CONFUSING UNITY—AMALGAMATION—ECUMENICAL—LAST DECEPTION—RE-RISE OF PAPACY
, The voice is Jacob’s voice, but the hands are the hands of Esau.
The eye also of the adulterer waiteth for the twilight, saying, No eye shall see me: and disguiseth his face.
Popery is just what prophecy declared that she would be,—the apostasy of the latter times. It is a part of her policy to assume the character which will best accomplish her purpose; but beneath the variable appearance of the chameleon, she conceals the invariable venom of the serpent. “We are not bound to keep faith and promises to heretics,” she declares. Shall this power, whose record for a thousand years is written in the blood of the saints, be now acknowledged as a part of the church of Christ? BEcho February 1, 1887, par. 9