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for all to perish, if my judgments were prolonged. Therefore, the word is gone out of my mouth, and it shall not return; for my decrees are fixed. And now let reason take possession of thy heart : Dost thou wish the wicked to live to add sin to sin, and to fill up their measures the greater ? As to the righteous, if I take them, I shall take them from the evils to come ; for I shall now do justice to all men ; and justice now demands my love to my friends, that have shewed such love to me, therefore their lamps I will trim with oil, and make them burn bright : for now the truth shall follow my words. Men have had three years to mock while I tried them with blessings; and now is coming my time to punish. For no more than they have seen the sun for these days, no more shall they see the sunshine of my countenance in the months these days allude to ; for I shall reward them according to their doings : for now will I curse their blessings; my anger is kindled, my fury shall go forth, and my foes shall fall before
For as the heavens have gathered blackness, so shall the months gather blackness over your land : and all lands may begin to tremble, for the day of the Lord is at hand; a day of clouds and thick darkness, a day of gloominess and heaviness, for the day of judgment is begun. Let not thy heart fail thee, nor thy hand tremble, for the nations shall drink the cup of my fury. Oh England, England, how long have I warned thee, how long have I threatened thee, how long have I invited thee to accept of offered mercies, and told thee my kingdom of peace was approaching? But how few regard my love? How tew regard my honour ? How few re. gard the invitation ? Are not most men like Moore, who says, “ if my kingdom come we cannot prevent it; but will not give theinselves the trouble to search out the truth, whether these things are so or not. Now I tell thee, there are tens of thousands in your land who would have acted like Moore; therefore I told
see the date of the People of England when the Aan way.
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the end of A WARNING TO THE WORLD.
9 1972 thee in 1792, the ministers should weep between the porch and
the altar ; and now between the porch and 3:45 the altar they shall weep. -For I have now tried the Boot!? Gentiles
, and of the two they are worse than the Windo Jews; and was I to come again in the body, like the Jews, they would put me to death. For they might as well, believe I worked miracles by the Devil, as believe the Devil'is come to plead his own destruction, and remind men of the promise made in the fall; or that he is come to destroy his own kingdom, and to exalt MINE.---Oh, ye blind leaders of the blind, how will ye fall into the ditch together! Did I not warn you of all these things before ; that I should come again to judge the world in righteousness? Did I not give you the parable from thë Fig Tree, from the wars and tumults, from distresses and perplexities of nations, from divisions of nations, from divisions in houses and families, froin false prophets and false Christs? Are not all these things together? Did I not warn you of true prophets, that the Holy Ghost, which was the Comforter, the Father would send in my Name, to bring all things to your remembrance? And now all the Bible is brought to your remembrance, from the creation to your redemption: but how few-regard whether they are redeemed or not? Did I not say offences must first come ? But woe unto the land because of offences and are not offences come strong in this land? Now judge for yourselves, ye fallen sons of Adáin, what a hazard this woman hath run to follow on to know the Lord, or by what Spirit she was led. Did she not run the hazard, in the first place, to lose all she had in the world, and to leave all to follow on to know if I had spoken by her ? Did she not run the hazard of kindling the wrath of hell against her, by her dispute with Satan in the beginning, (that is, in 1792)? Did she not run the hazard of being discovered, if a wrong Spirit had led her, by putting the letters in the hands of ministers? Did she not run the hazard
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suffer for their ingratitude
A WARNING TO THE WORLD.
ingratitude. And now mark this day, the seventh mo sa fler month, (17th day of January) which is for July ingratiture's
Then here th¢ mist shall bring the rast,
A WARNING TO THE WORLD.
I tell thee fo 'twill come. Twenty-first day of January, or ninth month in the year.
And then I tell thee, men may mourn like the rain, or roar like the winds, and say---the harvest is over; the day is ended, but we are not saved : for I shall cut short the harvest, if I do not destroy it ; and I shall cut short the land also, For now my calling is like the wind, that every soul shall see and find, and will as loudly now go on. The ending of this year will come, to make my
chosen call aloud, and prove the truth they have seen and heard. That is, I say my chosen men, they will say the clouds did gather in, as thou didst tell them all be
fore. The truth of all they will see and hear, before the elventh month doth co:ne. So they might mourn if thou art gone
Because the famine then they'll fear,
The famine they shall surely see;
If all these things should so appear,
The truth so plain they must discern;
The 23d of January, Joanna was ordered to go out at 10 o'clock to mark the night. A great change had taken place from the day to the night. As grea as the change has taken place this day, so will the change come over your land; the mist will gather fast upon them---a bright morning will bring in a cloudy and misty evening. For as the clouds covered both moon and stars last night, so will all be cloudy at the end of this year ; for all hearts will be as heavy as thine hath been this day; for I tell thee, this year will end in a mist to mankind. Believers will see the light of the morning ; but on the