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Watchman, What of the Night?

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by John Brahmall
Isaiah 21:11-12


“The burden of Dumah. He calleth to me out of Seir, Watchman, what of the night? Watchman, what of the night? The watchman said, The morning cometh, and also the night.”

THE SIGNS OF THE TIMES WARN OF JUDGMENT

    In this Scripture, Dumah is Edom. Dumah means “silence”, the silence of death. Isaiah, the watchman received an inquiry, repeated twice— “How far on is it in the night?” The answer is: Though morning is coming, night will yet envelop it.
    The Millennial day is coming for Israel and the world, but before this the Day of the Lord will come in judgment, and they will pass through the night of the Great Tribulation (Mt. 24:15).
    The believer is to be a “watchman” who listens to God’s Word and His counsels, and looks for the event, standing upon the watchtower in fellowship with God (Ezek. 3:17; Hab. 2:1-2; Mk. 13:35-37).
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THE URGENCY OF THE TIME

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by Renald Showers (1935-2019)

This is a time of humanism, instability, wear and false prophets and Christs. The rejection of God's rule which started for man in the Garden of Eden seems to be reaching a frenzied pitch. Man is determined to prove that he can rule the world in an orderly, meaningful way without God. He asserts that the ultimate purpose of everything is the glory and exaltation of man. His man-centered mania not only makes him refuse to submit to the rule of God but also renders him incapable of submitting (Rom. 8:7).
Because man rejects the rule of God, his pride drives him to do things opposite to what God has ordained. God ordained capital punishment for murderers, but man tries to abolish it. God regards human life as being valuable because He created it in His image, but man destroys it by the millions through abortion. God instituted marriage and ordained that it be permanent, but man divorces and suggests that marriage be abolished. God demands justice in societ…