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See p. 213.
so must they by consequence end at the same Period 1716. See p. 209 (5.) And this very year is also found by the Analogy 210. prius.
thele witnesses have all along with our Saviour. For as 1700 days, the time of our Saviours whole Ministry, are to 40% days, the time between his Deatu and Afcenfion, fo are 1260 the years of the Vaudois whole testimony in fuckcloth, to 30 years the time between the Vaudois Death or Éxpulsion 1686. and their Ascension into Heaven A. D. 1716.
(6.) This time is also determind by St. John's Vision of
the Woman with Child 280 days, and then in her flight 142 211. prius.
or 143 days, and then nourish'd in the wilderness 1260 days. ie, of the Church under persecution for 280 years, supported by the Eajtern, and Western Christian Emperors for 142 or 143 years, and in a State of affligion and diftress for 1200 years. Now from A. D. 33 when our Saviours Kingdom began, till A. D. 313. When Constantine became a Christian, are just 280 years: from thence till the ceasing of the Western Empire A. D. 455 or 456 are 142 or 143 years; and from thence till A. D. 1715 or 1716 are just 1200 years.
(7.) This year also is confirm'd from the Epocha of the
ten horned Beast, or of the Ten Kingdoms arising in the Ro2.2. prius.
man Empire A. D. 456 and their duration for 1260 years.
For from A. D. 456 till A. D. 1716 are just 1260 years. Se p. 187.&
(8.) And that in the main we are near that period is evident by the beginning of the Wo of the Turks with Ottoman about May 19 A.D.1301. And its duration for 396 years
and 106 days, till the concluding Victory over the Turks A poc. xj. 14. September 1. 1697; which Wo was to be over but a little time
before the grand Period before mentioned ; and the end of it was foretold by Mr. Brightman almost a Century ere the time came ; and by Dr. Cressener some years before ; and both from
the same Prophecy, and all came to pass accordingly, Seep,206.207. (9) Which also is again fully confirm’d by the Death 208. prius. and Resurrection of the Vaudois or Witnesses; which has come
to pass as it ought to do a little before the finishing of their sestimony, or their ascension into heaven at that grand Period : which Resurrection also was foretold, from this Prophecy, before it came to pass, by the Lord Bishop of Worcester.
See p. 221.
Short Account. Apoc. xviij. I-3
Apoc. xiv. 8., A
the . A Noche en angel come down from heaven, ba. ving great power; and the earth was ligh- angel, saying, Babytened with hisglory:
is fallen, 2. And he cried mightily with a strong that great city,
bes voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen,is causesbe made all nafallen;and is become the habitation of devils, tions drink of the wine and the hold of every foul
spirit, and a cage of the wrath of bor of every unclean and hateful bird.
fornication. 3. For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed
fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth are waxed rich through the abundance of her delicacies.
Apoc. xiv. 9.-13.
A heaven, saying, Come out of her
third ana my people, thar ye be not partakers of her gel
followed them fayfins, and that he receive not of her plagues: ing with a loud voice,
5. For her fans have reached unto hea. If any man worship ven, and God
bath remembred her iniqui- thebeaft and bis image, ties.
and receive his mark 6. Reward her even as pe rewarded in his forehead, or in you, and double unto her donble, accordo bis band,
ing to her works: in the cup the hath filled 10. The same palt fill to her double.
drink of the wine of 7. How much she hath glorified her self, the wrath of God, and lived deliciously, so much torment and which is poured out Sorrow give her: for she faith in her heart, without mixture into I fir'a queen, and am no widow, and shatt the cap of his indignasee no forrow,
tion, and he mall be 8. Therefore Mall her plagues come in tormented with fire one day, death, and mourning, and fa. and brimstone in the min; and sise shall be utterly burnt with presence of the holy fire; for strong is the Lord God who angels, and in the prejudgeih her.
sence of the Lamb. 9. And the kings of the earth who have 11. And the smoke committed fornication, and lived deliciouf- of their torment af. ty with her, Mall bewail her, and lament cendeth up for ever for her when they fall see the smoke of her and ever: and they burning :
have no rest day nor 10. Standing afar off for fear of her night, who worship torment, saying, Alass, alass, that great the beast and bis ;city Babylon, that mighty city: for in one mage, and whosoebour is by judgment come.
