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Lesson 20 Hope of Israel Ministries BIBLE Correspondence Course 3

Feast of Tabernacles -- THE WORLD TOMORROW


Pictured By the Holy Days

This happy Millennium is pictured by the
Feast of Tabernacles -- next in YEHOVAH
God’s annual Holy Day cycle.
The New Testament Church taught the
meaning and observance of YEHOVAH’s Holy
Days far and wide. Even the early Catholic
Church dared not dispense with the “doctrine” of
the Millennium -- the 1000-year rule of
YEHOVAH God and Yeshua the Messiah on
this earth (Revelation 20:1-5). The Catholic
Church admitted the fact of the Millennium for
HUNDREDS OF YEARS -- long after the death An off-beat look at the future. Man’s plans for the
of the Apostles. future center around fantastic technical accom-
Notice these surprising confessions from plishments -- but leave YEHOVAH God out of the
the writings of leading Catholic “church picture. What does the future really hold?
the seventh day ..." -- the Millennium (Against
Even Catholic Fathers Acknowledged the Heresies, Book 5, Chapters 28, 33).
Millennium The early third century produced the
same testimony. From Carthage, North Africa,
In the second century,
Papias of Hierapolis (in Asia The churches of this world reject the Biblical doctrine of the
Minor) said, “There will be a Millennium, though early Church Fathers acknowledged it. The
period of some thousand years Pope is shown waving to the crowd.
after the first resurrection of the
dead, and the Kingdom of Christ
will be set up in material form on
this very earth" (Eusebius, Hist.
Eccl., Book 3, Chapter 39).
Irenaeus, bishop of Lyons,
France, wrote in the latter half of
the second century: “For in as
many days as this world was made,
in so many thousand years shall it
be concluded."
Then he continues: “These
(rewards) are to take place in the
times of the kingdom, that is, upon

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