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Faith on the march.

Author: A H Macmillan
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1957]
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A H Macmillan
OCLC Number: 1251079
Description: 243 pages illustrations 21 cm
Contents: Part one: "called out of darkness" --
1. A turning point --
I found a faith --
The faith of my father tested --
Hope of a new life --
Hope for the dead --
Civilization's shaky foundation --
Why my faith abides --
Facing the future without fear --
2. Beginning a new way --
Seeking God's will Traditionalism encourages infidelity --
The Bible strengthens wavering faith --
Jesus' ransom reveals God's attributes --
Object and manner of Christ's return --
The prophecies show presence imminent --
The harvest message begins --
Preaching and publishing --
Maintaining the mind of the Lord --
What Bible study revealed --
3. "God's word is a fire" --
The identifying tag --
Early background --
A family tragedy --
Religious ambitions --
The message unfolds --
"His word is a burning fire" --
Stumbled by tradition --
"Made in the likeness of men" --
Fire not literal --
C. T. Russell greets a youth --
Invitation to headquarters --
Darkness lightening into day --
4. "End of all kingdoms in 1914" --
"The wrong thing at the right time" --
End of the world does not end work --
Russell foresees a post-war expansion --
A major fulfillment obscured by details --
The turning point at 1914 --
Russell recognizes the rising Communist threat --
Jesus' disciples mistaken as to the kingdom --
C. T. Russell's last trip --
Why 1914 did not bring disappointment --
Part two: Birth of a nation --
5. God's judgment begins at his house --
Individuals are unimportant to God's work --
A new president takes office --
An administrative change provides a test --
Personal ambition disrupts the work --
Rebellious action forces a showdown --
Spiritual food for those approved --
6. "Mischief framed by law" --
A conspiracy comes to light --
Accused of opposing the draft --
7. Sentenced to eighty years for preaching the gospel --
Tried for conspiracy --
The prosecution makes another attempt --
Our defense shows no intent --
Committed to the penitentiary --
The deputy warden becomes disturbed --
Preaching in prison --
An evidence of Jehovah's favor --
8. A new nation comes to life --
Cleared of an illegal judgment --
A mark of confidence --
A test of strength is made --
New life stirs us to action --
The "golden age" comes into view --
World-wide preaching is the goal --
Publicity agents for the kingdom of heaven --
The new world society is born --
9. Jehovah chooses and cleanses his channel --
Russell viewed as the channel --
Russell views the society as the channel --
The "faithful and wise servant" identified --
One organization is made responsible --
Sincerity alone is not enough --
Individual responsibility demonstrated --
Spared for God's name's sake --
Apostasy began in the early congregation --
Being sure of the right religion --
10. Interpretation belongs to God --
Jesus quoted scripture as authority --
Oneness of Jesus with God in their works --
Prophecy unfolds with its fulfillment --
Our view of the new world society clears up --
Resisting God's interpretation leads to disaster --
11. Built on a primitive foundation --
Rutherford begins to unify our work --
Preaching the Lord's word on the Lord's day --
Dangers seen in democratic congregational government --
The primitive congregation was theocratic --
Theocratic structure restored to the congregation --
The primitive foundation provides maturity 12. A second struggle to survive --
Pioneering in radio preaching --
Sound cars take the road --
Organizing a peaceable counter-attack --
One judge renders a decision --
The phonograph is drafted for service --
A totalitarian thrust is thwarted --
The U. S. Supreme Court surrenders a freedom --
Respect for God given first place --
The international noose draws tighter --
Facing the future without fear --
Part three: The new world survives --
13. The triumph of the good news --
Stability and strength despite persecution --
A successful campaign on the home front --
The federal government's liberal view --
Arbitrary draft boards spurn the law --
Covering a circuit of twenty prisons --
Heeding scriptural counsel --
Overcoming the world --
14. Expanding the education for life --
Knorr organizes for expansion --
Personal ministry receives attention --
Individual training brings maturity --
Gilead school spearheads the global front --
Schooling the unlearned to read --
No doctrinal match for the novice witness --
Doorstep preaching locates the "sheep" --
15. Jehovah provides for his family --
Voluntary contributions pay it all --
"The people bring more than enough" --
The family forms a pattern --
Identifying the family of God --
16. You can live forever --
Jehovah determines the way of life --
Why my faith has survived --
The only practical way is God's --
There is no middle ground --
How you may take God's side --
Restoration of edenic conditions --
How much do you love God?.

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