receiveth the 11. And the merchants of the earth mark of his name. Avall weep and mourn over her, for no man 12. Here is the per buyeth her merchandise any more. tience of the saints :
12. The merchandise of gold, and silver, here are they that keep and precious stones, and of pearls, and the commandments of fine linnen, and purple, and silk, and scar. God, and the faith of let, and all thyine wood, and all manner Jefus. of vessels of ivory, and all manner of ver- 13. And I heard fels of most pretious wood, and of brass, a voice from heaven, and iron, and marble.
Saying unto me,Write, 13. And cinnamon, and odours, and Blessed are the dead eintments, and frankincense, and wine, which die in the Lord, and oil, and fine flower, and wheat, and from henceforth: pea beasts, and sheep, and horses, and chariots, saith the spirit, that and saves, and souls of men.
they may rest from 14. And the fruits that thy foul lusted their labors, and their after, are departed from thee, and all things works do follow
which were dainty and goodly, are departed from thee, and thoa Boalt find them no more at all.
15. The merchants of these things which were made rich by her, shall stand afar off for
fear of her torment, weeping and wailing; 16. And saying, Alas
, alas, that great city that was clothed in fine linnen, and purple, and scarlet, and decked with gold, and precious stones, and pearls:
17. For in one hour so great riches is come to nought. Andevering ship master, and all the company in ships, and sailors, and as many as trade by feaftood afar off,
18. And cryed when they saw the smoke of her burning; Jaying, What city was like anto this great city?
19. And they cast dust on their heads, and crged, weeping and wailing, saying, Alass, alafs, that great city wherein were made rich all that had ships in the sea, by reafon of her coftlinefs: for in one hour is she made desolate.
20. Rejoice over ber thou heaven, and the holy apostles, and prophets, for God hath avenged you on her.
21. And a mighty angel took up a stone like a great milstone, and caft it into the sea, saying. Thus with violence shall that great city Babylon be throun down, and Mall be found no more at all.
22. And the voice of harpers, and muficians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard
no more at all in thee; and no craftfo man of whatsoever craft he be, mall be found any more in thee ; and the found of a milstone
Mall be heard no more at all in thee. 23. And the light of a candle shall shine no more at all in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom, and of the bride, shall be heard no more at all in thee; for thy merchants were the great men of the carth; for by thy forceries were all nations deceived.
24. And in her was found the blood of prophets, and of saints, and of all that were sain upon the earth.
CHA P. XIX.
ND after these things I heard a great voice of mach people in
heaven, saying, Allelnia, Salvation, and glory, and honour, and power unto the Lord our God.
2. For true and righteous are his judgments; for he hasb judged the great whore, which did corrupt the earth with her fornication; and hath avenged the blood of his servants at her band.
3. And again they said Alleluia. and her smoke rose up for ever and ever.
4. And the four and twenty elders, and the four animals fell down and worshipped God that sat
on the throne, saying, Amen: Alle. luia.
5. And a voice came out of the throne, saying, Praise our God, allye servants, and ye that
fear him, both small and great. 6. And I beard as it were the voice of a multitude, and as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of mighty thunderings, fay. ing, Alleluia: for the Lord God omnipotent reignerb.
2. Let us be glad, and rejoice, and give honour to him : for the marriage of the Lambis come, and his wife hath made her self ready.
8. And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine line nen, clean and white ; for the fine linnen is the righteousness of
9. And be faith unto me, Write, Blessed are they which are called to the marriage-fupper of the Lamb. And he faith unto me, These are the true Jayings of God.
10. And I fell át bis feet to worship him : and be said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy fellow servant, and of thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.
PERIOD V. Clausula.
Short Account. A poc. XIX. 11-21. Apoc. xiv. 14—20. AND I Saw heaven opened, and be.
behold, a white fat upon him was called faithful and cloud, and upon the true, and in righteousness ke doth judge cloud one fat like unta and make war.
the son of man, having
hold, a white horse rand het hart A ND. I looked, and