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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... Mede , the most Judicious person that ever wrote upon Mede , p . 90 & . these
Matters , stiles this Series of the Four Monarchies the A , B , C , the very Alphabet
or Fundamental Rudiments of the Prophecies contain ' d in the Sacred Writings .
For they should have confiderd , that she third Beast has four Heads , which does
openly few the fourfold Division of the Greek Empire after Alexander ' s Death .
And then that the fourth Beaf has Ten Horns . And that they were but Four , and ...
And round about the throne were four and twenty feats ; and upon the fears I saw
four and twenty elders fitting , clothed in white rai . ment , and they had on their
heads crowns of gold . And out of the throne proceeded lightenings , and ...
Where a voice is heard Apoc . ix . iz . from the four horns of the Golden Altar
which is before God . " Where the Temple is to be survey ' d , and the inner Court
there . Apoc . xi . 1 , 2 , of to be measur ' d ; as being pure and clean : but the
Thus the first four Seals are wonderfully enlighten ' d , and their Datis afcertain ' d
by deriving them from the Reigns of the Emperors born or advanc ' d in the four
Quarters of the World , or Roman Empire . The first in the East , the second in the
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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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