12. Are men's hearts now "failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth"?


Everyone familiar with present-day conditions knows that this is the case.
NOTES - 'We are marching toward the unknown. Who knows what tomorrow has in store for
us?"-Signor Crispi, ex-Prime Minister of Italy.
"In regard to the future I am filled with disquietude when I think how easy it is to fan these
international jealousies, and how difficult it seems to allay them." -Lord Balfour, of England.
"In this world of ours we seem to ' be borne down by commercial and spiritual controversy. . . .
We grope in the daytime with fear and trembling for the future. Poor, distracted man is tossed over the
night to a more distraught tomorrow." John Wanamaker, ex-Postmaster-General of the United States.
"The bonds of society are relaxed; traditional principles are losing their sacredness, and perils
hitherto unknown are menacing the life of the social organism." Archbishop Ireland.
These, with forebodings of coming droughts, famines, fires, storms, earthquakes, tidal waves, and
pestilences, are filling men's hearts with fear.

When and by what means will the effects of sin be removed?
What is the mark of a true friend?
What, therefore, did God do?
How long was the Sabbath to be a sign of the true God?
On what day did Paul and his companions preach to the devout women at Phillippi?
What change is made in Satan's condition at the close of the one thousand years?
What will His true followers do?

Questions & Answers are from the book Bible Readings for the Home Circle