You'll find no rest in life- only stress. Faith in God alone grants eternal rest someday.
Judging from the political outlook in 1880, there will be no Paradise regained in our lifetime. Our only escape is the soon return of Jesus Christ.
Did you know that mankind has been living on borrowed time for over 1,900 years? Our time was up centuries ago...
What motivation does a Bible-believer have, knowing that the end result will NOT bring in the kingdom, evangelize the world, or give peace on earth?
"We are just praying for 'the end.' We should instead be praying that we may be faithful until the end."
The past is an open book to us- millennia of history catalogued with all of its successes and failures. The lessons of the previous ages lift us on their shoulders, and with the steady right arm of interpretation and the left of inspiration hold us up to see the truth of the last days.