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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16 , Hymn is upon the Sonnding of the seventh or last Trumpet , when 17 , 18 ,
the Kingdoms of this World are declar ' d to be become the Kingdoms of our Lord
, and of his Christ , and that He is Apoc . xii . 10 . to reign for ever and ever .
For ' tis un. doubted , that the seventh Trumpet is one of those three dread . Apoc .
viij . 13 . ful ones which are particularly stiled woes , from their being vastly more
afflicting , and lasting , and woful , than the four preceeding . And ' tis equally ...
Nay indeed , if the Vials are to be esteem ' d distinct Judgments from the sea
venth Trumpet , or last Woe , I do not well see how it could be said that there were
only three Woes , or dreadful Judgments to come after the four first Trumpets
This also seems to me to be hinted in the Apocalypse at the account of the
entrance of the Vials , which have been prov ' d to be the contents of the seventh
Trumpet ; And at the first port account of the Trumpet it self also , where ' tis Apoc .
For when the Contents of the Sealid Book had been brought down by this Inspir '
d Penman Apoc . vj . and through the six first Seals , and the fix first Trumpets of
the vij . and ' viij . Seventh Scal ; and when one would most naturally have exand
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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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