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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Since therefore it appears that those Sacred Prophecies of the Scripture determin
' d by exact Periods , which relate to the Christian Church , and the Times of the
Mellias , make use every where of a day for a year ; and fince , as Hypoth .
Which is just such a Conclusion as we meet with afterward at the end of the
Appendix , and so of the whole Apoc . xxi ; 6 , Prophecy ; and therefore appears
to be a Conclusion of the 7 , 8 . Sealed Book . That the Open Codicil reaches no ...
So that for ought that appears in these Roman Authors , they might have the
same Notion of this Mat . ter that I have above propos ' d , and so cannot justly be
alledg ' d against me , HaHaving thus laid down such preparatory Propositions ,
... principally were afficted ; on whom most naturally he was to execute his
Vengeance in the first place ; as he accordingly appears to have sufficiently done
by the foremention ' s terrible Slaughters and Desolations : and those under
( 1 ) That thefe Prophecies , and thofe adjoining to them be . long to the Times
after the destruction of Jerufalem , and the great dispersion of the Jews
thereupon ; as appears by the words first fet down , And when he shall have
accomplifb ' d to ...
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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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