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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And afrer tbee Mall arise another kingdom inferior 10 thee , and another third
kingdom of brass , which mall bear rule over all the carth . . : 40 . And the fourth
kingdom mall be strong as iron : fora much as iron breaketh in pieces , and
Thus he said , The fourth Beast Jhall be the fourth Kingdom upon Earıh , which
Mall be divers from all Kingdoms , and pall devour the whole Earth , and pall
tread ir down , and break it in pieces . 24 . And the ten horns out of this Kingdom
The general Description of the Fourth Kingdom can agree to no other , but the
Roman Empire . It is evident by all the Defcriptions of the Fourth Kingdom above ,
that it was to be more considerable , ftroog , powerful , and victorious , than any of
But then the Kingdom of the Seleucide was certainly a Monarchy , like that of the
three foregoing ; and in no remarkable things , that I know of , at all differing froni
them ; and therefore not in the least answering to this Character of the Fourth ...
Heaven set up a Kingdom which shall never be destroy ' de And again , the
Stone which was cut out without hands , that is , our Ver . 45 . Saviour and his
Kingdom , brake in pieces and destroy ' d all those Four Kingdoms . Now sure ' tis
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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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