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Summary of Chapter 36:  The Impending Conflict



Setting the Stage for the Final Conflict

Entering the Final Struggle         - - -   582.2
In the soon-coming conflict               - - -   592.3

 
Errors in Doctrine

Easy to make an idol of false doctrines  - - -  page 583.1

     ►  Man's consciousness in Death                - - -  586.2

     ►  God's Law No Longer Binding                - - -  584.1
   • ♦ •     Modern doctrine               -  -  -  - 584.1
   >    If the Law were not binding  -  -  -   585.1

     ►  Doctrine of Eternal Torment                   - - -  586.2


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Christian Churches

>    Deny the Pillars of Christian Faith        - -   582.3

>   Protestant Churches join Threefold Union    - -   588.1

Individual People


>    Lose confidence in the Bible           - -  582.3
 

 


 

Sunday Movement

►   Leaders of Sunday movement advocate moral reform   -  -   587.1


Spiritualism
                        ►   Foundation of Spiritualism                  -  -   588.1
                            >   As Spiritualisn Evolves to Resemble Christianity 
                                   it has greater power to decieve                  - -   588.2
                        >   Miracles ( Lying Wonders )                           - -  588.2
                        >   Through Spirtualism                                    - - 590.2
 


False Sabbath vs True Sabbath

►        If the law were not binding       -  -  page 585.1

►     Doctrine of the True Sabbath     -  -  page 587.1
the claims of the Fourth Commandment   - -  586.2 - -  590.1

>     Contempt for God's Holy Law       -  -   page 586.2
Those who honor the Bible Sabbath    -  -   page 592.1
Those who honor God's Law       -  -  page 591.1

False  Sabbath
>    New system of religious faith  -  -   page 589.1
>    the Sunday Sabbath           -  -  -   page 590.1
 



Sunday Sacredness    - -  588.1
> Christians hard to distinguish from the ungodly     - - 

Sunday Laws  ( see below )
 

 


 

Satan

It is Satan's purpose to . . .

     ►     Overthrow the Law of God                        -  -   page 582.1
     ►     Destroy the Bible or Faith in the Bible    -  -   page 586.2

 
the way is open for the Prince of Evil    -  -  -   584.2

 (see Satan Works )

It is Satan's Policy in this final conflict   
-  -  page 591.1

 

Disasters
Natural Disasters
 ►  Satan Works through Elements (when God allows)  - -  589.2
His power to control the elements    -  -  page 589.2

Earthquakes  - -   Tornadoes   - - - 
  Terrific Hailstorms   -  -  page 589.3
- -  Tidal Waves  - -  Floods

>   Satan Seeks to destroy    
- -   page 591.1
Accidents and Calamities at Sea    - -  page 589.3
 
Wars    -  -   589.1


 

Deceptions of Satan

>   He appears as an Angel of Light        - -   588.2 
but at same time he works as a destroyer   - -  589.1
    In the eyes of the people         -  -   591.1


►   Multitudes accept the delusions of Satan  - -  584.3
>  False accusations against God's people   - -  590.1

Miracles

Undeniable wonders will be performed 
  -  -  page 588.2
>     Not a sign of the true church           -  -   page 588.3

See Threefold Union  - -  588.1


Satan endeavors to rule the conscience   - -  page 591.1

 

Society

►   Framework of Social Life tottering   - -  page 585.2
>   What can be done to stay the tide of evil   - -   585.2

  False Accusations against God's People   - -  592.1  (590.1)
>  Courts Corrupted  (bias against the saints)
Moral restraints of society    -  -   592.1

Justice
>  Justice - destroyed by political corruption
  - -   592.2
>  Courts of Justice    - - 592.1
Courts of Justice are corrupt   - -  586.1

Liberty
>     Liberty of Conscience no longer respected   - - 592.3
 


Attacks on Divine Government   - -   591.1


Scripture Quoted:   Revelation 12: 17    -  page 592.1
Isaiah 59: 14   -  -   page 586.2
 



 

Threefold Union

►  Prostestant Churches    ►  Spiritualism     ►  Catholic Church

   Through the two great errors,  the immortality of the soul  and  Sunday sacredness, Satan will bring the people under his deceptions. While the former lays the foundation of spiritualism, the latter creates a bond of sympathy with Rome. The Protestants of the United States will be foremost in stretching their hands across the gulf to grasp the hand of spiritualism; they will reach over the abyss to clasp hands with the Roman power; and under the influence of this threefold union, this country will follow in the steps of Rome in trampling on the rights of conscience.  {GC 588.1}


The Protestant Churches reject scripture   -  -  page 592.2

Results of the Threefold Union is Sunday Laws
 

 

Sunday  Law
Enforcement of Sunday Observence  .  .  .
►   would greatly improve morals of society   -  -   587.2
>    Enforcement of Sunday Observance     -  -   592.3
 

 >   Movement for Sunday Observance   - -
>   Persecution        -  -  592.2
 


Time Line of Prophetic Events
 
We will develop a Time Line of events from this Chapter in the inspired writings. For example see page 590.1  "And then the great deceiver will . . ." which comes after the disasters in page 589.3  Common sense tells us the these will not happen before the disaster, or it will greatly increase after the disasters.
So we can look for words like "An then"  and  "Now"  and  "Entering the final struggle" as keys to put together a Time Line

We will review this Chapter to see what Time Line we can get from this chapter and other chapters.

'Now'  -  see page 593.1   ". . . [Satan] is now putting forth his utmost efforts for a final struggle"
"Entering the final struggle"    see page 582.2

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