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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... Parts of Europe ; and in a fhort eime breaking thro ' all Oppofition , made
themselves Ma . sters first of France , then of Spain and Portugal , and afterwards
from Africa , were a great Plague to the Southern and Peninsular part of Italy it felf
462 . end at theirtaking of t Crete , about 150 years afterwards , A . D . 823 . which
immediately preceded their Attempts for Italy and Rome , the otherObject of
theirOppression and Violence . Accordingly the date of the latter 150 years , for
... utterly driven away from the Italian Coasts ; or at least from those parts of them
which belong ' d to the Western Empire ... were made on the Greeks , who had
settled thenselves in the foot of Italy ; and not at all on the Latins or Romans ; and
... litterly extinet ; and the Easterx had afterward enough to do to secure to it self
its Neighbouring Provinces , with the Exarchate of Ravenna in Italy , as a small
remnant of that Ancient Empire , which had been so long before in that Countrey .
And so the Lombards long asterward planted a noted King dom in Italy ; but that
was also not a new additionalKingdom , but came upon the Destruction of that of
the Ostrogoths ; as that had done on the Conquest of the Hernli before . All which
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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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