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GOOD SAMARITANS OF THE SEA

AN AMAZING FACT:  Throughout history there are many examples of dolphins helping humans in distress. The earliest record of dolphins saving people dates back over 2,000 years in ancient Greece. The musician Arion was returning home by boat…

FORMER BRETHREN WORST PERSECUTORS

"Then shall many be offended, and shall betray one another, and shall hate one another." Matthew 24:10. As the storm approaches, a large class who have professed faith in the third angel's message, but have not been sanctified through…

LIVING FOSSIL

AN AMAZING FACT: A few days before Christmas in 1938, a strange fish was caught in a net near the mouth of the Chalumna River in South Africa. Captain Hendrick Goosen and his crew thought the fish was bizarre enough to alert the local…

PERSECUTED FOR CHRIST’S SAKE

"All that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution." 2 Timothy 3:12. As Christ was hated without cause, so will His people be hated because they are obedient to the commandments of God. If He who was pure, holy, and…

SAND TIGER SHARKS

AN AMAZING FACT: Sand tiger sharks, also known as ragged-tooth sharks, have a deceivingly ferocious look. They are large-bodied sharks up to 10 feet long that display a menacing mouthful of razor-sharp teeth that protrude in all directions,…

HERMIT CRABS

AN AMAZING FACT: Hermit crabs are curious creatures found near the coasts of Europe and the Americas. Most are aquatic, but a few species, like the coconut crab, live on land and can attain a length of up to 18 inches. Hermit crabs are…

THE UNITED STATES IN PROPHECY

"I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon." Revelation 13:11. One nation, and only one, meets the specifications of this prophecy; it points unmistakably to the United…

FAIRY SHRIMP

From AmazingFacts.org AN AMAZING FACT: Fairy shrimp are amazing little crustaceans that are related to sea shrimp and can be found in vernal ponds. A vernal pond is a temporary pool that usually appears in the spring. Also known as…

THE CORRUPTION OF TRUTH

"Then if any man shall say unto you, Lo, here is Christ, or there; believe it not." Matthew 24:23. Before the last developments of the work of apostasy there will be a confusion of faith. There will not be clear and definite ideas…

SEA STINGERS

From AmazingFacts.org AN AMAZING FACT: Few marine animals are as mysterious and intimidating as jellyfish. These incredible creatures can be found in all of the world’s oceans, and even a few varieties inhabit freshwater. They are 97…

SATAN AND THE THREE FOLD UNION

"And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast." Revelation 13:4. "He had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon." Though professing to be followers of the Lamb of God, men become imbued with the spirit of the…

DOLPHINS

From AmazingFacts.org AN AMAZING FACT: Dolphins are wonderful creatures that belong to a group known as cetacean that includes all whales, dolphins, and porpoises. There are over 40 different species of dolphins and porpoises that can be…

THE THREEFOLD UNION OF RELIGION

"And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon, and out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet. For they are the spirits of devils, working miracles, which go forth unto the…

HARRIET THE TORTOISE

From AmazingFacts.org brought Tom, Dick, and Harry to Australia aboard a whaling ship and donated the youthful 12-year-old tortoises to Brisbane Botanical Gardens. As time went by, Tom and Dick died from unknown causes. Wanting to preserve…

CONFUSION OF MANY VOICES

"And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues." Revelation 18:4. In the last work for the warning of the world, two distinct calls…

RESILIENT STARS

From AmazingFacts.org AN AMAZING FACT: Starfish are the most popular creatures in tidal pools, especially among children. There are about 1,600 starfish species that are found everywhere in the oceans—from the deep, deep sea to the shallow…

TWO GREAT CLASSES OF CHRISTIANS

"I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was healed: and all the world wondered after the beast." Revelation 13:3. In homage to the Papacy the United States will not be alone. The influence of Rome in the…