What definite period is mentioned under this trumpet?
"And the four angels were loosed, which were prepared for an hour, and a day, and a month, and a year,
for to slay the third part of men." Verse 15.
NOTE-An hour in prophetic time is equal to fifteen days; a day stands for a year, a month for
thirty years, a year for 360 years. Added together, these amount to 391 years and fifteen days, the time
allotted for the Ottoman supremacy. Commencing July 27, 1449, the date of the close of the fifth trumpet,
this period would end August 11, 1840. In exact fulfillment of the words of Inspiration, this date marks the
fall of the Ottoman Empire as an independent power. Wasted beyond hope of recovery in a war with
Mohammed Ali, pasha of Egypt, the sultan of Turkey submitted to the dictates of the four great powers of
Europe-England, Russia, Austria, and Prussia-and, through his minister Rifat Bey, on that very day,
August 11, 1840, placed in the hands of Mohammed Ali the decision, or ultimatum, drawn up by these
What ordinance is closely associated with believing the gospel ?
When did he say he saw the majesty of Christ, and heard the voice from heaven?
What reply did Moses make to the rulers?
What is it that makes a thing holy?
In what was shown the first tangible evidence of this \"falling away\" from the truth of God?
What further imperial legislation in behalf of Sunday observance was issued in 386?
What did the Ephesians do upon hearing the gospel?
Questions & Answers are from the book Bible Readings for the Home Circle