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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The Arguments for this Proposition are these following : I . ' Twas not at all
agreeable to the Nature and Genius of these Enigmatical Writings to make use of
plain Words in the determination of its several Periods : and so to use the known
of the World , fo well known in ancient History , necessarily implies , that the
Fourth must be the Roman Empire . And to be sure this Exposition is so obvious
and forcible , that nothing less than fome ftrange prejudices , and deep
... which are principal Characters in Daniel ; iş plainly , because his chief
business was to fupply Daniel ' s defects , and particularize such things as were
omitted by him , according to St . Jobn ' s known method both in his Gospel , with
... rime of seeing the Visions , He is himself commanded to ineasure the Inner
Court , and to cast out the Outer , without any assistance from the Angels .
Corollary . Since therefore the Time of the Date of this Vision of the two Courts is
known , A ...
For as they were design ' d not to be known till their fulfilling ; so , no doubt , it was
design ' d they should then be observ ' d : tho ' not so much perhaps for their own
fakes , as for the sake of that greater and more concerning Epocha which they ...
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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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