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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... Characters in : serted into either of them ; or from the Observation of che
particular Matters included in each of them , I confess I can . not tell . Neither do I
see how it is wholly consistent with their own Scheme : since they make the first
Seal to ...
And why do the seven Angels , with the seven Vials alone , and not with the
seven Seals , or seven Trumpets , proceed out of the Temple , thus opened ? I
will not be positive in the case ; But I think ' tis å probable account of this inatter ,
... saying unto me , - Seal up those things which the seven Thunders uttered , and
write them not . Upon which words the Judicious Mr . Mede says excellently .
Erunt forte feptem Tonitrua Oracula totidem fed ignoranda omnino rei ; nec niss
That the Sealed Book does not dire & ly contain more than the Events of the
Seals , which are terminated at the end of the Vials , seems to me evident , both
from the nature of the thing it felf , and from a visible Period in the Apocalypse ao
Thus the first four Seals are wonderfully enlighten ' d , and their Datis afcertain ' d
by deriving them from the Reigns of the ... For the first Seal is thus introduc ' d ,
And I saw when the Lamb Apoc . vj . s . opened the first of the Seals , and I heard
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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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