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VOL. XXXV MARCH 1 No. 5
A. D. 1914--A. M. 6042

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CONTENTS

Consecration as Related to Present-Day
Conditions.................................. 67
Progressive Steps of Justification and
Sanctification.............................. 67
Those Consecrating Since 1881................. 67
The Spirit of Helpfulness......................... 69
Responsibility for Our Influence.............. 69
Re Sunday Observance.......................... 69
The End of the Age a Perilous Time................ 70
Prevalence of These Conditions Universal...... 70
A Subtle Test................................. 71
Courageous Dealing--Past, Present, Future......... 71
Bible Brings Spirit of Liberty................ 71
Church to Judge Courageously in Next Age...... 72
Profitable Bible Talks............................ 72
God's Great Feast............................. 73
"Jesus Himself Drew Near"......................... 74
"Naught That I Have, My Own I Call"............... 76
Life Rights Lost to Mankind................... 77
Importance of Attaining Balance of Mind........... 77
God's Use of Things In Our Hand................... 78
The Spirit-Begotten in the Holy................... 79

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1914--GENERAL CONVENTION--1914
CLINTON, IOWA--JUNE 28-JULY 5.

It is proposed that the INTERNATIONAL BIBLE STUDENTS ASSOCIATION shall this year hold an eight-day General Convention at Clinton, Iowa, June 28th to July 5th, and we are thus giving timely notice to permit the friends to arrange their affairs accordingly. Clinton is commended as an ideal convention city. It is reached by several prominent railroads and is quite central to St. Louis, Louisville, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Chicago, Toledo, Detroit, Cleveland, St. Paul, Minneapolis, Madison, Omaha, Kansas City, etc. The large Coliseum which has been secured for our meetings stands near two beautiful parks, along the Mississippi River.

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MEMORIAL SUPPER--APRIL TENTH

This year we will celebrate the Memorial Supper on the evening of Friday, April 10th. Further particulars in next issue of THE WATCH TOWER. Also carefully read over again Study XI, pp. 457 to 484, Vol. VI, STUDIES IN THE SCRIPTURES.

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BETHEL HYMNS FOR APRIL

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 April follow: (1) 260; (2) 7; (3) 25; (4) 130; (5) 112; (6) 12; (7) 155; (8) 313; (9) 307; (10) 318; (11) 113; (12) 310; (13) 8; (14) 152; (15) 1; (16) 168; (17) 314; (18) 295; (19) Vow; (20) 179; (21) 144; (22) 114; (23) 326; (24) 129; (25) 227; (26) 203; (27) 229; (28) 18; (29) 281; (30) 208.

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r5410 CONSECRATION AS RELATED TO PRESENT-DAY CONDITIONS
r5412 THE SPIRIT OF HELPFULNESS
r5413 THE END OF THE AGE A PERILOUS TIME
r5413 COURAGEOUS DEALING--PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE
r5414 PROFITABLE TABLE TALKS
r5415 "JESUS HIMSELF DREW NEAR"
r5417 "NAUGHT THAT I HAVE MY OWN I CALL"
r5417 THE IMPORTANCE OF ATTAINING BALANCE OF MIND
r5418 GOD'S USE OF THINGS IN OUR HAND
r5418 THE SPIRIT-BEGOTTEN IN THE HOLY

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VOL. XXXV MARCH 15 No. 5
A. D. 1914--A. M. 6042

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CONTENTS

The Memorial Supper April 10th.................... 83
Eating and Drinking It Worthily............... 83
"Are Ye Able?".................................... 84
Are We Willing to Share His Ignominy?......... 85
Drinking the Lord's Cup by the Church......... 85
Love and Loyalty Manifested by Submission..... 85
Our Reasonable Service............................ 86
The Terms of Discipleship..................... 86
Consecration Not the End of Our Work.......... 87
The Completeness of Our Offering.............. 88
Let Us Go On "In Full Assurance of Faith"!........ 88
Cost of Discipleship.............................. 90
Definition of Cross-Bearing................... 91
Salt is Good, But--........................... 92
Heavenly Interest in Sinners...................... 92
The Value of a Man............................ 93
Interesting Questions............................. 94
Some Interesting Letters.......................... 95
I.B.S.A. Berean Studies--Vol. II.................. 95

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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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LITERATURE FOR THE BLIND

Requests for Bible literature for the Blind should be sent direct to Gould Free Library for the Blind, South Boston, Mass.

Brother Gould has to loan the six volumes of STUDIES in English Braille; also Vols. I. and II. in New York Point, and Vol. I. in American Braille. Besides this, he has translated, and ready to loan, many of the booklets issued by our Society, as well as special sermons.

When returning books or pamphlets for the Blind, please return them direct to the Gould Library. The Post-Office will handle them without postage if the package is plainly marked, "Literature for the Blind, Postage Free."

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RE CLIPPINGS

We wish to express thanks for interesting clippings, and also for clippings containing attacks upon us. We request that you give name and date of paper each time, or, preferably, the whole page. If the whole paper be sent, please mark the article plainly and address W.T.B.& T. Society, File H, 17 Hicks Street, Brooklyn, N.Y.

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When sending remittances to the Society, please remember to make them payable in all cases to the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society.

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r5420 THE MEMORIAL SUPPER APRIL TENTH
r5421 "ARE YE ABLE?"
r5422 OUR REASONABLE SERVICE
r5424 LET US GO ON "IN FULL ASSURANCE OF FAITH"!
r5425 THE COST OF DISCIPLESHIP
r5426 HEAVENLY INTEREST IN SINNERS
r5428 INTERESTING QUESTIONS
r5428 SOME INTERESTING LETTERS