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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... must use that and the like words in their strict and obvious meaning : and such
Predicti . ons also as were much of the fame nature , and were deliver ' d in plain
and clear Words , ought in the same manner to obferve the decorum throughout ...
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 .
Which is also confirm ' d by the likeness of the expressions us ' d in Exodus , and
in all these cases in the Revclation . In Exodus we find the Thunders callid Voices
, or Voices of God . Fondi Under the Seventh Vial we find mention not only of ...
... 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 this point of Time
But where Mr . Mede had fail ' d , they generally fail also : and where they
advance some new Assertions of their own , they are generally built on some
Interpretations of their own , contrary to the true Order of the Visions : As where
the former ...
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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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