An Essay on the Revelation of Saint John: So Far as Concerns the Past and Present Times : to which are Added Two Dissertations, the One Upon Mark II. 25, 26. The Other Upon Matthew XXIV. and the Parallel Chapters : with a Collection of Scripture-prophecies Relating to the Times After the Coming of the Messiah
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The Arguments for this Proposition are these following : I . ' Twas not at all
agreeable to the Nature and Genius of these Enigmatical Writings to make use of
plain Words in the determination of its several Periods : and so to use the known
Next to the Throne in the Revelation are the 24 Elders , like the Heads of the 24
Courses of the Priests appointed by by Chron . xxiv . David , to attend in their
Turns upon the Tabernacle or Tem . ple , including the several Courses
Vifions ) in that Order in which they lye in the Book it felf ; that So hereafter , when
we have proposed our Interpretation of the several Prophecies , we may have
recourse to these grand Characters of the main and most glorious of the happy ...
... and contains five several States collateral and parallel to each other ;
beginning with the Commencement of the Trumpets , and ending with · their
Conclusion . . This intire Series of succeeding Prophecies distina from the rest ,
and occurring ...
... is himself commanded to ineasure the Inner Court , and to cast out the Outer ,
without any assistance from the Angels . Corollary . Since therefore the Time of
the Date of this Vision of the two Courts is known , A . D . 96 . and since the
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Whiston is a Historical interpreter and does a remarkable job of outlining the design and order of the book; seeing the 7 trumpets as part of the 7th seal and makes a clear case for the 7 Vials being a main part of the 7th trumpet. I think the following statementy is remarkable because of the time of his writing when these things have not been fulfilled and are yet in his future.
"""The Six first Seals, andthestx first Trumpets of the seventh Seal are all Over before the End of the 1260 years of Antichrist's Reign: and the seventh Trumpet or seven Vials contained in it follow immediately after that time;."
He has other good insights however he makes a very confusing preasentation by jumping ahead and then back to Daniel. His arguments are often difficult to follwo. and he doews make a few interpretive minstakes. He is not alonhe in saying the 2nd beast of 13 isw the same as the false prophet of 19. see the proper explan\ation the exposion of Rev found at www.moellerhaus.com.
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