[page 321]

SEMI-MONTHLY
VOL. XXV. NOVEMBER 1, 1904. No. 21.

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CONTENTS

Views from the Watch Tower........................323
Signs of Degeneration.........................323
The Prayer-Meeting Test.......................323
The Panic of 1913.............................324
Japan and Christianity........................325
Watch Tower Special Bibles........................325
Great Pyramid Measurements........................326
A Search for Atoning Blood........................326
Cease to Do Evil, Learn to Do Well................327
Spiritual and Animal Intoxication.................331
Interesting Questions Answered....................334
Publishing Bro. Russell's Sermons.................322

[page 322]

LETTERS FOR THE EDITOR SHOULD BE SENT TO ALLEGHENY, PA., U.S.A.
BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS AND REMITTANCES
--ADDRESS TO--
WATCH TOWER BIBLE & TRACT SOCIETY
"BIBLE HOUSE," 610, 612, 614 ARCH ST., ALLEGHENY, PA., U.S.A.
--OR TO--
BRITISH BRANCH--24 EVERSHOLT ST., LONDON, N.W.
GERMAN BRANCH--MIRKER STR., 45, ELBERFELD.
AUSTRALIAN BRANCH--32 JOHNSTON ST., FITZROY, MELBOURNE.

PRICE, $1.00 (4S.) A YEAR IN ADVANCE, 5c (2-1/2d.) A COPY.
MONEY MAY BE SENT BY EXPRESS, BANK DRAFT, POSTAL ORDER, OR REGISTERED.
FROM FOREIGN COUNTRIES BY FOREIGN MONEY ORDERS, ONLY. SPECIAL
TERMS TO THE LORD'S POOR AS FOLLOWS:--

Those of the interested who, by reason of old age, or other infirmity or adversity, are unable to pay for the TOWER, will be supplied FREE, if they send a Postal Card each December, stating their case and requesting the paper. We are not only willing, but anxious, that all such be on our list continually.

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ENTERED AS SECOND CLASS MAIL MATTER AT ALLEGHENY, PA., POST OFFICE

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THIS JOURNAL IS PUBLISHED IN THE
FRENCH, GERMAN, SWEDISH, DANISH AND ITALIAN LANGUAGES.
SAMPLE COPIES FREE.

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PUBLISHING BROTHER RUSSELL'S SERMONS.

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Word has come from many brethren and sisters of their efforts to secure the publication of Brother Russell's Sunday discourses in papers published nearer to them than the Pittsburgh Gazette. Many have sent postal cards to their favorite local papers, saying that they would gladly subscribe for a year if assured that these sermons would appear regularly and in full.

Our advice on the subject might not in every instance be the best: you know some of the conditions better than we do. For instance, the friends near St. Louis may think better of the Republic than of the Democrat; and The Kansas City Star, a weekly; near Chicago the Inter-Ocean may be preferred to the American, etc. Canadian friends assure us that the Toronto Mail and Empire or the Montreal Family Herald would be more likely to publish them than others there. Our general advice is that papers of large circulation and good character be preferred in every case. If you have written a postal card to one paper and it has not responded, it could do no hurt to write similarly to another, --to whichever you prefer. Where papers are obtainable regularly at a news-stand it is not necessary to promise a year's subscription: it would be enough to say that you would get the papers of your newsdealer and extra copies of those issues containing these discourses.

From time to time we will mention the papers proposing the publication of the sermons regularly. Friends in the neighborhood of each journal will, we are sure, be glad in some measure to show their appreciation by patronizing such journals and using among their friends extra copies of the issues containing the sermons. In cases where the papers can be purchased of the newsman a card of appreciation [R3451 : page 322] might be sent to the editor: in cases where subscriptions are sent in for a journal it would be well to say that the sermons are one of the attractive features, or that it is sent on the understanding that the sermons will appear regularly. So far the following journals have intimated that they will probably publish these sermons regularly:-- The Commercial Appeal, - Memphis, Tenn. The Oregonian, - - - - - Portland, Ore. The State, - - - - - - - Columbia, S.C. The Sunday World, - - - New York City. [page 322]

"SCRIPTURE STUDIES, SERIES I." FOR GIFTS.

