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"The Endowment"

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Introduction

General Statement
Prayer of Inquiry

QUESTION NO 1: When shall the Spiritual Endowment be?

When shall these things be?
When shall these things be?

QUESTION NO 2: How may we prepare ourselves for the Endowment?

How shall you individually prepare?

QUESTION NO 3: How may the church advance in these ways?

QUESTION NO 4: Must the people and ministry pass thru a time of great trial?

QUESTION NO 5: What are the characteristics of the Endowment?

Preface to set of 10 Characteristics

Characteristic No. 1: Spiritually won knowledge

Some of the possible ways are these

Characteristic No. 2: Shared spiritual experiences

With whom among you shall He thus move?

In what ways will you be prepared for this sharing?

How shall you seek, ask, and knock?

How can the Lord say more than this?

Characteristic No. 3: Special light on difficult problems and projects

Characteristic No. 4: Finding the places where people may best work

How then may this endowment of inspired placement of human personality be worked out?

How may these things be?

How may these things be?

How may these things be?

Characteristic No. 5: An outpouring of spiritual gifts, help, and guidance

Characteristic No. 6: Ministry of angels

Characteristic No. 7: Ministry of those who have tarried

Now, why will the Lord bless the time of endowment with this visitation of those who have tarried?

Characteristic No. 8: Purification of mind, spirit, and purpose

Characteristic No. 9: Special appearances of Jesus Christ

What shall this day be like when He shall suddenly come to His temple?

Characteristic No. 10: Christ shall delegate and bestow spiritual power

QUESTION NO 6: What shall Thy servants be, do, and say?

QUESTION NO 7: Will there by many whom Thou canst endow?

QUESTION NO 8: Shall this endowment be for everyone?

QUESTION NO 9: Are there other ways we can be aroused to move toward the endowment?

Yes, there are other ways

QUESTION NO 10: How can humble people do our part to hasten the day?

Now, what can you do?


"The Endowment"
by Earl R. Curry

			

QUESTON NO 7: Will there by many whom Thou canst endow? Assuredly, there ought to be many, for the harvest time of the world is come. There are a multitude of nations to be warned, entreated and taught. Many communities of Zion must be set in order and established. Millions await the endowed ministry of this coming day. The hearts of thousands of tens of thousands of the sons and daughters are yearning for the bread of heaven, the bread that satisfies their longing. This bread they cannot find amidst the conflicts and confusion that now overwhelms them. Yes, thousands of noble, endowed servants are needed to do this great work. Yet, the Eternal Father will neither compel anyone nor take away their agency. He can only endow those who behold a vision of what He can and would gladly do for the world, and who will discipline themselves, and prepare themselves for the coming day of endowment. How many there shall be must depend on how many hearts shall be inspired with a very great desire and faith, and on how many will become instruments in the Lord's hands in the inspiring of this desire and faith. The answer is in your hands, My servants and My people. Yet be reminded that the adversary of all that is good, is pushing the conflict. The day of opportunity is passing! Time will not wait! Oh, how can anyone turn away from this so great salvation the day of endowment shall bring?

 

[Question No. 6 - Question No. 7 - Question No. 8]