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
... 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 .
... we may have recourse to these grand Characters of the main and most
glorious of the happy Providences , and fee whether , according to that
Interpretation , they do belong to the Principal of them all along , as they certainly
ought to do .
And so of all i be rest of these Connections . And how can we suppose , that any
one of these sad Periods Mould be over , and the rest not so ; or at least not in
great forwardness to be so very quickly ? Tlous , how can we imagin the Gentiles
I will not be positive in the case ; But I think ' tis å probable account of this inatter ,
that hitherto the Jewish Temple had been defolate , or shut up from them : But
that now it was re - built , and open again ; and that these last seven Plagues ...
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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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