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This is another title for Vol. I. DAWN, preferred by some, though we prefer the old title, which will continue. We have these in special leather binding with gold edges, intended for holiday tokens. At cost to TOWER subscribers, viz., 60c, including postage to any address.

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POLISH TRACTS can now be supplied to all who have special opportunities for using them. They are published by our Society, although our name and address does not appear on them, because of prejudice of Catholics against everything like Bible Societies.

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r3449 VIEWS FROM THE WATCH TOWER.
r3451 WATCH TOWER SPECIAL BIBLES,
r3451 THE GREAT PYRAMID MEASUREMENTS.
r3454 A SEARCH FOR ATONING BLOOD.
r3451 CEASE TO DO EVIL, LEARN TO DO WELL.
r3454 SPIRITUAL AND ANIMAL INTOXICATION.
r3456 INTERESTING QUESTIONS ANSWERED.

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[page 337]

SEMI-MONTHLY
VOL. XXV. NOVEMBER 15, 1904. No. 22.

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CONTENTS

"Baptist" Views Changing..........................339
Old and New Views of Sin......................339
The Atonement.................................340
Restricted Communion..........................341
Further Corroboration of our
Chronology..................................342
"Like Unto the Angels"............................344
Did the Ransom Secure Full
Resurrection?...............................345
Shall We Know Each Other?.....................346
"Them That Honor Me I Will
Honor"......................................347
The Captivity of Ephraim..........................349

[page 338]

LETTERS FOR THE EDITOR SHOULD BE SENT TO ALLEGHENY, PA., U.S.A.
BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS AND REMITTANCES
--ADDRESS TO--
WATCH TOWER BIBLE & TRACT SOCIETY
"BIBLE HOUSE," 610, 612, 614 ARCH ST., ALLEGHENY, PA., U.S.A.
--OR TO--
BRITISH BRANCH--24 EVERSHOLT ST., LONDON, N.W.
GERMAN BRANCH--MIRKER STR., 45, ELBERFELD.
AUSTRALIAN BRANCH--32 JOHNSTON ST., FITZROY, MELBOURNE.

PRICE, $1.00 (4S.) A YEAR IN ADVANCE, 5c (2-1/2d.) A COPY.
MONEY MAY BE SENT BY EXPRESS, BANK DRAFT, POSTAL ORDER, OR REGISTERED.
FROM FOREIGN COUNTRIES BY FOREIGN MONEY ORDERS, ONLY. SPECIAL
TERMS TO THE LORD'S POOR AS FOLLOWS:--

Those of the interested who, by reason of old age, or other infirmity or adversity, are unable to pay for the TOWER, will be supplied FREE, if they send a Postal Card each December, stating their case and requesting the paper. We are not only willing, but anxious, that all such be on our list continually.

==========

ENTERED AS SECOND CLASS MAIL MATTER AT ALLEGHENY, PA., POST OFFICE

==========

THIS JOURNAL IS PUBLISHED IN THE
FRENCH, GERMAN, SWEDISH, DANISH AND ITALIAN LANGUAGES.
SAMPLE COPIES FREE.

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HOME EMBELLISHMENTS CHEAP.

We remind the friends that we have laid in a large stock of Scriptural Motto Cards. These are our own importation and are supplied at about one-half what they usually sell for. Our assortment is very large and if you have already had some and wish to have all new patterns, please say so. We put them up in $1.00 packages, of which we have five different assortments,--only about one of the five containing some old patterns--all good.

For those who cannot afford $1.00 we have put up 50c and 25c packages of the smaller and cheaper styles. These prices include postage.

On these Mottoes, as on Bibles and Bible study helps, we aim to make no profit--merely to cover cost and labor.

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INSTEAD OF FOREIGN TRACTS, hereafter use Foreign TOWERS. Orders all the sample copies you can use judiciously, FREE.

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r3457 "BAPTIST" VIEWS CHANGING.
r3459 FURTHER CONFIRMATION OF OUR CHRONOLOGY.
r3461 "LIKE UNTO THE ANGELS."
r3462 "THEM THAT HONOR ME I WILL HONOR."
r3463 THE CAPTIVITY OF EPHRAIM.

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