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
5 : Jer . ij . we have seen , till the Conclusion of that Grand Period we have 3 .
Exod . xix . 1 ; been treating of : when therefore the Kingdom , and Dominion , 5 .
6 . Dan . xij . 7 . and the Greatness of the Kingdom under the whole Heaven Thall
At which Period , and not before , it will become us to expect and look about for
the completion and understanding of these Thunders . For as they were design '
d not to be known till their fulfilling ; so , no doubt , it was design ' d they should ...
... sometimes as the Thousand Years , wherein Satan is Bound ; and wherein the
Saints Live and Reign with Chrift upon Earth , belongs to one and the same
Period , which is still Future ; and immediately succeeds the Events contain ' d in
The Septimian Family , or Period was begun by Septimius Severus , born in the
South , in Africa , and continuing with little or no interruption for about 42 years ,
under Caracalla , Macrinus , Elagabalus , and Alexander , the Son of Mammaa .
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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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