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Divine Plan of the Ages

Introduction by Donna Morley: Divine Plan of the Ages, (originally called Millenium Dawn, also called, Studies in the Scriptures, Vol.1) has the symbol of the sun-god "Ra" on its cover. It was written by Charles Taze Russell, founder and President of the "Bible Students" (named changed to Jehovah's Witnesses in the 1930's).

Russell believed that the Great Pyramid was a "Bible in stone" (Thy Kingdom Come, pg. 314-315)and that its dimensions contained coded historic and prophetic information. Much of Russell's theology, as expressed in The Divine Plan of the Ages (we provide the 1906 version), was based upon pyramidology.

You will see in this book, the "Chart of the Ages." It's a pyramid chart used by Russell and his followers to promote his strange views of biblical theology (using scripture quotations), chronology of the Lord's return (using the pyramid). Images of pyramids are included.

In this book, Russell projected that those who were living in 1914 would witness Armageddon and the dawn of Christ's 1,000 year rule on earth. He claims that the "end times" started in 1799 and that Christ had returned in 1874. In later reprints, these dates would change when Armageddon failed to appear in 1914. JW's now say that Christ returned, invisibly, in 1914.

The bottom line is, this book shows us Russell's creation of occultic pyramidology. The average Jehovah's Witness would be shocked to see this (feel free to print out the book).

In 1928, Russell's successor, Watchtower president Joseph Rutherford, denounced Russell's pyramidology as unscriptural and satanic.

The question we must ask our Jehovah's Witness friend is, "Who's right--Russell or Rutherford? Who was led by God--Russell or Rutherford?" If Rutherford is right, in regards to Divine Plan of the Ages, then this denounces Russell as a false prophet. If Russell is correct, then this makes Rutherford to be a false prophet. Either way, you have in the Jehovah's Witness religion a false prophet leading the people and creating doctrine. God does not work through false prophets, therefore, might the Jehovah's Witness be a false religion?

Below are the Faith and Reason Forum links to the 1906 book, Divine Plan of the Ages


Click here to view Divine Plan of the Ages Pages 1-49 (warning: this is a large file and will take awhile to download).


Click here to view Divine Plan of the Ages Pages 50-99 (warning: this is a large file and will take awhile to download).


Click here to view Divine Plan of the Ages Pages 100-149 (warning: this is a large file and will take awhile to download).


Click here to view Divine Plan of the Ages Pages 150-199 (warning: this is a large file and will take awhile to download).


Click here to view Divine Plan of the Ages Pages 200-249 (warning: this is a large file and will take awhile to download).


Click here to view Divine Plan of the Ages Pages 300-325 (warning: this is a large file and will take awhile to download).


Click here to view Divine Plan of the Ages Pages 326-349 (warning: this is a large file and will take awhile to download).


Click here to view Divine Plan of the Ages Pages 350-END (warning: this is a large file and will take awhile to download).