Christendom Astray

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Popular Christianity (both in Faith and Practice),
Shown to be Unscriptural ;
And the True Nature of the Ancient Apostolic Faith Exhibited.
Originally Published as "TWELVE LECTURES on the true teaching of the Bible"
By Bro. Robert Roberts

Preface to the Edition of 1884


Lecture 1:The Bible--What it is, and how to interpret it

Lecture 2:Human Nature Essentially Mortal, as proved by Nature and Revelation

Lecture 3:The Dead Unconscious till the Resurrection, and consequent error of popular belief in heaven and hell

Lecture 4: Immortality a conditional gift to be bestowed at the Resurrection

Lecture 5: Judgment to come; the dispensation of Divine awards to responsible classes at the return of Christ

Lecture 6: God, Angels, Jesus Christ, and the Crucifixion

Lecture 7: The Devil not a personal supernatural being, but the scriptural personification of sin in its manifestations among men

Lecture 8: The Kingdom of God not yet in existence, but to be established visibly on the earth at a future day

Lecture 9: The Promises made to the Fathers (Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob), yet to be fulfilled in the setting up of the Kingdom of God upon earth

Lecture 10: The Kingdom of God the Final Instrumentality in the great scheme of human redemption

Lecture 11: Christ the Future King of the World

Lecture 12: The Covenant made with David to be realised in the reestablishment of the Kingdom of Israel under Christ

Lecture 13: The Second Coming of Christ the only Christian Hope

Lecture 14: The Hope of Israel, or, the Restoration of the Jews, a part of the divine scheme, and an element of the Gospel

Lecture 15: Coming troubles and the Second Advent

Lecture 16: Times and Signs: or the evidence that the end is near

Lecture 17: The Refuge from the Storm: or, "What Must I Do to Be Saved ?"

Lecture 18: The Ways of Christendom inconsistent with the Commandments of Christ




Preface to 1884