Posted Sunday at 11:01 PM, Copyright © TheWorldNewsMedia.org An associate of Russell's stated that at age 64 his body was more worn out than that of his father who die… It doesn't hurt to take a hard look at yourself from time to time, and this should help get you started. A team of physicists at a university in the Netherlands have 3D-printed a microscopic version of the USS Voyager, an Intrepid-class starship from Star Trek. Did someone want him out the way?! Seeing that God has such a wonderful Plan for the blessing of mankind, Pastor Russell gave all of his power and energy to making known these great truths to the world. New York Times, November 1, 1916, as cited by A.H. Macmillan, Faith on the March, 1957, page 62, "October 31: Charles Taze Russell, pastor of the Brooklyn Tabernacle, and known all over the country as "Pastor Russell," died from heart disease at 2:30 o’clock this afternoon on an Atchison, Topeka Santa Fe train, en route from Los Angeles to New York." You can find an account of Russell's last days and his death on the train made by his companion Menta Sturgeon here: http://www.godstruthfortoday.org/BibleStudents/PastorRussellsLastDays.html. Topics. His death resulted in a dispute over the presidency and a split among Mr. Russell's followers; Joseph F. Rutherford was elected president of the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society in January 1917 and held the position until his death in 1942, adopting the name Jehovah's Witnesses for the … What I heard sent me to my Bible to study with more zeal and care than ever before, and I shall ever thank the Lord for the leading; for although Adventism helped me to no single truth, it did help me greatly in the unlearning of errors, and thus prepared me for the Truth.". Letter sent out by the Headquarters of the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society at the death of Charles Taze Russell in 1916. And this is microscopic  Saw a report of his autopsy and it read something like this: Russell wasn't one of the "Millions Now Living", so of course he died. So at the age of fifteen he used to go about the city of Pittsburg on Saturday evenings with a piece of chalk writing on the fence boards and telling the people not to fail to attend church on Sunday, so that they might escape the terrible hell in which he so firmly believed. "A normal person would use the bucket. He then investigated various other religious, but concluded that they did not provide the answers he was seeking.The Bible Student Movement in the Days of CT Russell, 1975, p. A–1 In 1870, at age eighteen, he attended a presentation by Adventist minister Jonas Wendell. Bonne campagne et à bientôt. The work was also translated into several languages. 1916 - Letter Regarding the Death of Pastor Russell. Language. I think his body just ran out of bull-shit. Why not say Brother Russell has died. latest ", At age sixteen, a discussion with a childhood friend on faults perceived in Christianity (such as contradictions in creeds, along with medieval traditions) led Russell to question his faith. A  letter  personal  of  JW  C. T.  Russel ! An associate of Russell’s stated that at age 64 … You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue. Russell died on October 31, 1916 at age 64 near Pampa, Texas, while returning to Brooklyn by train. "Oh, I understand," said the visitor. Copyright © 2001-2015 Jehovah's Witness Discussion Forum | JW.Org Community Information. Charles Taze Russell is best remembered as the author of ‘Studies in the Scriptures,’ a series of publications intended as a Bible study aid. By age twelve, Russell was writing business contracts for customers and given charge of some of his father’s other clothing stores.Jehovah’s Witnesses Proclaimers of God’s Kingdom, 1993, p. 42 At age thirteen, Russell left the Presbyterian Church to join the Congregational Church. "Well," said the Director, "we fill up a bathtub, then we offer a teaspoon, a teacup and a bucket to the patient and ask him or her to empty the bathtub." He was buried in Rosemont United Cemetery, Pittsburgh. Interesting stories about famous people, biographies, humorous stories, photos and videos. This is what I am also wondering about, as to the cause of his death i read that it was heart attack which were rather rare in those days, or in another place they mentioned cystitis. While he publicly denied being a Freemason, much of his symbolism and focus on the pyramids mirrors the masons. Terms of Service Confirmation Terms of Use Privacy Policy Guidelines We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. His father looked younger at 84 than did the son at 64." New York Times, November 1, 1916, as cited by A.H. Macmillan, Faith on the March, 1957, page 62, "October 31: Charles Taze Russell, pastor of the Brooklyn Tabernacle, and known all over the country as "Pastor Russell," died from heart disease at 2:30 o’clock this afternoon on an Atchison, Topeka Santa Fe train, en route from Los Angeles to New York." Russell, Pastor Russell. Its  hand-writed,  now  safe  in  a  Bethel  house.... Was it due to his ownership of the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania or because he engaged in the work of the Lord to a greater extent than his peers of that day? I would be interested to know how Charles T. Russell actually died. Was there any report made by a chief medical examiner? "If We Only Understood" by Brother C.T.Russell, For proof, you can view the newspaper clipping about it directly, 1877_Advent_Christian_Times_Barbour_Russell.pdf. friends. See Harvest Truth DataBase V5.0. Russell's secretary, Menta Sturgeon, was with him when he died and related the events surrounding Russell's death in a talk given at the funeral, found in the December 1916 issue of the Watchtower. Russell’s health had become increasingly poor in the last three years leading up to his death. The part about "canonizing" refers to the God's Kingdom Rules book. blondie 15 years ago. He was increasingly ill and weak during his last week. American Airlines/Handout, American Airlines is planning customer tours of the Boeing 737 Max and calls with its pilots in the coming weeks to boost the public’s confidence in the plane after two fatal crashes. Collection. Michel. FAMpeople is your site which contains biographies of famous people of the past and present. Death by excessive bullshititis. Did he have a heart attack, cancer or something? During his final ministerial tour of the western and southwestern United States he became increasingly ill with cystitis, but ignored advice to abandon the tour. He never explained what the Roman toga meant, and both Sturgeon and Rutherford attempted to give explanations. Bible Students throughout that portion of the world reached by the Associated Press were shocked last Wednesday morning to find on the front pages of their morning papers the above meager news of the death of their most beloved leader, Pastor Charles Taze Russell, the dispatches merely adding that he was accompanied by his secretary, M. Sturgeon, and that the, http://www.heraldmag.org/olb/contents/history/st%20paul%20memorials.htm. Russell's health had become increasingly poor in the last three years leading up to his death. All 346 people on board the flights were killed. Please register or sign in (it's free) to view the hidden content. During a visit to the mental asylum, a visitor asked the director what the criterion was that defined whether or not a patient should be institutionalized. Charles Taze Russell was born to Scotch-Irish parents, immigrant Joseph Lytel Russell (d. December 17, 1897) and Ann Eliza Birney (d. January 25, 1861), on February 16, 1852 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA. Charles Taze Russell: Was he recently "canonized"? Russell immediately replied with the July issue of the Watch Tower, confirming his belief that Christ’s invisible presence began in October 1874. Powered by Invision Community. The miniature Voyager, which measures 15 micrometers (0.015 millimeters) long, is part of a project researchers at Leiden University conducted to understand how shape affects the motion and interactions of microswimmers.