rose and went out of the window like a cloud, and the wind carried them away. In the bustle I closed my eyes for a moment; when I opened them, the rubbish was all gone. The precious jewels, the diamonds, the gold and silver coins, lay scattered in profusion allover the room.He then placed on the table a casket, much larger and more beautiful than theformer, and gathered up the jewels, the diamonds, the coins, bz the handful, and castthem into the casket, tillnot one was left, although some of the diamonds were not bigger than the point of a pin.He then called upon me to "come and see." I looked into the casket, but my eyeswere dazzled with the sight. They shone with ten times their former glory. I thought theyhad been scoured in the sand by the feet of those wicked persons who had scattered andtrod them in the dust. They were arranged in beautiful order in the casket, every one in its place, without any visible pains of the man who cast them in. I shouted with very joy, andthat shout awoke me. --
pp. 81-83.Today, the man with the dirt brush is resetting the precious gems of 1844 in theframework of truth. Yes, it is the old light of the pioneers, but the beautiful order andarrangements of those gems of truth in the setting of the sanctuary makes them shine withten times their former luster. The following article is a sample of the thrilling certainty of the present truth as it is in the Sanctuary.
The Present Truth as It Is in the Sanctuary
And he said unto me, Unto two thousand and three hundred days; then shall the sanctuary becleansed (Daniel 8:14).Behold I have set before thee an open door (Revelation 3:8).
The light from the most holy place of the heavenly sanctuary is the true light of the everlasting gospel. The open door of the most holy place gives us more light on lastday events, more light on Jesus Christ, and more light on God's purpose for His people.THE HISTORICAL TRUTH OF THE SANCTUARYIt is necessary that we first become established upon the great historical truths of the sanctuary. Unless we do this, we will never understand correctly the great gospelrealities wich it teaches.We can be certain that there is a sanctuary in heaven. This is as sure as the factthat our great High Priest is the minister of that sanctuary in heaven.. We know that uponHis ascension to the right hand of God the Father, Jesus commenced His ministration inthe first apartment of the heavenly sanctuary, and carried forward the continual mediationthat was the antitype of the
service in the first apartment of the ancient tabernacle.He continued His mediation in the first apartment of the heavenly sanctuary for eighteenhundred years.Based on the certainty of the sure word of prophecy, we know that at the close of