say The Scriptures Concerning Our Lord's Return--His Parousia, Epiphania and Apokalupsis?"

(2) "The Hope of Israel in The Divine Plan."

Five Cents each, postpaid.

RE VOLUNTEER MATTER

Some brethren write us that they are mailing four copies of B.S.M. to certain Voters' Lists, etc. We fear that this is wasting valuable ammunition, for Voters' Lists in many communities are not very desirable--and it would seem unwise to risk the waste of four numbers. Other dear friends have followed a similar course in their house-to-house distribution --putting several papers together. We cannot approve this method, either, dear Brethren. In our judgment there is quite enough interesting matter in each number of the B.S.M. to make one number of it sufficient for one distribution. It is for this reason that we issue Volunteer matter at intervals--and not several numbers together. We believe that those Classes which circulate the Volunteer numbers as they are issued, and one copy at a time, do the best work, as well as the most economical work. We request that all do this; we decline to send assorted lots for general distribution.

We do recommend, however, that each Class keep on hand at its central meeting place a variety of the B.S.M., so that all the members of the Class can have access to these, should special numbers be desired for special individuals. Some of the numbers are not suitable for general circulation, but very important to have for special individuals--as, for instance, numbers treating with the Seventh Day Adventist doctrine, with Christian Science, Theosophy, Higher Criticism and Evolution. Similarly, a few copies of B.S.M. in foreign languages would be appropriate.

We merely seek, dear friends, the largest amount of good as the result of our mutual endeavors to serve the King and His Truth-hungry people. We hope that our readers will see the matter as we see it. Be sure, always, of our desire to cooperate in every form of service that commends itself to us as reasonable and economical.

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BETHEL HYMNS FOR MAY

After the close of the hymn the Bethel family listens to the reading of "My Vow Unto the Lord," then joins in prayer. At the breakfast table the MANNA text is considered. Hymns for May follow: (1) 83; (2) 8; (3) 259; (4) 12; (5) 267; (6) 303; (7) 7; (8) 235; (9) 197; (10) 105; (11) 204; (12) 199; (13) 47; (14) 9; (15) 321; (16) 120; (17) 18; (18) 73; (19) 325; (20) 78; (21) 79; (22) 263; (23) 305; (24) 114; (25) 307; (26) 28; (27) 19; (28) 22; (29) 240; (30) 40; (31) 214.

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All cheques, drafts, money orders, etc., should be made out to WATCH TOWER BIBLE AND TRACT SOCIETY. There are no exceptions to this rule.

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r5876 HOW ARE WE SANCTIFIED?
r5878 QUIETNESS IN THE MIDST OF STORMS
r5879 ST. PETER AND CORNELIUS
r5882 THE RISEN CHRIST
r5879 THE RANSOM-PRICE AND ITS APPLICATION
r5882 INTERESTING ITEMS
r5882 INTERESTING LETTERS

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VOL. XXXVII. APRIL 15 No. 8
A.D. 1916--A.M. 6044

CONTENTS

Principles of Love and Justice Contrasted 115
Justice Before Generosity . . . 115
Love and Justice Both Control . . 116
How Love May Overflow the Measure . 116
Yoke-fellows With Christ . . . . 117
New Creature Fulfils the Law . . 117
The Perfect, Adjustable Yoke . . 118
"The Little Foxes" . . . . . . 118
St. Peter Delivered From Prison . . . 119
Passover Season Siftings . . . 119
The Missionaries of Antioch . . . . 121
Disciples First Called Christians . 122
Ordination and Laying on of Hands . 123
"Lo, We Turn to the Gentiles!" . . . 123
"Ordained to Eternal Life" . . . 125
Proper and Improper Judgment of Brethren. 125
Church Incapable of Judging Now . . 125
Interesting Letters . . . . . . 126
Spirit of a Sound Mind . . . . 126

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PUBLISHED BY
WATCH TOWER BIBLE AND TRACT SOCIETY
CHARLES T. RUSSELL, PRESIDENT
"BROOKLYN TABERNACLE," 13-17 HICKS ST.,
BROOKLYN, N. Y., U. S. A.

