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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... a former , which in Comparison , is faid to continue but a port pace . Apoc . 17 .
10 . Doth not this imply , that this latter State , wherein the Whore should ride the
Beast , was to continue a pretty long space ? which in no tolerable fence thres ...
9 , 10 . drink of the wine of the wrath of God : which firews , that at this point of
time he was not in Being only , but in Power alfo . But the reason why I dare not
affirm that he is to continue quite to the utter destruction of the Beaft is , because I
This State is to continue till the utter destruction of Rome , the mystical Babylon
here referr ' d to ; and that in the propheApoc . xviij . 8 . 9 . tick expressions by fire
also . For so says the Prophecy , Therefore fall her plagues come in one day ...
And truly in my Opinion these three See Pufendorf ' s to Kingdoms are 1 . That of
the Greeks , or the Exarchate of Rao History p . 386 . venna , continuing from A .
D . 567 . till 753 . for 186 years . 387 . & c . 2 . That of the Lombards , continuing ...
... or rather to fuppose this State of the Undefil ' d to continue till the next State
does commence ; which next Stare , as we shall fee prefently , belonging to the
Protestant Reformation , the moft remarkable Event of the Chriftian Church fince
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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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