by Paul Wilkinson
... These words were spoken by the Anglican minister, Francis Scott Webster, on December 13th, 1917. The occasion was a crowded public meeting at the Queen’s Hall in London, which had been organised by one of the foremost Evangelical leaders of the day, Frederick Brotherton Meyer (1847-1929). Just four days prior to this historic meeting, British General Edmund Allenby liberated Jerusalem from the Ottoman Turks during the Jewish feast of Chanukah. This momentous event “awoke in the hearts of many students of prophecy a new hope of the Lord’s near return.” ...
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