Foreign Agencies:--British Branch: LONDON TABERNACLE, Lancaster Gate, London, W. German Branch: Unterdorner Str., 76, Barmen. Australasian Branch: Flinders Building, Flinders St., Melbourne. Please address the SOCIETY in every case.

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SEND MONEY BY EXPRESS, BANK DRAFT, POSTAL ORDER, OR REGISTERED,
FROM FOREIGN COUNTRIES BY FOREIGN MONEY ORDER, ONLY.
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Terms to the Lord's Poor as Follows:--All Bible Students who, by reason of old age, or other infirmity or adversity, are unable to pay for this Journal, will be supplied free if they send a Postal Card each May stating their case and requesting its continuance. We are not only willing, but anxious, that all such be on our list continually and in touch with the STUDIES, etc.

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ALSO FRENCH, GERMAN, SWEDISH AND DANISH EDITIONS.
SAMPLE COPIES FREE.
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ENTERED AS SECOND-CLASS MAIL MATTER AT BROOKLYN, N.Y., POSTOFFICE.
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SEND REPORTS OF MEMORIAL PROMPTLY

We request prompt reports from all classes and little groups celebrating the Memorial of our Lord's death on April 16th. A postcard report of numbers and interest will do.

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THE EUREKA DRAMA SUCCEEDING WELL

Nineteen Classes have sent in reports which show the following results for one week's exhibitions of EUREKA DRAMA:

Thirteen places were served. A total of twenty-nine exhibitions were given to an audience of thirteen hundred and thirty-eight. One hundred and twenty-nine cards requesting free literature were handed in.

These nineteen EUREKA DRAMAS heard from for the week are only a small portion of the whole number thus far sent forth. Fifty-seven have sent in no report whatever for the week. We can only imagine how many other thousands they may have served if actively engaged, or how many other thousands missed being served if they were not actively engaged.

Total EUREKA DRAMA reports to date show 1,788 places served; total exhibitions, 5,967; total attendance, 1,041,998; total cards received, 33,188.

All this is very encouraging and shows what possibilities there are in connection with this EUREKA DRAMA outfit. In a previous notice we suggested that the EUREKA DRAMA be not used in theaters, but in country schoolhouses, etc., leaving the theaters for the regular DRAMA. However, we have no desire to restrict the use of the EUREKA sets. We therefore suggest now that where openings for it may be found, it should be shown. Indeed, we have some excellent reports of its showing in theaters. Quite a number of exhibitions have been given in private theaters on Sunday mornings recently. They were very successful. People seemed to be interested and a good class of people seemed to attend. The Theater Managers were very pleased to have the EUREKA DRAMA, desiring in some manner, no doubt, to cooperate for the public good and also to give tone to their Theaters.

Be it remembered that we have the lecture records in Danish, Swedish, German, Polish, Italian, and Spanish (soon). These foreign records have cost us more than the English, but we propose to supply them hereafter to the friends at uniform prices--an entire set of DRAMA records for $25.00.

Wonderful opportunities, dear Brethren, are at our hands. Many are showing their love and zeal. Let each do according to his judgment of what would be pleasing in the sight of the Lord.

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r5883 THE PRINCIPLES OF LOVE AND JUSTICE CONTRASTED
r5885 YOKE-FELLOWS WITH CHRIST
r5886 "THE LITTLE FOXES"
r5887 ST. PETER DELIVERED FROM PRISON
r5888 THE MISSIONARIES OF ANTIOCH
r5889 "LO, WE TURN TO THE GENTILES!"
r5886 PROPER AND IMPROPER JUDGMENT OF BRETHREN
r5888 INTERESTING LETTERS

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